1947–48 Minneapolis Lakers season

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1947–48 Minneapolis Lakers season
NBL champions
Record43–17 (.717)
PlaceDivision: 1st (Western)
Playoff finishNBL Champions
(Defeated Royals 3–1)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1947–48 Minneapolis Lakers season was the inaugural season for the Lakers. The Lakers won the National Basketball League championship against the Rochester Royals. George Mikan led the team with 21.3 points per game. After the season, both the Lakers and Royals would leave the NBL to join the Basketball Association of America (BAA) along with two other NBL clubs, the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons and the Indianapolis Kautskys.[1]


Awards and records[edit]


  1. ^ Sachare, Alex. "The Dynasties: Minneapolis Lakers". nba.com. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ 1947-48 NBL Season Summary