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1950-51 New York Knicks Transactions

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Record: 36-30, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Lapchick (36-30)

PTS/G: 85.8 (2nd of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 85.4 (6th of 11)
SRS: 0.49 (5th of 11) ▪ Pace: 94.8 (10th of 11)
Off Rtg: 88.0 (2nd of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 87.6 (9th of 11)
Expected W-L: 34-32 (5th of 11)

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

NBA 1951 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (3-4) versus Rochester Royals  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (2-3) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1950 to June 30, 1951.
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August 10, 1950

Traded Paul Noel to the Rochester Royals for Ray Ellefson.

October 5, 1950

Drafted Max Zaslofsky from the Chicago Stags in the dispersal draft.

November 22, 1950

Signed Tony Lavelli as a free agent.

November 29, 1950

Gene James claimed on waivers by the Baltimore Bullets.

April 25, 1951

Drafted Ed Smith in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Roland Minson in the 2nd round (16th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Luchi in the 3rd round (26th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lloyd Sandstrom in the 4th round (36th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Smith in the 5th round (46th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Alfred McGuire in the 6th round (56th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sid Ryen in the 7th round (66th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.