Basketball The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time  

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A list of the best Portland Trail Blazers of all time. The only major sports franchise in Rip City, the Trail Blazers have been a source of civic pride in Portland since its inception in 1970. The Blazers notoriously have the worst draft luck in the NBA. But it wasn't always that way. Though the team had solid players in its early years, no one would could compare to when the team draft Bill Walton. The UCLA star is considered one of the best centers ever. Along with the addition of Maurice Lucas, the Blazers became one of the best teams in the NBA. Portland won the NBA championship in 1977 and seemed like it was on the cusp of a dynasty until Walton broke his foot.

Despite losing Walton, the Blazers were consistent winners throughout its history. They were helped by the play of the greatest players in its history. Hall of Fame guard Clyde Drexler led the team in the 1980s and players like Terry Porter and Jerome Kersey were other excellent players who contributed to those winning teams. Though the team made a huge mistake in drafting Sam Bowie over Michael Jordan in 1984, the Blazers made two NBA Finals appearances in 1990 and 1992. 

The end of the 1990s saw the team's next wave of success. Behind All Star power forward Rasheed Wallace, the Trailblazers were a consistent threat to win the NBA championship. As great of a player as Wallace was, the team couldn't quite get over the proverbial hump.

This is a list of the best Portland Trail Blazers of all time. If you notice someone isn't on the list and should be, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the great Blazers player of all time.  
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1
865 161
Clyde Drexler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

2
895 216
Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
tcalouri added Point guard

3
616 179
Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Center

4
393 176
Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Point guard

5
428 153
Arvydas Sabonis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time

6
485 148
Brandon Roy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

7
523 200
LaMarcus Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward, Center

8
280 124
Jerome Kersey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Small forward

9
386 157
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Center

10
318 149
Scottie Pippen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
madamsundin added Small forward

11
313 59
C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Point guard, Shooting guard

12
203 93
Buck Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward

13
201 79
Maurice Lucas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward

14
237 99
Cliff Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward, Center

15
193 80
Damon Stoudamire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Point guard

16
156 83
Kevin Duckworth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time

17
192 92
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward, Center

18
142 68
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Small forward

19
129 80
Rod Strickland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Point guard

20
107 66
Geoff Petrie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time

21
109 64
Brian Grant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward, Center

22
96 60
Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward, Center

23
115 63
Wesley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Shooting guard

24
108 59
Nicolas Batum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Small forward

25
81 37
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Shooting guard

26
107 36
Dražen Petrović is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Shooting guard

27
103 59
Jim Paxson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Shooting guard, Swingman

28
81 74
Bonzi Wells is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

29
73 53
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
henrycarlton22 added Point guard

30
71 38
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Gavinatorxx added Power forward, Center

31
63 40
Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Shooting guard, Second baseman

32
53 23
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

33
73 50
Lionel Hollins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
JohnWade added Point guard

34
40 30
Larry Steele is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added

35
60 65
Isaiah Rider is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
JohnWade added Shooting guard, Small forward

36
55 47
Andre Miller is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Gavinatorxx added Point guard

37
54 46
Steve Blake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Point guard

38
58 39
Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

39
38 32
Bob Gross is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Small forward

40
50 43
Al-Farouq Aminu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

41
65 51
Robin Lopez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Center

42
47 32
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43
35 19
Greg Anthony is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Point guard

44
51 36
Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward

45
36 44
Kenny Anderson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Point guard

46
44 29
Ed Davis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward

47
25 31
Harvey Grant is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
Power forward

48
46 9
Jusuf Nurkić is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
arnas added Center

49
47 42
Calvin Natt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
JohnWade added

50
35 23
Dave Twardzik is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Portland Trail Blazers of All Time
MattBryant added Point guard