The 1948–49 NBA season was the Bombers' 3rd season in the NBA/BAA.
Main article: 1948 NBA Draft
West Division Semifinals
(1) Rochester Royals vs. (4) St. Louis Bombers: Royals win series 2-0
- Game 1 @ Rochester: Rochester 93, St. Louis 64
- Game 2 @ St. Louis: Rochester 66, St. Louis 64
Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Royals and Bombers.
Awards and records