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Cleveland Rebels HISTORY

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Team info


Quick facts:

Founded:  1946
Folded:   1947
Owner:    Albert Sulphin
Arena:    Cleveland Arena
Address:  3700 Euclid Avenue
Built in: 1937
Capacity: 10,000
Closed:   April 1977
Titles:   None
Playoffs: 1

1946-47 BAA Cleveland Rebels 

Coachs: 2 
Dutch Dehnert   1946-47 
Roy Clifford    1946-47 

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

The team made $64,638 in it's only NBA season, but the expenditures for that one season was S67,778, a net loss of $3,140.

Cleveland Arena from Euclid Ave.

Game Programs between the New York Knicks and Cleveland Rebels

Game advertisement from Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/19/1946, for a game vs the Philadelphia Warriors. The Warriors won the game 58-44.