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1968-69 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 48-34, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Russell (48-34)

PTS/G: 111.0 (10th of 14) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.4 (2nd of 14)
SRS: 5.35 (2nd of 14) ▪ Pace: 117.5 (5th of 14)
Off Rtg: 93.8 (10th of 14) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.1 (1st of 14)
Expected W-L: 55-27 (2nd of 14)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: 322,130 (2nd of 2)

NBA 1969 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (4-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (4-2) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (4-1) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

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

Date Type Transaction
August 27, 1968 Trade

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

September 30, 1968 Claim

Claimed Bud Olsen on waivers from the Milwaukee Bucks.

December 1, 1968 Sale

Purchased Jim Barnes from the Chicago Bulls.

December 6, 1968 Claim

Bud Olsen claimed on waivers by the Detroit Pistons.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Jo Jo White in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Julius Keye in the 3rd round (38th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Steve Kuberski in the 4th round (52nd pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted George Thompson in the 5th round (66th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Dolph Pulliam in the 6th round (80th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Jim Johnson in the 7th round (94th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Bob Whitmore in the 8th round (108th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Gordon Smith in the 9th round (122nd pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Jim Picka in the 10th round (136th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Larry Frinston in the 11th round (150th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Rod Forbes in the 12th round (163rd pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Billy Evans in the 13th round (175th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

June 30, 1969 Retirement

Player/Head Coach Bill Russell retired.