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1978 NBA Draft: all the picks, trades and information.

Information about the 1978 NBA Draft, including the first and second round, all the trades and players data.

Here you have all the picks from the 1978 NBA Draft

Total selections: 202

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1978 NBA Draft

Round 1

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
1 Mychal Thompson Portland Trail Blazers Univ. of Minnesota
2 Phil Ford Kansas City Kings Univ. of North Carolina
3 Rick Robey Indiana Pacers Univ. of Kentucky
4 Micheal Ray Richardson New York Knicks Univ. of Montana
5 Purvis Short Golden State Warriors Jackson State Univ.
6 Larry Bird Boston Celtics Indiana State Univ.
7 Ron Brewer Portland Trail Blazers Univ. of Arkansas
8 Freeman Williams Boston Celtics Portland State Univ.
9 Reggie Theus Chicago Bulls Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
10 Butch Lee Atlanta Hawks Marquette Univ.
11 James Hardy New Orleans Jazz Univ. of San Francisco
12 George Johnson Milwaukee Bucks St. John's Univ.
13 Winford Boynes New Jersey Nets Univ. of San Francisco
14 Roger Phegley Washington Bullets Bradley Univ.
15 Mike Mitchell Cleveland Cavaliers Auburn Univ.
16 Jack Givens Atlanta Hawks Univ. of Kentucky
17 Rod Griffin Denver Nuggets Wake Forest Univ.
18 Dave Corzine Washington Bullets DePaul Univ.
19 Marty Byrnes Phoenix Suns Syracuse Univ.
20 Frankie Sanders San Antonio Spurs Southern Univ. and A&M College
21 Mike Evans Denver Nuggets Kansas State Univ.
22 Raymond Townsend Golden State Warriors Univ. of California, Los Angeles

Round 2

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
23 Terry Tyler Detroit Pistons Univ. of Detroit Mercy
24 Keith Herron Portland Trail Blazers Villanova Univ.
25 Rick Wilson Atlanta Hawks Univ. of Louisville
26 Ron Carter Los Angeles Lakers Virginia Military Institute
27 Wayne Radford Indiana Pacers Indiana Univ.
28 Buster Matheney Houston Rockets Univ. of Utah
29 John Long Detroit Pistons Univ. of Detroit Mercy
30 Jeff Judkins Boston Celtics Univ. of Utah
31 Marvin Johnson Chicago Bulls Univ. of New Mexico
32 John Rudd New York Knicks McNeese State Univ.
33 Harry Davis Cleveland Cavaliers Florida State Univ.
34 Greg Bunch New York Knicks California State Univ., Fullerton
35 Tommie Green New Orleans Jazz Southern Univ. and A&M College
36 Maurice Cheeks Philadelphia 76ers West Texas A&M Univ.
37 Terry Sykes Washington Bullets Grambling State Univ.
38 Lew Massey Los Angeles Lakers Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte
39 James Lee Seattle Supersonics Univ. of Kentucky
40 Wayne Cooper Golden State Warriors Univ. of New Orleans
41 Jerome Whitehead San Diego Clippers Marquette Univ.
42 Kevin McDonald Seattle Supersonics Univ. of Pennsylvania
43 Glenn Hagan Philadelphia 76ers St. Bonaventure Univ.
44 Clemon Johnson Portland Trail Blazers Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Univ.

Round 3

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
45 Mike Phillips New Jersey Nets Univ. of Kentucky
46 Hollis Copeland Denver Nuggets Rutgers Univ.
47 Billy Ray Bates Houston Rockets Kentucky State Univ.
48 Mike Santos San Diego Clippers Utah State Univ.
49 Jeff Cook Kansas City Kings Idaho State Univ.
50 Dana Skinner Boston Celtics Merrimack College
51 Ricky Gallon San Diego Clippers Univ. of Louisville
52 Mike Russell Kansas City Kings Texas Tech Univ.
53 Randy Ayers Chicago Bulls Miami Univ.
54 Steve Grant Atlanta Hawks Manhattan College
55 Marc Iavaroni New York Knicks Univ. of Virginia
56 Steve Neff Golden State Warriors Southern Nazarene Univ.
57 Ken Higgs Cleveland Cavaliers Louisiana State Univ.
58 Rick Apke Washington Bullets Creighton Univ.
59 Pat Cummings Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Cincinnati
60 Michael Cooper Los Angeles Lakers Univ. of New Mexico
61 Dave Baxter Seattle Supersonics Univ. of Michigan
62 Dave Batton New Jersey Nets Univ. of Notre Dame
63 Joel Kramer Phoenix Suns San Diego State Univ.
64 Gerald Henderson San Antonio Spurs Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
65 Marvin Dalph San Diego Clippers Univ. of Arkansas
66 Sterling Edmunds Portland Trail Blazers Dartmouth College

Round 4

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
67 Jackie Robinson Houston Rockets Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
68 Jim Boylan San Diego Clippers Marquette Univ.
69 Joel Thompson Houston Rockets Univ. of Michigan
70 Jeffrey Crompton Kansas City Kings Univ. of North Carolina
71 Ricky Lee Indiana Pacers Oregon State Univ.
72 Dave Nelson Boston Celtics Bloomfield College
73 Larry Harris San Diego Clippers Univ. of Pittsburgh
74 Mel Davis New Orleans Jazz North Texas State Univ.
75 Jeff Covington New Orleans Jazz Youngstown State Univ.
76 Leroy McDonald San Diego Clippers Wake Forest Univ.
77 Derrick Jackson Golden State Warriors Georgetown Univ.
78 Stan Rome Cleveland Cavaliers Clemson Univ.
79 Erving Giddings New York Knicks Univ. of Dayton
80 Otis Howard Milwaukee Bucks Austin Peay State Univ.
81 Lawrence Boston Washington Bullets Univ. of Maryland
82 Harold Robertson Los Angeles Lakers Lincoln Univ. of Missouri
83 Billy Lewis Seattle Supersonics Illinois State Univ.
84 Walter Jordan New Jersey Nets Purdue Univ.
85 Bob Miller Phoenix Suns Univ. of Cincinnati
86 Rich Adams San Antonio Spurs Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
87 Brett Vroman Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
88 Wayne Smith Phoenix Suns Univ. of California, Irvine

Round 5

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
89 Cecile Rose New Jersey Nets Univ. of Houston
90 David Thompson San Diego Clippers Florida State Univ.
91 Gary Goodner Houston Rockets Univ. of Texas at Austin
92 James Sparrow Indiana Pacers North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Univ.
93 Derick Clairborne Kansas City Kings Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
94 Greg Tynes Boston Celtics Seton Hall Univ.
95 Dave Caligaris Detroit Pistons Northeastern Univ.
96 Duck Williams New Orleans Jazz Univ. of Notre Dame
97 Ron Anthony Chicago Bulls Jacksonville Univ.
98 Chris Potter Atlanta Hawks College of the Holy Cross
99 Ken Koenigs Cleveland Cavaliers Univ. of Kansas
100 Greg Green New York Knicks Southern Univ. and A&M College
101 Bubba Wilson Golden State Warriors Western Carolina Univ.
102 Roger Dickens Washington Bullets Towson Univ.
103 Russ Coleman Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of the Pacific
104 Carlos Terry Los Angeles Lakers Winston-Salem State Univ.
105 Ralph Drollinger Seattle Supersonics Univ. of California, Los Angeles
106 Michael Edwards Denver Nuggets Univ. of Texas-Pan American
107 Andre Wakefield Phoenix Suns Loyola Univ. of Chicago
108 Eugene Parker San Antonio Spurs Purdue Univ.
109 Mark Haymoore Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
110 Clay Johnson Portland Trail Blazers Univ. of Missouri

Round 6

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
111 Golie Augustus New Jersey Nets Univ. of South Carolina
112 Bob Miscevicious San Diego Clippers Providence College
113 Eddie Joe Chavez Houston Rockets Santa Clara Univ.
114 Jim Krivacs Kansas City Kings Univ. of Texas at Austin
115 Sherman Dillard Indiana Pacers James Madison Univ.
116 Dave Winey Boston Celtics Univ. of Minnesota
117 Audie Matthews Detroit Pistons Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
118 John Douglas New Orleans Jazz Univ. of Kansas
119 John Shoemaker Chicago Bulls Miami Univ.
120 Gerald Glover Atlanta Hawks Howard Univ.
121 Ed Warren New York Knicks Briar Cliff Univ.
122 Buzz Hartnett Golden State Warriors Univ. of San Diego
123 Ron Bell Cleveland Cavaliers Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.
124 Dave Kyle Milwaukee Bucks Cleveland State Univ.
125 Archie Aldridge Washington Bullets Miami Univ.
126 Kim Stewart Los Angeles Lakers Univ. of Washington
127 Robert Heard Denver Nuggets Columbus State Univ.
128 Charles Thompson Phoenix Suns Univ. of Houston
129 Harry Morgan San Antonio Spurs Indiana State Univ.
130 Osborne Lockhart Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Minnesota
131 Tim Evans Portland Trail Blazers Univ. of Puget Sound

Round 7

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
132 Doug Jemison New Jersey Nets Univ. of San Francisco
133 Stan Pietkiewicz San Diego Clippers Auburn Univ.
134 Stan Stewart Houston Rockets Loyola Marymount Univ.
135 Ollie Matson Indiana Pacers Pepperdine Univ.
136 Charles McMilliam Kansas City Kings North Texas State Univ.
137 Steve Balkun Boston Celtics Fairfield Univ.
138 Herb Entzminger Detroit Pistons Johnson C. Smith Univ.
139 Willie Howard New Orleans Jazz Univ. of New Mexico
140 Jarvis Reynolds Chicago Bulls State Univ. of West Georgia
141 Jim DeWeese Atlanta Hawks Gonzaga Univ.
142 Rick Bernard Golden State Warriors Saint Mary's College of California
143 Tony Smith Cleveland Cavaliers Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
144 Gary Pember New York Knicks Nasson College
145 Ed Hopkins Washington Bullets Georgetown Univ.
146 Kim Anderson Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Missouri
147 Larry Paige Los Angeles Lakers Colorado State Univ.
148 Jack Gilloon Denver Nuggets Univ. of South Carolina
149 Steve Malovic Phoenix Suns San Diego State Univ.
150 Hector Olivencia San Antonio Spurs Sacred Heart Univ.
151 Anthony Murray Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Alabama
152 Walter Reason Portland Trail Blazers Pacific Univ.

Round 8

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
153 Bruce Campbell New Jersey Nets Providence College
154 Felton Young San Diego Clippers Jacksonville Univ.
155 Ron Hammye Kansas City Kings Bowling Green State Univ.
156 Kim Fisher Boston Celtics Fairfield Univ.
157 Earl Evans Detroit Pistons Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
158 Carl Kilpatrick New Orleans Jazz Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe
159 Chubby Cox Chicago Bulls Univ. of San Francisco
160 Ed Murphy Atlanta Hawks Merrimack College
161 Roland Martin Cleveland Cavaliers Missouri Southern State Univ.
162 Greg Sanders New York Knicks St. Bonaventure Univ.
163 Tony Searcy Golden State Warriors Appalachian State Univ.
164 Tom Zaligaris Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of North Carolina
165 Nestor Cora Washington Bullets St. Francis College
166 Larry Vaculik Denver Nuggets Univ. of Colorado
167 George Fowler Phoenix Suns Univ. of the Pacific
168 Henry Taylor San Antonio Spurs Univ. of Texas-Pan American
169 Alan Cunningham Philadelphia 76ers Colorado State Univ.
170 Mark Wickman Portland Trail Blazers Linfield College

Round 9

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
171 Frank Sowinski New Jersey Nets Princeton Univ.
172 Bobby White San Diego Clippers Centenary College of Louisiana
173 Les Anderson Boston Celtics George Washington Univ.
174 Ulice Payne Detroit Pistons Marquette Univ.
175 Chad Nelson New Orleans Jazz Drake Univ.
176 Joe Ponsetto Chicago Bulls DePaul Univ.
177 Maurice Robinson Atlanta Hawks West Virginia Univ.
178 Denny Fields New York Knicks Univ. of North Carolina at Wilmington
179 Bobby Humbles Golden State Warriors Bradley Univ.
180 Steve Bayless Cleveland Cavaliers Central State Univ.
181 Tim Claxton Washington Bullets Temple Univ.
182 Gary Rosenberger Milwaukee Bucks Marquette Univ.
183 Tom Schneeburger Denver Nuggets United States Air Force Academy
184 Nate Stokes Phoenix Suns Grand Canyon Univ.
185 Rick Taylor San Antonio Spurs Arizona State Univ.
186 Paul Cozens Portland Trail Blazers College of the Holy Cross

Round 10

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
187 Michael Vicens New Jersey Nets College of the Holy Cross
188 Walter Harrigan Boston Celtics Brandeis Univ.
189 Dave Grauzer Detroit Pistons Central Michigan Univ.
190 Rickey Williams New Orleans Jazz California State Univ., Long Beach
191 Mark Tucker Chicago Bulls Oklahoma State Univ.
192 Marshall Lester Atlanta Hawks Florida Southern College
193 Mike Muff Golden State Warriors Murray State Univ.
194 Gary Winston Cleveland Cavaliers United States Military Academy
195 Ernest Simons New York Knicks Pace Univ.
196 Tom Anderson Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Wisconsin-Green Bay
197 Steve Connor Washington Bullets Boise State Univ.
198 Phil Taylor Denver Nuggets Univ. of Arizona
199 Lewis Cohen Phoenix Suns California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo
200 Larry Brewster San Antonio Spurs Univ. of Florida
201 Dennis James Philadelphia 76ers Widener Univ.
202 Tim Workington Portland Trail Blazers Biola Univ.

Total picks: 202