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Round 1

No. Team Player Position College/HS/Country
1 Dallas Mavericks Mark Aguirre PF/SF DePaul
2 Detroit Pistons Isiah Thomas PG Indiana
3 New Jersey Nets Buck Williams PF/C Maryland
4 Atlanta Hawks Al Wood SG/SF North Carolina
5 Seattle SuperSonics Danny Vranes SF Utah
6 Chicago Bulls Orlando Woolridge PF Notre Dame
7 Kansas City Kings Steve Johnson C/PF Oregon State
8 San Diego Clippers Tom Chambers PF/C Utah
9 Dallas Mavericks Rolando Blackman SG Kansas State
10 New Jersey Nets Albert King SF/SG Maryland
11 Washington Bullets Frank Johnson G Wake Forest
12 Detroit Pistons Kelly Tripucka SF/SG Notre Dame
13 Utah Jazz Danny Schayes C/PF Syracuse
14 Indiana Pacers Herb Williams C/PF Ohio State
15 Portland Trail Blazers Jeff Lamp SF/SG Virginia
16 Portland Trail Blazers Darnell Valentine PG Kansas
17 Kansas City Kings Kevin Loder SF/SG Alabama State
18 New Jersey Nets Ray Tolbert PF Indiana
19 Los Angeles Lakers Mike McGee SG/SF Michigan
20 Phoenix Suns Larry Nance PF/C Clemson
21 Milwaukee Bucks Alton Lister C/PF Arizona State
22 Philadelphia 76ers Franklin Edwards PG Cleveland State
23 Boston Celtics Charles Bradley SG Wyoming


Overall # Round # Team Trades Player Drafted
R o u n d 2
24 2-1 Mavericks Jay Vincent
25 2-2 Pistons > Celtics Tracy Jackson
26 2-3 Nets > Pacers > Blazers Brian Jackson
27 2-4 Jazz Howard Wood
28 2-5 Cavaliers > Lakers > Bulls > Spurs Gene Banks
29 2-6 Hawks > Jazz

> Hawks

> Kings Eddie Johnson
30 2-7 Sonics > Bulls > Spurs Ed Rains
31 2-8 Clippers > Celtics Danny Ainge
32 2-9 Nuggets > Bulls Mike Olliver
33 2-10 Bullets > Warriors Sam Williams
34 2-11 Warriors > Jazz > Nuggets Kenneth Green
35 2-12 Rockets > Bullets Charles Davis
36 2-13 Kings > > Pacers Ray Blume
37 2-14 Pacers > Suns > Pacers Al Leslie
38 2-15 Bulls > Hawks Clyde Bradshaw
39 2-16 Blazers > Pistons > Lakers Harvey Knuckles
40 2-17 Knicks Greg Cook
41 2-18 Spurs > Bullets Claude Gregory
42 2-19 Lakers Elvis Rolle
43 2-20 Suns > Mavericks Elston Turner
44 2-21 Bucks > Kings > Nets > Bullets Steve Lingenfelter
45 2-22 Celtics > Ed Turner
46 2-23 76ers Vernon Smith
R o u n d 3
47 3-1 Mavericks Art Housey
48 3-2 Pistons > Bullets Mike Ferrara
49 3-3 Nets David Burns
50 3-4 Cavaliers > Blazers Derek Holcomb
51 3-5 Jazz > Lakers Zam Fredrick
52 3-6 Hawks Rudy Macklin
53 3-7 Sonics Mark Radford
54 3-8 Clippers Jim Smith
55 3-9 Nuggets > Cavaliers Mickey Dillard
56 3-10 Warriors Carlton Neverson
57 3-11 Bullets > Knicks Frank Brickowski
58 3-12 Kings Curtis Berry
59 3-13 Rockets > Cavaliers Russell Bowers
60 3-14 Pacers Purvis Miller
61 3-15 Blazers Petur Gudmundsson
62 3-16 Bulls

> Clippers

> Suns Sam Clancy
63 3-17 Knicks Wayne McKoy
64 3-18 Spurs Tom Baker
65 3-19 Lakers Ron Cornelius
66 3-20 Suns Craig Dykema
67 3-21 Bucks Mark Smith
68 3-22 76ers Ernest Graham
69 3-23 Celtics John Johnson
R o u n d 4
70 4-1 Mavericks Eddie Moss
71 4-2 Pistons John May
72 4-3 Nets Edmund Sherod
73 4-4 Jazz George Torres
74 4-5 Cavaliers Ethan Martin
75 4-6 Hawks Kevin Figaro
76 4-7 Sonics > Warriors Lewis Lloyd
77 4-8 Clippers Lee Raker
78 4-9 Nuggets > Kings Kenny Dennard
79 4-10 Bullets Ron Davis
80 4-11 Warriors Terry Adolph
81 4-12 Rockets Larry Spriggs
82 4-13 Kings B.B. Davis
83 4-14 Pacers Rolando Frazier
84 4-15 Bulls Oliver Lee
85 4-16 Blazers Peter Verhoeven
86 4-17 Knicks Alex Bradley
87 4-18 Spurs Earl Belcher
88 4-19 Lakers Kevin McKenna
89 4-20 Suns > Pistons Don Koonce
90 4-21 Bucks Kris Anderson
91 4-22 Celtics Stanley Williams
92 4-23 76ers Rynn Wright
R o u n d 5
93 5-1 Mavericks Pete Budko
94 5-2 Pistons George DeVone
95 5-3 Nets Joe Cooper
96 5-4 Cavaliers Ken Page
97 5-5 Jazz Mike Clark
98 5-6 Hawks Steve Krafscisin
99 5-7 Sonics Andra Griffin
100 5-8 Clippers Dennis Isbell
101 5-9 Nuggets Willie Sims
102 5-10 Warriors Hank McDowell
103 5-11 Bullets Garry Witts
104 5-12 Kings U.S. Reed
105 5-13 Rockets Hasan Houston
106 5-14 Pacers George Peterson
107 5-15 Blazers Herb Andrew
108 5-16 Bulls Johnny Nash
109 5-17 Knicks Jim Wright
110 5-18 Spurs Mike Rhodes
111 5-19 Lakers Craig Watts
112 5-20 Suns Paul Heuerman
113 5-21 Bucks Kelvin Troy
114 5-22 76ers Steve Craig
115 5-23 Celtics Glen Grunwald
R o u n d 6
116 6-1 Mavericks Karl Bakowski
117 6-2 Pistons Vince Brookins
118 6-3 Nets Kevin Lynam
119 6-4 Jazz Kevin Sprewer
120 6-5 Cavaliers Aaron Strayhorn
121 6-6 Hawks Darryl Warwick
122 6-7 Sonics Earl Banks
123 6-8 Clippers Mike Pepper
124 6-9 Nuggets Alonzo Weatherley
125 6-10 Bullets Robert Williams
126 6-11 Warriors Carter Scott
127 6-12 Rockets Fred Cowan
128 6-13 Kings Brian Walker
129 6-14 Pacers Robert Fronk
130 6-15 Bulls Roger Burkman
131 6-16 Blazers Roshern Arnie
132 6-17 Knicks John Blair
133 6-18 Spurs Norman Shavers
134 6-19 Lakers Kevin Singleton
135 6-20 Suns Pete Harris
136 6-21 Bucks Jo Jo Hunter
137 6-22 Celtics Steve Waite
138 6-23 76ers Michael Thomas
R o u n d 7
139 7-1 Mavericks Davis North
140 7-2 Pistons Greg Nance
141 7-3 Nets Rod Robertson
142 7-4 Cavaliers Andre Smith
143 7-5 Jazz Mike Robinson
144 7-6 Hawks Kevin Vesey
145 7-7 Sonics Tom Sienkiewicz
146 7-8 Clippers Randy Johnson
147 7-9 Nuggets Greg Manning
148 7-10 Warriors Robby Dosty
149 7-11 Bullets Randy Martel
150 7-12 Kings Clinton Wheeler
151 7-13 Rockets Joe Faine
152 7-14 Pacers Larry McKinney
153 7-15 Blazers Julius Wayne
154 7-16 Bulls Scott Williams
155 7-17 Knicks Terry Cramer
156 7-18 Spurs Mark Minderman
157 7-19 Lakers Larry Petty
158 7-20 Suns David Williams
159 7-21 Bucks Lewis Latimore
160 7-22 76ers John Crawford
161 7-23 Celtics Tom Seaman
R o u n d 8
162 8-1 Mavericks David Kennedy
163 8-2 Pistons Joe Schoen
164 8-3 Nets Ken Webb
165 8-4 Jazz Bob Cattage
166 8-5 Cavaliers Glen Marcus
167 8-6 Hawks Gilbert Salinas
168 8-7 Clippers Todd Haynes
169 8-8 Nuggets Curtis Redding
170 8-9 Bullets Mike Howard
171 8-10 Warriors Yasutaka Okayama
172 8-11 Rockets Stanley Brewer
173 8-12 Kings Randy Smithson
174 8-13 Pacers Len Hatzenbeller
175 8-14 Bulls Ben Mitchell
176 8-15 Blazers John Smith
177 8-16 Knicks Brian O'Connor
178 8-17 Spurs Bob Bartholomew
179 8-18 Lakers Jay Triano
180 8-19 Suns Steve Risley
181 8-20 Bucks Mike Brkovich
182 8-21 Celtics George Morrow
183 8-22 76ers Frank Gilroy
R o u n d 9
184 9-1 Mavericks John Hollinden
185 9-2 Pistons Eddie Baker
186 9-3 Nets Rudy Williams
187 9-4 Cavaliers Paul Roba
188 9-5 Jazz Ken Ollie
189 9-6 Hawks Howard Thompkins
190 9-7 Clippers Art Jones
191 9-8 Nuggets Andrew Burton
192 9-9 Warriors Doug Murrey
193 9-10 Bullets Eddie Brown
194 9-11 Kings Mike Perry
195 9-12 Pacers Scott Whitley
196 9-13 Blazers Sid Williams
197 9-14 Bulls Terry Martin
198 9-15 Knicks Marty Headd
199 9-16 Spurs Leonel Marquetti
200 9-17 Suns Brian Johnson
201 9-18 Bucks Chip Rucker
202 9-19 76ers Ron Wister
203 9-20 Celtics Greg McCray
R o u n d 1 0
204 10-1 Mavericks Scott Bolanko
205 10-2 Pistons Melvin Maxwell
206 10-3 Nets Vic Sison
207 10-4 Jazz Joe Merten
208 10-5 Cavaliers Greg Boone
209 10-6 Hawks Mike Frazier
210 10-7 Clippers Tony Gwynn
211 10-8 Nuggets Derrick Rowland
212 10-9 Bullets Ralton Way
213 10-10 Warriors Barry Brooks
214 10-11 Kings Mark Wilson
215 10-12 Pacers Rodney Benson
216 10-13 Bulls Kenny Easley
217 10-14 Blazers Steve Cochran
218 10-15 Knicks Kevin Rogers
219 10-16 Spurs Alvin Brooks
220 10-17 Suns Felton Sealey
221 10-18 Bucks Artie Green
222 10-19 Celtics Ken Matthews
223 10-20 76ers Pete Mullenberg

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