1952-1953 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders Indianapolis Leaders PPP
Mar 22, 1953
v.
Indianapolis
W, 85 - 69 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 18. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 22. Joe Graboski
287.9 - 233.7
Mar 23, 1953
@
Indianapolis
W, 79 - 81 Hinkle Fieldhouse
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 16. Jim Pollard
PTS: 17. Paul Walther
277.7 - 284.8

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders Fort Wayne Leaders PPP
Mar 26, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 83 - 73 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 21. George Mikan
PTS: 16. Larry Foust
272.0 - 239.3
Mar 28, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 82 - 75 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 20. George Mikan
PTS: 21. Larry Foust
283.7 - 259.5
Mar 30, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
L, 98 - 95 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 27. Fred Scolari
285.0 - 264.7
Apr 1, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
L, 85 - 82 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 25. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Larry Foust
292.7 - 278.9
Apr 2, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 74 - 58 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
3-2 PTS: 18. George Mikan
PTS: 16. Larry Foust
265.8 - 217.1

NBA Playoffs - NBA Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders New York Leaders PPP
Apr 4, 1953
v.
New York
L, 88 - 96 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
0-1 PTS: 25. George Mikan
PTS: 22. H. Gallatin
261.5 - 285.2
Apr 5, 1953
v.
New York
W, 73 - 71 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 18. George Mikan
PTS: 17. C. Simmons
287.0 - 279.1
Apr 7, 1953
@
New York
W, 75 - 90 Madison Square Garden
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 20. George Mikan
PTS: 18. C. Simmons
306.9 - 368.2
Apr 8, 1953
@
New York
W, 69 - 71 Madison Square Garden
NBA Finals
3-1 PTS: 27. George Mikan
PTS: 17. C. Simmons
292.8 - 301.3
Apr 10, 1953
@
New York
W, 84 - 91 Madison Square Garden
NBA Finals
4-1 PTS: 17. Jim Pollard
PTS: 19. Carl Braun
264.9 - 283.8

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Nov 1, 1952
v.
Boston
W, 94 - 91
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 17. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 37. Ed Macauley
272.8 - 264.1
Nov 2, 1952
@
Fort Wayne
W, 69 - 81
Regular Season
2-0 PTS: 18. Jim Pollard
PTS: 19. Larry Foust
257.8 - 302.6
Nov 5, 1952
@
Baltimore
W, 75 - 97
Regular Season
3-0 PTS: 21. S. Martin
PTS: 19. D. Barksdale
285.1 - 368.8
Nov 8, 1952
@
Philadelphia
W, 71 - 93
Regular Season
4-0 PTS: 18. George Mikan
PTS: 21. N. Johnston
321.1 - 420.6
Nov 9, 1952
@
Syracuse
L, 96 - 89
Regular Season
4-1 PTS: 25. George Mikan
PTS: 27. D. Schayes
297.7 - 276.0
Nov 11, 1952
@
Boston
W, 92 - 101
Regular Season
5-1 PTS: 20. S. Martin
PTS: 25. Ed Macauley
277.9 - 305.0
Nov 13, 1952
@
New York
L, 100 - 91
Regular Season
5-2 PTS: 32. George Mikan
PTS: 21. E. Vandeweghe
280.9 - 255.6
Nov 15, 1952
@
Rochester
L, 97 - 89
Regular Season
5-3 PTS: 29. George Mikan
PTS: 24. Arnie Risen
289.3 - 265.5
Nov 16, 1952
v.
Milwaukee
W, 87 - 51
Regular Season
6-3 PTS: 14. George Mikan
PTS: 17. Jack Nichols
290.7 - 163.7
Nov 20, 1952
@
Fort Wayne
W, 81 - 89
Regular Season
7-3 PTS: 32. George Mikan
PTS: 24. Fred Schaus
288.1 - 316.5
Nov 22, 1952
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 96 - 89
Regular Season
8-3 PTS: 35. George Mikan
PTS: 21. Larry Foust
282.4 - 261.8
Nov 23, 1952
@
Milwaukee
W, 46 - 62
Regular Season
9-3 PTS: 17. George Mikan
PTS: 10. Don Boven
246.1 - 331.6
Nov 27, 1952
v.
Indianapolis
W, 90 - 69
Regular Season
10-3 PTS: 19. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 19. L. Barnhorst
300.8 - 230.6
Nov 28, 1952
@
Indianapolis
W, 82 - 97
Regular Season
11-3 PTS: 22. S. Martin
PTS: 22. Joe Graboski
282.3 - 333.9
Nov 29, 1952
@
Rochester
L, 83 - 71
Regular Season
11-4 PTS: 17. Jim Pollard
PTS: 22. Arnie Risen
294.5 - 252.0
Nov 30, 1952
v.
Philadelphia
W, 91 - 66
Regular Season
12-4 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 30. N. Johnston
313.1 - 227.1
Dec 1, 1952
@
Baltimore
W, 67 - 89
Regular Season
13-4 PTS: 17. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 13. Fred Scolari
301.3 - 400.3
Dec 3, 1952
@
Boston
W, 102 - 106
Regular Season
14-4 PTS: 29. Jim Pollard
PTS: 28. Bob Cousy
328.4 - 341.3
Dec 4, 1952
@
New York
W, 71 - 81
Regular Season
15-4 PTS: 24. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 20. C. Simmons
297.0 - 338.8
Dec 6, 1952
v.
New York
W, 85 - 78
Regular Season
16-4 PTS: 27. George Mikan
PTS: 25. Carl Braun
321.4 - 294.9
Dec 8, 1952
@
Indianapolis
L, 81 - 76
Regular Season
16-5 PTS: 25. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Joe Graboski
320.1 - 300.3
Dec 11, 1952
v.
Syracuse
W, 82 - 79
Regular Season
17-5 PTS: 31. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 16. Bill Gabor
264.7 - 255.0
Dec 14, 1952
v.
Rochester
W, 95 - 77
Regular Season
18-5 PTS: 17. S. Martin
PTS: 15. Jack Coleman
295.2 - 239.3
Dec 19, 1952
@
Indianapolis
W, 69 - 87
Regular Season
19-5 PTS: 22. S. Martin
PTS: 14. Bob Lavoy
284.7 - 358.9
Dec 20, 1952
@
Milwaukee
L, 86 - 75
Regular Season
19-6 PTS: 28. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 21. Johnny Payak
319.5 - 278.6
Dec 25, 1952
v.
Indianapolis
W, 90 - 73
Regular Season
20-6 PTS: 20. George Mikan
PTS: 16. Mel Payton
293.5 - 238.1
Dec 27, 1952
v.
Boston
W, 94 - 71
Regular Season
21-6 PTS: 20. Jim Pollard
PTS: 20. Bill Sharman
308.5 - 233.0
Dec 28, 1952
v.
Milwaukee
W, 86 - 77
Regular Season
22-6 PTS: 17. Bob Harrison
PTS: 24. G. Ratkovicz
304.3 - 272.5
Dec 30, 1952
@
Indianapolis
L, 74 - 69
Regular Season
22-7 PTS: 16. George Mikan
PTS: 19. Joe Graboski
301.1 - 280.8
Dec 31, 1952
v.
Baltimore
W, 82 - 56
Regular Season
23-7 PTS: 19. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Eddie Miller
308.5 - 210.7
Jan 2, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 66 - 74
Regular Season
24-7 PTS: 22. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 20. Mel Hutchins
327.1 - 366.8
Jan 3, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 75 - 79
Regular Season
25-7 PTS: 22. S. Martin
PTS: 18. Jack Nichols
266.1 - 280.3
Jan 4, 1953
v.
Rochester
W, 83 - 80
Regular Season
26-7 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 21. Bobby Wanzer
280.5 - 270.4
Jan 6, 1953
v.
Rochester
L, 69 - 85
Regular Season
26-8 PTS: 26. George Mikan
PTS: 25. Bobby Wanzer
250.3 - 308.3
Jan 8, 1953
@
Syracuse
L, 75 - 67
Regular Season
26-9 PTS: 16. George Mikan
PTS: 19. D. Schayes
280.2 - 250.3
Jan 10, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
W, 79 - 84
Regular Season
27-9 PTS: 29. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Fred Schaus
253.9 - 270.0
Jan 11, 1953
v.
New York
W, 85 - 79
Regular Season
28-9 PTS: 22. George Mikan
PTS: 21. E. Vandeweghe
282.9 - 262.9
Jan 14, 1953
@
Baltimore
W, 104 - 112
Regular Season
29-9 PTS: 46. George Mikan
PTS: 24. Eddie Miller
277.6 - 299.0
Jan 17, 1953
@
Rochester
L, 109 - 101
Regular Season
29-10 PTS: 41. George Mikan
PTS: 29. Bob Davies
301.2 - 279.1
Jan 18, 1953
v.
Milwaukee
L, 70 - 83
Regular Season
29-11 PTS: 22. George Mikan
PTS: 34. Jack Nichols
276.6 - 328.0
Jan 23, 1953
@
Milwaukee
L, 67 - 65
Regular Season
29-12 PTS: 22. George Mikan
PTS: 17. Mel Hutchins
297.8 - 288.9
Jan 25, 1953
v.
Boston
W, 87 - 82
Regular Season
30-12 PTS: 30. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Bob Cousy
267.0 - 251.6
Jan 27, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
W, 76 - 96
Regular Season
31-12 PTS: 23. Jim Pollard
PTS: 17. Andy Phillip
281.1 - 355.0
Jan 29, 1953
v.
Syracuse
L, 65 - 83
Regular Season
31-13 PTS: 13. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Paul Seymour
283.8 - 362.4
Jan 31, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 87 - 80
Regular Season
32-13 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 19. Dick Groat
269.8 - 248.1
Feb 1, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
W, 76 - 92
Regular Season
33-13 PTS: 19. S. Martin
PTS: 16. F. Brian
266.0 - 322.0
Feb 3, 1953
@
Indianapolis
L, 96 - 93
Regular Season
33-14 PTS: 29. George Mikan
PTS: 27. L. Barnhorst
311.1 - 301.4
Feb 5, 1953
v.
New York
W, 81 - 73
Regular Season
34-14 PTS: 36. George Mikan
PTS: 17. C. Simmons
265.4 - 239.2
Feb 7, 1953
@
Rochester
L, 87 - 72
Regular Season
34-15 PTS: 25. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Bob Davies
292.1 - 241.7
Feb 8, 1953
v.
Indianapolis
W, 71 - 67
Regular Season
35-15 PTS: 24. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Paul Walther
288.1 - 271.9
Feb 12, 1953
v.
Syracuse
W, 91 - 81
Regular Season
36-15 PTS: 36. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Paul Seymour
281.5 - 250.6
Feb 14, 1953
v.
Philadelphia
W, 92 - 84
Regular Season
37-15 PTS: 19. George Mikan
PTS: 24. N. Johnston
286.4 - 261.5
Feb 15, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 71 - 80
Regular Season
38-15 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 21. Jack Nichols
263.9 - 297.3
Feb 17, 1953
v.
Baltimore
W, 74 - 70
Regular Season
39-15 PTS: 19. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 16. J. Baechtold
282.5 - 298.7
Feb 19, 1953
v.
Rochester
W, 107 - 87
Regular Season
40-15 PTS: 17. Jim Pollard
PTS: 13. Odie Spears
294.0 - 239.1
Feb 21, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 85 - 75
Regular Season
41-15 PTS: 17. Jim Pollard
PTS: 15. Andy Phillip
281.0 - 248.0
Feb 22, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
L, 90 - 78
Regular Season
41-16 PTS: 26. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Andy Phillip
325.6 - 282.1
Feb 24, 1953
@
New York
L, 79 - 63
Regular Season
41-17 PTS: 12. Jim Pollard
PTS: 15. Carl Braun
283.1 - 225.7
Feb 25, 1953
@
Baltimore
W, 72 - 85
Regular Season
42-17 PTS: 20. George Mikan
PTS: 17. Ray Lumpp
310.6 - 366.7
Feb 26, 1953
@
Philadelphia
W, 73 - 85
Regular Season
43-17 PTS: 25. George Mikan
PTS: 24. N. Johnston
283.2 - 329.7
Feb 27, 1953
v.
Philadelphia
W, 98 - 75
Regular Season
44-17 PTS: 22. George Mikan
PTS: 23. Joe Fulks
322.4 - 246.7
Mar 1, 1953
v.
Philadelphia
W, 102 - 80
Regular Season
45-17 PTS: 33. George Mikan
PTS: 28. N. Johnston
312.9 - 245.4
Mar 3, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
W, 68 - 86
Regular Season
46-17 PTS: 23. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 18. Larry Foust
370.1 - 468.0
Mar 5, 1953
@
Syracuse
L, 94 - 91
Regular Season
46-18 PTS: 23. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 23. Paul Seymour
345.8 - 334.8
Mar 6, 1953
@
Boston
L, 100 - 85
Regular Season
46-19 PTS: 21. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 46. Ed Macauley
304.9 - 259.1
Mar 7, 1953
@
Rochester
L, 84 - 82
Regular Season
46-20 PTS: 17. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 21. Arnie Risen
316.0 - 308.4
Mar 8, 1953
v.
Milwaukee
W, 100 - 73
Regular Season
47-20 PTS: 18. George Mikan
PTS: 19. Jack Nichols
307.4 - 224.4
Mar 9, 1953
@
Indianapolis
L, 95 - 83
Regular Season
47-21 PTS: 22. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 19. Mel Payton
305.3 - 266.8
Mar 12, 1953
v.
Rochester
W, 89 - 77
Regular Season
48-21 PTS: 28. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Jack McMahon
293.6 - 254.0
Mar 17, 1953
@
Indianapolis
W, 71 - 73
Regular Season
49-21 PTS: 14. Jim Pollard
PTS: 23. Joe Graboski
290.6 - 298.8