1967–68 Los Angeles Lakers season

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1967–68 Los Angeles Lakers season
Division Champions
Head coach Butch Van Breda Kolff
Arena The Forum
Results
Record 52–30 (.634)
Place Division: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish NBA Finals
(Lost 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television KTLA
Radio KNX
< 1966–67 1968–69 >

The 1967-68 NBA season was the Lakers' 20th season in the NBA and eighth season in Los Angeles.[1] This was the first season the Lakers uniforms featured what would become the signature gold and purple colors.

Regular season[edit]

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1967-68 NBA Records
Team BAL BOS CHI CIN DET LAL NYK PHI SDR SFW SEA STL
Baltimore 3–5 2–5 5–3 4–4 3–4 3–5 0–8 7–0 2–5 5–2 2–5
Boston 5–3 5–2 3–5 6–2 4–3 6–2 4–4 7–0 4–3 6–1 4–3
Chicago 5–2 2–5 5–2 3–4 1–7 2–5 1–6 4–4 2–6 3–5 1–7
Cincinnati 3–5 5–3 2–5 4–4 1–6 3–5 3–5 7–0 4–3 6–1 1–6
Detroit 4–4 2–6 4–3 4–4 2–5 4–4 1–7 5–2 4–3 6–1 4–3
Los Angeles 4–3 3–4 7–1 6–1 5–2 4–3 2–5 7–1 4–4 4–4 6–2
New York 5–3 2–6 5–2 5–3 4–4 3–4 3–5 6–1 5–2 4–3 1–6
Philadelphia 8–0 4–4 6–1 5–3 7–1 5–2 5–3 6–1 4–3 7–0 5–2
San Diego 0–7 0–7 4–4 0–7 2–5 1–7 1–6 1–6 2–6 3–5 1–7
San Francisco 5–2 3–4 6–2 3–4 3–4 4–4 2–5 3–4 6–2 7–1 1–7
Seattle 2–5 1–6 5–3 1–6 1–6 4–4 3–4 0–7 5–3 1–7 0–8
St. Louis 5–2 3–4 7–1 6–1 3–4 2–6 6–1 2–5 7–1 7–1 8–0

Playoffs[edit]

West Division Semifinals[edit]

(2) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (4) Chicago Bulls: Lakers win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 109, Chicago 101
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 113, Chicago 106
  • Game 3 @ Chicago: Chicago 104, Los Angeles 98
  • Game 4 @ Chicago: Los Angeles 93, Chicago 87
  • Game 5 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 122, Chicago 99

West Division Finals[edit]

(2) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (3) San Francisco Warriors: Lakers win series 4-0

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 133, San Francisco 105
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 115, San Francisco 112
  • Game 3 @ San Francisco: Los Angeles 128, San Francisco 124
  • Game 4 @ San Francisco: Los Angeles 106, San Francisco 100

NBA Finals[edit]

(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

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]