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The Basketball Association of America was a major professional men's basketball league in the United States of America and Canada. The league was founded in 1946-47 with 11 teams. The league, then with 12 teams, merged with the National Basketball League to form the National Basketball Association in 1949-50, bringing 10 of its teams into the new league while the other two folded.


KEY: BLUE = Final Season Franchise. RED = Franchise Prior to Final Season. GRAY = No Games. Basketball Association of America.png

Franchise Histories


Season Championship
Basketball Association of America
1946-47 Philadelphia Warriors 4 - 1 Chicago Stags (best-of-seven)
1947-48 Baltimore Bullets 4 - 2 Philadelphia Warriors (best-of-seven)
1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers 4 - 2 Washington Capitols (best-of-seven)