1982-83 Detroit Pistons Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 37-45
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Scotty Robertson (37-45)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 522,063, Avg. 12,733 in 41 home dates
1982-83 Detroit Pistons Statistics
1982-83 Detroit Pistons Roster

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 37 wins and 45 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

Detroit poured in 9,239 points and allowed 9,272. Isiah Thomas tossed in a team-best 1,854 points for the Pistons, while Kelly Tripucka scored 18 or more per game also. Bill Laimbeer contributed 993 boards. Isiah Thomas dished out 634 assists for the squad.

On defense, Isiah Thomas added 199 steals, and Terry Tyler blocked 160 shots.

Scotty Robertson coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 9239
Regular Season Points Against: 9272

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 29, 1982 Atlanta Hawks 86 at Detroit Pistons 94 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 31, 1982 Detroit Pistons 118 at Indiana Pacers 115 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
November 2, 1982 Detroit Pistons 128 at Cleveland Cavaliers 119 W 1-0 2-0 3-0
November 3, 1982 Chicago Bulls 144 at Detroit Pistons 152 W 2-0 2-0 4-0
November 5, 1982 Philadelphia 76ers 120 at Detroit Pistons 109 L 2-1 2-0 4-1
November 6, 1982 Detroit Pistons 93 at Atlanta Hawks 95 L 2-1 2-1 4-2
November 9, 1982 Detroit Pistons 108 at Washington Bullets 105 W 2-1 3-1 5-2
November 10, 1982 Indiana Pacers 91 at Detroit Pistons 115 W 3-1 3-1 6-2
November 12, 1982 Milwaukee Bucks 100 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 4-1 3-1 7-2
November 13, 1982 Detroit Pistons 100 at New York Knicks 112 L 4-1 3-2 7-3
November 17, 1982 Detroit Pistons 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 120 L 4-1 3-3 7-4
November 19, 1982 Golden State Warriors 102 at Detroit Pistons 106 W 5-1 3-3 8-4
November 20, 1982 Detroit Pistons 128 at Chicago Bulls 131 L 5-1 3-4 8-5
November 23, 1982 Detroit Pistons 128 at Houston Rockets 106 W 5-1 4-4 9-5
November 24, 1982 Detroit Pistons 112 at Kansas City Kings 122 L 5-1 4-5 9-6
November 26, 1982 Portland Trail Blazers 118 at Detroit Pistons 132 W 6-1 4-5 10-6 OT
November 30, 1982 Detroit Pistons 123 at Boston Celtics 116 W 6-1 5-5 11-6 at Hartford, CT
December 1, 1982 San Antonio Spurs 97 at Detroit Pistons 105 W 7-1 5-5 12-6
December 4, 1982 Boston Celtics 119 at Detroit Pistons 112 L 7-2 5-5 12-7
December 8, 1982 New York Knicks 120 at Detroit Pistons 109 L 7-3 5-5 12-8
December 10, 1982 Dallas Mavericks 122 at Detroit Pistons 121 L 7-4 5-5 12-9
December 11, 1982 Detroit Pistons 111 at Philadelphia 76ers 128 L 7-4 5-6 12-10
December 14, 1982 Detroit Pistons 104 at New York Knicks 99 W 7-4 6-6 13-10
December 15, 1982 Boston Celtics 108 at Detroit Pistons 104 L 7-5 6-6 13-11
December 17, 1982 Washington Bullets 119 at Detroit Pistons 110 L 7-6 6-6 13-12
December 18, 1982 Detroit Pistons 97 at Cleveland Cavaliers 90 W 7-6 7-6 14-12
December 19, 1982 Detroit Pistons 131 at Boston Celtics 114 W 7-6 8-6 15-12
December 21, 1982 Detroit Pistons 102 at New Jersey Nets 97 W 7-6 9-6 16-12
December 23, 1982 Denver Nuggets 135 at Detroit Pistons 127 L 7-7 9-6 16-13
December 26, 1982 Detroit Pistons 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 L 7-7 9-7 16-14
December 28, 1982 Detroit Pistons 98 at Utah Jazz 105 L 7-7 9-8 16-15 OT
December 30, 1982 Detroit Pistons 98 at Phoenix Suns 115 L 7-7 9-9 16-16
January 1, 1983 Detroit Pistons 117 at San Diego Clippers 105 W 7-7 10-9 17-16
January 2, 1983 Detroit Pistons 112 at Los Angeles Lakers 127 L 7-7 10-10 17-17
January 4, 1983 Detroit Pistons 138 at Chicago Bulls 147 L 7-7 10-11 17-18 2OT
January 5, 1983 Cleveland Cavaliers 116 at Detroit Pistons 130 W 8-7 10-11 18-18
January 7, 1983 Detroit Pistons 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 L 8-7 10-12 18-19
January 9, 1983 Detroit Pistons 102 at New Jersey Nets 110 L 8-7 10-13 18-20
January 12, 1983 Washington Bullets 100 at Detroit Pistons 116 W 9-7 10-13 19-20
January 14, 1983 Philadelphia 76ers 115 at Detroit Pistons 105 L 9-8 10-13 19-21
January 19, 1983 Milwaukee Bucks 106 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 10-8 10-13 20-21
January 22, 1983 Atlanta Hawks 109 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 11-8 10-13 21-21
January 24, 1983 Detroit Pistons 112 at Atlanta Hawks 108 W 11-8 11-13 22-21
January 26, 1983 Seattle Supersonics 118 at Detroit Pistons 109 L 11-9 11-13 22-22
January 28, 1983 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Detroit Pistons 106 L 11-10 11-13 22-23
January 29, 1983 Chicago Bulls 126 at Detroit Pistons 128 W 12-10 11-13 23-23
February 2, 1983 Detroit Pistons 135 at Indiana Pacers 141 L 12-10 11-14 23-24
February 3, 1983 San Diego Clippers 115 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 12-11 11-14 23-25
February 5, 1983 New Jersey Nets 101 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 13-11 11-14 24-25
February 8, 1983 Detroit Pistons 143 at San Antonio Spurs 147 L 13-11 11-15 24-26 OT
February 9, 1983 Detroit Pistons 113 at Dallas Mavericks 122 L 13-11 11-16 24-27
February 16, 1983 Detroit Pistons 121 at Milwaukee Bucks 126 L 13-11 11-17 24-28 OT
February 17, 1983 Houston Rockets 110 at Detroit Pistons 113 W 14-11 11-17 25-28
February 19, 1983 Phoenix Suns 101 at Detroit Pistons 112 W 15-11 11-17 26-28
February 23, 1983 New York Knicks 120 at Detroit Pistons 107 L 15-12 11-17 26-29
February 24, 1983 Detroit Pistons 107 at Atlanta Hawks 116 L 15-12 11-18 26-30
February 26, 1983 Detroit Pistons 122 at Cleveland Cavaliers 102 W 15-12 12-18 27-30
March 1, 1983 Detroit Pistons 114 at Golden State Warriors 103 W 15-12 13-18 28-30
March 3, 1983 Kansas City Kings 125 at Detroit Pistons 118 L 15-13 13-18 28-31
March 5, 1983 Los Angeles Lakers 122 at Detroit Pistons 108 L 15-14 13-18 28-32
March 7, 1983 Detroit Pistons 114 at Philadelphia 76ers 123 L 15-14 13-19 28-33
March 8, 1983 Indiana Pacers 101 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 16-14 13-19 29-33
March 12, 1983 Atlanta Hawks 120 at Detroit Pistons 119 L 16-15 13-19 29-34
March 13, 1983 Detroit Pistons 114 at Indiana Pacers 118 L 16-15 13-20 29-35
March 15, 1983 Detroit Pistons 90 at New Jersey Nets 109 L 16-15 13-21 29-36
March 16, 1983 Utah Jazz 125 at Detroit Pistons 115 L 16-16 13-21 29-37
March 18, 1983 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at Detroit Pistons 103 W 17-16 13-21 30-37 OT
March 20, 1983 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at Detroit Pistons 119 L 17-17 13-21 30-38
March 22, 1983 Detroit Pistons 134 at Chicago Bulls 116 W 17-17 14-21 31-38
March 23, 1983 Indiana Pacers 96 at Detroit Pistons 109 W 18-17 14-21 32-38
March 25, 1983 Detroit Pistons 120 at Denver Nuggets 131 L 18-17 14-22 32-39
March 29, 1983 Detroit Pistons 107 at Portland Trail Blazers 114 L 18-17 14-23 32-40
March 30, 1983 Detroit Pistons 124 at Seattle Supersonics 135 L 18-17 14-24 32-41
April 1, 1983 Cleveland Cavaliers 111 at Detroit Pistons 120 W 19-17 14-24 33-41
April 3, 1983 Chicago Bulls 107 at Detroit Pistons 122 W 20-17 14-24 34-41
April 5, 1983 Detroit Pistons 107 at New York Knicks 110 L 20-17 14-25 34-42 OT
April 6, 1983 Washington Bullets 96 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 21-17 14-25 35-42
April 8, 1983 New Jersey Nets 92 at Detroit Pistons 102 W 22-17 14-25 36-42
April 10, 1983 Detroit Pistons 113 at Boston Celtics 115 L 22-17 14-26 36-43
April 13, 1983 Boston Celtics 101 at Detroit Pistons 113 W 23-17 14-26 37-43
April 15, 1983 New York Knicks 100 at Detroit Pistons 83 L 23-18 14-26 37-44
April 16, 1983 Detroit Pistons 95 at Washington Bullets 102 L 23-18 14-27 37-45


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