1972-73 Detroit Pistons Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-42
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Earl Lloyd (2-5)
Coach: Ray Scott (38-37)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 212,094, Avg. 5,173 in 41 home dates
1972-73 Detroit Pistons Roster
1972-73 Detroit Pistons Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 40 wins and 42 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

The Pistons scored 9,042 points and surrendered 9,024. Bob Lanier tossed in a team-best 1,927 points for Detroit, and Dave Bing contributed 18 or more per game as well. Bob Lanier accounted for 1,205 boards. Dave Bing dished out 637 assists for the squad.

Earl Lloyd and Ray Scott coached the team.

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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
Bob LanierC81315016548103973070012052600002781927
Dave BingG8233611545692560456002986370002291840
Curtis RoweF8130091053547327210007601720001911304
John MengeltG67143558329414111600159128000124704
Don AdamsF70179864025717613800419112000220652
Willie NorwoodF7912825042492251540032456000182652
Fred FosterF63146062724387610018394000150547
Stu LantzG51160345518515012000172138000117490
Chris FordG-F741537434208936000266194000133476
Jim DavisC-F73771257131114720026156000126334
Justus ThigpenG189957230000980001846
Bob NashF36169721617110034160003043
Erwin MuellerC-F218031975001470001323
Harvey MarlattG7264200001400014

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob LanierC8138.949.
Dave BingG8241.044.881.
Curtis RoweF8137.151.964.
John MengeltG6721.450.482.
Don AdamsF7025.740.
Willie NorwoodF7916.249.468.
Fred FosterF6323.238.870.
Stu LantzG5131.440.780.
Chris FordG-F7420.847.964.
Jim DavisC-F7310.651.
Justus ThigpenG185.540.
Bob NashF364.722.
Erwin MuellerC-F213.829.
Harvey MarlattG73.750.


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