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Minneapolis Lakers 1952-1953 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1952-53 Regular Season and the 1953 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
48-22 (.686), 1st in Western Division
Playoffs Record:
9-3 (.750), NBA Champions 1953 NBA Champions

Minneapolis Lakers 1952-1953 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Nov 1, 1952 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 94 - 91 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 2, 1952 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 81 - 69 won 2 2 - 0
3 Nov 5, 1952 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 97 - 75 won 3 3 - 0
4 Nov 8, 1952 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors W 93 - 71 won 4 4 - 0
5 Nov 9, 1952 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 89 - 96 lost 1 4 - 1
6 Nov 11, 1952 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 101 - 92 won 1 5 - 1
7 Nov 13, 1952 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 91 - 100 lost 1 5 - 2
8 Nov 15, 1952 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 89 - 97 lost 2 5 - 3
9 Nov 16, 1952 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 87 - 51 won 1 6 - 3
10 Nov 20, 1952 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 - 81 won 2 7 - 3
11 Nov 22, 1952 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 96 - 89 won 3 8 - 3
12 Nov 23, 1952 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 62 - 46 won 4 9 - 3
13 Nov 27, 1952 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 90 - 69 won 5 10 - 3
14 Nov 28, 1952 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians W 97 - 82 won 6 11 - 3
15 Nov 29, 1952 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 71 - 83 lost 1 11 - 4
16 Nov 30, 1952 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 91 - 66 won 1 12 - 4
17 Dec 1, 1952 Lakers Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 89 - 67 won 2 13 - 4
18 Dec 3, 1952 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 106 - 102 OT won 3 14 - 4
19 Dec 4, 1952 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 81 - 71 won 4 15 - 4
20 Dec 6, 1952 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 85 - 78 OT won 5 16 - 4
21 Dec 8, 1952 Lakers Indianapolis Olympians L 76 - 81 lost 1 16 - 5
22 Dec 11, 1952 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 82 - 79 won 1 17 - 5
23 Dec 14, 1952 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 95 - 77 won 2 18 - 5
24 Dec 19, 1952 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians W 87 - 69 won 3 19 - 5
25 Dec 20, 1952 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks L 75 - 86 lost 1 19 - 6
26 Dec 25, 1952 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 90 - 73 won 1 20 - 6
27 Dec 27, 1952 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 94 - 71 won 2 21 - 6
28 Dec 28, 1952 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 86 - 77 won 3 22 - 6
29 Dec 30, 1952 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians L 69 - 74 lost 1 22 - 7
30 Dec 31, 1952 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 82 - 56 won 1 23 - 7
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Jan 2, 1953 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks W 74 - 66 won 2 24 - 7
32 Jan 3, 1953 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks W 79 - 75 won 3 25 - 7
33 Jan 4, 1953 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 83 - 80 OT won 4 26 - 7
34 Jan 6, 1953 Lakers Rochester Royals L 69 - 85 lost 1 26 - 8
35 Jan 8, 1953 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 67 - 75 lost 2 26 - 9
36 Jan 10, 1953 Lakers Fort Wayne Pistons W 84 - 79 won 1 27 - 9
37 Jan 11, 1953 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 85 - 79 won 2 28 - 9
38 Jan 14, 1953 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 112 - 104 2OT won 3 29 - 9
39 Jan 17, 1953 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 101 - 109 lost 1 29 - 10
40 Jan 18, 1953 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks L 70 - 83 lost 2 29 - 11
41 Jan 23, 1953 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks L 65 - 67 lost 3 29 - 12
42 Jan 25, 1953 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 87 - 82 won 1 30 - 12
43 Jan 27, 1953 Lakers Fort Wayne Pistons W 96 - 76 won 2 31 - 12
44 Jan 29, 1953 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals L 65 - 83 lost 1 31 - 13
45 Jan 31, 1953 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 87 - 80 won 1 32 - 13
46 Feb 1, 1953 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 92 - 76 won 2 33 - 13
47 Feb 3, 1953 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians L 93 - 96 3OT lost 1 33 - 14
48 Feb 5, 1953 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 81 - 73 won 1 34 - 14
49 Feb 7, 1953 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 72 - 87 lost 1 34 - 15
50 Feb 8, 1953 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 71 - 67 won 1 35 - 15
51 Feb 12, 1953 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 91 - 81 won 2 36 - 15
52 Feb 14, 1953 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 92 - 84 won 3 37 - 15
53 Feb 15, 1953 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 80 - 71 won 4 38 - 15
54 Feb 17, 1953 Lakers Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 70 - 74 lost 1 38 - 16
55 Feb 19, 1953 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 107 - 87 won 1 39 - 16
56 Feb 21, 1953 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 85 - 75 won 2 40 - 16
57 Feb 22, 1953 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 78 - 90 lost 1 40 - 17
58 Feb 24, 1953 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 63 - 79 lost 2 40 - 18
59 Feb 25, 1953 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 85 - 72 won 1 41 - 18
60 Feb 26, 1953 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors W 85 - 73 won 2 42 - 18
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 27, 1953 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors W 98 - 75 won 3 43 - 18
62 Mar 1, 1953 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors W 102 - 80 won 4 44 - 18
63 Mar 3, 1953 Lakers Fort Wayne Pistons W 86 - 68 won 5 45 - 18
64 Mar 5, 1953 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 91 - 94 lost 1 45 - 19
65 Mar 6, 1953 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 85 - 100 lost 2 45 - 20
66 Mar 7, 1953 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 82 - 84 lost 3 45 - 21
67 Mar 8, 1953 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 100 - 73 won 1 46 - 21
68 Mar 9, 1953 Lakers Indianapolis Olympians L 83 - 95 lost 1 46 - 22
69 Mar 12, 1953 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 89 - 77 won 1 47 - 22
70 Mar 17, 1953 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians W 73 - 71 won 2 48 - 22

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 22, 1953 Lakers vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 85 - 69 Lakers lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 23, 1953 Lakers @ Indianapolis Olympians W 81 - 79 Lakers win
2-0
won 2

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 26, 1953 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 83 - 73 Lakers lead
1-0
won 3
2 Mar 28, 1953 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 82 - 75 Lakers lead
2-0
won 4
3 Mar 30, 1953 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 95 - 98 Lakers lead
2-1
lost 1
4 Apr 1, 1953 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 82 - 85 series tied
2-2
lost 2
5 Apr 2, 1953 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 74 - 58 Lakers win
3-2
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 4, 1953 Lakers vs. New York Knicks L 88 - 96 Knicks lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 5, 1953 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 73 - 71 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 7, 1953 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 90 - 75 Lakers lead
2-1
won 2
4 Apr 8, 1953 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 71 - 69 Lakers lead
3-1
won 3
5 Apr 10, 1953 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 91 - 84 Lakers win
4-1
won 4