Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

2017-2018 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
8 Al-Farouq Aminu F 6-9 220 7 Wake Forest 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States / Nigeria
2 Wade Baldwin IV G 6-4 200 1 Vanderbilt 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
33 Zach Collins C 7-0 230 0 Gonzaga 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
5 Pat Connaughton SF 6-5 210 2 Notre Dame 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
17 Ed Davis PF 6-10 245 7 North Carolina 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
4 Maurice Harkless F 6-9 220 5 St. John's 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States / Puerto Rico
10 Jake Layman SF 6-9 210 1 Maryland 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
11 Meyers Leonard C 7-1 255 5 Illinois 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
0 Damian Lillard G 6-3 195 5 Weber State 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
3 C.J. McCollum G 6-3 190 4 Lehigh 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
6 Shabazz Napier PG 6-1 175 3 Connecticut 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States / Puerto Rico
27 Jusuf Nurkic FC 7-0 280 3 Cedevita (Croatia) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Bosnia and Herzegovina
19 George Papagiannis C 7-2 275 1 Panathinaikos (Greece) 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 13 Greece
21 Brandon Rush SG 6-6 220 9 Kansas 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
50 Caleb Swanigan C 6-9 250 0 Purdue 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
1 Evan Turner GF 6-7 220 7 Ohio State 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
21 Noah Vonleh FC 6-9 245 3 Indiana 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
23 C.J. Wilcox SG 6-5 195 3 Washington 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
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2017-2018 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Lillard C. McCollum E. Turner M. Harkless A. Aminu
Rotation   W. Baldwin IV     Z. Collins
Lim PT     J. Layman   M. Leonard
Lim PT         C. Swanigan
Lim PT         G. Papagiannis

2017-2018 Northwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Portland Trail Blazers49-33-
2Oklahoma City Thunder48-341
3Utah Jazz48-341
4Minnesota Timberwolves47-352
5Denver Nuggets46-363

2017-2018 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Damian Lillard All-NBA First Team (2018)
Damian Lillard Player Of The Week (01/22/18, 03/12/18, 04/02/18)
Damian Lillard Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2018)

2017-2018 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Damian Lillard 73 36.6 26.9 4.5 6.6 1.1 0.4 2.8
C.J. McCollum 81 36.1 21.4 4.0 3.4 1.0 0.4 1.9
Jusuf Nurkic 79 26.4 14.3 9.0 1.8 0.8 1.4 2.3
Evan Turner 79 25.7 8.2 3.1 2.2 0.6 0.4 1.3
Al-Farouq Aminu 69 30.0 9.3 7.6 1.2 1.1 0.6 1.1
Shabazz Napier 74 20.7 8.7 2.3 2.0 1.1 0.2 1.2
Pat Connaughton 82 18.1 5.4 2.0 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.5
Ed Davis 78 18.9 5.3 7.4 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.8
Maurice Harkless 59 21.4 6.5 2.7 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7
Zach Collins 66 15.8 4.4 3.3 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.9
Noah Vonleh 33 14.4 3.6 5.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5
Meyers Leonard 33 7.7 3.4 2.1 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.3
Caleb Swanigan 27 7.0 2.3 2.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.7
Wade Baldwin IV 7 11.5 5.4 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.6
Jake Layman 35 4.6 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
George Papagiannis 1 3.7 2.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Meyers Leonard was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Meyers Leonard signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 11, 2012. Meyers Leonard re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 10, 2016.

Damian Lillard was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Damian Lillard signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 10, 2012. Damian Lillard signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 9, 2015.

C.J. McCollum was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 2013 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. C.J. McCollum signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 11, 2013. C.J. McCollum signed a multi-year extension with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 27, 2016.

Caleb Swanigan was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 2017 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Caleb Swanigan signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 3, 2017.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Zach Collins, the #10 pick in the First Round of the 2017 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Sacramento Kings on June 22, 2017. Zach Collins signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 3, 2017.

Draft Rights to Pat Connaughton, the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 2015 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Brooklyn Nets on June 26, 2015. Pat Connaughton signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 9, 2015.

Draft Rights to Jake Layman, the #17 pick in the Second Round of the 2016 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Orlando Magic on June 24, 2016. Jake Layman signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 7, 2016.

Acquired via Trade

Maurice Harkless was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Orlando Magic on July 14, 2015. Maurice Harkless re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 27, 2016.

Shabazz Napier was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Orlando Magic on July 7, 2016.

Jusuf Nurkic was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Denver Nuggets on February 13, 2017.

Acquired via Free Agency

Al-Farouq Aminu signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 9, 2015.

Wade Baldwin IV signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 12, 2018.

Ed Davis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 9, 2015.

George Papagiannis signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 8, 2018. George Papagiannis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on March 18, 2018.

Evan Turner signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 7, 2016.

2017-2018 Portland Trail Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Paul Allen Owner 1988-1989 N/A
Bill Christensen Chief Financial Officer 2009-2010 Senior Financial Analyst (Portland Trail Blazers, 1992 to 2009)
Cheri Hanson VP of Team Relations 2010-2011 Vice President of Communications (Portland Trail Blazers, 2007 to 2010)
Terry Stotts Head Coach 2012-2013 Assistant Coach (Dallas Mavericks, 2008 to 2012)
Dale Osbourne Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (2015 to 2016)
David Vanterpool Assistant Coach 2012-2013 Assistant Coach (CSKA Moscow, 2007 to 2012)
Nate Tibbetts Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2011 to 2013)
Jim Moran Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Player Development Assistant (Portland Trail Blazers, 2015 to 2016)
John McCullough Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Chris McGowan Chief Executive Officer, President 2012-2013 N/A
Neil Olshey President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2012-2013 General Manager (Los Angeles Clippers, 2009 to 2012)
Bill Branch Assistant General Manager 2010-2011 Director of Player Personnel (Oklahoma City Thunder, 2008 to 2010)
Steve Rosenberry Assistant General Manager 2010-2011 Director of Pro Personnel and Scouting (Atlanta Hawks, 2008 to 2010)
Joe Cronin Director of Player Personnel 2014-2015 Pro Scouting and Salary Cap Analyst (Portland Trail Blazers, 2010 to 2014)
Nick West Director of Basketball Operations 2010-2011 Small College Scouting Coordinator (Portland Trail Blazers, 1996 to 2000)
Jason Filippi Director of International Scouting 2004-2005 N/A
Jonathan Yim Video Coordinator 2013-2014 Video Intern (Los Angeles Clippers, 2012 to 2013)
Geoff Clark Head Athletic Trainer 1999-2000 N/A
Brian Wheeler Radio Broadcaster 1999-2000 N/A
Antonio Harvey Radio Broadcaster 2005-2006 N/A