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1972-73 Detroit Pistons Roster and Stats

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Record: 40-42, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Earl Lloyd (2-5), Ray Scott (38-37)

PTS/G: 110.3 (6th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.0 (10th of 17)
SRS: 0.53 (8th of 17) ▪ Pace: 111.5 (8th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.4 (6th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.2 (10th of 17)
Expected W-L: 42-40 (8th of 17)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
10 Don Adams SF 6-6 210 November 27, 1947 2 Northwestern University
21 Dave Bing PG 6-3 180 November 24, 1943 6 Syracuse University
20 Jim Davis C 6-9 225 December 18, 1941 5 University of Colorado
42 Chris Ford SG 6-5 190 January 11, 1949 R Villanova University
25 Fred Foster SF 6-5 210 March 18, 1946 4 Miami University
16 Bob Lanier C 6-11 250 September 10, 1948 2 St. Bonaventure University
22 Stu Lantz SG 6-3 175 July 13, 1946 4 University of Nebraska
26 Harvey Marlatt SG 6-3 185 August 26, 1948 2 Eastern Michigan University
15 John Mengelt SG 6-2 195 October 16, 1949 1 Auburn University
51 Erwin Mueller PF 6-8 230 March 12, 1944 6 University of San Francisco
33 Bob Nash SF 6-8 195 August 24, 1950 R University of Hawaii
8 Willie Norwood SF 6-7 220 August 8, 1947 1 Alcorn State University
18 Curtis Rowe PF 6-7 225 July 2, 1949 1 University of California, Los Angeles
31 Justus Thigpen SG 6-1 160 August 13, 1947 1 Weber State University

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 3666 7916 .463 3666 7916 .463 1710 2294 .745 4105 1882 1812 9042
Team/G 241.2 44.7 96.5 .463 44.7 96.5 .463 20.9 28.0 .745 50.1 23.0 22.1 110.3
Lg Rank 4 7 7 6 7 7 6 3 3 12 10 16 7 6
Year/Year -0.1% 5.3% 3.3% +0.009 5.3% 3.3% +0.009 -13.7% -13.5% -0.001 3.4% 11.6% -7.3% 1.1%
Opponent 82 19780 3803 8064 .472 3803 8064 .472 1418 1862 .762 4019 2263 1891 9024
Opponent/G 241.2 46.4 98.3 .472 46.4 98.3 .472 17.3 22.7 .762 49.0 27.6 23.1 110.0
Lg Rank 4 15 10 14 15 10 14 4 4 11 5 14 11 10
Year/Year -0.1% -0.5% -0.5% +0.000 -0.5% -0.5% +0.000 -23.8% -24.7% +0.009 -8.2% 2.2% -2.1% -5.1%

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 42 40 0.22 0.31 0.53 98.4 98.2 111.5 .290 .463 .216 .472 .176 Cobo Arena
Lg Rank 8 8 8 7 8 6 10 8 3 6 3 14 4

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 29 82 3361 692 1545 .448 692 1545 .448 456 560 .814 298 637 229 1840
2 Bob Lanier 24 81 3150 810 1654 .490 810 1654 .490 307 397 .773 1205 260 278 1927
3 Curtis Rowe 23 81 3009 547 1053 .519 547 1053 .519 210 327 .642 760 172 191 1304
4 Don Adams 25 70 1798 257 640 .402 257 640 .402 138 176 .784 419 112 220 652
5 Stu Lantz 26 51 1603 185 455 .407 185 455 .407 120 150 .800 172 138 117 490
6 Chris Ford 24 74 1537 208 434 .479 208 434 .479 60 93 .645 266 194 133 476
7 Fred Foster 26 63 1460 243 627 .388 243 627 .388 61 87 .701 183 94 150 547
8 John Mengelt 23 67 1435 294 583 .504 294 583 .504 116 141 .823 159 128 124 704
9 Willie Norwood 25 79 1282 249 504 .494 249 504 .494 154 225 .684 324 56 182 652
10 Jim Davis 31 73 771 131 257 .510 131 257 .510 72 114 .632 261 56 126 334
11 Bob Nash 22 36 169 16 72 .222 16 72 .222 11 17 .647 34 16 30 43
12 Justus Thigpen 25 18 99 23 57 .404 23 57 .404 0 0 9 8 18 46
13 Erwin Mueller 28 21 80 9 31 .290 9 31 .290 5 7 .714 14 7 13 23
14 Harvey Marlatt 24 7 26 2 4 .500 2 4 .500 0 0 1 4 1 4

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 29 82 41.0 8.4 18.8 .448 8.4 18.8 .448 5.6 6.8 .814 3.6 7.8 2.8 22.4
2 Bob Lanier 24 81 38.9 10.0 20.4 .490 10.0 20.4 .490 3.8 4.9 .773 14.9 3.2 3.4 23.8
3 Curtis Rowe 23 81 37.1 6.8 13.0 .519 6.8 13.0 .519 2.6 4.0 .642 9.4 2.1 2.4 16.1
4 Stu Lantz 26 51 31.4 3.6 8.9 .407 3.6 8.9 .407 2.4 2.9 .800 3.4 2.7 2.3 9.6
5 Don Adams 25 70 25.7 3.7 9.1 .402 3.7 9.1 .402 2.0 2.5 .784 6.0 1.6 3.1 9.3
6 Fred Foster 26 63 23.2 3.9 10.0 .388 3.9 10.0 .388 1.0 1.4 .701 2.9 1.5 2.4 8.7
7 John Mengelt 23 67 21.4 4.4 8.7 .504 4.4 8.7 .504 1.7 2.1 .823 2.4 1.9 1.9 10.5
8 Chris Ford 24 74 20.8 2.8 5.9 .479 2.8 5.9 .479 0.8 1.3 .645 3.6 2.6 1.8 6.4
9 Willie Norwood 25 79 16.2 3.2 6.4 .494 3.2 6.4 .494 1.9 2.8 .684 4.1 0.7 2.3 8.3
10 Jim Davis 31 73 10.6 1.8 3.5 .510 1.8 3.5 .510 1.0 1.6 .632 3.6 0.8 1.7 4.6
11 Justus Thigpen 25 18 5.5 1.3 3.2 .404 1.3 3.2 .404 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.4 1.0 2.6
12 Bob Nash 22 36 4.7 0.4 2.0 .222 0.4 2.0 .222 0.3 0.5 .647 0.9 0.4 0.8 1.2
13 Erwin Mueller 28 21 3.8 0.4 1.5 .290 0.4 1.5 .290 0.2 0.3 .714 0.7 0.3 0.6 1.1
14 Harvey Marlatt 24 7 3.7 0.3 0.6 .500 0.3 0.6 .500 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.6

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 29 82 3361 7.4 16.5 .448 7.4 16.5 .448 4.9 6.0 .814 3.2 6.8 2.5 19.7
2 Bob Lanier 24 81 3150 9.3 18.9 .490 9.3 18.9 .490 3.5 4.5 .773 13.8 3.0 3.2 22.0
3 Curtis Rowe 23 81 3009 6.5 12.6 .519 6.5 12.6 .519 2.5 3.9 .642 9.1 2.1 2.3 15.6
4 Don Adams 25 70 1798 5.1 12.8 .402 5.1 12.8 .402 2.8 3.5 .784 8.4 2.2 4.4 13.1
5 Stu Lantz 26 51 1603 4.2 10.2 .407 4.2 10.2 .407 2.7 3.4 .800 3.9 3.1 2.6 11.0
6 Chris Ford 24 74 1537 4.9 10.2 .479 4.9 10.2 .479 1.4 2.2 .645 6.2 4.5 3.1 11.1
7 Fred Foster 26 63 1460 6.0 15.5 .388 6.0 15.5 .388 1.5 2.1 .701 4.5 2.3 3.7 13.5
8 John Mengelt 23 67 1435 7.4 14.6 .504 7.4 14.6 .504 2.9 3.5 .823 4.0 3.2 3.1 17.7
9 Willie Norwood 25 79 1282 7.0 14.2 .494 7.0 14.2 .494 4.3 6.3 .684 9.1 1.6 5.1 18.3
10 Jim Davis 31 73 771 6.1 12.0 .510 6.1 12.0 .510 3.4 5.3 .632 12.2 2.6 5.9 15.6
11 Bob Nash 22 36 169 3.4 15.3 .222 3.4 15.3 .222 2.3 3.6 .647 7.2 3.4 6.4 9.2
12 Justus Thigpen 25 18 99 8.4 20.7 .404 8.4 20.7 .404 0.0 0.0 3.3 2.9 6.5 16.7
13 Erwin Mueller 28 21 80 4.1 14.0 .290 4.1 14.0 .290 2.3 3.2 .714 6.3 3.2 5.9 10.4
14 Harvey Marlatt 24 7 26 2.8 5.5 .500 2.8 5.5 .500 0.0 0.0 1.4 5.5 1.4 5.5

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 29 82 3361 .448 .448 .814
2 Bob Lanier 24 81 3150 .490 .490 .773
3 Curtis Rowe 23 81 3009 .519 .519 .642
4 Don Adams 25 70 1798 .402 .402 .784
5 Stu Lantz 26 51 1603 .407 .407 .800
6 Chris Ford 24 74 1537 .479 .479 .645
7 Fred Foster 26 63 1460 .388 .388 .701
8 John Mengelt 23 67 1435 .504 .504 .823
9 Willie Norwood 25 79 1282 .494 .494 .684
10 Jim Davis 31 73 771 .510 .510 .632
11 Bob Nash 22 36 169 .222 .222 .647
12 Justus Thigpen 25 18 99 .404 .404
13 Erwin Mueller 28 21 80 .290 .290 .714
14 Harvey Marlatt 24 7 26 .500 .500

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 29 82 3361 18.3 .514 .448 .362 4.3 26.3 6.0 2.7 8.6 .123
2 Bob Lanier 24 81 3150 22.1 .527 .490 .240 18.6 12.3 6.9 3.6 10.6 .161
3 Curtis Rowe 23 81 3009 15.6 .545 .519 .311 12.3 7.7 5.7 2.5 8.3 .132
4 Don Adams 25 70 1798 10.9 .454 .402 .275 11.3 7.9 -0.2 1.5 1.3 .034
5 Stu Lantz 26 51 1603 9.3 .470 .407 .330 5.2 10.6 0.4 1.0 1.4 .041
6 Chris Ford 24 74 1537 12.1 .501 .479 .214 8.4 15.9 1.3 1.3 2.5 .079
7 Fred Foster 26 63 1460 8.1 .411 .388 .139 6.1 8.5 -1.8 0.9 -0.9 -0.031
8 John Mengelt 23 67 1435 15.1 .546 .504 .242 5.4 12.4 3.2 0.9 4.1 .136
9 Willie Norwood 25 79 1282 15.8 .541 .494 .446 12.3 6.0 2.7 1.0 3.8 .141
10 Jim Davis 31 73 771 16.1 .544 .510 .444 16.5 9.6 1.5 0.8 2.3 .142
11 Bob Nash 22 36 169 2.6 .271 .222 .236 9.8 11.4 -0.8 0.1 -0.7 -0.199
12 Justus Thigpen 25 18 99 7.8 .404 .404 .000 4.4 11.6 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.061
13 Erwin Mueller 28 21 80 5.2 .337 .290 .226 8.5 10.7 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.103
14 Harvey Marlatt 24 7 26 7.9 .500 .500 .000 1.9 18.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 .054