|Eastern Finals:||Warriors defeated Knicks, 2–0|
|Western Finals:||Stags defeated Capitols, 4–2|
(Western and Eastern champions)
The Philadelphia Warriors of the Eastern Division faced the Chicago Stags of the Western Division for the inaugural championship, with Philadelphia having home court advantage. Hall of Fame inductee Joe Fulks played for the Warriors in the series.
1947 BAA Playoffs
There were no byes. Western and Eastern champions Chicago and Washington immediately played a long semifinal series with Washington having home-court advantage. Chicago won the sixth game in Washington one day before Philadelphia concluded its two short series with other runners-up.
|Chicago Stags (Western Division Champion)||Philadelphia Warriors (Eastern Division Champion)|
1st Western, 2nd Overall
|Regular season||35–25 (.583)
2nd Eastern, 3rd Overall
|Immediately advanced to the BAA Semifinals, having won the Western Division.||First Round||Defeated the (2) St. Louis Bombers, 2–1|
|Defeated the (1) Washington Capitols, 4–2||BAA Semifinals||Defeated the (3) New York Knicks, 2–0|