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1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers Transactions

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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)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1949 to June 30, 1950.
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December 7, 1949

Purchased Billy Hassett from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

December 21, 1949

Sold Paul Walther to the Indianapolis Olympians.

April 25, 1950

Drafted Mac Otten from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Kevin O'Shea in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Hal Haskins in the 2nd round (23rd pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Howie Williams in the 3rd round (35th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bud Grant in the 4th round (47th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Beach in the 5th round (59th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Wayne Glasgow in the 6th round (71st pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Hutton in the 7th round (83rd pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Newt Benson in the 8th round (95th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Reilly in the 9th round (107th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

Drafted Andy Butchko in the 10th round (117th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.