Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters
1977-1978 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster
1977-1978 Detroit Depth Chart
|Starters||E. Money||C. Ford||M. Carr||L. Douglas||B. Lanier|
|Rotation||A. Eberhard||B. Poquette|
|Lim PT||A. Skinner||G. Gerard||J. Shumate|
|Lim PT||J. Price|
1977-1978 Midwest Division Standings
|5||Kansas City Kings||31-51||17|
1977-1978 Detroit Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Bob Lanier||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1978)
|Bob Lanier||J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1978)
1977-1978 Detroit Season Stat Leaders
1977-1978 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Chris Ford was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Chris Ford signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on May 8, 1972. Chris Ford re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on October 21, 1976.
Bob Lanier was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Bob Lanier signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 1, 1970. Bob Lanier re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 19, 1977.
Eric Money was selected as the #15 pick in the Second Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Eric Money signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 8, 1974. Eric Money re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on October 20, 1976.
|Acquired via Trade
Gus Gerard was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Buffalo Braves on November 25, 1977.
Jim Price was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Denver Nuggets on February 2, 1978.
John Shumate was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Buffalo Braves on November 23, 1977.
Al Skinner was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the New Jersey Nets on November 7, 1977.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Jim Bostic signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on April 5, 1978.
M.L. Carr signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on June 12, 1976.
1977-1978 Detroit Pistons Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|William Davidson||Owner, Principal Owner||1974-1975||N/A|
|Herb Brown||Head Coach, Head Coach||1976-1977||Head Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1975 to 1978)|
|Bob Kauffman||Head Coach, General Manager||1977-1978||N/A|
|Mike Abdenour||Head Athletic Trainer||1975-1976||N/A|