The Troy Trojans won their fourth consecutive pro title as they outclassed their New York State BasketballLeague competition for the second year in a row. The Trojans jumped out to a big lead they never relinquished. The starting lineup of Ed Wachter, Chief Muller, Jack Inglis, Andy Suils, and Jack Noll was a peerless combination. Inglis, one of the league’s best all-around players, also emerged as the league’s top scorer. A new team in Gloversville put together a first-rate club by signing CBL veterans Roy Steele, Kid Dark, and Mio Boggio. Their skills, combined with a strong performance by center Dick Leary, allowed Gloversville to capture second place. Finishing one game back in third place was Kingston, headed by high-scoring Jimmy Clinton.
For the first time in history, a world series conducted by the leagues was played. Twice before championship series had been played (1908 and 1911) between league champions, but in both cases they were informal affairs arranged by the players. The series between the Reading Bears, the EBL champion and the Troy Trojans, the NYSL champion, was handicapped by the considerable differences in the rules and style of play between the two leagues. The teams split the first four games of the series, with each contest won by the home team playing under its own rules. A coin toss determined Reading as the site of the fifth and deciding game. Playing under NYSL rules, Troy enjoyed a 12-5 halftime lead. Switching to EBL rules in the second half, Reading rallied behind the foul-shooting prowess of Andy Sears and prevailed 31-29. Although the problems with rules were distracting, the series was well received and proved an enormous financial success and a thoroughly satisfying conclusion to the season.