For the record the score of the second game was Minneapolis 133 St. Louis
75 - a 58 point margin which at that time was the largest margin of victory
in the NBA for any game - playoff or regular season.
The regular season record was topped in 1960 by the Nats over the Knicks
162-100. The current record is Cleveland's 148-80 win over Miami in 1990.
But the Lakers still own the playoff record.
> The largest playoff margin of victory was not by anyone listed
> below. The 1956 Lakers outscored their opponents by 18.7 ppg. They
> lost to the Hawks 116-115, won 145-73, and lost again by 116-115.