1961-62 Detroit Pistons Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 37-43
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 5-5 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Cincinnati Royals 3-1
Division Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-2
Coach: Dick McGuire (37-43)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 143,081, Avg. 4,769 in 30 home dates
1961-62 Detroit Pistons Roster
1961-62 Detroit Pistons Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1961-62 season with a record of 37 wins and 43 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-5.

The Pistons tossed in 9,234 points and gave up 9,369. Bailey Howell scored a team-best 1,576 points for Detroit, and Gene Shue contributed 18 or more per game as well. Bailey Howell accounted for 996 boards. Gene Shue dished out 465 assists for the squad.

Dick McGuire coached the team. The 1961-62 Detroit Pistons lost in the division finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bailey HowellF7928571193553612470009961860003171576
Gene ShueG8031431422580447362003724650001921522
Don OhlG7725261250555280201002672440001731311
Bob FerryC-F801918939411422286005031450001991108
Ray ScottF-C75208795637038825500865132000232995
Walter DukesC77189664725629120800803125000327720
George LeeF-G7513515001792802130034964000128571
Jackie MorelandF-G7412194872051861390042776000179549
Willie JonesG6910064751771016400177115000137418
Johnny EganG586963011288464008610200064320
Shellie McMillonF1419083263620006460003772
Chuck NobleG26361113321580043630005572

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bailey HowellF7936.246.476.
Gene ShueG8039.340.881.
Don OhlG7732.844.471.
Bob FerryC-F8024.043.867.
Ray ScottF-C7527.838.765.
Walter DukesC7724.639.671.
George LeeF-G7518.035.876.
Jackie MorelandF-G7416.542.
Willie JonesG6914.637.363.
Johnny EganG5812.042.576.
Shellie McMillonF1413.631.355.
Chuck NobleG2613.928.353.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bailey HowellF1037816369756200962300048200
Ray ScottF-C10400170696735001454300039173
Don OhlG831717171272200272500022164
Gene ShueG1036315162483700304900029161
Walter DukesC1034291396146001382400052124
Bob FerryC-F91568137432600411300020100
Willie JonesG91801014314130023310002799
Johnny EganG51066229101000916000868
Jackie MorelandF-G796331774002470002238
George LeeF-G6502010760081000626

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bailey HowellF1037.842.382.
Ray ScottF-C1040.040.652.
Don OhlG839.641.581.
Gene ShueG1036.341.
Walter DukesC1034.242.975.
Bob FerryC-F917.345.760.
Willie JonesG920.042.692.
Johnny EganG521.246.8100.
Jackie MorelandF-G713.751.557.
George LeeF-G68.350.


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