1953-1954 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders Rochester Leaders PPP
Mar 24, 1954
v.
Rochester
W, 89 - 76 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 28. George Mikan
PTS: 17. Jack Coleman
295.6 - 252.4
Mar 27, 1954
@
Rochester
L, 74 - 73 Edgerton Park Arena
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 17. George Mikan
PTS: 16. Bobby Wanzer
262.0 - 258.5
Mar 28, 1954
v.
Rochester
W, 82 - 72 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 17. George Mikan
PTS: 24. Arnie Risen
278.5 - 244.5

NBA Playoffs - NBA Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders Syracuse Leaders PPP
Mar 31, 1954
v.
Syracuse
W, 79 - 68 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 16. C. Lovellette
PTS: 15. Bob Lavoy
293.5 - 252.6
Apr 3, 1954
v.
Syracuse
L, 60 - 62 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 15. George Mikan
PTS: 20. W. Osterkorn
257.5 - 266.1
Apr 4, 1954
@
Syracuse
W, 67 - 81 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 30. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Bob Lavoy
278.8 - 337.0
Apr 8, 1954
@
Syracuse
L, 80 - 69 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 16. Whitey Skoog
PTS: 25. Paul Seymour
291.5 - 251.4
Apr 10, 1954
@
Syracuse
W, 73 - 84 Oncenter War Memorial Arena
NBA Finals
3-2 PTS: 21. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 17. D. Schayes
256.1 - 294.7
Apr 11, 1954
v.
Syracuse
L, 63 - 65 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 30. George Mikan
PTS: 16. Paul Seymour
259.2 - 267.4
Apr 12, 1954
v.
Syracuse
W, 87 - 80 Minneapolis Auditorium
NBA Finals
4-3 PTS: 21. Jim Pollard
PTS: 18. D. Schayes
269.8 - 248.1

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minneapolis Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 30, 1953
@
Milwaukee
L, 69 - 59
Regular Season
0-1 PTS: 12. George Mikan
PTS: 14. Irv Bemoras
274.9 - 235.1
Oct 31, 1953
@
New York
L, 91 - 67
Regular Season
0-2 PTS: 16. George Mikan
PTS: 15. Vince Boryla
293.1 - 212.6
Nov 1, 1953
@
Boston
W, 79 - 84
Regular Season
1-2 PTS: 20. Jim Pollard
PTS: 18. Bill Sharman
267.7 - 284.6
Nov 4, 1953
@
Baltimore
W, 75 - 77
Regular Season
2-2 PTS: 24. George Mikan
PTS: 20. Ray Felix
315.1 - 332.3
Nov 5, 1953
@
Syracuse
W, 65 - 77
Regular Season
3-2 PTS: 20. S. Martin
PTS: 14. Paul Seymour
288.0 - 341.2
Nov 7, 1953
v.
New York
W, 70 - 62
Regular Season
4-2 PTS: 22. George Mikan
PTS: 14. H. Gallatin
250.8 - 222.1
Nov 10, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
L, 78 - 62
Regular Season
4-3 PTS: 12. S. Martin
PTS: 19. Monk Meineke
278.2 - 221.1
Nov 13, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 84 - 92
Regular Season
5-3 PTS: 26. George Mikan
PTS: 20. G. Ratkovicz
327.7 - 359.0
Nov 14, 1953
@
Rochester
L, 98 - 91
Regular Season
5-4 PTS: 30. George Mikan
PTS: 22. Odie Spears
281.7 - 261.6
Nov 15, 1953
@
Boston
W, 74 - 89
Regular Season
6-4 PTS: 17. Jim Pollard
PTS: 23. Ed Macauley
279.9 - 336.6
Nov 17, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
W, 66 - 83
Regular Season
7-4 PTS: 19. C. Lovellette
PTS: 16. Larry Foust
256.2 - 322.1
Nov 19, 1953
@
Philadelphia
W, 79 - 107
Regular Season
8-4 PTS: 24. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 19. N. Johnston
289.2 - 391.7
Nov 21, 1953
v.
Rochester
W, 76 - 70
Regular Season
9-4 PTS: 36. George Mikan
PTS: 15. Alex Hannum
266.0 - 245.0
Nov 22, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 55 - 57
Regular Season
10-4 PTS: 24. George Mikan
PTS: 13. Bob Houbregs
320.6 - 332.3
Nov 26, 1953
v.
Philadelphia
W, 88 - 80
Regular Season
11-4 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 34. N. Johnston
292.1 - 265.6
Nov 29, 1953
v.
Boston
W, 95 - 82
Regular Season
12-4 PTS: 28. George Mikan
PTS: 16. D. Barksdale
293.3 - 253.2
Dec 3, 1953
v.
Syracuse
W, 87 - 74
Regular Season
13-4 PTS: 27. George Mikan
PTS: 16. D. Schayes
281.3 - 239.3
Dec 5, 1953
v.
Syracuse
W, 90 - 80
Regular Season
14-4 PTS: 18. George Mikan
PTS: 27. D. Schayes
278.4 - 247.5
Dec 12, 1953
v.
New York
W, 71 - 67
Regular Season
15-4 PTS: 14. S. Martin
PTS: 19. Nat Clifton
276.9 - 261.3
Dec 13, 1953
v.
Rochester
L, 70 - 87
Regular Season
15-5 PTS: 16. Pep Saul
PTS: 19. Arnie Risen
260.1 - 323.3
Dec 15, 1953
@
New York
L, 80 - 79
Regular Season
15-6 PTS: 17. George Mikan
PTS: 29. Carl Braun
279.9 - 287.2
Dec 16, 1953
@
Milwaukee
W, 63 - 69
Regular Season
16-6 PTS: 21. George Mikan
PTS: 22. M. Zaslofsky
377.5 - 413.4
Dec 17, 1953
@
Baltimore
L, 75 - 64
Regular Season
16-7 PTS: 18. George Mikan
PTS: 15. Bob Houbregs
280.8 - 239.6
Dec 19, 1953
@
Rochester
W, 78 - 91
Regular Season
17-7 PTS: 20. S. Martin
PTS: 16. Arnie Risen
290.6 - 339.0
Dec 20, 1953
@
Syracuse
L, 81 - 76
Regular Season
17-8 PTS: 17. S. Martin
PTS: 16. D. Schayes
272.6 - 255.8
Dec 25, 1953
@
Baltimore
L, 88 - 78
Regular Season
17-9 PTS: 15. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 23. Ray Felix
316.7 - 280.7
Dec 26, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 77 - 71
Regular Season
18-9 PTS: 16. George Mikan
PTS: 16. M. Zaslofsky
300.3 - 276.9
Dec 27, 1953
@
Fort Wayne
W, 75 - 79
Regular Season
19-9 PTS: 21. George Mikan
PTS: 14. Mel Hutchins
270.0 - 284.4
Dec 30, 1953
v.
Fort Wayne
L, 80 - 97
Regular Season
19-10 PTS: 17. George Mikan
PTS: 17. Jack Molinas
285.2 - 345.7
Jan 2, 1954
v.
New York
W, 78 - 74
Regular Season
20-10 PTS: 26. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Carl Braun
265.5 - 245.1
Jan 4, 1954
v.
Rochester
L, 84 - 85
Regular Season
20-11 PTS: 32. George Mikan
PTS: 16. Bob Davies
278.9 - 282.3
Jan 7, 1954
v.
Rochester
W, 89 - 71
Regular Season
21-11 PTS: 20. George Mikan
PTS: 15. Bob Davies
286.0 - 228.2
Jan 9, 1954
@
Milwaukee
W, 67 - 78
Regular Season
22-11 PTS: 17. C. Lovellette
PTS: 16. Irv Bemoras
259.3 - 301.9
Jan 10, 1954
v.
Boston
W, 99 - 85
Regular Season
23-11 PTS: 16. Jim Pollard
PTS: 21. Ed Macauley
283.4 - 243.3
Jan 13, 1954
@
Boston
L, 88 - 84
Regular Season
23-12 PTS: 21. George Mikan
PTS: 27. Ed Macauley
300.9 - 287.2
Jan 14, 1954
@
Syracuse
L, 96 - 71
Regular Season
23-13 PTS: 19. George Mikan
PTS: 17. W. Osterkorn
472.2 - 349.2
Jan 16, 1954
v.
Milwaukee
L, 58 - 64
Regular Season
23-14 PTS: 12. C. Lovellette
PTS: 16. Lew Hitch
258.5 - 285.2
Jan 17, 1954
@
Fort Wayne
L, 86 - 83
Regular Season
23-15 PTS: 24. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 22. Larry Foust
574.1 - 554.1
Jan 18, 1954
@
Milwaukee
W, 72 - 91
Regular Season
24-15 PTS: 18. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 16. D. Sunderlage
311.6 - 393.8
Jan 23, 1954
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 75 - 72
Regular Season
25-15 PTS: 16. George Mikan
PTS: 18. M. Zaslofsky
300.3 - 288.3
Jan 26, 1954
@
Milwaukee
W, 69 - 84
Regular Season
26-15 PTS: 14. C. Lovellette
PTS: 22. D. Sunderlage
302.1 - 367.8
Jan 27, 1954
v.
Baltimore
W, 76 - 73
Regular Season
27-15 PTS: 24. Jim Pollard
PTS: 32. Ray Felix
299.4 - 287.6
Jan 28, 1954
@
Baltimore
W, 82 - 104
Regular Season
28-15 PTS: 24. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Al Roges
276.5 - 350.7
Jan 30, 1954
v.
Milwaukee
W, 80 - 64
Regular Season
29-15 PTS: 13. Jim Pollard
PTS: 15. Lew Hitch
298.0 - 238.4
Jan 31, 1954
v.
Boston
W, 82 - 67
Regular Season
30-15 PTS: 22. Jim Pollard
PTS: 15. Ed Macauley
274.8 - 224.5
Feb 2, 1954
@
Rochester
W, 78 - 87
Regular Season
31-15 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 16. Bobby Wanzer
266.2 - 296.9
Feb 3, 1954
v.
New York
W, 91 - 79
Regular Season
32-15 PTS: 18. Pep Saul
PTS: 21. Carl Braun
304.8 - 264.6
Feb 4, 1954
@
Baltimore
W, 70 - 82
Regular Season
33-15 PTS: 20. George Mikan
PTS: 19. Ray Felix
291.2 - 341.1
Feb 6, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
W, 97 - 94
Regular Season
34-15 PTS: 26. George Mikan
PTS: 23. Joe Graboski
307.0 - 297.5
Feb 7, 1954
@
Fort Wayne
L, 90 - 83
Regular Season
34-16 PTS: 18. Jim Pollard
PTS: 28. Mel Hutchins
300.8 - 277.4
Feb 8, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
W, 106 - 91
Regular Season
35-16 PTS: 20. George Mikan
PTS: 41. N. Johnston
301.7 - 259.0
Feb 9, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
W, 70 - 67
Regular Season
36-16 PTS: 23. George Mikan
PTS: 23. N. Johnston
314.6 - 301.1
Feb 11, 1954
v.
Baltimore
W, 110 - 82
Regular Season
37-16 PTS: 17. D. Schnittker
PTS: 18. Ray Felix
323.4 - 241.1
Feb 12, 1954
@
Milwaukee
L, 71 - 62
Regular Season
37-17 PTS: 21. George Mikan
PTS: 17. D. Sunderlage
288.2 - 251.7
Feb 13, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
W, 86 - 77
Regular Season
38-17 PTS: 27. George Mikan
PTS: 28. N. Johnston
459.3 - 411.2
Feb 14, 1954
v.
Rochester
W, 105 - 77
Regular Season
39-17 PTS: 16. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Bobby Wanzer
307.0 - 225.1
Feb 16, 1954
v.
Rochester
W, 85 - 79
Regular Season
40-17 PTS: 24. Jim Pollard
PTS: 23. Jack Coleman
302.3 - 280.9
Feb 18, 1954
v.
Boston
L, 92 - 105
Regular Season
40-18 PTS: 17. George Mikan
PTS: 24. Bill Sharman
295.0 - 336.6
Feb 20, 1954
v.
Syracuse
W, 83 - 68
Regular Season
41-18 PTS: 14. George Mikan
PTS: 14. George King
337.5 - 276.5
Feb 21, 1954
@
Syracuse
L, 100 - 73
Regular Season
41-19 PTS: 14. Whitey Skoog
PTS: 22. Bill Gabor
330.4 - 241.2
Feb 22, 1954
v.
Philadelphia
L, 72 - 79
Regular Season
41-20 PTS: 17. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 36. N. Johnston
293.7 - 322.3
Feb 23, 1954
@
New York
W, 82 - 100
Regular Season
42-20 PTS: 20. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 20. Nat Clifton
292.4 - 356.6
Feb 25, 1954
@
Philadelphia
L, 81 - 72
Regular Season
42-21 PTS: 17. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 31. Joe Graboski
316.7 - 281.5
Feb 27, 1954
@
Baltimore
W, 85 - 95
Regular Season
43-21 PTS: 29. George Mikan
PTS: 22. Ray Felix
496.5 - 554.9
Feb 28, 1954
@
Fort Wayne
L, 94 - 77
Regular Season
43-22 PTS: 15. C. Lovellette
PTS: 20. Larry Foust
315.6 - 258.5
Mar 2, 1954
v.
Syracuse
W, 91 - 87
Regular Season
44-22 PTS: 27. George Mikan
PTS: 30. D. Schayes
316.1 - 302.2
Mar 5, 1954
@
Boston
L, 128 - 106
Regular Season
44-23 PTS: 30. George Mikan
PTS: 32. Ed Macauley
307.1 - 254.3
Mar 6, 1954
@
Rochester
L, 74 - 59
Regular Season
44-24 PTS: 15. George Mikan
PTS: 14. Jack McMahon
281.3 - 224.2
Mar 7, 1954
v.
Milwaukee
W, 65 - 63
Regular Season
45-24 PTS: 17. V. Mikkelsen
PTS: 22. Bill Calhoun
283.0 - 274.3
Mar 9, 1954
v.
Rochester
L, 61 - 70
Regular Season
45-25 PTS: 11. George Mikan
PTS: 18. Arnie Risen
231.9 - 266.1
Mar 10, 1954
v.
New York
L, 76 - 85
Regular Season
45-26 PTS: 17. Jim Pollard
PTS: 27. C. Simmons
256.4 - 286.7
Mar 13, 1954
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 93 - 66
Regular Season
46-26 PTS: 27. S. Martin
PTS: 14. Larry Foust
293.7 - 208.5