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1949-50 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Minneapolis Lakers

PPG Leader: George Mikan (27.4)
APG Leader: Andy Phillip (5.8)
WS Leader: George Mikan (21.1)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1949 to June 30, 1950.
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July 16, 1949

The Denver Nuggets signed Bob Brown as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Kenny Sailors as a free agent.

July 26, 1949

The Indianapolis Olympians sold Leo Mogus to the Philadelphia Warriors.

August, 1949

The Boston Celtics selected Chick Halbert from the Providence Steam Rollers in the dispersal draft.

The Boston Celtics selected Les Pugh from the Providence Steam Rollers in the dispersal draft.

The Boston Celtics selected Howie Shannon from the Providence Steam Rollers in the dispersal draft.

The Boston Celtics selected Brady Walker from the Providence Steam Rollers in the dispersal draft.

The Boston Celtics selected Ernie Calverley from the Providence Steam Rollers in the dispersal draft. Boston agreed to play 10 home games in Providence.

August 13, 1949

The Indianapolis Olympians sold John Mandic to the Washington Capitols.

September 3, 1949

The Syracuse Nationals signed Andrew Levane as a free agent.

September 28, 1949

The Washington Capitols traded Sonny Hertzberg to the Boston Celtics for Chick Halbert.

The Baltimore Bullets sold Chick Reiser to the Washington Capitols.

October 4, 1949

The Washington Capitols traded Kleggie Hermsen to the Chicago Stags for Chuck Gilmur.

October 11, 1949

The Indianapolis Olympians signed Bruce Hale as a free agent.

October 18, 1949

The Boston Celtics waived Les Pugh.

November, 1949

The Baltimore Bullets signed Les Pugh as a free agent.

The Denver Nuggets signed Dillard Crocker as a free agent.

November 2, 1949

The Fort Wayne Pistons sold Jack Smiley to the Anderson Packers.

The Fort Wayne Pistons waived Dillard Crocker.

November 9, 1949

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks traded Jack Kerris to the Fort Wayne Pistons for John Mahnken.

November 23, 1949

The Rochester Royals sold Mike Novak to the Philadelphia Warriors.

November 28, 1949

The St. Louis Bombers traded Mike Todorovich to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks for Mac Otten and cash.

December, 1949

The Denver Nuggets released Ed Bartels.

December 3, 1949

The Fort Wayne Pistons sold Dick Triptow to the Baltimore Bullets.

December 5, 1949

The Waterloo Hawks signed Hoot Gibson as a free agent.

December 6, 1949

The New York Knicks signed Ed Bartels as a free agent.

The Washington Capitols sold Dick Schulz to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

December 7, 1949

The Philadelphia Warriors traded Ed Sadowski and cash to the Baltimore Bullets for Ron Livingstone.

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks sold Billy Hassett to the Minneapolis Lakers.

December 8, 1949

The New York Knicks sold Lee Knorek to the Baltimore Bullets.

December 12, 1949

The Chicago Stags sold Ed Mikan to the Rochester Royals.

December 13, 1949

The Baltimore Bullets released Dick Triptow.

December 15, 1949

The Indianapolis Olympians sold Floyd Volker to the Denver Nuggets.

The Boston Celtics sold George Nostrand to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

December 20, 1949

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks traded George Nostrand to the Chicago Stags for Gene Vance.

December 21, 1949

The Minneapolis Lakers sold Paul Walther to the Indianapolis Olympians.

December 29, 1949

The Philadelphia Warriors signed Freddie Lewis as a free agent.

December 30, 1949

The Anderson Packers traded Walt Kirk to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks for Red Owens.

1950

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks sold Bob Cousy to the Chicago Stags.

January 5, 1950

The Washington Capitols released John Mandic.

The Baltimore Bullets signed John Mandic as a free agent.

January 12, 1950

The Waterloo Hawks released Stan Patrick.

January 13, 1950

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks sold Whitey Von Nieda to the Baltimore Bullets.

January 18, 1950

The Anderson Packers traded Ralph Johnson and Howie Schultz to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Charlie Black and Richie Niemiera.

January 29, 1950

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks traded John Mahnken to the Boston Celtics for Gene Englund.

The Boston Celtics waived Dermie O'Connell.

February 1, 1950

The Boston Celtics sold Dermie O'Connell to the St. Louis Bombers.

February 5, 1950

The Sheboygan Red Skins signed Stan Patrick as a free agent.

February 6, 1950

The Denver Nuggets sold Duane Klueh to the Fort Wayne Pistons.

February 7, 1950

The Fort Wayne Pistons sold Bill Henry to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

February 9, 1950

The Waterloo Hawks signed Johnny Orr as a free agent.

February 10, 1950

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks traded Don Otten to the Washington Capitols for Jack Nichols.

April 16, 1950

The Sheboygan Red Skins sold Noble Jorgensen to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

April 25, 1950

The Chicago Stags selected Frankie Brian from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Philadelphia Warriors selected Bill Closs from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Philadelphia Warriors selected Milo Komenich from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Philadelphia Warriors selected Frank Gates from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Philadelphia Warriors selected Easy Parham from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Syracuse Nationals selected Belus Smawley from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Rochester Royals selected Charlie Black from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Minneapolis Lakers selected Mac Otten from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Fort Wayne Pistons selected John Hargis from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Baltimore Bullets selected Red Rocha from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Baltimore Bullets selected Bill Roberts from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Baltimore Bullets selected Red Owens from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Boston Celtics selected Ed Macauley from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Boston Celtics selected Ed Stanczak from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

The Washington Capitols selected Ariel Maughan from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Washington Capitols selected Don Putman from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks selected John Logan from the St. Louis Bombers in the dispersal draft.

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks selected Richie Niemiera from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

April 27, 1950

Red Auerbach resigns as Head Coach for Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

May 21, 1950

The Chicago Stags sold Frankie Brian to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

June 19, 1950

The Baltimore Bullets selected Harry Boykoff from the Waterloo Hawks in the dispersal draft.

The Baltimore Bullets selected Dick Mehen from the Waterloo Hawks in the dispersal draft.

June 21, 1950

The Boston Celtics sold George Kaftan to the New York Knicks.

June 22, 1950

The Denver Nuggets sold Kenny Sailors to the Boston Celtics.

June 27, 1950

The Rochester Royals sold Andy Duncan to the Boston Celtics.