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1948-49 BAA Transactions

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League Champion: Minneapolis Lakers

PPG Leader: George Mikan (28.3)
APG Leader: Bob Davies (5.4)
WS Leader: George Mikan (20.9)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1948 to June 30, 1949.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
August 30, 1948 Sale BOS MNL

The Boston Celtics sold Mike Bloom to the Minneapolis Lakers.

October, 1948 Sale CHS BOS

The Chicago Stags sold Jim Seminoff to the Boston Celtics.

October 13, 1948 Sale NYK BOS

The New York Knicks sold Stan Stutz to the Boston Celtics.

October 25, 1948 Sale STB NYK

The St. Louis Bombers sold Irv Rothenberg to the New York Knicks.

November 18, 1948 Signing PRO PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors signed Elmore Morgenthaler as a free agent.

November 19, 1948 Signing STB BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Bob Doll as a free agent.

November 19, 1948 Trade BLB INJ

The Baltimore Bullets traded John Mahnken to the Indianapolis Jets for Freddie Lewis and Hal Tidrick.

November 20, 1948 Sale CHS BOS

The Chicago Stags sold Bill Roberts to the Boston Celtics.

December, 1948 Waiver MNL

The Minneapolis Lakers released Mike Bloom.

December 1, 1948 Sale PHW FTW

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Roy Pugh to the Fort Wayne Pistons.

December 2, 1948 Claim PRO BLB

The Baltimore Bullets claimed Johnny Ezersky on waivers from the Providence Steam Rollers.

December 15, 1948 Sale PHW STB

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Bob O'Brien to the St. Louis Bombers.

December 19, 1948 Trade INJ FTW

The Indianapolis Jets traded Bruce Hale and John Mahnken to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Ralph Hamilton, Walt Kirk and Blackie Towery.

December 21, 1948 Sale ROC INJ

The Rochester Royals sold Lionel Malamed to the Indianapolis Jets.

December 28, 1948 Waiver WSC

The Washington Capitols waived Jack Toomay.

January, 1949 Sale STB PRO

The St. Louis Bombers sold Giff Roux to the Providence Steam Rollers.

January, 1949 Signing WSC BLB

The Baltimore Bullets signed Jack Toomay as a free agent.

January, 1949 Waiver PRO

The Providence Steam Rollers released Earl Shannon.

January 2, 1949 Resignation WSC

Red Auerbach resigns as Head Coach for Washington Capitols.

January 16, 1949 Trade BOS PRO

The Boston Celtics traded Chick Halbert and Mel Riebe to the Providence Steam Rollers for George Nostrand.

January 21, 1949 Signing PRO BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Earl Shannon as a free agent.

January 26, 1949 Trade INJ NYK

The Indianapolis Jets traded Ray Lumpp to the New York Knicks for Tommy Byrnes and cash.

January 27, 1949 Sale PHW BOS

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Phil Farbman to the Boston Celtics.

January 28, 1949 Signing MNL CHS

The Chicago Stags signed Mike Bloom as a free agent.

January 30, 1949 Sale FTW BOS

The Fort Wayne Pistons sold Bob Kinney to the Boston Celtics.

February, 1949 Claim BLB BOS

The Boston Celtics claimed Johnny Ezersky on waivers from the Baltimore Bullets.

February 3, 1949 Trade INJ FTW

The Indianapolis Jets traded Charlie Black to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Leo Mogus and cash.

February 4, 1949 Signing BLB CHS

The Chicago Stags signed Carl Meinhold as a free agent.

February 4, 1949 Sale CHS STB

The Chicago Stags sold Bill Miller to the St. Louis Bombers.

February 5, 1949 Sale BLB PHW

The Baltimore Bullets sold Irv Torgoff to the Philadelphia Warriors.

February 7, 1949 Sale CHS MNL

The Chicago Stags sold Whitey Kachan to the Minneapolis Lakers.

February 7, 1949 Trade PRO STB

The Providence Steam Rollers traded Otto Schnellbacher to the St. Louis Bombers for Buddy O'Grady.

February 11, 1949 Waiver STB

The St. Louis Bombers released Don Martin.

February 11, 1949 Signing STB BLB

The Baltimore Bullets signed Don Martin as a free agent.

February 11, 1949 Trade NYK BLB

The New York Knicks traded Sid Tanenbaum to the Baltimore Bullets for Connie Simmons. Simmons was sent as the player to be named later in July 1949.

May, 1949 Sale INJ NYK

The Indianapolis Jets sold Tommy Byrnes to the New York Knicks.

June 22, 1949 Sale BOS MNL

The Boston Celtics sold Gene Stump to the Minneapolis Lakers.