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1957-58 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 33-39, Finished 2nd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles Eckman (9-16), Red Rocha (24-23)

PTS/G: 105.3 (5th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.7 (6th of 8)
SRS: -2.32 (7th of 8) ▪ Pace: 118.8 (5th of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.2 (5th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 90.1 (6th of 8)
Expected W-L: 30-42 (7th of 8)

Arena: Detroit Olympia ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1958 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (1-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (2-0) versus Cincinnati Royals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1957 to June 30, 1958.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
September 12, 1957 Trade

Traded Larry Foust to the Minneapolis Lakers for Walter Dukes.

December 10, 1957 Sale

Purchased Tom Marshall from the Cincinnati Royals.

December 10, 1957 Sale

Purchased Phil Jordon from the New York Knicks.

December 19, 1957 Hiring

Hired Red Rocha as Head Coach.

December 28, 1957 Sale

Purchased Joe Holup from the Syracuse Nationals.

February 18, 1958 Waiver

Waived Tom Marshall.

February 20, 1958 Claim

Tom Marshall claimed on waivers by the Cincinnati Royals.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Barney Cable in the 2nd round (11th pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Roy DeWitz in the 3rd round (19th pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Ralph Croswaite in the 4th round (27th pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Hank Morano in the 5th round (35th pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Shellie McMillon in the 6th round (43rd pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Ed Blair in the 7th round (51st pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Jack Quiggle in the 8th round (59th pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Harry Marske in the 9th round (66th pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Pete Gaudin in the 10th round (72nd pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Herb Merritt in the 11th round (77th pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

April 22, 1958 Draft

Drafted Jim Dew in the 12th round (81st pick) of the 1958 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1958 Trade

Traded cash to the Syracuse Nationals for Dick Farley and Earl Lloyd.