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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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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
August 22, 1959 Trade CIN STL

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

August 24, 1959 Hiring PHW

The Philadelphia Warriors hired Neil Johnston as Head Coach.

October 25, 1959 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Frank Selvy.

October 28, 1959 Claim NYK SYR

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

November 10, 1959 Sale DET SYR

The Detroit Pistons sold Barney Cable to the Syracuse Nationals.

December 1, 1959 Claim STL NYK

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

December 1, 1959 Sale NYK MNL

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

December 15, 1959 Sale SYR MNL

The Syracuse Nationals sold Frank Selvy to the Minneapolis Lakers.

December 18, 1959 Resignation NYK

Andrew Levane resigns as Head Coach for New York Knicks.

December 18, 1959 Hiring NYK

The New York Knicks hired Carl Braun as Head Coach.

December 28, 1959 Firing DET

The Detroit Pistons fired Red Rocha as Head Coach.

December 28, 1959 Hiring DET

The Detroit Pistons hired Dick McGuire as Head Coach.

January 2, 1960 Resignation MNL

John Castellani resigns as Head Coach for Minneapolis Lakers.

January 2, 1960 Appointment MNL

The Minneapolis Lakers appointed Jim Pollard as Interim Head Coach.

January 11, 1960 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Jack George.

January 11, 1960 Signing CIN NYK

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

January 24, 1960 Trade NYK MNL

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 Trade CIN STL

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

February 1, 1960 Trade MNL STL

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

March 16, 1960 Resignation SYR

Paul Seymour resigns as Head Coach for Syracuse Nationals.

April 15, 1960 Sale CIN STL

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

April 16, 1960 Sale PHW DET

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Don Ohl to the Detroit Pistons.

April 16, 1960 Trade DET STL

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

April 20, 1960 Reassignment STL

The St. Louis Hawks reassigned Head Coach Ed Macauley.

April 20, 1960 Hiring STL

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

April 23, 1960 Hiring SYR

The Syracuse Nationals hired Alex Hannum as Head Coach.

April 25, 1960 Firing CIN

The Cincinnati Royals fired Tom Marshall as Head Coach.

April 25, 1960 Hiring CIN

The Cincinnati Royals hired Charles Wolf as Head Coach.