1996-97 Detroit Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 54-28
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Atlanta Hawks 3-2
Coach: Doug Collins (54-28)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 820,585, Avg. 20,014 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Detroit Pistons Statistics
1996-97 Detroit Pistons Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 54 wins and 28 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Pistons scored 7,723 points and surrendered 7,293. Grant Hill tossed in a team-best 1,710 points for Detroit and contributed 721 rebounds. Grant Hill dished out 583 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Grant Hill added 144 steals.

Doug Collins coached the team. The 1996-97 Detroit Pistons lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Stacey AugmonG-FAugust 1, 19686'6"205UNLVPasadena, CA USA
Randolph ChildressGSeptember 21, 19726'2"188Wake ForestWashington, DC USA
Michael CurryF-GAugust 22, 19686'5"210Georgia SouthernAnniston, AL USA
Joe DumarsGMay 24, 19636'3"190McNeese StateShreveport, LA USA
Litterial GreenGMarch 7, 19706'1"185GeorgiaPascagoula, MS USA
Grant HillFOctober 5, 19726'8"225DukeDallas, TX USA
Lindsey HunterGDecember 3, 19706'2"170Jackson StateUtica, MS USA
Grant LongFMarch 12, 19666'8"225Eastern MichiganWayne, MI USA
Rick MahornC-FSeptember 21, 19586'10"240Hampton InstituteHartford, CT USA
Aaron McKieGOctober 2, 19726'5"209TemplePhiladelphia, PA USA
Terry MillsFDecember 21, 19676'10"230MichiganRomulus, MI USA
Theo RatliffF-CApril 17, 19736'10"225WyomingDemopolis, AL USA
Don ReidFDecember 30, 19736'8"250GeorgetownWashington, DC USA
Kenny SmithGMarch 8, 19656'3"170North CarolinaQueens, NY USA
Otis ThorpeF-CAugust 5, 19626'9"225ProvidenceBoynton Beach, FL USA
Jerome WilliamsFMay 10, 19736'9"206GeorgetownWashington, DC USA


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