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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 (2-3) 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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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
November 28, 1952 Sale

Purchased Andy Phillip from the Philadelphia Warriors.

January 19, 1953 Claim

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

February 16, 1953 Trade

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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

April 24, 1953 Draft

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