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1950 NBA Draft

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Date: Tuesday, April 25, 1950
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Number of Picks: 121 (40 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Chuck Share (40.9 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: P. Arizin (108.8), B. Cousy (91.1) and B. Sharman (82.8)

All-Stars: 5 (P. Arizin, B. Cousy, L. Foust, B. Sharman and G. Yardley)

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121 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
Territorial Picks Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
1 PHW Paul Arizin Villanova University 713 24897 16266 6129 1665 .421 .810 38.4 22.8 8.6 2.3 108.8 .183
Round 1 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
2 1 BOS Chuck Share Bowling Green State University 596 13023 4928 4986 809 .400 .693 21.9 8.3 8.4 1.4 40.9 .151
3 2 BLB Don Rehfeldt University of Wisconsin 98 788 692 494 118 .370 .758 20.2 7.1 5.0 1.2 3.5 .048
4 3 TRI Bob Cousy College of the Holy Cross 924 30165 16960 4786 6955 .375 .803 35.3 18.4 5.2 7.5 91.1 .139
5 4 WSC Dick Schnittker Ohio State University 364 6744 3030 1372 479 .379 .825 20.1 8.3 3.8 1.3 22.0 .132
6 5 CHS Larry Foust La Salle University 817 21890 11198 8041 1368 .405 .741 29.2 13.7 9.8 1.7 74.3 .153
7 6 NYK Irwin Dambrot City College of New York
8 7 FTW George Yardley Stanford University 472 15767 9063 4220 815 .422 .780 33.4 19.2 8.9 1.7 58.5 .178
9 8 INO Bob Lavoy Western Kentucky University 264 5433 2156 1634 391 .384 .707 27.0 8.2 6.2 1.5 15.9 .132
10 9 ROC Joe McNamee University of San Francisco 118 695 289 238 58 .298 .620 12.0 2.4 2.0 0.5 -0.5 .000
11 10 MNL Kevin O'Shea University of Notre Dame 174 2368 911 402 358 .337 .680 21.3 5.2 2.3 2.1 3.8 .034
12 11 SYR Don Lofgran University of San Francisco 209 3422 1265 817 216 .329 .692 23.1 6.1 3.9 1.0 3.1 .044
Round 2 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
13 BLB John Pilch University of Wyoming 9 41 5 9 2 .100 .500 4.6 0.6 1.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.118
14 BOS Chuck Cooper Duquesne University 409 7964 2725 2431 734 .339 .743 23.2 6.7 5.9 1.8 11.6 .050
15 CHS Wally Osterkorn University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 204 5187 1436 1218 346 .334 .592 25.4 7.0 6.0 1.7 8.9 .082
16 FTW Jim Riffey Tulane University 35 150 61 16 .351 .769 4.3 1.7 0.5 0.2
17 INO Paul Unruh Bradley University
18 MNL Hal Haskins Hamline University
19 NYK Herb Scherer Long Island University 32 167 115 76 23 .289 .592 13.9 3.6 2.4 0.7 -0.4 -0.092
20 PHW Ed Dahler Duquesne University 14 112 35 22 5 .368 1.000 8.0 2.5 1.6 0.4 0.1 .036
21 ROC George Stanich University of California, Los Angeles
22 SYR Gerry Calabrese St. John's University 104 937 492 149 148 .348 .702 16.2 4.7 1.4 1.4 1.9 .046
23 TRI Ed Gayda Washington State University 15 56 39 13 .413 .750 3.7 2.6 0.9 0.6
24 WSC Bill Sharman University of Southern California 711 21793 12665 2793 2101 .426 .883 32.0 17.8 3.9 3.0 82.8 .178
Round 3 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
25 BLB Dick Dickey North Carolina State University 45 440 127 81 50 .294 .681 9.8 2.8 1.8 1.1 0.3 .028
26 BOS Bob Donham Ohio State University 273 4866 1818 1071 706 .480 .507 23.7 6.7 3.9 2.6 18.0 .132
27 CHS Lou Watson Indiana University
28 FTW Art Burris University of Tennessee 74 514 187 205 54 .260 .627 12.5 2.5 2.8 0.7 -1.0 -0.073
29 INO Chuck Mrazovich Eastern Kentucky University 25 85 40 13 .350 .604 3.4 1.6 0.5 0.4
30 MNL Howie Williams Purdue University
31 NYK Stan Weber Bowling Green State University
32 PHW Buddy Cate Western Kentucky University
33 ROC Bob Roper John Carroll University
34 SYR Stan Christie University of Southern California
35 TRI Clarence Brannum Kansas State University
36 WSC Alan Sawyer University of California, Los Angeles 33 217 121 25 .370 .860 6.6 3.7 0.8 0.9
Round 4 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
37 BLB Jerry Reed University of Wyoming
38 BOS Ken Reeves University of Louisville
39 CHS Ken Murray St. Bonaventure University 181 2118 1471 599 482 .335 .747 18.4 8.1 3.3 2.7 -0.7 -0.016
40 FTW Len Rzewszewski Indiana State University
41 INO Jim Line University of Kentucky
42 MNL Bud Grant University of Minnesota 96 249 115 90 .318 .590 2.6 1.9 0.9 1.1
43 NYK Joe Ossola Saint Louis University
44 PHW Paul Sensky Saint Joseph's University
45 ROC Chet Giermak College of William & Mary
46 SYR Paul Merchant University of Oklahoma
47 TRI Paul Hicks Eastern Kentucky University
48 WSC Tommy O'Keefe Georgetown University 6 23 7 10 .357 .750 3.8 1.2 1.7 0.1
Round 5 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
49 BLB Norm Mager City College of New York 24 124 47 23 .282 .786 5.2 2.0 1.0 0.0
50 BOS Jack Shelton Oklahoma State University
51 CHS Don Stroot University of Missouri
52 FTW Ed Thompson Kent State University
53 INO Sonny Allen Morehead State University
54 MNL Ed Beach West Virginia University 12 22 25 3 .211 .667 1.8 2.1 0.3 -0.3
55 NYK Dick Barnes San Diego State University
56 PHW Ike Borsavage Temple University 24 64 24 4 .351 .667 2.7 1.0 0.2 0.1
57 ROC Joe Nelson Brigham Young University
58 SYR Paul Hickey University of Denver
59 TRI Cal Christensen University of Toledo 291 4009 1507 1587 460 .330 .606 17.9 5.2 5.5 1.6 8.2 .060
60 WSC Claude Overton East Central University 15 182 58 25 15 .253 .667 12.1 3.9 1.7 1.0 -0.4 -0.115
Round 6 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
61 BLB Rick Harman Kansas State University
62 BOS Mo Mahoney Brown University 8 45 12 9 2 .333 .800 5.6 1.5 1.1 0.3 0.0 .034
63 CHS Stu Inman San Jose State University
64 FTW Bob Metcalf Valparaiso University
65 INO Ralph O'Brien Butler University 119 2335 848 192 180 .360 .830 19.6 7.1 1.6 1.5 3.1 .064
66 MNL Wayne Glasgow University of Oklahoma
67 NYK Don Parsons Rutgers University
68 PHW Dick Dallmer University of Cincinnati
69 ROC John Givens Western Kentucky University
70 SYR Mack Suprunowicz University of Michigan
71 TRI Bob Anderson Loyola College in Maryland
72 WSC Warren Cartier North Carolina State University
Round 7 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
73 BLB Frank Comerford La Salle University
74 BOS Dale Barnstable University of Kentucky
75 CHS Milt Whitehead University of Nebraska
76 FTW Ed Jones University of Tennessee
77 INO Leon Blevins University of Arizona 2 2 2 1 .250 .000 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.0
78 MNL Joe Hutton Hamline University 120 723 302 187 115 .331 .690 12.1 2.5 1.6 1.0 2.2 .102
79 NYK Dan Bagley University of Notre Dame
80 PHW Charles Northup Siena College
81 ROC Dan Kahler Southwestern College
82 SYR Lou Arko University of Akron
83 TRI Bill Erickson University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
84 WSC Jim Cathcart University of Arkansas
Round 8 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
85 BLB George Bush University of Toledo
86 BOS Frank Oftring College of the Holy Cross
87 CHS George King University of Charleston 411 13408 4219 1606 1958 .382 .642 32.6 10.3 3.9 4.8 31.4 .113
88 FTW Billy Adcock Vanderbilt University
89 INO Jerry Stuteville Indiana University
90 MNL Nate Benson University of Wisconsin-River Falls
91 NYK Charles Hope Appalachian State University
92 PHW Brooks Ricca Villanova University
93 ROC Carl Kraushaar University of California, Los Angeles
94 SYR Bob Healey University of Georgia
95 TRI Loy Doty University of Wyoming
96 WSC Joe Greenbach Santa Clara University
Round 9 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
97 BLB Jack Laub University of Cincinnati
98 BOS Bob Cope University of Montana
99 CHS John Brown Georgetown University
100 FTW Al Henningsen Northwest Missouri State University
101 INO Gene Schmidt Texas Christian University
102 MNL Jim Reilly Swarthmore College
103 NYK Don Heathington Baylor University
104 PHW Joe Kaufman New York University
105 ROC Warren Switzer Rice University
106 SYR Bob Savage Syracuse University
107 TRI Nate DeLong University of Wisconsin-River Falls 17 132 64 31 14 .476 .686 7.8 3.8 1.8 0.8 0.8 .309
108 WSC Earl Lloyd West Virginia State University 560 14477 4682 3609 810 .356 .750 26.2 8.4 6.4 1.4 19.1 .062
Round 10 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
109 BLB Mike Zedalis Loyola College in Maryland
110 BOS Matt Forman College of the Holy Cross
111 CHS Bud Schaeffer Wheaton College
112 INO Colin Anderson Georgia Institute of Technology
113 MNL Andy Butchko Purdue University
114 PHW Bernie Adams Princeton University
115 ROC Harry Foley Niagara University
116 SYR Glenn Wilkes Mercer University
117 TRI Keith Bloom University of Wyoming
118 WSC Joe Noertker University of Virginia
Round 11 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
119 INO Jimmy Doyle Butler University
120 PHW Leo Wolfe Villanova University
Round 12 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
121 PHW Ed Montgomery University of Tennessee