1965 NBA Draft Recap

The 1965 NBA Draft took place in New York on May 6, 1965

Territorial Selections

Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Bill Bradley NYK GF 6-5 205 21 10 Princeton Sr United States
Bill Buntin DET FC 6-7 250 23 1 Michigan Sr United States
Gail Goodrich LAL G 6-1 170 22 14 UCLA Jr United States

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 Fred Hetzel GOS F 6-8 220 22 6 Davidson Sr United States
2 Rick Barry GOS F 6-7 205 21 10 Miami (FL) Sr United States
3 Dave Stallworth NYK SF 6-7 200 23 8 Wichita State Sr United States
4 Jerry Sloan WAS GF 6-5 195 23 11 Evansville Sr United States
5 Billy Cunningham PHL FC 6-7 210 21 9 North Carolina Sr United States
6 Jim Washington STH PF 6-6 210 21 11 Villanova Sr United States
7 Nate Bowman CIN C 6-10 230 22 5 Wichita State Sr United States
8 Ollie Johnson BOS F 6-7 220 15 0 San Francisco Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
9 Will Frazier GOS F 6-7 210 22 1 Grambling State Sr United States
10 Dick Van Arsdale NYK GF 6-5 210 22 12 Indiana Sr United States
11 Tom Van Arsdale DET GF 6-5 202 22 12 Indiana Sr United States
12 Tal Brody WAS G 6-2 175 21 0 Illinois Sr United States
13 Jesse Branson PHL F 6-7 195 23 1 Elon Sr United States
14 Hal Blevins NYK G 6-1 188 N/A 0 Arkansas-Monticello Sr United States
15 Flynn Robinson CIN G 6-1 185 24 7 Wyoming Sr United States
16 John Fairchild LAL FC 6-8 205 22 1 Brigham Young Sr United States
17 Ronnie Watts BOS SF 6-6 210 21 2 Wake Forest Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
18 Keith Erickson GOS GF 6-5 195 21 12 UCLA Sr United States
19 Barry Clemens NYK PF 6-6 210 22 11 Ohio Wesleyan Sr United States
20 Ron Reed DET F 6-5 205 22 2 Notre Dame Sr United States
21 Joe Newton WAS F 6-7 - N/A 0 Auburn Sr United States
22 Bob Weiss PHL SG 6-2 180 22 12 Penn State Sr United States
23 Ken McIntyre STH G 6-1 - N/A 0 St. John's Sr United States
24 Jon McGlocklin CIN GF 6-5 205 21 11 Indiana Sr United States
25 Jim Caldwell LAL C 6-10 240 22 1 Georgia Tech Sr United States
26 Toby Kimball BOS PF 6-6 220 22 9 Connecticut Sr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
27 Warren Rustand GOS G 6-2 - N/A 0 Arizona Sr United States
28 Larry Lembo NYK G 6-4 - N/A 0 Manhattan Sr United States
29 Jim King DET F 6-6 - N/A 0 Oklahoma State Sr United States
30 Skip Thoren WAS C 6-10 230 22 0 Illinois Sr United States
31 Hank Finkel PHL C 7-0 240 23 10 Dayton Sr United States
32 Lynn Nance STH F 6-6 - 22 0 Washington Sr United States
33 Bob Love CIN F 6-8 215 22 11 Southern Sr United States
34 Brooks Henderson LAL G 6-2 - N/A 0 Florida Sr United States
35 Richie Tarrant BOS G 6-5 - 22 0 Saint Michael's Sr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
36 Eddie Jackson GOS - - N/A 0 Oklahoma City Sr United States
37 Steve Nisenson NYK G - - N/A 0 Hofstra Sr United States
38 Ted Manning DET - - N/A 0 North Carolina Central Jr United States
39 Charles Dinkens WAS F - - N/A 0 Miami (OH) Sr United States
40 Richie Moore PHL - - N/A 0 Villanova Sr United States
41 Theodore Werner STH - - N/A 0 Washington State Sr United States
42 Warren Isaac CIN FC 6-8 - 24 0 Iona Sr United States
43 A.W. Davis LAL - - N/A 0 Tennessee Sr United States
44 Don Davidson BOS - - N/A 0 Davidson Sr United States

Sixth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
45 Jim Jarvis GOS PG 6-1 175 22 0 Oregon State Sr United States
46 Warren Davis NYK FC 6-6 216 21 0 North Carolina A&T Sr United States
47 Barry Smith DET - - N/A 0 High Point Sr United States
48 Lavonne LeFlore WAS - - N/A 0 Jackson State Sr United States
49 Mitch Edwards PHL - - N/A 0 Texas-RGV Sr United States
50 John Rambo STH - - 21 0 Long Beach State Sr United States
51 Leon Clements CIN - - N/A 0 Ouachita Baptist Sr United States
52 Theo Cruz LAL - - N/A 0 Seattle Sr United States
53 Haskell Tison BOS F 6-10 210 N/A 0 Duke Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
54 Dan Wolters GOS - - N/A 0 California Sr United States
55 Dale Neel NYK - - N/A 0 High Point Sr United States
56 Willie Somerset WAS PG 5-8 170 23 1 Duquesne Sr United States
57 John Young PHL - - N/A 0 Midwestern State Sr United States
58 Terry Kunze STH - - 22 0 Minnesota Sr United States
59 Jeff Gehring CIN - - N/A 0 Miami (OH) Sr United States
60 Dwayne Cruze LAL - - N/A 0 Idaho State Sr United States
61 George Deehan BOS - - N/A 0 Lenoir-Rhyne Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
62 Willie Cotton GOS - - N/A 0 Central State Sr United States
63 Frank Granat NYK - - N/A 0 Alliance College Sr United States
64 Jim Murphy WAS - - N/A 0 DePaul Sr United States
65 Bob Barnek PHL - - N/A 0 St. Bonaventure Sr United States
66 Cincy Powell STH F 6-7 - 23 0 Portland Sr United States
67 Jim Fox CIN C 6-10 230 22 10 South Carolina Sr United States
68 George Unseld LAL - - N/A 0 Kansas Sr United States

Ninth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
69 Jay Neary NYK SG - - N/A 0 UNC Wilmington Jr United States
70 John Wendelkin WAS - - N/A 0 Holy Cross Sr United States
71 Gene West PHL G - - N/A 0 Drake Sr United States
72 Leroy Walker STH - - N/A 0 Utah State Sr United States
73 Ron Krick CIN PF 6-8 - N/A 0 Cincinnati Jr United States
74 Mal Pradd LAL G 6-3 170 20 0 Dillard So United States

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
75 Wayne Molis NYK C 6-8 230 22 1 Lewis Sr United States
76 Bogie Redmon WAS GF 6-5 225 N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States
77 Dean Church PHL - - N/A 0 Louisiana Sr United States
78 Spencer Carlson STH - - N/A 0 Baylor Sr United States
79 Richie Dec CIN - - N/A 0 Seton Hall Sr United States
80 Don Rae LAL - - N/A 0 Montana State Sr United States

11th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
81 Bill Meyer NYK G 6-3 195 21 0 Hiram College Sr United States
82 Thales McReynolds WAS G 6-3 185 21 1 Miles College Sr United States
83 Curt Fromal PHL - - N/A 0 La Salle Sr United States
84 Weldon Kytle STH - - N/A 0 Cleveland State Sr United States
85 Dick Maile CIN F - - N/A 0 LSU Sr United States
86 Bob Andrews LAL - - N/A 0 Alabama Sr United States

12th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
87 Steve Trupin NYK - - N/A 0 Yale Sr United States
88 Walt Sahm WAS - - N/A 0 Notre Dame Sr United States
89 Dan Anderson PHL C 6-10 230 22 0 Augsburg College Sr United States
90 Elton McGriff STH FC 6-9 225 22 0 Creighton Sr United States
91 Robert McCollough CIN - - N/A 0 Benedict College Sr United States

13th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
92 Dennis McGovern NYK - - N/A 0 Rhode Island Sr United States
93 Joe Ramsey WAS - - N/A 0 Southern Illinois Sr United States
94 Rich Parks PHL F 6-7 235 21 0 Saint Louis Sr United States
95 Mel Northway STH - - N/A 0 Minnesota Sr United States
96 Oliver Jones CIN - - N/A 0 Albany State (GA) Sr United States

14th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
97 Jerry Rook WAS GF 6-5 219 21 0 Arkansas State Sr United States
98 Jack Morgenthal PHL - - N/A 0 Houston Sr United States
99 Terry Page STH - - N/A 0 Detroit-Mercy Sr United States
100 Larry Franks CIN - - N/A 0 Texas Sr United States

15th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
101 Dave Hicks WAS - - N/A 0   N/A
102 James Pitts PHL - - N/A 0 Georgia Sr United States
103 George Pomey STH GF 6-4 - N/A 0 Michigan Sr United States
104 Ronald Scharf CIN - - N/A 0 Georgia Tech Sr United States

16th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
105 Bunk Adams WAS - - N/A 0 Ohio Sr United States
106 Larry Rafferty PHL - - N/A 0 Fairfield Sr United States
107 Bob Tolan STH - - N/A 0 Eastern Kentucky Sr United States
108 Willie Porter CIN PF 6-7 205 22 0 Tennessee State Sr United States

17th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
109 Roger Taylor WAS G 6-0 170 N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Jay Miller SF 6-5 205 21 2 Notre Dame Sr United States

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