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2002-03 Detroit Pistons Schedule and Results

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Record: 50-32, Finished 1st in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rick Carlisle (50-32)

PTS/G: 91.4 (26th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 87.7 (1st of 29)
SRS: 2.98 (5th of 29) ▪ Pace: 86.8 (29th of 29)
Off Rtg: 104.1 (15th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.9 (4th of 29)
Expected W-L: 52-30 (5th of 29)

Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 2003 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (0-4) versus New Jersey Nets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-4) versus Orlando Magic  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 30, 2002 Box Score New York Knicks W 86 77 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Nov 1, 2002 Box Score Memphis Grizzlies W 109 86 2 0 W 2
3 Sun, Nov 3, 2002 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 72 74 2 1 L 1
4 Mon, Nov 4, 2002 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 84 82 3 1 W 1
5 Wed, Nov 6, 2002 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 80 78 4 1 W 2
6 Thu, Nov 7, 2002 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 89 63 5 1 W 3
7 Sat, Nov 9, 2002 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 75 114 5 2 L 1
8 Tue, Nov 12, 2002 Box Score New Orleans Hornets W 93 87 6 2 W 1
9 Fri, Nov 15, 2002 Box Score Utah Jazz W 86 75 7 2 W 2
10 Sat, Nov 16, 2002 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 74 53 8 2 W 3
11 Mon, Nov 18, 2002 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 91 94 8 3 L 1
12 Wed, Nov 20, 2002 Box Score Miami Heat W 79 68 9 3 W 1
13 Fri, Nov 22, 2002 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 75 72 10 3 W 2
14 Sat, Nov 23, 2002 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 106 91 11 3 W 3
15 Wed, Nov 27, 2002 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 82 102 11 4 L 1
16 Fri, Nov 29, 2002 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 96 91 12 4 W 1
17 Sat, Nov 30, 2002 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 86 109 12 5 L 1
18 Wed, Dec 4, 2002 Box Score Washington Wizards L 83 88 12 6 L 2
19 Sat, Dec 7, 2002 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 92 94 12 7 L 3
20 Wed, Dec 11, 2002 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 91 80 13 7 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Dec 12, 2002 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 86 76 14 7 W 2
22 Sat, Dec 14, 2002 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 91 78 15 7 W 3
23 Sun, Dec 15, 2002 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 101 91 16 7 W 4
24 Wed, Dec 18, 2002 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 111 106 17 7 W 5
25 Fri, Dec 20, 2002 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 109 107 18 7 W 6
26 Sat, Dec 21, 2002 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 92 100 18 8 L 1
27 Wed, Dec 25, 2002 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 99 104 18 9 L 2
28 Thu, Dec 26, 2002 Box Score @ Washington Wizards W 87 82 19 9 W 1
29 Sat, Dec 28, 2002 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 106 82 20 9 W 2
30 Mon, Dec 30, 2002 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 74 85 20 10 L 1
31 Sat, Jan 4, 2003 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 90 86 21 10 W 1
32 Mon, Jan 6, 2003 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 82 74 22 10 W 2
33 Wed, Jan 8, 2003 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W OT 103 94 23 10 W 3
34 Fri, Jan 10, 2003 Box Score @ New Orleans Hornets W OT 101 99 24 10 W 4
35 Sat, Jan 11, 2003 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 87 89 24 11 L 1
36 Mon, Jan 13, 2003 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 101 86 25 11 W 1
37 Tue, Jan 14, 2003 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 85 88 25 12 L 1
38 Fri, Jan 17, 2003 Box Score New York Knicks W 99 82 26 12 W 1
39 Sat, Jan 18, 2003 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 86 88 26 13 L 1
40 Mon, Jan 20, 2003 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 88 78 27 13 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 22, 2003 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 83 92 27 14 L 1
42 Fri, Jan 24, 2003 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 98 74 28 14 W 1
43 Sat, Jan 25, 2003 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 76 108 28 15 L 1
44 Tue, Jan 28, 2003 Box Score Boston Celtics W 86 83 29 15 W 1
45 Fri, Jan 31, 2003 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 118 66 30 15 W 2
46 Sat, Feb 1, 2003 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 106 84 31 15 W 3
47 Wed, Feb 5, 2003 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 89 80 32 15 W 4
48 Tue, Feb 11, 2003 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 89 79 33 15 W 5
49 Thu, Feb 13, 2003 Box Score Orlando Magic W 98 88 34 15 W 6
50 Fri, Feb 14, 2003 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 86 96 34 16 L 1
51 Sun, Feb 16, 2003 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 90 75 35 16 W 1
52 Mon, Feb 17, 2003 Box Score Miami Heat W 93 62 36 16 W 2
53 Wed, Feb 19, 2003 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 89 84 37 16 W 3
54 Fri, Feb 21, 2003 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 96 103 37 17 L 1
55 Sat, Feb 22, 2003 Box Score New Orleans Hornets L 91 93 37 18 L 2
56 Mon, Feb 24, 2003 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 79 86 37 19 L 3
57 Tue, Feb 25, 2003 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 75 81 37 20 L 4
58 Thu, Feb 27, 2003 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 85 95 37 21 L 5
59 Sat, Mar 1, 2003 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 90 92 37 22 L 6
60 Sun, Mar 2, 2003 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 86 103 37 23 L 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Mar 4, 2003 Box Score Houston Rockets W 96 83 38 23 W 1
62 Sun, Mar 9, 2003 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 107 105 39 23 W 2
63 Wed, Mar 12, 2003 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 111 88 40 23 W 3
64 Fri, Mar 14, 2003 Box Score Washington Wizards W 90 80 41 23 W 4
65 Sat, Mar 15, 2003 Box Score Boston Celtics L 71 81 41 24 L 1
66 Tue, Mar 18, 2003 Box Score @ Washington Wizards W OT 94 90 42 24 W 1
67 Thu, Mar 20, 2003 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 113 85 43 24 W 2
68 Fri, Mar 21, 2003 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 93 97 43 25 L 1
69 Sun, Mar 23, 2003 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 105 82 44 25 W 1
70 Wed, Mar 26, 2003 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W OT 102 99 45 25 W 2
71 Fri, Mar 28, 2003 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 91 94 45 26 L 1
72 Sun, Mar 30, 2003 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 99 88 46 26 W 1
73 Tue, Apr 1, 2003 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 92 85 47 26 W 2
74 Wed, Apr 2, 2003 Box Score Toronto Raptors L 78 89 47 27 L 1
75 Fri, Apr 4, 2003 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 92 98 47 28 L 2
76 Sun, Apr 6, 2003 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 83 89 47 29 L 3
77 Tue, Apr 8, 2003 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 74 91 47 30 L 4
78 Wed, Apr 9, 2003 Box Score Chicago Bulls W OT 111 102 48 30 W 1
79 Fri, Apr 11, 2003 Box Score @ New Orleans Hornets L 89 93 48 31 L 1
80 Sun, Apr 13, 2003 Box Score @ Memphis Grizzlies W 2OT 110 107 49 31 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Mon, Apr 14, 2003 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 89 88 50 31 W 2
82 Wed, Apr 16, 2003 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 92 99 50 32 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Apr 20, 2003 Box Score Orlando Magic L 94 99 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Apr 23, 2003 Box Score Orlando Magic W 89 77 1 1 W 1
3 Fri, Apr 25, 2003 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 80 89 1 2 L 1
4 Sun, Apr 27, 2003 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 92 100 1 3 L 2
5 Wed, Apr 30, 2003 Box Score Orlando Magic W 98 67 2 3 W 1
6 Fri, May 2, 2003 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 103 88 3 3 W 2
7 Sun, May 4, 2003 Box Score Orlando Magic W 108 93 4 3 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Tue, May 6, 2003 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 98 87 5 3 W 4
9 Thu, May 8, 2003 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W OT 104 97 6 3 W 5
10 Sat, May 10, 2003 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 83 93 6 4 L 1
11 Sun, May 11, 2003 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 82 95 6 5 L 2
12 Wed, May 14, 2003 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 78 77 7 5 W 1
13 Fri, May 16, 2003 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W OT 93 89 8 5 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
14 Sun, May 18, 2003 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 74 76 8 6 L 1
15 Tue, May 20, 2003 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 86 88 8 7 L 2
16 Thu, May 22, 2003 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 85 97 8 8 L 3
17 Sat, May 24, 2003 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 82 102 8 9 L 4