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Minneapolis Lakers

1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 33-39
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 2-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Tiebreaker - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 1-0

Division Semifinals - Lost to St. Louis Hawks 2-1

Coach: John Kundla (33-39)

1955-56 Statistics
1955-56 Game-by-Game Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 33 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-2. John Kundla coached the team. The 1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Ron FeiereiselGAugust 6, 19316'3"175DePaul
Dick GarmakerG-FOctober 29, 19326'3"200Minnesota
Lew HitchF-CJuly 16, 19296'8"200Kansas State
Jim HolsteinF-GSeptember 24, 19306'2"180Cincinnati
Johnny HoranFNovember 24, 19326'8"190Dayton
Ed KalafatC-FOctober 13, 19326'6"245Minnesota
Clyde LovelletteC-FSeptember 7, 19296'9"230Kansas
Slater MartinGOctober 22, 19255'10"170Texas
Chuck MencelGApril 21, 19335'11"168Minnesota
George MikanCJune 18, 19246'10"230DePaul
Vern MikkelsenF-COctober 21, 19286'7"225Hamline
Dick SchnittkerFMay 27, 19286'5"200Ohio State
Whitey SkoogGNovember 2, 19265'11"180Minnesota
Bob WilliamsFMay 12, 19316'6"220Florida A&M