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The 1958 NBA draft
NBA draft
was the 12th annual draft of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The draft was held on April 22, 1958, before the 1958–59 season. In this draft, eight NBA teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players. In each round, the teams select in reverse order of their win–loss record in the previous season. The draft consisted of 17 rounds comprising 88 players selected.

Contents

1 Draft selections and draftee career notes 2 Key 3 Draft 4 Other picks 5 Trades 6 References 7 External links

Draft selections and draftee career notes[edit] Elgin Baylor
Elgin Baylor
from Seattle University was selected first overall by the Minneapolis Lakers. Baylor went on to win the Rookie of the Year Award in his first season.[1] Guy Rodgers
Guy Rodgers
from Temple University was selected before the draft as Philadelphia Warriors' territorial pick. Two players from this draft, Elgin Baylor
Elgin Baylor
and Hal Greer, have been inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame.[2] Frank Howard from Ohio State University was selected in the third round by the Philadelphia Warriors, but he opted for a professional baseball career and eventually playing 16 successful seasons in the Major League Baseball (MLB).[3][4] Key[edit]

Pos. G F C

Position Guard Forward Center

^ Denotes player who has been inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

+ Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game

# Denotes player who never played in the NBA regular season or playoffs

Draft[edit]

Guy Rodgers
Guy Rodgers
was selected as the Philadelphia Warriors' territorial pick.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team College

0T 00– Rodgers, GuyGuy Rodgers^ G  United States Philadelphia Warriors Temple

1 01 Baylor, ElginElgin Baylor^ F  United States Minneapolis Lakers Seattle

1 02 Dees, ArchieArchie Dees F/C  United States Cincinnati Royals Indiana

1 03 Farmer, MikeMike Farmer F  United States New York Knicks
New York Knicks
(from Detroit)[a] San Francisco

1 04 Brennan, PetePete Brennan F  United States New York Knicks North Carolina

1 05 Dierking, ConnieConnie Dierking F/C  United States Syracuse Nationals Cincinnati

1 06 Gambee, DaveDave Gambee F  United States St. Louis Hawks Oregon State

1 07 Swain, BennieBennie Swain F  United States Boston Celtics Texas Southern

2 08 Hamilton, SteveSteve Hamilton F/C  United States Minneapolis Lakers Morehead State

2 09 Hatton, VernonVernon Hatton G  United States Cincinnati Royals Kentucky

2 10 Cable, BarneyBarney Cable F  United States Detroit Pistons Bradley

2 11 Quigg, JoeJoe Quigg# F/C  United States New York Knicks North Carolina

2 12 Sharrar, LloydLloyd Sharrar# C  United States Philadelphia Warriors West Virginia

2 13 Greer, HalHal Greer^ G/F  United States Syracuse Nationals Marshall

2 14 Reed, HubHub Reed F/C  United States St. Louis Hawks Oklahoma City

2 15 Smith, JimmyJimmy Smith# F  United States Boston Celtics Franciscan

Other picks[edit] The following list includes other draft picks who have appeared in at least one NBA game.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team College

3 16 Ellis, BooBoo Ellis F  United States Minneapolis Lakers Niagara

3 17 Bockhorn, BuckyBucky Bockhorn G  United States Cincinnati Royals Dayton

3 22 Embry, WayneWayne Embry+ F/C  United States St. Louis Hawks Miami (OH)

4 27 Cox, JohnnyJohnny Cox G  United States New York Knicks Kentucky

4 29 Kearns, TommyTommy Kearns G  United States Syracuse Nationals North Carolina

5 36 Ohl, DonDon Ohl+ G  United States Philadelphia Warriors Illinois

6 42 McMillon, ShellieShellie McMillon F  United States Detroit Pistons Bradley

7 49 Stevens, WayneWayne Stevens F  United States Cincinnati Royals Cincinnati

9 64 Staverman, LarryLarry Staverman F  United States Cincinnati Royals Villa Madonna

10 70 Parr, JackJack Parr C  United States Cincinnati Royals Kansas State

12 81 Buckhalter, JoeJoe Buckhalter F  United States St. Louis Hawks Tennessee State

15 85 Smith, AdrianAdrian Smith+ G  United States Cincinnati Royals Kentucky

Trades[edit]

a Prior to the draft, the New York Knicks
New York Knicks
acquired the Detroit Pistons' first-round pick, which was used to select Mike Farmer, from the Pistons in exchange for Dick McGuire.[5][6]

References[edit]

General

"Complete First Round Results 1957–59". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Archived from the original on 3 December 2009. Retrieved December 28, 2009.  "1958 NBA Draft". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 28, 2009.  "1957–1961 NBA Drafts". The Association for Professional Basketball Research. Retrieved December 28, 2009.  "1958 NBA Draft". The Draft Review. Retrieved December 28, 2009. 

Specific

^ "Rookie of the Year". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved October 28, 2009.  ^ "Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Basketball Hall of Fame
Inductees". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 28, 2009.  ^ Kim, Randy (June 19, 2003). "Draft Oddities". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved December 28, 2009.  ^ "Frank Howard Bio". baseball-reference.com. Archived from the original on 4 January 2010. Retrieved December 28, 2009.  ^ " Dick McGuire Bio". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 28, 2009.  ^ "All-Time Transactions". NBA.com/Pistons. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Archived from the original on 30 December 2009. Retrieved December 28, 2009. 

External links[edit]

NBA.com NBA.com: NBA Draft
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