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Vern Mikkelsen Profile: Information, Highlights and Stats with the Lakers

Lakers players: Vern Mikkelsen basketball profile with complete information including full name, position, height, weight, years as a Laker, career stats, NBA titles won and more.

Vern Mikkelsen Profile

NBA Career:

Seasons Games Titles
NBA 10 Season
699
Playoffs
85
NBA Titles4
Points Rebounds Assists
Season 14.4 9.4 2.2
Playoffs 13.4 8.0 1.8

Lakers Career:

Seasons Games Titles
LAL 10 Season
699
Playoffs
85
NBA Trophy4
Points Rebounds Assists
Season 14.4 9.4 2.2
Playoffs 13.4 8.0 1.8

* Stats updated on Nov 16, 2018 *

Vern Mikkelsen Profile
Vern Mikkelsen
Position: Forward / Center
Jersey Number: 19 (Lakers)
Height: 6-7 / 2.01 mt
Weight: 230 lbs / 104.3 kg
Nickname: -
All-Star: 6 times
Born: October 21, 1928 in Fresno, California, USA
High-School: Askov in Askov, Minnesota
College: Hamline University
Drafted: by the Minneapolis Lakers with No. 0 overall pick, in round 0 of the 1949 NBA Draft
NBA Teams: Minneapolis Lakers, 1949-50 to 1958-59
Lakers Seasons: 1949-50 to 1958-59

Vern Mikkelsen in Lakers History - Timeline

Vern Mikkelsen

1949
2019
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Vern Mikkelsen Highlights

NBA Championships Details:
NBA Champion
1949-50 with Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champion
1951-52 with Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champion
1952-53 with Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champion
1953-54 with Minneapolis Lakers

Career Totals:

Points Rebounds Assists
Season 10,063 5,940 1,515
Playoffs 1,141 585 152

- Inducted into Hall of Fame as Player in 1995

- Along with George Mikan and Jim Pollard formed one of the best frontcourts in basketball history and built the NBA's first dynasty, leading the Minneapolis Lakers to 5 Championships between 1949 and 1954.

- In 2002, during halftime of a Lakers-Timberwolves game, the pioneer Minneapolis players Vern Mikkelsen, George Mikan, Slater Martin, Clyde Lovellette, Coach John Kundla and Arlee Pollard (widow of Jim Pollard) were presented with championship rings, the same provided by the NBA to the Los Angeles Lakers championship players that same year.

- A tenacious defender, he is known as the NBA's first Power Forward.

- In 2006 Mikkelsen had a biography published on his life titled The Vern Mikkelsen Story

Vern Mikkelsen Career Stats

Season by season statistics including his numbers with the Lakers.

Season Stats:

Season
Team Gm GS Min FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1949-50Lakers68 .399 .752 1.8 3.3 11.6
1950-51Lakers64 .402 .676 10.2 2.8 4.1 14.1
1951-52Lakers66 35.5 .419 .761 10.3 2.7 4.3 15.3
1952-53Lakers70 35.2 .435 .752 9.3 2.1 4.1 15.0
1953-54Lakers72 31.2 .374 .742 8.5 1.7 3.7 11.1
1954-55Lakers71 36.0 .422 .747 10.2 2.0 4.5 18.7
1955-56Lakers72 29.2 .386 .804 8.4 2.4 4.4 13.4
1956-57Lakers72 30.5 .377 .807 8.8 1.7 4.3 13.7
1957-58Lakers72 33.2 .410 .786 11.2 2.3 4.2 17.3
1958-59Lakers72 29.7 .390 .806 7.9 2.2 3.4 13.8
Career: 699 32.5 .403 - .766 - - 9.4 2.2 - - - 4.0 14.4

Playoffs Stats:

Playoffs Team Gm Min FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1950Lakers12 .369 .767 1.5 4.3 13.0
1951Lakers7 .406 .660 9.6 2.4 5.0 15.6
1952Lakers13 38.1 .432 .828 8.5 1.5 5.1 13.3
1953Lakers12 33.3 .331 .848 8.7 2.0 4.9 12.0
1954Lakers13 28.8 .459 .861 5.6 1.3 4.0 10.2
1955Lakers7 29.9 .353 .783 11.1 1.9 5.1 13.7
1956Lakers3 30.0 .423 .900 5.7 0.7 4.7 13.3
1957Lakers5 32.4 .398 .647 8.6 3.4 5.8 17.6
1959Lakers13 28.5 .412 .767 7.2 1.8 4.2 15.5
Career: 85 31.8 .396 - .783 - - 8.0 1.8 - - - 4.7 13.4

* Stats updated on Nov 16, 2018 *

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