1962 NBA Draft

First Round

Pick Team Player Position College
1 Chicago Zephyrs Bill McGill F/C Utah
2 New York Knicks Paul Hogue C Cincinnati
3 St. Louis Hawks Zelmo Beaty C Prairie View A&M
4 Detroit Pistons Dave DeBusschere F Detroit
5 Syracuse Nationals Len Chappell F Wake Forest
6 Cincinnati Royals Jerry Lucas F Ohio State
7 Philadelphia Warriors Wayne Hightower F Kansas
8 Los Angeles Lakers Leroy Ellis F St. John's
9 Boston Celtics John Havlicek F Ohio State

Second Round

Pick Team Player Position College
10 Chicago Zephyrs Terry Dischinger F Purdue
11 New York Knicks John Rudometkin F USC
12 St. Louis Hawks Bob Duffy G Colgate
13 Detroit Pistons Kevin Loughery G St. John's
14 Syracuse Nationals Chet Walker F Bradley
15 Cincinnati Royals Bud Olsen F Louisville
16 Philadelphia Warriors Hubie White G Villanova
17 Los Angeles Lakers Gene Wiley F/C Wichita State
18 Boston Celtics Jack Foley G Holy Cross

Third Round

Pick Team Player Position College
19 Chicago Zephyrs Don Nelson F Iowa
20 New York Knicks Bobby Rascoe G Western Kentucky
21 St. Louis Hawks Charles Hardnett F Grambling
22 Detroit Pistons Harold Hudgens F Texas Tech
23 Syracuse Nationals Porter Meriwether G Tennessee State
24 Cincinnati Royals Chris Appel G USC
25 Philadelphia Warriors Dave Fedor F Florida State
26 Los Angeles Lakers John Green G UCLA
27 Boston Celtics Jim Hadnot C Providence

Fourth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
28 St. Louis Hawks Charles Vaughn G Southern Illinois
29 New York Knicks Cliff Luyk F Florida
30 St. Louis Hawks Jerry Grote G Loyola (CA)
31 Detroit Pistons Reggie Harding C Nashville Christian Institute HS
32 Syracuse Nationals Bob McCully F St. Bonaventure
33 Cincinnati Royals Jack Thobe F Xavier (OH)
34 Philadelphia Warriors Garry Roggenburk F Dayton
35 Los Angeles Lakers Jan Loudermilk F Southern Methodist
36 Boston Celtics Roger Strickland G Jacksonville

Fifth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
37 Chicago Zephyrs Cornell Green   Utah State
38 New York Knicks Bob Burgess   Marshall
39 St. Louis Hawks Tom Hatton   Dayton
40 Detroit Pistons Lindbergh Moody   South Carolina
41 Syracuse Nationals John Windsor   Stanford
42 Cincinnati Royals Mike Wroblewski   Kansas State
43 Philadelphia Warriors Jack Jackson   Virginia Union
44 Los Angeles Lakers Art Whisnant   South Carolina
45 Boston Celtics Gary Daniels   Citadel

Sixth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
46 Chicago Zephyrs Bill Hanson   Washington
47 New York Knicks Ken Stanley   Pacific
48 St. Louis Hawks Jay Carty   Oregon State
49 Detroit Pistons Ed Noe   Morehead State
50 Syracuse Nationals Larry Van Eman   Wichita State
51 Cincinnati Royals Jerry Foster   Drake
52 Philadelphia Warriors Jim Hudock   North Carolina
53 Los Angeles Lakers Bucky Keller   Virginia Tech
54 Boston Celtics Jim Hooley   Boston College

Seventh Round

Pick Team Player Position College
55 Chicago Zephyrs Jack Ardon   Tulane
56 New York Knicks Richie Swartz   Hofstra
57 St. Louis Hawks Bob McAteer   La Salle
58 Detroit Pistons John Bradley   Lawrence
59 Syracuse Nationals Bob Sharpenter   Georgetown
60 Cincinnati Royals Gary Cunningham   UCLA
61 Philadelphia Warriors Howard Montgomery   Pan American
62 Boston Celtics Clyde Arnold   Duquesne

Eighth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
63 Chicago Zephyrs Larry Pursiful   Kentucky
64 New York Knicks Warren Fouts   Oklahoma
65 St. Louis Hawks Terry Ball   Washington State
66 Detroit Pistons Mike Rice   Duquesne
67 Syracuse Nationals Jerry Harkness   Loyola (IL)
68 Cincinnati Royals Ed Bento   Loyola (CA)
69 Philadelphia Warriors Bill Kirvin   Xavier (OH)
70 Los Angeles Lakers Bill Garner   Portland
71 Boston Celtics Chuck Chevalier   Boston College

Ninth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
72 Chicago Zephyrs Carroll Broussard   Texas A&M
73 New York Knicks Paul Benec   Duquesne
74 St. Louis Hawks Marvin Trotman   Elizabeth City
75 Detroit Pistons Bill Nelson   Hamline
76 Syracuse Nationals Vince Brewer   Iowa State
77 Cincinnati Royals Chris Jones   Carson-Newman
78 Philadelphia Warriors Tom Kiefer   St. Louis
79 Los Angeles Lakers Bill Mattson   Minnesota
80 Boston Celtics Mike Cingiser   Brown

Tenth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
81 Chicago Zephyrs Pete Campbell   Princeton
82 New York Knicks Ralph Richardson   Eastern Kentucky
83 St. Louis Hawks Charlie Sells   Washington State
84 Detroit Pistons Glenn Moore   Oregon
85 Cincinnati Royals George Knighton   New Mexico State
86 Philadelphia Warriors Ken McComb   North Carolina

Eleventh Round

Pick Team Player Position College
87 Chicago Zephyrs Jeff Slade   Kenyon
88 New York Knicks Ed Mazria   Pratt
89 St. Louis Hawks Tom Chappelle   Maine
90 Cincinnati Royals Frank Pinchback   Xavier (OH)
91 Philadelphia Warriors Donnie Walsh   North Carolina

Twelfth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
92 Chicago Zephyrs Mel Nowell   Ohio State
93 St. Louis Hawks John Caveny   LeMoyne
94 Philadelphia Warriors Charles Warren   Oregon

Thirteenth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
95 Chicago Zephyrs Tom Kennedy   Lewis
96 St. Louis Hawks Jerry Carlton   Arkansas

Fourteenth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
97 Chicago Zephyrs Bob Mahland   Williams
98 St. Louis Hawks Wilky Gilmore   Colorado

Fifteenth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
99 Chicago Zephyrs Pat McKenzie   Kansas State
100 St. Louis Hawks Dave Ricerto   Rhode Island

Sixteenth Round

Pick Team Player Position College
101 Chicago Zephyrs Norman Majors   Rockhurst (MO)
102 St. Louis Hawks Wally Roundsville   California Tech

*This was the first year that underclassmen were draft into the NBA. Before 1962 drafted players must have completed all four years of college.

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