Detroit Pistons Playoff Rosters

1973-1974 Detroit Pistons Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Don Adams SF 6-6 210 Nov 27, 1947 26 Northwestern 3 1970 Rnd 8, Pick 1, San Diego Rockets
Dave Bing PG 6-3 180 Nov 24, 1943 30 Syracuse 7 1966 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Detroit Pistons
Jim Davis C 6-9 225 Dec 18, 1941 32 Colorado 7 1964 Rnd 4, Pick 2, Detroit Pistons
Chris Ford SG 6-5 190 Jan 11, 1949 25 Villanova 1 1972 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Detroit Pistons
Ben Kelso PG 6-3 195 Apr 11, 1949 24 Central Michigan 0 1973 Rnd 8, Pick 9, Detroit Pistons
Bob Lanier C 6-11 250 Sep 10, 1948 25 St. Bonaventure 3 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Detroit Pistons
Stu Lantz PG 6-3 175 Jul 13, 1946 27 Nebraska 5 1968 Rnd 3, Pick 1, San Diego Rockets
John Mengelt SG 6-2 195 Oct 16, 1949 24 Auburn 2 1971 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Cincinnati Royals
Bob Nash SF 6-8 195 Aug 24, 1950 23 Hawaii 1 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Detroit Pistons
Willie Norwood PF 6-7 220 Aug 8, 1947 26 Alcorn State 2 1969 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Detroit Pistons
Curtis Rowe PF 6-7 225 Jul 2, 1949 24 UCLA 2 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Detroit Pistons
George Trapp FC 6-8 205 Jul 11, 1948 25 Long Beach State 2 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Atlanta Hawks

1973-1974 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Buffalo Braves BOS in 6
Second Round #2 New York Knicks #3 Capital Bullets NYK in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 New York Knicks BOS in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Milwaukee Bucks #4 Los Angeles Lakers MIL in 5
Second Round #2 Chicago Bulls #3 Detroit Pistons CHI in 7
Conference Finals #1 Milwaukee Bucks #2 Chicago Bulls MIL in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Milwaukee Bucks #1 Boston Celtics BOS in 7

1973-1974 Detroit Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Bob Lanier 7 43.3 26.3 15.3 3.0 0.6 2.0
Dave Bing 7 44.6 18.9 3.7 6.0 0.4 0.1
Stu Lantz 7 32.4 12.0 4.1 2.0 0.3 0.0
Don Adams 7 36.6 9.1 7.3 2.9 0.9 0.1
George Trapp 7 17.0 8.9 3.1 0.3 0.0 0.7
Curtis Rowe 7 32.7 8.3 7.4 1.6 0.4 0.9
Jim Davis 7 9.9 3.7 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.1
Chris Ford 5 18.8 4.0 3.0 1.4 0.4 0.4
Willie Norwood 5 6.2 3.6 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.2
John Mengelt 4 9.8 4.2 1.8 1.5 0.5 0.0
Ben Kelso 1 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

1973-1974 Detroit Pistons Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Chicago Leaders
Mar 30, 1974
@
Chicago
W, 88-97 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 27. Bob Lanier
PTS: 24. Jerry Sloan
Apr 1, 1974
v.
Chicago
L, 103-108 Cobo Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 38. Bob Lanier
PTS: 38. Bob Love
Apr 5, 1974
@
Chicago
L, 84-83 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 23. Dave Bing
PTS: 21. Chet Walker
Apr 7, 1974
v.
Chicago
W, 102-87 Cobo Center
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 26. Bob Lanier
PTS: 23. Bob Love
Apr 9, 1974
@
Chicago
L, 98-94 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 23. Bob Lanier
PTS: 32. Bob Love
Apr 11, 1974
v.
Chicago
W, 92-88 Cobo Center
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 28. Bob Lanier
PTS: 33. Chet Walker
Apr 13, 1974
@
Chicago
L, 96-94 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
3-4 PTS: 25. Stu Lantz
PTS: 26. Chet Walker