Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

2002-2003 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
17 Chucky Atkins G 5-11 185 4 South Florida 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
20 Jon Barry SG 6-4 195 10 Georgia Tech 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
1 Chauncey Billups G 6-3 210 5 Colorado 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
12 Michael Curry F-G 6-5 210 9 Georgia Southern 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Hubert Davis SF 6-5 183 10 North Carolina 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
32 Richard Hamilton SG 6-7 193 3 Connecticut 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
5 Danny Manning F 6-10 230 14 Kansas 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
13 Mehmet Okur FC 6-11 249 0 Anadolu Efes (Turkey) 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 9 Turkey
22 Tayshaun Prince F 6-9 212 0 Kentucky 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
39 Zeljko Rebraca C 7-0 265 1 KK Partizan (Serbia) 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 27 Serbia
52 Don Reid PF 6-8 250 7 Georgetown 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 29 United States
30 Cliff Robinson PF 6-10 225 13 Connecticut 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
6 Pepe Sanchez G 6-4 203 2 Temple 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted Argentina
6 Ben Wallace FC 6-9 240 6 Virginia Union 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
34 Corliss Williamson F 6-7 245 7 Arkansas 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States

2002-2003 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Billups R. Hamilton M. Curry C. Robinson B. Wallace
Rotation C. Atkins J. Barry T. Prince D. Manning M. Okur
Rotation     C. Williamson   Z. Rebraca
Lim PT P. Sanchez H. Davis   D. Reid  

2002-2003 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Detroit Pistons50-32-
2Indiana Pacers48-342
3New Orleans Hornets47-353
4Milwaukee Bucks42-408
5Atlanta Hawks35-4715
6Chicago Bulls30-5220
7Toronto Raptors24-5826
8Cleveland Cavaliers17-6533

2002-2003 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Ben Wallace All-NBA Second Team (2003)
Chauncey Billups Player Of The Week (02/02/03)
Ben Wallace Player Of The Week (03/23/03)
Ben Wallace Defensive Player Of The Year (2003)
Ben Wallace All-NBA Defensive First Team (2003)
Ben Wallace Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2003)

2002-2003 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Richard Hamilton 82 32.2 19.7 3.9 2.5 0.8 0.2 2.4
Chauncey Billups 74 31.4 16.2 3.7 3.9 0.9 0.2 1.8
Cliff Robinson 81 34.9 12.2 3.9 3.3 1.1 1.1 2.0
Corliss Williamson 82 25.1 12.0 4.4 1.3 0.5 0.3 1.5
Jon Barry 80 18.4 6.9 2.2 2.6 0.8 0.2 1.0
Ben Wallace 73 39.3 6.9 15.4 1.6 1.4 3.2 1.2
Mehmet Okur 72 19.0 6.9 4.7 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.9
Chucky Atkins 65 21.5 7.1 1.5 2.7 0.4 0.1 1.2
Michael Curry 78 19.9 3.0 1.6 1.3 0.6 0.1 0.6
Zeljko Rebraca 30 16.3 6.6 3.1 0.3 0.2 0.6 1.0
Tayshaun Prince 42 10.4 3.3 1.1 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.5
Hubert Davis 43 7.6 1.8 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.3
Danny Manning 12 7.3 2.8 1.5 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.6
Don Reid 1 10.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pepe Sanchez 9 4.1 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.2

2002-2003 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mehmet Okur was selected as the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Mehmet Okur signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 2, 2002.

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.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Zeljko Rebraca, the #27 pick in the Second Round of the 1994 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Detroit Pistons from the Toronto Raptors on July 13, 2001. Zeljko Rebraca signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 26, 2001.

Acquired via Trade

Chucky Atkins was acquired in a sign and trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Orlando Magic on August 3, 2000.

Jon Barry was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Sacramento Kings on September 7, 2001.

Hubert Davis was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards on September 11, 2002.

Richard Hamilton was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards on September 11, 2002.

Don Reid was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Denver Nuggets on October 1, 2002.

Cliff Robinson was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Phoenix Suns on July 18, 2001. Cliff Robinson signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on March 7, 2003.

Ben Wallace was acquired in a sign and trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Orlando Magic on August 3, 2000.

Corliss Williamson was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Toronto Raptors on February 22, 2001. Corliss Williamson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 24, 2001.

Acquired via Free Agency

Chauncey Billups signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 17, 2002.

Michael Curry signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 2, 1999.

Danny Manning signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on February 5, 2003.

Pepe Sanchez signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 18, 2002.

2002-2003 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
William Davidson Owner, Principal Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Rick Carlisle Head Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Indiana Pacers, 1997 to 2000)
Bob Ociepka Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1999 to 2001)
Chad Forcier Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Portland, 2000 to 2001)
Kevin O'Neil Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 2000 to 2001)
Tony Brown Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Portland Trail Blazers, 1997 to 2001)
John Hammond VP of Basketball Operations 2002-2003 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2000 to 2001)
Joe Dumars President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2000-2001 N/A
George David Director of Scouting 2002-2003 Video Coordinator (Detroit Pistons, 1996 to 2002)
Tony Ronzone Scout 2000-2001 Scout (Dallas Mavericks, 1998 to 2000)
Charles Klask Scout 2001-2002 N/A
Brendan O'Connor Assistant Coach, Advance Scout 2000-2001 N/A
John Coumoundouros Equipment Manager 2002-2003 N/A
Scott Perry Director of Player Personnel 2002-2003 College Scout (Detroit Pistons, 2000 to 2002)
Mike Abdenour Head Athletic Trainer 1975-1976 N/A
Arnie Kander Strength and Conditioning Coach 1992-1993 N/A