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1979-80 Detroit Pistons Roster and Stats

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Record: 16-66, Finished 6th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Vitale (4-8), Richie Adubato (12-58)

PTS/G: 108.9 (11th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 117.2 (21st of 22)
SRS: -7.58 (22nd of 22) ▪ Pace: 107.1 (2nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 101.2 (22nd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.8 (19th of 22)
Expected W-L: 22-60 (22nd of 22)

Arena: Pontiac Silverdome ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
54 Kent Benson C 6-10 235 December 27, 1954 2 Indiana University
13 Leon Douglas C 6-10 230 August 26, 1954 3 University of Alabama
42 Terry Duerod SG 6-2 180 July 29, 1956 R University of Detroit Mercy
21 Earl Evans PF 6-8 202 November 11, 1955 R University of Nevada, Las Vegas
24 Roy Hamilton PG 6-2 180 July 20, 1957 R University of California, Los Angeles
35 Phil Hubbard PF 6-8 215 December 13, 1956 R University of Michigan
32 Greg Kelser SF 6-7 190 September 17, 1957 R Michigan State University
16 Bob Lanier C 6-11 250 September 10, 1948 9 St. Bonaventure University
30 Ron Lee PG 6-4 193 November 2, 1952 3 University of Oregon
25 John Long SG 6-5 195 August 28, 1956 1 University of Detroit Mercy
44 Steve Malovic PF 6-10 230 July 21, 1956 R San Diego State University
11 Bob McAdoo PF 6-9 210 September 25, 1951 7 University of North Carolina
33 Jim McElroy PG 6-3 190 October 4, 1953 4 Central Michigan University
14 Eric Money SG 6-0 170 February 6, 1955 5 University of Arizona
9-30 Jackie Robinson SF 6-6 210 May 20, 1955 1 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
34 John Shumate PF 6-9 235 April 6, 1952 3 University of Notre Dame
41 Terry Tyler SF 6-7 215 October 30, 1956 1 University of Detroit Mercy

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 3643 7596 .480 57 219 .260 3586 7377 .486 1590 2149 .740 1226 2415 3641 1950 783 562 1742 2069 8933
Team/G 241.2 44.4 92.6 .480 0.7 2.7 .260 43.7 90.0 .486 19.4 26.2 .740 15.0 29.5 44.4 23.8 9.5 6.9 21.2 25.2 108.9
Lg Rank 16 6 6 12 12 10 11 6 6 12 18 16 19 14 13 13 19 8 3 22 15 11
Year/Year 0.0% -1.8% -2.6% +0.004 -3.3% -5.4% +0.011 -1.1% -4.1% +0.023 -5.9% 1.5% -1.1% -6.8% -7.6% 2.2% 8.9% -3.4% -1.0%
Opponent 82 19780 3847 7761 .496 57 206 .277 3790 7555 .502 1858 2405 .773 1319 2572 3891 2306 874 470 1583 1871 9609
Opponent/G 241.2 46.9 94.6 .496 0.7 2.5 .277 46.2 92.1 .502 22.7 29.3 .773 16.1 31.4 47.5 28.1 10.7 5.7 19.3 22.8 117.2
Lg Rank 16 21 19 18 9 7 11 21 19 17 17 17 19 20 17 21 19 20 16 11 4 21
Year/Year 0.0% 2.4% 1.8% +0.003 0.9% -0.9% +0.009 7.3% 4.8% +0.018 1.4% -2.1% -1.0% 5.0% 31.2% -6.7% -9.2% -2.2% 4.0%

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 22 60 -8.24 0.67 -7.58 101.2 108.8 107.1 .283 .029 .483 16.9 32.3 .209 .499 15.2 64.7 .239 Pontiac Silverdome
Lg Rank 22 22 22 1 22 22 19 2 18 10 12 20 15 20 16 16 18 15

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 Terry Tyler 23 82 2670 430 925 .465 2 12 .167 428 913 .469 143 187 .765 228 399 627 129 107 220 175 237 1005
2 John Long 23 69 2364 588 1164 .505 1 12 .083 587 1152 .510 160 194 .825 152 185 337 206 129 26 206 221 1337
3 Bob McAdoo 28 58 2097 492 1025 .480 3 24 .125 489 1001 .489 235 322 .730 100 367 467 200 73 65 238 178 1222
4 Leon Douglas 25 70 1782 221 455 .486 0 1 .000 221 454 .487 125 185 .676 171 330 501 121 30 62 127 249 567
5 Eric Money 24 55 1467 259 510 .508 0 0 259 510 .508 81 104 .779 28 69 97 238 53 10 143 135 599
6 Bob Lanier 31 37 1392 319 584 .546 0 5 .000 319 579 .551 164 210 .781 108 265 373 122 38 60 113 130 802
7 Terry Duerod 23 67 1331 282 598 .472 15 53 .283 267 545 .490 45 66 .682 29 69 98 117 41 11 79 102 624
8 Greg Kelser 22 50 1233 280 593 .472 3 15 .200 277 578 .479 146 203 .719 124 152 276 108 60 34 140 176 709
9 Phil Hubbard 23 64 1189 210 451 .466 0 2 .000 210 449 .468 165 220 .750 114 206 320 70 48 10 120 202 585
10 Roy Hamilton 22 72 1116 115 287 .401 0 2 .000 115 285 .404 103 150 .687 45 62 107 192 48 5 118 82 333
11 Jim McElroy 26 36 1012 162 356 .455 3 14 .214 159 342 .465 95 119 .798 12 38 50 162 25 14 88 78 422
12 Ron Lee 27 31 803 84 214 .393 22 56 .393 62 158 .392 35 53 .660 29 61 90 174 84 13 68 107 225
13 Kent Benson 25 17 502 86 187 .460 1 4 .250 85 183 .464 33 44 .750 30 90 120 51 19 18 51 68 206
14 Earl Evans 24 36 381 63 140 .450 7 18 .389 56 122 .459 24 42 .571 26 49 75 37 14 1 36 64 157
15 John Shumate 27 9 228 35 65 .538 0 0 35 65 .538 17 25 .680 18 52 70 9 9 5 14 16 87
16 Steve Malovic 23 10 162 8 25 .320 0 0 8 25 .320 10 14 .714 9 19 28 14 2 5 9 16 26
17 Jackie Robinson 24 7 51 9 17 .529 0 1 .000 9 16 .563 9 11 .818 3 2 5 0 3 3 2 8 27

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 Bob Lanier 31 37 37.6 8.6 15.8 .546 0.0 0.1 .000 8.6 15.6 .551 4.4 5.7 .781 2.9 7.2 10.1 3.3 1.0 1.6 3.1 3.5 21.7
2 Bob McAdoo 28 58 36.2 8.5 17.7 .480 0.1 0.4 .125 8.4 17.3 .489 4.1 5.6 .730 1.7 6.3 8.1 3.4 1.3 1.1 4.1 3.1 21.1
3 John Long 23 69 34.3 8.5 16.9 .505 0.0 0.2 .083 8.5 16.7 .510 2.3 2.8 .825 2.2 2.7 4.9 3.0 1.9 0.4 3.0 3.2 19.4
4 Terry Tyler 23 82 32.6 5.2 11.3 .465 0.0 0.1 .167 5.2 11.1 .469 1.7 2.3 .765 2.8 4.9 7.6 1.6 1.3 2.7 2.1 2.9 12.3
5 Kent Benson 25 17 29.5 5.1 11.0 .460 0.1 0.2 .250 5.0 10.8 .464 1.9 2.6 .750 1.8 5.3 7.1 3.0 1.1 1.1 3.0 4.0 12.1
6 Jim McElroy 26 36 28.1 4.5 9.9 .455 0.1 0.4 .214 4.4 9.5 .465 2.6 3.3 .798 0.3 1.1 1.4 4.5 0.7 0.4 2.4 2.2 11.7
7 Eric Money 24 55 26.7 4.7 9.3 .508 0.0 0.0 4.7 9.3 .508 1.5 1.9 .779 0.5 1.3 1.8 4.3 1.0 0.2 2.6 2.5 10.9
8 Ron Lee 27 31 25.9 2.7 6.9 .393 0.7 1.8 .393 2.0 5.1 .392 1.1 1.7 .660 0.9 2.0 2.9 5.6 2.7 0.4 2.2 3.5 7.3
9 Leon Douglas 25 70 25.5 3.2 6.5 .486 0.0 0.0 .000 3.2 6.5 .487 1.8 2.6 .676 2.4 4.7 7.2 1.7 0.4 0.9 1.8 3.6 8.1
10 John Shumate 27 9 25.3 3.9 7.2 .538 0.0 0.0 3.9 7.2 .538 1.9 2.8 .680 2.0 5.8 7.8 1.0 1.0 0.6 1.6 1.8 9.7
11 Greg Kelser 22 50 24.7 5.6 11.9 .472 0.1 0.3 .200 5.5 11.6 .479 2.9 4.1 .719 2.5 3.0 5.5 2.2 1.2 0.7 2.8 3.5 14.2
12 Terry Duerod 23 67 19.9 4.2 8.9 .472 0.2 0.8 .283 4.0 8.1 .490 0.7 1.0 .682 0.4 1.0 1.5 1.7 0.6 0.2 1.2 1.5 9.3
13 Phil Hubbard 23 64 18.6 3.3 7.0 .466 0.0 0.0 .000 3.3 7.0 .468 2.6 3.4 .750 1.8 3.2 5.0 1.1 0.8 0.2 1.9 3.2 9.1
14 Steve Malovic 23 10 16.2 0.8 2.5 .320 0.0 0.0 0.8 2.5 .320 1.0 1.4 .714 0.9 1.9 2.8 1.4 0.2 0.5 0.9 1.6 2.6
15 Roy Hamilton 22 72 15.5 1.6 4.0 .401 0.0 0.0 .000 1.6 4.0 .404 1.4 2.1 .687 0.6 0.9 1.5 2.7 0.7 0.1 1.6 1.1 4.6
16 Earl Evans 24 36 10.6 1.8 3.9 .450 0.2 0.5 .389 1.6 3.4 .459 0.7 1.2 .571 0.7 1.4 2.1 1.0 0.4 0.0 1.0 1.8 4.4
17 Jackie Robinson 24 7 7.3 1.3 2.4 .529 0.0 0.1 .000 1.3 2.3 .563 1.3 1.6 .818 0.4 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.3 1.1 3.9

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 Terry Tyler 23 82 2670 5.8 12.5 .465 0.0 0.2 .167 5.8 12.3 .469 1.9 2.5 .765 3.1 5.4 8.5 1.7 1.4 3.0 2.4 3.2 13.6
2 John Long 23 69 2364 9.0 17.7 .505 0.0 0.2 .083 8.9 17.5 .510 2.4 3.0 .825 2.3 2.8 5.1 3.1 2.0 0.4 3.1 3.4 20.4
3 Bob McAdoo 28 58 2097 8.4 17.6 .480 0.1 0.4 .125 8.4 17.2 .489 4.0 5.5 .730 1.7 6.3 8.0 3.4 1.3 1.1 4.1 3.1 21.0
4 Leon Douglas 25 70 1782 4.5 9.2 .486 0.0 0.0 .000 4.5 9.2 .487 2.5 3.7 .676 3.5 6.7 10.1 2.4 0.6 1.3 2.6 5.0 11.5
5 Eric Money 24 55 1467 6.4 12.5 .508 0.0 0.0 6.4 12.5 .508 2.0 2.6 .779 0.7 1.7 2.4 5.8 1.3 0.2 3.5 3.3 14.7
6 Bob Lanier 31 37 1392 8.2 15.1 .546 0.0 0.1 .000 8.2 15.0 .551 4.2 5.4 .781 2.8 6.9 9.6 3.2 1.0 1.6 2.9 3.4 20.7
7 Terry Duerod 23 67 1331 7.6 16.2 .472 0.4 1.4 .283 7.2 14.7 .490 1.2 1.8 .682 0.8 1.9 2.7 3.2 1.1 0.3 2.1 2.8 16.9
8 Greg Kelser 22 50 1233 8.2 17.3 .472 0.1 0.4 .200 8.1 16.9 .479 4.3 5.9 .719 3.6 4.4 8.1 3.2 1.8 1.0 4.1 5.1 20.7
9 Phil Hubbard 23 64 1189 6.4 13.7 .466 0.0 0.1 .000 6.4 13.6 .468 5.0 6.7 .750 3.5 6.2 9.7 2.1 1.5 0.3 3.6 6.1 17.7
10 Roy Hamilton 22 72 1116 3.7 9.3 .401 0.0 0.1 .000 3.7 9.2 .404 3.3 4.8 .687 1.5 2.0 3.5 6.2 1.5 0.2 3.8 2.6 10.7
11 Jim McElroy 26 36 1012 5.8 12.7 .455 0.1 0.5 .214 5.7 12.2 .465 3.4 4.2 .798 0.4 1.4 1.8 5.8 0.9 0.5 3.1 2.8 15.0
12 Ron Lee 27 31 803 3.8 9.6 .393 1.0 2.5 .393 2.8 7.1 .392 1.6 2.4 .660 1.3 2.7 4.0 7.8 3.8 0.6 3.0 4.8 10.1
13 Kent Benson 25 17 502 6.2 13.4 .460 0.1 0.3 .250 6.1 13.1 .464 2.4 3.2 .750 2.2 6.5 8.6 3.7 1.4 1.3 3.7 4.9 14.8
14 Earl Evans 24 36 381 6.0 13.2 .450 0.7 1.7 .389 5.3 11.5 .459 2.3 4.0 .571 2.5 4.6 7.1 3.5 1.3 0.1 3.4 6.0 14.8
15 John Shumate 27 9 228 5.5 10.3 .538 0.0 0.0 5.5 10.3 .538 2.7 3.9 .680 2.8 8.2 11.1 1.4 1.4 0.8 2.2 2.5 13.7
16 Steve Malovic 23 10 162 1.8 5.6 .320 0.0 0.0 1.8 5.6 .320 2.2 3.1 .714 2.0 4.2 6.2 3.1 0.4 1.1 2.0 3.6 5.8
17 Jackie Robinson 24 7 51 6.4 12.0 .529 0.0 0.7 .000 6.4 11.3 .563 6.4 7.8 .818 2.1 1.4 3.5 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.4 5.6 19.1

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 Terry Tyler 23 82 2670 7.2 15.5 .465 0.0 0.2 .167 7.2 12.3 .469 2.4 3.1 .765 3.8 6.7 10.5 2.2 1.8 3.7 2.9 4.0 16.9
2 John Long 23 69 2364 11.1 22.1 .505 0.0 0.2 .083 11.1 17.5 .510 3.0 3.7 .825 2.9 3.5 6.4 3.9 2.4 0.5 3.9 4.2 25.3
3 Bob McAdoo 28 58 2097 10.5 21.9 .480 0.1 0.5 .125 10.4 17.2 .489 5.0 6.9 .730 2.1 7.8 10.0 4.3 1.6 1.4 5.1 3.8 26.1
4 Leon Douglas 25 70 1782 5.6 11.4 .486 0.0 0.0 .000 5.6 9.2 .487 3.1 4.7 .676 4.3 8.3 12.6 3.0 0.8 1.6 3.2 6.3 14.3
5 Eric Money 24 55 1467 7.9 15.6 .508 0.0 0.0 7.9 12.5 .508 2.5 3.2 .779 0.9 2.1 3.0 7.3 1.6 0.3 4.4 4.1 18.3
6 Bob Lanier 31 37 1392 10.3 18.8 .546 0.0 0.2 .000 10.3 15.0 .551 5.3 6.8 .781 3.5 8.5 12.0 3.9 1.2 1.9 3.6 4.2 25.8
7 Terry Duerod 23 67 1331 9.5 20.1 .472 0.5 1.8 .283 9.0 14.7 .490 1.5 2.2 .682 1.0 2.3 3.3 3.9 1.4 0.4 2.7 3.4 21.0
8 Greg Kelser 22 50 1233 10.2 21.5 .472 0.1 0.5 .200 10.1 16.9 .479 5.3 7.4 .719 4.5 5.5 10.0 3.9 2.2 1.2 5.1 6.4 25.8
9 Phil Hubbard 23 64 1189 7.9 17.0 .466 0.0 0.1 .000 7.9 13.6 .468 6.2 8.3 .750 4.3 7.8 12.1 2.6 1.8 0.4 4.5 7.6 22.0
10 Roy Hamilton 22 72 1116 4.6 11.5 .401 0.0 0.1 .000 4.6 9.2 .404 4.1 6.0 .687 1.8 2.5 4.3 7.7 1.9 0.2 4.7 3.3 13.4
11 Jim McElroy 26 36 1012 7.2 15.8 .455 0.1 0.6 .214 7.0 12.2 .465 4.2 5.3 .798 0.5 1.7 2.2 7.2 1.1 0.6 3.9 3.5 18.7
12 Ron Lee 27 31 803 4.7 11.9 .393 1.2 3.1 .393 3.5 7.1 .392 2.0 3.0 .660 1.6 3.4 5.0 9.7 4.7 0.7 3.8 6.0 12.6
13 Kent Benson 25 17 502 7.7 16.7 .460 0.1 0.4 .250 7.6 13.1 .464 2.9 3.9 .750 2.7 8.0 10.7 4.6 1.7 1.6 4.6 6.1 18.4
14 Earl Evans 24 36 381 7.4 16.5 .450 0.8 2.1 .389 6.6 11.5 .459 2.8 4.9 .571 3.1 5.8 8.8 4.4 1.6 0.1 4.2 7.5 18.5
15 John Shumate 27 9 228 6.9 12.8 .538 0.0 0.0 6.9 10.3 .538 3.3 4.9 .680 3.5 10.2 13.8 1.8 1.8 1.0 2.8 3.1 17.1
16 Steve Malovic 23 10 162 2.2 6.9 .320 0.0 0.0 2.2 5.6 .320 2.8 3.9 .714 2.5 5.3 7.7 3.9 0.6 1.4 2.5 4.4 7.2
17 Jackie Robinson 24 7 51 7.9 14.9 .529 0.0 0.9 .000 7.9 11.3 .563 7.9 9.7 .818 2.6 1.8 4.4 0.0 2.6 2.6 1.8 7.0 23.7

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 Terry Tyler 23 82 2670 14.2 .499 .466 .202 .013 8.9 15.8 12.3 6.4 1.8 4.3 14.8 17.0 100 106 0.9 2.5 3.4 .062
2 John Long 23 69 2364 16.4 .535 .506 .167 .010 6.7 8.3 7.5 13.0 2.4 0.6 14.2 23.7 104 110 2.4 1.2 3.6 .072
3 Bob McAdoo 28 58 2097 16.3 .524 .481 .314 .023 5.0 18.5 11.7 13.9 1.6 1.6 16.9 25.8 98 108 0.5 1.6 2.0 .047
4 Leon Douglas 25 70 1782 11.4 .529 .486 .407 .002 10.0 19.6 14.8 8.5 0.8 1.8 19.1 14.3 103 109 1.0 1.1 2.1 .057
5 Eric Money 24 55 1467 11.7 .539 .508 .204 .000 2.0 5.0 3.5 21.8 1.6 0.4 20.5 18.3 100 112 0.6 0.2 0.8 .026
6 Bob Lanier 31 37 1392 20.3 .593 .546 .360 .009 8.1 20.2 14.1 12.7 1.2 2.3 14.3 21.8 114 107 3.1 1.1 4.2 .146
7 Terry Duerod 23 67 1331 11.7 .498 .484 .110 .089 2.3 5.5 3.9 12.4 1.4 0.4 11.2 20.4 100 113 0.6 0.2 0.7 .026
8 Greg Kelser 22 50 1233 16.1 .520 .475 .342 .025 10.5 13.1 11.8 12.6 2.2 1.4 17.0 25.7 100 108 0.6 0.9 1.4 .056
9 Phil Hubbard 23 64 1189 13.7 .534 .466 .488 .004 10.0 18.4 14.1 7.9 1.8 0.4 18.0 21.6 101 108 0.7 0.9 1.6 .064
10 Roy Hamilton 22 72 1116 9.1 .472 .401 .523 .007 4.2 5.9 5.0 21.0 1.9 0.2 25.1 16.2 91 112 -0.7 0.3 -0.4 -0.016
11 Jim McElroy 26 36 1012 11.4 .517 .459 .334 .039 1.2 4.0 2.6 21.0 1.1 0.7 17.7 18.9 101 114 0.5 0.0 0.5 .025
12 Ron Lee 27 31 803 13.1 .474 .444 .248 .262 3.8 8.0 5.9 26.5 4.7 0.8 22.3 14.6 99 105 0.2 0.9 1.0 .061
13 Kent Benson 25 17 502 12.4 .499 .463 .235 .021 6.2 19.0 12.6 13.6 1.7 1.9 19.8 19.7 94 107 -0.2 0.4 0.3 .026
14 Earl Evans 24 36 381 10.3 .495 .475 .300 .129 7.1 13.6 10.3 12.9 1.6 0.1 18.5 19.6 95 110 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .015
15 John Shumate 27 9 228 15.1 .572 .538 .385 .000 8.2 24.2 16.1 5.1 1.8 1.1 15.6 15.2 109 106 0.3 0.2 0.5 .101
16 Steve Malovic 23 10 162 5.9 .417 .320 .560 .000 5.8 12.4 9.1 9.9 0.6 1.6 22.4 9.5 90 111 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.006
17 Jackie Robinson 24 7 51 17.1 .618 .529 .647 .059 6.1 4.2 5.1 0.0 2.6 3.1 8.4 18.0 125 109 0.1 0.0 0.2 .167