1947–48 BAA season

The BAA - season 1947/48 was the second season of the BAA, which was later merged with the NBL to NBA. At the end of the season the League defeated freshman from Baltimore surprising the defending champion from Philadelphia and became Champion.

  • 5.1 Western Division Tiebreaker Games
  • 5.2 Quarter Finals
  • 5.3 Semifinals
  • 5.4 Finals

Season notes

  • Before the season starts, the teams came out of Cleveland, Detroit, Pittsburgh and Toronto back in the league. However, the comprehensive now seven teams League advocated for a new member of the ABL, the Baltimore Bullets.

End figures

W = Wins, L = Losses, PCT = percentage share of victory, P = behind Division leaders

Eastern Division

Western Division

C - BAA Champions

Leading the Player Statistics


  • All- BAA Second Team: C - Stan Miasek, Chicago Stags
  • G - John Logan, St. Louis Bombers
  • G - Carl Brown, New York Knicks
  • G - Buddy Jeannette, Baltimore Bullets
  • G - Fred Scolari, Washington Capitols


Western Division Tiebreaker Games

Chicago Stags 74:70 Washington Capitals

Baltimore Bullets 75:72 Washington Capitals

Quarter Finals

Chicago Stags 2-1 Boston Celtics

Baltimore Bullets 2-1 New York Knicks


Philadelphia Warriors 4:3 St. Louis Bombers

Baltimore Bullets 2-0 Chicago Stags


Baltimore Bullets 4-2 Philadelphia Warriors