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1967-68 Detroit Pistons Roster and Stats

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Record: 40-42, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Donnie Butcher (40-42)

PTS/G: 118.6 (4th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 120.6 (10th of 12)
SRS: -1.70 (9th of 12) ▪ Pace: 122.0 (4th of 12)
Off Rtg: 96.7 (6th of 12) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.4 (9th of 12)
Expected W-L: 36-46 (9th of 12)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1968 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
21 Dave Bing PG 6-3 180 November 24, 1943 1 Syracuse University
12 George Carter SF 6-4 210 January 10, 1944 R St. Bonaventure University
17-19 Len Chappell C 6-8 240 January 31, 1941 5 Wake Forest University
22 Dave DeBusschere SF 6-6 220 October 16, 1940 5 University of Detroit Mercy
43 Terry Dischinger SF 6-7 189 November 21, 1940 3 Purdue University
44 Sonny Dove PF 6-7 198 August 16, 1945 R St. John's University
23 Jim Fox C 6-10 230 April 7, 1943 R University of South Carolina
5 Happy Hairston PF 6-7 225 May 31, 1942 3 New York University
10 Paul Long SG 6-2 180 February 8, 1944 R Wake Forest University
14 Eddie Miles SG 6-4 195 July 5, 1940 4 Seattle University
20 George Patterson C 6-8 230 November 26, 1939 R University of Toledo
16 Joe Strawder C 6-10 235 September 21, 1940 2 Bradley University
23 John Tresvant PF 6-7 215 November 6, 1939 3 Seattle University
5 Tom Van Arsdale SG 6-5 202 February 22, 1943 2 Indiana University
24 Jimmy Walker SG 6-3 195 April 8, 1944 R Providence College

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19780 3755 8386 .448 3755 8386 .448 2215 3129 .708 5452 1700 2240 9725
Team/G 241.2 45.8 102.3 .448 45.8 102.3 .448 27.0 38.2 .708 66.5 20.7 27.3 118.6
Lg Rank 7 4 6 6 4 6 6 5 4 11 4 10 9 4
Year/Year -0.3% 5.3% -3.0% +0.035 5.3% -3.0% +0.035 11.1% 13.4% -0.015 -2.3% 14.6% 0.7% 6.6%
Opponent 82 19780 9889
Opponent/G 241.2 120.6
Lg Rank 7 10
Year/Year -0.3% 3.2%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 36 46 -2.00 0.30 -1.70 96.7 98.4 122.0 .373 .448 .264 Cobo Arena
Lg Rank 9 9 9 3 9 6 9 4 5 6 7

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave Bing 24 79 3209 835 1893 .441 835 1893 .441 472 668 .707 373 509 254 2142
2 Dave DeBusschere 27 80 3125 573 1295 .442 573 1295 .442 289 435 .664 1081 181 304 1435
3 Eddie Miles 27 76 2303 561 1180 .475 561 1180 .475 282 369 .764 264 215 200 1404
4 Joe Strawder 27 73 2029 206 456 .452 206 456 .452 139 215 .647 685 85 312 551
5 Terry Dischinger 27 78 1936 394 797 .494 394 797 .494 237 311 .762 483 114 247 1025
6 John Tresvant 28 55 1671 275 597 .461 275 597 .461 183 278 .658 540 114 239 733
7 Jimmy Walker 23 81 1585 289 733 .394 289 733 .394 134 175 .766 135 226 204 712
8 Len Chappell 27 57 999 220 428 .514 220 428 .514 130 184 .707 346 48 113 570
9 Happy Hairston 25 26 892 164 357 .459 164 357 .459 162 226 .717 262 37 72 490
10 Tom Van Arsdale 24 50 832 114 307 .371 114 307 .371 101 136 .743 132 79 119 329
11 George Patterson 28 59 559 44 133 .331 44 133 .331 32 38 .842 159 51 85 120
12 Jim Fox 24 24 380 34 82 .415 34 82 .415 30 52 .577 135 17 51 98
13 Sonny Dove 22 28 162 22 75 .293 22 75 .293 12 26 .462 52 11 27 56
14 Paul Long 23 16 93 23 51 .451 23 51 .451 11 15 .733 15 12 13 57
15 George Carter 24 1 5 1 2 .500 1 2 .500 1 1 1.000 0 1 0 3

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave Bing 24 79 40.6 10.6 24.0 .441 10.6 24.0 .441 6.0 8.5 .707 4.7 6.4 3.2 27.1
2 Dave DeBusschere 27 80 39.1 7.2 16.2 .442 7.2 16.2 .442 3.6 5.4 .664 13.5 2.3 3.8 17.9
3 Happy Hairston 25 26 34.3 6.3 13.7 .459 6.3 13.7 .459 6.2 8.7 .717 10.1 1.4 2.8 18.8
4 John Tresvant 28 55 30.4 5.0 10.9 .461 5.0 10.9 .461 3.3 5.1 .658 9.8 2.1 4.3 13.3
5 Eddie Miles 27 76 30.3 7.4 15.5 .475 7.4 15.5 .475 3.7 4.9 .764 3.5 2.8 2.6 18.5
6 Joe Strawder 27 73 27.8 2.8 6.2 .452 2.8 6.2 .452 1.9 2.9 .647 9.4 1.2 4.3 7.5
7 Terry Dischinger 27 78 24.8 5.1 10.2 .494 5.1 10.2 .494 3.0 4.0 .762 6.2 1.5 3.2 13.1
8 Jimmy Walker 23 81 19.6 3.6 9.0 .394 3.6 9.0 .394 1.7 2.2 .766 1.7 2.8 2.5 8.8
9 Len Chappell 27 57 17.5 3.9 7.5 .514 3.9 7.5 .514 2.3 3.2 .707 6.1 0.8 2.0 10.0
10 Tom Van Arsdale 24 50 16.6 2.3 6.1 .371 2.3 6.1 .371 2.0 2.7 .743 2.6 1.6 2.4 6.6
11 Jim Fox 24 24 15.8 1.4 3.4 .415 1.4 3.4 .415 1.3 2.2 .577 5.6 0.7 2.1 4.1
12 George Patterson 28 59 9.5 0.7 2.3 .331 0.7 2.3 .331 0.5 0.6 .842 2.7 0.9 1.4 2.0
13 Paul Long 23 16 5.8 1.4 3.2 .451 1.4 3.2 .451 0.7 0.9 .733 0.9 0.8 0.8 3.6
14 Sonny Dove 22 28 5.8 0.8 2.7 .293 0.8 2.7 .293 0.4 0.9 .462 1.9 0.4 1.0 2.0
15 George Carter 24 1 5.0 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 1.0 1.000 0.0 1.0 0.0 3.0

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave Bing 24 79 3209 9.4 21.2 .441 9.4 21.2 .441 5.3 7.5 .707 4.2 5.7 2.8 24.0
2 Dave DeBusschere 27 80 3125 6.6 14.9 .442 6.6 14.9 .442 3.3 5.0 .664 12.5 2.1 3.5 16.5
3 Eddie Miles 27 76 2303 8.8 18.4 .475 8.8 18.4 .475 4.4 5.8 .764 4.1 3.4 3.1 21.9
4 Joe Strawder 27 73 2029 3.7 8.1 .452 3.7 8.1 .452 2.5 3.8 .647 12.2 1.5 5.5 9.8
5 Terry Dischinger 27 78 1936 7.3 14.8 .494 7.3 14.8 .494 4.4 5.8 .762 9.0 2.1 4.6 19.1
6 John Tresvant 28 55 1671 5.9 12.9 .461 5.9 12.9 .461 3.9 6.0 .658 11.6 2.5 5.1 15.8
7 Jimmy Walker 23 81 1585 6.6 16.6 .394 6.6 16.6 .394 3.0 4.0 .766 3.1 5.1 4.6 16.2
8 Len Chappell 27 57 999 7.9 15.4 .514 7.9 15.4 .514 4.7 6.6 .707 12.5 1.7 4.1 20.5
9 Happy Hairston 25 26 892 6.6 14.4 .459 6.6 14.4 .459 6.5 9.1 .717 10.6 1.5 2.9 19.8
10 Tom Van Arsdale 24 50 832 4.9 13.3 .371 4.9 13.3 .371 4.4 5.9 .743 5.7 3.4 5.1 14.2
11 George Patterson 28 59 559 2.8 8.6 .331 2.8 8.6 .331 2.1 2.4 .842 10.2 3.3 5.5 7.7
12 Jim Fox 24 24 380 3.2 7.8 .415 3.2 7.8 .415 2.8 4.9 .577 12.8 1.6 4.8 9.3
13 Sonny Dove 22 28 162 4.9 16.7 .293 4.9 16.7 .293 2.7 5.8 .462 11.6 2.4 6.0 12.4
14 Paul Long 23 16 93 8.9 19.7 .451 8.9 19.7 .451 4.3 5.8 .733 5.8 4.6 5.0 22.1
15 George Carter 24 1 5 7.2 14.4 .500 7.2 14.4 .500 7.2 7.2 1.000 0.0 7.2 0.0 21.6

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave Bing 24 79 3209 .441 .441 .707
2 Dave DeBusschere 27 80 3125 .442 .442 .664
3 Eddie Miles 27 76 2303 .475 .475 .764
4 Joe Strawder 27 73 2029 .452 .452 .647
5 Terry Dischinger 27 78 1936 .494 .494 .762
6 John Tresvant 28 55 1671 .461 .461 .658
7 Jimmy Walker 23 81 1585 .394 .394 .766
8 Len Chappell 27 57 999 .514 .514 .707
9 Happy Hairston 25 26 892 .459 .459 .717
10 Tom Van Arsdale 24 50 832 .371 .371 .743
11 George Patterson 28 59 559 .331 .331 .842
12 Jim Fox 24 24 380 .415 .415 .577
13 Sonny Dove 22 28 162 .293 .293 .462
14 Paul Long 23 16 93 .451 .451 .733
15 George Carter 24 1 5 .500 .500 1.000

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Dave Bing 24 79 3209 18.5 .490 .441 .353 23.0 3.8 2.5 6.2 .093
2 Dave DeBusschere 27 80 3125 15.0 .483 .442 .336 7.6 1.8 2.9 4.7 .072
3 Eddie Miles 27 76 2303 16.6 .523 .475 .313 13.2 4.5 1.4 5.9 .123
4 Joe Strawder 27 73 2029 10.1 .500 .452 .471 4.9 1.2 1.7 3.0 .070
5 Terry Dischinger 27 78 1936 16.2 .549 .494 .390 7.9 4.4 1.5 5.8 .144
6 John Tresvant 28 55 1671 14.4 .510 .461 .466 8.7 1.9 1.5 3.4 .098
7 Jimmy Walker 23 81 1585 10.9 .440 .394 .239 18.6 -0.7 1.1 0.4 .012
8 Len Chappell 27 57 999 19.0 .560 .514 .430 6.6 2.7 0.9 3.5 .170
9 Happy Hairston 25 26 892 17.3 .537 .459 .633 5.4 1.8 0.7 2.5 .137
10 Tom Van Arsdale 24 50 832 9.9 .448 .371 .443 11.7 -0.2 0.6 0.4 .024
11 George Patterson 28 59 559 7.9 .401 .331 .286 10.5 -0.4 0.5 0.1 .007
12 Jim Fox 24 24 380 9.9 .467 .415 .634 5.2 0.1 0.3 0.4 .050
13 Sonny Dove 22 28 162 6.4 .324 .293 .347 8.3 -0.6 0.1 -0.5 -0.136
14 Paul Long 23 16 93 16.6 .495 .451 .294 18.4 0.1 0.1 0.2 .095
15 George Carter 24 1 5 21.3 .615 .500 .500 26.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 .230

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave DeBusschere 27 6 263 45 106 .425 45 106 .425 26 45 .578 97 13 23 116
2 Dave Bing 24 6 254 68 166 .410 68 166 .410 33 45 .733 24 29 21 169
3 Eddie Miles 27 6 197 39 95 .411 39 95 .411 9 12 .750 22 15 16 87
4 Joe Strawder 27 6 177 14 42 .333 14 42 .333 14 22 .636 65 9 27 42
5 Terry Dischinger 27 6 154 21 56 .375 21 56 .375 14 19 .737 29 9 19 56
6 Happy Hairston 25 6 149 29 71 .408 29 71 .408 12 20 .600 37 7 22 70
7 Jimmy Walker 23 6 121 31 67 .463 31 67 .463 14 17 .824 9 9 17 76
8 Jim Fox 24 6 90 6 19 .316 6 19 .316 15 19 .789 37 3 11 27
9 Len Chappell 27 5 21 2 7 .286 2 7 .286 3 6 .500 12 0 3 7
10 Sonny Dove 22 2 6 2 4 .500 2 4 .500 0 0 2 0 0 4
11 Paul Long 23 1 4 3 3 1.000 3 3 1.000 0 0 0 1 1 6
12 George Patterson 28 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave DeBusschere 27 6 43.8 7.5 17.7 .425 7.5 17.7 .425 4.3 7.5 .578 16.2 2.2 3.8 19.3
2 Dave Bing 24 6 42.3 11.3 27.7 .410 11.3 27.7 .410 5.5 7.5 .733 4.0 4.8 3.5 28.2
3 Eddie Miles 27 6 32.8 6.5 15.8 .411 6.5 15.8 .411 1.5 2.0 .750 3.7 2.5 2.7 14.5
4 Joe Strawder 27 6 29.5 2.3 7.0 .333 2.3 7.0 .333 2.3 3.7 .636 10.8 1.5 4.5 7.0
5 Terry Dischinger 27 6 25.7 3.5 9.3 .375 3.5 9.3 .375 2.3 3.2 .737 4.8 1.5 3.2 9.3
6 Happy Hairston 25 6 24.8 4.8 11.8 .408 4.8 11.8 .408 2.0 3.3 .600 6.2 1.2 3.7 11.7
7 Jimmy Walker 23 6 20.2 5.2 11.2 .463 5.2 11.2 .463 2.3 2.8 .824 1.5 1.5 2.8 12.7
8 Jim Fox 24 6 15.0 1.0 3.2 .316 1.0 3.2 .316 2.5 3.2 .789 6.2 0.5 1.8 4.5
9 Len Chappell 27 5 4.2 0.4 1.4 .286 0.4 1.4 .286 0.6 1.2 .500 2.4 0.0 0.6 1.4
10 Paul Long 23 1 4.0 3.0 3.0 1.000 3.0 3.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.0
11 George Patterson 28 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
12 Sonny Dove 22 2 3.0 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.0

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave DeBusschere 27 6 263 6.2 14.5 .425 6.2 14.5 .425 3.6 6.2 .578 13.3 1.8 3.1 15.9
2 Dave Bing 24 6 254 9.6 23.5 .410 9.6 23.5 .410 4.7 6.4 .733 3.4 4.1 3.0 24.0
3 Eddie Miles 27 6 197 7.1 17.4 .411 7.1 17.4 .411 1.6 2.2 .750 4.0 2.7 2.9 15.9
4 Joe Strawder 27 6 177 2.8 8.5 .333 2.8 8.5 .333 2.8 4.5 .636 13.2 1.8 5.5 8.5
5 Terry Dischinger 27 6 154 4.9 13.1 .375 4.9 13.1 .375 3.3 4.4 .737 6.8 2.1 4.4 13.1
6 Happy Hairston 25 6 149 7.0 17.2 .408 7.0 17.2 .408 2.9 4.8 .600 8.9 1.7 5.3 16.9
7 Jimmy Walker 23 6 121 9.2 19.9 .463 9.2 19.9 .463 4.2 5.1 .824 2.7 2.7 5.1 22.6
8 Jim Fox 24 6 90 2.4 7.6 .316 2.4 7.6 .316 6.0 7.6 .789 14.8 1.2 4.4 10.8
9 Len Chappell 27 5 21 3.4 12.0 .286 3.4 12.0 .286 5.1 10.3 .500 20.6 0.0 5.1 12.0
10 Sonny Dove 22 2 6 12.0 24.0 .500 12.0 24.0 .500 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 24.0
11 Paul Long 23 1 4 27.0 27.0 1.000 27.0 27.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 54.0
12 George Patterson 28 1 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dave DeBusschere 27 6 263 .425 .425 .578
2 Dave Bing 24 6 254 .410 .410 .733
3 Eddie Miles 27 6 197 .411 .411 .750
4 Joe Strawder 27 6 177 .333 .333 .636
5 Terry Dischinger 27 6 154 .375 .375 .737
6 Happy Hairston 25 6 149 .408 .408 .600
7 Jimmy Walker 23 6 121 .463 .463 .824
8 Jim Fox 24 6 90 .316 .316 .789
9 Len Chappell 27 5 21 .286 .286 .500
10 Sonny Dove 22 2 6 .500 .500
11 Paul Long 23 1 4 1.000 1.000
12 George Patterson 28 1 4

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Dave DeBusschere 27 6 263 15.7 .461 .425 .425 6.8 0.0 0.5 0.5 .098
2 Dave Bing 24 6 254 17.0 .455 .410 .271 18.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 .066
3 Eddie Miles 27 6 197 11.1 .434 .411 .126 10.8 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .030
4 Joe Strawder 27 6 177 9.5 .406 .333 .524 6.2 -0.1 0.3 0.2 .055
5 Terry Dischinger 27 6 154 9.9 .435 .375 .339 7.6 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .044
6 Happy Hairston 25 6 149 12.3 .439 .408 .282 6.6 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .046
7 Jimmy Walker 23 6 121 16.2 .510 .463 .254 11.5 0.2 0.1 0.4 .141
8 Jim Fox 24 6 90 13.2 .493 .316 1.000 4.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 .125
9 Len Chappell 27 5 21 11.7 .363 .286 .857 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.006
10 Sonny Dove 22 2 6 21.4 .500 .500 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .143
11 Paul Long 23 1 4 60.6 1.000 1.000 .000 100.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.177
12 George Patterson 28 1 4 11.6 27.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 .147