1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-26
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 9-4 Won NBA championship
Division Semifinals - Defeated Indianapolis Olympians 2-0
Division Finals - Defeated Rochester Royals 3-1
Finals - Defeated New York Knicks 4-3
Coach: John Kundla (40-26)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics
1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1951-52 season with a record of 40 wins and 26 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-4. John Kundla coached the team. The 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Bob HarrisonGAugust 12, 19276'1"190Michigan
Lew HitchF-CJuly 16, 19296'8"200Kansas StateGriggsville, IL USA
Joe HuttonGOctober 6, 19286'1"170HamlineExcelsior, MN USA
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
John PilchFAugust 11, 19256'3"185WyomingSheridan, WY USA
Jim PollardF-C-GJuly 9, 19226'3"185StanfordOakland, CA USA
Pep SaulG-FFebruary 16, 19246'2"185Seton Hall
Howie SchultzC-FJuly 3, 19226'6"200HamlineSt. Paul, MN USA
Whitey SkoogGNovember 2, 19265'11"180MinnesotaDuluth, MN USA