1978-1979 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 45-37 (10th in league, 6th in conference, 4th in division)

Playoff record: 2-1 (Lost to Phoenix in Western Conference First Round)

Key draft picks: Mychal Thompson, Minnesota, and Ron Brewer, Arkansas (both 1st round), Clemon Johnson, Florida A&M (2nd)

Key roster moves: Traded Johnny Davis and a 1st round pick to Indiana for a 1978 1st round pick (used to select Mychal Thompson); Traded Corky Calhoun to Indian for a 1980 2nd round pick; Signed veteran free agent Jim McMillian giving New York a 1979 2nd round pick as compensation.

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Date Founded: Dec 3, 2009

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  1. 12/30/09

    1978-1979 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers

    Two of top front-court performers were onlookers for most of the season while two rookies stepped forward as the Blazers made it into post-season action for the third straight year. Continue Reading

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