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1952-53 Syracuse Nationals Transactions

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Record: 47-24, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Cervi (47-24)

PTS/G: 85.6 (3rd of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 81.3 (6th of 10)
SRS: 3.62 (3rd of 10) ▪ Pace: 92.8 (7th of 10)
Off Rtg: 90.6 (2nd of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 86.0 (4th of 10)
Expected W-L: 48-23 (3rd of 10)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1953 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1952 to June 30, 1953.
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October 9, 1952

Traded George Ratkovicz to the Baltimore Bullets for Bill Calhoun.

November 25, 1952

Sold Jim Brasco to the Milwaukee Hawks.

December 2, 1952

Sold Bill Calhoun to the Milwaukee Hawks.

April 24, 1953

Drafted Joe Hughes in the 8th round (70th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Neal in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Hull in the 7th round (61st pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Jenkins in the 6th round (52nd pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Garrett Beshear in the 12th round (101st pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Warren Shackelford in the 5th round (43rd pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Glen Dille in the 11th round (94th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Andy McGowan in the 4th round (34th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Al Bailey in the 10th round (87th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Billy Kenville in the 3rd round (25th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gerald Nappy in the 9th round (79th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Knostman in the 2nd round (16th pick) of the 1953 NBA Draft.