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Minneapolis Lakers

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Originally the Detroit Gems (1946-47), it became the Minneapolis Lakers (1947-60), and is now the Los Angeles Lakers.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elgin Baylor
Basketball
16-Sep-1934   Los Angeles Lakers forward
Bud Grant
Football
20-May-1927   Longtime coach of Minnesota Vikings
John Kundla
Basketball
3-Jul-1916   Minneapolis Lakers Head Coach, 1948-59
Slater Martin
Basketball
22-Oct-1925   NBA Hall of Famer, coach
George Mikan
Basketball
18-Jun-1924 1-Jun-2005 Minneapolis Lakers center
Vern Mikkelsen
Basketball
21-Oct-1928   NBA Hall of Famer


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