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1960-61 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Bill Russell (16.9/23.9/3.4)
Rookie of the Year: Oscar Robertson (30.5/10.1/9.7)

PPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (38.4)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (27.2)
APG Leader: Oscar Robertson (9.7)
WS Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (18.8)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1960 to June 30, 1961.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
August 20, 1960 Hiring LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers hired Fred Schaus as Head Coach.

September 21, 1960 Sale NYK SYR

The New York Knicks sold Cal Ramsey to the Syracuse Nationals.

September 22, 1960 Sale STL SYR

The St. Louis Hawks sold Dave Gambee to the Syracuse Nationals.

October 17, 1960 Trade PHW STL

The Philadelphia Warriors traded Ernie Beck and Woody Sauldsberry to the St. Louis Hawks for Ed Conlin and cash.

October 24, 1960 Signing DET LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Gary Alcorn as a free agent.

November 14, 1960 Sale NYK CIN

The New York Knicks sold Mike Farmer to the Cincinnati Royals.

November 28, 1960 Sale STL SYR

The St. Louis Hawks sold Ernie Beck to the Syracuse Nationals.

November 28, 1960 Sale CIN STL

The Cincinnati Royals sold Phil Rollins to the St. Louis Hawks.

December 15, 1960 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Gary Alcorn.

December 15, 1960 Sale DET LAL

The Detroit Pistons sold Ron Johnson to the Los Angeles Lakers.

December 17, 1960 Sale STL NYK

The St. Louis Hawks sold Phil Rollins to the New York Knicks.

January 18, 1961 Sale CIN NYK

The Cincinnati Royals sold Phil Jordon to the New York Knicks.

February 23, 1961 Hiring CHP

The Chicago Packers hired Jim Pollard as Head Coach.

March 23, 1961 Resignation PHW

Neil Johnston resigns as Head Coach for Philadelphia Warriors.

April 26, 1961 Draft NYK CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Dave Budd from the New York Knicks in the NBA expansion draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft SYR CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Barney Cable from the Syracuse Nationals in the NBA expansion draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft BOS CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Gene Conley from the Boston Celtics in the NBA expansion draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft CIN CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Ralph Davis from the Cincinnati Royals in the NBA expansion draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft DET CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Archie Dees from the Detroit Pistons in the NBA expansion draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft PHW CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Andy Johnson from the Philadelphia Warriors in the NBA expansion draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft STL CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Dave Piontek from the St. Louis Hawks in the NBA expansion draft.

April 26, 1961 Draft LAL CHP

The Chicago Packers drafted Slick Leonard from the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 8, 1961 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Carl Braun.

May 8, 1961 Firing NYK

The New York Knicks fired Carl Braun as Head Coach.

May 8, 1961 Hiring NYK

The New York Knicks hired Eddie Donovan as Head Coach.

May 14, 1961 Signing NYK BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Carl Braun as a free agent.

May 16, 1961 Sale NYK CIN

The New York Knicks sold Sam Stith to the Cincinnati Royals.

May 16, 1961 Trade NYK CHP

The New York Knicks traded Bob McNeill and Charlie Tyra to the Chicago Packers for Dave Budd.

May 16, 1961 Sale CHP PHW

The Chicago Packers sold Bob McNeill to the Philadelphia Warriors.

May 16, 1961 Sale CIN NYK

The Cincinnati Royals sold Sam Stith to the New York Knicks.

May 31, 1961 Sale PHW CHP

The Philadelphia Warriors sold Vern Hatton to the Chicago Packers.

June 18, 1961 Signing STL

The St. Louis Hawks signed Joe Buckhalter as a free agent.

June 21, 1961 Signing STL LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Bob Sims as a free agent.

June 22, 1961 Signing SYR CHP

The Chicago Packers signed George Bon Salle as a free agent.

June 24, 1961 Trade STL CHP

The St. Louis Hawks traded Horace Walker to the Chicago Packers for a 1962 4th round draft pick (Chico Vaughn was later selected).

June 25, 1961 Trade STL CIN

The St. Louis Hawks traded Joe Buckhalter to the Cincinnati Royals for a future draft pick.