|1952–53 NBA season|
|League||National Basketball Association|
|Top scorer||Neil Johnston (Philadelphia)|
|Eastern champions||New York Knicks|
|Eastern runners-up||Boston Celtics|
|Western champions||Minneapolis Lakers|
|Western runners-up||Fort Wayne Pistons|
|Finals champions||Minneapolis Lakers|
|Runners-up||New York Knicks|
The 1952–53 NBA Season was the 7th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Minneapolis Lakers winning the NBA Championship, beating the New York Knicks 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.
- The 1953 NBA All-Star Game was played in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with the West beating the East 79-75. George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers won the game's MVP award.
|New York Knicks||47||23||.671||-|
|Minneapolis Lakers C||48||22||.686||-|
|Fort Wayne Pistons||36||33||.522||11.5|
C - NBA Champions
|Points||Neil Johnston||Philadelphia Warriors||1,564|
|Rebounds||George Mikan||Minneapolis Lakers||1,007|
|Assists||Bob Cousy||Boston Celtics||547|
|FG%||Neil Johnston||Philadelphia Warriors||45.2|
|FT%||Bill Sharman||Boston Celtics||85.0|
Note: Prior to the 1969-70 season, league leaders in points, rebounds, and assists were determined by totals rather than averages.
- All-NBA First Team:
- Rookie of the Year: Don Meineke, Fort Wayne Pistons
Note: All information on this page were obtained on the History section on NBA.com