1967-68 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1968

NBA Champion: Boston Celtics

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  2  Boston Celtics (E)  4

Main players: Bill Russell, John Havlicek, Bailey Howell (Boston Celtics), Elgin Baylor, Jerry West, Darrall Imhoff (Los Angeles Lakers).

Best players for the 1967-68 season

Regular Season MVP: Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia 76ers).

All-NBA first team: Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati Royals), Dave Bing (Detroit Pistons), Elgin Baylor (Los Angeles Lakers), Jerry Lucas (Cincinnati Royals), Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia 76ers).

All-NBA second team: Jerry West (Los Angeles Lakers), Hal Greer (Philadelphia 76ers), John Havlicek (Boston Celtics), Willis Reed (New York Knicks), Bill Russell (Boston Celtics).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsDave BingSGDetroit Pistons27.1
ReboundsWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia 76ers23.8
AssistsOscar RobertsonPGCincinnati Royals9.7
EfficiencyWilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia 76ers24.7

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1967-68 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Wilt Chamberlain820.69.99/16.7959.5--/----4.32/11.3738.00.30.1------0.3
Jerry Lucas820.58.62/16.6051.9--/----4.22/5.4377.70.20.0------0.3
Elgin Baylor770.59.83/22.1944.3--/----6.34/8.0678.70.20.1------0.3
Bill Russell780.54.68/11.0042.5--/----3.17/5.9053.70.20.1------0.2
Willis Reed810.48.14/16.6249.0--/----4.53/6.2872.10.20.0------0.3
Zelmo Beaty820.57.79/15.9848.7--/----5.55/6.9979.40.10.0------0.3
Bill Bridges820.55.68/12.3046.2--/----4.23/5.9071.70.20.0------0.2
Lenny Wilkens820.56.66/15.2043.8--/----6.66/8.6776.80.10.1------0.2
Walt Bellamy820.46.23/11.5154.1--/----4.27/6.4566.20.10.0------0.2
Bob Boozer770.58.08/16.4349.2--/----5.34/6.9576.80.10.0------0.3

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1967-68 season

Rookie of the Year: Earl Monroe (Baltimore Bullets).

All-Rookies first team: Earl Monroe (Baltimore Bullets), Walt Frazier (New York Knicks), Al Tucker (Seattle SuperSonics), Bob Rule (Seattle SuperSonics), Phil Jackson (New York Knicks).

1968 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Lenny WilkensPGSt. Louis Hawks
Walt HazzardPGSeattle SuperSonics
Jim KingPGSan Francisco Warriors
Jerry WestPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers
Archie ClarkPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers
Don KojisSFSan Diego Rockets
Elgin BaylorSFLos Angeles Lakers
Bob BoozerPFChicago Bulls
Rudy LaRussoPF/CSan Francisco Warriors
Bill BridgesPF/CSt. Louis Hawks
Nate Thurmond*PF/CSan Francisco Warriors
Clyde LeePF/CSan Francisco Warriors
Zelmo BeatyCSt. Louis Hawks

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Oscar RobertsonPGCincinnati Royals
Sam JonesSGBoston Celtics
Dave BingSGDetroit Pistons
Hal GreerSG/SFPhiladelphia 76ers
John HavlicekSF/SGBoston Celtics
Dick BarnettSF/SGNew York Knicks
Gus JohnsonSFBaltimore Bullets
Dave DeBusscherePFDetroit Pistons
Jerry LucasPF/CCincinnati Royals
Willis ReedC/PFNew York Knicks
Bill RussellCBoston Celtics
Wilt ChamberlainCPhiladelphia 76ers

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Hal Greer (Philadelphia 76ers).