1950-51 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-24
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Indianapolis Olympians 2-1
Division Finals - Lost to Rochester Royals 3-1
Coach: John Kundla (44-24)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Attendance: 172,410, Avg. 5,388 in 32 home dates
1950-51 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics
1950-51 Minneapolis Lakers Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1950-51 season with a record of 44 wins and 24 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Lakers scored 5,632 points and surrendered 5,264. George Mikan scored a team-leading 1,932 points for Minneapolis, while Vern Mikkelsen netted 13 or more per game also. George Mikan contributed 958 rebounds. Slater Martin dished out 235 assists for the squad.

John Kundla coached the team. The 1950-51 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Ed BeachFJanuary 25, 19296'3"200West Virginia
Arnie FerrinF-GJuly 29, 19256'2"180UtahSalt Lake City, UT USA
Bud GrantFMay 20, 19276'3"195MinnesotaSuperior, WI USA
Bob HarrisonGAugust 12, 19276'1"190Michigan
Joe HuttonGOctober 6, 19286'1"170HamlineExcelsior, MN USA
Tony JarosF-GFebruary 21, 19206'3"180Minnesota
Slater MartinGOctober 22, 19255'10"170TexasEl Mina, TX USA
George MikanCJune 18, 19246'10"230DePaulJoliet, IL USA
Vern MikkelsenF-COctober 21, 19286'7"225HamlineParlier, CA USA
Kevin O'SheaGJuly 10, 19256'2"175Notre DameSan Francisco, CA USA
Jim PollardF-C-GJuly 9, 19226'3"185StanfordOakland, CA USA


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