Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1972-1973 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Rick Adelman PG 6-1 175 4 Loyola Marymount 1968 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
Bob Davis SF 6-7 215 0 Weber State 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Charlie Davis SG 6-2 160 1 Wake Forest 1971 Rnd 8 Pick 1 United States
Terry Dischinger GF 6-7 189 8 Purdue 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Bernie Fryer SG 6-3 185 0 Brigham Young 1972 Rnd 7 Pick 12 United States
John Johnson SF 6-7 200 2 Iowa 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Ollie Johnson SF 6-6 200 0 Temple 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
LaRue Martin C 6-11 208 0 Loyola (IL) 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Lloyd Neal PF 6-7 225 0 Tennessee State 1972 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Geoff Petrie G 6-4 190 2 Princeton 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Rick Roberson FC 6-9 231 3 Cincinnati 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
Bill Smith SF 6-5 190 1 Saint Peter's 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Greg Smith SF 6-5 195 4 Western Kentucky 1968 Rnd 4 Pick 14 United States
Larry Steele G 6-5 180 1 Kentucky 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Bill Turner F 6-7 220 5 Akron 1966 Rnd 9 Pick 1 United States
Sidney Wicks FC 6-8 225 1 UCLA 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Dave Wohl PG 6-2 185 1 Pennsylvania 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States

1972-1973 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Adelman G. Petrie O. Johnson L. Neal S. Wicks
Rotation   L. Steele T. Dischinger   L. Martin
Rotation     B. Smith    
Rotation     B. Davis    
Lim PT   C. Davis G. Smith    

1972-1973 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers60-22-
2Golden State Warriors47-3513
3Phoenix Suns38-4422
4Seattle SuperSonics26-5634
5Portland Trail Blazers21-6139

1972-1973 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Lloyd Neal All-Rookie First Team (1973)
Sidney Wicks Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1973)

1972-1973 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Geoff Petrie 79 39.7 24.9 3.5 4.4
Sidney Wicks 80 39.4 23.8 10.9 5.5
Lloyd Neal 82 33.2 13.4 11.8 1.8
Ollie Johnson 78 27.4 9.9 5.3 2.6
Charlie Davis 69 19.3 8.9 1.6 2.5
Greg Smith 72 21.8 7.4 5.2 1.6
Rick Adelman 76 24.0 6.6 2.1 3.9
Larry Steele 66 19.7 5.9 2.3 2.4
Terry Dischinger 63 15.4 6.1 3.0 1.6
LaRue Martin 77 12.9 4.4 4.6 0.5
Dave Wohl 22 17.9 5.4 0.9 3.1
Stan McKenzie 7 15.3 5.7 3.0 1.1
Bill Smith 8 5.4 2.9 1.0 0.1
Bob Davis 9 4.6 1.8 0.6 0.2
Bill Turner 2 4.0 2.0 1.0 0.0

1972-1973 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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

Ollie Johnson was selected as the #17 pick in the Second Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Ollie Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers on September 1, 1972.

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

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.

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.

Acquired via Trade

Charlie Davis was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 24, 1972.

Terry Dischinger was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Detroit Pistons on July 31, 1972.

Greg Smith was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Houston Rockets on October 27, 1972.

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.

1972-1973 Portland Trail Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Larry Weinberg Owner 1970-1971 N/A
Jack McCloskey Head Coach 1972-1973 N/A
Harry Glickman Owner, General Manager 1970-1971 N/A
Bill Schonely Television Play-By-Play 1970-1971 N/A