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1955-56 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Philadelphia Warriors

Most Valuable Player: Bob Pettit (25.7/16.2/2.6)
Rookie of the Year: Maurice Stokes (16.8/16.3/4.9)

PPG Leader: Bob Pettit (25.7)
RPG Leader: Maurice Stokes (16.3)
APG Leader: Bob Cousy (8.9)
WS Leader: Neil Johnston (13.9)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1955 to June 30, 1956.
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September 30, 1955

The Fort Wayne Pistons traded Monk Meineke to the Rochester Royals for Odie Spears.

October 25, 1955

The Rochester Royals signed Connie Simmons as a free agent.

October 26, 1955

The Rochester Royals sold Arnie Risen to the Boston Celtics.

November 28, 1955

The Minneapolis Lakers sold Jim Holstein to the Fort Wayne Pistons.

December 3, 1955

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Bob Schafer to the St. Louis Hawks.

December 16, 1955

The Fort Wayne Pistons sold Johnny Horan to the Minneapolis Lakers.


The Fort Wayne Pistons signed Alex Hannum as a free agent.

January, 1956

The St. Louis Hawks released Chuck Cooper.

The Fort Wayne Pistons signed Chuck Cooper as a free agent.