1971 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

March 29, 1971

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Cavaliers
  Austin Carr
2 1-2
Blazers
  Sidney Wicks
3 1-3
Clippers
  Elmore Smith
4 1-4
Kings
  Ken Durrett
5 1-5
Hawks
  George Trapp
6 1-6
Thunder
  Fred Brown
7 1-7
Rockets
  Cliff Meely
8 1-8
Warriors
  Darnell Hillman
9 1-9
Wizards
  Stan Love
10 1-10
Celtics
  Clarence Glover
11 1-11
Pistons
  Curtis Rowe
12 1-12
76ers
  Dana Lewis
13 1-13
Lakers
  Jim Cleamons
14 1-14
Suns
  John Roche
15 1-15
Bulls
  Kennedy McIntosh
16 1-16
Knicks
  Dean Meminger
17 1-17
Bucks
  Collis Jones
Round 2
18 2-1
Cavaliers
  Steve Patterson
19 2-2
Clippers
  Fred Hilton
20 2-3
Blazers
Bulls

 

Traded • Shaler Halimon to Blazers for • 1971 second round pick (#20-Willie Sojourner) on 1970-10-20

Willie Sojourner
21 2-4
Kings
  John Mengelt
22 2-5
Hawks
  Ted McClain
23 2-6
Thunder
  Jim McDaniels
24 2-7
Rockets
  Mike Newlin
25 2-8
Warriors
Blazers

 

Traded • Jim Barnett to Warriors for • 1971 second round pick (#25-Charles Yelverton) • 1971 third round pick (#42-Bill Smith) • 1972 second round pick (#26-Dave Twardzik) on 1971-03-23

Charles Yelverton
26 2-9
Clippers
The Braves third round pick, which would have been #37 overall, was moved up to #26 overall as compensation for the Braves failure to attain Ray Scott, who they had chosen in the expansion draft but who signed with the ABA. Amos Thomas
27 2-10
Wizards
Blazers

 

Traded • Dorie Murrey to Bullets for • 1971 second round pick (#27-Rick Fisher) on 1970-10-22

Rick Fisher
28 2-11
Celtics
  Jim Rose
29 2-12
Pistons
  Isaiah Wilson
30 2-13
76ers
Clippers

 

Traded • Bailey Howell to 76ers for • Bob Kauffman • future considerations (1971 #30-Spencer Haywood) on 1970-05-11

Spencer Haywood
31 2-14
Lakers
Kings

 

Traded • Flynn Robinson to Lakers for • 1971 second round pick (#31-Joe Bergman) • cash on 1971-03-29

Joe Bergman
32 2-15
Suns
Bulls

 

Bulls traded • Clem Haskins to Suns for • Jim Fox • 1971 second round pick (#32-Howard Porter) on 1970-04-23

Howard Porter
33 2-16
Bulls
76ers

 

Traded • Matt Guokas to Bulls for • 1971 second round pick (#33-Marvin Stewart) on 1970-10-16

Marvin Stewart
34 2-17
Knicks
  Gregg Northington
35 2-18
Bucks
Cavaliers

 

Traded • McCoy McLemore to Bucks for • Gary Freeman • 1971 second round pick (#35-Willie Long) • cash on 1971-02-01

Willie Long
Round 3
36 3-1
Cavaliers
  Gerald Lockett
 
Clippers
Braves third round pick was moved up to #26 overall as compensation for their failure to attain Ray Scott, who they had chosen in the expansion draft but who signed with the ABA.  
37 3-2
Blazers
  Larry Steele
38 3-3
Kings
  Rich Yunkus
39 3-4
Hawks
  Jeff Halliburton
40 3-5
Thunder
Bulls

 

Traded • Bob Boozer • Barry Clemens to Sonics for • Bob Kauffman • third round pick (1971 #40-Clifford Ray) on 1969-09-05

Clifford Ray
41 3-6
Rockets
Cavaliers

 

Traded • John Egan to Rockets for • 1971 third round pick (#41-Jackie Ridgle) • cash on 1970-12-09

Jackie Ridgle
42 3-7
Warriors
Blazers

 

Traded • Jim Barnett to Warriors for • 1971 second round pick (#25-Charles Yelverton) • 1971 third round pick (#42-Bill Smith) • 1972 second round pick (#26-Dave Twardzik) on 1971-03-23

Bill Smith
43 3-8
Wizards
  Rich Rinaldi
44 3-9
Celtics
  Dave Robisch
45 3-10
Pistons
  Marv Roberts
46 3-11
76ers
  Dave Wohl
47 3-12
Lakers
Bulls

 

Traded • Mike Lynn to Lakers for • 1971 third round pick (#47-Mike Gale) on 1969-09-09

Mike Gale
48 3-13
Suns
  Dennis Layton
49 3-14
Bulls
  Dick Gibbs
50 3-15
Knicks
  Ken Mayfield
51 3-16
Bucks
  Gary Brell
Round 4
52 4-1
Cavaliers
  Cliff Harris
53 4-2
Clippers
  Jimmy J. O'Brien
54 4-3
Blazers
  Bobby Fields
55 4-4
Kings
  Sid Catlett
56 4-5
Hawks
  Jim Welch
57 4-6
Thunder
  Pembroke Burrows
58 4-7
Rockets
  Tom Owens
59 4-8
Warriors
  Greg Gary
60 4-9
Wizards
  Willie Allen
61 4-10
Celtics
  Randy Denton
62 4-11
Pistons
  Jarrett Durham
63 4-12
76ers
  Erwin Johnson
64 4-13
Lakers
  Roger Brown
65 4-14
Suns
  Walt Szczerbiak
66 4-15
Bulls
  Jim Irving
67 4-16
Knicks
  Steve Niles
68 4-17
Bucks
  Henry Smith
Round 5
69 5-1
Cavaliers
  Brian Mahoney
70 5-2
Clippers
  Garry Nelson
71 5-3
Blazers
  Hector Blondet
72 5-4
Kings
  Jim Guymond
73 5-5
Hawks
Kings

 

Unknown.

Tyrone Marionneaux
74 5-6
Thunder
  Jeff Smith
75 5-7
Rockets
  Rudy Benjamin
76 5-8
Warriors
  Odis Allison
77 5-9
Wizards
  Don Johnson
78 5-10
Celtics
Rockets

 

Traded • Art Williams to Celtics for • 1971 fifth round pick (#78-Greg Nelson) on 1970-09-10

Greg Nelson
79 5-11
Pistons
  Vincent White
80 5-12
76ers
  Richard Hood
81 5-13
Lakers
  Lee Dedmon
82 5-14
Suns
  Ken Gardner
83 5-15
Bulls
  Larry Weatherford
84 5-16
Knicks
Suns

 

Traded • rights to Heywood Dotson to Knicks for • fifth round pick(1971 #84-Bob Kissane) on 1970-07-08

Bob Kissane
85 5-17
Bucks
  Barry Nelson
Round 6
86 6-1
Cavaliers
  Mike Childress
87 6-2
Clippers
  Glen Summors
88 6-3
Blazers
  Jim Day
89 6-4
Kings
  Gil McGregor
90 6-5
Hawks
  Willie Humes
91 6-6
Thunder
  Mike Neciase
92 6-7
Rockets
  Garry Reist
93 6-8
Warriors
  Charlie Johnson
94 6-9
Wizards
  John Novey
95 6-10
Celtics
  Thorpe Weber
96 6-11
Pistons
  Jim Larranga
97 6-12
76ers
  Jake Jones
98 6-13
Lakers
  Bill Brickhouse
99 6-14
Suns
  William Graham
100 6-15
Bulls
  Jim England
101 6-16
Knicks
  Bill Mainor
102 6-17
Bucks
  Ed Kemp
Round 7
103 7-1
Cavaliers
  Tom Bush
104 7-2
Clippers
  Randy Smith
105 7-3
Blazers
  Gene Knolle
106 7-4
Kings
  Ollie Shannon
107 7-5
Hawks
  Mike Jordan
108 7-6
Thunder
  John Duncan
109 7-7
Rockets
  Eric Hill
110 7-8
Warriors
  Ken May
111 7-9
Wizards
  Dennis Hogg
112 7-10
Celtics
  Skip Young
113 7-11
Pistons
  Steve Kelly
114 7-12
76ers
  Curtis Ford
115 7-13
Lakers
  Gene Gathers
116 7-14
Suns
  Ralph Brateris
117 7-15
Bulls
  Artis Gilmore
118 7-16
Knicks
  Danny Davis
119 7-17
Bucks
  Gene Phillips
Round 8
120 8-1
Cavaliers
  Charlie Davis
121 8-2
Clippers
  Craig Love
122 8-3
Blazers
  John Sutter
120 8-4
Kings
  Frank Fitzgerald
121 8-5
Hawks
  Jim Smith
122 8-6
Thunder
  Chuck Lowery
123 8-7
Rockets
  Rich Katherman
124 8-8
Warriors
  Jim Haderlein
125 8-9
Wizards
  Russell Golden
126 8-10
Celtics
  John Ribock
127 8-11
Pistons
  Wayne Jones
128 8-12
76ers
  Barry Yates
129 8-13
Lakers
  Luke Adams
130 8-14
Suns
  Vernell Ellzy
131 8-15
Bulls
  Clarence Sherrod
132 8-16
Knicks
  Leroy Eldridge
133 8-17
Bucks
  Felix Thurston
Round 9
134 9-1
Cavaliers
  Rich Walker
135 9-2
Clippers
  Gary Stewart
136 9-3
Blazers
  Gene Kennedy
137 9-4
Hawks
  Ernie Fleming
138 9-5
Thunder
  Larry Holliday
139 9-6
Rockets
  Willie Kerry
140 9-7
Warriors
  Clarence Smith
141 9-8
Wizards
  Ron Johnston
142 9-9
Celtics
  Ray Green
143 9-10
Pistons
  Paul Botts
144 9-11
76ers
  Tom Lee
145 9-12
Lakers
  Bob Cheeks
146 9-13
Suns
  Mike Johnson
147 9-14
Bulls
  Jackie Dinkins
148 9-15
Knicks
  Mike O'Brien
149 9-16
Bucks
  Rick Howat
Round 10
150 10-1
Cavaliers
  Jim Meredith
151 10-2
Clippers
  Don Ward
152 10-3
Blazers
  Greg Starrick
153 10-4
Hawks
  Ron Rippitoe
154 10-5
Thunder
  Ed Huston
155 10-6
Rockets
  Calvin Oliver
156 10-7
Warriors
  Bill Drosdiak
157 10-8
Wizards
  Eddie Myers
158 10-9
Celtics
  Dale Dover
159 10-10
Pistons
  Steve Butcher
160 10-11
76ers
  Jim Dinwiddie
161 10-12
Lakers
  Cliff Mosely
162 10-13
Suns
  Tom Newell
163 10-14
Bulls
  David Withers
164 10-15
Knicks
  Andy Toth
165 10-16
Bucks
  Dan Fife
Round 11
166 11-1
Cavaliers
  Mike Casey
167 11-2
Clippers
  Bill Warner
168 11-3
Blazers
  Howard Burford
169 11-4
Hawks
  Levi Wyatt
170 11-5
Thunder
  Jerome Perry
171 11-6
Rockets
  Doug Rex
172 11-7
Wizards
  Chuck Olowski
173 11-8
Celtics
  Reggie Brooks
174 11-9
Pistons
  Larry Saunders
175 11-10
76ers
  Dana Pagett
176 11-11
Suns
  Paul Leitz
177 11-12
Bulls
  Al Smith
178 11-13
Knicks
  Ken Davis
179 11-14
Bucks
  Blaine Henry
Round 12
180 12-1
Cavaliers
  Doug Hess
181 12-2
Clippers
  Butch Webster
182 12-3
Blazers
  Don Sechler
183 12-4
Hawks
  Roger Moore
184 12-5
Rockets
  Chris Schrobilgen
185 12-6
Wizards
  Bob Connor
186 12-7
Celtics
  John Dalton
187 12-8
Pistons
  Bob Horn
188 12-9
76ers
  Ken Kowall
189 12-10
Suns
  Floyd Mason
190 12-11
Bulls
  Ken Riley
191 12-12
Knicks
  Carl Greenfield
192 12-13
Bucks
  Gene Mumford
Round 13
193 13-1
Cavaliers
  Bobby Jones
194 13-2
Clippers
  Pete Smith
195 13-3
Hawks
  Ed Jenkins
196 13-4
Rockets
  Lee McCollough
197 13-5
Wizards
  Tom Crosswhite
198 13-6
Celtics
  Leroy Chalk
199 13-7
Pistons
  Willie Roberson
200 13-8
76ers
  Hank Commodore
201 13-9
Suns
  Ron Dorsey
202 13-10
Bulls
  Ed Goode
203 13-11
Knicks
  Larry Duckworth
204 13-12
Bucks
  Pierre Russell
Round 14
205 14-1
Cavaliers
  Bubbles Harris
206 14-2
Clippers
  Ray Lavender
207 14-3
Rockets
  Gene Roberson
208 14-4
Wizards
  Rudolph Peele
209 14-5
Pistons
  Art Davis
210 14-6
Suns
  Ken Booker
211 14-7
Bulls
  Richard Dixon
212 14-8
Knicks
  Jack O'Connor
213 14-9
Bucks
  George Jackson
Round 15
214 15-1
Cavaliers
  Larry Baker
215 15-2
Clippers
  William Chatmon
216 15-3
Rockets
  Terry Guigg
217 15-4
Wizards
  James Morrell
218 15-5
Pistons
  James Fleming
219 15-6
Suns
  Curtis Carter
220 15-7
Bulls
  Liscio Thomas
221 15-8
Bucks
  Loyd King
Round 16
222 16-1
Cavaliers
  Vance Tyree
223 16-2
Clippers
  James Douglas
224 16-3
Rockets
  Leonard Jackson
225 16-4
Pistons
  Fred Smiley
226 16-5
Bulls
  Bob Bissant
Round 17
227 17-1
Clippers
  Nelson Isley
228 17-2
Rockets
  Steve Sims
229 17-3
Pistons
  Leroy Jenkins
Round 18
230 18-1
Clippers
  Joey Meyer
231 18-2
Rockets
  Carlos Quintar
232 18-3
Pistons
  Ike Bundy
Round 19
233 19-1
Rockets
  Gary Schneider
234 19-2
Pistons
  Ed Jenkins