Minneapolis Lakers Regular Season Rosters

1949-1950 Minneapolis Lakers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Don Carlson G 6-0 170 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Arnie Ferrin G 6-2 180 1 Utah 1948 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
Normie Glick F 6-7 190 0 Loyola Marymount 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bud Grant - - - 0 Minnesota 1950 Rnd 4 Pick 11 United States
Bob Harrison G 6-1 190 0 Michigan 1949 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
Billy Hassett G 5-11 185 0 Notre Dame 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tony Jaros G 6-3 185 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Slater Martin PG 5-10 170 0 Texas 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
George Mikan C 6-10 245 1 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Vern Mikkelsen F 6-7 230 0 Hamline 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Mac Otten F 6-7 220 0 Bowling Green 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Jim Pollard F 6-4 185 1 Stanford 1947 Rnd 7 Pick 5 United States
Herm Schaefer GF 6-0 175 1 Indiana 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Gene Stump G 6-2 185 2 DePaul 1947 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
Paul Walther G 6-2 160 0 Tennessee 1949 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States

1949-1950 Minneapolis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Carlson A. Ferrin J. Pollard V. Mikkelsen G. Mikan
Rotation S. Martin B. Harrison H. Schaefer    
Rotation   T. Jaros      
Lim PT   B. Hassett      

1949-1950 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Minneapolis Lakers51-17-
2Rochester Royals51-170
3Chicago Stags40-2811
4Fort Wayne Pistons40-2811
5St. Louis Bombers26-4225

1949-1950 Minneapolis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jim Pollard All-NBA First Team (1950)
George Mikan All-NBA First Team (1950)

1949-1950 Minneapolis Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS AST
George Mikan 68 27.4 2.9
Jim Pollard 66 14.7 3.8
Vern Mikkelsen 68 11.6 1.8
Arnie Ferrin 63 5.4 1.5
Herm Schaefer 65 5.1 3.1
Bob Harrison 66 4.5 2.0
Slater Martin 67 4.0 2.2
Don Carlson 57 4.7 1.3
Tony Jaros 61 3.9 1.0
Billy Hassett 42 2.6 1.6
Bud Grant 35 2.6 0.5
Paul Walther 22 3.4 0.5
Gene Stump 23 2.7 1.0
Normie Glick 1 2.0 0.0

1949-1950 Minneapolis Lakers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Arnie Ferrin was selected as the #9 pick in the 3 Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Arnie Ferrin signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1948.

Bud Grant signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1949.

Bob Harrison was selected as the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Bob Harrison signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on August 22, 1949.

Slater Martin was selected as the #11 pick in the 3 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Slater Martin signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1949.

George Mikan with the on September 1, 1947. George Mikan signed a contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on May 10, 1948. George Mikan re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 28, 1949.

Vern Mikkelsen was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Vern Mikkelsen signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1949.

Acquired via Trade

Billy Hassett was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on December 8, 1949.

Acquired via Free Agency

Don Carlson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1948.

Tony Jaros signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1948.

Jim Pollard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on May 10, 1948.

Herm Schaefer signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1948.