1975–76 Detroit Pistons season

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1975–76 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Ray Scott
Herb Brown
Arena Cobo Center
Results
Record 36–46 (.439)
Place Division: 2nd (Midwest)
Conference: 5th (Western)
Playoff finish West Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1974–75 1976–77 >

Following are the results of the 1975–76 season of the Detroit Pistons, the franchise of the National Basketball Association based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The 1975-76 NBA season was the Pistons' 28th season in the NBA and 19th season in the city of Detroit.[1]

Offseason

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 22–19 16–25 13–8
x-Detroit Pistons 36 46 .439 2 24–17 12–29 12–9
Kansas City Kings 31 51 .378 7 25–16 6–35 10–11
Chicago Bulls 24 58 .293 14 15–26 9–32 7–14
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Golden State Warriors 59 23 .720
2 x-Seattle SuperSonics 43 39 .524 16
3 x-Phoenix Suns 42 40 .512 17
4 y-Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 21
5 x-Detroit Pistons 36 46 .439 23
6 Los Angeles Lakers 40 42 .488 19
7 Portland Trail Blazers 37 45 .451 22
8 Kansas City Kings 31 51 .378 28
9 Chicago Bulls 24 58 .293 35


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

Game log

Playoffs

West First Round

(4) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (5) Detroit Pistons: Pistons win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Milwaukee: Milwaukee 110, Detroit 107
  • Game 2 @ Detroit: Detroit 126, Milwaukee 123
  • Game 3 @ Milwaukee: Detroit 107, Milwaukee 104

West Conference Semifinals

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (5) Detroit Pistons: Warriors win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Golden State: Golden State 127, Detroit 103
  • Game 2 @ Golden State: Detroit 123, Golden State 111
  • Game 3 @ Detroit: Golden State 113, Detroit 96
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Detroit 106, Golden State 102
  • Game 5 @ Golden State: Golden State 128, Detroit 109
  • Game 6 @ Detroit: Golden State 118, Detroit 116 (OT)

Player statistics

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

Playoffs

Awards and records

Transactions

References

See also