1968 NBA Draft Recap

The 1968 NBA Draft took place in New York on April 3, 1968

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 Elvin Hayes SDR FC 6-9 235 22 16 Houston Sr United States
2 Wes Unseld WAS FC 6-7 245 22 25 Louisville Sr United States
3 Bob Kauffman SEA FC 6-8 240 21 7 Guilford Sr United States
4 Tom Boerwinkle CHI C 7-0 265 22 11 Tennessee Sr United States
5 Zaid Abdul-Aziz CIN FC 6-9 235 21 10 Iowa State Sr United States
6 Otto Moore DET C 6-11 205 21 9 Texas-RGV Sr United States
7 Charlie Paulk MIL PF 6-8 219 21 3 Northeastern State Sr United States
8 Gary Gregor PHX F 6-7 225 22 6 South Carolina Sr United States
9 Ron Williams GOS G 6-3 188 23 8 West Virginia Sr United States
10 Bill Hosket NYK PF 6-8 225 21 4 Ohio State Sr United States
11 Bill Hewitt LAL SF 6-7 210 23 6 USC Sr United States
12 Don Chaney BOS G 6-5 210 22 11 Houston Sr United States
13 Skip Harlicka STH G 6-1 185 21 1 South Carolina Sr United States
14 Shaler Halimon PHL F 6-5 199 23 4 Utah State Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
15 John Q. Trapp SDR SF 6-7 210 22 5 UNLV Sr United States
16 Art Harris SEA G 6-4 185 21 4 Stanford Sr United States
17 Loy Petersen CHI SG 6-5 205 22 2 Oregon State Sr United States
18 Bob Quick WAS GF 6-5 215 22 4 Xavier Sr United States
19 Ron Dunlap CHI PF 6-8 - N/A 0 Illinois Sr (Inelig United States
20 Manny Leaks DET PF 6-8 225 22 2 Niagara Sr United States
21 Dick Cunningham PHX C 6-10 245 21 7 Murray State Sr United States
22 Gene Moore MIL PF 6-9 225 22 0 Saint Louis Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
23 Stu Lantz SDR G 6-3 175 21 8 Nebraska Sr United States
24 Jeff Ockel SEA F 6-7 225 N/A 0 Utah Sr United States
25 Don Dee DET PF 6-8 210 24 0 St. Mary's (KS) Sr United States
26 Ron Nelson WAS G 6-2 175 21 0 New Mexico Sr United States
27 Pat Frink CIN G 6-4 175 23 1 Colorado Sr United States
28 Fred Foster CIN SF 6-5 210 22 8 Miami (OH) Jr United States
29 Don Sidle GOS F 6-8 215 21 0 Oklahoma Sr United States
30 Don May NYK SF 6-4 200 22 7 Dayton Sr United States
31 Dave Newmark CHI C 7-1 214 21 2 Columbia Sr United States
32 Garfield Smith BOS FC 6-9 235 22 2 Eastern Kentucky Sr United States
33 Jack Thompson WAS G 6-1 185 22 0 South Carolina Sr United States
34 Ed Johnson SEA PF 6-8 205 23 0 Tennessee State Sr United States
35 Samuel Williams MIL G 6-3 180 23 2 Iowa Sr United States
36 Art Beatty PHX C 7-1 - 20 0 American University Sr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
37 Harry Barnes SDR G 6-3 205 22 1 Northeastern Sr United States
38 Henry Logan SEA G 6-0 180 22 0 Western Carolina Sr United States
39 Mike Lynn CHI F 6-7 215 22 2 UCLA Jr United States
40 Dallas Thornton WAS G 6-4 190 21 0 Kentucky Wesleyan Sr United States
41 Dan Sparks CIN F 6-8 200 22 0 Weber State Sr United States
42 Rich Niemann DET C 7-0 245 21 2 Saint Louis Sr United States
43 Edgar Lacey GOS F 6-6 190 23 0 UCLA Jr United States
44 Jabali Warren NYK G 6-2 200 21 0 Wichita State Sr United States
45 Eddie Biedenbach LAL G 6-1 175 22 1 NC State Sr United States
46 Rich Johnson BOS F 6-7 210 21 3 Grambling State Sr United States
47 Bobby Warren STH SF 6-5 190 21 0 Vanderbilt Sr United States
48 Darryl Jones SDR F 6-5 - N/A 0 Benedictine College (KS) Sr United States
49 Rich Jones PHX SF 6-6 220 21 1 Memphis Jr United States
50 Greg Smith MIL SF 6-5 195 21 8 Western Kentucky Sr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
51 Glen Combs SDR G 6-2 185 21 0 Virginia Tech Sr United States
52 Al Hairston SEA G 6-1 175 22 2 Bowling Green Sr United States
53 Jim Tillman CHI - - N/A 0 Loyola (IL) Sr United States
54 Ed Chaplin WAS - - N/A 0 Voorhees Sr United States
55 Jim Kissane CIN F 6-7 210 21 0 Boston College Sr United States
56 Carl Fuller DET - - 22 0 Bethune-Cookman Jr United States
57 Jim Eakins GOS C 6-11 215 21 2 Brigham Young Sr United States
58 Hal Booker NYK C 6-11 235 20 0 Cheyney Jr United States
59 Lou Shephard LAL - - N/A 0 Missouri State Sr United States
60 Thad Jaracz BOS C 6-5 230 21 0 Kentucky Sr United States
61 Rusty Parker STH - - N/A 0 Miami (FL) Sr United States
62 Larry Miller PHL GF 6-4 - 21 0 North Carolina Sr United States
63 Joe Franklin MIL - - N/A 0 Wisconsin Sr United States
64 Harry Hollines PHX - - N/A 0 Denver Sr United States

Sixth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
65 Eldridge Webb SDR - - N/A 0 Tulsa Sr United States
66 Ron Guziak SEA - - N/A 0 Duquesne Sr United States
67 Ken Barnett CHI - - N/A 0 Delaware Sr United States
68 Joe Heiser WAS GF 6-2 - N/A 0 Princeton Sr United States
69 Calvin Martin CIN - - N/A 0 Texas Southern Sr United States
70 Wally Anderzunas DET F 6-7 220 22 1 Creighton Jr United States
71 Bob Allen GOS F 6-9 205 21 1 Marshall Sr United States
72 Brian Brunkhorst NYK - - 22 0 Marquette Sr United States
73 Nick Pino LAL C 7-0 235 N/A 0 Kansas State Jr United States
74 Jerry Newsom BOS - - N/A 0 Indiana State Sr United States
75 Phil Wagner STH G 6-2 - N/A 0 Georgia Tech Sr United States
76 Chuck Williams PHL PG 6-2 175 21 2 Colorado Sr United States
77 Rodney Knowles PHX C 6-9 - 22 1 Davidson Sr United States
78 Fred Smith MIL - - N/A 0 Hawaii Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
79 Rick Adelman SDR PG 6-1 175 21 7 Loyola Marymount Sr United States
80 Jim McKean SEA FC 6-9 - N/A 0 Washington State Sr United States
81 Willie Davis CHI PF 6-8 234 22 0 North Texas Jr United States
82 Jasper Wilson WAS F 6-6 200 20 0 Southern Sr United States
83 Dick Dumas CIN - - N/A 0 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Sr United States
84 Larry Newbold DET - - N/A 0 Long Island Sr United States
85 Dave Reasor GOS - - N/A 0 West Virginia Sr United States
86 Bob Waldal NYK - - N/A 0 Dickinson State Sr United States
87 Dennis Hrcka LAL - - N/A 0 Hillsdale (MI) Sr United States
88 Mike Lewis BOS FC 6-8 225 22 0 Duke Sr United States
89 Oscar Smith STH - - N/A 0 Elizabeth City State Sr United States
90 Bill Jones PHL - - N/A 0 Fairfield Sr United States
91 Tom Kondla MIL PF 6-8 225 21 0 Minnesota Sr United States
92 Charles Parkes PHX - - N/A 0 Idaho State Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
93 Aaron Sellers SDR F - - 22 0 Jackson State Sr United States
94 Willie Rodgers SEA G 6-3 185 22 0 Oklahoma Sr United States
95 Lloyd Higgins CHI - - N/A 0 Point Loma Sr United States
96 Barry Orms WAS G 6-3 190 21 1 Saint Louis Sr United States
97 Dave Williams CIN - - N/A 0 Mississippi State Sr United States
98 Harry Laurie DET G 6-1 - 23 0 Saint Peter's Sr United States
99 Walt Platkowski GOS - - N/A 0 Bowling Green Sr United States
100 Bobby Hooper NYK G 6-0 180 21 0 Dayton Sr United States
101 John Smith LAL C 7-0 235 23 0 CSU-Pueblo Sr United States
102 Julius Keye BOS C 6-10 205 21 0 Alcorn State Jr United States
103 Marin Baietti STH - - N/A 0 Manhattan Sr United States
104 Melvin Jones PHL FC 6-9 - N/A 0 Albany State (GA) Sr United States
105 Brian Clare PHX - - N/A 0 Denver Sr United States
106 Elbert Miller MIL - - N/A 0 College of Southern Nevada Jr United States

Ninth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
107 John Schetzsle SDR - - N/A 0 Ashland Sr United States
108 Jimmy Smith SEA - - N/A 0 Utah State Sr United States
109 Corky Bell CHI F - - N/A 0 Loyola (IL) Sr United States
110 Wayne Chapman WAS GF 6-6 195 22 0 Western Kentucky Jr United States
111 Butch Joyner CIN GF 6-5 200 22 0 Indiana Sr United States
112 Vaughn Harper DET GF 6-4 185 N/A 0 Syracuse Jr United States
113 Art Wilmore GOS - - N/A 0 San Francisco Sr United States
114 Roger Bohnenstiel NYK - - N/A 0 Kansas Sr United States
115 George Stone LAL F 6-7 190 22 0 Marshall Sr United States
116 Bill Butler BOS G 6-3 - N/A 0 St. Bonaventure Sr United States
117 Mack Daughty STH - - N/A 0 Albany State (GA) Sr United States
118 Clarence Brookins PHL G 6-4 190 N/A 0 Temple Sr United States
119 Cliff Berger MIL PF 6-8 225 21 0 Kentucky Sr United States
120 Merv Jackson PHX G 6-3 175 21 0 Utah Sr United States

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
121 Mike Butler SDR G 6-2 170 21 0 Memphis Sr United States
122 Joe Kennedy SEA SF 6-6 210 21 2 Duke Sr United States
123 Mike Weaver CHI F - - N/A 0 Northwestern Sr United States
124 Steve Adelman WAS F - - N/A 0 Boston College Sr United States
125 Robert Wyendanet CIN - - N/A 0 Vanderbilt Sr United States
126 Tom Baack DET - - N/A 0 Nebraska Sr United States
127 Bob Heaney GOS F 6-7 - N/A 0 Santa Clara Sr United States
128 Sylvester Adams NYK - - N/A 0 North Carolina A&T Sr United States
129 Charles Alford LAL - - N/A 0 East Carolina Sr United States
130 Ivan Leschinsky BOS - - N/A 0 Long Island Sr United States
131 Dwight Waller ATL GF 6-6 220 22 1 Tennessee State Sr United States
132 Greg Cisson PHL - - N/A 0 Rider Sr United States
133 Lee Davis PHX FC 6-8 235 22 0 North Carolina Central Sr United States
134 Gene Jones MIL - - N/A 0 Missouri Sr United States

11th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
135 Leonardo Epps SDR - - N/A 0 Clark Atlanta Sr United States
136 Jim Marsh SEA SF 6-7 215 -1 1 USC Sr United States
137 Jim McGonigle CHI - - N/A 0 Iowa State Sr United States
138 Al Dixon WAS C 6-9 - N/A 0 Bowling Green Sr United States
139 James Robinson CIN - - N/A 0 Rochester Tech Sr United States
140 Jerry Chandler GOS SF - - N/A 0 College of Southern Nevada Sr United States
141 Bob Redd NYK - - N/A 0 Marshall Sr United States
142 Harry Singletary LAL - - N/A 0 Eckerd College Sr United States
143 Tom Neimeir BOS FC 6-9 - N/A 0 Evansville Sr United States
144 Henry Watkins STH - - N/A 0 Tennessee State Sr United States
145 Bill Soens PHL - - N/A 0 Miami (FL) Sr United States
146 Brad Luchini MIL G 6-2 170 N/A 0 Marquette Sr United States
147 Ron Boone PHX GF 6-2 200 21 5 Idaho State Sr United States

12th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
148 Roy Manning SDR - - N/A 0 Lane Sr United States
149 Walt Simon SEA - - N/A 0 Utah Sr United States
150 John Lallensack CHI F - - N/A 0 Wisconsin-Oshkosh Sr United States
151 Willie Cager WAS - - N/A 0 UTEP Sr United States
152 Glynn Saulters CIN G 6-2 - 23 0 Louisiana-Monroe Sr United States
153 Bob Wolfe GOS - - N/A 0 California Sr United States
154 Pat Moriarty NYK - - N/A 0 Guilford Sr United States
155 Reggie Lacefield LAL F 6-5 230 22 0 Western Michigan Sr United States
156 Bill Langheld BOS G - - N/A 1 Fordham Sr United States
157 Bill Harris STH - - N/A 0 UTEP Sr United States
158 Ted Campbell PHL - - N/A 0 North Carolina A&T Jr United States
159 Dave Miller MIL G 6-5 - N/A 0 Florida Sr United States
160 Bill Davis PHX F 6-7 - N/A 0 Arizona Sr United States

13th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
161 Marshall Evans SDR - - N/A 0 Lincoln (MO) Sr United States
162 Bud Ogden SEA F 6-6 215 21 2 Santa Clara Jr United States
163 Herm Gilliam CHI G 6-3 190 21 8 Purdue Sr United States
164 Rudy Bogad WAS - - N/A 0 St. John's Sr United States
165 Bill Tindall CIN - - N/A 0 Massachusetts Sr United States
166 Ken Morehead NYK - - N/A 0 Hillsdale (MI) Sr United States
167 Harvey Mumford LAL - - N/A 0 Montana State Sr United States
168 Art Stephenson BOS F 6-4 - N/A 0 Rhode Island Sr United States
169 Frank Standard STH - - N/A 0 South Carolina Sr United States
170 Earl Seyfert PHL - - N/A 0 Kansas State Sr United States
171 Pat Hobard PHX G 6-2 - N/A 0 California University of Pennsylvania Sr United States

14th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
172 Bobby Lewis SDR - - N/A 0 NC State Sr United States
173 Mike Warren SEA PG - - N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
174 Dave Carr CHI - - N/A 0 Washington Sr United States
175 Ernest Sims WAS - - N/A 0 East Tennessee State Sr United States
176 Charles Core CIN - - N/A 0 Southeastern Louisiana Sr United States
177 John Harlow NYK - - N/A 0 Princeton Sr United States
178 John Godfrey LAL - - N/A 0 Abilene Christian Sr United States
179 Keith Hockstein BOS F 6-4 - N/A 0 Holy Cross Sr United States
180 George Hicker STH F 6-3 190 N/A 0 Syracuse Sr United States
181 Tom Youngdale PHL C 6-10 - N/A 0 Davidson Sr United States

15th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
182 Bill Gaines SDR G 6-4 185 22 0 Texas A&M Commerce Sr United States
183 Mickey McCarthy CHI F 6-5 255 21 0 Texas Christian Sr United States
184 Joe Allen WAS - - N/A 0 Bradley Jr United States
185 Mike Drepling CIN - - N/A 0 Westminster (PA) Sr United States
186 Ed Fellers NYK - - N/A 0 Guilford Sr United States
187 Johnny Baum LAL F 6-5 200 21 2 Temple Jr United States
188 Bernie Foster STH - - N/A 0 Pasadena Sr United States
189 George Mack PHL - - N/A 0 North Carolina A&T Jr United States

16th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
190 Chuck Caldwell SDR - - N/A 0 Missouri-St.Louis Sr United States
191 Fred Holden CHI G 6-3 - N/A 0 Louisville Sr United States
192 Dennis Blace WAS - - N/A 0 San Francisco Sr United States
193 Dick Harris CIN - - N/A 0   N/A
194 Bob Ferguson NYK - - N/A 0 Tennessee Wesleyan Sr United States
195 Mike Eberle LAL - - N/A 0 Wyoming Sr United States
196 Terry Allerton STH - - N/A 0 Baldwin Wallace Sr United States
197 Joe Crews PHL - - N/A 0 Villanova Sr United States

17th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
198 Dave Miller SDR G 6-5 - N/A 0 Florida Sr United States
199 Tom Benedict CHI - - N/A 0 Central Washington Sr United States
200 Greg Morris WAS G - - N/A 0 Cornell Sr United States
201 John Howard CIN - - N/A 0 Cincinnati Sr United States
202 Milt Williams NYK PG 6-2 182 22 5 Lincoln (MO) Sr United States
203 Nate Ware PHL - - N/A 0 Tennessee State Sr United States

18th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
204 Harold Grant SDR - - N/A 0 Pepperdine Sr United States
205 Bob Zoretich CHI C 6-7 - N/A 0 DePaul Sr United States
206 Art Kenny WAS - - N/A 0 Fairfield Sr United States
207 Larry Humes CIN - - N/A 0 Evansville So United States

19th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
208 Bill Corley SDR F 6-7 195 N/A 0 Connecticut Sr United States
209 Rich Mason CHI GF 6-4 - N/A 0 Indiana State Sr United States
210 Jim LaCour WAS - - N/A 0 Seattle Sr United States
211 Jay Reffords CIN - - N/A 0   N/A

20th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
212 Rich Rirkendal CHI - - N/A 0 Norfolk State Sr United States
213 Ron Woodruff WAS - - N/A 0 Midwestern State Sr United States

21st Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
214 Willie Horton CHI - - N/A 0 Delaware Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Doug Sims F 6-7 185 24 1 Kent State Sr United States
Cliff Williams G 6-3 180 22 1 Bowling Green Sr United States

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