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1979-80 Portland Trail Blazers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 38-44
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 2-1
Coach: Jack Ramsay (38-44)
Location: Portland, Oregon
Attendance: 519,306, Avg. 12,666 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Portland Trail Blazers Statistics
1979-80 Portland Trail Blazers Results

The Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 38 wins and 44 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Trail Blazers scored 8,402 points and gave up 8,469. Ron Brewer netted a team-high 1,286 points for Portland, and Tom Owens contributed 16 or more per game as well. Kermit Washington racked up 842 rebounds. Dave Twardzik dished out 273 assists for the squad.

Defensively, T.R. Dunn added 102 thefts, while Kermit Washington rejected 131 opposing shots.

Jack Ramsay coached the team. The 1979-80 Portland Trail Blazers lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Billy Ray BatesGMay 31, 19566'4"210Kentucky StateKosciusko, MS USA
Jim BrewerF-CDecember 3, 19516'9"210MinnesotaMaywood, IL USA
Ron BrewerGSeptember 16, 19556'4"180ArkansasFort Smith, AR USA
T.R. DunnG-FFebruary 1, 19556'4"192AlabamaBirmingham, AL USA
Bob GrossF-GAugust 3, 19536'6"200Long Beach StateSan Pedro, CA USA
Lionel HollinsGOctober 19, 19536'3"185Arizona StateArkansas City, KS USA
Abdul JeelaniF-CFebruary 10, 19546'8"210Wisconsin-ParksideBells, TN USA
Kevin KunnertC-FNovember 11, 19516'11"230IowaDubuque, IA USA
Maurice LucasF-CFebruary 18, 19526'9"215MarquettePittsburgh, PA USA
Calvin NattFJanuary 8, 19576'6"220Northeast LouisianaMonroe, LA USA
Tom OwensC-FJune 28, 19496'10"215South CarolinaBronx, NY USA
Jim PaxsonG-FJuly 9, 19576'6"200DaytonKettering, OH USA
Larry SteeleG-FMay 5, 19496'5"180KentuckyGreencastle, IN USA
Dave TwardzikGSeptember 20, 19506'1"175Old DominionHershey, PA USA
Kermit WashingtonF-CSeptember 17, 19516'8"230AmericanWashington, DC USA


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