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.
- The 1953 NBA All-Star Game was played in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with the West beating the East 79-75. George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers won the game's MVP award.
- Don Meineke of the Fort Wayne Pistons wins the inaugural Rookie of the Year award.
x – clinched playoff spot
|Division Semifinals||Division Finals||NBA Finals|
Bold Series winner
Italic Team with home-court advantage in NBA Finals
Note: Prior to the 1969–70 season, league leaders in points, rebounds, and assists were determined by totals rather than averages.
- 1952–53 NBA Season Summary basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 10, 2010