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Baltimore Bullets (1944–54)

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Subject: 1953 NBA draft, 1948 BAA Draft, 1947 BAA Draft, 1950 NBA Draft, 1951 NBA Draft
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Baltimore Bullets (1944–54)

Baltimore Bullets
Baltimore Bullets logo
Founded 1947
History Baltimore Bullets
1944–1947, 1947–1949, 1949–1954
Arena Baltimore Coliseum
Location Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Team colors Blue, White and Black
Championships 1

The Baltimore Bullets were an American Basketball League (1944–47) team, and later, a Basketball Association of America (1947–49), and (beginning in 1949, following the BAA's absorption of the National Basketball League) a National Basketball Association team based in Baltimore, Maryland. The team folded November 27, 1954 with a 3–11 record, making the Bullets the last NBA franchise to do so, as of 2012. Out of all defunct NBA teams, the Bullets were members of the association for the longest time and the only defunct team to win a championship.

Franchise History

  • Baltimore Bullets (NBA, 1950–1954) – 1 Playoff Appearance
  • Baltimore Bullets (BAA, 1948–1949) – 1 Championship and 2 Playoff Appearances

Season-by-season records

|- |1947–48 || BAA || 28–20 2nd, || Western Division || Won BAA Finals |- |1948–49 || BAA || 29–31 3rd, || Eastern Division || Lost East Div Semis |- |1949–50 || NBA || 25–43 5th, || Eastern Division || Did not qualify |- |1950–51 || NBA || 24–42 5th, || Eastern Division || Did not qualify |- |1951–52 || NBA || 20–46 5th, || Eastern Division || Did not qualify |- |1952–53 || NBA || 16–54 4th, || Eastern Division || Lost East Div Semis |- |1953–54 || NBA || 16–56 5th, || Eastern Division || Did not qualify |- |1954–55 || NBA || 3–11 |

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