The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off a successful 2016-17 NBA season. The Trail Blazers finished the season with a 41-41 record, however, lost to the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA Playoffs (0-4). The Trail Blazers are looking to turn that playoff run into a division or league championship in the 2017-18 NBA season.
Founded in 1970, the Portland Trail Blazers are a NBA team based in Portland, Oregon. The Blazers compete in the league’s Western Conference Northwest Division against teams such as Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, Denver Nuggets, and Minnesota Timberwolves. They play their home games at the Moda Center in front of over 19,000 basketball fans on a nightly basis.
The Trail Blazers have won one NBA Championship over their franchise history led by NBA All Star Bill Walton in 1977. The francise has also had several NBA Hall of Famers come through their city such as Lenny Wilkens, Clyde Drexler, Scottie Pippin, and Arvydas Sabonis.