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1967–68 Boston Celtics season

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1967–68 Boston Celtics season

Boston Celtics season
Tenth NBA Championship
Head coach Bill Russell
General manager Red Auerbach
Arena Boston Garden
Results
Record 54–26 (.675)
Place Division: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish NBA Champions

Local media
Television WKBG
Radio WHDH

The 1967–68 Boston Celtics season was their 22nd in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Roster

Depth chart

Pos. Starter Bench Reserve Inactive
C Bill Russell Wayne Embry
PF Bailey Howell Don Nelson Sam Quinn
SF John Havlicek Satch Sanders Johnny Jones
SG Sam Jones Tom Thacker
PG Larry Siegfried Mal Graham Rick Weitzman

Regular season

Season standings

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Philadelphia 76ers 62 20 .756 27–8 26–12 9–0 29–11
x-Boston Celtics 54 28 .659 8 28–9 21–16 5–3 24–16
x-New York Knicks 43 39 .524 19 20–17 21–16 2–6 19–21
x-Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 22 21–11 12–23 7–8 15–25
Cincinnati Royals 39 43 .476 23 18–12 13–23 8–8 18–22
Baltimore Bullets 36 46 .439 26 17–19 12–23 7–4 15–25


Playoffs

East Division Semifinals

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (4) Detroit Pistons: Celtics win series 4–2

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 123, Detroit 116
  • Game 2 @ Detroit: Detroit 126, Boston 116
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Detroit 109, Boston 98
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Boston 135, Detroit 110
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 110, Detroit 96
  • Game 6 @ Detroit: Boston 111, Detroit 103

East Division Finals

(1) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (2) Boston Celtics: Celtics win series 4–3

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Boston 127, Philadelphia 118
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Philadelphia 115, Boston 106
  • Game 3 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 122, Boston 114
  • Game 4 @ Boston: Philadelphia 110, Boston 105
  • Game 5 @ Philadelphia: Boston 122, Philadelphia 104
  • Game 6 @ Boston: Boston 114, Philadelphia 106
  • Game 7 @ Philadelphia: Boston 100, Philadelphia 96

NBA Finals

(E2) Boston Celtics vs. (W2) Los Angeles Lakers: Celtics win series 4–2

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 107, Los Angeles 101
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Los Angeles 123, Boston 113
  • Game 3 @ Los Angeles: Boston 127, Los Angeles 119
  • Game 4 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 118, Boston 105
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 120, Los Angeles 117 (OT)
  • Game 6 @ Los Angeles: Boston 124, Los Angeles 109

Player statistics

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

References

  • Celtics on Database Basketball
  • Celtics on Basketball Reference
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