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1967-68 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 52-30, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Butch Van Breda Kolff (52-30)

PTS/G: 121.2 (2nd of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 115.6 (6th of 12)
SRS: 4.99 (2nd of 12) ▪ Pace: 118.1 (8th of 12)
Off Rtg: 101.7 (1st of 12) ▪ Def Rtg: 97.0 (7th of 12)
Expected W-L: 54-28 (2nd of 12)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1968 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (0-4) versus San Francisco Warriors  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
30 Cliff Anderson SG 6-2 200 September 7, 1944 R Saint Joseph's University
23 Jim Barnes PF 6-8 210 April 13, 1941 3 University of Texas at El Paso
22 Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 September 16, 1934 9 Seattle University
21 Archie Clark PG 6-2 175 July 15, 1941 1 University of Minnesota
31 Mel Counts PF 7-0 230 October 16, 1941 3 Oregon State University
12 Freddie Crawford SG 6-4 189 December 23, 1941 1 St. Bonaventure University
11 Gail Goodrich SG 6-1 170 April 23, 1943 2 University of California, Los Angeles
52 Dennis Hamilton PF 6-8 210 May 8, 1944 R Arizona State University
33 Tom Hawkins PF 6-5 210 December 22, 1936 8 University of Notre Dame
14 Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 October 11, 1938 7 University of California
34 Erwin Mueller C 6-8 230 March 12, 1944 1 University of San Francisco
44 Jerry West SG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 7 West Virginia University
24 John Wetzel SF 6-5 190 October 22, 1944 R Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19855 3827 8031 .477 3827 8031 .477 2283 3143 .726 5225 1983 2152 9937
Team/G 242.1 46.7 97.9 .477 46.7 97.9 .477 27.8 38.3 .726 63.7 24.2 26.2 121.2
Lg Rank 3 2 10 1 2 10 1 2 3 5 9 5 7 2
Year/Year 0.2% -0.1% -6.3% +0.029 -0.1% -6.3% +0.029 2.9% 6.4% -0.025 -4.7% 2.8% -1.9% 0.5%
Opponent 82 19855 9477
Opponent/G 242.1 115.6
Lg Rank 3 6
Year/Year 0.2% -3.8%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 54 28 5.61 -0.62 4.99 101.7 97.0 118.1 .391 .477 .284 The Forum
Lg Rank 2 2 2 11 2 1 7 8 3 1 2

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Archie Clark 26 81 3039 628 1309 .480 628 1309 .480 356 481 .740 342 353 235 1612
2 Elgin Baylor 33 77 3029 757 1709 .443 757 1709 .443 488 621 .786 941 355 232 2002
3 Tom Hawkins 31 78 2463 389 779 .499 389 779 .499 125 229 .546 458 117 289 903
4 Darrall Imhoff 29 82 2271 293 613 .478 293 613 .478 177 286 .619 893 206 264 763
5 Gail Goodrich 24 79 2057 395 812 .486 395 812 .486 302 392 .770 199 205 228 1092
6 Jerry West 29 51 1919 476 926 .514 476 926 .514 391 482 .811 294 310 152 1343
7 Mel Counts 26 82 1739 384 808 .475 384 808 .475 190 254 .748 732 139 309 958
8 Erwin Mueller 23 39 973 132 254 .520 132 254 .520 61 103 .592 222 78 86 325
9 Freddie Crawford 26 38 756 159 330 .482 159 330 .482 74 120 .617 112 95 104 392
10 Jim Barnes 26 42 713 101 235 .430 101 235 .430 59 88 .670 211 27 134 261
11 John Wetzel 23 38 434 52 119 .437 52 119 .437 35 46 .761 84 51 55 139
12 Dennis Hamilton 23 44 378 54 108 .500 54 108 .500 13 13 1.000 72 30 46 121
13 Cliff Anderson 23 18 94 7 29 .241 7 29 .241 12 28 .429 11 17 18 26

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 33 77 39.3 9.8 22.2 .443 9.8 22.2 .443 6.3 8.1 .786 12.2 4.6 3.0 26.0
2 Jerry West 29 51 37.6 9.3 18.2 .514 9.3 18.2 .514 7.7 9.5 .811 5.8 6.1 3.0 26.3
3 Archie Clark 26 81 37.5 7.8 16.2 .480 7.8 16.2 .480 4.4 5.9 .740 4.2 4.4 2.9 19.9
4 Tom Hawkins 31 78 31.6 5.0 10.0 .499 5.0 10.0 .499 1.6 2.9 .546 5.9 1.5 3.7 11.6
5 Darrall Imhoff 29 82 27.7 3.6 7.5 .478 3.6 7.5 .478 2.2 3.5 .619 10.9 2.5 3.2 9.3
6 Gail Goodrich 24 79 26.0 5.0 10.3 .486 5.0 10.3 .486 3.8 5.0 .770 2.5 2.6 2.9 13.8
7 Erwin Mueller 23 39 24.9 3.4 6.5 .520 3.4 6.5 .520 1.6 2.6 .592 5.7 2.0 2.2 8.3
8 Mel Counts 26 82 21.2 4.7 9.9 .475 4.7 9.9 .475 2.3 3.1 .748 8.9 1.7 3.8 11.7
9 Freddie Crawford 26 38 19.9 4.2 8.7 .482 4.2 8.7 .482 1.9 3.2 .617 2.9 2.5 2.7 10.3
10 Jim Barnes 26 42 17.0 2.4 5.6 .430 2.4 5.6 .430 1.4 2.1 .670 5.0 0.6 3.2 6.2
11 John Wetzel 23 38 11.4 1.4 3.1 .437 1.4 3.1 .437 0.9 1.2 .761 2.2 1.3 1.4 3.7
12 Dennis Hamilton 23 44 8.6 1.2 2.5 .500 1.2 2.5 .500 0.3 0.3 1.000 1.6 0.7 1.0 2.8
13 Cliff Anderson 23 18 5.2 0.4 1.6 .241 0.4 1.6 .241 0.7 1.6 .429 0.6 0.9 1.0 1.4

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Archie Clark 26 81 3039 7.4 15.5 .480 7.4 15.5 .480 4.2 5.7 .740 4.1 4.2 2.8 19.1
2 Elgin Baylor 33 77 3029 9.0 20.3 .443 9.0 20.3 .443 5.8 7.4 .786 11.2 4.2 2.8 23.8
3 Tom Hawkins 31 78 2463 5.7 11.4 .499 5.7 11.4 .499 1.8 3.3 .546 6.7 1.7 4.2 13.2
4 Darrall Imhoff 29 82 2271 4.6 9.7 .478 4.6 9.7 .478 2.8 4.5 .619 14.2 3.3 4.2 12.1
5 Gail Goodrich 24 79 2057 6.9 14.2 .486 6.9 14.2 .486 5.3 6.9 .770 3.5 3.6 4.0 19.1
6 Jerry West 29 51 1919 8.9 17.4 .514 8.9 17.4 .514 7.3 9.0 .811 5.5 5.8 2.9 25.2
7 Mel Counts 26 82 1739 7.9 16.7 .475 7.9 16.7 .475 3.9 5.3 .748 15.2 2.9 6.4 19.8
8 Erwin Mueller 23 39 973 4.9 9.4 .520 4.9 9.4 .520 2.3 3.8 .592 8.2 2.9 3.2 12.0
9 Freddie Crawford 26 38 756 7.6 15.7 .482 7.6 15.7 .482 3.5 5.7 .617 5.3 4.5 5.0 18.7
10 Jim Barnes 26 42 713 5.1 11.9 .430 5.1 11.9 .430 3.0 4.4 .670 10.7 1.4 6.8 13.2
11 John Wetzel 23 38 434 4.3 9.9 .437 4.3 9.9 .437 2.9 3.8 .761 7.0 4.2 4.6 11.5
12 Dennis Hamilton 23 44 378 5.1 10.3 .500 5.1 10.3 .500 1.2 1.2 1.000 6.9 2.9 4.4 11.5
13 Cliff Anderson 23 18 94 2.7 11.1 .241 2.7 11.1 .241 4.6 10.7 .429 4.2 6.5 6.9 10.0

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Archie Clark 26 81 3039 .480 .480 .740
2 Elgin Baylor 33 77 3029 .443 .443 .786
3 Tom Hawkins 31 78 2463 .499 .499 .546
4 Darrall Imhoff 29 82 2271 .478 .478 .619
5 Gail Goodrich 24 79 2057 .486 .486 .770
6 Jerry West 29 51 1919 .514 .514 .811
7 Mel Counts 26 82 1739 .475 .475 .748
8 Erwin Mueller 23 39 973 .520 .520 .592
9 Freddie Crawford 26 38 756 .482 .482 .617
10 Jim Barnes 26 42 713 .430 .430 .670
11 John Wetzel 23 38 434 .437 .437 .761
12 Dennis Hamilton 23 44 378 .500 .500 1.000
13 Cliff Anderson 23 18 94 .241 .241 .429

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Archie Clark 26 81 3039 15.5 .530 .480 .367 15.3 5.8 2.0 7.9 .124
2 Elgin Baylor 33 77 3029 21.0 .505 .443 .363 16.4 4.9 3.2 8.0 .127
3 Tom Hawkins 31 78 2463 10.3 .513 .499 .294 5.9 2.5 1.6 4.1 .080
4 Darrall Imhoff 29 82 2271 14.5 .516 .478 .467 10.9 2.3 2.6 4.9 .104
5 Gail Goodrich 24 79 2057 14.9 .555 .486 .483 12.9 5.0 1.3 6.3 .146
6 Jerry West 29 51 1919 23.2 .590 .514 .521 22.6 8.0 1.6 9.6 .241
7 Mel Counts 26 82 1739 18.4 .521 .475 .314 10.8 3.0 2.0 5.0 .139
8 Erwin Mueller 23 39 973 12.2 .543 .520 .406 9.7 1.4 0.8 2.1 .106
9 Freddie Crawford 26 38 756 14.6 .512 .482 .364 16.7 1.1 0.6 1.7 .107
10 Jim Barnes 26 42 713 10.0 .477 .430 .374 4.6 0.2 0.6 0.8 .057
11 John Wetzel 23 38 434 11.0 .499 .437 .387 13.9 0.3 0.4 0.7 .076
12 Dennis Hamilton 23 44 378 10.6 .532 .500 .120 9.7 0.4 0.3 0.7 .092
13 Cliff Anderson 23 18 94 4.5 .315 .241 .966 20.3 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.113

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 33 15 633 176 376 .468 176 376 .468 76 112 .679 218 60 41 428
2 Jerry West 29 15 622 165 313 .527 165 313 .527 132 169 .781 81 82 47 462
3 Archie Clark 26 15 528 88 206 .427 88 206 .427 53 69 .768 47 60 42 229
4 Tom Hawkins 31 15 478 59 129 .457 59 129 .457 24 40 .600 90 18 53 142
5 Darrall Imhoff 29 15 440 44 89 .494 44 89 .494 26 51 .510 163 30 56 114
6 Mel Counts 26 15 306 54 101 .535 54 101 .535 21 31 .677 133 24 52 129
7 Freddie Crawford 26 15 257 36 83 .434 36 83 .434 19 35 .543 35 16 41 91
8 Erwin Mueller 23 14 250 20 59 .339 20 59 .339 5 14 .357 54 18 32 45
9 Gail Goodrich 24 10 100 23 47 .489 23 47 .489 14 18 .778 14 14 10 60
10 Dennis Hamilton 23 2 11 1 3 .333 1 3 .333 0 0 2 1 0 2

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 33 15 42.2 11.7 25.1 .468 11.7 25.1 .468 5.1 7.5 .679 14.5 4.0 2.7 28.5
2 Jerry West 29 15 41.5 11.0 20.9 .527 11.0 20.9 .527 8.8 11.3 .781 5.4 5.5 3.1 30.8
3 Archie Clark 26 15 35.2 5.9 13.7 .427 5.9 13.7 .427 3.5 4.6 .768 3.1 4.0 2.8 15.3
4 Tom Hawkins 31 15 31.9 3.9 8.6 .457 3.9 8.6 .457 1.6 2.7 .600 6.0 1.2 3.5 9.5
5 Darrall Imhoff 29 15 29.3 2.9 5.9 .494 2.9 5.9 .494 1.7 3.4 .510 10.9 2.0 3.7 7.6
6 Mel Counts 26 15 20.4 3.6 6.7 .535 3.6 6.7 .535 1.4 2.1 .677 8.9 1.6 3.5 8.6
7 Erwin Mueller 23 14 17.9 1.4 4.2 .339 1.4 4.2 .339 0.4 1.0 .357 3.9 1.3 2.3 3.2
8 Freddie Crawford 26 15 17.1 2.4 5.5 .434 2.4 5.5 .434 1.3 2.3 .543 2.3 1.1 2.7 6.1
9 Gail Goodrich 24 10 10.0 2.3 4.7 .489 2.3 4.7 .489 1.4 1.8 .778 1.4 1.4 1.0 6.0
10 Dennis Hamilton 23 2 5.5 0.5 1.5 .333 0.5 1.5 .333 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 1.0

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 33 15 633 10.0 21.4 .468 10.0 21.4 .468 4.3 6.4 .679 12.4 3.4 2.3 24.3
2 Jerry West 29 15 622 9.5 18.1 .527 9.5 18.1 .527 7.6 9.8 .781 4.7 4.7 2.7 26.7
3 Archie Clark 26 15 528 6.0 14.0 .427 6.0 14.0 .427 3.6 4.7 .768 3.2 4.1 2.9 15.6
4 Tom Hawkins 31 15 478 4.4 9.7 .457 4.4 9.7 .457 1.8 3.0 .600 6.8 1.4 4.0 10.7
5 Darrall Imhoff 29 15 440 3.6 7.3 .494 3.6 7.3 .494 2.1 4.2 .510 13.3 2.5 4.6 9.3
6 Mel Counts 26 15 306 6.4 11.9 .535 6.4 11.9 .535 2.5 3.6 .677 15.6 2.8 6.1 15.2
7 Freddie Crawford 26 15 257 5.0 11.6 .434 5.0 11.6 .434 2.7 4.9 .543 4.9 2.2 5.7 12.7
8 Erwin Mueller 23 14 250 2.9 8.5 .339 2.9 8.5 .339 0.7 2.0 .357 7.8 2.6 4.6 6.5
9 Gail Goodrich 24 10 100 8.3 16.9 .489 8.3 16.9 .489 5.0 6.5 .778 5.0 5.0 3.6 21.6
10 Dennis Hamilton 23 2 11 3.3 9.8 .333 3.3 9.8 .333 0.0 0.0 6.5 3.3 0.0 6.5

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elgin Baylor 33 15 633 .468 .468 .679
2 Jerry West 29 15 622 .527 .527 .781
3 Archie Clark 26 15 528 .427 .427 .768
4 Tom Hawkins 31 15 478 .457 .457 .600
5 Darrall Imhoff 29 15 440 .494 .494 .510
6 Mel Counts 26 15 306 .535 .535 .677
7 Freddie Crawford 26 15 257 .434 .434 .543
8 Erwin Mueller 23 14 250 .339 .339 .357
9 Gail Goodrich 24 10 100 .489 .489 .778
10 Dennis Hamilton 23 2 11 .333 .333

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Elgin Baylor 33 15 633 23.0 .503 .468 .298 14.8 1.1 0.8 1.9 .142
2 Jerry West 29 15 622 25.1 .596 .527 .540 20.2 3.1 0.5 3.6 .278
3 Archie Clark 26 15 528 12.8 .484 .427 .335 15.1 0.4 0.4 0.8 .072
4 Tom Hawkins 31 15 478 9.0 .484 .457 .310 4.7 0.2 0.4 0.6 .058
5 Darrall Imhoff 29 15 440 12.5 .511 .494 .573 8.3 0.4 0.5 0.9 .097
6 Mel Counts 26 15 306 18.2 .563 .535 .307 10.6 0.7 0.4 1.1 .173
7 Freddie Crawford 26 15 257 8.6 .462 .434 .422 8.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 .040
8 Erwin Mueller 23 14 250 5.5 .345 .339 .237 8.6 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.033
9 Gail Goodrich 24 10 100 19.8 .546 .489 .383 20.3 0.3 0.1 0.4 .179
10 Dennis Hamilton 23 2 11 7.2 .333 .333 .000 11.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.046