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The 1985 NBA Draft took place on June 18, 1985. It was also the first NBA Draft of the "Lottery" era. A total of 162 players were selected over 7 rounds by the league's 23 teams. The New York Knicks were awarded the first overall pick, by winning the first-ever NBA Draft Lottery, which was held in May of that year. The Knicks ultimately used it on Georgetownmarker's Patrick Ewing.

Names in bold were selected to the All-NBA Team.

Round one

= All-Star
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Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
1 Patrick Ewing (C) New York Knicks Georgetownmarker-Sr.
2 Wayman Tisdale (PF) Indiana Pacers Oklahomamarker-Jr.
3 Benoit Benjamin (C) Los Angeles Clippers Creightonmarker-Jr.
4 Xavier McDaniel (PF) Seattle SuperSonics Wichita Statemarker-Sr.
5 Jon Koncak (C) Atlanta Hawks SMUmarker-Sr.
6 Joe Kleine (C) Sacramento Kings Arkansasmarker-Sr.
7 Chris Mullin (SF) Golden State Warriors St. John'smarker-Sr.
8 Detlef Schrempf (PF/SF) Dallas Mavericks (from Cleveland) Washingtonmarker-Sr.
9 Charles Oakley (PF) Cleveland Cavaliers * | [[Virginia Union University|Virginia Union]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 10 | [[Ed Pinckney]] (PF) | {{USA}} | [[Phoenix Suns]] | [[Villanova University|Villanova]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 11 | [[Keith Lee]] (C) | {{USA}} | [[Chicago Bulls]] | [[University of Memphis|Memphis State]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 12 | [[Kenny Green]] | {{USA}} | [[Washington Wizards|Washington Bullets]] | [[Wake Forest University|Wake Forest]]-[[Junior (education)|Jr.]] |- | 13 | bgcolor="#FFCC00"| '''[[Karl Malone]]''' (PF) | {{USA}} | [[Utah Jazz]] | [[Louisiana Tech University|Louisiana Tech]]-[[Junior (education)|Jr.]] |- | 14 | [[Alfredrick Hughes]] (SG) | {{USA}} | [[San Antonio Spurs]] | [[Loyola University Chicago|Loyola (Chicago)]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 15 | [[Blair Rasmussen]] (C) | {{USA}} | [[Denver Nuggets]] (from [[Portland Trail Blazers|Portland]]) | [[University of Oregon|Oregon]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 16 | [[Bill Wennington]] (C) | {{CAN}} | [[Dallas Mavericks]] (from [[New Jersey Nets|New Jersey]]) | [[St. John's University, New York|St. John's]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 17 | [[Uwe Blab]] (C) | {{FRG}} | [[Dallas Mavericks]] | [[Indiana University Bloomington|Indiana]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 18 | bgcolor="#CCFFCC"| '''[[Joe Dumars]]''' (SG) | {{USA}} | [[Detroit Pistons]] | [[McNeese State University|McNeese State]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 19 | [[Steve Harris (basketball)|Steve Harris]] (SG) | {{USA}} | [[Houston Rockets]] | [[University of Tulsa|Tulsa]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 20 | [[Sam Vincent (basketball)|Sam Vincent]] (SG) | {{USA}} | [[Boston Celtics]] (from [[Denver Nuggets|Denver]] via [[Dallas Mavericks|Dallas]]) | [[Michigan State University|Michigan State]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 21 | [[Terry Catledge]] (PF) | {{USA}} | [[Philadelphia 76ers]] | [[University of South Alabama|South Alabama]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 22 | [[Jerry Reynolds (basketball player)|Jerry Reynolds]] | {{USA}} | [[Milwaukee Bucks]] | [[Louisiana State University|LSU]] |- | 23 | bgcolor="#FFCC00"| [[A. C. Green]] (PF) | {{USA}} | [[Los Angeles Lakers]] | [[Oregon State University|Oregon State]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |- | 24 | bgcolor="#FFCC00"| [[Terry Porter]] (PG) | {{USA}} | [[Portland Trail Blazers]] (from [[Boston Celtics|Boston]] via [[Dallas Mavericks|Dallas]]) | [[University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point|Wisconsin–Stevens Point]]-[[Senior (education)|Sr.]] |} * compensation for draft choices traded away by Ted Stepien

Round two

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
25 Mike Smrek (C) Portland Trail Blazers Canisiusmarker
26 Bill Martin Indiana Pacers Georgetownmarker
27 Dwayne McClain (SG) Indiana Pacers Villanovamarker
28 Ken Johnson Chicago Bulls Michigan Statemarker
29 Mike Brittain San Antonio Spurs South Carolinamarker
30 Calvin Duncan Cleveland Cavaliers Virginia Commonwealthmarker
31 Manute Bol (C) Washington Bullets Bridgeportmarker
32 Nick Vanos Phoenix Suns Santa Claramarker
33 Greg Stokes Philadelphia 76ers Iowamarker
34 Aubrey Sherrod (SG) Chicago Bulls Wichita Statemarker
35 Tyrone Corbin (SF/PF) San Antonio Spurs DePaulmarker
36 Yvon Joseph (C) New Jersey Nets Georgia Techmarker
37 Carey Scurry Utah Jazz LIUmarker
38 Fernando Martín (PF) New Jersey Nets Real Madrid (Spain)
39 George Montgomery Portland Trail Blazers Illinoismarker
40 Mark Acres Dallas Mavericks Oral Robertsmarker
41 Lorenzo Charles (PF) Atlanta Hawks NC Statemarker
42 Bobby Lee Hurt Golden State Warriors Alabamamarker
43 Barry Stevens Denver Nuggets Iowa Statemarker
44 Voise Winters (SG) Philadelphia 76ers Bradleymarker
45 John "Hot Rod" Williams (PF) Cleveland Cavaliers Tulanemarker
46 Adrian Branch (SF) Chicago Bulls (from L.A. Lakers) Marylandmarker
47 Gerald Wilkins (SG) New York Knicks (from Boston) Chattanoogamarker


Notable post-second round picks

Pick Player Nationality NBA Team School/Club Team
54 Sam Mitchell (SG) Houston Rockets (from Atlanta via San Antonio) Mercermarker
66 Michael Adams (PG) Sacramento Kings (from Denver) Boston Collegemarker
77 Arvydas Sabonis (C)
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Atlanta Hawks Žalgiris (USSR)
87 Anthony "Spud" Webb (PG) Detroit Pistons North Carolina Statemarker
160 Mario Elie (SG/SF) Milwaukee Bucks American Internationalmarker


References

  1. Ewing was born in , but had become a naturalized United States citizen while at Georgetown, as evidenced by his selection to the USA team at the 1984 Olympics.



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