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1958-59 Syracuse Nationals Transactions

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

PTS/G: 113.1 (2nd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.1 (5th of 8)
SRS: 3.74 (2nd of 8) ▪ Pace: 121.0 (2nd of 8)
Off Rtg: 92.5 (3rd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.2 (2nd of 8)
Expected W-L: 45-27 (2nd of 8)

Arena: Onondaga War Memorial ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1959 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (4-3) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1958 to June 30, 1959.
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December 16, 1958

Claimed George Dempsey on waivers from the Philadelphia Warriors.

February 13, 1959

Traded Ed Conlin to the Detroit Pistons for George Yardley.

March 31, 1959

Drafted Dick Barnett in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gene Tormohlen in the 2nd round (13th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jon Cincebox in the 3rd round (21st pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Paul Neumann in the 4th round (29th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Roger Taylor in the 5th round (37th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Dalton in the 6th round (45th pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.

Drafted Darnell Haney in the 7th round (53rd pick) of the 1959 NBA Draft.