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1967-68 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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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: 421,326 (1st of 2)

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

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

Date Type Transaction
October 21, 1967 Signing

Signed Dennis Hamilton as a free agent.

January 9, 1968 Trade

Traded Jim Barnes and a 1968 3rd round draft pick (Dave Newmark was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Erwin Mueller.

January 12, 1968 Sale

Purchased Freddie Crawford from the New York Knicks.

May 2, 1968 Signing

Signed Jay Carty as a free agent.

May 6, 1968 Draft

Lost Gail Goodrich to the Phoenix Suns in the NBA expansion draft.

May 6, 1968 Draft

Lost Dennis Hamilton to the Phoenix Suns in the NBA expansion draft.

May 6, 1968 Draft

Lost John Wetzel to the Phoenix Suns in the NBA expansion draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Bill Hewitt in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Ed Biedenbach in the 4th round (45th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Lou Shephard in the 5th round (59th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Nick Pino in the 6th round (73rd pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Dennis Hrcka in the 7th round (87th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted John Smith in the 8th round (101st pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted George Stone in the 9th round (115th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Charles Alford in the 10th round (129th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Harry Singletary in the 11th round (142nd pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Reggie Lacefield in the 12th round (155th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Harvey Mumford in the 13th round (167th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted John Godfrey in the 14th round (178th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted John Baum in the 15th round (187th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

June 4, 1968 Draft

Drafted Mike Eberle in the 16th round (195th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.