Quick facts: Founded: 1944 Folded: 1954 Arena: Baltimore Coliseum Built in: 1939 Capacity: 6,100 Colors: Orange, Blue Titles: 2 1944 ABL; 1948-BAA Playoffs: 3 1944-46 ABL Baltimore Bullets 1946-49 BAA Baltimore Bullets 1949-54 NBA Baltimore Bullets Coachs: Buddy Jeannette 1947-50 Walt Budko 1949-50 Fred Scolari 1950-51 Chuck Reiser 1951-52 Clai Bee 1952-53Fun Facts:
On February 10, 1952 the Bullets used only 5 players in a game against Fort Wayne. The Bullets had 8 players available but a lot of them where injured so head coach Chick Reiser stuck with his starting line up for all 48 minutes.
This is just one of two incidents in NBA history were a team has played only 5 players. The other one occurred a year earlier when the Olympians used only 5 players in a game following their epic 6 overtime game vs Syracuse.
Two game programs from games at Madison Square Garden.