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The Waterloo Hawks were founded in 1948, playing in the National Basketball League. In 1949, the National Basketball League was absorbed by its rival, the Basketball Association of America, forming th...
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The Gears are notable in professional basketball history for two things. First, they were the rookie year pro team of basketball legend George Mikan. Mikan had starred at local DePaul University as a ...
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Louisville Colonels were a team in the Professional Basketball League of America, and the first professional basketball team to play in Louisville, Kentucky. There were 16 teams in the PBLA when it b...
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St. Paul Saints played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 6-3 in the PBLA before folding....
Grand Rapids Rangers played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 3-3 in the PBLA before folding....
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Omaha Tomahawks played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 2-4 in the PBLA before folding....
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Kansas City Blues played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 1-5 in the PBLA before folding....
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St. Joseph Outlaws played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 1-6 in the PBLA before folding....
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The Houston Mavericks were a charter member of the American Basketball Association (ABA). They played in the upstart league's first two seasons, from 1967 to 1969. Their home arena was the Sam Houston...
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Atlanta Crackers played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 7-1 in the PBLA before folding....
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Birmingham Skyhawks played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 5-2 in the PBLA before folding....
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Tulsa Ranchers played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 7-3 in the PBLA before folding....
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Chattanooga Majors played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 3-3 in the PBLA before folding....
Oklahoma City Drillers played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 2-3 in the PBLA before folding....
New Orleans Hurricanes played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 3-5 in the PBLA before folding....
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Springfield Squires played for only one season in 1948, finishing with a record of 1-7 in the PBLA before folding....