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1972-73 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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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

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1972 to June 30, 1973.
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July 31, 1972

Traded Terry Dischinger to the Portland Trail Blazers for Fred Foster.

August 1, 1972

Traded Jimmy Walker to the Houston Rockets for Stu Lantz.

September 29, 1972

Traded Howard Komives to the Buffalo Braves for a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Mike D'Antoni was later selected).

October 9, 1972

Bill Hewitt claimed on waivers by the Buffalo Braves.

October 31, 1972

Traded a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Tom Ingelsby was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Don Adams.

November 9, 1972

Traded a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Mike D'Antoni was later selected) to the Kansas City-Omaha Kings for John Mengelt.

February 5, 1973

Signed Justus Thigpen as a free agent.

April 13, 1973

Traded a 1973 1st round draft pick (Dwight Jones was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for George Trapp.

April 24, 1973

Drafted Dwight Lamar in the 3rd round (44th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Larry Kenon in the 3rd round (50th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ken Brady in the 4th round (61st pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Henry Wilmore in the 5th round (78th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dennis Johnson in the 6th round (95th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Fred Smiley in the 7th round (112th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ben Kelso in the 8th round (129th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Kelgore in the 9th round (145th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Solomon in the 10th round (159th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Len Paul in the 11th round (171st pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Clarence Carlisle in the 12th round (180th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.