Baltimore Bullets Logo
1945-1947 (3 seasons in ABL)
Boston Trojans Logo
1935-1935 (1 season in ABL)
Bridgeport Roesslers Logo
1952-1952 (1 season in ABL)
Bridgeport Aer-A-Sols Logo
1950-1951 (2 seasons in ABL)
Bridgeport Newfield Steelers Logo
1949-1949 (1 season in ABL)
Bronx Yankees Logo
1938-1938 (1 season in ABL)
They dropped out of the league on January 11, 1938 near the halfway point of their first and only season.
Bronx Americans Logo
1934-1934 (1 season in ABL)
Brooklyn Gothams Logo
1947-1949 (3 seasons in ABL)
Brooklyn Indians Logo
1943-1944 (2 seasons in ABL)
Moved to Brooklyn during on January 18, 1943 and dropped out of league during the 1st half of the 1943/44 season.
Brooklyn Celtics Logo
1941-1941 (1 season in ABL)
Brooklyn Visitations Logo
1934-1939 (6 seasons in ABL)
Brooklyn Jewels Logo
1934-1934 (1 season in ABL)
The team dropped out during the 1st half of the 1941/42 season, but returned for the next season, before folding.
Camden Indians Logo
1943-1943 (1 season in ABL)
Moved to Brooklyn during on January 18, 1943 and dropped out of league during the 1st half of the 1943/44 season.
Carbondale Aces Logo
1951-1952 (2 seasons in ABL)
Elizabeth Braves Logo
1947-1947 (1 season in ABL)
Elmira Colonels Logo
1952-1953 (2 seasons in ABL)
Glens Falls-Saratoga Yankees Logo
1953-1953 (1 season in ABL)
Team folded at the end of the 1951/1952 season.
Harrisburg Senators Logo
1943-1943 (1 season in ABL)
Folded after only one season.
Hartford Hurricanes Logo
1948-1950 (3 seasons in ABL)
Jersey Reds Logo
1935-1940 (6 seasons in ABL)
Absorbed into the New York Jewels on January 26, 1940
Kingston Colonials Logo
1936-1940 (5 seasons in ABL)
Absorbed into the Troy Celtics on December 19, 1939.
Lancaster Roses Logo
1948-1948 (1 season in ABL)
The franchise was terminated by the league on December 4, 1947
Manchester British-Americans Logo
1952-1953 (2 seasons in ABL)
Folded when the American Basketball League collapsed.
Middletown Guards Logo
1953-1953 (1 season in ABL)
The team dropped out of the league on January 8, 1953
New Britain Mules Logo
1935-1935 (1 season in ABL)
Merged with the Newark Mules to become the New Britain Mules for the second half of the 1934-35 season, folding thereafter.
New Britain Jackaways Logo
1935-1935 (1 season in ABL)
Merged with the Newark Mules to become the New Britain Mules for the second half of the 1934-35 season, folding thereafter.
New Britain Palaces Logo
1934-1934 (1 season in ABL)
Merged with the Newark Mules to become the New Britain Mules for the second half of the 1934-35 season, folding thereafter.
New Haven/New York Jewels Logo
1938-1938 (1 season in ABL)
The team dropped out during the 1st half of the 1941/42 season, but returned for the next season, before folding.
New York Gothams Logo
1945-1946 (2 seasons in ABL)
New York Americans Logo
1944-1944 (1 season in ABL)
New York Jewels Logo
1935-1943 (9 seasons in ABL)
The team dropped out during the 1st half of the 1941/42 season, but returned for the next season, before folding.
New York Harlem Yankees Logo
1950-1950 (1 season in ABL)
Team folded at the end of the 1951/1952 season.
New York/Brooklyn Jewels Logo
1937-1937 (1 season in ABL)
The team dropped out during the 1st half of the 1941/42 season, but returned for the next season, before folding.
Newark Mules Logo
1935-1935 (1 season in ABL)
Merged with the New Britain Jackaways to become the New Britain Mules on January 18, 1935, folding thereafter.
Newark Bears Logo
1934-1934 (1 season in ABL)
Merged with the New Britain Jackaways to become the New Britain Mules on January 18, 1935, folding thereafter.
Passaic Red Devils Logo
1936-1936 (1 season in ABL)
Paterson Crescents Logo
1945-1951 (7 seasons in ABL)
Paterson Visitations Logo
1937-1937 (1 season in ABL)
Pawtucket Slaters Logo
1953-1953 (1 season in ABL)
Philadelphia Sphas Logo
1934-1949 (16 seasons in ABL)
The team's name is an acronym, derived from South Philadelphia Hebrew Association (the group that initially funded the team), and the team's players, at least in its earlier years, were primarily Jewish. 1949 would be the last year the Sphas were affiliated with a league, but thanks to Gottlieb's friendship with Abe Saperstein, president and owner of the Harlem Globetrotters, the Sphas lived on as one of the exhibition teams that the Globetrotters would play, although they would retain only the franchise name, not the Jewish makeup of the team.
Saratoga Harlem Yankees Logo
1951-1951 (1 season in ABL)
Team folded at the end of the 1951/1952 season.
Schenectady Yankees Logo
1952-1952 (1 season in ABL)
Team folded at the end of the 1951/1952 season.
Schenectady Packers Logo
1950-1950 (1 season in ABL)
Dropped out of the league on November 23, 1949
Scranton Miners Logo
1948-1953 (6 seasons in ABL)
Dropped to the minor league Eastern Basketball League after the ABL folded
Trenton Tigers Logo
1942-1950 (9 seasons in ABL)
Dropped out of the league on February 1, 1950
Trenton Bengals Logo
1936-1936 (1 season in ABL)
Trenton Moose Logo
1934-1934 (1 season in ABL)
Troy Celtics Logo
1940-1947 (8 seasons in ABL)
Troy Haymakers Logo
1939-1939 (1 season in ABL)
Union City Reds Logo
1934-1934 (1 season in ABL)
Absorbed into the New York Jewels on January 26, 1940
Utica Pros Logo
1951-1951 (1 season in ABL)
Washington Brewers Logo
1941-1942 (2 seasons in ABL)
Washington Heurich Brewers Logo
1940-1940 (1 season in ABL)
Washington Heurichs Logo
1939-1939 (1 season in ABL)
Westchester Indians Logo
1945-1945 (1 season in ABL)
Wilkes-Barre Barons Logo
1939-1953 (15 seasons in ABL)
Dropped out of the league on February 2, 1940
Wilmington Bombers Logo
1944-1947 (4 seasons in ABL)
Wilmington Blue Bombers Logo
1942-1942 (1 season in ABL)
Yonkers Chiefs Logo
1947-1947 (1 season in ABL)
The team folded during their only season.

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