1968-69 Minnesota Pipers Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 36-42
Finishing 4th in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Miami Floridians 4-3
Coach: Jim Harding (18-8)
Coach: Vern Mikkelsen (6-6)
Coach: Verl Young (10-23)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1968-69 Minnesota Pipers Statistics
1968-69 Minnesota Pipers Results

The Minnesota Pipers of the American Basketball Association ended the 1968-69 season with a record of 36 wins and 42 losses, finishing fourth in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

Minnesota scored 8,912 points and surrendered 8,904. Connie Hawkins tossed in a team-leading 1,420 points for the Pipers, while Charles Williams netted 18 or more per game also. Trooper Washington racked up 868 boards. Art Heyman dished out 217 assists for the squad.

Jim Harding, Vern Mikkelsen and Verl Young coached the team. The 1968-69 Minnesota Pipers lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dan W. AndersonCFebruary 15, 19436'10"230AugsburgMinneapolis, MN USA
Frank CardFDecember 28, 19446'7"195South Carolina StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Steve ChubinGFebruary 8, 19446'2"200Rhode IslandNew York, NY USA
Connie HawkinsF-CJuly 17, 19426'8"201Iowa (dnp)Brooklyn, NY USA
Art HeymanF-GJune 24, 19416'5"205DukeNew York, NY USA
Tom HooverCJanuary 23, 19416'9"230VillanovaWashington, DC USA
Tony JacksonF-GNovember 7, 19426'4"200St. John's (NY)Brooklyn, NY USA
Jim JarvisGMarch 3, 19436'1"175Oregon StateRoseburg, OR USA
Arvesta KellyGNovember 20, 19456'2"175Lincoln (MO)Jackson, MS USA
Jim KissaneFAugust 17, 19466'7"210Boston CollegeNew Hyde Park, NY USA
Tom KondlaCNovember 30, 19466'8"225MinnesotaBrookfield, IL USA
Mike LewisC-FMarch 18, 19466'8"225DukeMissoula, MT USA
Willie PorterFJuly 3, 19426'7"205Tennessee A&IWinston-Salem, NC USA
George SutorCSeptember 14, 19436'8"235LaSallePhiladelphia, PA USA
Steve VacendakGAugust 15, 19446'1"185DukeScranton, PA USA
Chico VaughnGFebruary 19, 19406'2"190Southern IllinoisPortland, OR USA
Trooper WashingtonF-CApril 21, 19446'7"215Cheyney StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Ken WilburnFJune 8, 19446'6"195Central State (OH)River Rouge, MI USA
Charles WilliamsGSeptember 5, 19436'0"165SeattleColorado Springs, CO USA
Leroy WrightFMay 6, 19386'9"215PacificNew York, NY USA