1976-1977 Detroit Pistons

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44-38 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1976-77 Detroit Pistons

What was the record of the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a 44-38 record. They went 30-11 at home and 14-27 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Detroit Pistons went 45-40. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference First Round to the Golden State Warriors.

What division did the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons play in?

The 1976-77 Detroit Pistons played in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons record by month?

The 1976-77 Detroit Pistons had their best month in February, when they went 9-4 and had a 69.2% win percentage. Their worst month was October, when they went 2-4 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '76 2-4 33.3% -41
November '76 9-6 60% +48
December '76 9-5 64.3% +1
January '77 8-6 57.1% -15
February '77 9-4 69.2% +20
March '77 5-9 35.7% -61
April '77 2-4 33.3% -37

Did the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Detroit Pistons made the Playoffs in 1977. They lost their only series against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a point differential of -85. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pistons could have been expected to have about 38.3 wins, or a 38-44 record in the regular season.

How did the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons went 11-7.

How did the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons went 1-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Pistons had during the 1976-77 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1976-77 Detroit Pistons Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 22, 1976 @ Kansas City Kings Win 99 - 96
Sat, Oct 23, 1976 vs Washington Bullets Loss 97 - 98
Wed, Oct 27, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 106 - 92
Fri, Oct 29, 1976 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 103 - 106
Sat, Oct 30, 1976 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 97 - 131
Sun, Oct 31, 1976 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 101 - 121
Tue, Nov 2, 1976 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 98 - 111
Fri, Nov 5, 1976 vs Buffalo Braves Loss 108 - 122
Sat, Nov 6, 1976 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 110 - 105
Sun, Nov 7, 1976 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 115 - 107
Wed, Nov 10, 1976 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 123 - 112
Fri, Nov 12, 1976 vs New York Knicks Win 111 - 97
Sat, Nov 13, 1976 @ Chicago Bulls Win 106 - 103
Sun, Nov 14, 1976 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 104 - 83
Wed, Nov 17, 1976 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 118 - 95
Thu, Nov 18, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 99 - 104
Sat, Nov 20, 1976 vs Boston Celtics Win 116 - 110
Wed, Nov 24, 1976 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 118 - 117
Thu, Nov 25, 1976 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 105 - 111
Fri, Nov 26, 1976 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 119 - 124
Tue, Nov 30, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 129 - 130
Wed, Dec 1, 1976 @ Houston Rockets Loss 104 - 110
Fri, Dec 3, 1976 vs Kansas City Kings Win 124 - 115
Wed, Dec 8, 1976 vs Chicago Bulls Win 107 - 100
Fri, Dec 10, 1976 @ New York Nets Win 106 - 104
Sat, Dec 11, 1976 vs New York Nets Loss 88 - 115
Sun, Dec 12, 1976 @ Kansas City Kings Win 110 - 104
Wed, Dec 15, 1976 vs Golden State Warriors Win 136 - 116
Fri, Dec 17, 1976 vs Indiana Pacers Win 113 - 104
Sun, Dec 19, 1976 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 125 - 110
Tue, Dec 21, 1976 @ New York Knicks Loss 103 - 133
Wed, Dec 22, 1976 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 107 - 94
Sat, Dec 25, 1976 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 106 - 115
Wed, Dec 29, 1976 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 120 - 111
Thu, Dec 30, 1976 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 106 - 123
Wed, Jan 5, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Win 118 - 115
Fri, Jan 7, 1977 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 140 - 132
Sun, Jan 9, 1977 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 118 - 124
Tue, Jan 11, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Win 129 - 121
Wed, Jan 12, 1977 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 99 - 121
Thu, Jan 13, 1977 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 101 - 131
Sat, Jan 15, 1977 vs Buffalo Braves Win 121 - 105
Fri, Jan 21, 1977 vs Houston Rockets Win 109 - 86
Sun, Jan 23, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 108 - 119
Tue, Jan 25, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Win 91 - 89
Wed, Jan 26, 1977 vs New York Nets Win 103 - 101 OT
Thu, Jan 27, 1977 @ Houston Rockets Loss 107 - 114
Sat, Jan 29, 1977 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 101 - 109
Sun, Jan 30, 1977 vs Indiana Pacers Win 127 - 120
Tue, Feb 1, 1977 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 95 - 92
Wed, Feb 2, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 116 - 138
Fri, Feb 4, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Win 124 - 111
Sun, Feb 6, 1977 vs Kansas City Kings Win 130 - 111
Wed, Feb 9, 1977 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 129 - 135
Fri, Feb 11, 1977 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 101 - 94
Tue, Feb 15, 1977 @ Boston Celtics Loss 99 - 109
Wed, Feb 16, 1977 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 125 - 118
Fri, Feb 18, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Win 107 - 97
Sat, Feb 19, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 95 - 105
Sun, Feb 20, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Win 109 - 107
Wed, Feb 23, 1977 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 102 - 101
Fri, Feb 25, 1977 @ New York Nets Win 112 - 106
Tue, Mar 1, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 94 - 110
Fri, Mar 4, 1977 vs Boston Celtics Loss 92 - 94
Sat, Mar 5, 1977 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 96 - 118
Sun, Mar 6, 1977 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 115 - 105
Tue, Mar 8, 1977 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 109 - 107
Sun, Mar 13, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 102 - 97
Wed, Mar 16, 1977 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 104
Fri, Mar 18, 1977 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 104 - 105
Sun, Mar 20, 1977 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 104 - 133
Wed, Mar 23, 1977 vs New Orleans Jazz Loss 89 - 95
Fri, Mar 25, 1977 vs Golden State Warriors Win 107 - 94
Sat, Mar 26, 1977 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 108 - 128
Sun, Mar 27, 1977 vs Houston Rockets Win 115 - 100
Wed, Mar 30, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 112 - 115
Fri, Apr 1, 1977 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 116 - 133
Sun, Apr 3, 1977 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 107 - 115 OT
Tue, Apr 5, 1977 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 105 - 110
Fri, Apr 8, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 116 - 112
Sat, Apr 9, 1977 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 103 - 96
Sun, Apr 10, 1977 vs New York Knicks Loss 126 - 144
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Lost 1 - 2)
Tue, Apr 12, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Win 95 - 90
Thu, Apr 14, 1977 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 108 - 138
Sun, Apr 17, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 101 - 109

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