1968–69 Boston Celtics season

The 1968–69 Boston Celtics season was their 23rd season of the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Draft picks

This table only displays picks through the second round.

Roster

Roster listing
1968–69 Boston Celtics roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.NameHeightWeightDOB (YYYY-MM-DD)From
C28Barnes, Jim6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)210 lb (95 kg)UTEP
PG7Bryant, Em6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)175 lb (79 kg)DePaul
SG12Chaney, Don6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)210 lb (95 kg)Houston
PG11Graham, Mal6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)185 lb (84 kg)New York
G/F17Havlicek, John6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)203 lb (92 kg)Ohio State
SF18Howell, Bailey6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)210 lb (95 kg)Mississippi State
C26Johnson, Rich6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)210 lb (95 kg)Grambling State
SG24Jones, Sam6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)198 lb (90 kg)North Carolina Central
F19Nelson, Don6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)210 lb (95 kg)Iowa
PF29Olsen, Bud6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)220 lb (100 kg)Louisville
C6Russell, Bill6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)215 lb (98 kg)San Francisco
SF16Sanders, Satch6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)210 lb (95 kg)New York
C/G20Siegfried, Larry6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)190 lb (86 kg)Ohio State
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season

Season standings

Record vs. opponents

Playoffs

East Division Semifinals

(2) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (4) Boston Celtics: Celtics win series 4–1

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Boston 114, Philadelphia 100
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Boston 134, Philadelphia 103
  • Game 3 @ Philadelphia: Boston 125, Philadelphia 118
  • Game 4 @ Boston: Philadelphia 119, Boston 116
  • Game 5 @ Philadelphia: Boston 93, Philadelphia 90

East Division Finals

(3) New York Knicks vs. (4) Boston Celtics: Celtics win series 4–2

  • Game 1 @ New York: Boston 108, New York 100
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Boston 112, New York 97
  • Game 3 @ New York: New York 101, Boston 91
  • Game 4 @ Boston: Boston 97, New York 96
  • Game 5 @ New York: New York 112, Boston 104
  • Game 6 @ Boston: Boston 106, New York 105

NBA Finals

Celtics win series 4–3

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

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