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The 1988 NBA DRAFT took place on June 28, 1988, in New York City, New York. The length was reduced from seven rounds in the previous year to three rounds.

CONTENTS

* 1 Draft * 2 Notable undrafted players * 3 Notes * 4 References * 5 External links

DRAFT

PG Point guard SG Shooting guard SF Small forward PF Power forward C Center

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

* Denotes player who has been selected for (an) All-Star Game(s) and (an) All-NBA Team (s)

+ Denotes player who has been selected for (an) All-Star Game(s)

x Denotes player who has been selected for (an) All-NBA Team(s)

# Denotes player who has never played in the NBA

Rik Smits, the 2nd pick Mitch Richmond, the 5th pick Rod Strickland, the 19th pick Brian Shaw, the 24th pick Keith Smart, the 41st pick Steve Kerr, the 50th pick Craig Neal, the 71st pick

ROUND PICK PLAYER POSITION NATIONALITY TEAM SCHOOL/CLUB TEAM

1 1 Manning, Danny Danny Manning + PF United States Los Angeles Clippers Kansas (Sr.)

1 2 Smits, Rik Rik Smits
Rik Smits
+ C Netherlands Indiana Pacers Marist (Sr.)

1 3 Smith, CharlesCharles Smith PF United States Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
(traded to L.A. Clippers ) Pittsburgh (Sr.)

1 4 Morris, ChrisChris Morris SF United States New Jersey Nets Auburn (Sr.)

1 5 Richmond, Mitch Mitch Richmond
Mitch Richmond
^ SG United States Golden State Warriors Kansas State (Sr.)

1 6 Hawkins, Hersey Hersey Hawkins + SG United States Los Angeles Clippers (from Sacramento , traded to Philadelphia ) Bradley (Sr.)

1 7 Perry, Tim Tim Perry F United States Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
Temple (Sr.)

1 8 Chapman, Rex Rex Chapman SG United States Charlotte Hornets Kentucky (So. )

1 9 Seikaly, Rony Rony Seikaly C Lebanon
Lebanon
Miami Heat Syracuse (Sr.)

1 10 Anderson, WillieWillie Anderson SG United States San Antonio Spurs Georgia (Sr.)

1 11 Perdue, Will Will Perdue C United States Chicago Bulls (from New York ) Vanderbilt (Sr.)

1 12 Grant, Harvey Harvey Grant SF United States Washington Bullets
Washington Bullets
Oklahoma (Sr.)

1 13 Grayer, Jeff Jeff Grayer PG United States Milwaukee Bucks Iowa State (Sr.)

1 14 Majerle, Dan Dan Majerle + SF United States Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
(from Cleveland ) Central Michigan (Sr.)

1 15 Grant, Gary Gary Grant PG United States Seattle SuperSonics Michigan (Sr.)

1 16 Chievous, Derrick Derrick Chievous SG United States Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
Missouri (Sr.)

1 17 Leckner, Eric Eric Leckner C United States Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
Wyoming (Sr.)

1 18 Berry, Ricky Ricky Berry SG United States Sacramento Kings (from Atlanta ) San Jose State (Sr.)

1 19 Strickland, Rod Rod Strickland x PG United States New York Knicks
New York Knicks
(from Chicago ) DePaul (Jr.)

1 20 Edwards, Kevin Kevin Edwards SG United States Miami Heat (from Dallas ) DePaul (Sr.)

1 21 Bryant, MarkMark Bryant PF United States Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
Seton Hall (Sr.)

1 22 Keys, Randolph Randolph Keys SF United States Cleveland Cavaliers (from Detroit via Phoenix ) Southern Miss (Sr.)

1 23 Lane, Jerome Jerome Lane PF United States Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
Pittsburgh (Jr.)

1 24 Shaw, Brian Brian Shaw
Brian Shaw
SG United States Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
UC Santa Barbara (Sr.)

1 25 Rivers, David David Rivers PG United States Los Angeles Lakers Notre Dame (Sr.)

2 26 Ferreira, Rolando Rolando Ferreira C Brazil Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
Houston (Sr.)

2 27 Jones, Shelton Shelton Jones F United States San Antonio Spurs St. John\'s (Sr.)

2 28 Lang, AndrewAndrew Lang C United States Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
Arkansas (Sr.)

2 29 Del Negro, Vinny Vinny Del Negro SG United States Sacramento Kings NC State (Sr.)

2 30 Dembo, Fennis Fennis Dembo PF United States Detroit Pistons Wyoming (Sr.)

2 31 Stephens, Everette Everette Stephens G United States Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
Purdue (Sr.)

2 32 Shackleford, Charles Charles Shackleford F/C United States New Jersey Nets NC State (Sr.)

2 33 Long, Grant Grant Long F United States Miami Heat Eastern Michigan (Sr.)

2 34 Tolbert, Tom Tom Tolbert F/C United States Charlotte Hornets Arizona (Sr.)

2 35 Gray, Sylvester Sylvester Gray F United States Miami Heat (from New York via Chicago , Seattle , and Boston ) Memphis State (So.)

2 36 Eackles, Ledell Ledell Eackles G/F United States Washington Bullets
Washington Bullets
New Orleans (Sr.)

2 37 Butler, Greg Greg Butler C United States New York Knicks
New York Knicks
Stanford (Sr.)

2 38 Garrett, Dean Dean Garrett C United States Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
(from Cleveland ) Indiana (Sr.)

2 39 Horford, Tito Tito Horford C Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Milwaukee Bucks Miami (FL) (So.)

2 40 Graham, Orlando Orlando Graham F United States Miami Heat (from Seattle ) Auburn-Montgomery (Sr.)

2 41 Smart, Keith Keith Smart
Keith Smart
G United States Golden State Warriors Indiana (Sr.)

2 42 Moe, Jeff Jeff Moe # SG United States Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
Iowa (Sr.)

2 43 Mitchell, Todd Todd Mitchell F United States Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
Purdue (Sr.)

2 44 Taylor, AnthonyAnthony Taylor G United States Atlanta Hawks Oregon (Sr)

2 45 Garrick, Tom Tom Garrick G United States Los Angeles Clippers Rhode Island (Sr.)

2 46 Wiley, Morlon Morlon Wiley G United States Dallas Mavericks Long Beach State (Sr.)

2 47 Maxwell, Vernon Vernon Maxwell SG United States Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
Florida (Sr.)

2 48 Williams, Micheal Micheal Williams G United States Detroit Pistons Baylor (Sr.)

2 49 Vargas, JoséJosé Vargas # C/PF Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Dallas Mavericks LSU (Sr.)

2 50 Kerr, Steve Steve Kerr PG United States Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
Arizona (Sr.)

3 51 Lock, Rob Rob Lock F United States Los Angeles Clippers Kentucky (Sr.)

3 52 Hamilton, DerrickDerrick Hamilton # SF United States New Jersey Nets Southern Miss (Sr.)

3 53 Mason, AnthonyAnthony Mason * SF/PF United States Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
(from Golden State ) Tennessee State (Sr.)

3 54 González, JorgeJorge González # C Argentina
Argentina
Atlanta Hawks (from Sacramento ) Sport Club de Cañada de Gómez ( Argentina
Argentina
) 1966

3 55 Johns, RodneyRodney Johns# PG United States Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
Grand Canyon (Sr.)

3 56 Sumpter, Barry Barry Sumpter F/C United States San Antonio Spurs Austin Peay (Sr.)

3 57 Montenegro, Hernán Hernán Montenegro # PF/C Argentina
Argentina
Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
LSU (Sr.)

3 58 Moore, JeffJeff Moore # PF United States Charlotte Hornets Auburn (Sr.)

3 59 Johnston, Nate Nate Johnston F United States Miami Heat Tampa (Sr.)

3 60 Ed Davender , EdEd Ed Davender # PG United States Washington Bullets
Washington Bullets
Kentucky (Sr.)

3 61 Crook, Herbert Herbert Crook # SF/SG United States Indiana Pacers Louisville (Sr.)

3 62 Lewis, DerrickDerrick Lewis# PF United States Chicago Bulls (from New York ) Maryland (Sr.)

3 63 Jones, MikeMike Jones # PF United States Milwaukee Bucks Auburn (Sr.)

3 64 Bennett, Winston Winston Bennett F United States Cleveland Cavaliers Kentucky (Sr.)

3 65 Gaines, Corey Corey Gaines G United States Seattle SuperSonics Loyola Marymount (Sr.)

3 66 Boyd, DwightDwight Boyd# SG United States Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
(from Houston ) Memphis State (Sr.)

3 67 Grace, Ricky Ricky Grace G Australia Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
Oklahoma (Sr.)

3 68 Middleton, Darryl Darryl Middleton
Darryl Middleton
# PF United States Atlanta Hawks Baylor (Sr.)

3 69 Stinnie, PhilPhil Stinnie# PF United States New York Knicks
New York Knicks
(from Chicago ) VCU (Sr.)

3 70 Johnson, JerryJerry Johnson# PG United States Dallas Mavericks Florida Southern (Sr.)

3 71 Neal, Craig Craig Neal G United States Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
Georgia Tech (Sr.)

3 72 Johnson, LeeLee Johnson # PF United States Detroit Pistons Norfolk State (Sr.)

3 73 Anderson, MichaelMichael Anderson G United States Indiana Pacers (from Denver via L.A. Clippers ) Drexel (Sr.)

3 74 Paddio, Gerald Gerald Paddio F/G United States Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
UNLV (Sr.)

3 75 Marshall, ArchieArchie Marshall# SF United States San Antonio Spurs (from L.A. Lakers ) Kansas (Sr.)

* ^ Nationality indicates the player's national team or representative nationality. If a player has not competed at the international level, then the nationality indicates the national team which the player is eligible to represent according to FIBA
FIBA
rules.

NOTABLE UNDRAFTED PLAYERS

This section is for players who were eligible for the 1988 NBA draft, did not get selected, but still later appeared in at least one (1) NBA regular season or postseason game. John Starks was undrafted but had a successful career, including an appearance in the 1994 NBA All-Star Game .

PLAYER POSITION NATIONALITY SCHOOL/CLUB TEAM

Englestad, Wayne Wayne Englestad PF United States UC Irvine (Sr.)

Ferrell, Duane Duane Ferrell SF United States Georgia Tech (Sr.)

Gillery, Ben Ben Gillery C United States Georgetown (Sr.)

James, HenryHenry James PF/SF United States St. Mary\'s (TX) (Sr.)

Johnson, Avery Avery Johnson PG United States Southern (Sr.)

Jones, BillBill Jones PF United States Iowa (Sr.)

Legler, Tim Tim Legler SG United States La Salle (Sr.)

McKinney, Carlton Carlton McKinney SG United States SMU (Sr.)

Moore, TracyTracy Moore SG/SF United States Tulsa (Sr.)

Morton, RichardRichard Morton PG United States Cal State Fullerton (Sr.)

Paspalj, Žarko Žarko Paspalj SF Yugoslavia ( Serbia
Serbia
) KK Partizan ( Serbia
Serbia
)

Rivas, Ramon Ramon Rivas C Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Temple (Sr.)

Starks, JohnJohn Starks + SG United States Oklahoma State (Sr.)

Winchester, Kennard Kennard Winchester SG/SF United States Averett (Sr.)

NOTES

* A On June 23, 1988, the Heat received the 1988 NBA Draft first-round draft pick from the Dallas Mavericks for not picking centers Bill Wennington and Uwe Blab or guard Steve Alford
Steve Alford
in the 1988 NBA Expansion Draft .

* B On October 30, 1986, the New York Knicks
New York Knicks
traded the 1988 NBA Draft second-round pick along with the Denver's 1987 NBA draft first-round pick to the Chicago Bulls for center Jawann Oldham . On June 22, 1987, the Chicago Bulls traded the New York's 1988 NBA Draft second-round pick along with the draft rights to center Olden Polynice and the Chicago's 1989 NBA Draft
1989 NBA Draft
first-round pick to the Seattle SuperSonics for the draft rights to forward Scottie Pippen
Scottie Pippen
and the Seattle's 1989 NBA Draft
1989 NBA Draft
first-round pick. On October 16, 1987, the Seattle SuperSonics traded the New York's 1988 NBA Draft