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1955-56 New York Knicks Transactions

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Record: 35-37, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Lapchick (26-25), Vince Boryla (9-12)

PTS/G: 100.2 (3rd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 100.6 (7th of 8)
SRS: -0.20 (5th of 8) ▪ Pace: 106.5 (7th of 8)
Off Rtg: 92.4 (2nd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 92.8 (8th of 8)
Expected W-L: 35-37 (5th of 8)

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

NBA 1956 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Third Place Tiebreaker (0-1) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1955 to June 30, 1956.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
January 27, 1956 Resignation

Joe Lapchick resigns as Head Coach.

February 9, 1956 Hiring

Hired Vince Boryla as Head Coach.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Ron Shavlik in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Gary Bergen in the 2nd round (12th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Jerry Harper in the 3rd round (20th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Ronnie Mayer in the 4th round (28th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Joe Sexton in the 5th round (36th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Pat Dunn in the 6th round (44th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Jack Adams in the 7th round (52nd pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Art Bunte in the 8th round (60th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Dick Miller in the 9th round (67th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Howard Crittendon in the 10th round (74th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Dick Miani in the 11th round (80th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Ed Petrie in the 12th round (84th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Draft

Drafted Tony Roybal in the 13th round (88th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

April 30, 1956 Trade

Traded Gene Shue to the Fort Wayne Pistons for Ron Sobie.