Washington Capitols HISTORY

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Quick facts:

Founded:  1946
Folded:   1951
Arena:    Uline Arena
          1140 Third Street
          Washington, District of Columbia
          20002
Built in: 1941
Capacity: 7,500
Titles:   None
Playoffs: 1
Fun Facts:
Started the 48-49 season 15-0, which is tied for the best Start in NBA history. The Rockets also did in in 1993.
They won 17 stright games that year as well, which was the longest winning streak in the NBA until 1969.
year   W   L   %     GB   place
46-47  49  11  .817  ..   1 East
47-48  28  20  .583   1   3 West
48-49  38  22  .633  ..   1 East
49-50  32  36  .471  21   3 East
50-51  10  25  .286  ..   5 East

Leading scorers by Season
1947 - Bob Feerick   16.8 ppg 
1948 - Bob Feerick   16.1 ppg 
1949 - Bob Feerick   13.0 ppg 
1950 - Don Otten     14.9 ppg 
       Jack Nichols  13.1 ppg
       Fred Scolari  860  total  
1951 - Bill Sharman  12.2 ppg 

There is some confusion about who lead them in scoring in 1950.
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