1962–63 Detroit Pistons season

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1962–63 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Dick McGuire
Arena Cobo Arena
Results
Record 34–46 (.425)
Place Division: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Division Semifinals
(eliminated 1-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1962-63 NBA season was the Pistons' 15th season in the NBA and 6th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Los Angeles Lakers 53 27 .663 27–7 20–17 6–3 33–13
x-St. Louis Hawks 48 32 .600 5 30–7 13–18 5–7 29–17
x-Detroit Pistons 34 46 .425 19 14–16 8–19 12–11 19–27
San Francisco Warriors 31 49 .388 22 13–20 11–25 7–4 18–28
Chicago Zephyrs 25 55 .313 28 17–17 3–23 5–15 13–27
x - clinched playoff spot

Playoffs[edit]

West Division Semifinals[edit]

(2) St. Louis Hawks vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Hawks win series 3-1

  • Game 1 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 118, Detroit 99
  • Game 2 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 122, Detroit 108
  • Game 3 @ Detroit: Detroit 107, St. Louis 103
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: St. Louis 104, Detroit 100

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]