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1955 NBA Draft

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Date: Wednesday, April 13, 1955
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 95 (20 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Dick Ricketts (2.1 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: J. Twyman (75.0), K. Sears (55.8) and T. Gola (53.2)

All-Stars: 5 (D. Garmaker, T. Gola, K. Sears, M. Stokes and J. Twyman)

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95 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 MNL Dick Garmaker University of Minnesota 421 12155 5597 1748 1114 .403 .787 28.9 13.3 4.2 2.6 25.6 .101
2 PHW Tom Gola La Salle University 698 22529 7871 5617 2962 .431 .760 32.3 11.3 8.0 4.2 53.2 .113
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
3 1 STL Dick Ricketts Duquesne University 212 5677 1974 1337 447 .328 .692 26.8 9.3 6.3 2.1 2.1 .018
4 2 ROC Maurice Stokes Saint Francis University 202 7544 3315 3492 1062 .351 .698 37.3 16.4 17.3 5.3 16.1 .102
5 3 BOS Jim Loscutoff University of Oregon 511 9431 3156 2848 353 .345 .653 18.5 6.2 5.6 0.7 3.4 .017
6 4 NYK Kenny Sears Santa Clara University 529 14923 7355 4142 843 .455 .826 28.2 13.9 7.8 1.6 55.8 .179
7 5 SYR Ed Conlin Fordham University 486 11392 4891 2349 949 .370 .750 23.4 10.1 4.8 2.0 14.2 .060
8 6 FTW Johnny Horan University of Dayton 19 93 34 10 2 .286 .909 4.9 1.8 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.075
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
9 7 STL Jack Stephens University of Notre Dame 72 2219 743 377 207 .386 .692 30.8 10.3 5.2 2.9 4.8 .103
10 8 ROC Jack Twyman University of Cincinnati 823 26147 15840 5424 1861 .450 .778 31.8 19.2 6.6 2.3 75.0 .138
11 9 PHW Corky Devlin George Washington University 210 4025 1496 449 446 .366 .742 19.2 7.1 2.1 2.1 3.8 .046
12 10 BOS Dick Hemric Wake Forest University 138 2384 863 703 102 .377 .669 17.3 6.3 5.1 0.7 5.3 .106
13 11 NYK Jerry Mullen University of San Francisco
14 12 MNL Chuck Mencel University of Minnesota 141 2821 983 347 333 .341 .765 20.0 7.0 2.5 2.4 1.9 .033
15 13 FTW Jesse Arnelle Pennsylvania State University 31 409 147 170 18 .317 .623 13.2 4.7 5.5 0.6 0.0 -0.001
16 14 SYR Don Schlundt Indiana University
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
17 15 STL Al Ferrari Michigan State University 371 7582 2525 830 943 .368 .760 20.4 6.8 2.2 2.5 8.9 .056
18 16 ROC Ed Fleming Niagara University 292 6186 2511 1532 544 .359 .731 21.2 8.6 5.2 1.9 9.8 .076
19 17 PHW Bob Schafer Villanova University 65 745 273 82 68 .298 .777 11.5 4.2 1.3 1.0 -0.7 -0.048
20 18 BOS Buzz Wilkinson University of Virginia
21 19 NYK Guy Sparrow University of Detroit Mercy 150 2583 1167 728 142 .358 .608 17.2 7.8 4.9 0.9 0.1 .003
22 20 MNL Dick Boushka Saint Louis University
23 21 SYR Jack Sallee University of Dayton
24 22 FTW Ron Bennink Washington 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
25 23 STL Burdette Haldorson University of Colorado
26 24 ROC Bob McKeen University of California
27 25 PHW Ed Wiener University of Tennessee
28 26 BOS Bart Leach University of Pennsylvania
29 27 NYK Ed Cole Creighton University
30 28 MNL John Miller Ohio State University
31 29 FTW Dick Howard Case Western Reserve University
32 30 SYR Frank Ehmann Northwestern University
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
33 31 STL Bill Bagley Saint Mary's College of California
34 32 ROC Bill Evans University of Kentucky
35 33 PHW Jack Devine Villanova University
36 34 BOS Bob Patterson University of Tulsa
37 35 NYK Denver Brackeen University of Mississippi
38 36 MNL Bill Banks Texas State University
39 37 SYR Mal Duffy St. Bonaventure University
40 38 FTW Cleo Littleton Wichita 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
41 BOS John Mahoney College of William & Mary
42 NYK Howard Sessums Mississippi College
43 PHW George Swyers West Virginia University Institute of Technology
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
44 BOS John Moore University of California, Los Angeles
45 NYK Jim Fay St. Ambrose University
46 PHW Harry Silcox Temple 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
47 BOS Dean Parsons University of Washington
48 NYK Joe Beck Truman State University
49 PHW Al Didriksen Temple 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
50 BOS Nick Romanoff University of the Pacific
51 NYK Don Payne Adelphi University
52 PHW Lester Lane University of Oklahoma
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
53 BOS Jim Ahearn University of Connecticut
54 NYK Wally McCarvill Iona College
55 PHW Jerry Koch Saint Louis University
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
56 BOS Carl Hartman Alderson-Broaddus College
57 NYK Charles Stickels Hastings College
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
58 BOS Mark Davis Marietta College
59 NYK Mickey Harrington University of Southern Mississippi
Round 13 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
60 BOS Henry Dooley Wiley College
Round 14 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 BOS Bob Scuddelari Cooper Union
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
62 FTW Don Belcher Louisiana State University
63 FTW Tom Harrold University of Colorado
64 FTW Happy Mahfouz Spring Hill College
65 FTW Tom Mixon Mercer University
66 FTW Tom Mock University of Colorado
67 FTW Bob Reiter University of Missouri
68 FTW Ray Warren Texas Christian University
69 MNL Don Boldebuck University of Houston
70 MNL Don Bragg University of California, Los Angeles
71 MNL K.C. Jones University of San Francisco 676 17501 5011 2399 2908 .387 .647 25.9 7.4 3.5 4.3 38.6 .106
72 MNL Jim Scott West Texas A&M University
73 MNL Bill Warden North Central College
74 MNL O'Neal Weaver Midwestern State University
75 ROC Bob Armstrong Michigan State University 19 110 28 39 3 .297 .500 5.8 1.5 2.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.063
76 ROC Harry Jorgensen University of Wyoming
77 ROC Jerry Jung Kansas State University
78 ROC Jim McConnell Niagara University
79 ROC John Prudhoe University of Louisville
80 ROC Art Quimby University of Connecticut
81 ROC Tony Vlastelica Oregon State University
82 STL Harvey Babetch Bradley University
83 STL Dick Cable University of Wisconsin
84 STL Lynn Cole Creighton University
85 STL Joe Fitt
86 STL Charles Hoxie Niagara University
87 STL Ed O'Connor Manhattan College
88 STL Bill Reigel McNeese State University
89 STL Dick Welsh University of Southern California
90 SYR Cliff Dwyer North Carolina State University
91 SYR Ed Galvin Loyola University New Orleans
92 SYR Stan Glowaski Seattle University
93 SYR Russ Lawler Stanford University
94 SYR Marty Satalino St. John's University
95 SYR Ron Tomsic Stanford University