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1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers Transactions

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Record: 40-26, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Kundla (40-26)

PTS/G: 85.6 (5th of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 79.5 (1st of 10)
SRS: 5.28 (1st of 10) ▪ Pace: 97.2 (3rd of 10)
Off Rtg: 85.3 (7th of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 79.3 (1st of 10)
Expected W-L: 49-17 (1st of 10)

Arena: Minneapolis Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1952 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (3-4) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Finals (1-3) versus Rochester Royals  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Indianapolis Olympians  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1951 to June 30, 1952.
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September 25, 1951

Sold Kevin O'Shea to the Milwaukee Hawks.

October 10, 1951

Purchased Howie Schultz from the Fort Wayne Pistons. Schultz was traded to Tri-Cities on May 31, 1951 but evidently he was returned.

January 26, 1952

Purchased Pep Saul from the Baltimore Bullets.

April 26, 1952

Drafted Clyde Lovellette in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Ackerman in the ?? round (20th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Bishop in the ?? round (30th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rod Fletcher in the ?? round (40th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cliff Haag in the ?? round (50th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Holstein in the ?? round (60th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Holt in the ?? round (70th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Katsimpalis in the ?? round (79th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Means in the ?? round (86th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dwight Morrison in the ?? round (92nd pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Carl McNulty in the ?? round (97th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Ramiraz in the ?? round (100th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Schneider in the ?? round (102nd pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gene Smith in the ?? round (103rd pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gene Smith in the ?? round (104th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted Homer Spain in the ?? round (105th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Wallesea in the ?? round (106th pick) of the 1952 NBA Draft.