Other basketball leagues in 1947:    
BAA  ·  NBL  ·  ABL
First Round
Quarter-Finals
Semi-Finals
WPBT Champ.
z: best record, c: conference winner, y: division winner, w: wildcard, x: clinched playoff spot

All games were played in Chicago, Illinois and sponsored by the Chicago Herald American. Games were played at various sites including Chicago Coliseum, International Amphitheater and Chicago Stadium. Teams would also sometimes change their names when entering the tournament because of a new sponsor.

In the "Third Place" consolation game, the Fort Wayne Pistons beat the Oshkosh All-Stars 86-67

First Round

DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
??? (NBL) Anderson 59-38 Pittsburgh (indep.) AND 1-0
??? (indep.) Midland 71-39 Syracuse (NBL) MID 1-0
??? (NBL) Toledo 62-59 NY Rens (indep.) TOL 1-0
??? (NBL) Sheboygan 62-48 Portland (indep.) SBY 1-0
??? (NBL) Oshkosh 60-54 Hermiker (indep.) OSH 1-0
??? (NBL) Buffalo 57-46 Baltimore (ABL) BTC 1-0

Quarter Finals

DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
??? (NBL) Fort Wayne 52-40 Anderson (NBL) FW 1-0
??? (NBL) Toledo 59-55 Midland (indep.) TOL 1-0
??? (NBL) Oshkosh 53-44 Sheboygan (NBL) OSH 1-0
??? (NBL) Indianapolis 65-56 Buffalo (NBL) IND 1-0

Semi Finals

DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
??? (NBL) Toledo 61-56 Fort Wayne (NBL) TOL 1-0
??? (NBL) Indianapolis 59-38 Oshkosh (NBL) IND 1-0

WPBT Championship

DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
??? (NBL) Indianapolis 62-47 Toledo (NBL) IND 1-0