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1970-71 Detroit Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 45-37, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Butch Van Breda Kolff (45-37)

PTS/G: 110.1 (13th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.9 (5th of 17)
SRS: -0.34 (10th of 17) ▪ Pace: 111.3 (15th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.1 (7th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.7 (12th of 17)
Expected W-L: 39-43 (10th of 17)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 14, 1970 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 123 117 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Oct 16, 1970 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 120 106 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Oct 17, 1970 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 110 107 3 0 W 3
4 Tue, Oct 20, 1970 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 115 114 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, Oct 21, 1970 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 121 118 5 0 W 5
6 Thu, Oct 22, 1970 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 120 101 6 0 W 6
7 Sat, Oct 24, 1970 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 114 95 7 0 W 7
8 Mon, Oct 26, 1970 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 142 111 8 0 W 8
9 Wed, Oct 28, 1970 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 109 103 9 0 W 9
10 Sat, Oct 31, 1970 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 89 107 9 1 L 1
11 Tue, Nov 3, 1970 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 115 112 10 1 W 1
12 Wed, Nov 4, 1970 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 117 105 11 1 W 2
13 Thu, Nov 5, 1970 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 121 109 12 1 W 3
14 Sat, Nov 7, 1970 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 99 125 12 2 L 1
15 Wed, Nov 11, 1970 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 115 117 12 3 L 2
16 Fri, Nov 13, 1970 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 109 122 12 4 L 3
17 Sat, Nov 14, 1970 Box Score @ San Diego Rockets L 101 112 12 5 L 4
18 Sun, Nov 15, 1970 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 104 108 12 6 L 5
19 Tue, Nov 17, 1970 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 91 113 12 7 L 6
20 Thu, Nov 19, 1970 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 112 110 13 7 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Nov 20, 1970 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 120 112 14 7 W 2
22 Sat, Nov 21, 1970 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 102 114 14 8 L 1
23 Tue, Nov 24, 1970 Box Score San Diego Rockets W 111 104 15 8 W 1
24 Wed, Nov 25, 1970 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 87 113 15 9 L 1
25 Sat, Nov 28, 1970 Box Score Boston Celtics L 98 121 15 10 L 2
26 Sun, Nov 29, 1970 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 120 99 16 10 W 1
27 Wed, Dec 2, 1970 Box Score New York Knicks W 101 82 17 10 W 2
28 Fri, Dec 4, 1970 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 107 103 18 10 W 3
29 Wed, Dec 9, 1970 Box Score San Francisco Warriors L 99 110 18 11 L 1
30 Fri, Dec 11, 1970 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W OT 121 118 19 11 W 1
31 Sat, Dec 12, 1970 Box Score Buffalo Braves L 92 93 19 12 L 1
32 Sun, Dec 13, 1970 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 103 100 20 12 W 1
33 Tue, Dec 15, 1970 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 111 103 21 12 W 2
34 Thu, Dec 17, 1970 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L OT 114 117 21 13 L 1
35 Fri, Dec 18, 1970 Box Score @ San Diego Rockets W 129 116 22 13 W 1
36 Sun, Dec 20, 1970 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 2OT 136 135 23 13 W 2 at Omaha, NE
37 Fri, Dec 25, 1970 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 100 105 23 14 L 1
38 Sat, Dec 26, 1970 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 117 114 24 14 W 1
39 Tue, Dec 29, 1970 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 99 97 25 14 W 2
40 Wed, Dec 30, 1970 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 119 115 26 14 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 2, 1971 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 99 108 26 15 L 1
42 Tue, Jan 5, 1971 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 98 90 27 15 W 1
43 Wed, Jan 6, 1971 Box Score San Diego Rockets W 100 99 28 15 W 2
44 Fri, Jan 8, 1971 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 115 109 29 15 W 3
45 Sat, Jan 9, 1971 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 100 118 29 16 L 1
46 Sun, Jan 10, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 118 109 30 16 W 1
47 Thu, Jan 14, 1971 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 108 106 31 16 W 2
48 Fri, Jan 15, 1971 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W OT 99 97 32 16 W 3
49 Sat, Jan 16, 1971 Box Score Boston Celtics W 121 118 33 16 W 4
50 Tue, Jan 19, 1971 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 106 102 34 16 W 5
51 Fri, Jan 22, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 112 123 34 17 L 1
52 Sun, Jan 24, 1971 Box Score New York Knicks L 105 117 34 18 L 2
53 Wed, Jan 27, 1971 Box Score San Francisco Warriors L 112 129 34 19 L 3
54 Fri, Jan 29, 1971 Box Score San Diego Rockets W 131 104 35 19 W 1
55 Sun, Jan 31, 1971 Box Score N Milwaukee Bucks L 104 131 35 20 L 1 at Madison, WI
56 Tue, Feb 2, 1971 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 116 113 36 20 W 1
57 Fri, Feb 5, 1971 Box Score New York Knicks W 108 99 37 20 W 2
58 Sun, Feb 7, 1971 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 105 108 37 21 L 1
59 Tue, Feb 9, 1971 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 106 107 37 22 L 2
60 Fri, Feb 12, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 118 109 38 22 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 14, 1971 Box Score Boston Celtics L 108 110 38 23 L 1
62 Tue, Feb 16, 1971 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 110 95 39 23 W 1
63 Fri, Feb 19, 1971 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L OT 114 115 39 24 L 1
64 Sat, Feb 20, 1971 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 94 108 39 25 L 2
65 Sun, Feb 21, 1971 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 112 125 39 26 L 3
66 Wed, Feb 24, 1971 Box Score San Francisco Warriors L 115 117 39 27 L 4
67 Fri, Feb 26, 1971 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W OT 127 122 40 27 W 1
68 Sat, Feb 27, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 117 124 40 28 L 1
69 Sun, Feb 28, 1971 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 106 105 41 28 W 1
70 Tue, Mar 2, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 128 122 42 28 W 2
71 Fri, Mar 5, 1971 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 95 108 42 29 L 1
72 Sat, Mar 6, 1971 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 115 121 42 30 L 2
73 Sun, Mar 7, 1971 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 100 104 42 31 L 3
74 Tue, Mar 9, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 108 114 42 32 L 4
75 Thu, Mar 11, 1971 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 97 130 42 33 L 5 at Seattle, WA (Clarence S. "Hec" Edmundson Pavillion)
76 Fri, Mar 12, 1971 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 133 129 43 33 W 1
77 Sat, Mar 13, 1971 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors L 107 116 43 34 L 1
78 Sun, Mar 14, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 100 110 43 35 L 2
79 Wed, Mar 17, 1971 Box Score @ San Diego Rockets L 99 106 43 36 L 3
80 Fri, Mar 19, 1971 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 111 105 44 36 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Mar 20, 1971 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 103 114 44 37 L 1
82 Sun, Mar 21, 1971 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 116 111 45 37 W 1