1953 NBA draft picks Full list

Third round
POS.PLAYERCOLLEGE1TEAM
n.d.Norm GrekinLa SallePhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Cliff HaganKentuckyBoston Celtics
n.d.Neil GordonFurmanNew York Knicks
4th round
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n.d.Fred IhleLa SallePhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Earle MarkeyHoly CrossBoston Celtics
n.d.Thomas BishopSouthern MississippiNew York Knicks
5th round
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n.d.Eddie SolomonWest Virginia TechPhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.John HolupGeorge WashingtonBoston Celtics
n.d.Robert SantiniIonaNew York Knicks
6th round
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n.d.Don EbyUSCPhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Vernon StokesSt. Francis (NY)Boston Celtics
7th round
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n.d.Bob MarskeSouth DakotaPhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Lou TsioropoulosKentuckyBoston Celtics
8th round
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n.d.Bill DoddColgatePhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Ted LallierColbyBoston Celtics
9th round
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n.d.Bob SassoneSt. BonaventurePhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Lewis GilcreaseSouthwestern TexasBoston Celtics
n.d.Hank BuddeXavierMinneapolis Lakers
10th round
POS.PLAYERCOLLEGE1TEAM
n.d.Toar HesterCentenary College (LA)Philadelphia Warriors
n.d.Tom LillisSaint LouisBoston Celtics
11th round
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n.d.John DooganSaint Joseph'sPhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Gil ReichKansasBoston Celtics
12th round
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n.d.Charles DuffleySt. AnselmPhiladelphia Warriors
n.d.Jim DogertyWhitworthBoston Celtics
Other players selected
POS.PLAYERCOLLEGE1TEAM
n.d.Bob MathenyCaliforniaNew York Knicks
n.d.Larry O'ConnorCanisius CollegeNew York Knicks
n.d.Richard AthaIndiana StateNew York Knicks
n.d.Delmer DiercksIowa StateNew York Knicks
n.d.Richard PraterKentuckyNew York Knicks
n.d.Forrest HamiltonMissouri StateNew York Knicks
n.d.Joe SmythNiagaraNew York Knicks
n.d.Allan SchuttsSpringfieldNew York Knicks
n.d.Connie ReaCentenary College (LA)Baltimore Bullets
n.d.Bob EmmercikClarion StateBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Bill SchymanDePaulBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Elmer TolsonEastern KentuckyBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Dennis MurphyGeorgetownBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Jack CarbyKansas StateBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Bob KrabackN.D.Baltimore Bullets
n.d.Joe PiorkowskiN.D.Baltimore Bullets
n.d.Edward WalshN.D.Baltimore Bullets
n.d.Russ JohnsonN.D.Baltimore Bullets
n.d.Don StemmerichN.D.Baltimore Bullets
n.d.Bob SpeightNorth Carolina StateBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Bob PetersonOregonBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Herman SledzikPenn StateBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Paul NolenTexas TechBaltimore Bullets
n.d.Gene Lambert Jr.ArkansasRochester Royals
n.d.Jim GerberBowling Green StateRochester Royals
n.d.Norman SwansonDetroitRochester Royals
n.d.Will BalesEastern KentuckyRochester Royals
n.d.Hugh BeinsGeorgetownRochester Royals
n.d.Paul SmaagardHamlineRochester Royals
n.d.John KurzLoyola MarymountRochester Royals
n.d.Will WallsMiami (OH)Rochester Royals
n.d.Tex SilvermanGeorge WashingtonRochester Royals
n.d.Bob GossNorth Carolina StateRochester Royals
n.d.Kendall SheetsOklahoma StateRochester Royals
n.d.Ed KohlRegis (CO)Rochester Royals
n.d.Ken SearsSanta ClaraRochester Royals
n.d.Bill EdwardsSt. BonaventureRochester Royals
n.d.Frank RedoutSyracuseRochester Royals
n.d.Jim ScottieWest VirginiaRochester Royals
n.d.Dick GrossWheaton (IL)Rochester Royals
n.d.Jim BinghamEastern KentuckyFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.Dick WhiteEastern KentuckyFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.George GlasgowFairleigh DickinsonFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.Jim BredarIllinoisFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.Dean KelleyKansasFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.Norb LewinskiNotre DameFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.William HaganSienaFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.Mike BodnarSt. BonaventureFort Wayne Pistons
n.d.Walt KearnsArkansasMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Harold ChristensenBrigham YoungMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Joe RicheyBrigham YoungMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Lloyd OlmsteadCornell College (IA)Minneapolis Lakers
n.d.Ron FeiereiselDePaulMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Zippy MoroccoGeorgiaMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Pete SilasGeorgia TechMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Lloyd ThorgaardHamlineMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Bob GussnerHamlineMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Hartly KrugerIdahoMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Bob GelleMinnesotaMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Chuck WolfeNorth DakotaMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Roger KussWisconsin-River FallsMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Ken FlowersUSCMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Doug AtkinsTennesseeMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Bill ChambersWilliam & MaryMinneapolis Lakers
n.d.Joe HughesDenverSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Al BaileyDuquesneSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Gerald NappyGeorgetownSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Dick KnostmanKansas StateSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Bill JenkinsLe MoyneSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Andy McGowanManhattanSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Garrett BeshearMurray StateSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Bill KenvilleSt. BonaventureSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Glen DilleTulsaSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Warren ShackelfordTulsaSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Bill HullUtah StateSyracuse Nationals
n.d.Paul BrandtColumbiaMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.Gene DykerDePaulMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.Bill BolgerGeorgetownMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.Irv BemorasIllinoisMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.Bob RouseyKansas StateMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.John O'BrienSeattleMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.Eddie O'BrienSeattleMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.Darrell TuckerUtah StateMilwaukee Hawks
n.d.Joe CiprianoWashingtonMilwaukee Hawks
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by their country