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Minneapolis Lakers

1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-16
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 8-2
Won NBA championship

Division Semifinals - Defeated Chicago Stags 2-0

Division Finals - Defeated Rochester Royals 2-0

Finals - Defeated Washington Capitols 4-2

Coach: John Kundla (44-16)

1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers Roster
1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers Game-by-Game Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 44 wins and 16 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 8-2. John Kundla coached the team. The 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA championship.


Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
George MikanC60014035836895320002180002601698
Jim PollardF-C-G530792314227156000142000144784
Herm SchaeferG-F580572214213174000185000121602
Don CarlsonG-F55063221113086000170000180508
Arnie FerrinF-G4703781301288500076000142345
Tony JarosF-G5903851321107900058000114343
Jack DwanF-G6003801216934000129000157276
Donnie FormanG4402316867430007400094179
Johnny JorgensenG-F4801144133240003300068106
Earl GardnerF500101382813000190005089
Mike BloomF-C24092134029000150002255
Whitey KachanG19042162215000120002447
Don SmithG-F8013232000200066
Jack TingleF206100000100022
Ray EllefsonC305100000000022
Totals59000514618850017591272000113400013865042

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
George MikanC600.0.416.000.7720.00.00.03.60.00.00.04.328.3
Jim PollardF-C-G530.0.397.000.6870.00.00.02.70.00.00.02.714.8
Herm SchaeferG-F580.0.374.000.8170.00.00.03.20.00.00.02.110.4
Don CarlsonG-F550.0.334.000.6620.00.00.03.10.00.00.03.39.2
Arnie FerrinF-G470.0.344.000.6640.00.00.01.60.00.00.03.07.3
Tony JarosF-G590.0.343.000.7180.00.00.01.00.00.00.01.95.8
Jack DwanF-G600.0.318.000.4930.00.00.02.20.00.00.02.64.6
Donnie FormanG440.0.294.000.6420.00.00.01.70.00.00.02.14.1
Whitey KachanG190.0.381.000.6820.00.00.00.60.00.00.01.32.5
Mike BloomF-C240.0.141.000.7250.00.00.00.60.00.00.00.92.3
Johnny JorgensenG-F480.0.360.000.7270.00.00.00.70.00.00.01.42.2
Earl GardnerF500.0.376.000.4640.00.00.00.40.00.00.01.01.8
Jack TingleF20.0.167.000.0000.00.00.00.50.00.00.01.01.0
Don SmithG-F80.0.154.000.6670.00.00.00.30.00.00.00.80.8
Ray EllefsonC30.0.200.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.70.7
Totals59000.0.366.000.7230.00.00.018.90.00.00.023.184.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
George MikanC100227103121970002100044303
Jim PollardF-C-G1001474362440003900031130
Herm SchaeferG-F1001044832280003100022124
Arnie FerrinF-G10077264530000210004182
Don CarlsonG-F10095232514000280003060
Tony JarosF-G10056202318000110002858
Jack DwanF-G1002979400090002218
Donnie FormanG9020311700070001513
Johnny JorgensenG-F607311000000047
Earl GardnerF709142000100034
Whitey KachanG805200000200034
Totals1000077627900333245000170000243803

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
George MikanC100.0.454.000.8020.00.00.02.10.00.00.04.430.3
Jim PollardF-C-G100.0.293.000.7100.00.00.03.90.00.00.03.113.0
Herm SchaeferG-F100.0.462.000.8750.00.00.03.10.00.00.02.212.4
Arnie FerrinF-G100.0.338.000.6670.00.00.02.10.00.00.04.18.2
Don CarlsonG-F100.0.242.000.5600.00.00.02.80.00.00.03.06.0
Tony JarosF-G100.0.357.000.7830.00.00.01.10.00.00.02.85.8
Jack DwanF-G100.0.241.000.4440.00.00.00.90.00.00.02.21.8
Donnie FormanG90.0.150.000.6360.00.00.00.80.00.00.01.71.4
Johnny JorgensenG-F60.0.429.0001.0000.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.71.2
Earl GardnerF70.0.111.000.5000.00.00.00.10.00.00.00.40.6
Whitey KachanG80.0.400.000.0000.00.00.00.30.00.00.00.40.5
Totals10000.0.360.000.7360.00.00.017.00.00.00.024.380.3