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1969 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Finals MVP: Jerry West (37.9/4.7/7.4)

1969 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Jerry West (556)
TRB: Wilt Chamberlain (444)
AST: Jerry West (135)
WS: Jerry West (4.3)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Boston Celtics over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-2): Boston Celtics over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-1): Los Angeles Lakers over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-0): New York Knicks over Baltimore Bullets (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-2): Atlanta Hawks over San Diego Rockets (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-2): Los Angeles Lakers over San Francisco Warriors (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 Boston Celtics 18 4320 755 1704 .443 755 1704 .443 431 570 .756 987 383 485 1941 107.8
2 New York Knicks 10 2400 422 964 .438 422 964 .438 221 301 .734 555 227 240 1065 106.5
3 San Diego Rockets 6 1440 246 531 .463 246 531 .463 145 212 .684 296 113 154 637 106.2
4 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1200 204 481 .424 204 481 .424 122 171 .713 277 103 143 530 106.0
5 Baltimore Bullets 4 960 168 393 .427 168 393 .427 80 111 .721 209 62 94 416 104.0
6 Los Angeles Lakers 18 4320 712 1640 .434 712 1640 .434 443 679 .652 1078 419 430 1867 103.7
7 Atlanta Hawks 11 2640 446 1040 .429 446 1040 .429 235 363 .647 594 219 289 1127 102.5
8 San Francisco Warriors 6 1440 218 601 .363 218 601 .363 132 196 .673 385 129 156 568 94.7
League Average 10 2340 396 919 .431 396 919 .431 226 325 .695 548 207 249 1019 104.5

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 Los Angeles Lakers 18 4320 1784 99.1
2 Atlanta Hawks 11 2640 1126 102.4
3 New York Knicks 10 2400 1034 103.4
4 Boston Celtics 18 4320 1885 104.7
5 San Francisco Warriors 6 1440 634 105.7
6 San Diego Rockets 6 1440 652 108.7
7 Baltimore Bullets 4 960 454 113.5
8 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1200 582 116.4
League Average 10 2340 1019 104.5

Miscellaneous Stats

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 Boston Celtics 18 12 6 .667 10.8 7.2 .335 .443 .253
2 Los Angeles Lakers 18 11 7 .611 11.8 6.2 .414 .434 .270
3 New York Knicks 10 6 4 .600 6.0 4.0 .312 .438 .229
4 Atlanta Hawks 11 5 6 .455 5.5 5.5 .349 .429 .226
5 San Diego Rockets 6 2 4 .333 2.5 3.5 .399 .463 .273
6 San Francisco Warriors 6 2 4 .333 1.1 4.9 .326 .363 .220
7 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1 4 .200 1.1 3.9 .356 .424 .254
8 Baltimore Bullets 4 0 4 .000 0.9 3.1 .282 .427 .204
League Average 9.8 4.9 4.9 .500 4.9 4.9 .354 .431 .246

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. John Havlicek*-BOS 850
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 832
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 829
4. Jerry West*-LAL 757
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 640
Field Goals
1. Jerry West*-LAL 196
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 170
3. Sam Jones*-BOS 124
4. Bailey Howell*-BOS 112
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 107
Field Goal Attempts
1. Jerry West*-LAL 423
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 382
3. Sam Jones*-BOS 296
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 278
5. Zelmo Beaty-ATL 236
Free Throws
1. Jerry West*-LAL 164
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 118
3. Johnny Egan-LAL 63
  Elgin Baylor*-LAL 63
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 58
Free Throw Attempts
1. Jerry West*-LAL 204
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 148
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 138
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 100
5. Bill Russell*-BOS 81
Total Rebounds
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 444
2. Bill Russell*-BOS 369
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 179
4. Bill Bridges-ATL 178
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 166
Assists
1. Jerry West*-LAL 135
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 100
3. Bill Russell*-BOS 98
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK 91
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 74
Personal Fouls
1. Bailey Howell*-BOS 84
2. Em Bryant-BOS 75
3. Mel Counts-LAL 67
4. Bill Russell*-BOS 65
5. Keith Erickson-LAL 64
Points
1. Jerry West*-LAL 556
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 458
3. Sam Jones*-BOS 303
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 277
5. Bailey Howell*-BOS 270
Field Goal Pct
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .545
2. Chet Walker*-PHI .535
3. John Block-SDR .533
4. Wes Unseld*-BAL .526
  Elvin Hayes*-SDR .526
Free Throw Pct
1. Archie Clark-PHI .895
2. John Havlicek*-BOS .855
3. Don Nelson-BOS .833
4. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK .820
5. Earl Monroe*-BAL .806
  Don Kojis-SDR .806
Minutes Per Game
1. John Havlicek*-BOS 47.2
2. Elvin Hayes*-SDR 46.3
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 46.2
4. Bill Russell*-BOS 46.1
5. Nate Thurmond*-SFW 43.8
Points Per Game
1. Jerry West*-LAL 30.9
2. Earl Monroe*-BAL 28.2
3. Elvin Hayes*-SDR 25.8
4. Willis Reed*-NYK 25.7
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 25.4
Rebounds Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 24.7
2. Bill Russell*-BOS 20.5
3. Nate Thurmond*-SFW 19.5
4. Wes Unseld*-BAL 18.5
5. Darrall Imhoff-PHI 16.4
Assists Per Game
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 9.1
2. Jerry West*-LAL 7.5
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 5.6
4. Bill Russell*-BOS 5.4
5. Art Williams-SDR 5.3
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Jerry West*-LAL 25.2
2. Willis Reed*-NYK 22.0
3. Don Nelson-BOS 21.6
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK 21.3
5. Wes Unseld*-BAL 20.7
True Shooting Pct
1. John Block-SDR .586
2. Don Nelson-BOS .576
3. Wes Unseld*-BAL .574
4. Archie Clark-PHI .568
5. Elvin Hayes*-SDR .564
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .545
2. Chet Walker*-PHI .535
3. John Block-SDR .533
4. Wes Unseld*-BAL .526
  Elvin Hayes*-SDR .526
Assist Pct
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 33.0
2. Jerry West*-LAL 31.6
3. Jeff Mullins-SFW 23.7
4. Rick Adelman-SDR 21.4
5. Archie Clark-PHI 18.8
Offensive Win Shares
1. Jerry West*-LAL 3.2
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 2.0
3. Willis Reed*-NYK 1.6
4. Don Nelson-BOS 1.5
5. Bailey Howell*-BOS 1.2
Defensive Win Shares
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1.9
2. Bill Russell*-BOS 1.2
3. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 1.1
4. Jerry West*-LAL 1.1
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 0.8
Win Shares
1. Jerry West*-LAL 4.3
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 3.1
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 2.8
4. Willis Reed*-NYK 2.2
5. Don Nelson-BOS 1.8
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Jerry West*-LAL .274
2. Don Nelson-BOS .250
3. Willis Reed*-NYK .242
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK .198
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .177