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1961-62 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 37-43, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick McGuire (37-43)

PTS/G: 115.4 (7th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 117.1 (3rd of 9)
SRS: -1.72 (6th of 9) ▪ Pace: 124.1 (7th of 9)
Off Rtg: 92.8 (6th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 94.2 (5th of 9)
Expected W-L: 36-44 (6th of 9)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1962 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Finals (4-2) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Division Semifinals (3-1) versus Cincinnati Royals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1961 to June 30, 1962.
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October 3, 1961

Signed George Patterson as a free agent.

December 1, 1961

Sold Shellie McMillon to the St. Louis Hawks.

March 26, 1962

Drafted Dave DeBusschere in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Bradley in the 7th round (58th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ed Noe in the 6th round (49th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lindbergh Moody in the 5th round (40th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Reggie Harding in the 4th round (31st pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Glenn Moore in the 10th round (84th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Harold Hudgens in the 3rd round (22nd pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Nelson in the 9th round (75th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kevin Loughery in the 2nd round (13th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Rice in the 8th round (66th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.