1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-26
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 9-4 Won NBA championship
Division Finals - Defeated Rochester Royals 2-1
Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 4-3
Coach: John Kundla (46-26)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers Roster
1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1953-54 season with a record of 46 wins and 26 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-4.

The Lakers scored 5,880 points and allowed 5,660. George Mikan scored a team-leading 1,306 points for Minneapolis and contributed 1,028 rebounds. Slater Martin dished out 253 assists for the squad.

John Kundla coached the team. The 1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA championship.

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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
George MikanC72236211604415464240010281740002681306
Jim PollardF-C-G71248388232623017900500214000161831
Vern MikkelsenF-C72224777128829822100615119000264797
Slater MartinG69247265425424317600166253000198684
Clyde LovelletteC-F7212555602371641140041951000210588
Whitey SkoogG711877530212977200224179000234496
Pep SaulG-F71180546716217012800159139000149452
Dick SchnittkerF711040307122132860017859000178330
Jim HolsteinF-G70115528888112640020479000140240
Bob HarrisonG40619181547147005856000116155
Jim FritscheF-C283041000000001
Totals68117323580321840020671512003551132300019185880


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George MikanC7232.838.077.70.00.014.32.40.00.00.03.718.1
Jim PollardF-C-G7135.037.077.80.00.07.03.00.00.00.02.311.7
Vern MikkelsenF-C7231.237.474.20.00.08.51.70.00.00.03.711.1
Slater MartinG6935.838.872.40.00.02.43.70.00.00.02.99.9
Clyde LovelletteC-F7217.442.369.50.00.05.80.70.00.00.02.98.2
Whitey SkoogG7126.440.074.20.00.03.22.50.00.00.03.37.0
Pep SaulG-F7125.434.775.30.00.02.22.00.00.00.02.16.4
Dick SchnittkerF7114.639.765.20.00.02.50.80.00.00.02.54.6
Jim HolsteinF-G7016.530.657.10.00.02.91.10.00.00.02.03.4
Bob HarrisonG4015.529.866.20.00.01.51.40.00.00.02.93.9
Jim FritscheF-C24.00.025.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.5
Averages68125.437.673.10.00.05.21.90.00.00.02.88.6

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George MikanC13424190879678001712500056252
Jim PollardF-C-G13543155566048001104100027160
Clyde LovelletteC-F1326512054582800126700037136
Vern MikkelsenF-C1337511151363100731700052133
Slater MartinG1353311237705200296000052126
Whitey SkoogG134021074221120047230006096
Pep SaulG-F13227511834250027140002761
Jim HolsteinF-G13188491523160035110002846
Dick SchnittkerF1316332112012002150003234
Totals117312092737100418302006392030003711044

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George MikanC1332.645.881.30.00.013.21.90.00.00.04.319.4
Jim PollardF-C-G1341.836.180.00.00.08.53.20.00.00.02.112.3
Clyde LovelletteC-F1320.445.048.30.00.09.70.50.00.00.02.810.5
Vern MikkelsenF-C1328.845.986.10.00.05.61.30.00.00.04.010.2
Slater MartinG1341.033.074.30.00.02.24.60.00.00.04.09.7
Whitey SkoogG1330.939.357.10.00.03.61.80.00.00.04.67.4
Pep SaulG-F1317.535.373.50.00.02.11.10.00.00.02.14.7
Jim HolsteinF-G1314.530.669.60.00.02.70.80.00.00.02.23.5
Dick SchnittkerF1312.534.460.00.00.01.60.40.00.00.02.52.6
Averages68126.740.072.20.00.05.51.70.00.00.03.28.9


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