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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
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
1 CIN Jerry Lucas Ohio State University 11 829 32131 14053 12942 2732 .499 .783 38.8 17.0 15.6 3.3 98.4 .147
2 DET Dave DeBusschere University of Detroit Mercy 12 875 31202 14053 9618 2497 .432 .699 35.7 16.1 11.0 2.9 60.8 .093
Round 1 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
3 1 CHZ Bill McGill University of Utah 3 158 2507 1613 611 168 .486 .711 15.9 10.2 3.9 1.1 6.7 .128
4 2 NYK Paul Hogue University of Cincinnati 2 65 1487 409 461 48 .365 .448 22.9 6.3 7.1 0.7 -1.1 -0.036
5 3 STL Zelmo Beaty Prairie View A&M University 12 570 18348 9107 5949 839 .469 .750 32.2 16.0 10.4 1.5 58.2 .152
6 4 SYR Len Chappell Wake Forest University 9 591 10596 5621 3113 434 .452 .691 17.9 9.5 5.3 0.7 19.0 .086
7 5 SFW Wayne Hightower University of Kansas 5 316 7240 2848 1876 337 .359 .749 22.9 9.0 5.9 1.1 3.7 .025
8 6 LAL Leroy Ellis St. John's University 14 1048 27520 10176 8709 1405 .442 .728 26.3 9.7 8.3 1.3 46.3 .081
9 7 BOS John Havlicek Ohio State University 16 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
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
10 8 CHZ Terry Dischinger Purdue University 9 652 17841 9012 3646 1151 .506 .758 27.4 13.8 5.6 1.8 56.3 .152
11 9 NYK John Rudometkin University of Southern California 3 131 1644 822 412 72 .399 .743 12.5 6.3 3.1 0.5 1.0 .030
12 10 STL Bob Duffy Colgate University 3 94 1123 400 104 167 .396 .649 11.9 4.3 1.1 1.8 0.5 .022
13 11 DET Kevin Loughery St. John's University 11 755 22208 11575 2254 2803 .413 .803 29.4 15.3 3.0 3.7 29.8 .064
14 12 SYR Chet Walker Bradley University 13 1032 33433 18831 7314 2126 .470 .796 32.4 18.2 7.1 2.1 117.4 .168
15 13 CIN Bud Olsen University of Louisville 7 369 4218 1592 1111 293 .423 .553 11.4 4.3 3.0 0.8 3.4 .038
16 14 SFW Hubie White Villanova University 2 52 467 171 77 40 .329 .630 9.0 3.3 1.5 0.8 -0.8 -0.082
17 15 LAL Gene Wiley Wichita State University 4 300 6386 1273 2194 252 .471 .506 21.3 4.2 7.3 0.8 8.4 .063
18 16 BOS Jack Foley College of the Holy Cross 1 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
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
19 17 CHZ Don Nelson University of Iowa 14 1053 21685 10898 5192 1526 .480 .765 20.6 10.3 4.9 1.4 74.6 .165
20 18 NYK Bobby Rascoe Western Kentucky University
21 19 STL Charlie Hardnett Grambling State University 3 164 2474 1198 930 103 .423 .647 15.1 7.3 5.7 0.6 3.0 .058
22 20 DET Harold Hudgens Texas Tech University
23 21 SYR Porter Meriwether Tennessee State University 1 31 268 119 29 43 .393 .697 8.6 3.8 0.9 1.4 0.2 .030
24 22 CIN Chris Appel University of Southern California
25 23 SFW Dave Fedor Florida State University 1 7 27 6 6 1 .300 .000 3.9 0.9 0.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.128
26 24 LAL John Green University of California, Los Angeles
27 25 BOS Jim Hadnot Providence College
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
28 26 STL Chico Vaughn Southern Illinois University 5 327 7049 2921 733 753 .415 .728 21.6 8.9 2.2 2.3 10.4 .071
29 27 NYK Cliff Luyk University of Florida
30 28 STL Jerry Grote Loyola Marymount University 1 11 33 14 4 4 .545 1.000 3.0 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.1 .175
31 29 DET Reggie Harding 4 205 5529 1839 1865 343 .413 .607 27.0 9.0 9.1 1.7 5.7 .049
32 30 SYR Bob McCully St. Bonaventure University
33 31 CIN Jack Thobe Xavier University
34 32 SFW Garry Roggenburk University of Dayton
35 33 LAL Jan Loudermilk Southern Methodist University
36 34 BOS Roger Strickland Jacksonville University 1 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
Rk Pk Tm Player College Yrs G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
37 35 CHZ Cornell Green Utah State University
38 36 NYK Bob Burgess Marshall University
39 37 STL Tom Hatton University of Dayton
40 38 DET Lindbergh Moody University of South Carolina
41 39 SYR John Windsor Stanford University 1 11 68 27 26 2 .370 .875 6.2 2.5 2.4 0.2 0.1 .091
42 40 CIN Mike Wroblewski Kansas State University
43 41 SFW Jack Jackson Virginia Union University
44 42 LAL Art Whisnant University of South Carolina
45 43 BOS Gary Daniels The Citadel
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
46 44 CHZ Bill Hanson University of Washington
47 45 NYK Ken Stanley University of the Pacific
48 46 STL Jay Carty Oregon State University 1 28 192 76 58 11 .382 .727 6.9 2.7 2.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.017
49 47 DET Ed Noe Morehead State University
50 48 SYR Larry Van Eman Wichita State University
51 49 CIN Jerry Foster Drake University
52 50 SFW Jim Hudock University of North Carolina
53 51 LAL Bucky Keller Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
54 52 BOS Jim Hooley Boston College
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
55 53 CHZ Jack Ardon Tulane University
56 54 NYK Richie Swartz Hofstra University
57 55 STL Bob McAteer La Salle University
58 56 DET John Bradley Lawrence University
59 57 SYR Bob Sharpenter Georgetown University
60 58 CIN Gary Cunningham University of California, Los Angeles
61 59 SFW Howie Montgomery University of Texas-Pan American 1 20 364 144 69 21 .425 .609 18.2 7.2 3.5 1.1 0.1 .018
62 60 BOS Clyde Arnold Duquesne 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
63 61 CHZ Larry Pursiful University of Kentucky
64 62 NYK Warren Fouts University of Oklahoma
65 63 STL Terry Ball Washington State University
66 64 DET Mike Rice Duquesne University
67 65 SYR Jerry Harkness Loyola University of Chicago 1 5 59 29 6 6 .433 .375 11.8 5.8 1.2 1.2 0.0 -0.017
68 66 CIN Ed Bento Loyola Marymount University
69 67 SFW Bill Kirvin Xavier University
70 68 LAL Bill Garner University of Portland
71 69 BOS Chuck Chevalier Boston College
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
72 70 CHZ Carroll Broussard Texas A&M University
73 71 NYK Paul Benec Duquesne University
74 72 STL Marvin Trotman Elizabeth City State University
75 73 DET Bill Nelson Hamline University
76 74 SYR Vince Brewer Iowa State University
77 75 CIN Chris Jones Carson-Newman College
78 76 SFW Tom Kiefer Saint Louis University
79 77 LAL Bill Matson University of Minnesota
80 78 BOS Mike Cingiser Brown 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
81 79 CHZ Pete Campbell Princeton University
82 80 NYK Ralph Richardson Eastern Kentucky University
83 81 STL Charlie Sells Washington State University
84 82 DET Glenn Moore University of Oregon
85 83 CIN George Knighton New Mexico State University
86 84 SFW Ken McComb University of North Carolina
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
87 85 CHZ Jeff Slade Kenyon College 1 3 20 4 7 0 .400 .000 6.7 1.3 2.3 0.0 0.0 -0.053
88 86 NYK Ed Mazria Pratt Institute
89 87 STL Tom Chappelle University of Maine
90 88 CIN Frank Pinchback Xavier University
91 89 SFW Donnie Walsh University of North Carolina
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
92 90 CHZ Mel Nowell Ohio State University 1 39 589 232 67 84 .388 .727 15.1 5.9 1.7 2.2 -0.1 -0.006
93 91 STL John Caveny LeMoyne College
94 92 SFW Charles Warren University of Oregon
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
95 93 CHZ Tom Kennedy Lewis University
96 94 STL Jerry Carlton University of Arkansas
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
97 95 CHZ Bob Mahland Williams College
98 96 STL Wilky Gilmore University of Colorado
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
99 97 CHZ Pat McKenzie Kansas State University
100 98 STL Dave Ricerto University of Rhode Island
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
101 99 CHZ Norman Majors Rockhurst University
102 100 STL Wally Roundsville California Institute of Technology