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1952-53 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 46-25, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (46-25)

PTS/G: 88.1 (1st of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 85.8 (8th of 10)
SRS: 1.93 (5th of 10) ▪ Pace: 94.7 (3rd of 10)
Off Rtg: 91.7 (1st of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.3 (8th of 10)
Expected W-L: 42-29 (5th of 10)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1953 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-1) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1952 to June 30, 1953.
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July 30, 1952

Signed Kenny Rollins as a free agent.

November 17, 1952

Sold Kleggie Hermsen to the Indianapolis Olympians.

April 24, 1953

Drafted Chet Noe in the 2nd round (15th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ted Lallier in the 8th round (69th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Frank Ramsey in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lou Tsioropoulos in the 7th round (60th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Vernon Stokes in the 6th round (51st pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Dogerty in the 12th round (100th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Holup in the 5th round (42nd pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gil Reich in the 11th round (93rd pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Earle Markey in the 4th round (33rd pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Lillis in the 10th round (86th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cliff Hagan in the 3rd round (24th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lewis Gilcrease in the 9th round (78th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.