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1965-66 NBA Transactions

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Wilt Chamberlain (33.5/24.6/5.2)
Rookie of the Year: Rick Barry (25.7/10.6/2.2)

PPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (33.5)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (24.6)
APG Leader: Oscar Robertson (11.1)
WS Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (21.4)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1965 to June 30, 1966.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
September 15, 1965 Sale BOS DET

The Boston Celtics sold Joe Strawder to the Detroit Pistons.

September 22, 1965 Trade BAL PHI

The Baltimore Bullets traded Wali Jones to the Philadelphia 76ers for Red Kerr.

October 10, 1965 Trade BAL BOS

The Baltimore Bullets traded Si Green to the Boston Celtics for a 1966 5th round draft pick (John Jones was later selected).

October 14, 1965 Trade LAL NYK

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Dick Barnett to the New York Knicks for Bob Boozer.

October 14, 1965 Claim NYK SFW

The San Francisco Warriors claimed Art Heyman on waivers from the New York Knicks.

October 20, 1965 Trade CIN SFW

The Cincinnati Royals traded Bud Olsen and cash to the San Francisco Warriors for Connie Dierking and Art Heyman.

October 24, 1965 Signing BOS PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Gerry Ward as a free agent.

October 27, 1965 Sale PHI BAL

The Philadelphia 76ers sold Ben Warley to the Baltimore Bullets.

October 28, 1965 Signing LAL BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Don Nelson as a free agent.

November 2, 1965 Trade BAL NYK

The Baltimore Bullets traded Walt Bellamy to the New York Knicks for Jim Barnes, Johnny Egan, Johnny Green and cash.

November 25, 1965 Signing DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Bob Warlick as a free agent.

November 29, 1965 Firing NYK

The New York Knicks fired Harry Gallatin as Head Coach.

November 29, 1965 Hiring NYK

The New York Knicks hired Dick McGuire as Head Coach.

December 2, 1965 Claim CIN PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers claimed Art Heyman on waivers from the Cincinnati Royals.

December 8, 1965 Sale CIN DET

The Cincinnati Royals sold Bill Chielewski to the Detroit Pistons.

December 13, 1965 Signing STL BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Woody Sauldsberry as a free agent.

December 24, 1965 Trade STL DET

The St. Louis Hawks traded John Tresvant and Chico Vaughn to the Detroit Pistons for Rod Thorn.

December 28, 1965 Trade DET STL

The Detroit Pistons traded Joe Caldwell to the St. Louis Hawks for John Barnhill.

February 1, 1966 Signing NYK LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Tom Hoover as a free agent.

March 22, 1966 Firing SFW

The San Francisco Warriors fired Alex Hannum as Head Coach.

March 22, 1966 Hiring SFW

The San Francisco Warriors hired Bill Sharman as Head Coach.

April 18, 1966 Hiring BOS

The Boston Celtics hired Bill Russell as Head Coach.

April 28, 1966 Hiring BAL

The Baltimore Bullets hired Mike Farmer as Head Coach.

May 1, 1966 Draft DET CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted John Barnhill from the Detroit Pistons in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft PHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Al Bianchi from the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft BOS CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Ron Bonham from the Boston Celtics in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft CIN CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Nate Bowman from the Cincinnati Royals in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft LAL CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Bob Boozer from the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft NYK CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Len Chappell from the New York Knicks in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft NYK CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Barry Clemens from the New York Knicks in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft BAL CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Red Kerr from the Baltimore Bullets in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft BAL CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Jerry Sloan from the Baltimore Bullets in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft CIN CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Tom Thacker from the Cincinnati Royals in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft BOS CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted John Thompson from the Boston Celtics in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft PHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Gerry Ward from the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft SFW CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Keith Erickson from the San Francisco Warriors in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft LAL CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Jim King from the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft DET CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Don Kojis from the Detroit Pistons in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft SFW CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted McCoy McLemore from the San Francisco Warriors in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft STL CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Jeff Mullins from the St. Louis Hawks in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft STL CHI

The Chicago Bulls drafted Jim Washington from the St. Louis Hawks in the NBA expansion draft.

May 2, 1966 Firing PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers fired Dolph Schayes as Head Coach.

May 2, 1966 Hiring PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers hired Alex Hannum as Head Coach.

May 3, 1966 Hiring CHI

The Chicago Bulls hired Red Kerr as Head Coach.

May 11, 1966 Sale CHI LAL

The Chicago Bulls sold Hank Finkel to the Los Angeles Lakers.

May 28, 1966 Resignation BAL

Paul Seymour resigns as Head Coach for Baltimore Bullets.

June 7, 1966 Signing LAL SFW

The San Francisco Warriors signed Bill McGill as a free agent.