1948 BAA Draft
|1948 BAA Draft|
|Date(s)||May 10, 1948|
|First selection||Andy Tonkovich, Providence Steamrollers|
The 1948 BAA Draft was the second annual draft of the Basketball Association of America (BAA), which later became the National Basketball Association (NBA). The draft was held on May 10, 1948 before to the 1948–49 season. In this draft, eight BAA teams along with four teams who moved from the National Basketball League, took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players.
Draft selections and draftee career notes 
Andy Tonkovich from Marshall University was selected first overall by the Providence Steamrollers. Four of the first round pick, George Kok, George Hauptfuhrer, Robert Gale and Chuck Hanger, never played in the BAA. Three players from this draft, Harry Gallatin, Dolph Schayes and Bobby Wanzer, have been inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
|^||Denotes player who has been inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame|
|+||Denotes player who has been selected for at least one All-Star Game|
|#||Denotes player who never played in the NBA|
|1||1||Andy Tonkovich||G||Providence Steamrollers||Marshall|
|1||2||George Kok#||C||Indianapolis Jets||Arkansas|
|1||3||George Hauptfuhrer#||C||Boston Celtics||Harvard|
|1||4||Dolph Schayes^||F/C||New York Knicks||NYU|
|1||5||Ed Mikan||F/C||Chicago Stags||DePaul|
|1||6||Walt Budko||F/C||Baltimore Bullets||Columbia|
|1||7||Robert Gale#||–||St. Louis Bombers||Cornell|
|1||8||Ward Williams||F||Fort Wayne Pistons||Indiana|
|1||9||Chuck Hanger#||–||Minneapolis Lakers||California|
|1||10||Bobby Wanzer^||G||Rochester Royals||Seton Hall|
|1||11||Don Ray||F/C||Philadelphia Warriors||Western Kentucky|
|1||12||Jack Nichols||F/C||Washington Capitols||Washington|
Other picks 
The following list includes other draft picks who have appeared in at least one BAA/NBA game.
- "Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 28, 2009.