Suns Draft History

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1968 Expansion Draft, May 6

Player Team
John Barnhill San Diego
Emmette Bryant New York
Gail Goodrich Los Angeles
Dennis Hamilton Los Angeles
Neil Johnson New York
David Lattin San Francisco
Paul Long Detroit
Stan McKenzie Baltimore
McCoy McLemore Chicago
Bill Melchionni Philadelphia
Dave Schellhase Chicago
Dick Snyder Atlanta
Craig Spitzer Chicago
Eugene Tormohlen Atlanta
Dick Van Arsdale New York
Roland West Baltimore
John Wetzel Los Angeles
George Wilson Seattle


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1968 NBA Draft, June 4
Player College Round Pick
Gary Gregor South Carolina 1 8
Dick Cunningham Murray State 2 21
Art Beatty American 3 36
Rich Jones Memphis State 4 50
Harry Holines Denver 5 64
Rodney Knowles Davidson 6 77
Charles Parkes Idaho State 7 92
Brian Clare Denver 8 105
Merv Jackson Utah 9 120
Lee Davis North Carolina College 10 133
Ron Boone Idaho State 11 147
Bill Davis Arizona 12 160


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1969 NBA Draft, April 7
Player College Round Pick
Neal Walk Florida 1 2
Gene Williams Kansas State 2 23
Floyd Kerr Colorado State 3 30
Lamar Green Morehead State 3 33
Lloyd Kerr Colorado State 3 39
Dennis Stewart Michigan 4 44
Rich Jones Michigan 5 58
Dan Sadlier Dayton 6 72
Bill Sweek UCLA 7 86
Bob Edwards Arizona State 8 100
Steve Jennings USC 9 114
Rick Abramson Oregon 10 128
Fred Lind Duke 11 142
Bob Miller Toledo 12 156
Andy White UTEP 13 169
Marv Schmidt W. New Mexico 14 180


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1970 NBA Draft, May 23
Player College Round Pick
Greg Howard New Mexico 1 10
Fred Taylor Pan American 2 27
Joe Depre St. John's 2 29
Greg McDivitt Ohio 3 44
Vann Williford North Carolina St. 3 48
Bob Lienhard Georgia 4 61
John Canine Ohio 5 78
Joe thomas Marquette 6 95
Heyward Dotson Columbia 7 112
Steve Patterson UCLA 8 129
Carl Ashley Wyoming 9 146
G. Schreur Arizona State 10 163
Jim Walls Clark College 11 178
Ric Cobb Marquette 12 190
Fred Carpenter Hawaii 13 200
Chad Calabria Iowa 14 210
Walt Williams Miami (OH) 15 219


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1971 NBA Draft, May 29
Player College Round Pick
John Roche South Carolina 1 14
Dennis Layton USC 3 48
Walt Szczerbiak George Washington 4 65
Ken Gardner Utah 5 82
Bob Kissane Holy Cross 5 84
William Graham Kentucky State 6 99
Ralph Brateris Trenton State 7 116
Vernell Ellzy Florida State 8 133
Mike Johnson Kansas State 9 149
Tom Newell Hawaii 10 165
Paul Leitz West Carolina 11 179
Floyd Mason Alcorn A&M 12 192
Ron Dorsey Tennessee State 13 204
Ken Booker UCLA 14 213
Curtis Carter Bishop College 15 222


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1972 NBA Draft, April 10
Player College Round Pick
Corky Calhoun Pennsylvania 1 4
Scott English UTEP 3 33
Don Buse Evansville 3 34
Claude Terry Stanford 3 42
Matt Gantt St. Bonaventure 4 59
Wardell Dyson Shaw College 5 75
Charles Edge Le Moyne 6 92
Bernie Fryer Brigham Young 7 109
Russell Golden Jackson State 8 125
Bill Kennedy Arizona State 9 140
Al Vilchek Louisville 10 153
John Belcher Arkansas State 11 164
Mark Soderberg Utah 12 172
Kelly Utley Shaw College 13 179
Ray Golson West Texas St. 14 186


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1973 NBA Draft, April 23
Player College Round Pick
Mike Bantom St. Joseph's 1 8
Gary Melchionni Duke 2 38
Joe Reaves Bethel 3 42
Steve Mitchell Kansas State 3 43
Ron Robinson Memphis State 4 60
Clinton Harris Iowa State 5 77
Gene Doyle Holy Cross 6 94
Jerry Bisbano Southwest Louisiana 7 111
Jim Owens Arizona State 8 128
Sandy Smith Winston-Salem 9 144
Claude White Elmhurst College 10 158
Lynn Greer Virginia St. College 11 170
Lyman Williamson Samford College 12 179
Kalevi Sarkalahti Brigham Young 13 186


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1974 NBA Draft, May 8
Player College Round Pick
John Shumate Notre Dame 1 4
Fred Saunders Syracuse 2 31
George Gervin Eastern Michigan 3 40
Earl Williams Winston-Salem 3 49
Randy Allen Indiana (PA) 4 58
Ralph Bobik Creighton 5 76
Collis Temple LSU 6 94
Clyde Dickey Boise State 7 94
Tom Holland Oklahoma 8 130
Ted Evans Oklahoma 9 148
Mark Wasley Arizona State 10 165


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1975 NBA Draft, May 9
Player College Round Pick
Alvan Adams Oklahoma 1 4
Ricky Sobers UNLV 1 16
Allen Murphy Louisville 2 35
Jimmy D. Connor Kentucky 2 36
Bayard Forrest Grand Canyon 3 54
Sam McCants Oral Roberts 4 58
Joe Pace Coppin State 5 76
Biff Burrell USC 6 94
Dave Edmunds West Georgia 7 112
Jack Schrader Arizona State 8 130
Owen Brown Maryland 9 147
Mike Moon Arizona State 10 163


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1976 NBA Draft, June 8
Player College Round Pick
Ron Lee Oregon 1 10
Al Fleming Arizona 2 30
Butch Feher Vanderbilt 2 33
Ira Terrell Southern Methodist 3 45
Paul Miller Oregon State 4 62
Ralph Walker St. Mary's (CA) 5 79
Carl Brown Eastern Kentucky 6 97
Brad Warble Eastern Illinois 7 115
Tom DeBerry Northern Arizona 8 133
John Irving Hofstra 9 151
Gary Jackson Arizona State 10 169


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1977 NBA Draft, June 10
Player College Round Pick
Walter Davis North Carolina 1 5
Mike Bratz Stanford 3 66
Greg Griffin Idaho State 4 71
Cecil Rellford St. John's 5 93
Billy McKinney Northwestern 6 115
Alvin Scott Oral Roberts 7 137
Alvin Joseph Cal Riverside 8 159


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1978 NBA Draft, June 9
Player College Round Pick
Marty Byrnes Syracuse 1 19
Joel Kramer San Diego State 3 63
Bob Miller Cincinnati 4 85
Wayne Smith UC, Irvine 4 88
Andre Wakefield Loyola-Chicago 5 107
Charles Thompson Houston 6 128
Steve Malovic San Diego State 7 149
George Fowler U. of Pacific 8 167
Nate Stokes Grand Canyon 9 184
Louis Cohen Cal-Poly (SLO) 10


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1979 NBA Draft, June 25
Player College Round Pick
Kyle Macy Kentucky 1 22
Johnny High Nevada-Reno 2 24
Al Green LSU 3 64
Malcomb Cesare Florida 4 86
Mark Eaton Cypress J.C. 5 107
Dale Shackelford Syracuse 6 127
Ollie Matson Pepperdine 7 148
Charley Jones Albany State 8 177
Hosea Champine Robert Morris 9 196
Korky Nelson Santa Clara 10 215


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1980 NBA Draft, June 10
Player College Round Pick
Kimberly Belton Stanford 2 42
John Campbell Clemson 3 59
Doug True UC, Berkeley 3 65
Leroy Stampley Loyola-Illinois 4 88
Mark Stevens Northern Arizona 5 111
Coby Leavitt Utah 6 134
Ron Williams Western Montana 7 157
Jim Connolly La Salle 8 179
Keith French North Park 9 200
Randy Carroll Kansas 10 220


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1981 NBA Draft, June 9
Player College Round Pick
Larry Nance Clemson 1 20
Sam Clancy Pittsburgh 3 62
Craig Dykema Long Beach St. 3 66
Paul Heuerman Michigan 5 112
Pete Harris Northeastern 6 135
David Williams Southern 7 158
Steve Risley Indiana 8 180
Brian Johnson Colorado 9 200
Felton Sealey Oregon 10 220


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1982 NBA Draft, June 29
Player College Round Pick
David Thirdkill Bradley 1 15
Kevin Magee UC, Irvine 2 39
Charles Pittman Maryland 3 61
Rory White South Alabama 4 86
Marvin McCrary Missouri 5 108
Jake Bethany Hardin Simmons 6 130
Phil Ward UNC-Charlotte 7 155
Rick Elrod Georgetown (KY) 8 177
Ken Lyles Washington 9 199
Dale Wilkinson Idaho State 10 221


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1983 NBA Draft, June 28
Player College Round Pick
Rod Foster UCLA 2 28
Paul Williams Arizona State 2 45
Derek Whittenburg N.C. State 3 51
Sam Mosley Nevada-Reno 4 89
Rick Lamb Illinois State 5 113
Edward Bona Fordham 6 135
Fred Brown Virginia Comm. 7 159
Mike Mulquin Villanova 8 181
Joe Dykstra Western Illinois 9 204
Bo Overton Oklahoma 10 225


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1984 NBA Draft, June 19
Player College Round Pick Jay Humphries Colorado 1 13 Charles Jones Louisville 2 36 Murray Jarman Clemson 3 59 Jeff Collins UNLV 4 82 Bill Flye Richmond 5 105 Herman Veal Maryland 6 128 Raymond Crenshaw Oklahoma State 7 151 Mark Fothergill Maryland 8 174 Buddy Cox Bellarmine 9 196 Ezra Hill, Jr. Liberty Baptist 10 218

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1985 NBA Draft, June 18
Player College Round Pick
Ed Pinckney Villanova 1 10
Nick Vanos Santa Clara 2 32
Jerry Everett Lamar 3 56
Granger Hall Temple 4 78
Shawn Campbell Weber State 5 102
Charles rayne Temple 6 124
Georgi Glouchkov Bulgaria 7 148


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1986 NBA Draft, June 17
Player College Round Pick
William Bedford Memphis State 1 6
Joe Ward Georgia 2 31
Rafael Addison Syracuse 2 39
Jeff Hornacek Iowa State 2 46
Kenny Gattison Old Dominion 3 55
Grant Gondrezick Pepperdine 4 77
Greg Spurling Carson-Newman 5 101
Jim McCaffrey Holy Cross 6 123
Damon Goodwin Dayton 7 147


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1987 NBA Draft, June 22
Player College Round Pick
Armon Gilliam UNLV 1 2
Bruce Dalrymple Georgia Tech 2 46
Winston Crite Texas A&M 3 53
Steve Beck ASU 4 76
Brent Counts Pacific 5 99
Marcel Boyce Akron 6 122
Ron Singleton Grand Canyon 7 145


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1988 NBA Draft, June 28
Player College Round Pick
Tim Perry Temple 1 7
Dan Majerle Central Michigan 1 14
Andrew Lang Arkansas 2 28
Dean Garrett Indiana 2 38
Steve Kerr Arizona 2 50
Rodney Johns Grand Canyon 3 55


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1989 NBA Draft, June 27
Player College Round Pick
Anthony Cook Arizona 1 24*
Ricky Blanton LSU 2 46
Mike Morrison Loyola-Mary. 2 51
Greg Grant Trenton State 2 51


* Cook traded to Detroit for Kenny Battle (#27 overall pick) and Micheal Williams

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1990 NBA Draft, June 27
Player College Round Pick
Jayson Williams St. John's 1 21
Negele Knight Dayton 2 31
Cedric Ceballos Cal-Fullerton 2 48
Milous Babic Tennessee Tech 2 50*


* Traded to Cleveland for Stefano Rusconi plus future considerations

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1991 NBA Draft, June 26
Player College Round Pick
Chad Gallagher Creighton 2 32
Richard Dumas Oklahoma St. 2 46
Joey Wright Texas 2 50


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1992 NBA Draft, June 24
Player College Round Pick
Oliver Miller Arkansas 1 22
Brian Davis Duke 2 48
Ron Ellis Louisiana Tech 2 49


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1993 NBA Draft, June 30
Player College Round Pick
Malcolm Mackey Georgia Tech 1 27
Mark Buford Miss. Valley State 2 49
Byron Wilson Utah 2 54


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1994 NBA Draft, June 29
Player College Round Pick
Wesley Person Auburn 1 23
Antonio Lang Duke 2 29
Charles Claxton Georgia 2 50
Anthony Goldwire Houston 2 52


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1995 NBA Draft, June 28
Player College Round Pick
Michael Finley Wisconsin 1 21
Mario Bennett Arizona State 1 27
Chris Carr Southern Illinois 2 56


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1996 NBA Draft, June 26
Player College Round Pick
Steve Nash Santa Clara 1 15
Russ Millard Iowa 2 39
Ben Davis Arizona 2 43


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1997 NBA Draft, June 26
Player College Round Pick
Stephen Jackson Oak Hill H.S. 2 42


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1998 NBA Draft, June 24
  • No pick. Acquired Pat Garrity from Dallas and Toby Bailey from L.A. Lakers in draft-day trades.

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    1999 NBA Draft, June 30
    Player College Round Pick
    Shawn Marion UNLV 1 9


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    2000 NBA Draft, June 28
    Player Team Round Pick
    Iakovos Tsakalidis AEK (Greece) 1 25


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    2001 NBA Draft, June 27
    Player College Round Pick
    Alton Ford Houston 2 51


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    2002 NBA Draft, June 26
    Player College Round Pick
    Amaré Stoudemire Cypress Creek (Fla.) High School 1 9
    Casey Jacobsen Stanford 1 22


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    2003 NBA Draft, June 26
    Player Team Round Pick
    Zarko Cabarkapa Buducnost (Serbia) 1 17

  • Aquired the draft rights ot Brazilian point guard Leandro Barbosa (28th pick overall) from San Antonio for a future protected first round pick.

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    2004 NBA Draft, July 12
    Player College Round Pick
    Luol Deng* Duke 1 7


    * Traded to Chicago for rights to Jackson Vroman, cash and a future first round pick.

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    2005 NBA Draft, June 28
    Player College Round Pick
    Nate Robinson* Washington 1 21
    Marcin Gortat Poland 2 57


    * Traded to New York with Quentin Richardson and future considerations for Kurt Thomas and the draft rights to Dijon Thompson

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    2006 NBA Draft, June 28
    Player College Round Pick
    Rajon Rondo* Kentucky 1 21
    Sergio Rodríguez ** Spain 1 27

    * to Boston Celtics via Los Angeles Lakers
    ** to Portland Trail Blazers

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    2007 NBA Draft, June 28

    Player College Round Pick
    Rudy Fernandez* Spain 1 24
    Alando Tucker Wisconsin 1 27 D.J. Strawberry Maryland 2 59

    * to Portland Trail Blazers

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    2008 NBA Draft, June 26

    Player College Round Pick
    Robin Lopez Stanford 1 15
    Malik Hairston* Oregon 2 48

    * to San Antonio


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    2009 NBA Draft, June 25

    Player College Round Pick
    Earl Clark Louisville 1 14
    Taylor Griffin Oklahoma 2 48



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    2010 NBA Draft, June 24

    Player College Round Pick
    Gani Lawal Georgia Tech 2 46
    Dwayne Collins Miami 2 60



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    2011 NBA Draft, June 23

    Player College Round Pick
    Markieff Morris Kansas 1 13



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    2012 NBA Draft, June 28

    Player College Round Pick
    Kendall Marshall North Carolina 1 13



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