1979–80 Detroit Pistons season

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1979–80 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Dick Vitale
Richie Adubato
General manager Jack McCloskey
Owner(s) William Davidson
Arena Pontiac Silverdome
Results
Record 16–66 (.195)
Place Division: 6th (Central)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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Following are the results of the 1979–80 season of the Detroit Pistons, the franchise of the National Basketball Association based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The 1979-80 NBA season was the Pistons' 32nd season in the NBA and 23rd season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1979 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 4 Greg Kelser SF  United States Michigan State
1 10 Roy Hamilton (basketball) PG  United States UCLA
1 15 Phil Hubbard PF  United States Michigan
2 29 Tony Price (basketball) SF  United States Penn
3 48 Terry Duerod SG  United States Detroit

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 61 21 .744
2 y-Atlanta Hawks 50 32 .610 11
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 59 23 .720 2
4 x-Houston Rockets 41 41 .500 20
5 x-San Antonio Spurs 41 41 .500 20
6 x-Washington Bullets 39 43 .476 22
7 New York Knicks 39 43 .476 22
8 Cleveland Cavaliers 37 45 .451 24
8 Indiana Pacers 37 45 .451 24
10 New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 27
11 Detroit Pistons 16 66 .195 44


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
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]