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1948-49 New York Knicks Transactions

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Record: 32-28, Finished 2nd in BAA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Lapchick (32-28)

PTS/G: 79.2 (7th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 77.7 (4th of 12)
SRS: 1.25 (5th of 12)
Expected W-L: 34-26 (5th of 12)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (III) ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1949 Playoffs:
Lost BAA Eastern Division Finals (1-2) versus Washington Capitols
Won BAA Eastern Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Baltimore Bullets

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1948 to June 30, 1949.
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October 13, 1948

Sold Stan Stutz to the Boston Celtics.

October 25, 1948

Purchased Irv Rothenberg from the St. Louis Bombers.

January 26, 1949

Traded Tommy Byrnes and cash to the Indianapolis Jets for Ray Lumpp.

February 11, 1949

Traded Sid Tanenbaum to the Baltimore Bullets for Connie Simmons. Simmons was sent as the player to be named later in July 1949.

March 21, 1949

Drafted Dick McGuire in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Harry Donovan in the 2nd round (20th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Ernie Vandeweghe in the 3rd round (32nd pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Bill Kleine in the 4th round (44th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Cliff Barker in the 5th round (55th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Bob Prewitt in the 6th round (62nd pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Ken Kearns in the 7th round (68th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Bill Litchfield in the 8th round (74th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

May, 1949

Purchased Tommy Byrnes from the Indianapolis Jets.