Detroit Pistons Playoff Rosters

1975-1976 Detroit Pistons Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Roger Brown C 6-11 225 Feb 23, 1950 26 Kansas 1 1971 Rnd 4, Pick 13, Los Angeles Lakers
Archie Clark PG 6-2 175 Jul 15, 1941 34 Minnesota 9 1966 Rnd 4, Pick 7, Los Angeles Lakers
Henry Dickerson SG 6-4 190 Nov 27, 1951 24 Charleston 0 1975 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Al Eberhard SF 6-6 225 May 10, 1952 23 Missouri 1 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Detroit Pistons
Chris Ford SG 6-5 190 Jan 11, 1949 27 Villanova 3 1972 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Detroit Pistons
Bob Lanier C 6-11 250 Sep 10, 1948 27 St. Bonaventure 5 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Detroit Pistons
John Mengelt SG 6-2 195 Oct 16, 1949 26 Auburn 4 1971 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Cincinnati Royals
Eric Money PG 6-0 170 Feb 6, 1955 21 Arizona 1 1974 Rnd 2, Pick 15, Detroit Pistons
Howard Porter PF 6-8 220 Aug 31, 1948 27 Villanova 4 1971 Rnd 2, Pick 15, Chicago Bulls
Kevin Porter PG 6-0 170 Apr 17, 1950 25 St. Francis (PA) 3 1972 Rnd 3, Pick 9, Washington Wizards
Curtis Rowe PF 6-7 225 Jul 2, 1949 26 UCLA 4 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Detroit Pistons
Terry Thomas PF 6-8 220 Aug 20, 1953 22 Detroit-Mercy 0 1975 Rnd 9, Pick 7, Detroit Pistons
George Trapp FC 6-8 205 Jul 11, 1948 27 Long Beach State 4 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Atlanta Hawks

1975-1976 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Philadelphia Sixers #5 Buffalo Braves BUF in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #5 Buffalo Braves BOS in 6
Second Round #2 Cleveland Cavaliers #3 Washington Bullets CLE in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Cleveland Cavaliers BOS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Milwaukee Bucks #5 Detroit Pistons DET in 3
Second Round #1 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 6
Second Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 6
Conference Finals #1 Golden State Warriors #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Phoenix Suns BOS in 6

1975-1976 Detroit Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Bob Lanier 9 39.9 26.1 12.7 3.3 0.9 2.3
Curtis Rowe 9 38.4 15.0 7.8 2.9 0.7 0.9
Howard Porter 9 23.7 13.0 4.7 0.7 0.8 0.6
Eric Money 9 30.3 12.6 2.4 5.7 1.6 0.1
George Trapp 9 17.0 9.9 3.9 1.0 0.4 0.4
John Mengelt 9 13.2 9.7 1.6 1.1 0.4 0.1
Chris Ford 9 30.7 8.7 4.0 4.4 1.2 0.6
Archie Clark 9 21.3 8.0 2.3 3.2 0.7 0.0
Al Eberhard 8 22.8 6.0 3.2 0.9 1.0 0.5
Roger Brown 9 5.7 1.1 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.1
Henry Dickerson 5 3.0 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.0
Terry Thomas 4 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

1975-1976 Detroit Pistons Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Milwaukee Leaders
Apr 13, 1976
@
Milwaukee
L, 110-107 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
PTS: 36. Gary Brokaw
Apr 15, 1976
v.
Milwaukee
W, 126-123 Cobo Center
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 35. Bob Lanier
PTS: 31. B. Dandridge
Apr 18, 1976
@
Milwaukee
W, 104-107 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 28. Bob Lanier
PTS: 33. B. Winters

1975-1976 Detroit Pistons Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Golden State Leaders
Apr 20, 1976
@
Golden State
L, 127-103 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 18. Bob Lanier
PTS: 26. Phil Smith
Apr 22, 1976
@
Golden State
W, 111-123 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 33. Curtis Rowe
PTS: 27. Rick Barry
Apr 24, 1976
v.
Golden State
L, 96-113 Cobo Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 23. Bob Lanier
PTS: 34. Phil Smith
Apr 26, 1976
v.
Golden State
W, 106-102 Cobo Center
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 31. Phil Smith
Apr 28, 1976
@
Golden State
L, 128-109 Oracle Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-3 PTS: 20. H. Porter
PTS: 28. Phil Smith
Apr 30, 1976
v.
Golden State
L, 116-118 Cobo Center
Conference Semi Finals
2-4 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 37. Phil Smith