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1968-69 Minnesota Pipers Schedule and Results

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Record: 36-42, Finished 4th in ABA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Harding (18-8), Vern Mikkelsen (6-6), Jim Harding (2-5), Verl Young (10-23)

PTS/G: 114.3 (7th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.2 (5th of 11)
SRS: -0.06 (6th of 11) ▪ Pace: 109.5 (5th of 11)
Off Rtg: 103.3 (8th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.2 (4th of 11)
Expected W-L: 39-39 (7th of 11)

Arena: Metropolitan Sports Center ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1969 Playoffs:
Lost ABA Eastern Division Semifinals (3-4) versus Miami Floridians  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Oct 27, 1968 Miami Floridians W 126 94 1 0 W 1
2 Tue, Oct 29, 1968 Miami Floridians W 116 108 2 0 W 2 at Duluth, MN
3 Sat, Nov 2, 1968 New York Nets W 130 114 3 0 W 3
4 Mon, Nov 4, 1968 @ Indiana Pacers W 121 120 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, Nov 6, 1968 @ Kentucky Colonels L 112 131 4 1 L 1
6 Sun, Nov 10, 1968 New York Nets W 118 96 5 1 W 1
7 Tue, Nov 12, 1968 Los Angeles Stars L OT 116 123 5 2 L 1 at Duluth, MN
8 Fri, Nov 15, 1968 Indiana Pacers W 105 95 6 2 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 16, 1968 @ Kentucky Colonels W 123 113 7 2 W 2
10 Tue, Nov 19, 1968 Denver Rockets L 121 126 7 3 L 1 at Duluth, MN
11 Sat, Nov 23, 1968 New York Nets L 105 110 7 4 L 2
12 Tue, Nov 26, 1968 Kentucky Colonels W 119 108 8 4 W 1 at Duluth, MN
13 Wed, Nov 27, 1968 @ New York Nets W 110 101 9 4 W 2
14 Thu, Nov 28, 1968 @ Miami Floridians W 120 107 10 4 W 3
15 Sat, Nov 30, 1968 Los Angeles Stars W 105 99 11 4 W 4
16 Sun, Dec 1, 1968 Los Angeles Stars W 139 124 12 4 W 5
17 Tue, Dec 3, 1968 New Orleans Buccaneers W 116 94 13 4 W 6 at Duluth, MN
18 Wed, Dec 4, 1968 @ Dallas Chaparrals W 126 103 14 4 W 7
19 Thu, Dec 5, 1968 @ Denver Rockets L 118 119 14 5 L 1
20 Sat, Dec 7, 1968 New Orleans Buccaneers W 98 91 15 5 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Dec 10, 1968 Miami Floridians W 112 105 16 5 W 2
22 Wed, Dec 11, 1968 @ Los Angeles Stars L 116 124 16 6 L 1
23 Fri, Dec 13, 1968 @ Oakland Oaks L 122 127 16 7 L 2
24 Tue, Dec 17, 1968 Indiana Pacers W 111 109 17 7 W 1 at Duluth, MN
25 Fri, Dec 20, 1968 @ Houston Mavericks W 123 103 18 7 W 2
26 Sat, Dec 21, 1968 @ Miami Floridians L 99 103 18 8 L 1
27 Wed, Dec 25, 1968 @ Kentucky Colonels W 129 118 19 8 W 1
28 Thu, Dec 26, 1968 @ Indiana Pacers L OT 133 134 19 9 L 1
29 Fri, Dec 27, 1968 Kentucky Colonels W 110 106 20 9 W 1
30 Sun, Dec 29, 1968 Oakland Oaks L 99 120 20 10 L 1
31 Tue, Dec 31, 1968 Kentucky Colonels L 98 117 20 11 L 2
32 Sat, Jan 4, 1969 @ Indiana Pacers L 102 103 20 12 L 3
33 Sun, Jan 5, 1969 Denver Rockets W 120 111 21 12 W 1
34 Tue, Jan 7, 1969 @ New York Nets L 101 113 21 13 L 1
35 Wed, Jan 8, 1969 @ Miami Floridians W 128 124 22 13 W 1 at Miami Beach, FL
36 Thu, Jan 9, 1969 @ New Orleans Buccaneers L 102 120 22 14 L 1
37 Fri, Jan 10, 1969 Indiana Pacers W 122 119 23 14 W 1
38 Sun, Jan 12, 1969 Dallas Chaparrals W 116 105 24 14 W 2
39 Tue, Jan 14, 1969 Dallas Chaparrals L OT 101 102 24 15 L 1 at Duluth, MN
40 Thu, Jan 16, 1969 @ Houston Mavericks L 2OT 121 128 24 16 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 18, 1969 Oakland Oaks L 108 111 24 17 L 3
42 Tue, Jan 21, 1969 New York Nets W 113 104 25 17 W 1 at Duluth, MN
43 Fri, Jan 24, 1969 Miami Floridians L 97 100 25 18 L 1
44 Sat, Jan 25, 1969 @ New York Nets W 112 77 26 18 W 1
45 Sun, Jan 26, 1969 Kentucky Colonels L 90 101 26 19 L 1
46 Fri, Jan 31, 1969 Indiana Pacers L 110 117 26 20 L 2
47 Sun, Feb 2, 1969 Houston Mavericks L 87 94 26 21 L 3
48 Tue, Feb 4, 1969 @ Denver Rockets W 112 99 27 21 W 1
49 Wed, Feb 5, 1969 @ Los Angeles Stars L 107 110 27 22 L 1
50 Fri, Feb 7, 1969 Denver Rockets L 106 110 27 23 L 2
51 Sun, Feb 9, 1969 Indiana Pacers L 118 119 27 24 L 3
52 Tue, Feb 11, 1969 Kentucky Colonels W 115 105 28 24 W 1
53 Wed, Feb 12, 1969 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 108 125 28 25 L 1
54 Thu, Feb 13, 1969 N Miami Floridians L 126 131 28 26 L 2 at St. Louis, MO
55 Fri, Feb 14, 1969 Dallas Chaparrals W 123 114 29 26 W 1
56 Tue, Feb 18, 1969 @ Indiana Pacers L 133 140 29 27 L 1
57 Thu, Feb 20, 1969 @ New York Nets W 118 113 30 27 W 1
58 Sun, Feb 23, 1969 Oakland Oaks W 104 102 31 27 W 2
59 Thu, Feb 27, 1969 Houston Mavericks W 136 102 32 27 W 3
60 Sun, Mar 2, 1969 Miami Floridians L OT 132 136 32 28 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Mar 4, 1969 @ Denver Rockets L 120 126 32 29 L 2
62 Wed, Mar 5, 1969 @ Los Angeles Stars L 118 123 32 30 L 3
63 Sat, Mar 8, 1969 Houston Mavericks W 2OT 132 129 33 30 W 1
64 Sun, Mar 9, 1969 @ Kentucky Colonels L 104 118 33 31 L 1
65 Tue, Mar 11, 1969 @ Houston Mavericks W 130 128 34 31 W 1
66 Wed, Mar 12, 1969 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 100 122 34 32 L 1
67 Fri, Mar 14, 1969 @ Oakland Oaks L 122 138 34 33 L 2 at San Jose, CA
68 Sat, Mar 15, 1969 @ Oakland Oaks L 120 131 34 34 L 3
69 Sun, Mar 16, 1969 @ Indiana Pacers L 113 144 34 35 L 4
70 Wed, Mar 19, 1969 New Orleans Buccaneers L 106 134 34 36 L 5
71 Fri, Mar 21, 1969 @ Kentucky Colonels L 104 127 34 37 L 6
72 Sat, Mar 22, 1969 @ New Orleans Buccaneers L 114 115 34 38 L 7
73 Sun, Mar 23, 1969 @ Indiana Pacers L 113 132 34 39 L 8
74 Tue, Mar 25, 1969 New York Nets W 114 104 35 39 W 1 at Saint Paul, MN
75 Thu, Mar 27, 1969 @ New York Nets W 117 115 36 39 W 2
76 Fri, Mar 28, 1969 @ New Orleans Buccaneers L 104 106 36 40 L 1
77 Sun, Mar 30, 1969 @ Miami Floridians L 118 126 36 41 L 2
78 Thu, Apr 3, 1969 @ Kentucky Colonels L 101 109 36 42 L 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Mon, Apr 7, 1969 @ Miami Floridians L 110 119 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Apr 9, 1969 @ Miami Floridians W 106 99 1 1 W 1
3 Thu, Apr 10, 1969 Miami Floridians W 109 93 2 1 W 2
4 Sat, Apr 12, 1969 Miami Floridians L 109 116 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, Apr 13, 1969 @ Miami Floridians L 107 122 2 3 L 2
6 Tue, Apr 15, 1969 Miami Floridians W 105 100 3 3 W 1
7 Sat, Apr 19, 1969 @ Miami Floridians L 128 137 3 4 L 1