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1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 51-17, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Kundla (51-17)

PTS/G: 84.1 (4th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 75.7 (2nd of 17)
SRS: 8.25 (1st of 17)
Expected W-L: 55-13 (1st of 17)

Arena: Minneapolis Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1950 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (2-4) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Semifinals (0-2) versus Anderson Packers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Central Division Finals (0-2) versus Fort Wayne Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Central Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Chicago Stags  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Central Division First Place Tiebreaker (0-1) versus Rochester Royals  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Nov 2, 1949 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 81 69 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 5, 1949 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 92 77 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 8, 1949 Box Score @ Washington Capitols W 68 66 3 0 W 3
4 Thu, Nov 10, 1949 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 98 84 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Nov 12, 1949 Box Score @ Chicago Stags L 79 86 4 1 L 1
6 Wed, Nov 16, 1949 Box Score St. Louis Bombers W 94 71 5 1 W 1
7 Thu, Nov 17, 1949 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers L 65 78 5 2 L 1
8 Sat, Nov 19, 1949 Box Score @ Anderson Packers L 80 83 5 3 L 2
9 Sun, Nov 20, 1949 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 121 95 6 3 W 1
10 Wed, Nov 23, 1949 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 84 71 7 3 W 2
11 Fri, Nov 25, 1949 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 101 81 8 3 W 3
12 Sun, Nov 27, 1949 Box Score Chicago Stags L 82 96 8 4 L 1
13 Wed, Nov 30, 1949 Box Score New York Knicks W 102 92 9 4 W 1
14 Thu, Dec 1, 1949 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 68 86 9 5 L 1
15 Sat, Dec 3, 1949 Box Score @ Chicago Stags W 91 80 10 5 W 1
16 Sun, Dec 4, 1949 Box Score Rochester Royals W 95 80 11 5 W 2
17 Wed, Dec 7, 1949 Box Score Washington Capitols W 93 76 12 5 W 3
18 Thu, Dec 8, 1949 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 66 87 12 6 L 1
19 Sat, Dec 10, 1949 Box Score N Denver Nuggets W 89 76 13 6 W 1 at Rochester, NY
20 Sun, Dec 11, 1949 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 90 81 14 6 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 14, 1949 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 84 94 14 7 L 1
22 Thu, Dec 15, 1949 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 68 87 14 8 L 2
23 Sun, Dec 18, 1949 Box Score Boston Celtics W 77 72 15 8 W 1
24 Tue, Dec 20, 1949 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 62 87 15 9 L 1
25 Wed, Dec 21, 1949 Box Score @ Washington Capitols W 75 61 16 9 W 1
26 Thu, Dec 22, 1949 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 69 87 16 10 L 1
27 Sun, Dec 25, 1949 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 72 58 17 10 W 1
28 Mon, Dec 26, 1949 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 78 76 18 10 W 2
29 Wed, Dec 28, 1949 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 88 77 19 10 W 3
30 Sat, Dec 31, 1949 Box Score @ Waterloo Hawks W 86 68 20 10 W 4
31 Sun, Jan 1, 1950 Box Score Anderson Packers W 87 75 21 10 W 5
32 Wed, Jan 4, 1950 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 91 75 22 10 W 6
33 Thu, Jan 5, 1950 Box Score @ Sheboygan Red Skins L 82 85 22 11 L 1
34 Sun, Jan 8, 1950 Box Score Boston Celtics W OT 85 80 23 11 W 1
35 Wed, Jan 11, 1950 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 98 88 24 11 W 2
36 Thu, Jan 12, 1950 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers W 89 73 25 11 W 3
37 Sat, Jan 14, 1950 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 77 83 25 12 L 1
38 Sun, Jan 15, 1950 Box Score Rochester Royals W 85 73 26 12 W 1
39 Tue, Jan 17, 1950 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 105 79 27 12 W 2
40 Wed, Jan 18, 1950 Box Score @ Washington Capitols W 76 68 28 12 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Thu, Jan 19, 1950 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 94 83 29 12 W 4
42 Fri, Jan 20, 1950 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 89 90 29 13 L 1
43 Sun, Jan 22, 1950 Box Score Chicago Stags W 103 75 30 13 W 1
44 Tue, Jan 24, 1950 Box Score @ Chicago Stags W 80 68 31 13 W 2
45 Wed, Jan 25, 1950 Box Score St. Louis Bombers W 85 78 32 13 W 3
46 Sun, Jan 29, 1950 Box Score Washington Capitols W 88 60 33 13 W 4
47 Wed, Feb 1, 1950 Box Score New York Knicks W 96 81 34 13 W 5
48 Thu, Feb 2, 1950 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 79 78 35 13 W 6
49 Sun, Feb 5, 1950 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 100 67 36 13 W 7
50 Thu, Feb 9, 1950 Box Score Washington Capitols W 71 59 37 13 W 8
51 Sun, Feb 12, 1950 Box Score Boston Celtics W 88 70 38 13 W 9
52 Wed, Feb 15, 1950 Box Score Rochester Royals W 92 70 39 13 W 10
53 Thu, Feb 16, 1950 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers W 72 71 40 13 W 11
54 Fri, Feb 17, 1950 Box Score N Waterloo Hawks W 80 74 41 13 W 12 at Saint Paul, MN
55 Sun, Feb 19, 1950 Box Score Chicago Stags W 96 83 42 13 W 13
56 Wed, Feb 22, 1950 Box Score St. Louis Bombers W 100 57 43 13 W 14
57 Sat, Feb 25, 1950 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 64 66 43 14 L 1
58 Sun, Feb 26, 1950 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 80 66 44 14 W 1
59 Tue, Feb 28, 1950 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 71 65 45 14 W 2
60 Thu, Mar 2, 1950 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 88 68 46 14 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Mar 3, 1950 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 61 66 46 15 L 1 George Mikan of Minneapolis scored a field goal for Philadelphia
62 Sat, Mar 4, 1950 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 84 75 47 15 W 1
63 Sun, Mar 5, 1950 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 75 84 47 16 L 1
64 Tue, Mar 7, 1950 Box Score Sheboygan Red Skins W 90 73 48 16 W 1
65 Wed, Mar 8, 1950 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 68 65 49 16 W 2 at Saint Paul, MN
66 Sun, Mar 12, 1950 Box Score New York Knicks W 87 66 50 16 W 3
67 Wed, Mar 15, 1950 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 96 62 51 16 W 4
68 Sun, Mar 19, 1950 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 67 69 51 17 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Mar 21, 1950 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 78 76 1 0 W 1 Tiebreaker
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
2 Wed, Mar 22, 1950 Box Score Chicago Stags W 85 75 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Mar 25, 1950 Box Score @ Chicago Stags W 75 67 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Mon, Mar 27, 1950 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 93 79 4 0 W 4
5 Tue, Mar 28, 1950 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 82 5 0 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Wed, Apr 5, 1950 Box Score Anderson Packers W 75 50 6 0 W 6
7 Thu, Apr 6, 1950 Box Score @ Anderson Packers W 90 71 7 0 W 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Sat, Apr 8, 1950 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 68 66 8 0 W 8
9 Sun, Apr 9, 1950 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 85 91 8 1 L 1
10 Fri, Apr 14, 1950 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 91 77 9 1 W 1 at Saint Paul, MN
11 Sun, Apr 16, 1950 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 77 69 10 1 W 2 at Saint Paul, MN
12 Thu, Apr 20, 1950 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 76 83 10 2 L 1
13 Sun, Apr 23, 1950 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 110 95 11 2 W 1