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1952-53 NBA Transactions

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PPG Leader: Neil Johnston (22.3)
RPG Leader: George Mikan (14.4)
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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1952 to June 30, 1953.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 30, 1952 Signing BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Kenny Rollins as a free agent.

August 8, 1952 Sale MLH ROC

The Milwaukee Hawks sold Cal Christensen to the Rochester Royals.

August 9, 1952 Hiring MLH

The Milwaukee Hawks hired Andrew Levane as Head Coach.

September 11, 1952 Trade INO PHW

The Indianapolis Olympians traded Don Lofgran to the Philadelphia Warriors for Mel Payton.

October 9, 1952 Trade BLB SYR

The Baltimore Bullets traded Bill Calhoun to the Syracuse Nationals for George Ratkovicz.

November 12, 1952 Firing BLB

The Baltimore Bullets fired Chick Reiser as Head Coach.

November 12, 1952 Hiring BLB

The Baltimore Bullets hired Clair Bee as Head Coach.

November 17, 1952 Sale BOS INO

The Boston Celtics sold Kleggie Hermsen to the Indianapolis Olympians.

November 19, 1952 Trade MLH PHW

The Milwaukee Hawks traded Mark Workman to the Philadelphia Warriors for Don Sunderlage.

November 20, 1952 Sale NYK BLB

The New York Knicks sold George Kaftan to the Baltimore Bullets.

November 24, 1952 Trade MLH BLB

The Milwaukee Hawks traded Eddie Miller to the Baltimore Bullets for George Ratkovicz.

November 25, 1952 Sale SYR MLH

The Syracuse Nationals sold Jim Brasco to the Milwaukee Hawks.

November 28, 1952 Trade NYK BLB

The New York Knicks traded Ray Lumpp to the Baltimore Bullets for cash.

November 28, 1952 Sale PHW FTW

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Andy Phillip to the Fort Wayne Pistons.

December 1, 1952 Sale BLB PHW

The Baltimore Bullets sold Frank Kudelka to the Philadelphia Warriors.

December 2, 1952 Sale SYR MLH

The Syracuse Nationals sold Bill Calhoun to the Milwaukee Hawks.

December 11, 1952 Sale PHW INO

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Ed Mikan to the Indianapolis Olympians.

December 11, 1952 Sale NYK PHW

The New York Knicks sold Ralph Polson to the Philadelphia Warriors.

January 2, 1953 Trade MLH BLB

The Milwaukee Hawks traded Don Boven, Pete Darcey and George McLeod to the Baltimore Bullets for Stan Miasek and Dave Minor.

January 14, 1953 Waiver INO

The Indianapolis Olympians waived Ralph O'Brien.

January 19, 1953 Claim INO FTW

The Fort Wayne Pistons claimed Ralph O'Brien on waivers from the Indianapolis Olympians.

January 20, 1953 Waiver PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors waived Frank Kudelka.

January 20, 1953 Waiver PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors waived Jerry Fleishman.

February 16, 1953 Trade BLB FTW

The Baltimore Bullets traded Don Boven and Fred Scolari to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Jack Kerris and Ralph O'Brien.

April 7, 1953 Signing PHW NYK

The New York Knicks signed Jerry Fleishman as a free agent.

May, 1953 Draft INO BLB

The Baltimore Bullets selected Leo Barnhorst from the Indianapolis Olympians in the dispersal draft.

May, 1953 Draft INO PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors selected Joe Graboski from the Indianapolis Olympians in the dispersal draft.

May, 1953 Draft INO MLH

The Milwaukee Hawks selected Bob Lavoy from the Indianapolis Olympians in the dispersal draft.

May, 1953 Draft INO MLH

The Milwaukee Hawks selected Bill Tosheff from the Indianapolis Olympians in the dispersal draft.

May, 1953 Draft INO PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors selected Paul Walther from the Indianapolis Olympians in the dispersal draft.