1946-47 Washington Capitols Season
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1946%E2%80%9347 Washington Capitols Season
1946-47 Washington Capitols season
Head coachRed Auerbach
ArenaUline Arena
Results
Record49–11 (.817)
PlaceDivision: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finishLost BAA Semifinals

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
RadioWTOP

The 1946-47 Washington Capitols season was the inaugural season of the Washington Capitols in the Basketball Association of America (BAA). Their record was 49-11, owning the best overall record in the league.[1]

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

# Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
1 x-Washington Capitols 49 11 .817 -
2 x-Philadelphia Warriors 35 25 .583 14
3 x-New York Knicks 33 27 .550 16
4 Providence Steamrollers 28 32 .467 21
5 Boston Celtics 22 38 .367 27
6 Toronto Huskies 22 38 .367 27


Record vs. opponents

1946-47 BAA records
Team BOS CHI CLE DET NYK PHI PIT PRO STL TOR WAS
Boston -- 0-6 2-4 3-3 4-2 1-5 5-1 1-5 1-5 4-2 1-5
Chicago 6-0 -- 5-1 3-3 3-3 5-1 6-0 3-3 3-4 4-2 1-5
Cleveland 4-2 1-5 -- 4-2 4-2 3-3 4-2 2-4 1-5 6-0 1-5
Detroit 3-3 3-3 2-4 -- 1-5 2-4 3-3 2-4 0-6 3-3 1-5
New York 2-4 3-3 2-4 5-1 -- 2-4 6-0 4-2 4-2 3-3 2-4
Philadelphia 5-1 1-5 3-3 4-2 4-2 -- 5-1 4-2 3-3 5-1 1-5
Pittsburgh 1-5 0-6 2-4 3-3 0-6 1-5 -- 3-3 1-5 3-3 1-5
Providence 5-1 3-3 4-2 4-2 2-4 2-4 3-3 -- 2-4 3-3 0-6
St. Louis 5-1 4-3 5-1 6-0 2-4 3-3 5-1 4-2 -- 2-4 2-4
Toronto 2-4 2-4 0-6 3-3 3-3 1-5 3-3 3-3 4-2 -- 1-5
Washington 5-1 5-1 5-1 5-1 4-2 5-1 5-1 6-0 4-2 5-1 --

Game log

# Date Opponent Score High points Record
1 November 2 @ Detroit 50-33 Feerick, Scolari (14) 1-0
2 November 4 @ Pittsburgh 71-56 Bob Feerick (14) 2-0
3 November 9 @ St. Louis 69-70 Johnny Norlander (22) 2-1
4 November 10 @ Cleveland 68-92 Johnny Norlander (21) 2-2
5 November 14 @ Philadelphia 65-68 Bones McKinney (26) 2-3
6 November 16 @ Chicago 73-65 Johnny Norlander (18) 3-3
7 November 20 St. Louis 54-51 John Mahnken (14) 4-3
8 November 21 @ Providence 66-58 Irv Torgoff (16) 5-3
9 November 23 Toronto 74-50 Bob Feerick (20) 6-3
10 November 26 @ Toronto 78-68 John Mahnken (21) 7-3
11 November 27 Chicago 75-67 Bob Feerick (21) 8-3
12 November 30 Pittsburgh 49-40 Bob Feerick (14) 9-3
13 December 4 Providence 80-62 Fred Scolari (16) 10-3
14 December 7 Detroit 75-64 John Mahnken (18) 11-3
15 December 11 Detroit 81-66 Johnny Norlander (17) 12-3
16 December 12 @ Philadelphia 64-49 Fred Scolari (15) 13-3
17 December 14 Cleveland 72-52 Fred Scolari (16) 14-3
18 December 18 St. Louis 68-47 Bones McKinney (15) 15-3
19 December 21 Philadelphia 68-56 Fred Scolari (20) 16-3
20 December 26 @ Providence 78-66 Bob Feerick (21) 17-3
21 December 28 New York 70-49 Bob Feerick (17) 18-3
22 December 30 @ Boston 70-60 (OT) Bones McKinney (22) 19-3
23 January 1 @ Detroit 57-62 Fred Scolari (19) 19-4
24 January 2 @ St. Louis 57-66 Bones McKinney (13) 19-5
25 January 4 Cleveland 78-64 Bones McKinney (21) 20-5
26 January 6 @ Pittsburgh 63-49 Bob Feerick (21) 21-5
27 January 8 Providence 77-69 Bob Feerick (22) 22-5
28 January 11 Toronto 81-66 Bob Feerick (24) 23-5
29 January 15 @ New York 65-63 Bob Feerick (18) 24-5
30 January 16 @ Boston 38-47 Fred Scolari (17) 24-6
31 January 18 Chicago 87-72 Feerick, Scolari (22) 25-6
32 January 22 Philadelphia 57-55 Feerick, McKinney (19) 26-6
33 January 25 Pittsburgh 84-71 Bob Feerick (17) 27-6
34 January 27 @ Boston 80-57 Bones McKinney (13) 28-6
35 January 29 Boston 69-57 Bones McKinney (22) 29-6
36 January 31 @ Toronto 74-83 Fred Scolari (16) 29-7
37 February 2 @ Cleveland 107-81 Bob Feerick (22) 30-7
38 February 5 @ Detroit 67-46 Bob Feerick (16) 31-7
39 February 8 @ St. Louis 68-65 Feerick, Norlander (14) 32-7
40 February 9 @ Chicago 67-85 Fred Scolari (22) 32-8
41 February 10 @ Pittsburgh 69-75 Fred Scolari (17) 32-9
42 February 12 @ New York 72-76 Bob Feerick (21) 32-10
43 February 15 Philadelphia 70-60 Bob Feerick (16) 33-10
44 February 19 Toronto 69-59 Feerick, McKinney (15) 34-10
45 February 20 @ Providence 82-74 Bones McKinney (25) 35-10
46 February 22 Pittsburgh 93-61 Fred Scolari (29) 36-10
47 February 23 @ Cleveland 91-83 Bob Feerick (20) 37-10
48 February 24 Boston 83-59 Bob Feerick (24) 38-10
49 February 26 @ New York 84-60 Irv Torgoff (16) 39-10
50 March 1 Boston 75-52 Bob Feerick (30) 40-10
51 March 5 Detroit 99-67 Feerick, Scolari (22) 41-10
52 March 7 @ Toronto 86-70 Bob Feerick (19) 42-10
53 March 8 St. Louis 74-73 Fred Scolari (19) 43-10
54 March 11 @ Philadelphia 80-77 Bob Feerick (24) 44-10
55 March 13 @ Chicago 86-69 Bob Feerick (16) 45-10
56 March 15 New York 78-63 Bob Feerick (26) 46-10
57 March 19 Providence 96-95 (OT) Bob Feerick (35) 47-10
58 March 22 New York 63-68 Fred Scolari (21) 47-11
59 March 26 Chicago 105-77 Bones McKinney (18) 48-11
60 March 29 Cleveland 79-69 Bob Feerick (22) 49-11

Playoffs

Semifinals

(E1) Washington Capitols vs. (W1) Chicago Stags: Stags win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Washington (April 2): Chicago 81, Washington 65
  • Game 2 @ Washington (April 3): Chicago 69, Washington 53
  • Game 3 @ Chicago (April 8): Chicago 67, Washington 55
  • Game 4 @ Washington (April 10): Washington 76, Chicago 69
  • Game 5 @ Chicago (April 12): Washington 67, Chicago 55
  • Game 6 @ Chicago (April 13): Chicago 66, Washington 61

Awards and records

Awards

References


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