1971-72 Detroit Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 26-56
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Terry Dischinger (0-2)
Coach: Earl Lloyd (20-50)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 188,763, Avg. 4,604 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Detroit Pistons Statistics
1971-72 Detroit Pistons Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 26 wins and 56 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

Detroit tossed in 8,945 points and yielded 9,506. Bob Lanier scored a team-best 2,056 points for the Pistons, and Jimmy Walker contributed 17 or more per game, too. Bob Lanier accounted for 1,132 boards. Dave Bing dished out 317 assists for the squad.

Terry Dischinger and Earl Lloyd coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dave BingGNovember 24, 19436'3"180SyracuseWashington, DC USA
Jim DavisC-FDecember 18, 19416'9"225ColoradoMuncie, IN USA
Terry DischingerF-GNovember 21, 19406'7"189PurdueTerre Haute, IN USA
Bill HewittFAugust 8, 19446'7"210USCCambridge, MA USA
Howard KomivesGMay 9, 19416'1"185Bowling GreenToledo, OH USA
Bob LanierCSeptember 10, 19486'10"250St. BonaventureBuffalo, NY USA
Harvey MarlattGAugust 26, 19486'3"185Eastern Michigan
Steve MixFDecember 30, 19476'7"215ToledoToledo, OH USA
Erwin MuellerC-FMarch 12, 19446'8"230San FranciscoLivermore, CA USA
Willie NorwoodFAugust 8, 19476'7"215Alcorn A&MCarrolton, MS USA
Bob QuickF-GMarch 5, 19466'5"215Xavier (OH)Thornton, MS USA
Curtis RoweFJuly 2, 19496'7"225UCLABessemer, AL USA
Jimmy WalkerGApril 8, 19446'3"195ProvidenceAmherst, VA USA
Isaiah WilsonGMay 31, 19486'2"175BaltimorePhiladelphia, PA USA



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