Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1976-1977 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Corky Calhoun F 6-7 210 4 Pennsylvania 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Johnny Davis G 6-2 170 0 Dayton 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
  Herm Gilliam G 6-3 190 7 Purdue 1968 Rnd 13 Pick 3 United States
  Bob Gross SF 6-6 200 1 Long Beach State 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
  Lionel Hollins G 6-3 185 1 Arizona State 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Robin Jones FC 6-9 225 0 Saint Louis 1975 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
20 Maurice Lucas PF 6-9 215 0 Marquette 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Clyde Mayes PF 6-8 225 1 Furman 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
  Lloyd Neal PF 6-7 225 4 Tennessee State 1972 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
  Larry Steele G 6-5 180 5 Kentucky 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
  Dave Twardzik PG 6-1 175 0 Old Dominion 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
  Wally Walker SF 6-7 190 0 Virginia 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
  Bill Walton C 6-11 235 2 UCLA 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States

1976-1977 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Davis L. Hollins B. Gross M. Lucas B. Walton
Rotation D. Twardzik H. Gilliam W. Walker L. Neal  
Rotation   L. Steele C. Calhoun R. Jones  

1976-1977 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers53-29-
2Portland Trail Blazers49-334
3Golden State Warriors46-367
4Seattle SuperSonics40-4213
5Phoenix Suns34-4819

1976-1977 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bill Walton Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP (1977)
Bill Walton All-NBA Second Team (1977)
Bill Walton All-NBA Defensive First Team (1977)
Bill Walton Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1977)
Maurice Lucas Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1977)

1976-1977 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Maurice Lucas 79 36.2 20.2 11.4 2.9 1.1 0.7
Bill Walton 65 34.8 18.6 14.4 3.8 1.0 3.2
Lionel Hollins 76 29.3 14.7 2.8 4.1 2.2 0.5
Bob Gross 82 27.2 11.4 4.8 3.0 1.3 0.7
Larry Steele 81 20.7 10.3 2.3 2.1 1.5 0.2
Dave Twardzik 74 26.2 10.3 2.7 3.3 1.7 0.2
Herm Gilliam 80 20.8 9.3 2.5 2.1 0.9 0.1
Johnny Davis 79 18.4 8.0 1.6 1.9 0.5 0.1
Lloyd Neal 58 16.5 6.8 4.4 1.0 0.1 0.6
Robin Jones 63 16.9 5.5 4.7 1.3 0.6 0.6
Wally Walker 66 9.5 5.2 1.6 0.8 0.2 0.0
Corky Calhoun 70 10.6 3.4 2.1 0.5 0.3 0.1
Clyde Mayes 5 4.8 0.8 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.4

1976-1977 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Johnny Davis was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Johnny Davis signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 2, 1976.

Bob Gross was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Bob Gross signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1975.

Lionel Hollins was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Lionel Hollins signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 15, 1975.

Lloyd Neal was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Lloyd Neal signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1972.

Larry Steele was selected as the #2 pick in the 3 Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Larry Steele signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on April 9, 1971.

Dave Twardzik was selected as the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Dave Twardzik signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on June 2, 1976.

Wally Walker was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Wally Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 23, 1976.

Bill Walton was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Bill Walton signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on June 1, 1974.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Maurice Lucas, the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1974 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New York Knicks from the Chicago Bulls on May 28, 1974. Maurice Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1976.

Acquired via Trade

Herm Gilliam was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Seattle SuperSonics on September 2, 1976.

Acquired via Free Agency

Corky Calhoun signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 22, 1976.

Robin Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 11, 1976.

1976-1977 Portland Trail Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Larry Weinberg Owner 1970-1971 N/A
Jack Ramsay Head Coach 1976-1977 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1972 to 1976)
Harry Glickman Owner, General Manager 1970-1971 N/A
Bill Schonely Television Play-By-Play 1970-1971 N/A