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|Dates:||April 21–May 2|
|Eastern Finals:||Celtics defeat 76ers, 4–3|
|Western Finals:||Lakers defeat Warriors, 4–0|
The Celtics won their tenth NBA Championship in twelve seasons, by defeating the Lakers in six games. Significantly, Game 6 of the 1968 NBA Finals marked the first time that any NBA competition had taken place during the month of May.
1968 NBA Playoffs
|Los Angeles Lakers (Western Division Champion)||Boston Celtics (Eastern Division Champion)|
2nd Western, 3rd Overall
|Regular season||54–28 (.659)
2nd Eastern, 4th Overall
|Defeated the (4) Chicago Bulls, 4–1||Division Semifinals||Defeated the (4) Detroit Pistons, 4–2|
|Defeated the (3) San Francisco Warriors, 4–0||Division Finals||Defeated the (1) Philadelphia 76ers, 4–3|