1987-1988 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 53-29 (tie, 5th in league; tie, 3rd in conference; 2nd in division )

Overall Playoff record: 1-3

KEY DRAFT PICKS: Ronnie Murphy, Jacksonville (1st round), Nikita Wilson, Louisiana State (2nd), Kevin Gamble, Iowa (3rd)

KEY TRANSACTIONS: Traded Jim Paxson to Boston for Jerry Sichting; Traded Kermit Washington to Golden State for a 3rd round draft pick; Acquired Maurice Lucas from Seattle for a 2nd round pick. Claimed Richard Anderson on waivers. Signed Charles Jones as a free agent.

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  1. 12/29/09

    1987-1988 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers

    The Trail Blazers rattled off two eight-game winning streaks during the season then captured 10 of their last 13 contests to post a 53-29 record for the year, second only to the 58-years earlier by the 1977-78 team. The 53 victories equaled the NBA's fifth highest total for the year. Continue Reading

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