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1968-69 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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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)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1968 to June 30, 1969.
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July 9, 1968

Traded Jerry Chambers, Archie Clark and Darrall Imhoff to the Philadelphia 76ers for Wilt Chamberlain.

September 23, 1968

Traded Erwin Mueller to the Chicago Bulls for Keith Erickson.

October 8, 1968

Traded a future draft pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for Johnny Egan.

October 17, 1968

Waived Ed Biedenbach.

April 7, 1969

Drafted Wilbert Jones in the 5th round (69th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Grubar in the 6th round (83rd pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kari Liimbo in the 7th round (97th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Smith in the 8th round (111th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Smith in the 9th round (125th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Phil Argento in the 10th round (139th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron Peret in the 11th round (153rd pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jack Gillespie in the 12th round (166th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mallory Chestnutt in the 13th round (178th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mack Calvin in the 14th round (187th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Willie McCarter in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rick Roberson in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Garrett in the 2nd round (27th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.