Los Angeles Lakers Playoff Rosters

1968-1969 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 24 Saint Joseph's 1 1967 Rnd 4, Pick 4, Los Angeles Lakers
Elgin Baylor SF 6-5 225 Sep 16, 1934 34 Seattle 10 1956 Rnd 14, Pick 2, Minneapolis Lakers
Jay Carty FC 6-8 220 Jul 4, 1941 27 Oregon State 0 1962 Rnd 6, Pick 3, St. Louis Hawks
Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 265 Aug 21, 1936 32 Kansas 9 1959 Territorial Pick, Philadelphia Warriors
Mel Counts FC 7-0 230 Oct 16, 1941 27 Oregon State 4 1964 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Boston Celtics
Freddie Crawford SG 6-4 189 Dec 23, 1941 27 St. Bonaventure 2 1963 Rnd 8, Pick 1, New York Knicks
Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 Jan 31, 1939 30 Providence 7 1961 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Detroit Pistons
Keith Erickson GF 6-5 195 Apr 19, 1944 24 UCLA 3 1965 Rnd 3, Pick 1, Golden State Warriors
Tom Hawkins SF 6-5 210 Dec 22, 1936 32 Notre Dame 9 1959 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Minneapolis Lakers
Bill Hewitt SF 6-7 210 Aug 8, 1944 24 USC 0 1968 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Los Angeles Lakers
Jerry West SG 6-2 185 May 28, 1938 30 West Virginia 8 1960 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Los Angeles Lakers

1968-1969 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Baltimore Bullets #3 New York Knicks NYK in 4
Second Round #2 Philadelphia Sixers #4 Boston Celtics BOS in 5
Second Round W1 Los Angeles Lakers W3 San Francisco Warriors LAL in 6
Second Round W2 Atlanta Hawks W4 San Diego Rockets ATL in 6
Conference Finals #3 New York Knicks #4 Boston Celtics BOS in 6
Conference Finals W1 Los Angeles Lakers W2 Atlanta Hawks LAL in 5
NBA Finals W1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Boston Celtics BOS in 7

1968-1969 L.A. Lakers Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Jerry West 18 42.1 30.9 3.9 7.5
Elgin Baylor 18 35.6 15.4 9.2 4.1
Johnny Egan 18 31.7 13.9 2.4 3.9
Wilt Chamberlain 18 46.2 13.9 24.7 2.6
Mel Counts 18 24.6 11.2 7.9 1.4
Bill Hewitt 15 27.5 9.3 5.2 1.1
Keith Erickson 18 24.8 7.1 4.8 2.2
Tom Hawkins 14 12.9 3.9 2.9 0.5
Freddie Crawford 5 4.0 0.8 0.6 0.6
Cliff Anderson 3 3.3 1.3 0.3 0.0
Jay Carty 3 3.3 0.3 0.7 0.3

1968-1969 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Golden State Leaders
Mar 26, 1969
v.
Golden State
L, 94-99 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 36. Jerry West
PTS: 36. Jeff Mullins
Mar 28, 1969
v.
Golden State
L, 101-107 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 36. Jerry West
PTS: 29. Rudy LaRusso
Mar 31, 1969
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Golden State
W, 98-115 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 25. Jerry West
PTS: 22. N. Thurmond
Apr 2, 1969
@
Golden State
W, 88-103 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 36. Jerry West
PTS: 16. Ron Williams
Apr 4, 1969
v.
Golden State
W, 103-98 The Forum
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 29. Jerry West
PTS: 23. Joe Ellis
Apr 5, 1969
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Golden State
W, 78-118 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
4-2 PTS: 29. Jerry West
PTS: 21. Jeff Mullins

1968-1969 Los Angeles Lakers Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Atlanta Leaders
Apr 11, 1969
v.
Atlanta
W, 95-93 The Forum
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 25. Jerry West
PTS: 29. Zelmo Beaty
Apr 13, 1969
v.
Atlanta
W, 104-102 The Forum
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 23. W. Chamberlain
PTS: 34. Joe Caldwell
Apr 15, 1969
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Atlanta
L, 99-86 McCamish Pavilion
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 19. Johnny Egan
PTS: 22. Zelmo Beaty
Apr 17, 1969
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Atlanta
W, 85-100 McCamish Pavilion
Conference Finals
3-1 PTS: 25. W. Chamberlain
PTS: 35. Lou Hudson
Apr 20, 1969
v.
Atlanta
W, 104-96 The Forum
Conference Finals
4-1 PTS: 29. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 30. Zelmo Beaty

1968-1969 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record L.A. Lakers Leaders Boston Leaders
Apr 23, 1969
v.
Boston
W, 120-118 The Forum
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 53. Jerry West
PTS: 37. J. Havlicek
Apr 25, 1969
v.
Boston
W, 118-112 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-0 PTS: 41. Jerry West
PTS: 43. J. Havlicek
Apr 27, 1969
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Boston
L, 111-105 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 24. Jerry West
PTS: 34. J. Havlicek
Apr 29, 1969
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Boston
L, 89-88 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 40. Jerry West
PTS: 21. J. Havlicek
May 1, 1969
v.
Boston
W, 117-104 The Forum
NBA Finals
3-2 PTS: 39. Jerry West
PTS: 25. Sam Jones
May 3, 1969
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Boston
L, 99-90 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 26. Elgin Baylor
PTS: 25. Don Nelson
May 5, 1969
v.
Boston
L, 106-108 The Forum
NBA Finals
3-4 PTS: 42. Jerry West
PTS: 26. J. Havlicek