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Minneapolis Lakers 1948-49 Roster

Player Position Height Weight Born College
Don Carlson Guard 6'0" 170 lbs. Mar. 22, 1921 Minnesota
Don Forman Guard 6'1" 175 lbs. Jan. 17, 1926  New York University
Herman Schaefer Guard 6'0" 175 lbs. Dec. 20, 1919  Indiana
John Jorgensen Guard 6'2" 185 lbs. Dec. 28, 1921 DePaul
Whitey Kachan Guard 6'2" 175 lbs. Sept. 15, 1925 DePaul University
Arnold Ferrin Forward 6'4" 180 lbs. July 29, 1925 Utah, 1948
Don E. Smith Forward 6'2" 190 lbs. July 27, 1920 Minnesota, 1947
Earl Gardner Forward 6'3" 195 lbs. Sept. 18, 1923  DePaul, 1948
Jack Dwan Forward 6'4" 200 lbs. May 3, 1921  Loyola, Chicago
Jack Tingle Forward 6'4" 205 lbs. Dec. 30, 1924  Kentucky, 1947
James Pollard Forward 6'5" 185 lbs. July 9, 1922 Stanford, 1947
Tony Jaros Forward 6'3" 185 lbs. Feb. 22, 1920 Minnesota
George Mikan Center 6'10" 245 lbs. June 18, 1924 DePaul, 1946
Mike Bloom Center 6'6" 190 lbs. Jan. 14, 1915 Temple, 1938
Ray Ellefson Center 6'8" 230 lbs. Nov. 18, 1922 West Texas A&M


Minneapolis Lakers 1948-1949 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
1 Nov 4, 1948 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 84 - 72 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 6, 1948 Lakers @ Washington Capitols L 62 - 67 lost 1 1 - 1
3 Nov 9, 1948 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 55 - 77 lost 2 1 - 2
4 Nov 11, 1948 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 77 - 68 won 1 2 - 2
5 Nov 13, 1948 Lakers @ Providence Steam Rollers W 90 - 67 won 2 3 - 2
6 Nov 14, 1948 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 75 - 92 lost 1 3 - 3
7 Nov 17, 1948 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 72 - 74 lost 2 3 - 4
8 Nov 19, 1948 Lakers @ Chicago Stags W 85 - 81 won 1 4 - 4
9 Nov 21, 1948 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 94 - 81 won 2 5 - 4
10 Nov 23, 1948 Lakers @ Indianapolis Jets W 88 - 82 won 3 6 - 4
11 Nov 24, 1948 Lakers vs. Providence Steam Rollers W 117 - 89 won 4 7 - 4
12 Nov 27, 1948 Lakers @ St. Louis Bombers W 87 - 71 won 5 8 - 4
13 Nov 28, 1948 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 88 - 67 won 6 9 - 4
14 Nov 30, 1948 Lakers Boston Celtics W 94 - 84 won 7 10 - 4
15 Dec 1, 1948 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 74 - 84 lost 1 10 - 5
16 Dec 4, 1948 Lakers @ Chicago Stags L 100 - 104 lost 2 10 - 6
17 Dec 5, 1948 Lakers vs. St. Louis Bombers W 78 - 68 won 1 11 - 6
18 Dec 8, 1948 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols L 83 - 94 lost 1 11 - 7
19 Dec 10, 1948 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 96 - 75 won 1 12 - 7
20 Dec 12, 1948 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 67 - 58 won 2 13 - 7
21 Dec 15, 1948 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Jets W 79 - 61 won 3 14 - 7
22 Dec 19, 1948 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags W 94 - 84 won 4 15 - 7
23 Dec 21, 1948 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 64 - 72 lost 1 15 - 8
24 Dec 22, 1948 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 79 - 97 lost 2 15 - 9
25 Dec 26, 1948 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 99 - 90 won 1 16 - 9
26 Dec 29, 1948 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 91 - 68 won 2 17 - 9
27 Jan 1, 1949 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 92 - 72 won 3 18 - 9
28 Jan 5, 1949 Lakers vs. St. Louis Bombers W 101 - 76 won 4 19 - 9
29 Jan 8, 1949 Lakers @ St. Louis Bombers L 59 - 64 lost 1 19 - 10
30 Jan 9, 1949 Lakers vs. St. Louis Bombers W 74 - 58 won 1 20 - 10
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
31 Jan 12, 1949 Lakers vs. Providence Steam Rollers W 98 - 64 won 2 21 - 10
32 Jan 16, 1949 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Jets W 75 - 66 won 3 22 - 10
33 Jan 18, 1949 Lakers @ Indianapolis Jets W 81 - 56 won 4 23 - 10
34 Jan 20, 1949 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 83 - 65 won 5 24 - 10
35 Jan 23, 1949 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 89 - 71 won 6 25 - 10
36 Jan 26, 1949 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags W 84 - 49 won 7 26 - 10
37 Jan 31, 1949 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 84 - 79 won 8 27 - 10
38 Feb 2, 1949 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 82 - 79 won 9 28 - 10
39 Feb 3, 1949 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors W 78 - 76 won 10 29 - 10
40 Feb 6, 1949 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals L 74 - 85 lost 1 29 - 11
41 Feb 10, 1949 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 95 - 75 won 1 30 - 11
42 Feb 11, 1949 Lakers @ Chicago Stags L 97 - 105 lost 1 30 - 12
43 Feb 13, 1949 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 91 - 74 won 1 31 - 12
44 Feb 16, 1949 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags W 90 - 71 won 2 32 - 12
45 Feb 18, 1949 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 85 - 71 won 3 33 - 12
46 Feb 19, 1949 Lakers @ Providence Steam Rollers W 94 - 80 won 4 34 - 12
47 Feb 22, 1949 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 101 - 74 won 5 35 - 12
48 Feb 24, 1949 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 77 - 73 won 6 36 - 12
49 Feb 26, 1949 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 115 - 114 won 7 37 - 12
50 Feb 27, 1949 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 50 - 74 lost 1 37 - 13
51 Mar 3, 1949 Lakers @ Indianapolis Jets W 82 - 79 won 1 38 - 13
52 Mar 6, 1949 Lakers vs. Providence Steam Rollers W 68 - 59 won 2 39 - 13
53 Mar 9, 1949 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 74 - 67 won 3 40 - 13
54 Mar 10, 1949 Lakers @ St. Louis Bombers L 71 - 88 lost 1 40 - 14
55 Mar 12, 1949 Lakers Indianapolis Jets W 97 - 69 won 1 41 - 14
56 Mar 13, 1949 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 100 - 90 won 2 42 - 14
57 Mar 16, 1949 Lakers @ Washington Capitols L 72 - 85 lost 1 42 - 15
58 Mar 17, 1949 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 67 - 101 lost 2 42 - 16
59 Mar 19, 1949 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 99 - 85 won 1 43 - 16
60 Mar 20, 1949 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 91 - 78 won 2 44 - 16

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Semifinals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 23, 1949 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags W 84 - 77 Lakers lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 24, 1949 Lakers @ Chicago Stags W 101 - 85 Lakers win
2-0
won 2

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 27, 1949 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 80 - 79 Lakers lead
1-0
won 3
2 Mar 29, 1949 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 67 - 55 Lakers win
2-0
won 4

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Apr 4, 1949 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 88 - 84 Lakers lead
1-0
won 5
2 Apr 6, 1949 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 76 - 62 Lakers lead
2-0
won 6
3 Apr 8, 1949 Lakers @ Washington Capitols W 94 - 74 Lakers lead
3-0
won 7
4 Apr 9, 1949 Lakers @ Washington Capitols L 71 - 83 Lakers lead
3-1
lost 1
5 Apr 11, 1949 Lakers @ Washington Capitols L 65 - 74 Lakers lead
3-2
lost 2
6 Apr 13, 1949 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 77 - 56 Lakers win
4-2
won 1


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