1947–48 Philadelphia Warriors season

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1947–48 Philadelphia Warriors season
Eastern Division Champions
Head coach Edward Gottlieb
Arena Philadelphia Arena
Results
Record 27–21 (.563)
Place Division: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish BAA Finals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1947-48 BAA season was the Warriors' 2nd season in the BAA (which later became the NBA).[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1947 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Division

Team W L PCT. GB
Philadelphia Warriors 27 21 .563
New York Knicks 26 22 .542 1
Boston Celtics 20 28 .417 7
Providence Steamrollers 6 42 .125 21

Playoffs[edit]

BAA Quarterfinals[edit]

The Warriors had a quarterfinal bye.

BAA Semifinals[edit]

(W1) St. Louis Bombers vs. (E1) Philadelphia Warriors: Warriors win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 60, Philadelphia 58
  • Game 2 @ St. Louis: Philadelphia 65, St. Louis 64
  • Game 3 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 84, St. Louis 56
  • Game 4 @ Philadelphia: St. Louis 56, Philadelphia 51
  • Game 5 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 69, Philadelphia 62
  • Game 6 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 84, St. Louis 61
  • Game 7 @ St. Louis: Philadelphia 85, St. Louis 46

BAA Finals[edit]

(E1) Philadelphia Warriors vs. (W2) Baltimore Bullets: Bullets win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 71, Baltimore 60
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Baltimore 66, Philadelphia 63
  • Game 3 @ Baltimore: Baltimore 72, Philadelphia 70
  • Game 4 @ Baltimore: Baltimore 78, Philadelphia 75
  • Game 5 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 91, Baltimore 82
  • Game 6 @ Baltimore: Baltimore 88, Philadelphia 73

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]