1968-69 Denver Rockets Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 44-34
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Oakland Oaks 4-3
Coach: Bob Bass (44-34)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 167,806, Avg. 4,303 in 39 home dates
1968-69 Denver Rockets Roster
1968-69 Denver Rockets Results

The Denver Rockets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1968-69 season with a record of 44 wins and 34 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Rockets poured in 8,959 points and allowed 8,842. Larry Jones tossed in a team-best 2,133 points for Denver, and Byron Beck contributed 779 boards. Larry Jones dished out 258 assists for the squad.

Bob Bass coached the team. The 1968-69 Denver Rockets lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry JonesG-F753042163175910024760591165328493258002182732133
Lonnie WrightG6925381089453861927620550240290175001602501130
Byron BeckC-F712289843423322381822725077797700922481030
Bill McGillC-F78176074541100264180145315460102001492891002
Walt PiatkowskiF77181995639982271511171472163634600100226942
Wayne HightowerF-C6723187623112042631115548664120300176241933
Julian HammondF7823356013290025316526633460012400152213823
Jeff CongdonG5997927710731585691479931350097104288
Ken WilburnF3740918172005730809717722003756174
Levern TartG-F203451595620564225265144004240154
Larry BunceC232255922007049174158200214493
Willie RogersG-F4029480273052311730471600305185
Bob VergaG615077243128181011211100251667
Grant SimmonsG172525922212920620261500174265
John FairchildF1113534120024167111890015840
Charley ParksF25100000000000010

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry JonesG-F7540.646.524.
Lonnie WrightG6936.841.622.
Byron BeckC-F7132.250.266.776.
Bill McGillC-F7822.655.
Walt PiatkowskiF7723.641.732.977.
Wayne HightowerF-C6734.640.
Julian HammondF7829.954.765.
Jeff CongdonG5916.638.616.
Ken WilburnF3711.139.852.
Levern TartG-F2017.335.
Larry BunceC239.837.370.
Willie RogersG-F407.433.
Bob VergaG625.031.233.364.
Grant SimmonsG1714.837.350.
John FairchildF1112.335.366.
Charley ParksF22.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry JonesG-F728213448837655005432001721154
Byron BeckC-F7214954810171400639001323110
Walt PiatkowskiF72011114891111000296001332107
Julian HammondF719164330033250050400142691
Wayne HightowerF-C7187632500453400471200182284
Lonnie WrightG722486318228200037140072484
Jeff CongdonG7183422020222200163400182162
Bill McGillC-F796391900109002360042647
Ken WilburnF7933316001640032500112136
Grant SimmonsG29100000000000010

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry JonesG-F740.335.837.572.
Byron BeckC-F730.650.
Walt PiatkowskiF728.743.
Julian HammondF727.351.675.
Wayne HightowerF-C726.739.775.
Lonnie WrightG732.
Jeff CongdonG726.147.60.0100.
Bill McGillC-F713.748.790.
Ken WilburnF713.348.525.
Grant SimmonsG24.