Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1969-1970 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
John Arthurs G 6-4 185 0 Tulane 1969 Rnd 6 Pick 2 United States
Walt Bellamy C 6-11 225 8 Indiana 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Dave Bing G 6-3 180 3 Syracuse 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Terry Dischinger GF 6-7 189 5 Purdue 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Happy Hairston F 6-7 225 5 NYU 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 8 United States
Bill Hewitt SF 6-7 210 1 USC 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Howard Komives PG 6-1 185 5 Bowling Green 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Paul Long SG 6-2 180 2 Wake Forest 1967 Rnd 5 Pick 2 United States
McCoy McLemore SF 6-7 230 5 Drake 1964 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Eddie Miles SG 6-4 195 6 Seattle 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Steve Mix F 6-7 215 0 Toledo 1969 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
Otto Moore C 6-11 205 1 Texas-RGV 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Erwin Mueller FC 6-8 230 3 San Francisco 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
Bob Quick GF 6-5 215 1 Xavier 1968 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
George Reynolds G 6-4 195 0 Houston 1969 Rnd 9 Pick 4 United States
Jimmy Walker SG 6-3 195 2 Providence 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Tom Workman F 6-7 218 2 Seattle 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States

1969-1970 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters H. Komives D. Bing J. Walker T. Dischinger O. Moore
Rotation   P. Long M. McLemore    
Rotation     S. Mix    
Lim PT     T. Workman E. Mueller  
Lim PT     B. Hewitt    
Lim PT     B. Quick    

1969-1970 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New York Knicks60-22-
2Milwaukee Bucks56-264
3Baltimore Bullets50-3210
4Philadelphia Sixers42-4018
5Cincinnati Royals36-4624
6Boston Celtics34-4826
7Detroit Pistons31-5129

1969-1970 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jimmy Walker Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1970)

1969-1970 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Jimmy Walker 81 35.4 20.8 3.0 3.1
Dave Bing 70 33.3 22.9 4.3 6.0
Otto Moore 81 31.1 11.9 11.1 1.3
Howard Komives 82 29.5 11.2 2.4 3.8
Terry Dischinger 75 23.4 11.4 4.9 1.4
Erwin Mueller 74 30.9 10.3 6.3 2.7
Eddie Miles 44 28.2 13.5 3.9 1.9
McCoy McLemore 73 19.5 8.0 4.6 1.1
Walt Bellamy 56 20.9 10.0 7.1 1.0
Bill Hewitt 45 17.8 4.6 4.7 0.8
Happy Hairston 15 18.8 10.6 5.9 0.7
Bob Quick 19 15.6 7.1 3.3 0.6
Steve Mix 18 15.3 6.6 3.6 0.8
Paul Long 25 5.2 3.3 0.4 0.7
George Reynolds 10 4.4 2.1 1.4 1.2
Tom Workman 2 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1969-1970 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.

Steve Mix was selected as the #4 pick in the 5 Round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Steve Mix signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1969.

Otto Moore was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Otto Moore signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 1, 1968.

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

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.

Bill Hewitt was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Los Angeles Lakers on November 27, 1969.

Howard Komives was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the New York Knicks on December 19, 1968.

McCoy McLemore was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Phoenix Suns on December 18, 1968.

Erwin Mueller was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Seattle SuperSonics on November 1, 1969.

Bob Quick was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards on February 2, 1970.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Tom Workman was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards on October 13, 1969.

Acquired via Free Agency

Paul Long signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on October 12, 1968.

1969-1970 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Fred Zollner Owner 1948-1949 N/A
Butch Van Breda Kolff Head Coach 1969-1970 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1967 to 1969)
Edwin Coil General Manager 1965-1966 N/A