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1949-50 Fort Wayne Pistons Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia  ▪  1948-49 Fort Wayne Pistons ▪ 1950-51 Fort Wayne Pistons

Record: 40-28, Finished 3rd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Murray Mendenhall (40-28)

PTS/G: 79.3 (11th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 77.9 (8th of 17)
SRS: 1.84 (8th of 17)
Expected W-L: 38-30 (8th of 17)

Arena: North Side High School Gym ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1950 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Central Division Finals (0-2) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Central Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Rochester Royals  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Central Division Third Place Tiebreaker (1-0) versus Chicago Stags  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1949 to June 30, 1950.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
November 2, 1949 Sale

Sold Jack Smiley to the Anderson Packers.

November 2, 1949 Waiver

Waived Dillard Crocker.

November 9, 1949 Trade

Traded John Mahnken to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks for Jack Kerris.

December 3, 1949 Sale

Sold Dick Triptow to the Baltimore Bullets.

January 18, 1950 Trade

Traded Charlie Black and Richie Niemiera to the Anderson Packers for Ralph Johnson and Howie Schultz.

February 6, 1950 Sale

Purchased Duane Klueh from the Denver Nuggets.

February 7, 1950 Sale

Sold Bill Henry to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted John Hargis from the Anderson Packers in the dispersal draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted George Yardley in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Jim Riffey in the 2nd round (20th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Art Burris in the 3rd round (32nd pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Len Rzewszewski in the 4th round (44th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Ed Thompson in the 5th round (56th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Bob Metcalf in the 6th round (68th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Ed Jones in the 7th round (80th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Billy Joe Adcock in the 8th round (92nd pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.

April 25, 1950 Draft

Drafted Al Henningsen in the 9th round (104th pick) of the 1950 NBA Draft.