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2002-03 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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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: 2.97 (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: 839,278 (1st of 29)

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

Transactions listed are from July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003.
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Date Type Transaction
July 17, 2002 Signing

Signed Chauncey Billups as a free agent.

August 5, 2002 Waiver

Waived Mikki Moore.

September 11, 2002 Trade

Traded Brian Cardinal, Jerry Stackhouse and Ratko Varda to the Washington Wizards for Hubert Davis, Richard Hamilton and Bobby Simmons.

September 24, 2002 Waiver

Waived Bobby Simmons.

October 1, 2002 Trade

Traded Rodney White to the Denver Nuggets for Mengke Bateer, Don Reid and a 2004 1st round draft pick (Josh Smith was later selected).

October 3, 2002 Trade

Traded Mengke Bateer to the San Antonio Spurs for a 2003 2nd round draft pick (Andreas Glyniadakis was later selected).

October 10, 2002 Signing

Signed Pepe Sanchez as a free agent.

February 5, 2003 Signing

Signed Danny Manning as a free agent.

June 26, 2003 Draft

Drafted Darko Milicic in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2003 NBA Draft.

June 26, 2003 Draft

Drafted Carlos Delfino in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 2003 NBA Draft.

June 26, 2003 Draft

Drafted Andreas Glyniadakis in the 2nd round (58th pick) of the 2003 NBA Draft.