Minneapolis Lakers Regular Season Rosters
1954-1955 Minneapolis Lakers Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Bob Carney||G||6-3||170||0||Bradley||1954 Rnd 6 Pick 2||United States|
|Lew Hitch||FC||6-8||200||3||Kansas State||1951 Rnd 2 Pick 10||United States|
|Jim Holstein||SF||6-3||180||2||Cincinnati||1952 Rnd 2 Pick 10||United States|
|Ed Kalafat||F||6-6||245||0||Minnesota||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 9||United States|
|Slick Leonard||G||6-3||185||0||Indiana||1954 Rnd 2 Pick 1||United States|
|Clyde Lovellette||FC||6-10||234||1||Kansas||1952 Rnd 1 Pick 10||United States|
|Slater Martin||PG||5-10||170||5||Texas||1949 Rnd 3 Pick 11||United States|
|Vern Mikkelsen||F||6-7||230||5||Hamline||1949 Rnd 1 Pick 11||United States|
|Jim Pollard||F||6-4||185||6||Stanford||1947 Rnd 7 Pick 5||United States|
|Dick Schnittker||PF||6-5||200||2||Ohio State||1950 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Whitey Skoog||G||5-11||180||3||Minnesota||1951 Rnd 1 Pick 10||United States|
|Don Sunderlage||SG||6-1||180||1||Illinois||1951 Rnd 1 Pick 9||United States|
|Bobby Watson||G||6-0||161||0||Kentucky||1952 Rnd 3 Pick 1||United States|
1954-1955 Minneapolis Depth Chart
|Starters||S. Martin||W. Skoog||J. Pollard||V. Mikkelsen||C. Lovellette|
|Rotation||B. Carney||J. Holstein||D. Schnittker|
|Lim PT||S. Leonard||L. Hitch|
|Lim PT||D. Sunderlage|
1954-1955 Western Division Standings
|1||Fort Wayne Pistons||43-29||-|
1954-1955 Minneapolis Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Slater Martin||All-NBA Second Team (1955)
|Vern Mikkelsen||All-NBA Second Team (1955)
|Jim Pollard||Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1955)
|Vern Mikkelsen||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1955)
|Slater Martin||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1955)
1954-1955 Minneapolis Season Stat Leaders
1954-1955 Minneapolis Lakers Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Jim Holstein was selected as the #10 pick in the Second Round of the 1952 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Jim Holstein signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1952.
Clyde Lovellette was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1952 NBA Draft by the Minneapolis Lakers. Clyde Lovellette signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on October 7, 1953.
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 Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Bob Carney, the #2 pick in the 6 Round of the 1954 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Milwaukee Hawks on September 1, 1954. Bob Carney signed a contract with the Minneapolis Lakers on September 1, 1954.
|Acquired via Trade
Lew Hitch was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Milwaukee Hawks on February 17, 1955.
Don Sunderlage was acquired in a trade by the Minneapolis Lakers from the Milwaukee Hawks on September 18, 1954.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Jim Pollard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on May 10, 1948.
Dick Schnittker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minneapolis Lakers on March 1, 1953.