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1973 NBA Draft

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Date: Tuesday, April 24, 1973
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 211 (52 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Doug Collins (38.0 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: C. Jones (44.3), D. Collins (38.0) and J. Chones (37.4)

All-Stars: 4 (D. Collins, L. Kenon, G. McGinnis and K. Washington)

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211 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 PHI Doug Collins Illinois State University 415 13945 7427 1339 1368 .501 .000 .833 33.6 17.9 3.2 3.3 38.0 .131
2 CLE Jim Brewer University of Minnesota 703 15936 4099 4458 1038 .448 .077 .571 22.7 5.8 6.3 1.5 29.3 .088
3 BUF Ernie DiGregorio Providence College 312 7859 2997 610 1594 .415 .902 25.2 9.6 2.0 5.1 2.5 .016
4 SEA Mike Green Louisiana Tech University 245 5410 2062 1329 340 .460 .000 .707 22.1 8.4 5.4 1.4 10.9 .097
5 LAL Kermit Washington American University 507 12815 4666 4232 695 .526 .000 .656 25.3 9.2 8.3 1.4 36.0 .135
6 HOU Ed Ratleff California State University, Long Beach 338 8433 2813 1363 896 .454 .803 24.9 8.3 4.0 2.7 13.8 .078
7 KCO Ron Behagen University of Minnesota 388 9131 3977 2712 624 .425 .754 23.5 10.3 7.0 1.6 13.0 .068
8 PHO Mike Bantom Saint Joseph's University 706 19725 8568 4517 1623 .468 .200 .692 27.9 12.1 6.4 2.3 34.8 .085
9 ATL Dwight Jones University of Houston 766 16452 6230 4513 911 .471 .500 .740 21.5 8.1 5.9 1.2 27.6 .081
10 ATL John Brown University of Missouri 486 10108 3614 2126 703 .453 .783 20.8 7.4 4.4 1.4 16.2 .077
11 GSW Kevin Joyce University of South Carolina
12 CHI Kevin Kunnert University of Iowa 555 12104 4602 4031 784 .476 .682 21.8 8.3 7.3 1.4 22.0 .087
13 CAP Nick Weatherspoon University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 453 9680 4086 2232 418 .455 .713 21.4 9.0 4.9 0.9 15.2 .075
14 NYK Mel Davis St. John's University 190 2572 1008 816 164 .376 .709 13.5 5.3 4.3 0.9 0.3 .006
15 POR Barry Parkhill University of Virginia
16 MIL Swen Nater University of California, Los Angeles 489 13868 5943 5297 954 .537 .250 .760 28.4 12.2 10.8 2.0 36.9 .128
17 BOS Steve Downing Indiana University 27 146 64 41 11 .318 .550 5.4 2.4 1.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.060
18 PHI Raymond Lewis California State University, Los Angeles
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
19 CAP Louie Nelson University of Washington 224 4947 2113 527 436 .437 .738 22.1 9.4 2.4 1.9 6.4 .062
20 KCO Mike D'Antoni Marshall University 130 1858 432 186 248 .392 .736 14.3 3.3 1.4 1.9 0.9 .023
21 PHI Allan Bristow Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 648 13277 5122 2613 2098 .460 .286 .798 20.5 7.9 4.0 3.2 22.7 .082
22 PHI George McGinnis Indiana University 528 16194 9090 5177 1985 .448 .080 .651 30.7 17.2 9.8 3.8 36.2 .107
23 LAL Billy Schaeffer St. John's University
24 CHI Kevin Stacom Providence College 347 4539 1781 511 524 .417 .500 .768 13.1 5.1 1.5 1.5 3.1 .032
25 KCO Larry McNeill Marquette University 297 5094 2533 1440 225 .466 .779 17.2 8.5 4.8 0.8 13.4 .127
26 CLE Allan Hornyak Ohio State University
27 ATL Tom Ingelsby Villanova University 48 398 129 44 37 .382 .784 8.3 2.7 0.9 0.8 0.1 .014
28 NYK Patrick McFarland Saint Joseph's University
29 GSW Derrek Dickey University of Cincinnati 321 5345 1962 1575 346 .470 .745 16.7 6.1 4.9 1.1 11.1 .100
30 CHI Wendell Hudson University of Alabama
31 LAL Jim Chones Marquette University 623 19125 7664 5196 1079 .468 .000 .704 30.7 12.3 8.3 1.7 37.4 .094
32 PHI Caldwell Jones Albany State University 1068 26474 6589 7663 1347 .473 .065 .753 24.8 6.2 7.2 1.3 44.3 .080
33 PHO Gary Melchionni Duke University 137 2780 1074 329 298 .444 .831 20.3 7.8 2.4 2.2 3.9 .067
34 LAL John Perry University of Texas-Pan American
35 BOS Phil Hankinson University of Pennsylvania 31 187 122 57 6 .491 .769 6.0 3.9 1.8 0.2 0.6 .143
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
36 ATL Ted Manakas Princeton University 5 45 12 3 2 .400 1.000 9.0 2.4 0.6 0.4 0.0 .014
37 CLE Jim O'Brien University of Maryland
38 BUF Ken Charles Fordham University 322 7637 2747 640 806 .441 .789 23.7 8.5 2.0 2.5 9.8 .061
39 CHI Martin Terry University of Arkansas
40 CLE Ozzie Edwards Oklahoma City University
41 CLE James Lister Sam Houston State University
42 PHO Joe Reaves Bethel College 7 38 16 8 1 .545 .364 5.4 2.3 1.1 0.1 0.0 -0.013
43 PHO Steve Mitchell Kansas State University
44 DET Bo Lamar University of Louisiana at Lafayette 71 1165 502 92 177 .406 .676 16.4 7.1 1.3 2.5 0.5 .021
45 ATL Leonard Gray California State University, Long Beach 224 6058 2408 1169 490 .469 .739 27.0 10.8 5.2 2.2 9.9 .079
46 GSW Jim Retseck Auburn University
47 CHI Steve Newsome University of Houston
48 CAP Tom Kozelko University of Toledo 189 1911 407 346 99 .419 .745 10.1 2.2 1.8 0.5 2.4 .059
49 NYK Allie McGuire Marquette University 2 10 4 2 1 .500 5.0 2.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 .029
50 DET Larry Kenon University of Memphis 503 15517 8535 3942 1287 .489 .100 .798 30.8 17.0 7.8 2.6 36.5 .113
51 HOU E.C. Coleman Houston Baptist University 357 9310 2553 2151 472 .464 .694 26.1 7.2 6.0 1.3 12.8 .066
52 BOS Martinez Denmon Iowa State 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
53 PHI Darrel Minniefield University of New Mexico
54 BUF Doug Little University of Oregon
55 POR William Averitt Pepperdine University
56 SEA June Harris North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
57 CLE Luke Witte Ohio State University 118 1098 372 357 60 .402 .685 9.3 3.2 3.0 0.5 1.2 .051
58 HOU Lee Colburn South Dakota State University
59 MIL Clyde Turner University of Minnesota
60 PHO Ronnie Robinson University of Memphis
61 DET Ken Brady University of Michigan
62 ATL James Brown Harvard University
63 GSW Ron King Florida State University
64 CHI Mark Sibley Northwestern University 28 124 46 25 13 .357 .857 4.4 1.6 0.9 0.5 -0.2 -0.065
65 CAP Aaron Stewart University of Richmond
66 NYK George Karl University of North Carolina 33 281 85 22 51 .342 .705 8.5 2.6 0.7 1.5 -0.2 -0.038
67 MIL Harry Rogers Saint Louis University
68 LAL Larry Finch University of Memphis
69 BOS Richie Fuqua Oral Roberts University
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
70 PHI Reggie Royals Florida State University
71 POR Fran Costello Providence College
72 BUF Randy Noll Marshall University
73 SEA Chuck Iverson University of South Dakota
74 CLE John Coughran University of California 24 160 68 19 12 .358 .222 .571 6.7 2.8 0.8 0.5 -0.3 -0.086
75 HOU Gary Rhoades Colorado State University
76 KCO M.L. Carr Guilford College 604 14216 5853 2595 1112 .470 .256 .746 23.5 9.7 4.3 1.8 29.0 .098
77 PHO Clinton Harris Iowa State University
78 DET Henry Wilmore University of Michigan
79 ATL Dave Winfield University of Minnesota
80 GSW Nate Stephens California State University, Long Beach
81 CHI Ray Simpson Furman University
82 CAP Danny Traylor University of South Carolina
83 NYK Dennis Bell Drake University 63 545 175 119 28 .374 .535 8.7 2.8 1.9 0.4 0.1 .011
84 LAL Kresimir Cosic Brigham Young University
85 MIL Larry Jackson Northern Illinois University
86 BOS Byron Jones University of San Francisco
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
87 PHI Sterling Wright Lincoln University of Missouri
88 BUF Mike Macaluso Canisius College 30 112 48 25 3 .432 .588 3.7 1.6 0.8 0.1 0.0 -0.001
89 POR Neal Jurgensen Oregon State University
90 SEA Bill McCoy University of Northern Iowa
91 CLE Willie Calvert Abilene Christian University
92 HOU Tom Peck University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
93 KCO Mike Quick University of San Francisco
94 PHO Gene Doyle College of the Holy Cross
95 DET Dennis Johnson Ferris State University
96 ATL John Williamson New Mexico State University 288 9149 5802 722 813 .449 .293 .833 31.8 20.1 2.5 2.8 13.4 .070
97 GSW Bob Lauriski Utah State University
98 CHI Johnny Neumann University of Mississippi 83 1153 464 86 168 .406 .686 13.9 5.6 1.0 2.0 -0.1 -0.006
99 CAP Mike Allocco Stonehill College
100 NYK Lawrence Lilly Alabama State University
101 MIL James Floyd Shaw University
102 LAL David Brent Jacksonville University
103 BOS Joe Cafferky North Carolina State 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
104 PHI James Greene Kentucky Wesleyan College
105 POR Larry Hollyfield University of California, Los Angeles
106 BUF Tim Bassett University of Georgia 235 5588 1390 1496 285 .388 .595 23.8 5.9 6.4 1.2 4.1 .036
107 SEA Jim Andrews University of Kentucky
108 CLE Larry Farmer University of California, Los Angeles
109 HOU Fred DeVaughn Westmont College
110 KCO Mike Jeffries University of Missouri
111 PHO Jerry Bisbano University of Louisiana at Lafayette
112 DET Fred Smiley Northwood University
113 ATL Pete Harris Stephen F. Austin State University
114 GSW Steve Smith Loyola Marymount University
115 CHI Billy Harris Northern Illinois University
116 CAP Rod Hogue University of Georgia
117 NYK Mike Moore Manhattan College
118 LAL Nate Hawthorne Southern Illinois University 162 1991 882 333 108 .421 .660 12.3 5.4 2.1 0.7 1.7 .041
119 MIL Eddie Childress Austin Peay State University
120 BOS Mike Stewart Santa Clara 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
121 PHI Dave Langston Drake University
122 BUF Carl Jackson St. Bonaventure University
123 POR Lendell Resson Eastern Michigan University
124 SEA Wardell Jeffries Oklahoma Baptist University
125 CLE John Ritter Indiana University
126 HOU John Thomas Missouri Southern State University
127 KCO Mike Williams Kentucky Wesleyan College
128 PHO Jim Owens Arizona State University 58 533 177 52 64 .418 .767 9.2 3.1 0.9 1.1 0.4 .038
129 DET Ben Kelso Central Michigan University 46 298 85 31 18 .365 .682 6.5 1.8 0.7 0.4 0.0 .000
130 ATL Tim Dominey Valdosta State University
131 GSW Jeff Dawson University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
132 CHI J. G. Brosterhos University of Texas at Austin
133 CAP Mark Jellison Northeastern University
134 NYK Steve Rowell University of Rhode Island
135 MIL Walt McGrary University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
136 LAL Roy McPipe Montana State University, Billings
137 BOS Robert White Sam Houston State University
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
138 PHI Harvey Catchings Hardin-Simmons University 725 13182 2335 3639 608 .435 .000 .647 18.2 3.2 5.0 0.8 21.2 .077
139 POR Mike Contreras Arizona State University
140 BUF Bob Fullerton Xavier University
141 SEA Greg Williams Seattle University
142 CLE Les Taylor Murray State University
143 KCO James Brown Dartmouth College
144 PHO Sandy Smith Winston-Salem State University
145 DET Bill Kelgore Michigan State University
146 GSW Everett Fopma Idaho State University
147 CHI Rubin Montanez Duquesne University
148 CAP Mike Boylan Assumption College
149 NYK Joe Wise Bridgewater State College
150 MIL Bob Vacca Quinnipiac University
151 BOS Corky Taylor University of Minnesota
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
152 PHI Abe Steward Jacksonville University
153 BUF Nick Connor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
154 POR Sam Whitehead Oregon State University
155 SEA Bob Bodell University of Maryland
156 CLE Dean Martin Baldwin-Wallace College
157 KCO Ernie Kusyner Kansas State University
158 PHO Claude White Elmhurst College
159 DET Bob Solomon Wayne State University
160 GSW Fred Lavoroni Santa Clara University
161 CHI Russ Hunt Furman University
162 CAP Dick Kelly Bay College
163 NYK Ed Fields Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
164 MIL Ron Battle Sam Houston State University
165 BOS Steve Turner Vanderbilt University
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
166 PHI Rod Freeman Vanderbilt University 35 265 106 54 14 .379 .683 7.6 3.0 1.5 0.4 0.0 .000
167 POR Ed Payne Wake Forest University
168 BUF Mike Lee Syracuse University
169 CLE Floyd Lewis Harvard University
170 PHO Lynn Greer Virginia State University
171 DET Len Paul University of Akron
172 CAP Dale Adams St. Mary's College of Maryland
173 NYK Charles Edge LeMoyne-Owen College
174 BOS Ed Hastings Villanova University
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
175 PHI Connie Warren Xavier University
176 BUF Aaron Covington Canisius College
177 POR Rick Holdt North Carolina State University
178 CLE Chris McMurray San Diego State University
179 PHO Lyman Williamson Samford University
180 DET Clarence Carlisle Ferris State University
181 CAP Mike Battle George Washington University
182 BOS Bruce Winkler Santa Clara University
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
183 PHI Jim Crawford La Salle University
184 BUF Bob Vartanian University at Buffalo, State University of New York
185 CLE John Pennebacker University of Hawaii
186 PHO Kalevi Sarkalahti Brigham Young University
187 CAP Chester Davis Morgan State University
188 BOS Scott Koelzer Montana State 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
189 PHI Ernie Johnson University of Michigan
190 BUF Ron Gilliam State University of New York at Brockport
191 CLE Charles Mitchell Eastern Kentucky University
192 CAP Howard White University of Maryland
193 BOS Rick Williams University of Iowa
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
194 PHI Lionel Harris University of Cincinnati
195 BUF John Fraley University of Georgia
196 CLE Reese Stovall University of Texas-Pan American
197 CAP W. Shorty Simmons St. Mary's College of Maryland
198 BOS James Gilchrist Florida Southern College
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
199 PHI Larry Robinson University of Tennessee
200 BUF John Green University of Oregon
201 CLE Tom O'Connor University of Iowa
202 BOS Sam Barber Bethune-Cookman College
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
203 PHI Tony Prince St. John's University
204 BUF Jim Garvin Boston University 6 11 2 5 0 .250 1.8 0.3 0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.134
205 CLE Phil Elderkin Boston University
206 BOS Lamont King California State University, Long Beach
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
207 BUF Don Johnston University of North Carolina
208 BOS Peter Gavitt University of Maine
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
209 BUF Ron Thornson University of British Columbia
210 BOS Tom Austin University of Massachusetts Amherst
Round 20 Totals Shooting Per Game Advanced
Pk Tm Player College G MP PTS TRB AST FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST WS WS/48
211 BUF Phil Tollestrop Brigham Young University