Pacific Coast Professional Basketball League

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The Pacific Coast Professional Basketball League was a professional basketball league with teams from the Pacific Northwest in the United States and Canada. The league existed for two seasons: 1946-47 and 1947-48.


Three teams played in both seasons:

These teams played in the 1946-47 season, but dropped out for the 1947-48 season:

These teams joined the league for the 1947-48 season:


  • 1946-47: Bellingham Fircrests won round robin playoffs; chose not to play in World Professional Basketball Tournament, so runner-up Portland Indians went instead, losing to the Sheboygan Redskins in the first round.
  • 1947-48: Portland Indians defeated Seattle Athletics 3 games to 1. (The fourth game was disallowed after a timekeeping error and replayed two days later with Portland winning 76–74).[1]

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  1. ^ Maxey Jr, Wendell (January 1, 2009). "Indians were here before Trail Blazers" (PDF). Northwest Examiner. Retrieved December 13, 2010. 

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