Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1970-1971 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Rick Adelman PG 6-1 175 2 Loyola Marymount 1968 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
Jim Barnett GF 6-4 170 4 Oregon 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Jim Day - - - 0 Morehead State 1971 Rnd 6 Pick 3 -
Leroy Ellis FC 6-10 210 8 St. John's 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Claude English - - - 0 Rhode Island 1970 Rnd 7 Pick 8 United States
Walt Gilmore PF 6-6 225 0 Fort Valley State 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Gary Gregor F 6-7 225 2 South Carolina 1967 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Shaler Halimon F 6-5 199 2 Utah State 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
Ron Knight F 6-7 215 0 Cal State Los Angeles 1970 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
Gene Knolle - - - 0 Texas Tech 1971 Rnd 7 Pick 3 -
Ed Manning F 6-7 210 3 Jackson State 1967 Rnd 8 Pick 1 United States
Stan McKenzie GF 6-5 195 3 NYU 1966 Rnd 11 Pick 3 United States
Geoff Petrie G 6-4 190 0 Princeton 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Dale Schlueter C 6-10 255 2 Colorado State 1967 Rnd 6 Pick 8 United States
Bill Smith SF 6-5 190 0 Saint Peter's 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Larry Steele G 6-5 180 0 Kentucky 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Bill Stricker FC 6-9 210 0 Pacific 1970 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States
John Sutter - - - 0 Tulane 1971 Rnd 8 Pick 3 United States
Charlie Yelverton SG 6-2 190 0 Fordham 1971 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States

1970-1971 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Adelman G. Petrie J. Barnett S. McKenzie L. Ellis
Rotation     G. Gregor W. Gilmore D. Schlueter
Rotation     E. Manning    
Rotation     R. Knight    
Lim PT     S. Halimon    

1970-1971 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers48-34-
2San Francisco Warriors41-417
3San Diego Rockets40-428
4Seattle SuperSonics38-4410
5Portland Trail Blazers29-5319

1970-1971 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Geoff Petrie Rookie Of The Year (1971)
Geoff Petrie All-Rookie First Team (1971)
Geoff Petrie Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1971)

1970-1971 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Geoff Petrie 82 37.0 24.8 3.4 4.8
Jim Barnett 78 30.4 18.5 4.8 4.1
Leroy Ellis 74 34.9 15.9 12.3 3.2
Stan McKenzie 82 27.9 13.7 3.8 2.9
Rick Adelman 81 28.4 12.6 3.5 4.7
Shaler Halimon 79 20.6 8.9 5.3 2.7
Dale Schlueter 80 22.8 8.2 7.9 2.4
Ed Manning 79 19.7 7.1 5.2 1.4
Gary Gregor 44 26.2 9.6 7.6 1.8
Ron Knight 52 12.7 4.2 3.2 1.0
Walt Gilmore 27 9.7 2.1 2.7 0.4
Claude English 18 3.9 1.5 1.1 0.3
Dorie Murrey 2 10.0 5.5 3.5 0.5
Bill Stricker 1 2.0 4.0 0.0 0.0

1970-1971 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Claude English was selected as the #8 pick in the 7 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Claude English signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1970.

Walt Gilmore was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Walt Gilmore signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1970.

Ron Knight was selected as the #8 pick in the 5 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Ron Knight signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1970.

Geoff Petrie was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Geoff Petrie signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 27, 1970.

Acquired via Trade

Gary Gregor was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Atlanta Hawks on June 17, 1970.

Shaler Halimon was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Chicago Bulls on October 20, 1970.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Rick Adelman was taken in the 1970 Expansion Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers from the San Diego Rockets on May 11, 1970.

Leroy Ellis was taken in the 1970 Expansion Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Washington Wizards on May 11, 1970.

Ed Manning was taken in the 1970 Expansion Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Chicago Bulls on May 11, 1970.

Stan McKenzie was taken in the 1970 Expansion Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Phoenix Suns on May 11, 1970.

Dale Schlueter was taken in the 1970 Expansion Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Golden State Warriors on May 11, 1970.

1970-1971 Portland Trail Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Larry Weinberg Owner 1970-1971 N/A
Rolland Todd Head Coach 1970-1971 N/A
Harry Glickman Owner, General Manager 1970-1971 N/A
Bill Schonely Television Play-By-Play 1970-1971 N/A