1973–74 Detroit Pistons season

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1973–74 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Ray Scott
Owner(s) Fred Zollner
Arena Cobo Arena
Results
Record 52–30 (.634)
Place Division: 3rd (Midwest)
Conference: 4th (Western)
Playoff finish Western Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 3-4)
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Following are the results of the 1973–74 season of the Detroit Pistons, the franchise of the National Basketball Association based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The 1973-74 NBA season was the Pistons' 26th season in the NBA and 17th season in the city of Detroit.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1973 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Detroit Pistons 1973-74 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F 10 United States Adams, Don 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Northwestern
G 21 United States Bing, Dave 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Syracuse
F/C 20 United States Davis, Jim 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Colorado
G/F 42 United States Ford, Chris 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Villanova
G 30 United States Kelso, Ben 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Central Michigan
C 16 United States Lanier, Bob 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) St. Bonaventure
G 22 United States Lantz, Stu 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Nebraska
G 15 United States Mengelt, John 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Auburn
F 33 United States Nash, Bob 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Hawaiʻi
F 8 United States Norwood, Willie 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Alcorn State
F 18 United States Rowe, Curtis 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) UCLA
F/C 31 United States Trapp, George 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Cal State Long Beach
Head coach




Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Midwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Milwaukee Bucks 59 23 .720 -
Chicago Bulls 54 28 .659 5
Detroit Pistons 52 30 .634 7
Kansas City Kings 33 49 .402 26

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West Conference Semifinals[edit]

  • (2) Chicago Bulls vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Bulls win series 4-3
  • Game 1 @ Chicago: Detroit 97, Chicago 88
  • Game 2 @ Detroit: Chicago 108, Detroit 103
  • Game 3 @ Chicago: Chicago 84, Detroit 83
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Detroit 102, Chicago 87
  • Game 5 @ Chicago: Chicago 98, Detroit 94
  • Game 6 @ Detroit: Detroit 92, Chicago 88
  • Game 7 @ Chicago: Chicago 96, Detroit 94

Player stats[edit]

Season[edit]

Player Games Played Minutes Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Bob Lanier 81 3047 1822 1074 343 110 247
Dave Bing 81 3124 1520 281 555 109 17
Curtis Rowe 82 2499 878 515 136 49 36
George Trapp 82 1489 765 313 81 47 33
Don Adams 74 2298 759 448 141 110 12
John Mengelt 77 1555 680 206 148 68 7
Willie Norwood 74 1178 589 229 58 60 9
Chris Ford 82 2059 585 304 279 148 14

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Playoffs[edit]

Player Games Played Points Assists Field Goals Rebounds

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973-74 Detroit Pistons". basketball-reference.com.