1985-1986 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 40-42 (11th in league, 6th in conference, 2nd in division)

Overall Playoff record: 1-3

KEY DRAFT PICKS: Terry Porter, Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1st round), Mike Smrek, Canisius (2nd), Perry Young, Virginia Tech (3rd)

KEY ROSTER MOVES: Traded Bernard Thompson to Phoenix for a 1987 2nd round draft choice; Traded Mike Smrek's draft rights to Chicago for rights to Ben Coleman and Ken Johnson; Traded Darnell Valentine and a 1988 2nd round pick to the LA Clippers for a 1986 1st round pick (used to select Arvydas Sabonis) and a 1988 2nd round pick. Signed veteran free agent Caldwell Jones,giving Chicago a 1987 2nd round pick as compensation

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  1. 12/29/09

    1985-1986 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers

    For only the second time in the decade-long tenure of Coach Jack Ramsay, the Trail Blazers failed to win more games than they lost, finishing at 40-42. Still, they made it into post-season play for the ninth time in ten seasons. But Portland couldn't get past the first round in the playoffs, being eliminated by Denver in four games. Continue Reading

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