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1958 NBA Draft

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Date: Tuesday, April 22, 1958
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 88 (26 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Elgin Baylor (104.2 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: E. Baylor (104.2), H. Greer (102.7) and W. Embry (37.8)

All-Stars: 6 (E. Baylor, W. Embry, H. Greer, D. Ohl, G. Rodgers and A. Smith)

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88 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
Territorial Picks Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
1 PHW Guy Rodgers Temple University 12 892 28663 10415 3791 6917 .378 .721 32.1 11.7 4.3 7.8 33.3 .056
Round 1 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
2 1 MNL Elgin Baylor Seattle University 14 846 33863 23149 11463 3650 .431 .780 40.0 27.4 13.5 4.3 104.2 .148
3 2 CIN Archie Dees Indiana University 4 190 3092 1548 907 132 .402 .794 16.3 8.1 4.8 0.7 4.8 .074
4 3 NYK Mike Farmer University of San Francisco 7 423 8818 2816 1950 550 .393 .814 20.8 6.7 4.6 1.3 6.3 .035
5 4 NYK Pete Brennan University of North Carolina 1 16 136 40 31 6 .302 .560 8.5 2.5 1.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.030
6 5 SYR Connie Dierking University of Cincinnati 10 706 15474 7094 4757 1053 .417 .697 21.9 10.0 6.7 1.5 13.3 .041
7 6 STL Dave Gambee Oregon State University 12 750 14665 7935 3891 757 .420 .822 19.6 10.6 5.2 1.0 35.1 .115
8 7 BOS Bennie Swain Texas Southern University 1 58 708 265 262 29 .406 .609 12.2 4.6 4.5 0.5 1.9 .128
Round 2 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
9 8 MNL Steve Hamilton Morehead State University 2 82 1094 368 278 43 .372 .697 13.3 4.5 3.4 0.5 0.9 .040
10 9 CIN Vern Hatton University of Kentucky 4 225 3666 1244 531 310 .344 .735 16.3 5.5 2.4 1.4 0.3 .003
11 10 DET Barney Cable Bradley University 6 362 6817 2372 1884 381 .420 .665 18.8 6.6 5.2 1.1 6.5 .046
12 11 NYK Joe Quigg University of North Carolina
13 12 PHW Lamar Sharrar West Virginia University
14 13 SYR Hal Greer Marshall University 15 1122 39788 21586 5665 4540 .452 .801 35.5 19.2 5.0 4.0 102.7 .124
15 14 STL Hub Reed Oklahoma City University 7 479 7870 2618 2449 367 .436 .724 16.4 5.5 5.1 0.8 9.3 .057
16 15 BOS Jimmy Smith Franciscan University of Steubenville
Round 3 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
17 16 MNL Boo Ellis Niagara University 2 118 1873 607 616 86 .402 .695 15.9 5.1 5.2 0.7 3.1 .079
18 17 CIN Bucky Bockhorn University of Dayton 7 474 14791 5430 2234 1645 .403 .748 31.2 11.5 4.7 3.5 7.9 .026
19 18 DET Roy DeWitz Kansas State University
20 19 NYK John Lee Yale University
21 20 PHW Frank Howard Ohio State University
22 21 SYR John Nacincik University of Maryland
23 22 STL Wayne Embry Miami University 11 831 21763 10380 7544 1194 .440 .640 26.2 12.5 9.1 1.4 37.8 .083
24 23 BOS Jim Cunningham Fordham University
Round 4 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
25 24 MNL George Kline University of Minnesota
26 25 CIN Phil Murrell Drake University
27 26 DET Ralph Croswaite Western Kentucky University
28 27 NYK Johnny Cox University of Kentucky 1 73 1685 573 280 142 .421 .704 23.1 7.8 3.8 1.9 0.5 .015
29 28 PHW Temple Tucker Rice University
30 29 SYR Tommy Kearns University of North Carolina 1 1 7 2 0 0 1.000 7.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .230
31 30 STL Julius Peques University of Pittsburgh
32 31 BOS Don Flora Washington & Lee University
Round 5 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
33 32 MNL Quitman Sullins Murray State University
34 33 CIN Jim Fulmer University of Alabama
35 34 DET Hank Morano Saint Peter's College
36 35 NYK Don Lane University of Dayton
37 36 PHW Don Ohl University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 10 727 22413 11549 2163 2243 .434 .732 30.8 15.9 3.0 3.1 30.2 .065
38 37 SYR Fred Grim University of Arkansas
39 38 STL Rick Herrsher Southern Methodist University
40 39 BOS Gene Brown University of San Francisco
Round 6 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
41 40 MNL Al Inniss St. Francis College
42 41 CIN Jim McClennan Saint Francis University
43 42 DET Shellie McMillon Bradley University 4 263 4977 2397 1571 232 .434 .634 18.9 9.1 6.0 0.9 8.1 .078
44 43 NYK Joe King University of Oklahoma
45 44 PHW Bucky Allen Duke University
46 45 SYR Jack Mimitz Saint Louis University
47 46 STL John Crawford Iowa State University
48 47 BOS Dave Keleher Morehead State University
Round 7 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
49 48 MNL Jim Bond Point Loma Nazarene University
50 49 CIN Wayne Stevens University of Cincinnati 1 8 49 13 16 4 .158 .700 6.1 1.6 2.0 0.5 -0.2 -0.169
51 50 DET Ed Blair Western Michigan University
52 51 NYK Owen Lawson Western Kentucky University
53 52 PHW Jay Norman Temple University
54 53 SYR Pete Tillotson University of Michigan
55 54 STL Ken Sidle Ohio State University
56 55 BOS Rudy Fenderson Brandeis University
Round 8 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
57 56 MNL Ed Brinkley Clemson University
58 57 CIN Bob Mantz Lafayette College
59 58 DET Jack Quiggle Michigan State University
60 59 NYK Milt Kane University of Utah
61 60 PHW Tom Brennan Villanova University 1 11 52 10 5 2 .455 4.7 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 .048
62 61 SYR Ruel Tucker Rockhurst University
63 62 STL Bruno Boin University of Washington
Round 9 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
64 63 MNL Joe Hobbs University of Florida
65 64 CIN Larry Staverman Thomas More College 5 265 3380 1237 1019 251 .465 .785 12.8 4.7 3.8 0.9 6.9 .097
66 65 DET Harry Marske North Dakota State University
67 66 NYK John McCarthy University of Notre Dame
68 67 PHW Nick Davis University of Maryland
69 68 STL Tink Van Patton Temple University
Round 10 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
70 69 MNL Shorty Patterson Gustavus Adolphus
71 70 CIN Jack Parr Kansas State University 1 66 1037 262 278 51 .355 .603 15.7 4.0 4.2 0.8 -0.3 -0.014
72 71 DET Pete Gaudin Loyola University New Orleans
73 72 PHW Larry Hedden Michigan State University
74 73 STL James Purcell Coe College
Round 11 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
75 74 MNL Hal Duffy University of Oregon
76 75 CIN Frank Tartaton Xavier University
77 76 DET Herb Merritt Tennessee Technological University
78 77 STL Don Klein Rockhurst University
Round 12 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
79 78 MNL Gary Simmons University of Idaho
80 79 CIN Don Medsker Iowa State University
81 80 DET Jim Dew Alabama State University
82 81 STL Joe Buckhalter Tennessee State University 2 65 740 375 265 43 .451 .627 11.4 5.8 4.1 0.7 1.2 .075
Round 13 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
83 82 MNL Jerry Alcom California State University, Fresno
84 83 CIN Jerry DuPont University of Louisville
Round 14 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
85 84 CIN Jim Newcomb Duke University
Round 15 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
86 85 CIN Adrian Smith University of Kentucky 10 719 18324 8482 1580 1697 .429 .836 25.5 11.8 2.2 2.4 31.7 .083
Round 16 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
87 86 CIN Jack McCarthy University of Dayton
Round 17 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
88 87 CIN John Powell Miami University