1977-78 Detroit Pistons Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 38-44
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Herb Brown (9-15)
Coach: Bob Kauffman (29-29)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 223,382, Avg. 5,448 in 41 home dates
1977-78 Detroit Pistons Roster
1977-78 Detroit Pistons Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 38 wins and 44 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

Detroit racked up 8,936 points and conceded 9,038. Bob Lanier tossed in a team-best 1,542 points for the Pistons, while Eric Money scored 17 or more per game, too. Bob Lanier contributed 715 boards. Chris Ford dished out 381 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Chris Ford added 166 steals.

Herb Brown and Bob Kauffman coached the team.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob LanierC63632311115962238629819751871521682932251851542
Eric MoneyG76722557120060029821490119209356123123222371414
M.L. CarrF-G7960255685739027120020235555718514727210243980
John ShumateF-C625621706223164093261254295541227643186142958
Leon DouglasC-F792319936673213452211814015821125748197295863
Chris FordG-F8249258277737415411311715126838116617232182861
Al SkinnerG6921274387181159123531191721135215132208485
Jim PriceG34238393631531038427741011024557482390
Gus GerardF-G4716805355154936449971464434225496372
Ralph SimpsonG-F32177393461436454275582873237848340
Ben PoquetteF-C52762622595604250951452010224069232
Al EberhardF3765761607161413765102261342364183
Marvin BarnesF-C128269118532914286391197112943120
Willie NorwoodF1642608234292027275414133174588
Kevin PorterG801273114139510153650121837
Howard PorterF-C821074316745121723551536
Jim BosticF404822125288163003526
Wayman BrittG701610343134210139

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob LanierC636336.753.777.
Eric MoneyG767233.650.
M.L. CarrF-G796032.445.573.
John ShumateF-C625635.050.879.
Leon DouglasC-F792325.
Chris FordG-F824931.548.
Al SkinnerG69218.546.877.
Jim PriceG342324.742.
Gus GerardF-G471617.143.468.
Ralph SimpsonG-F321723.141.384.
Ben PoquetteF-C52712.
Al EberhardF37615.644.467.
Marvin BarnesF-C12822.444.948.
Willie NorwoodF16416.341.569.
Kevin PorterG8015.945.
Howard PorterF-C8213.437.
Jim BosticF4012.054.540.
Wayman BrittG702.330.


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