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League Champion: Minneapolis Lakers

Rookie of the Year: Monk Meineke (10.7/6.9/2.2)

PPG Leader: Neil Johnston (22.3)
RPG Leader: George Mikan (14.4)
APG Leader: Bob Cousy (7.7)
WS Leader: Neil Johnston (15.3)

Minutes Played

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 3166
2. Bob Cousy*-BOS 2945
3. Ed Macauley*-BOS 2902
4. Mel Hutchins-MLH 2891
5. Leo Barnhorst-INO 2871
6. Joe Graboski-INO 2769
7. Andy Phillip*-TOT 2690
8. Paul Seymour-SYR 2684
9. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 2668
10. George Mikan*-MNL 2651
11. Jack Nichols-MLH 2626
12. Jack Coleman-ROC 2625
13. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 2577
14. Slater Martin*-MNL 2556
15. Fred Schaus-FTW 2541
16. George King-SYR 2519
17. Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 2496
18. Paul Walther-INO 2468
19. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 2465
20. Bill Tosheff-INO 2459

Field Goals

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 504
2. George Mikan*-MNL 500
3. Bob Cousy*-BOS 464
4. Ed Macauley*-BOS 451
5. Jack Nichols-MLH 425
6. Bill Sharman*-BOS 403
7. Leo Barnhorst-INO 402
8. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 378
9. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 375
10. Bob Davies*-ROC 339
11. Jim Pollard*-MNL 333
12. Joe Fulks*-PHW 332
13. Carl Braun-NYK 323
14. Don Barksdale-BLB 321
15. Mel Hutchins-MLH 319
16. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 318
17. Jack Coleman-ROC 314
18. Larry Foust-FTW 311
19. Paul Seymour-SYR 306
20. Arnie Risen*-ROC 295

Field Goal Attempts

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 1320
2. George Mikan*-MNL 1252
3. Jack Nichols-MLH 1170
4. Neil Johnston*-PHW 1114
5. Leo Barnhorst-INO 1034
6. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 1002
7. Ed Macauley*-BOS 997
8. Joe Fulks*-PHW 960
9. Jim Pollard*-MNL 933
10. Bill Sharman*-BOS 925
11. Bob Davies*-ROC 880
12. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 868
13. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 866
14. Larry Foust-FTW 865
15. Mel Hutchins-MLH 842
16. Don Barksdale-BLB 829
17. Fred Scolari-TOT 809
18. Carl Braun-NYK 807
19. Arnie Risen*-ROC 802
20. Joe Graboski-INO 799

Free Throws

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 556
2. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 512
3. Ed Macauley*-BOS 500
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 479
5. George Mikan*-MNL 442
6. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 384
7. Bob Davies*-ROC 351
8. Joe Graboski-INO 350
9. Bill Sharman*-BOS 341
10. Paul Seymour-SYR 340
11. Larry Foust-FTW 336
12. Carl Braun-NYK 331
13. Arnie Johnson-ROC 303
14. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 301
15. Arnie Risen*-ROC 294
16. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 291
17. George King-SYR 284
18. Fred Scolari-TOT 276
19. Paul Walther-INO 264
20. George Ratkovicz-TOT 262

Free Throw Attempts

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 794
2. Ed Macauley*-BOS 667
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 619
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 587
5. George Mikan*-MNL 567
6. Joe Graboski-INO 513
7. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 473
8. Bob Davies*-ROC 466
9. Larry Foust-FTW 465
10. George King-SYR 442
11. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 430
12. Arnie Risen*-ROC 429
13. Paul Seymour-SYR 416
14. Arnie Johnson-ROC 405
15. Bill Sharman*-BOS 401
  Carl Braun-NYK 401
  Don Barksdale-BLB 401
18. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 387
19. George Ratkovicz-TOT 373
20. Paul Walther-INO 354

Total Rebounds

1. George Mikan*-MNL 1007
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 976
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 920
4. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 916
5. Mel Hutchins-MLH 793
6. Jack Coleman-ROC 774
7. Larry Foust-FTW 769
8. Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 761
9. Arnie Risen*-ROC 745
10. Joe Graboski-INO 687
11. Eddie Miller-TOT 669
12. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 654
13. Ed Macauley*-BOS 629
14. Don Barksdale-BLB 597
15. Bob Brannum-BOS 537
16. Jack Nichols-MLH 533
17. Bob Lavoy-INO 528
18. George Ratkovicz-TOT 522
19. Red Rocha-SYR 510
20. Don Henriksen-BLB 506

Assists

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 547
2. Andy Phillip*-TOT 397
3. George King-SYR 364
4. Dick McGuire*-NYK 296
5. Paul Seymour-SYR 294
6. Ed Macauley*-BOS 280
  Bob Davies*-ROC 280
8. Leo Barnhorst-INO 277
9. George Senesky-PHW 264
10. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 252
11. Slater Martin*-MNL 250
12. Fred Schaus-FTW 245
13. Bill Tosheff-INO 243
  Carl Braun-NYK 243
15. Paul Hoffman-BLB 237
16. Fred Scolari-TOT 233
17. Jack Coleman-ROC 231
  Jim Pollard*-MNL 231
  Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 231
20. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 227
  Mel Hutchins-MLH 227

Personal Fouls

1. Monk Meineke-FTW 334
2. Joe Fulks*-PHW 319
3. Joe Graboski-INO 303
4. George Mikan*-MNL 290
5. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 289
6. George Ratkovicz-TOT 287
  Bob Brannum-BOS 287
  Carl Braun-NYK 287
9. Arnie Johnson-ROC 282
  Paul Hoffman-BLB 282
11. Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 274
  Arnie Risen*-ROC 274
  Bob Lavoy-INO 274
14. Don Barksdale-BLB 273
15. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 271
16. Larry Foust-FTW 267
17. Bob Harrison-MNL 264
18. Bill Gabor-SYR 262
19. Fred Schaus-FTW 261
  Bob Davies*-ROC 261

Points

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 1564
2. George Mikan*-MNL 1442
3. Bob Cousy*-BOS 1407
4. Ed Macauley*-BOS 1402
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 1262
6. Bill Sharman*-BOS 1147
7. Jack Nichols-MLH 1090
8. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 1047
9. Bob Davies*-ROC 1029
10. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 1020
11. Carl Braun-NYK 977
12. Leo Barnhorst-INO 967
13. Larry Foust-FTW 958
14. Paul Seymour-SYR 952
15. Don Barksdale-BLB 899
16. Joe Graboski-INO 894
17. Arnie Risen*-ROC 884
18. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 865
19. Jim Pollard*-MNL 859
20. Joe Fulks*-PHW 832

Field Goal Pct

1. Ed Macauley*-BOS .452
  Neil Johnston*-PHW .452
3. Harry Gallatin*-NYK .444
4. Bill Sharman*-BOS .436
5. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .435
6. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK .435
7. Jack Coleman-ROC .420
8. Slater Martin*-MNL .410
9. Bob Lavoy-INO .402
10. George King-SYR .402
11. Carl Braun-NYK .400
12. George Mikan*-MNL .399
13. Andy Phillip*-TOT .398
14. Jim Baechtold-BLB .390
15. Leo Barnhorst-INO .389
16. Red Rocha-SYR .388
17. Don Barksdale-BLB .387
18. Bob Davies*-ROC .385
19. Paul Seymour-SYR .384
20. Monk Meineke-FTW .381

Free Throw Pct

1. Bill Sharman*-BOS .850
2. Fred Scolari-TOT .844
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .827
4. Carl Braun-NYK .825
5. Fred Schaus-FTW .821
6. Odie Spears-ROC .819
7. Paul Seymour-SYR .817
8. Bob Cousy*-BOS .816
9. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC .812
10. Bill Tosheff-INO .806
11. Frankie Brian-FTW .795
12. Monk Meineke-FTW .783
13. Slater Martin*-MNL .780
14. George Mikan*-MNL .779
15. Jim Pollard*-MNL .769
16. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK .766
17. Bill Gabor-SYR .764
18. Red Rocha-SYR .755
19. Bob Davies*-ROC .753
20. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .752

Minutes Per Game

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 45.2
2. Ed Macauley*-BOS 42.1
3. Bob Cousy*-BOS 41.5
4. Mel Hutchins-MLH 40.7
5. Leo Barnhorst-INO 40.4
6. Joe Graboski-INO 40.1
7. Paul Seymour-SYR 40.1
8. Andy Phillip*-TOT 38.4
9. Jack Nichols-MLH 38.1
10. George Mikan*-MNL 37.9
11. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 37.6
12. Jack Coleman-ROC 37.5
13. Paul Walther-INO 36.8
14. Fred Schaus-FTW 36.8
15. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 36.8
16. Bill Tosheff-INO 36.7
17. Slater Martin*-MNL 36.5
18. Jim Pollard*-MNL 36.4
19. Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 35.7
20. Red Rocha-SYR 35.6

Points Per Game

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 22.3
2. George Mikan*-MNL 20.6
3. Ed Macauley*-BOS 20.3
4. Bob Cousy*-BOS 19.8
5. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 17.8
6. Bill Sharman*-BOS 16.2
7. Jack Nichols-MLH 15.8
8. Bob Davies*-ROC 15.6
9. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 15.0
10. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 14.6
11. Larry Foust-FTW 14.3
12. Paul Seymour-SYR 14.2
13. Carl Braun-NYK 14.0
14. Don Barksdale-BLB 13.8
15. Leo Barnhorst-INO 13.6
16. Fred Scolari-TOT 13.4
17. Jim Pollard*-MNL 13.0
18. Arnie Risen*-ROC 13.0
19. Joe Graboski-INO 13.0
20. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 12.4

Rebounds Per Game

1. George Mikan*-MNL 14.4
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 13.9
3. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 13.1
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 13.0
5. Larry Foust-FTW 11.5
6. Mel Hutchins-MLH 11.2
7. Jack Coleman-ROC 11.1
8. Arnie Risen*-ROC 11.0
9. Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 10.9
10. Joe Graboski-INO 10.0
11. Eddie Miller-TOT 9.6
12. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 9.3
13. Don Barksdale-BLB 9.2
14. Ed Macauley*-BOS 9.1
15. Jack Nichols-MLH 7.7
16. Bob Brannum-BOS 7.6
17. Bob Lavoy-INO 7.5
18. Don Henriksen-BLB 7.4
19. Red Rocha-SYR 7.4
20. George Ratkovicz-TOT 7.4

Assists Per Game

1. Bob Cousy*-BOS 7.7
2. Andy Phillip*-TOT 5.7
3. George King-SYR 5.1
4. Dick McGuire*-NYK 4.9
5. Paul Seymour-SYR 4.4
6. Bob Davies*-ROC 4.2
7. Ed Macauley*-BOS 4.1
8. Leo Barnhorst-INO 3.9
9. George Senesky-PHW 3.8
10. Fred Scolari-TOT 3.8
11. Bill Tosheff-INO 3.6
12. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 3.6
13. Slater Martin*-MNL 3.6
14. Fred Schaus-FTW 3.6
15. Jim Pollard*-MNL 3.5
16. Nelson Bobb-PHW 3.5
17. Carl Braun-NYK 3.5
18. Paul Hoffman-BLB 3.4
19. Jack Coleman-ROC 3.3
  Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 3.3

Player Efficiency Rating

1. George Mikan*-MNL 28.5
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW 25.9
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 25.4
4. Ed Macauley*-BOS 24.3
5. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 23.3
6. Bob Cousy*-BOS 21.7
7. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 21.7
8. Larry Foust-FTW 20.5
9. Bill Sharman*-BOS 19.8
10. Connie Simmons-NYK 18.9
11. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK 18.8
12. Arnie Risen*-ROC 18.2
13. Bob Davies*-ROC 18.1
14. Carl Braun-NYK 17.5
15. Mel Hutchins-MLH 17.3
16. Odie Spears-ROC 17.2
17. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 17.2
18. Jack Coleman-ROC 17.2
19. Jack Nichols-MLH 16.8
20. Don Barksdale-BLB 16.7

True Shooting Pct

1. Ed Macauley*-BOS .543
2. Neil Johnston*-PHW .534
3. Harry Gallatin*-NYK .525
4. Bill Sharman*-BOS .521
5. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .504
6. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK .499
7. Carl Braun-NYK .497
8. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .495
9. Odie Spears-ROC .495
10. Slater Martin*-MNL .489
11. Paul Seymour-SYR .485
12. George Mikan*-MNL .480
13. Don Henriksen-BLB .479
14. George King-SYR .479
15. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC .475
16. Bob Davies*-ROC .474
17. Andy Phillip*-TOT .474
18. Monk Meineke-FTW .472
19. Red Rocha-SYR .466
20. Bob Lavoy-INO .464

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW .452
2. Ed Macauley*-BOS .452
3. Harry Gallatin*-NYK .444
4. Bill Sharman*-BOS .436
5. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .435
6. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK .435
7. Jack Coleman-ROC .420
8. Slater Martin*-MNL .410
9. Bob Lavoy-INO .402
10. George King-SYR .402
11. Carl Braun-NYK .400
12. George Mikan*-MNL .399
13. Andy Phillip*-TOT .397
14. Jim Baechtold-BLB .390
15. Leo Barnhorst-INO .389
16. Red Rocha-SYR .388
17. Don Barksdale-BLB .387
18. Bob Davies*-ROC .385
19. Paul Seymour-SYR .383
20. Monk Meineke-FTW .381

Offensive Win Shares

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 13.0
2. Ed Macauley*-BOS 12.2
3. Bill Sharman*-BOS 8.4
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 8.0
5. George Mikan*-MNL 7.7
6. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 7.2
7. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 6.9
8. Carl Braun-NYK 6.5
9. Paul Seymour-SYR 5.8
10. Bob Davies*-ROC 5.2
11. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 5.2
12. Arnie Johnson-ROC 5.1
13. Slater Martin*-MNL 4.9
14. George King-SYR 4.9
15. Bob Cousy*-BOS 4.7
16. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK 4.7
17. Odie Spears-ROC 3.7
18. Monk Meineke-FTW 3.6
19. Red Rocha-SYR 3.3
20. Connie Simmons-NYK 3.0

Defensive Win Shares

1. George Mikan*-MNL 6.9
2. Mel Hutchins-MLH 5.5
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 5.1
4. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 4.9
5. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 4.4
6. Nathaniel Clifton*-NYK 4.4
7. Jim Pollard*-MNL 4.3
8. Jack Nichols-MLH 4.2
9. Jack Coleman-ROC 3.9
10. George Ratkovicz-TOT 3.8
11. Joe Graboski-INO 3.7
12. Leo Barnhorst-INO 3.5
13. Larry Foust-FTW 3.4
14. Arnie Risen*-ROC 3.4
15. George King-SYR 3.2
16. Slater Martin*-MNL 3.2
17. Red Rocha-SYR 3.2
18. Bob Lavoy-INO 2.9
19. Paul Seymour-SYR 2.9
20. Fred Schaus-FTW 2.7

Win Shares

1. Neil Johnston*-PHW 15.3
2. George Mikan*-MNL 14.6
3. Ed Macauley*-BOS 14.5
4. Dolph Schayes*-SYR 13.1
5. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL 12.0
6. Harry Gallatin*-NYK 11.3
7. Bill Sharman*-BOS 9.8
8. Carl Braun-NYK 9.0
9. Paul Seymour-SYR 8.7
10. Slater Martin*-MNL 8.2
11. George King-SYR 8.1
12. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC 7.9
13. Arnie Johnson-ROC 7.5
14. Bob Davies*-ROC 7.4
15. Bob Cousy*-BOS 7.2
16. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK 7.1
17. Mel Hutchins-MLH 6.9
18. Jack Coleman-ROC 6.7
19. Red Rocha-SYR 6.5
20. Larry Foust-FTW 6.3

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. George Mikan*-MNL .264
2. Ed Macauley*-BOS .239
3. Dolph Schayes*-SYR .236
4. Vern Mikkelsen*-MNL .235
5. Harry Gallatin*-NYK .232
6. Neil Johnston*-PHW .232
7. Bill Sharman*-BOS .201
8. Ernie Vandeweghe-NYK .194
9. Carl Braun-NYK .186
10. Arnie Johnson-ROC .182
11. Odie Spears-ROC .177
12. Bob Davies*-ROC .161
13. Connie Simmons-NYK .159
14. Paul Seymour-SYR .155
15. George King-SYR .155
16. Slater Martin*-MNL .153
17. Bobby Wanzer*-ROC .147
18. Larry Foust-FTW .131
19. Monk Meineke-FTW .130
20. Bob Donham-BOS .127