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1966-67 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 30-51, Finished 5th in NBA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave DeBusschere (28-45), Donnie Butcher (2-6)

PTS/G: 111.3 (10th of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 116.8 (4th of 10)
SRS: -4.98 (9th of 10) ▪ Pace: 121.5 (6th of 10)
Off Rtg: 90.9 (10th of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.4 (5th of 10)
Expected W-L: 27-54 (9th of 10)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1966 to June 30, 1967.
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September 1, 1966

Sold Bob Warlick to the San Francisco Warriors.

January 16, 1967

As part of a 3-team trade, the Detroit Pistons traded Ray Scott to the Baltimore Bullets; the Baltimore Bullets traded Mel Counts to the Los Angeles Lakers; and the Los Angeles Lakers traded Rudy LaRusso and a 1967 1st round draft pick (Sonny Dove was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons. Detroit got a 1st round draft pick in 1967 when LaRusso refused to report; LaRusso was later sold to San Francisco.

January 29, 1967

Purchased Wayne Hightower from the Baltimore Bullets.

February 17, 1967

Signed Bob Hogsett as a free agent.

May 1, 1967

Lost Dorie Murrey to the Seattle SuperSonics in the NBA expansion draft.

Lost Ron Reed to the Seattle SuperSonics in the NBA expansion draft.

May 3, 1967

Drafted Jimmy Walker in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sonny Dove in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Steve Sullivan in the 2nd round (14th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Darrell Hardy in the 3rd round (21st pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ron Franz in the 4th round (33rd pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Paul Long in the 5th round (45th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Vaughn Harper in the 6th round (57th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Lloyd in the 7th round (69th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted George Carter in the 8th round (81st pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted George Dalzell in the 12th round (125th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

Drafted Matthew Aitch in the 13th round (135th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.