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1956 NBA Draft: Players Career Achievements and Stats

Career data of players selected in the 1956 NBA Draft, including seasons played, Championships won, honors, awards and some stats.

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Abbreviations:
Ch = NBA Champion / ASG = All-Star Games / HOF = Hall of Fame as player / FMVP = Finals MVP / All-NBA = All-NBA Teams / All-Def = All-Defensive Teams / ROY = Rookie of the Year

1956 NBA Draft - Players Career Data

Territorial Picks

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Tom Heinsohn
9 8 6 HOF - - 4 - 1 - - - - - 18.6 8.8 2.0

Round 1

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
1.
Si Green
9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9.2 4.3 3.3
2.
Bill Russell
13 11 12 HOF 5 - 11 1 - - 4 - - - 15.1 22.5 4.3
3.
Jim Paxson
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.0 4.5 1.6
4.
Ron Shavlik
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.3 2.9 0.0
5.
Joe Holup
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.0 4.4 1.0
6.
Ron Sobie
4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.4 4.1 1.8
7.
Hal Lear
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.3 0.3 0.3

Round 2

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
K.C. Jones
9 8 - HOF - - - - - - - - - - 7.4 3.5 4.3

Round 3

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
George Linn
-

Round 4

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Dan Swartz
1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.5 2.3 0.5

Round 5

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Bill Logan
-

Round 6

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Don Boldebuck
-

Round 7

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
O'Neal Weaver
-

Round 8

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Vic Molodet
-

Round 9

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Jim Houston
-

Round 10

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Theophileus Lloyd
-

Other Picks

    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Bruce Harris
-
-.
Bob Kessler
-
-.
Joe Lieber
-
-.
John Schlimm
-
-.
Charles Slack
-
-.
Bill Thieben
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.0 3.2 0.3
-.
Lloyd Aubrey
-
-.
John Barber
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.4 1.2 0.0
-.
Elgin Baylor
14 - 11 HOF - - 10 - 1 - - - - - 27.4 13.5 4.3
-.
Jerry Bird
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.3 1.1 0.4
-.
Phil Grawmeyer
-
-.
Robert Hodgson
-
-.
Sam Jones
12 10 5 HOF - - 3 - - - - - - - 17.7 4.9 2.5
-.
Phil Jordon
7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10.9 6.9 1.7
-.
John Patzwald
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Terry Rand
-
-.
Bill Reigel
-
-.
Jim Springer
-
-.
Carl Widseth
-
-.
Jack Adams
-
-.
Gary Bergen
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.3 1.3 0.2
-.
Art Bunte
-
-.
Howard Crittendon
-
-.
Pat Dunn
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.5 1.1 1.0
-.
Jerry Harper
-
-.
Ronnie Mayer
-
-.
Dick Miani
-
-.
Dick Miller
-
-.
Ed Petrie
-
-.
Tony Roybal
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Joe Sexton
-
-.
Max Anderson
-
-.
Joe Belmont
-
-.
Ronald Clark
-
-.
John Fannon
-
-.
Bevo Francis
-
-.
Phil Rollins
3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.1 2.3 2.6
-.
Phil Wheeler
-
-.
Mickey Winograd
-
-.
Bob Burrow
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.7 4.4 0.6
-.
Carl Cain
-
-.
Gene Carpenter
-
-.
Clayton Carter
-
-.
Dan Mannix
-
-.
Johnny McCarthy
6 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.8 3.6 3.7
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Jerry Moreman
-
-.
Dave Piontek
7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.2 4.3 1.2
-.
Kevin Thomas
-
-.
Bill Uhl
-
-.
Wally Choice
-
-.
Darrell Floyd
-
-.
Robin Freeman
-
-.
Arthur Helms
-
-.
Ed Huse
-
-.
Julius McCoy
-
-.
Junior Morgan
-
-.
Willie Naulls
10 3 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 15.8 9.1 1.6
-.
Hershel Pederson
-
-.
Dave Plunkett
-
-.
Jim Reed
-
    Honors & Awards Season Leaders Stats
Pick Player Yrs
Ch
ASG HOF MVP FMPV All-NBA All-Def ROY Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk
Pts
Reb
Ast
-.
Norm Stewart
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.0 1.0 0.4
-.
Morris Taft
-
-.
Forest Able
1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0.0 1.0 1.0
-.
Willie Bergines
-
-.
Milt Graham
-
-.
Swede Halbrook
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.5 6.6 0.4
-.
Bob Hopkins
4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8.2 5.6 0.7
-.
Paul Judson
-
-.
Dick Julio
-
-.
Dick Kenyon
-
-.
Jim McLaughlin
-
-.
Jim Ray
2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.1 0.6 0.6
-.
Jess Roh
-
-.
Chuck Rolles
-
-.
Chester Webb
-

Total picks: 92