1976-77 Detroit Pistons Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Golden State Warriors 2-1
Coach: Herb Brown (44-38)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 303,792, Avg. 7,410 in 41 home dates
1976-77 Detroit Pistons Statistics
1976-77 Detroit Pistons Roster

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Pistons scored 8,970 points and yielded 9,055. Bob Lanier tossed in a team-best 1,616 points for Detroit and contributed 745 rebounds. Kevin Porter dished out 592 assists for the squad.

On defense, Chris Ford added 179 steals, while Bob Lanier blocked 126 shots.

Herb Brown coached the team. The 1976-77 Detroit Pistons lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8970
Regular Season Points Against: 9055

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 22, 1976 Detroit Pistons 99 at Kansas City Kings 96 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 23, 1976 Washington Bullets 98 at Detroit Pistons 97 L 0-1 1-0 1-1
October 27, 1976 Seattle Supersonics 92 at Detroit Pistons 106 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
October 29, 1976 Detroit Pistons 103 at Seattle Supersonics 106 L 1-1 1-1 2-2
October 30, 1976 Detroit Pistons 97 at Portland Trail Blazers 131 L 1-1 1-2 2-3
October 31, 1976 Detroit Pistons 101 at Los Angeles Lakers 121 L 1-1 1-3 2-4
November 2, 1976 Detroit Pistons 98 at Golden State Warriors 111 L 1-1 1-4 2-5
November 5, 1976 Buffalo Braves 122 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 1-2 1-4 2-6
November 6, 1976 Detroit Pistons 110 at Atlanta Hawks 105 W 1-2 2-4 3-6
November 7, 1976 Detroit Pistons 115 at New Orleans Jazz 107 W 1-2 3-4 4-6
November 10, 1976 Cleveland Cavaliers 112 at Detroit Pistons 123 W 2-2 3-4 5-6
November 12, 1976 New York Knicks 97 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 3-2 3-4 6-6
November 13, 1976 Detroit Pistons 106 at Chicago Bulls 103 W 3-2 4-4 7-6
November 14, 1976 Detroit Pistons 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 83 W 3-2 5-4 8-6
November 17, 1976 New Orleans Jazz 95 at Detroit Pistons 118 W 4-2 5-4 9-6
November 18, 1976 Detroit Pistons 99 at Indiana Pacers 104 L 4-2 5-5 9-7
November 20, 1976 Boston Celtics 110 at Detroit Pistons 116 W 5-2 5-5 10-7
November 24, 1976 Philadelphia 76ers 117 at Detroit Pistons 118 W 6-2 5-5 11-7
November 25, 1976 Detroit Pistons 105 at Cleveland Cavaliers 111 L 6-2 5-6 11-8
November 26, 1976 Detroit Pistons 119 at Buffalo Braves 124 L 6-2 5-7 11-9
November 30, 1976 Detroit Pistons 129 at San Antonio Spurs 130 L 6-2 5-8 11-10
December 1, 1976 Detroit Pistons 104 at Houston Rockets 110 L 6-2 5-9 11-11
December 3, 1976 Kansas City Kings 115 at Detroit Pistons 124 W 7-2 5-9 12-11
December 8, 1976 Chicago Bulls 100 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 8-2 5-9 13-11
December 10, 1976 Detroit Pistons 106 at New York Nets 104 W 8-2 6-9 14-11
December 11, 1976 New York Nets 115 at Detroit Pistons 88 L 8-3 6-9 14-12
December 12, 1976 Detroit Pistons 110 at Kansas City Kings 104 W 8-3 7-9 15-12 at Omaha, NE
December 15, 1976 Golden State Warriors 116 at Detroit Pistons 136 W 9-3 7-9 16-12
December 17, 1976 Indiana Pacers 104 at Detroit Pistons 113 W 10-3 7-9 17-12
December 19, 1976 Detroit Pistons 125 at New Orleans Jazz 110 W 10-3 8-9 18-12
December 21, 1976 Detroit Pistons 103 at New York Knicks 133 L 10-3 8-10 18-13
December 22, 1976 Atlanta Hawks 94 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 11-3 8-10 19-13
December 25, 1976 Detroit Pistons 106 at Buffalo Braves 115 L 11-3 8-11 19-14
December 29, 1976 Portland Trail Blazers 111 at Detroit Pistons 120 W 12-3 8-11 20-14
December 30, 1976 Detroit Pistons 106 at Denver Nuggets 123 L 12-3 8-12 20-15
January 5, 1977 Phoenix Suns 115 at Detroit Pistons 118 W 13-3 8-12 21-15
January 7, 1977 Milwaukee Bucks 132 at Detroit Pistons 140 W 14-3 8-12 22-15
January 9, 1977 Los Angeles Lakers 124 at Detroit Pistons 118 L 14-4 8-12 22-16
January 11, 1977 Detroit Pistons 129 at Golden State Warriors 121 W 14-4 9-12 23-16
January 12, 1977 Detroit Pistons 99 at Seattle Supersonics 121 L 14-4 9-13 23-17
January 13, 1977 Detroit Pistons 101 at Phoenix Suns 131 L 14-4 9-14 23-18
January 15, 1977 Buffalo Braves 105 at Detroit Pistons 121 W 15-4 9-14 24-18
January 21, 1977 Houston Rockets 86 at Detroit Pistons 109 W 16-4 9-14 25-18
January 23, 1977 Detroit Pistons 108 at Washington Bullets 119 L 16-4 9-15 25-19
January 25, 1977 Detroit Pistons 91 at Boston Celtics 89 W 16-4 10-15 26-19
January 26, 1977 New York Nets 101 at Detroit Pistons 103 W 17-4 10-15 27-19 OT
January 27, 1977 Detroit Pistons 107 at Houston Rockets 114 L 17-4 10-16 27-20
January 29, 1977 Detroit Pistons 101 at Chicago Bulls 109 L 17-4 10-17 27-21
January 30, 1977 Indiana Pacers 120 at Detroit Pistons 127 W 18-4 10-17 28-21
February 1, 1977 Detroit Pistons 95 at Atlanta Hawks 92 W 18-4 11-17 29-21
February 2, 1977 Detroit Pistons 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 138 L 18-4 11-18 29-22
February 4, 1977 Denver Nuggets 111 at Detroit Pistons 124 W 19-4 11-18 30-22
February 6, 1977 Kansas City Kings 111 at Detroit Pistons 130 W 20-4 11-18 31-22
February 9, 1977 San Antonio Spurs 135 at Detroit Pistons 129 L 20-5 11-18 31-23
February 11, 1977 Cleveland Cavaliers 94 at Detroit Pistons 101 W 21-5 11-18 32-23
February 15, 1977 Detroit Pistons 99 at Boston Celtics 109 L 21-5 11-19 32-24 at Hartford, CT
February 16, 1977 Portland Trail Blazers 118 at Detroit Pistons 125 W 22-5 11-19 33-24
February 18, 1977 Washington Bullets 97 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 23-5 11-19 34-24
February 19, 1977 Detroit Pistons 95 at Washington Bullets 105 L 23-5 11-20 34-25
February 20, 1977 Phoenix Suns 107 at Detroit Pistons 109 W 24-5 11-20 35-25
February 23, 1977 Los Angeles Lakers 101 at Detroit Pistons 102 W 25-5 11-20 36-25
February 25, 1977 Detroit Pistons 112 at New York Nets 106 W 25-5 12-20 37-25
March 1, 1977 Denver Nuggets 110 at Detroit Pistons 94 L 25-6 12-20 37-26
March 4, 1977 Boston Celtics 94 at Detroit Pistons 92 L 25-7 12-20 37-27
March 5, 1977 Detroit Pistons 96 at Indiana Pacers 118 L 25-7 12-21 37-28
March 6, 1977 Atlanta Hawks 105 at Detroit Pistons 115 W 26-7 12-21 38-28
March 8, 1977 Milwaukee Bucks 107 at Detroit Pistons 109 W 27-7 12-21 39-28
March 13, 1977 Detroit Pistons 102 at San Antonio Spurs 97 W 27-7 13-21 40-28
March 16, 1977 Chicago Bulls 104 at Detroit Pistons 97 L 27-8 13-21 40-29
March 18, 1977 Seattle Supersonics 105 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 27-9 13-21 40-30
March 20, 1977 Detroit Pistons 104 at Denver Nuggets 133 L 27-9 13-22 40-31
March 23, 1977 New Orleans Jazz 95 at Detroit Pistons 89 L 27-10 13-22 40-32
March 25, 1977 Golden State Warriors 94 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 28-10 13-22 41-32
March 26, 1977 Detroit Pistons 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 128 L 28-10 13-23 41-33
March 27, 1977 Houston Rockets 100 at Detroit Pistons 115 W 29-10 13-23 42-33
March 30, 1977 Detroit Pistons 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 L 29-10 13-24 42-34
April 1, 1977 Detroit Pistons 116 at Phoenix Suns 133 L 29-10 13-25 42-35
April 3, 1977 Detroit Pistons 107 at Los Angeles Lakers 115 L 29-10 13-26 42-36 OT
April 5, 1977 Detroit Pistons 105 at Portland Trail Blazers 110 L 29-10 13-27 42-37
April 8, 1977 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Detroit Pistons 116 W 30-10 13-27 43-37
April 9, 1977 Detroit Pistons 103 at Cleveland Cavaliers 96 W 30-10 14-27 44-37
April 10, 1977 New York Knicks 144 at Detroit Pistons 126 L 30-11 14-27 44-38
April 12, 1977 Detroit Pistons 95 at Golden State Warriors 90 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 14, 1977 Golden State Warriors 138 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 0-1 1-0 1-1
April 17, 1977 Detroit Pistons 101 at Golden State Warriors 109 L 0-1 1-1 1-2


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