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1968 ABA Playoffs Summary


League Champion: Pittsburgh Pipers

Playoffs MVP: Connie Hawkins

1968 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Connie Hawkins (419)
TRB: Trooper Washington (261)
AST: Larry Brown (129)
WS: Connie Hawkins (4.0)

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League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Pittsburgh Pipers over New Orleans Buccaneers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-1): Pittsburgh Pipers over Minnesota Muskies (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-1): New Orleans Buccaneers over Dallas Chaparrals (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (3-2): Minnesota Muskies over Kentucky Colonels (Series Stats)
Eastern Division Semifinals (3-0): Pittsburgh Pipers over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (3-0): Dallas Chaparrals over Houston Mavericks (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (3-2): New Orleans Buccaneers over Denver Rockets (Series Stats)

Team Stats

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 Pittsburgh Pipers 15 3625 646 1400 .461 46 175 .263 600 1225 .490 423 614 .689 836 278 273 396 1761 117.4
2 Indiana Pacers 3 720 135 295 .458 5 29 .172 130 266 .489 74 98 .755 170 65 54 93 349 116.3
3 Minnesota Muskies 10 2400 407 1015 .401 3 25 .120 404 990 .408 275 411 .669 596 178 171 271 1092 109.2
4 New Orleans Buccaneers 17 4105 674 1591 .424 10 48 .208 664 1543 .430 498 675 .738 938 343 315 428 1856 109.2
5 Dallas Chaparrals 8 1920 321 738 .435 3 11 .273 318 727 .437 225 299 .753 427 118 161 217 870 108.8
6 Houston Mavericks 3 720 116 285 .407 8 24 .333 108 261 .414 70 98 .714 129 33 36 80 310 103.3
7 Kentucky Colonels 5 1200 177 434 .408 23 60 .383 154 374 .412 134 183 .732 248 74 94 140 511 102.2
8 Denver Rockets 5 1200 188 441 .426 3 16 .188 185 425 .435 128 173 .740 246 71 90 149 507 101.4
League Average 8 1986 333 775 .430 13 49 .260 320 726 .441 228 319 .716 449 145 149 222 907 109.9

Opponent Stats

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 Kentucky Colonels 5 1200 193 487 .396 1 7 .143 192 480 .400 139 207 .671 282 77 83 127 526 105.2
2 New Orleans Buccaneers 17 4105 678 1598 .424 22 114 .193 656 1484 .442 432 606 .713 929 267 334 476 1810 106.5
3 Denver Rockets 5 1200 184 414 .444 0 9 .000 184 405 .454 167 217 .770 233 96 76 122 535 107.0
4 Dallas Chaparrals 8 1920 313 768 .408 12 39 .308 301 729 .413 222 303 .733 423 132 127 207 860 107.5
5 Minnesota Muskies 10 2400 385 875 .440 41 110 .373 344 765 .450 286 400 .715 508 158 188 275 1097 109.7
6 Pittsburgh Pipers 15 3625 642 1517 .423 13 71 .183 629 1446 .435 389 555 .701 895 314 290 416 1686 112.4
7 Houston Mavericks 3 720 120 251 .478 3 5 .600 117 246 .476 99 123 .805 156 49 53 72 342 114.0
8 Indiana Pacers 3 720 149 289 .516 9 33 .273 140 256 .547 93 140 .664 164 67 43 79 400 133.3
League Average 8 1986 333 775 .430 13 49 .260 320 726 .441 228 319 .716 449 145 149 222 907 109.9

Miscellaneous Stats

Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Pittsburgh Pipers 15 11 4 .733 9.7 5.3 .439 .125 .478 .140 .302 .427 .141 .256
2 New Orleans Buccaneers 17 10 7 .588 10.0 7.0 .424 .030 .427 .143 .313 .431 .152 .270
3 Dallas Chaparrals 8 4 4 .500 4.3 3.7 .405 .015 .437 .156 .305 .415 .124 .289
4 Minnesota Muskies 10 4 6 .400 4.8 5.2 .405 .025 .402 .125 .271 .463 .152 .327
5 Denver Rockets 5 2 3 .400 1.6 3.4 .392 .036 .430 .148 .290 .444 .130 .403
6 Kentucky Colonels 5 2 3 .400 2.0 3.0 .422 .138 .434 .154 .309 .397 .126 .285
7 Houston Mavericks 3 0 3 .000 0.6 2.4 .344 .084 .421 .099 .246 .484 .148 .394
8 Indiana Pacers 3 0 3 .000 0.4 2.6 .332 .098 .466 .138 .251 .531 .109 .322
League Average 8.3 4.1 4.1 .500 4.2 4.1 .412 .063 .438 .140 .295 .438 .140 .295

Playoff Leaders