PLAYER PROFILE

JOHN KUNDLA

STATISTICS & HISTORY

John Kundla  was the head coach of  the Minneapolis Lakers from their initial  1947-1948  season through 1958-1959. In eleven seasons his teams posted a 423-302 record and won five league championships, one in the BAA and four in the NBA. Kundla was the head basketball coach at The University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis for one season in 1946-47, and at the University of Minnesota for ten seasons, from 1959 to 1968. He was inducted into the  Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995.

 

JOHN KUNDLA Height: 6:02 Weight: 180 College: Minnesota’39
John Albert Kundla Born: Jul 3, 1916  Died: July 23, 2017 Hometown: Minneapolis, Mn.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1939-40 Minneapolis Ascension Gophers AAU
1940-41 Minneapolis Ascension Gophers AAU
1940-41 Bismark Phnatoms Indep
1942-43 Minneapolis Sparklers Indep
1943-45 Military Service
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1942-43 Minneapolis Sparklers WBT 2 4 3 6 .500 11 5.5
Major League Totals 2 4 3 6 .500 11 5.5

 

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