Full Name: George Lawrence Mikan Jr.
Born: 6/18/24 in Joliet, Ill.
Died: 6/1/05 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
College: DePaul
NBL Honors: NBL champion ('47, '48); MVP ('48); All-NBL First Team ('47, '48).
BAA Honors: BAA champion (1949); All-BAA First Team (1949).
Height: 6-10
Weight: 245 lbs.
Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1959); NBA champion (1950, '52, '53, '54); Five-time All-NBA First Team (1950-54); Four-time NBA All-Star (1951-54); All-Star MVP (1953); One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).
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SEASON--TEAM G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST PF DQ PTS RPG APG PPG
46-47 - Chicago (N) 25 -- 147 -- -- 119 164 0.726 -- -- 96 -- 413 -- -- 16.5
47-48 - Minneapolis (N) 56 -- 406 -- -- 383 509 0.752 -- -- 210 -- 1195 -- -- 21.3
48-49 - Minneapolis 60 -- 583 1403 0.416 532 689 0.772 -- 218 260 -- 1698 -- 3.6 28.3
49-50 - Minneapolis 68 -- 649 1595 0.407 567 728 0.779 -- 197 297 -- 1865 -- 2.9 27.4
50-51 - Minneapolis 68 -- 678 1584 0.428 576 717 0.803 958 208 308 14 1932 14.1 3.1 28.4
51-52 - Minneapolis 64 2572 545 1414 0.385 433 555 0.780 866 194 286 14 1523 13.5 3.0 23.8
52-53 - Minneapolis 70 2651 500 1252 0.399 442 567 0.780 1007 201 290 12 1442 14.4 2.9 20.6
53-54 - Minneapolis 72 2362 441 1160 0.380 424 546 0.777 1028 174 268 4 1306 14.3 2.4 18.1
55-56 - Minneapolis 37 765 148 375 0.395 94 122 0.770 308 53 153 6 390 8.3 1.4 10.5
Reg. NBA Totals 439 8350 3544 8783 0.404 3068 3924 0.782 4167 1245 1862 50 10156 13.4 2.8 23.1
Reg. NBL Totals 81 -- 553 -- -- 502 673 0.746 -- -- 306 -- 1608 -- -- 19.9
Playoffs
SEASON--TEAM G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST PF DQ PTS RPG APG PPG
46-47 - Chicago (N) 11 -- 72 -- -- 73 100 0.690 -- -- 48 -- 217 -- -- 19.7
47-48 - Minneapolis (N) 10 -- 88 -- -- 68 96 0.708 -- -- 37 -- 244 -- -- 24.4
48-49 - Minneapolis 10 -- 103 227 0.454 97 121 0.802 -- 21 44 1 303 -- 2.1 30.3
49-50 - Minneapolis 12 -- 121 316 0.383 134 170 0.788 -- 36 47 1 376 -- 3.0 31.3
50-51 - Minneapolis 7 -- 62 152 0.408 44 55 0.800 74 9 25 1 168 10.6 1.3 24.0
51-52 - Minneapolis 13 553 99 261 0.379 109 138 0.790 207 36 63 3 307 15.9 2.8 23.6
52-53 - Minneapolis 12 463 78 213 0.366 82 112 0.732 185 23 56 5 238 15.4 1.9 19.8
53-54 - Minneapolis 13 424 87 190 0.458 78 96 0.813 171 25 56 1 252 13.2 1.9 19.4
55-56 - Minneapolis 3 60 13 35 0.371 10 13 0.769 28 5 14 0 36 9.3 1.7 12.0
NBA Playoff Totals 70 1500 563 1394 0.404 554 705 0.786 665 155 305 12 1680 13.9 2.2 24.0
NBL Playoff Totals 21 -- 160 -- -- 141 196 0.699 -- -- 85 -- 461 -- -- 22.0
All-Star Game
SEASON--TEAM G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST PF DQ PTS RPG APG PPG
50-51 - Minneapolis 1 -- 4 17 0.235 4 6 0.667 11 3 2 0 12 11.0 3.0 12.0
51-52 - Minneapolis 1 29 9 19 0.474 8 9 0.889 15 1 5 0 26 15.0 1.0 26.0
52-53 - Minneapolis 1 40 9 26 0.346 4 4 1.000 16 2 2 0 22 16.0 2.0 22.0
53-54 - Minneapolis 1 31 6 18 0.333 6 8 0.750 9 1 5 0 18 9.0 1.0 18.0
NBA All-Star Totals 4 100 28 80 0.350 22 27 0.815 51 7 14 0 78 12.8 1.8 19.5