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| June 9, 2005

1959 NBA Draft results, listing the number of each 1959 NBA draft pick, the teams, the players selected and what college, high school or country (if outside of the USA) this year's drafted players came from. InsideHoops.com is your home for 1959 NBA Draft info and previews and full coverage of the event each year.

Round 1
 
1. CIN Bob Boozer, Kansas State 
2. DET Bailey Howell, Mississippi State 
3T. PHW Wilt Chamberlain, Kansas 
4. MNL Tom Hawkins, Notre Dame 
5. SYR Dick Barnett, Tennessee State 
6. NYK Johnny Green, Michigan State 
7T. STL Bob Ferry, Saint Louis 
8. BOS John Richter, North Carolina State 

Round 2
 
1. DET Tom Robitaille, Rice 
2. DET Don Goldstein, Louisville 
3. PHW Joe Ruklick, Northwestern 
4. MNL Rudy LaRusso, Dartmouth 
5. SYR Bumper Tormohlen, Tennessee 
6. STL Alan Seiden, Saint John's (NY) 
7. STL Cal Ramsey, New York University 
8. BOS Gene Guarilia, George Washington 

Round 3
 
1. CIN Mike Mendenhall, Cincinnati 
2. DET Gary Alcorn, Fresno State 
3. PHW Jim Hickaday, Memphis State 
4. MNL Bobby Smith, West Virginia 
5. SYR Jon Cincebox, Syracuse 
6. NYK Bob Anderegg, Michigan State 
7. STL Hank Stein, Xavier (OH) 
8. BOS Ralph Croswaite, Western Kentucky 

Round 4
 
1. CIN Leo Byrd, Marshall 
2. DET George Lee, Michigan 
3. PHW Ron Stevenson, Texas Christian 
4. MNL Wilson Eison, Purdue 
5. SYR Paul Neumann, Stanford 
6. NYK Johnny Cox, Kentucky 
7. STL Lee Harman, Oregon State 
8. BOS Ed Kazakavich, Stanford 

Round 5
 
1. CIN Harry Kirchner, Texas Christian 
2. DET Tony Windis, Wyoming 
3. PHW Bill Telasky, George Washington 
4. MNL Bobby Joe Mason, Bradley 
5. SYR Roger Taylor, Illinois 
6. NYK Herb Busch, Virginia 
7. STL Nick Mantis, Northwestern 
8. BOS Don Lange, William & Mary 

Round 6
 
1. CIN Don Hennon, Pittsburgh 
2. DET Lou Jordan, Cornell 
3. PHW Joe Spratt, Saint Joseph's (PA) 
4. MNL Jim Henry, Vanderbilt 
5. SYR Bob Dalton, California 
6. NYK Bucky McDonald, George Washington 
7. STL Mike Moran, Marquette 
8. BOS Bob Cumings, Boston University 

Round 7
 
1. CIN Dale Moore, Eastern Kentucky 
2. DET Doug Smart, Washington 
3. PHW Joe Ryan, Villanova 
4. MNL Charley Grote, Georgetown (KY) 
5. SYR Darnell Haney, Navy 
6. NYK Russ Robinson, Southwest Missouri 
7. STL Orby Arnold, Memphis State 

Round 8
 
1. CIN Don Matuszak, Kansas State 
2. DET Chuck Curtis, Pacific Lutheran 
3. PHW Dave Gunther, Iowa 
4. MNL Leon Hill, Texas Tech 
5. NYK Walt Torrence, UCLA 
6. STL Willie Merriwether, Purdue 

Round 9
 
1. CIN Joe Billy McDade, Bradley 
2. DET Doyle Edmiston, Hardin-Simmons 
3. PHW Carl Belz, Princeton 
4. MNL Jim Mudd, North Texas State 
5. NYK Jerry Shipp, Southeast Oklahoma 
6. STL Lou Pucillo, North Carolina State 

Round 10
 
1. CIN Joe Viviano, Xavier (OH) 
2. DET Bruno Boin, Washington 
3. PHW Tony Sellari, Lenoir Rhyne 
4. MNL Roger Johnson, Minnesota 
5. NYK Paul Wilcox, Davis & Elkins 
6. STL Ron Loneski, Kansas 

Round 11
 
1. CIN Charley Brown, Seattle 
2. DET M. C. Burton, Michigan 
3. PHW Phil Warren, Northwestern 
4. MNL Jack Evans, Superior State 
5. NYK Paul Benes, Hope 
6. STL John Barnhill, Tennessee State 

Round 12
 
1. CIN Roger Wendel, Tulsa 
2. MNL Vern Baggenstoss, Saint Cloud State 
3. NYK Ed Blair, Western Michigan 

Round 13
 
1. MNL Dwayne Smith, Gustavus Adolphus 
2. NYK John Nicoll, Brigham Young 

Round 14
 
1. NYK Jack Israel, Southwest Missouri 









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