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Jim Pollard Profile: Information, Highlights and Stats with the Lakers

Lakers players: Jim Pollard basketball profile with complete information including full name, position, height, weight, years as a Laker, career stats, NBA titles won and more.

Jim Pollard Profile

NBA Career:

Seasons Games Titles
NBA 7 Season
438
Playoffs
72
NBA Titles5
Points Rebounds Assists
Season 13.2 7.8 3.2
Playoffs 13.6 8.1 3.6

Lakers Career:

Seasons Games Titles
LAL 7 Season
438
Playoffs
72
NBA Trophy5
Points Rebounds Assists
Season 13.2 7.8 3.2
Playoffs 13.6 8.1 3.6

* Stats updated on Dec 11, 2018 *

Jim Pollard Profile
Jim Pollard
Position: Forward / Center
Jersey Number: 17 (Lakers)
Height: 6-4 / 1.93 mt
Weight: 185 lbs / 83.9 kg
Nickname: -
All-Star: 4 times
Born: July 09, 1922 in Oakland, California, USA
High-School: Oakland Technical in Oakland, California
College: Stanford University
Drafted: by the Chicago Stags with No. 0 overall pick, in round 0 of the 1947 NBA Draft
NBA Teams: Minneapolis Lakers, 1948-49 to 1954-55
Lakers Seasons: 1948-49 to 1954-55

Jim Pollard in Lakers History - Timeline

Jim Pollard

1949
2019
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Jim Pollard Highlights

NBA Championships Details:
NBA Champion
1948-49 with Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champion
1949-50 with Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champion
1951-52 with Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champion
1952-53 with Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champion
1953-54 with Minneapolis Lakers

Career Totals:

Points Rebounds Assists
Season 5,762 2,487 1,417
Playoffs 977 407 259

- Inducted into Hall of Fame as Player in 1978

- Along with George Mikan and Vern Mikkelsen formed one of the best frontcourts in basketball history and built the NBA's first dynasty, leading the Minneapolis Lakers to 5 Championships between 1949 and 1954.

- In 2002, during halftime of a Lakers-Timberwolves game, the pioneer Minneapolis players Vern Mikkelsen, George Mikan, Slater Martin, Clyde Lovellette, Coach John Kundla and Arlee Pollard (widow of Jim Pollard) were presented with championship rings, the same provided by the NBA to the Los Angeles Lakers championship players that same year.

- 1948-49 All-BAA 1st Team / 1949-50 All-NBA 1st Team

- 1951-52 All-NBA 2nd Team / 1953-54 All-NBA 2nd Team

- Exceptional all-around athlete, Pollard's leaping ability earned him the nickname of "The Kangaroo Kid".

Jim Pollard Career Stats

Season by season statistics including his numbers with the Lakers.

Season Stats:

Season
Team Gm GS Min FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1948-49Lakers53 .396 .687 2.7 2.7 14.8
1949-50Lakers66 .346 .764 3.8 2.2 14.7
1950-51Lakers54 .352 .750 9.0 3.4 2.9 11.6
1951-52Lakers65 39.2 .356 .704 9.1 3.6 3.1 15.5
1952-53Lakers66 36.4 .357 .769 6.8 3.5 2.9 13.0
1953-54Lakers71 35.0 .370 .778 7.0 3.0 2.3 11.7
1954-55Lakers63 31.1 .354 .812 7.3 2.5 2.3 10.8
Career: 438 35.4 .360 - .750 - - 7.8 3.2 - - - 2.6 13.2

Playoffs Stats:

Playoffs Team Gm Min FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1949Lakers10 .293 .710 3.9 3.1 13.0
1950Lakers12 .286 .710 4.7 3.0 12.0
1951Lakers7 .324 .833 8.9 3.9 3.9 13.6
1952Lakers11 42.6 .405 .740 6.5 3.0 3.1 16.1
1953Lakers12 37.9 .371 .774 7.2 4.1 3.1 14.3
1954Lakers13 41.8 .361 .800 8.5 3.2 2.1 12.3
1955Lakers7 36.7 .317 .717 11.1 2.0 1.9 14.1
Career: 72 40.1 .339 - .750 - - 8.1 3.6 - - - 2.8 13.6

* Stats updated on Dec 11, 2018 *

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