1972–73 Detroit Pistons season

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1972–73 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Earl Lloyd
Ray Scott
Arena Cobo Center
Results
Record 40–42 (.488)
Place Division: 3rd (Midwest)
Conference: 5th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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Following are the results of the 1972–73 season of the Detroit Pistons, the franchise of the National Basketball Association based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The 1972-73 NBA season was the Pistons' 25th season in the NBA and 16th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1972 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
y-Milwaukee Bucks 60 22 .732 33–5 25–15 2–2 15–5
x-Chicago Bulls 51 31 .622 9 29–12 20–19 2–0 10–10
Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 20 26–15 13–25 1–2 9–11
Kansas City–Omaha Kings 36 46 .439 24 24–17 12–29 6–14
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT
1 z-Milwaukee Bucks 60 22 .732
2 y-Los Angeles Lakers 60 22 .732
3 x-Chicago Bulls 51 31 .622
4 x-Golden State Warriors 47 35 .573
5 Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488
6 Phoenix Suns 38 44 .463
7 Kansas City–Omaha Kings 36 46 .439
8 Seattle SuperSonics 26 56 .317
9 Portland Trail Blazers 21 61 .256


z, y - division champions
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]