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1977 NBA Draft

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Date: Friday, June 10, 1977
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 170 (65 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Kent Benson (33.6 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: J. Sikma (112.5), M. Johnson (79.8) and C. Maxwell (78.5)

All-Stars: 8 (O. Birdsong, W. Davis, R. Green, E. Johnson, M. Johnson, B. King, N. Nixon and J. Sikma)

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170 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 MIL Kent Benson Indiana University 680 15719 6168 3881 1203 .493 .206 .757 23.1 9.1 5.7 1.8 33.6 .103
2 2 KCK Otis Birdsong University of Houston 696 21627 12544 2072 2260 .506 .274 .655 31.1 18.0 3.0 3.2 48.2 .107
3 3 MIL Marques Johnson University of California, Los Angeles 691 23694 13892 4817 2502 .518 .152 .739 34.3 20.1 7.0 3.6 79.8 .162
4 4 WSB Greg Ballard University of Oregon 802 22073 9953 4858 1733 .472 .338 .787 27.5 12.4 6.1 2.2 54.0 .117
5 5 PHO Walter Davis University of North Carolina 1033 28859 19521 3053 3878 .511 .272 .851 27.9 18.9 3.0 3.8 76.9 .128
6 6 LAL Kenny Carr North Carolina State University 674 17167 7813 4999 923 .510 .079 .684 25.5 11.6 7.4 1.4 33.6 .094
7 7 NJN Bernard King University of Tennessee 874 29417 19655 5060 2863 .518 .172 .730 33.7 22.5 5.8 3.3 75.4 .123
8 8 SEA Jack Sikma Illinois Wesleyan University 1107 36943 17287 10816 3488 .464 .328 .849 33.4 15.6 9.8 3.2 112.5 .146
9 9 DEN Tom LaGarde University of North Carolina 312 6194 2376 1593 456 .462 .000 .640 19.9 7.6 5.1 1.5 6.5 .050
10 10 NYK Ray Williams University of Minnesota 655 18462 10158 2370 3779 .451 .237 .802 28.2 15.5 3.6 5.8 37.1 .096
11 11 MIL Ernie Grunfeld University of Tennessee 693 12916 5124 1815 1419 .477 .337 .770 18.6 7.4 2.6 2.0 25.0 .093
12 12 BOS Cedric Maxwell University of North Carolina at Charlotte 835 23769 10465 5261 1862 .546 .053 .784 28.5 12.5 6.3 2.2 78.5 .159
13 13 CHI Tate Armstrong Duke University 92 975 350 88 105 .454 .800 10.6 3.8 1.0 1.1 0.3 .017
14 14 ATL Tree Rollins Clemson University 1156 24028 6249 6750 660 .522 .000 .700 20.8 5.4 5.8 0.6 63.9 .128
15 15 LAL Brad Davis University of Maryland 961 22302 7866 1738 4709 .510 .321 .828 23.2 8.2 1.8 4.9 53.6 .115
16 16 GSW Rickey Green University of Michigan 946 23271 8870 1819 5221 .469 .207 .807 24.6 9.4 1.9 5.5 47.2 .097
17 17 WSB Bo Ellis Marquette University 168 1984 613 482 113 .431 .000 .731 11.8 3.6 2.9 0.7 2.5 .060
18 18 GSW Wesley Cox University of Louisville 74 813 342 206 23 .412 .510 11.0 4.6 2.8 0.3 0.1 .007
19 19 POR Rich Laurel Hofstra University 10 57 24 10 3 .323 1.000 5.7 2.4 1.0 0.3 0.0 -0.034
20 20 PHI Glenn Mosley Seton Hall University 32 242 98 69 21 .409 .578 7.6 3.1 2.2 0.7 0.2 .042
21 21 DEN Anthony Roberts Oral Roberts University 213 3867 1658 837 265 .412 .000 .699 18.2 7.8 3.9 1.2 3.3 .041
22 22 LAL Norm Nixon Duquesne University 768 27250 12065 1991 6386 .483 .294 .772 35.5 15.7 2.6 8.3 47.6 .084
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
23 23 CHI Mike Glenn Southern Illinois University 593 9617 4496 710 952 .542 .286 .855 16.2 7.6 1.2 1.6 25.3 .126
24 24 BUF Larry Johnson University of Kentucky 4 38 6 5 7 .231 .000 9.5 1.5 1.3 1.8 -0.1 -0.099
25 25 PHI Wilson Washington Old Dominion University 100 1700 731 450 57 .497 .605 17.0 7.3 4.5 0.6 2.1 .060
26 26 NYK Glen Gondrezick University of Nevada, Las Vegas 435 7545 2544 1964 605 .473 .143 .724 17.3 5.8 4.5 1.4 15.9 .101
27 27 MIL Glenn Williams St. John's University
28 28 POR Kim Anderson University of Missouri 21 224 63 45 15 .312 .536 10.7 3.0 2.1 0.7 -0.4 -0.078
29 29 IND Alonzo Bradley Texas Southern University 99 1139 440 151 74 .418 1.000 .703 11.5 4.4 1.5 0.7 -0.2 -0.007
30 30 CHI Steve Sheppard University of Maryland 106 977 367 178 62 .459 .633 9.2 3.5 1.7 0.6 0.9 .045
31 31 KCK Eddie Owens University of Nevada, Las Vegas 8 63 21 10 5 .429 .500 7.9 2.6 1.3 0.6 0.0 .027
32 32 NYK Toby Knight University of Notre Dame 283 7331 3640 1444 335 .519 .000 .740 25.9 12.9 5.1 1.2 15.7 .103
33 33 CLE Eddie Jordan Rutgers University 420 8507 3414 788 1595 .414 .224 .763 20.3 8.1 1.9 3.8 8.8 .050
34 34 HOU Larry Moffett University of Nevada, Las Vegas 20 110 16 21 7 .294 .600 5.5 0.8 1.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.042
35 35 CHI Mark Landsberger Arizona State University 437 7306 2468 2681 236 .481 .000 .522 16.7 5.6 6.1 0.5 12.2 .080
36 36 DET Ben Poquette Central Michigan University 718 15763 4899 3731 872 .483 .220 .779 22.0 6.8 5.2 1.2 30.4 .093
37 37 SAS Jeff Wilkins Illinois State University 454 10004 3575 2574 462 .459 .000 .743 22.0 7.9 5.7 1.0 8.8 .042
38 38 GSW Ricky Love University of Alabama at Huntsville
39 39 WSB Phil Walker Millersville University of Pennsylvania 40 384 178 52 54 .354 .667 9.6 4.5 1.3 1.4 -0.4 -0.045
40 40 HOU Robert Reid St. Mary's University 919 25109 10448 4168 2500 .458 .291 .732 27.3 11.4 4.5 2.7 40.3 .077
41 41 POR T.R. Dunn University of Alabama 993 23080 5033 4371 1631 .457 .050 .725 23.2 5.1 4.4 1.6 39.8 .083
42 42 PHI Bob Elliott University of Arizona 141 2324 980 502 204 .494 .333 .649 16.5 7.0 3.6 1.4 3.0 .063
43 43 PHI Herm Harris University of Arizona
44 44 NOJ Essie Hollis St. Bonaventure University 25 154 69 45 6 .400 .750 6.2 2.8 1.8 0.2 0.1 .022
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
45 45 KCK Bill Paterno University of Notre Dame
46 46 LAL James Edwards University of Washington 1168 28356 14862 6004 1499 .495 .048 .698 24.3 12.7 5.1 1.3 59.7 .101
47 47 MIL Gary Yoder University of Cincinnati
48 48 ATL Sam Smith University of Nevada, Las Vegas 46 621 315 63 58 .419 .229 .862 13.5 6.8 1.4 1.3 1.1 .082
49 49 ATL Eddie Johnson Auburn University 675 19975 10163 1522 3436 .476 .326 .791 29.6 15.1 2.3 5.1 41.0 .098
50 50 NOJ Tony Hanson University of Connecticut
51 51 IND Stan Mayhew Weber State University
52 52 SEA Joe Hassett Providence College 292 3642 1723 307 386 .421 .336 .861 12.5 5.9 1.1 1.3 6.4 .084
53 53 KCK John Kuester University of North Carolina 135 1527 451 141 305 .427 .000 .833 11.3 3.3 1.0 2.3 2.0 .064
54 54 NYK Lloyd McMillian California State University, Long Beach
55 55 CLE Steve Grote University of Michigan
56 56 BOS Skip Brown Wake Forest University
57 57 WSB Steve Puidokas Washington State University
58 58 DET John Irving Hofstra University
59 59 SAS Dan Henderson Arkansas State University
60 60 GSW Marlon Redmond University of San Francisco 77 1057 499 161 77 .423 .000 .655 13.7 6.5 2.1 1.0 0.6 .026
61 61 WSB Jerry Schellenberg Wake Forest University
62 62 HOU Phil Bond University of Louisville 7 21 4 4 2 .333 3.0 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.0 -0.092
63 63 POR Ricky Brown University of Alabama
64 64 PHI Arnold Dugger Oral Roberts University
65 65 DEN Robert Smith University of Nevada, Las Vegas 229 3118 1135 288 401 .435 .238 .877 13.6 5.0 1.3 1.8 5.6 .086
66 66 PHO Mike Bratz Stanford University 586 10613 4081 1030 1851 .407 .305 .830 18.1 7.0 1.8 3.2 11.1 .050
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
67 67 NJN Bob Elmore Wichita State University
68 68 BUF Melvin Watkins University of North Carolina at Charlotte
69 69 MIL Lewis Brown University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2 5 2 2 0 .000 .400 2.5 1.0 1.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.667
70 70 ATL Dave Bormann Gardner-Webb University
71 71 PHO Greg Griffin Idaho State University 36 422 145 103 24 .361 .639 11.7 4.0 2.9 0.7 -0.1 -0.011
72 72 NOJ Dennis Boyd University of Detroit Mercy 5 40 6 2 7 .250 8.0 1.2 0.4 1.4 -0.2 -0.230
73 73 IND George Pendleton Georgia State University
74 74 SEA Jim Cooper University of Alabama
75 75 KCK Larry Williams Texas Southern University
76 76 NYK Steve Hayes Idaho State University 212 2296 545 526 85 .482 .000 .500 10.8 2.6 2.5 0.4 2.9 .061
77 77 CLE Melvin Jones West Texas A&M University
78 78 BOS Jeff Cummings Tulane University
79 79 CHI Mike McConalthy Louisiana Tech University
80 80 DET Bruce King University of Iowa
81 81 SAS Matt Hicks Northern Illinois University
82 82 GSW Roy Smith Kentucky State University
83 83 WSB David Reavis University of Georgia
84 84 HOU Rocky Smith Oregon State University
85 85 POR Greg White University of Southern California
86 86 PHI Jack Jones University of Utah
87 87 GSW Leartha Scott University of Wisconsin-Parkside
88 88 LAL Tony Robertson West Virginia University 75 1003 409 80 107 .435 .694 13.4 5.5 1.1 1.4 0.4 .020
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
89 89 NJN Gerald Cunningham Kentucky State University
90 90 BUF Mike Hanley Niagara University
91 91 MIL Ron Norwood DePaul University
92 92 ATL Bill Gordon University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
93 93 PHO Cecil Rellford St. John's University
94 94 NOJ Jim Grady Gonzaga University
95 95 IND Marvin Jackson Prairie View A&M University
96 96 SEA Dale Haberman McKendree College
97 97 KCK Bob Chapman Michigan State University
98 98 NYK Bill Terry Monmouth University
99 99 CLE Al Smith Jackson State University
100 100 BOS Bill Langloh University of Virginia
101 101 CHI Nate Davis University of South Carolina
102 102 DET Jim Kennedy University of Missouri
103 103 SAS Scott Sims University of Missouri 12 95 30 13 20 .385 .667 7.9 2.5 1.1 1.7 -0.2 -0.088
104 104 GSW Ray Epps Norfolk State University 13 72 26 5 2 .435 .750 5.5 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.1 .057
105 105 WSB Bruce Parkinson Purdue University
106 106 HOU Ed Thompson Idaho State University
107 107 POR Donn Wilber La Salle University
108 108 PHI Teko Wynder University of Tulsa
109 109 DEN John Billups University of Mississippi
110 110 LAL John Robinson University of Michigan
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
111 111 NJN Mark Crow Duke University 15 154 84 27 8 .438 .700 10.3 5.6 1.8 0.5 0.2 .051
112 112 BUF Curvan Lewis Virginia Union University
113 113 MIL Chuck Goodyear Miami University
114 114 ATL Calvin Crews University of Louisiana at Lafayette
115 115 PHO Billy McKinney Northwestern University 476 9189 3823 677 1661 .493 .063 .820 19.3 8.0 1.4 3.5 15.6 .082
116 116 NOJ Wayne Golden University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
117 117 IND Tom Scheffler Purdue University 39 268 52 76 11 .412 .500 6.9 1.3 1.9 0.3 0.2 .037
118 118 SEA Bucky O'Brien Seattle University
119 119 KCK Bob Cooper Providence College
120 120 NYK Jerry Graycraft Milligan College
121 121 CLE Ron Cox Eastern Washington University
122 122 BOS Roy Pace Rutgers University-Camden
123 123 CHI Jay Chessman Brigham Young University
124 124 DET Herb Nobles University of Kansas
125 125 SAS Bruce Buckley University of North Carolina
126 126 GSW Jack Phelan Saint Francis University
127 127 WSB Ernie Wansley Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
128 128 POR Myron Jordan University of the Pacific
129 129 PHI George Gibson Winston-Salem State University
130 130 DEN Jim Town University of Massachusetts Amherst
131 131 LAL Grover Woolard Murray State University
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
132 132 NJN Scott Conant Newberry College
133 133 BUF Mike Jackson University of Tennessee
134 134 MIL Ron Bostic University of Detroit Mercy
135 135 ATL James Holliman Arizona State University
136 136 PHO Alvin Scott Oral Roberts University 627 10853 3088 1992 847 .481 .200 .733 17.3 4.9 3.2 1.4 23.0 .102
137 137 NOJ Lusia Harris Delta State University
138 138 SEA Billy Reynolds Northwestern State University
139 139 KCK Bruce Jenner Graceland University
140 140 NYK Tom Weadock St. John's University
141 141 CLE Bob Riddle Eastern Michigan University
142 142 BOS Dave Kyle Cleveland State University
143 143 CHI Mike Smith University of Evansville
144 144 DET Robert Lewis Johnson C. Smith University
145 145 SAS Richard Robinson University of New Mexico
146 146 GSW Jerry Thurston Mercer University
147 147 WSB Calvin Brown American University
148 148 POR Don Smith Oregon State University
149 149 PHI Dennin Forest University of Nebraska at Omaha
150 150 DEN Willie High Alabama State University
151 151 LAL Lars Hansen University of Washington 15 205 76 59 14 .509 .581 13.7 5.1 3.9 0.9 0.6 .149
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
152 152 NJN Ralph Drollinger University of California, Los Angeles 6 67 15 19 14 .500 .250 11.2 2.5 3.2 2.3 -0.2 -0.117
153 153 BUF Emery Sammons Philadelphia University
154 154 MIL Larry Pikes University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
155 155 ATL Vern Thompson Brigham Young University
156 156 PHO Alvin Joseph University of California, Riverside
157 157 NOJ Dave Speicher University of Toledo
158 158 SEA Jeff Frey University of Evansville
159 159 NYK Ken Slappy Saint Peter's College
160 160 CLE Tom Cutter Western Michigan University
161 161 BOS Tom Harris Bowling Green State University
162 162 CHI Rich Rhodes Eastern Illinois University
163 163 DET Tim Appleton Kenyon College
164 164 SAS Jerome Gladney University of Arizona
165 165 GSW Ricky Marsh Manhattan College 60 851 269 75 90 .426 .697 14.2 4.5 1.3 1.5 0.5 .028
166 166 WSB Pat McKinley Towson University
167 167 POR Harold Rhodes University of Washington
168 168 PHI John Olive Villanova University 35 204 44 20 3 .310 .783 5.8 1.3 0.6 0.1 -0.2 -0.058
169 169 DEN Len Saunders University of Florida
170 170 LAL Art Allen Pepperdine University