Basketball in 1950    
To begin the 1949-50 season, following a three year battle for fans and players, the Basketball Association of America (BAA) agreed to absorb the rival National Basketball League (NBL), creating the new National Basketball Association (NBA).  

Central Division

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1 1950 Minneapolis Lakers LogoLA Lakers   5117.750-
2 1950 Rochester Royals LogoRochester 5117.7500.0
3 1950 Fort Wayne Pistons LogoFort Wayne 4028.58811.0
4 1950 Chicago Stags LogoChicago 4028.58811.0
1950 St. Louis Bombers LogoSt. Louis 2642.38225.0

Eastern Division

1 1950 Syracuse Nationals LogoSyracuse 5113.797-
2 1950 New York Knicks LogoNew York 4028.58813.0
3 1950 Washington Capitols LogoWashington 3236.47121.0
4 1950 Philadelphia Warriors LogoPhiladelphia 2642.38227.0
1950 Baltimore Bullets LogoBaltimore 2543.36828.0
1950 Boston Celtics LogoBoston 2246.32431.0

Western Division

1 1950 Indianapolis Olympians LogoIndianapolis 3925.609-
2 1950 Anderson Packers LogoAnderson 3727.5782.0
3 1950 Tri-Cities Blackhawks LogoTri-Cities 2935.45310.0
4 1950 Sheboygan Red Skins LogoSheboygan 2240.35516.0
1950 Waterloo Hawks LogoWaterloo 1943.30619.0
1950 Denver Nuggets LogoDenver 1151.17727.0