1952-1953 Minneapolis Lakers

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1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers

What was the record of the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a 48-22 record. They went 26-4 at home and 22-18 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minneapolis Lakers went 57-25.

What division did the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers play in?

The 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers played in the Western Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1952-53.

What was the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers record by month?

The 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers had their best month in December, when they went 11-3 and had a 78.6% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 5-4 and had a 55.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '52 12-4 75% +160
December '52 11-3 78.6% +136
January '53 9-6 60% +1
February '53 11-5 68.8% +83
March '53 5-4 55.6% +49

Did the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers Win The NBA Title?

Yes, the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA Title in 1953. They beat the New York Knicks.

What was the point differential for the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers?

The Minneapolis Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +429. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 51.7 wins, or a 52-18 record in the regular season.

How did the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers went 7-4.

How did the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers went 4-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Minneapolis Lakers had during the 1952-53 regular season was 3 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Nov 1, 1952 vs Boston Celtics Win 94 - 91
Sun, Nov 2, 1952 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 81 - 69
Wed, Nov 5, 1952 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 97 - 75
Sat, Nov 8, 1952 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 93 - 71
Sun, Nov 9, 1952 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 89 - 96
Tue, Nov 11, 1952 @ Boston Celtics Win 101 - 92
Thu, Nov 13, 1952 @ New York Knicks Loss 91 - 100
Sat, Nov 15, 1952 @ Rochester Royals Loss 89 - 97
Sun, Nov 16, 1952 vs Milwaukee Hawks Win 87 - 51
Thu, Nov 20, 1952 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 89 - 81
Sat, Nov 22, 1952 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 96 - 89
Sun, Nov 23, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 62 - 46
Thu, Nov 27, 1952 vs Indianapolis Olympians Win 90 - 69
Fri, Nov 28, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 97 - 82
Sat, Nov 29, 1952 @ Rochester Royals Loss 71 - 83
Sun, Nov 30, 1952 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 91 - 66
Mon, Dec 1, 1952 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 89 - 67
Wed, Dec 3, 1952 @ Boston Celtics Win 106 - 102 OT
Thu, Dec 4, 1952 @ New York Knicks Win 81 - 71
Sat, Dec 6, 1952 vs New York Knicks Win 85 - 78 OT
Mon, Dec 8, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Loss 76 - 81
Thu, Dec 11, 1952 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 82 - 79
Sun, Dec 14, 1952 vs Rochester Royals Win 95 - 77
Fri, Dec 19, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 87 - 69
Sat, Dec 20, 1952 @ Milwaukee Hawks Loss 75 - 86
Thu, Dec 25, 1952 vs Indianapolis Olympians Win 90 - 73
Sat, Dec 27, 1952 vs Boston Celtics Win 94 - 71
Sun, Dec 28, 1952 vs Milwaukee Hawks Win 86 - 77
Tue, Dec 30, 1952 @ Indianapolis Olympians Loss 69 - 74
Wed, Dec 31, 1952 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 82 - 56
Fri, Jan 2, 1953 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 74 - 66
Sat, Jan 3, 1953 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 79 - 75
Sun, Jan 4, 1953 vs Rochester Royals Win 83 - 80 OT
Tue, Jan 6, 1953 vs Rochester Royals Loss 69 - 85
Thu, Jan 8, 1953 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 67 - 75
Sat, Jan 10, 1953 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 84 - 79
Sun, Jan 11, 1953 vs New York Knicks Win 85 - 79
Wed, Jan 14, 1953 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 112 - 104
Sat, Jan 17, 1953 @ Rochester Royals Loss 101 - 109
Sun, Jan 18, 1953 vs Milwaukee Hawks Loss 70 - 83
Fri, Jan 23, 1953 @ Milwaukee Hawks Loss 65 - 67
Sun, Jan 25, 1953 vs Boston Celtics Win 87 - 82
Tue, Jan 27, 1953 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 96 - 76
Thu, Jan 29, 1953 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 65 - 83
Sat, Jan 31, 1953 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 87 - 80
Sun, Feb 1, 1953 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 92 - 76
Tue, Feb 3, 1953 @ Indianapolis Olympians Loss 93 - 96 OT3
Thu, Feb 5, 1953 vs New York Knicks Win 81 - 73
Sat, Feb 7, 1953 @ Rochester Royals Loss 72 - 87
Sun, Feb 8, 1953 vs Indianapolis Olympians Win 71 - 67
Thu, Feb 12, 1953 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 91 - 81
Sat, Feb 14, 1953 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 92 - 84
Sun, Feb 15, 1953 @ Milwaukee Hawks Win 80 - 71
Tue, Feb 17, 1953 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 70 - 74
Thu, Feb 19, 1953 vs Rochester Royals Win 107 - 87
Sat, Feb 21, 1953 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 85 - 75
Sun, Feb 22, 1953 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 78 - 90
Tue, Feb 24, 1953 @ New York Knicks Loss 63 - 79
Wed, Feb 25, 1953 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 85 - 72
Thu, Feb 26, 1953 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 85 - 73
Fri, Feb 27, 1953 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 98 - 75
Sun, Mar 1, 1953 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 102 - 80
Tue, Mar 3, 1953 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Win 86 - 68
Thu, Mar 5, 1953 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 91 - 94
Fri, Mar 6, 1953 @ Boston Celtics Loss 85 - 100
Sat, Mar 7, 1953 @ Rochester Royals Loss 82 - 84
Sun, Mar 8, 1953 vs Milwaukee Hawks Win 100 - 73
Mon, Mar 9, 1953 @ Indianapolis Olympians Loss 83 - 95
Thu, Mar 12, 1953 vs Rochester Royals Win 89 - 77
Tue, Mar 17, 1953 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 73 - 71
Playoffs
Western Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 0)
Sun, Mar 22, 1953 vs Indianapolis Olympians Win 85 - 69
Mon, Mar 23, 1953 @ Indianapolis Olympians Win 81 - 79
Western Division Finals (Won 3 - 2)
Thu, Mar 26, 1953 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 83 - 73
Sat, Mar 28, 1953 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 82 - 75
Mon, Mar 30, 1953 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 95 - 98
Wed, Apr 1, 1953 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 82 - 85
Thu, Apr 2, 1953 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 74 - 58
Finals (Won 4 - 1)
Sat, Apr 4, 1953 vs New York Knicks Loss 88 - 96
Sun, Apr 5, 1953 vs New York Knicks Win 73 - 71
Tue, Apr 7, 1953 @ New York Knicks Win 90 - 75
Wed, Apr 8, 1953 @ New York Knicks Win 71 - 69
Fri, Apr 10, 1953 @ New York Knicks Win 91 - 84

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