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Minneapolis Lakers 1953-1954 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1953-54 Regular Season and the 1954 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
46-26 (.639), 1st in Western Division
Playoffs Record:
9-4 (.692), NBA Champions 1954 NBA Champions

Minneapolis Lakers 1953-1954 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 30, 1953 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks L 59 - 69 lost 1 0 - 1
2 Oct 31, 1953 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 67 - 91 lost 2 0 - 2
3 Nov 1, 1953 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 84 - 79 won 1 1 - 2
4 Nov 4, 1953 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 77 - 75 won 2 2 - 2
5 Nov 5, 1953 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals W 77 - 65 won 3 3 - 2
6 Nov 7, 1953 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 70 - 62 won 4 4 - 2
7 Nov 10, 1953 Lakers Fort Wayne Pistons L 62 - 78 lost 1 4 - 3
8 Nov 13, 1953 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 92 - 84 won 1 5 - 3
9 Nov 14, 1953 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 91 - 98 3OT lost 1 5 - 4
10 Nov 15, 1953 Lakers Boston Celtics W 89 - 74 won 1 6 - 4
11 Nov 17, 1953 Lakers Fort Wayne Pistons W 83 - 66 won 2 7 - 4
12 Nov 19, 1953 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors W 107 - 79 won 3 8 - 4
13 Nov 21, 1953 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 76 - 70 won 4 9 - 4
14 Nov 22, 1953 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks W 57 - 55 won 5 10 - 4
15 Nov 26, 1953 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 88 - 80 won 6 11 - 4
16 Nov 29, 1953 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 95 - 82 won 7 12 - 4
17 Dec 3, 1953 Lakers Syracuse Nationals W 87 - 74 won 8 13 - 4
18 Dec 5, 1953 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 90 - 80 won 9 14 - 4
19 Dec 12, 1953 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 71 - 67 won 10 15 - 4
20 Dec 13, 1953 Lakers Rochester Royals L 70 - 87 lost 1 15 - 5
21 Dec 15, 1953 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 79 - 80 OT lost 2 15 - 6
22 Dec 16, 1953 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks W 69 - 63 OT won 1 16 - 6
23 Dec 17, 1953 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 64 - 75 lost 1 16 - 7
24 Dec 19, 1953 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 91 - 78 won 1 17 - 7
25 Dec 20, 1953 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 76 - 81 lost 1 17 - 8
26 Dec 25, 1953 Lakers Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 78 - 88 lost 2 17 - 9
27 Dec 26, 1953 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 77 - 71 won 1 18 - 9
28 Dec 27, 1953 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 79 - 75 won 2 19 - 9
29 Dec 30, 1953 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons L 80 - 97 lost 1 19 - 10
30 Jan 2, 1954 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 78 - 74 won 1 20 - 10
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Jan 4, 1954 Lakers Rochester Royals L 84 - 85 lost 1 20 - 11
32 Jan 7, 1954 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 89 - 71 won 1 21 - 11
33 Jan 9, 1954 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 78 - 67 won 2 22 - 11
34 Jan 10, 1954 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 99 - 85 won 3 23 - 11
35 Jan 13, 1954 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 84 - 88 lost 1 23 - 12
36 Jan 14, 1954 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 71 - 96 lost 2 23 - 13
37 Jan 16, 1954 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks L 58 - 64 lost 3 23 - 14
38 Jan 17, 1954 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 83 - 86 lost 4 23 - 15
39 Jan 18, 1954 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks W 91 - 72 won 1 24 - 15
40 Jan 23, 1954 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 75 - 72 won 2 25 - 15
41 Jan 26, 1954 Lakers @ Milwaukee Hawks W 84 - 69 won 3 26 - 15
42 Jan 27, 1954 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 76 - 73 won 4 27 - 15
43 Jan 28, 1954 Lakers Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 104 - 82 won 5 28 - 15
44 Jan 30, 1954 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 80 - 64 won 6 29 - 15
45 Jan 31, 1954 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 82 - 67 won 7 30 - 15
46 Feb 2, 1954 Lakers @ Rochester Royals W 87 - 78 won 8 31 - 15
47 Feb 3, 1954 Lakers New York Knicks W 91 - 79 won 9 32 - 15
48 Feb 4, 1954 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 82 - 70 won 10 33 - 15
49 Feb 6, 1954 Lakers vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 97 - 94 won 11 34 - 15
50 Feb 7, 1954 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 83 - 90 lost 1 34 - 16
51 Feb 8, 1954 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors W 106 - 91 won 1 35 - 16
52 Feb 9, 1954 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors W 70 - 67 won 2 36 - 16
53 Feb 11, 1954 Lakers vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 110 - 82 won 3 37 - 16
54 Feb 12, 1954 Lakers Milwaukee Hawks L 62 - 71 lost 1 37 - 17
55 Feb 13, 1954 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors W 86 - 77 won 1 38 - 17
56 Feb 14, 1954 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 105 - 77 won 2 39 - 17
57 Feb 16, 1954 Lakers Rochester Royals W 85 - 79 won 3 40 - 17
58 Feb 18, 1954 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 92 - 105 lost 1 40 - 18
59 Feb 20, 1954 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 83 - 68 won 1 41 - 18
60 Feb 21, 1954 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 73 - 100 lost 1 41 - 19
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 22, 1954 Lakers Philadelphia Warriors L 72 - 79 lost 2 41 - 20
62 Feb 23, 1954 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 100 - 82 won 1 42 - 20
63 Feb 25, 1954 Lakers @ Philadelphia Warriors L 72 - 81 lost 1 42 - 21
64 Feb 27, 1954 Lakers @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 95 - 85 won 1 43 - 21
65 Feb 28, 1954 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 77 - 94 lost 1 43 - 22
66 Mar 2, 1954 Lakers Syracuse Nationals W 91 - 87 won 1 44 - 22
67 Mar 5, 1954 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 106 - 128 lost 1 44 - 23
68 Mar 6, 1954 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 59 - 74 lost 2 44 - 24
69 Mar 7, 1954 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 65 - 63 won 1 45 - 24
70 Mar 9, 1954 Lakers Rochester Royals L 61 - 70 lost 1 45 - 25
71 Mar 10, 1954 Lakers vs. New York Knicks L 76 - 85 lost 2 45 - 26
72 Mar 13, 1954 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 93 - 66 won 1 46 - 26

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Round Robin

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 17, 1954 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 109 - 88 Lakers win
1-0
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Round Robin

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 18, 1954 Lakers @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 90 - 85 Lakers lead
1-0
won 2
2 Mar 20, 1954 Lakers vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 78 - 73 Lakers win
2-0
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Western Division Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 24, 1954 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 89 - 76 Lakers lead
1-0
won 4
2 Mar 27, 1954 Lakers @ Rochester Royals L 73 - 74 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Mar 28, 1954 Lakers vs. Rochester Royals W 82 - 72 Lakers win
2-1
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 31, 1954 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 79 - 68 Lakers lead
1-0
won 2
2 Apr 3, 1954 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals L 60 - 62 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 Apr 4, 1954 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals W 81 - 67 Lakers lead
2-1
won 1
4 Apr 8, 1954 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals L 69 - 80 series tied
2-2
lost 1
5 Apr 10, 1954 Lakers @ Syracuse Nationals W 84 - 73 Lakers lead
3-2
won 1
6 Apr 11, 1954 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals L 63 - 65 series tied
3-3
lost 1
7 Apr 12, 1954 Lakers vs. Syracuse Nationals W 87 - 80 Lakers win
4-3
won 1