Birth date 22 Feb 1948 (72 years)
Nationality United States United States
Position Center
Team history
Portland Trail Blazers 1980 - 1984

Dennis Awtrey was a professional basketball player playing as a Center with the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association. He wore the number 20 jersey and stood 6 feet 10 inches tall weighing at 235 lbs. dennis awtrey

Dennis Awtrey did his schooling from the Blackford High School in San Jose, California. He later attended the Santa Carla University in Santa Carla, California where he played with the college basketball team called the Santa Carla Broncos. In 1970 Awtrey was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association. He was traded to the Chicago Bulls in 1973. After playing for a year with the Bulls, Awtrey was traded to the Phoenix Suns in 1975. He was traded to the Boston Celtics in 1979 and immediately exchanged to the Seattle SuperSonics. The SuperSonics traded him back to his former team Chicago Bulls in 1980 who send him back to the SuperSonics in 1981. After Playing with the SuperSonics for a season, Awtrey was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in 1982 with whom he retired after playing for a season.

In a total of 733 games that Awtrey played in the NBA, he averaged at 4.8 points per game, 2.0 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per game.

Career Highlights

NBA Champion, 1979.