Team RankingPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Central Division101.0 (1st)104.7 (5th)
Eastern Conference3rd12th
Franchise History
YearTeam
1957-presentDetroit Pistons (NBA)
1948-1957Ft. Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1941-1948Ft. Wayne Pistons (NBL)
Retired Numbers
NumPlayer
2Chuck Daly
4Joe Dumars
11Isiah Thomas
15Vinnie Johnson
16Bob Lanier
21Dave Bing
40Bill Laimbeer
--William Davidson
--Jack McCloskey
Championship History
Post Season PlayChampionships
League
Championships
5: 1944 (NBL), 1945 (NBL), 1989 (NBA), 1990 (NBA), 2004 (NBA)
Conference
Championships
5: 1988 (Eastern), 1989 (Eastern), 1990 (Eastern), 2004 (Eastern), 2006 (Central)
Division
Championships
12: 1945 (Eastern), 1955 (Western), 1956 (Eastern), 1988 (Central), 1989 (Central), 1990 (Central), 2002 (Central), 2003 (Central), 2005 (Central), 2006 (Central), 2007 (Central), 2008 (Central)
Playoff
Appearances
46: 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Year by Year Results
YEARWLFinish
2010-1130524th
2009-1027555th
2008-0939433rd
2007-0859231st
2006-0753291st
2005-0664181st
2004-0554281st
2003-0454282nd
2002-0350321st
2001-0250321st
2000-0132505th
1999-0042404th
1998-9929213rd
1997-9837456th
1996-9754283rd
1995-9646364th
1994-9528547th
1993-9420626th
1992-9340426th
1991-9248343rd
1990-9150322nd
1989-9059231st
1988-8963191st
1987-8854281st
1986-8752302nd
1985-8646363rd
1984-8546362nd
1983-8449332nd
1982-8337453rd
1981-8239433rd
1980-8121616th
1979-8016666th
1978-7930524th
1977-7838444th
1976-7744382nd
1975-7636462nd
1974-7540423rd
1973-7452303rd
1972-7340423rd
1971-7226564th
1970-7145374th
1969-7031517th
1968-6932506th
1967-6840424th
1966-6730515th
1965-6622585th
1964-6531494th
1963-6423575th
1962-6334463rd
1961-6237433rd
1960-6134453rd
1959-6030452nd
1958-5928443rd
1957-5833392nd
1956-5734381st
1955-5637351st
1954-5543291st
1953-5440323rd
1952-5336333rd
1951-5229374th
1950-5132363rd
1949-5040283rd
1948-4922385th
1947-4840203rd
1946-4725192nd
1945-462681st
1944-452551st
1943-441841st
1942-431761st
1941-421592nd
Totals24422441 
Coaching History
YearsCoach
20011-12/presentLawrence Frank
2009-10/2010-11John Kuester
2008-09Michael Curry
2005-06/2007-08Flip Saunders
2003-04/2004-05Larry Brown
2001-02/2002-03Rick Carlisle
1999-00/2001-02George Irvine
1997-98/1999-00Alvin Gentry
1995-96/1997-98Doug Collins
1994-95Don Chaney
1992-93/1993-94Ron Rothstein
1983-84/1991-92Chuck Daly
1980-81/1982-83Scotty Robertson
1979-80Richie Adubato
1978-79/1979-80Dick Vitale
1977-78Bob Kauffman
1975-76/1977-78Herb Brown
1972-73/1975-76Ray Scott
1971-72/1972-73Earl Lloyd
1969-70/1971-72Bill VanBredaKloff
1968-69Paul Seymour
1966-67/1968-69Donnis Butcher
1964-65/1966-67Dave DeBusschere
1963-64/1964-65Charles Wolf
1959-60/1962-63Dick McGuire
1957-58/1959-60Ephraim Rocha
1957-58Charles Eckman
1951-52/1953-54Paul Birch
1949-50/1950-51Murray Mendenhall
1948-49Paul Armstrong
1946-47/1948-49Carl Bennett
1946-47Bobby McDermott
1945-46Carl Bennett
1943-44/1944-45Bobby McDermott
1941-42/1942-43Carl Bennett
 
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