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Information about draft order after the first round of this draft is not known. Picks are listed according to each team.

T = Territorial picks


Overall # Round # Team Player Drafted
R o u n d 1
1 1-1 Royals Sihugo Green
2 1-2 Hawks Bill Russell
3 1-3 Lakers Jim Paxson
4 1-4 Knicks Ronnie Shavlik
5 1-5 Nationals Joe Holup
6T 1-6T Celtics Tom Heinsohn
7 1-7 Pistons Ron Sobie
8 1-8 Warriors Hal Lear
C e l t i c s
1 Tom Heinsohn
2 K.C. Jones
3 George Linn
4 Dan Swartz
5 Bill Logan
6 Don Boldebuck
7 O'Neal Weaver
8 Vic Molodet
9 Jim Houston
10 Theophileus Lloyd
H a w k s
Bill Russell
Willie Naulls
Darrell Floyd
Robin Freeman
Norman Stewart
Dave Plunkett
Julius McCoy
Morris Taft
Jim Reed
Hershel Pederson
Wally Choice
Ed Huse
Arthur Helms
Junior Morgan
K n i c k s
Ronnie Shavlik
Gary Bergen
Jerry Harper
Ronnie Mayer
Joe Sexton
Pat Dunn
Jack Adams
Art Bunte
Dick Miller
Howard Crittendon
Dick Miani
Ed Petrie
Tony Roybal
L a k e r s
Jim Paxson
Terry Rand
Jerry Bird
Lloyd Aubrey
Bill Reigel
Phil Jordon
John Barber
Sam Jones
Jim Springer
Phil Grawmeyer
Robert Hodgson
Carl Widseth
John Patzwald
Elgin Baylor
N a t i o n a l s
Joe Holup
Paul Judson
Forest Able
Swede Halbrook
Jim Ray
Jim McLaughlin
Jess Roh
Chester Webb
Dick Julio
Bob Hopkins
Willie Bergines
Dick Kenyon
Milt Graham
Chuck Rolles
P i s t o n s
Ron Sobie
Bob Kessler
Bill Thieben
Charles Slack
Joe Lieber
John Schlimm
Bruce Harris
R o y a l s
Si Green
Bob Burrow
Dave Piontek
John McCarthy
Bill Uhl
Kevin Thomas
Carl Cain
Clayton Carter
Dan Mannix
Jerry Moreman
Gene Carpenter
W a r r i o r s
Hal Lear
Phil Rollins
Bevo Francis
Phil Wheeler
Joe Belmont
Mickey Winograd
John Fannon
Max Anderson
Ronald Clark

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