Minneapolis-LA Lakers Playoff History

BY foxsports • June 18, 2010

2010 - Beat Oklahoma City 4-2; Beat Utah 4-0; Beat Phoenix 4-2; Beat Boston 4-3. NBA Champions.

2009 - Beat Utah 4-1; Beat Houston 4-3; Beat Denver 4-2; Beat Orlando 4-1. NBA Champions.

2008 - Beat Denver 4-0; Beat Utah 4-2; Beat San Antonio 4-1; Lost to Boston 4-2.

2007 - Lost to Phoenix 4-1.

2006 - Lost to Phoenix 4-3.

2005 - Didn't make playoffs.

2004 - Beat Houston 4-1; Beat San Antonio 4-2; Beat Minnesota 4-2; Lost to Detroit 4-1.

2003 - Beat Minnesota 4-2; Lost to San Antonio 4-2.

2002 - Beat Portland 3-0; Beat San Antonio 4-1; Beat Sacramento 4-3; Beat New Jersey 4-0. NBA Champions.

2001 - Beat Portland 3-0; Beat Sacramento 4-0; Beat San Antonio 4-0; Beat Philadelphia 4-1. NBA Champions.

2000 - Beat Sacramento 3-2; Beat Phoenix 4-1; Beat Portland 4-3; Beat Indiana 4-2. NBA Champions.

1999 - Beat Houston 3-1; Lost to San Antonio 4-0.

1998 - Beat Portland 3-1; Beat Seattle 4-1; Lost to Utah 4-0.

1997 - Beat Portland 3-1; Lost to Utah 4-1.

1996 - Lost to Houston 3-1.

1995 - Beat Seattle 3-1; Lost to San Antonio 4-2.

1994 - Didn't make playoffs.

1993 - Lost to Phoenix 3-2.

1992 - Lost to Portland 3-1.

1991 - Beat Houston 3-0; Beat Golden State 4-1; Beat Portland 4-2; Lost to Chicago 4-1.

1990 - Beat Houston 3-1; Lost to Phoenix 4-1.

1989 - Beat Portland 3-0; Beat Seattle 4-0; Beat Phoenix, 4-0; Lost to Detroit 4-0.

1988 - Beat San Antonio 3-0; Beat Utah 4-3; Beat Dallas 4-3; Beat Detroit 4-3. NBA Champions.

1987 - Beat Denver 3-0; Beat Golden State 4-1; Beat Seattle 4-0; Beat Boston 4-2. NBA Champions.

1986 - Beat San Antonio 3-0; Beat Dallas 4-2; Lost to Houston 4-1.

1985 - Beat Phoenix 3-0; Beat Portland 4-1; Beat Denver 4-1; Beat Boston 4-2. NBA Champions.

1984 - Beat Kansas City 3-0; Beat Dallas 4-1; Beat Phoenix 4-1; Lost to Boston 4-3.

1983 - Beat Portland 4-1; Beat San Antonio 4-2; Lost to Philadelphia 4-0.

1982 - Beat Phoenix 4-0; Beat San Antonio 4-0; Beat Philadelphia 4-2.

NBA Champions.

1981 - Lost to Houston 2-1.

1980 - Beat Phoenix 4-1; Beat Seattle 4-1; Beat Philadelphia 4-2. NBA Champions.

1979 - Beat Denver 2-1; Lost to Seattle 4-1.

1978 - Lost to Seattle 2-1.

1977 - Beat Golden State 4-3; Lost to Portland 4-0.

1976 - Didn't make playoffs.

1975 - Didn't make playoffs.

1974 - Lost to Milwaukee 4-1.

1973 - Beat Chicago 4-3; Beat Golden State 4-1; Lost to New York 4-1.

1972 - Beat Chicago 4-0; Beat Milwaukee 4-2; Beat New York 4-1. NBA Champions.

1971 - Beat Chicago 4-3; Lost to Milwaukee 4-1.

1970 - Beat Phoenix 4-3; Beat Atlanta 4-0; Lost to New York 4-3.

1969 - Beat San Francisco 4-2; Beat Atlanta 4-1; Lost to Boston 4-3.

1968 - Beat Chicago 4-1; Beat San Francisco 4-0; Lost to Boston 4-2.

1967 - Lost to San Francisco 4-3.

1966 - Beat St. Louis 4-3; Lost to Boston 4-3.

1965 - Beat Baltimore 4-2; Lost to Boston 4-1.

1964 - Lost to St. Louis 3-2.

1963 - Beat St. Louis 4-3; Lost to Boston 4-2.

1962 - Beat Detroit 4-2; Lost to Boston 4-3.

1961 - Beat Detroit 3-2; Lost to St. Louis 4-3.

Minneapolis

1960 - Beat Detroit 2-0; Lost to St. Louis 4-3.

1959 - Beat Detroit 2-1; Beat St. Louis 4-2; Lost to Boston 4-0.

1958 - Didn't make playoffs.

1957 - Lost to St. Louis for division championship; Beat Fort Wayne 2-0; Lost to St. Louis 3-0.

1956 - Beat St. Louis for conference second place; Lost to St. Louis 3-1.

1955 - Beat Rochester 2-1; Lost to Fort Wayne 3-1.

1954 - Beat Fort Wayne 2-0 and Rochester 1-0 in round robin; Beat Rochester 2-1; Beat Syracuse 4-3. NBA Champions.

1953 - Beat Indianapolis 2-0; Beat Fort Wayne 3-2; Beat New York 4-1.

NBA Champions.

1952 - Beat Indianapolis 2-0; Beat Rochester 3-1; Beat New York 3-1.

NBA Champions.

1951 - Beat Indianapolis 2-1; Lost to Rochester 3-1.

1950 - Beat Rochester for division championship; Beat Chicago 2-0; Beat Fort Wayne 2-0; Beat Anderson 2-0; Beat Syracuse 4-2. NBA Champions.

1949 - Beat Chicago 2-0; Beat Rochester 2-0; best Washington 4-2. NBA Champions.



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