1948-1949 Washington Capitols

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38-22 Lost Finals
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1948-49 Washington Capitols

What was the record of the 1948-49 Washington Capitols?

The Washington Capitols finished the regular season with a 38-22 record. They went 23-7 at home and 15-15 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Washington Capitols went 44-27. Their final game was a loss in the Finals to the Minneapolis Lakers.

What division did the 1948-49 Washington Capitols play in?

The 1948-49 Washington Capitols played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1948-49.

What was the 1948-49 Washington Capitols record by month?

The 1948-49 Washington Capitols had their best month in November, when they went 12-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was March, when they went 2-6 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '48 12-0 100% +92
December '48 10-4 71.4% +63
January '49 8-6 57.1% -1
February '49 6-6 50% +4
March '49 2-6 25% -12

Did the 1948-49 Washington Capitols Win The NBA Title?

No. While the 1948-49 Washington Capitols did play in the NBA Finals, they lost to the Minneapolis Lakers.

What was the point differential for the 1948-49 Washington Capitols?

The Washington Capitols finished the regular season with a point differential of +146. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Capitols could have been expected to have about 36.2 wins, or a 36-24 record in the regular season.

How did the 1948-49 Washington Capitols perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1948-49 Washington Capitols went 8-5.

How did the 1948-49 Washington Capitols perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1948-49 Washington Capitols went 2-1 in overtime games.

How did the 1948-49 Washington Capitols perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1948-49 Washington Capitols went 0-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1948-49 Washington Capitols?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1948-49 Washington Capitols was a 15 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1948-49 Washington Capitols?

The longest losing streak that the Washington Capitols had during the 1948-49 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1948-49 Washington Capitols Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Nov 3, 1948 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 77 - 70
Thu, Nov 4, 1948 @ Providence Steamrollers Win 99 - 95 OT3
Sat, Nov 6, 1948 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 67 - 62
Wed, Nov 10, 1948 vs Rochester Royals Win 73 - 66
Thu, Nov 11, 1948 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 70 - 68
Sat, Nov 13, 1948 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 80 - 71
Wed, Nov 17, 1948 @ New York Knicks Win 73 - 62
Sat, Nov 20, 1948 vs Boston Celtics Win 90 - 75
Sun, Nov 21, 1948 @ Rochester Royals Win 80 - 77
Tue, Nov 23, 1948 @ Boston Celtics Win 71 - 68
Thu, Nov 25, 1948 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 81 - 73
Sat, Nov 27, 1948 vs Indianapolis Jets Win 94 - 76
Wed, Dec 1, 1948 vs Providence Steamrollers Win 75 - 63
Thu, Dec 2, 1948 @ Providence Steamrollers Win 66 - 61
Sat, Dec 4, 1948 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 83 - 82
Tue, Dec 7, 1948 @ Indianapolis Jets Loss 78 - 94
Wed, Dec 8, 1948 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 94 - 83
Fri, Dec 10, 1948 @ St. Louis Bombers Loss 83 - 88 OT
Sat, Dec 11, 1948 vs St. Louis Bombers Win 87 - 63
Wed, Dec 15, 1948 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 92 - 81
Sat, Dec 18, 1948 vs Boston Celtics Win 69 - 60
Wed, Dec 22, 1948 vs Providence Steamrollers Win 102 - 77
Sat, Dec 25, 1948 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 88 - 74
Sun, Dec 26, 1948 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 73 - 91
Wed, Dec 29, 1948 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 68 - 91
Thu, Dec 30, 1948 @ St. Louis Bombers Win 81 - 68
Sat, Jan 1, 1949 vs Chicago Stags Win 92 - 90
Tue, Jan 4, 1949 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 84 - 78
Wed, Jan 5, 1949 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 68 - 88
Sat, Jan 8, 1949 vs Indianapolis Jets Win 89 - 81
Mon, Jan 10, 1949 @ Boston Celtics Win 94 - 83
Wed, Jan 12, 1949 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 92 - 106
Sat, Jan 15, 1949 vs New York Knicks Win 75 - 73
Sun, Jan 16, 1949 @ Chicago Stags Loss 70 - 92
Thu, Jan 20, 1949 @ Providence Steamrollers Win 88 - 81
Sat, Jan 22, 1949 vs Boston Celtics Win 95 - 64
Sun, Jan 23, 1949 @ New York Knicks Win 97 - 93
Wed, Jan 26, 1949 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 86 - 96
Fri, Jan 28, 1949 @ Boston Celtics Loss 90 - 91
Sun, Jan 30, 1949 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 79 - 84
Tue, Feb 1, 1949 @ Indianapolis Jets Loss 69 - 83
Wed, Feb 2, 1949 vs Indianapolis Jets Win 83 - 57
Thu, Feb 3, 1949 @ St. Louis Bombers Win 74 - 65
Sat, Feb 5, 1949 vs New York Knicks Loss 73 - 83
Sun, Feb 6, 1949 @ Fort Wayne Pistons Loss 72 - 82
Wed, Feb 9, 1949 vs Rochester Royals Win 99 - 94
Sat, Feb 12, 1949 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 88 - 91
Tue, Feb 15, 1949 @ Rochester Royals Loss 79 - 91
Sat, Feb 19, 1949 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 92 - 88
Wed, Feb 23, 1949 vs Providence Steamrollers Win 100 - 88
Sat, Feb 26, 1949 vs Chicago Stags Loss 90 - 103
Mon, Feb 28, 1949 @ Chicago Stags Win 67 - 57
Tue, Mar 1, 1949 @ Rochester Royals Loss 64 - 67
Wed, Mar 2, 1949 vs St. Louis Bombers Loss 75 - 82
Sat, Mar 5, 1949 vs Chicago Stags Loss 95 - 106
Wed, Mar 9, 1949 @ New York Knicks Loss 74 - 90
Sat, Mar 12, 1949 vs Fort Wayne Pistons Win 87 - 60
Wed, Mar 16, 1949 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 85 - 72
Thu, Mar 17, 1949 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 81 - 84
Sat, Mar 19, 1949 vs New York Knicks Loss 70 - 82
Playoffs
Eastern Division Semifinals (Won 2 - 0)
Wed, Mar 23, 1949 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 92 - 70
Thu, Mar 24, 1949 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 80 - 78
Eastern Division Finals (Won 2 - 1)
Tue, Mar 29, 1949 vs New York Knicks Win 77 - 71
Thu, Mar 31, 1949 @ New York Knicks Loss 84 - 86 OT
Sat, Apr 2, 1949 vs New York Knicks Win 84 - 76
Finals (Lost 2 - 4)
Mon, Apr 4, 1949 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 84 - 88
Wed, Apr 6, 1949 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 62 - 76
Fri, Apr 8, 1949 vs Minneapolis Lakers Loss 74 - 94
Sat, Apr 9, 1949 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 83 - 71
Mon, Apr 11, 1949 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 74 - 65
Wed, Apr 13, 1949 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 56 - 77

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