1972-1973 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 21-61 (tie, 15th in league, 9th in conference, 5th in division)

Playoff record: N/A

Key draft picks: LaRue Martin, Loyola-Chicago (1st round), Bob Davis, Weber State (2nd), Dave Twardzik, Old Dominion (2nd), Ollie Johnson, Temple (2nd), Lloyd Neal, Tennessee State (3rd)

Key roster moves: Acquired Terry Dischinger from Detroit in a three-way exchange involving Philadelphia; Traded Dale Schlueter to Philadelphia for Dave Wohl, Stan McKenzie to Houston for Greg Smith

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  1. 12/29/09

    1971-1972 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers

    Under new head coach Jack McCloskey, the Blazers struggled to a 21-61 finish and won just 13 times at home. But Portland, with two of the league's top-10 scorers (Geoff Petrie, 24.9 ppg, and Sidney Wicks, 23.8 ppg) providing the punch, played an upbeat, fastbreak brand of basketball that helped boost home attendance by more than 1,000 a game over the previous season. Continue Reading

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