Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Rosters

1967-1968 Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Cliff Anderson PG 6-2 200 Sep 7, 1944 23 Saint Joseph's 0 1967 Rnd 4, Pick 4, Los Angeles Lakers
Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 Sep 16, 1934 33 Seattle 9 1958 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Minneapolis Lakers
Jerry Chambers SF 6-5 185 Jul 18, 1943 24 Utah 1 1966 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Los Angeles Lakers
Archie Clark PG 6-2 175 Jul 15, 1941 26 Minnesota 1 1966 Rnd 4, Pick 7, Los Angeles Lakers
Mel Counts FC 7-0 230 Oct 16, 1941 26 Oregon State 3 1964 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Boston Celtics
Freddie Crawford SG 6-4 189 Dec 23, 1941 26 St. Bonaventure 1 1963 Rnd 8, Pick 1, New York Knicks
Gail Goodrich PG 6-1 170 Apr 23, 1943 24 UCLA 2 1965 Territorial Pick, Los Angeles Lakers
Dennis Hamilton PF 6-8 210 May 8, 1944 23 Arizona State 0 1966 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Tom Hawkins SF 6-5 210 Dec 22, 1936 31 Notre Dame 8 1959 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Minneapolis Lakers
Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 Oct 12, 1938 29 California 7 1960 Rnd 1, Pick 3, New York Knicks
Erwin Mueller FC 6-8 230 Mar 12, 1944 24 San Francisco 1 1966 Rnd 2, Pick 10, Chicago Bulls
Jerry West SG 6-2 185 May 28, 1938 29 West Virginia 7 1960 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Los Angeles Lakers
John Wetzel GF 6-5 190 Oct 22, 1944 23 Virginia Tech 0 1966 Rnd 8, Pick 7, Los Angeles Lakers

1967-1968 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 New York Knicks PHI in 6
Second Round #2 Boston Celtics #4 Detroit Pistons BOS in 6
Second Round W1 St. Louis Hawks W3 San Francisco Warriors GSW in 6
Second Round W2 Los Angeles Lakers W4 Chicago Bulls LAL in 5
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Boston Celtics BOS in 7
Conference Finals W2 Los Angeles Lakers W3 San Francisco Warriors LAL in 4
NBA Finals #2 Boston Celtics W2 Los Angeles Lakers BOS in 6

1967-1968 L.A. Lakers Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Jerry West 15 41.5 30.8 5.4 5.5
Elgin Baylor 15 42.2 28.5 14.5 4.0
Archie Clark 15 35.2 15.3 3.1 4.0
Tom Hawkins 15 31.9 9.5 6.0 1.2
Mel Counts 15 20.4 8.6 8.9 1.6
Darrall Imhoff 15 29.3 7.6 10.9 2.0
Freddie Crawford 15 17.1 6.1 2.3 1.1
Gail Goodrich 10 10.0 6.0 1.4 1.4
Erwin Mueller 14 17.9 3.2 3.9 1.3
Dennis Hamilton 2 5.5 1.0 1.0 0.5

1967-1968 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Chicago Leaders
Mar 24, 1968
v.
Chicago
W, 109-101 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 33. Jerry West
PTS: 27. Bob Boozer
Mar 25, 1968
v.
Chicago
W, 111-106 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 35. Jerry West
PTS: 32. F. Robinson
Mar 27, 1968
@
Chicago
L, 104-98 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 32. Jerry West
PTS: 41. F. Robinson
Mar 29, 1968
@
Chicago
W, 87-93 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 27. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 20. K. Erickson
Mar 31, 1968
v.
Chicago
W, 122-99 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
4-1 PTS: 37. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 24. J. Washington

1967-1968 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Golden State Leaders
Apr 5, 1968
v.
Golden State
W, 133-105 The Forum
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 29. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 29. Jeff Mullins
Apr 10, 1968
v.
Golden State
W, 115-112 The Forum
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 36. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 36. Fred Hetzel
Apr 11, 1968
@
Golden State
W, 124-128 Oracle Arena
Conference Finals
3-0 PTS: 40. Jerry West
PTS: 27. Fred Hetzel
Apr 13, 1968
@
Golden State
W, 100-106 Oracle Arena
Conference Finals
4-0 PTS: 29. Jerry West
PTS: 27. Fred Hetzel

1967-1968 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Boston Leaders
Apr 21, 1968
@
Boston
L, 107-101 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
0-1 PTS: 25. Jerry West
PTS: 20. B. Howell
Apr 24, 1968
@
Boston
W, 113-123 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 35. Jerry West
PTS: 24. J. Havlicek
Apr 26, 1968
v.
Boston
L, 119-127 The Forum
NBA Finals
1-2 PTS: 33. Jerry West
PTS: 27. J. Havlicek
Apr 28, 1968
v.
Boston
W, 118-105 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 38. Jerry West
PTS: 24. B. Howell
Apr 30, 1968
@
Boston
L, 120-117 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-3 PTS: 35. Jerry West
PTS: 31. J. Havlicek
May 2, 1968
v.
Boston
L, 109-124 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-4 PTS: 28. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 40. J. Havlicek