1948-1949 Minneapolis Lakers

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1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers

What was the record of the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a 44-16 record. They went 26-3 at home and 18-13 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minneapolis Lakers went 52-18.

What division did the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers play in?

The 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1948-49.

What was the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers record by month?

The 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers had their best month in January, when they went 10-1 and had a 90.9% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 7-5 and had a 58.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '48 10-4 71.4% +96
December '48 7-5 58.3% +49
January '49 10-1 90.9% +200
February '49 10-3 76.9% +78
March '49 7-3 70% +20

Did the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers Win The NBA Title?

Yes, the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA Title in 1949. They beat the Washington Capitols.

What was the point differential for the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +443. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 46.9 wins, or a 47-13 record in the regular season.

How did the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers went 4-2.

How did the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers went 2-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Minneapolis Lakers had during the 1948-49 regular season was 2 games, which occured 5 separate times.

1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Nov 4, 1948 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 84 - 72
Sat, Nov 6, 1948 @ Washington Capitols Loss 62 - 67
Tue, Nov 9, 1948 @ Boston Celtics Loss 55 - 77
Thu, Nov 11, 1948 @ New York Knicks Win 77 - 68
Sat, Nov 13, 1948 @ Providence Steamrollers Win 90 - 67
Sun, Nov 14, 1948 @ Rochester Royals Loss 75 - 92
Wed, Nov 17, 1948 vs Boston Celtics Loss 72 - 74
Fri, Nov 19, 1948 @ Chicago Stags Win 85 - 81
Sun, Nov 21, 1948 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 94 - 81
Tue, Nov 23, 1948 @ Indianapolis Jets Win 88 - 82
Wed, Nov 24, 1948 vs Providence Steamrollers Win 117 - 89
Sat, Nov 27, 1948 @ St. Louis Bombers Win 87 - 71
Sun, Nov 28, 1948 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 88 - 67
Tue, Nov 30, 1948 @ Boston Celtics Win 94 - 84
Wed, Dec 1, 1948 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 74 - 84
Sat, Dec 4, 1948 @ Chicago Stags Loss 100 - 104 OT
Sun, Dec 5, 1948 vs St. Louis Bombers Win 78 - 68
Wed, Dec 8, 1948 vs Washington Capitols Loss 83 - 94
Fri, Dec 10, 1948 @ Rochester Royals Win 96 - 75
Sun, Dec 12, 1948 vs Rochester Royals Win 67 - 58
Wed, Dec 15, 1948 vs Indianapolis Jets Win 79 - 61
Sun, Dec 19, 1948 vs Chicago Stags Win 94 - 84
Tue, Dec 21, 1948 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 64 - 72
Wed, Dec 22, 1948 @ New York Knicks Loss 79 - 97
Sun, Dec 26, 1948 vs Rochester Royals Win 99 - 90
Wed, Dec 29, 1948 vs Washington Capitols Win 91 - 68
Sat, Jan 1, 1949 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 92 - 72
Wed, Jan 5, 1949 vs St. Louis Bombers Win 101 - 76
Sat, Jan 8, 1949 @ St. Louis Bombers Loss 59 - 64
Sun, Jan 9, 1949 vs St. Louis Bombers Win 74 - 58
Wed, Jan 12, 1949 vs Providence Steamrollers Win 98 - 64
Sun, Jan 16, 1949 vs Indianapolis Jets Win 75 - 66
Tue, Jan 18, 1949 @ Indianapolis Jets Win 81 - 56
Thu, Jan 20, 1949 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 83 - 65
Sun, Jan 23, 1949 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 89 - 71
Wed, Jan 26, 1949 vs Chicago Stags Win 84 - 49
Sun, Jan 30, 1949 vs Washington Capitols Win 84 - 79
Wed, Feb 2, 1949 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 82 - 79 OT
Thu, Feb 3, 1949 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 78 - 76
Sun, Feb 6, 1949 vs Rochester Royals Loss 74 - 85
Thu, Feb 10, 1949 vs New York Knicks Win 95 - 75
Fri, Feb 11, 1949 @ Chicago Stags Loss 97 - 105
Sun, Feb 13, 1949 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 91 - 74
Wed, Feb 16, 1949 vs Chicago Stags Win 90 - 71
Fri, Feb 18, 1949 @ Boston Celtics Win 85 - 71
Sat, Feb 19, 1949 @ Providence Steamrollers Win 94 - 80
Tue, Feb 22, 1949 @ New York Knicks Win 101 - 74
Thu, Feb 24, 1949 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 77 - 73
Sat, Feb 26, 1949 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 115 - 114
Sun, Feb 27, 1949 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 50 - 74
Thu, Mar 3, 1949 @ Indianapolis Jets Win 82 - 79
Sun, Mar 6, 1949 vs Providence Steamrollers Win 68 - 59
Wed, Mar 9, 1949 vs Boston Celtics Win 74 - 67
Thu, Mar 10, 1949 @ St. Louis Bombers Loss 71 - 88
Sat, Mar 12, 1949 @ Indianapolis Jets Win 97 - 69
Sun, Mar 13, 1949 vs New York Knicks Win 100 - 90
Wed, Mar 16, 1949 @ Washington Capitols Loss 72 - 85
Thu, Mar 17, 1949 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 67 - 101
Sat, Mar 19, 1949 @ Rochester Royals Win 99 - 85
Sun, Mar 20, 1949 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 91 - 78
Playoffs
Western Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 0)
Wed, Mar 23, 1949 vs Chicago Stags Win 84 - 77
Thu, Mar 24, 1949 @ Chicago Stags Win 101 - 85
Western Division Finals (Won 2 - 0)
Sun, Mar 27, 1949 @ Rochester Royals Win 80 - 79
Tue, Mar 29, 1949 vs Rochester Royals Win 67 - 55
Finals (Won 4 - 2)
Mon, Apr 4, 1949 vs Washington Capitols Win 88 - 84
Wed, Apr 6, 1949 vs Washington Capitols Win 76 - 62
Fri, Apr 8, 1949 @ Washington Capitols Win 94 - 74
Sat, Apr 9, 1949 @ Washington Capitols Loss 71 - 83
Mon, Apr 11, 1949 @ Washington Capitols Loss 65 - 74
Wed, Apr 13, 1949 vs Washington Capitols Win 77 - 56

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