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1983 NBA Draft

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Date: Tuesday, June 28, 1983
Location: New York, New York

Number of Picks: 226 (58 played in NBA)
First Overall Pick: Ralph Sampson (20.1 Win Shares)

Most Win Shares: C. Drexler (135.6), D. Harper (86.8) and D. Ellis (84.7)

All-Stars: 5 (C. Drexler, D. Ellis, J. Malone, D. Rivers and R. Sampson)

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226 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 HOU Ralph Sampson University of Virginia 456 13591 7039 4011 1038 .486 .172 .661 29.8 15.4 8.8 2.3 20.1 .071
2 IND Steve Stipanovich University of Missouri 403 12591 5323 3131 938 .484 .179 .796 31.2 13.2 7.8 2.3 30.4 .116
3 HOU Rodney McCray University of Louisville 768 24876 9014 5087 2750 .503 .260 .761 32.4 11.7 6.6 3.6 56.0 .108
4 SDC Byron Scott Arizona State University 1073 30152 15097 2987 2729 .482 .370 .833 28.1 14.1 2.8 2.5 75.2 .120
5 CHI Sidney Green University of Nevada, Las Vegas 679 13247 5080 4128 635 .454 .037 .738 19.5 7.5 6.1 0.9 17.4 .063
6 GSW Russell Cross Purdue University 45 354 166 82 22 .571 .418 7.9 3.7 1.8 0.5 0.8 .106
7 UTA Thurl Bailey North Carolina State University 928 24873 11834 4718 1298 .473 .114 .812 26.8 12.8 5.1 1.4 45.0 .087
8 DET Antoine Carr Wichita State University 987 19780 9176 3384 1086 .503 .130 .780 20.0 9.3 3.4 1.1 42.1 .102
9 DAL Dale Ellis University of Tennessee 1209 34778 19004 4201 1746 .479 .403 .784 28.8 15.7 3.5 1.4 84.7 .117
10 WSB Jeff Malone Mississippi State University 905 29660 17231 2364 2154 .484 .268 .871 32.8 19.0 2.6 2.4 54.2 .088
11 DAL Derek Harper University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1199 37786 16006 2884 6577 .463 .354 .745 31.5 13.3 2.4 5.5 86.8 .110
12 NYK Darrell Walker University of Arkansas 720 18601 6389 3134 3276 .435 .059 .713 25.8 8.9 4.4 4.6 27.4 .071
13 KCK Ennis Whatley University of Alabama 385 7108 2150 679 1754 .468 .097 .755 18.5 5.6 1.8 4.6 9.6 .065
14 POR Clyde Drexler University of Houston 1086 37537 22195 6677 6125 .472 .318 .788 34.6 20.4 6.1 5.6 135.6 .173
15 DEN Howard Carter Louisiana State University 66 754 351 89 75 .440 .227 .774 11.4 5.3 1.3 1.1 0.0 -0.002
16 SEA Jon Sundvold University of Missouri 502 8811 3886 554 1469 .452 .392 .849 17.6 7.7 1.1 2.9 8.9 .048
17 PHI Leo Rautins Syracuse University 32 208 48 35 32 .350 .600 6.5 1.5 1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.030
18 MIL Randy Breuer University of Minnesota 681 12499 4599 2986 616 .467 .000 .628 18.4 6.8 4.4 0.9 20.9 .080
19 SAS John Paxson University of Notre Dame 772 17257 5560 906 2758 .499 .355 .804 22.4 7.2 1.2 3.6 36.3 .101
20 CLE Roy Hinson Rutgers University 507 15543 7206 3452 495 .499 .000 .741 30.7 14.2 6.8 1.0 30.2 .093
21 BOS Greg Kite Brigham Young University 680 10080 1717 2607 345 .438 .167 .486 14.8 2.5 3.8 0.5 5.6 .027
22 WSB Randy Wittman Indiana University 543 11594 4034 760 1201 .501 .321 .753 21.4 7.4 1.4 2.2 17.2 .071
23 IND Mitchell Wiggins Florida State University 389 8105 3877 1235 609 .460 .192 .755 20.8 10.0 3.2 1.6 15.2 .090
24 CLE Stewart Granger Villanova University 80 996 316 78 173 .414 .235 .742 12.5 4.0 1.0 2.2 -0.1 -0.005
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
25 CHI Sidney Lowe North Carolina State University 193 3422 562 335 749 .367 .133 .764 17.7 2.9 1.7 3.9 3.9 .055
26 IND Leroy Combs Oklahoma State University 48 446 218 56 38 .497 .000 .615 9.3 4.5 1.2 0.8 0.4 .041
27 CLE John Garris Boston College 33 267 131 77 10 .510 .794 8.1 4.0 2.3 0.3 0.9 .166
28 PHO Rod Foster University of California, Los Angeles 207 3446 1562 258 479 .440 .298 .768 16.6 7.5 1.2 2.3 2.2 .031
29 CHI Larry Micheaux University of Houston 96 897 330 256 49 .567 .000 .610 9.3 3.4 2.7 0.5 2.5 .134
30 DAL Mark West Old Dominion University 1090 20213 6259 5347 428 .580 .000 .568 18.5 5.7 4.9 0.4 41.9 .100
31 ATL Doc Rivers Marquette University 864 23567 9377 2625 4889 .444 .328 .784 27.3 10.9 3.0 5.7 68.2 .139
32 WSB Michael Britt University of the District of Columbia
33 DAL Dirk Minniefield University of Kentucky 222 3801 1187 367 845 .470 .272 .739 17.1 5.3 1.7 3.8 4.1 .052
34 WSB Guy Williams Washington State University 26 144 68 33 9 .456 .250 .455 5.5 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.2 .055
35 SAS Darrell Lockhart Auburn University 2 14 4 3 0 1.000 7.0 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 -0.048
36 SEA Scooter McCray University of Louisville 77 892 224 190 74 .423 .611 11.6 2.9 2.5 1.0 0.4 .023
37 DEN David Russell St. John's University
38 KCK Chris McNealy San Jose State University 108 1864 466 494 110 .456 .658 17.3 4.3 4.6 1.0 2.6 .066
39 POR Granville Waiters Ohio State University 249 2547 606 540 121 .458 .000 .559 10.2 2.4 2.2 0.5 1.9 .036
40 IND Jim Thomas Indiana University 161 3361 1355 418 377 .471 .170 .763 20.9 8.4 2.6 2.3 4.9 .071
41 MIL Ted Kitchel Indiana University
42 MIL Mike Davis University of Alabama
43 GSW Pace Mannion University of Utah 216 2125 660 259 231 .413 .203 .663 9.8 3.1 1.2 1.1 1.7 .038
44 NJN Horace Owens University of Rhode Island
45 PHO Paul Williams Arizona State University
46 SAS Kevin Williams St. John's University 260 2947 1268 356 319 .435 .077 .805 11.3 4.9 1.4 1.2 2.6 .042
47 PHI Ken Lyons North Texas State University
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
48 HOU Craig Ehlo Washington State University 873 21071 7492 3139 2456 .453 .369 .689 24.1 8.6 3.6 2.8 41.2 .094
49 IND Greg Jones West Virginia University
50 CLE Paul Thompson Tulane University 154 3105 1374 533 224 .432 .210 .792 20.2 8.9 3.5 1.5 4.9 .076
51 PHO Derek Whittenburg North Carolina State University
52 BOS Winfred King East Tennessee State University
53 GSW Mike Holton University of California, Los Angeles 325 5836 2016 459 977 .441 .257 .807 18.0 6.2 1.4 3.0 4.8 .039
54 UTA Bob Hansen University of Iowa 575 11104 3952 1282 947 .468 .323 .662 19.3 6.9 2.2 1.6 15.4 .066
55 DET Erich Santifer Syracuse University
56 CLE Larry Anderson University of Nevada, Las Vegas
57 WSB Darren Daye University of California, Los Angeles 328 5208 2225 844 672 .491 .118 .681 15.9 6.8 2.6 2.0 9.3 .086
58 ATL John Pinone Villanova University 7 65 20 10 3 .538 .600 9.3 2.9 1.4 0.4 0.1 .040
59 NJN Bruce Kuczenski University of Connecticut 15 119 28 23 8 .270 .667 7.9 1.9 1.5 0.5 -0.4 -0.152
60 KCK Steve Harriel Washington State University
61 DEN David Little University of Oklahoma
62 POR Tom Piotrowski La Salle University 18 78 30 16 5 .462 1.000 4.3 1.7 0.9 0.3 0.1 .070
63 SEA Frank Burnell Stetson University
64 PHI Claude Riley Texas A&M University
65 MIL Billy Goodwin St. John's University
66 CLE Les Craft Kansas State University
67 CLE Derrick Hord University of Kentucky
68 BOS Craig Robinson University of Virginia
69 LAL Orlando Phillips Pepperdine University
70 PHI Dan Ruland James Madison 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
71 HOU Darrell Browder Texas Christian University
72 IND Terry Fair University of Georgia
73 CLE Dwight Jones University of Cincinnati
74 PHI Kalpatrick Wells Mississippi State University
75 CHI Ron Crevier Boston College 3 4 0 1 0 .000 .000 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.795
76 UTA Doug Arnold Texas Christian University
77 GSW Peter Thibeaux Saint Mary's College of California 93 992 462 144 45 .453 .286 .626 10.7 5.0 1.5 0.5 0.1 .005
78 DET Steve Bouchie Indiana University
79 DAL Johnny Martin Northwestern State University
80 WSB Dan Gay University of Louisiana at Lafayette
81 ATL Harry Kelley Texas Southern University
82 NYK Mark Jones St. Bonaventure University 6 16 7 2 5 .500 .000 .500 2.7 1.2 0.3 0.8 0.0 .070
83 DEN York Gross University of California, Santa Barbara
84 KCK Mike Jackson University of Wyoming
85 POR Tim Dunham Chaminade University of Honolulu
86 SEA Pete DeBisschop Fairfield University
87 NJN Barney Mines Bradley University
88 MIL Mark Nickens American University
89 PHO Sam Mosley University of Nevada, Reno
90 SAS Brant Weidner College of William & Mary 8 38 8 11 0 .222 1.000 4.8 1.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 -0.014
91 BOS Carlos Clark University of Mississippi 93 689 223 86 65 .407 .000 .803 7.4 2.4 0.9 0.7 0.6 .044
92 LAL Terry Lewis Mississippi State University
93 PHI Craig Robinson Princeton 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
94 HOU Chuck Barnett University of Oklahoma
95 IND Roger Stieg University of Mississippi
96 CLE Chris Logan College of the Holy Cross
97 SDC Manute Bol 624 11698 1599 2647 171 .407 .210 .561 18.7 2.6 4.2 0.3 12.3 .051
98 CHI Tim Andree University of Notre Dame
99 GSW Greg Hines Hampton University
100 UTA Matt Clark Oklahoma State University
101 DET Ken Austin Rice University 7 28 12 3 1 .462 4.0 1.7 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.046
102 DAL Jim Lampley University of Arkansas at Little Rock 1 16 3 5 0 .333 .500 16.0 3.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 -0.003
103 WSB Robin Dixon University of New Hampshire
104 ATL Charles Jones University of Oklahoma
105 NYK Troy Lee Mikell East Tennessee State University
106 KCK Lorenza Andrews Oklahoma State University
107 DEN James Braddock University of North Carolina
108 POR Gary Monroe Wright State University
109 SEA Brad Watson University of Washington
110 NJN Tyren Naulls Texas A&M University
111 MIL Mark Petteway University of New Orleans
112 SAS Jeff Pehl University of Richmond
113 PHO Rick Lamb Illinois State University
114 BOS Bob Reitz Stonehill College
115 LAL Danny Dixon Alabama A&M University
116 PHI Mike Milligan Tennessee State University
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
117 HOU Jim Stack Northwestern University
118 IND Cliff Pruitt University of Alabama at Birmingham
119 CLE Mel McLaughlin Central Michigan University
120 MIL Russell Todd West Virginia University
121 CHI Ernest Patterson New Mexico State University
122 UTA Fred Gilliam Clemson University
123 GSW Tom Heywood Weber State University
124 DET Derek Perry Michigan State University
125 DAL Billy Allen University of Nevada, Reno
126 WSB Donald Carroll Saint Augustine's College
127 ATL Tom Bethea University of Richmond
128 NYK Tony Simms Boston University
129 DEN Glenn Green Murray State University
130 KCK Alvis Rogers Wake Forest University
131 POR Derrick Pope University of Montana
132 SEA Tony Wilson Western Kentucky University
133 NJN Oscar Taylor University of New Orleans
134 MIL Charles Hurt University of Kentucky
135 PHO Edward Bona Fordham University
136 SAS Ricky Hooker St. Mary's University
137 BOS Paul Atkins Houston Baptist University
138 LAL Mark Steele Colorado State University
139 PHI Sedale Threatt West Virginia University Institute of Technology 951 22436 9327 1709 3613 .485 .293 .815 23.6 9.8 1.8 3.8 48.0 .103
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
140 HOU Brian Kellerman University of Idaho
141 IND Tony Brown Indiana University
142 CLE John Columbo John Carroll University
143 SDC Dan Evans Oregon State University
144 CHI Jacque Hill University of Southern California
145 GSW Peter Williams University of Utah
146 UTA Joe Kazanowski
147 DET Rob Gonzalez University of Colorado
148 DAL Terrell Schlundt Marquette University
149 WSB Danny Womack Winston-Salem State University
150 ATL Lex Drum University of Alabama at Birmingham
151 NYK Desi Barimore California State University, Fresno
152 KCK Dane Suttle Pepperdine University 46 493 272 49 48 .507 .000 .857 10.7 5.9 1.1 1.0 1.0 .093
153 DEN Maurice McDaniel Cawtaba College
154 POR Paul Little University of Pennsylvania
155 SEA Tony Gattis Mercer University
156 NJN Keith Bennett Sacred Heart University
157 MIL Anthony Hicks Xavier University
158 SAS Keith Williams Oklahoma Panhandle State University
159 PHO Fred Brown Virginia Commonwealth University
160 BOS Ron Jackson Providence College
161 LAL Ricky Mixon California State University, Fullerton
162 PHI Tony Bruin Syracuse 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
163 HOU Jeff Bolding Arkansas State University
164 IND Ray McCallum Ball State University
165 CLE Larry Tucker Lewis University
166 SDC Mark Gannon University of Iowa
167 CHI Terry Bradley Chicago State University
168 UTA Michael McCombs College of Santa Fe
169 GSW Doug Harris Central Washington University
170 DET George Wenzel Augustana College (IL)
171 DAL Bill Sadler Pepperdine University
172 WSB Bernard Perry Howard University
173 ATL George Thomas Georgia Institute of Technology
174 NYK Mike Lang Pennsylvania State University
175 DEN Cliff Tribus Davidson College
176 KCK Preston Neumayr University of California, Davis
177 POR Frank Smith University of Arizona
178 SEA Ray Smith Armstrong Atlantic State University
179 NJN Joe Myers Duquesne University
180 MIL Brett Burkholder DePaul University
181 PHO Mike Mulquin Villanova University
182 SAS Norville Brown Oklahoma Christian University
183 BOS Trent Johnson University of Pittsburgh
184 PHI Gordon Austin American 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
185 HOU James Campbell Oklahoma City University
186 IND Lynn Mitchem Butler University
187 CLE Joe Brown Georgia State University
188 SDC David Maxwell Fordham University
189 CHI Ray Orange Oklahoma Christian University
190 GSW Greg Goorjiam Loyola Marymount University
191 UTA Ron Webb Oklahoma Christian University
192 DET Marlow McLain Eastern Michigan University
193 DAL Sherrod Arnold Chicago State University
194 WSB Ricky Moreland University of Maryland, Baltimore County
195 ATL Wil Kotchery Rutgers University
196 NYK Charles Jones Marshall University
197 KCK Bernard Hill Oklahoma Panhandle State University
198 DEN Bobby Van Noy Cawtaba College
199 POR Phil Hopson University of Idaho
200 SEA Tony Washington Hampton University
201 NJN Kevin Black Rutgers University
202 MIL Bill Varner University of Notre Dame
203 SAS Gary Gaspard St. Mary's University
204 PHO Joe Dykstra Western Illinois University
205 BOS John Rice University of Massachusetts Boston
206 PHI Charles Fisher James Madison University
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
207 IND Mark Smed Augustana College (SD)
208 CLE Jon Hanley Xavier University
209 SDC Keith Smith San Diego State University
210 CHI Tom Emma Duke University
211 UTA Odell Mosteller Auburn University
212 GSW Michael Zeno California State University, Long Beach
213 DET Ike Person University of Michigan
214 DAL Clyde Corley Florida International University
215 WSB Isiah Singletary Saint Louis University
216 ATL Ronnie Carr Western Carolina University
217 NYK Bernard Randolph DePaul University
218 DEN Cleveland McCrae Cawtaba College
219 KCK Aaron Haskins Washington State University
220 POR Russ Christianson East Oregon University
221 SEA David Binion North Carolina Central University
222 NJN Rich Simkus Princeton University
223 MIL Bob Kelly St. John's University
224 PHO Bo Overton University of Oklahoma
225 SAS Lamar Heard University of Georgia
226 BOS Andy Kupec Bentley College