1979-1980 Detroit Pistons

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16-66 Missed Playoffs
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1979-80 Detroit Pistons

What was the record of the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a 16-66 record. They went 13-28 at home and 3-38 on the road.

What division did the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons play in?

The 1979-80 Detroit Pistons played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons record by month?

The 1979-80 Detroit Pistons had their best month in October, when they went 4-5 and had a 44.4% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 1-16 and had a 5.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '79 4-5 44.4% -43
November '79 3-11 21.4% -41
December '79 3-13 18.8% -118
January '80 4-11 26.7% -151
February '80 1-10 9.1% -123
March '80 1-16 5.9% -200

Did the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons make the Playoffs?

No, the Pistons didn't make the Playoffs in 1980.

What was the point differential for the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a point differential of -676. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pistons could have been expected to have about 21.8 wins, or a 22-60 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons went 5-10.

How did the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons went 1-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons was a 3 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979-80 Detroit Pistons?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Pistons had during the 1979-80 regular season was 14 games, which happened once during the season.

1979-80 Detroit Pistons Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 12, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Win 114 - 105
Sat, Oct 13, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 112 - 110
Tue, Oct 16, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 117 - 137
Thu, Oct 18, 1979 vs New York Knicks Win 129 - 115
Fri, Oct 19, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 104 - 112
Sat, Oct 20, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Loss 106 - 117
Wed, Oct 24, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Win 104 - 103
Fri, Oct 26, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 113 - 129
Sat, Oct 27, 1979 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 118 - 132
Thu, Nov 1, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 125 - 127
Sat, Nov 3, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Loss 111 - 114
Wed, Nov 7, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 107 - 115
Fri, Nov 9, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 106 - 98
Sat, Nov 10, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 104 - 112
Wed, Nov 14, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 115
Sat, Nov 17, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 93 - 98
Tue, Nov 20, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 105 - 109
Wed, Nov 21, 1979 vs Utah Jazz Win 98 - 93
Fri, Nov 23, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 119 - 100
Sat, Nov 24, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 97 - 115
Tue, Nov 27, 1979 @ New York Knicks Loss 114 - 116 OT
Wed, Nov 28, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 89 - 98
Thu, Nov 29, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Loss 95 - 105
Sat, Dec 1, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 134 - 124
Tue, Dec 4, 1979 vs Boston Celtics Loss 114 - 118 OT
Wed, Dec 5, 1979 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 93 - 109
Fri, Dec 7, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 109 - 124
Sat, Dec 8, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 102 - 103
Wed, Dec 12, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Win 114 - 96
Fri, Dec 14, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 122 - 138
Sat, Dec 15, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 105 - 126
Sun, Dec 16, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 126 - 133
Tue, Dec 18, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 114
Thu, Dec 20, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 103 - 122
Sat, Dec 22, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 112 - 141
Tue, Dec 25, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 101 - 111
Wed, Dec 26, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 97 - 98
Fri, Dec 28, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Win 114 - 98
Sat, Dec 29, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 104 - 115
Wed, Jan 2, 1980 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 116 - 135
Fri, Jan 4, 1980 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 105 - 123
Sun, Jan 6, 1980 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 102 - 119
Tue, Jan 8, 1980 @ Utah Jazz Loss 110 - 124
Fri, Jan 11, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 100 - 123
Sat, Jan 12, 1980 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 109 - 122
Sun, Jan 13, 1980 vs Chicago Bulls Win 107 - 102
Thu, Jan 17, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Win 110 - 107
Sat, Jan 19, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 122 - 110
Tue, Jan 22, 1980 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 131 - 145
Wed, Jan 23, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 131
Fri, Jan 25, 1980 @ New Jersey Nets Win 119 - 116
Sun, Jan 27, 1980 vs New York Knicks Loss 93 - 98
Tue, Jan 29, 1980 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 100 - 111
Wed, Jan 30, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 108 - 121
Thu, Feb 7, 1980 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 102 - 119
Sat, Feb 9, 1980 @ New York Knicks Loss 107 - 114
Sun, Feb 10, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 128
Wed, Feb 13, 1980 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 102 - 107
Fri, Feb 15, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 104 - 114
Sat, Feb 16, 1980 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 104 - 123
Sun, Feb 17, 1980 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 99 - 108
Thu, Feb 21, 1980 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 116 - 125
Sat, Feb 23, 1980 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 107 - 130
Wed, Feb 27, 1980 vs San Diego Clippers Loss 113 - 129
Fri, Feb 29, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Win 137 - 128 OT
Sun, Mar 2, 1980 @ Boston Celtics Loss 115 - 118
Tue, Mar 4, 1980 @ Washington Bullets Loss 107 - 135
Wed, Mar 5, 1980 vs New York Knicks Win 120 - 113
Fri, Mar 7, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Loss 105 - 106
Sat, Mar 8, 1980 @ New York Knicks Loss 104 - 110
Sun, Mar 9, 1980 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 100 - 140
Wed, Mar 12, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 119 - 137
Fri, Mar 14, 1980 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 102 - 113
Sun, Mar 16, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Loss 99 - 102
Mon, Mar 17, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 109 - 123
Tue, Mar 18, 1980 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 107 - 108 OT
Thu, Mar 20, 1980 vs Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 124
Fri, Mar 21, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 95 - 108
Sun, Mar 23, 1980 @ Washington Bullets Loss 114 - 119
Wed, Mar 26, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 114 - 124
Fri, Mar 28, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Loss 112 - 128
Sun, Mar 30, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 124 - 144

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