- Cincinnati Royals 1961 - 1963
Joe Buckhalter used to play in the position of Forward. He was a student of Tilden High School in Chicago, Illinois. Thereafter, in college years, he played for Tennessee State University. His weight was 210 lbs and height was 6 feet 7 inches.
During the 1958 NBA draft, he was selected by St Louis Hawks in the 12th round. He was the 4th pick and overall 81st pick. He represented the Cincinnati Royals in 63 games during the 1961-62 season and in 2 games during the 1962-63 season.
In the 1961-62 season, Buckhalter played in the playoffs for the Cincinnati Royals. He got a chance to play in 4 games in which he received 60 playing minutes. His field goal percentage was 0.421 and free throw percentage was 0.667. His statistics for these playoffs were as follows – 8.5 points per game. 5.5 rebounds per game and 1 assist per game.
Joe Buckhalter participated in 65 games in the NBA and in these he got the opportunity to play for 740 minutes. His free throw percentage was 0.627 and field goal percentage was 0.451. He accumulated 265 rebounds, 43 assists, 124 personal fouls and 375 points. His Player Efficiency Rating was 14.2 and True Shooting Percentage was 0.484.