National Professional Basketball League (1950–51)

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This article is about the original National Professional Basketball League. See National Professional Basketball League (2007–2008) for information on an unrelated league.
National Professional Basketball League (1950–51)
Sport Basketball
Founded 1950
Commissioner Doxie Moore
No. of teams 8
Country  United States
Ceased 1951
Last champion(s) none

National Professional Basketball League was a pro basketball league in the USA (1950-1951). Sheboygan, Anderson, and Waterloo all had been members of the NBL or NBA prior to joining the NPBL. The league played just one season, with no championship finals ever being staged. Grand Rapids, Kansas City, Louisville and Saint Paul all disbanded during the season; Denver moved to Evansville. The Sheboygan Redskins and Waterloo Hawks both claimed the championship because they were each in first in their divisions at the end of the season but they never met in a playoff series.

Eastern Division[edit]

Western Division[edit]