American Basketball Association Draft

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The American Basketball Association Draft was held from 1967–1975.

First overall picks[edit]

Year Team Player Position College
1967 Indiana Pacers Jimmy Walker Shooting Guard Providence College Friars
1968 Houston Mavericks Elvin Hayes Power Forward/Center University of Houston Cougars
1969 New York Nets Lew Alcindor Center UCLA Bruins
1970 New York Nets Bob Lanier Center St. Bonaventure University Bonnies
1971 Dallas Chaparrals Jim McDaniels Power Forward/Center Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
1972 Virginia Squires Bob McAdoo Center/Power Forward North Carolina Tar Heels
1973 San Diego Conquistadors Dwight Lamar Point Guard University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
1974 Virginia Squires Tom McMillen Power Forward/Center University of Maryland Terrapins (See note below)
1975 Denver Nuggets Marvin Webster Center Morgan State University Bears

Note: 1974 ABA College Draft, not 1974 ABA Draft of NBA Players

Further reading[edit]

  • Bradley, Robert D. (2013). The Basketball Draft Fact Book: A History of Professional Basketball's College Drafts. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9780810890695.

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