NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE YEARLY STANDINGS

1937-38 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Akron Firestone Non-Skids*                   14   4  .778   8   1   5   3  ..
Akron Goodyear Wingfoots                     13   5  .722   8   1   5   4   1
Pittsburgh Pirates                            8   5  .615   5   1   3   4   3.5
Buffalo Bisons                                3   6  .333   2   2   1   4   6.5
Warren Penns                                  3   9  .250   2   3   1   6   8
Columbus Athletic Supply*                     1  12  .091   1   3   0   7  10.5

*Akron Firestone includes one forfeit win, Columbus includes two forfeit losses

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Oshkosh All-Stars                            12   2  .857   9   1   2   1  ..
Whiting Ciesar All-Americans                 12   3  .800   7   0   5   3   0.5
Fort Wayne General Electrics*                13   7  .650   9   1   2   6   2.0
Indianapolis Kautskys*                        4   9  .308   4   2   0   6   7.5
Richmond King Clothiers/Cincinnati Comellos*  3   7  .300   3   1   0   5   7
Kankakee Gallagher Trojans                    3  11  .214   1   4   0   7   9
Dayton Metropolitans                          2  11  .154   2   4   0   5   9.5

*Richmond moved to Cincinnati 5Jan38
*Fort Wayne includes two forfeit wins, Indianapolis includes one forfeit loss

NBL Eastern Division Playoff
Akron Goodyear 26, Akron Firestone 21
Akron Goodyear 31, Akron Firestone 31

NBL Western Division Playoff
Oshkosh 40, Whiting 33
Oshkosh 41, Whiting 38

NBL Championship
Akron Goodyear 29, Oshkosh 28
Oshkosh 39, Akron Goodyear 31
Akron Goodyear 37, Oshkosh 35

1938-39 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Akron Firestone Non-Skids                    24   3  .889  11   2  13   1  ..
Akron Goodyear Wingfoots                     14  14  .500   7   7   7   7  10.5
*Warren Penns/Cleveland White Horses         14  14  .500   9   5   4   9  10.5
Pittsburgh Pirates                           13  14  .481   9   5   4   9  11

*Warren moved to Cleveland 10Feb39
*Warren/Cleveland includes one forfeit win

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Oshkosh All-Stars                            17  11  .607  10   4   7   7  ..
Indianapolis Kautskys                        13  13  .500   9   4   4   9   3
Sheboygan Red Skins                          11  17  .393   7   7   4  10   6
Hammond Ciesar All-Americans                  4  24  .143   4   9   0  14  13
Hammond includes one forfeit loss

NBL Championship
Akron Firestone 50, Oshkosh 38
Oshkosh 38, Akron Firestone 36
Akron Firestone 40, Oshkosh 29
Oshkosh 49, Akron Firestone 37
Akron Firestone 37, Oshkosh 30

1939-40 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Akron Firestone Non-Skids                    18   9  .667  10   3   8   6  ..
Detroit Eagles                               17  10  .630  12   2   5   8   1
Akron Goodyear Wingfoots                     14  14  .500   8   6   6   8   4.5
Indianapolis Kautskys                         9  19  .321   6   8   3  11   9.5

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Oshkosh All-Stars                            15  13 .536   12   2   3  11  ..
Sheboygan Red Skins                          15  13 .536   11   3   4  10  ..
Chicago Bruins                               14  14 .500   10   4   4  10   1
Hammond Ciesar All-Americans                  9  19 .321    7   7   2  12   6

NBL Eastern Division Playoff
Akron Firestone 48, Detroit 35
Detroit 49, Akron Firestone 37
Akron Firestone 46, Detroit 35

NBL Western Division Playoff
Oshkosh 41, Sheboygan 24
Sheboygan 43, Oshkosh 42
Oshkosh 31, Sheboygan 29

NBL Championship
Oshkosh 47, Akron Firestone 37
Oshkosh 60, Akron Firestone 46
Akron Firestone 35, Oshkosh 32
Akron Firestone 41, Oshkosh 40
Akron Firestone 61, Oshkosh 60

1940-41 NBL                                   W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB 
Oshkosh All-Stars                            18   6  .750  11   1   7   5  ..
Sheboygan Red Skins                          13  11  .542   7   5   6   6   5
Akron Firestone Non-Skids                    13  11  .542   7   5   6   6   5
Detroit Eagles                               12  12  .500   8   4   4   8   6
Chicago Bruins                               11  13  .458   8   4   3   9   7
Akron Goodyear Wingfoots                     11  13  .458   6   6   5   7   7
Hammond Ciesar All-American                   6  18  .250   2   6   8   0  12          

NBL Semifinals
Oshkosh 30, Akron Firestone 28
Oshkosh 47, Akron Firestone 41 [OT]

Detroit 43, Sheboygan 32
Sheboygan 22, Detroit 19
Sheboygan 54, Detroit 40

NBL Championship
Oshkosh 53, Sheboygan 38
Oshkosh 54, Sheboygan 36

1941-42 NBL                                   W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB 
Oshkosh All-Stars                            20   4  .833  13   1   7   3  ..
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons                   15   9  .625  11   3   4   6   5
Akron Goodyear Wingfoots                     15   9  .625  11   2   4   7   5
Indianapolis Kautskys                        12  11  .522  10   1   2  10   7.5
Sheboygan Red Skins                          10  14  .417   8   5   2   9  10
*Chicago Bruins                               8  15  .348   4   8   3   8  11.5
*Toledo Jim White Chevrolets                  3  21  .125   2   4   0  16  17

Chicago includes one forfeit win and one forfeit loss, Toledo includes one forfeit
win and one forfeit loss

NBL Semifinals
Oshkosh 40, Indianapolis 33
Oshkosh 64, Indianapolis 48

Akron Goodyear 46, Fort Wayne 30
Fort Wayne 51, Akron Goodyear 48
Fort Wayne 49, Akron Goodyear 43

NBL Championship
Fort Wayne 61, Oshkosh 43
Oshkosh 68, Fort Wayne 60
Oshkosh 52, Fort Wayne 46

1942-43 NBL                                   W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB 
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons                   17   6  .739  10   2   7   4  ..
Sheboygan Red Skins                          12  11  .522   9   4   3   7   5
Oshkosh All-Stars                            11  12  .478   7   5   4   7   6
Chicago Studebaker Flyers                     8  15  .349   5   6   3   9   9
*Toledo Jim White Chevrolets                  0   4  .000   0   0   0   4  ..

*Toledo disbanded 14Dec42

NBL Semifinals
Fort Wayne 49, Chicago 37
Chicago 45, Fort Wayne 32
Fort Wayne 44, Chicago 32

Sheboygan 50, Oshkosh 26
Sheboygan 56, Oshkosh 47

NBL Championship
Sheboygan 55, Fort Wayne 50
Fort Wayne 50, Sheboygan 45 [OT]
Sheboygan 30, Fort Wayne 29

1943-44 NBL                                   W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons                   18   4  .818   9   2   9   2  ..
Sheboygan Red Skins                          14   8  .636   8   3   6   5   4
Oshkosh All-Stars                             7  15  .318   6   5   1  10  11
Cleveland Chase Brassmen                      3  15  .167   3   6   0   9  13

NBL Semifinals
Fort Wayne 64, Cleveland 37
Fort Wayne 42, Cleveland 31

Sheboygan 32, Oshkosh 31
Oshkosh 34, Sheboygan 32
Sheboygan 40, Oshkosh 27

NBL Championship
Fort Wayne 55, Sheboygan 53
Fort Wayne 36, Sheboygan 26
Fort Wayne 48, Sheboygan 38

1944-45 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons                   25   5  .833  14   1  11   4  ..
Cleveland Allmen Transfers                   13  17  .433   8   7   5  10  12
Pittsburgh Raiders                            7  23  .233   5   9   2  14  18

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Sheboygan Red Skins                          19  11  .633  12   3   7   8  ..
Chicago American Gears                       14  16  .467   5  11   4   3  12
Oshkosh All-Stars                            12  18  .400  10   6   2  12   7

NBL Eastern Division Playoff
Fort Wayne 78, Cleveland 50
Fort Wayne 58, Cleveland 51

NBL Western Division Playoff
Chicago 50, Sheboygan 49
Sheboygan 49, Chicago 36
Sheboygan 57, Chicago 27

NBL Championship
Sheboygan 65, Fort Wayne 53
Sheboygan 50, Fort Wayne 47
Fort Wayne 58, Sheboygan 47
Fort Wayne 58, Sheboygan 41
Fort Wayne 59, Sheboygan 49

1945-46 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons                   26   8  .765  14   3  12   5  ..
Rochester Royals                             24  10  .706  14   3  10   7   2
Youngstown Bears                             13  20  .394   9   8   4  12  12.5
Cleveland Allmen Transfers                    4  29  .121   4  11   0  18  21.5

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Sheboygan Red Skins                          21  13  .618  12   6   9   7  ..
Oshkosh All-Stars                            19  15  .559  13   5   6  10   2
Chicago American Gears                       17  17  .500  10   7   7  10   4
Indianapolis Kautskys                        10  22  .313   4  11   6  11  10

NBL Eastern Division Playoff
Fort Wayne 54, Rochester 44
Rochester 58, Fort Wayne 52
Rochester 58, Fort Wayne 52
Rochester 70, Fort Wayne 54

NBL Western Division Playoff
Sheboygan 46, Oshkosh 45
Oshkosh 53, Sheboygan 41
Sheboygan 58, Oshkosh 52
Oshkosh 68, Sheboygan 42
Sheboygan 65, Oshkosh 46

NBL Championship
Rochester 60, Sheboygan 50
Rochester 61, Sheboygan 54
Rochester 66, Sheboygan 48

1946-47 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Rochester Royals                             31  13  .705  19   3  12  10  ..
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons                   25  19  .568  17   5   8  14   6
Toledo Jeeps                                 21  23  .477  13   9   8  14  10
Syracuse Nationals                           21  23  .477  14   8   7  15  10
Tri-City Blackhawks                          19  25  .432  12  10   7  15  12
Youngstown Bears                             12  32  .273  10  12   2  20  19

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
Oshkosh All-Stars                            28  16  .636  19   3   9  13  ..
Indianapolis Kautskys                        27  17  .614  19   3   8  14   1
Chicago American Gears                       26  18  .591  15   7  11  11   2
Sheboygan Red Skins                          26  18  .591  20   2   6  16   2
Anderson Duffey Packers                      24  20  .545  16   6   8  14   4
Detroit Gems                                  4  40  .091   4  18   0  22  24

NBL Eastern Division Opening Round
Rochester 66, Syracuse 64
Syracuse 64, Rochester 61
Rochester 54, Syracuse 48
Rochester 62, Syracuse 57

Fort Wayne 65, Toledo 38
Fort Wayne 54, Toledo 31
Toledo 56, Fort Wayne 46
Toledo 58, Fort Wayne 53
Fort Wayne 64, Toledo 46

NBL Western Division Opening Round
Sheboygan 54, Oshkosh 48
Sheboygan 40, Oshkosh 45
Oshkosh 53, Sheboygan 44
Oshkosh 53, Sheboygan 45
Oshkosh 49, Sheboygan 47

Chicago 74, Indianapolis 72
Chicago 69, Indianapolis 61
Indianapolis 68, Chicago 67
Indianapolis 55, Chicago 54
Chicago 76, Indianapolis 62

NBL Eastern Division Semifinals
Chicago 60, Oshkosh 54
Chicago 61, Oshkosh 60

NBL Western Division Semifinals
Rochester 58, Fort Wayne 49
Fort Wayne 56, Rochester 49
Rochester 76, Fort Wayne 47

NBL Championship
Rochester 71, Chicago 66
Chicago 67, Rochester 63
Chicago 78, Rochester 70
Chicago 79, Rochester 68

1947-48 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  NW  NL  GB
Rochester Royals                             44  16  .733  26   4  17  11   1   1  ..
Anderson Duffey Packers                      42  18  .700  27   2  13  15   2   1   2
Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons                   40  20  .667  24   3  14  16   2   1   4
Syracuse Nationals                           24  36  .400  15  14   7  19   2   3  20
Toledo Jeeps                                 22  37  .373  15  13   6  22   1   2  21.5
*Flint Dow A.C.'s/Midland Dow A.C.'s          8  52  .133   7  22   1  26   0   4  36

*Flint moved to Midland during the season

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  NW  NL  GB
Minneapolis Lakers                           43  17  .717  23   5  15  11   5   1  ..
Tri-City Blackhawks                          30  30  .500  17   9  11  19   2   2  13
Oshkosh All-Stars                            29  31  .483  20   8   8  20   1   3  14
Indianapolis Kautskys                        24  35  .407  17  10   5  25   2   0  17.5
Sheboygan Red Skins                          23  37  .383  13  14   8  21   2   2  20

NBL Eastern Division Opening Round
Rochester 65, Fort Wayne 56
Fort Wayne 68, Rochester 65
Rochester 64, Fort Wayne 47
Rochester 71, Fort Wayne 71

Anderson 73, Syracuse 56
Anderson 72, Syracuse 54
Anderson 79, Syracuse 68

NBL Western Division Opening Round
Minneapolis 80, Oshkosh 68
Minneapolis 88, Oshkosh 65
Oshkosh 69, Minneapolis 51
Minneapolis 61, Oshkosh 66

Tri-City 77, Indianapolis 67
Indianapolis 89, Tri-City 70
Tri-City 70, Indianapolis 59
Tri-City74, Indianapolis 61

NBL Eastern Division Semifinals
Rochester 71, Anderson 66
Anderson 76, Rochester 69
Rochester 74, Anderson 48

NBL Western Division Semifinals
Minneapolis 98, Tri-City 79
Minneapolis 83, Tri-City 59

NBL Championship
Minneapolis 80, Rochester 72
Minneapolis 82, Rochester 67
Rochester 74, Minneapolis 60
Minneapolis 75, Rochester 65

1948-49 NBL
Eastern Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  NW  NL  GB
Anderson Duffey Packers                      49  15  .766  32   2  17  13   0   0  ..
Syracuse Nationals                           40  23  .656  27   4   7  19   6   0   8.5
Hammond Calumet Buccaneers                   21  41  .339  15  16   5  25   1   0  30.5
*Detroit Vagabond Kings/Dayton Rens          16  43  .271   5   9   9  30   2   4  30.5

*Detroit disbanded on 17Dec48 and were replace by Dayton

Western Division                              W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  NW  NL  GB
Oshkosh All-Stars                            37  27  .578  27   8   9  18   1   1  ..
Tri-City Blackhawks                          36  28  .563  25  10  10  17   1   1   1
Sheboygan Red Skins                          35  29  .547  24   7  10  21   1   1   2
Waterloo Hawks                               30  32  .484  23   6   7  22   0   4   6
Denver Nuggets                               18  44  .290  15  15   3  28   0   1  18

NBL Opening Round
2Apr49 Syracuse 80, Hammond 69
3Apr49 Syracuse 72, Hammond 66

2Apr49 Tri-City 75, Sheboygan 60
3Apr49 Tri-City 59, Sheboygan 51

NBL Eastern Division Semifinals
8Apr49 Anderson 89, Syracuse 74
10Apr49 Syracuse 80, Anderson 62
11Apr49 Anderson 76, Syracuse 59
13Apr49 Anderson 90, Syracuse 84

NBL Western Division Semifinals
6Apr49 Oshkosh 68, Tri-City 66
9Apr49 Oshkosh 73, Tri-City 73
10Apr49 Tri-City 70, Oshkosh 64
12Apr49 Oshkosh 70, Tri-City 69

NBL Championship
16Apr49 Anderson 74, Oshkosh 70
17Apr49 Anderson 72, Oshkosh 70
19Apr49 Anderson 88, Oshkosh 64