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NBA Playoffs 1953: Minneapolis Lakers

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Here you have the information about the 1953 NBA Playoffs and the path the Minneapolis Lakers took to win a new championship. The league had 10 teams in 1953 and the best 8 (4 from each Division) competed in a traditional playoff format.

Western Division NBA Finals Eastern Division
(1) Lakers 2 2 Knicks (1)
Lakers 3 1 Knicks
(4) Olympians 0 0 Bullets (4)
Lakers 4-1 Knicks
Champion:
Minnepolis Lakers

(2) Royals 1 0 Nationals (2)
Pistons 2 3 Celtics
(3) Pistons 2 2 Celtics (4)

Western Division teams:

Lakers = Minneapolis Lakers
Olympians = Indianapolis Olympians
Royals = Rochester Royals
Pistons = Fort Wayne Pistons

Eastern Division teams:

Knicks = New York Knickerbockers
Bullets = Baltimore Bullets
Nationals = Syracuse Nationals
Celtics = Boston Celtics

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