76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers
In 1977, the Julius Erving and the Philadelphia 76ers squared off against Bill Walton and the Portland Trail Blazers, a series in which, Erving posted his career postseason scoring high when he dropped 40 points on June 5, 1977.
Since 1970, the Sixers hold the edge over the Blazers in regular season play with a record of 60-59 through 119 games. Memorable matchups over the years have included Charles Barkley going up against Clyde Drexler and Ben Simmons going head-to-head with Damian Lillard. The teams have already played each other at The Center in South Philly in the 2021-22 NBA regular season. Don’t miss any other star-studded contests coming to The Center – Get your single game tickets today!
When the Trail Blazers came to South Philly in November, the Sixers recorded their third straight win of the young 2021-22 season. Even without their two leading scorers, Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris, the team delivered an impressive 34 assists and 11 steals while shooting 43-for-83 (.518) from the field, 13-for-36 (.361) from 3-point range and 14-for-16 (.875) from the free-throw line. Seth Curry led all scorers with 23 points in 34 minutes of play.