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1968-69 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Wes Unseld (13.8/18.2/2.6)
Rookie of the Year: Wes Unseld (13.8/18.2/2.6)

PPG Leader: Elvin Hayes (28.4)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (21.1)
APG Leader: Oscar Robertson (9.8)
WS Leader: Willis Reed (14.7)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1968 to June 30, 1969.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 9, 1968 Trade PHI LAL

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Wilt Chamberlain to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jerry Chambers, Archie Clark and Darrall Imhoff.

August 27, 1968 Trade PHO BOS

The Phoenix Suns traded Em Bryant to the Boston Celtics for a 1969 2nd round draft pick (Gene Williams was later selected).

September 9, 1968 Sale CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls sold Ken Wilburn to the Chicago Bulls.

September 11, 1968 Trade PHO ATL

The Phoenix Suns traded Dennis Hamilton to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1969 3rd round draft pick (Lloyd Kerr was later selected).

September 12, 1968 Trade PHO MIL

The Phoenix Suns traded Dick Cunningham to the Milwaukee Bucks for John Arthurs, cash and a future 2nd round draft pick.

September 23, 1968 Trade CHI LAL

The Chicago Bulls traded Keith Erickson to the Los Angeles Lakers for Erwin Mueller.

September 30, 1968 Claim MIL BOS

The Boston Celtics claimed Bud Olsen on waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks.

October 3, 1968 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Bob Hogsett.

October 8, 1968 Trade MIL LAL

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Johnny Egan to the Los Angeles Lakers for a future draft pick.

October 12, 1968 Trade SEA ATL

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Mahdi Abdul-Rahman to the Atlanta Hawks for Lenny Wilkens.

October 12, 1968 Signing PHO DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Paul Long as a free agent.

October 17, 1968 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Ed Biedenbach.

October 18, 1968 Signing LAL PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Ed Biedenbach as a free agent.

November 1, 1968 Signing CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Ken Wilburn as a free agent.

November 6, 1968 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Rod Knowles.

November 8, 1968 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Ken Wilburn.

November 8, 1968 Claim MIL PHO

The Phoenix Suns claimed Bob Warlick on waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks.

November 15, 1968 Trade SEA ATL

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Richie Guerin to the Atlanta Hawks for Dick Smith.

November 21, 1968 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Ed Biedenbach.

November 23, 1968 Trade MIL CHI

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Bob Love and Bob Weiss to the Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson.

December 1, 1968 Sale CHI BOS

The Chicago Bulls sold Jim Barnes to the Boston Celtics.

December 2, 1968 Firing DET

The Detroit Pistons fired Donnie Butcher as Head Coach.

December 2, 1968 Hiring DET

The Detroit Pistons hired Paul Seymour as Head Coach.

December 6, 1968 Claim BOS DET

The Detroit Pistons claimed Bud Olsen on waivers from the Boston Celtics.

December 17, 1968 Trade DET PHO

The Detroit Pistons traded Jim Fox and a 1969 3rd round draft pick (Lamar Green was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for McCoy McLemore.

December 19, 1968 Trade NYK DET

The New York Knicks traded Walt Bellamy and Howard Komives to the Detroit Pistons for Dave DeBusschere.

January 1, 1969 Trade DET MIL

The Detroit Pistons traded Rich Niemann and cash to the Milwaukee Bucks for Dave Gambee.

January 20, 1969 Trade PHI PHO

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Jerry Chambers to the Phoenix Suns for George Wilson.

January 31, 1969 Signing PHO BAL

The Baltimore Bullets signed John Barnhill as a free agent.

January 31, 1969 Trade MIL CIN

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Fred Hetzel to the Cincinnati Royals for Zaid Abdul-Aziz and cash.

January 31, 1969 Trade CHI SEA

The Chicago Bulls traded Erwin Mueller to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1970 4th round draft pick (John Davis was later selected).

February 1, 1969 Trade CIN SEA

The Cincinnati Royals traded John Tresvant to the Seattle SuperSonics for Al Tucker.

May 8, 1969 Trade PHO ATL

The Phoenix Suns traded Gary Gregor to the Atlanta Hawks for Paul Silas.

May 9, 1969 Firing CIN

The Cincinnati Royals fired Ed Jucker as Head Coach.

May 9, 1969 Hiring CIN

The Cincinnati Royals hired Bob Cousy as Head Coach.

May 19, 1969 Resignation LAL

Butch Van Breda Kolff resigns as Head Coach for Los Angeles Lakers.

May 21, 1969 Hiring DET

The Detroit Pistons hired Butch Van Breda Kolff as Head Coach.

June 20, 1969 Signing PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Connie Hawkins as a free agent.

June 30, 1969 Retirement BOS

Player/Head Coach Bill Russell retired from the Boston Celtics

June 30, 1969 Hiring LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers hired Joe Mullaney as Head Coach.