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1995–96 Detroit Pistons season

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1995–96 Detroit Pistons season

The 1995–96 NBA season was the Pistons' 48th season in the NBA and 39th season in the city of Detroit.[1] The Pistons finished fifth in the Central Division with a 46-36 record. In the first round of the playoffs, they would be swept 3–0 by the Orlando Magic.

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 18 Theo Ratliff PF/C  United States Wyoming
1 19 Randolph Childress PG  United States Wake Forest
2 30 Lou Roe PF  United States Massachusetts Amherst
2 58 Don Reid PF  United States Georgetown

Roster

Starter

Backup

Reverse

Inactive

Regular season

Season standings

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Chicago Bulls 72 10 .878 39–2 33–8 24–4
x-Indiana Pacers 52 30 .634 20.0 32–9 20–21 19–9
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 47 35 .573 25.0 26–15 21–20 13–15
x-Atlanta Hawks 46 36 .561 26.0 26–15 20–21 15–13
x-Detroit Pistons 46 36 .561 26.0 30–11 16–25 15–13
Charlotte Hornets 41 41 .500 31.0 25–16 16–25 13–15
Milwaukee Bucks 25 57 .305 47.0 14–27 11–30 8–20
Toronto Raptors 21 61 .256 51.0 15–26 6–35 5–23
Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Chicago Bulls 72 10 .878
2 y-Orlando Magic 60 22 .732 12
3 x-Indiana Pacers 52 30 .634 20
4 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 47 35 .573 25
5 x-New York Knicks 47 35 .573 25
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 46 36 .561 26
7 x-Detroit Pistons 46 36 .561 26
8 x-Miami Heat 42 40 .512 30
9 Charlotte Hornets 41 41 .500 31
10 Washington Bullets 39 43 .476 33
11 Boston Celtics 33 49 .402 39
12 New Jersey Nets 30 52 .366 42
13 Milwaukee Bucks 25 57 .305 47
14 Toronto Raptors 21 61 .256 51
15 Philadelphia 76ers 18 64 .220 54
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Playoffs

East First Round

(2) Orlando Magic vs. (7) Detroit Pistons

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Magic and Pistons.
Game Date Home Score Visitor Score Record (ORL-DET) Venue Recap Television
1 April 26 Orlando 112 Detroit 92 1-0 Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida 1 TBS 7:00et
2 April 28 Orlando 92 Detroit 77 2-0 Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida 2 NBC 12:30et
3 April 30 Detroit 98 Orlando 101 3-0 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan 3 TNT 8:00et
Orlando wins series 3–0

Player statistics

Season

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Steve Bardo
Michael Curry
Joe Dumars
Grant Hill
Allan Houston
Lindsey Hunter
Eric Leckner
Mark Macon
Terry Mills
Theo Ratliff
Don Reid
Lou Roe
Otis Thorpe
Mark West

Playoffs

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Michael Curry
Joe Dumars
Grant Hill
Allan Houston
Lindsey Hunter
Eric Leckner
Terry Mills
Theo Ratliff
Don Reid
Lou Roe
Otis Thorpe
Mark West

Awards and records

Transactions

References

  1. ^ 1995-96 Detroit Pistons

See also

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