Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

2008-2009 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
6 Alex Acker SG 6-5 185 1 Pepperdine 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 30 United States
28 Arron Afflalo SG 6-5 215 1 UCLA 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
1 Chauncey Billups G 6-3 210 11 Colorado 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
38 Kwame Brown C 6-11 290 7 Glynn Academy (Georgia) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
12 Will Bynum G 6-0 185 1 Georgia Tech 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
32 Richard Hamilton SG 6-7 193 9 Connecticut 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
5 Walter Herrmann F 6-9 225 2 Unicaja Malaga (Spain) 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted Argentina
1 Allen Iverson G 6-0 165 12 Georgetown 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
25 Amir Johnson PF 6-9 240 3 Westchester High School (California) 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States
54 Jason Maxiell PF 6-7 260 3 Cincinnati 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
24 Antonio McDyess F 6-9 245 13 Alabama 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
  Fabricio Oberto FC 6-10 245 3 Valencia Basket (Spain) 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted Argentina / Italy
22 Tayshaun Prince F 6-9 215 6 Kentucky 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
35 Cheickh Samb C 7-1 245 1 WTC Cornella (Spain) 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 21 Senegal
42 Walter Sharpe F 6-9 245 0 UAB 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
3 Rodney Stuckey G 6-5 205 1 Eastern Washington 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
30 Rasheed Wallace FC 6-11 230 13 North Carolina 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States

2008-2009 Pistons Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Stuckey A. Iverson R. Hamilton T. Prince R. Wallace
Rotation W. Bynum A. Afflalo W. Herrmann J. Maxiell A. McDyess
Rotation       A. Johnson K. Brown
Lim PT       W. Sharpe  

2008-2009 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Cleveland Cavaliers66-16-
2Chicago Bulls41-4125
3Detroit Pistons39-4327
4Indiana Pacers36-4630
5Milwaukee Bucks34-4832

2008-2009 Pistons Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Rodney Stuckey Player Of The Week (01/05/09)
Allen Iverson Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2009)
Rodney Stuckey Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2009)

2008-2009 Pistons Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Richard Hamilton 67 34.0 18.3 3.1 4.4 0.6 0.1 2.0
Tayshaun Prince 82 37.3 14.2 5.8 3.1 0.5 0.6 1.2
Rodney Stuckey 79 31.9 13.4 3.5 4.9 1.0 0.1 2.2
Allen Iverson 54 36.5 17.4 3.1 4.9 1.6 0.1 2.5
Rasheed Wallace 66 32.2 12.0 7.4 1.4 0.9 1.3 0.9
Antonio McDyess 62 30.1 9.6 9.8 1.3 0.7 0.8 0.8
Jason Maxiell 78 18.0 5.8 4.2 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.6
Will Bynum 57 14.1 7.2 1.3 2.8 0.6 0.0 1.3
Arron Afflalo 74 16.7 4.9 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.6
Kwame Brown 58 17.2 4.2 5.0 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.9
Walter Herrmann 59 10.7 3.8 1.8 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.3
Amir Johnson 62 14.7 3.5 3.7 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.5
Chauncey Billups 2 34.9 12.5 5.0 7.5 1.5 0.5 2.0
Alex Acker 7 2.9 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0
Walter Sharpe 8 2.4 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

2008-2009 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Arron Afflalo was selected as the #27 pick in the First Round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Arron Afflalo signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 4, 2007.

Amir Johnson was selected as the #26 pick in the Second Round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Amir Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 9, 2005. Amir Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 13, 2007.

Jason Maxiell was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Jason Maxiell signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 5, 2005. Jason Maxiell signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on October 31, 2008.

Tayshaun Prince was selected as the #23 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Tayshaun Prince signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 2, 2002. Tayshaun Prince signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on October 31, 2005.

Rodney Stuckey was selected as the #15 pick in the First Round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Rodney Stuckey signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 4, 2007.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Walter Sharpe, the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Detroit Pistons from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 26, 2008. Walter Sharpe signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 4, 2008.

Acquired via Trade

Richard Hamilton was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards on September 11, 2002. Richard Hamilton re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 5, 2003. Richard Hamilton signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on November 1, 2008.

Allen Iverson was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Denver Nuggets on November 3, 2008.

Rasheed Wallace was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Atlanta Hawks on February 19, 2004. Rasheed Wallace re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 23, 2004.

Acquired via Free Agency

Kwame Brown signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 1, 2008.

Will Bynum signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 24, 2008.

Walter Herrmann signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 6, 2008.

Antonio McDyess signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on December 9, 2008.

2008-2009 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
William Davidson Owner, Principal Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Mario Etemad Executive VP of Operations 1994-1995 N/A
Michael Curry Head Coach 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (Detroit Pistons, 2007 to 2008)
Bill Pope Assistant Coach, Advance Scout 2004-2005 N/A
Darrell Walker Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2004 to 2008)
Dave Cowens Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Head Coach (Golden State Warriors, 2000 to 2002)
Harold Ellis Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Minor League Coordinator (Atlanta Hawks, 2002 to 2008)
Pat Sullivan Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 2005 to 2008)
Scott Perry VP of Basketball Operations 2008-2009 Assistant General Manager (Oklahoma City Thunder, 2007 to 2008)
Joe Dumars President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2000-2001 N/A
George David Director of Player Personnel 2007-2008 Director of Scouting (Detroit Pistons, 2002 to 2008)
Tony Ronzone Director of Basketball Operations 2005-2006 Scout (Detroit Pistons, 2000 to 2005)
Mike Abdenour Head Athletic Trainer 1975-1976 N/A
Bill Nyeholt Assistant Athletic Trainer 2008-2009 N/A
John Mason Public Address Announcer 2003-2004 N/A