Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1966-1967 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Nate Bowman C 6-10 230 0 Wichita State 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 265 7 Kansas 1959 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Larry Costello PG 6-1 186 10 Niagara 1954 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Billy Cunningham FC 6-7 210 1 North Carolina 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Dave Gambee F 6-6 215 8 Oregon State 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Hal Greer G 6-2 175 8 Marshall 1958 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Matt Guokas GF 6-5 175 0 Saint Joseph's 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Luke Jackson FC 6-9 240 2 Texas-RGV 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Wali Jones G 6-2 180 2 Villanova 1964 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Bill Melchionni PG 6-1 165 0 Villanova 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Chet Walker F 6-6 212 4 Bradley 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Bob Weiss SG 6-2 180 1 Penn State 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Ken Wilburn F 6-6 195 0 Central State 1966 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States

1966-1967 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters H. Greer W. Jones C. Walker L. Jackson W. Chamberlain
Rotation L. Costello   M. Guokas B. Cunningham  
Rotation     D. Gambee    
Lim PT B. Melchionni B. Weiss     N. Bowman

1966-1967 Eastern Division Standings

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

1966-1967 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Wilt Chamberlain Most Valuable Player (1967)
Wilt Chamberlain All-NBA First Team (1967)
Hal Greer All-NBA Second Team (1967)
Wilt Chamberlain Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1967)
Hal Greer Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1967)
Chet Walker Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1967)

1966-1967 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Wilt Chamberlain 81 45.5 24.1 24.2 7.8
Hal Greer 80 38.6 22.1 5.3 3.8
Chet Walker 81 33.2 19.3 8.1 2.3
Billy Cunningham 81 26.8 18.5 7.3 2.5
Wali Jones 81 27.8 13.2 3.3 3.7
Luke Jackson 81 29.3 12.0 8.9 1.4
Dave Gambee 63 12.0 6.5 3.1 0.7
Larry Costello 49 19.9 7.8 2.1 2.9
Bill Melchionni 73 9.5 4.3 1.3 1.3
Matt Guokas 69 11.7 3.0 1.2 1.5
Bob Weiss 6 4.8 2.0 0.5 1.7

1966-1967 Philadelphia Sixers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Billy Cunningham was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Billy Cunningham signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1965.

Hal Greer was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Hal Greer signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1958.

Matt Guokas was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Matt Guokas signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1966.

Luke Jackson was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1964 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Luke Jackson signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1964.

Bill Melchionni was selected as the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Bill Melchionni signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1966.

Chet Walker was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1962 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Chet Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1962.

Bob Weiss was selected as the #5 pick in the 3 Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Bob Weiss signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1965.

Acquired via Trade

Nate Bowman was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Chicago Bulls on December 14, 1966.

Wilt Chamberlain was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Golden State Warriors on January 15, 1965.

Larry Costello was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Philadelphia Warriors on October 10, 1957. Larry Costello signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1966.

Dave Gambee was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the St. Louis Hawks on September 22, 1960.

Wali Jones was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Washington Wizards on September 22, 1965.

1966-1967 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ike Richman Owner 1963-1964 N/A
Irv Kosloff Owner 1963-1964 N/A
Alex Hannum Head Coach 1966-1967 Head Coach (Golden State Warriors, 1963 to 1966)
Jack Ramsay General Manager 1966-1967 N/A
Dave Zinkoff Public Address Announcer 1950-1951 N/A