Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Rosters

1966-1967 Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Len Chappell PF 6-8 240 4 Wake Forest 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Connie Dierking C 6-9 222 5 Cincinnati 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Bill Dinwiddie F 6-7 220 0 New Mexico Highlands 1966 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Happy Hairston F 6-7 225 2 NYU 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 8 United States
Freddie Lewis G 6-0 175 0 Arizona State 1966 Rnd 10 Pick 4 United States
Bob Love F 6-8 215 0 Southern 1965 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
Jerry Lucas FC 6-8 230 3 Ohio State 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jon McGlocklin GF 6-5 205 1 Indiana 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Oscar Robertson G 6-5 220 6 Cincinnati 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Flynn Robinson G 6-1 185 0 Wyoming 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Adrian Smith PG 6-1 180 5 Kentucky 1958 Rnd 15 Pick 1 United States
Jim Ware F 6-7 210 0 Oklahoma City 1966 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
Walt Wesley C 6-11 220 0 Kansas 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Jiff Wilson FC 6-8 225 2 Cincinnati 1964 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1966-1967 Cincinnati Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Smith O. Robertson H. Hairston J. Lucas C. Dierking
Rotation   F. Robinson J. Ware   W. Wesley
Lim PT   F. Lewis B. Dinwiddie L. Chappell  
Lim PT     J. McGlocklin    
Lim PT     B. Love    

1966-1967 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers68-13-
2Boston Celtics60-218
3Cincinnati Royals39-4229
4New York Knicks36-4532
5Baltimore Bullets20-6148

1966-1967 Cincinnati Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Oscar Robertson All-NBA First Team (1967)
Jerry Lucas All-NBA Second Team (1967)
Oscar Robertson Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1967)
Jerry Lucas Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1967)

1966-1967 Cincinnati Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Oscar Robertson 79 43.9 30.5 6.2 10.7
Jerry Lucas 81 43.9 17.8 19.1 3.3
Adrian Smith 81 32.5 16.6 2.5 2.3
Happy Hairston 79 30.9 14.9 8.0 0.8
Connie Dierking 77 24.7 9.3 7.8 2.1
Flynn Robinson 76 15.0 8.8 1.8 1.4
Jon McGlocklin 60 19.9 8.5 2.7 1.6
Bob Love 66 16.3 6.7 3.9 0.7
Walt Wesley 64 14.2 4.9 5.1 0.3
Len Chappell 54 9.8 4.1 2.8 0.4
Freddie Lewis 32 10.4 4.7 1.4 1.2
Jim Ware 33 6.1 2.1 2.1 0.2
Jiff Wilson 12 10.4 2.4 3.6 0.0

1966-1967 Cincinnati Royals Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Happy Hairston was selected as the #8 pick in the 4 Round of the 1964 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Happy Hairston signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1964.

Freddie Lewis was selected as the #4 pick in the 10 Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Freddie Lewis signed a contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1966.

Bob Love was selected as the #7 pick in the 4 Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Bob Love signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1966.

Jerry Lucas with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1966.

Jon McGlocklin was selected as the #7 pick in the 3 Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Jon McGlocklin signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1965.

Oscar Robertson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Oscar Robertson signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1960.

Flynn Robinson was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Flynn Robinson signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1966.

Adrian Smith was selected as the #1 pick in the 15 Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Adrian Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on March 27, 1961.

Jim Ware was selected as the #6 pick in the 3 Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Jim Ware signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1966.

Walt Wesley was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Walt Wesley signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1966.

Acquired via Trade

Len Chappell was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Chicago Bulls on November 25, 1966.

Connie Dierking was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Golden State Warriors on October 20, 1965.

Acquired via Free Agency

Bill Dinwiddie signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cincinnati Royals on September 23, 1966.