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1968-69 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 32-50, Finished 6th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Donnie Butcher (10-12), Paul Seymour (22-38)

PTS/G: 114.1 (5th of 14) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 117.3 (13th of 14)
SRS: -2.79 (11th of 14) ▪ Pace: 116.8 (9th of 14)
Off Rtg: 97.3 (6th of 14) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.0 (12th of 14)
Expected W-L: 33-49 (11th of 14)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1968 to June 30, 1969.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
October 3, 1968 Waiver

Waived Bob Hogsett.

October 12, 1968 Signing

Signed Paul Long as a free agent.

December 2, 1968 Firing

Fired Donnie Butcher as Head Coach.

December 2, 1968 Hiring

Hired Paul Seymour as Head Coach.

December 6, 1968 Claim

Claimed Bud Olsen on waivers from the Boston Celtics.

December 17, 1968 Trade

Traded Jim Fox and a 1969 3rd round draft pick (Lamar Green was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for McCoy McLemore.

December 19, 1968 Trade

Traded Dave DeBusschere to the New York Knicks for Walt Bellamy and Howard Komives.

January 1, 1969 Trade

Traded Rich Niemann and cash to the Milwaukee Bucks for Dave Gambee.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Terry Driscoll in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Willie Norwood in the 2nd round (19th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Ted Wierman in the 4th round (47th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Steve Mix in the 5th round (61st pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Larry Jeffries in the 6th round (75th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Steve Vandenberg in the 7th round (89th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Bob Arnzen in the 8th round (103rd pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted George Reynolds in the 9th round (117th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Bill English in the 10th round (131st pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

April 7, 1969 Draft

Drafted Rusty Clark in the 11th round (145th pick) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

May 21, 1969 Hiring

Hired Butch Van Breda Kolff as Head Coach.