To begin the 1949-50 season, following a three year battle for fans and players, the BAA agreed to absorb the rival NBL, creating the new National Basketball Association (NBA).

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 21 Blackhawks 77 - 89 Packers AND 1-0
Mar 23 Packers 75 - 76 Blackhawks Tied 1-1
Mar 24 Blackhawks 71 - 94 Packers AND 2-1

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 20 Stags 69 - 86 Pistons FW 1-0
Mar 23 Pistons 90 - 84 Royals FW 1-0
Mar 24 Royals 78 - 79
OT
Pistons FW 2-0
Mar 27 Pistons 79 - 93 Lakers MIN 1-0
Mar 28 Lakers 89 - 82 Pistons MIN 2-0

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 22 Warriors 76 - 93 Nationals SYR 1-0
Mar 23 Nationals 59 - 53 Warriors SYR 2-0

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 21 Lakers 78 - 76 Royals MIN 1-0

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 22 Stags 75 - 85 Lakers MIN 1-0
Mar 25 Lakers 75 - 67 Stags MIN 2-0
Apr 5 Packers 50 - 75 Lakers MIN 1-0
Apr 6 Lakers 90 - 71 Packers MIN 2-0
Apr 8 Lakers 68 - 66 Nationals MIN 1-0
Apr 9 Lakers 85 - 91 Nationals Tied 1-1
Apr 14 Nationals 77 - 91 Lakers MIN 2-1
Apr 16 Nationals 69 - 77 Lakers MIN 3-1
Apr 20 Lakers 76 - 83 Nationals MIN 3-2
Apr 23 Nationals 95 - 110 Lakers MIN 4-2

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 21 Knicks 90 - 87 Capitols NYK 1-0
Mar 22 Capitols 83 - 103 Knicks NYK 2-0

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 26 Knicks 83 - 91
OT
Nationals SYR 1-0
Mar 30 Nationals 76 - 80 Knicks Tied 1-1
Apr 2 Knicks 80 - 91 Nationals SYR 2-1

Division Semifinals

Best of 3 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Mar 21 Red Skins 85 - 86 Olympians IND 1-0
Mar 23 Olympians 85 - 95 Red Skins Tied 1-1
Mar 25 Red Skins 84 - 91 Olympians IND 2-1
Mar 28 Packers 74 - 77 Olympians IND 1-0
Mar 30 Olympians 67 - 84 Packers Tied 1-1
Apr 1 Packers 67 - 65 Olympians AND 2-1

Champions: Anderson Packers

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