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Encyclopedia > 1959 NBA Draft

1959 NBA Draft. The 1959 NBA Draft consisted of 14 rounds with 91 players selected. The draft included two future hall of famers in Wilt Chamberlain and Bailey Howell. See also: 1958 in sports, other events of 1959, 1960 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Lee Petty won the inaugural Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship — Lee Petty Indianapolis 500 — Rodger Ward USAC Racing — Rodger Ward Formula One Champion — Jack Brabham of Australia... The NBA Draft is an annual North American event in which the National Basketball Associations (NBA) thirty teams (29 in the United States and one in Canada) can select players who wish to join the league. ...


Chamberlain was a territorial draft pick of the Warriors. NBA teams were then eligible, before the draft, to select a player who went to high school within fifty miles of the team's arena, and forfeit their first round pick.[1]



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1958 NBA Draft. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... The NBA Draft is an annual North American event in which the National Basketball Associations (NBA) thirty teams (29 in the United States and one in Canada) can select players who wish to join the league. ... 1960 NBA Draft. ...

Round One

= All-Star
= Hall of Fame
Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
1 Bob Boozer Flag of United States United States Cincinnati Royals Kansas State
2 Bailey Howell Flag of United States United States Detroit Pistons Mississippi State
3 Wilt Chamberlain Flag of United States United States Philadelphia Warriors Kansas
4 Tom Hawkins Flag of United States United States Minneapolis Lakers Notre Dame
5 Dick Barnett Flag of United States United States Syracuse Nationals Tennessee State
6 Johnny Green Flag of United States United States New York Knicks Michigan State
7 Bob Ferry Flag of United States United States St. Louis Hawks St. Louis
8 John Richter Flag of United States United States Boston Celtics North Carolina State

The National Basketball Association staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... Basketball Hall of Fame Logo The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ... Bob Boozer, as a collegiate All-American Robert Louis Bob Boozer (born April 26, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former professional basketball player. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Sacramento Kings are a National Basketball Association team based in Sacramento, California. ... Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. ... Bailey E. Howell (born January 20, 1937 in Middleton, Tennessee) is a former professional basketball player. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Mississippi State University is a land-grant university located in north east-central Mississippi, United States, in the town of Starkville and is situated 125 miles northeast of Jackson and 23 miles west of Columbus. ... Wilton Norman Wilt Chamberlain (August 21, 1936–October 12, 1999), nicknamed Wilt the Stilt and The Big Dipper, was an American professional National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball player for the Philadelphia / San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers; and also played for the Harlem Globetrotters. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Golden State Warriors are a National Basketball Association team based in Oakland, California. ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU) is an institution of higher learning in Lawrence, Kansas. ... Thomas Jerome Hawkins (born December 22, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois; also known as Tom or Tommy Hawkins) is an American former professional basketball player. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... Richard Dick Barnett (born October 2, 1936 in Gary, Indiana) is a former pro basketball player. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Philadelphia 76ers are a National Basketball Association team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Tennessee State University (TSU) is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational land-grant university founded in 1912. ... John M. Jumpin Johnny Green (born December 8, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio) is a retired American basketball player. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a co-educational public research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. ... Robert Dean Ferry (born May 31, 1937 in St. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Atlanta Hawks are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Catholic Jesuit university in the United States of America located in St. ... John Fritz Richter (born March 12, 1937) is a retired American basketball player. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ...

Round Two

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
9 Tom Robitaille Flag of United States United States Detroit Pistons Rice
10 Don Goldstein Flag of United States United States Detroit Pistons Louisville
11 Joe Ruklick Flag of United States United States Philadelphia Warriors Northwestern
12 Rudy LaRusso Flag of United States United States Minneapolis Lakers Dartmouth
13 Gene Tormohlen Flag of United States United States Syracuse Nationals Tennessee
14 Alan Seiden Flag of United States United States St. Louis Hawks St. John's
15 Cal Ramsey Flag of United States United States St. Louis Hawks NYU
16 Gene Guarilia Flag of United States United States Boston Celtics George Washington

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Lovett Hall William Marsh Rice University, commonly called Rice University and opened in 1912 as The William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art, is a private, comprehensive research university located in Houston, Texas, USA, near the Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... The University of Louisville (also known as U of L) is a public, state-supported university located in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. ... Joseph Joe Ruklick (born August 3, 1938 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a retired NBA professional basketball player for the Philadelphia Warriors. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Golden State Warriors are a National Basketball Association team based in Oakland, California. ... Northwestern University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian research university located in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois. ... Rudolph A. LaRusso (November 11, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York - July 10, 2004 in Los Angeles, California) was a 5-time NBA All-Star. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Dartmouth College is a private, coeducational university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Philadelphia 76ers are a National Basketball Association team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Atlanta Hawks are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... St. ... Calvin Ramsey (born July 13, 1937 in Selma, Alabama) was a National Basketball Association player from 1960 to 1961 for the St. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Atlanta Hawks are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational institution in New York City. ... Eugene Michael Guarilia (born September 13, 1937 in Duryea, Pennsylvania) is a retired American basketball player. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The George Washington University (GW), is a private, coeducational university primarily located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The school was founded in 1821 as the Columbian College by Baptist ministers using funds bequeathed by George Washington. ...

Round Three

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
17 Mike Mendenhall Flag of United States United States Cincinnati Royals Cincinnati
18 Gary Alcorn Flag of United States United States Detroit Pistons Fresno State
19 Jim Hickaday Flag of United States United States Philadelphia Warriors Memphis State
20 Bobby Smith Flag of United States United States Minneapolis Lakers West Virginia
21 Jon Cincebox Flag of United States United States Syracuse Nationals Syracuse
22 Bob Anderegg Flag of United States United States New York Knicks Michigan State
23 Hank Stein Flag of United States United States St. Louis Hawks Xavier (OH)
24 Ralph Croswaite Flag of United States United States Boston Celtics Western Kentucky

 
 

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