1956 NBA Draft

First Round:

Pick Team Player Position College
1 Rochester Royals Sihugo Green G Duquesne
2 St. Louis Hawks Bill Russell C San Francisco
3 Minneapolis Lakers John Paxson F/G Dayton
4 New York Knicks Ronnie Shavlik F North Carolina State
5 Syracuse Nationals Joe Holup F George Washington
6T Boston Celtics Tom Heinsohn G Holy Cross
7 Fort Wayne Pistons Ron Sobie G DePaul
8 Philadelphia Warriors Hal Lear G Temple

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