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1953-54 New York Knicks Transactions

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Record: 44-28, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Lapchick (44-28)

PTS/G: 79.0 (5th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 79.1 (6th of 9)
SRS: -0.17 (6th of 9) ▪ Pace: 87.4 (7th of 9)
Off Rtg: 89.3 (2nd of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.4 (7th of 9)
Expected W-L: 36-36 (6th of 9)

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

NBA 1954 Playoffs:
Eliminated in Eastern Division Round Robin

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1953 to June 30, 1954.
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August 24, 1953

Traded Jim Luisi, Max Zaslofsky and Roy Belliveau to the Baltimore Bullets for Jim Baechtold.

December 29, 1953

Purchased Fred Schaus from the Fort Wayne Pistons.

April 24, 1954

Drafted Jesse Priscock in the 5th round (44th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron Rivers in the 6th round (53rd pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Solly Walker in the 7th round (62nd pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Cob Jarvis in the 8th round (71st pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Henry Duckham in the 9th round (79th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Clune in the 10th round (88th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Walter in the 11th round (96th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Stickel in the 12th round (99th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jack Turner in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Richie Guerin in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Anielak in the 3rd round (26th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Lange in the 4th round (35th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.