1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 33-39
Finishing 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)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Attendance: 112,360, Avg. 4,494 in 25 home dates
1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics
1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

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. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-2. John Kundla coached the team. The 1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division semi-finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 7148
Regular Season Points Against: 7212

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 5, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 89 at St. Louis Hawks 101 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
November 6, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 96 at Fort Wayne Pistons 95 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
November 9, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 106 at Philadelphia Warriors 117 L 0-0 1-2 1-2
November 10, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 105 at New York Knicks 112 L 0-0 1-3 1-3
November 11, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 75 at Boston Celtics 119 L 0-0 1-4 1-4
November 12, 1955 Philadelphia Warriors 100 at Minneapolis Lakers 89 L 0-1 1-4 1-5 at Hershey, PA
November 16, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 91 at Syracuse Nationals 105 L 0-1 1-5 1-6
November 19, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 91 at Rochester Royals 90 W 0-1 2-5 2-6
November 20, 1955 Rochester Royals 104 at Minneapolis Lakers 96 L 0-2 2-5 2-7
November 24, 1955 St. Louis Hawks 99 at Minneapolis Lakers 107 W 1-2 2-5 3-7
November 26, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 95 at St. Louis Hawks 104 L 1-2 2-6 3-8
November 27, 1955 Philadelphia Warriors 94 at Minneapolis Lakers 99 W 2-2 2-6 4-8
November 30, 1955 St. Louis Hawks 99 at Minneapolis Lakers 97 L 2-3 2-6 4-9 at Rochester, NY
December 1, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at New York Knicks 90 W 2-3 3-6 5-9 at Philadelphia, PA
December 3, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 103 at Syracuse Nationals 114 L 2-3 3-7 5-10
December 4, 1955 Syracuse Nationals 102 at Minneapolis Lakers 96 L 2-4 3-7 5-11
December 6, 1955 Philadelphia Warriors 116 at Minneapolis Lakers 103 L 2-5 3-7 5-12 at New York, NY
December 7, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 79 at Rochester Royals 92 L 2-5 3-8 5-13
December 10, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 102 at Boston Celtics 118 L 2-5 3-9 5-14
December 13, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 91 at New York Knicks 98 L 2-5 3-10 5-15
December 14, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 98 at Fort Wayne Pistons 85 W 2-5 4-10 6-15 at Boston, MA
December 15, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 135 at Syracuse Nationals 133 W 2-5 5-10 7-15 3OT
December 17, 1955 Rochester Royals 92 at Minneapolis Lakers 94 W 3-5 5-10 8-15
December 18, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 86 at Fort Wayne Pistons 96 L 3-5 5-11 8-16
December 20, 1955 Boston Celtics 111 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 L 3-6 5-11 8-17 at New York, NY
December 25, 1955 Boston Celtics 115 at Minneapolis Lakers 112 L 3-7 5-11 8-18
December 28, 1955 St. Louis Hawks 111 at Minneapolis Lakers 90 L 3-8 5-11 8-19
December 29, 1955 Minneapolis Lakers 74 at St. Louis Hawks 71 W 3-8 6-11 9-19 at Ft Wayne, IN
January 1, 1956 Syracuse Nationals 85 at Minneapolis Lakers 80 L 3-9 6-11 9-20
January 2, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 95 at Fort Wayne Pistons 89 W 3-9 7-11 10-20 at St Louis, MO
January 4, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 76 at Minneapolis Lakers 94 W 4-9 7-11 11-20
January 7, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 98 at Rochester Royals 103 L 4-9 7-12 11-21
January 8, 1956 Syracuse Nationals 91 at Minneapolis Lakers 99 W 5-9 7-12 12-21
January 10, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 90 at Syracuse Nationals 79 W 5-9 8-12 13-21 at Ft Wayne, IN
January 11, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 114 at Boston Celtics 110 W 5-9 9-12 14-21 at St Paul, MN
January 14, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 94 at Minneapolis Lakers 117 W 6-9 9-12 15-21
January 15, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 99 at Fort Wayne Pistons 104 L 6-9 9-13 15-22
January 17, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at St. Louis Hawks 86 W 6-9 10-13 16-22 at Kansas City, KS
January 18, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 105 at Philadelphia Warriors 94 W 6-9 11-13 17-22 at St Paul, MN
January 19, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 100 at Syracuse Nationals 122 L 6-9 11-14 17-23
January 20, 1956 New York Knicks 122 at Minneapolis Lakers 109 L 6-10 11-14 17-24 at Boston, MA
January 21, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 109 at New York Knicks 89 W 6-10 12-14 18-24
January 22, 1956 New York Knicks 100 at Minneapolis Lakers 95 L 6-11 12-14 18-25
January 25, 1956 New York Knicks 95 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 W 7-11 12-14 19-25
January 28, 1956 Philadelphia Warriors 108 at Minneapolis Lakers 85 L 7-12 12-14 19-26
January 29, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 114 at Minneapolis Lakers 107 L 7-13 12-14 19-27
January 31, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 92 at Rochester Royals 86 W 7-13 13-14 20-27 at St Louis, MO
February 1, 1956 Boston Celtics 106 at Minneapolis Lakers 107 W 8-13 13-14 21-27
February 2, 1956 Boston Celtics 102 at Minneapolis Lakers 101 L 8-14 13-14 21-28 at St Louis, MO
February 5, 1956 Rochester Royals 121 at Minneapolis Lakers 109 L 8-15 13-14 21-29
February 8, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 82 at Minneapolis Lakers 106 W 9-15 13-14 22-29
February 11, 1956 Philadelphia Warriors 117 at Minneapolis Lakers 102 L 9-16 13-14 22-30
February 12, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 78 at Fort Wayne Pistons 82 L 9-16 13-15 22-31
February 14, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 110 at Rochester Royals 79 W 9-16 14-15 23-31 at St Louis, MO
February 15, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 113 at New York Knicks 102 W 9-16 15-15 24-31 at St Paul, MN
February 17, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 111 at Philadelphia Warriors 134 L 9-16 15-16 24-32
February 18, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 119 at Rochester Royals 99 W 9-16 16-16 25-32
February 19, 1956 Rochester Royals 93 at Minneapolis Lakers 100 W 10-16 16-16 26-32
February 22, 1956 Boston Celtics 93 at Minneapolis Lakers 90 L 10-17 16-16 26-33
February 26, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 95 at Minneapolis Lakers 90 L 10-18 16-16 26-34
February 29, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 98 at Syracuse Nationals 94 W 10-18 17-16 27-34 at St Paul, MN
March 1, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 102 at Philadelphia Warriors 100 W 10-18 18-16 28-34
March 2, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 113 at Boston Celtics 119 L 10-18 18-17 28-35
March 3, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 90 at Rochester Royals 94 L 10-18 18-18 28-36
March 4, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 84 at Minneapolis Lakers 113 W 11-18 18-18 29-36
March 7, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 95 at Minneapolis Lakers 98 W 12-18 18-18 30-36
March 8, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 82 at Fort Wayne Pistons 100 L 12-18 18-19 30-37
March 9, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 102 at St. Louis Hawks 103 L 12-18 18-20 30-38
March 10, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 97 at St. Louis Hawks 105 L 12-18 18-21 30-39
March 11, 1956 Rochester Royals 98 at Minneapolis Lakers 126 W 13-18 18-21 31-39
March 13, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 102 at New York Knicks 89 W 13-18 19-21 32-39 at Moorhead, MN
March 14, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 96 at Minneapolis Lakers 100 W 14-18 19-21 33-39
March 16, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 103 at St. Louis Hawks 97 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
March 17, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 115 at St. Louis Hawks 116 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
March 19, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 75 at Minneapolis Lakers 133 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
March 21, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 116 at Minneapolis Lakers 115 L 1-1 1-1 2-2


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