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1971-72 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 26-56, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Butch Van Breda Kolff (6-4), Terry Dischinger (0-2), Earl Lloyd (20-50)

PTS/G: 109.1 (10th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 115.9 (16th of 17)
SRS: -6.11 (14th of 17) ▪ Pace: 112.8 (7th of 17)
Off Rtg: 96.1 (12th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.2 (16th of 17)
Expected W-L: 25-57 (14th of 17)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1971 to June 30, 1972.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
October 13, 1971 Claim

Terry Driscoll claimed on waivers by the Baltimore Bullets.

November 1, 1971 Resignation

Butch Van Breda Kolff resigns as Head Coach.

November 1, 1971 Appointment

Appointed Terry Dischinger as Interim Head Coach.

November 3, 1971 Hiring

Hired Earl Lloyd as Head Coach.

November 22, 1971 Waiver

Waived Steve Mix.

December 10, 1971 Trade

Traded a 1972 1st round draft pick (Corky Calhoun was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for Jim Davis.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Bob Nash in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Chris Ford in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Ernie Fleming in the 4th round (51st pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Ernest Pettis in the 5th round (67th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Terry Benton in the 6th round (84th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Bruce Anderson in the 7th round (101st pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Ben Kelso in the 8th round (117th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Kessie Mangam in the 9th round (133rd pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

April 10, 1972 Draft

Drafted Kent Hollenbeck in the 10th round (146th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.