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1967-68 NBA Season Summary

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Wilt Chamberlain (24.3/23.8/8.6)
Rookie of the Year: Earl Monroe (24.3/5.7/4.3)

PPG Leader: Oscar Robertson (29.2)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (23.8)
APG Leader: Oscar Robertson (9.7)
WS Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (20.4)

League Standings

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Team W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Eastern Division              
Philadelphia 76ers* 62 20 .756 122.6 114.0 7.96
Boston Celtics* 54 28 .659 8.0 116.1 112.0 3.87
New York Knicks* 43 39 .524 19.0 116.1 114.3 1.78
Detroit Pistons* 40 42 .488 22.0 118.6 120.6 -1.70
Cincinnati Royals 39 43 .476 23.0 116.6 117.5 -0.64
Baltimore Bullets 36 46 .439 26.0 117.4 117.8 -0.23
Western Division              
St. Louis Hawks* 56 26 .683 113.0 110.3 2.37
Los Angeles Lakers* 52 30 .634 4.0 121.2 115.6 4.99
San Francisco Warriors* 43 39 .524 13.0 117.0 117.6 -0.66
Chicago Bulls* 29 53 .354 27.0 109.5 113.5 -3.76
Seattle SuperSonics 23 59 .280 33.0 118.7 125.1 -6.00
San Diego Rockets 15 67 .183 41.0 112.4 121.0 -7.94

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-2): Boston Celtics over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-3): Boston Celtics over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-0): Los Angeles Lakers over San Francisco Warriors (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-2): Boston Celtics over Detroit Pistons (Series Stats)
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-2): Philadelphia 76ers over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-1): Los Angeles Lakers over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-2): San Francisco Warriors over St. Louis Hawks (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19780 3965 8414 .471 3965 8414 .471 2121 3338 .635 5914 2197 1851 10051 122.6
2 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19855 3827 8031 .477 3827 8031 .477 2283 3143 .726 5225 1983 2152 9937 121.2
3 Seattle SuperSonics 82 19755 3772 8593 .439 3772 8593 .439 2188 3042 .719 5338 1998 2372 9732 118.7
4 Detroit Pistons* 82 19780 3755 8386 .448 3755 8386 .448 2215 3129 .708 5452 1700 2240 9725 118.6
5 Baltimore Bullets 82 19755 3691 8428 .438 3691 8428 .438 2245 2994 .750 5431 1534 2127 9627 117.4
6 San Francisco Warriors* 82 19805 3632 8587 .423 3632 8587 .423 2334 3153 .740 6029 1901 2265 9598 117.0
7 Cincinnati Royals 82 19805 3679 7864 .468 3679 7864 .468 2204 2892 .762 5129 2048 2016 9562 116.6
8 New York Knicks* 82 19880 3682 8070 .456 3682 8070 .456 2159 3042 .710 5122 1967 2364 9523 116.1
9 Boston Celtics* 82 19705 3686 8371 .440 3686 8371 .440 2151 2983 .721 5666 1798 2147 9523 116.1
10 St. Louis Hawks* 82 19880 3504 7765 .451 3504 7765 .451 2258 3111 .726 5325 1988 2046 9266 113.0
11 San Diego Rockets 82 19755 3566 8547 .417 3566 8547 .417 2083 2929 .711 5418 1837 2188 9215 112.4
12 Chicago Bulls* 82 19805 3488 8138 .429 3488 8138 .429 2006 2718 .738 5117 1527 2130 8982 109.5
League Average 82 19797 3687 8266 .446 3687 8266 .446 2187 3040 .720 5431 1873 2158 9562 116.6

Opponent Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 St. Louis Hawks* 82 19880 9042 110.3
2 Boston Celtics* 82 19705 9186 112.0
3 Chicago Bulls* 82 19805 9310 113.5
4 Philadelphia 76ers* 82 19780 9346 114.0
5 New York Knicks* 82 19880 9374 114.3
6 Los Angeles Lakers* 82 19855 9477 115.6
7 Cincinnati Royals 82 19805 9631 117.5
8 San Francisco Warriors* 82 19805 9647 117.6
9 Baltimore Bullets 82 19755 9659 117.8
10 Detroit Pistons* 82 19780 9889 120.6
11 San Diego Rockets 82 19755 9919 121.0
12 Seattle SuperSonics 82 19755 10261 125.1
League Average 82 19797 9562 116.6

Miscellaneous Stats

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team Age PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr TS% eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
1 Philadelphia 76ers* 27.6 60 22 8.60 -0.64 7.96 98.1 91.2 124.3 .397 .509 .471 .252 The Spectrum
2 Los Angeles Lakers* 27.8 54 28 5.61 -0.62 4.99 101.7 97.0 118.1 .391 .528 .477 .284 The Forum
3 Boston Celtics* 29.5 51 31 4.11 -0.24 3.87 95.7 92.4 121.1 .356 .492 .440 .257 Boston Garden
4 St. Louis Hawks* 26.9 48 34 2.73 -0.36 2.37 98.4 96.0 113.7 .401 .507 .451 .291 Kiel Auditorium
5 New York Knicks* 25.6 46 36 1.82 -0.04 1.78 98.1 96.5 117.2 .377 .506 .456 .268 Madison Square Garden (III)
6 Baltimore Bullets 26.7 40 42 -0.39 0.16 -0.23 96.2 96.6 121.5 .355 .494 .438 .266 Baltimore Civic Center
7 Cincinnati Royals 28.0 39 43 -0.84 0.20 -0.64 101.1 101.8 114.6 .368 .523 .468 .280 Cincinnati Gardens
8 San Francisco Warriors* 26.2 40 42 -0.60 -0.07 -0.66 94.1 94.6 123.6 .367 .481 .423 .272 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena
9 Detroit Pistons* 26.0 36 46 -2.00 0.30 -1.70 96.7 98.4 122.0 .373 .498 .448 .264 Cobo Arena
10 Chicago Bulls* 25.3 31 51 -4.00 0.24 -3.76 94.1 97.5 115.7 .334 .481 .429 .246 Chicago Stadium
11 Seattle SuperSonics 25.1 26 56 -6.45 0.46 -6.00 95.4 100.6 123.9 .354 .490 .439 .255 Seattle Center Coliseum
12 San Diego Rockets 26.4 22 60 -8.59 0.65 -7.94 91.8 98.8 121.9 .343 .468 .417 .244 San Diego Sports Arena
League Average 26.8 41 41 0.00 0.00 0.00 96.8 96.8 119.8 .368 .498 .446 .265