The Sports Almanac

National Basketball Association
Historical Standings
1946/47-1949/50

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1946-47
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Washington Capitols
49
11
.817
--
Philadelphia Warriors
35
25
.583
14
New York Knickerbockers
33
27
.550
16
Providence Steamrollers
28
32
.467
21
Boston Celtics
22
38
.367
27
Toronto Huskies
22
38
.367
27
1946-47
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Chicago Stags
39
22
.639
--
St. Louis Bombers
38
23
.623
1
Cleveland Rebels
30
30
.500
8.5
Detroit Falcons
20
40
.333
18.5
Pittsburgh Ironmen
15
45
.250
23.5
1947-48
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Philadelphia Warriors
27
21
.563
--
New York Knickerbockers
26
22
.542
1
Boston Celtics
20
28
.417
7
Providence Steamrollers
6
42
.125
21
1947-48
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
St. Louis Bombers
29
19
.604
--
Baltimore Bullets
28
20
.583
1
Washington Capitols
28
20
.583
1
Chicago Stags
28
20
.583
1
1948-49
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Washington Capitols
38
22
.663
--
New York Knickerbockers
32
28
.533
6
Baltimore Bullets
29
31
.483
9
Philadelphia Warriors
28
32
.467
10
Boston Celtics
25
35
.417
13
Providence Steamrollers
12
48
.200
26
1948-49
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Rochester Royals
45
15
.750
--
Minneapolis Lakers
44
16
.733
1
Chicago Stags
38
22
.633
7
St. Louis Bombers
29
31
.483
16
Fort Wayne  Zollner Pistons
22
38
.367
23
Indianapolis Jets
18
42
.300
27
1949-50
EASTERN DIVISION
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Syracuse Nationals
51
13
.797
--
New York Knickerbockers
40
28
.588
13
Washington Capitols
32
36
.471
21
Philadelphia Warriors
26
42
.382
27
Baltimore Bullets
25
43
.368
28
Boston Celtics
22
46
.324
31
1949-50
CENTRAL DIVISION
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Rochester Royals
51
17
.750
--
Minneapolis Lakers
51
17
.750
--
Chicago Stags
40
28
.588
11
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons
40
28
.588
11
St. Louis Bombers
26
42
.382
25
1949-50
WESTERN DIVISION
TEAM
W
L
PCT.
GB
Indianapolis Olympians
39
25
.609
--
Anderson Packers
37
27
.578
2
Tri-Cities Blackhawks
29
35
.453
10
Sheboygan Redskins
22
40
.355
16
Waterloo Hawks
19
43
.306
19
Denver Nuggets
11
51
.177
27