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1952-53 Fort Wayne Pistons Transactions

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Record: 36-33, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Birch (36-33)

PTS/G: 81.0 (7th of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 81.1 (5th of 10)
SRS: 0.17 (6th of 10) ▪ Pace: 91.1 (8th of 10)
Off Rtg: 87.6 (6th of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 87.7 (6th of 10)
Expected W-L: 34-35 (6th of 10)

Arena: War Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1953 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (3-2) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (2-1) versus Rochester Royals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1952 to June 30, 1953.
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November 28, 1952

Purchased Andy Phillip from the Philadelphia Warriors.

January 19, 1953

Claimed Ralph O'Brien on waivers from the Indianapolis Olympians.

February 16, 1953

Traded Jack Kerris and Ralph O'Brien to the Baltimore Bullets for Don Boven and Fred Scolari.

April 24, 1953

Drafted Dick White in the 9th round (76th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted George Glasgow in the 2nd round (13th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dean Kelley in the 8th round (67th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jack Molinas in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted William Hagan in the 7th round (58th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Norb Lewinski in the 6th round (49th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Bodnar in the 5th round (40th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Bingham in the 4th round (31st pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Bredar in the 3rd round (22nd pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.