1967 NBA Finals

1967 NBA Finals

1967 NBA Finals
Team Coach Wins
Philadelphia 76ers Alex Hannum 4
San Francisco Warriors Bill Sharman 2
Dates April 14–24
Television ABC
Announcers Chris Schenkel and Jack Twyman
Game 1: Richie Powers and Earl Strom
Game 2: Norm Drucker and Mendy Rudolph
Game 3: Earl Strom and John Vanak
Game 4: Joe Gushue and Mendy Rudolph
Game 5: Norm Drucker and Mendy Rudolph
Game 6: Earl Strom and John Vanak
Hall of Famers San Francisco Warriors:
Rick Barry (1987)
Nate Thurmond (1985)
Philadelphia 76ers:
Wilt Chamberlain (1979)
Billy Cunningham (1986)
Hal Greer (1982)
Chet Walker (2012)
Alex Hannum (1998)
Bill Sharman (1976 player, 2004 coach)
Mendy Rudolph (2007)
Earl Strom (1995)
Eastern Finals 76ers defeat Celtics 4–1
Western Finals Warriors defeat Hawks 4–2

The 1967 NBA World Championship Series was the championship series of the 1966-67 National Basketball Association season, and was the conclusion of the 1967 NBA Playoffs. The best-of-seven series was played between the Western Conference champion San Francisco Warriors and the Eastern Conference champion Philadelphia 76ers. This was the first championship series in 11 years without the Boston Celtics, who were defeated in the Division Finals by Philadelphia.

Despite dominating the regular season with a 68–13 record (the most regular season wins in NBA history at the time) the 76ers did not have an easy time of it against the Warriors. Ultimately, the 76ers won the series over the Warriors, 4–2.[1]


  • Series summary 1
  • Team rosters 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Series summary

Game Date Home Team Result Road Team
Game 1 April 14 Philadelphia 76ers 141–135* (1–0) San Francisco Warriors
Game 2 April 16 Philadelphia 76ers 126–95 (2–0) San Francisco Warriors
Game 3 April 18 San Francisco Warriors 130–124 (1–2) Philadelphia 76ers
Game 4 April 20 San Francisco Warriors 108–122 (1–3) Philadelphia 76ers
Game 5 April 23 Philadelphia 76ers 109–117 (3–2) San Francisco Warriors
Game 6 April 24 San Francisco Warriors 122–125 (2–4) Philadelphia 76ers

76ers win series 4–2
* denotes overtime

Team rosters


  1. ^ http://www.basketball-reference.com/playoffs/NBA_1967_finals.html

External links

  • Sachare, Alex (2008). "NBA Encyclopedia Playoff Edition: The Best Team Ever". Archived from the original on 9 May 2008. Retrieved 13 April 2008. 
  • NBA History