1975 NBA Draft Recap

The 1975 NBA Draft took place in Location Unknown on May 29, 1975

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 David Thompson ATL GF 6-5 195 20 9 NC State Sr United States
2 Dave Meyers LAL PF 6-8 215 22 5 UCLA Sr United States
3 Marvin Webster ATL C 7-1 225 23 9 Morgan State Sr United States
4 Alvan Adams PHX FC 6-9 210 20 13 Oklahoma Jr United States
5 Darryl Dawkins PHL C 6-11 251 18 14 Evans High School (Florida) 1957 DOB United States
6 Lionel Hollins POR G 6-3 185 21 10 Arizona State Sr United States
7 Rich Kelley NOJ C 7-0 235 22 11 Stanford Sr United States
8 Junior Bridgeman LAL LAL to MIL GF 6-5 210 21 12 Louisville Sr United States
9 Gene Short NYK SF 6-6 200 21 1 Jackson State Sr United States
10 Bill Robinzine KCK PF 6-7 230 22 7 DePaul Sr United States
11 Joe C. Meriweather HOU FC 6-10 215 21 10 Southern Illinois Sr United States
12 Frank Oleynick SEA PG 6-2 185 20 3 Seattle Sr United States
13 Bob Bigelow KCK GF 6-7 215 21 4 Pennsylvania Sr United States
14 Joe Bryant GOS GOS to PHL PF 6-9 185 20 8 La Salle Sr United States
15 John Lambert CLE C 6-10 225 22 7 USC Sr United States
16 Ricky Sobers PHX SG 6-3 198 22 11 UNLV Sr United States
17 Tom Boswell BOS FC 6-9 220 21 6 South Carolina Sr United States
18 Kevin Grevey WAS GF 6-5 210 22 9 Kentucky Sr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
19 Bill Willoughby ATL FC 6-8 205 18 8   United States
20 Gus Williams GOS G 6-2 175 21 11 USC Sr United States
21 Bruce Seals SEA PF 6-8 210 21 3 Xavier-Louisiana Sr United States
22 Clyde Mayes MIL PF 6-8 225 22 2 Furman Sr United States
23 World B. Free PHL G 6-2 185 21 13 Guilford Jr United States
24 Cornelius Cash MIL F 6-8 215 23 2 Bowling Green Sr United States
25 Bob Gross POR SF 6-6 200 21 8 Long Beach State Sr United States
26 Ticky Burden NYK SG 6-2 185 22 2 Utah Sr United States
27 Walter Luckett DET SG 6-4 190 N/A 2 Ohio Sr United States
28 Dan Roundfield CLE PF 6-8 205 22 12 Central Michigan Sr United States
29 Jim Blanks HOU - - N/A 1 Gardner-Webb Sr United States
30 Steve Green CHI SF 6-7 220 21 3 Indiana Sr United States
31 Glenn Hansen KCK SG 6-4 205 23 4 LSU Sr United States
32 John Laskowski CHI SG 6-6 185 21 2 Indiana Sr United States
33 Mel Utley CLE PG 6-3 175 N/A 2 St. John's Sr United States
34 Larry Fogle NYK SG 6-5 205 22 2 Canisius Sr United States
35 Allen Murphy PHX SG 6-5 190 22 1 Louisville Sr United States
36 Jimmy Dan Conner PHX SG 6-4 190 22 0 Kentucky Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
37 Rudy Hackett NOJ PF 6-9 210 22 2 Syracuse Sr United States
38 Jim McElroy NOJ PG 6-3 190 21 0 Central Michigan Sr United States
39 Jimmie Baker PHL PF 6-9 220 21 0 Hawaii Sr United States
40 Otis Johnson GOS PF 6-9 205 N/A 1 Stetson Sr United States
41 Charles Cleveland PHL SG 6-5 210 24 1 Alabama Sr United States
42 Tom Roy POR PF 6-9 210 N/A 0 Maryland Sr United States
43 Brian Hammel MIL - - 22 1 Bentley Sr United States
44 Pete Trgovich DET SG 6-5 200 N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
45 Ted Hathaway CLE SG 6-3 - N/A 0 Cleveland State Sr United States
46 John Ramsey NYK SF 6-7 210 22 0 Seton Hall Sr United States
47 Rudy White HOU SG 6-2 195 21 6 Arizona State Sr United States
48 Tom Kropp WAS SG 6-3 205 22 2 Nebraska-Kearney Sr United States
49 Bob Guyette KCK F 6-9 215 21 0 Kentucky Sr United States
50 Gus Gerard POR GF 6-8 200 21 5 Virginia Sr United States
51 Robert Hawkins GOS G 6-4 190 20 4 Illinois State Sr United States
52 George Bucci BUF GF 6-3 180 21 1 Manhattan Sr United States
53 Jerome Anderson BOS SG 6-5 195 21 2 West Virginia Sr United States
54 Bayard Forrest PHX SEA to PHX C 6-10 235 20 3 Grand Canyon Jr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
55 Mack Coleman NOJ PF 6-9 - 22 0 Houston Baptist Sr United States
56 C.J. Kupec LAL FC 6-6 220 22 3 Michigan Sr United States
57 Monte Towe ATL PG 5-7 160 21 1 NC State Sr United States
58 Sam McCants PHX G 6-3 - N/A 1 Oral Roberts Jr United States
59 Louis Dunbar PHL F 6-9 - 22 0 Houston Sr United States
60 Bill Campion MIL C 6-10 235 N/A 0 Manhattan Sr United States
61 Phil Hicks POR SF 6-7 205 22 3 Tulane Jr United States
62 Eric Fernsten CLE FC 6-10 205 21 6 San Francisco Sr United States
63 David Vaughn NYK C 6-11 - 22 0 Oral Roberts Sr United States
64 Lindsay Hairston DET SF 6-7 180 23 1 Michigan State Sr United States
65 Ken Smith HOU F 6-7 185 21 0 Tulsa Sr United States
66 Jim Moore SEA PF 6-7 - N/A 0 Utah State Sr United States
67 Kevin Cleuss KCK SG 6-4 190 22 0 St. John's Sr United States
68 Ron Haigler CHI PF 6-8 195 N/A 1 Pennsylvania Sr United States
69 Billy Taylor GOS SF 6-5 190 N/A 0 La Salle Sr United States
70 Bob Fleischer BUF PF 6-8 215 N/A 0 Duke Sr United States
71 Fessor Leonard WAS C 7-1 220 21 0 Furman Sr United States
72 Cyrus Mann BOS C 6-10 - N/A 0 Illinois State Fr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
73 Andre Hampton NOJ - - N/A 0 Kentucky State Sr United States
74 Charles Russell LAL F - - N/A 0 Alabama Sr United States
75 Wilbur Holland ATL G 6-0 175 23 4 New Orleans Sr United States
76 Joe Pace PHX C 6-10 220 21 4 Coppin State Jr United States
77 Ken Tyler PHL - - N/A 0 Gonzaga Sr United States
78 Maurice Presley POR - - N/A 0 Houston Sr United States
79 Jim Lee POR G 6-2 160 N/A 0 Syracuse Sr United States
80 Don Washington NYK FC 6-8 210 23 0 North Carolina Sr United States
81 Cliff Pratt DET - - N/A 0 Shaw Sr United States
82 Mike Odems CLE - - N/A 1 Western Kentucky Sr United States
83 Rick Whitlow HOU - - N/A 0 Illinois State Sr United States
84 Dwain Govan SEA - - N/A 0 Bishop College (TX) Sr United States
85 Ed Stahl KCK C 6-10 225 N/A 0 North Carolina Sr United States
86 Bob Iverson CHI - - N/A 0 Texas State Sr United States
87 Larry Pounds GOS - - N/A 0 Washington Sr United States
88 Sam Berry BUF - - N/A 0 Armstrong Atlantic Sr United States
89 Darryl Brown BOS - - N/A 1 Fordham Sr United States
90 Rich Jones WAS SG 6-3 190 N/A 0 VCU Sr United States

Sixth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
91 Rich Schmidt NOJ F 6-6 205 N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States
92 Don Ford LAL F 6-9 215 22 7 UC Santa Barbara Sr United States
93 Danny Williams ATL - - N/A 0 Ole Miss Sr United States
94 Buff Burrell PHX - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
95 Ken Alston PHL - - N/A 1 Valdosta State Sr United States
96 Oliver Purnell MIL - - 22 0 Old Dominion Sr United States
97 Gerald Willett POR - - N/A 0 Oregon Sr United States
98 Allen Spruill DET G - - N/A 0 North Carolina A&T Sr United States
99 Henry Ward CLE SG 6-4 195 23 1 Jackson State Sr United States
100 Hank Williams NYK SF 6-5 210 23 2 Jacksonville Sr United States
101 William Johnson HOU - - N/A 1 Texas Tech Sr United States
102 Larry Smith SEA - - N/A 0 North Carolina A&T Sr United States
103 Clint Chapman KCK F - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
104 Bill Andreas CHI F - - N/A 1 Ohio State Sr United States
105 Tony Styles GOS - - N/A 0 San Francisco Sr United States
106 Larry Jackson BUF - - N/A 0 Charlotte Sr United States
107 John Garrett WAS C 6-11 220 N/A 0 Purdue Sr United States
108 Rick Coleman BOS - - N/A 0 Jacksonville Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
109 Bill Higgins NOJ SG 6-2 180 22 0 Ashland Sr United States
110 Rick Suttle LAL FC 6-10 - N/A 0 Kansas Sr United States
111 Gus Johnson ATL C - - N/A 0 Winona State Sr United States
112 Dave Edmunds PHX - - N/A 0 West Georgia Sr United States
113 Mike Flynn PHL G 6-2 180 21 2 Kentucky Sr Morocco
114 Steve Fields POR G 6-6 - N/A 0 Miami (OH) Sr United States
115 Wilbur Thomas MIL - - N/A 0 American University Sr United States
116 Shawn Leftwick CLE C 6-9 - N/A 0 Jacksonville Sr United States
117 Peter Davis NYK G 6-1 - N/A 2 Michigan State Sr United States
118 Ike Williams DET G - - N/A 1 Armstrong Atlantic Sr United States
119 Nate Barnett HOU SG 6-3 175 22 0 Akron Sr Nigeria
120 Hollis Miller SEA - - N/A 0 Drury University Sr United States
121 Wayne Croft KCK FC 6-9 220 N/A 0 Clemson Sr United States
122 John Grochowalski CHI - - N/A 0 Assumption College Sr United States
123 Stan Boyer GOS F - - N/A 0 Wyoming Sr United States
124 Mike Franklin BUF - - N/A 1 Cincinnati Sr United States
125 Al Boswell BOS - - N/A 0 Oral Roberts Sr United States
126 Fletcher Johnson WAS - - N/A 0 Randolph-Macon Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
127 Harvey Carmichael NOJ - - N/A 0 Kentucky State Sr United States
128 Mike Cashman LAL - - N/A 0 Willamette Sr United States
129 Oscar Jackson ATL G 6-2 - N/A 0 Duquesne Sr United States
130 Jack Schrader PHX - - N/A 0 Arizona State Sr United States
131 Freeman Blade PHL G 6-2 155 N/A 2 Montana St.-Billings Jr United States
132 Bob McCurdy MIL SG - - N/A 0 Richmond Sr United States
133 Charley Neal POR - - N/A 0 Oregon State Sr United States
134 Jerry Homan NYK F 6-7 205 N/A 1 Marquette Sr United States
135 John Kelley DET - - N/A 0 Dillard Sr United States
136 Andre McCarter CLE G 6-3 190 21 4 UCLA Jr United States
137 Leon Johnson HOU - - N/A 1 Centenary Sr United States
138 Ken McKenzie SEA - - N/A 0 Montana Sr United States
139 Jim Bostic KCK F 6-7 225 22 3 New Mexico State Sr United States
140 John Murphy CHI - - N/A 0 Massachusetts Sr United States
141 Mike Rozenski GOS - - N/A 0 Saint Mary's Sr United States
142 Allen Jones BUF - - N/A 1 Roanoke Jr United States
143 Bruce Hamming WAS C 6-11 - N/A 0 Augustana (IL) Sr United States
144 Roger Morningstar BOS - - 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
145 Fred Stokes NOJ F - - N/A 0 Barber-Scotia Sr United States
146 Dave Schlesser ATL - - N/A 0 Morningside College Sr United States
147 Owen Brown PHX - - N/A 0 Maryland Sr United States
148 Larry Harralson PHL - - N/A 0 Drake Sr United States
149 Quintin Braxton POR F 6-7 - N/A 0 Portland Sr United States
150 Eric Hays MIL F - - N/A 0 Washington State Sr United States
151 Terry Thomas DET PF 6-8 220 21 1 Detroit-Mercy Fr United States
152 Skip Howard CLE F - - N/A 0 Bowling Green Sr United States
153 Tim van Blommesteyn NYK - - N/A 0 Princeton Sr United States
154 Steve Storther HOU - - N/A 0 Providence Sr United States
155 Rich Haws SEA - - N/A 0 Utah State Sr United States
156 Gary Tomaszewski CHI F - - N/A 1 Saint Mary's So United States
157 Scott Trobbe GOS - - N/A 0 Stanford Sr United States
158 George Rautins BUF G 6-4 - N/A 0 Niagara Sr Canada
159 Robert Rhodes BOS - - N/A 0 Albany State (GA) Sr United States
160 Doug Brookins WAS FC 6-8 236 N/A 0 Creighton Sr United States

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
161 Aleksander Belov NOJ C 6-7 - 13 0 Spartak Saint Petersburg (Russia) 1961 DOB Russia
162 Vic Kelly ATL - - N/A 0 Hawaii Sr United States
163 Mike Moon PHX - - N/A 0 Arizona State Sr United States
164 Rick Reed PHL - - N/A 0 Azusa Pacific Sr United States
165 Romy Thomas MIL - - N/A 0 Wisconsin-Eau Claire Sr United States
166 Tyree Foster POR - - N/A 0 Portland Sr United States
167 Eric Anderson CLE - - N/A 0 Macalester Sr United States
168 Mo Rivers NYK - - N/A 0 NC State Sr United States
169 Mickey Fox DET G 6-2 185 21 0 Saint Mary's-Halifax Jr United States
170 Jerry Bellotti SEA GF - - N/A 0 Santa Clara Sr United States
171 Maurice Harper GOS - - N/A 0 Saint Mary's Sr United States
172 Art Allen BUF - - N/A 0 Pepperdine Sr United States
173 Mike Fahey WAS G - - N/A 1 Brandeis Sr United States
174 Bill Endicott BOS - - N/A 0 Massachusetts Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Jerry Baskerville F 6-7 190 23 2 Temple Sr United States
Henry Dickerson G 6-4 190 23 2 Charleston Sr United States
Robin Jones FC 6-9 225 21 2 Saint Louis Sr United States
Irv Kiffin SF 6-9 225 23 1 Oklahoma Baptist Jr United States

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