John Kundla

John Kundla

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Birthplace = Star Junction, Pennsylvania
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Sport = Basketball
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Title = Head coach
OverallRecord = 423-302 (.584)
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John Albert Kundla (born July 3, 1916) is a former professional and college basketball coach. The highly successful coach of the old Minneapolis Lakers, the first dynasty in NBA history, Kundla guided the George Mikan-led Lakers to five NBA titles in six years. All told, he coached 11 years in Minneapolis, with an NBA record of 423-302. He later coached for nine more years at his alma mater, the University of Minnesota.

External links

* [ John Kundla Basketball Hall of Fame Profile]
* [ Gopher Hole Interview]

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