1967–68 San Francisco Warriors season

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1967–68 San Francisco Warriors season
Head coach Bill Sharman
Arena Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena
Results
Record 43–39 (.524)
Place Division: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Finals
(eliminated 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1966–67 1968–69 >

The 1967–68 NBA season was the Warriors' 22nd season in the NBA and 6th in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Warriors entered the season hoping to improve upon their previous season output of 44-37.[1] They failed to do so, finishing the season with a 43-39 record, but they still made the playoffs.[2]

Roster[edit]

San Francisco Warriors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 16 United States Attles, Al 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) North Carolina A&T
F 31 United States Ellis, Joe 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 175 lb (79 kg) San Francisco
F 44 United States Hetzel, Fred 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Davidson
G 21 United States King, Jim 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Tulsa
F 35 United States LaRusso, Rudy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Dartmouth
F 47 United States Lattin, Dave 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Texas–El Paso
F/C 43 United States Lee, Clyde 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Vanderbilt
G/F 9 United States Lee, George 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Michigan
G 15 United States Lewis, Bobby 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) North Carolina
G 23 United States Mullins, Jeff 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Duke
F/C 42 United States Thurmond, Nate 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Bowling Green
F 22 United States Turner, Bill 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Akron
G 11 United States Warlick, Bob 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Pepperdine
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-St. Louis Hawks 56 26 .683 25–7 22–13 9–6 31–9
x-Los Angeles Lakers 52 30 .634 4 30–11 18–19 4–0 28–12
x-San Francisco Warriors 43 39 .524 13 27–14 16–23 0–2 24–16
x-Chicago Bulls 29 53 .354 27 11–22 12–24 6–7 11–29
Seattle SuperSonics 23 59 .280 33 10–21 7–24 6–14 15–25
San Diego Rockets 15 67 .183 41 8–33 4–26 3–8 11–29
x – clinched playoff spot

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]

(1) St. Louis Hawks vs. (3) San Francisco Warriors: Warriors win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ St. Louis: San Francisco 111, St. Louis 106
  • Game 2 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 111, San Francisco 103
  • Game 3 @ San Francisco: San Francisco 124, St. Louis 109
  • Game 4 @ San Francisco: San Francisco 108, St. Louis 107
  • Game 5 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 129, San Francisco 103
  • Game 6 @ San Francisco: San Francisco 111, St. Louis 106

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

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]