Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1967-1968 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 265 8 Kansas 1959 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Larry Costello PG 6-1 186 11 Niagara 1954 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Billy Cunningham FC 6-7 210 2 North Carolina 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Ron Filipek - - - 0 Tennessee Tech 1967 Rnd 9 Pick 9 United States
Johnny Green SF 6-5 200 8 Michigan State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Hal Greer G 6-2 175 9 Marshall 1958 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Matt Guokas GF 6-5 175 1 Saint Joseph's 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Luke Jackson FC 6-9 240 3 Texas-RGV 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Wali Jones G 6-2 180 3 Villanova 1964 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Bill Melchionni PG 6-1 165 1 Villanova 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Jim Reid F 6-6 210 0 Winston-Salem State 1967 Rnd 5 Pick 10 United States
Chet Walker F 6-6 212 5 Bradley 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States

1967-1968 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters H. Greer W. Jones C. Walker L. Jackson W. Chamberlain
Rotation B. Melchionni   M. Guokas B. Cunningham  
Lim PT L. Costello   J. Green    
Lim PT     J. Reid    

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 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Wilt Chamberlain Most Valuable Player (1968)
Wilt Chamberlain All-NBA First Team (1968)
Hal Greer All-NBA Second Team (1968)
Wilt Chamberlain Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1968)
Hal Greer Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1968)
Hal Greer All-Star MVP (1968)

1967-1968 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Wilt Chamberlain 82 46.8 24.3 23.8 8.6
Hal Greer 82 39.8 24.1 5.4 4.5
Chet Walker 82 32.0 17.9 7.4 1.9
Billy Cunningham 74 28.1 18.9 7.6 2.5
Wali Jones 77 26.7 12.8 2.8 3.2
Luke Jackson 82 31.3 11.8 10.6 1.7
Matt Guokas 82 19.7 6.1 2.3 2.3
Bill Melchionni 71 10.7 4.6 1.5 1.5
Larry Costello 28 17.6 7.2 1.8 2.4
Johnny Green 35 10.5 5.1 3.5 0.6
Ron Filipek 19 3.8 2.3 1.3 0.4
Jim Reid 6 8.7 3.5 1.8 0.5

1967-1968 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.

Ron Filipek was selected as the #9 pick in the 9 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Ron Filipek signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1967.

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.

Jim Reid was selected as the #10 pick in the 5 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Jim Reid signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1967.

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.

Acquired via Trade

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.

Johnny Green was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the San Diego Rockets on January 10, 1968.

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

1967-1968 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