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1971 NBA Draft

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Date: Monday, March 29, 1971
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 237 (53 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Austin Carr (32.9 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: A. Gilmore (107.4), F. Brown (63.2) and S. Haywood (61.4)

All-Stars: 7 (F. Brown, A. Carr, A. Gilmore, S. Haywood, C. Rowe, R. Smith and S. Wicks)

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237 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
Round 1 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
1 1 CLE Austin Carr University of Notre Dame 682 19660 10473 1990 1878 .449 .154 .804 28.8 15.4 2.9 2.8 32.9 .080
2 2 POR Sidney Wicks University of California, Los Angeles 760 25762 12803 6620 2437 .459 .000 .685 33.9 16.8 8.7 3.2 42.4 .079
3 3 BUF Elmore Smith Kentucky State University 562 17879 7541 5962 808 .482 .579 31.8 13.4 10.6 1.4 34.7 .093
4 4 CIN Ken Durrett La Salle University 120 1205 484 233 54 .434 .637 10.0 4.0 1.9 0.5 0.6 .025
5 5 ATL George Trapp California State University, Long Beach 379 6863 3353 1466 375 .444 .752 18.1 8.8 3.9 1.0 8.4 .059
6 6 SEA Fred Brown University of Iowa 963 24422 14018 2637 3160 .478 .373 .858 25.4 14.6 2.7 3.3 63.2 .124
7 7 HOU Cliff Meely University of Colorado 318 6329 2658 1703 398 .417 .675 19.9 8.4 5.4 1.3 4.6 .035
8 8 GSW Darnell Hillman San Jose State University 287 6594 2471 1881 406 .466 .592 23.0 8.6 6.6 1.4 9.9 .072
9 9 BAL Stan Love University of Oregon 227 3451 1550 905 172 .440 .751 15.2 6.8 4.0 0.8 5.5 .076
10 10 BOS Clarence Glover Western Kentucky University 25 119 65 46 4 .455 .469 4.8 2.6 1.8 0.2 0.3 .103
11 11 DET Curtis Rowe University of California, Los Angeles 590 18277 6873 4264 932 .482 .701 31.0 11.6 7.2 1.6 34.1 .090
12 12 PHI Dana Lewis University of Tulsa
13 13 LAL Jim Cleamons Ohio State University 652 16994 5412 1981 2531 .460 .226 .765 26.1 8.3 3.0 3.9 29.1 .082
14 14 PHO John Roche University of South Carolina 162 3450 1358 178 640 .468 .389 .819 21.3 8.4 1.1 4.0 5.4 .075
15 15 CHI Kenny McIntosh Eastern Michigan University 177 3700 934 696 173 .361 .581 20.9 5.3 3.9 1.0 -1.5 -0.020
16 16 NYK Dean Meminger Marquette University 416 8554 2552 1086 1046 .475 .627 20.6 6.1 2.6 2.5 16.6 .093
17 17 MIL Collis Jones University of Notre Dame
Round 2 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
18 18 CLE 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
19 19 BUF Fred Hilton Grambling State University 120 2080 1131 254 190 .388 .749 17.3 9.4 2.1 1.6 -3.5 -0.080
20 20 CHI Willard Sojourner Weber State University
21 21 CIN John Mengelt Auburn University 636 12788 6218 1221 1329 .479 .000 .809 20.1 9.8 1.9 2.1 27.9 .105
22 22 ATL Ted McClain Tennessee State University 178 3487 1058 410 541 .447 .786 19.6 5.9 2.3 3.0 4.0 .055
23 23 SEA Jim McDaniels Western Kentucky University 184 2705 967 810 170 .402 .703 14.7 5.3 4.4 0.9 0.7 .012
24 24 HOU Mike Newlin University of Utah 837 24574 12507 2494 3364 .466 .302 .870 29.4 14.9 3.0 4.0 50.4 .098
25 25 POR Charlie Yelverton Fordham University 69 1227 545 201 81 .389 .707 17.8 7.9 2.9 1.2 -0.5 -0.018
26 26 BUF Amos Thomas Southwestern Oklahoma State University
27 27 POR Richard Fisher Colorado State University
28 28 BOS Jim Rose Western Kentucky University
29 29 DET Isaiah Wilson University of Baltimore 48 322 167 47 41 .356 .732 6.7 3.5 1.0 0.9 -0.5 -0.074
30 30 BUF Spencer Haywood University of Detroit Mercy 760 25600 14592 7038 1351 .465 .125 .800 33.7 19.2 9.3 1.8 61.4 .115
31 31 CIN Joe Bergman Creighton University
32 32 CHI Howard Porter Villanova University 457 8534 4215 1872 211 .469 .802 18.7 9.2 4.1 0.5 17.6 .099
33 33 PHI Marvin Stewart University of Nebraska
34 34 NYK Gregg Northington Alabama State University
35 35 CLE Willie Long University of New Mexico
Round 3 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
36 36 CLE Gerald Lockett University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
37 37 POR Larry Steele University of Kentucky 610 14777 5009 1781 1719 .483 .000 .796 24.2 8.2 2.9 2.8 28.2 .091
38 38 CIN Rich Yunkus Georgia Institute of Technology
39 39 ATL Jeff Halliburton Drake University 92 1075 562 145 116 .440 .814 11.7 6.1 1.6 1.3 1.4 .061
40 40 CHI Clifford Ray University of Oklahoma 784 19940 5821 6953 1728 .524 .000 .588 25.4 7.4 8.9 2.2 56.7 .136
41 41 CLE Jackie Ridgle University of California 32 107 57 15 7 .432 .731 3.3 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.2 .102
42 42 POR William Smith Syracuse University 30 491 205 143 20 .431 .597 16.4 6.8 4.8 0.7 0.1 .014
43 43 BAL Rich Rinaldi Saint Peter's College 79 853 393 93 73 .393 .724 10.8 5.0 1.2 0.9 0.2 .012
44 44 BOS Dave Robisch University of Kansas 508 10556 4426 2620 813 .457 .000 .814 20.8 8.7 5.2 1.6 23.5 .107
45 45 DET Marv Roberts Utah State University 28 209 58 25 19 .355 .667 7.5 2.1 0.9 0.7 -0.2 -0.051
46 46 PHI Dave Wohl University of Pennsylvania 410 8142 2553 558 1397 .430 .750 19.9 6.2 1.4 3.4 6.1 .036
47 47 CHI Mike Gale Elizabeth City State University 453 11189 3372 1122 1965 .474 .160 .825 24.7 7.4 2.5 4.3 18.0 .077
48 48 PHO Dennis Layton University of Southern California
49 49 CHI Dick Gibbs University of Texas at El Paso 333 4310 1739 624 260 .402 .799 12.9 5.2 1.9 0.8 2.6 .029
50 50 NYK Ken Mayfield Tuskegee University 13 64 37 8 4 .370 1.000 4.9 2.8 0.6 0.3 -0.2 -0.134
51 51 MIL Gary Brell Marquette University
Round 4 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
52 52 CLE Cliff Harris Hardin-Simmons University
53 53 BUF Jimmy O'Brien Boston College
54 54 POR Bobby Fields La Salle University
55 55 CIN Sid Catlett University of Notre Dame 9 40 6 4 1 .222 .222 4.4 0.7 0.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.197
56 56 ATL Jim Welch University of Houston
57 57 SEA Pembroke Burrows Jacksonville University
58 58 HOU Tom Owens University of South Carolina 488 11471 5612 3010 984 .508 .250 .764 23.5 11.5 6.2 2.0 32.9 .138
59 59 GSW Greg Gary St. Bonaventure University
60 60 BAL Willie Allen University of Miami
61 61 BOS Randy Denton Duke University 45 700 239 218 33 .402 .702 15.6 5.3 4.8 0.7 0.4 .029
62 62 DET Jarrett Durham Duquesne University
63 63 PHI Erwin Johnson Augusta State University
64 64 LAL Roger Brown University of Kansas 77 818 135 230 25 .389 .702 10.6 1.8 3.0 0.3 0.6 .035
65 65 PHO Walt Szczerbiak George Washington University
66 66 CHI Jim Irving Saint Louis University
67 67 NYK Steve Niles Texas A&M University
68 68 MIL Henry Smith University of Missouri
Round 5 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
69 69 CLE Brian Mahoney Manhattan College
70 70 BUF Garry Nelson Duquesne University
71 71 POR Hector Blondet Murray State University
72 72 CIN Jim Guymond Eastern New Mexico University
73 73 CIN Tyrone Marionneaux Loyola University New Orleans
74 74 SEA Jeff Smith New Mexico State University
75 75 HOU Rudy Benjamin Michigan State University
76 76 GSW Odis Allison University of Nevada, Las Vegas 36 166 67 45 10 .218 .541 4.6 1.9 1.3 0.3 -0.6 -0.181
77 77 BAL Don Johnson University of Tennessee
78 78 HOU Greg Nelson Jacksonville University
79 79 DET Vincent White Savannah State University
80 80 PHI Richard Hood Phillips University
81 81 LAL Lee Dedmon University of North Carolina
82 82 PHO Kenneth Gardner University of Utah
83 83 CHI Larry Weatherford Purdue University
84 84 PHO Bob Kissane College of the Holy Cross
85 85 MIL Barry Nelson Duquesne University 28 102 35 20 7 .417 .500 3.6 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.1 .026
Round 6 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
86 86 CLE Mike Childress Colorado State University
87 87 BUF Glen Summors Gannon University
88 88 POR Jim Day Morehead State University
89 89 CIN Gil McGregor Wake Forest University 42 532 171 148 18 .363 .696 12.7 4.1 3.5 0.4 -0.4 -0.038
90 90 ATL Willie Humes University of Idaho
91 91 SEA Mike Neciase William Carey College
92 92 HOU Garry Reist Rice University
93 93 GSW Charles Johnson University of California 521 9972 4241 1318 973 .429 .756 19.1 8.1 2.5 1.9 13.4 .064
94 94 BAL John Novey Mount St. Mary's University
95 95 BOS Thorpe Weber Vanderbilt University
96 96 DET Jim Larranga Providence College
97 97 PHI Jake Jones Assumption College 17 202 76 26 12 .389 .645 11.9 4.5 1.5 0.7 0.0 -0.009
98 98 LAL Bill Brickhouse Montana State University
99 99 PHO William Graham Kentucky State University
100 100 CHI Jim England University of Tennessee
101 101 NYK Bill Mainor Fordham University
102 102 MIL Ed Kemp Adams State College
Round 7 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
103 103 CLE Tom Bush Drake University
104 104 BUF 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
105 105 POR Gene Knolle Texas Tech University
106 106 CIN Ollie Shannon University of Minnesota
107 107 ATL Mike Jordan Savannah State University
108 108 SEA John Duncan Kentucky Wesleyan College
109 109 HOU Eric Hill University of Minnesota
110 110 GSW Ken May University of Dayton
111 111 BAL Dennis Hogg Washington State University
112 112 BOS Skip Young Florida State University
113 113 DET Steve Kelly Brigham Young University
114 114 PHI Curtis Ford Northeastern State University
115 115 LAL Gene Gathers Bradley University
116 116 PHO Ralph Brateris Trenton State University
117 117 CHI Artis Gilmore Jacksonville University 909 29685 15579 9161 1777 .599 .077 .713 32.7 17.1 10.1 2.0 107.4 .174
118 118 NYK Danny Davis Henderson State University
119 119 MIL Gene Phillips Southern Methodist University
Round 8 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
120 120 CLE Charlie Davis Wake Forest University 144 2653 1287 219 319 .408 .806 18.4 8.9 1.5 2.2 1.4 .026
121 121 BUF Craig Love Ohio University
122 122 POR John Sutter Tulane University
123 123 CIN Frank Fitzgerald Boston College
124 124 ATL Jim Smith Kentucky Wesleyan College
125 125 SEA Charlie Lowery University of Puget Sound 20 134 45 19 14 .447 .611 6.7 2.3 1.0 0.7 0.2 .083
126 126 HOU Rich Katherman Duke University
127 127 GSW Jim Haderlein Loyola Marymount University
128 128 BAL Russell Golden Jackson State University
129 129 BOS John Ribock University of South Carolina
130 130 DET Wayne Jones Niagara University
131 131 PHI Barry Yates University of Maryland 24 144 69 40 7 .373 .636 6.0 2.9 1.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.075
132 132 LAL Luke Adams Lamar University
133 133 PHO Vernell Ellzy Florida State University
134 134 CHI Clarence Sherrod University of Wisconsin
135 135 NYK Leroy Eldridge Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
136 136 MIL Felix Thurston Trinity University
Round 9 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
137 137 CLE Rich Walker Bowling Green State University
138 138 BUF Gary Stewart Canisius College
139 139 POR Goo Kennedy Texas Christian University 32 277 65 51 6 .534 .375 8.7 2.0 1.6 0.2 0.3 .045
140 140 ATL Ernie Fleming Jacksonville University
141 141 SEA Larry Holliday University of Oregon
142 142 HOU Willie Kerry University of Denver
143 143 GSW Clarence Smith Villanova University
144 144 BAL Ron Johnston Murray State University
145 145 BOS Ray Green California University of Pennslyvania
146 146 DET Paul Botts Central Michigan University
147 147 PHI Tom Lee University of Arizona
148 148 LAL Bob Cheeks Whittier College
149 149 PHO Mike Johnson Kansas State University
150 150 CHI Jackie Dinkins Voorhees College 18 89 45 20 7 .415 .550 4.9 2.5 1.1 0.4 0.1 .073
151 151 NYK Mike O'Brien Saint Leo University
152 152 MIL Rick Howat University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Round 10 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
153 153 CLE Jim Meredith Washington State University
154 154 BUF Don Ward Colgate University
155 155 POR Greg Starrick Southern Illinois University
156 156 ATL Ron Rippitoe Lipscomb University
157 157 SEA Ed Huston University of Puget Sound
158 158 HOU Calvin Oliver University of Texas-Pan American
159 159 GSW Bill Drosdiak University of Oregon
160 160 BAL Eddie Myers University of Arizona
161 161 BOS Dale Dover Harvard University
162 162 DET Steve Butcher Pikeville College
163 163 PHI Jim Dinwiddie University of Kentucky
164 164 LAL Cliff Mosely Quinnipiac University
165 165 PHO Tom Newell University of Hawaii
166 166 CHI David Withers University of Delaware
167 167 NYK Andy Toth Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
168 168 MIL Dan Fife University of Michigan
Round 11 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
169 169 CLE Mike Casey University of Kentucky
170 170 BUF Bill Warner University of Arizona
171 171 POR Howard Burford Gonzaga University
172 172 ATL Levi Wyatt Alcorn State University
173 173 SEA Jerome Perry Western Kentucky University
174 174 HOU Doug Rex University of California, Santa Barbara
175 175 BAL Chuck Olowski University of Baltimore
176 176 BOS Reggie Brooks Southern New Hampshire University
177 177 DET Larry Saunders Duke University
178 178 PHI Dana Pagett University of Southern California
179 179 PHO Paul Leitz Western Carolina University
180 180 CHI Al Smith Bradley University
181 181 NYK Ken Davis Georgetown College
182 182 MIL Blaine Henry Marshall University
Round 12 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
183 183 CLE Doug Hess University of Toledo
184 184 BUF Butch Webster Louisiana State University
185 185 POR Don Sechler Delaware Valley College
186 186 ATL Roger Moore
187 187 HOU Chris Schrobilgen University of Southern California
188 188 BAL Bob Connor Loyola College in Maryland
189 189 BOS John Dalton Suffolk University
190 190 DET Bob Horn Drake University
191 191 PHI Ken Kowall Ohio University
192 192 PHO Floyd Mason Alcorn State University
193 193 CHI Ken Riley Middle Tennessee State University
194 194 NYK Carl Greenfield Eastern Kentucky University
195 195 MIL Gene Mumford University of Scranton
Round 13 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
196 196 CLE Bobby Jones Drake University
197 197 BUF Pete Smith Valdosta State University
198 198 ATL Ed Jenkins
199 199 HOU Lee McCollough Indiana University
200 200 BAL Ron Crosswhite University of Dayton
201 201 BOS Leroy Chalk University of Nebraska
202 202 DET Willie Roberson University of Wyoming
203 203 PHI Hank Commodore Northwestern Oklahoma State University
204 204 PHO Ron Dorsey Tennessee State University
205 205 CHI Ed Goode DePaul University
206 206 NYK Larry Duckworth Henderson State University
207 207 MIL Pierre Russell University of Kansas
Round 14 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
208 208 CLE Bubbles Harris Indiana University
209 209 BUF Ray Lavender Drury University
210 210 HOU Gene Roberson Canisius College
211 211 BAL Rudolph Peele Norfolk State University
212 212 DET Art Davis Johnson C. Smith University
213 213 PHO Ken Booker University of California, Los Angeles
214 214 CHI Richard Dixon Loyola Marymount University
215 215 NYK Jack O'Connor University of Great Falls
216 216 MIL George Jackson University of Dayton
Round 15 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
217 217 CLE Larry Baker Wittenberg University
218 218 BUF William Chatmon Baylor University
219 219 HOU Terry Guigg Gonzaga University
220 220 BAL James Morrell Norfolk State University
221 221 DET James Fleming Alcorn State University
222 222 PHO Curtis Carter Bishop College
223 223 CHI Liscio Thomas Furman University
224 224 MIL Loyd King Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Round 16 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
225 225 CLE Vance Tyree University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
226 226 BUF James Douglas University of Memphis
227 227 HOU Leonard Jackson University of Oregon
228 228 DET Fred Smiley University of Detroit Mercy
229 229 CHI Bob Bissant Loyola University New Orleans
Round 17 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
230 230 BUF Nelson Isley Louisiana State University
231 231 HOU Steve Sims Pepperdine University
232 232 DET Leroy Jenkins University of Detroit Mercy
Round 18 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
233 233 BUF Joey Meyer DePaul University
234 234 HOU Carlos Quintar
235 235 DET Ike Bundy Lawrence Technological University
Round 19 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Rk Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
236 236 HOU Gary Schneider San Diego State University
237 237 DET Ed Jenkins Shaw University