1968–69 Los Angeles Stars season

The 1968–69 Los Angeles Stars season was the first season of the franchise in Los Angeles in the American Basketball Association (ABA). The team had been bought by construction businessman Jim Kirst in the summer of 1968, and were subsequently moved to the city of Los Angeles, to play in Los Angeles Sports Arena, with a new head coach and a roster that dispatched most of the Amigo lineup from the previous year. On October 30, 1968, the Stars played the New Orleans Buccaneers, losing 112–109 to a crowd of 3,700. The Stars ended up finishing 5th place in the Western Division, finishing 8 games behind the 4th place Chaparrals.[1]

1968–69 Los Angeles Stars season
Head coachBill Sharman
ArenaLos Angeles Sports Arena
Results
Record33–45 (.423)
PlaceDivision: 5th (ABA)
Playoff finishDid not qualify
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RosterEdit

Final standingsEdit

Western DivisionEdit

Team W L PCT. GB
Oakland Oaks C 60 18 .769 -
New Orleans Buccaneers 46 32 .590 14
Denver Rockets 44 34 .564 16
Dallas Chaparrals 41 37 .526 19
Los Angeles Stars 33 45 .423 27
Houston Mavericks 23 55 .295 37

C - ABA Champions

Awards and honorsEdit

1969 ABA All-Star Game selections (game played on January 28, 1969)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1968-69 Los Angeles Stars Roster and Stats | Basketball-Reference.com". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-19.

External linksEdit