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Encyclopedia > 1987 NBA Draft

The 1987 NBA Draft took place on 22 June 1987 in New York City, New York. The 1987-88 NBA season was the 42nd season of the National Basketball Association. ... 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. ... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ...


This draft is notable for the selection of two future members of the NBA 50 Greatest Players list, David Robinson and Scottie Pippen, and one player that just missed the list, Reggie Miller, who is the brother of former USC women's basketball player and coach Cheryl Miller. Other notable selections include Kenny Smith (player and future commentator), Horace Grant, and Mark Jackson. Also in this draft, current Florida Gators head men's basketball coach Billy Donovan (drafted 68th by the Utah Jazz), who led that program to NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships in 2006 and in 2007. The 50 Greatest Players in National Basketball Association History (commonly referred to as the NBAs 50th Anniversary All-Time Team) were chosen in 1996 on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the National Basketball Association (NBA) to comprise the fifty best and most influential players... David Maurice Robinson (born August 6, 1965)) is a retired American NBA basketball player, who is often considered one of the greatest centers to ever play the game. ... Scottie Maurice Pippen (born September 25, 1965 in Hamburg, Arkansas) is a former American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and is most remembered for leading the Chicago Bulls together with Michael Jordan to six championships and being one of the best all-around players... Reginald Wayne Miller (born August 24, 1965, in Riverside, California) is a retired American professional basketball player. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Cheryl Miller (born on January 3, 1964 in Riverside, California) is a former college basketball player and coach, and considered by many the best female player in the history of the game. ... To see the football player see Kenny Smith (American football) Kenny The Jet Smith (born March 8, 1965, in Queens, New York) is a retired American professional basketball player and current TV announcer. ... Horace Junior Grant (born July 4, 1965 in Augusta, Georgia) is a retired American basketball player. ... Mark Jackson may refer to: Mark Jacko Jackson (born 1959), Australian Rules footballer, actor Mark Jackson (basketball) (born 1965), American basketball player Mark Jackson (football player), American footballer Mark Jackson (footballer), English footballer Mark Jackson (musician), of the UK band VNV Nation Mark Jackson (politician), American politician Mark Jackson (businessman... The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a flagship public land-grant, sea-grant[3] major research university located on a 2,000 acre campus in Gainesville, Florida, United States of America. ... Wikinews has news related to: Gators coach Donovan goes pro, will coach Magic William John “Billy” Donovan, Jr. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... // For an extensive coverage see 2006 in athletics (track and field) May 12 — Justin Gatlin equals the 100m world record. ... // 1 : College Football - In a game remembered for its numerous trick plays, including a hook and lateral and a Statue of Liberty play, the Boise State Broncos defeat the Oklahoma Sooners 43-42 to win the Fiesta Bowl in dramatic fashion. ...


Note that David Robinson did not join the NBA until the 1989-90 season due his service commitment with the United States Navy. The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The 1989-90 NBA Season was the 44th season of the National Basketball Association. ... USN redirects here. ...


Round one

= All-Star
Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
1 David Robinson (C) Flag of the United States United States San Antonio Spurs Navy
2 Armon Gilliam (PF) Flag of the United States United States Phoenix Suns UNLV
3 Dennis Hopson (SF) Flag of the United States United States New Jersey Nets Ohio State
4 Reggie Williams (SF) Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Clippers Georgetown
5 Scottie Pippen (SF) Flag of the United States United States Seattle SuperSonics (from New York, traded to Chicago for Olden Polynice) Central Arkansas
6 Kenny Smith (PG) Flag of the United States United States Sacramento Kings North Carolina
7 Kevin Johnson (PG) Flag of the United States United States Cleveland Cavaliers California
8 Olden Polynice (C) Flag of Haiti Haiti Chicago Bulls (from Denver via New York, traded to Seattle for Scottie Pippen) Virginia
9 Derrick McKey (SF/PF) Flag of the United States United States Seattle SuperSonics Alabama
10 Horace Grant (PF/C) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Bulls Clemson
11 Reggie Miller (SG) Flag of the United States United States Indiana Pacers UCLA
12 Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues (PG) Flag of the United States United States Washington Bullets Wake Forest
13 Joe Wolf (C) Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Clippers (from Houston) North Carolina
14 Tellis Frank (PF) Flag of the United States United States Golden State Warriors Western Kentucky
15 José Ortiz (PF) Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Utah Jazz Oregon State
16 Christian Welp (C) Flag of West Germany West Germany Philadelphia 76ers Washington
17 Ronnie Murphy (SG) Flag of the United States United States Portland Trail Blazers Jacksonville
18 Mark Jackson (PG) Flag of the United States United States New York Knicks (from Milwaukee via Seattle) St. John’s
19 Ken Norman (SF) Flag of the United States United States Los Angeles Clippers (from Detroit) Illinois
20 Jim Farmer (SG) Flag of the United States United States Dallas Mavericks Alabama
21 Dallas Comegys (F) Flag of the United States United States Atlanta Hawks DePaul
22 Reggie Lewis (SG) Flag of the United States United States Boston Celtics Northeastern
23 Greg Anderson (PF) Flag of the United States United States San Antonio Spurs (from L.A. Lakers) Houston

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Notable post-first round picks

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
26 Steve Alford (SG) Flag of the United States United States Dallas Mavericks Indiana
39 Vincent Askew (SG-SF) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia 76ers Memphis State
45 Brad Lohaus (PF-C) Flag of the United States United States Boston Celtics Iowa
63 Kevin Gamble (SG) Flag of the United States United States Portland Trail Blazers Iowa
68 Billy Donovan (PG) Flag of the United States United States Utah Jazz Providence
75 Chris Dudley (C) Flag of the United States United States San Antonio Spurs Yale
90 Theofanis Christodoulou (PF) Flag of Greece Greece Atlanta Hawks Panionios (Greece)
127 Sarunas Marciulionis (SG) Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
( Flag of Lithuania Lithuania)
Golden State Warriors Statyba Vilnius (USSR)

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Notable undrafted players

Scott William Brooks (born July 31, 1965 in French Camp, California) is a retired American professional basketball player. ... The University of California, Irvine is a public research university primarily situated in suburban Irvine, California, USA. Founded in 1965, it is one of ten University of California campuses and is commonly known as UCI or UC Irvine. ... David Batty Boy Woods (born May 20th 1991 in Lenzie, Glasgow) is a former professional all round child and mammal rapist most notably in the young defenceless babies. ... The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada or UNR) is a university located in Reno, Nevada, USA, and is known for its programs in agricultural research, journalism, animal biotechnology, and mining-related engineering and natural sciences. ... 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. ... The 1949 NBA Draft, or the 1949 Basketball Association of America Draft, consisted of 8 rounds and a regional selection period, with 75 players selected. ... The 1950 NBA Draft consisted of 12 rounds with 121 players selected. ... The 1951 NBA Draft consisted of 12 rounds with 87 players selected. ... The 1953 NBA Draft was notable for producing three hall-of-famers. ... The 1954 NBA Draft was notable for the selection of future hall-of-famer Bob Pettit by the Milwaukee Hawks, who drafted him with the second overall pick. ... The 1955 NBA Draft Categories: | ... The 1956 NBA Draft was held in New York on April 30th. ... 1957 NBA Draft. ... 1958 NBA Draft. ... 1959 NBA Draft. ... 1960 NBA Draft. ... 1961 NBA Draft Round One Round Two Round Three Categories: | ... 1962 NBA Draft Round One Round Two Round Three Categories: | ... 1963 NBA Draft Round One Round Two Categories: | ... 1964 NBA Draft Round One Round Two Categories: | ... 1965 NBA Draft Round One Round Two Categories: | ... 1966 NBA Draft Round One Round Two Categories: | ... 1967 NBA Draft Round One Round Two Categories: | ... The 1968 NBA Draft produced future Hall of Famers with the first two picks, Elvin Hayes and Wes Unseld. ... Round One Round Two Categories: | ... The 1970 NBA Draft is known for having one of the most talented pools in draft history. ... 1971 NBA Draft Round 1 Round 2 Categories: | ... 1972 NBA Draft Round 1 Categories: | ... 1973 NBA Draft Several notables came out of the 1973 NBA Draft, including former NBA head coach and current TNT NBA analyst Doug Collins, current Phoenix Suns head coach Mike DAntoni, new NFL Today host James Brown, George McGinnis, Kermit Washington, current Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl, former... 1974 NBA Draft See also: NBA Draft Round One Categories: | ... 1975 NBA Draft See also: NBA Draft Round One Categories: | ... 1976 NBA Draft See also: NBA Draft Round One Categories: | ... 1977 NBA Draft was the first draft to include four former ABA teams (Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, New York Nets and San Antonio Spurs). ... First Round 1. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... 1980 NBA Draft - 10 June 1980 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Categories: NBA Draft ... 1981 NBA Draft - 9 June 1981 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Categories: NBA Draft ... The 1982 NBA Draft took place on June 29, 1982 at the Felt Forum at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... The 1983 NBA Draft took place on June 28, 1983 in New York City. ... The 1984 NBA Draft saw the selection of four players who would be named among the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History at the leagues 50th anniversary in 1996: Hakeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and John Stockton. ... 1985 NBA Draft - 18 June 1985 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft // (*) compensation for draft choices traded away by Ted Stepien This draft marks the first time the NBA Draft Lottery was introduced it was put into place so teams did not have to intentionally lose games to... The 1986 NBA Draft is perhaps most notable for the drug-related death of highly-touted Len Bias less than two days after being selected second overall by the defending champion Boston Celtics. ... The 1988 NBA Draft took place on 28 June 1988 in New York City, New York. ... 1989 NBA Draft - 27 June 1989 - New York City, New York See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft First Round Second Round Miami Heat - Sherman Douglas, G, Syracuse Categories: 1989 in sports | NBA Draft ... 1990 NBA Draft - 27 June 1990 - New York City, New York Derrick Coleman 1. ... 1991 NBA Draft - 26 June 1991 - New York City, New York Darrell Armstrong (PG), Fayetteville State Categories: | | ... 1992 NBA Draft - 24 June 1992, Portland, Oregon Round 1 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft ... The 1993 NBA Draft took place on 30 June 1993 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. ... The 1994 NBA Draft tookplace on 29 June 1994 in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... The 1995 NBA Draft took place on 28 June 1995 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The 1996 NBA Draft was the 54th draft in the National Basketball Association. ... The 1997 NBA Draft took place on 25 June 1997 in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... The 1998 NBA Draft took place on 24 June 1998 in General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The 1999 NBA Draft was held on June 30, 1999 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the first draft in which four players from the same college were picked in the first round, with Elton Brand (1st selection), Trajan Langdon (11th), Corey Maggette (13th) and William... The 2000 NBA Draft was held on June 28th 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... 2001 NBA Draft — 27 June 2001 – New York City, New York Kwame Brown became the first high school player to be drafted number one overall in draft history. ... The 2002 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2002 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... The 2003 NBA Draft logo The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... 2004 NBA Draft - 24 June 2004 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft After the completion of the regular season, Emeka Okafor was named Rookie of the Year, while Ben Gordon earned the Sixth Man Award, becoming the first rookie in NBA history to do so. ... The 2005 NBA Draft logo The 2005 NBA Draft took place on June 28, 2005 in the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ... The 2006 NBA Draft was held on June 28 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ... The 2007 NBA Draft was held on June 28, 2007 at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City and was broadcast in the United States on ESPN. The first 14 picks in the draft belonged to teams that had missed the 2007 NBA Playoffs, with their... The 2008 NBA Draft will be held on June 26, 2008 at the Washington Mutual Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ...

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