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1950-51 Minneapolis Lakers Transactions

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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)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1950 to June 30, 1951.
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December 11, 1950

Sold Ed Beach to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

January 9, 1951

Drafted Dick Schnittker from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

April 25, 1951

Drafted Whitey Skoog in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lew Hitch in the 2nd round (20th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Payne in the 3rd round (30th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gale McArthur in the 4th round (40th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Leo Vander Kuy in the 5th round (50th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Deward Dopson in the 6th round (60th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Head in the 7th round (70th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.