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1950 NBA Draft: all the picks, trades and information.

Information about the 1950 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 1950 NBA Draft. Total selections: 121

1950 NBA Draft

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Territorial Picks

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Paul Arizin Philadelphia Warriors Villanova Univ. Warriors had the 3rd pick

Round 1

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
1. Chuck Share Boston Celtics Bowling Green State Univ.
2. Don Rehfeldt Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Wisconsin
3. Bob Cousy Tri-Cities Blackhawks College of the Holy Cross
4. Dick Schnittker Washington Capitols Ohio State Univ.
5. Larry Foust Chicago Stags La Salle Univ.
6. Irwin Dambrot New York Knicks City College of New York
7. George Yardley Fort Wayne Pistons Stanford Univ.
8. Bob Lavoy Indianapolis Olympians Western Kentucky Univ.
9. Joe McNamee Rochester Royals Univ. of San Francisco
10. Kevin O'Shea Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Notre Dame
11. Don Lofgran Syracuse Nationals Univ. of San Francisco

Round 2

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
12. Chuck Cooper Boston Celtics Duquesne Univ.
13. John Pilch Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Wyoming
14. Ed Dahler Philadelphia Warriors Duquesne Univ.
15. Ed Gayda Tri-Cities Blackhawks Washington State Univ.
16. Bill Sharman Washington Capitols Univ. of Southern California
17. Wally Osterkorn Chicago Stags Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
18. Herb Scherer New York Knicks Long Island Univ.
19. Jim Riffey Fort Wayne Pistons Tulane Univ.
20. Paul Unruh Indianapolis Olympians Bradley Univ.
21. George Stanich Rochester Royals Univ. of California, Los Angeles
22. Hal Haskins Minneapolis Lakers Hamline Univ.
23. Gerry Calabrese Syracuse Nationals St. John's Univ.

Round 3

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Dick Dickey Baltimore Bullets (1st) North Carolina State Univ.
- Bob Donham Boston Celtics Ohio State Univ.
- Lou Watson Chicago Stags Indiana Univ.
- Art Burris Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Tennessee
- Chuck Mrazovich Indianapolis Olympians Eastern Kentucky Univ.
- Howie Williams Minneapolis Lakers Purdue Univ.
- Stan Weber New York Knicks Bowling Green State Univ.
- Buddy Cate Philadelphia Warriors Western Kentucky Univ.
- Bob Roper Rochester Royals John Carroll Univ.
- Stan Christie Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Southern California
- Clarence Brannum Tri-Cities Blackhawks Kansas State Univ.
- Alan Sawyer Washington Capitols Univ. of California, Los Angeles

Round 4

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Jerry Reed Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Wyoming
- Ken Reeves Boston Celtics Univ. of Louisville
- Ken Murray Chicago Stags St. Bonaventure Univ.
- Len Rzewszewski Fort Wayne Pistons Indiana State Univ.
- Jim Line Indianapolis Olympians Univ. of Kentucky
- Bud Grant Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Minnesota
- Joe Ossola New York Knicks Saint Louis Univ.
- Paul Sensky Philadelphia Warriors Saint Joseph's Univ.
- Chet Giermak Rochester Royals College of William & Mary
- Paul Merchant Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Oklahoma
- Paul Hicks Tri-Cities Blackhawks Eastern Kentucky Univ.
- Tommy O'Keefe Washington Capitols Georgetown Univ.

Round 5

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Norm Mager Baltimore Bullets (1st) City College of New York
- Jack Shelton Boston Celtics Oklahoma State Univ.
- Don Stroot Chicago Stags Univ. of Missouri
- Ed Thompson Fort Wayne Pistons Kent State Univ.
- Sonny Allen Indianapolis Olympians Morehead State Univ.
- Ed Beach Minneapolis Lakers West Virginia Univ.
- Dick Barnes New York Knicks San Diego State Univ.
- Ike Borsavage Philadelphia Warriors Temple Univ.
- Joe Nelson Rochester Royals Brigham Young Univ.
- Paul Hickey Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Denver
- Cal Christensen Tri-Cities Blackhawks Univ. of Toledo
- Claude Overton Washington Capitols East Central Univ.

Round 6

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Rick Harman Baltimore Bullets (1st) Kansas State Univ.
- Mo Mahoney Boston Celtics Brown Univ.
- Stu Inman Chicago Stags San Jose State Univ.
- Bob Metcalf Fort Wayne Pistons Valparaiso Univ.
- Ralph O'Brien Indianapolis Olympians Butler Univ.
- Wayne Glasgow Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Oklahoma
- Don Parsons New York Knicks Rutgers Univ.
- Dick Dallmer Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Cincinnati
- John Givens Rochester Royals Western Kentucky Univ.
- Mack Suprunowicz Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Michigan
- Bob Anderson Tri-Cities Blackhawks Loyola College in Maryland
- Warren Cartier Washington Capitols North Carolina State Univ.

Round 7

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Frank Comerford Baltimore Bullets (1st) La Salle Univ.
- Dale Barnstable Boston Celtics Univ. of Kentucky
- Milt Whitehead Chicago Stags Univ. of Nebraska
- Ed Jones Fort Wayne Pistons Univ. of Tennessee
- Leon Blevins Indianapolis Olympians Univ. of Arizona
- Joe Hutton Minneapolis Lakers Hamline Univ.
- Dan Bagley New York Knicks Univ. of Notre Dame
- Charles Northup Philadelphia Warriors Siena College
- Dan Kahler Rochester Royals Southwestern College
- Lou Arko Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Akron
- Bill Erickson Tri-Cities Blackhawks Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Jim Cathcart Washington Capitols Univ. of Arkansas

Round 8

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- George Bush Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Toledo
- Frank Oftring Boston Celtics College of the Holy Cross
- George King Chicago Stags Univ. of Charleston
- Billy Adcock Fort Wayne Pistons Vanderbilt Univ.
- Jerry Stuteville Indianapolis Olympians Indiana Univ.
- Nate Benson Minneapolis Lakers Univ. of Wisconsin-River Falls
- Charles Hope New York Knicks Appalachian State Univ.
- Brooks Ricca Philadelphia Warriors Villanova Univ.
- Carl Kraushaar Rochester Royals Univ. of California, Los Angeles
- Bob Healey Syracuse Nationals Univ. of Georgia
- Loy Doty Tri-Cities Blackhawks Univ. of Wyoming
- Joe Greenbach Washington Capitols Santa Clara Univ.

Round 9

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Jack Laub Baltimore Bullets (1st) Univ. of Cincinnati
- Bob Cope Boston Celtics Univ. of Montana
- John Brown Chicago Stags Georgetown Univ.
- Al Henningsen Fort Wayne Pistons Northwest Missouri State Univ.
- Gene Schmidt Indianapolis Olympians Texas Christian Univ.
- Jim Reilly Minneapolis Lakers Swarthmore College
- Don Heathington New York Knicks Baylor Univ.
- Joe Kaufman Philadelphia Warriors New York Univ.
- Warren Switzer Rochester Royals Rice Univ.
- Bob Savage Syracuse Nationals Syracuse Univ.
- Nate DeLong Tri-Cities Blackhawks Univ. of Wisconsin-River Falls
- Earl Lloyd Washington Capitols West Virginia State Univ.

Round 10

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Mike Zedalis Baltimore Bullets (1st) Loyola College in Maryland
- Matt Forman Boston Celtics College of the Holy Cross
- Bud Schaeffer Chicago Stags Wheaton College
- Colin Anderson Indianapolis Olympians Georgia Institute of Technology
- Andy Butchko Minneapolis Lakers Purdue Univ.
- Bernie Adams Philadelphia Warriors Princeton Univ.
- Harry Foley Rochester Royals Niagara Univ.
- Glenn Wilkes Syracuse Nationals Mercer Univ.
- Keith Bloom Tri-Cities Blackhawks Univ. of Wyoming
- Joe Noertker Washington Capitols Univ. of Virginia

Round 11

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Jimmy Doyle Indianapolis Olympians Butler Univ.
- Leo Wolfe Philadelphia Warriors Villanova Univ.

Round 12

Pick Player NBA Team From (College) Pick Details
- Ed Montgomery Philadelphia Warriors Univ. of Tennessee

Total picks: 121