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1957 NBA Draft

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Date: Wednesday, April 17, 1957
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Number of Picks: 85 (19 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Hot Rod Hundley (4.3 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: S. Jones (92.3), J. Krebs (12.4) and C. Tyra (5.0)

All-Stars: 3 (H. Hundley, S. Jones and W. Sauldsberry)

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85 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
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
1 1 CIN Hot Rod Hundley West Virginia University 431 9553 3625 1420 1455 .347 .721 22.2 8.4 3.3 3.4 4.3 .022
2 2 DET Charlie Tyra University of Louisville 348 7811 3091 2567 315 .387 .672 22.4 8.9 7.4 0.9 5.0 .031
3 3 MNL Jim Krebs Southern Methodist University 515 10661 4128 3177 429 .405 .755 20.7 8.0 6.2 0.8 12.4 .056
4 4 STL Win Wilfong University of Memphis 268 4810 1826 910 565 .361 .744 17.9 6.8 3.4 2.1 2.7 .027
5 5 NYK Brendan McCann St. Bonaventure University 41 331 74 50 65 .204 .700 8.1 1.8 1.2 1.6 -0.6 -0.085
6 6 PHW Lennie Rosenbluth University of North Carolina 82 578 342 145 29 .327 .655 7.0 4.2 1.8 0.4 -0.7 -0.057
7 7 SYR George Bon Salle University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 3 9 4 2 0 .250 3.0 1.3 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.429
8 8 BOS Sam Jones North Carolina Central University 871 24285 15411 4305 2209 .456 .803 27.9 17.7 4.9 2.5 92.3 .182
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 9 CIN Dick Duckett St. John's University 34 424 132 56 47 .342 .889 12.5 3.9 1.6 1.4 0.2 .025
10 10 DET Bob McCoy Grambling State University
11 11 MNL Harvey Schmidt University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12 12 STL Jim Palmer University of Dayton 196 3794 1595 1040 165 .413 .703 19.4 8.1 5.3 0.8 4.5 .057
13 13 NYK Larry Friend University of California 44 569 175 106 47 .327 .659 12.9 4.0 2.4 1.1 -0.4 -0.033
14 14 PHW Jack Sullivan Mount St. Mary's University
15 15 SYR Jim Morgan University of Louisville
16 16 BOS Dick O'Neal Texas Christian 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 17 CIN Jerry Paulson Manhattan College 6 68 20 10 4 .348 .667 11.3 3.3 1.7 0.7 0.0 .016
18 18 DET Bill Ebben University of Detroit Mercy 8 50 15 8 4 .214 .750 6.3 1.9 1.0 0.5 -0.2 -0.233
19 19 MNL Jim Spivey Southeastern Oklahoma State University
20 20 STL John Smyth University of Notre Dame
21 21 NYK Gary Clark Syracuse University
22 22 PHW Angelo Lombardo Manhattan College
23 23 SYR Vince Cohen Syracuse University
24 24 BOS Chuck Schramm Western Illinois 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 25 CIN Jed Dormeyer University of Minnesota
26 26 DET Kurt Englebert Saint Joseph's University
27 27 MNL George Brown Wayne State University 1 6 1 1 0 .000 .500 6.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 -0.308
28 28 STL Hank Nowak Canisius College
29 29 NYK Rayford Wells Lenoir-Rhyne College
30 30 PHW Ray Radziszewski Saint Joseph's University 1 6 0 2 1 .000 6.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 -0.1 -0.496
31 31 SYR Jerry Mallett Baylor University
32 32 BOS Jim Ashmore Mississippi State 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 33 CIN Stewart Murray Lafayette College
34 34 DET Ron Kramer University of Michigan
35 35 MNL Gary Thompson Iowa State University
36 36 STL Al Rochelle Vanderbilt University
37 37 NYK Lee Marshall Washington & Lee University
38 38 PHW Jim Radcliffe Lafayette College
39 39 SYR Frank Nimmo University of Cincinnati
40 40 BOS Grady Wallace University of South Carolina
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 41 CIN John Maglio North Carolina State University
42 42 DET Walt Acamushko St. Francis College
43 43 MNL Phil Murrell Drake University
44 44 STL Raymond Downs University of Texas at Austin
45 45 NYK Jim Humphreys Saint Michael's College
46 46 PHW Alonzo Lewis La Salle University
47 47 SYR Lyndon Lee Oklahoma City University
48 48 BOS Maury King University of Kansas 38 973 226 106 144 .398 .800 25.6 5.9 2.8 3.8 0.0 .000
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
49 49 CIN Chet Forte Columbia University
50 50 DET Carl Boldt University of San Francisco
51 51 MNL George Ferguson University of Michigan
52 52 STL Mason Pope Kentucky Wesleyan College
53 53 PHW Max Jameson Kentucky State University
54 54 SYR Dick Gaines Seton Hall University
55 55 BOS Dick Brott University of Denver
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
56 56 CIN Bob Daniels Western Kentucky University
57 57 DET Doug Bolstorff University of Minnesota 3 21 4 0 0 .400 7.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.004
58 58 MNL John Haaven University of North Dakota
59 59 STL Bill Darragh University of Louisville
60 60 PHW Woody Sauldsberry Texas Southern University 462 12788 4930 3618 498 .348 .610 27.7 10.7 7.8 1.1 -7.9 -0.030
61 61 SYR Cebe Price Marshall University
62 62 BOS Bill Von Weyhe University of Rhode Island
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
63 63 CIN Dick Heise DePaul University
64 64 DET Bob Lazor University of Pittsburgh
65 65 MNL Jim Sutton North Dakota State University
66 66 STL Calvin Grosscup Tulane University
67 67 PHW Steve Hamilton Morehead State University 82 1094 368 278 43 .372 .697 13.3 4.5 3.4 0.5 0.9 .040
68 68 SYR Jim Brown Syracuse University
69 69 BOS Joe Gibbon University of Mississippi
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
70 70 CIN Mel Wright Oklahoma State University
71 71 MNL Gordon Fosness Dakota Wesleyan University
72 72 STL Bobby Mills Southern Methodist University
73 73 PHW Jerry Calvert University of Kentucky
74 74 SYR Jack Nichols Colgate University
75 75 BOS Jack Butcher University of Memphis
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
76 76 CIN Cliff Hafer North Carolina State University
77 77 STL Gerald Dreier Macalester College
78 78 BOS Dick Neal Indiana 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
79 79 CIN Jim Boothe Xavier University
80 80 STL Bob Seitz North Carolina State University
81 81 SYR Jim Weeks New York Institute of Technology
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
82 82 STL Ed Romanoff
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
83 83 STL Lavelle Langston Northwestern State University
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
84 BOS Dan Tobin Florida Southern College
85 PHW Jerry Gibson