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The 1975 NBA Draft saw more notables drafted in the first round, including Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, whose son Kobe, was born three years later. Also, David Thompson, Marvin Webster, Alvan Adams, and Darryl Dawkins. The second round also produced notable names like Gus Williams, World B. Free, and Dan Roundfield.

Names in bold had been selected into All-NBA Team. Names with asterisk had been inducted into Hall of Fame.

Round one

= All-Star
Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
1 David Thompson* (G-F)  United States Atlanta Hawks NC State-Sr.
2 David Meyers (F-C)  United States Los Angeles Lakers UCLA-Sr.
3 Marvin Webster (C)  United States Atlanta Hawks Morgan State-Sr.
4 Alvan Adams (C-F)  United States Phoenix Suns Oklahoma-Jr.
5 Darryl Dawkins (C)  United States Philadelphia 76ers Maynard Evans HS, Orlando, Florida
6 Lionel Hollins (G)  United States Portland Trail Blazers Arizona State-Sr.
7 Rich Kelley (C-F)  United States New Orleans Jazz Stanford-Sr.
8 Junior Bridgeman (F-G)  United States Los Angeles Lakers Louisville-Sr.
9 Eugene Short (F)  United States New York Knicks Jackson State-Jr.
10 Bill Robinzine (F)  United States Kansas City-Omaha Kings DePaul-Sr.
11 Joe Meriweather (C-F)  United States Houston Rockets Southern Illinois-Sr.
12 Frank Oleynick (G)  United States Seattle SuperSonics Seattle-Jr.
13 Bob Bigelow (F-G)  United States Kansas City-Omaha Kings Penn-Sr.
14 Joe Bryant (F-C)  United States Golden State Warriors La Salle-Jr.
15 John Lambert (C-F)  United States Cleveland Cavaliers USC-Sr.
16 Ricky Sobers (G)  United States Phoenix Suns UNLV-Sr.
17 Tom Boswell (F-C)  United States Boston Celtics South Carolina-Sr.
18 Kevin Grevey (G-F)  United States Washington Bullets Kentucky-Sr.

Round two

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team College/HS/Club Team
19 Bill Willoughby  United States Atlanta Hawks Dwight Morrow High School
20 Gus Williams  United States Golden State Warriors Southern California
21 Bruce Seals  United States Seattle SuperSonics Xavier
22 Clyde Mayes  United States Milwaukee Bucks Furman
23 Lloyd Free  United States Philadelphia 76ers Guilford
24 Cornelius Cash  United States Milwaukee Bucks Bowling Green
25 Bob Gross  United States Portland Trail Blazers Long Beach State
26 Luther Burden  United States New York Knicks Utah
27 Walter Luckett  United States Detroit Pistons Ohio
28 Dan Roundfield  United States Cleveland Cavaliers Central Michigan
29 Jim Blanks  United States Houston Rockets Gardner-Webb
30 Steve Green  United States Chicago Bulls Indiana
31 Glenn Hansen  United States Kansas City-Omaha Kings Louisiana State
32 John Laskowski  United States Chicago Bulls Indiana
33 Mel Utley  United States Cleveland Cavaliers St. John's
34 Larry Fogle  United States New York Knicks Canisius
35 Allen Murphy  United States Phoenix Suns Louisville
36 Jimmy Dan Conner  United States Phoenix Suns Kentucky


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