1990-1991 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 63-19 (1st in league)

Overall Playoff record 9-7: (Lost 4-2 to LA Lakers in Western Conference Finals)

KEY DRAFT CHOICES: Alaa Abdelnaby, Duke (1st round).

KEY TRANSACTIONS: Traded Byron Irvin, a 1991 1st round draft pick, a 1992 2nd round pick and cash to Sacramento for Danny Ainge; Acquired Walter Davis from Denver in exchange for New Jersey's 1992 1st round draft choice received in exchange for Drazen Petrovic in a three-way transaction.

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Date Founded: Dec 3, 2009

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  1. 01/25/10

    1990-1991 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers  / avg. rating: 5

    The Trail Blazers picked up where they left off the previous season when they were in the NBA Finals and captured world-wide basketball attention. They posted the league's best record, 63-19, the most wins ever by the franchise. They opened by winning their first 11 games and 19 of their first 20. They took their first eight away from home, extending a road winning streak over two seasons to 12 which equaled the second longest in NBA history. Continue Reading

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    1. DHawes22

      DHawes22 posted on 02/06/10 at 1:18 PM / view full discussion

      Check out these videos from the 90-91 season me and Blazer003 uploaded yo youtube.
      HolyBackboard Youtube Channel
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    1. daveschedin

      daveschedin posted on 01/26/10 at 2:06 PM / view full discussion

      Arguably the greatest Blazers Team ever! With a bench of players who had defined roles, with Uncle Cliffy and Danny Ainge. Also the best starting 5 in the NBA. They were so fun to watch that year, until they met Magic in the playoffs. Yet the following year they again show their true grit by getting up the next season again with renewed passion to go all the way. Led by one of the best backcourts of the decade, teams today couldn't man up or even play zone against these Blazers. I hope Rick Adelman will get his due.
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    1. DHawes22

      DHawes22 posted on 01/25/10 at 2:59 PM / view full discussion

      Are you talking about the 90 team or the 92 team? The 91 team unfortunately lost to the Lakers in the WCF :(
      About the DQ Glasses, I love those things! I found a steal on CraigsList and got 3 sets for $20!
      I wish I could have went to a convention like that, but my parents would have been broke after I went through there! All I had was the local GI Joes for merchandise.
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    1. RipCityRevival

      RipCityRevival posted on 01/12/10 at 10:31 AM / view full discussion

      When they won the Western Conference that year, I remember going with my family to the banquet room at the Holiday Inn off Columbia Blvd. They had a Conference Champions merchandise Exposition there. We ended up walking out with a bunch of shirts and some pennants. Remember the glasses that were given away at like DQ? I think our family had pretty much the whole set.

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    1. DHawes22

      DHawes22 posted on 12/03/09 at 11:08 AM / view full discussion

      Welcome to the group, start talking here.
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