1965–66 Detroit Pistons season

Following are the results of the 1965–66 season of the Detroit Pistons, the franchise of the National Basketball Association based in Detroit, Michigan. The 1965-66 NBA season was the Pistons' 18th season in the NBA and its ninth season in the city of Detroit.[1]

1965–66 Detroit Pistons season
Head coachDave DeBusschere
ArenaCobo Arena
Results
Record22–58 (.275)
PlaceDivision: 5th (Western)
Playoff finishDid Not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1964–65 1966–67 >

RosterEdit

Roster listing
1965–66 Detroit Pistons roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 21 Barnhill, John 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1938–03–20 Tennessee State
C 17 Buntin, Bill 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1942–05–05 Michigan
G 24 Butcher, Donnie 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1936–02–08 Pikeville
F 22 DeBusschere, Dave 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1940–10–16 Detroit
C 19 Harding, Reggie (S) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 249 lb (113 kg) 1942–05–04 Nashville Christian Institute (TN)
F 16 Kojis, Don 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1939–01–15 Marquette
G 14 Miles, Eddie 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1940–07–05 Seattle
F 20 Reed, Ron 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1942–11–02 Notre Dame
F 12 Scott, Ray 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1938–07–12 Portland
C 16 Strawder, Joe 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1940–09–21 Bradley
F 23 Tresvant, John 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1939–11–06 Seattle
G 5 Van Arsdale, Tom 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 202 lb (92 kg) 1943–02–22 Indiana
G 10 Vaughn, Chico 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1940–02–19 Southern Illinois
G 18 Warlick, Bob 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1941–03–20 Pepperdine
Head coach

Dave DeBusschere


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 1965–12–28

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Western Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Los Angeles Lakers 45 35 .563 28–11 13–21 4–3 29–11
x-Baltimore Bullets 38 42 .475 7 29–9 4–25 5–8 20–20
x-St. Louis Hawks 36 44 .450 9 22–10 6–22 8–12 19–21
San Francisco Warriors 35 45 .438 10 12–14 8–19 15–12 21–19
Detroit Pistons 22 58 .275 23 13–17 4–22 5–19 11–29

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1965-66 NBA Records
Team BAL BOS CIN DET LAL NYK PHI SFW STL
Baltimore 3–7 3–7 5–5 4–6 7–3 5–5 4–6 7–3
Boston 7–3 5–5 6–4 7–3 10–0 4–6 8–2 7–3
Cincinnati 7–3 5–5 8–2 4–6 7–3 4–6 5–5 5–5
Detroit 5–5 4–6 2–8 2–8 2–8 3–7 2–8 2–8
Los Angeles 6–4 3–7 6–4 8–2 5–5 2–8 7–3 8–2
New York 3–7 0–10 3–7 8–2 5–5 2–8 5–5 4–6
Philadelphia 5–5 6–4 6–4 7–3 8–2 8–2 8–2 7–3
San Francisco 6–4 2–8 5–5 8–2 3–7 5–5 2–8 4–6
St. Louis 3–7 3–7 5–5 8–2 2–8 6–4 3–7 6–4

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit