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2015–16 Portland Trail Blazers season

The 2015–16 Portland Trail Blazers season was the franchise's 46th season in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the First Round of the Playoffs, the Blazers defeated the injury depleted Los Angeles Clippers in six games. However, their season ended in the next round with a defeat to the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors in five games.

2015–16 Portland Trail Blazers season
Head coachTerry Stotts
General managerNeil Olshey
Owner(s)Paul Allen
ArenaModa Center
Results
Record44–38 (.537)
PlaceDivision: 2nd (Northwest)
Conference: 5th (Western)
Playoff finishConference Semifinals
(Lost to Warriors 1–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionComcast SportsNet Northwest, KGW
RadioRip City Radio 620, Portland Trail Blazers Radio Network
< 2014–15 2016–17 >

This was the Blazers' first season since 2005-06 without LaMarcus Aldridge as he joined the San Antonio Spurs during the summer.

Contents

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 23 Rondae Hollis-Jefferson SF   United States Arizona

RosterEdit

2015–16 Portland Trail Blazers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F 34 Alexander, Cliff 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1995–11–16 Kansas
F 8 Aminu, Al-Farouq 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1990–09–21 Wake Forest
G 5 Connaughton, Pat 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 206 lb (93 kg) 1993–01–06 Notre Dame
F 23 Crabbe, Allen 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1992–04–09 California
F 17 Davis, Ed 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1989–06–05 North Carolina
F 4 Harkless, Maurice 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1993–05–11 St. John's
G 9 Henderson, Gerald 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1987–12–09 Duke
C 35 Kaman, Chris 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 265 lb (120 kg) 1982–04–28 Central Michigan
F/C 11 Leonard, Meyers   7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1992–02–27 Illinois
G 0 Lillard, Damian (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1990–07–15 Weber State
G 3 McCollum, C. J. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1991–09–19 Lehigh
G 44 Montero, Luis 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1993–04–06 Westchester CC
C 24 Plumlee, Mason 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1990–03–05 Duke
G 2 Roberts, Brian 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 1985–12–03 Dayton
F 21 Vonleh, Noah 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1995–08–24 Indiana
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2015–03–20

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yOklahoma City Thunder 55 27 .671 0.0 32–9 23–18 13–3 82
xPortland Trail Blazers 44 38 .537 11.0 28–13 16–25 11–5 82
Utah Jazz 40 42 .488 15.0 24–17 16–25 8–8 82
Denver Nuggets 33 49 .402 22.0 18–23 15–26 4–12 82
Minnesota Timberwolves 29 53 .354 26.0 14–27 15–26 4–12 82


ConferenceEdit

Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 zGolden State Warriors * 73 9 .890 82
2 ySan Antonio Spurs * 67 15 .817 6.0 82
3 yOklahoma City Thunder * 55 27 .671 18.0 82
4 xLos Angeles Clippers 53 29 .646 20.0 82
5 xPortland Trail Blazers 44 38 .537 29.0 82
6 xDallas Mavericks 42 40 .512 31.0 82
7 xMemphis Grizzlies 42 40 .512 31.0 82
8 xHouston Rockets 41 41 .500 32.0 82
9 Utah Jazz 40 42 .488 33.0 82
10 Sacramento Kings 33 49 .402 40.0 82
11 Denver Nuggets 33 49 .402 40.0 82
12 New Orleans Pelicans 30 52 .366 43.0 82
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 29 53 .354 44.0 82
14 Phoenix Suns 23 59 .280 50.0 82
15 Los Angeles Lakers 17 65 .207 56.0 82

Game logEdit

PreseasonEdit

2015 pre-season game log
Total: 3–4 (Home: 2–1; Road: 1–3)
2015–16 pre-season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2015–16 game log
Total: 44–38 (Home: 28–13; Road: 16–25)
2015–16 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

2016 playoff game log
Total: 5–6 (Home: 4–1; Road: 1–5)
2016 playoff schedule

ReferencesEdit