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1976-77 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 44-38, Finished 2nd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Herb Brown (44-38)

PTS/G: 109.4 (6th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.4 (20th of 22)
SRS: -0.99 (14th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.8 (3rd of 22)
Off Rtg: 100.3 (9th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.3 (17th of 22)
Expected W-L: 38-44 (14th of 22)

Arena: Cobo Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1977 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-2) versus Golden State Warriors  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977.
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July 6, 1976

Signed Cornelius Cash as a free agent.

July 28, 1976

Waived Archie Clark.

August 5, 1976

Drafted Marvin Barnes from the Spirits of St. Louis in the dispersal draft.

October 20, 1976

As part of a 3-team trade, the Detroit Pistons traded Curtis Rowe to the Boston Celtics; the Boston Celtics traded Paul Silas to the Denver Nuggets; and the Denver Nuggets traded Ralph Simpson to the Detroit Pistons.

Waived Henry Dickerson.

November 5, 1976

Waived Cornelius Cash.

November 18, 1976

Sold John Mengelt to the Chicago Bulls.

June 10, 1977

Drafted Ben Poquette in the 2nd round (36th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Irving in the 3rd round (58th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bruce King in the 4th round (80th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Kennedy in the 5th round (102nd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Herb Nobles in the 6th round (124th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Robert Lewis in the 7th round (144th pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tim Appleton in the 8th round (163rd pick) of the 1977 NBA Draft.