portland trail blazers
In the first season, we don't see the nationals competition, in the second season, it was the Portland Scale Blazers followed by Vocal Adrenaline.
The Phoenix Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of 2010 playoffs. The Suns won 4-2 with the homecourt advantage. The Blazers is the number 6th seed and the Suns is 3rd.
The Los Angeles and the Portland Trail Blazers did not meet in the 2010 NBA playoffs. LA advanced to the Western Conference finals though after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round and the Utah Jazz in the second round. The Blazers however lost to the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the playoffs.
The first pick in the 1984 NBA Draft was Akeem Olajuwon by the Houston Rockets and the second pick was Sam Bowie by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Sidney Wicks was the 1971-72 NBA Rookie of the year. During his first season in the league, while playing with the Portland Trail Blazers, Wicks averaged 24.5 PPG, 11.5 RPG and 4.3 APG in 39.6 MPG.
The other high schooler drafted in the first round of the 1996 NBA draft was Jermaine O'Neal, selected by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Hakeem Olajuwon was the first pick by the Houston Rockets, and following him was Sam Bowie, who was picked by Portland Trail Blazers at number two.
Mark Bryant played basketball at Seton Hall University from 1984 to 1988. He then went on to be a first round draft pick in the NBA, selected by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Brandon Rush was a first round choice (13th overall) of the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2008 NBA draft. He was then traded to the Indiana Pacers with Jarrett Jack and Josh McRoberts for Ike Diogu and Jerryd Bayless.
Petur Karl Gudmundsson an Icelandic Center who played for the Trail Blazers, Lakers and Spurs. First one I can find was drafted in 1981.
Dave Cowens and Geoff Petrie were the 1970-71 NBA co-Rookie's of the year. In his first season in the league, while playing with the Boston Celtics, Cowens averaged 17.0 PPG, 15.0 RPG and 2.8 APG in 38.0 MPG. While Petrie, playing with Portland Trail Blazers, averaged 24.8 PPG, 3.4 RPG and 4.8 APG in 37.0 MPG.