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1947 NBA Draft: all the picks, trades and information.

Information about the 1947 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 1947 NBA Draft. Total selections: 80

1947 NBA Draft

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Round 1

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
1. Clifton McNeeley Pittsburgh Ironmen Univ. of Texas at El Paso
2. Glen Selbo Toronto Huskies Univ. of Wisconsin
3. Bulbs Ehlers Boston Celtics Purdue Univ.
4. Walt Dropo Providence Steamrollers Univ. of Connecticut
5. Dick Holub New York Knicks Long Island Univ.
6. Chink Crossin Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Pennsylvania
7. Jack Underman St. Louis Bombers Ohio State Univ.
8. Paul Huston Chicago Stags Ohio State Univ.
9. Dick O'Keefe Washington Capitols Santa Clara Univ.
10. Larry Killick Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Vermont

Other Picks

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Robert Bolyard Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Toledo
- Elmer Gainer Baltimore Bullets (1st) DePaul Univ.
- Harry Gallatin Baltimore Bullets (1st) Truman State Univ.
- Scotty Hamilton Baltimore Bullets (1st) West Virginia Univ.
- Hugh Hampton Baltimore Bullets (1st) High Point Univ.
- Bob Jake Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Vermont
- Charles Raynor Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Houston
- Chick Reiser Baltimore Bullets (1st) New York Univ.
- John Rusinko Baltimore Bullets (1st) Pennsylvania State Univ.
- Bob Alemeida Boston Celtics -
- Hank Biasatti Boston Celtics Long Island Univ.
- Johnny Ezersky Boston Celtics Univ. of Rhode Island
- George Felt Boston Celtics Northwestern Univ.
- Jack Hewson Boston Celtics Temple Univ.
- John Kelly Boston Celtics Univ. of Notre Dame
Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- George Petrovick Boston Celtics -
- Gene Stump Boston Celtics DePaul Univ.
- Ralph Bishop Chicago Stags Univ. of Washington
- Jimmy Darden Chicago Stags Univ. of Denver
- Hank Decker Chicago Stags West Texas A&M Univ.
- Andy Phillip Chicago Stags Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Jim Pollard Chicago Stags Stanford Univ.
- Ben Schadler Chicago Stags Northwestern Univ.
- Don Smith Chicago Stags Univ. of Minnesota
- Jack Stone Chicago Stags Kansas State Univ.
- Gene Vance Chicago Stags Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Andy Duncan New York Knicks College of William & Mary
- Ray Evans New York Knicks Univ. of Kansas
- Ed Golub New York Knicks -
- Garland Head New York Knicks Texas Tech Univ.
Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Ron Livingston New York Knicks Saint Mary's College of California
- Dan Miller New York Knicks Saint Louis Univ.
- Wat Misaka New York Knicks Univ. of Utah
- Carl Reichert New York Knicks Univ. of Findlay
- Tom Tomlinson New York Knicks Southern Methodist Univ.
- Norman Butz Philadelphia Warriors Saint Joseph's Univ.
- Jim Kaeding Philadelphia Warriors York College of Pennsylvania
- Ed Koffenberger Philadelphia Warriors Duke Univ.
- Jim Pollard Philadelphia Warriors Stanford Univ.
- Bob Alamo Pittsburgh Ironmen Santa Clara Univ.
- George Brown Pittsburgh Ironmen -
- Dick Ives Pittsburgh Ironmen Univ. of Iowa
- Herman Knoche Pittsburgh Ironmen Washington & Jefferson College
- Fritz Nagy Pittsburgh Ironmen Univ. of Akron
- Jack Walton Pittsburgh Ironmen DePaul Univ.
Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Joe Barry Providence Steamrollers -
- Dick Furey Providence Steamrollers Univ. of St. Thomas
- Bob Hubbard Providence Steamrollers Springfield College
- Bob Joyce Providence Steamrollers Bates College
- Roy Lipscomb Providence Steamrollers St. Mary's College of Maryland
- John Mills Providence Steamrollers Hofstra Univ.
- Al Nichols Providence Steamrollers Univ. of Rhode Island
- Jack Knopf St. Louis Bombers Univ. of Louisville
- Bob Kurland St. Louis Bombers Oklahoma State Univ.
- Paul Napolitano St. Louis Bombers Univ. of San Francisco
- Jim Pollard St. Louis Bombers Stanford Univ.
- Bill Strannigan St. Louis Bombers Univ. of Wyoming
- Herb Wilkinson St. Louis Bombers Univ. of Iowa
- Frank Broyles Toronto Huskies Georgia Institute of Technology
- Paul Hoffman Toronto Huskies Purdue Univ.
Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Wimpy Quinn Toronto Huskies Univ. of Oregon
- Red Rocha Toronto Huskies Oregon State Univ.
- Bill Burke Washington Capitols St. Mary's College of Maryland
- Paul Cloyd Washington Capitols Univ. of Wisconsin
- John Mandic Washington Capitols Oregon State Univ.
- Saul Mariaschin Washington Capitols Harvard Univ.
- Abel Rodriguez Washington Capitols Univ. of San Francisco
- Irv Rothenberg Washington Capitols Long Island Univ.
- Jack Tingle Washington Capitols Univ. of Kentucky
- Matt Zunic Washington Capitols George Washington Univ.

Total picks: 80