1953-54

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NBA 1954 Playoffs Information: Playoff Brackets

Information about the 1953-1954 NBA Playoffs, including Champion, Finals MVP award and playoffs brackets with all the series.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1954 NBA Champion
Minneapolis Lakers
1954 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Minneapolis Lakers
4 - 3
Syracuse Nationals
Finals MVP
-

NBA 1954 Playoff Brackets

Division
Finals
NBA Finals
Western Division
1) Lakers
2
2) Royals
1
NBA Finals
Lakers
4
4 - 3
Nationals
3
Eastern Division
2) Nationals
2
3) Celtics
0

* In 1953-54 and for the only time in NBA history, the playoffs first round format was a round robin between the top 3 teams of each Division, with the following results:

NBA 1954 First Round - Round Robin

Western Division Eastern Division
Lakers
1 - 0
Royals Nationals
2 - 0
Celtics
Lakers 2 - 0 Pistons Nationals 2 - 0 Knicks
Royals 2 - 0 Pistons Celtics 2 - 0 Knicks