George Mikan

George Lawrence Mikan Jr., "Mr. Basketball"
Born: June 18, 1924
Joliet, IL USA
Deceased: June 1, 2005
Position: C
High School: Joliet Catholic / Quigley Prep
College: DePaul
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 230
Career: 1946-47-1955-56
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1959.
Coaching Career

George Mikan averaged 22.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in his 528-game career with the Minneapolis Lakers, Chicago American Gears and Chicago Gears. He began playing during the 1946-47 season and last took the court during the 1955-56 campaign. Mikan was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1959.

Minneapolis Lakers
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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Chicago American Gears2500147164119000000096413
1947-48Chicago Gears800795435000000025193
1947-48Minneapolis Lakers560040650938300000002101195
1948-49Minneapolis Lakers60014035836895320002180002601698
1949-50Minneapolis Lakers68015956497285670001970002971865
1950-51Minneapolis Lakers6801584678717576009582080003081932
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers6425721414545555433008661940002861523
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers70265112525005674420010072010002901442
1953-54Minneapolis Lakers72236211604415464240010281740002681306
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers37765375148122940030853000153390
Totals52883508783417600465136050041671245000219311957


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Chicago American Gears250.072.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.816.5
1947-48Chicago Gears80.064.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.124.1
1947-48Minneapolis Lakers560.075.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.821.3
1948-49Minneapolis Lakers600.041.677.20.00.00.03.60.00.00.04.328.3
1949-50Minneapolis Lakers680.040.777.90.00.00.02.90.00.00.04.427.4
1950-51Minneapolis Lakers680.042.880.30.00.014.13.10.00.00.04.528.4
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers6440.238.578.00.00.013.53.00.00.00.04.523.8
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers7037.939.978.00.00.014.42.90.00.00.04.120.6
1953-54Minneapolis Lakers7232.838.077.70.00.014.32.40.00.00.03.718.1
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers3720.739.577.00.00.08.31.40.00.00.04.110.5
Averages52815.847.577.50.00.07.92.40.00.00.04.222.6

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Chicago American Gears110072967300000000217
1947-48Minneapolis Lakers100088966800000000244
1948-49Minneapolis Lakers100227103121970002100044303
1949-50Minneapolis Lakers1203161211701340003600047376
1950-51Minneapolis Lakers701526255440074900025168
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers1355326199138109002073600063307
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers124632137811282001852300056238
1953-54Minneapolis Lakers13424190879678001712500056252
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers36035131310002850001436
Totals911500139472300897695006651550003052141

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Chicago American Gears110.076.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.7
1947-48Minneapolis Lakers100.070.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.024.4
1948-49Minneapolis Lakers100.045.480.20.00.00.02.10.00.00.04.430.3
1949-50Minneapolis Lakers120.038.378.80.00.00.03.00.00.00.03.931.3
1950-51Minneapolis Lakers70.040.880.00.00.010.61.30.00.00.03.624.0
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers1342.537.979.00.00.015.92.80.00.00.04.823.6
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers1238.636.673.20.00.015.41.90.00.00.04.719.8
1953-54Minneapolis Lakers1332.645.881.30.00.013.21.90.00.00.04.319.4
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers320.037.176.90.00.09.31.70.00.00.04.712.0
Averages52816.551.977.50.00.07.31.70.00.00.03.423.5

Awards

1945 - NBL Rookie of the Year
1947 - NBL Most Valuable Player
1948 - NBA All-BAA First Team
1949 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1950 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1951 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1952 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1953 - NBA All-NBA First Team