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