Vern Mikkelsen F

Born: Oct 21, 1928 (Passed away Nov 21, 2013, aged 85)

Birthplace: Parlier, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-7 (201cm)     Weight: 230 (104kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Nov 21, 2013)

Draft Entry: 1949 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 11, Minneapolis Lakers

Pre-Draft Team: Hamline (Sr)

High School: Askov High School [Askov, Minnesota]

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NBA

10 Years Of Service - Hall of Fame Player, 6x All-Star

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1949-50 MIN 68 - 0.0 4.24 10.62 .399 - - - 3.16 4.21 .752 - - 0.00 1.81 - - 3.26 - 11.63
1950-51 MIN 64 - 0.0 5.61 13.95 .402 - - - 2.91 4.30 .676 - - 10.23 2.83 - - 4.06 - 14.12
1951-52 MIN 66 - 35.5 5.50 13.12 .419 - - - 4.29 5.64 .761 - - 10.32 2.73 - - 4.27 - 15.29
1952-53 MIN 70 - 35.2 5.40 12.40 .435 - - - 4.16 5.53 .752 - - 9.34 2.11 - - 4.13 - 14.96
1953-54 MIN 72 - 31.2 4.00 10.71 .374 - - - 3.07 4.14 .742 - - 8.54 1.65 - - 3.67 - 11.07
1954-55 MIN 71 - 36.0 6.20 14.69 .422 - - - 6.30 8.42 .747 - - 10.17 2.04 - - 4.49 - 18.69
1955-56 MIN 72 - 29.2 4.40 11.40 .386 - - - 4.56 5.67 .804 - - 8.44 2.40 - - 4.43 - 13.36
1956-57 MIN 72 - 30.5 4.47 11.86 .377 - - - 4.75 5.89 .807 - - 8.75 1.68 - - 4.33 - 13.69
1957-58 MIN 72 - 33.2 6.10 14.86 .410 - - - 5.14 6.54 .786 - - 11.18 2.31 - - 4.15 - 17.33
1958-59 MIN 72 - 29.7 4.90 12.56 .390 - - - 3.97 4.93 .806 - - 7.92 2.21 - - 3.42 - 13.78
CAREER   699 - 32.5 5.07 12.61 .403 - - - 4.25 5.54 .766 - - 9.41 2.17 - - 4.02 - 14.40

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1949-50 MIN 68 - 0 288 722 .399 - - - 215 286 .752 - - 0 123 - - 222 - 791
1950-51 MIN 64 - 0 359 893 .402 - - - 186 275 .676 - - 655 181 - - 260 - 904
1951-52 MIN 66 - 2345 363 866 .419 - - - 283 372 .761 - - 681 180 - - 282 - 1009
1952-53 MIN 70 - 2465 378 868 .435 - - - 291 387 .752 - - 654 148 - - 289 - 1047
1953-54 MIN 72 - 2247 288 771 .374 - - - 221 298 .742 - - 615 119 - - 264 - 797
1954-55 MIN 71 - 2559 440 1043 .422 - - - 447 598 .747 - - 722 145 - - 319 - 1327
1955-56 MIN 72 - 2100 317 821 .386 - - - 328 408 .804 - - 608 173 - - 319 - 962
1956-57 MIN 72 - 2198 322 854 .377 - - - 342 424 .807 - - 630 121 - - 312 - 986
1957-58 MIN 72 - 2390 439 1070 .410 - - - 370 471 .786 - - 805 166 - - 299 - 1248
1958-59 MIN 72 - 2139 353 904 .390 - - - 286 355 .806 - - 570 159 - - 246 - 992
CAREER   699 - 18443 3547 8812 .403 - - - 2969 3874 .766 - - 5940 1515 - - 2812 - 10063

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1949-50 MIN 68 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 - - 0.40 51 17 .750 - - -
1950-51 MIN 64 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 - - 0.31 42 22 .656 - - -
1951-52 MIN 66 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 - - 0.43 40 26 .606 - - -
1952-53 MIN 70 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 - - 0.45 49 21 .700 - - -
1953-54 MIN 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186 - - 0.39 46 26 .639 2.20 4.40 6.60
1954-55 MIN 71 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 - - 0.57 40 32 .556 7.40 3.60 10.90
1955-56 MIN 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .193 - - 0.50 33 39 .458 3.60 1.80 5.40
1956-57 MIN 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171 - - 0.50 34 38 .472 3.70 2.40 6.10
1957-58 MIN 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 - - 0.44 19 53 .264 5.40 1.10 6.50
1958-59 MIN 72 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .184 - - 0.39 33 39 .458 2.90 1.60 4.50
CAREER   699 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .240 - - 0.44 387 313 .553 25.20 14.90 40.00

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1949-50 MIN 68 - .466 .399 - - - - - - - - 115.06 - 1.10 - - -
1950-51 MIN 64 - .446 .402 - - - - - - - - 107.84 - 1.01 - - -
1951-52 MIN 66 - .490 .419 - - - - - - - - 117.99 - 1.17 - - 23.85
1952-53 MIN 70 - .504 .435 - - - - - - - - 118.74 - 1.21 - - 28.06
1953-54 MIN 72 - .442 .374 - - - - - - - - 111.52 - 1.03 - - 18.74
1954-55 MIN 71 - .508 .422 - - - - - - - - 116.94 - 1.27 - - 22.57
1955-56 MIN 72 - .481 .386 - - - - - - - - 119.00 - 1.17 - - 19.65
1956-57 MIN 72 - .474 .377 - - - - - - - - 118.37 - 1.15 - - 17.32
1957-58 MIN 72 - .489 .410 - - - - - - - - 119.58 - 1.17 - - 19.01
1958-59 MIN 72 - .468 .390 - - - - - - - - 119.61 - 1.10 - - 18.13
CAREER   699 - .478 .403 - - - - - - - - 116.89 - 1.14 - - 21.07

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NBA Transactions

Mar 21, 1949 - The Minneapolis Lakers selected Vern Mikkelsen in Round 1 with Pick 11 in the 1949 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1949 - Vern Mikkelsen signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers.
Jul 1, 1959 - Vern Mikkelsen, previously with the Minneapolis Lakers, became a free agent.
Nov 21, 2013 - Vern Mikkelsen passed away. He was 85 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA Second Team - 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1949-50 MIN 12 - 0.0 4.58 12.42 .369 - - - 3.83 5.00 .767 - - 0.00 1.50 - - 4.33 - 13.00
1950-51 MIN 7 - 0.0 5.57 13.71 .406 - - - 4.43 6.71 .660 - - 9.57 2.43 - - 5.00 - 15.57
1951-52 MIN 13 - 38.1 4.62 10.69 .432 - - - 4.08 4.92 .828 - - 8.46 1.54 - - 5.08 - 13.31
1952-53 MIN 12 - 33.3 3.67 11.08 .331 - - - 4.67 5.50 .848 - - 8.67 2.00 - - 4.92 - 12.00
1953-54 MIN 13 - 28.8 3.92 8.54 .459 - - - 2.38 2.77 .861 - - 5.62 1.31 - - 4.00 - 10.23
1954-55 MIN 7 - 29.9 4.29 12.14 .353 - - - 5.14 6.57 .783 - - 11.14 1.86 - - 5.14 - 13.71
1955-56 MIN 3 - 30.0 3.67 8.67 .423 - - - 6.00 6.67 .900 - - 5.67 0.67 - - 4.67 - 13.33
1956-57 MIN 5 - 32.4 6.60 16.60 .398 - - - 4.40 6.80 .647 - - 8.60 3.40 - - 5.80 - 17.60
1958-59 MIN 13 - 28.5 5.62 13.62 .412 - - - 4.31 5.62 .767 - - 7.15 1.85 - - 4.15 - 15.54
CAREER   85 - 31.8 4.66 11.75 .396 - - - 4.11 5.25 .783 - - 8.01 1.79 - - 4.67 - 13.42

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1949-50 MIN 12 - 0 55 149 .369 - - - 46 60 .767 - - 0 18 - - 52 - 156
1950-51 MIN 7 - 0 39 96 .406 - - - 31 47 .660 - - 67 17 - - 35 - 109
1951-52 MIN 13 - 495 60 139 .432 - - - 53 64 .828 - - 110 20 - - 66 - 173
1952-53 MIN 12 - 400 44 133 .331 - - - 56 66 .848 - - 104 24 - - 59 - 144
1953-54 MIN 13 - 375 51 111 .459 - - - 31 36 .861 - - 73 17 - - 52 - 133
1954-55 MIN 7 - 209 30 85 .353 - - - 36 46 .783 - - 78 13 - - 36 - 96
1955-56 MIN 3 - 90 11 26 .423 - - - 18 20 .900 - - 17 2 - - 14 - 40
1956-57 MIN 5 - 162 33 83 .398 - - - 22 34 .647 - - 43 17 - - 29 - 88
1958-59 MIN 13 - 371 73 177 .412 - - - 56 73 .767 - - 93 24 - - 54 - 202
CAREER   85 - 2102 396 999 .396 - - - 349 446 .783 - - 585 152 - - 397 - 1141

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1949-50 MIN 12 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206 - - 0.40 10 2 .833 - - -
1950-51 MIN 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 - - 0.49 3 4 .429 - - -
1951-52 MIN 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 - - 0.46 9 4 .692 - - -
1952-53 MIN 12 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199 - - 0.50 9 3 .750 - - -
1953-54 MIN 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 - - 0.32 9 4 .692 0.90 0.80 1.70
1954-55 MIN 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 - - 0.54 3 4 .429 0.20 0.50 0.70
1955-56 MIN 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .112 - - 0.77 1 2 .333 0.30 0.10 0.40
1956-57 MIN 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 - - 0.41 2 3 .400 0.20 - 0.30
1958-59 MIN 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 - - 0.41 6 7 .462 0.60 0.30 0.90
CAREER   85 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202 - - 0.45 52 33 .612 2.20 1.70 4.00

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1949-50 MIN 12 - .445 .369 - - - - - - - - 113.58 - 1.05 - - -
1950-51 MIN 7 - .467 .406 - - - - - - - - 106.58 - 1.14 - - -
1951-52 MIN 13 - .517 .432 - - - 8.53 - - - - 125.98 - 1.24 - - 15.63
1952-53 MIN 12 - .444 .331 - - - 12.40 - - - - 117.93 - 1.08 - - 18.75
1953-54 MIN 13 - .524 .459 - - - 9.89 - - - - 132.06 - 1.20 - - 16.48
1954-55 MIN 7 - .456 .353 - - - 12.63 - - - - 113.55 - 1.13 - - 17.84
1955-56 MIN 3 - .575 .423 - - - 3.25 - - - - 132.31 - 1.54 - - 15.07
1956-57 MIN 5 - .449 .398 - - - 16.09 - - - - 104.46 - 1.06 - - 16.69
1958-59 MIN 13 - .483 .412 - - - 10.43 - - - - 117.96 - 1.14 - - 16.82
CAREER   85 - .477 .396 - - - - - - - - 117.89 - 1.14 - - 16.86

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1951, 1952, 1953
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1955, 1956, 1957

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1951 West 1 - 0 4 11 .364 - - - 3 4 .750 - - 9 1 - - 3 - 11
1952 West 1 - 23 5 8 .625 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 10 0 - - 2 - 12
1953 West 1 - 19 3 13 .231 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 6 3 - - 3 - 6
1955 West 1 - 25 7 15 .467 - - - 2 3 .667 - - 9 1 - - 5 - 16
1956 West 1 - 22 5 13 .385 - - - 6 7 .857 - - 9 2 - - 4 - 16
1957 West 1 - 21 3 10 .300 - - - 0 4 .000 - - 9 1 - - 3 - 6
TOTAL   6 - 110 27 70 .386 - - - 13 20 .650 - - 52 8 - - 20 - 67
AVERAGES   6 - 18.3 4.50 11.67 .386 - - - 2.17 3.33 .650 - - 8.67 1.33 - - 3.33 - 11.17

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NCAA

College: Hamline (1948)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1944-45 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1945-46 Hamline So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1946-47 Hamline Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1947-48 Hamline Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -