Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters
1996-1997 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster
1996-1997 Detroit Depth Chart
|Starters||L. Hunter||J. Dumars||G. Hill||T. Mills||O. Thorpe|
|Rotation||A. McKie||G. Long||R. Mahorn|
|Lim PT||R. Childress||M. Curry||J. Williams|
|Lim PT||L. Green||D. Reid|
1996-1997 Central Division Standings
1996-1997 Detroit Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Grant Hill||All-NBA First Team (1997)
|Grant Hill||Player Of The Month (Jan 97)
|Terry Mills||Player Of The Week (12/08/96)
|Grant Hill||Player Of The Week (01/19/97, 04/06/97)
|Grant Hill||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1997)
|Joe Dumars||Eastern All-Star Replacement Selection (1997)
|Terry Mills||Three Point Shootout Participant (1997)
|Grant Hill||IBM Award (1997)
1996-1997 Detroit Season Stat Leaders
1996-1997 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.
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. Don Reid re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 15, 1996.
|Acquired via Trade
Randolph Childress was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Portland Trail Blazers on January 24, 1997.
Grant Long was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Atlanta Hawks on July 15, 1996.
Aaron McKie was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Portland Trail Blazers on January 24, 1997.
|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. Michael Curry re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 15, 1996.
Litterial Green signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 30, 1996.
Rick Mahorn signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on August 2, 1996.
Terry Mills signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on September 30, 1992.
1996-1997 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|
|John Hammond||Director of Scouting||1994-1995||Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 1990 to 1993)|
|Rick Sund||VP of Player Personnel||1995-1996||Consultant (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1994 to 1995)|
|George David||Video Coordinator||1996-1997||N/A|
|Walt Perrin||Scout||1995-1996||Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1993 to 1995)|
|Mike Abdenour||Head Athletic Trainer||1975-1976||N/A|
|Arnie Kander||Strength and Conditioning Coach||1992-1993||N/A|