Camden Bullets

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Camden Bullets
Founded 1958, as Baltimore Bullets
League EPBL 1961-1966
EBA 1970-1971
Arena Convention Hall, Camden, N.J.
Cherry Hill Arena, Cherry Hill, N.J.
Team History Baltimore Bullets
1958-1961

Camden Bullets
1961-1966
Hartford Capitols
1966-1973

Camden Bullets
1970-1971
Cherry Hill Demons
1971-1972

Championships 1964
Division Titles 1965
Head Coach unknown

The first Camden Bullets were an American basketball team based in Camden, New Jersey that was a member of the Eastern Professional Basketball League. The franchise was originally known as the Baltimore Bullets, where they had won the 1961 EPBL championship.

The franchise received a major boost when Paul Arizin, a member of the NBA's Philadelphia Warriors, chose to stay in Pennsylvania rather than move with the franchise to San Francisco. Still wanting to play basketball, Arizin suited up for the Camden Bullets, and helped the team become league champions in 1964.

After a disappointing 1965-66 season, the Bullets were sold and relocated to Hartford, Connecticut as the Hartford Capitols.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year League Reg. Season Playoffs
1961/62 EPBL 6th Did not qualify
1962/63 EBA 2nd Semifinals
1963/64 EPBL 1st Champions
1964/65 EPBL 1st Semifinals
1965/66 EPBL 4th, Eastern Did not qualify

EBA[edit]

The second Camden Bullets were an American basketball team based in Camden, New Jersey that was a member of the Eastern Basketball Association. The franchise played in the 1970-71 season and made the playoffs, with Ben Warley as their main star. The franchise moved for the 1971-72 season to Cherry Hill, New Jersey and became the Cherry Hill Demons.

Year-by-year[edit]

Year League Reg. Season Playoffs
1970/71 EBA 3rd, Eastern Eastern Division Semifinals

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