Jim Barnett
Forward/Guard #33
6-4, 180
Born: July 7, 1944
Oregon '66

One Season- 1970-71

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 --- In trade from San Diego in exchange for Larry Seigfried.

Departed --- Traded to San Francisco for 1971 2nd and 3rd round draft choices (Charles Yelverton, Bill Smith), and 1972 2nd roung draft choice (Dave Twardzik), 3/23/7.

As a Trail Blazer --- One of the original Trail Blazers and a starter in the first regular season game . . . Scored teamís first point on a free throw at the 9:18 mark of the first quarter in the Blazersí inaugural against Cleveland Oct. 16, 1970, in Memorial Coliseum . . . His 1,444 points (18.5 per game) were the most in one season during his 11 years in the NBA . . . Teamís second-leading scorer while starting 75 of 78 games . . . Third on team in assists (4.1 apg) . . . Scored in double digits in 69 of the 78 games and had at least one basket in all 78 contests . . . Tallied 20 or more points 31 times and had nine games of 30 points or more, including a Blazers career-high 40 points against the Knicks on Nov. 8, making him the first member of the teamís 40-point club . . . On Nov. 18 against Atlanta, he converted all 16 of his free throws, a Blazers record one-game accuracy mark that has remained intact for 33 years . . . Posted his only triple-double as a Trail Blazer on Dec. 1 against the San Diego Rocketsó27 points, 10 rebounds and a Portland career high 12 assists.

After Basketball --- The former University of Oregon All-American retired in 1977 after 11 seasons and 732 NBA games, playing for seven different teams . . . While retired from the NBA, he continued to play basketball . . . In the late 1990s, his team was a three-time National AAU Masterís champion, won the Masterís World title in 1999 and earned a silver medal in 2001 . . . For the past 18 years, he has been television color commentator for the Golden State Warriors . . . In addition, he is a successful businessman working with an Oakland-based sports promotion company . . . He makes his home in Orinda, California.

Stats as a Trail Blazer
Games-Starts 78-75
Scoring Avg 18.5
Rebounding Avg 4.8
Assists Avg 4.1
Minutes per Game 30.4
FG% 43.6%
FT% 81.1%


Blazers Career Highs
Points 40- 11/8/70 v. New York
Field Goals 15 (2)- 10/30/70 v. Buffalo; 11/8/70 v. New York
Free Throws 16- 11/18/70 v. Atlanta
Rebounds 14- 2/16/71 v. Cincinnati (at Mac Court, Eugene)
Assists 12 (2)- 12/1/70 v. San Diego; 1/27/71 v. Cleveland
Minutes 43- 12/1/70 v. San Diego