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1962-63 Detroit Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 34-46, Finished 3rd in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick McGuire (34-46)

PTS/G: 113.9 (6th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 117.6 (5th of 9)
SRS: -3.38 (7th of 9) ▪ Pace: 120.3 (4th of 9)
Off Rtg: 94.2 (7th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 97.3 (6th of 9)
Expected W-L: 31-49 (7th of 9)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1963 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Division Semifinals (1-3) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 16, 1962 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers L 106 122 0 1 L 1 at New York, NY
2 Sat, Oct 20, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 111 120 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, Oct 23, 1962 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors L 113 140 0 3 L 3
4 Fri, Oct 26, 1962 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors L OT 131 132 0 4 L 4
5 Sat, Oct 27, 1962 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 118 134 0 5 L 5
6 Wed, Oct 31, 1962 Box Score Boston Celtics L 100 115 0 6 L 6
7 Sat, Nov 3, 1962 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 114 125 0 7 L 7
8 Thu, Nov 8, 1962 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 116 114 1 7 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 10, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 124 135 1 8 L 1
10 Sun, Nov 11, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 100 117 1 9 L 2
11 Tue, Nov 13, 1962 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 109 127 1 10 L 3 at New York, NY
12 Wed, Nov 14, 1962 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 123 115 2 10 W 1
13 Sat, Nov 17, 1962 Box Score N New York Knicks W OT 121 113 3 10 W 2 at Boston, MA
14 Sun, Nov 18, 1962 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 98 116 3 11 L 1
15 Wed, Nov 21, 1962 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 120 122 3 12 L 2
16 Thu, Nov 22, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 91 106 3 13 L 3
17 Fri, Nov 23, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 93 121 3 14 L 4
18 Sat, Nov 24, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Zephyrs L 103 104 3 15 L 5
19 Tue, Nov 27, 1962 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 115 125 3 16 L 6 at New York, NY
20 Wed, Nov 28, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks W 143 101 4 16 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 1, 1962 Box Score N New York Knicks W 117 115 5 16 W 2 at Boston, MA
22 Tue, Dec 4, 1962 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 130 129 6 16 W 3 at New York, NY
23 Wed, Dec 5, 1962 Box Score Boston Celtics L 93 106 6 17 L 1
24 Fri, Dec 7, 1962 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 123 116 7 17 W 1
25 Sat, Dec 8, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 78 87 7 18 L 1
26 Sun, Dec 9, 1962 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 123 119 8 18 W 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
27 Mon, Dec 10, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs W 109 100 9 18 W 2 at Baltimore, MD
28 Wed, Dec 12, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 106 10 18 W 3
29 Thu, Dec 13, 1962 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 93 103 10 19 L 1 at Providence, RI
30 Sat, Dec 15, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 94 112 10 20 L 2
31 Sun, Dec 16, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs L 106 110 10 21 L 3 at St. Louis, MO
32 Tue, Dec 18, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs L 110 113 10 22 L 4 at New York, NY
33 Wed, Dec 19, 1962 Box Score Chicago Zephyrs W 115 113 11 22 W 1
34 Fri, Dec 21, 1962 Box Score San Francisco Warriors L 113 122 11 23 L 1
35 Sat, Dec 22, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs W 122 110 12 23 W 1 at Boston, MA
36 Tue, Dec 25, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 120 131 12 24 L 1
37 Wed, Dec 26, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Zephyrs W 123 116 13 24 W 1
38 Sun, Dec 30, 1962 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 130 135 13 25 L 1
39 Wed, Jan 2, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 138 118 14 25 W 1
40 Fri, Jan 4, 1963 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 100 121 14 26 L 1 at New York, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 5, 1963 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 92 90 15 26 W 1
42 Sun, Jan 6, 1963 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 103 102 16 26 W 2
43 Tue, Jan 8, 1963 Box Score N New York Knicks W 109 93 17 26 W 3 at Toledo, OH
44 Wed, Jan 9, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 115 123 17 27 L 1
45 Fri, Jan 11, 1963 Box Score Chicago Zephyrs W 116 112 18 27 W 1
46 Sat, Jan 12, 1963 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 146 115 19 27 W 2 at Rochester, NY
47 Sun, Jan 13, 1963 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 114 148 19 28 L 1
48 Mon, Jan 21, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 94 124 19 29 L 2
49 Tue, Jan 22, 1963 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 115 107 20 29 W 1
50 Wed, Jan 23, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 119 123 20 30 L 1
51 Thu, Jan 24, 1963 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors L 114 138 20 31 L 2 at Bakersfield, CA
52 Fri, Jan 25, 1963 Box Score @ Chicago Zephyrs W 113 111 21 31 W 1
53 Thu, Jan 31, 1963 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers L 122 127 21 32 L 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
54 Fri, Feb 1, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 109 119 21 33 L 2
55 Sun, Feb 3, 1963 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 128 137 21 34 L 3
56 Tue, Feb 5, 1963 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 105 120 21 35 L 4 at New York, NY
57 Wed, Feb 6, 1963 Box Score San Francisco Warriors L 116 117 21 36 L 5
58 Fri, Feb 8, 1963 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 135 162 21 37 L 6
59 Sun, Feb 10, 1963 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 102 95 22 37 W 1
60 Tue, Feb 12, 1963 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 120 115 23 37 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Feb 13, 1963 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W OT 134 132 24 37 W 3
62 Thu, Feb 14, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 111 128 24 38 L 1
63 Sat, Feb 16, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 99 110 24 39 L 2
64 Sun, Feb 17, 1963 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 124 143 24 40 L 3
65 Tue, Feb 19, 1963 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 121 112 25 40 W 1
66 Wed, Feb 20, 1963 Box Score Boston Celtics L 113 117 25 41 L 1
67 Fri, Feb 22, 1963 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 126 117 26 41 W 1
68 Sat, Feb 23, 1963 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 105 102 27 41 W 2
69 Sun, Feb 24, 1963 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 119 110 28 41 W 3 at Baltimore, MD
70 Mon, Feb 25, 1963 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers L 107 113 28 42 L 1 at Des Moines, IA
71 Thu, Feb 28, 1963 Box Score Chicago Zephyrs W 112 104 29 42 W 1
72 Fri, Mar 1, 1963 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 115 113 30 42 W 2 at Toledo, OH
73 Sat, Mar 2, 1963 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 128 152 30 43 L 1
74 Sun, Mar 3, 1963 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 123 127 30 44 L 2
75 Tue, Mar 5, 1963 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors W 111 102 31 44 W 1 at New York, NY
76 Thu, Mar 7, 1963 Box Score Boston Celtics L 104 115 31 45 L 1
77 Fri, Mar 8, 1963 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors W OT 131 123 32 45 W 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
78 Sun, Mar 10, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 124 116 33 45 W 2
79 Wed, Mar 13, 1963 Box Score New York Knicks W 112 89 34 45 W 3
80 Sun, Mar 17, 1963 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 105 119 34 46 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 20, 1963 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 99 118 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Mar 22, 1963 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 108 122 0 2 L 2
3 Sun, Mar 24, 1963 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 107 103 1 2 W 1
4 Tue, Mar 26, 1963 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 100 104 1 3 L 1