1968-69 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1969

NBA Champion: Boston Celtics

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  3  Boston Celtics (E)  4

NBA Finals MVP: Jerry West (Los Angeles Lakers)

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

Best players for the 1968-69 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Wes Unseld (Baltimore Bullets).

All-NBA first team: Earl Monroe (Baltimore Bullets), Oscar Robertson (Cincinnati Royals), Elgin Baylor (Los Angeles Lakers), Billy Cunningham (Philadelphia 76ers), Wes Unseld (Baltimore Bullets).

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

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsElvin HayesC/PFSan Diego Rockets28.4
ReboundsWilt ChamberlainCLos Angeles Lakers21.1
AssistsOscar RobertsonPGCincinnati Royals9.8
EfficiencyJerry WestPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers22.3

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1968-69 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Wilt Chamberlain810.67.91/13.5758.3--/----4.72/10.5844.60.30.1------0.3
Jerry Lucas740.67.50/13.6155.1--/----3.34/4.4275.60.20.1------0.2
Oscar Robertson790.68.30/17.1048.5--/----8.14/9.7183.80.10.1------0.3
Nate Thurmond710.68.04/19.6341.0--/----5.38/8.7561.50.30.1------0.3
Elvin Hayes820.511.34/25.3944.7--/----5.70/9.1062.60.20.0------0.3
Willis Reed820.58.59/16.4852.1--/----3.96/5.3074.70.20.0------0.3
Elgin Baylor760.59.61/21.4744.8--/----5.54/7.4674.30.10.1------0.3
Bill Russell770.63.62/8.3843.2--/----2.65/5.0452.60.30.1------0.1
Wes Unseld820.45.21/10.9447.6--/----3.38/5.5960.50.20.0------0.2
Billy Cunningham820.59.01/21.1742.6--/----6.78/9.2073.70.20.0------0.3

Best rookies for the 1968-69 season