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1947-48 Washington Capitols Schedule and Results

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Record: 28-20, Finished 4th in BAA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (28-20)

PTS/G: 73.7 (4th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 71.1 (3rd of 8)
SRS: 2.57 (3rd of 8)
Expected W-L: 30-18 (4th of 8)

Arena: Uline Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1948 Playoffs:
Lost BAA Western Division Tiebreaker (0-1) versus Chicago Stags

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Nov 12, 1947 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 63 55 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Nov 13, 1947 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 65 80 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Nov 15, 1947 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 69 73 1 2 L 2
4 Wed, Nov 19, 1947 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 74 67 2 2 W 1
5 Thu, Nov 20, 1947 Box Score @ Chicago Stags L 77 81 2 3 L 1
6 Sat, Nov 22, 1947 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers L 62 70 2 4 L 2
7 Wed, Nov 26, 1947 Box Score St. Louis Bombers W 83 64 3 4 W 1
8 Fri, Nov 28, 1947 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 83 92 3 5 L 1
9 Sat, Nov 29, 1947 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers L 78 85 3 6 L 2
10 Mon, Dec 1, 1947 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 70 62 4 6 W 1
11 Wed, Dec 3, 1947 Box Score @ Chicago Stags L 73 81 4 7 L 1
12 Thu, Dec 11, 1947 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W OT 71 69 5 7 W 1
13 Sat, Dec 13, 1947 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers W 88 72 6 7 W 2
14 Wed, Dec 17, 1947 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 66 64 7 7 W 3
15 Thu, Dec 18, 1947 Box Score @ Chicago Stags W 70 64 8 7 W 4
16 Sat, Dec 20, 1947 Box Score St. Louis Bombers L 52 55 8 8 L 1
17 Thu, Dec 25, 1947 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers W 73 56 9 8 W 1
18 Sat, Dec 27, 1947 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 72 70 10 8 W 2
19 Fri, Jan 2, 1948 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 60 69 10 9 L 1
20 Sat, Jan 3, 1948 Box Score Boston Celtics W 95 60 11 9 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Jan 8, 1948 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers L 73 76 11 10 L 1
22 Sat, Jan 10, 1948 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W OT 106 99 12 10 W 1
23 Sun, Jan 11, 1948 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 56 84 12 11 L 1
24 Wed, Jan 14, 1948 Box Score Chicago Stags W 75 67 13 11 W 1
25 Sat, Jan 17, 1948 Box Score New York Knicks W 78 62 14 11 W 2
26 Wed, Jan 21, 1948 Box Score St. Louis Bombers W 81 74 15 11 W 3
27 Sat, Jan 24, 1948 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers W 69 60 16 11 W 4
28 Fri, Jan 30, 1948 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 71 95 16 12 L 1 at Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory
29 Sat, Jan 31, 1948 Box Score Chicago Stags W 54 48 17 12 W 1
30 Wed, Feb 4, 1948 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 77 72 18 12 W 2
31 Thu, Feb 5, 1948 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 72 60 19 12 W 3
32 Sat, Feb 7, 1948 Box Score @ Providence Steam Rollers W 86 64 20 12 W 4
33 Tue, Feb 10, 1948 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers W 79 60 21 12 W 5
34 Sat, Feb 14, 1948 Box Score Boston Celtics W 72 58 22 12 W 6
35 Wed, Feb 18, 1948 Box Score New York Knicks L 75 79 22 13 L 1
36 Thu, Feb 19, 1948 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 76 84 22 14 L 2
37 Sat, Feb 21, 1948 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 85 72 23 14 W 1
38 Wed, Feb 25, 1948 Box Score Chicago Stags L 66 73 23 15 L 1
39 Thu, Feb 26, 1948 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 70 97 23 16 L 2
40 Sat, Feb 28, 1948 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers L 61 82 23 17 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Feb 29, 1948 Box Score @ Chicago Stags L OT 75 76 23 18 L 4
42 Sat, Mar 6, 1948 Box Score @ New York Knicks L OT 64 69 23 19 L 5
43 Wed, Mar 10, 1948 Box Score Chicago Stags L 54 71 23 20 L 6
44 Sat, Mar 13, 1948 Box Score St. Louis Bombers W 86 69 24 20 W 1
45 Tue, Mar 16, 1948 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 76 62 25 20 W 2
46 Wed, Mar 17, 1948 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers W 82 67 26 20 W 3
47 Thu, Mar 18, 1948 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 71 64 27 20 W 4
48 Sat, Mar 20, 1948 Box Score New York Knicks W 103 82 28 20 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Mar 23, 1948 Box Score @ Chicago Stags L 70 74 0 1 L 1 Tiebreaker