1984–85 Detroit Pistons season

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1984–85 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Chuck Daly
General manager Jack McCloskey
Owner(s) William Davidson
Arena Pontiac Silverdome
Results
Record 46–36 (.561)
Place Division: 2nd (Central)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1984-85 NBA season was the Pistons' 37th season in the NBA and 28th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1984 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 20 Tony Campbell SF/SG  United States Ohio State
2 32 Eric Turner  United States Michigan
3 66 Kevin Springman  United States Saint Joseph's
4 89 Phillip Smith  United States New Mexico
5 112 Rick Doyle  United States Texas-San Antonio
6 135 Rennie Bailey  United States Louisiana Tech
7 158 Barry Francisco  United States Bloomsburg (PA)
8 181 Dale Roberts  United States Appalachian State
9 203 Ben Tower  United States Michigan State
10 225 Dan Pelekoudas  United States Michigan

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Milwaukee Bucks 59 23 .720 36–5 23–18 20–10
x-Detroit Pistons 46 36 .561 13 26–15 20–21 21–8
x-Chicago Bulls 38 44 .463 21 26–15 12–29 13–17
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 36 46 .439 23 20–21 16–25 13–16
Atlanta Hawks 34 48 .415 25 19–22 15–26 15–15
Indiana Pacers 22 60 .268 37 16–25 6–35 7–23
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 63 19 .768
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 59 23 .720 4
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 58 24 .707 5
4 x-Detroit Pistons 46 36 .561 17
5 x-New Jersey Nets 42 40 .512 21
6 x-Washington Bullets 40 42 .488 23
7 x-Chicago Bulls 38 44 .463 25
8 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 36 46 .439 27
9 Atlanta Hawks 34 48 .415 29
10 New York Knicks 24 58 .293 39
11 Indiana Pacers 22 60 .268 41


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(4) Detroit Pistons vs. (5) New Jersey Nets: Pistons win series 3-0

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Pistons and Nets.

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

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

Last Playoff Meeting: 1968 Eastern Division Semifinals (Boston won 4-2)

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]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]