George Mikan's late 40s Minneapolis Lakers warm up jacket. Mikan, a 6'10'' center from DePaul played 9 professional seasons. Mikan was voted the best basketball player for the first 50 years of the 20th century. Mikan played in 4 NBA all-star games (MVP in '53). Mikan is a member of basketball's Hall of Fame and was voted 1 of the top 50 players of all time at the NBA's 50th anniversary. Mikan was the first commissioner of the ABA.