|1951–52 NBA season|
|League||National Basketball Association|
|Top scorer||Paul Arizin (Philadelphia)|
|Eastern champions||New York Knicks|
|Eastern runners-up||Syracuse Nationals|
|Western champions||Minneapolis Lakers|
|Western runners-up||Rochester Royals|
|Finals champions||Minneapolis Lakers|
|Runners-up||New York Knicks|
The 1951–52 NBA season was the 6th 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 3 in the NBA Finals.
- The Tri-Cities Blackhawks relocated from the "Tri-Cities" area of Moline, Illinois, Rock Island, Illinois, and Davenport, Iowa to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and became the Milwaukee Hawks.
- The 1952 NBA All-Star Game was played in Boston, Massachusetts, with the East beating the West 108-91. Paul Arizin of the Philadelphia Warriors won the game's MVP award.
- x - Clinched playoff spot
|Eastern Division v •d •e||W||L||PCT||GB||Home||Road||Neutral||Div|
|x-New York Knicks||37||29||.561||3||21-4||12-22||4-3||23-13|
|Western Division v •d •e||W||L||PCT||GB||Home||Road||Neutral||Div|
|x-Fort Wayne Pistons||29||37||.439||12||22-11||6–24||1-2||17-19|
|Points||Paul Arizin||Philadelphia Warriors||1,674|
|Rebounds|| Larry Foust|
| Fort Wayne Pistons|
|Assists||Andy Phillip||Philadelphia Warriors||539|
|FG%||Paul Arizin||Philadelphia Warriors||44.8|
|FT%||Bobby Wanzer||Rochester Royals||90.4|
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:
Note: All information on this page were obtained on the History section on NBA.com