2002-03 Detroit Pistons Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 50-32
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 8-9 Lost conference finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Orlando Magic 4-3
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-2
Conference Finals - Lost to New Jersey Nets 4-0
Coach: Rick Carlisle (50-32)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 839,278, Avg. 20,470 in 41 home dates
2002-03 Detroit Pistons Statistics
2002-03 Detroit Pistons Roster

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 50 wins and 32 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-9. Rick Carlisle coached the team. The 2002-03 Detroit Pistons lost in the conference finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 7492
Regular Season Points Against: 7190

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 30, 2002 New York Knicks 77 at Detroit Pistons 86 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 1, 2002 Memphis Grizzlies 86 at Detroit Pistons 109 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
November 3, 2002 Detroit Pistons 72 at Los Angeles Clippers 74 L 2-0 0-1 2-1
November 4, 2002 Detroit Pistons 84 at Phoenix Suns 82 W 2-0 1-1 3-1
November 6, 2002 Detroit Pistons 80 at Utah Jazz 78 W 2-0 2-1 4-1
November 7, 2002 Detroit Pistons 89 at Denver Nuggets 63 W 2-0 3-1 5-1
November 9, 2002 Detroit Pistons 75 at Dallas Mavericks 114 L 2-0 3-2 5-2
November 12, 2002 New Orleans Hornets 87 at Detroit Pistons 93 W 3-0 3-2 6-2
November 15, 2002 Utah Jazz 75 at Detroit Pistons 86 W 4-0 3-2 7-2
November 16, 2002 Denver Nuggets 53 at Detroit Pistons 74 W 5-0 3-2 8-2
November 18, 2002 Detroit Pistons 91 at New York Knicks 94 L 5-0 3-3 8-3
November 20, 2002 Miami Heat 68 at Detroit Pistons 79 W 6-0 3-3 9-3
November 22, 2002 Detroit Pistons 75 at Miami Heat 72 W 6-0 4-3 10-3
November 23, 2002 Detroit Pistons 106 at Indiana Pacers 91 W 6-0 5-3 11-3
November 27, 2002 Dallas Mavericks 102 at Detroit Pistons 82 L 6-1 5-3 11-4
November 29, 2002 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Detroit Pistons 96 W 7-1 5-3 12-4
November 30, 2002 Detroit Pistons 86 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 L 7-1 5-4 12-5
December 4, 2002 Washington Wizards 88 at Detroit Pistons 83 L 7-2 5-4 12-6
December 7, 2002 Detroit Pistons 92 at Atlanta Hawks 94 L 7-2 5-5 12-7
December 11, 2002 Atlanta Hawks 80 at Detroit Pistons 91 W 8-2 5-5 13-7
December 12, 2002 Detroit Pistons 86 at Chicago Bulls 76 W 8-2 6-5 14-7
December 14, 2002 Seattle Supersonics 78 at Detroit Pistons 91 W 9-2 6-5 15-7
December 15, 2002 New Jersey Nets 91 at Detroit Pistons 101 W 10-2 6-5 16-7
December 18, 2002 Detroit Pistons 111 at Cleveland Cavaliers 106 W 10-2 7-5 17-7 OT
December 20, 2002 Cleveland Cavaliers 107 at Detroit Pistons 109 W 11-2 7-5 18-7 OT
December 21, 2002 Detroit Pistons 92 at New Jersey Nets 100 L 11-2 7-6 18-8
December 25, 2002 Detroit Pistons 99 at Orlando Magic 104 L 11-2 7-7 18-9
December 26, 2002 Detroit Pistons 87 at Washington Wizards 82 W 11-2 8-7 19-9
December 28, 2002 Minnesota Timberwolves 82 at Detroit Pistons 106 W 12-2 8-7 20-9
December 30, 2002 Portland Trail Blazers 85 at Detroit Pistons 74 L 12-3 8-7 20-10
January 4, 2003 Detroit Pistons 90 at Atlanta Hawks 86 W 12-3 9-7 21-10
January 6, 2003 Toronto Raptors 74 at Detroit Pistons 82 W 13-3 9-7 22-10
January 8, 2003 Detroit Pistons 103 at Philadelphia 76ers 94 W 13-3 10-7 23-10 OT
January 10, 2003 Detroit Pistons 101 at New Orleans Hornets 99 W 13-3 11-7 24-10 OT
January 11, 2003 Milwaukee Bucks 89 at Detroit Pistons 87 L 13-4 11-7 24-11
January 13, 2003 Detroit Pistons 101 at Orlando Magic 86 W 13-4 12-7 25-11
January 14, 2003 Detroit Pistons 85 at Miami Heat 88 L 13-4 12-8 25-12
January 17, 2003 New York Knicks 82 at Detroit Pistons 99 W 14-4 12-8 26-12
January 18, 2003 Detroit Pistons 86 at Indiana Pacers 88 L 14-4 12-9 26-13
January 20, 2003 Indiana Pacers 78 at Detroit Pistons 88 W 15-4 12-9 27-13
January 22, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 92 at Detroit Pistons 83 L 15-5 12-9 27-14
January 24, 2003 Detroit Pistons 98 at Houston Rockets 74 W 15-5 13-9 28-14
January 25, 2003 Detroit Pistons 76 at San Antonio Spurs 108 L 15-5 13-10 28-15
January 28, 2003 Boston Celtics 83 at Detroit Pistons 86 W 16-5 13-10 29-15
January 31, 2003 Detroit Pistons 118 at Boston Celtics 66 W 16-5 14-10 30-15
February 1, 2003 New Jersey Nets 84 at Detroit Pistons 106 W 17-5 14-10 31-15
February 5, 2003 Los Angeles Clippers 80 at Detroit Pistons 89 W 18-5 14-10 32-15
February 11, 2003 Detroit Pistons 89 at Chicago Bulls 79 W 18-5 15-10 33-15
February 13, 2003 Orlando Magic 88 at Detroit Pistons 98 W 19-5 15-10 34-15
February 14, 2003 Detroit Pistons 86 at Milwaukee Bucks 96 L 19-5 15-11 34-16
February 16, 2003 Detroit Pistons 90 at Cleveland Cavaliers 75 W 19-5 16-11 35-16
February 17, 2003 Miami Heat 62 at Detroit Pistons 93 W 20-5 16-11 36-16
February 19, 2003 Detroit Pistons 89 at Toronto Raptors 84 W 20-5 17-11 37-16
February 21, 2003 Detroit Pistons 96 at Minnesota Timberwolves 103 L 20-5 17-12 37-17
February 22, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 93 at Detroit Pistons 91 L 20-6 17-12 37-18
February 24, 2003 Detroit Pistons 79 at Seattle Supersonics 86 L 20-6 17-13 37-19
February 25, 2003 Detroit Pistons 75 at Sacramento Kings 81 L 20-6 17-14 37-20
February 27, 2003 Detroit Pistons 85 at Los Angeles Lakers 95 L 20-6 17-15 37-21
March 1, 2003 Detroit Pistons 90 at Golden State Warriors 92 L 20-6 17-16 37-22
March 2, 2003 Detroit Pistons 86 at Portland Trail Blazers 103 L 20-6 17-17 37-23
March 4, 2003 Houston Rockets 83 at Detroit Pistons 96 W 21-6 17-17 38-23
March 9, 2003 Golden State Warriors 105 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 22-6 17-17 39-23
March 12, 2003 Los Angeles Lakers 88 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 23-6 17-17 40-23
March 14, 2003 Washington Wizards 80 at Detroit Pistons 90 W 24-6 17-17 41-23
March 15, 2003 Boston Celtics 81 at Detroit Pistons 71 L 24-7 17-17 41-24
March 18, 2003 Detroit Pistons 94 at Washington Wizards 90 W 24-7 18-17 42-24 OT
March 20, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 85 at Detroit Pistons 113 W 25-7 18-17 43-24
March 21, 2003 Detroit Pistons 93 at New York Knicks 97 L 25-7 18-18 43-25
March 23, 2003 Chicago Bulls 82 at Detroit Pistons 105 W 26-7 18-18 44-25
March 26, 2003 Atlanta Hawks 99 at Detroit Pistons 102 W 27-7 18-18 45-25 OT
March 28, 2003 Phoenix Suns 94 at Detroit Pistons 91 L 27-8 18-18 45-26
March 30, 2003 Sacramento Kings 88 at Detroit Pistons 99 W 28-8 18-18 46-26
April 1, 2003 Detroit Pistons 92 at Toronto Raptors 85 W 28-8 19-18 47-26
April 2, 2003 Toronto Raptors 89 at Detroit Pistons 78 L 28-9 19-18 47-27
April 4, 2003 Indiana Pacers 98 at Detroit Pistons 92 L 28-10 19-18 47-28
April 6, 2003 San Antonio Spurs 89 at Detroit Pistons 83 L 28-11 19-18 47-29
April 8, 2003 Detroit Pistons 74 at Philadelphia 76ers 91 L 28-11 19-19 47-30
April 9, 2003 Chicago Bulls 102 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 29-11 19-19 48-30 OT
April 11, 2003 Detroit Pistons 89 at New Orleans Hornets 93 L 29-11 19-20 48-31
April 13, 2003 Detroit Pistons 110 at Memphis Grizzlies 107 W 29-11 20-20 49-31 2OT
April 14, 2003 Cleveland Cavaliers 88 at Detroit Pistons 89 W 30-11 20-20 50-31
April 16, 2003 Detroit Pistons 92 at Boston Celtics 99 L 30-11 20-21 50-32
April 20, 2003 Orlando Magic 99 at Detroit Pistons 94 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 23, 2003 Orlando Magic 77 at Detroit Pistons 89 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 25, 2003 Detroit Pistons 80 at Orlando Magic 89 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
April 27, 2003 Detroit Pistons 92 at Orlando Magic 100 L 1-1 0-2 1-3
April 30, 2003 Orlando Magic 67 at Detroit Pistons 98 W 2-1 0-2 2-3
May 2, 2003 Detroit Pistons 103 at Orlando Magic 88 W 2-1 1-2 3-3
May 4, 2003 Orlando Magic 93 at Detroit Pistons 108 W 3-1 1-2 4-3
May 6, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 87 at Detroit Pistons 98 W 4-1 1-2 5-3
May 8, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Detroit Pistons 104 W 5-1 1-2 6-3 OT
May 10, 2003 Detroit Pistons 83 at Philadelphia 76ers 93 L 5-1 1-3 6-4
May 11, 2003 Detroit Pistons 82 at Philadelphia 76ers 95 L 5-1 1-4 6-5
May 14, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 77 at Detroit Pistons 78 W 6-1 1-4 7-5
May 16, 2003 Detroit Pistons 93 at Philadelphia 76ers 89 W 6-1 2-4 8-5 OT
May 18, 2003 New Jersey Nets 76 at Detroit Pistons 74 L 6-2 2-4 8-6
May 20, 2003 New Jersey Nets 88 at Detroit Pistons 86 L 6-3 2-4 8-7
May 22, 2003 Detroit Pistons 85 at New Jersey Nets 97 L 6-3 2-5 8-8
May 24, 2003 Detroit Pistons 82 at New Jersey Nets 102 L 6-3 2-6 8-9


Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Fri, Jan 24 MIL at CHA 3:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 MEM at DET 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 BOS at ORL 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 TOR at NY 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 ATL at OKC 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 DEN at NO 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 HOU at MIN 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 LAC at MIA 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 SAC at CHI 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 PHO at SA 8:30 p.m.
Fri, Jan 24 IND at GS 10:30 p.m.
Sat, Jan 25 DAL at UTA 5:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 25 BRK at DET 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 25 CHI at CLE 8:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 25 OKC at MIN 8:00 p.m.
Sat, Jan 25 LAL at PHI 8:30 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 HOU at DEN 3:30 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 TOR at SA 4:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 LAC at ORL 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 BRK at NY 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 BOS at NO 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 PHO at MEM 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 WAS at ATL 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Jan 26 IND at POR 9:00 p.m.
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