- 1946 - 1949
The Capitols’ 81.7 win percentage in the BAA’s inaugural season was the highest in the NBA until surpassed by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1966 – 1967. The Washington Capitols are also noteworthy for two long win streaks during their short history. In 1946, the Capitols won 17 straight games — a single-season streak that remained the NBA’s longest until 1969. ...
Red caught the eye of Washington millionaire Mike Uline, who hired him to coach the Washington Capitols in the newly founded Basketball Association of America (BAA), a predecessor of the NBA. In the 1946 – 1947 BAA season, Auerbach led a fast break-oriented team built around early BAA star Bones McKinney and various ex-Navy players to a 49–11 win-loss record, ...
The team was founded in 1946 as a charter BAA team; it became a charter NBA team in 1949. It folded on January 9, 1951 (with a 10–25 record).
1949 - 1951 / National Basketball Association
1946 - 1949 / Basketball Association of America
1946 - 1951 / Washington Capitols
Capitols - Being located in Washington D.C. a great nickname is always going to be the "Capitols." Notice the spelling on the word Capitols.
NBA Championships 0
BAA Championship 0
1947 - 1951 / Uline Arena
1946 – 1951 / Unknown
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