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1978-79 Detroit Pistons Team Game Log

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Record: 30-52, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Vitale (30-52)

PTS/G: 110.0 (10th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.7 (18th of 22)
SRS: -2.60 (16th of 22) ▪ Pace: 107.2 (6th of 22)
Off Rtg: 102.1 (17th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.6 (15th of 22)
Expected W-L: 34-48 (16th of 22)

Arena: Pontiac Silverdome ▪ Attendance: NA

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Regular Season

Turnovers do not include team turnovers
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1 1 1978-10-13 NJN L 105 107 34 37 53 .698 37 33 38 .868
2 2 1978-10-14 @ ATL L 114 122 41 32 44 .727 46 30 40 .750
3 3 1978-10-17 @ NOJ L 109 114 45 19 29 .655 45 24 33 .727
4 4 1978-10-20 PHI L 117 126 45 27 36 .750 48 30 41 .732
5 5 1978-10-21 @ WSB L 99 119 42 15 24 .625 52 15 18 .833
6 6 1978-10-25 CLE W 110 105 41 28 34 .824 35 35 44 .795
7 7 1978-10-27 KCK W 107 102 41 25 33 .758 44 14 23 .609
8 8 1978-10-28 @ SAS L 126 150 52 22 27 .815 58 34 40 .850
9 9 1978-10-31 @ POR L 96 112 38 20 25 .800 49 14 17 .824
10 10 1978-11-02 SEA L 94 95 41 12 13 .923 40 15 20 .750
11 11 1978-11-03 @ CHI W 99 93 43 13 18 .722 42 9 14 .643
12 12 1978-11-04 GSW L 95 103 40 15 24 .625 49 5 8 .625
13 13 1978-11-08 MIL W 117 106 46 25 33 .758 42 22 31 .710
14 14 1978-11-10 CHI W 115 101 53 9 12 .750 47 7 10 .700
15 15 1978-11-11 @ PHI L 112 135 43 26 42 .619 50 35 44 .795
16 16 1978-11-12 @ BOS W 128 123 54 20 28 .714 49 25 34 .735
17 17 1978-11-15 LAL L 126 133 52 22 27 .815 49 35 46 .761
18 18 1978-11-18 PHO L 105 119 41 23 30 .767 47 25 36 .694
19 19 1978-11-21 @ NYK L 79 96 34 11 19 .579 41 14 21 .667
20 20 1978-11-24 ATL W (1 OT) 119 117 41 37 54 .685 46 25 36 .694
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
21 21 1978-11-28 @ LAL W 105 103 45 15 21 .714 44 15 21 .714
22 22 1978-11-30 @ PHO L 109 119 51 7 10 .700 49 21 28 .750
23 23 1978-12-01 @ DEN L 120 125 50 20 28 .714 48 29 38 .763
24 24 1978-12-02 @ SDC W 120 113 51 18 23 .783 49 15 22 .682
25 25 1978-12-05 BOS L 112 114 45 22 30 .733 42 30 40 .750
26 26 1978-12-07 CLE W 121 105 49 23 33 .697 45 15 23 .652
27 27 1978-12-08 @ IND L 107 114 44 19 27 .704 36 42 47 .894
28 28 1978-12-09 @ KCK L 108 132 38 32 45 .711 50 32 52 .615
29 29 1978-12-12 @ CLE L 110 127 45 20 33 .606 50 27 33 .818
30 30 1978-12-15 WSB L 114 116 50 14 24 .583 45 26 45 .578
31 31 1978-12-21 IND W 121 108 49 23 32 .719 45 18 25 .720
32 32 1978-12-23 SAS L 126 130 53 20 26 .769 52 26 32 .813
33 33 1978-12-26 @ MIL L 84 143 40 4 12 .333 65 13 17 .765
34 34 1978-12-27 HOU W 131 119 59 13 20 .650 45 29 37 .784
35 35 1978-12-29 SDC L 107 111 43 21 34 .618 46 19 27 .704
36 36 1978-12-30 @ HOU L 101 112 41 19 23 .826 47 18 26 .692
37 37 1979-01-02 @ SDC L 119 137 45 29 38 .763 54 29 39 .744
38 38 1979-01-03 @ GSW L 81 96 30 21 29 .724 41 14 18 .778
39 39 1979-01-05 @ POR L 96 98 38 20 27 .741 37 24 29 .828
40 40 1979-01-09 @ SAS L 114 116 45 24 31 .774 46 24 33 .727
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
41 41 1979-01-11 POR W 104 101 40 24 32 .750 40 21 26 .808
42 42 1979-01-13 GSW W 114 109 48 18 29 .621 46 17 18 .944
43 43 1979-01-16 @ NYK L 110 111 47 16 24 .667 49 13 23 .565
44 44 1979-01-17 @ NJN L 99 106 42 15 19 .789 38 30 40 .750
45 45 1979-01-18 PHO L 87 97 36 15 18 .833 43 11 13 .846
46 46 1979-01-20 KCK W 122 110 46 30 37 .811 45 20 23 .870
47 47 1979-01-22 @ DEN W 121 117 45 31 41 .756 45 27 36 .750
48 48 1979-01-25 LAL W 135 100 58 19 22 .864 43 14 17 .824
49 49 1979-01-28 SDC W 128 118 56 16 26 .615 48 22 28 .786
50 50 1979-01-31 NYK L 86 108 36 14 25 .560 48 12 16 .750
51 51 1979-02-01 @ CLE W 120 116 49 22 26 .846 49 18 21 .857
52 52 1979-02-02 @ KCK L 114 130 46 22 32 .688 55 20 32 .625
53 53 1979-02-06 @ HOU L 108 113 45 18 28 .643 44 25 28 .893
54 54 1979-02-07 @ PHI L 103 114 42 19 26 .731 44 26 34 .765
55 55 1979-02-08 NJN L 105 106 43 19 29 .655 44 18 24 .750
56 56 1979-02-10 NOJ L 105 107 43 19 29 .655 40 27 31 .871
57 57 1979-02-14 DEN W 111 107 47 17 26 .654 43 21 30 .700
58 58 1979-02-16 HOU W 110 96 44 22 31 .710 41 14 24 .583
59 59 1979-02-18 SAS W 124 104 51 22 32 .688 41 22 27 .815
60 60 1979-02-21 PHI W (1 OT) 106 99 49 8 13 .615 37 25 29 .862
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
61 61 1979-02-25 POR L (1 OT) 119 126 46 27 42 .643 51 24 34 .706
62 62 1979-02-27 @ CHI L 117 124 47 23 30 .767 50 24 27 .889
63 63 1979-03-03 NOJ W 110 101 46 18 22 .818 38 25 29 .862
64 64 1979-03-07 SEA L 93 99 38 17 26 .654 39 21 28 .750
65 65 1979-03-09 BOS W 160 117 69 22 35 .629 49 19 26 .731
66 66 1979-03-11 @ MIL W 125 115 55 15 22 .682 48 19 25 .760
67 67 1979-03-13 @ IND L (1 OT) 120 122 52 16 19 .842 52 18 26 .692
68 68 1979-03-15 NYK W 88 83 39 10 15 .667 37 9 12 .750
69 69 1979-03-16 @ BOS L 98 99 39 20 24 .833 46 7 11 .636
70 70 1979-03-17 IND W 105 98 43 19 25 .760 44 10 14 .714
71 71 1979-03-20 @ NJN L 110 117 43 24 32 .750 39 39 46 .848
72 72 1979-03-21 @ ATL L 104 111 43 18 20 .900 50 11 13 .846
73 73 1979-03-23 WSB W 124 114 51 22 27 .815 44 26 32 .813
74 74 1979-03-25 @ WSB L 107 116 46 15 20 .750 51 14 19 .737
75 75 1979-03-28 DEN L 110 115 49 12 19 .632 43 29 37 .784
76 76 1979-03-30 @ LAL L 113 124 50 13 19 .684 54 16 23 .696
77 77 1979-03-31 @ SEA L 102 123 41 20 24 .833 52 19 22 .864
78 78 1979-04-01 @ PHO L 105 116 45 15 24 .625 52 12 18 .667
79 79 1979-04-03 @ GSW L 100 104 38 24 30 .800 44 16 22 .727
80 80 1979-04-05 @ NOJ W 120 104 51 18 26 .692 46 12 13 .923
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
81 81 1979-04-06 ATL L 96 112 39 18 31 .581 39 34 50 .680
82 82 1979-04-08 CHI L 107 117 47 13 15 .867 52 13 19 .684