Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1995-1996 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
12 Randolph Childress SG 6-2 188 0 Wake Forest 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
38 Anthony Cook FC 6-9 205 4 Arizona 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
  Bill Curley F 6-9 220 1 Boston College 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
14 Chris Dudley C 6-11 235 8 Yale 1987 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States
44 Harvey Grant F 6-8 195 7 Oklahoma 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
  Thomas Hill G 6-5 200 2 Duke 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
23 Aaron McKie G 6-5 209 1 Temple 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
3 Cliff Robinson PF 6-10 225 6 Connecticut 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
26 James Robinson G 6-2 180 2 Alabama 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
21 Rumeal Robinson PG 6-2 195 5 Michigan 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 10 Jamaica
11 Arvydas Sabonis C 7-3 279 0 Zalgiris (Lithuania) 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 7 Lithuania
40 Reggie Slater F 6-7 215 1 Wyoming 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
27 Elmore Spencer C 7-0 270 3 UNLV 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
1 Rod Strickland PG 6-3 175 7 DePaul 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
33 Gary Trent PF 6-8 250 0 Ohio 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
52 Buck Williams PF 6-8 215 14 Maryland 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
10 Dontonio Wingfield F 6-8 256 1 Cincinnati 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States

1995-1996 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Strickland A. McKie H. Grant C. Robinson A. Sabonis
Rotation J. Robinson     B. Williams C. Dudley
Rotation R. Robinson     D. Wingfield  
Rotation       G. Trent  
Lim PT   R. Childress B. Curley   E. Spencer

1995-1996 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Seattle SuperSonics64-18-
2Los Angeles Lakers53-2911
3Portland Trail Blazers44-3820
4Phoenix Suns41-4123
5Sacramento Kings39-4325
6Golden State Warriors36-4628
7Los Angeles Clippers29-5335

1995-1996 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Arvydas Sabonis Player Of The Week (03/31/96)
Cliff Robinson Player Of The Week (01/07/96)
Arvydas Sabonis All-Rookie First Team (1996)
Arvydas Sabonis Rookie Of The Month (Apr 96)
Arvydas Sabonis Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1996)
Cliff Robinson Three Point Shootout Participant (1996)
Chris Dudley J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1996)

1995-1996 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Cliff Robinson 78 38.2 21.1 5.7 2.4 1.1 0.9 2.5
Rod Strickland 67 37.7 18.7 4.4 9.6 1.4 0.2 3.8
Arvydas Sabonis 73 23.8 14.5 8.1 1.8 0.9 1.1 2.1
Aaron McKie 81 27.9 10.7 3.8 2.5 1.1 0.3 1.7
Harvey Grant 76 31.5 9.3 4.8 1.5 0.8 0.6 1.1
James Robinson 76 21.4 8.5 2.1 2.0 0.4 0.2 1.5
Gary Trent 69 17.7 7.5 3.4 0.7 0.4 0.2 1.3
Buck Williams 70 23.9 7.3 5.8 0.6 0.6 0.7 1.3
Chris Dudley 80 24.1 5.0 9.0 0.5 0.5 1.2 1.0
Rumeal Robinson 43 16.6 5.7 1.8 3.3 0.6 0.1 1.7
Dontonio Wingfield 44 11.1 3.8 2.4 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.7
Randolph Childress 28 8.9 3.0 0.7 1.1 0.3 0.0 1.0
Anthony Cook 11 5.5 1.4 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1
Elmore Spencer 11 3.4 1.3 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3
Reggie Slater 4 5.0 1.5 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.8

1995-1996 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Aaron McKie was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1994 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Aaron McKie signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 5, 1994.

Cliff Robinson was selected as the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Cliff Robinson signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 1, 1989. Cliff Robinson signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 15, 1991.

James Robinson was selected as the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. James Robinson signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 23, 1993.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Randolph Childress, the #19 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Detroit Pistons on September 20, 1995. Randolph Childress signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 3, 1995.

Draft Rights to Gary Trent, the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 28, 1995. Gary Trent signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 3, 1995.

Acquired via Trade

Bill Curley was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Detroit Pistons on September 20, 1995.

Harvey Grant was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Washington Wizards on June 24, 1993.

Buck Williams was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the New Jersey Nets on June 24, 1989. Buck Williams signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on June 3, 1990. Buck Williams signed an extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 19, 1990. Buck Williams signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on April 6, 1994.

Acquired via Free Agency

Chris Dudley signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 3, 1993. Chris Dudley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 28, 1994.

Rumeal Robinson signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 10, 1996. Rumeal Robinson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 20, 1996. Rumeal Robinson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 30, 1996.

Arvydas Sabonis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 29, 1995.

Elmore Spencer signed a contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on January 10, 1996.

Rod Strickland signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 3, 1992.

Dontonio Wingfield signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 5, 1995.

1995-1996 Portland Trail Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Paul Allen Owner 1988-1989 N/A
P.J. Carlesimo Head Coach 1994-1995 N/A
Dick Harter Assistant Coach 1994-1995 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 1990 to 1994)
Rick Carlisle Assistant Coach 1994-1995 Assistant Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 1989 to 1994)
Bob Whitsitt General Manager 1994-1995 General Manager (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1986 to 1994)
Mark Warkentien Director of Scouting 1994-1995 Scout (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1991 to 1994)
Dan Burke Scout 1993-1994 Video Coordinator (Portland Trail Blazers, 1989 to 1993)
Jay Jensen Head Athletic Trainer 1994-1995 Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1989 to 1994)
Dr. Tom Reis Team Physician 1994-1995 N/A
Bill Schonely Television Play-By-Play 1970-1971 N/A