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Several notables came out of the 1973 NBA Draft, including former NBA head coach and current TNT NBA analyst Doug Collins, current New York Knicks head coach Mike D'Antoni, new NFL Today host James Brown, George McGinnis, Kermit Washington, current Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl, former NBA head coach Jim O'Brien and M.L. Carr.

Names in bold represent players who were selected for the All-NBA Team.

Round one

= All-Star
Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
1 Doug Collins (SG)  United States Philadelphia 76ers Illinois State-Sr.
2 Jim Brewer (PF)  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Minnesota-Sr.
3 Ernie DiGregorio (PG)  United States Buffalo Braves Providence-Sr.
4 Mike Green (C)  United States Seattle SuperSonics Louisiana Tech-Sr.
5 Kermit Washington (PF)  United States Los Angeles Lakers American-Sr.
6 Ed Ratleff (SG)  United States Houston Rockets Long Beach State-Sr.
7 Ron Behagen (PF)  United States Kansas City-Omaha Kings Minnesota-Sr.
8 Mike Bantom (PF)  United States Phoenix Suns Saint Joseph's-Sr.
9 Dwight Jones (PF)  United States Atlanta Hawks Houston-Jr.
10 John Brown (SF)  United States Atlanta Hawks Missouri-Sr.
11 Kevin Joyce (PG/SG)  United States Golden State Warriors South Carolina-Sr.
12 Kevin Kunnert (C)  United States Capital Bullets Iowa-Sr.
13 Nick Weatherspoon (SF)  United States Capital Bullets Illinois-Sr.
14 Mel Davis (SF)  United States New York Knicks St. John's-Sr.
15 Barry Parkhill (SG)  United States Portland Trail Blazers Virginia-Sr.
16 Swen Nater (C)  Netherlands Milwaukee Bucks UCLA-Sr.
17 Steve Downing (C)  United States Boston Celtics Indiana-Sr.
18 Raymond Lewis  United States Philadelphia 76ers Cal State Los Angeles-So.

Notable post-first round picks

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
20 Mike D'Antoni (PG)  United States
Kansas City-Omaha Kings Marshall
22 George McGinnis (SF)  United States Philadelphia 76ers Indiana
32 Caldwell Jones (C)  United States Philadelphia 76ers Albany State
37 Jim O'Brien (SF)  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Maryland
50 Larry Kenon (PF)  United States San Antonio Spurs Memphis State
62 James Brown  United States Atlanta Hawks Harvard
66 George Karl (PG)  United States New York Knicks North Carolina
76 M.L. Carr (SF)  United States Kansas City-Omaha Kings Guilford
96 John Williamson (SG)  United States Atlanta Hawks New Mexico State


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