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1955-56 Syracuse Nationals Transactions

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Record: 35-37, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Cervi (35-37)

PTS/G: 96.9 (5th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 96.9 (2nd of 8)
SRS: 0.17 (4th of 8) ▪ Pace: 108.5 (5th of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.0 (6th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 88.0 (2nd of 8)
Expected W-L: 36-36 (4th of 8)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1956 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (2-3) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Third Place Tiebreaker (0-1) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

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

Drafted Jess Roh in the 7th round (53rd pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chester Webb in the 8th round (61st pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Julio in the 9th round (68th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Hopkins in the 10th round (75th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Willie Bergines in the 11th round (81st pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dick Kenyon in the 12th round (85th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Milt Graham in the 13th round (89th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chuck Rolles in the 14th round (92nd pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Joe Holup in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Paul Judson in the 2nd round (13th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Forest Able in the 3rd round (21st pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Swede Halbrook in the 4th round (29th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Ray in the 5th round (37th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim McLaughlin in the 6th round (45th pick) of the 1956 NBA Draft.