[post_page_title]18. Vern Mikkelsen[/post_page_title]
Here’s a guy that only the most learned of Laker historians know about. But don’t despair if you’ve never heard of him, because he truly does go way back. Vern Mikkelsen played on one of the Minneapolis Lakers teams of the early 50s, and was pretty much the Draymond Green of that team. Averaging nearly a double-double throughout his entire stint as a Laker, he helped George Mikan win four NBA titles, which included the first ever Laker three-peat.
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