Born August 1, 1937 Joe Buckhalter played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1962-1963. Joseph Buckhalter was an American retired basketball player. He played collegiately for Tennessee State University. He was selected by the St. Louis Hawks in the 12th round of the 1958 NBA draft. He played for the Cincinnati Royals in the NBA. He also played with the Harlem Globetrotters.