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George Mikan

Awards And Accomplishments

At the time of his retirement in 1954, Mikan was the league's all-time lead-ing scorer with 11,764 points, averaging 22.6 points per game.
1946 Named National Player of the Year
1947 National Basketball League (NBL) championship with the Chicago Gears
1947-48 Named to the All-NBL First Team
1948 NBL championship with the Minneapolis Lakers
1948 Named NBL's Most Valuable Player
1949 Basketball Association of America (BAA) championship with the Lakers
1949 Named to the All-BAA First Team
1950 National Basketball League (NBA) championship with the Lakers
1950 Named basketball's greatest player of the half-century
1950-54 Selected as an NBA All-Star
1952-54 NBA championship with the Lakers
1953 NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player
1959 Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
1970 Named to the NBA 25th Anniversary All-Time Team
1980 Named to the NBA 35th Anniversary All-Time Team
1996 Named to the NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team

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