Shaler Halimon
Forward #11
6-6, 200
Born: March 30, 1945
Utah State '68

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 Chicago for 1971 2nd round draft choice (Willie Sojourner) 10/20/70.

Departed --- Waived 7/7/71.

As a Trail Blazer --- An original Trail Blazer who joined the team four games into the season after being acquired in a trade from Chicago . . . Appeared in all 79 games after coming to Portland, with 28 starts . . . Scored in double figures 38 times and had 20 or more points six times . . . His Blazers and professional career high was 28 points in a game against Buffalo played as part of an NBA doubleheader in Seattle on 11/21/70 . . . That night he made 10-of-18 from the field and 8-of-12 from the line in 23 minutes of action . . . Recorded nine double-doubles . . . His best rebounding game was 2/7/71 against Cleveland when grabbed 13 misses . . . His career best in assists was 9 in a 11/11/70 game at Phoenix . . . In his one season with Portland, he averaged 8.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 20.6 minutes.

After Basketball --- Participated in one game with the Atlanta Hawks in 1971-72 before jumping to the fledgling American Basketball Association where he played two seasons for the Dallas Mavericks . . . Retired from basketball in 1972 and returned to Portland where was employed for many years by Tri-Met, the regional mass transportation agency . . . An original member of the Trail Blazers Alumni Team that helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable causes by playing against local teams throughout Oregon and southwest Washington.

Stats as a Trail Blazer
Games-Starts 79-28
Scoring Avg 8.9
Rebounding Avg 5.3
Assists Avg 2.7
Minutes per Game 20.6
FG% 38.7%
FT% 66.5%


Blazers Career Highs
Points 28- 11/21/70 v. Buffalo in Seattle
Field Goals 11- 1/1/71 at Seattle
Free Throws 8- 11/21/70 v. Buffalo in Seattle
Rebounds 13- 2/7/71 v. Cleveland
Assists 9- 11/11/70 at Phoenix
Minutes 37 (2)- 11/11/70 at Phoenix; 11/22/70 v. Milwaukee