1956 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

Information about draft order after the first round of this draft is not known. Picks are listed according to each team.

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Territorial Pick
1 T-1
Celtics
  Tom Heinsohn
Round 1
2 1-1
Kings
  Sihugo "Si" Green
3 1-2
Hawks
  Bill Russell
4 1-3
Lakers
  Jim Paxson
5 1-4
Knicks
  Ronnie Shavlik
6 1-5
Hawks
  Joe Holup
 
Celtics
used to select Tom Heinsohn as territorial pick (above)  
7 1-6
Pistons
  Ron Sobieszczyk
8 1-7
Warriors
  Hal Lear
Celtics

?

T-1
Celtics
  Tom Heinsohn

?

2-6
Celtics
  K.C. Jones

?

3-6
Celtics
  George Linn

?

4-6
Celtics
  Dan Swartz

?

5-6
Celtics
  Bill Logan

?

6-6
Celtics
  Don Boldebuck

?

7-6
Celtics
  O'Neal Weaver

?

8-6
Celtics
  Vic Molodet

?

9-6
Celtics
  Jim Houston

?

10-6
Celtics
  Theophileus Lloyd
Hawks

?

1-2
Hawks
  Bill Russell

?

 
Hawks
  Willie Naulls

?

 
Hawks
  Darrell Floyd

?

 
Hawks
  Robin Freeman

?

 
Hawks
  Norman Stewart

?

 
Hawks
  Dave Plunkett

?

 
Hawks
  Julius McCoy

?

 
Hawks
  Morris Taft

?

 
Hawks
  Jim Reed

?

 
Hawks
  Hershel Pederson

?

 
Hawks
  Wally Choice

?

 
Hawks
  Ed Huse

?

 
Hawks
  Arthur Helms

?

 
Hawks
  Junior Morgan
Knicks

?

 
Knicks
  Ronnie Shavlik

?

 
Knicks
  Gary Bergen

?

 
Knicks
  Jerry Harper

?

 
Knicks
  Ronnie Mayer

?

 
Knicks
  Joe Sexton

?

 
Knicks
  Pat Dunn

?

 
Knicks
  Jack Adams

?

 
Knicks
  Art Bunte

?

 
Knicks
  Dick Miller

?

 
Knicks
  Howard Crittendon

?

 
Knicks
  Dick Miani

?

 
Knicks
  Ed Petrie

?

 
Knicks
  Tony Roybal
Lakers

?

 
Lakers
  Jim Paxson

?

 
Lakers
  Terry Rand

?

 
Lakers
  Jerry Bird

?

 
Lakers
  Lloyd Aubrey

?

 
Lakers
  Bill Reigel

?

 
Lakers
  Phil Jordon

?

 
Lakers
  John Barber

?

 
Lakers
  Sam Jones

?

 
Lakers
  Jim Springer

?

 
Lakers
  Phil Grawmeyer

?

 
Lakers
  Robert Hodgson

?

 
Lakers
  Carl Widseth

?

 
Lakers
  John Patzwald

?

 
Lakers
  Elgin Baylor
Nationals

?

 
Hawks
  Joe Holup

?

 
Hawks
  Paul Judson

?

 
Hawks
  Forest Able

?

 
Hawks
  Swede Halbrook

?

 
Hawks
  Jim Ray

?

 
Hawks
  Jim McLaughlin

?

 
Hawks
  Jess Roh

?

 
Hawks
  Chester Webb

?

 
Hawks
  Dick Julio

?

 
Hawks
  Bob Hopkins

?

 
Hawks
  Willie Bergines

?

 
Hawks
  Dick Kenyon

?

 
Hawks
  Milt Graham

?

 
Hawks
  Chuck Rolles
Pistons

?

 
Pistons
  Ron Sobie

?

 
Pistons
  Bob Kessler

?

 
Pistons
  Bill Thieben

?

 
Pistons
  Charles Slack

?

 
Pistons
  Joe Lieber

?

 
Pistons
  John Schlimm

?

 
Pistons
  Bruce Harris
Royals

?

 
Kings
  Sihugo "Si" Green

?

 
Kings
  Bob Burrow

?

 
Kings
  Dave Piontek

?

 
Kings
  John McCarthy

?

 
Kings
  Bill Uhl

?

 
Kings
  Kevin Thomas

?

 
Kings
  Carl Cain

?

 
Kings
  Clayton Carter

?

 
Kings
  Dan Mannix

?

 
Kings
  Jerry Moreman

?

 
Kings
  Gene Carpenter
Warriors

?

 
Warriors
  Hal Lear

?

 
Warriors
  Phil Rollins

?

 
Warriors
  Bevo Francis

?

 
Warriors
  Phil Wheeler

?

 
Warriors
  Joe Belmont

?

 
Warriors
  Mickey Winograd

?

 
Warriors
  John Fannon

?

 
Warriors
  Max Anderson

?

 
Warriors
  Ronald Clark