Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters
1978-1979 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster
1978-1979 Detroit Depth Chart
|Starters||K. Porter||J. Long||M. Carr||T. Tyler||B. Lanier|
|Rotation||B. Poquette||L. Douglas|
|Lim PT||E. Tatum||J. Bostic||J. Shumate|
|Lim PT||A. Wakefield||S. Sheppard||J. Brewer|
1978-1979 Central Division Standings
|1||San Antonio Spurs||48-34||-|
|6||New Orleans Jazz||26-56||22|
1978-1979 Detroit Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|M.L. Carr||All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1979)
|Terry Tyler||All-Rookie First Team (1979)
|Bob Lanier||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1979)
1978-1979 Detroit Season Stat Leaders
1978-1979 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
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.
|Acquired via Trade
Jim Brewer was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 15, 1979.
Kevin Porter was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the New Jersey Nets on September 8, 1978.
John Shumate was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Buffalo Braves on November 23, 1977.
Earl Tatum was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Boston Celtics on October 19, 1978.
|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.
Steve Sheppard signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on January 13, 1979.
Andre Wakefield signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on November 1, 1978.
1978-1979 Detroit Pistons Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|William Davidson||Owner, Principal Owner||1974-1975||N/A|
|Bill Davidson||General Manager||1978-1979||N/A|
|Mike Abdenour||Head Athletic Trainer||1975-1976||N/A|