The Info List - 1988 NBA Draft

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The 1988 NBA draft
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.


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


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[n 1] Team School/club team

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

1 2 Smits, RikRik 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, MitchMitch Richmond^ SG  United States Golden State Warriors Kansas State (Sr.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1 20 Edwards, KevinKevin Edwards SG  United States Miami Heat
Miami Heat
(from Dallas)[a] DePaul (Sr.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2 40 Graham, OrlandoOrlando Graham F  United States Miami Heat
Miami Heat
(from Seattle)[c] Auburn-Montgomery (Sr.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3 51 Lock, RobRob 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 Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
(from Sacramento) Sport Club de Cañada de Gómez (Argentina) 1966

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

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

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

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

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

3 60 Ed Davender, Ed Davender# PG  United States 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
Chicago Bulls
(from New York) Maryland (Sr.)

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

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

3 65 Gaines, CoreyCorey 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, RickyRicky Grace G  Australia Utah Jazz Oklahoma (Sr.)

3 68 Middleton, DarrylDarryl 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, CraigCraig Neal G  United States 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
Indiana Pacers
(from Denver via L.A. Clippers) Drexel (Sr.)

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

3 75 Marshall, ArchieArchie Marshall# SF  United States San Antonio Spurs
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

Notable undrafted players[edit] 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, WayneWayne Englestad PF  United States UC Irvine (Sr.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

McKinney, CarltonCarlton 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, ŽarkoŽarko Paspalj SF  Yugoslavia ( Serbia) KK Partizan
KK Partizan

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

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

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


a On June 23, 1988, the Heat received the 1988 NBA Draft
1988 NBA Draft
first-round draft pick from the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
for not picking centers Bill Wennington and Uwe Blab or guard Steve Alford
Steve Alford
in the 1988 NBA Expansion Draft.[1] 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
1987 NBA draft
first-round pick to the Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
for center Jawann Oldham.[2] On June 22, 1987, the Chicago Bulls
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
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.[3] On October 16, 1987, the Seattle SuperSonics
Seattle SuperSonics
traded the New York's 1988 NBA Draft
1988 NBA Draft
second-round pick along with an undisclosed amount of cash to the Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
for guard Sam Vincent and forward Scott Wedman.[4] On June 23, 1988, the Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
traded the New York's 1988 NBA Draft second-round draft pick to the Miami Heat
Miami Heat
for not selecting guard Dennis Johnson
Dennis Johnson
in the 1988 NBA Expansion Draft.[1] c On June 23, 1988, the Heat received the 1988 NBA Draft
1988 NBA Draft
second-round draft pick from the Seattle SuperSonics
Seattle SuperSonics
for not selecting guard Danny Young in the 1988 NBA Expansion Draft.[1]


^ a b c "HEAT: Key Dates and Transactions: 1988". NBA.com. Retrieved 2011-05-29.  ^ "Bulls trade Oldham to Knicks for No. 1 pick". The Gainesville Sun. 1986-10-30. Retrieved 2011-05-29.  ^ "Sonics trade for Polynice, select McKey in first round". Spokane Chronicle. 1987-06-22. Retrieved 2011-05-29.  ^ "Vincent, Wedman traded". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 1987-10-17. Retrieved 2011-05-29. 

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