Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1966-1967 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Dave Bing G 6-3 180 0 Syracuse 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Dave DeBusschere F 6-6 220 4 Detroit-Mercy 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Reggie Harding C 7-0 249 2 - 1962 Rnd 4 Pick 4 United States
Wayne Hightower F 6-8 230 4 Kansas 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Bob Hogsett PF 6-7 230 0 Tennessee 1966 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Rudy LaRusso FC 6-7 220 7 Dartmouth 1959 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Eddie Miles SG 6-4 195 3 Seattle 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Dorie Murrey PF 6-8 215 0 Detroit-Mercy 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Ron Reed F 6-5 205 1 Notre Dame 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
Ray Scott FC 6-9 215 5 Allentown (United States) 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Joe Strawder C 6-10 235 1 Bradley 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States
John Tresvant PF 6-7 215 2 Seattle 1964 Rnd 5 Pick 6 United States
Tom Van Arsdale GF 6-5 202 1 Indiana 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Chico Vaughn G 6-2 190 4 Southern Illinois 1962 Rnd 4 Pick 1 United States
Jimmy Walker SG 6-3 195 0 Providence 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States

1966-1967 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Bing E. Miles T. Van Arsdale D. DeBusschere J. Strawder
Rotation   C. Vaughn R. Reed J. Tresvant R. Harding
Rotation       D. Murrey  
Rotation       B. Hogsett  
Lim PT     W. Hightower R. LaRusso  

1966-1967 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Francisco Warriors44-37-
2St. Louis Hawks39-425
3Los Angeles Lakers36-458
4Chicago Bulls33-4811
5Detroit Pistons30-5114

1966-1967 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dave Bing Rookie Of The Year (1967)
Dave Bing All-Rookie First Team (1967)
Dave DeBusschere Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1967)

1966-1967 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Dave Bing 80 34.5 20.0 4.5 4.1
Eddie Miles 81 29.9 17.6 3.7 2.2
Dave DeBusschere 78 37.1 18.2 11.8 2.8
Tom Van Arsdale 79 27.0 12.2 4.3 2.4
Joe Strawder 79 27.3 9.5 10.0 1.0
John Tresvant 68 22.8 9.9 7.1 1.3
Ray Scott 45 32.8 14.7 9.0 1.9
Ron Reed 62 20.1 8.5 6.8 1.3
Reggie Harding 74 18.5 5.5 6.1 1.3
Wayne Hightower 29 19.4 8.6 5.7 1.0
Chico Vaughn 51 13.3 4.3 1.3 1.5
Dorie Murrey 35 8.9 2.8 2.9 0.3
Bob Hogsett 7 3.1 2.3 0.4 0.1

1966-1967 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dave Bing was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Dave Bing signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1966.

Reggie Harding was selected as the #4 pick in the 6 Round of the 1963 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Reggie Harding signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on January 19, 1964.

Eddie Miles was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1963 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Eddie Miles signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1963.

Dorie Murrey was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Dorie Murrey signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1966.

Ron Reed was selected as the #3 pick in the 3 Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Ron Reed signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1965.

Tom Van Arsdale was selected as the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Tom Van Arsdale signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1965.

Acquired via Trade

Dave DeBusschere was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Boston Celtics on September 15, 1965.

Wayne Hightower was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards on January 29, 1967.

Rudy LaRusso was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Los Angeles Lakers on January 16, 1967.

Joe Strawder was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Boston Celtics on September 15, 1965.

John Tresvant was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the St. Louis Hawks on December 24, 1965.

Chico Vaughn was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the St. Louis Hawks on December 24, 1965.

Acquired via Free Agency

Bob Hogsett signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on February 17, 1967.

1966-1967 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Fred Zollner Owner 1948-1949 N/A
Dave DeBusschere Head Coach 1964-1965 N/A
Donnie Butcher Head Coach 1966-1967 N/A
Edwin Coil General Manager 1965-1966 N/A