1980-81 Portland Trail Blazers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 45-37
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Kansas City Kings 2-1
Coach: Jack Ramsay (45-37)
Location: Portland, Oregon
Attendance: 519,306, Avg. 12,666 in 41 home dates
1980-81 Portland Trail Blazers Statistics
1980-81 Portland Trail Blazers Results

The Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 45 wins and 37 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Trail Blazers scored 9,080 points and conceded 9,007. Jim Paxson netted a team-high 1,354 points for Portland, and Kermit Washington and Mychal Thompson each racked up 686 rebounds. Kelvin Ransey dished out 555 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Jim Paxson added 140 steals, while Mychal Thompson swatted 170 opponent shot attempts.

Jack Ramsay coached the team. The 1980-81 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
Ron BrewerGSeptember 16, 19556'4"180ArkansasFort Smith, AR USA
Geoff CromptonCJuly 4, 19556'11"268North CarolinaBurlington, NC USA
Mike GaleGJuly 18, 19506'4"185Elizabeth City StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Bob GrossF-GAugust 3, 19536'6"200Long Beach StateSan Pedro, CA USA
Roy HamiltonGJuly 20, 19576'2"180UCLALos Angeles, CA USA
Mike HarperC-FDecember 9, 19576'10"195North ParkChicago, IL USA
Kevin KunnertC-FNovember 11, 19516'11"230IowaDubuque, IA 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
Kelvin RanseyGMay 3, 19586'1"170Ohio StateToledo, OH USA
Mychal ThompsonC-FJanuary 30, 19556'10"226MinnesotaNassau, BAH
Kermit WashingtonF-CSeptember 17, 19516'8"230AmericanWashington, DC USA


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