1952-53

Summary and Awards / Teams
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NBA 1952-53 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1952-1953 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1953 NBA Champion
Minneapolis Lakers
1953 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Minneapolis Lakers
4 - 1
New York Knicks
Finals MVP
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Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Minneapolis Lakers
48-22 (.686)
Season MVP
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Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Monk Meineke
Fort Wayne Pistons
Coach of the Year
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All-Star Game MVP
George Mikan
Minneapolis Lakers
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
Neil Johnston
Philadelphia Warriors
1,564 points
Rebounds Leader
George Mikan
Minneapolis Lakers
1,007 rebounds
Assists Leader
Bob Cousy
Boston Celtics
547 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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