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1967-68 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 54-28, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Russell (54-28)

PTS/G: 116.1 (9th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.0 (2nd of 12)
SRS: 3.87 (3rd of 12) ▪ Pace: 121.1 (7th of 12)
Off Rtg: 95.7 (8th of 12) ▪ Def Rtg: 92.4 (2nd of 12)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (3rd of 12)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1968 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (2-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-4) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1967 to June 30, 1968.
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August 4, 1967

Signed Tom Thacker as a free agent. Thacker was selected by Chicago in the expansion draft but did not sign.

May 6, 1968

Lost Wayne Embry to the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA expansion draft.

Lost Johnny Jones to the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA expansion draft.

Lost Tom Thacker to the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA expansion draft.

June 4, 1968

Drafted Bill Butler in the 9th round (116th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ivan Leschinsky in the 10th round (130th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Neimeir in the 11th round (143rd pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Langheld in the 12th round (156th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Art Stephenson in the 13th round (168th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Keith Hockstein in the 14th round (179th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Chaney in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Garfield Smith in the 3rd round (32nd pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rich Johnson in the 4th round (46th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Thad Jaracz in the 5th round (60th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jerry Newson in the 6th round (74th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Lewis in the 7th round (88th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

Drafted Julius Keye in the 8th round (102nd pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.