1968 ABA All-Star Game

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The first American Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on January 9, 1968, at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, before an audience of 10,872. Jim Pollard (Minnesota Muskies) coached the Eastern Conference team, while Babe McCarthy (New Orleans Buccaneers) coached the West. Larry Brown of the Buccaneers was named MVP. Joe Belmont and Ron Feiereisel officiated the game.

Score by Periods: 1 2 3 4 Final
West 29 30 32 29 120
East 30 31 31 34 126

Western Conference[edit]

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA REB AST PTS
Doug Moe, NOB 29 7 13 0 1 3 5 7 5 17
Larry Jones, DNR 28 6 10 0 0 2 3 13 2 14
Levern Tart, OAK 27 4 12 0 0 5 5 3 3 13
Cliff Hagan, DLC 24 4 11 0 0 2 2 0 5 10
John Beasley, DLC 24 4 9 0 0 1 1 4 0 9
Larry Brown, NOB 22 7 9 2 2 1 1 3 5 17
Arthur Becker, HSM 19 5 13 0 0 1 1 5 0 11
Jimmy Jones, NOB 19 4 9 0 0 2 4 1 3 10
Red Robbins, NOB 18 2 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
Ben Warley, ANA 17 2 7 0 3 4 4 1 3 8
Larry Bunce, ANA 7 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
DeWitt Menyard, HSM 6 2 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 4
Bob Verga, DLC (military service)
Totals 240 48 104 2 6 22 28 43 26 120

Eastern Conference[edit]

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA REB AST PTS
Mel Daniels, MNM 29 9 18 0 0 4 11 15 0 22
Louie Dampier, KEN 29 8 18 0 1 2 2 3 3 18
Roger Brown, IND 27 5 15 0 1 2 2 4 2 12
Connie Hawkins, PTP 26 3 6 0 0 1 3 9 2 7
Donnie Freeman, MNM 24 8 13 0 0 4 6 4 2 20
Darel Carrier, KEN 21 3 10 0 3 2 2 2 1 8
Les Hunter, MNM 21 2 7 0 0 3 5 8 1 7
Bob Netolicky, IND 19 4 8 0 0 4 4 11 1 12
Freddie Lewis, IND 18 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 3 6
Tony Jackson, NJA 12 2 6 0 3 0 0 2 1 4
Randolph Mahaffey, KEN 7 1 2 0 0 2 0 4 0 4
Chico Vaughn, PTP 4 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 6
Totals 240 50 114 2 10 24 41 62 16 126
  • Halftime — East, 61-59
  • Third Quarter — East, 92-91

References[edit]

  • Erving, Julius; Stern, David; Sachare, Alex (1994). The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia (2nd Revised ed.). New York: Villard Books. p. 258. ISBN 0679432930. 
  • "1968 ABA All-Star Game". Basketball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 9 July 2008. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 

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