Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Rosters

1967-1968 Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Len Chappell PF 6-8 240 5 Wake Forest 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Connie Dierking C 6-9 222 6 Cincinnati 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Bill Dinwiddie F 6-7 220 0 New Mexico Highlands 1966 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jim Fox C 6-10 230 0 South Carolina 1965 Rnd 8 Pick 6 United States
Gary Gray SG 6-1 185 0 Oklahoma City 1967 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Happy Hairston F 6-7 225 3 NYU 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 8 United States
Bob Love F 6-8 215 1 Southern 1965 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
Jerry Lucas FC 6-8 230 4 Ohio State 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Oscar Robertson G 6-5 220 7 Cincinnati 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Guy Rodgers PG 6-0 185 9 Temple 1958 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Adrian Smith PG 6-1 180 6 Kentucky 1958 Rnd 15 Pick 1 United States
John Tresvant PF 6-7 215 3 Seattle 1964 Rnd 5 Pick 6 United States
Tom Van Arsdale GF 6-5 202 2 Indiana 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Walt Wesley C 6-11 220 1 Kansas 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States

1967-1968 Cincinnati Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Smith O. Robertson B. Love J. Lucas C. Dierking
Rotation   G. Gray B. Dinwiddie   W. Wesley
Lim PT G. Rodgers   T. Van Arsdale J. Tresvant  

1967-1968 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers62-20-
2Boston Celtics54-288
3New York Knicks43-3919
4Detroit Pistons40-4222
5Cincinnati Royals39-4323
6Baltimore Bullets36-4626

1967-1968 Cincinnati Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Oscar Robertson All-NBA First Team (1968)
Jerry Lucas All-NBA First Team (1968)
Oscar Robertson Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1968)
Jerry Lucas Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1968)

1967-1968 Cincinnati Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Oscar Robertson 65 42.5 29.2 6.0 9.7
Jerry Lucas 82 44.1 21.5 19.0 3.1
Connie Dierking 81 32.6 16.4 9.5 2.4
Adrian Smith 82 33.9 15.6 2.3 3.3
Happy Hairston 48 33.9 17.4 7.4 1.2
Bob Love 72 14.8 6.4 2.9 0.8
Walt Wesley 66 13.9 6.8 4.3 0.5
Guy Rodgers 75 18.9 4.8 1.8 4.7
Bill Dinwiddie 67 13.0 5.1 3.5 0.5
John Tresvant 30 26.7 10.3 5.6 1.5
Tom Van Arsdale 27 25.3 10.4 3.4 2.8
Gary Gray 44 6.3 2.4 0.5 0.6
Jim Fox 31 7.9 3.2 3.1 0.4
Len Chappell 10 6.5 3.8 1.5 0.5
Flynn Robinson 2 8.0 4.5 2.0 2.5
Al Jackson 2 8.5 0.0 0.0 0.5

1967-1968 Cincinnati Royals Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Gary Gray was selected as the #7 pick in the 3 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Gary Gray signed a contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1967.

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, 1967.

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.

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.

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

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

Guy Rodgers was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Chicago Bulls on October 21, 1967.

John Tresvant was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Detroit Pistons on February 1, 1968.

Tom Van Arsdale was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Detroit Pistons on February 1, 1968.

Acquired via Free Agency

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