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1955 NBA Draft: all the picks, trades and information.

Information about the 1955 NBA Draft, including the first and second round, all the trades and players data.

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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.

Here you have all the picks from the 1955 NBA Draft. Total selections: 95

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1955 NBA Draft

Territorial Picks

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Dick Garmaker Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Minnesota
- Tom Gola Philadelphia Warriors La Salle Univ.

Round 1

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
1. Dick Ricketts St. Louis Hawks Duquesne Univ.
2. Maurice Stokes Rochester Royals Saint Francis Univ.
3. Jim Loscutoff Boston Celtics Univ. of Oregon
4. Kenny Sears New York Knicks Santa Clara Univ.
5. Ed Conlin Syracuse Nationals Fordham Univ.
6. Johnny Horan Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Dayton

Round 2

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
7. Jack Stephens St. Louis Hawks Univ. of Notre Dame
8. Jack Twyman Rochester Royals Univ. of Cincinnati
9. Corky Devlin Philadelphia Warriors George Washington Univ.
10. Dick Hemric Boston Celtics Wake Forest Univ.
11. Jerry Mullen New York Knicks Univ. of San Francisco
12. Chuck Mencel Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Minnesota
13. Jesse Arnelle Fort Wayne Pistons Pennsylvania State Univ.
14. Don Schlundt Syracuse Nationals Indiana Univ.

Round 3

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
15. Al Ferrari St. Louis Hawks Michigan State Univ.
16. Ed Fleming Rochester Royals Niagara Univ.
17. Bob Schafer Philadelphia Warriors Villanova Univ.
18. Buzz Wilkinson Boston Celtics Univ. of Virginia
19. Guy Sparrow New York Knicks Univ. of Detroit Mercy
20. Dick Boushka Minneapolis Lakers Saint Louis Univ.
21. Jack Sallee Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Dayton
22. Ron Bennink Fort Wayne Pistons Washington State Univ.

Round 4

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
23. Burdette Haldorson St. Louis Hawks Univ. of Colorado
24. Bob McKeen Rochester Royals Univ. of California
25. Ed Wiener Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Tennessee
26. Bart Leach Boston Celtics Univ. of Pennsylvania
27. Ed Cole New York Knicks Creighton Univ.
28. John Miller Minneapolis Lakers Ohio State Univ.
29. Dick Howard Fort Wayne Pistons Case Western Reserve Univ.
30. Frank Ehmann Syracuse Nationals Northwestern Univ.

Round 5

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
31. Bill Bagley St. Louis Hawks Saint Mary's College of California
32. Bill Evans Rochester Royals Univ. of Kentucky
33. Jack Devine Philadelphia Warriors Villanova Univ.
34. Bob Patterson Boston Celtics Univ. of Tulsa
35. Denver Brackeen New York Knicks Univ. of Mississippi
36. Bill Banks Minneapolis Lakers Texas State Univ.
37. Mal Duffy Syracuse Nationals St. Bonaventure Univ.
38. Cleo Littleton Fort Wayne Pistons Wichita State Univ.

Round 6

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- John Mahoney Boston Celtics College of William & Mary
- Howard Sessums New York Knicks Mississippi College
- George Swyers Philadelphia Warriors West Virginia Univ. Institute of Technology

Round 7

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- John Moore Boston Celtics Univ. of California, Los Angeles
- Jim Fay New York Knicks St. Ambrose Univ.
- Harry Silcox Philadelphia Warriors Temple Univ.

Round 8

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Dean Parsons Boston Celtics Univ. of Washington
- Joe Beck New York Knicks Truman State Univ.
- Al Didriksen Philadelphia Warriors Temple Univ.

Round 9

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Nick Romanoff Boston Celtics Univ. of the Pacific
- Don Payne New York Knicks Adelphi Univ.
- Lester Lane Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Oklahoma

Round 10

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Jim Ahearn Boston Celtics Univ. of Connecticut
- Wally McCarvill New York Knicks Iona College
- Jerry Koch Philadelphia Warriors Saint Louis Univ.

Round 11

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Carl Hartman Boston Celtics Alderson-Broaddus College
- Charles Stickels New York Knicks Hastings College

Round 12

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Mark Davis Boston Celtics Marietta College
- Mickey Harrington New York Knicks Univ. of Southern Mississippi

Round 13

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Henry Dooley Boston Celtics Wiley College

Round 14

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Bob Scuddelari Boston Celtics Cooper Union

Other Picks

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Don Belcher Fort Wayne Pistons Louisiana State Univ.
- Tom Harrold Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Colorado
- Happy Mahfouz Fort Wayne Pistons Spring Hill College
- Tom Mixon Fort Wayne Pistons Mercer Univ.
- Tom Mock Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Colorado
- Bob Reiter Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Missouri
- Ray Warren Fort Wayne Pistons Texas Christian Univ.
- Don Boldebuck Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Houston
- Don Bragg Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of California, Los Angeles
- K.C. Jones Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of San Francisco
- Jim Scott Minneapolis Lakers West Texas A&M Univ.
- Bill Warden Minneapolis Lakers North Central College
- O'Neal Weaver Minneapolis Lakers Midwestern State Univ.
- Bob Armstrong Rochester Royals Michigan State Univ.
- Harry Jorgensen Rochester Royals Univ. of Wyoming
- Jerry Jung Rochester Royals Kansas State Univ.
- Jim McConnell Rochester Royals Niagara Univ.
- John Prudhoe Rochester Royals Univ. of Louisville
- Art Quimby Rochester Royals Univ. of Connecticut
- Tony Vlastelica Rochester Royals Oregon State Univ.
- Harvey Babetch St. Louis Hawks Bradley Univ.
- Dick Cable St. Louis Hawks Univ. of Wisconsin
- Lynn Cole St. Louis Hawks Creighton Univ.
- Joe Fitt St. Louis Hawks -
- Charles Hoxie St. Louis Hawks Niagara Univ.
- Ed O'Connor St. Louis Hawks Manhattan College
- Bill Reigel St. Louis Hawks McNeese State Univ.
- Dick Welsh St. Louis Hawks Univ. of Southern California
- Cliff Dwyer Syracuse Nationals North Carolina State Univ.
- Ed Galvin Syracuse Nationals Loyola Univ. New Orleans
- Stan Glowaski Syracuse Nationals Seattle Univ.
- Russ Lawler Syracuse Nationals Stanford Univ.
- Marty Satalino Syracuse Nationals St. John's Univ.
- Ron Tomsic Syracuse Nationals Stanford Univ.

Total picks: 95