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1954 NBA Draft: all the picks, trades and information.

Information about the 1954 NBA Draft, including the first and second round, all the trades and players data.

Here you have all the picks from the 1954 NBA Draft

Note: Between 1947 and 1965, before the start of the draft, the teams could forfeit their first-round pick to instead use a 'territorial pick' to select a player from their immediate area. This had the intention of building strong local fan bases.

Total selections: 100

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1954 NBA Draft

Round 1

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
1 Frank Selvy Baltimore Bullets (1st) Furman Univ.
2 Bob Pettit Milwaukee Hawks Louisiana State Univ.
3 Gene Shue Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Maryland
4 Dick Rosenthal Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Notre Dame
5 Togo Palazzi Boston Celtics College of the Holy Cross
6 Red Kerr Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
7 Tom Marshall Rochester Royals Western Kentucky Univ.
8 Jack Turner New York Knicks Western Kentucky Univ.
9 Ed Kalafat Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Minnesota

Round 2

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
10 Slick Leonard Baltimore Bullets (1st) Indiana Univ.
11 Bob Mattick Milwaukee Hawks Oklahoma State Univ.
12 Larry Costello Philadelphia Warriors Niagara Univ.
13 Arnold Short Fort Wayne Pistons Oklahoma City Univ.
14 Red Morrison Boston Celtics Univ. of Idaho
15 Dick Farley Syracuse Nationals Indiana Univ.
16 Boris Nachamkin Rochester Royals New York Univ.
17 Richie Guerin New York Knicks Iona College
18 Al Bianchi Minneapolis Lakers Bowling Green State Univ.

Round 3

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
19 Werner Killen Baltimore Bullets (1st) Lawrence Univ.
20 Walt Walowac Milwaukee Hawks Marshall Univ.
21 Ben Peters Philadelphia Warriors Benedictine College
22 B.H. Born Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Kansas
23 Henry Daubenschmidt Boston Celtics St. Francis College
24 Jim Tucker Syracuse Nationals Duquesne Univ.
25 Lee Morton Rochester Royals Cornell Univ.
26 Don Anielak New York Knicks Missouri State Univ.
27 Don Lance Minneapolis Lakers Rice Univ.

Round 4

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
28 Burt Spice Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Toledo
29 Phil Martin Milwaukee Hawks Univ. of Toledo
30 Chuck Noble Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Louisville
31 Mel Thompson Fort Wayne Pistons North Carolina State Univ.
32 Ron Perry Boston Celtics College of the Holy Cross
33 Don McLane Syracuse Nationals Duquesne Univ.
34 Art Spoelstra Rochester Royals Western Kentucky Univ.
35 Don Lange New York Knicks United States Naval Academy
36 Gene Schwinger Minneapolis Lakers Rice Univ.

Round 5

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
37 Lou Scott Baltimore Bullets (1st) Indiana Univ.
38 Paul Ebert Milwaukee Hawks Ohio State Univ.
39 Rudy D'Emilio Philadelphia Warriors Duke Univ.
40 Dutch Burch Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Pittsburgh
41 Troy Burris Boston Celtics West Texas A&M Univ.
42 Paul Pottenburgh Syracuse Nationals Siena College
43 Bo Erias Rochester Royals Niagara Univ.
44 Jesse Priscock New York Knicks Kansas State Univ.
45 Buzz Bennett Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Minnesota

Round 6

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
46 Bob Heim Baltimore Bullets (1st) Xavier Univ.
47 Bob Carney Milwaukee Hawks Bradley Univ.
48 Len Winogard Philadelphia Warriors Brandeis Univ.
49 Charles Kraak Fort Wayne Pistons Indiana Univ.
50 Otto Krieghauser Boston Celtics Washington Univ. in Saint Louis
51 Norman Pott Syracuse Nationals Wheaton College
52 Red Davis Rochester Royals St. John's Univ.
53 Ron Rivers New York Knicks Univ. of Wyoming
54 Nick Revon Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Southern Mississippi

Round 7

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
55 Joe Pehanick Baltimore Bullets (1st) Seattle Univ.
56 Alan Kelley Milwaukee Hawks Univ. of Kansas
57 Bob Brady Philadelphia Warriors San Diego State Univ.
58 Bernie Janicki Fort Wayne Pistons Duke Univ.
59 Paul Estergaard Boston Celtics Bradley Univ.
60 Gus Levett Syracuse Nationals Franklin & Marshall College
61 Bill Hull Rochester Royals Utah State Univ.
62 Solly Walker New York Knicks St. John's Univ.
63 Dan Finch Minneapolis Lakers Vanderbilt Univ.

Round 8

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
64 Harry Brooks Baltimore Bullets (1st) Seton Hall Univ.
65 Dick Nunneley Milwaukee Hawks Univ. of Tulsa
66 Bob Hodges Philadelphia Warriors East Carolina Univ.
67 Don Bielke Fort Wayne Pistons Valparaiso Univ.
68 Jim Young Boston Celtics Santa Clara Univ.
69 Mel Besdin Syracuse Nationals Syracuse Univ.
70 Paul Morrow Rochester Royals Univ. of Wisconsin
71 Cob Jarvis New York Knicks Mississippi State Univ.
72 Bob Hopkins Minneapolis Lakers Point Loma Nazarene Univ.

Round 9

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
73 Ron Goerrs Baltimore Bullets (1st) Concord Univ.
74 Hal Cervini Milwaukee Hawks Tulane Univ.
75 Vince Leta Philadelphia Warriors Lycoming College
76 Joel Hittleman Fort Wayne Pistons Loyola College in Maryland
77 Fletcher Johnson Syracuse Nationals Duquesne Univ.
78 Roy Irvin Rochester Royals Univ. of Southern California
79 Henry Duckham New York Knicks Polytechnic Univ.
80 Dick Garmaker Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Minnesota

Round 10

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
81 Gary Shivers Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Houston
82 Joe Bertrand Milwaukee Hawks Univ. of Notre Dame
83 Bill Sullivan Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Notre Dame
84 Phil Larson Fort Wayne Pistons Brigham Young Univ.
85 Tony Daukas Boston Celtics Boston College
86 Jack Davidson Syracuse Nationals Univ. of California, Los Angeles
87 Ed Parchinski Rochester Royals Fordham Univ.
88 John Clune New York Knicks United States Naval Academy
89 John Blever Minneapolis Lakers Northwestern Univ.

Round 11

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
90 Elliot Karver Baltimore Bullets (1st) George Washington Univ.
91 Jerry Domerschick Milwaukee Hawks City College of New York
92 Frank O'Hara Philadelphia Warriors La Salle Univ.
93 Forrest Jackson Fort Wayne Pistons Taylor Univ.
94 Bill Johnson Boston Celtics Univ. of Nebraska
95 Jim Paxson Rochester Royals Univ. of Dayton
96 Bob Walter New York Knicks Univ. of Oklahoma

Round 12

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
97 Ron Weisner Milwaukee Hawks Univ. of Wisconsin
98 John Glinski Philadelphia Warriors -
99 Bill Stickel New York Knicks Hastings College

Round 13

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
100 Joe Holup Philadelphia Warriors George Washington Univ.

Total picks: 100