Minneapolis Lakers 1947-1960
Compiled by Stew Thornley, stew@stewthornley.net
Author of Basketball's Original Dynasty: The History of the Lakers
 
Thanks to Nikola Simic for help in proofing and correcting this information
1947-48, National Basketball League, 43-17 (National Basketball League champions), Coach: John Kundla, Players: Warren Ajax, Don "Swede" Carlson, Ted Cook, Bill Durkee, Jack Dwan, Ken Exel, Bob Gerber, Tony Jaros,  Johnny Jorgensen, George Mikan, Paul Napolitano, Joe Patanelli, Jim Pollard, Jack Rocker,  Herm Schaefer, Don Smith. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted)
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Saturday, November 1 at Oshkosh All-Stars W 49-47 1-0 Pollard 10 points
Sunday, November 9 at Tri-Cities Blackhawks (Moline, Illinois) L 55-66 1-1 Pollard 18
Thursday, November 13 Tri-Cities W 57-41 2-1 Pollard 19
Monday, November 17 Sheboygan Redskins W 58-43 3-1 Pollard 14
Tuesday, November 18 Sheboygan at Eau Claire, Wisconsin (Exhibition Game) W 54-52 Dwan 12
Thursday, November 20 at Sheboygan L 41-56 3-2 Mikan 16 points in Lakers debut
Sunday, November 23 Indianapolis Kautskys W 67-56 4-2 Mikan 24, Pollard 21
Thursday, November 27 at Syracuse Nationals L 66-72 4-3 Mikan 21
Saturday, November 29 at Rochester Royals L 53-56 4-4 Mikan 15
Monday, December 1 at Flint Dows L 68-75 4-5 Mikan 28
Tuesday, December 2 at Toledo Jeeps L 57-59 4-6 Mikan 28
Wednesday, December 3 at Fort Wayne Zollners W 68-58 5-6 Mikan 20, Pollard 18
Thursday, December 4 Fort Wayne at Huntington, Indiana W 56-42 6-6 Mikan 24
Saturday, December 6 Anderson Packers at Chicago Stadium W 74-58 7-6 Mikan 19, Jaros 16, Pollard 13
Sunday, December 7 Oshkosh L 38-44 7-7 Mikan 9
Wednesday, December 10 Toledo W 49-46 8-7 Mikan 19
Friday, December 12 Fort Wayne at Chicago L 55-60 8-8 Mikan 22
Saturday, December 13 at Oshkosh  W 67-57 9-8 Mikan 23
Sunday, December 14 Anderson W 60-49 10-8 Mikan 22
Wednesday, December 17 Anderson L 54-57 10-9 Mikan 27; Howie Schultz 18 for Anderson
Thursday, December 18 Toledo at Chicago W 66-56 11-9 Pollard 15, Mikan 14
Sunday, December 21 Tri-Cities W 68-62 12-9 Mikan 26 points
Monday, December 22 Sheboygan W 61-52 13-9 Mikan 20
Saturday, December 27 Toledo W 55-52 14-9 Mikan 20, Pollard 19
Sunday, December 28 Indianapolis  W 58-48 15-9 Pollard 17, Carlson 15, Mikan 9
Friday, January 2 Fort Wayne L 41-46 15-10 Mikan 22
Sunday, January 4 Flint W 75-50 16-10 Mikan 23
Monday, January 5 Flint W 80-42 17-10 Carlson 18, Dwan 13, Mikan-Pollard 11
Thursday, January 8 at Syracuse W 68-59 18-10 Mikan 24
Saturday, January 10 Flint at Midland, Michigan W 66-49 19-10 Mikan 31
Sunday, January 11 at Tri-Cities L 35-44 19-11 Mikan-Dwan 9
Tuesday, January 13 at Indianapolis W 64-45 20-11 Schaefer 17, Mikan 13
Saturday, January 17 at Syracuse L 65-74 OT 20-12 Mikan 17
Sunday, January 18 at Rochester W 75-73 21-12 Mikan 41 (new NBL record)
Monday, January 19 Flint at Midland, Michigan W 85-72 22-12 Carlson 17, Pollard 14, Mikan-Jorgensen 12
Thursday, January 22 Rochester at Chicago Stadium W 69-64 23-12 Mikan 23
Saturday, January 24 Fort Wayne W 69-52 24-12 Mikan 17, Jaros 16
Monday, January 26 Rochester W 76-58 25-12 Jaros 20, Mikan 19
Wednesday, January 28 Rochester L 50-53 25-13 Mikan 23
Sunday, February 1 Indianapolis W 85-55 26-13 Mikan 17
Wednesday, February 4 Syracuse W 70-55 27-13 Pollard 16, Dwan 14, Schaefer 13, Mikan 12
Thursday, February 5 Syracuse W 69-55 28-13 Mikan 24
Sunday, February 8 Oshkosh W 78-56 29-13 Mikan-Jaros 20
Thursday, February 12 at Sheboygan W 68-57 30-13 Mikan-Carlson 18
Saturday, February 14 Toledo W 65-50 31-13 Mikan 16
Monday, February 16 at Anderson W 63-54 32-13 Mikan 17
Tuesday, February 17 at Indianapolis W 66-58 33-13 Mikan 21
Thursday, February 19 Harlem Globetrotters at Chicago Stadium (Exhibition Game) L 59-61 Mikan 24
Sunday, February 22 Oshkosh W 85-58 34-13 Pollard 24, Mikan-Carlson 13
Monday, February 23 Tri-Cities W 57-48 35-13 Carlson 14, Mikan-Pollard 13
Wednesday, February 25 Anderson W 60-54 36-13 Pollard 21, Mikan 20
Thursday, February 26 Bismarck Phantoms in Fargo (Exhibition Game) W 72-50 Mikan 27
Friday, February 27 Bismarck Phantoms in Fargo (Exhibition Game) W 59-45 Mikan 25
Sunday, February 29 Syracuse at Chicago Stadium W 66-56 37-13 Pollard 16, Mikan 14
Tuesday, March 2 at Indianapolis L 63-83 37-14 Mikan 28; 12-game winning streak stopped
Thursday, March 4 at Anderson L 70-73 37-15 Mikan 21
Saturday, March 6 at Oshkosh W 69-65 38-15 Mikan 24
Sunday, March 7 at Sheboygan W 68-67 39-15 Mikan 38
Monday, March 8 Sheboygan W 65-55 OT 40-14 Mikan 30
Saturday, March 13 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory W 92-64 41-15 Mikan 42 (new NBL record)
Sunday, March 14 Flint at Minneapolis Armory W 80-54 42-15 Mikan 21
Tuesday, March 16 at Rochester L 63-66 42-16 Mikan 29
Wednesday, March 17 at Toledo W 60-56 43-16 Mikan 35
Sunday, March 21 at Tri-Cities L 61-65 43-17 Mikan 31
Playoffs
Tuesday, March 23 Oshkosh W 80-68 1-0 Mikan 26 points
Wednesday, March 24 Oshkosh W 88-65 2-0 Mikan 22
Friday, March 26 at Oshkosh L 51-69 2-1 Mikan 15
Saturday, March 27 at Oshkosh W 61-55 3-1 Mikan 19
Tuesday, March 30 at Tri-Cities W 98-79 1-0 Mikan 29
Wednesday, March 31 Tri-Cities at Minneapolis Armory W 83-59 2-0 Mikan 23, Jaros 22
Chicago World Pro Tournament at Chicago Stadium
Thursday, April 8 Wilkes-Barre Barons W 98-48 1-0 Mikan-Pollard 22
Friday, April 9 Anderson Packers W 59-56 2-0 Mikan 21
Sunday, April 11 New York Rens W 75-71 3-0 Mikan 40
Lakers win World Pro Tournament
NBL Finals
Tuesday, April 13 Rochester at Minneapolis Armory W 80-72 1-0 Mikan 26
Wednesday, April 14 Rochester at Minneapolis Armory W 82-67 2-0 Mikan 25, Schaefer 24
Friday, April 16 at Rochester L 60-74 2-1 Mikan 32
Saturday, April 17 at Rochester W 75-65 3-1 Mikan 27, Pollard 19
1948-49, Basketball Association of America, 44-16 (Basketball Association of America champions), Coach: John Kundla, Players: Mike Bloom, Don "Swede" Carlson, Jack Dwan, Ray Ellefson, Earl Gardner, Arnie Ferrin, Don Forman, Tony Jaros,  Johnny Jorgensen, Whitey Kachan, George Mikan, Jim Pollard, Herm Schaefer, Don Smith, Jack Tingle. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted) 
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Thursday, November 4 at Baltimore Bullets W 84-72 1-0 Schaefer 23, Mikan 19
Saturday, November 6 at Washington Capitals L 62-67 1-1 Mikan 27
Tuesday, November 9 at Boston Celtics L 55-75 1-2 Mikan 29
Thursday, November 11 at New York Knickerbockers W 77-68 2-2 Mikan 34
Saturday, November 13 at Providence Steamrollers W 90-67 3-2 Mikan 38
Sunday, November 14 at Rochester L 75-92 3-3 Mikan 36
Wednesday, November 17 Boston L 72-74 3-4 Mikan 23
Friday, November 19 at Chicago Stags W 85-81 4-4 Schaefer 28, Mikan-Pollard 20
Sunday, November 21 Baltimore W 94-81 5-4 Mikan 33
Tuesday, November 23 at Indianapolis Jets W 88-82 6-4 Mikan 33
Wednesday, November 24 Providence W 117-89 7-4 Mikan 20, Lakers set BAA record with 117 points
Friday, November 26 College All-Stars at Chicago Stadium (Exhibition Game) W 60-42 Mikan 18
Saturday, November 27 at St. Louis Bombers W 87-71 8-4 Mikan 26, Pollard 23
Sunday, November 28 Philadelphia Warriors W 88-67 9-4 Schaefer 25, Pollard 19, Mikan 17
Tuesday, November 30 Boston at Chicago W 94-84 10-4 Mikan 32
Wednesday, December 1 at Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons L 74-84 10-5 Mikan 44
Saturday, December 4 at Chicago L 100-104 OT 10-6 Mikan 47, ties BAA record
Sunday, December 5 St. Louis W 78-68 11-6 Mikan 27
Wednesday, December 8 Washington L 83-94 11-7 Mikan 34
Friday, December 10 at Rochester W 96-75 12-7 Mikan 31
Sunday, December 12 Rochester W 67-58 13-7 Mikan 22
Wednesday, December 15 Indianapolis W 79-61 14-7 Pollard 19, Carlson-Mikan 12
Sunday, December 19 Chicago W 94-84 15-7 Mikan 31
Tuesday, December 21 at Philadelphia L 64-72 15-8 Mikan 18
Wednesday, December 22 at New York L 79-97 15-9 Mikan 24
Sunday, December 26 Rochester W 99-90 16-9 Mikan 32
Wednesday, December 29 Washington W 91-68 17-9 Mikan 34
Saturday, January 1 Fort Wayne W 92-72 18-9 Mikan 22
Wednesday, January 5 St. Louis W 101-76 19-9 Mikan 31
Saturday, January 8 at St. Louis L 59-64 19-10 Mikan 22
Sunday, January 9 St. Louis W 74-59 20-10 Mikan 29
Wednesday, January 12 Providence W 98-64 21-10 Mikan 26, Pollard 23
Sunday, January 16 Indianapolis W 75-66 22-10 Pollard 21, Mikan 16
Tuesday, January 18 at Indianapolis W 81-56 23-10 Mikan 19
Thursday, January 20 Fort Wayne W 83-65 24-10 Mikan 29
Sunday, January 23 Philadelphia W 89-71 25-10 Mikan 33
Wednesday, January 26 Chicago W 84-49 26-10 Pollard 20, Mikan-Forman 12
Sunday, January 30 Washington W 84-79 27-10 Mikan 48 for new record
Wednesday, February 2 at Fort Wayne W 82-79 OT 28-10 Mikan 31
Thursday, February 3 at Philadelphia W 78-76 29-10 Mikan 30
Sunday, February 6 Rochester L 74-85 29-11 Mikan 32
Thursday, February 10 New York W 95-75 30-11 Mikan 21 (Joe Fulks of Philadelphia scores 63 to break Mikan's record)
Friday, February 11 at Chicago L 97-105 30-12 Mikan 36
Sunday, February 13 Baltimore W 91-74 31-12 Pollard 32, Mikan 17
Wednesday, February 16 Chicago W 90-17 32-12 Mikan 25
Friday, February 18 at Boston W 85-71 33-12 Mikan 28
Saturday, February 19 at Providence W 94-80 34-12 Mikan 29
Tuesday, February 22 at New York W 101-74 35-12 Mikan 48 for new Madison Square Garden record
Thursday, February 24 Fort Wayne W 77-73 36-12 Mikan 31
Saturday, February 26 at Baltimore W 115-114 2OT 37-12 Mikan 53
Sunday, February 27 at Fort Wayne L 50-74 37-13 Mikan 14
Monday, February 28 Harlem Globetrotters at Chicago Stadium (Exhibition Game) L 45-49 Mikan 19
Thursday, March 3 at Indianapolis W 82-79 38-13 Mikan 24
Sunday, March 6 Providence W 68-59 39-13 Mikan 21
Wednesday, March 9 Boston W 74-67 40-13 Mikan 22
Thursday, March 10 at St. Louis L 71-88 40-14 Mikan 26
Saturday, March 12 Indianapolis at Chicago Stadium W 97-69 41-14 Ferrin 22, Mikan 17
Sunday, March 13 New York W 100-90 42-14 Mikan 51
Monday, March 14 Harlem Globetrotters W 68-53 Mikan 32, 10,122 at Minneapolis Auditorium
Wednesday, March 16 at Washington L 72-85 42-15 Mikan 24, Pollard 16
Thursday, March 17 at Baltimore L 67-101 42-16 Pollard 22, Mikan 14
Saturday, March 19 at Rochester W 99-85 43-16 Mikan 46
Sunday, March 20 Philadelphia W 91-78 44-16 Mikan 28
Playoffs
Wednesday, March 23 Chicago W 84-77 1-0 Mikan 37, Pollard 18, Jaros 17
Thursday, March 24 at Chicago W 101-85 2-0 Mikan 38,  Schaefer 19
Sunday, March 27 at Rochester W 80-79 1-0 Mikan 32
Tuesday, March 29 Rochester W 67-55 2-0 Mikan 31
Monday, April 4 Washington W 88-84 1-0 Mikan 42
Wednesday, April 6 Washington W 76-62 2-0 Carlson 16, Pollard 11, Schaefer 13, Mikan 10
Friday, April 8 at Washington W 94-74 3-0 Mikan 35
Saturday, April 9 at Washington L 71-83 3-1 Mikan 27, chips bone in hand in first quarter
Monday, April 11 at Washington L 65-74 3-2 Mikan 22
Wednesday, April 13 Washington at St. Paul Auditorium W 77-56 4-2 Mikan 29
1949-50, National Basketball Association, 51-17 (National Basketball Association champions), Coach: John Kundla, Players: Don "Swede" Carlson, Arnie Ferrin, Normie Glick, Bud Grant, Bob Harrison, Buddy Hassett, Tony Jaros,  Slater Martin, George Mikan, Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard, Herm Schaefer, Gene Stump, Paul Walther. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted) 
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Wednesday, October 26 College All-Stars in Chicago (Exhibition Game) W 94-86 Mikan 31
Wednesday, November 2 at Philadelphia W 81-69 1-0 Pollard 30, Mikan 17
Saturday, November 5 at Baltimore W 92-77 2-0 Mikan 28
Tuesday, November 8 at Washington W 68-66 3-0 Pollard 21, Mikan 11
Thursday, November 10 at Boston W 98-84 4-0 Mikan 37
Saturday, November 12 at Chicago L 79-86 4-1 Mikan 30
Wednesday, November 16 St. Louis  W 94-71 5-1 Schaefer 20, Pollard 19, Mikan 18
Thursday, November 17 at St. Louis L 65-78 5-2 Mikan 17
Saturday, November 19 at Anderson L 80-83 5-3 Mikan 34
Sunday, November 20 Indianapolis Olympians W 121-95 6-3 Mikan 29, 121 points sets NBA record
Wednesday, November 23 Baltimore W 84-71 7-3 Mikan 28
Friday, November 25 at Denver Nuggets W 101-81 8-3 Mikan 29 (Denver now 0-15)
Sunday, November 27 Chicago L 82-96 8-4 Mikan 34
Wednesday, November 30 New York W 102-92 9-4 Mikan 28
Thursday, December 1 at Indianapolis L 68-86 9-5 Mikan 33
Saturday, December 3 at Chicago W 91-80 10-5 Mikan 34
Sunday, December 4 Rochester W 95-80 11-5 Mikan 27, Mikkelsen 24
Wednesday, December 7 Washington W 93-76 12-5 Mikan 35
Thursday, December 8 at Fort Wayne L 66-87 12-6 Mikan 27, Mikkelsen 24
Saturday, December 10 Denver at Mayo Civic Auditorium, Rochester, Minnesota W 89-76 13-6 Mikan 31
Sunday, December 11 Philadelphia W 90-81 14-6 Mikan 28
Wednesday, December 14 at New York L 84-94 14-7 Mikan 38
Thursday, December 15 at Baltimore L 68-87 14-8 Mikan 34
Sunday, December 18 Boston W 77-72 15-8 Mikan 24
Tuesday, December 20 at Rochester L 62-87 15-9 Mikan 26
Wednesday, December 21 at Washington W 75-61 16-9 Mikan 21
Thursday, December 22 at Boston L 69-87 16-10 Mikan 21
Sunday, December 25 Fort Wayne W 72-58 17-10 Mikan 22, Pollard 20 (Bud Grant debuts with Lakers)
Monday, December 26 at Tri-Cities W 78-76 18-10 Mikan 22, Mikkelsen 18
Wednesday, December 28 Baltimore W 88-77 19-10 Mikan-Pollard 24
Saturday, December 31 at Waterloo Hawks W 86-68 20-10 Mikan 35
Sunday, January 1 Anderson W 87-75 21-10 Mikan 38
Wednesday, January 4 Fort Wayne W 91-75 22-10 Mikan 22
Thursday, January 5 at Sheboygan L 82-85 22-11 Mikan 42
Sunday, January 8 Boston W 85-80 OT 23-11 Mikan 30
Wednesday, January 11 Syracuse W 98-88 24-11 Mikan 27, Mikkelsen 24
Thursday, January 12 at St. Louis W 89-73 25-11 Mikkelsen 31, Mikan 18
Saturday, January 14 at Rochester L 77-83 25-12 Mikan 51
Sunday, January 15 Rochester W 85-73 26-12 Mikan 25
Tuesday, January 17 at Boston W 105-79 27-12 Mikan 22
Wednesday, January 18 at Washington W 76-68 28-12 Mikan 23
Thursday, January 19 at New York W 94-83 29-12 Mikan 31
Friday, January 20 at Philadelphia L 89-90 29-13 Mikan 34
Sunday, January 22 Chicago W 103-75 30-13 Mikan 28, Mikkelsen 19
Tuesday, January 24 at Chicago W 80-68 31-13 Mikan 40
Wednesday, January 25 St. Louis  W 85-78 32-13 Mikan 23
Monday, January 29 Washington W 89-60 33-13 Mikan 31
Wednesday, February 1 New York W 96-81 34-13 Mikan 35
Thursday, February 2 at Fort Wayne W 79-78 35-13 Mikan 14
Sunday, February 5 Philadelphia W 100-67 36-13 Mikan 23
Thursday, February 9 Washington W 71-59 37-13 Mikan-Mikkelsen 15, Pollard 14
Sunday, February 12 Boston W 88-70 38-13 Pollard 29, Mikan 23
Wednesday, February 15 Rochester W 92-70 39-13 Mikan 34
Thursday, February 16 at St. Louis W 72-71 40-13 Pollard 25, Mikan 21
Friday, February 17 Waterloo at St. Paul Auditorium W 80-74 41-13 Mikkelsen 20, Pollard 17, Mikan-Martin 9
Sunday, February 19 Chicago W 96-83 42-13 Mikan 33
Tuesday, February 21 Harlem Globetrotters at Chicago Stadium (Exhibition Game) W 76-70 Mikan 36, Globetrotters' 113-game winning streak broken
Wednesday, February 22 St. Louis  W 100-57 43-13 Mikan 28
Saturday, February 25 at Rochester L 64-66 43-14 Mikan 39, 14-game winning streak stopped
Sunday, February 26 Tri-Cities W 80-66 44-14 Mikan 30
Tuesday, February 28 Fort Wayne W 71-65 45-14 Mikan-Mikkelsen 19
Thursday, March 2 at Baltimore W 88-66 46-14 Mikan 24
Friday, March 3 at Philadelphia L 61-66 46-15 Mikan 21
Saturday, March 4 at New York W 84-75 47-15 Mikan-Pollard 23
Sunday, March 5 at Syracuse L 75-84 47-16 Mikan 29
Tuesday, March 7 Sheboygan at Minneapolis Armory W 90-73 48-16 Mikkelsen 19, Jaros 17, Pollard 11, Schaefer 10, Martin-Mikan 8
Wednesday, March 8 Philadelphia at St. Paul Auditorium W 68-65 49-16 Mikan 34
Sunday, March 12 New York W 87-66 50-16 Mikan 32
Wednesday, March 15 Baltimore W 96-62 51-16 Mikan 34
Sunday, March 19 at Fort Wayne L 67-69 51-17 Mikan 30
Monday, March 20 Harlem Globetrotters at St. Paul Auditorium (Exhibition Game) W 69-54 Mikan 21
Tie-breaker playoff game for Central Division Championship
Tuesday, March 21 at Rochester W 78-76 Mikan 35, Jaros's 40-foot two-handed set show with  three seconds left wins game
Playoffs
Wednesday, March 22 Chicago at St. Paul Auditorium W 85-75 1-0 Mikan 30
Saturday, March 25 at Chicago W 75-67 2-0 Mikan 34
Monday, March 27 Fort Wayne W 93-79 1-0 Mikan 24
Tuesday, March 28 at Fort Wayne W 89-82 2-0 Mikan 37
Wednesday, April 5 Anderson W 75-50 1-0 Mikan 26
Thursday, April 6 at Anderson W 90-71 2-0 Mikan 32, Mikkelsen 23
Saturday, April 8 at Syracuse W 68-66 1-0 Mikan 37, Harrison hits 40-footer at buzzer to win game
Sunday, April 9 at Syracuse L 85-91 1-1 Mikan 32
Friday, April 14 Syracuse at St. Paul Auditorium W 91-77 2-1 Mikan 28, Mikkelsen 27
Sunday, April 16 Syracuse at St. Paul Auditorium W 77-69 3-1 Mikan 28
Thursday, April 20 at Syracuse L 76-83 3-2 Mikan 28
Sunday, April 23 Syracuse W 110-75 4-2 Mikan 40
1950-51 National Basketball Association, 44-24, Coach: John Kundla, Players: Ed Beach, Arnie Ferrin, Bud Grant, Bob Harrison, Joe Hutton, Tony Jaros,  Slater Martin, George Mikan, Vern Mikkelsen, Kevin O'Shea, Jim Pollard. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted) 
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Wednesday, November 1 at Baltimore L 71-81 0-1 Mikan 34
Saturday, November 4 at Washington W 91-85 1-1 Mikan 27
Sunday, November 5 at Syracuse L 87-90 1-2 Mikan 29
Tuesday, November 7 at Utica (Exhibition Game) W 82-71
Thursday, November 9 at Boston L 71-76 1-3 Mikan 24
Sunday, November 12 Philadelphia W 83-70 2-3 Mikan 25
Wednesday, November 15 Syracuse W 72-71 OT 3-3 Mikan 28
Thursday, November 16 at New York L 69-71 3-4 Mikan 27
Saturday, November 18 at Rochester W 86-77 2OT 4-4 Mikan 47
Sunday, November 19 Rochester W 90-77 5-4 Mikan 23, 29th straight win at home
Wednesday, November 22 Fort Wayne L 18-19 5-5 Mikan 15
Thursday, November 23 at Fort Wayne L 63-73 5-6 Mikan 32
Friday, November 24 New York Rens at Chicago Stadium (Exhibition Game) W 58-52 Mikan 11
Sunday, November 26 Baltimore W 85-71 6-6 Mikan 23
Wednesday, November 29 Tri-Cities W 85-66 7-6 Martin 19, Mikan-Mikkelsen 15
Friday, December 1 at Indianapolis L 65-66 7-7 Mikan 22
Sunday, December 3 Philadelphia W 95-83 8-7 Mikan 38
Wednesday, December 6 New York W 84-62 9-7 Pollard 20, Mikan 17
Saturday, December 9 at Tri-Cities W 88-79 10-7 Mikan 17
Sunday, December 10 Tri-Cities W 114-101 11-7 Mikan 29
Wednesday, December 13 Rochester L 72-82 11-8 Mikean 43
Friday, December 15 at Indianapolis W 82-71 12-8 Mikan 32
Saturday, December 16 at Tri-Cities W 86-71 13-8 Mikan 21, Mikkelsen 19
Sunday, December 17 Indianapolis W 79-60 14-8 Mikan 29
Tuesday, December 19 at Philadelphia L 67-71 14-9 Mikan 25
Wednesday, December 20 at Baltimore L 84-91 14-10 Mikan 39
Saturday, December 23 at Boston L 81-87 14-11 Mikan 31
Monday, December 25 Washington W 93-79 15-11 Mikan 35
Wednesday, December 27 Baltimore W 81-63 16-11 Mikan 19
Thursday, December 28 at Rochester L 67-75 16-12 Mikan 41
Sunday, December 31 Philadelphia W 83-73 17-12 Mikan 24
Monday, January 1 at Fort Wayne L 70-83 17-13 Mikkelsen 20, Mikan 13
Wednesday, January 3 Fort Wayne W 86-64 18-13 Mikkelsen 23, Mikan 17
Thursday, January 4 at Syracuse W 80-77 19-13 Mikan 27
Friday, January 5 Boston W 69-54 20-13 Mikkelsen 17, Mikan 15
Sunday, January 7 Rochester W 69-57 21-13 Mikkelsen 26, Mikan 17
Wednesday, January 10 New York W 70-65 22-13 Mikan 21
Thursday, January 11 at Tri-Cities W 113-109 23-13 Mikan 34, Mikkelsen 28
Sunday, January 14 Indianapolis W 86-84 OT 24-13 Mikan 28
Tuesday, January 16 at Indianapolis L 68-82 24-14 Mikan 28
Thursday, January 18 at New York L 78-95 24-15 Mikan 27
Saturday, January 20 Fort Wayne at Milwaukee W 89-70 25-15 Mikan 31
Sunday, January 21 Tri-Cities W 89-82 26-15 Mikan 31
Tuesday, January 23 Baltimore at Johnstown, Pennsylvania W 89-79 27-15 Pollard-Mikkelsen 20, Mikan-Martin 15
Thursday, January 25 at Philadelphia W 90-71 28-15 Mikan 24
Friday, January 26 at Wilkes-Barre, American Pro Basketball League (Exhibition Game) W 93-72
Sunday, January 28 Indianapolis W 101-75 29-15 Mikan 34
Wednesday, January 31 Tri-Cities W 106-78 30-15 Mikan 35
Saturday, February 3 at Indianapolis W 89-84 31-15 Mikan 29
Sunday, February 4 Boston W 98-84 32-15 Mikan 29
Wednesday, February 7 at Fort Wayne L 86-96 32-16 Mikan 20
Thursday, February 8 Rochester W 69-58 33-16 Mikan 37
Sunday, February 11 Indianapolis W 91-78 34-16 Mikan 27
Wednesday, February 14 Baltimore W 99-71 35-16 Mikan 28
Friday, February 16 at Indianapolis W 76-71 36-16 Mikan 32
Saturday, February 17 at Rochester L 82-87 36-17 Mikan 30
Sunday, February 18 at Syracuse L 80-91 36-18 Mikan 25
Wednesday, February 21 Syracuse W 82-76 37-18 Mikan 36
Friday, February 23 Harlem Globetrotters at Chicago Stadium (Exhibition Game) W 72-68 Mikan 47
Saturday, February 24 Fort Wayne W 95-78 38-18 Mikan 32
Sunday, February 25 Indianapolis L 73-75 38-19 Mikan-Pollard 20
Tuesday, February 27 Tri-Cities at Milwaukee Arena W 83-77 39-19 Mikan 33
Wednesday, February 28 at Fort Wayne L 73-77 39-20 Mikan 39
Thursday, March 1 at Philadelphia L 77-97 39-21 Pollard 26, Mikan 22
Friday, March 2 All-Star Game at Boston L 94-111 Lakers: Mikan 12, Mikkelsen 11, Pollard 4.  Kundla coaches West squad.
Sunday, March 4 at Boston L 86-92 39-22 Mikan 44
Tuesday, March 6 at Rochester L 79-90 39-23 Mikan 18
Thursday, March 8 at New York L 94-97 OT 39-24 Mikan 40
Saturday, March 10 at Tri-Cities W 99-88 40-24 Mikan 46
Sunday, March 11 Boston W 98-96 2OT 41-24 Mikan 40
Monday, March 12 Big Ten All-Stars (Exhibition Game) W 67-59   Mikan 24
Wednesday, March 14 Syracuse W 100-76 42-24 Mikan 40
Saturday, March 17 at Tri-Cities W 92-91 OT 43-24 Mikan 38
Sunday, March 18 New York W 86-68 44-24 Mikkelsen 19, Pollard-Mikan 14
Playoffs
Wednesday, March 21 Indianapolis W 95-81 1-0 Mikan 41
Friday, March 23 at Indianapolis L 88-108 1-1 Mikkelsen 30 (Mikan, resting injured ankle, plays 15 minutes and scores 2 points)
Sunday, March 25 Indianapolis at Minneapolis Armory W 85-80 2-1 Mikan 30
Thursday, March 29 Rochester at Minneapolis Armory W 76-73 1-0 Mikkelsen 23, Mikan 22
Saturday, March 31 Rochester at Minneapolis Armory L 66-70 1-1 Pollard 20, Mikan 18
Sunday, April 1 at Rochester L 70-83 1-2 Mikan 23
Tuesday, April 3 at Rochester L 75-80 1-3 Mikan 32
1951-52 National Basketball Association, 40-26 (National Basketball Association champions), Coach: John Kundla, Players: Bob Harrison, Lew Hitch, Joe Hutton, Slater Martin, George Mikan, Vern Mikkelsen, Johnny Pilch, Jim Pollard, Frank "Pep" Saul, Howie Schultz, Whitey Skoog. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted) 
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Saturday, November 3 at Rochester W 93-74 1-0 Mikkelsen 25, Mikan 24
Sunday, November 4 at Syracuse L 67-98 1-1 Mikan 27, Mikkelsen 21
Friday, November 9 at Philadelphia L 86-98 1-2 Mikan 41
Saturday, November 10 at New York W 89-73 2-2 Mikan 31
Sunday, November 11 at Boston L 72-77 2-3 Pollard 17, Mikan 4
Monday, November 12 at Baltimore W 90-80 3-3 Mikan 31
Tuesday, November 13 at Indianapolis W 77-71 4-3 Mikan 22
Saturday, November 17 Fort Wayne W 68-64 OT 5-3 Mikan 32
Thursday, November 22 Rochester W 70-65 2OT 6-3 Mikkelsen 21, Mikan 20
Saturday, November 24 at Milwaukee Hawks W 72-59 7-3 Mikan 19
Sunday, November 25 Indianapolis W 82-73 8-3 Mikan 31
Wednesday, November 28 Boston W 90-76 9-3 Mikan 34
Saturday, December 1 Fort Wayne W 89-69 10-3 Mikan 24
Sunday, December 2 at Fort Wayne L 61-63 10-4 Mikan 22
Wednesday, December 5 Syracuse L 81-83 10-5 Mikkelsen 23, Mikan 18
Saturday, December 8 Baltimore at St. Paul Auditorium W 85-64 11-5 Mikan-Pollard 22
Sunday, December 9 Indianapolis L 78-85 11-6 Mikkelsen 25, Mikan 20
Tuesday, December 11 at Indianapolis L 69-85 11-7 Mikan-Mikkelsen 16
Wednesday, December 12 Baltimore W 99-79 12-7 Mikan 25
Sunday, December 16 Milwaukee W 99-52 13-7 Mikan 24
Tuesday, December 18 at New York L 67-69 13-8 Mikan 19
Friday, December 21 at Philadelphia L 103-105 3OT 13-9 Mikan 36
Saturday, December 22 at Baltimore W 96-90 3OT 14-9 Mikan 39
Sunday, December 23 at Fort Wayne L 79-81 14-10 Mikan 33
Tuesday, December 25 Boston W 100-93 15-10 Pollard 25, Mikan 14
Sunday, December 30 Philadelphia W 93-64 16-10 Mikan 22
Monday, December 31 Syracuse Postponed, snow
Tuesday, January 1 Syracuse W 82-80 17-10 Mikan 37
Wednesday, January 2 Harlem Globetrotters at Chicago (Exhibition Game) W 84-60 Mikan-Mikkelsen 24; Attendance - 20,004.
Friday, January 4 Fort Wayne at St. Paul Auditorium W 79-64 18-10 Mikan-Pollard 21; Attendance - 10,067, largest crowd in Twin Cities pro basketball history, helped by the appearance of the Harlem Globetrotters, who beat the Boston Whirlwinds 60-46 in the second game of the doubleheader.
Saturday, January 5 Indianapolis in Hibbing, Minnesota W 86-65 19-10 Mikan 20; Estimated crowd of 7,000 sets Hibbing record
Sunday, January 6 New York W 107-92 20-10 Pollard 32, Mikan 25
Tuesday, January 8 at Indianapolis L 75-82 20-11 Mikan 27, Mikkelsen 21
Wednesday, January 9 Indianapolis W 91-74 21-11 Mikan 29
Friday, January 11 at Milwaukee W 75-63 22-11 Mikan18
Saturday, January 12 Milwaukee at Kansas City W 96-84 23-11 Pollard 24, Mikan 22
Sunday, January 13 Philadelphia L 81-88 23-12 Mikan 33
Wednesday, January 16 at Boston W 108-94 24-12 Mikkelsen 36, Mikan 14
Thursday, January 17 at Syracuse L 105-111 3OT 24-13 Mikkelsen 19, Mikan 18
Saturday, January 19 at Rochester L 85-96 24-14 Martin 20, Mikan 15
Sunday, January 20 Rochester W 91-81 2OT 25-14 Mikan 61
Wednesday, January 23 Syracuse L 97-99 25-15 Mikan 28
Saturday, January 26 at Milwaukee W 57-56 26-15 Pollard 18, Mikan 17
Sunday, January 27 Milwaukee W 91-62 27-15 Mikan 17
Wednesday, January 30 New York W 77-65 28-15 Pollard-Martin 14, Mikan 13
Thursday, January 31 at Fort Wayne W 85-73 29-15 Mikan-Pollard 23
Friday, February 1 at Indianapolis L 77-85 29-16 Mikan 25
Sunday, February 3 Rochester W 77-75 30-16 Mikan 25
Thursday, February 7 Rochester W 86-75 31-16 Mikan 27, Mikkelsen 21
Saturday, February 9 Fort Wayne L 67-70 31-17 Mikan 29
Sunday, February 10 Milwaukee at Moline, Illinois L 69-70 2OT 31-18 Saul 14, Mikan 8
Monday, February 11 All-Star Game at Boston L 91-108 Mikan and Paul Arizin of Philadelphia are game-high with 26 points.  Other Lakers: Mikkelsen 12, Pollard 4.  Kundla coaches West squad.
Thursday, February 14 Milwaukee at Grand Forks, North Dakota W 109-74 32-18 Pollard 25, Mikan 16.  9,500 at University of North Dakota Fieldhouse.
Saturday, February 16 Boston at St. Paul Auditorium L 75-77 32-19 Martin 17.  Mikan misses game with virus infection.
Sunday, February 17 at Fort Wayne L 87-99 32-20 Schultz 19.  Mikan still out.
Tuesday, February 19 at New York L 96-98 32-21 Mikan 26
Wednesday, February 20 at Baltimore W 93-78 33-21 Mikkelsen 28, Mikan 25
Thursday, February 21 at Syracuse L 80-88 33-22 Mikan 25
Saturday, February 23 at Rochester W 83-73 34-22 Mikan 26
Sunday, February 24 at Fort Wayne L 70-83 34-23 Pollard 19, Mikan 16
Sunday, February 25 Philadelphia W 108-95 35-23 Mikan 28
Saturday, March 1 Indianapolis at St. Paul Auditorium W 98-88 36-23 Mikan 26
Sunday, March 2 at Milwaukee W 96-85 37-23 Pollard 27, Mikan 14
Tuesday, March 4 at Philadelphia L 81-83 37-24 Mikan 41, sets new NBA record with 36 rebounds
Wednesday, March 5 at Boston L 74-82 37-25 Martin 20, Mikan 17
Saturday, March 8 at Rochester L 92-94 OT 37-26 Mikan-Pollard 21
Sunday, March 9 Rochester W 96-90 3OT 38-26 Pollard 32, Mikkelsen 25, Mikan 9
Wednesday, March 12 New York W 85-83 39-26 Pollard 22, Mikan 16
Sunday, March 16 Baltimore W 126-82 40-26 Mikkelsen 23, Mikan 15
Playoffs
Sunday, March 23 Indianapolis W 78-70 1-0 Mikan 24
Tuesday, March 25 at Indianapolis W 94-87 2-0 Mikan 36
Saturday, March 29 at Rochester L 78-88 0-1 Mikan 47
Sunday, March 30 at Rochester W 83-78 OT 1-1 Mikkelsen 19, Mikan, Pollard, Saul 17
Saturday, April 5 Rochester W 77-67 2-1 Pollard 22, Mikan and Martin 15
Sunday, April 6 Rochester W 82-80 3-1 Mikkelsen and Saul 18, Mikan 16
Saturday, April 12 New York at St. Paul Auditorium W 83-79 OT 1-0 Pollard 34, Mikan 15
Sunday, April 13 New York at St. Paul Auditorium L 72-80 1-1 Mikan 18
Wednesday, April 16 at New York at 69th Regiment Armory in New York W 82-77 2-1 Mikan 26
Friday, April 18 at New York at 69th Regiment Armory in New York L 89-90 OT 2-2 Martin 32, Mikan 11
Sunday, April 20 New York at St. Paul Auditorium W 102-89 3-2 Mikan-Mikkelsen 32
Wednesday, April 23 at New York at 69th Regiment Armory in New York L 68-76 3-3 Mikan 28
Friday, April 25 New York W 82-65 4-3 Mikan 22
1952-53 National Basketball Association, 48-22 (National Basketball Association champions), Coach: John Kundla, Players: Bob Harrison, Lew Hitch, Jim Holstein, Slater Martin, George Mikan, Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard, Frank "Pep" Saul, Dick Schnittker (playoffs only), Howie Schultz, Whitey Skoog. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted) 
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Saturday, November 1 Boston W 94-91 1-0 Mikkelsen 17, Pollard 16, Mikan 13
Sunday, November 2 at Fort Wayne W 81-69 2-0 Pollard 18, Mikkelsen 16, Mikan 6
Wednesday, November 5 at Baltimore W 97-75 3-0 Martin 21, Mikan 18
Saturday, November 8 at Philadelphia W 93-71 4-0 Mikan 18
Sunday, November 9 at Syracuse L 89-96 4-1 Mikan 25
Tuesday, November 11 at Boston W 101-92 5-1 Martin 20, Mikan 7.  Second game of doubleheader at Boston Garden.  Harlem Globetrotters beat Washington Generals 67-59 in first game.
Thursday, November 13 at New York L 91-100 5-2 Mikan 32
Saturday, November 15 at Rochester L 89-77 5-3 Mikan 29
Sunday, November 16 Milwaukee W 87-51 6-3 Mikan 14
Thursday, November 20 at Fort Wayne W 89-81 7-3 Mikan 32, Mikkelsen 31
Saturday, November 22 Fort Wayne W 96-89 8-3 Mikan 35
Sunday, November 23 at Milwaukee W 62-46 9-3 Mikan 17
Thursday, November 27 Indianapolis W 90-69 10-3 Mikkelsen 19, Mikan 8.  Harlem Globetrotters beat Toledo Mercuries in second game of doubleheader.
Friday, November 28 at Indianapolis W 97-82 11-3 Mikan-Mikkelsen 21
Saturday, November 29 at Rochester L 71-83 11-4 Pollard 17, Mikan 16
Sunday, November 30 Philadelphia W 91-66 12-4 Mikan 23
Monday, December 1 Baltimore at St. Paul Auditorium W 89-67 13-4 Mikan-Mikkelsen 17
Wednesday, December 3 at Boston W 106-102 14-4 Pollard 29, Mikkelsen 28, Mikan 14
Thursday, December 4 at New York W 81-71 15-4 Mikkelsen 24, Mikan 18
Saturday, December 6 New York W 85-78 OT 16-4 Mikan 27
Monday, December 8 Indianapolis at Milwaukee L 76-81 16-5 Mikan 25
Thursday, December 11 Syracuse W 82-79 17-5 Mikkelsen 31, Mikan 14
Sunday, December 14 Rochester W 95-77 18-5 Martin 17, Harrison 14, Mikan-Saul 12
Friday, December 19 at Indianapolis W 87-69 19-5 Martin 22, Mikan 18
Saturday, December 20 at Milwaukee L 75-86 19-6 Mikkelsen 28, Mikan 14
Thursday, December 25 Indianapolis W 90-73 20-6 Mikan 20
Saturday, December 27 Boston W 94-71 21-6 Pollard 20, Mikkelsen 17, Mikan 15
Sunday, December 28 Milwaukee W 86-77 22-6 Harrison-Mikkelsen 17, Mikan 12
Thursday, December 30 at Indianapolis L 69-74 22-7 Mikan 16
Wednesday, December 31 Baltimore W 82-56 23-7 Mikan 19
Friday, January 2 Milwaukee at Chicago Stadium W 74-66 24-7 Mikkelsen 22, Mikan-Pollard 16.  Harlem Globetrotters play second game of doubleheader.  A-20,392.
Saturday, January 3 Milwaukee at War Memorial Auditorium, Hibbing, Minnesota W 79-75 25-7 Martin 22, Mikan 18
Sunday, January 4 Rochester W 83-80 OT 26-7 Mikan 23, Mikkelsen 22
Tuesday, January 6 Rochester at Milwaukee L 69-85 26-8 Mikan 26
Thursday, January 8 at Syracuse L 67-75 26-9 Mikan 16
Saturday, January 10 Fort Wayne at St. Paul Auditorium W 84-79 27-9 Mikan 29
Sunday, January 11 New York W 85-79 28-9 Mikan 22
Tuesday, January 13 All-Star Game at Fort Wayne W 79-75 Mikan, with a game-high 22 points, is voted the Most Valuable Player for the game.  Other Lakers: Mikkelsen 6, Martin 5.  Kundla coaches West squad.
Wednesday, January 14 at Baltimore W 112-104 2OT 29-9 Mikan 46
Thursday, January 15 at Philadelphia Postponed because of public transportation strike
Saturday, January 17 at Rochester L 101-109 29-10 Mikan 41
Sunday, January 18 Milwaukee L 70-83 29-11 Mikan 22
Friday, January 23 Milwaukee at Indianapolis L 65-67 29-12 Mikan 22
Sunday, January 25 Boston W 87-82 30-12 Mikan 30
Tuesday, January 27 Fort Wayne at Grand Forks, North Dakota W 96-76 31-12 Pollard 23, Mikan 18
Thursday, January 29 Syracuse L 65-83 31-13 Mikan 13
Saturday, January 31 Fort Wayne W 87-80 32-13 Mikan 23
Sunday, February 1 at Fort Wayne W 92-76 33-13 Martin 19, Mikan 9
Tuesday, February 3 at Indianapolis L 93-96 3OT 33-14 Mikan 29
Thursday, February 5 New York W 81-73 34-14 Mikan 36
Saturday, February 7 at Rochester L 72-87 34-15 Mikan 25
Sunday, February 8 Indianapolis W 71-67 35-15 Mikan 24
Thursday, February 12 Syracuse W 91-81 36-15 Mikan 36
Saturday, February 14 Philadelphia W 92-84 37-15 Mikan 19
Sunday, February 15 at Milwaukee W 80-71 38-15 Mikan 23
Tuesday, February 17 Baltimore at Concordia College Fieldhouse, Moorhead, Minn. L 70-74 38-16 Mikkelsen 19, Mikan 17
Thursday, February 19 Rochester W 107-87 39-16 Pollard-Mikan 17
Saturday, February 21 Fort Wayne W 85-75 40-16 Pollard 17, Mikan 12.  Indianapolis and Milwaukee play in second game of doubleheader
Sunday, February 22 at Fort Wayne L 78-90 40-17 Mikan 26
Tuesday, February 24 at New York L 63-79 40-18 Pollard 12, Mikan 7
Wednesday, February 25 at Baltimore W 85-72 41-18 Mikan 20
Thursday, February 26 at Philadelphia W 85-73 42-18 Mikan 25
Friday, February 27 Philadelphia at Cleveland W 98-75 43-18 Mikan 22, Martin 20
Sunday, March 1 Philadelphia at St. Paul Auditorium W 102-80 44-18 Mikan 33
Tuesday, March 3 Fort Wayne at Milwaukee W 86-68 45-18 Mikkelsen 23, Mikan 13
Thursday, March 5 at Syracuse L 91-94 45-19 Mikkelsen 23, Mikan 18
Friday, March 6 at Boston L 85-100 45-20 Mikkelsen 21, Mikan-Pollard 19
Saturday, March 7  at Rochester L 82-84 45-21 Mikkelsen 17, Mikan 14
Sunday, March 8 Milwaukee W 100-73 46-21 Mikan 18
Monday, March 9 Indianapolis at Moorhead, Minnesota L 83-95 46-22 Mikan 21
Thursday, March 12 Rochester W 89-77 47-22 Mikan 28
Tuesday, March 17 at Indianapolis W 73-71 48-22 Pollard 14, Mikan 12
Playoffs
Sunday, March 22 Indianapolis at St. Paul Auditorium W 85-60 1-0 Mikkelsen 18, Pollard 15, Mikan 14
Monday, March 23 at Indianapolis W 81-79 2-0 Pollard-Mikkelsen 16, Mikan 13
Thursday, March 26 Fort Wayne W 83-73 1-0 Mikan 21
Saturday, March 28 Fort Wayne W 82-75 2-0 Mikan 20
Monday, March 30 at Fort Wayne  L 95-98 2-1 Mikan 23
Wednesday, April 1 at Fort Wayne L 82-85 2-2 Mikan 25.  Schnittker debuts with Lakers.
Thursday, April 2 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory W 74-58 3-2 Mikan-Martin 18
Saturday, April 4 New York at Minneapolis Armory L 88-96 0-1 Mikan 25
Sunday, April 5 New York at Minneapolis Armory W 73-71 1-1 Mikan 18
Tuesday, April 7 at New York at 69th Regiment Armory in New York W 90-75 2-1 Mikan 20
Wednesday, April 8 at New York at 69th Regiment Armory in New York W 71-69 3-1 Mikan 27
Friday, April 10 at New York at 69th Regiment Armory in New York W 91-84 4-1 Pollard 17, Mikan 14
1953-54 National Basketball Association, 46-26 (National Basketball Association champions), Coach: John Kundla, Players: Jim Fritsche, Bob Harrison, Jim Holstein, Clyde Lovellette, Slater Martin, George Mikan, Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard, Frank "Pep" Saul, Dick Schnittker, Whitey Skoog. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted) 
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Friday, October 23 College All-Stars at Chicago (Exhibition Game) W 70-65 Pollard 19, Mikan 15; Harlem Globetrotters beat Toledo Mercury 96-47 in first game of doubleheader before crowd of 21, 987.
Sunday, October 25 College All-Stars at St. Paul Auditorium  (Exhibition Game) W 77-58 Lovellette 16, Mikan 5.  Harlem Globetrotters beat Toledo Mercury 66-54 in  second game of doubleheader.
Friday, October 30 at Milwaukee L 59-69 0-1 Mikan 12
Saturday, October 31 at New York L 67-91 0-2 Mikan 16
Sunday, November 1 at Boston W 84-79 1-2 Mikan 19
Wednesday, November 4 at Baltimore W 77-75 2-2 Mikan 24
Thursday, November 5 at Syracuse W 77-65 3-2 Martin 20, Mikan 11
Saturday, November 7 New York W 70-62 4-2 Mikan 22
Tuesday, November 10 Fort Wayne at Milwaukee L 62-78 4-3 Martin 12, Mikan 3 (dislocates finger in right hand)
Friday, November 13 at Milwaukee W 92-84 5-3 Mikan 26, Martin 23
Saturday, November 14 at Rochester L 91-98 3OT 5-4 Mikan 30
Sunday, November 15 Boston at Madison Square Garden, New York W 89-74 6-4 Pollard 17, Mikan 15
Tuesday, November 17 Fort Wayne at Buffalo, New York W 83-66 7-4 Lovellette 19, Mikan 13
Thursday, November 19 at Philadelphia W 107-79 8-4 Mikkelsen 24, Pollard 21, Mikan 13
Saturday, November 21 Rochester W 76-70 9-4 Mikan 36
Sunday, November 22 Milwaukee at Fort Wayne W 57-55 10-4 Mikan 24
Thursday, November 26 Philadelphia W 88-80 11-4 Mikan 23
Sunday, November 29 Boston W 95-82 12-4 Mikan 28, Mikkelsen 22
Thursday, December 3 Syracuse at Moorhead, Minnesota W 87-74 13-4 Mikan 27
Saturday, December 5 Syracuse W 90-80 14-4 Mikan 18
Saturday, December 12 New York W 71-67 15-4 Lovellette 18, Mikan 8
Sunday, December 13 Rochester at Fort Wayne L 70-87 15-5 Saul 16, Mikan 7
Tuesday, December 15 at New York L 79-80 OT 15-6 Mikan 17
Wednesday, December 16 Milwaukee at Boston W 69-63 OT 16-6 Mikan 21
Thursday, December 17 at Baltimore L 64-75 16-7 Mikan 18
Saturday, December 19 at Rochester W 91-78 17-7 Martin 20, Mikan 16
Sunday, December 20 at Syracuse L 76-81 17-8 Martin 17, Mikan 16
Friday, December 25 Baltimore at St. Paul Auditorium L 78-88 17-9 Mikkelsen 15, Mikan 14
Saturday, December 26 Fort Wayne W 77-71 18-9 Mikan 16
Sunday, December 27 at Fort Wayne W 79-75 19-9 Mikan 21
Wednesday, December 30 Fort Wayne L 80-87 19-10 Mikan 17
Saturday, January 2 New York W 78-74 20-10 Mikan 26.  Dave MacMillan coaches Lakers as John Kundla is in the hospital.
Monday, January 4 Rochester at Chicago L 84-85 20-11 Mikan 32
Thursday, January 7 Rochester W 89-71 21-11 Mikan-Mikkelsen 20 as Kundla returns.
Saturday, January 9 at Milwaukee W 78-67 22-11 Mikan-Lovellette 17
Sunday, January 10 Boston W 99-85 23-11 Mikan-Pollard 16
Wednesday, January 13 at Boston L 84-88 23-12 Mikan 21
Thursday, January 14 at Syracuse L 71-96 23-13 Mikan 19
Saturday, January 16 Milwaukee L 58-64 23-14 Lovellette 12, Mikan 6
Sunday, January 17 at Fort Wayne L 83-86 23-15 Mikan 23
Monday, January 18 Milwaukee at Kansas City W 91-72 24-15 Mikkelsen 18, Mikan 15
Thursday, January 21 All-Star Game at New York L 93-98 Pollard leads all players with 23 points.  Other Lakers: Mikan 18, Martin 2.  Kundla coaches West squad.
Saturday, January 23 Fort Wayne W 75-72 25-15 Mikan 16
Tuesday, January 26 at Milwaukee W 84-69 26-15 Lovellette-Martin 14, Mikan 12
Wednesday, January 27 Baltimore W 76-73 27-15 Pollard 24, Mikan 17
Thursday, January 28 Baltimore at Grand Forks, North Dakota W 104-82 28-15 Mikan 24
Saturday, January 30 Milwaukee W 80-64 29-15 Pollard 13, Mikan-Mikkelsen 12
Sunday, January 31 Boston W 82-67 30-15 Pollard 22, Mikan 14
Tuesday, February 2 at Rochester W 87-78 31-15 Mikan 23
Wednesday, February 3 New York at Boston W 91-79 32-15 Mikan 17
Thursday, February 4 Baltimore W 82-70 33-15 Mikan 20
Saturday, February 6 Philadelphia W 97-94 34-15 Mikan 26.  11th straight win
Sunday, February 7 at Fort Wayne L 83-90 34-16 Pollard 18, Mikan 9
Monday, February 8 Philadelphia at Spencer, Iowa W 106-91 35-16 Mikan 20
Tuesday, February 9 Philadelphia at Huron, South Dakota W 110-82 36-16 Mikan 23
Thursday, February 11 Baltimore W 110-82 37-16 Schnittker 17, Mikan 12
Friday, February 12 Milwaukee at Toledo L 62-71 37-17 Mikan 21
Saturday, February 13 Philadelphia at Grand Rapids, Michigan W 86-77 38-17 Mikan 27
Sunday, February 14 Rochester W 105-77 39-17 Mikan 16
Tuesday, February 16 Rochester at Hibbing, Minnesota W 85-79 40-17 Pollard 24, Mikan 12
Thursday, February 18 Boston L 92-105 40-18 Mikan 17
Saturday, February 20 Syracuse W 83-68 41-18 Mikan 14
Sunday, February 21 at Syracuse L 73-100 41-19 Mikan-Lovellette 14
Monday, February 22 Philadelphia at New Haven, Connecticut L 72-79 41-20 Mikkelsen 17, Mikan 5
Tuesday, February 23 at New York W 100-82 42-20 Mikan-Mikkelsen 20
Thursday, February 25 at Philadelphia L 72-81 42-21 Mikan-Mikkelsen 17
Saturday, February 27 at Baltimore W 95-85 43-21 Mikan 29
Sunday, February 28 at Fort Wayne L 77-94 43-22 Mikan-Lovellette 15
Tuesday, March 2 Syracuse at St. Paul Auditorium W 91-87 44-22 Mikan 27, Pollard 25
Friday, March 5 at Boston L 106-128 44-23 Mikan 30
Saturday, March 6 at Rochester L 59-74 44-24 Mikan 15
Sunday, March 7 Milwaukee W 65-63 45-24 Mikkelsen 17, Mikan 12.  Game played with experimental rules, including 12-foot-high baskets.  In the first and third periods, the free throws were saved and shot at the end of the quarter.
Tuesday, March 9 Rochester at Indianapolis L 61-70 45-25 Mikan 11
Wednesday, March 10 New York L 76-85 45-26 Pollard 17, Mikan 15
Saturday, March 13 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory W 93-66 46-26 Martin 27, Mikan 16
Playoffs (Round-robin in opening round)
Wednesday, March 17 Rochester at Minneapolis Armory W 109-88 1-0 Martin 24, Lovellette 18, Mikan-Mikkelsen 14
Thursday, March 18 at Fort Wayne W 90-85 2-0 Mikan 28
Saturday, March 20 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory W 78-73 3-0 Mikan 21
Tuesday, March 23 at Rochester Cancelled, game not necessary.
Wednesday, March 24 Rochester W 89-76 1-0 Mikan 28, Pollard 23
Saturday, March 27 at Rochester L 73-74 1-1 Mikan 17
Sunday, March 28 Rochester W 82-72 2-1 Mikan 17
Wednesday, March 31 Syracuse W 79-68 1-0 Lovellette 16, Mikan 15
Saturday, April 3 Syracuse L 60-62 1-1 Mikan 15
Sunday, April 4 at Syracuse W 81-67 2-1 Mikan 30
Thursday, April 8 at Syracuse L 69-80 2-2 Skoog 16, Mikan-Mikkelsen 12
Saturday, April 10 at Syracuse W 84-73 3-2 Mikkelsen 21, Mikan-Lovellette 14
Sunday, April 11 Syracuse L 63-65 3-3 Mikan 30.  Lakers remove some seats and move a press table to make the court 50-feet wide.  The court at the Minneapolis Auditorium had been 46 feet wide.
Monday, April 12 Syracuse W 87-80 4-3 Pollard 21, Mikan 11
1954-55 National Basketball Association, 40-32, Coach: John Kundla, Players: Bob Carney, Lew Hitch, Jim Holstein, Ed Kalafat, Clyde Lovellette, Slater Martin,Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard, Dick Schnittker, Don Sunderlage, Whitey Skoog, Bob Watson. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted) 
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Saturday, October 30 at New York L 83-94 0-1 Lovellette 18, Mikkelsen 17, Pollard 12
Sunday, October 31 at Syracuse W 97-94 1-1 Lovellette 22, Mikkelsen 19
Wednesday, November 3 at Baltimore L 92-93 1-2 Mikkelsen 21, Martin 20
Saturday, November 6 Milwaukee at Buffalo, New York W 79-67 2-2 Lovellette 18, Mikkelsen 17, Pollard 12
Sunday, November 7 New York L 93-103 2-3 Pollard 23, Mikkelsen 22
Thursday, November 11 Baltimore at Greenville, South Carolina W 97-87 3-3 Mikkelsen 26
Friday, November 12 Baltimore at Raleigh, North Carolina W 126-88 4-3 Pollard-Schnittker 22
Sunday, November 14 Syracuse at Minneapolis Armory W 99-92 5-3 Pollard 25
Sunday, November 21 Baltimore W 116-85 6-3 Mikkelsen 24
Thursday, November 25 Rochester W 95-84 7-3 Pollard 24
Saturday, November 27 at Fort Wayne L 81-97 7-4 Mikkelsen 20
Sunday, November 28 Boston at Minneapolis Armory W 115-108 8-4 Lovellette 29
Tuesday, November 30 Fort Wayne at New York L 90-92 8-5 Mikkelsen 20
Wednesday, December 1 at Philadelphia W 91-88 9-5 Schnittker 16
Thursday, December 2 Milwaukee at Fort Wayne L 108-117 9-6 Lovellette 29
Saturday, December 4 at Milwaukee L 88-95 9-7 Lovellette 18
Sunday, December 5 Milwaukee W 104-102 OT 10-7 Mikkelsen 22, Martin 21
Tuesday, December 7 at New York L 89-97 10-8 Lovellette 24
Wednesday, December 8 at Boston W 101-99 11-8 Mikkelsen 25, Lovellette 24, Skoog 20.  Mikkelsen sinks two free throws to win game after time had expired.  The free throws came after a seven-minute delay following a dispute between Boston coach Red Auerbach and the officials.
Saturday, December 11 at Rochester W 91-83 12-8 Skoog 22
Sunday, December 12 New York W 80-73 13-8 Lovellette 23
Tuesday, December 14 Boston at New York L 108-115 13-9 Mikkelsen 31
Wednesday, December 15 Rochester at Buffalo, New York L 97-99 13-10 Mikkelsen 26
Saturday, December 18 Syracuse W 86-83 14-10 Lovellette 26
Sunday, December 19 at Syracuse L 93-108 14-11 Mikkelsen 21, Martin 20
Saturday, December 25 Philadelphia W 99-91 15-11 Mikkelsen 27
Baltimore Bullets disband, and all their games are dropped from the standings, including one win and three losses against Minneapolis, which changes the Lakers' record to 12-10.
Sunday, December 26 Boston W 87-82 13-10 Mikkelsen 20
Wednesday, December 29 Boston at Hibbing, Minnesota W 129-118 14-10 Martin 35
Thursday, December 30 Fort Wayne at Minot, North Dakota L 76-93 14-11 Lovellette 16
Friday, December 31 at Fort Wayne W 103-91 15-11 Lovellette 27
Sunday, January 2 Rochester L 100-102 15-12 Mikkelsen 28
Monday, January 3 Philadelphia at Chicago W 76-74 16-12 Lovellette 21.  Mikkelsen wins game with a hook shot from the corner with two seconds left.
Tuesday, January 4 Fort Wayne at Elkhart, Indiana L 92-93 16-13 Mikkelsen 17
Wednesday, January 5 at Philadelphia L 85-106 16-14 Schnittker 18
Thursday, January 6 at Syracuse W 117-106 17-14 Mikkelsen 24
Saturday, January 8  Syracuse L 97-100 17-15 Pollard 21, Mikkelsen 20
Sunday, January 9 at Fort Wayne L 86-89 17-16 Lovellette 18
Tuesday, January 11 Syracuse at Grand Forks, North Dakota W 93-82 18-16 Mikkelsen 21, Martin 20
Wednesday, January 12 at Rochester W 102-88 19-16 Lovellette 23
Thursday, January 13 at Philadelphia L 96-102 OT 19-17 Mikkelsen 22, Martin 21
Friday, January 14 at Boston L 95-100 19-18 Lovellette 24
Saturday, January 15 at Rochester L 90-93 19-19 Mikkelsen 21, Martin 20
Sunday, January 16 Philadelphia W 106-98 20-19 Mikkelsen 23
Tuesday, January 18 All-Star Game at New York 91-100 Pollard and Mikkelsen lead West scorers with 17 and 16 points, respectively.  Martin scores 5.
Wednesday, January 19 Milwaukee at New Orleans, Louisiana W 95-81 21-19 Lovellette 37
Thursday, January 20 Milwaukee at Shreveport, Louisiana W 97-90 22-19 Mikkelsen 32
Friday, January 21 Milwaukee at Baton Rouge, Louisiana W 100-92 23-19 Lovellette 20
Sunday, January 23 Milwaukee W 82-79 24-19 Mikkelsen 25, Lovellette24, Skoog 20
Thursday, January 27 Milwaukee at Huron, South Dakota L 79-85 24-20 Martin 19
Saturday, January 29 Fort Wayne W 100-91 25-20 Lovellette 30
Sunday, January 30 at Fort Wayne L 92-99 25-21 Pollard 18
Wednesday, February 2 New York at St. Paul Auditorium W 96-81 26-21 Pollard 22
Thursday, February 3 New York W 90-83 27-21 Mikkelsen 23
Saturday, February 5 Milwaukee at Waterloo, Iowa W 103-87 28-21 Mikkelsen 22
Sunday, February 6 Milwaukee L 99-101 28-22 Lovellette 30
Tuesday, February 8 at New York L 95-98 28-23 Lovellette 27
Wednesday, February 9 New York at Boston L 112-118 28-24 Martin 19
Thursday, February 10 at Syracuse L 81-85 28-25 Lovellette 26
Saturday, February 12 at Rochester W 96-95 29-25 Lovellette 25, Pollard-Mikkelsen 23
Sunday, February 13 Philadelphia W 103-95 30-25 Lovellette 20
Saturday, February 19 Fort Wayne W 98-92 31-25 Lovellette 24
Sunday, February 20 Rochester W 105-92 32-25 Skoog 23
Monday, January 21 Rochester at Spencer, Iowa W 112-110 33-25 Lovellette 26
Wednesday, February 23 Fort Wayne at St. Louis, Missouri L 97-120 33-26 Martin 17
Thursday, February 24 Boston at Minneapolis Armory W 112-98 34-26 Lovellette 23
Friday, February 25 Boston at Moorhead, Minnesota L 104-107 34-27 Skoog 31
Saturday, February 26 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory L 89-90 34-28 Mikkelsen-Martin 19
Sunday, February 27 Rochester at Minneapolis Armory W 93-84 35-28 Schnittker 22
Monday, February 28 Fort Wayne at St. Paul Auditorium L 88-90 35-29 Skoog 17
Thursday, March 3 Rochester at Fort Wayne L 76-83 35-30 Mikkelsen 21, Martin 20
Friday, March 4 at Boston W 121-106 36-30 Martin 26
Saturday, March 5 at Rochester W 107-104 OT 37-30 Lovellette 30
Sunday, March 6 Milwaukee L 98-100 37-31 Mikkelsen 22, Skoog-Martin 21.  Bob Pettit of the Hawks scores the final 10 points in the last 3-1/2 minutes.
Monday, March 7 New York at Boston W 97-96 38-31 Schnittker 20
Wednesday, March 9 at Philadelphia L 89-102 38-32 Mikkelsen 23
Thursday, March 10 Syracuse at New York W 96-93 39-32 Lovellette 27
Saturday, March 12 Philadelphia at DesMoine, Iowa W 86-78 40-32 Mikkelsen 20
Playoffs
Wednesday, March 16 Rochester at St. Paul Auditorium W 82-78 1-0 Lovellette 26
Friday, March 18 at Rochester L 92-94 1-1 Lovellette 19
Saturday, March 19 Rochester at St. Paul Auditorium W 119-110 2-1 Pollard 26
Sunday, March 20 Fort Wayne at Elkhart, Indiana L 79-96 0-1 Lovellette 18
Tuesday, March 22 Fort Wayne at Indianapolis L 97-98 OT 0-2 Skoog 24.  Score in regulation was 97-97.
Wednesday, March 23 Fort Wayne W 99-91 OT 1-2 Skoog 24.  Score in regulation was 84-84.
Sunday, March 27 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory L 96-105 1-3 Lovellette 25
1955-56 National Basketball Association, 33-39, Coach: John Kundla, Players: Ron Feireisel, Dick Garmaker, Lew Hitch, Jim Holstein, John Horan, Ed Kalafat, Clyde Lovellette, Slater Martin, Chuck Mencel, George Mikan, Vern Mikkelsen, Dick Schnittker, Whitey Skoog, Bob Williams. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted)
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Saturday, November 5 at St. Louis Hawks L 89-101 0-1 Lovellette 27
Sunday, November 6 at Fort Wayne W 96-95 1-1 Lovellette 31
Wednesday, November 9 at Philadelphia L 106-117 1-2 Lovellette 21
Thursday, November 10 at New York L 105-112 1-3 Lovellette 22
Friday, November 11 at Boston L 75-119 1-4 Schnittker 12, Martin 10
Saturday, November 12 Philadelphia at Hershey, Pennsylvania L 89-100 1-5 Mikkelsen 19
Thursday, November 17 at Syracuse L 91-105 1-6 Mikkelsen-Kalafat 15
Saturday, November 19 at Rochester W 91-90 2-6 Lovellette 26, Mikkelsen 21
Sunday, November 20 Rochester L 96-104 2-7 Lovellette 21
Thursday, November 24 St. Louis W 107-99 3-7 Mikkelsen-Lovellette 19
Saturday, November 26 at St. Louis L 95-104 3-8 Lovellette 25
Sunday, November 27 Philadelphia W 99-94 4-8 Lovellette 25
Wednesday, November 30 St. Louis at Rochester, New York L 97-99 4-9 Lovellette 20, Mikkelsen 10
Thursday, December 1 New York at Philadelphia W 97-90 5-9 Lovellette 21
Saturday, December 3 at Syracuse L 103-114 5-10 Lovellette 25
Sunday, December 4 Syracuse L 96-102 5-11 Lovellette 26, Mikkelsen 21
Tuesday, December 6 Philadelphia at New York L 103-116 5-12 Lovellette 27
Wednesday, December 7 at Rochester L 79-92 5-13 Schnittker-Kalafat 17
Saturday, December 10 at Boston L 102-118 5-14 Lovellette 21
Tuesday, December 13 at New York L 91-98 5-15 Lovellette 31
Wednesday, December 14 Fort Wayne at Boston W 98-85 6-15 Lovellette 22, Mikkelsen-Skoog 21
Thursday, December 15 at Syracuse W 135-133 3OT 7-15 Lovellette 30, Mikkelsen 25
Saturday, December 17 Rochester W 94-92 8-15 Lovellette 21
Saturday, December 18 at Fort Wayne L 86-96 8-16 Martin 19
Tuesday, December 20 Boston at New York W 104-111 8-17 Mikkelsen 22
Sunday, December 25 Boston L 112-115 8-18 Lovellette 35
Wednesday, December 28 St. Louis L 90-111 8-19 Lovellette 26, Mikkelsen 21
Thursday, December 29 St. Louis at Fort Wayne W 74-71 9-19 Lovellette 17
Sunday, January 1 Syracuse L 80-85 9-20 Lovellette 23
Monday, January 2 Fort Wayne at St. Louis W 95-89 10-20 Martin 26
Wednesday, January 4 St. Louis W 94-76 11-20 Lovellette 28
Saturday, January 7 at Rochester L 98-103 11-21 Lovellette 33
Sunday, January 8 at Syracuse W 99-91 12-21 Lovellette 24
Tuesday, January 10 Syracuse W 90-79 13-21 Lovellette-Mikkelsen-Garmaker 16
Wednesday, January 11 Boston at St. Paul Auditorium W 114-110 14-21 Lovellette 24
Saturday, January 14 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory W 117-94 15-21 Lovellette 22.  Mikan returns, enters game late in first period, and scores 11 points in the 12 minutes that he plays.
Sunday, January 15 at Fort Wayne L 99-104 15-22 Martin 24, Schnittker 23, Mikan 10.
Tuesday, January 17 St. Louis at Kansas City, Missouri W 97-86 16-22 Lovellette 22, Mikan 3
Wednesday, January 18 Philadelphia at St. Paul W 105-94 17-22 Lovellette 31, Mikan 7
Thursday, January 19 at Syracuse L 100-122 17-23 Lovellette 17, Mikan 15
Friday, January 20 New York at Boston L 109-122 17-24 Lovellette 27, Mikan 2
Saturday, January 21 at New York W 109-89 18-24 Mikan 20
Sunday, January 22 New York L 95-100 18-25 Skoog 19, Mikan 9
Tuesday, January 24 All-Star Game at Rochester W 108-94 Lakers: Mikkelsen 16, Martin 9, Lovellette 7 
Wednesday, January 25 New York W 104-95 19-25 Lovellette 21, Mikan 16
Saturday, January 28 Philadelphia L 85-108 19-26 Mikan-Garmaker 17
Sunday, January 29 St. Louis L 107-114 19-27 Schnittker 22, Mikan 4
Tuesday, January 31 Rochester at St. Louis W 92-86 20-27 Lovellette 20, Mikan 19
Wednesday, February 1 Boston W 107-106 21-27 Martin-Lovellette 21, Mikan 12
Thursday, February 2 Boston at St. Louis L 101-102 21-28 Lovellette 21, Mikan 12
Sunday, February 5 Rochester L 109-121 21-29 Mikkelsen 27, Mikan 12
Wednesday, February 8 Fort Wayne W 106-82 22-29 Skoog 25, Mikan 4
Saturday, February 11 Philadelphia L 102-117 22-30 Lovellette 32, Mikan 6
Sunday, February 12 at Fort Wayne L 78-82 22-31 Lovellette 16, Mikan 9
Tuesday, February 14 Rochester at St. Louis W 110-79 23-31 Lovellette 22, Mikan 8
Wednesday, February 15 New York at St. Paul Auditorium W 113-102 24-31 Lovellette 20, Mikan 13
Friday, February 17 at Philadelphia L 111-134 24-32 Lovellette 24, Mikan 13
Saturday, February 18 at Rochester W 119-99 25-32 Skoog 23, Mikan 18
Sunday, February 19 Rochester W 100-93 26-32 Lovellette 19, Mikan 3
Wednesday, February 22 Boston at Minneapolis Armory L 90-93 26-33 Lovellette 20, Mikan 19.  Boston's Bob Cousy scores final eight points in the game in the final 1:47.
Sunday, February 26 Fort Wayne L 90-95 26-34 Mikan 17
Wednesday, February 29 Syracuse at St. Paul Auditorium W 98-94 27-34 Lovellette 30, Skoog 20, Mikan 4.
Thursday, March 1 at Philadelphia W 102-100 28-34 Lovellette 24, Mikan 8
Friday, March 2 at Boston L 113-119 28-35 Lovellette-Skoog 23, Mikan 12
Saturday, March 3 at Rochester L 90-94 28-36 Lovellette 22, Mikan 10
Sunday, March 4 St. Louis W 113-84 29-36 Lovellette 24, Mikan 2
Wednesday, March 7 Fort Wayne W 98-95 30-36 Lovellette 25, Mikan 4
Thursday, March 8 at Fort Wayne L 82-100 30-37 Martin 18, Mikan 7
Friday, March 9 at St. Louis L 102-103 30-38 Schnittker 24, Mikan 6
Saturday, March 10 at St. Louis L 97-105 30-39 Lovellette 20, Mikan 16
Sunday, March 11 Rochester at Minneapolis Armory W 126-98 31-39 Lovellette 24, Mikan 17
Monday, March 12 New York at Moorhead, Minnesota W 102-89 32-39 Lovellette 19, Mikan 16
Wednesday, March 14 Fort Wayne W 100-96 33-39 Kalafat 21, Mikan 10
Tie-breaker playoff game for second place (to determine home-court advantage)
Friday, March 16 at St. Louis W 103-97 Martin 28, Mikan 13
Playoffs
Saturday, March 17 at St. Louis L 115-116 0-1 Martin 19, Mikan 11
Monday, March 19 St. Louis W 133-75 1-1 Martin 19, Mikan 13
Wednesday, March 21 St. Louis L 115-116 1-2 Lovellette 31, Mikan 12
1956-57 National Basketball Association, 34-38, Coach: John Kundla, Players: Walter Dukes, Dick Garmaker, Ed Kalafat, Bob Leonard, Clyde Lovellette,  Chuck Mencel, Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Paxson, Dick Schnittker, Whitey Skoog, Bob Williams. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted)
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Saturday, October 27 at St. Louis L 75-97 0-1 Lovellette 16
Sunday, October 28 at Fort Wayne L 88-94 0-2 Lovellette 19, Mikkelsen 18
Thursday, November 1 Rochester at Johnstown, Pennsylvania W 97-88 1-2 Skoog 20
Saturday, November 3 at Rochester W 95-85 2-2 Lovellette 20
Sunday, November 4 Rochester W 88-87 3-2 Lovellette 23
Saturday, November 10 at Boston L 110-117 3-3 Lovellette 26
Sunday, November 11 Rochester at New York L 82-94 3-4 Lovellette 18
Wednesday, November 14 Boston at Rochester, New York W 113-97 4-4 Kalafat 20
Thursday, November 15 at Syracuse W 103-96 5-4 Lovellette 28, Mikkelsen 26
Friday, November 16 at Philadelphia L 97-123 5-5 Lovellette 25
Sunday, November 18 Fort Wayne L 107-111 5-6 Mencel 26
Thursday, November 22 Syracuse W 111-78 6-6 Garmaker-Lovellette 22
Saturday, November 24 at St. Louis W 104-102 OT 7-6 Garmaker 25
Sunday, November 25 St. Louis L 94-95 7-7 Garmaker 24
Tuesday, November 27 Philadelphia at St. Louis W 113-98 8-7 Lovellette 26
Wednesday, November 28 Boston at Louisville, Kentucky L 93-105 8-8 Lovellette 22
Saturday, December 1 at Rochester L 83-95 8-9 Lovellette 24
Sunday, December 2 Philadelphia W 106-96 9-9 Mencel 21
Tuesday, December 4 at New York L 88-101 9-10 Lovellette 21
Thursday, December 6 St. Louis at Philadelphia W 103-96 10-10 Garmaker 30
Friday, November 7 at Boston L 114-121 10-11 Lovellette 24
Sunday, November 9 New York L 91-100 10-12 Lovellette 17
Tuesday, December 11 at Philadelphia L 111-114 10-13 Lovellette 10-13
Wednesday, December 12 New York at Boston W 121-103 11-13 Lovellette 29
Sunday, December 16 Rochester W 101-97 12-13 Lovellette 26
Thursday, December 20 Rochester at Albany, New York W 105-103 13-13 Lovellette 33
Saturday, December 22 at Rochester L 101-115 13-14 Lovellette 17
Sunday, December 23 at Syracuse L 97-107 13-15 Lovellette 23
Tuesday, December 25 Fort Wayne at Rochester, New York W 100-89 14-15 Lovellette 23
Thursday, December 27 at Fort Wayne L 93-120 14-16 Lovellette 19, Mikkelsen 18
Saturday, December 29 St. Louis at Minneapolis Armory L 92-95 14-17 Lovellette 22
Sunday, January 30 at St. Louis L 93-100 14-18 Lovellette 19, Mikkelsen 18
Thursday, January 3 at Fort Wayne L 102-104 14-19 Lovellette 24
Sunday, January 6 New York L 101-111 14-20 Lovellette 29
Tuesday, January 8 Fort Wayne at Winnipeg, Manitoba L 86-87 14-21 Lovellette 23
Wednesday, January 9 Syracuse W 93-86 15-21 Leonard 19
Thursday, January 10 at Syracuse W 118-110 16-21 Lovellette 29
Saturday, January 12 Fort Wayne at St. Louis W 105-87 17-21 Lovellette 24
Sunday, January 13 Boston W 104-87 18-21 Mikkelsen 23, Leonard 21.  With Skoog and Lovellette out, Dukes scores 20 points, gets 25 rebounds, and holds Boston's Bill Russell to 11 points.
Tuesday, January 15 All-Star Game at Boston L 97-109 Lakers: Garmaker 10, Mikkelsen 6 
Thursday, January 17 New York at LaCrosse, Wisconsin L 93-94 18-22 Mikkelsen 26
Sunday, January 20 Rochester W 114-107 19-22 Mikkelsen 27
Wednesday, January 23 Rochester at Louisville, Kentucky W 107-99 20-22 Garmaker-Leonard 21
Friday, January 25 at Boston L 106-115 20-23 Garmaker 24
Saturday, January 26 at New York L 107-122 20-24 Lovellette 30
Sunday, January 27 at Syracuse L 93-94 20-25 Lovellette 20
Monday, January 28 Syracuse at Boston L 96-112 20-26 Garmaker 28
Tuesday, January 29 Boston at New York L 91-103 20-27 Lovellette 29
Thursday, January 31 Fort Wayne L 107-111 20-28 Lovellette 26
Saturday, February 2 St. Louis L 97-106 20-29 Mikkelsen 21
Sunday, February 3 at St. Louis L 85-102 20-30 Lovellette 20
Wednesday, February 6 Philadelphia W 101-100 21-30 Mencel 28
Saturday, February 9 Fort Wayne W 99-92 22-30 Leonard 17
Sunday, February 10 at Fort Wayne L 100-113 22-31 Garmaker 23
Tuesday, February 12 St. Louis at Kansas City, Missouri W 110-105 23-31 Garmaker 22
Wednesday, February 13 Boston W 115-114 24-31 Dukes 22
Thursday, February 14 New York at Fort Wayne W 99-97 25-31 Lovellette 22
Friday, February 15 Philadelphia at Camden, New Jersey L 104-105 25-32 Paxson 22
Saturday, February 16 at New York L 112-120 25-33 Lovellette 21
Sunday, February 17 St. Louis L 115-118 OT 25-34 Garmaker 24
Wednesday, February 20 Rochester W 111-103 26-34 Mikkelsen 24
Saturday, February 23 Syracuse L 101-103 26-35 Lovellette 26
Sunday, February 24 Fort Wayne W 123-115 27-35 Garmaker 29
Monday, February 25 St. Louis at Fort Wayne L 94-110 27-36 Garmaker 27
Tuesday, February 26 Syracuse at Mayo Civic Auditorium, Rochester, Minnesota L 108-120 27-37 Garmaker 22
Thursday, February 28 at Philadelphia L 112-129 27-38 Lovellette 18
Friday, March 1 Rochester at Boston W 125-117 28-38 Garmaker 30
Sunday, March 3 New York W 119-108 29-38 Garmaker 27
Thursday, March 7 Boston at Minneapolis Armory W 109-104 30-38 Mikkelsen 24
Friday, March 8 at Fort Wayne W 101-97 31-38 Garmaker 20
Sunday, March 10 St. Louis W 117-104 32-28 Lovellette 32
Tuesday, March 12 Philadelphia at Norton Fieldhouse, Hamline University, St. Paul W 100-94 33-38 Lovellette 25
Wednesday, March 13 Philadelphia W 114-97 34-38 Mikkelsen 25.  Finish in three-way tie for first place.
Tie-breaker playoff game
Saturday, March 16 at St. Louis L 111-114 OT Lovellette 30.  Two nights before, St. Louis defeated Fort Wayne, the other team tied for first.
Playoffs
Sunday, March 17 Fort Wayne at Minneapolis Armory W 131-127 1-0 Lovellette 30
Tuesday, March 19 at Fort Wayne W 110-108 2-0 Leonard 19
Thursday, March 21 at St. Louis L 109-118 0-1 Mikkelsen 24
Sunday, March 24 at St. Louis L 104-106 0-2 Lovellette 33
Monday, March 25 St. Louis L 135-143 2OT 0-3 Leonard 42
1957-58 National Basketball Association, 19-53, Coaches: George Mikan (9-30), John Kundla (10-23), Players: George Brown, Bob Burrow, Corky Devlin, Baltico "Bo" Erias, Ed Fleming, Larry Foust, Dick Garmaker, Hot Rod Hundley, McCoy Ingram,  Jim Krebs, Bob Leonard, Vern Mikkelsen, Dick Schnittker, Frank Selvy, Art Spoelstra. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted)
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Saturday, October 26 at St. Louis L 84-112 0-1 Leonard 21
Wednesday, October 30 Detroit Pistons L 96-115 0-2 Schnittker 17
Friday, November 1 at Syracuse L 100-113 0-3 Foust 24
Saturday, November 2 at Philadelphia L 108-118 0-4 Mikkelsen 24
Wednesday, November 6 Boston L 94-103 0-5 Garmaker 26, Foust 23
Friday, November 8 Philadelphia at Hershey, Pennsylvania L 108-119 0-6 Spoelstra 21, Mikkelsen 20
Tuesday, November 12 Boston at Detroit L 104-107 0-7 Leonard 25, Mikkelsen 22
Wednesday, November 13 New York at St. Paul Auditorium W 124-106 1-7 Mikkelsen 26
Friday, November 15 at Detroit Pistons W 112-104 2-7 Schnittker 22
Sunday, November 17 Syracuse L 98-110 2-8 Foust 21
Wednesday, November 20 New York L 101-105 2-9 Mikkelsen 19
Thursday, November 21 New York at Detroit L 123-124 2-10 Foust 27, Garmaker 26
Saturday, November 23 at Boston L 107-131 2-11 Foust 27, Garmaker 26
Sunday, November 24 Philadelphia at Camden, New Jersey L 98-105 2-12 Garmaker 28
Tuesday, November 26 Detroit at New York L 91-109 2-13 Mikkelsen 20
Wednesday, November 27 Cincinnati at Detroit L 106-107 2-14 Schnittker 24
Saturday, November 30 St. Louis W 118-113 3-14 Foust 36.  Mikan ejected in second quarter, goes to balcony and communicates by phone with general manager/acting coach Kundla.
Sunday, December 1 at Cincinnati L 89-90 3-15 Garmaker 20
Tuesday, December 3 St. Louis at Detroit L 108-115 3-16 Garmaker 30
Wednesday, December 4 Boston L 98-108 3-17 Foust 19
Saturday, December 7 Syracuse at St. Paul Auditorium W 121-113 4-17 Garmaker 21
Tuesday, December 10 Syracuse at Detroit L 104-114 4-18 Garmaker 22
Wednesday, December 11 Syracuse W 110-95 5-18 Garmaker 26, Foust 23
Sunday, December 15 St. Louis L 118-138 5-19 Mikkelsen 27
Wednesday, December 18 Philadelphia W 108-102 6-19 Mikkelsen 23
Saturday, December 21 at Boston L 119-140 6-20 Foust 27
Sunday, December 22 at St. Louis L 115-123 6-21 Foust 30
Wednesday, December 25 at Detroit W 106-104 7-21 Foust 24
Saturday, December 28 Cincinnati Royals L 101-112 7-22 Garmaker 32
Sunday, December 29 at Cincinnati W 111-103 8-22 Mikkelsen-Garmaker 21
Monday, December 30 St. Louis at Dallas, Texas L 98-105 8-23 Mikkelsen 20
Tuesday, December 31 at New York L 116-142 8-24 Devlin 17
Wednesday, January 1 at Syracuse L 109-120 8-25 Garmaker 33
Friday, January 3 Harlem Globetrotters at Chicago Stadium (Exhibition Game) W 111-100 Foust 30
Sunday, January 5 Boston at Providence, Rhode Island L 100-113 8-26 Leonard 19
Wednesday, January 8 Boston at St. Paul Auditorium L 100-113 8-26 Mikkelsen 23
Thursday, January 9 at Syracuse L 122-127 8-28 Mikkelsen-Foust 23
Friday, January 10 Detroit at Philadelphia W 124-114 9-28 Foust-Garmaker 23
Saturday, January 11 at Detroit L 102-129 9-29 Foust 20
Sunday, January 12 at St. Louis L 105-111 9-30 Garmaker 27
Thursday, January 16 at Cincinnati L 108-124 9-31 Foust-Mikkelsen 27.  Kundla takes over as coach.
Friday, January 17 St. Louis at Detroit W 112-110 OT 10-31 Devlin 31
Sunday, January 19 Detroit W 118-111 11-31 Garmaker 24, Hundley 22
Tuesday, January 21 All-Star Game at St. Louis L 118-130 Lakers: Foust 10, Garmaker 5
Wednesday, January 22 Boston L 87-97 11-32 Mikkelsen 22
Thursday, January 23 Detroit at St. Paul Auditorium W 128-125 OT 12-32 Garmaker 25
Saturday, January 25 at New York L 116-128 12-33 Leonard 25, Mikkelsen 22
Sunday, January 26 New York  L 106-109 12-34 Garmaker 39
Monday, January 27 New York at Detroit L 102-113 12-35 Garmaker 17
Thursday, January 30 Cincinnati W 105-104 13-35 Mikkelsen 33, including tying and winning free throws with seven seconds left.
Saturday, February 1 Syracuse L 91-97 13-36 Foust 23
Sunday, February 2 Cincinnati W 106-95 14-36 Mikkelsen 18
Tuesday, February 4 Philadelphia at Detroit L 103-107 14-37 Foust-Schnittker 23
Wednesday, February 5 Philadelphia L 102-112 14-38 Schnittker 22
Friday, February 7 at Boston L 88-114 14-39 Garmaker 23
Saturday, February 8 at New York L 93-94 14-40 Leonard 17
Sunday, February 9 at Cincinnati L 104-121 14-41 Foust 24
Tuesday, February 11 Cincinnati at St. Louis L 103-106 14-42 Mikkelsen 28
Wednesday, February 12 New York L 97-106 14-43 Foust 17
Friday, February 14 St. Louis at St. Paul Auditorium L 100-104 14-44 Garmaker 21
Saturday, February 15 at Detroit W 111-110 15-44 Leonard-Erias 17
Sunday, February 17 Philadelphia W 106-99 16-44 Mikkelsen 31
Tuesday, February 18 at St. Louis L 98-118 16-45 Mikkelsen 18.   Selvy scores 10 in Lakers debut.
Wednesday, February 19 Detroit L 115-117 OT 16-46 Mikkelsen 28
Saturday, February 22 Cincinnati W 100-81 17-46 Mikkelsen 23
Sunday, February 23 at Cincinnati L 93-111 17-47 Fleming 16
Monday, February 24 Philadelphia at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania L 95-110 17-48 Garmaker 25
Wednesday, February 26 at Syracuse L 90-119 17-49 Mikkelsen 26
Thursday, February 27 Detroit at Philadelphia L 109-112 17-50 Fleming 19
Sunday, March 2 Philadelphia at Minneapolis Armory W 102-92 18-50 Mikkelsen 33
Thursday, March 6 Detroit at Minneapolis Armory L 116-132 18-51 Foust 20
Saturday, March 8 at St. Louis L 123-126 18-52 Mikkelsen 28
Sunday, March 9 St. Louis W 107-99 19-52 Selvy 26
Wednesday, March 12 Cincinnati L 89-96 19-53 Mikkelsen 24
1958-59 National Basketball Association, 33-39, Coach: John Kundla, Players: Elgin Baylor, Alex "Boo" Ellis, Ed Fleming, Larry Foust, Dick Garmaker, Steve Hamilton, Hot Rod Hundley, Jim Krebs, Bob Leonard, Vern Mikkelsen. (Home games at Minneapolis Auditorium unless otherwise noted)
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Thursday, October 22 Cincinnati W 99-79 1-0 Baylor 25
Saturday, October 25 at Cincinnati L 94-110 1-1 Garmaker 23, Mikkelsen 18, Baylor 15
Sunday, October 26 Detroit W 108-100 2-1 Mikkelsen 22, Leonard-Foust 29, Baylor 18
Wednesday, October 29 St. Louis L 100-112 2-2 Baylor-Leonard-Garmaker 13
Saturday, November 1 at St. Louis W 108-101 3-2 Baylor 29
Thursday, November 6 Philadelphia W 103-101 4-2 Baylor 26
Saturday, November 8 New York L 100-108 4-3 Krebs 18, Baylor-Garmaker 17
Sunday, November 9 at Syracuse L 97-101 4-4 Baylor 34
Tuesday, November 11 at Boston L 113-116 OT 4-5 Baylor 36
Thursday, November 13 Detroit at New York L 110-119 4-6 Baylor 28
Saturday, November 15 at Philadelphia L 101-106 4-7 Baylor 26
Sunday, November 16 at New York L 90-98 4-8 Baylor 18
Thursday, November 20 Syracuse W 121-102 5-8 Baylor 37 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists.  Mikkelsen, with injured leg, comes off the bench to play in his 583rd straight game.
Saturday, November 22 at St. Louis L 109-114 5-9 Baylor 30
Sunday, November 23 Detroit at Minneapolis Armory Baylor 30
Monday, November 24 Boston at Charlotte, North Carolina L 104-123 5-11 Baylor-Leonard 22
Tuesday, November 25 at Detroit W 98-80 6-11 Baylor 19
Friday, November 28 Cincinnati at Minneapolis Armory W 114-93 7-11 Baylor 26, Mikkelsen 20
Saturday, November 29 at Syracuse W 108-105 8-11 Baylor 35
Sunday, November 30 at Cincinnati W 84-77 9-11 Baylor 21
Saturday, December 6 Cincinnati at St. Louis L 128-132 3OT 9-12 Baylor 30
Tuesday, December 9 at New York L 97-110 9-13 Baylor 23
Thursday, December 11 Syracuse L 99-101 OT 9-14 Baylor 31
Sunday, December 14 New York L 99-100 9-15 Baylor 21
Thursday, December 18 Detroit W 113-104 10-15 Baylor 26
Saturday, December 20 Philadelphia W 99-88 11-15 Baylor 33
Thursday, December 25 Detroit at New York L 97-98 OT 11-16 Mikkelsen 21, Baylor 12
Friday, December 26 Boston at Detroit L 99-107 11-17 Baylor 15
Saturday, December 27 Boston L 92-112 11-18 Mikkelsen 16, Baylor 8
Sunday, December 28 at Cincinnati L 116-120 11-19 Leonard 20, Baylor 16
Monday, December 29 Philadelphia at St. Louis L 93-95 11-20 Baylor 21
Tuesday, December 30 Syracuse at Philadelphia W 118-113 12-20 Garmaker 27, Hundley 26, Baylor 24
Thursday, January 1 at Syracuse W 106-105 13-20 Baylor 22
Friday, January 2 New York W 10-97 14-20 Garmaker 27, Baylor 16
Sunday, January 4 at Philadelphia W 111-95 15-20 Baylor 28
Monday, January 5 at Boston L 106-118 15-21 Baylor 30
Tuesday, January 6 St. Louis at New York L 95-112 15-22 Mikkelsen 17, Baylor 12
Wednesday, January 7 St. Louis at Houston, Texas L 78-89 15-23 Baylor 21
Thursday, January 8 St. Louis at Dallas, Texas L 95-93 16-23 Garmaker 22, Hundley 21, Baylor 16
Sunday, January 11 Boston at Cow Palace, San Francisco, California L 106-109 OT 16-24 Garmaker 20, Baylor 15
Monday, January 12 Boston at Seattle, Washington L 108-117 16-25 Baylor 30, Hundley 28
Tuesday, January 13 at St. Louis L 95-110 16-26 Ellis 18.  Baylor misses game with sore throat.
Thursday, January 15 at Syracuse L 105-111 16-27 Baylor 19
Friday, January 16 Cincinnati at Charleston, West Virginia L 91-95 16-28 Foust 23.  Baylor refuses to dress for game after being refused the right to eat in the hotel restaurant.
Sunday, January 18 Philadelphia W 119-98 17-28 Baylor 30
Friday, January 23 All-Star Game at Detroit W 124-108 Lakers: Baylor 24, Foust 8, Garmaker 5
Sunday, January 25 Philadelphia at Camden, New Jersey L 111-125 17-29 Baylor 41
Wednesday, January 28 Syracuse W 112-109 18-29 Baylor 38
Thursday, January 29 Syracuse at Houston, Texas L 91-117 18-30 Mikkelsen 16-Baylor 13
Friday, January 30 Detroit at St. Louis W 88-86 19-30 Baylor 23
Saturday, January 31 St. Louis at Detroit L 96-120 19-31 Baylor 16
Saturday, February 7 Philadelphia W 109-197 20-31 Mikkelsen 27, Baylor 15
Sunday, February 8 at Detroit W 115-103 21-31 Baylor 27
Monday, February 9 New York W 128-122 22-31 Baylor 31
Tuesday, February 10 Cincinnati at Houston, Texas W 118-100 23-31 Mikkelsen 43, Baylor 14
Wednesday, February 11 Cincinnati at San Francisco, California W 106-105 24-31 Foust 36, Baylor 29.  Baylor sinks two free throws with two seconds left.
Thursday, February 12 Cincinnati at Portland, Oregon L 114-119 24-32 Fleming-Baylor 28 
Saturday, February 14 at St. Louis L 96-139 24-33 Baylor 26
Sunday, February 15 St. Louis W 109-98 25-33 Baylor 26, Mikkelsen 25
Tuesday, February 17 at Detroit W 97-90 26-33 Baylor 17
Wednesday, February 18 Detroit W 105-95 27-33 Baylor 29
Friday, February 20 New York at Detroit W 116-106 28-33 Baylor-Garmaker 20
Sunday, February 22 at St. Louis L 106-120 28-34 Garmaker 27, Baylor 10
Wednesday, February 25 Cincinnati at Detroit W 116-96 29-34 Baylor 55 (3rd-highest ever behind Fulks and Mikan)
Friday, February 27 at Boston L 139-173 29-35 Baylor 28, Mikkelsen 25.  Celtics set record for most points in a game, and Boston's Bob Cousy sets record with 28 assists.
Saturday, February 28 at New York L 107-112 29-36 Baylor 34
Sunday, March 1 Philadelphia at Camden, New Jersey W 100-98 30-36 Baylor 23
Tuesday, March 3 Boston at Providence, Rhode Island L 112-119 30-37 Baylor 24
Wednesday, March 4 at Cincinnati L 122-128 30-38 Baylor 33
Thursday, March 5 New York at Philadelphia W 135-115 31-38 Baylor 32
Friday, March 6 at Detroit W 99-98 32-38 Foust 23, Baylor 18
Sunday, March 8 St. Louis W 120-104 33-38 Baylor 36
Wednesday, March 11 Detroit L 118-123 33-39 Baylor 39
Playoffs
Saturday, March 14 Detroit at Norton Fieldhouse, Hamline University, St. Paul W 92-89 1-0 Foust 17, Baylor 14
Sunday, March 15 at Detroit L 103-117 1-1 Baylor 26
Wednesday, March 18 Detroit at Minneapolis Armory W 129-102 2-1 Baylor 30
Saturday, March 21 at St. Louis L 90-124 0-1 Baylor 21
Sunday, March 22 St. Louis at St. Paul Auditorium W 106-98 1-1 Baylor 33
Tuesday, March 24 at St. Louis L 97-127 2-1 Baylor-Fleming 15, Mikkelsen-Foust 14, Hundley 13
Thursday, March 26 St. Louis at St. Paul Auditorium W 108-98 2-2 Baylor 32
Saturday, March 28 at St. Louis W 98-97 OT 3-2 Baylor 36
Sunday, March 29 St. Louis at Minneapolis Armory W 106-104 4-2 Baylor 33
Saturday, April 4 at Boston L 115-118 0-1 Baylor 34, Mikkelsen 23
Sunday, April 5 at Boston L 108-128 0-2 Mikkelsen 24, Baylor 13
Tuesday, April 7 Boston at St. Paul Auditorium L 120-123 0-3 Foust 26, Baylor 14
Thursday, April 9 Boston at Minneapolis Armory L 113-118 0-4 Baylor 30, Mikkelsen 20
1959-60 National Basketball Association, 25-50, Coaches: John Castellani (11-25), Jim Pollard (14-25), Players: Elgin Baylor, Alex "Boo" Ellis, Ray Felix, Ed Fleming, Larry Foust, Dick Garmaker, Steve Hamilton, Tom Hawkins, Hot Rod Hundley, Jim Krebs, Rudy LaRusso, Bob Leonard, Nick Mantis, Frank Selvy, Charlie Share, Ron Sobie, Bob Smith. (Home games at Minneapolis Armory unless otherwise noted)
Date Opponent Outcome Record Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Sunday, October 18 Detroit L 105-106 0-1 Baylor 52 in the refurbished Minneapolis Armory, which will be the Lakers' primary arena in 1959-60.
Saturday, October 24 at St. Louis W 94-87 1-1 Garmaker 27, Baylor 23
Sunday, October 25 at Cincinnati L 102-103 1-2 Baylor 30
Saturday, October 31 at Syracuse L 108-117 1-3 Baylor 31
Sunday, November 1 St. Louis L 101-138 1-4 Baylor 27
Tuesday, November 3 New York at St. Louis L 93-99 1-5 Baylor 28
Friday, November 6 Detroit L 113-118 1-6 Baylor 33, LaRusso-Foust 25
Saturday, November 7 at Detroit W 113-111 OT 2-6 Baylor 40
Sunday, November 8 Boston at Minneapolis Auditorium W 136-113 3-6 Baylor 64, new NBA record
Tuesday, November 10 at St. Louis L 105-134 3-7 Baylor 37
Thursday, November 12 Detroit at New York L 93-107 3-8 Baylor 33, LaRusso-Foust 25
Saturday, November 14 at Philadelphia L 98-104 3-9 Baylor 27.  Wilt Chamberlain scores 28 for Warriors.
Sunday, November 15 Philadelphia at St. Paul Auditorium W 106-100 4-9 Garmaker 23, Baylor 21
Wednesday, November 18 New York L 105-106 4-10 Baylor 20
Friday, November 20 Detroit W 105-85 5-10 LaRusso 24.  Baylor misses game with the flu.
Saturday, November 21 at Cincinnati W 99-93 OT 6-10 Garmaker 26
Wednesday, November 25 Syracuse at Minneapolis Auditorium L 93-100 6-11 Foust 21
Thursday, November 26 at Cincinnati W 99-93 OT 6-10 Garmaker 26
Saturday, November 28 at St. Louis L 91-102 6-13 LaRusso 18
Sunday, November 29 Boston at St. Paul Auditorium L 93-109 6-14 Hundley 18.  Baylor returns from illness and scores 2.
Tuesday, December 1 at New York W 103-100 7-14 Baylor 20
Thursday, December 3 at Philadelphia L 109-123 7-15 LaRusso 24, Baylor 21.  Chamberlain scores 41.
Friday, December 4 at Detroit L 101-120 7-16 Baylor 28
Saturday, December 5 at Syracuse L 95-108 7-17 Baylor 35
Sunday, December 6 Boston at Minneapolis Auditorium L 104-121 7-18 Baylor 29
Wednesday, December 9 Syracuse at Seattle, Washington L 89-93 7-19 LaRusso 22, Baylor 17
Thursday, December 10 Syracuse at San Francisco, California W 96-86 8-19 Baylor 29
Saturday, December 12 Cincinnati L 97-107 8-20 Garmaker 29, Baylor 13
Saturday, December 19 at Cincinnati W 131-113 9-20 Baylor 25
Friday, December 25 at St. Louis L 96-112 9-21 Baylor 23
Saturday, December 26 at Detroit W 108-105 10-21 Baylor 28
Sunday, December 27 Detroit W 119-109 11-21 Baylor 28
Monday, December 28 at Boston L 104-107 11-22 Baylor 29.  16th straight win for Celtics (29-4).
Wednesday, December 30 at Philadelphia L 107-122 11-23 Baylor 22.  Chamberlain 45 for Philadelphia.
Thursday, December 31 at New York W 102-127 11-23 Baylor 26
Thursday, January 1 Syracuse L 98-109 11-25 Hawkins 20, Baylor 14.  Castellini resigns as coach on January 2.  Jim Pollard takes over.
Thursday, January 5 Philadelphia at New York L 111-126 11-26 Hundley 24, Baylor 20.  Chamberlain 52 for Philadelphia.
Saturday, January 9 Cincinnati W 121-91 12-26 Baylor 28
Sunday, January 10 at Cincinnati W 112-106 13-26 Foust 30, LaRusso 23, Baylor 14
Thursday, January 14 New York at St. Paul Auditorium L 126-131 13-27 Baylor 26
Friday, January 15 at Cincinnati L 118-122 13-28 Baylor 43.  Jack Twyman scores 59 for Cincinnati.
Saturday, January 16 Detroit at St. Paul Auditorium L 98-105 13-29 Baylor 29
Sunday, January 17 at St. Louis L 119-135 13-30 Baylor 43.  On the way back from St. Louis to Minneapolis, the Lakers' plane had to make a forced landing in a cornfield outside Carroll, Iowa.
Friday, January 22, 1960 All-Star Game at Philadelphia L 115-125 Lakers: Baylor 25, Garmaker 11, Hundley 10
Saturday, January 23 New York L 104-115 13-31 Baylor 30
Wednesday, January 27 Cincinnati at Detroit W 116-112 14-31 Baylor 34
Friday, January 29 Syracuse L 112-119 14-32 Baylor 34
Sunday, January 31 Philadelphia at Cow Palace, San Francisco, California L 104-114 14-33 Baylor 21.  Chamberlain 41 points and 33 rebounds.
Monday, February 1 Philadelphia at Los Angeles, California L 96-103 14-34 Baylor 36
Wednesday, February 3 at Boston L 108-128 14-35 Baylor 24
Friday, February 5 St. Louis L 96-114 14-36 Baylor 36
Saturday, February 6 at Detroit L 101-116 14-37 Baylor 34
Sunday, February 7 Detroit W 104-102 15-37 Baylor 26
Tuesday, February 9 Boston at St. Louis L 90-120 15-38 Baylor 23
Wednesday, February 10 Syracuse at New York L 109-110 15-39 Baylor 37
Thursday, February 11 Cincinnati L 108-111 15-40 Baylor 32
Saturday, February 13 at Detroit W 123-117 16-40 Baylor 37
Sunday, February 14 at Syracuse L 119-121 16-41 Baylor 26
Tuesday, February 16 Boston at New York L 122-130 16-42 Baylor 40
Wednesday, February 17 St. Louis at Philadelphia L 127-131 16-43 Baylor 38 points and 25 rebounds.
Thursday, February 19 St. Louis W 111-101 17-43 Baylor 28
Saturday, February 20 at Philadelphia L 106-122 17-44 Baylor 32, LaRusso 22.  Chamberlain 41 for Warriors.
Sunday, February 21 St. Louis at Los Angeles, California W 112-98 18-44 Baylor 35
Monday, February 22 St. Louis at Los Angeles, California L 103-113 18-45 LaRusso 24, Selvy 23, Baylor 20
Tuesday, February 23 at New York W 117-112 19-45 Baylor 41
Wednesday, February 24 Boston at College Park, Maryland L 110-131 19-46 LaRusso 27, Baylor 26
Thursday, February 25 Cincinnati at Providence, Rhode Island W 105-95 20-46 Baylor 31
Friday, February 26 at Boston L 111-128 20-47 Baylor 28
Saturday, February 27 Philadelphia W 109-91 21-47 Baylor 23 points 26 rebounds.  Chamberlain 34 points, 22 rebounds for Philadelphia before 5,172 fans at the Armory, the Lakers' largest home crowd of the season.
Tuesday, March 1 at St. Louis L 101-109 21-48 Baylor 27
Wednesday, March 2 New York at Boston W 123-113 22-48 Baylor 48
Thursday, March 3 Cincinnati at Philadelphia W 117-114 23-48 Baylor 23
Saturday, March 5 St. Louis L 106-107 OT 23-49 Baylor 35.  Cliff Hagan's layup with 1 second left wins game for Hawks.
Sunday, March 6 Cincinnati W 114-105 24-49 Baylor 43 points and 22 rebounds
Wednesday, March 9 at Detroit L 116-117 24-50 Baylor 31
Thursday, March 10 New York W 133-108 25-50 Baylor 37
Playoffs
Saturday, March 12 at Detroit W 113-112 1-0 Baylor 40, including free throw to break 112-112 tie with six seconds left.
Sunday, March 13 Detroit W 114-99 2-0 Selvy 30, Baylor 25
Wednesay, March 16 at St. Louis L 99-112 0-1 Baylor 19
Thursday, March 17 at St. Louis W 120-113 1-1 Baylor 40
Saturday, March 19 St. Louis L 89-93 1-2 Baylor 27
Sunday, March 20 St. Louis W 103-101 2-2 Baylor 39.  Baylor hits winning basket with 42 seconds left, then steals the ball from Cliff Hagan.
Tuesday, March 22 at St. Louis W 117-110 OT 3-2 Baylor 40
Thursday, March 24 St. Louis L 96-117 3-3 Baylor 38.  Attendance of 7,544 is a record for the Armory.
Saturday, March 26 at St. Louis L 86-97 3-4 Baylor 33
Los Angeles Lakers regular-season games in Minneapolis (all games at Minneapolis Auditorium)
Date Opponent Outcome Lakers game-high scorer and other notes
Sun., December 17, 1961 Detroit W 122-116 Jerry West 47 points, Elgin Baylor 36
Sun., December 9, 1962 Syracuse L 117-114 Baylor 34, West 24
Mon., November 11, 1963 Detroit L 116-109 Baylor 28, Dick Barnett 27, West 24
Sun., December 6, 1964 Philadelphia 76ers W 109-104 West 30, Baylor 20
Fri., November 12, 1965 New York W 107-106 West 29, Baylor 17.  Baylor breaks 106-106 tie with free throw with 14 seconds left.