1980-1981 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 45-37 (tie, 8th in league, 4th in conference, 3rd in division)

Playoff record: 1-2 (Lost to Kansas City in Western Conference First Round)

Key draft picks: Ron Lester, Iowa (1st round), Michael Harper, North Park (3rd)

Key roster moves: Traded draft rights to Ron Lester to Chicago for the rights to Kelvin Ransey and an exchange of 1981 1st round draft picks; Traded T.R. Dunn and a 1983 1st round draft pick to Denver for a 1983 1st round draft pick (used to draft Clyde Drexler) and a 1984 2nd round pick; Traded Jim Brewer to the LA Lakers for a 1984 2nd round pick (used to draft Jerome Kersey); Traded Ron Brewer to San Antonio for Mike Gale and a 1st round draft pick in 1982.

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Date Founded: Dec 3, 2009

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  1. 12/30/09

    1980-1981 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers

    The Trail Blazers set a club record for December, going 13-2, part of a stretch when they won 14 of 15 games. And, they finished the season by winning 12 of their last 16 games and 16 of their last 22, including the capturing their final three on the road. Those runs helped boost the final record to 45-37, seven victories better than the previous season. Continue Reading

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