1997-1998 Detroit Pistons

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37-45 Missed Playoffs
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1997-98 Detroit Pistons

What was the record of the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a 37-45 record. They went 25-16 at home and 12-29 on the road.

What division did the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons play in?

The 1997-98 Detroit Pistons played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons had their best month in December, when they went 8-6 and had a 57.1% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 5-11 and had a 31.2% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '97 1-0 100% +13
November '97 5-11 31.2% -14
December '97 8-6 57.1% +50
January '98 7-7 50% +61
February '98 5-6 45.5% +9
March '98 8-9 47.1% +5
April '98 3-6 33.3% +5

Did the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons make the Playoffs?

No, the Pistons didn't make the Playoffs in 1998.

What was the point differential for the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a point differential of +129. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pistons could have been expected to have about 45.8 wins, or a 46-36 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons went 6-12.

How did the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons went 3-5 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons was a 4 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997-98 Detroit Pistons?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Pistons had during the 1997-98 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1997-98 Detroit Pistons Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1997 vs Washington Wizards Win 92 - 79
Sun, Nov 2, 1997 @ New York Knicks Win 94 - 86
Tue, Nov 4, 1997 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 71 - 82
Wed, Nov 5, 1997 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 87 - 99
Fri, Nov 7, 1997 vs Orlando Magic Loss 84 - 89
Sun, Nov 9, 1997 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Loss 96 - 104 OT
Mon, Nov 10, 1997 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 82 - 86
Wed, Nov 12, 1997 @ Golden State Warriors Win 102 - 71
Thu, Nov 13, 1997 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 89 - 95
Sat, Nov 15, 1997 vs New Jersey Nets Win 96 - 88 OT
Tue, Nov 18, 1997 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 79 - 87
Thu, Nov 20, 1997 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 87 - 93
Sat, Nov 22, 1997 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 87 - 85
Sun, Nov 23, 1997 @ Boston Celtics Loss 86 - 90
Tue, Nov 25, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 85 - 90
Fri, Nov 28, 1997 vs New York Knicks Win 86 - 78
Sun, Nov 30, 1997 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Loss 95 - 97
Wed, Dec 3, 1997 vs Phoenix Suns Win 108 - 103 OT3
Fri, Dec 5, 1997 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 89 - 94
Sun, Dec 7, 1997 @ Toronto Raptors Win 93 - 83
Tue, Dec 9, 1997 vs Denver Nuggets Win 92 - 83
Thu, Dec 11, 1997 vs New Jersey Nets Win 103 - 99
Sat, Dec 13, 1997 vs Boston Celtics Win 93 - 77
Tue, Dec 16, 1997 @ New York Knicks Loss 78 - 83
Wed, Dec 17, 1997 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 101 - 105
Fri, Dec 19, 1997 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 90 - 98
Sat, Dec 20, 1997 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 115 - 78
Mon, Dec 22, 1997 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 96 - 92
Fri, Dec 26, 1997 vs Miami Heat Loss 74 - 88
Sun, Dec 28, 1997 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Loss 89 - 93
Tue, Dec 30, 1997 vs Toronto Raptors Win 100 - 95
Fri, Jan 2, 1998 @ Toronto Raptors Win 91 - 88
Sat, Jan 3, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 96 - 105
Fri, Jan 9, 1998 vs Golden State Warriors Win 101 - 72
Sun, Jan 11, 1998 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 113 - 85
Wed, Jan 14, 1998 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 93 - 100
Thu, Jan 15, 1998 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 95 - 94 OT
Mon, Jan 19, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Loss 89 - 98
Wed, Jan 21, 1998 @ Denver Nuggets Win 87 - 67
Thu, Jan 22, 1998 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 94 - 76
Sat, Jan 24, 1998 vs New York Knicks Loss 92 - 99
Tue, Jan 27, 1998 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 81 - 83
Wed, Jan 28, 1998 vs Orlando Magic Win 91 - 86
Fri, Jan 30, 1998 vs Washington Wizards Loss 95 - 102
Sat, Jan 31, 1998 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 88 - 90
Mon, Feb 2, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Loss 101 - 113
Thu, Feb 5, 1998 vs Houston Rockets Win 104 - 92
Wed, Feb 11, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 95 - 83
Fri, Feb 13, 1998 @ Miami Heat Loss 86 - 100
Sun, Feb 15, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 90 - 99
Tue, Feb 17, 1998 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 94 - 95
Thu, Feb 19, 1998 @ Houston Rockets Loss 90 - 100
Sat, Feb 21, 1998 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 94 - 82
Mon, Feb 23, 1998 vs Sacramento Kings Win 111 - 85
Wed, Feb 25, 1998 vs Charlotte Hornets Loss 88 - 98
Fri, Feb 27, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 90 - 87
Sun, Mar 1, 1998 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Loss 113 - 115
Mon, Mar 2, 1998 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 100 - 94
Wed, Mar 4, 1998 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 89 - 109
Thu, Mar 5, 1998 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 93 - 102
Sun, Mar 8, 1998 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 89 - 96
Wed, Mar 11, 1998 vs Indiana Pacers Win 122 - 91
Fri, Mar 13, 1998 @ Boston Celtics Win 96 - 92
Sun, Mar 15, 1998 vs Utah Jazz Loss 98 - 109
Mon, Mar 16, 1998 @ Miami Heat Win 103 - 90
Wed, Mar 18, 1998 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 96 - 104
Fri, Mar 20, 1998 vs Toronto Raptors Win 105 - 99
Sun, Mar 22, 1998 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 105 - 98
Mon, Mar 23, 1998 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 94 - 79
Wed, Mar 25, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 103 - 94
Fri, Mar 27, 1998 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 87 - 88 OT
Sun, Mar 29, 1998 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 95 - 118
Tue, Mar 31, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 101 - 106 OT
Wed, Apr 1, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 90 - 92
Fri, Apr 3, 1998 vs Boston Celtics Loss 100 - 101
Sun, Apr 5, 1998 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 103 - 105 OT
Wed, Apr 8, 1998 @ Orlando Magic Loss 87 - 95
Thu, Apr 9, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Win 102 - 83
Sun, Apr 12, 1998 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 86 - 88
Wed, Apr 15, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Win 87 - 79
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 108 - 102
Sun, Apr 19, 1998 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 101 - 114

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