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Detroit Pistons

1979-80 Detroit Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 16-66
Finished 6th in the NBA's Central Division

Coach: Dick Vitale (4-8)

Coach: Richie Adubato (12-58)

1979-80 Statistics
1979-80 Game-by-Game Results

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 16 wins and 66 losses, finishing sixth in the NBA's Central Division. Dick Vitale and Richie Adubato coached the team.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Kent BensonCDecember 27, 19546'10"235Indiana
Leon DouglasC-FAugust 26, 19546'10"230Alabama
Terry DuerodGJuly 29, 19566'2"180Detroit
Earl EvansFNovember 11, 19556'8"202UNLV
Roy HamiltonGJuly 20, 19576'2"180UCLA
Phil HubbardF-CDecember 13, 19566'8"215Michigan
Greg KelserFSeptember 17, 19576'7"190Michigan State
Bob LanierCSeptember 10, 19486'10"250St. Bonaventure
Ron LeeGNovember 2, 19526'3"193Oregon
John LongG-FAugust 28, 19566'5"195Detroit
Steve MalovicFJuly 21, 19566'10"230San Diego State
Bob McAdooC-FSeptember 25, 19516'9"210North Carolina
Jim McElroyGOctober 4, 19536'3"190Central Michigan
Eric MoneyGFebruary 6, 19556'0"170Arizona
Jackie RobinsonFMay 20, 19556'6"210UNLV
John ShumateF-CApril 6, 19526'9"235Notre Dame
Terry TylerF-GOctober 30, 19566'7"215Detroit