1974 NBA Draft Recap

The 1974 NBA Draft took place in Location Unknown on May 27, 1974

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 Bill Walton POR C 6-11 235 21 13 UCLA Sr United States
2 Marvin Barnes PHL FC 6-8 210 21 4 Providence Sr United States
3 Tom Burleson SEA C 7-2 225 22 8 NC State Sr United States
4 John Shumate PHX FC 6-9 235 22 7 Notre Dame Sr United States
5 Bobby Jones HOU SF 6-9 210 22 10 North Carolina Sr United States
6 Scott Wedman KCK GF 6-7 215 21 13 Colorado Sr United States
7 Tom Henderson ATL SG 6-3 190 22 10 Hawaii Sr United States
8 Campy Russell CLE F 6-8 215 22 11 Michigan Jr United States
9 Tom McMillen BUF PF 6-11 215 22 11 Maryland Sr United States
10 Mike Sojourner ATL FC 6-9 225 20 3 Utah So United States
11 Jamaal Wilkes GOS GF 6-6 190 21 12 UCLA Sr United States
12 Brian Winters LAL GF 6-4 185 22 9 South Carolina Sr United States
13 Len Elmore WAS FC 6-9 220 22 8 Maryland Sr United States
14 Maurice Lucas CHI CHI to NYK PF 6-9 215 22 12 Marquette Jr United States
15 Al Eberhard DET F 6-6 225 22 4 Missouri Sr United States
16 Cliff Pondexter CHI FC 6-9 233 19 3 Long Beach State Sr United States
17 Glenn McDonald BOS GF 6-6 190 22 3 Long Beach State Sr United States
18 Gary Brokaw MIL G 6-4 178 20 6 Notre Dame Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
19 Don Smith PHL PG 6-0 160 22 1 Dayton Sr United States
20 Jan Van Breda Kolff POR SF 6-7 195 22 7 Vanderbilt Sr United States
21 Billy Knight LAL GF 6-6 195 21 9 Pittsburgh Jr United States
22 Truck Robinson WAS F 6-7 225 22 11 Tennessee State Sr United States
23 Gus Bailey HOU GF 6-5 185 23 7 UTEP Sr United States
24 Len Kosmalski KCK C 7-0 245 22 3 Tennessee Sr United States
25 John Drew ATL GF 6-6 205 19 11 Gardner-Webb So United States
26 Leonard Gray SEA FC 6-8 240 22 3 Long Beach State Sr United States
27 Leon Benbow CHI SG 6-4 185 23 3 Jacksonville Sr United States
28 Aaron James NOJ SF 6-8 210 21 5 Grambling State Sr United States
29 Phil Smith GOS SG 6-4 185 22 9 San Francisco Sr United States
30 Dennis DuVal WAS G 6-3 175 22 3 Syracuse Sr United States
31 Fred Saunders PHX SF 6-7 210 22 4 Syracuse Sr United States
32 Jesse Dark NYK SG 6-5 210 22 1 VCU Sr United States
33 Eric Money DET G 6-0 170 19 6 Arizona Jr United States
34 Phil Lumpkin POR PG 6-0 165 22 2 Miami (OH) Sr United States
35 Kevin Stacom BOS SG 6-3 185 22 6 Providence Jr United States
36 Rubin Collins POR SG 6-3 180 20 0 Maryland-Eastern Shore Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
37 Connie Norman PHL G 6-3 175 20 4 Arizona Sr United States
38 Foots Walker CLE PG 6-0 172 23 11 West Georgia Sr United States
39 Kevin Restani CLE FC 6-9 225 22 8 San Francisco Sr United States
40 George Gervin PHX GF 6-7 180 22 10 Eastern Michigan Sr United States
41 Robert Wilson HOU SF 6-6 205 N/A 0 Iowa State Sr United States
42 Harvey Catchings PHL FC 6-9 218 22 11 Hardin-Simmons Jr United States
43 Darrell Elston ATL SG 6-4 190 21 1 North Carolina Sr United States
44 Tal Skinner SEA SF 6-5 210 21 2 Maryland Bible College Sr United States
45 Kim Hughes BUF C 6-11 220 21 5 Wisconsin Sr United States
46 Bruce King NOJ SG 6-2 162 N/A 0 Texas-RGV Sr United States
47 Frank Kendrick GOS SF 6-6 198 23 1 Purdue Sr United States
48 Jim Bradley LAL PF 6-8 215 22 1 Northern Illinois Sr United States
49 Earl Williams PHX C 6-7 230 23 4 Winston-Salem State Sr United States
50 Rudy Jackson NYK PF 6-9 205 20 1 Wichita State Fr United States
51 Roland Grant DET C 6-11 210 N/A 0 New Mexico State Sr United States
52 Bobby Wilson CHI SG 6-3 175 23 4 Wichita State Sr United States
53 Roscoe Pondexter BOS SF 6-6 210 N/A 0 Long Beach State Sr United States
54 Greg McDougald MIL PF 6-7 225 23 1 Oral Roberts Sr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
55 Butch Taylor PHL C 6-10 230 23 1 Jacksonville Sr United States
56 Mickey Johnson POR PF 6-10 190 21 12 Aurora Sr United States
57 Jimmy Foster CLE PG 6-1 175 22 0 Connecticut Sr United States
58 Randy Allen PHX PG 6-1 165 22 1 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Sr United States
59 Larry Robinson HOU PF 6-7 185 N/A 0 Texas Sr United States
60 Lloyd Batts KCK SG 6-4 180 23 1 Cincinnati Sr United States
61 Eddie Palubinskas ATL ATL to NOJ PG 6-0 180 23 0 LSU Shreveport Sr Australia
62 William Gordon SEA SG 6-3 200 N/A 0 Maryland-Eastern Shore Sr United States
63 Bernie Harris BUF PF 6-10 200 23 1 VCU Sr United States
64 Ray Price NOJ F 6-6 208 N/A 0 Washington Sr United States
65 Willie Biles GOS SG 6-3 175 N/A 1 Tulsa Sr United States
66 Stan Washington WAS SG 6-4 190 22 1 San Diego Sr United States
67 Ron de Vries LAL C 6-11 210 N/A 1 Illinois State Sr United States
68 Roy Ebron NYK PF 6-8 240 22 0 Louisiana Sr United States
69 Mickey Martin DET SF 6-5 208 N/A 0 Pittsburgh Sr United States
70 Jim Forbes CHI PF 6-8 210 21 0 UTEP Sr United States
71 Lerman Battle BOS PF 6-7 195 22 0 Fairmont State Sr United States
72 Lionel Billingly MIL PF 6-9 210 21 0 Duquesne Sr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
73 Gary Crowthers PHL - - N/A 1 Hardin-Simmons Sr United States
74 Bernard Hardin POR F - - N/A 0 New Mexico Sr United States
75 Gary Novak CLE F - - N/A 0 Notre Dame Sr United States
76 Ralph Bobik PHX - - N/A 0 Creighton Sr United States
77 Owen Wells HOU SF 6-7 200 23 1 Detroit-Mercy Sr United States
78 Terry Compton KCK - - N/A 0 Vanderbilt Sr United States
79 Tyrone Medley ATL - - N/A 0 Utah Sr United States
80 Dean Tolson SEA PF 6-8 190 22 3 Arkansas Sr United States
81 Tony Byers BUF - - N/A 0 Wake Forest Sr United States
82 Ed Searcy NOJ SF 6-6 210 22 3 St. John's Sr United States
83 Steve Erickson GOS - - N/A 0 Oregon Sr United States
84 Seymour Reed LAL - - N/A 1 Bradley Sr United States
85 Gary Anderson WAS - - N/A 0 Washington Sr United States
86 Greg Jackson NYK PG 6-0 180 21 1 Guilford Sr United States
87 Joe Newman DET - - N/A 0 Temple Sr United States
88 Randy Knowles CHI - - N/A 0 Texas A&M Sr United States
89 Ben Clyde BOS SF 6-7 198 22 2 Florida State Sr United States
90 John Johnson MIL - - 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
91 Mark Westra PHL - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
92 Dan Anderson POR PG 6-2 185 23 2 USC Sr United States
93 Aron Stewart CLE GF 6-5 205 23 0 Richmond Jr United States
94 Collis Temple PHX SF 6-8 220 21 2 LSU Sr United States
95 Lawrence Johnson HOU - - N/A 0 Prairie View A&M Sr United States
96 Ron Kennedy KCK - - N/A 1 Arizona State Sr United States
97 Sam Hervey ATL - - N/A 0 Southern Methodist Sr United States
98 Wardell Jackson SEA SF 6-7 200 22 1 Ohio State Sr United States
99 Gary Link BUF - - N/A 0 Missouri Sr United States
100 Lawrence McCray NOJ C 6-11 210 N/A 0 Florida State Sr United States
101 John Errecart GOS G 6-3 - N/A 1 Pacific Sr United States
102 Roy McPipe WAS G 6-3 - 24 0 Montana Sr United States
103 Billy Morris LAL - - N/A 0 Saint Louis Sr United States
104 Terry Mikan NYK - - N/A 0 St. Thomas (MN) Sr United States
105 Mike Sylvester DET - - 22 0 Dayton Sr United States
106 Robert Rosier CHI - - N/A 0 St. Thomas (MN) Sr United States
107 Gene Harmon BOS SF 6-6 235 22 0 Creighton Sr United States
108 Larry Williams MIL F - - N/A 0 Kansas State Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
109 Dave Stoczynski PHL - - N/A 1 Gannon Sr United States
110 Doug Richards POR SG 6-3 190 21 0 Brigham Young Sr United States
111 Mike Robinson CLE G 5-11 - N/A 1 Michigan State Sr United States
112 Clyde Dickey PHX GF 6-3 185 22 1 Boise State Sr United States
113 Kevin Fitzgerald HOU - - N/A 0 Oklahoma Sr United States
114 Mark Browne KCK - - N/A 1 Missouri Sr United States
115 Greg Lee ATL ATL to POR SG 6-3 190 22 1 UCLA Sr United States
116 Jerry Faulkner SEA G 5-11 - N/A 0 West Georgia Sr United States
117 Tommy Curtis BUF PG 5-11 170 N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
118 Joel Copeland NOJ - - N/A 0 Old Dominion Sr United States
119 Brady Allen GOS - - N/A 0 California Sr United States
120 Dennis Van Zant LAL PF 6-9 210 21 0 Azusa Pacific Sr United States
121 Tom Turner WAS - - N/A 0 West Georgia Sr United States
122 Billy Smith NYK - - N/A 0 Mercer Sr United States
123 Sammy High DET - - N/A 0 Tulsa Sr United States
124 Geoff Roberts CHI - - N/A 0 Missouri Sr United States
125 Ron Brown BOS - - N/A 0 Penn State Sr United States
126 Bob Hornstein MIL - - N/A 0 West Virginia Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
127 Jimmy Powell PHL F - - N/A 1 Middle Tennessee State Sr United States
128 Eldridge Broussard POR - - N/A 2 Pacific (OR) Sr United States
129 Kerry Hughes CLE C - - N/A 0 Wisconsin Sr United States
130 Tom Holland PHX F - - N/A 0 Oklahoma Sr United States
131 Steve Brooks HOU C 6-9 - N/A 0 Arkansas State Sr United States
132 Richie O'Connor KCK - - N/A 0 Fairfield Sr United States
133 Bill Butler ATL - - N/A 0 Louisville Sr United States
134 Leonard Coulter SEA - - N/A 0 Morehead State Sr United States
135 Glenn Price BUF - - N/A 1 St. Bonaventure Sr United States
136 Jay Piccola NOJ - - N/A 0 Roanoke Sr United States
137 Clarence Allen GOS - - N/A 0 UC Santa Barbara Sr United States
138 Steve Platt WAS - - N/A 0 Huntington (IN) Sr United States
139 Bob Florence LAL - - N/A 0 UNLV Sr United States
140 Dennis McDermott NYK - - N/A 0 St. Francis (NY) Sr United States
141 Greg Newman DET - - N/A 0 Drexel Sr United States
142 Sam McCants CHI G 6-3 - N/A 1 Oral Roberts Jr United States
143 Richard Wallace BOS - - N/A 0 Georgia Southern Sr United States
144 Ralph Palamar MIL - - N/A 0 Cameron Sr United States

Ninth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
145 Perry Warbington PHL PG 6-2 165 21 2 Georgia Southern Sr United States
146 Lee Haven POR - - N/A 0 Colorado Sr United States
147 Jim Buskofsky CLE - - N/A 0 Upper Iowa Sr United States
148 Ted Evans PHX - - N/A 0 Oklahoma Sr United States
149 Ken Stalling HOU - - N/A 0 Missouri S&T (Rolla) Sr United States
150 Jeff Dawson KCK G 6-1 175 N/A 0 Illinois Jr United States
151 Lon Kruger ATL G 6-2 - 21 0 Kansas State Sr United States
152 Bertrand du Pont SEA - - N/A 0 Dillard Sr United States
153 John Falconi BUF - - N/A 0 Davidson Sr United States
154 Ken Boyd NOJ GF 6-5 195 22 1 Boston University Sr United States
155 Carl Meier GOS - - N/A 0 California Sr United States
156 Mark Raterink WAS - - N/A 0 Boston College Sr United States
157 Earl Brown NYK - - N/A 0 Lafayette Sr United States
158 Gary Deitelhoff DET - - N/A 0 Millikin Sr United States
159 Jerry Davenport CHI - - N/A 0 Cameron Sr United States
160 Al Skinner BOS SG 6-3 190 21 4 Massachusetts Sr United States
161 Mike Deane MIL - - N/A 0 SUNY Potsdam Sr United States

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
162 Larry Witherspoon PHL - - N/A 0 Towson Sr United States
163 Ron Jones POR - - N/A 0 Oregon State Sr United States
164 Jim Kelly CLE - - N/A 0 Loras Sr United States
165 Mark Wasley PHX - - N/A 0 Arizona State Sr United States
166 Marcus Washington HOU G 6-1 160 N/A 0 Marquette Sr United States
167 Dennis White KCK - - N/A 0 Arkansas Sr United States
168 Brendy Lee ATL - - N/A 0 Nebraska Sr United States
169 Rod Derline SEA G 6-0 175 22 2 Seattle Sr United States
170 Andy Rimol BUF - - N/A 0 Princeton Sr United States
171 Walt McGary NOJ - - N/A 0 Chattanooga Sr United States
172 Marvin Buckley GOS - - N/A 0 Nevada Sr United States
173 Pete Collins WAS - - N/A 0 High Point Sr United States
174 John O'Connell NYK - - N/A 0 High Point Sr United States
175 Bill Ligon DET GF 6-4 180 21 1 Vanderbilt Sr United States
176 Rick Hockenos CHI - - N/A 0 St. Francis (PA) Sr United States
177 Phil Rogers BOS SF 6-6 220 N/A 0 Fairfield Sr United States
178 Bruce Featherston MIL C 6-11 - N/A 0 Texas State Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Al Carlson C 6-11 235 22 1 Oregon Sr United States

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