1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 33-39
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 2-2 Lost division semi-finals
Division Tiebreaker - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 1-0
Division Semifinals - Lost to St. Louis Hawks 2-1
Coach: John Kundla (33-39)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Attendance: 112,360, Avg. 4,494 in 25 home dates
1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Roster
1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 33 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-2. John Kundla coached the team. The 1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers lost in the division semi-finals.

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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
Clyde LovelletteC-F7125181370594469338009921640002451526
Vern MikkelsenF-C72210082131740832800608173000319962
Slater MartinG72283886330939532900260445000202947
Whitey SkoogG72231185434019315500291255000232835
Dick SchnittkerF72193064725435530400296142000253812
Ed KalafatC-F72163954019425218600440130000236574
George MikanC37765375148122940030853000153390
Dick GarmakerG-F6887037313813911200132104000127388
Chuck MencelG6997337512096780011013200074318
Lew HitchF-C69112923594132100002837700085288
Bob WilliamsF2017346214524005470003666
Ron FeiereiselG105928816140066000930
Johnny HoranF1250164540061000712
Totals71617355654325410026272066003786168900019787148


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Clyde LovelletteC-F7135.543.472.10.00.014.02.30.00.00.03.521.5
Vern MikkelsenF-C7229.238.680.40.00.08.42.40.00.00.04.413.4
Slater MartinG7239.435.883.30.00.03.66.20.00.00.02.813.2
Whitey SkoogG7232.139.880.30.00.04.03.50.00.00.03.211.6
Dick SchnittkerF7226.839.385.60.00.04.12.00.00.00.03.511.3
Ed KalafatC-F7222.835.973.80.00.06.11.80.00.00.03.38.0
George MikanC3720.739.577.00.00.08.31.40.00.00.04.110.5
Dick GarmakerG-F6812.837.080.60.00.01.91.50.00.00.01.95.7
Chuck MencelG6914.132.081.30.00.01.61.90.00.00.01.14.6
Lew HitchF-C6916.440.075.80.00.04.11.10.00.00.01.24.2
Bob WilliamsF208.745.753.30.00.02.70.40.00.00.01.83.3
Ron FeiereiselG105.928.687.50.00.00.60.60.00.00.00.93.0
Johnny HoranF124.225.080.00.00.00.50.10.00.00.00.61.0
Averages71624.238.878.60.00.05.32.40.00.00.02.810.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Clyde LovelletteC-F36939193219002560001357
Slater MartinG31213717242000715000954
Dick SchnittkerF38723132017001550001443
Vern MikkelsenF-C39026112018001720001440
George MikanC36035131310002850001436
Ed KalafatC-F3552191915002120001333
Dick GarmakerG-F342197171600811000830
Whitey SkoogG39031131130018180001129
Chuck MencelG3521910760058000426
Lew HitchF-C35413410700152000715
Totals30720263116001731310015974000107363

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Clyde LovelletteC-F323.048.759.40.00.08.32.00.00.00.04.319.0
Slater MartinG340.345.983.30.00.02.35.00.00.00.03.018.0
Dick SchnittkerF329.056.585.00.00.05.01.70.00.00.04.714.3
Vern MikkelsenF-C330.042.390.00.00.05.70.70.00.00.04.713.3
George MikanC320.037.176.90.00.09.31.70.00.00.04.712.0
Ed KalafatC-F318.342.978.90.00.07.00.70.00.00.04.311.0
Dick GarmakerG-F314.036.894.10.00.02.73.70.00.00.02.710.0
Whitey SkoogG330.041.927.30.00.06.06.00.00.00.03.79.7
Chuck MencelG317.352.685.70.00.01.72.70.00.00.01.38.7
Lew HitchF-C318.030.870.00.00.05.00.70.00.00.02.35.0
Averages71624.044.175.70.00.05.32.50.00.00.03.612.1