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June 25, 1997 at Charlotte
1997 NBA Draft, First Round

First RoundPlayer College
1. San AntonioTim Duncan Wake Forest
2. Philadelphia (1)Keith Van Horn Utah
3. BostonChauncey Billups Colorado
4. VancouverAntonio Daniels Bowling Green
5. DenverTony Battie Texas Tech
6. Boston (from Dallas)Ron Mercer Kentucky
7. New Jersey (1)Tim Thomas Villanova
8. Golden StateAdonal Foyle Colgate
9. TorontoTracy McGrady N/A
10. Milwaukee (2)Danny Fortson Cincinnati
11. SacramentoOlivier Saint-Jean San Jose State
12. IndianaAustin Croshere Providence
13. ClevelandDerek Anderson Kentucky
14. LA ClippersMaurice Taylor Michigan
15. Dallas (3) (from Minnesota)Kelvin Cato Iowa State
16. Cleveland (from Phoenix)Brevin Knight Stanford
17. OrlandoJohnny Taylor Tenn.-Chattanooga
18. Portland (3)Chris Anstey N/A
19. DetroitScot Pollard Kansas
20. Minnesota (from Charlotte)Paul Grant Wisconsin
21. New Jersey (1) (from LA Lakers)Anthony Parker Bradley
22. AtlantaEd Gray California
23. Seattle (4)Bobby Jackson Minnesota
24. HoustonRodrick Rhodes USC
25. New YorkJohn Thomas Minnesota
26. MiamiCharles Smith New Mexico
27. UtahJacque Vaughn Kansas
28. ChicagoKeith Booth Maryland


Notes:
*Washington forfeited its first-round pick as compensation for re-signing free agent Juwan Howard in 1996.
(1) Philadelphia traded Don MacLean, Michael Cage, Lucious Harris and the rights Keith Van Horn to New Jersey for Jim Jackson, Eric Montross and the rights to Tim Thomas and Anthony Parker.
(2) Milwaukee traded Johnny Newman, Joe Wolf and the rights to Danny Fortson to Denver for Ervin Johnson.
(3) Dallas traded the rights to Kelvin Cato to Portland for the rights to Chris Anstey and cash.
(4) Seattle traded the rights to Bobby Jackson to Denver for the rights to second-round pick James Cotton and a 1998 second-round pick.

 
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