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Round 1

Pick Player NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
1 Mychal Thompson (C) Portland Trail Blazers Minnesota
2 Phil Ford (PG) Kansas City Kings North Carolina
3 Rick Robey (C) Indiana Pacers Kentucky
4 Micheal Ray Richardson (SG) New York Knicks Montana
5 Purvis Short (SF) Golden State Warriors Jackson State
6 Larry Bird (PF/SF) Boston Celtics Indiana State
7 Ron Brewer (SG) Portland Trail Blazers Arkansas
8 Freeman Williams (SG) Boston Celtics Portland State
9 Reggie Theus (SF/SG) Chicago Bulls UNLV
10 Butch Lee (PG) Atlanta Hawks Marquette
11 James Hardy (PF) New Orleans Jazz San Francisco
12 George Johnson (SF/PF) Milwaukee Bucks St. John's
13 Winford Boynes (SG/SF) New Jersey Nets San Francisco
14 Roger Phegley (SG/SF) Washington Bullets Bradley
15 Mike Mitchell (SF) Cleveland Cavaliers Auburn
16 Jack Givens (SF) Atlanta Hawks Kentucky
17 Rod Griffin Denver Nuggets Wake Forest
18 Dave Corzine (C) Washington Bullets DePaul
19 Marty Byrnes (SF) Phoenix Suns Syracuse
20 Frank Sanders (SG/SF) San Antonio Spurs Southern
21 Mike Evans (PG) Denver Nuggets Kansas State
22 Ray Townsend (PG) Golden State Warriors UCLA


Overall # Round # Team Trades Player Drafted
R o u n d 2
23 2-1 Nets > Pistons Terry Tyler
24 2-2 Braves > Hawks > Blazers Keith Herron
25 2-3 Rockets > Hawks Rick Wilson
26 2-4 Kings > Lakers Ron Carter
27 2-5 Pacers Wayne Radford
28 2-6 Celtics > Rockets Buster Matheney
29 2-7 Pistons John Long
30 2-8 Jazz > Celtics Jeff Judkins
31 2-9 Bulls Marvin Johnson
32 2-10 Hawks > Knicks John Rudd
33 2-11 Cavaliers Harry Davis
34 2-12 Knicks Greg Bunch
35 2-13 Warriors > Jazz Tom Green
36 2-14 Bucks > 76ers Maurice Cheeks
37 2-15 Bullets Terry Sykes
38 2-16 Lakers > Pistons > Braves > Lakers Lew Massey
39 2-17 Sonics James Lee
40 2-18 Nuggets > Warriors Wayne Cooper
41 2-19 Suns > Clippers Jerome Whitehead
42 2-20 Spurs > Sonics Kevin McDonald
43 2-21 76ers Glenn Hagan
44 2-22 Blazers Clemon Johnson
R o u n d 3
45 3-1 Nets Mike Phillips
46 3-2 Clippers > Nuggets — Hollis Copeland
47 3-3 Rockets Billy Ray
48 3-4 Pacers > Clippers Mike Santos
49 3-5 Kings Jeff Cook
50 3-6 Celtics Dana Skinner
51 3-7 Pistons > Braves Ricky Gallon
52 3-8 Jazz > Kings Mike Russell
53 3-9 Bulls Randy Ayers
54 3-10 Hawks Steve Grant
55 3-11 Knicks Marc Iavaroni
56 3-12 Warriors Steve Neff
57 3-13 Cavaliers Ken Higgs
58 3-14 Bullets Rick Apke
59 3-15 Bucks Pat Cummings
60 3-16 Lakers Michael Cooper
61 3-17 Sonics Dave Baxter
62 3-18 Nuggets > Nets Dave Batton
63 3-19 Suns Joel Kramer
64 3-20 Spurs Gerald Henderson
65 3-21 76ers > Clippers Marvin Dalph
66 3-22 Blazers Sterling Edmunds
R o u n d 4
67 4-1 Nets > Rockets Jackie Robinson
68 4-2 Braves Jim Boylan
69 4-3 Rockets Joel Thompson
70 4-4 Kings Jeffrey Crompton
71 4-5 Pacers Ricky Lee
72 4-6 Celtics Dave Nelson
73 4-7 Pistons > Braves Larry Harris
74 4-8 Jazz Mel Davis
75 4-9 Bulls > Jazz Jeff Covington
76 4-10 Hawks > Braves Leroy McDonald
77 4-11 Warriors Derrick Jackson
78 4-12 Cavaliers Stan Rome
79 4-13 Knicks Erving Giddings
80 4-14 Bucks Otis Howard
81 4-15 Bullets Larry Boston
82 4-16 Lakers Harold Robertson
83 4-17 Sonics Billy Lewis
84 4-18 Nuggets > Nets Walter Jordan
85 4-19 Suns Bob Miller
86 4-20 Spurs Rich Adams
87 4-21 76ers Brett Vroman
88 4-22 Blazers > Suns Wayne Smith
R o u n d 5
89 5-1 Nets Cecile Rose
90 5-2 Braves David Thompson
91 5-3 Rockets Gary Goodner
92 5-4 Pacers James Sparrow
93 5-5 Kings Derick Clairborne
94 5-6 Celtics Greg Tynes
95 5-7 Pistons Dave Caligaris
96 5-8 Jazz Donald Williams
97 5-9 Bulls Ron Anthony
98 5-10 Hawks Chris Potter
99 5-11 Cavaliers Ken Koenigs
100 5-12 Knicks Greg Green
101 5-13 Warriors Bubba Wilson
102 5-14 Bullets Roger Dickens
103 5-15 Bucks Russ Coleman
104 5-16 Lakers Carlos Terry
105 5-17 Sonics Ralph Drollinger
106 5-18 Nuggets Michael Edwards
107 5-19 Suns Andre Wakefield
108 5-20 Spurs Eugene Parker
109 5-21 76ers Mark Haymoore
110 5-22 Blazers Clay Johnson
R o u n d 6
111 6-1 Nets Golie Augustus
112 6-2 Braves Bob Miscevicious
113 6-3 Rockets Eddie Joe
114 6-4 Kings Jim Krivacs
115 6-5 Pacers Sherman Dillard
116 6-6 Celtics Dave Winey
117 6-7 Pistons Audie Matthews
118 6-8 Jazz John Douglas
119 6-9 Bulls John Shoemaker
120 6-10 Hawks Gerald Glover
121 6-11 Knicks Ed Warren
122 6-12 Warriors Buzz Hartnett
123 6-13 Cavaliers Ron Bell
124 6-14 Bucks Dave Kyle
125 6-15 Bullets Archie Aldridge
126 6-16 Lakers Kim Stewart
Sonics PASS
127 6-17 Nuggets Robert Heard
128 6-18 Suns Charles Thompson
129 6-19 Spurs Harry Morgan
130 6-20 76ers Osborne Lockhart
131 6-21 Blazers Tim Evans
R o u n d 7
132 7-1 Nets Doug Jemison
133 7-2 Braves Stan Pietkiewicz
134 7-3 Rockets Stan Stewart
135 7-4 Pacers Ollie Matson
136 7-5 Kings Charles McMilliam
137 7-6 Celtics Steve Balkun
138 7-7 Pistons Herb Entzminger
139 7-8 Jazz Willie Howard
140 7-9 Bulls Jarvis Reynolds
141 7-10 Hawks Jim DeWeese
142 7-11 Warriors Rick Bernard
143 7-12 Cavaliers Tony Smith
144 7-13 Knicks Gary Pember
145 7-14 Bullets Ed Hopkins
146 7-15 Bucks Kim Anderson
147 7-16 Lakers Larry Paige
Sonics PASS
148 7-17 Nuggets Jack Gilloon
149 7-18 Suns Steve Malovic
150 7-19 Spurs Hector Olivencia
151 7-20 76ers Anthony Murray
152 7-21 Blazers Walter Reason
R o u n d 8
153 8-1 Nets Bruce Campbell
154 8-2 Braves Felton Young
Rockets PASS
155 8-3 Kings Ron Hammye
Pacers PASS
156 8-4 Celtics Kim Fisher
157 8-5 Pistons Earl Evans
158 8-6 Jazz Carl Kilpatrick
159 8-7 Bulls Chubby Cox
160 8-8 Hawks Ed Murphy
161 8-9 Cavaliers Roland Martin
162 8-10 Knicks Greg Sanders
163 8-11 Warriors Tony Searcy
164 8-12 Bucks Tom Zaligaris
165 8-13 Bullets Nestor Cora
Lakers PASS
Sonics PASS
166 8-14 Nuggets Larry Vaculik
167 8-15 Suns George Fowler
168 8-16 Spurs Henry Taylor
169 8-17 76ers Alan Cunningham
170 8-18 Blazers Mark Wickman
R o u n d 9
171 9-1 Nets Frank Sowinski
172 9-2 Braves Bobby White
Rockets PASS
Pacers PASS
Kings PASS
173 9-3 Celtics Les Anderson
174 9-4 Pistons Ulice Payne
175 9-5 Jazz Chad Nelson
176 9-6 Bulls Joe Ponsetto
177 9-7 Hawks Maurice Robinson
178 9-8 Knicks Danny Fields
179 9-9 Warriors Bobby Humbles
180 9-10 Cavaliers Steve Bayless
181 9-11 Bullets Tim Claxton
182 9-12 Bucks Gary Rosenberger
Lakers PASS
Sonics PASS
183 9-13 Nuggets Tom Schneeburger
184 9-14 Suns Nate Stokes
185 9-15 Spurs Rick Taylor
76ers PASS
186 9-16 Blazers Paul Cozens
R o u n d 1 0
187 10-1 Nets Michael Vicens
Braves PASS
Rockets PASS
Kings PASS
Pacers PASS
188 10-2 Celtics Walter Harrigan
189 10-3 Pistons Dave Grauzer
190 10-4 Jazz Rickey Williams
191 10-5 Bulls Mark Tucker
192 10-6 Hawks Marshall Lester
193 10-7 Warriors Mike Muff
194 10-8 Cavaliers Gary Winston
195 10-9 Knicks Ernest Simons
196 10-10 Bucks Tom Anderson
197 10-11 Bullets Steve Connor
Lakers PASS
Sonics PASS
198 10-12 Nuggets Phil Taylor
199 10-13 Suns Lewis Cohen
200 10-14 Spurs Larry Brewster
201 10-15 76ers Dennis James
202 10-16 Blazers Tim Workington

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