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Minneapolis Lakers

1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 51-17
Finished 1st in the NBA's Central Division

Postseason: 11-2
Won NBA championship

Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Rochester Royals 1-0

Division Semifinals - Defeated Chicago Stags 2-0

Division Finals - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 2-0

Semifinals - Defeated Anderson Packers 2-0

Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 4-2

Coach: John Kundla (51-17)

1949-50 Statistics
1949-50 Game-by-Game Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1949-50 season with a record of 51 wins and 17 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 11-2. John Kundla coached the team. The 1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA championship.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Don CarlsonG-FMarch 22, 19196'0"170Minnesota
Arnie FerrinF-GJuly 29, 19256'2"180Utah
Normie GlickFNovember 10, 19276'6"190Loyola (CA)
Bud GrantFMay 20, 19276'3"195Minnesota
Bob HarrisonGAugust 12, 19276'1"190Michigan
Billy HassettGOctober 21, 19215'10"180Notre Dame
Tony JarosF-GFebruary 21, 19206'3"180Minnesota
Slater MartinGOctober 22, 19255'10"170Texas
George MikanCJune 18, 19246'10"230DePaul
Vern MikkelsenF-COctober 21, 19286'7"225Hamline
Jim PollardF-C-GJuly 9, 19226'3"185Stanford
Herm SchaeferG-FDecember 20, 19196'0"175Indiana
Gene StumpF-GNovember 13, 19236'2"185DePaul
Paul WaltherG-FMarch 23, 19276'2"160Tennessee