1982–83 Detroit Pistons season

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1982–83 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Scotty Robertson
General manager Jack McCloskey
Owner(s) William Davidson
Arena Pontiac Silverdome
Results
Record 37–45 (.451)
Place Division: 3rd (Central)
Conference: 8th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1982-83 NBA season was the Pistons' 35th season in the NBA and 26th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1982 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 9 Cliff Levingston PF  United States Wichita State
1 18 Ricky Pierce SG/SF  United States Rice
4 78 Walker Russell SG  United States Western Michigan
5 101 John Ebeling  United States Florida Southern
6 124 Gary Holmes  United States Minnesota
7 147 Dean Marquardt  United States Marquette
8 170 Brian Nyenhuis  United States Marquette
9 193 Kevin Smith  United States Michigan State
10 214 David Coulthard  Canada York

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Milwaukee Bucks 51 31 .622 31–10 20–21 22–7
x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 8 26–15 17–24 21–8
Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 14 23–18 14–27 19–11
Chicago Bulls 28 54 .341 23 18–23 10–31 13–17
Cleveland Cavaliers 23 59 .280 28 15–26 8–33 8–22
Indiana Pacers 20 62 .244 31 14–27 6–35 6–24
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Philadelphia 76ers 65 17 .793
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 51 31 .622 14
3 x-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 9
4 x-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 16
5 x-New York Knicks 44 38 .537 21
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 22
7 Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 23
8 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 28
9 Chicago Bulls 28 54 .341 37
10 Cleveland Cavaliers 23 59 .280 42
11 Indiana Pacers 20 62 .244 45
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

Season[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]