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1968-69 Los Angeles Lakers Roster and Stats

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Record: 55-27, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Butch Van Breda Kolff (55-27)

PTS/G: 112.2 (6th of 14) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.1 (4th of 14)
SRS: 3.84 (5th of 14) ▪ Pace: 112.6 (13th of 14)
Off Rtg: 98.5 (2nd of 14) ▪ Def Rtg: 94.9 (8th of 14)
Expected W-L: 52-30 (4th of 14)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1969 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (3-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (1-4) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (2-4) versus San Francisco Warriors  (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
40 Cliff Anderson SG 6-2 200 September 7, 1944 1 Saint Joseph's University
22 Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 September 16, 1934 10 Seattle University
52 Jay Carty PF 6-8 220 July 4, 1941 R Oregon State University
13 Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 275 August 21, 1936 9 University of Kansas
31 Mel Counts PF 7-0 230 October 16, 1941 4 Oregon State University
12 Freddie Crawford SG 6-4 189 December 23, 1941 2 St. Bonaventure University
21 Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 January 31, 1939 7 Providence College
24 Keith Erickson SG 6-5 195 April 19, 1944 3 University of California, Los Angeles
33 Tom Hawkins SF 6-5 210 December 22, 1936 9 University of Notre Dame
30 Bill Hewitt PF 6-7 210 August 8, 1944 R University of Southern California
44 Jerry West SG 6-2 175 May 28, 1938 8 West Virginia 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 19905 3574 7620 .469 3574 7620 .469 2056 3161 .650 4749 2068 1773 9204
Team/G 242.7 43.6 92.9 .469 43.6 92.9 .469 25.1 38.5 .650 57.9 25.2 21.6 112.2
Lg Rank 1 8 14 1 8 14 1 8 1 14 5 3 1 6
Year/Year 0.3% -6.6% -5.1% -0.008 -6.6% -5.1% -0.008 -9.9% 0.6% -0.076 -9.1% 4.3% -17.6% -7.4%
Opponent 82 19905 8864
Opponent/G 242.7 108.1
Lg Rank 1 4
Year/Year 0.3% -6.5%

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 52 30 4.15 -0.30 3.84 98.5 94.9 112.6 .415 .469 .270 The Forum
Lg Rank 4 4 5 14 5 2 8 13 1 1 3

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 81 3669 641 1099 .583 641 1099 .583 382 857 .446 1712 366 142 1664
2 Elgin Baylor 34 76 3064 730 1632 .447 730 1632 .447 421 567 .743 805 408 204 1881
3 Jerry West 30 61 2394 545 1156 .471 545 1156 .471 490 597 .821 262 423 156 1580
4 Keith Erickson 24 77 1974 264 629 .420 264 629 .420 120 175 .686 308 194 222 648
5 Mel Counts 27 77 1866 390 867 .450 390 867 .450 178 221 .805 600 109 223 958
6 Johnny Egan 30 82 1805 246 597 .412 246 597 .412 204 240 .850 147 215 206 696
7 Freddie Crawford 27 81 1690 211 454 .465 211 454 .465 83 154 .539 215 154 224 505
8 Tom Hawkins 32 74 1507 230 461 .499 230 461 .499 62 151 .411 266 81 168 522
9 Bill Hewitt 24 75 1455 239 528 .453 239 528 .453 61 106 .575 332 76 139 539
10 Cliff Anderson 24 35 289 44 108 .407 44 108 .407 47 82 .573 44 31 58 135
11 Jay Carty 27 28 192 34 89 .382 34 89 .382 8 11 .727 58 11 31 76

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 81 45.3 7.9 13.6 .583 7.9 13.6 .583 4.7 10.6 .446 21.1 4.5 1.8 20.5
2 Elgin Baylor 34 76 40.3 9.6 21.5 .447 9.6 21.5 .447 5.5 7.5 .743 10.6 5.4 2.7 24.8
3 Jerry West 30 61 39.2 8.9 19.0 .471 8.9 19.0 .471 8.0 9.8 .821 4.3 6.9 2.6 25.9
4 Keith Erickson 24 77 25.6 3.4 8.2 .420 3.4 8.2 .420 1.6 2.3 .686 4.0 2.5 2.9 8.4
5 Mel Counts 27 77 24.2 5.1 11.3 .450 5.1 11.3 .450 2.3 2.9 .805 7.8 1.4 2.9 12.4
6 Johnny Egan 30 82 22.0 3.0 7.3 .412 3.0 7.3 .412 2.5 2.9 .850 1.8 2.6 2.5 8.5
7 Freddie Crawford 27 81 20.9 2.6 5.6 .465 2.6 5.6 .465 1.0 1.9 .539 2.7 1.9 2.8 6.2
8 Tom Hawkins 32 74 20.4 3.1 6.2 .499 3.1 6.2 .499 0.8 2.0 .411 3.6 1.1 2.3 7.1
9 Bill Hewitt 24 75 19.4 3.2 7.0 .453 3.2 7.0 .453 0.8 1.4 .575 4.4 1.0 1.9 7.2
10 Cliff Anderson 24 35 8.3 1.3 3.1 .407 1.3 3.1 .407 1.3 2.3 .573 1.3 0.9 1.7 3.9
11 Jay Carty 27 28 6.9 1.2 3.2 .382 1.2 3.2 .382 0.3 0.4 .727 2.1 0.4 1.1 2.7

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 81 3669 6.3 10.8 .583 6.3 10.8 .583 3.7 8.4 .446 16.8 3.6 1.4 16.3
2 Elgin Baylor 34 76 3064 8.6 19.2 .447 8.6 19.2 .447 4.9 6.7 .743 9.5 4.8 2.4 22.1
3 Jerry West 30 61 2394 8.2 17.4 .471 8.2 17.4 .471 7.4 9.0 .821 3.9 6.4 2.3 23.8
4 Keith Erickson 24 77 1974 4.8 11.5 .420 4.8 11.5 .420 2.2 3.2 .686 5.6 3.5 4.0 11.8
5 Mel Counts 27 77 1866 7.5 16.7 .450 7.5 16.7 .450 3.4 4.3 .805 11.6 2.1 4.3 18.5
6 Johnny Egan 30 82 1805 4.9 11.9 .412 4.9 11.9 .412 4.1 4.8 .850 2.9 4.3 4.1 13.9
7 Freddie Crawford 27 81 1690 4.5 9.7 .465 4.5 9.7 .465 1.8 3.3 .539 4.6 3.3 4.8 10.8
8 Tom Hawkins 32 74 1507 5.5 11.0 .499 5.5 11.0 .499 1.5 3.6 .411 6.4 1.9 4.0 12.5
9 Bill Hewitt 24 75 1455 5.9 13.1 .453 5.9 13.1 .453 1.5 2.6 .575 8.2 1.9 3.4 13.3
10 Cliff Anderson 24 35 289 5.5 13.5 .407 5.5 13.5 .407 5.9 10.2 .573 5.5 3.9 7.2 16.8
11 Jay Carty 27 28 192 6.4 16.7 .382 6.4 16.7 .382 1.5 2.1 .727 10.9 2.1 5.8 14.2

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 81 3669 .583 10.8 .583 .446
2 Elgin Baylor 34 76 3064 .447 19.2 .447 .743
3 Jerry West 30 61 2394 .471 17.4 .471 .821
4 Keith Erickson 24 77 1974 .420 11.5 .420 .686
5 Mel Counts 27 77 1866 .450 16.7 .450 .805
6 Johnny Egan 30 82 1805 .412 11.9 .412 .850
7 Freddie Crawford 27 81 1690 .465 9.7 .465 .539
8 Tom Hawkins 32 74 1507 .499 11.0 .499 .411
9 Bill Hewitt 24 75 1455 .453 13.1 .453 .575
10 Cliff Anderson 24 35 289 .407 13.5 .407 .573
11 Jay Carty 27 28 192 .382 16.7 .382 .727

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 81 3669 21.9 .564 .583 .780 13.8 9.4 5.3 14.7 .192
2 Elgin Baylor 34 76 3064 20.7 .500 .447 .347 20.2 5.1 3.4 8.5 .133
3 Jerry West 30 61 2394 22.3 .557 .471 .516 26.4 8.6 2.1 10.8 .216
4 Keith Erickson 24 77 1974 9.9 .459 .420 .278 12.9 0.4 1.6 1.9 .047
5 Mel Counts 27 77 1866 16.5 .497 .450 .255 8.5 2.3 1.9 4.3 .110
6 Johnny Egan 30 82 1805 11.3 .495 .412 .402 15.6 1.8 1.3 3.1 .082
7 Freddie Crawford 27 81 1690 8.8 .484 .465 .339 11.8 1.0 1.2 2.2 .063
8 Tom Hawkins 32 74 1507 10.1 .495 .499 .328 7.2 1.2 1.1 2.3 .074
9 Bill Hewitt 24 75 1455 11.2 .469 .453 .201 7.1 0.5 1.2 1.7 .056
10 Cliff Anderson 24 35 289 11.5 .468 .407 .759 14.4 0.1 0.2 0.4 .063
11 Jay Carty 27 28 192 10.1 .405 .382 .124 7.9 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.017

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 18 832 96 176 .545 96 176 .545 58 148 .392 444 46 56 250
2 Jerry West 30 18 757 196 423 .463 196 423 .463 164 204 .804 71 135 52 556
3 Elgin Baylor 34 18 640 107 278 .385 107 278 .385 63 100 .630 166 74 56 277
4 Johnny Egan 30 18 571 94 217 .433 94 217 .433 63 80 .788 44 70 55 251
5 Keith Erickson 24 18 446 56 142 .394 56 142 .394 15 25 .600 86 40 64 127
6 Mel Counts 27 18 442 74 192 .385 74 192 .385 54 71 .761 143 26 67 202
7 Bill Hewitt 24 15 412 61 151 .404 61 151 .404 18 29 .621 78 17 40 140
8 Tom Hawkins 32 14 180 24 50 .480 24 50 .480 7 18 .389 40 7 32 55
9 Freddie Crawford 27 5 20 2 4 .500 2 4 .500 0 1 .000 3 3 4 4
10 Jay Carty 27 3 10 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 1 3 .333 2 1 3 1
11 Cliff Anderson 24 3 10 2 5 .400 2 5 .400 0 0 1 0 1 4

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 18 46.2 5.3 9.8 .545 5.3 9.8 .545 3.2 8.2 .392 24.7 2.6 3.1 13.9
2 Jerry West 30 18 42.1 10.9 23.5 .463 10.9 23.5 .463 9.1 11.3 .804 3.9 7.5 2.9 30.9
3 Elgin Baylor 34 18 35.6 5.9 15.4 .385 5.9 15.4 .385 3.5 5.6 .630 9.2 4.1 3.1 15.4
4 Johnny Egan 30 18 31.7 5.2 12.1 .433 5.2 12.1 .433 3.5 4.4 .788 2.4 3.9 3.1 13.9
5 Bill Hewitt 24 15 27.5 4.1 10.1 .404 4.1 10.1 .404 1.2 1.9 .621 5.2 1.1 2.7 9.3
6 Keith Erickson 24 18 24.8 3.1 7.9 .394 3.1 7.9 .394 0.8 1.4 .600 4.8 2.2 3.6 7.1
7 Mel Counts 27 18 24.6 4.1 10.7 .385 4.1 10.7 .385 3.0 3.9 .761 7.9 1.4 3.7 11.2
8 Tom Hawkins 32 14 12.9 1.7 3.6 .480 1.7 3.6 .480 0.5 1.3 .389 2.9 0.5 2.3 3.9
9 Freddie Crawford 27 5 4.0 0.4 0.8 .500 0.4 0.8 .500 0.0 0.2 .000 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.8
10 Jay Carty 27 3 3.3 0.0 0.7 .000 0.0 0.7 .000 0.3 1.0 .333 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.3
11 Cliff Anderson 24 3 3.3 0.7 1.7 .400 0.7 1.7 .400 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.3

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 18 832 4.2 7.6 .545 4.2 7.6 .545 2.5 6.4 .392 19.2 2.0 2.4 10.8
2 Jerry West 30 18 757 9.3 20.1 .463 9.3 20.1 .463 7.8 9.7 .804 3.4 6.4 2.5 26.4
3 Elgin Baylor 34 18 640 6.0 15.6 .385 6.0 15.6 .385 3.5 5.6 .630 9.3 4.2 3.2 15.6
4 Johnny Egan 30 18 571 5.9 13.7 .433 5.9 13.7 .433 4.0 5.0 .788 2.8 4.4 3.5 15.8
5 Keith Erickson 24 18 446 4.5 11.5 .394 4.5 11.5 .394 1.2 2.0 .600 6.9 3.2 5.2 10.3
6 Mel Counts 27 18 442 6.0 15.6 .385 6.0 15.6 .385 4.4 5.8 .761 11.6 2.1 5.5 16.5
7 Bill Hewitt 24 15 412 5.3 13.2 .404 5.3 13.2 .404 1.6 2.5 .621 6.8 1.5 3.5 12.2
8 Tom Hawkins 32 14 180 4.8 10.0 .480 4.8 10.0 .480 1.4 3.6 .389 8.0 1.4 6.4 11.0
9 Freddie Crawford 27 5 20 3.6 7.2 .500 3.6 7.2 .500 0.0 1.8 .000 5.4 5.4 7.2 7.2
10 Jay Carty 27 3 10 0.0 7.2 .000 0.0 7.2 .000 3.6 10.8 .333 7.2 3.6 10.8 3.6
11 Cliff Anderson 24 3 10 7.2 18.0 .400 7.2 18.0 .400 0.0 0.0 3.6 0.0 3.6 14.4

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 18 832 .545 7.6 .545 .392
2 Jerry West 30 18 757 .463 20.1 .463 .804
3 Elgin Baylor 34 18 640 .385 15.6 .385 .630
4 Johnny Egan 30 18 571 .433 13.7 .433 .788
5 Keith Erickson 24 18 446 .394 11.5 .394 .600
6 Mel Counts 27 18 442 .385 15.6 .385 .761
7 Bill Hewitt 24 15 412 .404 13.2 .404 .621
8 Tom Hawkins 32 14 180 .480 10.0 .480 .389
9 Freddie Crawford 27 5 20 .500 7.2 .500 .000
10 Jay Carty 27 3 10 .000 7.2 .000 .333
11 Cliff Anderson 24 3 10 .400 18.0 .400

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 Wilt Chamberlain 32 18 832 18.3 .518 .545 .841 7.8 1.1 1.9 3.1 .177
2 Jerry West 30 18 757 25.2 .542 .463 .482 31.6 3.2 1.1 4.3 .274
3 Elgin Baylor 34 18 640 14.9 .430 .385 .360 17.6 -0.2 1.1 0.9 .067
4 Johnny Egan 30 18 571 13.9 .498 .433 .369 18.6 0.9 0.7 1.6 .131
5 Keith Erickson 24 18 446 8.9 .415 .394 .176 12.8 -0.2 0.6 0.4 .041
6 Mel Counts 27 18 442 14.8 .452 .385 .370 9.0 0.1 0.7 0.9 .094
7 Bill Hewitt 24 15 412 9.3 .427 .404 .192 6.1 -0.2 0.5 0.3 .036
8 Tom Hawkins 32 14 180 9.1 .475 .480 .360 5.6 0.1 0.2 0.3 .090
9 Freddie Crawford 27 5 20 8.2 .450 .500 .250 20.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 .086
10 Jay Carty 27 3 10 -3.4 .151 .000 1.500 12.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.207
11 Cliff Anderson 24 3 10 6.1 .400 .400 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.037