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1971-72 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 56-26, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Heinsohn (56-26)

PTS/G: 115.6 (3rd of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.8 (9th of 17)
SRS: 4.38 (5th of 17) ▪ Pace: 116.1 (2nd of 17)
Off Rtg: 99.3 (5th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.2 (5th of 17)
Expected W-L: 53-29 (5th of 17)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1972 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (1-4) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1971 to June 30, 1972.
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October 11, 1971

Traded Bill Dinwiddie to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 1972 6th round draft pick (Wally Wright was later selected).

March 14, 1972

Traded Charlie Scott to the Phoenix Suns for Paul Silas and cash. Silas agreed to terms with Boston in September 1972 to complete the trade.

April 10, 1972

Drafted Paul Westphal in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dennis Wuycik in the 2nd round (27th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Wayne Grabiec in the 3rd round (44th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Nate Stephens in the 4th round (61st pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bryan Adrian in the 5th round (77th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Doug Holcomb in the 6th round (94th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Wally Wright in the 6th round (96th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steve Previs in the 7th round (111th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sam McCarney in the 8th round (127th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Marty Hunt in the 10th round (154th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Minor in the 11th round (165th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Phil Stephens in the 12th round (173rd pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.