JIM POLLARD

Game 7 | January 10, 1950 | George Mikan, Jim Pollard
As their third championship season began, the Minneapolis Lakers stars visited Dunker'S. The 6-10 Mikan led the league in scoring that year with a 27.4 points per game average. Pollard was nicknamed "The Kangaroo Kid" for his leaping ability. When the Lakers were to play the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden that year; the marquee read, "WED. BASKETBALL GEO MIKAN VS KNICKS." Pollard, who averaged 15 points per game, returned 17 years later to coach the Minnesota Muskies.



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