Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1967-1968 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Dave Bing G 6-3 180 1 Syracuse 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Len Chappell PF 6-8 240 5 Wake Forest 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Dave DeBusschere F 6-6 220 5 Detroit-Mercy 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Terry Dischinger GF 6-7 189 3 Purdue 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Sonny Dove F 6-7 198 0 St. John's 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Jim Fox C 6-10 230 0 South Carolina 1965 Rnd 8 Pick 6 United States
Happy Hairston F 6-7 225 3 NYU 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 8 United States
Paul Long SG 6-2 180 0 Wake Forest 1967 Rnd 5 Pick 2 United States
Eddie Miles SG 6-4 195 4 Seattle 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
George Patterson C 6-8 230 0 Toledo 1961 Rnd 12 Pick 2 United States
Joe Strawder C 6-10 235 2 Bradley 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States
John Tresvant PF 6-7 215 3 Seattle 1964 Rnd 5 Pick 6 United States
Tom Van Arsdale GF 6-5 202 2 Indiana 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Jimmy Walker SG 6-3 195 0 Providence 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States

1967-1968 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Bing E. Miles D. DeBusschere T. Dischinger J. Strawder
Rotation   J. Walker      
Lim PT   P. Long S. Dove L. Chappell G. Patterson
Lim PT     H. Hairston   J. Fox

1967-1968 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers62-20-
2Boston Celtics54-288
3New York Knicks43-3919
4Detroit Pistons40-4222
5Cincinnati Royals39-4323
6Baltimore Bullets36-4626

1967-1968 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dave Bing All-NBA First Team (1968)
Dave Bing Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1968)
Dave DeBusschere Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1968)

1967-1968 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Dave Bing 79 40.6 27.1 4.7 6.4
Dave DeBusschere 80 39.1 17.9 13.5 2.3
Eddie Miles 76 30.3 18.5 3.5 2.8
Terry Dischinger 78 24.8 13.1 6.2 1.5
John Tresvant 55 30.4 13.3 9.8 2.1
Jimmy Walker 81 19.6 8.8 1.7 2.8
Len Chappell 57 17.5 10.0 6.1 0.8
Joe Strawder 73 27.8 7.5 9.4 1.2
Happy Hairston 26 34.3 18.8 10.1 1.4
Tom Van Arsdale 50 16.6 6.6 2.6 1.6
George Patterson 59 9.5 2.0 2.7 0.9
Jim Fox 24 15.8 4.1 5.6 0.7
Paul Long 16 5.8 3.6 0.9 0.8
Sonny Dove 28 5.8 2.0 1.9 0.4
George Carter 1 5.0 3.0 0.0 1.0

1967-1968 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.

Sonny Dove was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Sonny Dove signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1967.

Paul Long was selected as the #2 pick in the 5 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Paul Long signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1967.

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.

Jimmy Walker was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Jimmy Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on June 1, 1967.

Acquired via Trade

Len Chappell was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Cincinnati Royals on November 27, 1967.

Dave DeBusschere with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1963.

Terry Dischinger was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards on June 9, 1964. Terry Dischinger re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1967.

Jim Fox was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Cincinnati Royals on February 1, 1968.

Happy Hairston was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Cincinnati Royals on February 1, 1968.

Joe Strawder was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Boston Celtics on September 15, 1965. Joe Strawder re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 22, 1967.

Acquired via Free Agency

George Patterson signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1967.

1967-1968 Detroit Pistons Front Office

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