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Minneapolis Lakers

1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-26
Finished 1st in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 9-4
Won NBA championship

Division Finals - Defeated Rochester Royals 2-1

Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 4-3

Coach: John Kundla (46-26)

1953-54 Statistics
1953-54 Game-by-Game Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1953-54 season with a record of 46 wins and 26 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 9-4. John Kundla coached the team. The 1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA championship.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Jim FritscheF-CDecember 10, 19316'8"210Hamline
Bob HarrisonGAugust 12, 19276'1"190Michigan
Jim HolsteinF-GSeptember 24, 19306'2"180Cincinnati
Clyde LovelletteC-FSeptember 7, 19296'9"230Kansas
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
Pep SaulG-FFebruary 16, 19246'2"185Seton Hall
Dick SchnittkerFMay 27, 19286'5"200Ohio State
Whitey SkoogGNovember 2, 19265'11"180Minnesota