1976-1977 Detroit Pistons Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Opening Round

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Golden State Leaders PPP
Apr 12, 1977
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Golden State
W, 90 - 95 Oracle Arena
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 28. Bob Lanier
PTS: 31. Rick Barry
309.7 - 326.9
Apr 14, 1977
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Golden State
L, 108 - 138 Cobo Center
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 31. Eric Money
PTS: 35. Phil Smith
303.3 - 387.6
Apr 17, 1977
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Golden State
L, 109 - 101 Oracle Arena
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 33. Bob Lanier
PTS: 35. Rick Barry
334.3 - 309.8

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Detroit Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 22, 1976
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Kansas City
W, 96 - 99 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 22. Bob Lanier
PTS: 20. Scott Wedman
320.1 - 330.1
Oct 23, 1976
v.
Washington
L, 97 - 98 Cobo Center
Regular Season
1-1 PTS: 23. Bob Lanier
PTS: 21. Elvin Hayes
303.8 - 306.9
Oct 27, 1976
v.
Seattle
W, 106 - 92 Cobo Center
Regular Season
2-1 PTS: 21. Bob Lanier
PTS: 19. Leonard Gray
296.0 - 256.9
Oct 29, 1976
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Seattle
L, 106 - 103 KeyArena
Regular Season
2-2 PTS: 19. Bob Lanier
PTS: 29. Fred Brown
310.5 - 301.7
Oct 30, 1976
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Portland
L, 131 - 97 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
2-3 PTS: 16. Bob Lanier
PTS: 24. M. Lucas
319.4 - 236.5
Oct 31, 1976
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L.A. Lakers
L, 121 - 101 The Forum
Regular Season
2-4 PTS: 18. Bob Lanier
PTS: 23. C. Russell
324.6 - 270.9
Nov 2, 1976
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Golden State
L, 111 - 98 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
2-5 PTS: 31. Bob Lanier
PTS: 24. Rick Barry
332.3 - 293.4
Nov 5, 1976
v.
Buffalo
L, 108 - 122 Cobo Center
Regular Season
2-6 PTS: 35. Bob Lanier
PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
302.1 - 341.3
Nov 6, 1976
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Atlanta
W, 105 - 110 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
3-6 PTS: 27. Bob Lanier
PTS: 35. John Drew
320.8 - 336.0
Nov 7, 1976
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New Orleans
W, 107 - 115 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
4-6 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 30. P. Maravich
324.7 - 349.0
Nov 10, 1976
v.
Cleveland
W, 123 - 112 Cobo Center
Regular Season
5-6 PTS: 36. Bob Lanier
PTS: 22. C. Russell
336.5 - 306.4
Nov 12, 1976
v.
New York
W, 111 - 97 Cobo Center
Regular Season
6-6 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 16. Walt Frazier
325.7 - 284.6
Nov 13, 1976
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Chicago
W, 103 - 106 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
7-6 PTS: 24. R. Simpson
PTS: 30. A. Gilmore
307.7 - 316.7
Nov 14, 1976
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Milwaukee
W, 83 - 104 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
8-6 PTS: 20. Chris Ford
PTS: 21. Alex English
350.9 - 439.7
Nov 17, 1976
v.
New Orleans
W, 118 - 95 Cobo Center
Regular Season
9-6 PTS: 24. M.L. Carr
PTS: 23. P. Maravich
314.2 - 253.0
Nov 18, 1976
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Indiana
L, 104 - 99 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
9-7 PTS: 39. Bob Lanier
PTS: 23. Billy Knight
323.6 - 308.0
Nov 20, 1976
v.
Boston
W, 116 - 110 Cobo Center
Regular Season
10-7 PTS: 40. Bob Lanier
PTS: 28. J. Havlicek
323.9 - 307.1
Nov 24, 1976
v.
Philadelphia
W, 118 - 117 Cobo Center
Regular Season
11-7 PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
PTS: 29. G. McGinnis
279.9 - 277.5
Nov 25, 1976
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Cleveland
L, 111 - 105 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
11-8 PTS: 21. Bob Lanier
PTS: 23. Austin Carr
305.4 - 288.9
Nov 26, 1976
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Buffalo
L, 124 - 119 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
11-9 PTS: 32. Bob Lanier
PTS: 25. Bob McAdoo
338.2 - 324.5
Nov 30, 1976
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San Antonio
L, 130 - 129 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
11-10 PTS: 28. Bob Lanier
PTS: 28. Larry Kenon
330.4 - 327.9
Dec 1, 1976
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Houston
L, 110 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
11-11 PTS: 22. M.L. Carr
PTS: 29. C. Murphy
331.9 - 313.8
Dec 3, 1976
v.
Kansas City
W, 124 - 115 Cobo Center
Regular Season
12-11 PTS: 32. Bob Lanier
PTS: 26. Ron Boone
348.9 - 323.5
Dec 8, 1976
v.
Chicago
W, 107 - 100 Cobo Center
Regular Season
13-11 PTS: 24. Bob Lanier
PTS: 22. W. Holland
304.5 - 284.6
Dec 10, 1976
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New York
W, 104 - 106 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
14-11 PTS: 22. Bob Lanier
PTS: 27. T. Archibald
331.9 - 338.3
Dec 11, 1976
v.
New York
L, 88 - 115 Cobo Center
Regular Season
14-12 PTS: 20. Bob Lanier
PTS: 30. J. Williamson
281.5 - 367.8
Dec 12, 1976
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Kansas City
W, 104 - 110 Cobo Center
Regular Season
15-12 PTS: 29. Bob Lanier
PTS: 22. Ron Boone
297.1 - 314.2
Dec 15, 1976
v.
Golden State
W, 136 - 116 Cobo Center
Regular Season
16-12 PTS: 23. Kevin Porter
PTS: 16. J. Wilkes
312.2 - 266.3
Dec 17, 1976
v.
Indiana
W, 113 - 104 Cobo Center
Regular Season
17-12 PTS: 26. H. Porter
PTS: 29. Billy Knight
299.9 - 276.0
Dec 19, 1976
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New Orleans
W, 110 - 125 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
18-12 PTS: 34. Bob Lanier
PTS: 29. P. Maravich
328.0 - 372.7
Dec 21, 1976
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New York
L, 133 - 103 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
18-13 PTS: 20. Bob Lanier
PTS: 34. S. Haywood
340.9 - 264.0
Dec 22, 1976
v.
Atlanta
W, 107 - 94 Cobo Center
Regular Season
19-13 PTS: 20. Bob Lanier
PTS: 27. J. Meriweather
302.2 - 265.5
Dec 25, 1976
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Buffalo
L, 115 - 106 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
19-14 PTS: 23. M.L. Carr
PTS: 30. A. Dantley
350.5 - 323.1
Dec 29, 1976
v.
Portland
W, 120 - 111 Cobo Center
Regular Season
20-14 PTS: 40. Bob Lanier
PTS: 20. L. Hollins
328.3 - 303.7
Dec 30, 1976
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Denver
L, 123 - 106 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
20-15 PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
PTS: 29. D. Thompson
308.9 - 266.2
Jan 5, 1977
v.
Phoenix
W, 118 - 115 Cobo Center
Regular Season
21-15 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 24. Alvan Adams
313.7 - 305.7
Jan 7, 1977
v.
Milwaukee
W, 140 - 132 Cobo Center
Regular Season
22-15 PTS: 25. M.L. Carr
PTS: 26. B. Dandridge
332.0 - 313.1
Jan 9, 1977
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 118 - 124 Cobo Center
Regular Season
22-16 PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
PTS: 35. C. Russell
320.5 - 336.8
Jan 11, 1977
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Golden State
W, 121 - 129 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
23-16 PTS: 24. H. Porter
PTS: 29. J. Wilkes
300.8 - 320.7
Jan 12, 1977
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Seattle
L, 121 - 99 KeyArena
Regular Season
23-17 PTS: 21. M.L. Carr
PTS: 20. Fred Brown
310.1 - 253.7
Jan 13, 1977
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Phoenix
L, 131 - 101 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
23-18 PTS: 22. Bob Lanier
PTS: 25. P. Westphal
297.6 - 229.4
Jan 15, 1977
v.
Buffalo
W, 121 - 105 Cobo Center
Regular Season
24-18 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 24. Randy Smith
323.3 - 280.6
Jan 21, 1977
v.
Houston
W, 109 - 86 Cobo Center
Regular Season
25-18 PTS: 24. M.L. Carr
PTS: 17. R. Tomjanovich
319.2 - 251.8
Jan 23, 1977
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Washington
L, 119 - 108 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
25-19 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 30. Elvin Hayes
322.1 - 292.3
Jan 25, 1977
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Boston
W, 89 - 91 Boston Garden
Regular Season
26-19 PTS: 22. Bob Lanier
PTS: 30. J. Havlicek
320.3 - 327.5
Jan 26, 1977
v.
New York
W, 103 - 101 Cobo Center
Regular Season
27-19 PTS: 23. R. Simpson
PTS: 20. R. Hawkins
313.4 - 307.3
Jan 27, 1977
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Houston
L, 114 - 107 Compaq Center
Regular Season
27-20 PTS: 36. Bob Lanier
PTS: 27. Mike Newlin
344.0 - 322.9
Jan 29, 1977
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Chicago
L, 109 - 101 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
27-21 PTS: 27. H. Porter
PTS: 28. M. Johnson
324.4 - 300.6
Jan 30, 1977
v.
Indiana
W, 127 - 120 Cobo Center
Regular Season
28-21 PTS: 33. M. Barnes
PTS: 27. Billy Knight
302.7 - 286.0
Feb 1, 1977
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Atlanta
W, 92 - 95 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
29-21 PTS: 18. Bob Lanier
PTS: 28. John Drew
303.4 - 313.3
Feb 2, 1977
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Philadelphia
L, 138 - 116 Spectrum
Regular Season
29-22 PTS: 23. Bob Lanier
PTS: 25. J. Erving
344.3 - 289.4
Feb 4, 1977
v.
Denver
W, 124 - 111 Cobo Center
Regular Season
30-22 PTS: 40. Bob Lanier
PTS: 38. Dan Issel
309.8 - 277.4
Feb 6, 1977
v.
Kansas City
W, 130 - 111 Cobo Center
Regular Season
31-22 PTS: 20. Bob Lanier
PTS: 26. Ron Boone
319.0 - 272.4
Feb 9, 1977
v.
San Antonio
L, 129 - 135 Cobo Center
Regular Season
31-23 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 29. Larry Kenon
317.0 - 331.8
Feb 11, 1977
v.
Cleveland
W, 101 - 94 Cobo Center
Regular Season
32-23 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 25. Austin Carr
333.7 - 310.5
Feb 15, 1977
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Boston
L, 109 - 99 XL Center
Regular Season
32-24 PTS: 32. Bob Lanier
PTS: 23. Jo Jo White
316.2 - 287.2
Feb 16, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 125 - 118 Cobo Center
Regular Season
33-24 PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
PTS: 25. M. Lucas
305.2 - 288.1
Feb 18, 1977
v.
Washington
W, 107 - 97 Cobo Center
Regular Season
34-24 PTS: 35. Bob Lanier
PTS: 18. Elvin Hayes
324.1 - 293.8
Feb 19, 1977
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Washington
L, 105 - 95 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
34-25 PTS: 21. Bob Lanier
PTS: 28. Phil Chenier
333.1 - 301.3
Feb 20, 1977
v.
Phoenix
W, 109 - 107 Cobo Center
Regular Season
35-25 PTS: 24. Bob Lanier
PTS: 25. Ricky Sobers
326.9 - 320.9
Feb 23, 1977
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 102 - 101 Cobo Center
Regular Season
36-25 PTS: 29. Bob Lanier
PTS: 16. C. Russell
322.7 - 319.6
Feb 25, 1977
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New York
W, 106 - 112 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
37-25 PTS: 25. H. Porter
PTS: 28. R. Hawkins
285.5 - 301.6
Mar 1, 1977
v.
Denver
L, 94 - 110 Cobo Center
Regular Season
37-26 PTS: 25. Chris Ford
PTS: 37. D. Thompson
295.6 - 346.0
Mar 4, 1977
v.
Boston
L, 92 - 94 Cobo Center
Regular Season
37-27 PTS: 28. Kevin Porter
PTS: 21. Jo Jo White
300.7 - 307.2
Mar 5, 1977
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Indiana
L, 118 - 96 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
37-28 PTS: 23. R. Simpson
PTS: 23. Mike Flynn
335.7 - 273.1
Mar 6, 1977
v.
Atlanta
W, 115 - 105 Cobo Center
Regular Season
38-28 PTS: 23. M. Barnes
PTS: 36. John Drew
307.9 - 281.2
Mar 8, 1977
v.
Milwaukee
W, 109 - 107 Cobo Center
Regular Season
39-28 PTS: 20. R. Simpson
PTS: 28. B. Dandridge
319.8 - 314.0
Mar 13, 1977
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San Antonio
W, 97 - 102 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
40-28 PTS: 19. M.L. Carr
PTS: 27. G. Gervin
310.9 - 326.9
Mar 16, 1977
v.
Chicago
L, 97 - 104 Cobo Center
Regular Season
40-29 PTS: 27. M. Barnes
PTS: 26. W. Holland
301.8 - 323.6
Mar 18, 1977
v.
Seattle
L, 104 - 105 Cobo Center
Regular Season
40-30 PTS: 26. Eric Money
PTS: 22. Slick Watts
298.3 - 301.1
Mar 20, 1977
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Denver
L, 133 - 104 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
40-31 PTS: 29. M.L. Carr
PTS: 29. D. Thompson
329.1 - 257.3
Mar 23, 1977
v.
New Orleans
L, 89 - 95 Cobo Center
Regular Season
40-32 PTS: 23. Leon Douglas
PTS: 31. P. Maravich
305.5 - 326.1
Mar 25, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 107 - 94 Cobo Center
Regular Season
41-32 PTS: 22. M.L. Carr
PTS: 19. Rick Barry
309.2 - 271.6
Mar 26, 1977
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Milwaukee
L, 128 - 108 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
41-33 PTS: 24. Al Eberhard
PTS: 27. Fred Carter
327.4 - 276.3
Mar 27, 1977
v.
Houston
W, 115 - 100 Cobo Center
Regular Season
42-33 PTS: 20. M. Barnes
PTS: 24. C. Murphy
308.0 - 267.8
Mar 30, 1977
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Philadelphia
L, 115 - 112 Spectrum
Regular Season
42-34 PTS: 32. Eric Money
PTS: 20. Steve Mix
326.7 - 318.2
Apr 1, 1977
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Phoenix
L, 133 - 116 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
42-35 PTS: 33. Chris Ford
PTS: 40. P. Westphal
344.4 - 300.4
Apr 3, 1977
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L.A. Lakers
L, 115 - 107 The Forum
Regular Season
42-36 PTS: 23. M.L. Carr
PTS: 33. K. Abdul-Jabbar
305.7 - 284.5
Apr 5, 1977
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Portland
L, 110 - 105 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
42-37 PTS: 21. H. Porter
PTS: 18. Lloyd Neal
320.4 - 305.8
Apr 8, 1977
v.
Philadelphia
W, 116 - 112 Cobo Center
Regular Season
43-37 PTS: 25. Bob Lanier
PTS: 32. J. Erving
292.8 - 282.7
Apr 9, 1977
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Cleveland
W, 96 - 103 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
44-37 PTS: 30. Bob Lanier
PTS: 19. Bingo Smith
320.7 - 344.1
Apr 10, 1977
v.
New York
L, 126 - 144 Cobo Center
Regular Season
44-38 PTS: 26. Chris Ford
PTS: 28. Bob McAdoo
302.7 - 346.0