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1958 NBA draft

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Date(s)  April 22, 1958
1958 NBA draft
Location  New York City, New York
Territorial pick(s)  Guy Rodgers, Philadelphia Warriors
First selection  Elgin Baylor, Minneapolis Lakers

The 1958 NBA draft was the 12th annual draft of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The draft was held on April 22, 1958, before the 1958–59 season. In this draft, eight NBA teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players. In each round, the teams select in reverse order of their win–loss record in the previous season. The draft consisted of 17 rounds comprising 88 players selected.


Other picks

The following list includes other draft picks who have appeared in at least one NBA game.


  • a Prior to the draft, the New York Knicks acquired the Detroit Pistons' first-round pick, which was used to select Mike Farmer, from the Pistons in exchange for Dick McGuire.
  • References

    1958 NBA draft Wikipedia

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