1948-49

Summary and Awards / Teams
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NBA 1948-49 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1948-1949 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1949 NBA Champion
Minneapolis Lakers
1949 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Minneapolis Lakers
4 - 2
Washington Capitols
Finals MVP
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Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Rochester Royals
45-15 (.750)
Season MVP
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Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
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Coach of the Year
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All-Star Game MVP
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Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
George Mikan
Minneapolis Lakers
1,698 points
Rebounds Leader
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Assists Leader
Bob Davies
Rochester Royals
321 assists
Steals Leader
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Blocks Leader
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All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Defensive 1st Team
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All-Defensive 2nd Team
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All-Rookie 1st Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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