1982-1983 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 46-36 (9th in league, 5th in conference, 4th in division)

Overall Playoff record: 3-4

KEY DRAFT PICKS: Lafayette Lever, Arizona State (1st round), Linton Townes, James Madison, and Audie Norris,Jackson State, (both 2nd)

KEY ROSTER MOVES: Acquired Kenny Carr from Detroit for a 1982 1st round draft pick; Traded Kelvin Ransey to Dallas in exchange for Wayne Cooper and a 1985 1st round draft choice (used to select Terry Porter); Acquired Jeff Judkins from Detroit in exchange for a 1984 3rd round draft choice; Acquired Don Buse from Indiana for cash and use of consultation services of Jon Spoelstra, vice president for marketing; Claimed Hank McDowellon waivers from Golden State.

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  1. 12/29/09

    1982-1983 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers

    For the first time since winning the NBA championship in 1977, the Trail Blazers advanced beyond one round of action in post-season play. Finishing the regular season at 46-36, the most wins sincethe 1977-78 campaign, the Blazers took two straight from the fourth-seeded Seattle SuperSonics in the playoff's first round to advance to the Western Conference semifinals against the Los Angeles Lakers. The defending world champions prevailed in that series, four games to one. Continue Reading

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