1951-1952 Minneapolis Lakers

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1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers

What was the record of the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a 40-26 record. They went 21-5 at home and 19-21 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minneapolis Lakers went 49-30.

What division did the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers play in?

The 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1951-52.

What was the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers record by month?

The 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers had their best month in November, when they went 9-3 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 6-8 and had a 42.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '51 9-3 75% +48
December '51 7-7 50% +117
January '52 13-5 72.2% +135
February '52 6-8 42.9% +37
March '52 5-3 62.5% +61

Did the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers Win The NBA Title?

Yes, the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA Title in 1952. They beat the New York Knicks.

What was the point differential for the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +398. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 48.5 wins, or a 48-18 record in the regular season.

How did the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers went 8-13.

How did the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers went 4-6 in overtime games.

How did the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers went 2-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Minneapolis Lakers had during the 1951-52 regular season was 3 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Nov 3, 1951 @ Rochester Royals Win 93 - 74
Sun, Nov 4, 1951 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 67 - 98
Fri, Nov 9, 1951 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 86 - 98
Sat, Nov 10, 1951 @ New York Knicks Win 89 - 73
Sun, Nov 11, 1951 @ Boston Celtics Loss 72 - 77
Mon, Nov 12, 1951 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 90 - 80
Tue, Nov 13, 1951 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 77 - 71
Sat, Nov 17, 1951 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 68 - 64 OT
Thu, Nov 22, 1951 vs Rochester Royals Win 70 - 65
Sat, Nov 24, 1951 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 72 - 59
Sun, Nov 25, 1951 vs Indianapolis Olympians Win 82 - 73
Wed, Nov 28, 1951 vs Boston Celtics Win 90 - 76
Sat, Dec 1, 1951 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 89 - 69
Sun, Dec 2, 1951 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 61 - 63
Wed, Dec 5, 1951 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 81 - 83 OT
Sat, Dec 8, 1951 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 85 - 64
Sun, Dec 9, 1951 vs Indianapolis Olympians Loss 78 - 85
Tue, Dec 11, 1951 @ Indianapolis Olympians Loss 69 - 85
Wed, Dec 12, 1951 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 99 - 79
Sun, Dec 16, 1951 vs Milwaukee Hawks Win 99 - 52
Tue, Dec 18, 1951 @ New York Knicks Loss 67 - 69
Fri, Dec 21, 1951 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 103 - 105 OT3
Sat, Dec 22, 1951 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 96 - 90 OT3
Sun, Dec 23, 1951 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 79 - 81
Tue, Dec 25, 1951 vs Boston Celtics Win 100 - 93
Sun, Dec 30, 1951 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 93 - 64
Tue, Jan 1, 1952 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 82 - 80
Fri, Jan 4, 1952 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 79 - 64
Sat, Jan 5, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 86 - 65
Sun, Jan 6, 1952 vs New York Knicks Win 107 - 92
Tue, Jan 8, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Loss 75 - 82
Wed, Jan 9, 1952 vs Indianapolis Olympians Win 91 - 74
Fri, Jan 11, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 75 - 63
Sat, Jan 12, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 96 - 84
Sun, Jan 13, 1952 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 81 - 88
Wed, Jan 16, 1952 @ Boston Celtics Win 108 - 94
Thu, Jan 17, 1952 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 105 - 110 OT3
Sat, Jan 19, 1952 @ Rochester Royals Loss 85 - 96
Sun, Jan 20, 1952 vs Rochester Royals Win 91 - 81
Wed, Jan 23, 1952 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 97 - 99 OT
Sat, Jan 26, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 57 - 56
Sun, Jan 27, 1952 vs Milwaukee Hawks Win 91 - 62
Wed, Jan 30, 1952 vs New York Knicks Win 77 - 65
Thu, Jan 31, 1952 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 85 - 78
Fri, Feb 1, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Loss 77 - 85
Sun, Feb 3, 1952 vs Rochester Royals Win 77 - 75
Thu, Feb 7, 1952 vs Rochester Royals Win 86 - 75
Sat, Feb 9, 1952 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 67 - 70
Sun, Feb 10, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Loss 69 - 70
Thu, Feb 14, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 109 - 74
Sat, Feb 16, 1952 @ Boston Celtics Loss 75 - 77
Sun, Feb 17, 1952 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 87 - 99
Tue, Feb 19, 1952 @ New York Knicks Loss 96 - 98
Wed, Feb 20, 1952 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 93 - 78
Thu, Feb 21, 1952 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 80 - 88
Sat, Feb 23, 1952 @ Rochester Royals Win 83 - 73
Sun, Feb 24, 1952 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 70 - 83
Mon, Feb 25, 1952 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 108 - 95
Sat, Mar 1, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 98 - 88
Sun, Mar 2, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 96 - 85
Tue, Mar 4, 1952 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 81 - 83
Wed, Mar 5, 1952 @ Boston Celtics Loss 74 - 82
Sat, Mar 8, 1952 @ Rochester Royals Loss 92 - 94 OT
Sun, Mar 9, 1952 vs Rochester Royals Win 96 - 90
Wed, Mar 12, 1952 vs New York Knicks Win 85 - 83
Sun, Mar 16, 1952 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 126 - 82
Playoffs
Western Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 0)
Sun, Mar 23, 1952 vs Indianapolis Olympians Win 78 - 70
Tue, Mar 25, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 94 - 87
Western Division Finals (Won 3 - 1)
Sat, Mar 29, 1952 @ Rochester Royals Loss 78 - 88
Sun, Mar 30, 1952 @ Rochester Royals Win 83 - 78 OT
Sat, Apr 5, 1952 vs Rochester Royals Win 77 - 67
Sun, Apr 6, 1952 vs Rochester Royals Win 82 - 80
Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Sat, Apr 12, 1952 vs New York Knicks Win 83 - 79 OT
Sun, Apr 13, 1952 vs New York Knicks Loss 72 - 80
Wed, Apr 16, 1952 @ New York Knicks Win 82 - 77
Fri, Apr 18, 1952 @ New York Knicks Loss 89 - 90 OT
Sun, Apr 20, 1952 vs New York Knicks Win 102 - 89
Wed, Apr 23, 1952 @ New York Knicks Loss 68 - 76
Fri, Apr 25, 1952 vs New York Knicks Win 82 - 65

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