1967-68 ABA season

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1967-68 American Basketball Association season
Preseason n/a
Regular Season October 13, 1967-March 22, 1968
Postseason March 23-May 4, 1968
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The 1967-68 ABA season was the first season for the American Basketball Association. The league introduced a red, white and blue basketball and used a 30-second shot clock as opposed to the NBA's 24 second shot clock; they also used the three-point shot. There were 11 teams playing in the first season of the league, with each team playing a 78-game schedule.


Team(s) Type Venue
Dallas Chaparrals vs. Kentucky Colonels Regular Season Dallas Memorial Auditorium
Kentucky Colonels vs. Oakland Oaks Regular Season Louisville Convention Center
Houston Mavericks vs. New Jersey Americans Regular Season Sam Houston Coliseum
Minnesota Muskies Regular Season Metropolitan Sports Center
New Jersey Americans Regular Season Teaneck Armory
Oakland Oaks Regular Season (1 • 2) Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena
Eastern Division vs. Western Division ABA All-Star Game Hinkle Fieldhouse
Media Guides and Yearbooks
Media Guides Anaheim Amigos • Dallas Chaparrals • Denver Rockets • Minnesota Muskies • New Orleans Buccaneers • Oakland Oaks
American Basketball Association
Teams ABA league publications • Denver Nuggets • The Floridians • Indiana Pacers • Kentucky Colonels • Memphis Sounds • New York Nets • Pittsburgh Condors • San Antonio Spurs • San Diego Sails • Spirits of St. Louis • Utah Stars • Virginia Squires
Seasons 1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70 • 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1975-76
Venues Denver Auditorium Arena • Island Garden • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena • McNichols Sports Arena • Mid-South Coliseum • Salt Palace
Related ABA All-Star Games • Cage Stars