Ron Knight
Forward #38
6-7, 220
Born: August 4, 1947
Los Angeles State '70

Two Seasons- 1970-71, 1971-72

Alumni Profiles

'70-'71 Season

Rick Adelman
Jim Barnett
LeRoy Ellis
Claude English
Walt Gilmore
Gary Gregor
Shaler Halimon
Ron Knight
Ed Manning
Stan McKenzie
Dorie Murrey
Dale Schlueter
Geoff Petrie
Bill Stricker
How Acquired --- Selected in 5th round (76th pick overall) in 1970 NBA Draft.

Departed --- Waived 9/11/72.

As a Trail Blazer --- One of the original Trail Blazers and was one of two rookies in the starting lineup in the clubís regular season inaugural against Cleveland 10/16/70 . . . Scored organizationís first field goal at 8:25 of the first quarter in the opener against the Cavaliers . . . Played his entire professional career in Portland, starting 21 of 101 games over two seasons . . . Recorded 16 double-digit scoring nights and had three double-doubles . . . Tossed in a career-high 16 points in just 18 minutes of action in a 131-130 overtime victory at Detroit on 12/7/71, making seven of nine from the field . . .Snagged a career-high 12 rebounds twice, against Atlanta on 11/18/70 and at Cleveland 3/21/71 . . . Pressed into action as a starter early in Portlandís first season after a training camp injury sidelined veteran forward Gary Gregor for the first 38 games . . . Was on the floor for the opening whistle in 15 of the teamís first 24 contests that first year.

After Basketball ---

Stats as a Trail Blazer
Games-Starts 101-21
Scoring Avg 4.7
Rebounding Avg 2.8
Assists Avg 0.8
Minutes per Game 11.3
FG% 33.3%
FT% 50.0%


Blazers Career Highs
Points 16- 12/7/71 at Detroit
Field Goals 7- 12/7/71 at Detroit
Free Throws 4- 11/23/71 at Chicago
Rebounds 12 (2)- 11/18/70 v. Atlanta; 3/21/71 at Cleveland
Assists 4- 12/1/70 v. Phoenix
Minutes 30- 11/11/70 at Phoenix