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Detroit Pistons Franchise Index

Location: Detroit, Michigan
Team Names: Detroit Pistons, Fort Wayne Pistons

Seasons: 67; 1948-49 to 2014-15
Record: 2540-2664, .488 W-L%

Playoff Appearances: 40
Championships: 3

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Pace, ORtg, and DRtg are estimated for seasons prior to 1973-1974.

67 Seasons

An asterisk (*) indicates a playoff appearance
Season Lg Team W L W/L% Finish SRS Pace Rel_Pace ORtg Rel_ORtg DRtg Rel_DRtg Playoffs Coaches Top WS
2014-15 NBA Detroit Pistons S. Van Gundy (0-0)
2013-14 NBA Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 4 -4.13 94.9 1.0 105.9 -0.8 109.7 3.0 M. Cheeks (21-29), J. Loyer (8-24) A. Drummond (9.9)
2012-13 NBA Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 4 -4.32 90.8 -1.2 103.8 -2.1 108.1 2.2 L. Frank (29-53) G. Monroe (5.9)
2011-12 NBA Detroit Pistons 25 41 .379 4 -5.19 89.2 -2.1 101.0 -3.6 106.3 1.7 L. Frank (25-41) G. Monroe (7.0)
2010-11 NBA Detroit Pistons 30 52 .366 4 -3.78 89.2 -2.9 107.7 0.4 111.7 4.4 J. Kuester (30-52) G. Monroe (6.6)
2009-10 NBA Detroit Pistons 27 55 .329 5 -5.02 88.5 -4.2 105.6 -2.0 111.4 3.8 J. Kuester (27-55) B. Wallace (4.7)
2008-09 NBA Detroit Pistons* 39 43 .476 3 -0.36 86.7 -5.0 107.4 -0.9 108.0 -0.3 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. M. Curry (39-43) T. Prince (6.2)
2007-08 NBA Detroit Pistons* 59 23 .720 1 6.67 87.3 -5.1 111.4 3.9 102.9 -4.6 Lost E. Conf. Finals F. Saunders (59-23) C. Billups (13.5)
2006-07 NBA Detroit Pistons* 53 29 .646 1 3.68 87.3 -4.6 108.9 2.4 104.2 -2.3 Lost E. Conf. Finals F. Saunders (53-29) C. Billups (11.4)
2005-06 NBA Detroit Pistons* 64 18 .780 1 6.23 86.8 -3.7 110.8 4.6 103.1 -3.1 Lost E. Conf. Finals F. Saunders (64-18) C. Billups (15.5)
2004-05 NBA Detroit Pistons* 54 28 .659 1 3.31 87.2 -3.7 105.6 -0.5 101.2 -4.9 Lost Finals L. Brown (54-28) C. Billups (12.1)
2003-04 NBA Detroit Pistons* 54 28 .659 2 5.04 87.9 -2.2 102.0 -0.9 95.4 -7.5 Won Finals L. Brown (54-28) C. Billups (11.3)
2002-03 NBA Detroit Pistons* 50 32 .610 1 2.98 86.8 -4.2 104.1 0.5 99.9 -3.7 Lost E. Conf. Finals R. Carlisle (50-32) B. Wallace (10.6)
2001-02 NBA Detroit Pistons* 50 32 .610 1 1.69 90.0 -0.7 104.8 0.3 102.4 -2.1 Lost E. Conf. Semis R. Carlisle (50-32) B. Wallace (11.6)
2000-01 NBA Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 5 -2.08 94.7 3.4 100.0 -3.0 101.8 -1.2 G. Irvine (32-50) J. Stackhouse (9.2)
1999-00 NBA Detroit Pistons* 42 40 .512 4 1.13 95.7 2.6 107.3 3.2 105.8 1.7 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. A. Gentry (28-30), G. Irvine (14-10) G. Hill (10.7)
1998-99 NBA Detroit Pistons* 29 21 .580 3 3.97 86.3 -2.6 104.2 2.0 100.3 -1.9 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. A. Gentry (29-21) G. Hill (7.3)
1997-98 NBA Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 6 1.95 88.2 -2.1 105.3 0.3 103.5 -1.5 D. Collins (21-24), A. Gentry (16-21) G. Hill (10.2)
1996-97 NBA Detroit Pistons* 54 28 .659 3 5.45 84.5 -5.6 110.6 3.9 104.4 -2.3 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. D. Collins (54-28) G. Hill (14.6)
1995-96 NBA Detroit Pistons* 46 36 .561 5 2.45 87.7 -4.1 107.9 0.3 105.1 -2.5 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. D. Collins (46-36) G. Hill (11.7)
1994-95 NBA Detroit Pistons 28 54 .341 7 -7.09 93.2 0.3 105.1 -3.2 112.9 4.6 D. Chaney (28-54) G. Hill (5.4)
1993-94 NBA Detroit Pistons 20 62 .244 7 -7.46 94.2 -0.9 102.7 -3.6 110.9 4.6 D. Chaney (20-62) T. Mills (6.3)
1992-93 NBA Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 6 -1.10 93.2 -3.6 107.4 -0.6 108.9 0.9 R. Rothstein (40-42) J. Dumars (9.1)
1991-92 NBA Detroit Pistons* 48 34 .585 3 2.06 91.6 -5.0 107.5 -0.7 105.3 -2.9 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. C. Daly (48-34) D. Rodman (12.6)
1990-91 NBA Detroit Pistons* 50 32 .610 2 3.07 91.9 -5.9 108.2 0.3 104.6 -3.3 Lost E. Conf. Finals C. Daly (50-32) J. Dumars (9.9)
1989-90 NBA Detroit Pistons* 59 23 .720 1 5.41 94.4 -3.9 109.9 1.8 103.5 -4.6 Won Finals C. Daly (59-23) B. Laimbeer (10.1)
1988-89 NBA Detroit Pistons* 63 19 .768 1 6.24 95.5 -5.1 110.8 3.0 104.7 -3.1 Won Finals C. Daly (63-19) B. Laimbeer (9.0)
1987-88 NBA Detroit Pistons* 54 28 .659 1 5.46 98.3 -1.3 110.5 2.5 105.3 -2.7 Lost Finals C. Daly (54-28) A. Dantley (9.4)
1986-87 NBA Detroit Pistons* 52 30 .634 2 3.52 101.0 0.2 109.2 0.9 105.8 -2.5 Lost E. Conf. Finals C. Daly (52-30) B. Laimbeer (10.5)
1985-86 NBA Detroit Pistons* 46 36 .561 3 1.44 104.2 2.1 109.0 1.8 107.9 0.7 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. C. Daly (46-36) B. Laimbeer (9.2)
1984-85 NBA Detroit Pistons* 46 36 .561 2 2.73 105.0 2.9 109.6 1.7 107.2 -0.7 Lost E. Conf. Semis C. Daly (46-36) I. Thomas (11.2)
1983-84 NBA Detroit Pistons* 49 33 .598 2 3.52 103.8 2.4 111.5 3.9 108.1 0.5 Lost E. Conf. 1st Rnd. C. Daly (49-33) B. Laimbeer (10.8)
1982-83 NBA Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 3 -0.17 105.8 2.7 105.4 0.7 105.8 1.1 S. Robertson (37-45) B. Laimbeer (8.5)
1981-82 NBA Detroit Pistons 39 43 .476 3 -0.63 104.3 3.4 105.8 -1.1 106.6 -0.3 S. Robertson (39-43) K. Tripucka (7.5)
1980-81 NBA Detroit Pistons 21 61 .256 6 -5.58 101.2 -0.6 98.1 -7.4 104.3 -1.2 S. Robertson (21-61) T. Tyler (6.4)
1979-80 NBA Detroit Pistons 16 66 .195 6 -7.58 107.1 4.0 101.2 -4.1 108.8 3.5 D. Vitale (4-8), R. Adubato (12-58) B. Lanier (4.2)
1978-79 NBA Detroit Pistons 30 52 .366 4 -2.60 107.2 1.4 102.1 -1.7 104.6 0.8 D. Vitale (30-52) M. Carr (7.9)
1977-78 NBA Detroit Pistons 38 44 .463 4 -1.22 107.7 1.0 100.3 -0.6 101.5 0.6 H. Brown (9-15), B. Kauffman (29-29) B. Lanier (10.1)
1976-77 NBA Detroit Pistons* 44 38 .537 2 -1.00 108.8 2.3 100.3 0.8 101.3 1.8 Lost W. Conf. 1st Rnd. H. Brown (44-38) B. Lanier (10.3)
1975-76 NBA Detroit Pistons* 36 46 .439 2 -1.19 105.2 -0.3 99.2 0.9 100.2 1.9 Lost W. Conf. Semis R. Scott (17-25), H. Brown (19-21) B. Lanier (10.1)
1974-75 NBA Detroit Pistons* 40 42 .488 3 -1.19 100.5 -4.0 98.3 0.6 99.7 2.0 Lost W. Conf. 1st Rnd. R. Scott (40-42) B. Lanier (12.4)
1973-74 NBA Detroit Pistons* 52 30 .634 3 4.02 106.5 -1.3 97.6 -0.1 93.8 -3.9 Lost W. Conf. Semis R. Scott (52-30) B. Lanier (14.4)
1972-73 NBA Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 3 0.53 111.5 0.8 98.4 1.6 98.2 1.4 E. Lloyd (2-5), R. Scott (38-37) B. Lanier (10.6)
1971-72 NBA Detroit Pistons 26 56 .317 4 -6.11 112.8 0.8 96.1 -1.8 102.2 4.3 B. Van Breda Kolff (6-4), T. Dischinger (0-2), E. Lloyd (20-50) B. Lanier (8.4)
1970-71 NBA Detroit Pistons 45 37 .549 4 -0.34 111.3 -3.8 98.1 0.9 98.7 1.5 B. Van Breda Kolff (45-37) D. Bing (11.7)
1969-70 NBA Detroit Pistons 31 51 .378 7 -2.94 111.6 -5.5 100.1 1.1 103.1 4.1 B. Van Breda Kolff (31-51) J. Walker (6.2)
1968-69 NBA Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 6 -2.79 116.8 -0.1 97.3 1.8 100.0 4.5 D. Butcher (10-12), P. Seymour (22-38) H. Hairston (7.0)
1967-68 NBA Detroit Pistons* 40 42 .488 4 -1.70 122.0 2.2 96.7 -0.1 98.4 1.6 Lost E. Div. Semis D. Butcher (40-42) D. Bing (6.2)
1966-67 NBA Detroit Pistons 30 51 .370 5 -4.98 121.5 -0.1 90.9 -5.2 95.4 -0.7 D. DeBusschere (28-45), D. Butcher (2-6) D. DeBusschere (5.9)
1965-66 NBA Detroit Pistons 22 58 .275 5 -6.07 123.4 2.0 89.4 -5.5 94.9 0.0 D. DeBusschere (22-58) E. Miles (6.0)
1964-65 NBA Detroit Pistons 31 49 .388 4 -3.03 119.2 1.9 90.5 -3.1 93.3 -0.3 C. Wolf (2-9), D. DeBusschere (29-40) T. Dischinger (10.3)
1963-64 NBA Detroit Pistons 23 57 .288 5 -6.77 115.9 2.7 92.5 -2.1 99.1 4.5 C. Wolf (23-57) B. Howell (9.8)
1962-63 NBA Detroit Pistons* 34 46 .425 3 -3.38 120.3 5.3 94.2 -1.7 97.3 1.4 Lost W. Div. Semis D. McGuire (34-46) B. Howell (14.0)
1961-62 NBA Detroit Pistons* 37 43 .463 3 -1.72 124.1 2.8 92.8 -0.8 94.2 0.6 Lost W. Div. Finals D. McGuire (37-43) B. Howell (10.7)
1960-61 NBA Detroit Pistons* 34 45 .430 3 -2.12 126.0 2.5 93.8 1.7 95.6 3.5 Lost W. Div. Semis D. McGuire (34-45) B. Howell (11.7)
1959-60 NBA Detroit Pistons* 30 45 .400 2 -3.45 123.1 0.8 89.8 -1.3 92.6 1.5 Lost W. Div. Semis R. Rocha (13-21), D. McGuire (17-24) G. Shue (8.5)
1958-59 NBA Detroit Pistons* 28 44 .389 3 -1.36 117.8 5.8 88.4 -1.8 89.4 -0.8 Lost W. Div. Semis R. Rocha (28-44) D. McGuire (6.9)
1957-58 NBA Detroit Pistons* 33 39 .458 2 -2.32 118.8 1.8 88.2 -0.6 90.1 1.3 Lost W. Div. Finals C. Eckman (9-16), R. Rocha (24-23) G. Yardley (12.3)
1956-57 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 34 38 .472 3 -2.17 107.7 2.8 88.8 -0.1 91.0 2.1 Lost W. Div. Semis C. Eckman (34-38) G. Yardley (10.0)
1955-56 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 37 35 .514 1 0.45 103.2 0.4 90.7 0.4 90.0 -0.3 Lost Finals C. Eckman (37-35) L. Foust (11.1)
1954-55 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 43 29 .597 1 2.01 100.7 2.6 91.2 1.4 88.9 -0.9 Lost Finals C. Eckman (43-29) L. Foust (13.3)
1953-54 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 40 32 .556 3 1.44 86.9 3.3 89.0 1.5 87.2 -0.3 Eliminated in W. Div. Rnd. Robin P. Birch (40-32) L. Foust (10.4)
1952-53 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 36 33 .522 3 0.17 91.1 10.6 87.6 -0.4 87.7 0.0 Lost W. Div. Finals P. Birch (36-33) L. Foust (6.3)
1951-52 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 29 37 .439 4 -1.82 90.1 4.3 85.6 -1.3 87.9 1.0 Lost W. Div. Semis P. Birch (29-37) L. Foust (7.1)
1950-51 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 32 36 .471 3 -1.81 102.4 16.9 82.0 -3.1 83.8 -1.3 Lost W. Div. Semis M. Mendenhall (32-36) F. Schaus (8.5)
1949-50 NBA Fort Wayne Pistons* 40 28 .588 3 1.84 Lost Central Div. Finals M. Mendenhall (40-28) F. Schaus (8.4)
1948-49 BAA Fort Wayne Pistons 22 38 .367 5 -2.84 C. Bennett (0-6), C. Armstrong (22-32) R. Niemiera (4.8)