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1962 NBA Draft

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Date: Monday, March 26, 1962
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 102 (32 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Bill McGill (6.7 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: J. Havlicek (131.7), C. Walker (117.4) and J. Lucas (98.4)

All-Stars: 7 (Z. Beaty, L. Chappell, D. DeBusschere, T. Dischinger, J. Havlicek, J. Lucas and C. Walker)

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102 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
CIN Jerry Lucas Ohio State University 829 32131 14053 12942 2732 .499 .783 38.8 17.0 15.6 3.3 98.4 .147
DET Dave DeBusschere University of Detroit Mercy 875 31202 14053 9618 2497 .432 .699 35.7 16.1 11.0 2.9 60.8 .093
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 CHZ Bill McGill University of Utah 158 2507 1613 611 168 .486 .711 15.9 10.2 3.9 1.1 6.7 .128
2 NYK Paul Hogue University of Cincinnati 65 1487 409 461 48 .365 .448 22.9 6.3 7.1 0.7 -1.1 -0.036
3 STL Zelmo Beaty Prairie View A&M University 570 18348 9107 5949 839 .469 .750 32.2 16.0 10.4 1.5 58.2 .152
4 SYR Len Chappell Wake Forest University 591 10596 5621 3113 434 .452 .691 17.9 9.5 5.3 0.7 19.0 .086
5 SFW Wayne Hightower University of Kansas 316 7240 2848 1876 337 .359 .749 22.9 9.0 5.9 1.1 3.7 .025
6 LAL Leroy Ellis St. John's University 1048 27520 10176 8709 1405 .442 .728 26.3 9.7 8.3 1.3 46.3 .081
7 BOS John Havlicek Ohio State University 1270 46471 26395 8007 6114 .439 .815 36.6 20.8 6.3 4.8 131.7 .136
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 CHZ Terry Dischinger Purdue University 652 17841 9012 3646 1151 .506 .758 27.4 13.8 5.6 1.8 56.3 .152
9 NYK John Rudometkin University of Southern California 131 1644 822 412 72 .399 .743 12.5 6.3 3.1 0.5 1.0 .030
10 STL Bob Duffy Colgate University 94 1123 400 104 167 .396 .649 11.9 4.3 1.1 1.8 0.5 .022
11 DET Kevin Loughery St. John's University 755 22208 11575 2254 2803 .413 .803 29.4 15.3 3.0 3.7 29.8 .064
12 SYR Chet Walker Bradley University 1032 33433 18831 7314 2126 .470 .796 32.4 18.2 7.1 2.1 117.4 .168
13 CIN Bud Olsen University of Louisville 369 4218 1592 1111 293 .423 .553 11.4 4.3 3.0 0.8 3.4 .038
14 SFW Hubie White Villanova University 52 467 171 77 40 .329 .630 9.0 3.3 1.5 0.8 -0.8 -0.082
15 LAL Gene Wiley Wichita State University 300 6386 1273 2194 252 .471 .506 21.3 4.2 7.3 0.8 8.4 .063
16 BOS Jack Foley College of the Holy Cross 11 83 53 16 5 .392 .867 7.5 4.8 1.5 0.5 0.1 .057
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
17 CHZ Don Nelson University of Iowa 1053 21685 10898 5192 1526 .480 .765 20.6 10.3 4.9 1.4 74.6 .165
18 NYK Bobby Rascoe Western Kentucky University
19 STL Charlie Hardnett Grambling State University 164 2474 1198 930 103 .423 .647 15.1 7.3 5.7 0.6 3.0 .058
20 DET Harold Hudgens Texas Tech University
21 SYR Porter Meriwether Tennessee State University 31 268 119 29 43 .393 .697 8.6 3.8 0.9 1.4 0.2 .030
22 CIN Chris Appel University of Southern California
23 SFW Dave Fedor Florida State University 7 27 6 6 1 .300 .000 3.9 0.9 0.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.128
24 LAL John Green University of California, Los Angeles
25 BOS Jim Hadnot Providence College
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
26 STL Chico Vaughn Southern Illinois University 327 7049 2921 733 753 .415 .728 21.6 8.9 2.2 2.3 10.4 .071
27 NYK Cliff Luyk University of Florida
28 STL Jerry Grote Loyola Marymount University 11 33 14 4 4 .545 1.000 3.0 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.1 .175
29 DET Reggie Harding 205 5529 1839 1865 343 .413 .607 27.0 9.0 9.1 1.7 5.7 .049
30 SYR Bob McCully St. Bonaventure University
31 CIN Jack Thobe Xavier University
32 SFW Garry Roggenburk University of Dayton
33 LAL Jan Loudermilk Southern Methodist University
34 BOS Roger Strickland Jacksonville University 1 4 2 0 0 .333 4.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.224
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
35 CHZ Cornell Green Utah State University
36 NYK Bob Burgess Marshall University
37 STL Tom Hatton University of Dayton
38 DET Lindbergh Moody University of South Carolina
39 SYR John Windsor Stanford University 11 68 27 26 2 .370 .875 6.2 2.5 2.4 0.2 0.1 .091
40 CIN Mike Wroblewski Kansas State University
41 SFW Jack Jackson Virginia Union University
42 LAL Art Whisnant University of South Carolina
43 BOS Gary Daniels The Citadel
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
44 CHZ Bill Hanson University of Washington
45 NYK Ken Stanley University of the Pacific
46 STL Jay Carty Oregon State University 28 192 76 58 11 .382 .727 6.9 2.7 2.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.017
47 DET Ed Noe Morehead State University
48 SYR Larry Van Eman Wichita State University
49 CIN Jerry Foster Drake University
50 SFW Jim Hudock University of North Carolina
51 LAL Bucky Keller Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
52 BOS Jim Hooley Boston College
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
53 CHZ Jack Ardon Tulane University
54 NYK Richie Swartz Hofstra University
55 STL Bob McAteer La Salle University
56 DET John Bradley Lawrence University
57 SYR Bob Sharpenter Georgetown University
58 CIN Gary Cunningham University of California, Los Angeles
59 SFW Howie Montgomery University of Texas-Pan American 20 364 144 69 21 .425 .609 18.2 7.2 3.5 1.1 0.1 .018
60 BOS Clyde Arnold Duquesne 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
61 CHZ Larry Pursiful University of Kentucky
62 NYK Warren Fouts University of Oklahoma
63 STL Terry Ball Washington State University
64 DET Mike Rice Duquesne University
65 SYR Jerry Harkness Loyola University of Chicago 5 59 29 6 6 .433 .375 11.8 5.8 1.2 1.2 0.0 -0.017
66 CIN Ed Bento Loyola Marymount University
67 SFW Bill Kirvin Xavier University
68 LAL Bill Garner University of Portland
69 BOS Chuck Chevalier Boston College
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
70 CHZ Carroll Broussard Texas A&M University
71 NYK Paul Benec Duquesne University
72 STL Marvin Trotman Elizabeth City State University
73 DET Bill Nelson Hamline University
74 SYR Vince Brewer Iowa State University
75 CIN Chris Jones Carson-Newman College
76 SFW Tom Kiefer Saint Louis University
77 LAL Bill Matson University of Minnesota
78 BOS Mike Cingiser Brown 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
79 CHZ Pete Campbell Princeton University
80 NYK Ralph Richardson Eastern Kentucky University
81 STL Charlie Sells Washington State University
82 DET Glenn Moore University of Oregon
83 CIN George Knighton New Mexico State University
84 SFW Ken McComb University of North Carolina
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
85 CHZ Jeff Slade Kenyon College 3 20 4 7 0 .400 .000 6.7 1.3 2.3 0.0 0.0 -0.053
86 NYK Ed Mazria Pratt Institute
87 STL Tom Chappelle University of Maine
88 CIN Frank Pinchback Xavier University
89 SFW Donnie Walsh University of North Carolina
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
90 CHZ Mel Nowell Ohio State University 39 589 232 67 84 .388 .727 15.1 5.9 1.7 2.2 -0.1 -0.006
91 STL John Caveny LeMoyne College
92 SFW Charles Warren University of Oregon
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
93 CHZ Tom Kennedy Lewis University
94 STL Jerry Carlton University of Arkansas
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
95 CHZ Bob Mahland Williams College
96 STL Wilky Gilmore University of Colorado
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
97 CHZ Pat McKenzie Kansas State University
98 STL Dave Ricerto University of Rhode Island
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
99 CHZ Norman Majors Rockhurst University
100 STL Wally Roundsville California Institute of Technology