The Trail Blazers’ 50-year anniversary season is temporarily on pause as the NBA goes on hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. During that break, Blazer’s Edge is counting down the top 100 Blazers: players, executives, and other influencers who made the franchise what it is today.
No. 22 | Mychal Thompson
Games Played with Blazers: 551 Regular Season, 30 Postseason
*PTS: 16.7 | REB: 8.9 | OREB: 2.7 | FG%: 50.5%
*Statistics are pulled from a player’s time in Portland
Joined Club: June 1978, drafted 1st overall in the 1978 NBA Draft
Departed Club: February 1987, traded with Larry Krystkowiak to the San Antonio Spurs for Steve Johnson
Place in History: The Portland Trail Blazers have held the first overall pick in the NBA draft four times.