2002-2003 Detroit Pistons

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50-32 Lost Conf Finals
Record Outcome

2002-03 Detroit Pistons

What was the record of the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a 50-32 record. They went 30-11 at home and 20-21 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Detroit Pistons went 58-41. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to the New Jersey Nets.

What division did the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons play in?

The 2002-03 Detroit Pistons played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons had their best month in November, when they went 11-5 and had a 68.8% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 4-6 and had a 40% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '2 1-0 100% +9
November '2 11-5 68.8% +38
December '2 8-5 61.5% +49
January '3 10-5 66.7% +96
February '3 7-6 53.8% +60
March '3 9-5 64.3% +81
April '3 4-6 40% -31

Did the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Detroit Pistons made the Playoffs in 2003. They won their first series against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the New Jersey Nets in the Eastern Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons finished the regular season with a point differential of +302. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pistons could have been expected to have about 52.4 wins, or a 52-30 record in the regular season.

How did the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons went 14-9.

How did the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons went 8-0 in overtime games.

How did the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons went 2-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons was a 6 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 2002-03 Detroit Pistons?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Pistons had during the 2002-03 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

2002-03 Detroit Pistons Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Oct 30, 2002 vs New York Knicks Win 86 - 77
Fri, Nov 1, 2002 vs Memphis Grizzlies Win 109 - 86
Sun, Nov 3, 2002 @ Los Angeles Clippers Loss 72 - 74
Mon, Nov 4, 2002 @ Phoenix Suns Win 84 - 82
Wed, Nov 6, 2002 @ Utah Jazz Win 80 - 78
Thu, Nov 7, 2002 @ Denver Nuggets Win 89 - 63
Sat, Nov 9, 2002 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 75 - 114
Tue, Nov 12, 2002 vs New Orleans Hornets Win 93 - 87
Fri, Nov 15, 2002 vs Utah Jazz Win 86 - 75
Sat, Nov 16, 2002 vs Denver Nuggets Win 74 - 53
Mon, Nov 18, 2002 @ New York Knicks Loss 91 - 94
Wed, Nov 20, 2002 vs Miami Heat Win 79 - 68
Fri, Nov 22, 2002 @ Miami Heat Win 75 - 72
Sat, Nov 23, 2002 @ Indiana Pacers Win 106 - 91
Wed, Nov 27, 2002 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 82 - 102
Fri, Nov 29, 2002 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 96 - 91
Sat, Nov 30, 2002 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 86 - 109
Wed, Dec 4, 2002 vs Washington Wizards Loss 83 - 88
Sat, Dec 7, 2002 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 92 - 94
Wed, Dec 11, 2002 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 91 - 80
Thu, Dec 12, 2002 @ Chicago Bulls Win 86 - 76
Sat, Dec 14, 2002 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 91 - 78
Sun, Dec 15, 2002 vs New Jersey Nets Win 101 - 91
Wed, Dec 18, 2002 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 111 - 106 OT
Fri, Dec 20, 2002 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 109 - 107 OT
Sat, Dec 21, 2002 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 92 - 100
Wed, Dec 25, 2002 @ Orlando Magic Loss 99 - 104
Thu, Dec 26, 2002 @ Washington Wizards Win 87 - 82
Sat, Dec 28, 2002 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Win 106 - 82
Mon, Dec 30, 2002 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 74 - 85
Sat, Jan 4, 2003 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 90 - 86
Mon, Jan 6, 2003 vs Toronto Raptors Win 82 - 74
Wed, Jan 8, 2003 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 103 - 94 OT
Fri, Jan 10, 2003 @ New Orleans Hornets Win 101 - 99 OT
Sat, Jan 11, 2003 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 87 - 89
Mon, Jan 13, 2003 @ Orlando Magic Win 101 - 86
Tue, Jan 14, 2003 @ Miami Heat Loss 85 - 88
Fri, Jan 17, 2003 vs New York Knicks Win 99 - 82
Sat, Jan 18, 2003 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 86 - 88
Mon, Jan 20, 2003 vs Indiana Pacers Win 88 - 78
Wed, Jan 22, 2003 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 83 - 92
Fri, Jan 24, 2003 @ Houston Rockets Win 98 - 74
Sat, Jan 25, 2003 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 76 - 108
Tue, Jan 28, 2003 vs Boston Celtics Win 86 - 83
Fri, Jan 31, 2003 @ Boston Celtics Win 118 - 66
Sat, Feb 1, 2003 vs New Jersey Nets Win 106 - 84
Wed, Feb 5, 2003 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 89 - 80
Tue, Feb 11, 2003 @ Chicago Bulls Win 89 - 79
Thu, Feb 13, 2003 vs Orlando Magic Win 98 - 88
Fri, Feb 14, 2003 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 86 - 96
Sun, Feb 16, 2003 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 90 - 75
Mon, Feb 17, 2003 vs Miami Heat Win 93 - 62
Wed, Feb 19, 2003 @ Toronto Raptors Win 89 - 84
Fri, Feb 21, 2003 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Loss 96 - 103
Sat, Feb 22, 2003 vs New Orleans Hornets Loss 91 - 93
Mon, Feb 24, 2003 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 79 - 86
Tue, Feb 25, 2003 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 75 - 81
Thu, Feb 27, 2003 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 85 - 95
Sat, Mar 1, 2003 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 90 - 92
Sun, Mar 2, 2003 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 86 - 103
Tue, Mar 4, 2003 vs Houston Rockets Win 96 - 83
Sun, Mar 9, 2003 vs Golden State Warriors Win 107 - 105
Wed, Mar 12, 2003 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 111 - 88
Fri, Mar 14, 2003 vs Washington Wizards Win 90 - 80
Sat, Mar 15, 2003 vs Boston Celtics Loss 71 - 81
Tue, Mar 18, 2003 @ Washington Wizards Win 94 - 90 OT
Thu, Mar 20, 2003 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 85
Fri, Mar 21, 2003 @ New York Knicks Loss 93 - 97
Sun, Mar 23, 2003 vs Chicago Bulls Win 105 - 82
Wed, Mar 26, 2003 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 102 - 99 OT
Fri, Mar 28, 2003 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 91 - 94
Sun, Mar 30, 2003 vs Sacramento Kings Win 99 - 88
Tue, Apr 1, 2003 @ Toronto Raptors Win 92 - 85
Wed, Apr 2, 2003 vs Toronto Raptors Loss 78 - 89
Fri, Apr 4, 2003 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 92 - 98
Sun, Apr 6, 2003 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 83 - 89
Tue, Apr 8, 2003 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 74 - 91
Wed, Apr 9, 2003 vs Chicago Bulls Win 111 - 102 OT
Fri, Apr 11, 2003 @ New Orleans Hornets Loss 89 - 93
Sun, Apr 13, 2003 @ Memphis Grizzlies Win 110 - 107 OT2
Mon, Apr 14, 2003 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 89 - 88
Wed, Apr 16, 2003 @ Boston Celtics Loss 92 - 99
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 4 - 3)
Sun, Apr 20, 2003 vs Orlando Magic Loss 94 - 99
Wed, Apr 23, 2003 vs Orlando Magic Win 89 - 77
Fri, Apr 25, 2003 @ Orlando Magic Loss 80 - 89
Sun, Apr 27, 2003 @ Orlando Magic Loss 92 - 100
Wed, Apr 30, 2003 vs Orlando Magic Win 98 - 67
Fri, May 2, 2003 @ Orlando Magic Win 103 - 88
Sun, May 4, 2003 vs Orlando Magic Win 108 - 93
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 2)
Tue, May 6, 2003 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 98 - 87
Thu, May 8, 2003 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 104 - 97 OT
Sat, May 10, 2003 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 83 - 93
Sun, May 11, 2003 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 82 - 95
Wed, May 14, 2003 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 78 - 77
Fri, May 16, 2003 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 93 - 89 OT
Eastern Conference Finals (Lost 0 - 4)
Sun, May 18, 2003 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 74 - 76
Tue, May 20, 2003 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 86 - 88
Thu, May 22, 2003 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 85 - 97
Sat, May 24, 2003 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 82 - 102

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