1992–93 Detroit Pistons season

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1992–93 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Ron Rothstein
Owner(s) William Davidson
Arena The Palace of Auburn Hills
Results
Record 40–42 (.488)
Place Division: 6th (Central)
Conference: 10th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ
Local media
Television PASS Sports, WKBD
Radio WWWW
< 1991–92 1993–94 >

The 1992-93 NBA season was the Pistons' 45th season in the NBA and 36th season in the city of Detroit.[1] Detroit struggled and finished sixth in the Central Division with a 40-42 record, missing the playoffs. The following season, Dennis Rodman would be sent to the San Antonio Spurs for Sean Elliott.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1992 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 19 Don MacLean PF  United States UCLA

Roster[edit]

Detroit Pistons 1992-93 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
G/F 23 United States Aguirre, Mark 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 232 lb (105 kg) DePaul
G 4 United States Dumars, Joe 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) McNeese State
G/F 25 United States Glass, Gerald 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 221 lb (100 kg) Mississippi
C 40 United States Laimbeer, Bill 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Notre Dame
F 6 United States Mills, Terry 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Michigan
F 35 United States Morris, Isaiah 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 219 lb (99 kg) Arkansas
G 23 United States Newbern, Melvin 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Minnesota
F/C 34 Haiti Polynice, Olden 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Virginia
F 42 United States Randall, Mark 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Kansas
G 3 United States Robertson, Alvin (from MIL) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Arkansas
F 10 United States Rodman, Dennis 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Southeastern Oklahoma State
F/C 50 United States Ruland, Jeff (waived) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Iona
G 11 United States Thomas, Isiah 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Indiana
G 5 United States Walker, Darrell (waived) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Arkansas
F 0 United States Woolridge, Orlando 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Notre Dame
G 20 United States Young, Danny (to MIL) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Wake Forest
Head coach




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

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Chicago Bulls 57 25 .695 31–10 26–15 19–9
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 54 28 .659 3 35–6 19–22 22–6
x-Charlotte Hornets 44 38 .537 13 22–19 22–19 12–16
x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 14 25–16 18–23 12–16
x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 16 27–14 14–27 11–17
Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 17 28–13 12–29 12–16
Milwaukee Bucks 28 54 .341 29 18–23 10–31 10–18
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-New York Knicks 60 22 .732
2 y-Chicago Bulls 57 25 .695 3
3 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 54 28 .659 6
4 x-Boston Celtics 48 34 .585 12
5 x-Charlotte Hornets 44 38 .537 16
6 x-New Jersey Nets 43 39 .524 17
7 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 17
8 x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 19
9 Orlando Magic 41 41 .500 19
10 Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 20
11 Miami Heat 36 46 .439 24
12 Milwaukee Bucks 28 54 .341 32
13 Philadelphia 76ers 26 56 .317 36
14 Washington Bullets 22 60 .268 38
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
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Mark Aguirre
Joe Dumars
Gerald Glass
Bill Laimbeer
Terry Mills
Isaiah Norris
Melvin Newbern
Olden Polynice
Mark Randall
Alvin Robertson
Dennis Rodman
Jeff Ruland
Isiah Thomas
Darrell Walker
Orlando Woolridge
Danny Young

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]