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Minneapolis Lakers 1951-1952 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1951-52 Regular Season and the 1952 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
40-26 (.606), 2nd in Western Division
Playoffs Record:
9-4 (.692), NBA Champions 1952 NBA Champions

Minneapolis Lakers 1951-1952 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Nov 3, 1951 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 93 - 74 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 4, 1951 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 67 - 98 lost 1 1 - 1
3 Nov 9, 1951 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 86 - 98 lost 2 1 - 2
4 Nov 10, 1951 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 89 - 73 won 1 2 - 2
5 Nov 11, 1951 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 72 - 77 lost 1 2 - 3
6 Nov 12, 1951 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 90 - 80 won 1 3 - 3
7 Nov 13, 1951 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians W 77 - 71 won 2 4 - 3
8 Nov 17, 1951 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 68 - 64 OT won 3 5 - 3
9 Nov 22, 1951 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 70 - 65 2OT won 4 6 - 3
10 Nov 24, 1951 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 72 - 59 won 5 7 - 3
11 Nov 25, 1951 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 82 - 73 won 6 8 - 3
12 Nov 28, 1951 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 90 - 76 won 7 9 - 3
13 Dec 1, 1951 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 - 69 won 8 10 - 3
14 Dec 2, 1951 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 61 - 63 lost 1 10 - 4
15 Dec 5, 1951 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals L 81 - 83 OT lost 2 10 - 5
16 Dec 8, 1951 Lakers Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 85 - 64 won 1 11 - 5
17 Dec 9, 1951 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians L 78 - 85 lost 1 11 - 6
18 Dec 11, 1951 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians L 69 - 85 lost 2 11 - 7
19 Dec 12, 1951 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 99 - 79 won 1 12 - 7
20 Dec 16, 1951 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 99 - 52 won 2 13 - 7
21 Dec 18, 1951 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 67 - 69 lost 1 13 - 8
22 Dec 21, 1951 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 103 - 105 3OT lost 2 13 - 9
23 Dec 22, 1951 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 96 - 90 3OT won 1 14 - 9
24 Dec 23, 1951 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 79 - 81 lost 1 14 - 10
25 Dec 25, 1951 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 100 - 93 won 1 15 - 10
26 Dec 30, 1951 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 93 - 64 won 2 16 - 10
27 Jan 1, 1952 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 82 - 80 won 3 17 - 10
28 Jan 4, 1952 Lakers Fort Wayne Pistons W 79 - 64 won 4 18 - 10
29 Jan 5, 1952 Lakers Indianapolis Olympians W 86 - 65 won 5 19 - 10
30 Jan 6, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 107 - 92 won 6 20 - 10
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Jan 8, 1952 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians L 75 - 82 lost 1 20 - 11
32 Jan 9, 1952 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 91 - 74 won 1 21 - 11
33 Jan 11, 1952 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 75 - 63 won 2 22 - 11
34 Jan 12, 1952 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks W 96 - 84 won 3 23 - 11
35 Jan 13, 1952 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors L 81 - 88 lost 1 23 - 12
36 Jan 16, 1952 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 108 - 94 won 1 24 - 12
37 Jan 17, 1952 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 105 - 110 3OT lost 1 24 - 13
38 Jan 19, 1952 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 85 - 96 lost 2 24 - 14
39 Jan 20, 1952 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 91 - 81 2OT won 1 25 - 14
40 Jan 23, 1952 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals L 97 - 99 OT lost 1 25 - 15
41 Jan 26, 1952 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 57 - 56 won 1 26 - 15
42 Jan 27, 1952 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 91 - 62 won 2 27 - 15
43 Jan 30, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 77 - 65 won 3 28 - 15
44 Jan 31, 1952 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 85 - 78 won 4 29 - 15
45 Feb 1, 1952 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians L 77 - 85 lost 1 29 - 16
46 Feb 3, 1952 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 77 - 75 won 1 30 - 16
47 Feb 7, 1952 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 86 - 75 won 2 31 - 16
48 Feb 9, 1952 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons L 67 - 70 lost 1 31 - 17
49 Feb 10, 1952 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks L 69 - 70 2OT lost 2 31 - 18
50 Feb 14, 1952 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks W 109 - 74 won 1 32 - 18
51 Feb 16, 1952 Lakers Boston Celtics L 75 - 77 lost 1 32 - 19
52 Feb 17, 1952 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 87 - 99 lost 2 32 - 20
53 Feb 19, 1952 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 96 - 98 lost 3 32 - 21
54 Feb 20, 1952 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 93 - 78 won 1 33 - 21
55 Feb 21, 1952 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 80 - 88 lost 1 33 - 22
56 Feb 23, 1952 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 83 - 73 won 1 34 - 22
57 Feb 24, 1952 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 70 - 83 lost 1 34 - 23
58 Feb 25, 1952 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 108 - 95 won 1 35 - 23
59 Mar 1, 1952 Lakers Indianapolis Olympians W 98 - 88 won 2 36 - 23
60 Mar 2, 1952 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 96 - 85 won 3 37 - 23
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Mar 4, 1952 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 81 - 83 lost 1 37 - 24
62 Mar 5, 1952 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 74 - 82 lost 2 37 - 25
63 Mar 8, 1952 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 92 - 94 OT lost 3 37 - 26
64 Mar 9, 1952 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 96 - 90 won 1 38 - 26
65 Mar 12, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 85 - 83 won 2 39 - 26
66 Mar 16, 1952 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 126 - 82 won 3 40 - 26

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 23, 1952 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 78 - 70 Lakers lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 25, 1952 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians W 94 - 87 Lakers win
2-0
won 2

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 29, 1952 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 78 - 88 Royals lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Mar 30, 1952 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 83 - 78 OT series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 5, 1952 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 77 - 67 Lakers lead
2-1
won 2
4 Apr 6, 1952 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 82 - 80 Lakers win
3-1
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 12, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 83 - 79 OT Lakers lead
1-0
won 4
2 Apr 13, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks L 72 - 80 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Apr 16, 1952 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 82 - 77 Lakers lead
2-1
won 1
4 Apr 18, 1952 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 89 - 90 OT series tied
2-2
lost 1
5 Apr 20, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 102 - 89 Lakers lead
3-2
won 1
6 Apr 23, 1952 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 68 - 76 series tied
3-3
lost 1
7 Apr 25, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 82 - 65 Lakers win
4-3
won 1