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1950-51 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-24, Finished 1st in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Kundla (44-24)

PTS/G: 82.8 (8th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 77.4 (1st of 11)
SRS: 4.79 (1st of 11) ▪ Pace: 94.8 (9th of 11)
Off Rtg: 86.4 (5th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 80.7 (1st of 11)
Expected W-L: 49-19 (1st of 11)

Arena: Minneapolis Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1951 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (1-3) versus Rochester Royals  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Indianapolis Olympians  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Nov 1, 1950 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 71 81 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 4, 1950 Box Score @ Washington Capitols W 91 85 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Nov 5, 1950 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 87 90 1 2 L 1
4 Thu, Nov 9, 1950 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 71 76 1 3 L 2
5 Sun, Nov 12, 1950 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 83 70 2 3 W 1
6 Wed, Nov 15, 1950 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W OT 72 71 3 3 W 2
7 Thu, Nov 16, 1950 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 69 71 3 4 L 1
8 Sat, Nov 18, 1950 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 2OT 86 77 4 4 W 1
9 Sun, Nov 19, 1950 Box Score Rochester Royals W 90 77 5 4 W 2
10 Wed, Nov 22, 1950 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 18 19 5 5 L 1
11 Thu, Nov 23, 1950 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 63 73 5 6 L 2
12 Sun, Nov 26, 1950 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 85 71 6 6 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 29, 1950 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 85 66 7 6 W 2
14 Fri, Dec 1, 1950 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 65 66 7 7 L 1
15 Sun, Dec 3, 1950 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 95 83 8 7 W 1
16 Wed, Dec 6, 1950 Box Score New York Knicks W 84 62 9 7 W 2
17 Sat, Dec 9, 1950 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 88 79 10 7 W 3
18 Sun, Dec 10, 1950 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 114 101 11 7 W 4
19 Wed, Dec 13, 1950 Box Score Rochester Royals L 72 82 11 8 L 1
20 Fri, Dec 15, 1950 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 82 71 12 8 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 16, 1950 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 86 71 13 8 W 2
22 Sun, Dec 17, 1950 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 79 60 14 8 W 3
23 Tue, Dec 19, 1950 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 67 71 14 9 L 1
24 Wed, Dec 20, 1950 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 84 91 14 10 L 2
25 Sat, Dec 23, 1950 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 81 87 14 11 L 3
26 Mon, Dec 25, 1950 Box Score Washington Capitols W 93 79 15 11 W 1
27 Wed, Dec 27, 1950 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 81 63 16 11 W 2
28 Thu, Dec 28, 1950 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 67 75 16 12 L 1
29 Sun, Dec 31, 1950 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 83 73 17 12 W 1
30 Mon, Jan 1, 1951 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 70 83 17 13 L 1
31 Wed, Jan 3, 1951 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 86 64 18 13 W 1
32 Thu, Jan 4, 1951 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 80 77 19 13 W 2
33 Fri, Jan 5, 1951 Box Score Boston Celtics W 69 54 20 13 W 3
34 Sun, Jan 7, 1951 Box Score Rochester Royals W 69 57 21 13 W 4
35 Wed, Jan 10, 1951 Box Score New York Knicks W 70 65 22 13 W 5
36 Thu, Jan 11, 1951 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 113 109 23 13 W 6
37 Sun, Jan 14, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W OT 86 84 24 13 W 7
38 Tue, Jan 16, 1951 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 68 82 24 14 L 1
39 Thu, Jan 18, 1951 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 78 95 24 15 L 2
40 Sat, Jan 20, 1951 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 70 25 15 W 1 at Milwaukee, WI
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 21, 1951 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 89 82 26 15 W 2
42 Tue, Jan 23, 1951 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets W 89 79 27 15 W 3 at Johnstown, PA
43 Thu, Jan 25, 1951 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 90 71 28 15 W 4
44 Sun, Jan 28, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 101 75 29 15 W 5
45 Wed, Jan 31, 1951 Box Score Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 106 78 30 15 W 6
46 Sat, Feb 3, 1951 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 89 84 31 15 W 7
47 Sun, Feb 4, 1951 Box Score Boston Celtics W 98 84 32 15 W 8
48 Wed, Feb 7, 1951 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 86 96 32 16 L 1
49 Thu, Feb 8, 1951 Box Score Rochester Royals W 69 58 33 16 W 1
50 Sun, Feb 11, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 91 78 34 16 W 2
51 Wed, Feb 14, 1951 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 99 71 35 16 W 3
52 Fri, Feb 16, 1951 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians W 76 71 36 16 W 4
53 Sat, Feb 17, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 82 87 36 17 L 1
54 Sun, Feb 18, 1951 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 80 91 36 18 L 2
55 Wed, Feb 21, 1951 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 82 76 37 18 W 1
56 Sat, Feb 24, 1951 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 95 78 38 18 W 2
57 Sun, Feb 25, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians L 73 75 38 19 L 1
58 Tue, Feb 27, 1951 Box Score N Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 83 77 39 19 W 1 at Milwaukee, WI
59 Wed, Feb 28, 1951 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 73 77 39 20 L 1
60 Thu, Mar 1, 1951 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 77 97 39 21 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 4, 1951 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 86 92 39 22 L 3
62 Tue, Mar 6, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 79 90 39 23 L 4
63 Thu, Mar 8, 1951 Box Score @ New York Knicks L OT 94 97 39 24 L 5
64 Sat, Mar 10, 1951 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W 99 88 40 24 W 1
65 Sun, Mar 11, 1951 Box Score Boston Celtics W 2OT 98 96 41 24 W 2
66 Wed, Mar 14, 1951 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 100 76 42 24 W 3
67 Sat, Mar 17, 1951 Box Score @ Tri-Cities Blackhawks W OT 92 91 43 24 W 4
68 Sun, Mar 18, 1951 Box Score New York Knicks W 86 68 44 24 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 21, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 95 81 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Mar 23, 1951 Box Score @ Indianapolis Olympians L 88 108 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Mar 25, 1951 Box Score Indianapolis Olympians W 85 80 2 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Thu, Mar 29, 1951 Box Score Rochester Royals W 76 73 3 1 W 2
5 Sat, Mar 31, 1951 Box Score Rochester Royals L 66 70 3 2 L 1
6 Sun, Apr 1, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 70 83 3 3 L 2
7 Tue, Apr 3, 1951 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 75 80 3 4 L 3