Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1962-1963 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Dave DeBusschere F 6-6 220 0 Detroit-Mercy 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Danny Doyle PF 6-8 200 0 Belmont Abbey 1961 Rnd 5 Pick 3 United States
Walter Dukes C 7-0 220 7 Seton Hall 1953 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 1 Providence 1961 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Bob Ferry FC 6-8 230 3 Saint Louis 1959 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bailey Howell SF 6-7 210 3 Mississippi State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 2 California 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Willie Jones G 6-3 185 2 Northwestern 1960 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
Kevin Loughery SG 6-3 190 0 St. John's 1961 Rnd 11 Pick 1 United States
Jackie Moreland F 6-7 215 2 LSU 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Don Ohl SG 6-3 190 2 Illinois 1958 Rnd 5 Pick 5 United States
Ray Scott FC 6-9 215 1 Allentown (United States) 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States

1962-1963 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Ohl D. DeBusschere B. Howell B. Ferry R. Scott
Rotation   W. Jones J. Moreland    
Rotation   K. Loughery      
Lim PT J. Egan     D. Doyle W. Dukes
Lim PT         D. Imhoff

1962-1963 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers53-27-
2St. Louis Hawks48-325
3Detroit Pistons34-4619
4San Francisco Warriors31-4922
5Chicago Zephyrs25-5528

1962-1963 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bailey Howell All-NBA Second Team (1963)
Dave DeBusschere All-Rookie First Team (1963)
Don Ohl Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1963)
Bailey Howell Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1963)

1962-1963 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bailey Howell 79 37.6 22.7 11.5 2.9
Don Ohl 80 37.0 19.3 3.0 4.1
Ray Scott 76 33.4 16.2 10.2 2.5
Bob Ferry 79 31.4 13.6 6.8 2.2
Dave DeBusschere 80 29.4 12.7 8.7 2.6
Willie Jones 79 18.6 9.2 2.9 2.4
Jackie Moreland 78 19.4 8.8 5.8 1.5
Kevin Loughery 57 14.8 6.4 1.9 1.8
Johnny Egan 46 16.3 5.9 1.3 2.5
Walter Dukes 62 14.7 4.3 5.8 0.9
Darrall Imhoff 45 10.2 2.7 3.4 0.6
Danny Doyle 4 6.2 4.0 2.0 0.8

1962-1963 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Danny Doyle was selected as the #3 pick in the 5 Round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Danny Doyle signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1962.

Johnny Egan was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Johnny Egan signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1961.

Bailey Howell was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1959 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Bailey Howell signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1959.

Willie Jones was selected as the #4 pick in the 5 Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Willie Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1960.

Kevin Loughery was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1962 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Kevin Loughery signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1962.

Jackie Moreland was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Jackie Moreland signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1960.

Ray Scott was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Ray Scott signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1961.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Don Ohl, the #5 pick in the 5 Round of the 1958 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Detroit Pistons from the Philadelphia Warriors on June 16, 1960. Don Ohl signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1960.

Acquired via Trade

Walter Dukes was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Minneapolis Lakers on September 12, 1957.

Bob Ferry was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the St. Louis Hawks on June 16, 1960.

Darrall Imhoff was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the New York Knicks on August 29, 1962.

1962-1963 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Fred Zollner Owner 1948-1949 N/A
Dick McGuire Head Coach 1959-1960 N/A
Francis Smith General Manager 1961-1962 N/A