New York Jewels

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The New York Jewels were an American basketball team based in New York, New York that was a member of the American Basketball League.

The team was previously known as the Brooklyn Jewels. For the 2nd half of the 1936/37, the team was renamed the Brooklyn Jewels. Before the 1937/38 season, the Brooklyn Jewels became the New Haven Jewels. During the 1st half of that season, the team moved back to New York on November 30, 1937. During the 1940/41 season, the team absorbed the Jersey Reds on January 26, 1940. The team dropped out during the 1st half of the 1941/42 season, but returned for the next season.


Year League Reg. Season Playoffs
1934/35 ABL 1st (1st half); 5th (2nd half) Finals
1935/36 ABL 2nd (1st half); 3rd (2nd half) Did not qualify
1936/37 ABL 4th (1st half) N/A
1937/38 ABL 2nd (1st half); 1st (2nd half) Finals
1938/39 ABL 4th Champion
1939/40 ABL 4th 3rd in Round Robin
1940/41 ABL 4th (1st half); 2nd (2nd half) Did not qualify
1941/42 ABL 5th (1st half) N/A
1942/43 ABL 5th Did not qualify