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1956-57 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 44-28, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (44-28)

PTS/G: 105.5 (1st of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 100.2 (5th of 8)
SRS: 4.79 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 118.0 (1st of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.5 (5th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 84.0 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 49-23 (1st of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1957 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (3-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (0-3) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1956 to June 30, 1957.
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August 31, 1956

Claimed Andy Phillip on waivers from the Fort Wayne Pistons.

November 29, 1956

Sold Togo Palazzi to the Syracuse Nationals.

April 17, 1957

Drafted Grady Wallace in the 5th round (40th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Maury King in the 6th round (48th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Brott in the 7th round (55th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Von Weyhe in the 8th round (62nd pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Gibbon in the 9th round (69th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jack Butcher in the 10th round (75th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Neal in the 11th round (78th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dan Tobin in the 14th round (85th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sam Jones in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick O'Neal in the 2nd round (16th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chuck Schramm in the 3rd round (24th pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Ashmore in the 4th round (32nd pick) of the 1957 NBA Draft.