1957 NBA Draft Recap

The 1957 NBA Draft took place in St. Louis on April 17, 1957

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 Hot Rod Hundley ROR ROR to MIN G 6-4 185 22 6 West Virginia Sr United States
2 Charlie Tyra FWP DET to NYK FC 6-8 230 21 5 Louisville Sr United States
3 Jim Krebs MIN C 6-8 230 21 7 Southern Methodist Sr United States
4 Win Wilfong STH G 6-2 185 24 4 Memphis Sr United States
5 Brendan McCann NYK G 6-2 178 21 3 St. Bonaventure Sr United States
6 Lennie Rosenbluth PHI F 6-4 190 24 2 North Carolina Sr United States
7 George Bon Salle SYR C 6-8 220 21 1 Illinois Sr United States
8 Sam Jones BOS GF 6-4 198 23 12 North Carolina Central Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
9 Dick Duckett ROR G 6-1 195 24 1 St. John's Sr United States
10 Bob McCoy FWP F 6-6 210 N/A 0 Grambling State Sr United States
11 Harvey Schmidt MIN F 6-6 195 N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States
12 Jim Palmer STH STH to CIN F 6-8 199 23 3 Dayton Sr United States
13 Larry Friend NYK GF 6-4 195 22 1 California Sr United States
14 Jack Sullivan PHI F 6-4 185 N/A 0 Mount St. Mary's Sr United States
15 Jim Morgan SYR G 6-1 175 N/A 0 Louisville Sr United States
16 Dick O'Neal BOS F 6-7 215 N/A 0 Texas Christian Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
17 Jerry Paulson ROR G 6-3 185 21 1 Manhattan Sr United States
18 Bill Ebben FWP F 6-4 190 21 1 Detroit-Mercy Sr United States
19 Jim Spivey MIN F 6-5 210 22 0 Southeastern Oklahoma State Sr United States
20 John Smyth STH F 6-5 225 N/A 0 Notre Dame Sr United States
21 Gary Clark NYK G 6-4 - N/A 0 Syracuse Sr United States
22 Angelo Lombardo PHI F 6-4 210 N/A 0 Manhattan Sr United States
23 Vince Cohen SYR G 6-1 185 N/A 0 Syracuse Sr United States
24 Chuck Schramm BOS F 6-6 - N/A 0 Western Illinois Sr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
25 Jed Dormeyer ROR F 6-3 190 N/A 0 Minnesota Sr United States
26 Kurt Englebert FWP F 6-5 195 N/A 0 Saint Joseph's Sr United States
27 George Brown MIN F 6-6 190 21 1 Wayne State (MI) Sr United States
28 Hank Nowak STH G 6-3 180 N/A 0 Canisius Sr United States
29 Rayford Wells NYK F 6-6 - 21 0 Lenoir-Rhyne Sr United States
30 Ray Radziszewski PHI F 6-5 210 22 1 Saint Joseph's Sr United States
31 Jerry Mallett SYR F 6-5 205 21 0 Baylor Sr United States
32 Jim Ashmore BOS G 6-0 165 N/A 0 Mississippi State Sr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
33 Stewart Murray ROR - - N/A 0 Lafayette Sr United States
34 Ron Kramer FWP G 6-3 245 21 0 Michigan Sr United States
35 Gary Thompson MIN G 5-10 - N/A 0 Iowa State Sr United States
36 Al Rochelle STH - - N/A 0 Vanderbilt Sr United States
37 Lee Marshall NYK GF 6-5 - N/A 0 Washington & Lee Sr United States
38 Jim Radcliffe PHI - - N/A 0 Lafayette Sr United States
39 Frank Nimmo SYR - - N/A 0 Cincinnati Sr United States
40 Grady Wallace BOS G 6-4 165 23 0 South Carolina Sr United States

Sixth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
41 John Maglio ROR - - N/A 0 NC State Sr United States
42 Walt Acamushko FWP - - N/A 0 St. Francis (NY) Sr United States
43 Phil Murrell MIN F 6-4 205 24 0 Drake Sr United States
44 Raymond Downs STH - - N/A 0 Texas Sr United States
45 Jim Humphreys NYK - - N/A 0 Saint Michael's Sr United States
46 Alonzo Lewis PHI - - N/A 0 La Salle Sr United States
47 Lyndon Lee SYR - - N/A 0 Oklahoma City Sr United States
48 Maury King BOS SG 6-2 195 22 2 Kansas Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
49 Chet Forte ROR G 5-8 - 21 0 Columbia Sr United States
50 Carl Boldt FWP F 6-5 - N/A 0 San Francisco Sr United States
51 George Ferguson MIN - - N/A 0 Michigan Sr United States
52 Mason Pope STH - - N/A 0 Kentucky Wesleyan Sr United States
53 Max Jameson PHI - - N/A 0 Kentucky State Sr United States
54 Dick Gaines SYR - - N/A 0 Seton Hall Sr United States
55 Dick Brott BOS - - N/A 0 Denver Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
56 Bob Daniels ROR - - N/A 0 Western Kentucky Sr United States
57 Doug Bolstorff FWP G 6-4 195 25 1 Minnesota Sr United States
58 John Haaven MIN - - N/A 0 North Dakota Sr United States
59 Bill Darragh STH - - N/A 0 Louisville Sr United States
60 Woody Sauldsberry PHI FC 6-7 220 22 7 Texas Southern Sr United States
61 Cebe Price SYR - - N/A 0 Marshall Sr United States
62 Bill Von Weyhe BOS - - N/A 0 Rhode Island Sr United States

Ninth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
63 Dick Heise ROR - - N/A 0 DePaul Sr United States
64 Bob Lazor FWP - - N/A 0 Pittsburgh Sr United States
65 Jim Sutton MIN - - N/A 0 North Dakota State Sr United States
66 Calvin Grosscup STH G - - N/A 0 Tulane Sr United States
67 Steve Hamilton PHI F 6-6 190 21 2 Morehead State Jr United States
68 Jim Brown SYR G 6-2 212 21 0 Syracuse Sr United States
69 Joe Gibbon BOS GF 6-4 200 22 0 Ole Miss Sr United States

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
70 Mel Wright ROR - - N/A 0 Oklahoma State Sr United States
71 Gordon Fosness MIN - - N/A 0 Dakota Wesleyan Sr United States
72 Bobby Mills STH - - N/A 0 Southern Methodist Sr United States
73 Jerry Calvert PHI G 5-11 160 21 0 Kentucky Sr United States
74 Jack Nichols SYR - - N/A 0 Colgate Sr United States
75 Jack Butcher BOS - - N/A 0 Memphis Sr United States

11th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
76 Cliff Hafer ROR - - N/A 0 NC State Sr United States
77 Gerald Dreier STH C - - N/A 0 Macalester Sr United States
78 Jerry Gibson PHI - - N/A 0   N/A
79 Dick Neal BOS - - N/A 0 Indiana Sr United States

12th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
80 Jim Boothe ROR - - N/A 0 Xavier Sr United States
81 Bob Seitz STH - - N/A 0 NC State Sr United States
82 Jim Weeks SYR - - N/A 0 New York Tech Sr United States
83 Dan Tobin BOS - - N/A 0 Florida Southern Sr United States

13th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
84 Ed Romanoff STH - - N/A 0   N/A

14th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
85 Lavelle Langston STH - - N/A 0 Northwestern State Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
McCoy Ingram PF 6-8 210 25 1 Jackson State Sr United States

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