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1972 NBA Draft

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Date: Monday, April 10, 1972
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 198 (49 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: LaRue Martin (1.9 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: J. Erving (106.2), B. McAdoo (89.1) and P. Westphal (67.7)

All-Stars: 5 (D. Buse, J. Erving, B. McAdoo, J. Price and P. Westphal)

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198 Selections

Stats shown are for the player's NBA career
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
1 1 POR LaRue Martin Loyola University of Chicago 4 271 3795 1430 1258 203 .416 .685 14.0 5.3 4.6 0.7 1.9 .024
2 2 BUF Bob McAdoo University of North Carolina 14 852 28327 18787 8048 1951 .503 .081 .754 33.2 22.1 9.4 2.3 89.1 .151
3 3 CLE Dwight Davis University of Houston 5 340 8010 2936 1991 529 .423 .730 23.6 8.6 5.9 1.6 11.4 .068
4 4 PHO Corky Calhoun University of Pennsylvania 8 542 10901 2896 1962 601 .460 .782 20.1 5.3 3.6 1.1 14.4 .064
5 5 PHI Freddie Boyd Oregon State University 6 327 7723 2784 533 986 .414 .667 23.6 8.5 1.6 3.0 1.4 .009
6 6 MIL Russ Lee Marshall University 3 97 582 282 114 65 .391 .685 6.0 2.9 1.2 0.7 0.5 .038
7 7 SEA Bud Stallworth University of Kansas 5 313 5489 2403 861 213 .414 .686 17.5 7.7 2.8 0.7 0.7 .006
8 8 NYK Tom Riker University of South Carolina 3 82 605 225 138 24 .380 .593 7.4 2.7 1.7 0.3 0.4 .033
9 9 DET Bob Nash University of Hawaii 5 219 2557 1036 483 147 .435 .730 11.7 4.7 2.2 0.7 2.6 .048
10 10 BOS Paul Westphal University of Southern California 12 823 20947 12809 1580 3591 .504 .275 .820 25.5 15.6 1.9 4.4 67.7 .155
11 11 CHI Ralph Simpson Michigan State University 10 218 3980 1832 445 479 .404 .000 .724 18.3 8.4 2.0 2.2 0.7 .008
12 12 MIL Julius Erving University of Massachusetts Amherst 16 836 28677 18364 5601 3224 .507 .261 .777 34.3 22.0 6.7 3.9 106.2 .178
13 13 LAL Travis Grant Kentucky State University 2 36 159 128 53 7 .433 .828 4.4 3.6 1.5 0.2 0.4 .124
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
14 14 POR Bob Davis Weber State University 1 9 41 16 5 2 .214 .667 4.6 1.8 0.6 0.2 -0.3 -0.396
15 15 BUF Harold Fox Jacksonville University 1 10 84 31 8 10 .375 .875 8.4 3.1 0.8 1.0 0.0 -0.014
16 16 LAL Jim Price University of Louisville 7 510 12815 5088 1566 1886 .444 .815 25.1 10.0 3.1 3.7 19.7 .074
17 17 DET Chris Ford Villanova University 10 794 22043 7314 2394 2719 .460 .375 .731 27.8 9.2 3.0 3.4 35.6 .077
18 18 SEA Joby Wright Indiana University 1 77 931 303 218 36 .478 .416 12.1 3.9 2.8 0.5 0.6 .033
19 19 KCO Sam Sibert Kentucky State University 1 5 26 12 4 0 .308 .800 5.2 2.4 0.8 0.0 -0.1 -0.105
20 20 HOU John Gianelli University of the Pacific 8 541 13650 4210 3188 832 .470 .702 25.2 7.8 5.9 1.5 23.0 .081
21 21 ATL Steve Bracey University of Tulsa 3 187 2853 1141 291 408 .466 .684 15.3 6.1 1.6 2.2 3.9 .066
22 22 LAL Paul Stovall Arizona State University 1 25 211 76 61 13 .342 .632 8.4 3.0 2.4 0.5 -0.1 -0.024
23 23 SEA Brian Taylor Princeton University 10 330 10262 4064 797 1476 .487 .376 .803 31.1 12.3 2.4 4.5 24.7 .116
24 24 CLE Steve Hawes University of Washington 10 688 15831 5768 4272 1288 .483 .298 .790 23.0 8.4 6.2 1.9 37.1 .112
25 25 BAL Tom Patterson Ouachita Baptist University 2 25 100 56 24 5 .420 .778 4.0 2.2 1.0 0.2 0.2 .102
26 26 POR Dave Twardzik Old Dominion University 8 280 6921 2666 611 940 .552 .571 .823 24.7 9.5 2.2 3.4 21.8 .151
27 27 BOS Dennis Wuycik University of North Carolina
28 28 KCO Mike Ratliff University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 2 60 685 241 194 38 .417 .536 11.4 4.0 3.2 0.6 -0.2 -0.014
29 29 MIL Chuck Terry California State University, Long Beach 5 135 1800 439 291 83 .380 .756 13.3 3.3 2.2 0.6 0.7 .018
30 30 POR Ollie Johnson Temple University 10 690 14554 5341 2280 1212 .496 .150 .827 21.1 7.7 3.3 1.8 27.0 .089
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
31 31 POR Lloyd Neal Tennessee State University 7 435 11015 4846 3370 632 .485 .672 25.3 11.1 7.7 1.5 22.7 .099
32 32 BUF Bob Morse University of Pennsylvania
33 33 PHO Scott English University of Texas at El Paso 1 29 196 93 44 15 .387 .724 6.8 3.2 1.5 0.5 0.0 .002
34 34 PHO Don Buse University of Evansville 13 648 17070 4485 1507 2920 .442 .333 .780 26.3 6.9 2.3 4.5 34.9 .098
35 35 CHI Frank Russell University of Detroit Mercy 1 23 131 74 17 15 .377 .889 5.7 3.2 0.7 0.7 0.1 .030
36 36 PHI Charlie Tharpe Belhaven College
37 37 HOU Eric McWilliams California State University, Long Beach 1 44 245 86 60 5 .347 .486 5.6 2.0 1.4 0.1 -0.4 -0.074
38 38 KCO Ron Riley University of Southern California 4 264 4852 1542 1368 318 .419 .691 18.4 5.8 5.2 1.2 2.5 .024
39 39 BAL Kevin Porter Saint Francis University 10 659 19107 7645 1179 5314 .483 .188 .737 29.0 11.6 1.8 8.1 36.0 .090
40 40 SEA Jim Creighton University of Colorado 1 32 172 31 45 4 .279 .438 5.4 1.0 1.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.063
41 41 NYK Ansley Truitt University of California
42 42 PHO Claude Terry Stanford University 6 72 711 287 61 65 .467 .818 9.9 4.0 0.8 0.9 1.0 .065
43 43 GSW Bill Chamberlain University of North Carolina 2 28 367 153 80 37 .438 .696 13.1 5.5 2.9 1.3 0.5 .063
44 44 BOS Wayne Grabiec University of Michigan
45 45 CHI Chuck Jura University of Nebraska
46 46 MIL George Adams Gardner-Webb University
47 47 LAL Gregg Northington Alabama State University
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
48 48 POR Gary Stewart Canisius College
49 49 BUF George Bryant Eastern Kentucky University
50 50 CLE Hank Siemiontkowski Villanova University
51 51 DET Ernie Fleming Jacksonville University
52 52 PHI Marshall Wingate Niagara University
53 53 KCO Frank Schade University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 1 9 76 10 6 10 .286 1.000 8.4 1.1 0.7 1.1 0.0 .031
54 54 HOU Wilbert Robinson West Virginia University
55 55 ATL Reggie Bird Princeton University
56 56 BAL Al Saunders Louisiana State University
57 57 SEA Joe Mackey University of Southern California
58 58 NYK Henry Bibby University of California, Los Angeles 9 675 15475 5775 1581 2259 .424 .293 .782 22.9 8.6 2.3 3.3 24.5 .076
59 59 PHO Matt Gantt St. Bonaventure University
60 60 GSW John Tshogl University of California, Santa Barbara
61 61 BOS Nate Stephens California State University, Long Beach
62 62 CHI Ted Martiniuk Saint Peter's College
63 63 MIL Art White Georgetown University
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
64 64 POR Mike Reid University of California, Riverside
65 65 BUF Arnie Berman Brown University
66 66 CLE Sam Cash University of California, Riverside
67 67 DET Ernest Pettis Western Michigan University
68 68 KCO David Bustion University of Denver
69 69 PHI Joe Bynes University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
70 70 HOU James Silas Stephen F. Austin State University 10 357 8633 5060 745 1215 .485 .000 .852 24.2 14.2 2.1 3.4 22.0 .122
71 71 ATL Bob Lackey Marquette University
72 72 BAL Walter Jones Long Island University
73 73 SEA Gary Ladd Seattle University
74 74 NYK Bob Ford Purdue University
75 75 PHO Wardell Dyson Shaw University
76 76 GSW Charles Dudley University of Washington 6 361 6337 1908 1089 1230 .497 .672 17.6 5.3 3.0 3.4 14.0 .106
77 77 BOS Bryan Adrian Davidson College
78 78 CHI Rowland Garrett Florida State University 5 263 2905 1337 607 106 .441 .772 11.0 5.1 2.3 0.4 5.4 .089
79 79 MIL Ron Harris Wichita State University
80 80 LAL Glen Summors Gannon University
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
81 81 POR Joe Gaines Belmont University
82 82 BUF Ed Czernota Sacred Heart University
83 83 CLE Tom Parker University of Kentucky
84 84 DET Terry Benton Wichita State University
85 85 PHI John Glover Wiley College
86 86 KCO Jerry Crocker Guilford College
87 87 HOU Mike Collins Seattle University
88 88 ATL Randy Noll Marshall University
89 89 BAL Dwaine Dillard Eastern Michigan University
90 90 SEA Ronald Thomas University of Louisville
91 91 NYK Greg Cleuss St. John's University
92 92 PHO Charles Edge LeMoyne-Owen College
93 93 GSW Henry Bacon University of Louisville
94 94 BOS Doug Holcomb University of Memphis
95 95 CHI Mike Stewart Santa Clara University
96 96 BOS Wally Wright Widener University
97 97 LAL Sam Simmons Bradley University
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
98 98 POR Bob Lynn California State University, Long Beach
99 99 BUF Greg Kohls Syracuse University
100 100 CLE Steve Davidson West Texas A&M University
101 101 DET Bruce Anderson University of Arizona
102 102 KCO Mike Sneed Fayetteville State University
103 103 PHI Curtis Pritchett Saint Augustine's College
104 104 HOU Mike Jackson California State University, Los Angeles
105 105 ATL Billy Pleas University of Detroit Mercy
106 106 BAL Marvin Brown Jackson State University
107 107 SEA Jerry Dunn Western Kentucky University
108 108 NYK Tracy Tripucka Lafayette College
109 109 PHO Bernie Fryer Brigham Young University 2 111 2106 686 205 331 .457 .787 19.0 6.2 1.8 3.0 2.0 .046
110 110 GSW William Franklin Purdue University
111 111 BOS Stephen Previs University of North Carolina
112 112 CHI Jerry Pender California State University, Fresno
113 113 MIL Mickey Davis Duquesne University 6 286 3711 1478 800 295 .458 .842 13.0 5.2 2.8 1.0 8.9 .115
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
114 114 POR Ruben Vance Kent State University
115 115 BUF Andy Denny University of South Alabama
116 116 CLE Roger Evans Kent State University
117 117 DET Ben Kelso Central Michigan University 1 46 298 85 31 18 .365 .682 6.5 1.8 0.7 0.4 0.0 .000
118 118 PHI Jim Kopp Rockhurst University
119 119 KCO Jerry Clack Oklahoma State University
120 120 HOU Henry Harris Auburn University
121 121 ATL Oscar Evans Butler University
122 122 BAL Jim Floyd Shaw University
123 123 SEA Willy Stoudamire Portland State University
124 124 NYK Tom Corde Ohio University
125 125 PHO Russell Golden Jackson State University
126 126 GSW John Burks University of San Francisco
127 127 BOS Sam McCarney Oral Roberts University
128 128 CHI Cavin Anderson Valley City State University
129 129 MIL Charles Kirkland Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
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
130 130 POR Scott McCandlish University of Virginia
131 131 BUF John Collins State University of New York at Brockport
132 132 CLE Greg Starrick Southern Illinois University
133 133 DET Kessie Mangam Ferris State University
134 134 KCO Steve McMahon Merrimack College
135 135 PHI Rod Murray University of California, Los Angeles
136 136 ATL Larry Strozier Morehouse College
137 137 BAL Ruppert Breedlove Oglethorpe University
138 138 SEA Dwight Holliday University of Hawaii
139 139 NYK Tom Sullivan Fordham University
140 140 PHO Bill Kennedy University of Arizona
141 141 GSW Bill Duey University of California
142 142 CHI Ralph Houston West Texas A&M University
143 143 MIL Jim Regenold Ball State 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
144 144 POR Kresimir Cosic Brigham Young University
145 145 CLE Kent Martens Abilene Christian University
146 146 DET Kent Hollenbeck University of Kentucky
147 147 PHI Gary Watson University of Wisconsin
148 148 KCO David Hall Kansas State University
149 149 ATL Jim Clesson University of Tulsa
150 150 BAL Will Loftin University of Louisiana at Lafayette
151 151 SEA Dan Stewart Washington State University
152 152 NYK Richie Garner Manhattan College
153 153 PHO Al Vilcheck University of Louisville
154 154 BOS Marty Hunt Kenyon College
155 155 CHI Chuck Taylor West Liberty State College
156 156 MIL Jolly Spight Santa Clara University
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
157 157 POR Jimmy Wilkins San Diego State University
158 158 BUF Jim Prokell Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
159 159 KCO Floyd Mathew Northern Arizona University
160 160 ATL Charles Allen Texas Southern University
161 161 BAL Marvin Watkins Jackson State University
162 162 SEA Steve Turner Vanderbilt University
163 163 NYK Chic Downing Benedictine University
164 164 PHO John Belcher Arkansas State University
165 165 BOS Mark Minor Ohio State University 1 4 20 5 4 2 .250 .750 5.0 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.0 .081
166 166 CHI Jackie Young Rocky Mountain College
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
167 167 BUF Frank Dewitt University of Virginia
168 168 KCO Len Baltimore George Washington University
169 169 ATL James Green Paine College
170 170 BAL Lloyd Adams University of Rhode Island
171 171 SEA Gregg Daust University of Missouri-St. Louis
172 172 PHO Mark Soderberg University of Utah
173 173 BOS Phil Stephens South Carolina State University
174 174 CHI Al Cotler University of Pennsylvania
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
175 175 POR Larry Morris University of Tulsa
176 176 BUF Kim Huband University of North Carolina
177 177 KCO Kent Scott University of Pittsburgh
178 178 BAL Mike Krawzyk Loyola College in Maryland
179 179 PHO Kelly Utley Shaw University
180 180 CHI Mike Barr Duquesne University 5 73 1224 285 130 175 .437 .719 16.8 3.9 1.8 2.4 1.4 .054
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
181 181 POR Paul Kelley Shaw University
182 182 BUF Greg Corson University of North Carolina
183 183 KCO Bob Allen University of Missouri
184 184 BAL Aubrey Nash University of Kansas
185 185 SEA Cleveland Hill Nicholls State University
186 186 PHO Ray Golson West Texas A&M University
187 187 CHI Andrew Pettes University of Oklahoma
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
188 188 POR Rich Haubeggar Wake Forest University
189 189 BUF Paul Hoffman St. Bonaventure University
190 190 KCO Mike Jefferies Oklahoma State University
191 191 BAL Gary Handleman Johns Hopkins University
192 192 CHI Greg Lowery Texas Tech University
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
193 193 POR Mose Adolph California State University, Los Angeles
194 194 BUF Norman Bounds State University of New York at Brockport
195 195 KCO Mike Peterson University of Nebraska
196 196 CHI Charles Hall University of Montana-Western
Round 17 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
197 197 CHI John Thornton South Carolina State University
Round 18 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
198 198 CHI Ron Manning Manhattan College