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1968–69 Philadelphia 76ers season

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1968–69 Philadelphia 76ers season

Philadelphia 76ers season
Head coach Jack Ramsay
Arena The Spectrum
Results
Record 55–27
Place Division: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Division Semifinals
(eliminated 1–4)

The 1968-69 NBA season was the 76ers 20th season in the NBA and 6th season in Philadelphia. The team would post a record of 55–27. In the opening round of the playoffs they lost to the Boston Celtics 4-1, with three of the losses coming at the Spectrum. Without Wilt Chamberlain, the 76ers turned to Lucious Jackson to be the center on a more up tempo, fast breaking syle to be ran by new Head Coach Jack Ramsey, but Jackson suffered a major injury during the season and was never the same player.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Baltimore Bullets 57 25 .695 29–9 24–15 4–1 26–14
x-Philadelphia 76ers 55 27 .671 2 26–8 24–16 5–3 23–17
x-New York Knicks 54 28 .659 3 30–7 19–20 5–1 26–14
x-Boston Celtics 48 34 .585 9 24–12 21–19 3–3 23–17
Cincinnati Royals 41 41 .500 16 15-13 16–21 10–7 20–20
Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 25 21–17 7–30 4–3 13–27
Milwaukee Bucks 27 55 .329 30 15–19 8–27 4–9 7–29
x – clinched playoff spot

Playoffs

East Division Semifinals

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

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Boston 114, Philadelphia 100
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Boston 134, Philadelphia 103
  • Game 3 @ Philadelphia: Boston 125, Philadelphia 118
  • Game 4 @ Boston: Philadelphia 119, Boston 116
  • Game 5 @ Philadelphia: Boston 93, Philadelphia 90

Awards and records

References

  1. ^ 1968–69 Philadelphia 76ers
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