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1948-49 St. Louis Bombers Transactions

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Record: 29-31, Finished 4th in BAA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Grady Lewis (29-31)

PTS/G: 75.8 (10th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 79.4 (7th of 12)
SRS: -3.21 (10th of 12)
Expected W-L: 21-39 (10th of 12)

Arena: St. Louis Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1949 Playoffs:
Lost BAA Western Division Semifinals (0-2) versus Rochester Royals

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1948 to June 30, 1949.
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October 25, 1948

Sold Irv Rothenberg to the New York Knicks.

December 15, 1948

Purchased Bob O'Brien from the Philadelphia Warriors.

January, 1949

Sold Giff Roux to the Providence Steam Rollers.

February 4, 1949

Purchased Bill Miller from the Chicago Stags.

February 7, 1949

Traded Buddy O'Grady to the Providence Steam Rollers for Otto Schnellbacher.

February 11, 1949

Released Don Martin.

March 21, 1949

Drafted Ed Macauley in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Johnny Orr in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Marv Schatzman in the 3rd round (29th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Preston Ward in the 4th round (41st pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Earl Dodd in the 5th round (53rd pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Jack Davidson in the 6th round (60th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted John Pritchard in the 7th round (66th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Bob Retherford in the 8th round (72nd pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Joe Crandall in the 9th round (77th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

Drafted Eddie Van Zant in the 10th round (79th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.