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1950-51 Syracuse Nationals Transactions

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Record: 32-34, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Cervi (32-34)

PTS/G: 86.1 (1st of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 85.5 (8th of 11)
SRS: 0.62 (4th of 11) ▪ Pace: 98.1 (4th of 11)
Off Rtg: 86.4 (4th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 85.9 (5th of 11)
Expected W-L: 34-32 (4th of 11)

Arena: State Fair Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1951 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-2) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1950 to June 30, 1951.
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October 12, 1950

Waived Ray Corley.

November 29, 1950

Sold Ed Bartels to the Baltimore Bullets.

December 10, 1950

Sold Belus Smawley to the Baltimore Bullets.

December 13, 1950

Traded Ed Peterson to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks for Noble Jorgensen and cash.

January 9, 1951

Drafted Fred Scolari from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Earl Lloyd from the Washington Capitols in the dispersal draft.

February 12, 1951

Sold Don Lofgran to the Indianapolis Olympians.

April 25, 1951

Drafted John McConathy in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Don Savage in the 2nd round (15th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bato Govedarica in the 3rd round (25th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Paul Horvath in the 4th round (35th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Glen Anderson in the 5th round (45th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Wheeler in the 6th round (55th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Roy Reardon in the 7th round (65th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Jockle in the 8th round (75th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ray Kirkwasser in the 9th round (81st pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.