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1978 Detroit Pistons (1948 - )

1979-80  1978-79 1977-78

30 - 52 .366  (pythagorean: 32 - 50 .402)
Finished in 4th place, 18 games out of first.
Attendance: 389,936 Total; 9,511 Avg

Coaching:
Dick Vitale 30 - 52

1978 Draft
2 - Terry Tyler, Detroit
2 - John Long, Detroit
5 - Dave Caligaris, Northeastern
6 - Audie Matthews, Illinois
7 - Herb Entzminger, J.C. Smith
8 - Earl Evans, Nevada-Las Vegas
9 - Ulice Payne, Marquette
10 - Dave Grauzer, Central Michigan

1978-79 Game Log and Scores

  EFF Pts PPG FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP OREB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
Offense 99.3 9023 110.0 3708 7802 .475 1607 2242 .717 0 0 .000 1303 3683 44.9 2092 25.5 847 550 1599 2141 109.8
Defense 101.8 9242 112.7 3755 7623 .493 1732 2295 .755 0 0 .000 1301 3929 47.9 2197 26.8 666 504 1744 1914  

Players
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Name G Min Pts PPG FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO
Bob Lanier 53 1835 1253 23.6 489 950 .515 275 367 .749 0 0 .000 494 9.3 140 2.6 50 75 175
M.l. Carr 80 3207 1497 18.7 587 1143 .514 323 435 .743 0 0 .000 589 7.4 262 3.3 197 46 255
John Long 82 2498 1319 16.1 581 1240 .469 157 190 .826 0 0 .000 266 3.2 121 1.5 102 19 137
Kevin Porter 82 3064 1260 15.4 534 1110 .481 192 266 .722 0 0 .000 209 2.5 1099 13.4 158 5 337
Terry Tyler 82 2560 1056 12.9 456 946 .482 144 219 .658 0 0 .000 648 7.9 89 1.1 104 201 141
Leon Douglas 78 2215 892 11.4 342 698 .490 208 328 .634 0 0 .000 664 8.5 74 0.9 39 55 190
Chris Ford 3 108 33 11.0 13 35 .371 7 8 .875 0 0 .000 18 6.0 5 1.7 1 1 10
Earl Tatum 76 1195 592 7.8 272 607 .448 48 66 .727 0 0 .000 121 1.6 72 0.9 78 33 85
Ben Poquette 76 1337 507 6.7 198 464 .427 111 142 .782 0 0 .000 336 4.4 57 0.8 38 98 65
Rickey Green 27 431 179 6.6 67 177 .379 45 67 .672 0 0 .000 40 1.5 63 2.3 25 1 44
Robert Hawkins 4 28 18 4.5 6 16 .375 6 6 1.000 0 0 .000 6 1.5 4 1.0 5 0 2
Otis Howard 11 91 49 4.5 19 45 .422 11 23 .478 0 0 .000 34 3.1 4 0.4 2 2 5
Essie Hollis 25 154 69 2.8 30 75 .400 9 12 .750 0 0 .000 45 1.8 6 0.2 11 1 14
Larry McNeill 11 46 29 2.6 9 20 .450 11 12 .917 0 0 .000 10 0.9 3 0.3 0 0 4
Andre Wakefield 71 578 172 2.4 62 176 .352 48 69 .696 0 0 .000 76 1.1 69 1.0 19 2 71
Jim Brewer 25 310 57 2.3 27 60 .450 3 15 .200 0 0 .000 105 4.2 13 0.5 13 10 19
Steve Sheppard 20 76 32 1.6 12 25 .480 8 15 .533 0 0 .000 19 1.0 4 0.2 3 1 4
Gus Gerard 2 6 3 1.5 1 3 .333 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 1 0.5 0 0.0 2 0 0
Dennis Boyd 5 40 6 1.2 3 12 .250 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 2 0.4 7 1.4 0 0 6
Ron Behagen 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 1

Players (Extended Stats)
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Name G Min EFF AV VI PPFGA PPR RbRate
Bob Lanier 53 1835 24.23 10.2 8.3 1.127 -4.45 14.0
M.l. Carr 80 3207 20.85 12.4 7.7 1.122 -2.50 9.6
John Long 82 2498 12.17 8.4 4.3 0.997 -2.25 5.6
Kevin Porter 82 3064 21.27 12.8 8.0 1.027 12.91 3.6
Terry Tyler 82 2560 16.98 10.8 4.8 1.013 -3.19 13.2
Leon Douglas 78 2215 13.56 8.8 4.4 1.059 -6.35 15.6
Chris Ford 3 108 8.33 0.5 4.8 0.857 -6.20 0.0
Earl Tatum 76 1195 6.03 4.7 2.3 0.931 -3.14 0.0
Ben Poquette 76 1337 8.87 6.3 2.9 0.963 -2.02 13.1
Rickey Green 27 431 4.89 1.8 2.8 0.867 -0.46 4.8
Robert Hawkins 4 28 5.25 0.4 1.9 0.966 2.38 11.2
Otis Howard 11 91 4.36 0.9 1.7 0.889 -2.59 0.0
Essie Hollis 25 154 2.80 1.1 1.0 0.859 -6.49 15.2
Larry McNeill 11 46 2.36 0.5 0.9 1.147 -4.35 11.3
Andre Wakefield 71 578 1.86 1.9 1.4 0.833 -4.40 0.0
Jim Brewer 25 310 5.36 1.9 1.7 0.856 -3.36 0.0
Steve Sheppard 20 76 1.75 0.7 0.7 1.013 -1.79 0.0
Gus Gerard 2 6 1.50 0.1 0.0 0.773 0.00 0.0
Dennis Boyd 5 40 0.00 0.0 0.9 0.500 -3.33 2.6
Ron Behagen 1 1 -1.00 0.0 0.0 0.000 -100.00 0.0

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