1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-32
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Rochester Royals 2-1
Division Finals - Lost to Fort Wayne Pistons 3-1
Coach: John Kundla (40-32)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics
1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1954-55 season with a record of 40 wins and 32 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4. John Kundla coached the team. The 1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 6885
Regular Season Points Against: 6801

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 30, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 83 at New York Knicks 94 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 31, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at Syracuse Nationals 94 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
November 6, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 79 at Milwaukee Hawks 67 W 0-0 2-1 2-1 at Buffalo, NY
November 7, 1954 New York Knicks 103 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 L 0-1 2-1 2-2 OT
November 14, 1954 Syracuse Nationals 92 at Minneapolis Lakers 99 W 1-1 2-1 3-2
November 25, 1954 Rochester Royals 84 at Minneapolis Lakers 95 W 2-1 2-1 4-2
November 27, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 81 at Fort Wayne Pistons 97 L 2-1 2-2 4-3
November 28, 1954 Boston Celtics 108 at Minneapolis Lakers 115 W 3-1 2-2 5-3
November 30, 1954 Fort Wayne Pistons 92 at Minneapolis Lakers 90 L 3-2 2-2 5-4 at New York, NY
December 1, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 91 at Philadelphia Warriors 88 W 3-2 3-2 6-4
December 2, 1954 Milwaukee Hawks 117 at Minneapolis Lakers 108 L 3-3 3-2 6-5 at Ft Wayne, IN
December 4, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 88 at Milwaukee Hawks 95 L 3-3 3-3 6-6
December 5, 1954 Milwaukee Hawks 102 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 W 4-3 3-3 7-6 OT
December 7, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 89 at New York Knicks 97 L 4-3 3-4 7-7
December 8, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 101 at Boston Celtics 99 W 4-3 4-4 8-7
December 11, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 91 at Rochester Royals 83 W 4-3 5-4 9-7
December 12, 1954 New York Knicks 73 at Minneapolis Lakers 80 W 5-3 5-4 10-7
December 14, 1954 Boston Celtics 115 at Minneapolis Lakers 108 L 5-4 5-4 10-8 at New York, NY
December 15, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at Rochester Royals 99 L 5-4 5-5 10-9 OT at Buffalo, NY
December 18, 1954 Syracuse Nationals 83 at Minneapolis Lakers 86 W 6-4 5-5 11-9
December 19, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 93 at Syracuse Nationals 108 L 6-4 5-6 11-10
December 25, 1954 Philadelphia Warriors 91 at Minneapolis Lakers 99 W 7-4 5-6 12-10
December 26, 1954 Boston Celtics 82 at Minneapolis Lakers 87 W 8-4 5-6 13-10
December 29, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 129 at Boston Celtics 118 W 8-4 6-6 14-10 OT at Hibbing, MN
December 30, 1954 Fort Wayne Pistons 93 at Minneapolis Lakers 76 L 8-5 6-6 14-11 at Minot, ND
December 31, 1954 Minneapolis Lakers 103 at Fort Wayne Pistons 91 W 8-5 7-6 15-11
January 2, 1955 Rochester Royals 102 at Minneapolis Lakers 100 L 8-6 7-6 15-12
January 3, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 76 at Philadelphia Warriors 74 W 8-6 8-6 16-12 at Chicago, IL
January 4, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 92 at Fort Wayne Pistons 93 L 8-6 8-7 16-13 at Elkhart, IN
January 5, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 85 at Philadelphia Warriors 106 L 8-6 8-8 16-14
January 6, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 117 at Syracuse Nationals 106 W 8-6 9-8 17-14
January 8, 1955 Syracuse Nationals 100 at Minneapolis Lakers 97 L 8-7 9-8 17-15
January 9, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 86 at Fort Wayne Pistons 89 L 8-7 9-9 17-16
January 11, 1955 Syracuse Nationals 82 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 W 9-7 9-9 18-16
January 12, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 102 at Rochester Royals 88 W 9-7 10-9 19-16
January 13, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 96 at Philadelphia Warriors 102 L 9-7 10-10 19-17 OT
January 14, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 95 at Boston Celtics 100 L 9-7 10-11 19-18
January 15, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 90 at Rochester Royals 93 L 9-7 10-12 19-19
January 16, 1955 Philadelphia Warriors 98 at Minneapolis Lakers 106 W 10-7 10-12 20-19
January 19, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 95 at Milwaukee Hawks 81 W 10-7 11-12 21-19 at New Orleans, LA
January 20, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at Milwaukee Hawks 90 W 10-7 12-12 22-19 at Shreveport, LA
January 21, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 100 at Milwaukee Hawks 92 W 10-7 13-12 23-19 at Baton Rouge, LA
January 23, 1955 Milwaukee Hawks 79 at Minneapolis Lakers 82 W 11-7 13-12 24-19
January 27, 1955 Milwaukee Hawks 85 at Minneapolis Lakers 79 L 11-8 13-12 24-20 at Huron, SD
January 29, 1955 Fort Wayne Pistons 91 at Minneapolis Lakers 100 W 12-8 13-12 25-20
January 30, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 92 at Fort Wayne Pistons 99 L 12-8 13-13 25-21
February 2, 1955 New York Knicks 81 at Minneapolis Lakers 96 W 13-8 13-13 26-21 at St Paul, MN
February 3, 1955 New York Knicks 83 at Minneapolis Lakers 90 W 14-8 13-13 27-21
February 5, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 103 at Milwaukee Hawks 87 W 14-8 14-13 28-21 at Waterloo, IA
February 6, 1955 Milwaukee Hawks 101 at Minneapolis Lakers 99 L 14-9 14-13 28-22
February 8, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 95 at New York Knicks 98 L 14-9 14-14 28-23
February 9, 1955 New York Knicks 118 at Minneapolis Lakers 112 L 14-10 14-14 28-24 at Boston, MA
February 10, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 81 at Syracuse Nationals 85 L 14-10 14-15 28-25
February 12, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 96 at Rochester Royals 95 W 14-10 15-15 29-25
February 13, 1955 Philadelphia Warriors 93 at Minneapolis Lakers 103 W 15-10 15-15 30-25
February 19, 1955 Fort Wayne Pistons 92 at Minneapolis Lakers 98 W 16-10 15-15 31-25
February 20, 1955 Rochester Royals 92 at Minneapolis Lakers 105 W 17-10 15-15 32-25
February 21, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 112 at Rochester Royals 110 W 17-10 16-15 33-25 at Spencer, IA
February 23, 1955 Fort Wayne Pistons 120 at Minneapolis Lakers 97 L 17-11 16-15 33-26 at St Louis, MO
February 24, 1955 Boston Celtics 98 at Minneapolis Lakers 112 W 18-11 16-15 34-26
February 25, 1955 Boston Celtics 107 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 L 18-12 16-15 34-27 at Moorhead, MN
February 26, 1955 Fort Wayne Pistons 90 at Minneapolis Lakers 89 L 18-13 16-15 34-28
February 27, 1955 Rochester Royals 84 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 W 19-13 16-15 35-28
February 28, 1955 Fort Wayne Pistons 90 at Minneapolis Lakers 88 L 19-14 16-15 35-29 at St Paul, MN
March 3, 1955 Rochester Royals 83 at Minneapolis Lakers 76 L 19-15 16-15 35-30 at Ft Wayne, IN
March 4, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 121 at Boston Celtics 106 W 19-15 17-15 36-30
March 5, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 107 at Rochester Royals 104 W 19-15 18-15 37-30 OT
March 6, 1955 Milwaukee Hawks 100 at Minneapolis Lakers 98 L 19-16 18-15 37-31
March 7, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at New York Knicks 96 W 19-16 19-15 38-31 at Boston, MA
March 9, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 89 at Philadelphia Warriors 102 L 19-16 19-16 38-32
March 10, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 96 at Syracuse Nationals 93 W 19-16 20-16 39-32 at New York, NY
March 12, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 86 at Philadelphia Warriors 78 W 19-16 21-16 40-32 at Des Moines, IA
March 16, 1955 Rochester Royals 78 at Minneapolis Lakers 82 W 1-0 0-0 1-0 at St Paul, MN
March 18, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 92 at Rochester Royals 94 L 1-0 0-1 1-1
March 19, 1955 Rochester Royals 110 at Minneapolis Lakers 119 W 2-0 0-1 2-1 at St Paul, MN
March 20, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 79 at Fort Wayne Pistons 96 L 2-0 0-2 2-2 at Elkhart, IN
March 22, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at Fort Wayne Pistons 98 L 2-0 0-3 2-3 OT at Indianapolis, IN
March 23, 1955 Fort Wayne Pistons 91 at Minneapolis Lakers 99 W 3-0 0-3 3-3 OT
March 27, 1955 Fort Wayne Pistons 105 at Minneapolis Lakers 96 L 3-1 0-3 3-4