1969-70

Summary and Awards / Teams
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NBA 1969-70 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1969-1970 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1970 NBA Champion
New York Knicks
1970 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
New York Knicks
4 - 3
Los Angeles Lakers
Finals MVP
Willis Reed
New York Knicks

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
New York Knicks
60-22 (.732)
Season MVP
Willis Reed
New York Knicks
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar *
Milwaukee Bucks
Coach of the Year
Red Holzman
New York Knicks
All-Star Game MVP
Willis Reed
New York Knicks
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
-
Scoring Leader
Jerry West
Los Angeles Lakers
31.2 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Elvin Hayes
San Diego Rockets
16.9 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Lenny Wilkens
Seattle Supersonics
9.1 assists per game
Steals Leader
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Blocks Leader
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All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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