1951-52 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1952

NBA Champion: Minneapolis Lakers

NBA Finals:  Minneapolis Lakers (W)  4  New York Knicks (E)  3

Main players: George Mikan, Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard (Minneapolis Lakers), Connie Simmons, Harry Gallatin, Dick McGuire (New York Knicks).

Best players for the 1951-52 season

All-NBA first team: Bob Cousy (Boston Celtics), Bob Davies (Rochester Royals), Paul Arizin (Philadelphia Warriors), Dolph Schayes (Syracuse Nationals), Ed Macauley (Boston Celtics), George Mikan (Minneapolis Lakers).

All-NBA second team: Bobby Wanzer (Rochester Royals), Andy Phillip (Philadelphia Warriors), Vern Mikkelsen (Minneapolis Lakers), Jim Pollard (Minneapolis Lakers), Larry Foust (Fort Wayne Pistons).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsPaul ArizinSF/SGPhiladelphia Warriors25.4
ReboundsGeorge MikanCMinneapolis Lakers13.5
AssistsAndy PhillipSG/SFPhiladelphia Warriors8.2
EfficiencyGeorge MikanCMinneapolis Lakers26.3

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1951-52 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Paul Arizin660.78.30/18.5244.8--/----8.76/10.7181.80.20.0------0.4
George Mikan640.68.52/22.0938.6--/----6.77/8.6778.10.20.0------0.4
Larry Foust660.65.91/14.9839.5--/----4.05/5.9767.80.20.0------0.2
Ed Macauley660.65.82/13.4543.3--/----7.52/9.4179.90.10.1------0.3
Arnie Risen660.65.53/14.0339.4--/----4.58/6.5370.10.20.0------0.2
Dolph Schayes630.54.17/11.7535.5--/----5.43/6.7380.70.20.0------0.2
Bob Cousy660.67.76/21.0336.9--/----6.20/7.6780.80.10.1------0.3
Vern Mikkelsen660.55.50/13.1241.9--/----4.29/5.6476.10.20.0------0.2
Andy Phillip660.74.23/11.5536.6--/----3.52/4.6775.40.10.1------0.2
Mel Hutchins660.63.50/9.5936.5--/----2.20/3.4164.50.20.0------0.1