1952–53 NBA season

The 1952–53 NBA season was the seventh season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Minneapolis Lakers winning the NBA Championship, beating the New York Knicks 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Division


Western Division


x – clinched playoff spot

Playoffs

 Division SemifinalsDivision FinalsNBA Finals
              
E1New York2 
E4Baltimore0 
 E1New York3
Eastern Division
 E3Boston1 
E3Boston2
E2Syracuse0 
 E1New York1
 W1Minneapolis4
W1Minneapolis2
W4Indianapolis0 
 W1Minneapolis3
Western Division
 W3Fort Wayne2
W3Fort Wayne2
W2Rochester1

Bold Series winner
Italic Team with home-court advantage in NBA Finals


Statistics leaders

Note: Prior to the 1969–70 season, league leaders in points, rebounds, and assists were determined by totals rather than averages.

NBA awards

References


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