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1948-49 Providence Steam Rollers Transactions

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Record: 12-48, Finished 6th in BAA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ken Loeffler (12-48)

PTS/G: 78.5 (8th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 87.6 (12th of 12)
SRS: -8.43 (12th of 12)
Expected W-L: 11-49 (12th of 12)

Arena: Rhode Island Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1948 to June 30, 1949.
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December 2, 1948

Johnny Ezersky claimed on waivers by the Baltimore Bullets.

January, 1949

Purchased Giff Roux from the St. Louis Bombers.

Released Earl Shannon.

January 16, 1949

Traded George Nostrand to the Boston Celtics for Chick Halbert and Mel Riebe.

February 7, 1949

Traded Otto Schnellbacher to the St. Louis Bombers for Buddy O'Grady.

March 21, 1949

Drafted Paul Courty in the 2nd round (13th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Ed Leede in the 3rd round (25th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Warren Perkins in the 4th round (37th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Ray Corley in the 5th round (49th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Jack Theolan in the 6th round (57th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Carl Schaeffer in the 7th round (63rd pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Bob Royer in the 8th round (69th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Bill Tanzler in the 9th round (75th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Howie Shannon in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.