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Tri-Cities Blackhawks Logo
1947-1948 2
Fort Wayne Pistons Logo
1941-1948 8 3
Minneapolis Lakers Logo
1948-1948 1 1
Wilkes-Barre Barons Logo
1948-1948 1
The Barons played in several major and minor leagues over the decades. The team achieved tremendous success after 1946 as a minor league team, winning 11 titles during its time.
Bridgeport Steelers - Logo
1948-1948 1
Anderson Chiefs Logo
a.k.a. Packers
1946-1948 3
New York Rens Logo
1939-1948 10 1
Formerly the New York Renaissance, or Rens, moved to Dayton, Ohio in the middle of the NBL season to replace the Detroit Vagabond Kings, who went out of existence on December 17, 1948.
Indianapolis Kautskys Logo
1941-1948 8 1
Syracuse Nationals Logo
1947-1947 1
Hermiker Mohawks - Logo
1947-1947 1
Portland Indians - Logo
1947-1947 1
A top regular season team in the late 1940s, but never established any substatial success in postseason play.
Baltimore Bullets Logo
1946-1947 2
Competed in the American Basketball League (1944–1947), the Basketball Association of America (1947–1949), and the National Basketball Association (1949–1954)
Sheboygan Red Skins Logo
1939-1947 9
Oshkosh All Stars Logo
1939-1947 9 1
Toledo White Huts Logo
a.k.a. Jeeps, Whites
1941-1947 7
Midland Dow A.C.'s Logo
1945-1947 3
Pittsburgh Corbetts Logo
a.k.a. Pirates, Raiders
1944-1947 4
Dayton Dive Bombers - Logo
a.k.a. Acme Aviators, Mickeys
1943-1946 4
Detroit Suffrins - Logo
a.k.a. Mansfields
1944-1946 3
Chicago Gears Logo
1945-1946 2
Cleveland Chase Brass Logo
a.k.a. Allmen
1944-1946 3
Harlem Globetrotters Logo
1939-1945 7 1
Long Island Grumman Flyers - Logo
a.k.a. Hellcats
1942-1945 4
Newark C-O Twos - Logo
1945-1945 1
Hartford Nutmegs - Logo
1945-1945 1
Rochester Seagrams Logo
a.k.a. Wings
1940-1944 5
Akron Collegians - Logo
1943-1944 2
Brooklyn Eagles Logo
1944-1944 1
Moved to Brooklyn during on January 18, 1943 and dropped out of league during the 1st half of the 1943/44 season.
Washington Bears - Logo
1943-1943 1 1
Chicago Harmons Logo
a.k.a. Bruins, Ramblers
1939-1943 5
Detroit Eagles Logo
1941-1943 3 1
Clarksburg Oilers - Logo
1939-1942 4
Davenport Rockets - Logo
1941-1942 2
Detroit AAA - Logo
1942-1942 1
Newark Elks - Logo
1941-1941 1
Merged with the New Britain Jackaways to become the New Britain Mules on January 18, 1935, folding thereafter.
Philadelpha Sphas Logo
1941-1941 1
The team's name is an acronym, derived from South Philadelphia Hebrew Association, and the team's players, at least in its earlier years, were primarily Jewish.
Bismark Phantoms - Logo
1941-1941 1
Kenosha Royals - Logo
1940-1941 2
Dayton Wonders Logo
1941-1941 1
Due to dismal performance, the Metropolitans disbanded at the end of the 1937-38 season.
Washington Brewers Logo
1940-1940 1
For the 1939-40 season, the team was known as the Washington Heurich Brewers and before the 1940-41 season the team became simply the Washington Brewers.
Canton Bulldogs - Logo
1940-1940 1
Syracuse Reds - Logo
1940-1940 1
Waterloo Wonders Logo
1940-1940 1
Bronx Yankees - Logo
1939-1939 1
They dropped out of the league on January 11, 1938 near the halfway point of their first and only season.
Illinois Grads - Logo
1939-1939 1
New York Celtics Logo
1939-1939 1
After changing locations the first few seasons, in 1940 they became known as the Troy Celtics. The team is not connected to New York's "Original" Celtics.
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