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The Portland Trail Blazers are a National Basketball Association team in Portland, Oregon. The franchise was founded in 1970-71 as an expansion team.

Historical Overview

Name League Primary Venue Municipality Start End
Portland Trail Blazers National Basketball Association Moda Center Portland, Oregon 1995-96
Veterans Memorial Coliseum 1970-71 1994-95

Trophy Case

  • National Basketball Association Championships: 1 (1976-77)
  • Western Conference Championships: 3 (1976-77, 1989-90, 1991-92)
  • Pacific Division Championships: 4 (1977-78, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1999)
  • Northwest Division Championships: 2 (2014-15, 2017-18)
  • Playoff Berths: 36 (1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1999, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20)

Seasons and Venues

Season Win Loss GB Finish Postseason Venues
1970-71 29 53 19 5th in Pacific Division
9th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (39 regular season games)
Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle (one regular season game)
McArthur Court, Eugene, Oregon (one regular season game)
1971-72 18 64 51 5th in Pacific Division
9th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (40 regular season games)
Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle (one regular season game)
1972-73 21 61 39 5th in Pacific Division
9th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
1973-74 27 55 20 5th in Pacific Division
9th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
1974-75 38 44 10 3rd in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
1975-76 37 45 22 5th in Pacific Division
7th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (40 regular season games)
The Forum Presented by Chase, Inglewood, California (one regular season game)
1976-77 49 33 4 2nd in Pacific Division
3rd in Western Conference
Defeated Chicago Bulls 2-1 (best-of-three)
Defeated Denver Nuggets 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 4-0 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + 10 postseason games)
1977-78 58 24 0 1st in Pacific Division
1st in Western Conference
Defeated by Seattle SuperSonics 4-2 (best-of-seven) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + three postseason games)
1978-79 45 37 7 4th in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Phoenix Suns 2-1 (best-of-three) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + one postseason game)
1979-80 38 44 22 4th in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Seattle SuperSonics 2-1 (best-of-three) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + one postseason game)
1980-81 45 37 12 3rd in Pacific Division
4th in Western Conference
Defeated by Kansas City Kings 2-1 (best-of-three) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1981-82 42 40 15 5th in Pacific Division
8th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
1982-83 46 36 12 4th in Pacific Division
5th in Western Conference
Defeated Seattle SuperSonics 2-0 (best-of-three)
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + three postseason games)
1983-84 48 34 6 2nd in Pacific Division
3rd in Western Conference
Defeated by Phoenix Suns 3-2 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + three postseason games)
1984-85 42 40 20 2nd in Pacific Division
5th in Western Conference
Defeated Dallas Mavericks 3-1 (best-of-five)
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + four postseason games)
1985-86 40 42 22 2nd in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Denver Nuggets 3-1 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1986-87 49 33 16 2nd in Pacific Division
3rd in Western Conference
Defeated by Houston Rockets 3-1 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1987-88 53 29 9 2nd in Pacific Division
4th in Western Conference
Defeated by Utah Jazz 3-1 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1988-89 39 43 18 5th in Pacific Division
8th in Western Conference
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 3-0 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + one postseason game)
1989-90 59 23 4 2nd in Pacific Division
3rd in Western Conference
Defeated Dallas Mavericks 3-0 (best-of-five)
Defeated San Antonio Spurs 4-3 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Phoenix Suns 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Detroit Pistons 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + 12 postseason games)
1990-91 63 19 0 1st in Pacific Division
1st in Western Conference
Defeated Seattle SuperSonics 3-2 (best-of-five)
Defeated Utah Jazz 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + nine postseason games)
1991-92 57 25 0 1st in Pacific Division
1st in Western Conference
Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 3-1 (best-of-five)
Defeated Phoenix Suns 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Utah Jazz 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Chicago Bulls 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + 11 postseason games)
1992-93 51 31 11 3rd in Pacific Division
4th in Western Conference
Defeated by San Antonio Spurs 3-1 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1993-94 47 35 16 4th in Pacific Division
7th in Western Conference
Defeated by Houston Rockets 3-1 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1994-95 44 38 15 4th in Pacific Division
7th in Western Conference
Defeated by Phoenix Suns 3-0 (best-of-five) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon (40 regular season games + one postseason game)
Yokohama Arīna, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken, Nippon-koku (one regular season game)
1995-96 44 38 20 3rd in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Utah Jazz 3-2 (best-of-five) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1996-97 49 33 8 3rd in Pacific Division
5th in Western Conference
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 3-1 (best-of-five) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1997-98 46 36 15 4th in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 3-1 (best-of-five) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
1999 35 15 0 1st in Pacific Division
2nd in Western Conference
Defeated Phoenix Suns 3-0 (best-of-five)
Defeated Utah Jazz 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by San Antonio Spurs 4-0 (best-of-seven)
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (25 regular season games + seven postseason games)
1999-2000 59 23 8 2nd in Pacific Division
3rd in Western Conference
Defeated Minnesota Timberwolves 3-1 (best-of-five)
Defeated Utah Jazz 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 4-3 (best-of-seven)
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + eight postseason games)
2000-01 50 32 6 4th in Pacific Division
7th in Western Conference
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 3-0 (best-of-five) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + one postseason game)
2001-02 49 33 12 3rd in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 3-0 (best-of-five) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + one postseason game)
2002-03 50 32 9 3rd in Pacific Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Dallas Mavericks 4-3 (best-of-seven) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + three postseason games)
2003-04 41 41 15 3rd in Pacific Division
10th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
2004-05 27 55 25 4th in Northwest Division
13th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
2005-06 21 61 23 5th in Northwest Division
15th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
2006-07 32 50 19 3rd in Northwest Division
12th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
2007-08 41 41 13 3rd in Northwest Division
10th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
2008-09 54 28 0 2nd in Northwest Division
4th in Western Conference
Defeated by Houston Rockets 4-2 (best-of-seven) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + three postseason games)
2009-10 50 32 3 3rd in Northwest Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Phoenix Suns 4-2 (best-of-seven) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + three postseason games)
2010-11 48 34 7 3rd in Northwest Division
6th in Western Conference
Defeated by Dallas Mavericks 4-2 (best-of-seven) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + three postseason games)
2011-12 28 38 19 4th in Northwest Division
11th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (33 regular season games)
2012-13 33 49 27 4th in Northwest Division
11th in Western Conference
Did not qualify Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games)
2013-14 54 28 5 2nd in Northwest Division
5th in Western Conference
Defeated Houston Rockets 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by San Antonio Spurs 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + five postseason games)
2014-15 51 31 0 1st in Northwest Division
4th in Western Conference
Defeated by Memphis Grizzlies 4-1 (best-of-seven) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
2015-16 44 38 11 2nd in Northwest Division
5th in Western Conference
Defeated LA Clippers 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Golden State Warriors 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + five postseason games)
2016-17 41 41 9 3rd in Northwest Division
8th in Western Conference
Defeated by Golden State Warriors 4-0 (best-of-seven) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
2017-18 49 33 0 1st in Northwest Division
3rd in Western Conference
Defeated by New Orleans Pelicans 4-0 (best-of-seven) Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + two postseason games)
2018-19 53 29 1 2nd in Northwest Division
3rd in Western Conference
Defeated Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Denver Nuggets 4-3 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Golden State Warriors 4-0 (best-of-seven)
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (41 regular season games + eight postseason games)
2019-20 35 39 11.5 4th in Northwest Division
8th in Western Conference
Defeated Memphis Grizzlies 126-122 (single-elimination)
Defeated by Los Angeles Lakers 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Moda Center, Portland, Oregon (32 regular season games)
AdventHealth Arena, County of Osceola, Florida (two regular season games + two postseason games)
The Field House, County of Osceola, Florida (one regular season game + one postseason game)
Visa Athletic Center, County of Osceola, Florida (one regular season game)