Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Rosters

1973-1974 Portland Trail Blazers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Charlie Davis SG 6-2 160 2 Wake Forest 1971 Rnd 8 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 3 Iowa 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Ollie Johnson SF 6-6 200 1 Temple 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
Mo Layton PG 6-1 180 2 USC 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 13 United States
LaRue Martin C 6-11 208 1 Loyola (IL) 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Lloyd Neal PF 6-7 225 1 Tennessee State 1972 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Geoff Petrie G 6-4 190 3 Princeton 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Rick Roberson FC 6-9 231 4 Cincinnati 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
Mark Sibley G 6-2 175 0 Northwestern 1973 Rnd 4 Pick 12 United States
Greg Smith SF 6-5 195 5 Western Kentucky 1968 Rnd 4 Pick 14 United States
Larry Steele G 6-5 180 2 Kentucky 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Bob Verga G 6-1 190 0 Duke 1967 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
Bill Walton C 6-11 235 0 UCLA 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Sidney Wicks FC 6-8 225 2 UCLA 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States

1973-1974 Portland Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Petrie L. Steele J. Johnson S. Wicks R. Roberson
Rotation   B. Fryer O. Johnson L. Neal L. Martin
Rotation   B. Verga G. Smith    
Rotation   M. Sibley      

1973-1974 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers47-35-
2Golden State Warriors44-383
3Seattle SuperSonics36-4611
4Phoenix Suns30-5217
5Portland Trail Blazers27-5520

1973-1974 Portland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Geoff Petrie Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1974)
Sidney Wicks Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1974)

1973-1974 Portland Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Geoff Petrie 73 38.4 24.3 2.8 4.3 1.2 0.2
Sidney Wicks 75 38.0 22.5 9.1 4.3 1.2 0.8
John Johnson 69 33.1 16.4 7.5 4.1 1.0 0.4
Rick Roberson 69 29.9 13.5 10.2 1.9 0.9 0.8
Larry Steele 81 32.7 9.7 3.8 4.0 2.7 0.4
Lloyd Neal 80 19.0 7.6 6.2 1.1 0.6 0.9
Bernie Fryer 80 20.9 7.0 2.0 3.5 1.1 0.1
Ollie Johnson 79 21.7 6.3 4.1 2.1 0.8 0.4
Greg Smith 67 13.1 3.7 2.8 1.2 0.6 0.1
LaRue Martin 50 10.8 4.9 3.6 0.4 0.1 0.5
Mo Layton 22 14.9 5.6 1.5 2.3 0.4 0.0
Bob Verga 21 10.3 5.0 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.0
Mark Sibley 28 4.4 1.6 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.0
Charlie Davis 8 11.2 3.9 1.4 1.4 0.2 0.0

1973-1974 Portland Trail Blazers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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

John Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 24, 1973.

Rick Roberson was acquired in a trade by the Portland Trail Blazers from the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 24, 1973.

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

Acquired via Free Agency

Bernie Fryer signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on June 27, 1973.

Mark Sibley signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on October 31, 1973.

Bob Verga signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on December 26, 1973.

1973-1974 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