1969 ABA All-Star Game

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Rick Barry before the 1969 ABA All-Star Game in Louisville, Kentucky

The second American Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on January 28, 1969 at Louisville Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky before an audience at 5,407, between teams from the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference. The West team won the game, with a score of 133–127.

Team members and officials[edit]

Gene Rhodes of the Kentucky Colonels coached the East, while Alex Hannum of the Oakland Oaks coached the victorious West. In the previous year, Hannum had coached the NBA's West team to victory in the 1968 NBA All-Star Game.

John Beasley of the Dallas Chaparrals was named MVP of the game, with a 19 points and 14 rebound performance.

The officials were Andy Hershock and Ron Rakel.

Western Conference[edit]

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA REB AST PTS
John Beasley, DLC 29 8 12 0 0 3 3 14 2 19
Byron Beck, DNR 27 7 13 0 0 0 0 10 1 14
Doug Moe, OAK 26 6 13 0 0 5 8 6 6 17
Larry Jones, DNR 25 4 9 1 1 5 8 5 9 14
Larry Brown, OAK 25 1 7 0 1 3 5 0 7 5
Red Robbins, NOB 21 8 14 0 0 3 4 5 1 19
Warren Davis, LAS 20 3 8 0 0 0 0 7 2 6
Jimmy Jones, NOB 18 4 11 0 0 6 6 1 2 14
Willie Somerset, HSM 17 2 7 0 0 2 2 3 3 6
Rick Barry, OAK 12 3 9 0 0 4 5 3 1 10
Mervin Jackson, LAS 11 1 3 0 0 1 4 2 1 3
Wayne Hightower, DNR 9 1 2 0 0 4 4 5 0 6
Totals 240 48 108 1 2 36 46 61 35 133

Eastern Conference[edit]

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA REB AST PTS
Louie Dampier, KEN 38 5 14 1 4 3 3 2 6 14
Mel Daniels, IND 31 5 16 0 0 7 10 10 2 17
Donnie Freeman, MMF 27 7 13 0 0 7 7 6 7 21
Darel Carrier, KEN 26 5 12 1 4 8 10 4 5 19
Bob Netolicky, IND 26 5 9 0 0 3 5 12 1 13
Les Hunter, MMF 22 5 10 0 0 2 2 6 0 12
Walter Simon, NYN 21 8 11 0 0 2 3 4 1 18
Skip Thoren, MMF 17 1 4 0 0 0 0 5 2 2
Trooper Washington, MNP 15 2 5 0 0 2 2 5 1 6
Goose Ligon, KEN 12 0 2 0 0 3 4 3 0 3
Charles Williams, MNP 5 0 2 0 0 2 48 0 1 2
Connie Hawkins, MNP (injured)
Totals 240 43 98 2 8 39 48 57 26 127

Progress of the game[edit]

The scoring was close, with each team winning two quarters. West was leading by 64–60 at halftime, and by 101–90 at the end of the third quarter.

Score by Periods 1 2 3 4 Final
West 38 26 37 32 133
East 33 27 30 37 127

References[edit]

  • The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia. Villard Books. 1994. p. 258. ISBN 0-679-43293-0.
  • basketball-reference.com. "1969 ABA All-Star Game". Archived from the original on 5 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-13.

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