Orig­i­nal Lak­ers coach Kundla dead

Muscat Daily - - REGION -

John Kundla, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Min­neapo­lis Lak­ers to five NBA ti­tles be­fore the team moved to Los An­ge­les, died on Sun­day. He was 101. Kundla was only 31 years old when he guided the Lak­ers in 1948 as they signed cen­tre Ge­orge Mikan, the star who pow­ered the club to five NBA crowns from 1949-1954.

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