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1971 NBA Draft

Names in bold had been selected into All-NBA Team. Spencer Haywood become the first NBA player that entered league before his class graduated.


Round one

= All-Star
Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
1 Austin Carr (G)  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Notre Dame
2 Sidney Wicks (F/C)  United States Portland Trail Blazers UCLA
3 Elmore Smith (C)  United States Buffalo Braves Kentucky State
4 Ken Durrett (F)  United States Cincinnati Royals La Salle
5 George Trapp (F/C)  United States Atlanta Hawks Long Beach State
6 Fred Brown (G)  United States Seattle SuperSonics Iowa
7 Cliff Meely (F)  United States Houston Rockets Colorado
8 Darnell Hillman (F/C)  United States Golden State Warriors San Jose State
9 Stan Love (F)  United States Baltimore Bullets Oregon
10 Clarence Glover (F)  United States Boston Celtics Western Kentucky
11 Curtis Rowe (F)  United States Detroit Pistons UCLA
12 Dana Lewis (C)  United States Philadelphia 76ers Tulsa
13 Jim Cleamons (G)  United States Los Angeles Lakers Ohio State
14 John Roche (G)  United States Phoenix Suns South Carolina
15 Kennedy McIntosh (F)  United States Chicago Bulls Eastern Michigan
16 Dean Meminger (G)  United States New York Knicks Marquette
17 Collis Jones (F)  United States Milwaukee Bucks Notre Dame

Round two

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
18 Steve Patterson (C)  United States Cleveland Cavaliers UCLA
19 Fred Hilton (G/F)  United States Buffalo Braves Grambling State
20 Willie Sojourner (C/F)  United States Chicago Bulls Weber State
21 John Mengelt (G)  United States Cincinnati Royals Auburn
22 Ted McClain (G)  United States Atlanta Hawks Tennessee State
23 Jim McDaniels (C/F)  United States Seattle SuperSonics Western Kentucky
24 Mike Newlin (G/F)  United States Houston Rockets Utah
25 Charlie Yelverton (G/F)  United States Portland Trail Blazers Fordham
26 Amos Thomas  United States Buffalo Braves Southwestern Oklahoma State
27 Richard Fisher (F)  United States Portland Trail Blazers Colorado State
28 Jim Rose  United States Boston Celtics Western Kentucky
29 Isaiah Wilson (G)  United States Detroit Pistons Baltimore
30 Spencer Haywood (F/C)  United States Buffalo Braves Detroit
31 Joe Bergman  United States Cincinnati Royals Creighton
32 Howard Porter (F/C)  United States Chicago Bulls Villanova
33 Marvin Stewart  United States Philadelphia 76ers Nebraska
34 Gregg Northington (F)  United States New York Knicks Alabama State
35 Willie Long (F/C)  United States Cleveland Cavaliers New Mexico

Round three

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
37 Larry Steele (F)  United States Portland Trail Blazers Kentucky
40 Clifford Ray (C)  United States Chicago Bulls Oklahoma
44 Dave Robisch (C/F)  United States Boston Celtics Kansas
47 Mike Gale (G)  United States Chicago Bulls Elizabeth City State

Round four

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
58 Tom Owens (C)  United States Houston Rockets South Carolina
65 Walter Szczerbiak (F)  United States Phoenix Suns George Washington


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