1980 NBA Draft Recap

The 1980 NBA Draft took place in Location Unknown on June 10, 1980

First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
1 Joe Barry Carroll GOS FC 7-0 225 21 10 Purdue Sr United States
2 Darrell Griffith UTH SG 6-4 190 21 10 Louisville Sr United States
3 Kevin McHale BOS PF 6-10 210 22 14 Minnesota Sr United States
4 Kelvin Ransey CHI CHI to POR G 6-1 170 22 6 Ohio State Sr United States
5 James Ray DEN PF 6-8 215 22 3 Jacksonville Sr United States
6 Mike O'Koren NJN GF 6-7 207 22 8 North Carolina Sr United States
7 Mike Gminski NJN C 6-11 250 20 14 Duke Sr United States
8 Andrew Toney PHL G 6-3 178 22 9 Louisiana Sr United States
9 Michael Brooks SDC F 6-7 220 21 6 La Salle Sr United States
10 Ronnie Lester POR POR to CHI G 6-2 175 21 6 Iowa Sr United States
11 Kiki Vandeweghe DAL DAL to DEN SF 6-8 220 21 13 UCLA Sr United States
12 Mike Woodson NYK GF 6-5 195 22 11 Indiana Sr United States
13 Rickey Brown GOS FC 6-10 215 21 5 Mississippi State Sr United States
14 Wes Matthews WAS G 6-1 170 20 10 Wisconsin Jr * United States
15 Reggie Johnson SAN F 6-9 205 22 4 Tennessee Sr United States
16 Hawkeye Whitney KCK F 6-5 235 22 2 NC State Sr United States
17 Larry Drew DET G 6-1 170 22 10 Missouri Sr United States
18 Don Collins ATL GF 6-6 190 21 6 Washington State Sr United States
19 John Duren UTH PG 6-3 195 21 3 Georgetown Sr United States
20 Bill Hanzlik SEA SF 6-7 185 22 11 Notre Dame Sr United States
21 Monti Davis PHL F 6-7 205 21 1 Tennessee State Sr United States
22 Chad Kinch CLE SG 6-4 190 22 1 Charlotte Sr United States
23 Carl Nicks DEN G 6-1 175 21 3 Indiana State Jr United States

Second Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
24 Larry Smith GOS PF 6-8 215 22 13 Alcorn State Sr United States
25 Jeff Ruland GOS GOS to WAS C 6-10 240 21 8 Iona Sr * United States
26 Sam Worthen CHI PG 6-5 195 22 3 Marquette Sr United States
27 John Stroud HOU SF 6-7 215 22 1 Ole Miss Sr United States
28 Craig Shelton ATL SF 6-7 210 23 2 Georgetown Sr United States
29 Louis Orr IND F 6-8 175 22 8 Syracuse Sr United States
30 Kenny Natt IND G 6-3 185 21 6 Louisiana-Monroe Sr United States
31 Wayne Robinson LAL PF 6-8 217 22 1 Virginia Tech Sr United States
32 David Lawrence POR PF 6-10 210 21 1 McNeese State Sr United States
33 Bruce Collins POR GF 6-5 180 22 0 Weber State Sr United States
34 Roosevelt Bouie DAL C 6-11 225 22 0 Syracuse Sr United States
35 Rick Mahorn WAS C 6-10 240 21 18 Hampton Sr United States
36 DeWayne Scales NYK PF 6-8 208 21 3 LSU Sr * United States
37 Butch Carter LAL G 6-5 180 21 6 Indiana Sr United States
38 Terry Stotts HOU HOU to CHI PF 6-8 220 22 1 Oklahoma Sr United States
39 Michael Wiley SAN PF 6-9 200 22 2 Long Beach State Sr United States
40 Dick Miller IND SF 6-6 215 22 1 Toledo Sr United States
41 Jawann Oldham DEN C 7-0 215 22 12 Seattle Sr United States
42 Kimberly Belton PHX SF 6-6 225 22 0 Stanford Sr United States
43 Billy Williams HOU SG 6-4 205 21 0 Clemson Sr United States
44 Clyde Austin PHL PG 6-2 150 22 0 NC State Sr United States
45 Brad Branson DET DET to DAL FC 6-10 220 21 2 Southern Methodist Sr United States
46 Arnette Hallman BOS SF 6-7 205 21 0 Purdue Sr United States

Third Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
47 Kurt Nimphius DEN FC 6-10 218 22 10 Arizona State Sr United States
48 Eddie Lee DEN PG 6-4 180 22 0 Cincinnati Sr United States
49 John Virgil GOS SG 6-5 185 22 0 North Carolina Sr United States
50 James Wilkes CHI F 6-7 195 22 3 UCLA Sr United States
51 Ronnie Valentine DEN F 6-7 210 22 2 Old Dominion Sr United States
52 Lowes Moore NJN PG 6-1 170 23 4 West Virginia Sr United States
53 Stuart House CLE C 6-11 230 22 0 Washington State Sr United States
54 Ron Perry BOS SG 6-2 180 N/A 0 Holy Cross Sr United States
55 Wayne Abrams CLE SF 6-6 185 21 0 Southern Illinois Sr United States
56 Mike Harper POR PF 6-10 195 22 3 North Park Sr United States
57 Dave Britton DAL SG 6-4 180 21 1 Texas A&M Sr United States
58 Kurt Rambis NYK F 6-8 213 22 15 Santa Clara Sr United States
59 John Campbell PHX PF 6-10 245 N/A 0 Clemson Sr United States
60 Lavon Mercer SAN PF 6-10 220 21 0 Georgia Sr United States
61 Rich Yonakor SAN SAN to CLE PF 6-9 220 21 2 North Carolina Sr United States
62 Tony Murphy KCK SG 6-3 180 23 1 Southern Sr United States
63 Al Beal MIL PF 6-9 220 21 0 Oklahoma Sr United States
64 Jonathan Moore DET PF 6-8 210 21 0 Furman Sr United States
65 Doug True PHX PF 6-8 215 21 0 California Sr United States
66 Carl Bailey SEA C 7-0 210 22 2 Tuskegee Sr United States
67 Reggie Gaines PHL SF 6-7 210 22 1 Winston-Salem State Sr United States
68 Ron Jones CLE GF 6-5 180 21 0 Illinois State Sr United States
69 Don Newman BOS PG 6-2 185 22 0 Idaho Sr United States

Fourth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
70 Darwin Cook DET G 6-3 184 21 0 Portland Sr United States
71 Robert Scott GOS PG 6-1 170 22 0 Alabama Sr United States
72 Alan Taylor UTH C 6-11 238 N/A 0 Brigham Young Sr United States
73 Sammie Ellis DEN F 6-7 190 N/A 0 Pittsburgh Sr United States
74 Ron Charles CHI PF 6-8 200 21 1 Michigan State Sr U.S. Virgin Islands
75 Rory Sparrow NJN G 6-2 175 21 12 Villanova Sr United States
76 Ed Odom SDC SG 6-3 185 22 1 Oklahoma State Sr United States
77 Murray Brown CLE F 6-8 205 N/A 0 Florida State Sr United States
78 Rich Branning IND PG 6-3 180 N/A 1 Notre Dame Sr United States
79 Kelvin Henderson POR PF 6-7 190 N/A 0 Saint Louis Sr United States
80 David Johnson DAL PF 6-8 200 N/A 0 Weber State Sr United States
81 Francois Wise WAS SF 6-6 195 N/A 2 Long Beach State Sr United States
82 Joseph Chmelich NYK SF 6-7 220 22 0 Wisconsin Sr United States
83 Calvin Roberts SAN F 6-7 220 24 0 Cal State Fullerton Sr United States
84 Dean Hunger HOU PF 6-8 215 21 0 Utah State Jr United States
85 Billy Bryant PHL SG 6-6 185 N/A 0 Western Kentucky Sr United States
86 Jeff Wolf MIL F 6-10 205 21 0 North Carolina Sr United States
87 Tony Jackson LAL PG 6-0 170 22 1 Florida State Sr United States
88 Leroy Stampley PHX SG 6-2 180 N/A 0 Loyola (IL) Sr United States
89 Ray Hooker SEA GF 6-5 175 N/A 0 Murray State Sr United States
90 Harold Hubbard PHL PF 6-8 - N/A 0 Savannah State Sr United States
91 Ron Baxter LAL SG 6-4 230 N/A 1 Texas Sr United States
92 Kevin Hamilton BOS SG 6-4 - N/A 0 Iona Sr United States

Fifth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
93 Tony Fuller DET SG 6-4 180 21 1 Pepperdine Sr United States
94 Wally West UTH F - - N/A 0 Boston University Sr United States
95 Don Carlino GOS - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
96 Mike Campbell CHI F - - N/A 0 Northwestern Sr United States
97 James Patrick DEN - - N/A 0 Texas State Sr United States
98 Aaron Curry NJN G - - N/A 0 Oklahoma Sr United States
99 Wally Rank SDC GF 6-6 - 22 1 San Jose State Sr United States
100 Joe Galvin IND C 7-0 - N/A 0 Illinois State Sr United States
101 LaVon Williams CLE F 6-6 210 22 0 Kentucky Sr United States
102 Larry Belin POR - - N/A 0 New Mexico Sr United States
103 Darrell Allums DAL F 6-9 220 21 2 UCLA Sr United States
104 William Carey NYK - - N/A 0 Albright Sr United States
105 Daryl Strickland WAS - - N/A 0 Rutgers Sr United States
106 Albert Jones HOU - - N/A 0 New Mexico Sr United States
107 Gib Hinz SAN - - N/A 0 Wisconsin-Eau Claire Sr United States
108 Kevin Blakley KCK - - N/A 0 Eastern Michigan Sr United States
109 Ken Jones MIL - - N/A 0 VCU Sr United States
110 Mike Doyle ATL - - N/A 0 South Carolina Sr United States
111 Mark Stevens PHX - - N/A 0 Northern Arizona Sr United States
112 Lenny Horton SEA F 6-7 - N/A 0 Georgia Tech Sr United States
113 Jim Swaney PHL - - N/A 0 Toledo Sr United States
114 Rick Raivio LAL - - N/A 0 Portland Jr United States
115 Rufus Harris BOS GF 6-4 190 N/A 0 Maine Sr United States

Sixth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
116 Tony Turner DET - - N/A 0 Alaska - Anchorage Sr United States
117 Neil Bresnahan GOS F - - N/A 0 Illinois Sr United States
118 Ken Cunningham UTH - - N/A 0 Western Michigan Sr United States
119 Ernie Hill DEN - - N/A 0 Oklahoma City Sr United States
120 Bernard Rencher CHI G - - N/A 0 St. John's Sr United States
121 Rick Mattick NJN - - N/A 0 LSU Sr United States
122 Londale Theus SDC G 6-3 - N/A 0 Santa Clara Sr United States
123 Antonio Martin CLE - - N/A 0 Oral Roberts Sr United States
124 Randy Owens IND C - - N/A 0 Jefferson Sr * United States
125 Perry Mirkovich POR F 6-6 - N/A 0 Lethbridge Sr Canada
126 Leroy Jackson DAL - - N/A 0 Cameron Sr United States
127 Ken Dancy WAS GF 6-4 - N/A 1 Chicago State Sr United States
128 Kelvin Hicks NYK - - N/A 0 New York Tech Sr United States
129 Dean Uthoff SAN C 6-11 - N/A 0 Iowa State Sr United States
130 Everette Jefferson HOU G 6-0 - N/A 0 New Mexico Sr United States
131 Kent Grooms KCK - - N/A 0 Kent State Sr United States
132 Alex Gilbert MIL F 6-8 - N/A 0 Indiana State Sr United States
133 Mike Zagardo ATL C 6-10 - N/A 0 George Washington Sr United States
134 Coby Leavitt PHX - - N/A 0 Utah Jr United States
135 Jim Strickland SEA - - N/A 0 South Carolina Jr United States
136 Donald Cooper PHL - - N/A 0 St. Augustine's College (Raleigh) Sr United States
137 Odis Boddie LAL G 6-2 - N/A 0 North Alabama Sr United States
138 Kenny Evans BOS - - N/A 0 Norfolk State Sr United States

Seventh Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
139 Carl Pierce DET - - N/A 0 Gonzaga Sr United States
140 Dave Colescott UTH - - N/A 0 North Carolina Sr United States
141 Lorenzo Romar GOS G 6-1 175 21 6 Washington Sr United States
142 Robert Byrd CHI F 6-6 180 N/A 0 Marquette Sr United States
143 Tommy D. Springer DEN G 5-10 173 21 0 Vanderbilt Sr United States
144 Larry Spicer NJN - - N/A 0 UAB Jr United States
145 Paul Anderson SDC - - N/A 0 USC Sr United States
146 Charles Naddaff IND - - N/A 0 Lafayette Sr United States
147 Leroy Berry CLE - - N/A 0 Wilmington (OH) Sr United States
148 Gig Sims POR C 6-9 - N/A 0 UCLA Sr United States
149 Tony Forch DAL F - - N/A 0 Midwestern State Sr United States
150 Bobby Turner NYK - - N/A 0 Louisville Sr United States
151 Karl Godine WAS - - N/A 0 Stephen F. Austin Sr United States
152 Joe Nehls HOU - - N/A 0 Arizona Sr United States
153 Allan Zahn SAN - - N/A 0 Arkansas Sr United States
154 Arnold McDowell KCK - - N/A 0 Montana State Sr United States
155 Ron White MIL - - N/A 0 Furman Sr United States
156 Charles Hightower ATL - - N/A 0 Dillard Sr United States
157 Ron Williams PHX G 6-4 - N/A 0 Montana Western Sr United States
158 Carl Ervin SEA PG - - N/A 0 Seattle Sr United States
159 Richard Smith PHL - - N/A 0 Weber State Sr United States
160 Les Hanson BOS - - N/A 0 Virginia Tech Sr United States

Eighth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
161 Leroy Loggins DET SG 6-5 176 22 0 Adelaide (Australia) 1957 DOB United States / Australia
162 Kurt Kanaskie GOS - - 22 0 La Salle Sr United States
163 Jim Brandon UTH - - N/A 0 Saint Peter's Sr United States
164 Modzel Greer CHI - - N/A 0 North Park Sr United States
165 Lloyd Terry NJN - - N/A 0 New Orleans Sr United States
166 Jim Ellinghausen CLE - - N/A 0 Ohio State Sr United States
167 Steve Stielper IND F 6-8 - N/A 0 James Madison Sr United States
168 John Stroeder POR F 6-10 260 21 2 Montana Sr United States
169 Clarence Kea DAL PF 6-6 218 21 2 Lamar Sr United States
170 Rich Valavicious WAS F 6-5 220 N/A 0 Lamar Sr United States
171 James Salters NYK PG - - N/A 0 Pennsylvania Sr United States
172 Bill Bailey SAN - - N/A 0 Texas-RGV Sr United States
173 Rosie Barnes HOU - - N/A 0 Bowling Green Sr United States
174 Keith Valentine MIL - - N/A 0 Virginia Union Sr United States
175 Jim Conolly PHX - - N/A 0 La Salle Sr United States
176 Al Dutch SEA SF 6-7 190 N/A 0 Georgetown Sr United States
177 Martin Lemelle PHL G - - N/A 0 Grambling State Sr United States
178 Melvin Hooker LAL - - N/A 0 Edinboro Sr United States
179 Steve Wright BOS - - N/A 0 Boston University Sr United States

Ninth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
180 Terry Dupris DET PG 6-1 165 N/A 0 Huron Sr United States
181 Paul Renfro UTH F - - N/A 0 Texas-Arlington Sr United States
182 Billy Reid GOS SG 6-5 190 22 1 San Francisco Jr United States
183 Jay Shidler CHI - - N/A 0 Kentucky Sr United States
184 Jim Graziano DEN FC 6-9 - N/A 0 South Carolina Sr United States
185 Barry Young NJN - - N/A 0 Colorado State Sr United States
186 Scott Rogers IND - - N/A 0 Kenyon College Sr United States
187 Melvin Crafter CLE - - N/A 0 Central State Sr United States
188 Rich Boucher POR - - N/A 0 Maine Sr United States
189 Ken Williams DAL - - N/A 1 Houston Sr United States
190 Don Wiley NYK - - N/A 0 Monmouth Sr United States
191 Clinton Wyatt WAS - - N/A 0 Alcorn State Sr United States
192 Al Williams SAN - - N/A 0 North Texas Sr United States
193 Charley Cole KCK - - N/A 0 Delta State Sr United States
194 Del Yarbrough MIL F 6-8 - N/A 0 Illinois State Sr United States
195 Stanley Lamb ATL - - N/A 0 Franciscan Sr United States
196 Keith French PHX - - N/A 0 North Park Sr United States
197 Jim Tillman SEA F - - N/A 0 Eastern Kentucky Jr United States
198 Luke Griffin PHL - - N/A 0 Saint Joseph's Sr United States
199 Brian Jung BOS C 7-0 - N/A 0 Northwestern Sr United States

Tenth Round Selections

Pick Player Team Draft Trades Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
200 Tim Higgins GOS F 6-5 - N/A 0 Nebraska-Kearney Sr United States
201 Leroy Coleman UTH F - - N/A 0 Middle Tennessee State Sr United States
202 Earl Sango DEN - - N/A 0 Regis (Denver) Sr United States
203 Billy Foster CHI - - N/A 0 Montana St.-Billings Sr United States
204 John Bates IND - - N/A 0 West Virginia Sr United States
205 Dave Kufeld POR - - N/A 0 Yeshiva Sr United States
206 Tom Morgan DAL - - N/A 0 Cal State Fullerton Sr United States
207 Don Youman WAS - - N/A 0 Oklahoma State Sr United States
208 Gerald Ross NYK - - N/A 0 Grand Canyon Sr United States
209 Steve Schall SAN C 6-10 - N/A 0 Arkansas Jr United States
210 Melvin Crayton MIL - - N/A 0 Alabama State Sr United States
211 Randy Carroll PHX - - N/A 0 Kansas Sr United States
212 Kent Williams SEA - - N/A 0 Texas Tech Sr United States
213 Joe Hand PHL - - N/A 0 King's College (PA) Sr United States
214 John Nolan BOS - - N/A 0 Providence Sr United States

Undrafted Players

Player Pos HT WT Age YOS Pre-Draft Team Class Nationality
Jim Brogan G 6-4 185 26 3 WV Wesleyan Sr United States

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