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1997-98 Detroit Pistons Roster and Stats

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Record: 37-45, Finished 6th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Collins (21-24), Alvin Gentry (16-21)

PTS/G: 94.2 (20th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 92.6 (9th of 29)
SRS: 1.95 (13th of 29) ▪ Pace: 88.2 (24th of 29)
Off Rtg: 105.3 (13th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.5 (9th of 29)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (13th of 29)

Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills ▪ Attendance: 794,567 (7th of 29)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
8 Bison Dele C 6-9 235 April 6, 1969 6 University of Arizona
4 Joe Dumars SG 6-3 190 May 24, 1963 12 McNeese State University
12 Steve Henson PG 5-11 177 February 2, 1968 5 Kansas State University
33 Grant Hill SF 6-8 225 October 5, 1972 3 Duke University
1 Lindsey Hunter PG 6-2 170 December 3, 1970 4 Jackson State University
43 Grant Long PF 6-8 225 March 12, 1966 9 Eastern Michigan University
44 Rick Mahorn C 6-10 240 September 21, 1958 16 Hampton University
23 Aaron McKie SF 6-5 209 October 2, 1972 3 Temple University
00 Eric Montross C 7-0 270 September 23, 1971 3 University of North Carolina
5 Charles O'Bannon SG 6-5 209 February 22, 1975 R University of California, Los Angeles
31 Scot Pollard C 6-11 265 February 12, 1975 R University of Kansas
42 Theo Ratliff C 6-10 225 April 17, 1973 2 University of Wyoming
52 Don Reid PF 6-8 250 December 30, 1973 2 Georgetown University
14 Malik Sealy SF 6-8 190 February 1, 1970 5 St. John's University
42 Jerry Stackhouse SG 6-6 218 November 5, 1974 2 University of North Carolina
13 Jerome Williams PF 6-9 206 May 10, 1973 1 Georgetown University

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 19955 2862 6373 .449 293 938 .312 2569 5435 .473 1704 2288 .745 1044 2338 3382 1597 678 344 1198 1805 7721
Team/G 243.4 34.9 77.7 .449 3.6 11.4 .312 31.3 66.3 .473 20.8 27.9 .745 12.7 28.5 41.2 19.5 8.3 4.2 14.6 22.0 94.2
Lg Rank 1 23 22 18 22 16 26 17 18 14 6 6 12 15 16 16 25 14 25 8 9 20
Year/Year 0.6% 1.2% 4.6% -0.015 -49.7% -37.4% -0.076 14.4% 18.3% -0.016 14.6% 14.7% -0.001 21.7% 2.0% 7.4% 2.8% 7.3% 21.6% 15.1% 9.3% -0.0%
Opponent 82 19955 2840 6377 .445 363 1100 .330 2477 5277 .469 1549 2077 .746 991 2334 3325 1753 648 382 1263 1874 7592
Opponent/G 243.4 34.6 77.8 .445 4.4 13.4 .330 30.2 64.4 .469 18.9 25.3 .746 12.1 28.5 40.5 21.4 7.9 4.7 15.4 22.9 92.6
Lg Rank 1 9 7 13 16 21 9 8 7 14 11 10 23 5 15 11 10 10 12 12 21 9
Year/Year 0.6% 2.6% 2.3% +0.001 -31.3% -23.1% -0.039 10.6% 9.9% +0.003 26.0% 24.5% +0.009 2.8% 3.1% 3.0% -2.3% 32.8% 35.5% 5.7% 5.0% 4.1%

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 46 36 1.57 0.38 1.95 105.3 103.5 88.2 .359 .147 .472 14.0 30.9 .267 .474 14.8 70.2 .243 The Palace of Auburn Hills 794,567
Lg Rank 13 13 13 8 13 13 9 24 5 14 20 8 16 5 13 11 8 15 7

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Grant Hill 25 81 81 3294 615 1361 .452 3 21 .143 612 1340 .457 .453 479 647 .740 93 530 623 551 143 53 285 196 1712
2 Bison Dele 28 78 78 2619 531 1040 .511 1 3 .333 530 1037 .511 .511 198 280 .707 223 472 695 94 67 55 181 252 1261
3 Lindsey Hunter 27 71 67 2505 316 826 .383 85 265 .321 231 561 .412 .434 145 196 .740 61 186 247 224 123 10 110 174 862
4 Joe Dumars 34 72 72 2326 329 791 .416 158 426 .371 171 365 .468 .516 127 154 .825 14 90 104 253 44 2 84 99 943
5 Jerry Stackhouse 23 57 15 1797 296 692 .428 31 149 .208 265 543 .488 .450 273 349 .782 77 113 190 174 58 38 150 119 896
6 Malik Sealy 27 77 10 1641 216 505 .428 9 41 .220 207 464 .446 .437 150 182 .824 48 171 219 100 65 20 79 156 591
7 Jerome Williams 24 77 3 1305 151 288 .524 0 1 .000 151 287 .526 .524 108 166 .651 170 209 379 48 51 10 60 144 410
8 Don Reid 24 68 44 994 94 176 .534 0 0 94 176 .534 .534 50 71 .704 77 98 175 26 25 55 28 183 238
9 Grant Long 31 40 17 739 50 117 .427 0 4 .000 50 113 .442 .427 41 57 .719 57 93 150 25 29 12 22 91 141
10 Rick Mahorn 39 59 0 707 59 129 .457 0 0 59 129 .457 .457 23 34 .676 65 130 195 15 14 7 37 123 141
11 Theo Ratliff 24 24 12 586 57 111 .514 0 0 57 111 .514 .514 43 63 .683 46 75 121 15 12 55 34 83 157
12 Aaron McKie 25 24 1 472 43 104 .413 3 17 .176 40 87 .460 .428 20 23 .870 24 44 68 38 23 1 24 47 109
13 Eric Montross 26 28 10 354 31 68 .456 0 0 31 68 .456 .456 9 21 .429 41 66 107 4 6 15 14 66 71
14 Scot Pollard 22 33 0 317 35 70 .500 0 0 35 70 .500 .500 19 23 .826 34 40 74 9 8 10 12 48 89
15 Charles O'Bannon 22 30 0 234 26 69 .377 0 3 .000 26 66 .394 .377 12 15 .800 14 19 33 17 9 1 9 15 64
16 Steve Henson 29 23 0 65 13 26 .500 3 8 .375 10 18 .556 .558 7 7 1.000 0 2 2 4 1 0 6 9 36

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 Grant Hill 25 81 81 40.7 7.6 16.8 .452 0.0 0.3 .143 7.6 16.5 .457 5.9 8.0 .740 1.1 6.5 7.7 6.8 1.8 0.7 3.5 2.4 21.1
2 Lindsey Hunter 27 71 67 35.3 4.5 11.6 .383 1.2 3.7 .321 3.3 7.9 .412 2.0 2.8 .740 0.9 2.6 3.5 3.2 1.7 0.1 1.5 2.5 12.1
3 Bison Dele 28 78 78 33.6 6.8 13.3 .511 0.0 0.0 .333 6.8 13.3 .511 2.5 3.6 .707 2.9 6.1 8.9 1.2 0.9 0.7 2.3 3.2 16.2
4 Joe Dumars 34 72 72 32.3 4.6 11.0 .416 2.2 5.9 .371 2.4 5.1 .468 1.8 2.1 .825 0.2 1.3 1.4 3.5 0.6 0.0 1.2 1.4 13.1
5 Jerry Stackhouse 23 57 15 31.5 5.2 12.1 .428 0.5 2.6 .208 4.6 9.5 .488 4.8 6.1 .782 1.4 2.0 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.7 2.6 2.1 15.7
6 Theo Ratliff 24 24 12 24.4 2.4 4.6 .514 0.0 0.0 2.4 4.6 .514 1.8 2.6 .683 1.9 3.1 5.0 0.6 0.5 2.3 1.4 3.5 6.5
7 Malik Sealy 27 77 10 21.3 2.8 6.6 .428 0.1 0.5 .220 2.7 6.0 .446 1.9 2.4 .824 0.6 2.2 2.8 1.3 0.8 0.3 1.0 2.0 7.7
8 Aaron McKie 25 24 1 19.7 1.8 4.3 .413 0.1 0.7 .176 1.7 3.6 .460 0.8 1.0 .870 1.0 1.8 2.8 1.6 1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 4.5
9 Grant Long 31 40 17 18.5 1.3 2.9 .427 0.0 0.1 .000 1.3 2.8 .442 1.0 1.4 .719 1.4 2.3 3.8 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.6 2.3 3.5
10 Jerome Williams 24 77 3 16.9 2.0 3.7 .524 0.0 0.0 .000 2.0 3.7 .526 1.4 2.2 .651 2.2 2.7 4.9 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.8 1.9 5.3
11 Don Reid 24 68 44 14.6 1.4 2.6 .534 0.0 0.0 1.4 2.6 .534 0.7 1.0 .704 1.1 1.4 2.6 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.4 2.7 3.5
12 Eric Montross 26 28 10 12.6 1.1 2.4 .456 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.4 .456 0.3 0.8 .429 1.5 2.4 3.8 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.5 2.4 2.5
13 Rick Mahorn 39 59 0 12.0 1.0 2.2 .457 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.2 .457 0.4 0.6 .676 1.1 2.2 3.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.6 2.1 2.4
14 Scot Pollard 22 33 0 9.6 1.1 2.1 .500 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.1 .500 0.6 0.7 .826 1.0 1.2 2.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 1.5 2.7
15 Charles O'Bannon 22 30 0 7.8 0.9 2.3 .377 0.0 0.1 .000 0.9 2.2 .394 0.4 0.5 .800 0.5 0.6 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.5 2.1
16 Steve Henson 29 23 0 2.8 0.6 1.1 .500 0.1 0.3 .375 0.4 0.8 .556 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.4 1.6

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 Grant Hill 25 81 81 3294 6.7 14.9 .452 0.0 0.2 .143 6.7 14.6 .457 5.2 7.1 .740 1.0 5.8 6.8 6.0 1.6 0.6 3.1 2.1 18.7
2 Bison Dele 28 78 78 2619 7.3 14.3 .511 0.0 0.0 .333 7.3 14.3 .511 2.7 3.8 .707 3.1 6.5 9.6 1.3 0.9 0.8 2.5 3.5 17.3
3 Lindsey Hunter 27 71 67 2505 4.5 11.9 .383 1.2 3.8 .321 3.3 8.1 .412 2.1 2.8 .740 0.9 2.7 3.5 3.2 1.8 0.1 1.6 2.5 12.4
4 Joe Dumars 34 72 72 2326 5.1 12.2 .416 2.4 6.6 .371 2.6 5.6 .468 2.0 2.4 .825 0.2 1.4 1.6 3.9 0.7 0.0 1.3 1.5 14.6
5 Jerry Stackhouse 23 57 15 1797 5.9 13.9 .428 0.6 3.0 .208 5.3 10.9 .488 5.5 7.0 .782 1.5 2.3 3.8 3.5 1.2 0.8 3.0 2.4 17.9
6 Malik Sealy 27 77 10 1641 4.7 11.1 .428 0.2 0.9 .220 4.5 10.2 .446 3.3 4.0 .824 1.1 3.8 4.8 2.2 1.4 0.4 1.7 3.4 13.0
7 Jerome Williams 24 77 3 1305 4.2 7.9 .524 0.0 0.0 .000 4.2 7.9 .526 3.0 4.6 .651 4.7 5.8 10.5 1.3 1.4 0.3 1.7 4.0 11.3
8 Don Reid 24 68 44 994 3.4 6.4 .534 0.0 0.0 3.4 6.4 .534 1.8 2.6 .704 2.8 3.5 6.3 0.9 0.9 2.0 1.0 6.6 8.6
9 Grant Long 31 40 17 739 2.4 5.7 .427 0.0 0.2 .000 2.4 5.5 .442 2.0 2.8 .719 2.8 4.5 7.3 1.2 1.4 0.6 1.1 4.4 6.9
10 Rick Mahorn 39 59 0 707 3.0 6.6 .457 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.6 .457 1.2 1.7 .676 3.3 6.6 9.9 0.8 0.7 0.4 1.9 6.3 7.2
11 Theo Ratliff 24 24 12 586 3.5 6.8 .514 0.0 0.0 3.5 6.8 .514 2.6 3.9 .683 2.8 4.6 7.4 0.9 0.7 3.4 2.1 5.1 9.6
12 Aaron McKie 25 24 1 472 3.3 7.9 .413 0.2 1.3 .176 3.1 6.6 .460 1.5 1.8 .870 1.8 3.4 5.2 2.9 1.8 0.1 1.8 3.6 8.3
13 Eric Montross 26 28 10 354 3.2 6.9 .456 0.0 0.0 3.2 6.9 .456 0.9 2.1 .429 4.2 6.7 10.9 0.4 0.6 1.5 1.4 6.7 7.2
14 Scot Pollard 22 33 0 317 4.0 7.9 .500 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.9 .500 2.2 2.6 .826 3.9 4.5 8.4 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.4 5.5 10.1
15 Charles O'Bannon 22 30 0 234 4.0 10.6 .377 0.0 0.5 .000 4.0 10.2 .394 1.8 2.3 .800 2.2 2.9 5.1 2.6 1.4 0.2 1.4 2.3 9.8
16 Steve Henson 29 23 0 65 7.2 14.4 .500 1.7 4.4 .375 5.5 10.0 .556 3.9 3.9 1.000 0.0 1.1 1.1 2.2 0.6 0.0 3.3 5.0 19.9

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Grant Hill 25 81 81 3294 10.2 22.5 .452 0.0 0.3 .143 10.1 22.1 .457 7.9 10.7 .740 1.5 8.8 10.3 9.1 2.4 0.9 4.7 3.2 28.3 106 101
2 Bison Dele 28 78 78 2619 11.0 21.6 .511 0.0 0.1 .333 11.0 21.5 .511 4.1 5.8 .707 4.6 9.8 14.4 2.0 1.4 1.1 3.8 5.2 26.2 105 102
3 Lindsey Hunter 27 71 67 2505 6.9 17.9 .383 1.8 5.8 .321 5.0 12.2 .412 3.1 4.3 .740 1.3 4.0 5.4 4.9 2.7 0.2 2.4 3.8 18.7 101 104
4 Joe Dumars 34 72 72 2326 7.7 18.5 .416 3.7 10.0 .371 4.0 8.5 .468 3.0 3.6 .825 0.3 2.1 2.4 5.9 1.0 0.0 2.0 2.3 22.1 115 109
5 Jerry Stackhouse 23 57 15 1797 9.0 21.0 .428 0.9 4.5 .208 8.0 16.4 .488 8.3 10.6 .782 2.3 3.4 5.8 5.3 1.8 1.2 4.5 3.6 27.1 104 106
6 Malik Sealy 27 77 10 1641 7.2 16.7 .428 0.3 1.4 .220 6.9 15.4 .446 5.0 6.0 .824 1.6 5.7 7.3 3.3 2.2 0.7 2.6 5.2 19.6 103 104
7 Jerome Williams 24 77 3 1305 6.3 12.0 .524 0.0 0.0 .000 6.3 12.0 .526 4.5 6.9 .651 7.1 8.7 15.8 2.0 2.1 0.4 2.5 6.0 17.1 117 102
8 Don Reid 24 68 44 994 5.1 9.6 .534 0.0 0.0 5.1 9.6 .534 2.7 3.9 .704 4.2 5.4 9.6 1.4 1.4 3.0 1.5 10.0 13.0 119 103
9 Grant Long 31 40 17 739 3.7 8.6 .427 0.0 0.3 .000 3.7 8.3 .442 3.0 4.2 .719 4.2 6.8 11.0 1.8 2.1 0.9 1.6 6.7 10.4 109 103
10 Rick Mahorn 39 59 0 707 4.5 9.9 .457 0.0 0.0 4.5 9.9 .457 1.8 2.6 .676 5.0 10.0 15.0 1.2 1.1 0.5 2.8 9.5 10.9 97 103
11 Theo Ratliff 24 24 12 586 5.3 10.3 .514 0.0 0.0 5.3 10.3 .514 4.0 5.8 .683 4.3 7.0 11.2 1.4 1.1 5.1 3.2 7.7 14.6 105 101
12 Aaron McKie 25 24 1 472 5.0 12.0 .413 0.3 2.0 .176 4.6 10.0 .460 2.3 2.7 .870 2.8 5.1 7.8 4.4 2.7 0.1 2.8 5.4 12.6 99 104
13 Eric Montross 26 28 10 354 4.8 10.5 .456 0.0 0.0 4.8 10.5 .456 1.4 3.2 .429 6.3 10.1 16.4 0.6 0.9 2.3 2.2 10.1 10.9 99 101
14 Scot Pollard 22 33 0 317 6.0 12.0 .500 0.0 0.0 6.0 12.0 .500 3.3 3.9 .826 5.8 6.9 12.7 1.5 1.4 1.7 2.1 8.2 15.3 116 103
15 Charles O'Bannon 22 30 0 234 6.0 16.0 .377 0.0 0.7 .000 6.0 15.3 .394 2.8 3.5 .800 3.3 4.4 7.7 4.0 2.1 0.2 2.1 3.5 14.9 97 105
16 Steve Henson 29 23 0 65 10.9 21.8 .500 2.5 6.7 .375 8.4 15.1 .556 5.9 5.9 1.000 0.0 1.7 1.7 3.3 0.8 0.0 5.0 7.5 30.1 108 110

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Grant Hill 25 81 3294 21.2 .520 .015 .475 3.3 19.3 11.3 31.5 2.4 1.2 14.8 27.3 5.2 5.1 10.2 .149 2.5 1.9 4.4 5.3
2 Bison Dele 28 78 2619 18.1 .542 .003 .269 10.1 21.6 15.8 7.0 1.4 1.6 13.5 23.9 3.2 3.7 6.9 .126 -0.5 0.1 -0.4 1.1
3 Lindsey Hunter 27 71 2505 12.4 .472 .321 .237 2.9 8.9 5.9 15.1 2.7 0.3 10.8 19.0 1.2 2.8 4.0 .077 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.8
4 Joe Dumars 34 72 2326 14.3 .549 .539 .195 0.7 4.6 2.7 18.9 1.0 0.1 8.9 18.9 4.8 1.2 5.9 .122 2.6 -2.8 -0.2 1.0
5 Jerry Stackhouse 23 57 1797 16.8 .530 .215 .504 5.1 7.5 6.3 17.5 1.8 1.6 15.1 25.8 2.2 1.7 3.8 .103 1.3 -0.4 0.9 1.3
6 Malik Sealy 27 77 1641 12.8 .505 .081 .360 3.5 12.5 7.9 10.4 2.2 0.9 11.9 18.8 1.2 2.0 3.2 .093 -1.7 0.2 -1.5 0.2
7 Jerome Williams 24 77 1305 16.3 .568 .003 .576 15.4 19.2 17.3 6.1 2.1 0.6 14.3 15.0 2.6 1.9 4.5 .166 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0
8 Don Reid 24 68 994 11.4 .574 .000 .403 9.2 11.8 10.5 4.2 1.4 4.2 11.9 11.0 1.5 1.3 2.8 .135 -1.2 1.8 0.5 0.6
9 Grant Long 31 40 739 10.0 .496 .034 .487 9.1 15.1 12.1 5.2 2.1 1.2 13.4 10.3 0.6 1.0 1.6 .104 -1.7 1.5 -0.3 0.3
10 Rick Mahorn 39 59 707 7.8 .490 .000 .264 10.9 22.0 16.4 3.3 1.1 0.7 20.4 11.9 0.0 0.9 0.9 .064 -3.8 -0.3 -4.1 -0.4
11 Theo Ratliff 24 24 586 13.0 .566 .000 .568 9.3 15.3 12.3 4.1 1.1 7.1 19.7 13.7 0.4 0.9 1.4 .111 -2.4 3.3 0.9 0.4
12 Aaron McKie 25 24 472 10.1 .478 .163 .221 6.0 11.2 8.6 12.9 2.7 0.2 17.4 13.6 0.1 0.6 0.7 .069 -1.5 1.1 -0.4 0.2
13 Eric Montross 26 28 354 9.4 .460 .000 .309 13.7 22.4 18.0 1.8 0.9 3.2 15.3 12.0 0.1 0.5 0.6 .082 -3.9 0.1 -3.9 -0.2
14 Scot Pollard 22 33 317 13.3 .555 .000 .329 12.7 15.1 13.9 4.7 1.4 2.4 13.0 13.5 0.5 0.4 0.9 .141 -1.1 0.3 -0.8 0.1
15 Charles O'Bannon 22 30 234 10.5 .423 .043 .217 7.1 9.7 8.4 12.0 2.1 0.3 10.6 16.8 0.0 0.2 0.2 .048 -2.8 -0.5 -3.3 -0.1
16 Steve Henson 29 23 65 14.1 .619 .308 .269 0.0 3.7 1.8 11.9 0.8 0.0 17.1 25.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 .098 -0.7 -5.1 -5.8 -0.1

Salaries

Rk Player Salary
1 Grant Hill $5,850,000
2 Bison Dele $4,050,000
3 Joe Dumars $3,000,000
4 Grant Long $2,610,335
5 Lindsey Hunter $1,750,000
6 Aaron McKie $1,235,000
7 Malik Sealy $1,150,000
8 Don Reid $1,000,000
9 Theo Ratliff $928,080
10 Scot Pollard $818,160
11 Randolph Childress $760,000
12 Jerome Williams $652,800
13 Rick Mahorn $480,000
14 Charles O'Bannon $320,000
15 Rumeal Robinson $272,250