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1975 NBA Draft

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Date: Thursday, May 29, 1975
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 174 (53 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: David Thompson (50.8 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: A. Adams (73.5), G. Williams (67.9) and W. Free (67.7)

All-Stars: 6 (A. Adams, W. Free, L. Hollins, D. Roundfield, D. Thompson and G. Williams)

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174 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 ATL David Thompson North Carolina State University 9 509 16305 11264 1921 1631 .504 .277 .778 32.0 22.1 3.8 3.2 50.8 .150
2 2 LAL Dave Meyers University of California, Los Angeles 4 281 7471 3149 1771 652 .461 .200 .676 26.6 11.2 6.3 2.3 13.4 .086
3 3 ATL Marvin Webster Morgan State University 10 579 12966 4137 4044 722 .489 .333 .617 22.4 7.1 7.0 1.2 28.1 .104
4 4 PHO Alvan Adams University of Oklahoma 13 988 27203 13910 6937 4012 .498 .133 .788 27.5 14.1 7.0 4.1 73.5 .130
5 5 PHI Darryl Dawkins 14 726 17235 8733 4432 917 .572 .133 .685 23.7 12.0 6.1 1.3 46.4 .129
6 6 POR Lionel Hollins Arizona State University 10 673 18453 7809 1601 3006 .444 .149 .741 27.4 11.6 2.4 4.5 22.9 .059
7 7 NOJ Rich Kelley Stanford University 11 814 17711 6199 5678 2092 .488 .000 .783 21.8 7.6 7.0 2.6 42.5 .115
8 8 LAL Junior Bridgeman University of Louisville 12 849 21257 11517 2995 2066 .475 .244 .846 25.0 13.6 3.5 2.4 45.0 .102
9 9 NYK Gene Short Jackson State University 1 34 222 84 48 10 .352 .625 6.5 2.5 1.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.025
10 10 KCK Bill Robinzine DePaul University 7 529 11432 5541 3209 560 .482 .250 .749 21.6 10.5 6.1 1.1 23.3 .098
11 11 HOU Joe Meriweather Southern Illinois University 10 670 14807 5439 3764 603 .511 .333 .687 22.1 8.1 5.6 0.9 27.6 .090
12 12 SEA Frank Oleynick Seattle University 2 102 1166 508 90 113 .386 .708 11.4 5.0 0.9 1.1 -0.1 -0.005
13 13 KCK Bob Bigelow University of Pennsylvania 4 94 762 234 111 42 .414 .732 8.1 2.5 1.2 0.4 0.5 .029
14 14 GSW Joe Bryant La Salle University 8 606 12845 5252 2441 1049 .450 .200 .743 21.2 8.7 4.0 1.7 12.9 .048
15 15 CLE John Lambert University of Southern California 7 446 5564 1688 1493 248 .428 .083 .693 12.5 3.8 3.3 0.6 6.9 .060
16 16 PHO Ricky Sobers University of Nevada, Las Vegas 11 821 22992 10902 2132 3525 .459 .291 .843 28.0 13.3 2.6 4.3 32.0 .067
17 17 BOS Tom Boswell University of South Carolina 6 366 7046 2821 1709 591 .533 .545 .724 19.3 7.7 4.7 1.6 15.2 .104
18 18 WSB Kevin Grevey University of Kentucky 10 672 15246 7364 1594 1247 .437 .334 .817 22.7 11.0 2.4 1.9 26.5 .083
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
19 19 ATL Bill Willoughby 8 488 8647 2930 1891 413 .470 .270 .750 17.7 6.0 3.9 0.8 13.3 .074
20 20 GSW Gus Williams University of Southern California 11 825 25645 14093 2222 4597 .461 .238 .756 31.1 17.1 2.7 5.6 67.9 .127
21 21 SEA Bruce Seals Xavier University of Louisiana 5 235 5734 2422 1087 293 .435 .675 24.4 10.3 4.6 1.2 7.0 .058
22 22 MIL Clyde Mayes Furman University 2 74 1000 297 279 40 .446 .567 13.5 4.0 3.8 0.5 0.9 .044
23 23 PHI World B. Free Guilford College 13 886 26893 17955 2430 3319 .456 .337 .753 30.4 20.3 2.7 3.7 67.7 .121
24 24 MIL Cornelius Cash Bowling Green State University 1 6 49 21 16 1 .391 .500 8.2 3.5 2.7 0.2 0.0 -0.010
25 25 POR Bob Gross California State University, Long Beach 8 513 12575 4567 2253 1481 .512 .179 .798 24.5 8.9 4.4 2.9 30.7 .117
26 26 NYK Ticky Burden University of Utah 3 63 623 349 66 63 .421 .600 9.9 5.5 1.0 1.0 0.0 -0.002
27 27 DET Walter Luckett Ohio University
28 28 CLE Dan Roundfield Central Michigan University 12 746 23443 11318 7243 1620 .485 .115 .738 31.4 15.2 9.7 2.2 65.2 .134
29 29 HOU Jim Blanks Gardner-Webb University
30 30 CHI Steve Green Indiana University 4 153 1632 705 300 97 .438 .704 10.7 4.6 2.0 0.6 2.2 .065
31 31 KCK Glenn Hansen Louisiana State University 3 112 1447 588 247 93 .412 .725 12.9 5.3 2.2 0.8 1.0 .034
32 32 CHI John Laskowski Indiana University 2 118 2132 832 282 99 .398 .760 18.1 7.1 2.4 0.8 2.0 .046
33 33 CLE Mel Utley St. John's University
34 34 NYK Larry Fogle Canisius College 1 2 14 2 3 0 .200 7.0 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 -0.163
35 35 PHO Allen Murphy University of Louisville 2 2 18 5 4 0 .200 .429 9.0 2.5 2.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.229
36 36 PHO Jimmy Conner University of Kentucky
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
37 37 NOJ Rudy Hackett Syracuse University 2 6 46 14 13 3 .300 .571 7.7 2.3 2.2 0.5 0.0 -0.024
38 38 NOJ Jim McElroy Central Michigan University 7 418 10178 4120 820 1462 .468 .206 .764 24.3 9.9 2.0 3.5 14.0 .066
39 39 PHI Jimmie Baker University of Hawaii
40 40 GSW Otis Johnson Stetson University
41 41 PHI Charles Cleveland University of Alabama
42 42 POR Tom Roy University of Maryland
43 43 MIL Brian Hammel Bentley College
44 44 DET Pete Trgovich University of California, Los Angeles
45 45 CLE Ted Hathaway Cleveland State University
46 46 NYK John Ramsey Seton Hall University
47 47 HOU Rudy White Arizona State University 5 124 1185 384 120 112 .408 .000 .742 9.6 3.1 1.0 0.9 0.2 .008
48 48 WSB Tom Kropp University of Nebraska at Kearney 2 78 552 193 62 47 .440 .702 7.1 2.5 0.8 0.6 0.5 .042
49 49 KCK Bob Guyette University of Kentucky
50 50 POR Gus Gerard University of Virginia 7 280 3524 1607 719 224 .436 .143 .649 12.6 5.7 2.6 0.8 5.3 .072
51 51 GSW Robert Hawkins Illinois State University 4 103 2005 1313 240 150 .453 .704 19.5 12.7 2.3 1.5 3.0 .072
52 52 BUF George Bucci Manhattan College
53 53 BOS Jerome Anderson West Virginia University 2 49 290 127 25 16 .490 .694 5.9 2.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 .068
54 54 PHO Bayard Forrest Grand Canyon University 2 139 2130 569 565 296 .449 .509 15.3 4.1 4.1 2.1 2.7 .060
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
55 55 NOJ Mack Coleman Houston Baptist University
56 56 LAL C.J. Kupec University of Michigan 3 147 1589 606 313 108 .427 .772 10.8 4.1 2.1 0.7 1.8 .053
57 57 ATL Monte Towe North Carolina State University 2 51 409 130 34 87 .406 .720 8.0 2.5 0.7 1.7 0.1 .013
58 58 PHO Sam McCants Oral Roberts University
59 59 PHI Louis Dunbar University of Houston
60 60 MIL Bill Campion Manhattan College
61 61 POR Phil Hicks Tulane University 2 57 390 132 94 32 .447 .778 6.8 2.3 1.6 0.6 0.5 .058
62 62 CLE Eric Fernsten University of San Francisco 6 218 1643 517 372 82 .445 .675 7.5 2.4 1.7 0.4 3.3 .098
63 63 NYK David Vaughn Oral Roberts University
64 64 DET Lindsay Hairston Michigan State University 1 47 651 273 179 21 .456 .580 13.9 5.8 3.8 0.4 1.0 .075
65 65 HOU Ken Smith University of Tulsa
66 66 SEA Jim Moore Utah State University
67 67 KCK Kevin Cleuss St. John's University
68 68 CHI Ron Haigler University of Pennsylvania
69 69 GSW Billy Taylor La Salle University
70 70 BUF Bob Fleischer Duke University
71 71 WSB Fessor Leonard Furman University
72 72 BOS Cyrus Mann Illinois State 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
73 73 NOJ Andre Hampton Kentucky State University
74 74 LAL Charles Russell University of Alabama
75 75 ATL Wilbur Holland University of New Orleans 4 276 8171 3760 842 922 .452 .799 29.6 13.6 3.1 3.3 14.0 .082
76 76 PHO Joe Pace Coppin State University 2 79 557 255 168 27 .467 .598 7.1 3.2 2.1 0.3 1.1 .092
77 77 PHI Ken Tyler Gonzaga University
78 78 POR Maurice Presley University of Houston
79 79 CLE Jim Lee Syracuse University
80 80 NYK Donald Washington University of North Carolina
81 81 DET Cliff Pratt Shaw University
82 82 CLE Mike Odems Western Kentucky University
83 83 HOU Rick Whitlow Illinois State University
84 84 SEA Dwain Govan Bishop College
85 85 KCK Ed Stahl University of North Carolina
86 86 CHI Bob Iverson University of North Texas
87 87 GSW Larry Pounds University of Washington
88 88 BUF Sam Berry Armstrong Atlantic State University
89 89 BOS Darryl Brown Fordham University
90 90 WSB Rich Jones Virginia Commonwealth 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
91 91 NOJ Rich Schmidt University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
92 92 LAL Don Ford University of California, Santa Barbara 7 474 9301 3016 1691 647 .464 .143 .773 19.6 6.4 3.6 1.4 12.7 .066
93 93 ATL Danny Williams University of Mississippi
94 94 PHO Buff Burrell University of Southern California
95 95 PHI Ken Alston Valdosta State University
96 96 MIL Oliver Purnell Old Dominion University
97 97 POR Gerald Willett University of Oregon
98 98 DET Allen Spruill North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
99 99 CLE Henry Ward Jackson State University 2 27 171 83 33 6 .378 .882 6.3 3.1 1.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.023
100 100 NYK Hank Williams Jacksonville University
101 101 HOU William Johnson Texas Tech University
102 102 SEA Larry Smith North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
103 103 KCK Clint Chapman University of Southern California
104 104 CHI Bill Andreas Ohio State University
105 105 GSW Tony Styles University of San Francisco
106 106 BUF Larry Jackson University of North Carolina at Charlotte
107 107 WSB John Garrett Purdue University
108 108 BOS Rick Coleman Jacksonville 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
109 109 NOJ Bill Higgins Ashland University
110 110 LAL Rick Suttle University of Kansas
111 111 ATL Gus Johnson Winona State University
112 112 PHO Dave Edmunds State University of West Georgia
113 113 PHI Mike Flynn University of Kentucky 3 144 2279 896 304 321 .440 .653 15.8 6.2 2.1 2.2 2.6 .054
114 114 POR Steve Fields Miami University
115 115 MIL Wilbur Thomas American University
116 116 CLE Shawn Leftwick Jacksonville University
117 117 NYK Peter Davis Michigan State University
118 118 DET Ike Williams Armstrong Atlantic State University
119 119 HOU Nathaniel Barnett University of Akron
120 120 SEA Hollis Miller Drury University
121 121 KCK Wayne Croft Clemson University
122 122 CHI John Grochowalski Assumption College
123 123 GSW Stan Boyer University of Wyoming
124 124 BUF Mike Franklin University of Cincinnati
125 125 BOS Al Boswell Oral Roberts University
126 126 WSB Fletcher Johnson Randolph-Macon College
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
127 127 NOJ Harvey Carmichael Kentucky State University
128 128 LAL Mike Cashman Willamette University
129 129 ATL Oscar Jackson Duquesne University
130 130 PHO Jack Schrader Arizona State University
131 131 PHI Freeman Blade Montana State University, Billings
132 132 MIL Bob McCurdy University of Richmond
133 133 POR Charley Neal Oregon State University
134 134 NYK Jerry Homan Marquette University
135 135 DET John Kelley Dillard University
136 136 CLE Andre McCarter University of California, Los Angeles 3 103 1182 392 95 172 .431 .250 .725 11.5 3.8 0.9 1.7 1.1 .046
137 137 HOU Leon Johnson Centenary College of Louisiana
138 138 SEA Ken McKenzie University of Montana
139 139 KCK Jim Bostic New Mexico State University 1 4 48 26 16 3 .545 .400 12.0 6.5 4.0 0.8 0.1 .144
140 140 CHI John Murphy University of Massachusetts Amherst
141 141 GSW Mike Rozenski Saint Mary's College of California
142 142 BUF Allen Jones Pepperdine University
143 143 WSB Bruce Hamming Augustana College (IL)
144 144 BOS Roger Morningstar University of Kansas
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
145 145 NOJ Fred Stokes Barber-Scotia College
146 146 ATL Dave Schlesser Morningside College
147 147 PHO Owen Brown University of Maryland
148 148 PHI Larry Harralson Drake University
149 149 POR Quintin Braxton University of Portland
150 150 MIL Eric Hays University of Montana
151 151 DET Terry Thomas University of Detroit Mercy 1 28 136 77 36 3 .431 .724 4.9 2.8 1.3 0.1 0.2 .082
152 152 CLE Skip Howard Bowling Green State University
153 153 NYK Tim van Blommesteyn Princeton University
154 154 HOU Steve Storther Providence College
155 155 SEA Rich Haws Utah State University
156 156 CHI Gary Tomaszewski St. Mary's University
157 157 GSW Scott Trobbe Stanford University
158 158 BUF George Rautins Niagara University
159 159 BOS Robert Rhodes Albany State University
160 160 WSB Doug Brookins Creighton 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
161 161 NOJ Aleksander Belov
162 162 ATL Vic Kelly University of Hawaii
163 163 PHO Mike Moon Arizona State University
164 164 PHI Rick Reed Azusa Pacific University
165 165 MIL Romy Thomas University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
166 166 POR Tyree Foster University of Portland
167 167 CLE Eric Anderson Macalester College
168 168 NYK Mo Rivers North Carolina State University
169 169 DET Mickey Fox Saint Mary's University
170 170 SEA Jerry Bellotti Santa Clara University
171 171 GSW Maurice Harper Saint Mary's College of California
172 172 BUF Art Allen Pepperdine University
173 173 WSB Mike Fahey Brandeis University
174 174 BOS Bill Endicott University of Massachusetts Amherst