1967–68 Detroit Pistons season

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1967–68 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Donnie Butcher
Arena Cobo Arena
Results
Record 40–42 (.488)
Place Division: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Division Semifinals
(eliminated 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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Following are the results of the 1967–68 season of the Detroit Pistons, the franchise of the National Basketball Association based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The 1967-68 NBA season was the Pistons' 20th season in the NBA and 11th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Philadelphia 76ers 62 20 .756 27–8 26–12 9–0 29–11
x-Boston Celtics 54 28 .659 8 28–9 21–16 5–3 24–16
x-New York Knicks 43 39 .524 19 20–17 21–16 2–6 19–21
x-Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 22 21–11 12–23 7–8 15–25
Cincinnati Royals 39 43 .476 23 18–12 13–23 8–8 18–22
Baltimore Bullets 36 46 .439 26 17–19 12–23 7–4 15–25
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1967-68 NBA Records
Team BAL BOS CHI CIN DET LAL NYK PHI SDR SFW SEA STL
Baltimore 3–5 2–5 5–3 4–4 3–4 3–5 0–8 7–0 2–5 5–2 2–5
Boston 5–3 5–2 3–5 6–2 4–3 6–2 4–4 7–0 4–3 6–1 4–3
Chicago 5–2 2–5 5–2 3–4 1–7 2–5 1–6 4–4 2–6 3–5 1–7
Cincinnati 3–5 5–3 2–5 4–4 1–6 3–5 3–5 7–0 4–3 6–1 1–6
Detroit 4–4 2–6 4–3 4–4 2–5 4–4 1–7 5–2 4–3 6–1 4–3
Los Angeles 4–3 3–4 7–1 6–1 5–2 4–3 2–5 7–1 4–4 4–4 6–2
New York 5–3 2–6 5–2 5–3 4–4 3–4 3–5 6–1 5–2 4–3 1–6
Philadelphia 8–0 4–4 6–1 5–3 7–1 5–2 5–3 6–1 4–3 7–0 5–2
San Diego 0–7 0–7 4–4 0–7 2–5 1–7 1–6 1–6 2–6 3–5 1–7
San Francisco 5–2 3–4 6–2 3–4 3–4 4–4 2–5 3–4 6–2 7–1 1–7
Seattle 2–5 1–6 5–3 1–6 1–6 4–4 3–4 0–7 5–3 1–7 0–8
St. Louis 5–2 3–4 7–1 6–1 3–4 2–6 6–1 2–5 7–1 7–1 8–0

Playoffs[edit]

East Division Semifinals[edit]

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (4) Detroit Pistons: Celtics win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 123, Detroit 116
  • Game 2 @ Detroit: Detroit 126, Boston 116
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Detroit 109, Boston 98
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Boston 135, Detroit 110
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 110, Detroit 96
  • Game 6 @ Detroit: Boston 111, Detroit 103

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]