1969 NBA Draft Recap

The 1969 NBA Draft took place in Location Unknown on April 6, 1969

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar MIL C 7-2 225 21 21 UCLA Sr United States
2 Neal Walk PHX C 6-10 220 20 8 Florida Sr United States
3 Lucius Allen SEA PG 6-2 175 21 10 UCLA Sr (Inelig United States
4 Terry Driscoll DET PF 6-7 215 21 5 Boston College Sr United States
5 Larry Cannon CHI CHI to PHL SG 6-4 195 21 2 La Salle Sr United States
6 Bingo Smith SDR GF 6-5 195 23 11 Tulsa Sr United States
7 Bob Portman GOS GF 6-5 200 22 4 Creighton Sr United States
8 Herm Gilliam CIN G 6-3 190 22 8 Purdue Sr United States
9 Jo Jo White BOS G 6-3 190 22 12 Kansas Sr United States
10 Butch Beard ATL G 6-3 185 21 9 Louisville Sr United States
11 John Warren NYK G 6-3 180 21 5 St. John's Sr United States
12 Willie McCarter LAL SG 6-3 175 22 3 Drake Sr United States
13 Bud Ogden PHL F 6-6 215 22 2 Santa Clara Jr United States
14 Mike Davis WAS G 6-3 185 22 0 Virginia Union Sr United States
15 Rick Roberson LAL FC 6-9 231 21 7 Cincinnati Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
16 Simmie Hill CHI F 6-6 230 22 0 Texas State Sr United States
17 Bob Greacen MIL F 6-7 205 21 2 Rutgers Sr United States
18 Ronald Taylor SEA C 7-1 265 21 0 USC Sr United States
19 Willie Norwood DET PF 6-7 220 21 7 Alcorn State Sr United States
20 Ken Spain CHI C 6-9 225 22 1 Houston Sr United States
21 Bernie Williams SDR G 6-3 175 23 2 La Salle Sr United States
22 Ed Siudet GOS F 6-7 205 N/A 0 Holy Cross Sr United States
23 Johnny Baum CHI F 6-5 200 22 2 Temple Jr United States
24 Gene Williams PHX F 6-7 235 22 0 Kansas State Sr United States
25 Wally Anderzunas ATL F 6-7 220 23 1 Creighton Jr United States
26 Bill Bunting NYK PF 6-8 200 21 0 North Carolina Sr United States
27 Dick Garrett LAL G 6-3 185 22 5 Southern Illinois Sr United States
28 Willie Taylor PHL FC 6-8 240 N/A 0 LeMoyne-Owen College Sr United States
29 Willie Scott WAS F 6-5 205 21 0 Alabama State Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
30 Floyd Kerr PHX G 6-2 180 N/A 0 Colorado State Sr United States
31 Skeeter Swift MIL G 6-3 205 22 0 East Tennessee State Sr United States
32 Lee Winfield SEA PG 6-2 175 22 7 North Texas Sr United States
33 Lamar Green PHX FC 6-7 210 22 6 Morehead State Sr United States
34 Norm Van Lier CHI PG 6-1 173 22 10 St. Francis (PA) Sr United States
35 Charley Bonaparte SDR G 6-1 170 21 0 Norfolk State Sr United States
36 Tom Hagan GOS G 6-3 185 22 0 Vanderbilt Sr United States
37 Luther Rackley CIN C 6-10 220 22 5 Xavier Sr United States
38 Julius Keye BOS C 6-10 205 22 0 Alcorn State Jr United States
39 Lloyd Kerr PHX G 6-2 - N/A 0 Colorado State Sr United States
40 Eddie Mast NYK PF 6-9 220 20 3 Temple Sr United States
41 Luther Green CIN PF 6-7 190 22 1 Long Island Sr United States
42 Mike Grosso PHL - - 21 1 Louisville Sr United States
43 Fred Carter WAS G 6-3 185 24 8 Mount St. Mary's Sr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
44 Dennis Stewart PHX SF 6-6 220 21 1 Michigan Sr United States
45 Bob Dandridge MIL SF 6-6 195 21 13 Norfolk State Sr United States
46 Hal Booker SEA C 6-11 235 21 0 Cheyney Jr United States
47 Ted Wierman DET F 6-9 235 N/A 0 Washington State Sr United States
48 Dave Nash CHI C 6-10 240 N/A 0 Kansas Sr United States
49 Johnny Allen SDR PF 6-8 - 26 0 Bethune-Cookman Sr United States
50 Lee Lafayette GOS F 6-6 - N/A 0 Michigan State Sr United States
51 Ron Sanford CIN F 6-9 215 22 0 New Mexico Jr United States
52 Steve Kuberski BOS FC 6-8 215 21 9 Bradley Jr United States
53 Billy Hann ATL G 6-3 185 22 0 Tennessee Sr United States
54 Elnardo Webster NYK F 6-5 190 21 0 Saint Peter's Sr United States
55 Don Griffin ATL G 6-4 185 21 0 Stanford Sr United States
56 Dave Scholz PHL F 6-8 220 20 1 Illinois Sr United States
57 Gene Ford WAS F 6-5 - N/A 0 Western Michigan Sr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
58 Rich Jones PHX SF 6-6 220 22 1 Memphis Jr United States
59 Ken Heitz MIL GF 6-3 - N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
60 Jerry King SEA - - N/A 0 Louisville Sr United States
61 Steve Mix DET F 6-7 215 21 13 Toledo Sr United States
62 Chris Ellis CHI - - N/A 0 Virginia State Sr United States
63 Charles Hentz SDR F 6-5 210 21 0 Arkansas-Pine Bluff Sr United States
64 Willie Wise GOS SF 6-5 210 22 2 Drake Sr United States
65 Jake Ford CIN PG 6-3 180 22 2 Maryland-Eastern Shore Jr United States
66 George Thompson BOS BOS to MIL PG 6-2 200 21 1 Maryland Sr United States
67 Mike Mitchell ATL - - N/A 0 Texas State Sr United States
68 Gene Littles NYK - - 25 0 High Point Sr United States
69 Wil Jones LAL PF 6-8 205 22 2 Albany State (GA) Sr United States
70 Joe Cromer PHL F - - N/A 0 Temple Sr United States
71 Willie Jackson WAS - - N/A 0 Morehead State Sr United States

Sixth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
72 Dan Sadlier PHX - - N/A 0 Dayton Sr United States
73 John Arthurs MIL G 6-4 185 21 1 Tulane Sr United States
74 Ben McGilmer SEA - - N/A 0 Iowa Jr United States
75 Larry Jeffries DET G 6-3 - N/A 0 Trinity University Sr United States
76 George Tinsley CHI SF 6-5 205 22 0 Kentucky Wesleyan Sr United States
77 Bob Tallent SDR - - N/A 0 George Washington Sr United States
78 Dan Obravak GOS F 6-9 - N/A 0 Dayton Sr United States
79 Mel Coleman CIN - - N/A 0 Wisconsin-Stout Sr United States
80 Dolph Pulliam BOS - - 22 0 Drake Sr United States
81 Guy Mackner ATL - - N/A 0 South Dakota State Sr United States
82 Dwight Durante NYK G 5-8 - N/A 0 Catawba Sr United States
83 Dick Grubar LAL G 6-4 184 21 0 North Carolina Sr United States
84 John Jones PHL - - N/A 0 Villanova Sr United States
85 Paul Loveday WAS F 6-9 220 N/A 0 California Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
86 Bill Sweet PHX - - N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
87 Billy Keller MIL G 5-10 177 21 1 Purdue Sr United States
88 Greg Wittman SEA PF 6-8 210 21 0 Western Carolina Sr United States
89 Steve Vandenberg DET F 6-7 220 N/A 0 Duke Sr United States
90 Frank Judge CHI - - N/A 0 Huston-Tillotson Sr United States
91 Lynn Shackelford SDR F 6-5 - 21 0 UCLA Sr United States
92 Pat Foley GOS - - N/A 0 Pacific Sr United States
93 L.C. Bowen CIN - - N/A 0 Bradley Sr United States
94 Jim Johnson BOS - - N/A 0 Wisconsin Sr United States
95 Bob Bundy ATL - - N/A 0 Vanderbilt Sr United States
96 Chris Thomforde NYK - - N/A 1 Princeton Sr United States
97 Kari Liimbo LAL - - N/A 0 Brigham Young Sr United States
98 Dave Hamilton PHL - - N/A 0 West Virginia State Sr United States
99 Jeff Claypool WAS F 6-7 - N/A 0 Grove City Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
100 Bob Edwards PHX C 6-11 - N/A 0 Arizona State Sr United States
101 John Schell MIL - - N/A 0 Wisconsin Sr United States
102 Theartis Wallace SEA - - N/A 0 Central Washington Sr United States
103 Bob Arnzen DET G 6-5 205 21 1 Notre Dame Sr United States
104 Roger Moller CHI - - N/A 0 Westmar University Sr United States
105 Bill DeHeer SDR FC 6-9 240 N/A 0 Indiana Sr United States
106 Steve Rippe GOS F - - N/A 0 UC Santa Barbara Sr United States
107 Merton Bancroft CIN - - N/A 0 Missouri State Sr United States
108 Bob Whitmore BOS - - N/A 0 Notre Dame Sr United States
109 Bob Christian ATL C 6-10 255 22 5 Grambling State Sr United States
110 Jim Healey NYK - - N/A 0 Rockhurst Sr United States
111 Joe Smith LAL - - N/A 0 Oklahoma State Sr United States
112 Jim Bowles PHL - - N/A 0 Trinity University Sr United States
113 Barry White WAS - - N/A 0 Hofstra Sr United States

Ninth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
114 Steve Jennings PHX - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
115 Jim Satalin MIL - - N/A 0 St. Bonaventure Sr United States
116 Vince Fritz SEA - - N/A 0 Oregon State Jr United States
117 George Reynolds DET G 6-4 195 21 1 Houston Sr United States
118 Sterling Burke CHI - - N/A 0 Northwestern Sr United States
119 Larry Cheatham SDR - - N/A 0 Tulsa Sr United States
120 Greg Reed GOS F - - N/A 0 Sacramento State Sr United States
121 James Hurley CIN - - N/A 0 Transylvania Sr United States
122 Gordon Smith BOS - - N/A 1 Cincinnati Sr United States
123 Pete Gayeska ATL C 6-10 230 N/A 0 Massachusetts Sr United States
124 Roger Walaszak NYK - - N/A 0 Columbia Sr United States
125 Jim Smith LAL - - N/A 0 Northern Illinois Sr United States
126 Larry Lewis PHL FC - - N/A 0 St. Francis (PA) Sr United States
127 Gary Major WAS - - N/A 0 Duquesne Sr United States

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
128 Rich Abrahamson PHX - - N/A 0 Oregon Sr United States
129 Willie Brown MIL - - N/A 0 Middle Tennessee State Sr United States
130 Al Cueto SEA C 6-7 230 22 0 Tulsa Sr Cuba / United States
131 Bill English DET F 6-6 230 15 0 Winston-Salem State Sr United States
132 Al Smith CHI PG 6-1 185 22 0 Bradley So United States
133 Lee Sims SDR - - N/A 0 Ashland Sr United States
134 Dick Chapman GOS - - N/A 0 San Francisco State Sr United States
135 Bill Bowes CIN - - N/A 0 Elon Sr United States
136 Jim Picka BOS - - N/A 0 High Point Sr United States
137 Dick Stewart ATL - - N/A 0 Rutgers Sr United States
138 Frank McLaughlin NYK - - N/A 0 Fordham Sr United States
139 Phil Argento LAL G 6-2 183 N/A 0 Kentucky Sr United States
140 Bill Justus PHL - - N/A 0 Tennessee Sr United States
141 Frank Bartleson WAS - - N/A 0 Tennessee Tech Sr United States

11th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
142 Fred Lind PHX F 6-7 215 N/A 0 Duke Sr United States
143 Bob Presley MIL C 6-10 - N/A 0 California Sr United States
144 Jim Connolly SEA - - N/A 0 Bowling Green Sr United States
145 Rusty Clark DET C 6-10 228 N/A 0 North Carolina Sr United States
146 Larry Bergh CHI F 6-8 210 24 0 Weber State Sr United States
147 Justus Thigpen SDR G 6-1 160 21 2 Weber State Sr United States
148 Rich Holmberg GOS - - N/A 0 Saint Mary's Sr United States
149 Jim Supple CIN F 6-4 185 N/A 0 Georgetown Sr United States
150 Larry Frinston BOS - - N/A 0 Kenyon College Sr United States
151 Loran Bracci ATL - - N/A 0 Cal State Northridge Sr United States
152 Marvin Lewis NYK - - N/A 0 Stony Brook Sr United States
153 Ron Peret LAL - - N/A 0 Texas A&M Sr United States
154 Bruce Sloan PHL GF 6-5 180 N/A 1 Kansas Sr United States
155 Gerald McKee WAS G 6-3 190 22 0 Ohio Sr United States

12th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
156 Bob Miller PHX F 6-5 - N/A 0 Toledo Sr United States
157 Jack Lutz MIL - - N/A 0 Carthage Sr United States
158 John Smith SEA - - N/A 0 Puget Sound Sr United States
159 Harry Hall CHI - - N/A 0 Wyoming Sr United States
160 Raul Duarte SDR - - N/A 0 South Dakota State Sr United States
161 Joe Callahan GOS - - N/A 0 San Francisco State Sr United States
162 Mike Davis CIN - - N/A 0 Colorado State Sr United States
163 Rod Forbes BOS - - N/A 0 UMass Boston Sr United States
164 Dave Jones ATL C - - N/A 0 La Verne Sr United States
165 Bill O'Rourke NYK - - N/A 0 St. John Fisher Sr United States
166 Jack Gillespie LAL - - 21 0 Montana State Sr United States
167 Fatty Taylor PHL PHL to DEN PG 6-0 175 23 1 La Salle Sr United States
168 Bobby Washington WAS PG 5-11 175 21 2 Eastern Kentucky Sr United States

13th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
169 Andy White PHX - - N/A 0 UTEP Sr United States
170 Lee Osgood MIL - - N/A 0 Northeastern Sr United States
171 Bob Burrow SEA - - N/A 0 Seattle Pacific Sr United States
172 Rick Kirkland CHI G - - N/A 0 Norfolk State Sr United States
173 Joe McBride SDR - - N/A 0 Augusta University Sr United States
174 Ted Johnson CIN - - N/A 0 Baldwin Wallace Sr United States
175 Billy Evans BOS PG 6-0 170 22 0 Boston College Sr United States
176 Dick Barton ATL - - N/A 0 UC Riverside Sr United States
177 James Wyatt NYK - - N/A 0 Northwestern Sr United States
178 Mallory Chestnutt LAL - - N/A 0 Tuskegee Sr United States
179 Bill Thompson WAS - - N/A 0 Shepherd University Sr United States

14th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
180 Marv Schmitt PHX - - N/A 0 Western New Mexico Sr United States
181 Laymon Stewart MIL - - N/A 0 Lakeland Sr United States
182 Jerry Conley SEA - - N/A 0 Morehead State Sr United States
183 Bill Boight CHI - - N/A 0 Southern Methodist Sr United States
184 Mike Heckman SDR - - N/A 0 UC Irvine Sr United States
185 Mike Dahl ATL - - N/A 0 Oglethorpe Sr United States
186 Rich Travis NYK - - N/A 0 Oklahoma City Sr United States
187 Mack Calvin LAL PG 6-0 165 21 4 USC Sr United States
188 Perry Johnson WAS - - N/A 0 Robert Morris Sr United States

15th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
189 Bob Beamon PHX G 6-3 154 22 0 UTEP Sr United States
190 Stan Wlodarszek MIL - - N/A 0 La Salle Sr United States
191 Ernie Powell SEA - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
192 Jerry Nickens SDR - - N/A 0 Tougaloo Sr United States
193 Norm Carmichael ATL - - N/A 0 Virginia Sr United States
194 Jodie Harrison WAS G 6-3 198 N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States

16th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
195 Wayne Huckel PHX - - N/A 0 Davidson Sr United States
196 Bill Voigt MIL - - N/A 0 Southern Methodist Sr United States
197 Danny Cornett SEA - - N/A 0 Morehead State Sr United States
198 Dick Groves SDR - - N/A 0 San Jose State Sr United States
199 Buddy Cornelius ATL - - N/A 0 Jacksonville State Sr United States
200 Phil Harris WAS - - N/A 0 Texas A&M Sr United States

17th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
201 Howie Dickerman PHX - - N/A 0 Central Connecticut State Sr United States
202 Lynn Phillips MIL - - N/A 0 Southern Methodist Sr United States
203 Steve Honeycutt SEA - - N/A 0 Kansas State Sr United States
204 Steve Howell SDR - - N/A 0 Ohio State Sr United States
205 John Tolmie ATL - - N/A 0 Navy Sr United States
206 Tom Haggart WAS - - N/A 0 Brandeis Sr United States

18th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
207 Al Nuness PHX G - - N/A 0 Minnesota Sr United States
208 Ken Hall MIL - - N/A 0 Westminster College (Utah) Sr United States
209 Joe Pridgen SDR - - N/A 0 North Carolina Central Sr United States
210 Cliff Parsons ATL - - N/A 0 Air Force Sr United States
211 Chip Case WAS G 6-4 180 N/A 0 Virginia Sr United States

19th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
212 Solomon Davis PHX - - N/A 0 Kentucky State Sr United States
213 Blaine Royer SDR - - N/A 0 Illinois State Sr United States
214 Grady O'Malley ATL G 6-5 205 20 1 Manhattan Sr United States
215 Brian Heaney WAS G 6-2 180 22 1 Acadia Sr United States

20th Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
216 Jim Plump PHX F 6-4 - N/A 0 Northern Arizona Sr United States
217 Carl Rodwell ATL - - N/A 0 UC Riverside Sr United States
218 Stan McKain WAS - - N/A 0 Southern Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Moe Barr G 6-4 195 24 1 Duquesne Sr United States

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