1976-77 Detroit Pistons Roster

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 Results

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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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Marvin BarnesF-CJuly 27, 19526'8"210ProvidenceProvidence, RI USA
Roger BrownCFebruary 23, 19506'11"225KansasChicago, IL USA
M.L. CarrF-GJanuary 9, 19516'6"205GuilfordWallace, NC USA
Cornelius CashFMarch 3, 19526'8"215Bowling GreenMacon, MS USA
Leon DouglasC-FAugust 26, 19546'10"230AlabamaLeighton, AL USA
Al EberhardFMay 10, 19526'6"225MissouriCedar Rapids, IA USA
Chris FordG-FJanuary 11, 19496'5"190VillanovaAtlantic City, NJ USA
Bob LanierCSeptember 10, 19486'10"250St. BonaventureBuffalo, NY USA
Eric MoneyGFebruary 6, 19556'0"170ArizonaDetroit, MI USA
Howard PorterF-CAugust 31, 19486'8"220VillanovaStuart, FL USA
Kevin PorterGApril 17, 19506'0"170St. Francis (PA)Chicago, IL USA
Phil SellersF-GNovember 20, 19536'4"195RutgersBrooklyn, NY USA
Ralph SimpsonG-FAugust 10, 19496'5"200Michigan StateDetroit, MI USA
George TrappF-CJuly 11, 19486'8"205Long Beach StateDetroit, MI USA


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