Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1971-1972 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Rick Adelman PG 6-1 175 3 Loyola Marymount 1968 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
Gary Gregor F 6-7 225 3 South Carolina 1967 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 11 California 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Ron Knight F 6-7 215 1 Cal State Los Angeles 1970 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
Jim Marsh SF 6-7 215 0 USC 1968 Rnd 11 Pick 2 United States
Willie McCarter SG 6-3 175 2 Drake 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Stan McKenzie GF 6-5 195 4 NYU 1966 Rnd 11 Pick 3 United States
Geoff Petrie G 6-4 190 1 Princeton 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Dale Schlueter C 6-10 255 3 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
Sidney Wicks FC 6-8 225 0 UCLA 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Charlie Yelverton SG 6-2 190 0 Fordham 1971 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States

1971-1972 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Adelman G. Petrie G. Gregor S. Wicks D. Schlueter
Rotation   L. Steele S. McKenzie    
Rotation   C. Yelverton B. Smith    
Rotation     R. Knight    
Rotation     J. Marsh    
Lim PT         D. Imhoff

1971-1972 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers69-13-
2Golden State Warriors51-3118
3Seattle SuperSonics47-3522
4Houston Rockets34-4835
5Portland Trail Blazers18-6451

1971-1972 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Sidney Wicks Rookie Of The Year (1972)
Sidney Wicks All-Rookie First Team (1972)
Sidney Wicks Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1972)

1971-1972 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Sidney Wicks 82 39.6 24.5 11.5 4.3
Stan McKenzie 82 24.8 13.8 3.3 1.8
Geoff Petrie 60 35.9 18.9 2.2 4.1
Dale Schlueter 81 33.2 11.7 10.6 3.5
Gary Gregor 82 28.9 11.1 7.2 2.3
Rick Adelman 80 30.6 10.1 2.9 5.2
Charlie Yelverton 69 17.8 7.9 2.9 1.2
Larry Steele 72 18.2 5.1 3.9 2.2
Ron Knight 49 9.9 5.2 2.4 0.7
Willie McCarter 39 15.7 6.2 1.1 2.2
Bill Smith 22 20.4 8.3 6.1 0.9
Jim Marsh 39 9.6 3.1 2.2 0.8
Darrall Imhoff 40 10.1 2.6 2.7 1.2

1971-1972 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

Bill Smith was selected as the #7 pick in the 3 Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Bill Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on May 11, 1971.

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.

Sidney Wicks was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Sidney Wicks signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1971.

Charlie Yelverton was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Charlie Yelverton signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on May 1, 1971.

Acquired via Trade

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

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Darrall Imhoff was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Cincinnati Royals on December 1, 1971.

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.

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.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jim Marsh signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 16, 1971.

1971-1972 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
Stu Inman Head Coach 1971-1972 N/A
Harry Glickman Owner, General Manager 1970-1971 N/A
Bill Schonely Television Play-By-Play 1970-1971 N/A