Cleveland Rebels


The Rebels were an inaugural franchise in the BAA's first season. The team went 30-30, finishing 3rd in the Western Division and losing in the first round of the playoffs, two games to one to the New York Knickerbockers, in its only season before going out of business.

Season Records:

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, % = Win-Loss %

Season W L % Playoffs Results
Cleveland Rebels (BAA)
1946-47 30 30 .500 Lost first round New York 2-1 Cleveland


Leon Brown
Frankie Baumholtz
Ken Corley
Ned Endress
Bob Faught
Pete Lalich
Hank Lefkowitz
George Nostrand
Mel Riebe
Irv Rothenberg
Ed Sadowski
Kenny Sailors
Ben Scharnus
Nick Shaback
Vince Swihart
Ray Wertis

Coaches and others

Roy Clifford
Dutch Dehnert

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