1969 NBA Final: Celtics overcome a hard-fought final against the Lakers

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1969 Angeles Lakers Boston Celtics Decade 60 NBA

In the 1969 NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics gave us an exciting final. The Lakers won the first two games, the Celtics the next two, and so on until game seven, when the Greens won in the Los Angeles Forum by a landslide (106-108). Such was the final, the MVP gave it to West even though the Lakers lost

Boston Celtics
*Bryant – 11.0p, 5.0r, 2.7a
*Jones – 18.7p, 3.6r, 2.3a
*Howell – 10.6p, 5.3r
*Havlicek – 28.3p, 11.0r, 4.4a
*Russell – 9.1p, 21.1r, 5.1a
Siegfried – 14.0p, 2.9a, 2.6r
Nelson – 11.9p, 5.9r, 1.1a
Sanders – 2.8p, 1.2r. (5)
Chaney – 1.0p. (2)

Angeles Lakers
*Egan – 15.1p, 4.0a, 2.4r
*West – 37.9p, 7.4a, 4.7r
*Erickson – 8.9p, 6.0r, 1.7a
*Baylor – 18.0p, 10.3r, 3.9a
*Chamberlain – 11.7p, 25.0r, 3.0a
Counts – 9.9p, 5.7r
Hawkins – 2.6p, 3.3r
Hewitt – 4.0p, 5.5r. (4)
Crawford – 0p, 1r. (1)

To get to the final they beat…
Boston Celtics – Philadelphia Sixers (4-1); New York Knicks (4-2)
Angeles Lakers – San Francisco Warriors (4-2); Atlanta Hawks (4-1)