Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1985-1986 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
31 Sam Bowie C 7-1 235 1 Kentucky 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
34 Kenny Carr GF 6-7 220 8 NC State 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
  Ben Coleman F 6-9 235 0 Maryland 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
20 Steve Colter G 6-3 165 1 New Mexico State 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
22 Clyde Drexler SG 6-7 210 2 Houston 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
00 Ken Johnson F 6-8 240 0 Michigan State 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
33 Steve Johnson FC 6-10 235 4 Oregon State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
27 Caldwell Jones FC 6-11 216 11 Albany State (GA) 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
25 Jerome Kersey PF 6-7 215 1 Longwood 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
21 Brian Martin F 6-9 212 1 Kansas 1984 Rnd 9 Pick 1 United States
10 Fernando Martin C 6-9 220 0 Real Madrid (Spain) 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 14 Spain
4 Jim Paxson SG 6-6 200 6 Dayton 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
30 Terry Porter PG 6-3 195 0 Wisconsin-Stevens Point 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
43 Mychal Thompson FC 6-10 226 7 Minnesota 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Bahamas
14 Darnell Valentine G 6-1 183 4 Kansas 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
55 Kiki Vandeweghe SF 6-8 220 5 UCLA 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States

1985-1986 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Colter C. Drexler K. Carr K. Vandeweghe M. Thompson
Rotation T. Porter J. Paxson J. Kersey K. Johnson C. Jones
Lim PT       B. Martin S. Bowie

1985-1986 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers62-20-
2Portland Trail Blazers40-4222
3Phoenix Suns32-5030
4Los Angeles Clippers32-5030
5Seattle SuperSonics31-5131
6Golden State Warriors30-5232

1985-1986 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Clyde Drexler Player Of The Week (01/05/86)
Clyde Drexler Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1986)
Jerome Kersey Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1986)

1985-1986 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kiki Vandeweghe 79 35.3 24.8 2.7 2.4 0.7 0.2 2.2
Clyde Drexler 75 34.3 18.5 5.6 8.0 2.6 0.6 3.8
Mychal Thompson 82 31.3 14.7 7.4 2.1 0.9 0.4 2.4
Jim Paxson 75 25.7 13.1 2.0 3.7 1.3 0.1 1.5
Steve Colter 81 23.1 8.7 2.2 3.2 1.4 0.1 1.4
Jerome Kersey 79 15.4 8.5 3.7 1.1 1.0 0.4 1.4
Kenny Carr 55 28.3 11.1 8.9 1.3 0.7 0.5 1.9
Terry Porter 79 15.4 7.1 1.5 2.5 1.1 0.0 1.3
Sam Bowie 38 29.8 11.8 8.6 2.6 0.6 2.5 2.3
Caldwell Jones 80 18.0 4.7 4.4 0.9 0.5 0.8 1.3
Ken Johnson 64 12.7 4.1 3.8 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.9
Darnell Valentine 28 26.2 9.1 2.6 5.0 1.8 0.0 2.0
Brian Martin 5 2.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1985-1986 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Sam Bowie was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Sam Bowie signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 26, 1984.

Steve Colter was selected as the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Steve Colter signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1984.

Clyde Drexler was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Clyde Drexler signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 22, 1983. Clyde Drexler signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 17, 1985.

Jerome Kersey was selected as the #22 pick in the Second Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Jerome Kersey signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1984.

Jim Paxson was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Jim Paxson signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 13, 1979. Jim Paxson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 15, 1984.

Terry Porter was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Terry Porter signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 27, 1985.

Mychal Thompson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Mychal Thompson signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 13, 1978. Mychal Thompson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 1, 1983.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Ken Johnson, the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1985 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Chicago Bulls on June 18, 1985. Ken Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1985.

Acquired via Trade

Kenny Carr was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Detroit Pistons on June 23, 1982. Kenny Carr signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 28, 1984.

Kiki Vandeweghe was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Denver Nuggets on June 7, 1984.

Acquired via Free Agency

Caldwell Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 12, 1985.

Brian Martin signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 6, 1986. Brian Martin re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 16, 1986. Brian Martin re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 26, 1986.

1985-1986 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)
Rick Adelman Assistant Coach 1983-1984 N/A
Harry Glickman Owner, General Manager 1970-1971 N/A
Stu Inman General Manager 1981-1982 Head Coach (Portland Trail Blazers, 1971 to 1972)
Bill Schonely Television Play-By-Play 1970-1971 N/A