1953 NBA Finals

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1953 NBA Finals
Team Coach Wins
Minneapolis Lakers John Kundla 4
New York Knickerbockers Joe Lapchick 1
Dates: April 4–10
Announcers: WLOL (MNL)
WMGM (NYK)
Eastern Finals: Knickerbockers defeated Celtics, 3–1
Western Finals: Lakers defeated Pistons, 3–1
NBA Finals

The 1953 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 1952-53 NBA season. The Lakers won their fifth championship by defeating the Knicks four games to one.[1]

Series Summary[edit]

Game Date Home Team Result Road Team
Game 1 April 4 Minneapolis Lakers 88–96 (0–1) New York Knicks
Game 2 April 5 Minneapolis Lakers 73–71 (1–1) New York Knicks
Game 3 April 7 New York Knicks 75–90 (1–2) Minneapolis Lakers
Game 4 April 8 New York Knicks 69–71 (1–3) Minneapolis Lakers
Game 5 April 10 New York Knicks 84–91 (1–4) Minneapolis Lakers

Lakers win series 4–1

Team rosters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1952-53 NBA Season Summary, basketball-reference.com. Retrieved March 29, 2014.

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