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1952 NBA Draft

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Date: Saturday, April 26, 1952
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Number of Picks: 106 (33 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Mark Workman (-1.2 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: C. Lovellette (70.6), M. Meineke (14.9) and J. Baechtold (14.8)

All-Stars: 1 (C. Lovellette)

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106 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 Bill Mlkvy Temple University 31 608 181 101 62 .305 .646 19.6 5.8 3.3 2.0 -1.0 -0.082
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 MLH Mark Workman West Virginia University 79 1181 386 230 44 .331 .618 14.9 4.9 2.9 0.6 -1.2 -0.049
3 2 BLB Jim Baechtold Eastern Kentucky University 321 8256 3123 1009 685 .388 .783 25.7 9.7 3.1 2.1 14.8 .086
4 3 FTW Dick Groat Duke University 26 663 309 86 69 .368 .790 25.5 11.9 3.3 2.7 2.0 .148
5 4 INO Joe Dean Louisiana State University
6 5 NYK Ralph Polson Whitworth 49 810 191 211 24 .363 .635 16.5 3.9 4.3 0.5 0.8 .047
7 6 BOS Bob Stauffer University of Missouri
8 7 SYR Bob Lochmueller University of Louisville 62 802 232 162 47 .322 .607 12.9 3.7 2.6 0.8 0.5 .031
9 8 ROC Chuck Darling University of Iowa
10 9 MNL Clyde Lovellette University of Kansas 704 19075 11947 6663 1097 .443 .757 27.1 17.0 9.5 1.6 70.6 .178
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
11 BOS Jim Iverson Kansas State University
12 PHW Walt Davis Texas A&M University 325 5344 1558 1397 231 .377 .695 16.4 4.8 4.3 0.7 4.8 .043
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
13 BOS J.C. Maze Texas State University
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
14 BOS Herm Hedderick Canisius College 5 23 4 4 2 .222 .000 4.6 0.8 0.8 0.4 -0.1 -0.232
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
15 BOS Don Johnson Oklahoma State University
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
16 BOS Jim Buchanan University of Nebraska
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
17 BOS Fred Eydt Cornell University
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
18 BOS Gordon Mungier Spring Hill College
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
19 BOS Jim Dilling College of the Holy Cross
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
20 BOS Gene Conley Washington State University 351 5791 2069 2212 201 .371 .657 16.5 5.9 6.3 0.6 5.1 .042
Other 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
21 BLB Blaine Denning Lawrence Technological University 1 9 5 4 0 .400 1.000 9.0 5.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 .095
22 BLB Chuck Grigsby University of Dayton 7 45 16 11 7 .368 .250 6.4 2.3 1.6 1.0 0.0 -0.042
23 BLB Frank Guisness University of Washington
24 BLB Bill Lea Missouri State University
25 BLB Mike Magula Youngstown State University
26 BLB Bud Penwell Oklahoma City University
27 BLB Bob Peterson University of Oregon 103 1342 479 389 78 .386 .669 13.0 4.7 3.8 0.8 1.5 .052
28 BLB Art Press McDaniel College
29 BLB Bob Priddy New Mexico State University 16 149 36 36 7 .368 .571 9.3 2.3 2.3 0.4 0.0 .006
30 BLB Benny Purcell Murray State University
31 BLB Jim Walsh Stanford University 10 72 20 15 8 .185 .588 7.2 2.0 1.5 0.8 -0.2 -0.106
32 FTW Bill Carlson Fordham University
33 FTW Hal Cerra Duquesne University
34 FTW Bob Clifton University of Iowa
35 FTW Leo Corkery St. Bonaventure University
36 FTW Monk Meineke University of Dayton 343 6782 2338 1626 433 .367 .756 19.8 6.8 4.7 1.3 14.9 .105
37 FTW Jim Ramstead Stanford University
38 FTW Lee Terrill North Carolina State University
39 INO Jay Handlan Washington & Lee University
40 INO Bill Harrell Siena College
41 INO Jim Hoverder Central Missouri State University
42 INO Gene Rhodes Western Kentucky University 65 1162 337 98 91 .319 .704 17.9 5.2 1.5 1.4 0.9 .037
43 INO Gordon Stauffer Michigan State University
44 INO Dale Toft University of Denver
45 INO Skippy Whitaker University of Kentucky 3 15 2 1 1 .167 5.0 0.7 0.3 0.3 -0.1 -0.283
46 INO Zeke Zawoluk St. John's University 179 3534 1210 732 217 .372 .767 19.7 6.8 4.1 1.2 8.2 .111
47 MLH Pete Brewster Purdue University
48 MLH Roger Johnson University of Arizona
49 MLH George McLeod Texas Christian University 10 85 12 21 4 .125 .533 8.5 1.2 2.1 0.4 -0.2 -0.115
50 MLH Eddie Miller Syracuse University 142 3675 1452 1206 210 .374 .692 25.9 10.2 8.5 1.5 5.1 .066
51 MLH Ab Nicholas University of Wisconsin
52 MLH Dick Retherford Baldwin-Wallace College
53 MLH John Snee Clemson University
54 MLH Jim Tackett University of New Mexico
55 MLH Coyt Vance Mississippi State University
56 MLH Bobby Watson University of Kentucky 63 702 175 87 79 .323 .689 11.1 2.8 1.4 1.3
57 MNL Tom Ackerman West Liberty State College
58 MNL Jim Bishop University of Southern Mississippi
59 MNL Rod Fletcher University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
60 MNL Cliff Haag University of Wyoming
61 MNL Jim Holstein University of Cincinnati 225 3476 859 659 249 .323 .647 15.4 3.8 2.9 1.1 2.5 .035
62 MNL Bob Holt Tulane University
63 MNL Tom Katsimpalis Eastern Illinois University
64 MNL Carl McNulty Purdue University 1 14 2 0 0 .167 14.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.357
65 MNL Dick Means University of Minnesota
66 MNL Dwight Morrison University of Southern California
67 MNL Ed Ramiraz Centenary College of Louisiana
68 MNL Don Schneider University of Arizona
69 MNL Gene Smith Xavier University
70 MNL Gene Smith Huron University
71 MNL Homer Spain Union University
72 MNL John Wallesea University of Memphis
73 NYK Roy Belliveau Seton Hall University
74 NYK Dick Bunt New York University 26 271 92 28 17 .276 .708 10.4 3.5 1.1 0.7 -0.3 -0.050
75 NYK Bert Cook Utah State University 37 424 118 72 33 .316 .680 11.5 3.2 1.9 0.9 0.0 -0.006
76 NYK Ben Gibson Saint Mary's College of California
77 NYK Bud Julian Missouri State University
78 NYK Paul Sullivan University of Alabama
79 NYK Dick Surhoff Long Island University 58 545 178 94 32 .295 .717 9.4 3.1 1.6 0.6 0.1 .013
80 PHW Tom Brennan Villanova University 11 52 10 5 2 .455 4.7 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 .048
81 PHW Bob Brown University of Louisville
82 PHW Burr Carlson University of Connecticut
83 PHW Newt Jones La Salle University
84 PHW Nick Kladis Loyola University of Chicago
85 PHW Moe Radovich University of Wyoming 4 33 14 1 8 .385 1.000 8.3 3.5 0.3 2.0 0.1 .153
86 PHW Don Scanlon University of Pennsylvania
87 PHW Glenn Smith University of Utah
88 PHW Ben Stewart Villanova University
89 ROC Bryant Ivey University of Alabama
90 ROC Leroy Leslie University of Notre Dame
91 ROC Ronnie MacGilvray St. John's University 6 57 8 9 11 .167 .571 9.5 1.3 1.5 1.8 -0.1 -0.046
92 ROC Jewell McDowell Texas A&M University
93 ROC Jack McMahon St. John's University 524 14228 4237 1390 1939 .337 .637 27.2 8.1 2.7 3.7 6.2 .021
94 ROC Sam Miranda Indiana University
95 ROC Jerry Romney Brigham Young University
96 ROC Ray Royce University of Houston
97 ROC Arnold Smith City College of New York
98 ROC Ray Sonnenberg Saint Louis University
99 ROC Ray Steiner Saint Louis University
100 ROC Bob Whitmer Florida State University
101 SYR Jim Brasco New York University 20 248 77 24 21 .266 .794 12.4 3.9 1.2 1.1 -0.2 -0.036
102 SYR Bud Donnelly La Salle University
103 SYR Jim Kennedy Duquesne University
104 SYR Ken McBride University of Maryland Eastern Shore 12 249 117 31 14 .327 .724 20.8 9.8 2.6 1.2 -0.4 -0.084
105 SYR Harry Moore West Virginia University
106 SYR Bob Roche Syracuse University