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1979 NBA Draft: all the picks, trades and information.

Information about the 1979 NBA Draft, including the first and second round, all the trades and players data.

Here you have all the picks from the 1979 NBA Draft

Total selections: 202

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1979 NBA Draft

Round 1

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
1 Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Michigan State Univ.
2 Dave Greenwood Chicago Bulls Univ. of California, Los Angeles
3 Bill Cartwright New York Knicks Univ. of San Francisco
4 Greg Kelser Detroit Pistons Michigan State Univ.
5 Sidney Moncrief Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Arkansas
6 James Bailey Seattle Supersonics Rutgers Univ.
7 Vinnie Johnson Seattle Supersonics Baylor Univ.
8 Calvin Natt New Jersey Nets Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe
9 Larry Demic New York Knicks Univ. of Arizona
10 Roy Hamilton Detroit Pistons Univ. of California, Los Angeles
11 Cliff Robinson New Jersey Nets Univ. of Southern California
12 Jim Paxson Portland Trail Blazers Univ. of Dayton
13 Dudley Bradley Indiana Pacers Univ. of North Carolina
14 Brad Holland Los Angeles Lakers Univ. of California, Los Angeles
15 Phil Hubbard Detroit Pistons Univ. of Michigan
16 Jim Spanarkel Philadelphia 76ers Duke Univ.
17 Lee Johnson Houston Rockets East Texas State Univ.
18 Reggie King Kansas City Kings Univ. of Alabama
19 Wiley Peck San Antonio Spurs Mississippi State Univ.
20 Larry Knight Utah Jazz Loyola Univ. of Chicago
21 Sly Williams New York Knicks Univ. of Rhode Island
22 Kyle Macy Phoenix Suns Univ. of Kentucky

Round 2

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
23 Tico Brown Utah Jazz Georgia Institute of Technology
24 Johnny High Phoenix Suns Univ. of Nevada, Reno
25 Ollie Mack Los Angeles Lakers East Carolina Univ.
26 Bruce Flowers Cleveland Cavaliers Univ. of Notre Dame
27 Reggie Carter New York Knicks St. John's Univ.
28 Danny Salisbury Golden State Warriors Univ. of Texas-Pan American
29 Tony Price Detroit Pistons Univ. of Pennsylvania
30 Gary Garland Denver Nuggets DePaul Univ.
31 Edgar Jones Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Nevada, Reno
32 Tony Zeno Indiana Pacers Arizona State Univ.
33 Lawrence Butler Chicago Bulls Idaho State Univ.
34 Kim Goetz New York Knicks San Diego State Univ.
35 James Bradley Atlanta Hawks Univ. of Memphis
36 Clint Richardson Philadelphia 76ers Seattle Univ.
37 Bernard Toone Philadelphia 76ers Marquette Univ.
38 Larry Wilson Atlanta Hawks Nicholls State Univ.
39 Victor King Los Angeles Lakers Louisiana Tech Univ.
40 Andrew Fields Portland Trail Blazers Cheyney Univ. of Pennsylvania
41 Mark Young Los Angeles Lakers Fairfield Univ.
42 Paul Mokeski Houston Rockets Univ. of Kansas
43 Johnny Moore Seattle Supersonics Univ. of Texas at Austin
44 Joe DeSantis Washington Bullets Fairfield Univ.

Round 3

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
45 Arvid Kramer Utah Jazz Augustana College (SD)
46 Andrew Parker Washington Bullets Iowa State Univ.
47 Calvin Garrett Chicago Bulls Oral Roberts Univ.
48 Terry Duerod Detroit Pistons Univ. of Detroit Mercy
49 Cedrick Hordges Chicago Bulls Univ. of South Carolina
50 Geoff Huston New York Knicks Texas Tech Univ.
51 John Gerdy New Jersey Nets Davidson College
52 Larry Gibson Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Maryland
53 Wayne Kreklow Boston Celtics Drake Univ.
54 Cheese Johnson Golden State Warriors Wichita State Univ.
55 Tom Channel San Diego Clippers Boston Univ.
56 Mickey Fox Portland Trail Blazers Saint Mary's Univ.
57 Don March Atlanta Hawks Franklin & Marshall College
58 Earl Cureton Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Detroit Mercy
59 Ricardo Brown Houston Rockets Pepperdine Univ.
60 Walter Daniels Los Angeles Lakers Univ. of Georgia
61 Ernesto Malcolm Boston Celtics Briar Cliff Univ.
62 Terry Crosby Kansas City Kings Univ. of Tennessee
63 Sylvester Norris San Antonio Spurs Jackson State Univ.
64 Al Green Phoenix Suns Louisiana State Univ.
65 Bill Laimbeer Cleveland Cavaliers Univ. of Notre Dame
66 Charles Floyd Washington Bullets High Point Univ.

Round 4

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
67 Greg Deane Utah Jazz Univ. of Utah
68 Nick Galis Boston Celtics Seton Hall Univ.
69 Eugene Robinson Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe
70 Rick Swing Cleveland Cavaliers The Citadel
71 Larry Rogers New York Knicks Southeast Missouri State Univ.
72 George Maynor Chicago Bulls East Carolina Univ.
73 James Donaldson Seattle Supersonics Washington State Univ.
74 Don Newman Indiana Pacers Univ. of Idaho
75 Ron Ripley Golden State Warriors Univ. of Wisconsin-Green Bay
76 Sammy Drummer Houston Rockets Georgia Institute of Technology
77 Lionel Garrett San Diego Clippers Southern Univ. and A&M College
78 Daryll Robinson Portland Trail Blazers Appalachian State Univ.
79 Ray White Los Angeles Lakers Mississippi State Univ.
80 Lionel Green Houston Rockets Louisiana State Univ.
81 Ricky Reed Los Angeles Lakers Temple Univ.
82 Jerry Sichting Golden State Warriors Purdue Univ.
83 Mike Niles Philadelphia 76ers California State Univ., Fullerton
84 Al Daniel San Antonio Spurs Furman Univ.
85 John McCullough Kansas City Kings Univ. of Oklahoma
86 Malcolm Cesare Phoenix Suns Univ. of Florida
87 Richie Allen Seattle Supersonics California State Univ., Dominguez Hills
88 Lamont Reid Washington Bullets Oral Roberts Univ.

Round 5

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
89 Wolfe Perry Utah Jazz Stanford Univ.
90 Jimmy Allen Boston Celtics Univ. of New Haven
91 Matt Simpkins Cleveland Cavaliers Georgia Southern Univ.
92 Flintie Ray Williams Detroit Pistons Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
93 Larry Washington Chicago Bulls Drury Univ.
94 Johnny Green New York Knicks Univ. of California, Riverside
95 Jim Abromaitis New Jersey Nets Univ. of Connecticut
96 George Lett Golden State Warriors Centenary College of Louisiana
97 Jim Tillman Milwaukee Bucks Eastern Kentucky Univ.
98 Billy Reid Indiana Pacers Univ. of San Francisco
99 Greg Joyner San Diego Clippers Middle Tennessee State Univ.
100 Matt White Portland Trail Blazers Univ. of Pennsylvania
101 Tiny Pinder Atlanta Hawks North Carolina State Univ.
102 Larry Williams Denver Nuggets Univ. of Louisville
103 Carl McPipe Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Nebraska
104 Allen Leavell Houston Rockets Oklahoma City Univ.
105 Curtis Watkins Kansas City Kings DePaul Univ.
106 Steve Schall San Antonio Spurs Univ. of Arkansas
107 Mark Eaton Phoenix Suns Univ. of California, Los Angeles
108 Marshall Ashford Washington Bullets Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.

Round 6

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
109 Ernie Cobb Utah Jazz Boston Univ.
110 Marvin Delph Boston Celtics Univ. of Arkansas
111 Truman Claytor Detroit Pistons Univ. of Kentucky
112 Joe Manning Cleveland Cavaliers North Texas State Univ.
113 Phil Abney New York Knicks Univ. of New Mexico
114 Steve Smith Chicago Bulls Univ. of Southern California
115 Tony Smith New Jersey Nets Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
116 Derrick Mayes Milwaukee Bucks Illinois State Univ.
117 Greg Guye Indiana Pacers Stetson Univ.
118 Jim Mitchem Golden State Warriors DePaul Univ.
119 Bob Bender San Diego Clippers Duke Univ.
120 Ray Ellis Portland Trail Blazers Pepperdine Univ.
121 Dwight Williams Atlanta Hawks Gardner-Webb Univ.
122 Odell Ball Denver Nuggets Marquette Univ.
123 Dan Hartshorne Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Oregon
124 Collie Davis Houston Rockets Southern Univ. and A&M College
125 Terry Knight San Antonio Spurs Univ. of Pittsburgh
126 Bob Roma Kansas City Kings Princeton Univ.
127 Dale Shackelford Phoenix Suns Syracuse Univ.
128 Garcia Hopkins Washington Bullets Morgan State Univ.

Round 7

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
129 Paul Poe Utah Jazz Louisiana College
130 Steve Castellan Boston Celtics Univ. of Virginia
131 Steve Skaggs Cleveland Cavaliers Ohio Univ.
132 Ken Jones Detroit Pistons Saint Mary's College of California
133 Mike Eversley Chicago Bulls Chicago State Univ.
134 Marc Coleman New York Knicks Seton Hall Univ.
135 Jim Strickland New Jersey Nets Univ. of South Carolina
136 Dirk Ewing Indiana Pacers Stetson Univ.
137 Ren Watson Golden State Warriors Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
138 Stan Ray Milwaukee Bucks California State Univ., Fullerton
139 Jene Grey San Diego Clippers LeMoyne College
140 Jeff Tropf Portland Trail Blazers Central Michigan Univ.
141 Tim Waterman Atlanta Hawks St. Bonaventure Univ.
142 Bobby Willis Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Pennsylvania
143 Rich Valavicius Houston Rockets Auburn Univ.
144 John Johnson Denver Nuggets Creighton Univ.
145 Nick Daniels Kansas City Kings Xavier Univ.
146 Tyrone Branyan San Antonio Spurs Univ. of Texas at Austin
147 Ollie Matson Phoenix Suns Pepperdine Univ.

Round 8

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
148 Keith McDonald Utah Jazz Utah State Univ.
149 Glenn Sudhop Boston Celtics North Carolina State Univ.
150 Rodney Lee Detroit Pistons Univ. of Memphis
151 Mark Haymore Cleveland Cavaliers Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
152 Billy Tucker New York Knicks Tennessee State Univ.
153 Tony Warren Chicago Bulls North Carolina State Univ.
154 Henry Hollingsworth New Jersey Nets Hofstra Univ.
155 Mario Butler Golden State Warriors Briar Cliff Univ.
156 Larry Spicer Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham
157 Brian Magid Indiana Pacers George Washington Univ.
158 Renaldo Lawrence San Diego Clippers Appalachian State Univ.
159 Willie Pounds Portland Trail Blazers Chaminade Univ. of Honolulu
160 John Goedeke Atlanta Hawks Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County
161 Delbert Watson Houston Rockets East Tennessee State Univ.
162 Matt Teahan Denver Nuggets Univ. of Denver
163 Rick Raivio Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Portland
164 Tony Vann Kansas City Kings Univ. of Alabama at Huntsville
165 Charles Jones Phoenix Suns Albany State Univ.
166 Jo Jo Walters Washington Bullets Manhattan College

Round 9

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
167 Milt Huggins Utah Jazz Southern Illinois Univ.
168 Kevin Sinnett Boston Celtics United States Naval Academy
169 Tim Joyce Cleveland Cavaliers Ohio Univ.
170 Val Bracey Detroit Pistons Central Michigan Univ.
171 James Jackson Chicago Bulls Univ. of Minnesota
172 Brett Wyatt New York Knicks New Jersey City Univ.
173 Ricky Free New Jersey Nets Columbia Univ.
174 Roger Lapham Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of Maine
175 Gene Ransom Golden State Warriors Univ. of California
176 Mike Dodd San Diego Clippers San Diego State Univ.
177 Stan Eckwood Portland Trail Blazers Harding Univ.
178 Cedric Oliver Atlanta Hawks Hamilton College
179 Emmett Lewis Denver Nuggets Univ. of Colorado
180 Coby Leavitt Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Utah
181 Gary Wilson Kansas City Kings Southern Illinois Univ.
182 Eddie McLeod San Antonio Spurs Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
183 Hosea Champine Phoenix Suns Robert Morris Univ. (PA)
184 Ray Hooker Washington Bullets Murray State Univ.

Round 10

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
185 Paul Dawkins Utah Jazz Northern Illinois Univ.
186 Alton Byrd Boston Celtics Columbia Univ.
187 Willie Polk Detroit Pistons Grand Canyon Univ.
188 Terry Peavy Cleveland Cavaliers Point Park Univ.
189 Gordon Thomas New York Knicks St. John's Univ.
190 Marvin Thoms Chicago Bulls Univ. of California, Los Angeles
191 Eric Fleisher New Jersey Nets Tulane Univ.
192 Kevin Heenan Golden State Warriors California State Univ., Fullerton
193 Chris Fahrbach Milwaukee Bucks Univ. of North Dakota
194 Greg Hunter San Diego Clippers Loyola Marymount Univ.
195 Kelvin Small Portland Trail Blazers Univ. of Oregon
196 Chad Nelson Atlanta Hawks Drake Univ.
197 Cortez Collins Chicago Bulls Univ. of Southern Indiana
198 Keith McCord Philadelphia 76ers Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham
199 Glen Fine San Antonio Spurs Harvard Univ.
200 Russell Saunders Kansas City Kings Univ. of New Mexico
201 Korky Nelson Phoenix Suns Santa Clara Univ.
202 Steve Martin Washington Bullets Georgetown Univ.

Total picks: 202