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John Kundla
Kundla in 2014
Personal information
Born (1916-07-03)July 3, 1916
Star Junction, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Died July 23, 2017(2017-07-23) (aged 101)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
High school Minneapolis Central
(Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Career information
College Minnesota (1936–1939)
Coaching career 1946–1968
Career history
As coach:
1946–1947 St. Thomas (MN)
1948–1959 Minneapolis Lakers
1959–1968 Minnesota
Career highlights and awards

John Albert Kundla (July 3, 1916 – July 23, 2017) was an American former college and professional basketball coach. He was the first head coach for the Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Kundla died on July 23, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the age of 101.

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