1954 NBA Finals

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1954 NBA Finals
Team Coach Wins
Minneapolis Lakers John Kundla 4
Syracuse Nationals Al Cervi 3
Dates: March 31 – April 12
Eastern Finals: Nationals defeated Celtics, 2–0
Western Finals: Lakers defeated Royals, 2–1
NBA Finals

The 1954 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 1953-54 NBA season. The Lakers won their fifth championship in franchise history and third straight.[1]

Series Summary[edit]

Game Date Home Team Result Road Team
Game 1 March 31 Minneapolis Lakers 79–68 (1–0) Syracuse Nationals
Game 2 April 3 Minneapolis Lakers 60–62 (1–1) Syracuse Nationals
Game 3 April 4 Syracuse Nationals 67–81 (1–2) Minneapolis Lakers
Game 4 April 8 Syracuse Nationals 80–69 (2–2) Minneapolis Lakers
Game 5 April 10 Syracuse Nationals 73–84 (2–3) Minneapolis Lakers
Game 6 April 11 Minneapolis Lakers 63–65 (3–3) Syracuse Nationals
Game 7 April 12 Minneapolis Lakers 87–80 (4–3) Syracuse Nationals

Lakers win series 4-3

Team rosters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1953-54 NBA Season Summary, basketball-reference.com. Retrieved March 29, 2014.

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