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1950 NBA Champion Minneapolis Lakers



Minneapolis Lakers 1949-50 Roster

Player Position Height Weight Born College
Billy Hassett Guard 6'1" 180 lbs. Oct. 21, 1921  Notre Dame
Don Carlson Guard 6'0" 170 lbs. Mar. 22, 1921 Minnesota
Herman Schaefer Guard 6'0" 175 lbs. Dec. 20, 1919  Indiana
Paul Walther Guard 6'2" 160 lbs. Mar. 23, 1927 Tennesse, 1953
Robert Harrison Guard 6'1" 190 lbs. Jan. 20, 1964 Michigan, 1949
Slater Martin Guard 5'10" 170 lbs. Oct. 22, 1925 Texas
Arnold Ferrin Forward 6'4" 180 lbs. July 29, 1925 Utah, 1948
Bud Grant Forward 6'3" 195 lbs. May 20, 1927 Minnesota, 1950
Gene Stump Forward 6'2" 185 lbs. Nov. 13, 1923 DePaul, 1947
James Pollard Forward 6'5" 185 lbs. July 9, 1922 Stanford, 1947
Norman Glick Forward 6'6" 190 lbs. Nov. 10, 1927  Loyola Marymount
Tony Jaros Forward 6'3" 185 lbs. Feb. 22, 1920 Minnesota
Vern Mikkelsen Forward 6'7" 230 lbs. Oct. 21, 1928 Hamline, 1949
George Mikan Center 6'10" 245 lbs. June 18, 1924 DePaul, 1946


Minneapolis Lakers 1949-1950 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
1 Nov 2, 1949 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors W 81 - 69 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 5, 1949 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 92 - 77 won 2 2 - 0
3 Nov 8, 1949 Lakers @ Washington Capitols W 68 - 66 won 3 3 - 0
4 Nov 10, 1949 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 98 - 84 won 4 4 - 0
5 Nov 12, 1949 Lakers @ Chicago Stags L 79 - 86 lost 1 4 - 1
6 Nov 16, 1949 Lakers vs. St. Louis Bombers W 94 - 71 won 1 5 - 1
7 Nov 17, 1949 Lakers @ St. Louis Bombers L 65 - 78 lost 1 5 - 2
8 Nov 19, 1949 Lakers @ Anderson Packers L 80 - 83 lost 2 5 - 3
9 Nov 20, 1949 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 121 - 95 won 1 6 - 3
10 Nov 23, 1949 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 84 - 71 won 2 7 - 3
11 Nov 25, 1949 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets (1st) W 101 - 81 won 3 8 - 3
12 Nov 27, 1949 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags L 82 - 96 lost 1 8 - 4
13 Nov 30, 1949 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 102 - 92 won 1 9 - 4
14 Dec 1, 1949 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians L 68 - 86 lost 1 9 - 5
15 Dec 3, 1949 Lakers @ Chicago Stags W 91 - 80 won 1 10 - 5
16 Dec 4, 1949 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 95 - 80 won 2 11 - 5
17 Dec 7, 1949 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 93 - 76 won 3 12 - 5
18 Dec 8, 1949 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 66 - 87 lost 1 12 - 6
19 Dec 10, 1949 Lakers Denver Nuggets (1st) W 89 - 76 won 1 13 - 6
20 Dec 11, 1949 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 90 - 81 won 2 14 - 6
21 Dec 14, 1949 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 84 - 94 lost 1 14 - 7
22 Dec 15, 1949 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 68 - 87 lost 2 14 - 8
23 Dec 18, 1949 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 77 - 72 won 1 15 - 8
24 Dec 20, 1949 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 62 - 87 lost 1 15 - 9
25 Dec 21, 1949 Lakers @ Washington Capitols W 75 - 61 won 1 16 - 9
26 Dec 22, 1949 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 69 - 87 lost 1 16 - 10
27 Dec 25, 1949 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 72 - 58 won 1 17 - 10
28 Dec 26, 1949 Lakers @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 78 - 76 won 2 18 - 10
29 Dec 28, 1949 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 88 - 77 won 3 19 - 10
30 Dec 31, 1949 Lakers @ Waterloo Hawks W 86 - 68 won 4 20 - 10
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
31 Jan 1, 1950 Lakers vs. Anderson Packers W 87 - 75 won 5 21 - 10
32 Jan 4, 1950 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 91 - 75 won 6 22 - 10
33 Jan 5, 1950 Lakers @ Sheboygan Red Skins L 82 - 85 lost 1 22 - 11
34 Jan 8, 1950 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 85 - 80 won 1 23 - 11
35 Jan 11, 1950 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 98 - 88 won 2 24 - 11
36 Jan 12, 1950 Lakers @ St. Louis Bombers W 89 - 73 won 3 25 - 11
37 Jan 14, 1950 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 77 - 83 lost 1 25 - 12
38 Jan 15, 1950 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 85 - 73 won 1 26 - 12
39 Jan 17, 1950 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 105 - 79 won 2 27 - 12
40 Jan 18, 1950 Lakers @ Washington Capitols W 76 - 68 won 3 28 - 12
41 Jan 19, 1950 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 94 - 83 won 4 29 - 12
42 Jan 20, 1950 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 89 - 90 lost 1 29 - 13
43 Jan 22, 1950 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags W 103 - 75 won 1 30 - 13
44 Jan 24, 1950 Lakers @ Chicago Stags W 80 - 68 won 2 31 - 13
45 Jan 25, 1950 Lakers vs. St. Louis Bombers W 85 - 78 won 3 32 - 13
46 Jan 29, 1950 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 88 - 60 won 4 33 - 13
47 Feb 1, 1950 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 96 - 81 won 5 34 - 13
48 Feb 2, 1950 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 79 - 78 won 6 35 - 13
49 Feb 5, 1950 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 100 - 67 won 7 36 - 13
50 Feb 9, 1950 Lakers vs. Washington Capitols W 71 - 59 won 8 37 - 13
51 Feb 12, 1950 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 88 - 70 won 9 38 - 13
52 Feb 15, 1950 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 92 - 70 won 10 39 - 13
53 Feb 16, 1950 Lakers @ St. Louis Bombers W 72 - 71 won 11 40 - 13
54 Feb 17, 1950 Lakers Waterloo Hawks W 80 - 74 won 12 41 - 13
55 Feb 19, 1950 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags W 96 - 83 won 13 42 - 13
56 Feb 22, 1950 Lakers vs. St. Louis Bombers W 100 - 57 won 14 43 - 13
57 Feb 25, 1950 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 64 - 66 lost 1 43 - 14
58 Feb 26, 1950 Lakers vs. Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 80 - 66 won 1 44 - 14
59 Feb 28, 1950 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 71 - 65 won 2 45 - 14
60 Mar 2, 1950 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 88 - 68 won 3 46 - 14
Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Streak Record
61 Mar 3, 1950 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 61 - 66 lost 1 46 - 15
62 Mar 4, 1950 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 84 - 75 won 1 47 - 15
63 Mar 5, 1950 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 75 - 84 lost 1 47 - 16
64 Mar 7, 1950 Lakers vs. Sheboygan Red Skins W 90 - 73 won 1 48 - 16
65 Mar 8, 1950 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors W 68 - 65 won 2 49 - 16
66 Mar 12, 1950 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 87 - 66 won 3 50 - 16
67 Mar 15, 1950 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 96 - 62 won 4 51 - 16
68 Mar 19, 1950 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 67 - 69 lost 1 51 - 17

NBA Playoffs - Central Division First Place Tiebreaker

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 21, 1950 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 78 - 76 Lakers win
1-0
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Central Division Semifinals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 22, 1950 Lakers vs. Chicago Stags W 85 - 75 Lakers lead
1-0
won 2
2 Mar 25, 1950 Lakers @ Chicago Stags W 75 - 67 Lakers win
2-0
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Central Division Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Mar 27, 1950 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 93 - 79 Lakers lead
1-0
won 4
2 Mar 28, 1950 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 - 82 Lakers win
2-0
won 5

NBA Playoffs - Semifinals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Apr 5, 1950 Lakers vs. Anderson Packers W 75 - 50 Lakers lead
1-0
won 6
2 Apr 6, 1950 Lakers @ Anderson Packers W 90 - 71 Lakers win
2-0
won 7

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm.
Date
Opponent Score Series Status Streak
1 Apr 8, 1950 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals W 68 - 66 Lakers lead
1-0
won 8
2 Apr 9, 1950 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 85 - 91 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Apr 14, 1950 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 91 - 77 Lakers lead
2-1
won 1
4 Apr 16, 1950 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 77 - 69 Lakers lead
3-1
won 2
5 Apr 20, 1950 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 76 - 83 Lakers lead
3-2
lost 1
6 Apr 23, 1950 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 110 - 95 Lakers win
4-2
won 1


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