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1970 NBA Draft

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Date: Monday, March 23, 1970
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 239 (56 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Bob Lanier (117.1 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: B. Lanier (117.1), D. Cowens (86.3) and C. Murphy (84.1)

All-Stars: 12 (T. Archibald, D. Cowens, D. Issel, J. Johnson, S. Lacey, B. Lanier, P. Maravich, C. Murphy, G. Petrie, C. Scott, R. Smith and R. Tomjanovich)

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239 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
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 DET Bob Lanier St. Bonaventure University 959 32103 19248 9698 3007 .514 .154 .767 33.5 20.1 10.1 3.1 117.1 .175
2 SDR Rudy Tomjanovich University of Michigan 768 25714 13383 6198 1573 .501 .262 .784 33.5 17.4 8.1 2.0 70.4 .131
3 ATL Pete Maravich Louisiana State University 658 24316 15948 2747 3563 .441 .667 .820 37.0 24.2 4.2 5.4 46.7 .092
4 BOS Dave Cowens Florida State University 766 29565 13516 10444 2910 .460 .071 .783 38.6 17.6 13.6 3.8 86.3 .140
5 CIN Sam Lacey New Mexico State University 1002 31873 10303 9687 3754 .441 .188 .738 31.8 10.3 9.7 3.7 50.9 .077
6 SEA Jim Ard University of Cincinnati 218 2666 771 820 149 .361 .695 12.2 3.5 3.8 0.7 2.0 .036
7 CLE John Johnson University of Iowa 869 25681 11200 4778 3285 .446 .000 .779 29.6 12.9 5.5 3.8 37.1 .069
8 POR Geoff Petrie Princeton University 446 16787 9732 1271 2057 .455 .805 37.6 21.8 2.8 4.6 26.1 .075
9 BAL George Johnson Stephen F. Austin State University 69 744 190 220 22 .442 .431 10.8 2.8 3.2 0.3 0.6 .036
10 PHO Greg Howard University of New Mexico 92 852 312 227 53 .388 .697 9.3 3.4 2.5 0.6 0.6 .034
11 CHI Jimmy Collins New Mexico State University 74 612 281 66 70 .414 .804 8.3 3.8 0.9 0.9 0.6 .044
12 PHI Al Henry University of Wisconsin 49 447 194 148 8 .426 .700 9.1 4.0 3.0 0.2 0.7 .074
13 LAL Jim McMillian Columbia University 631 20227 8736 3319 1557 .482 .832 32.1 13.8 5.3 2.5 46.0 .109
14 ATL John Vallely University of California, Los Angeles 100 796 359 66 84 .379 .721 8.0 3.6 0.7 0.8 -0.3 -0.020
15 BUF John Hummer Princeton University 327 7420 2248 1733 543 .438 .524 22.7 6.9 5.3 1.7 4.8 .031
16 MIL Gary Freeman Oregon State University 52 382 167 106 35 .515 .725 7.3 3.2 2.0 0.7 1.2 .155
17 NYK Mike Price University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 119 1042 391 152 89 .404 .772 8.8 3.3 1.3 0.7 0.5 .021
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
18 SDR Calvin Murphy Niagara University 1002 30607 17949 2103 4402 .482 .139 .892 30.5 17.9 2.1 4.4 84.1 .132
19 CIN Tiny Archibald University of Texas at El Paso 876 31159 16481 2046 6476 .467 .224 .810 35.6 18.8 2.3 7.4 83.4 .128
20 SEA Jake Ford University of Maryland Eastern Shore 31 249 126 20 35 .462 .764 8.0 4.1 0.6 1.1 0.7 .133
21 BOS Rex Morgan Jacksonville University 62 416 172 91 39 .375 .682 6.7 2.8 1.5 0.6 0.5 .063
22 CIN Doug Cook Davidson College
23 SEA Pete Cross University of San Francisco 182 3775 1057 1519 187 .431 .695 20.7 5.8 8.3 1.0 4.2 .053
24 BUF Cornell Warner Jackson State University 445 10508 2860 3353 494 .452 .672 23.6 6.4 7.5 1.1 15.8 .072
25 POR Walt Gilmore Fort Valley State University 27 261 58 73 12 .426 .462 9.7 2.1 2.7 0.4 0.2 .033
26 CLE Dave Sorenson Ohio State University 213 3857 1734 997 280 .442 .778 18.1 8.1 4.7 1.3 5.4 .067
27 PHO Fred Taylor University of Texas-Pan American 88 835 385 140 69 .364 .592 9.5 4.4 1.6 0.8 -0.6 -0.035
28 CHI Paul Ruffner Brigham Young University 52 214 109 49 9 .440 .500 4.1 2.1 0.9 0.2 0.1 .017
29 PHO Joe DePre St. John's University
30 LAL Earnie Killum Stetson University 4 12 1 2 0 .000 1.000 3.0 0.3 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.314
31 ATL Dan Hester Louisiana State University
32 DET Ken Warzynski DePaul University
33 MIL Bill Zopf Duquesne University 53 398 118 46 73 .363 .556 7.5 2.2 0.9 1.4 -0.1 -0.011
34 NYK Howie Wright Austin Peay State University
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
35 SDR Curtis Perry Missouri State University 480 13656 4578 4239 906 .455 .699 28.5 9.5 8.8 1.9 29.6 .104
36 SFW Earle Higgins Eastern Michigan University
37 DET Bob St. Pierre Hanover College
38 BOS Willie Williams Florida State University 25 105 23 23 8 .238 .600 4.2 0.9 0.9 0.3 -0.4 -0.170
39 CIN Greg Hyder Eastern New Mexico University 77 1359 417 332 48 .447 .718 17.6 5.4 4.3 0.6 1.1 .040
40 SEA Gar Heard University of Oklahoma 787 19571 6828 5876 1220 .414 .000 .654 24.9 8.7 7.5 1.6 27.0 .066
41 CLE Surry Oliver Stephen F. Austin State University
42 POR Bill Cain Iowa State University
43 BUF Chip Case University of Virginia
44 PHO Greg McDivitt Ohio University
45 CHI Lou Herndon Jackson State University
46 PHI Dennis Awtrey Santa Clara University 733 14159 3516 3342 1467 .459 .652 19.3 4.8 4.6 2.0 22.4 .076
47 DET Jim Hayes Boston University
48 PHO Vann Williford North Carolina State University
49 BAL Seaburn Hill Arizona State University
50 MIL Marv Winkler University of Louisiana at Lafayette 3 14 8 4 2 .300 1.000 4.7 2.7 1.3 0.7 0.0 -0.121
51 NYK Al Williams Drake 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
52 SDR Jody Finney Ohio State University
53 SFW Ralph Ogden Santa Clara University 32 162 42 32 9 .239 .667 5.1 1.3 1.0 0.3 -0.7 -0.208
54 BAL Bill Stricker University of the Pacific 1 2 4 0 0 .667 2.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .770
55 BOS Jon McKinney Norfolk State University
56 CIN Wade Fuller Loyola University of Chicago
57 CHI John Davis Alabama State University
58 BUF Erwin Polnick Stephen F. Austin State University
59 POR Jim Penix Bowling Green State University
60 CLE Glen Vidnovic University of Iowa
61 PHO Bob Lienhard University of Georgia
62 CHI Jim Wilson Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
63 PHI Dan Crenshaw Alabama State University
64 LAL Larry Mikan University of Minnesota 53 536 158 139 41 .333 .618 10.1 3.0 2.6 0.8 -0.8 -0.073
65 ATL Fred Davis Howard Payne University
66 BAL Billy Jones Louisiana College
67 MIL Virgle Fredricks Drury University
68 NYK John Marren Manhattan College
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
69 SDR James Gilbert Adams State College
70 SFW Levi Fontaine University of Maryland Eastern Shore 35 210 134 15 22 .366 .757 6.0 3.8 0.4 0.6 -0.3 -0.069
71 DET Bill Jankans California State University, Long Beach
72 BOS Tom Carter Paul Quinn College
73 CIN Uluss Thompson Wiley College
74 SEA Boyd Lynch Eastern Kentucky University
75 CLE Wayne Sokolowski Ashland University
76 POR Ron Knight California State University, Los Angeles 101 1145 472 283 83 .433 .500 11.3 4.7 2.8 0.8 0.2 .007
77 BUF Robert Moore Central State University
78 PHO John Canine Ohio University
79 CHI George Johnson Dillard University 904 18102 4369 5887 929 .451 .500 .694 20.0 4.8 6.5 1.0 33.0 .087
80 PHI Perry Wallace Vanderbilt University
81 LAL John Fultz University of Rhode Island
82 ATL Bob Riley Mount St. Mary's University 7 39 13 12 1 .444 .556 5.6 1.9 1.7 0.1 0.0 .056
83 BAL Gary Zeller Drake University 78 697 271 92 37 .340 .587 8.9 3.5 1.2 0.5 -1.5 -0.107
84 MIL Mike Grosso University of Louisville
85 NYK Jim Oxley United States Military Academy
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
86 SDR Mike Kretzer East Tennessee State University
87 SFW Vic Bartolome Oregon State University 38 165 34 60 3 .254 .800 4.3 0.9 1.6 0.1 -0.4 -0.114
88 DET Seviro Brown DePaul University
89 BOS Rod McIntyre Jacksonville University
90 CIN Charles Bishop Louisiana Tech University
91 SEA Samuel Robinson California State University, Long Beach
92 BUF Doug Hess University of Toledo
93 POR George Janky University of Dayton
94 CLE Joe Cooke Indiana University 73 725 316 114 93 .393 .814 9.9 4.3 1.6 1.3 -0.4 -0.025
95 PHO Joe Thomas Marquette University 39 204 55 43 17 .267 .450 5.2 1.4 1.1 0.4 -0.6 -0.149
96 CHI Lonnie Kluttz North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
97 PHI Jerry Venable Kansas State University
98 LAL Jerry Kroll Davidson College
99 ATL Dave Parker Windham College
100 BAL Marvin Polnick Stephen F. Austin State University
101 MIL Willy Watson Oklahoma City University
102 NYK Jim Signorile New York 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
103 SDR Billy Paultz St. John's University 637 13630 5432 3553 1043 .491 .000 .643 21.4 8.5 5.6 1.6 26.3 .093
104 SFW Joe Bergman Creighton University
105 DET Marv Copeland
106 BOS Charlie Scott University of North Carolina 560 19278 10037 2034 2696 .444 .182 .772 34.4 17.9 3.6 4.8 26.9 .067
107 CIN Mike Bernard Kentucky State University
108 SEA James Morgan University of Maryland
109 CLE Narvis Anderson Stephen F. Austin State University
110 POR Claude English University of Rhode Island 18 70 27 20 6 .262 .714 3.9 1.5 1.1 0.3 -0.3 -0.215
111 BUF Cliff Shegogg Colorado State University
112 PHO Heyward Dotson Columbia University
113 CHI Lou West Seattle University
114 PHI Carlton Poole Philadelphia University
115 LAL Willie Woods Eastern Kentucky University
116 ATL John Shinall Jackson State University
117 BAL Charlie Wallace Oklahoma City University
118 MIL John Rinka Kenyon College
119 NYK Roy Hodge Wagner College
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
120 SDR Don Adams Northwestern University 487 12407 4236 2732 869 .402 .739 25.5 8.7 5.6 1.8 10.6 .041
121 SFW Jeff Sewell Marquette University
122 DET Dan Issel University of Kentucky 718 22342 14659 5707 1804 .506 .253 .797 31.1 20.4 7.9 2.5 82.3 .177
123 BOS Bobby Croft University of Tennessee
124 CIN Joel McBride Augusta State University
125 SEA George Irvine University of Washington
126 BUF Larry Woods West Virginia University
127 POR Doug Boyd Texas Christian University
128 CLE Walter Robertson Loyola University of Chicago
129 PHO Steve Patterson University of California, Los Angeles 350 5582 1552 1632 443 .403 .594 15.9 4.4 4.7 1.3 4.8 .041
130 CHI Mike Casey University of Kentucky
131 PHI Fran O'Hanlon Villanova University
132 LAL Rick Mount Purdue University
133 ATL Herb White University of Georgia 38 315 90 48 47 .405 .564 8.3 2.4 1.3 1.2 0.1 .013
134 BAL Tom Dyksera Wheaton College
135 MIL Jim Samo Northwestern University
136 NYK Greg Fillmore Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 49 338 118 108 20 .403 .467 6.9 2.4 2.2 0.4 0.3 .044
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
137 SDR Jim Gottschall University of Dayton
138 SFW Lou Small University of Nevada, Reno
139 DET Alex Wynn Dartmouth College
140 BOS Tom Little Seattle University
141 CIN Bob Mabry University of Rio Grande
142 SEA Claude Virden Murray State University
143 CLE Tom Lagodich Kent State University
144 POR Billy Gaskins University of Oregon
145 BUF Larry Duckworth Henderson State University
146 PHO Carl Ashley University of Wyoming
147 CHI Glen Johnson Jackson State University
148 PHI Mike Hauer Saint Joseph's University
149 LAL Bobby Sands Pepperdine University
150 ATL Larry Jackson Sul Ross State University
151 BAL Will Hetzel University of Maryland
152 MIL Joe Hamilton North Texas State University
153 NYK Walker Banks Western Kentucky 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
154 SDR Toke Coleman Eastern Kentucky University
155 SFW Coby Dietrick San Jose State University 480 9241 2915 1869 990 .468 .188 .741 19.3 6.1 3.9 2.1 15.5 .080
156 DET Bruce Chapman University of Nevada, Reno
157 BOS Mike Maloy Davidson College
158 CIN Carl Johnson Gustavus Adolphus
159 SEA Chuck Lloyd Yankton College
160 BUF Joe Taylor Dillard University
161 POR Israel Oliver Elizabeth City State University
162 CLE Ken Johnson Indiana University
163 PHO Gerhardus Schreur Arizona State University
164 CHI Dale Blaut West Texas A&M University
165 PHI Gordon Stiles American University
166 LAL Kindell Stephens Fisk University
167 ATL Manuel Raga
168 BAL Ron Becker University of New Mexico
169 MIL Bob Seemer Georgia Institute of Technology
170 NYK Don Curnutt University of Miami
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
171 SDR Ron Belton Bellarmine University
172 DET Rick Anhauser North Carolina State University
173 CIN Ted Hillary Saint Joseph's College
174 SEA Andy Owens University of Florida
175 CLE Dave Schneider Wayne State University
176 POR Don McClemore Bowling Green State University
177 BUF Dick Walker Wake Forest University
178 PHO Jim Walls Clark Atlanta University
179 CHI Doug Howard Brigham Young University
180 PHI David Whitley Tufts University
181 LAL Bob Duklet Boston College
182 ATL Dino Meneghin
183 BAL Mel Bell University of Houston
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
184 SDR Jim Brooks University of Nebraska
185 DET Don Ogletree University of Cincinnati
186 CIN Reggie Roach Virginia State University
187 SEA John Brunson Furman University
188 POR Paul Adams Central Washington University
189 CLE Oliver Taylor University of Houston
190 PHO Ric Cobb Marquette University
191 CHI Booker Brown Middle Tennessee State University
192 LAL Dewey Varner Tuskegee University
193 BAL Ben McGilmer University of Iowa
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
194 SDR Harry Lozon Old Dominion University
195 DET Ernest Hardy Harvard University
196 CIN Larry Gray Huston-Tillotson University
197 SEA Allen McManus Winston-Salem State University
198 CLE Kevin Wilson Ashland University
199 POR Alex Boyd University of Nevada, Reno
200 PHO Fred Carpenter University of Hawaii
201 CHI Charles Bloodworth Northwestern State University
202 LAL Garry Elliott University of Washington
203 BAL Dan Debardabi Northern Arizona University
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
204 SDR Clyde Oatis Aurora University
205 DET Randy Smith State University of New York College at Buffalo 976 31444 16262 3597 4487 .470 .155 .781 32.2 16.7 3.7 4.6 60.1 .092
206 CIN Andy Jennings Alderson-Broaddus College
207 SEA Don Beeson Linfield College
208 POR Frank Loteridge University of Texas-Pan American
209 CLE Don Tomlinson University of Missouri
210 PHO Chad Calabria University of Iowa
211 CHI Paul Funkhouser McKendree College
212 LAL Ron Sanford University of New Mexico
213 BAL Mike Williams Northern Arizona 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
214 SDR Jay Bond University of Washington
215 DET Dennis Clark Springfield College
216 CIN Mike Neer Washington & Lee University
217 CLE Steve Wannamaker Drake University
218 POR John Canady University of Miami
219 PHO Walt Williams Miami University
220 CHI Paul Otay Boise State University
221 LAL Will Teague Youngstown State University
222 BAL Ted Rose Northern Michigan University
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
223 SDR Dean Olofson Wayne State University
224 DET Harvey Mariatt Eastern Michigan University
225 CIN Paul Favorite Georgetown University
226 POR Doug Williams St. Mary's University
227 CLE Stephen Wilson Hanover College
228 LAL Pete Walthour Fort Valley State University
229 BAL Don Rather Northern Arizona University
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
230 SDR Dennis Dickens Azusa Pacific University
231 CLE Bob Peterson University of Oregon
232 LAL Bob Thate Occidental College
233 BAL Vince Fritz Oregon State University
Round 18 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
234 SDR Jeff Cunningham University of California, Irvine
235 POR Bruce Butchko Southern Illinois University
236 CLE John Cannon Grambling State University
Round 19 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
237 SDR Rick Erickson Washington State University
238 CLE Allen Waller Saint Mary of the Plains College
239 POR Mark Gabriel Hanover College