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1959-60 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Wilt Chamberlain (37.6/27.0/2.3)
Rookie of the Year: Wilt Chamberlain (37.6/27.0/2.3)

PPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (37.6)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (27.0)
APG Leader: Bob Cousy (9.5)
WS Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (17.0)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1959 to June 30, 1960.
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August 22, 1959

The Cincinnati Royals traded Johnny McCarthy to the St. Louis Hawks for Whitey Bell, Win Wilfong and Tom Hemans.

August 24, 1959

The Philadelphia Warriors hired Neil Johnston as Head Coach.

October 25, 1959

The New York Knicks waived Frank Selvy.

October 28, 1959

The Syracuse Nationals claimed Frank Selvy on waivers from the New York Knicks.

November 10, 1959

The Detroit Pistons sold Barney Cable to the Syracuse Nationals.

December 1, 1959

The New York Knicks claimed Cal Ramsey on waivers from the St. Louis Hawks.

The New York Knicks sold Ron Sobie to the Minneapolis Lakers.

December 15, 1959

The Syracuse Nationals sold Frank Selvy to the Minneapolis Lakers.

December 18, 1959

Andrew Levane resigns as Head Coach for New York Knicks.

The New York Knicks hired Carl Braun as Head Coach.

December 28, 1959

The Detroit Pistons fired Red Rocha as Head Coach.

The Detroit Pistons hired Dick McGuire as Head Coach.

January 2, 1960

John Castellani resigns as Head Coach for Minneapolis Lakers.

The Minneapolis Lakers appointed Jim Pollard as Interim Head Coach.

January 11, 1960

The New York Knicks waived Jack George.

The New York Knicks signed Whitey Bell as a free agent.

January 24, 1960

The New York Knicks traded Ray Felix and a 1960 4th round draft pick (Ben Warley was later selected) to the Minneapolis Lakers for Dick Garmaker and a 1960 2nd round draft pick (Dave Budd was later selected).

January 31, 1960

The Cincinnati Royals traded Dave Piontek to the St. Louis Hawks for Dave Gambee and Hub Reed.

February 1, 1960

The Minneapolis Lakers traded Larry Foust to the St. Louis Hawks for Nick Mantis, Chuck Share and Willie Merriweather.

March 16, 1960

Paul Seymour resigns as Head Coach for Syracuse Nationals.

April 15, 1960

The Cincinnati Royals sold Dave Gambee to the St. Louis Hawks.

April 16, 1960

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Don Ohl to the Detroit Pistons.

The Detroit Pistons traded Ed Conlin to the St. Louis Hawks for Bob Ferry.

April 20, 1960

The St. Louis Hawks reassigned Head Coach Ed Macauley.

The St. Louis Hawks hired Paul Seymour as Head Coach.

April 23, 1960

The Syracuse Nationals hired Alex Hannum as Head Coach.

April 25, 1960

The Cincinnati Royals fired Tom Marshall as Head Coach.

The Cincinnati Royals hired Charles Wolf as Head Coach.