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1987-88 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 54-28, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Chuck Daly (54-28)

PTS/G: 109.2 (8th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.1 (3rd of 23)
SRS: 5.46 (2nd of 23) ▪ Pace: 98.3 (14th of 23)
Off Rtg: 110.5 (6th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.3 (2nd of 23)
Expected W-L: 54-28 (3rd of 23)

Arena: Pontiac Silverdome ▪ Attendance: 1,066,505 (1st of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (3-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Finals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1988.
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October 6, 1987

Signed Ralph Lewis as a free agent.

October 8, 1987

Tony Campbell signed as a veteran free agent with the Washington Bullets; received a 1989 2nd round draft pick as compensation. The 2nd round draft pick was contingent upon Campbell making Washington's roster but he did not do so.

October 27, 1987

Kurt Nimphius signed as a veteran free agent with the San Antonio Spurs; received a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Moe was later selected) as compensation.

October 29, 1987

Traded Sidney Green to the New York Knicks for Ron Moore and a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Fennis Dembo was later selected).

November 26, 1987

Traded cash, a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Moe was later selected) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Phil Henderson was later selected) to the Utah Jazz for Darryl Dawkins.

December 12, 1987

Waived Eric White.

February 24, 1988

Traded Ron Moore and a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Richard Dumas was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns for James Edwards.

April 24, 1988

Signed Walker Russell as a veteran free agent.

June 23, 1988

Lost Ralph Lewis to the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA expansion draft.

June 28, 1988

Drafted Fennis Dembo in the 2nd round (30th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

Drafted Micheal Williams in the 2nd round (48th pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.

Drafted Lee Johnson in the 3rd round (72nd pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.