21. George Mikan Leads Lakers to First Threepeat

Date: 4/12/1954

The only thing that would ever slow Mikan down was time and the center's knee's began to break down late in his career. But after a few timely signings, the Lakers continued their championship reign with rookie Clyde Lovellette complementing their superstar center. Minneapolis triumphed over the Syracse Nationals in six games for their third straight title and the NBA's first dynasty.