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1953–54 NBA season

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1953–54 NBA season

1953–54 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Number of games 72
Number of teams 9
TV partner(s) DuMont
Regular season
Top scorer Neil Johnston (Philadelphia)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Syracuse Nationals
  Eastern runners-up Boston Celtics
Western champions Minneapolis Lakers
  Western runners-up Rochester Royals
Finals
Champions Minneapolis Lakers
  Runners-up Syracuse Nationals

The 1953–54 NBA season was the eighth season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Minneapolis Lakers winning their 5th NBA Championship in 6 years, beating the Syracuse Nationals 4 games to 3 in the NBA Finals. It was also the final time the Lakers would win an NBA Championship before the franchise moved to Los Angeles in 1960.

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