1961 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

March 27, 1961

The expansion Packers were awarded the first pick in the first round and the first five picks in the second round. Beginning in the second round they had the last pick in each round.

Overall # Round # Team Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Packers
Walt Bellamy
2 1-2
Knicks
Tom Stith
3 1-3
Royals
Larry Siegfried
4 1-4
Pistons
Ray Scott
5 1-5
Lakers
Wayne Yates
6 1-6
Hawks
Ben Warley
7 1-7
Warriors
Tom Meschery
8 1-8
Hawks
Cleo Hill
9 1-9
Celtics
Gary Phillips
Round 2
10 2-1
Packers
Jack Turner
11 2-2
Packers
Jerry Graves
12 2-3
Packers
York Larese
13 2-4
Packers
Don Kojis
14 2-5
Packers
Doug Moe
15 2-6
Knicks
Whitey Martin
16 2-7
Royals
Bob Wiesenhahn
17 2-8
Pistons
Johnny Egan
18 2-9
Lakers
Fred Sawyer
19 2-10
Hawks
Chris Smith
20 2-11
Warriors
Ted Luckenbill
21 2-12
Hawks
Ron Horn
22 2-13
Celtics
Al Butler
23 2-14
Packers
Jeff Cohen
Round 3
24 3-1
Knicks
Tony Jackson
25 3-2
Royals
Bob Nordmann
26 3-3
Pistons
Doug Kistler
27 3-4
Lakers
Frank Burgess
28 3-5
Hawks
Charles Osborne
29 3-6
Warriors
Jack Egan
30 3-7
Hawks
Tom Chilton
31 3-8
Celtics
Bill Depp
32 3-9
Packers
Bill Bridges
Round 4
33 4-1
Knicks
George Blaney
34 4-2
Royals
Lowery Kirk
35 4-3
Pistons
George Finley
36 4-4
Lakers
Charles Henke
37 4-5
Hawks
Henry Whitney
38 4-6
Warriors
John Tidwell
39 4-7
Hawks
Gus Guydon
40 4-8
Celtics
Carl Cole
41 4-9
Packers
Roger Kaiser
Round 5
42 5-1
Knicks
Bill Smith
43 5-2
Royals
Rossie Johnson
44 5-3
Pistons
Dan Doyle
45 5-4
Lakers
Bill Lickert
46 5-5
Hawks
Don Jacobson
47 5-6
Warriors
Bruce Spraggins
48 5-7
Hawks
John Berberich
49 5-8
Celtics
Bob DiStefano
50 5-9
Packers
Howie Carl
Round 6
51 6-1
Knicks
Cleveland Buckner
52 6-2
Royals
Bob Slobodnik
53 6-3
Pistons
Lee Patrone
54 6-4
Lakers
Bill McClintock
55 6-5
Hawks
Billy Joe Price
56 6-6
Warriors
Dick Goldberg
57 6-7
Hawks
Bob McDonald
58 6-8
Celtics
Ned Twyman
59 6-9
Packers
Dave Voss
Round 7
60 7-1
Knicks
Donnis Butcher
61 7-2
Royals
Dave Zeller
62 7-3
Pistons
Burt Price
63 7-4
Lakers
Albert Alamanza
64 7-5
Hawks
Roger Newman
65 7-6
Warriors
Charles McNeil
66 7-7
Hawks
Charles Riley
67 7-8
Celtics
Mel Klein
68 7-9
Packers
Ron Heller
Round 8
69 8-1
Knicks
Cedrick Price
70 8-2
Royals
Jerry Thelen
71 8-3
Pistons
Walter Ward
72 8-4
Lakers
Bill Ellis
73 8-5
Hawks
Dave Mills
74 8-6
Warriors
Larry Swift
75 8-7
Hawks
Gene Velloff
76 8-8
Packers
John Wessels
Round 9
77 9-1
Knicks
Charles Bowman
78 9-2
Royals
Larry Krueger
79 9-3
Pistons
Peter Baltic
80 9-4
Lakers
Carl Anderson
81 9-5
Hawks
Rex Tippitt
82 9-6
Hawks
Herbert Gray
83 9-7
Packers
Steve Strange
Round 10
84 10-1
Knicks
Ron Debillous
85 10-2
Royals
Jack Waters
86 10-3
Pistons
Wayne Monson
87 10-4
Lakers
Robert Williams
88 10-5
Hawks
Pete Chudy
89 10-6
Warriors
Leo Hill
90 10-7
Hawks
Tom Faszholz
91 10-8
Packers
Larry Comley
Round 11
92 11-1
Knicks
Kevin Loughery
93 11-2
Royals
Carl Short
94 11-3
Pistons
Richard Kraft
95 11-4
Lakers
Howard Hunt
96 11-5
Hawks
Dick Sammons
97 11-6
Warriors
Corky Whitrow
98 11-7
Hawks
Dick Kepley
Round 12
99 12-1
Knicks
Earl Shultz
100 12-2
Royals
George Patterson
101 12-3
Hawks
Jackie Crawford
Round 13
102 13-1
Knicks
Ned Jennings
103 13-2
Royals
Clair McRoberts
104 13-3
Hawks
Howard Stacy
Round 14
105 14-1
Knicks
Bill Engressor
106 14-2
Royals
Carl Bouldin
Round 15
107 15-1
Knicks
Vince Kempton