Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters

1968-1969 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Eddie Biedenbach G 6-1 175 0 NC State 1967 Rnd 9 Pick 5 United States
Jerry Chambers SF 6-5 185 2 Utah 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Jim Fox C 6-10 230 1 South Carolina 1965 Rnd 8 Pick 6 United States
Gail Goodrich G 6-1 170 3 UCLA 1965 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Gary Gregor F 6-7 225 0 South Carolina 1967 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Connie Hawkins PF 6-8 210 0 - 1964 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Neil Johnson F 6-7 220 2 Creighton 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Rodney Knowles C 6-9 - 0 Davidson 1968 Rnd 6 Pick 13 United States
Dave Lattin PF 6-6 225 1 UTEP 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Stan McKenzie GF 6-5 195 1 NYU 1966 Rnd 11 Pick 3 United States
McCoy McLemore SF 6-7 230 4 Drake 1964 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Bill Melchionni PG 6-1 165 2 Villanova 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 4 Creighton 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Dick Snyder GF 6-5 207 2 Davidson 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Dick Van Arsdale GF 6-5 210 3 Indiana 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Neal Walk C 6-10 220 0 Florida 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Bob Warlick SG 6-5 200 3 Pepperdine 1963 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jiff Wilson FC 6-8 225 4 Cincinnati 1964 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1968-1969 Phoenix Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Goodrich S. McKenzie D. Snyder D. Van Arsdale G. Gregor
Rotation     N. Johnson D. Lattin  
Lim PT B. Melchionni B. Warlick J. Chambers   J. Fox

1968-1969 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers55-27-
2Atlanta Hawks48-347
3San Francisco Warriors41-4114
4San Diego Rockets37-4518
5Chicago Bulls33-4922
6Seattle SuperSonics30-5225
7Phoenix Suns16-6639

1968-1969 Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Gary Gregor All-Rookie First Team (1969)
Dick Van Arsdale Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1969)
Gail Goodrich Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1969)

1968-1969 Phoenix Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Gail Goodrich 81 40.0 23.8 5.4 6.4
Dick Van Arsdale 80 42.4 21.0 6.8 4.8
Dick Snyder 81 26.0 12.1 4.0 2.6
Gary Gregor 80 27.3 11.1 8.9 1.2
Stan McKenzie 80 19.6 9.3 3.1 1.5
Jim Fox 51 38.8 13.8 13.3 2.8
Bob Warlick 63 15.5 8.0 2.4 2.1
Jiff Wilson 41 31.6 11.6 12.3 1.9
Neil Johnson 80 16.5 5.8 5.0 1.7
Dave Lattin 68 14.5 6.0 4.8 0.7
McCoy McLemore 31 22.9 11.8 5.4 1.6
Rodney Knowles 8 5.0 1.1 1.1 0.0
Eddie Biedenbach 7 2.6 0.6 0.3 0.4

1968-1969 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Gary Gregor was selected as the #5 pick in the 3 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Gary Gregor signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 1, 1968.

Acquired via Trade

Jerry Chambers was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Philadelphia Sixers on January 20, 1969.

Jim Fox was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Detroit Pistons on December 17, 1968.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Gail Goodrich was taken in the 1968 Expansion Draft by the Phoenix Suns from the Los Angeles Lakers on May 6, 1968.

Neil Johnson was taken in the 1968 Expansion Draft by the Phoenix Suns from the New York Knicks on May 6, 1968.

Dave Lattin was taken in the 1968 Expansion Draft by the Phoenix Suns from the Golden State Warriors on May 6, 1968.

Stan McKenzie was taken in the 1968 Expansion Draft by the Phoenix Suns from the Washington Wizards on May 6, 1968.

Bill Melchionni was taken in the 1968 Expansion Draft by the Phoenix Suns from the Philadelphia Sixers on May 6, 1968.

Dick Snyder was taken in the 1968 Expansion Draft by the Phoenix Suns from the St. Louis Hawks on May 6, 1968.

Dick Van Arsdale was taken in the 1968 Expansion Draft by the Phoenix Suns from the New York Knicks on May 6, 1968.

1968-1969 Phoenix Suns Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bhavik Darji Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Don Diamond Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Don Pitt Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Karl Eller Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Marvin Meyer Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Richard Bloch Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Red Kerr Head Coach 1968-1969 Head Coach (Chicago Bulls, 1966 to 1968)
Jerry Colangelo General Manager 1968-1969 N/A
Joe Proski Head Athletic Trainer 1968-1969 Athletic Trainer (Chicago Bulls, 1967 to 1968)
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