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1986-87 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 52-30, Finished 2nd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Chuck Daly (52-30)

PTS/G: 111.2 (8th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.8 (10th of 23)
SRS: 3.52 (6th of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.0 (13th of 23)
Off Rtg: 109.2 (9th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.8 (5th of 23)
Expected W-L: 50-32 (6th of 23)

Arena: Pontiac Silverdome ▪ Attendance: 907,520 (1st of 23)

NBA 1987 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (3-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-3) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1986 to June 30, 1987.
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August 21, 1986

Traded Earl Cureton and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Rickie Winslow was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Sidney Green.

Traded Kent Benson and Kelly Tripucka to the Utah Jazz for Adrian Dantley, a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Norris Coleman was later selected) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Phil Henderson was later selected).

September 15, 1986

Signed Jim Thomas as a free agent.

September 29, 1986

Signed Joe Binion as a free agent.

September 30, 1986

Traded John Long to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Fred Banks was later selected) and a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Doug Overton was later selected).

October 22, 1986

Signed John Schweitz as a free agent.

Waived Jim Thomas.

October 29, 1986

Waived Joe Binion.

November 17, 1986

Waived John Schweitz.

Signed Jeff Taylor as a free agent.

January 7, 1987

Signed Cozell McQueen to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 29, 1987

Traded a 1987 1st round draft pick (Ken Norman was later selected) and a 1987 2nd round draft pick (Norris Coleman was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for Kurt Nimphius.

February 10, 1987

Waived Jeff Taylor.

June 21, 1987

Traded a 1988 1st round draft pick (Randolph Keys was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for William Bedford.

June 22, 1987

Drafted Fred Banks in the 2nd round (24th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Eric White in the 3rd round (65th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Dave Popson in the 4th round (88th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gerry Wright in the 5th round (111th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Antoine Joubert in the 6th round (134th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mark Gottfried in the 7th round (157th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.