1981–82 Detroit Pistons season

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1981–82 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Scotty Robertson
General manager Jack McCloskey
Owner(s) William Davidson
Arena Pontiac Silverdome
Results
Record 39–43 (.476)
Place Division: 3rd (Central)
Conference: 7th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1981-82 NBA season was the Pistons' 34th season in the NBA and 25th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1981 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 2 Isiah Thomas PG  United States Indiana
1 12 Kelly Tripucka SF/SG  United States Notre Dame
4 71 John May  United States South Alabama
4 89 Don Koonce  United States North Carolina-Charlotte
5 94 George DeVone  United States North Carolina-Charlotte
6 117 Vince Brookins  United States Iowa
7 140 Greg Nance  United States West Virginia
8 163 Joe Schoen  United States Saint Francis
9 185 Eddie Baker  United States Alcorn State
10 205 Melvin Maxwell  United States Western Michigan

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1981-82 NBA Central standings

# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 63 19 .768
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 55 27 .671 8
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 58 24 .707 5
4 x-New Jersey Nets 44 38 .537 19
5 x-Washington Bullets 43 39 .524 20
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 42 40 .512 21
7 Detroit Pistons 39 43 .476 24
8 Indiana Pacers 35 47 .427 28
9 Chicago Bulls 34 48 .415 29
10 New York Knicks 33 49 .402 30
11 Cleveland Cavaliers 15 67 .183 48


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]