1979-80 Detroit Pistons Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 16-66
Finishing 6th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Dick Vitale (4-8)
Coach: Richie Adubato (12-58)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 333,233, Avg. 8,128 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Detroit Pistons Roster
1979-80 Detroit Pistons Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 16 wins and 66 losses, finishing sixth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

Detroit scored 8,933 points and gave up 9,609. Johnny Long tossed in a team-best 1,337 points for the Pistons, and Bob McAdoo contributed 17 or more per game, too. Terry Tyler accounted for 627 boards. Eric Money dished out 238 assists for the squad.

On defense, Johnny Long added 129 steals, while Terry Tyler blocked 220 shots.

Dick Vitale and Richie Adubato 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
Johnny LongG-F696623641164588121194160152185337206129262062211337
Bob McAdooC-F58512097102549224332223510036746720073652381781222
Terry TylerF-G825926709254301221871432283996271291072201752371005
Bob LanierC37371392584319502101641082653731223860113130802
Greg KelserF502612335932801532031461241522761086034140176709
Terry DuerodG6710133159828253156645296998117411179102624
Eric MoneyG5535146751025900104812869972385310143135599
Phil HubbardF-C6413118945121020220165114206320704810120202585
Leon DouglasC-F70371782455221101851251713305011213062127249567
Jim McElroyG362610123561621431199512385016225148878422
Roy HamiltonG7210111628711520150103456210719248511882333
Ron LeeG31198032148456225335296190174841368107225
Kent BensonC17105021878641443330901205119185168206
Earl EvansF362381140631874224264975371413664157
John ShumateF-C982286535002517185270995141687
Jackie RobinsonF7051179101193250332827
Steve MalovicF10116225800141091928142591626

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Johnny LongG-F696634.350.58.382.
Bob McAdooC-F585136.248.012.573.
Terry TylerF-G825932.646.516.776.
Bob LanierC373737.654.
Greg KelserF502624.747.
Terry DuerodG671019.947.228.368.
Eric MoneyG553526.750.877.
Phil HubbardF-C641318.646.
Leon DouglasC-F703725.548.
Jim McElroyG362628.145.521.479.
Roy HamiltonG721015.540.
Ron LeeG311925.939.339.366.
Kent BensonC171029.546.
Earl EvansF36210.645.038.957.
John ShumateF-C9825.353.868.
Jackie RobinsonF707.352.
Steve MalovicF10116.


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