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1950-51 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 39-30, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (39-30)

PTS/G: 85.2 (4th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 85.5 (7th of 11)
SRS: -0.41 (6th of 11) ▪ Pace: 95.9 (8th of 11)
Off Rtg: 87.3 (3rd of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 87.6 (10th of 11)
Expected W-L: 34-35 (6th of 11)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1951 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (0-2) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1950 to June 30, 1951.
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September 23, 1950

Purchased Bob Brannum from the Sheboygan Red Skins.

October 5, 1950

Drafted Bob Cousy from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

November 5, 1950

Purchased Harry Boykoff from the Baltimore Bullets.

December 1, 1950

Traded Kenny Sailors and Brady Walker to the Baltimore Bullets for Dick Mehen.

December 19, 1950

Traded Dick Mehen to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Bob Harris.

January 9, 1951

Drafted Frank Kudelka from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Bones McKinney from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

February 3, 1951

Traded Harry Boykoff to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks for Kleggie Hermsen.

February 12, 1951

Sold John Mahnken to the Indianapolis Olympians.

April 25, 1951

Drafted Ernie Barrett in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Garrett in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Furlong in the 3rd round (27th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Barnett in the 4th round (37th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Rip Gish in the 5th round (47th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Luisi in the 6th round (57th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Azary in the 7th round (67th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Hugo Kappler in the 8th round (76th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

April 26, 1951

Traded Chuck Share to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Bill Sharman. Some sources have Bob Brannum to Boston in this deal but he was already sold to them on September 23, 1950.