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1950-51 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Rochester Royals

PPG Leader: George Mikan (28.4)
RPG Leader: Dolph Schayes (16.4)
APG Leader: Andy Phillip (6.3)
WS Leader: George Mikan (23.4)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1950 to June 30, 1951.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
August, 1950 Signing MNL BLB

The Baltimore Bullets signed Billy Hassett as a free agent.

August 10, 1950 Trade NYK ROC

The New York Knicks traded Paul Noel to the Rochester Royals for Ray Ellefson.

September 23, 1950 Sale SHE BOS

The Sheboygan Red Skins sold Bob Brannum to the Boston Celtics.

September 23, 1950 Signing CHS ROC

The Rochester Royals signed Odie Spears as a free agent.

October, 1950 Signing SYR BLB

The Baltimore Bullets signed Ray Corley as a free agent.

October 5, 1950 Draft CHS FTW

The Fort Wayne Pistons selected Larry Foust from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

October 5, 1950 Draft CHS WSC

The Washington Capitols selected Frank Kudelka from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

October 5, 1950 Draft CHS WSC

The Washington Capitols selected Joe Bradley from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

October 5, 1950 Draft CHS TRI

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks selected Kleggie Hermsen from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

October 5, 1950 Draft CHS NYK

The New York Knicks selected Max Zaslofsky from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

October 5, 1950 Draft CHS BOS

The Boston Celtics selected Bob Cousy from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

October 5, 1950 Draft CHS PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors selected Andy Phillip from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

October 12, 1950 Waiver SYR

The Syracuse Nationals waived Ray Corley.

October 20, 1950 Draft CHS INO

The Indianapolis Olympians selected Leo Barnhorst from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft. Barnhort was turned over to NBA after Chicago folded and sold to Indianapolis.

November 5, 1950 Sale BLB BOS

The Baltimore Bullets sold Harry Boykoff to the Boston Celtics.

November 22, 1950 Signing BOS NYK

The New York Knicks signed Tony Lavelli as a free agent.

November 29, 1950 Claim NYK BLB

The Baltimore Bullets claimed Gene James on waivers from the New York Knicks.

November 29, 1950 Sale SYR BLB

The Syracuse Nationals sold Ed Bartels to the Baltimore Bullets.

November 29, 1950 Sale ROC WSC

The Rochester Royals sold Ed Mikan to the Washington Capitols.

November 29, 1950 Sale WSC BLB

The Washington Capitols sold Don Otten to the Baltimore Bullets.

December 1, 1950 Trade BLB BOS

The Baltimore Bullets traded Dick Mehen to the Boston Celtics for Kenny Sailors and Brady Walker.

December 4, 1950 Signing MNL BLB

The Baltimore Bullets signed Don Carlson as a free agent.

December 8, 1950 Sale FTW TRI

The Fort Wayne Pistons sold John Hargis to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

December 8, 1950 Sale BLB FTW

The Baltimore Bullets sold Don Otten to the Fort Wayne Pistons.

December 10, 1950 Sale SYR BLB

The Syracuse Nationals sold Belus Smawley to the Baltimore Bullets.

December 11, 1950 Sale MNL TRI

The Minneapolis Lakers sold Ed Beach to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

December 13, 1950 Trade TRI SYR

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks traded Noble Jorgensen and cash to the Syracuse Nationals for Ed Peterson.

December 19, 1950 Trade FTW BOS

The Fort Wayne Pistons traded Bob Harris to the Boston Celtics for Dick Mehen.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC BLB

The Baltimore Bullets selected Chick Halbert from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC FTW

The Fort Wayne Pistons selected Bill Sharman from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC MNL

The Minneapolis Lakers selected Dick Schnittker from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC SYR

The Syracuse Nationals selected Fred Scolari from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC BOS

The Boston Celtics selected Frank Kudelka from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC SYR

The Syracuse Nationals selected Earl Lloyd from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC BOS

The Boston Celtics selected Bones McKinney from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 9, 1951 Draft WSC TRI

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks selected Alan Sawyer from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

January 17, 1951 Signing WSC PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors signed Ed Mikan as a free agent.

January 18, 1951 Firing BLB

The Baltimore Bullets fired Buddy Jeannette as Head Coach.

January 18, 1951 Appointment BLB

The Baltimore Bullets appointed Walt Budko as Interim Head Coach.

February 3, 1951 Trade TRI BOS

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks traded Kleggie Hermsen to the Boston Celtics for Harry Boykoff.

February 12, 1951 Sale SYR INO

The Syracuse Nationals sold Don Lofgran to the Indianapolis Olympians.

February 12, 1951 Sale BOS INO

The Boston Celtics sold John Mahnken to the Indianapolis Olympians.

February 15, 1951 Sale BLB FTW

The Baltimore Bullets sold Ken Murray to the Fort Wayne Pistons.

February 22, 1951 Resignation INO

Cliff Barker resigns as Head Coach for Indianapolis Olympians.

February 22, 1951 Appointment INO

The Indianapolis Olympians appointed Wally Jones as Interim Head Coach.

April 10, 1951 Hiring FTW

The Fort Wayne Pistons hired Paul Birch as Head Coach.

April 26, 1951 Trade FTW BOS

The Fort Wayne Pistons traded Bill Sharman to the Boston Celtics for Chuck Share. Some sources have Bob Brannum to Boston in this deal but he was already sold to them on September 23, 1950.

May 31, 1951 Trade TRI FTW

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks traded Frankie Brian to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Dick Mehen, Howie Schultz and cash.

June 30, 1951 Hiring INO

The Indianapolis Olympians hired Herm Schaefer as Head Coach.