1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-32
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Rochester Royals 2-1
Division Finals - Lost to Fort Wayne Pistons 3-1
Coach: John Kundla (40-32)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers Roster
1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1954-55 season with a record of 40 wins and 32 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Lakers tossed in 6,885 points and allowed 6,801. Vern Mikkelsen scored a team-leading 1,327 points for Minneapolis, and Clyde Lovellette contributed 15 or more per game also. Clyde Lovellette racked up 802 rebounds. Slater Martin dished out 427 assists for the squad.

John Kundla coached the team. The 1954-55 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Vern MikkelsenF-C716025591043440598447007221450003191327
Clyde LovelletteC-F706623611192519398273008021000002621311
Slater MartinG7260278491935035927600260427000221976
Whitey SkoogG7262236583633015512500303251000265785
Dick SchnittkerF7231179858322636229800349114000231750
Jim PollardF-C-G6350196074926518615100458160000147681
Ed KalafatC-F72611023751181681110031775000205347
Jim HolsteinF-G62798033010794670020658000107281
Don SunderlageG45340413333734800563700057114
Bob CarneyG196244642440210045160003669
Totals61835116557622424120024331817003518138300018506641


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Vern MikkelsenF-C716036.042.274.70.00.010.22.00.00.00.04.518.7
Clyde LovelletteC-F706633.743.568.60.00.011.51.40.00.00.03.718.7
Slater MartinG726038.738.176.90.00.03.65.90.00.00.03.113.6
Whitey SkoogG726232.839.580.60.00.04.23.50.00.00.03.710.9
Dick SchnittkerF723125.038.882.30.00.04.81.60.00.00.03.210.4
Jim PollardF-C-G635031.135.481.20.00.07.32.50.00.00.02.310.8
Ed KalafatC-F72615.331.566.10.00.04.41.00.00.00.02.84.8
Jim HolsteinF-G62715.832.471.30.00.03.30.90.00.00.01.74.5
Don SunderlageG4539.024.865.80.00.01.20.80.00.00.01.32.5
Bob CarneyG19612.837.552.50.00.02.40.80.00.00.01.93.6
Averages61835126.838.874.70.00.05.72.20.00.00.03.010.7

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Clyde LovelletteC-F7197984440290064300032117
Jim PollardF-C-G72571043346330078140001399
Vern MikkelsenF-C7209853046360078130003696
Slater MartinG7315942849400028310002396
Whitey SkoogG7241923621190037160003091
Lew HitchF-C713740162923004210000955
Dick SchnittkerF714051143625003170002353
Jim HolsteinF-G711738169800306000840
Bob CarneyG74181980053000710
Ed KalafatC-F77622210300180000167
Totals7017306322200029522400411103000197664

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Clyde LovelletteC-F728.144.972.50.00.09.10.40.00.00.04.616.7
Jim PollardF-C-G736.731.771.70.00.011.12.00.00.00.01.914.1
Vern MikkelsenF-C729.935.378.30.00.011.11.90.00.00.05.113.7
Slater MartinG745.029.881.60.00.04.04.40.00.00.03.313.7
Whitey SkoogG734.439.190.50.00.05.32.30.00.00.04.313.0
Lew HitchF-C719.640.079.30.00.06.01.40.00.00.01.37.9
Dick SchnittkerF720.027.569.40.00.04.41.00.00.00.03.37.6
Jim HolsteinF-G716.742.188.90.00.04.30.90.00.00.01.15.7
Bob CarneyG75.912.588.90.00.00.70.40.00.00.01.01.4
Ed KalafatC-F710.99.130.00.00.02.60.00.00.00.02.31.0
Averages61824.734.875.90.00.05.91.50.00.00.02.89.5


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