Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

1995-1996 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Steve Bardo SG 6-5 190 4 Illinois 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
12 Michael Curry F-G 6-5 210 2 Georgia Southern 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
4 Joe Dumars SG 6-3 190 10 McNeese State 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
  Matt Fish PF 6-11 235 2 UNC Wilmington 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
33 Grant Hill SF 6-8 225 1 Duke 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
20 Allan Houston G 6-6 205 2 Tennessee 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
10 Lindsey Hunter G 6-2 195 2 Jackson State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
45 Eric Leckner FC 6-11 265 6 Wyoming 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
3 Mark Macon SG 6-4 185 4 Temple 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
6 Terry Mills PF 6-10 230 5 Michigan 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
42 Theo Ratliff C 6-10 235 0 Wyoming 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
52 Don Reid PF 6-8 250 0 Georgetown 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 29 United States
3 Lou Roe F 6-7 220 0 Massachusetts 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
50 Otis Thorpe PF 6-9 225 11 Providence 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
41 Mark West C 6-10 230 12 Old Dominion 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
  Rodney Zimmerman FC 6-9 235 0 UCLA 1994 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1995-1996 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Dumars A. Houston G. Hill O. Thorpe M. West
Rotation L. Hunter M. Curry   T. Mills  
Rotation       D. Reid  
Lim PT       L. Roe T. Ratliff
Lim PT         E. Leckner

1995-1996 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Chicago Bulls72-10-
2Indiana Pacers52-3020
3Cleveland Cavaliers47-3525
4Atlanta Hawks46-3626
5Detroit Pistons46-3626
6Charlotte Hornets41-4131
7Milwaukee Bucks25-5747
8Toronto Raptors21-6151

1995-1996 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Grant Hill All-NBA Second Team (1996)
Grant Hill Player Of The Week (03/17/96)
Grant Hill Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1996)
Joe Dumars NBA Sportsmanship Award (1996)

1995-1996 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Grant Hill 80 40.8 20.2 9.8 6.8 1.2 0.6 3.3
Allan Houston 82 37.5 19.7 3.7 3.0 0.7 0.2 2.8
Otis Thorpe 82 34.6 14.2 8.4 1.9 0.6 0.5 2.4
Joe Dumars 67 32.7 11.8 2.1 4.0 0.6 0.0 1.4
Terry Mills 82 20.2 9.4 4.3 1.2 0.5 0.2 1.2
Lindsey Hunter 80 26.7 8.5 2.4 2.4 1.1 0.2 1.0
Theo Ratliff 75 17.4 4.5 4.0 0.2 0.2 1.5 0.7
Don Reid 69 14.4 3.8 2.9 0.2 0.7 0.6 0.6
Michael Curry 41 18.3 4.9 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.6
Mark West 47 14.5 3.2 2.8 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.7
Lou Roe 49 7.6 1.8 1.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Mark Macon 23 12.5 3.2 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.4
Eric Leckner 18 8.6 2.4 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.6
Steve Bardo 9 13.7 2.4 2.4 1.7 0.4 0.1 0.6

1995-1996 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Joe Dumars was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Joe Dumars signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on August 21, 1985. Joe Dumars signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on April 1, 1989. Joe Dumars signed a multi-year extension with the Detroit Pistons on August 17, 1993.

Grant Hill was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1994 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Grant Hill signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 29, 1994.

Allan Houston was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Allan Houston signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on October 16, 1993.

Lindsey Hunter was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Lindsey Hunter signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on October 19, 1993.

Theo Ratliff was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Theo Ratliff signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on September 28, 1995.

Don Reid was selected as the #29 pick in the Second Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Don Reid signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on October 5, 1995.

Lou Roe was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Lou Roe signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on October 5, 1995.

Acquired via Trade

Eric Leckner was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Philadelphia Sixers on July 25, 1994. Eric Leckner re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 20, 1995.

Otis Thorpe was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Portland Trail Blazers on September 20, 1995.

Mark West was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Phoenix Suns on August 1, 1994.

Acquired via Free Agency

Michael Curry signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons on January 31, 1996. Michael Curry re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on February 12, 1996. Michael Curry re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on February 22, 1996.

Terry Mills signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 30, 1992.

1995-1996 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
William Davidson Owner, Principal Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Doug Collins Head Coach, General Manager 1995-1996 Head Coach (Chicago Bulls, 1986 to 1989)
Alvin Gentry Assistant Coach 1994-1995 Assistant Coach (Miami Heat, 1991 to 1994)
Brian James Assistant Coach 1995-1996 N/A
Rick Sund VP of Player Personnel 1995-1996 Consultant (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1994 to 1995)
John Hammond Director of Scouting 1994-1995 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 1990 to 1993)
Walt Perrin Scout 1995-1996 Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1993 to 1995)
Mike Abdenour Head Athletic Trainer 1975-1976 N/A