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The 2013–14 Detroit Pistons season was the 73rd season of the franchise, the 66th in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the 57th in the Detroit suburban area.

2013–14 Detroit Pistons season
Head coachMaurice Cheeks (fired on February 9)
John Loyer (interim)
General managerJoe Dumars
Owner(s)Tom Gores
ArenaThe Palace of Auburn Hills
Results
Record29–53 (.354)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Central)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFox Sports Detroit
RadioWWJ, WXYT (AM)/FM
< 2012–13 2014–15 >

In the off-season, the Pistons hired former player Maurice Cheeks as their head coach as well re-acquiring former Finals MVP Chauncey Billups. John Loyer replaced Cheeks mid-season.

Following the season, Billups retired and Joe Dumars left his position as General Manager after 15 seasons.

Contents

Key datesEdit

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Team
1 8 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG   United States Georgia
2 37 Tony Mitchell PF   United States North Texas
2 56 Peyton Siva [a] PG   United States Louisville

a Pick acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers on February 16, 2009 in exchange for Detroit's 2011 second round pick and Alex Acker.

RosterEdit

2013–14 Detroit Pistons roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 1 Billups, Chauncey 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1976–09–25 Colorado
G 12 Bynum, Will 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1983–01–04 Georgia Tech
G 5 Caldwell-Pope, Kentavious 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1993–02–18 Georgia
F 13 Datome, Luigi 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1987–11–27 Italy
C 0 Drummond, Andre 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 270 lb (122 kg) 1993–10–08 Connecticut
C 55 Harrellson, Josh 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 1989–02–12 Kentucky
G 7 Jennings, Brandon 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 169 lb (77 kg) 1989–09–23 Oak Hill Academy (VA)
F 33 Jerebko, Jonas 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 231 lb (105 kg) 1987–03–02 Sweden
F 9 Mitchell, Tony 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1992–04–07 North Texas
F/C 10 Monroe, Greg (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1990–06–04 Georgetown
G/F 25 Singler, Kyle 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1988–05–04 Duke
G 34 Siva, Peyton 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1990–10–24 Louisville
F 6 Smith, Josh 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1985–12–05 Oak Hill Academy (VA)
G 3 Stuckey, Rodney 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1986–04–21 Eastern Washington
F 31 Villanueva, Charlie 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 232 lb (105 kg) 1984–08–24 Connecticut
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2014–01–31

Pre-seasonEdit

2013 pre-season game log
Total: 4–4 (Home: 3–1; Road: 1–3)
2013–14 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

Game LogEdit

2013–14 game log
Total: 29–53 (Home: 17–24; Road: 12–29)
2013–14 season schedule

StandingsEdit

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
c-Indiana Pacers 56 26 .683 0.0 35–6 21–20 12–4 82
x-Chicago Bulls 48 34 .585 8.0 27–14 21–20 11–5 82
Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 .402 23.0 19–22 14–27 7–9 82
Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 27.0 17–24 12–29 6–10 82
Milwaukee Bucks 15 67 .183 41.0 10–31 5–36 4–12 82


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 c-Indiana Pacers * 56 26 .683 82
2 y-Miami Heat * 54 28 .659 2.0 82
3 y-Toronto Raptors * 48 34 .585 8.0 82
4 x-Chicago Bulls 48 34 .585 8.0 82
5 x-Washington Wizards 44 38 .537 12.0 82
6 x-Brooklyn Nets 44 38 .537 12.0 82
7 x-Charlotte Bobcats 43 39 .524 13.0 82
8 x-Atlanta Hawks 38 44 .463 18.0 82
9 New York Knicks 37 45 .451 19.0 82
10 Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 .402 23.0 82
11 Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 27.0 82
12 Boston Celtics 25 57 .305 31.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 23 59 .280 33.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 19 63 .232 37.0 82
15 Milwaukee Bucks 15 67 .183 41.0 82

Player statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

SeasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Josh Smith 77 76 35.5 .419 .264 .532 6.8 3.3 1.36 1.43 16.4
Brandon Jennings 80 79 34.1 .373 .337 .751 3.1 7.6 1.26 .10 15.5
Greg Monroe 82 82 32.8 .497 .000 .657 9.3 2.1 1.11 .57 15.2
Rodney Stuckey 73 5 26.7 .436 .273 .836 2.3 2.1 .74 .14 13.9
Andre Drummond 81 81 32.3 .623 .000 .418 13.2 .4 1.25 1.62 13.5
Kyle Singler 82 36 28.5 .447 .382 .826 3.7 .9 .74 .46 9.6
Will Bynum 56 3 18.8 .428 .323 .802 1.8 3.9 .70 .13 8.7
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 80 41 19.8 .396 .319 .770 2.0 .7 .94 .15 5.9
Charlie Villanueva 20 0 9.0 .380 .250 .571 1.7 .3 .20 .25 4.6
Jonas Jerebko 64 0 11.6 .471 .419 .729 2.7 .6 .33 .09 4.2
Chauncey Billups 19 7 16.3 .304 .292 .833 1.5 2.2 .42 .05 3.8
Josh Harrellson 32 0 9.9 .463 .387 .714 2.4 .5 .19 .47 2.9
Luigi Datome 34 0 7.0 .351 .179 .800 1.4 .3 .18 .03 2.4
Peyton Siva 24 0 9.3 .316 .280 .733 .60 1.4 .38 .04 2.3
Tony Mitchell 21 0 3.8 .417 1.000 .579 1.20 .1 .29 .14 1.0

TransactionsEdit

OverviewEdit

Players Added

Via draft

Via trade

Via free agency

Players Lost

Via trade

Via free agency

TradesEdit

July 31, 2013 To Detroit Pistons
Brandon Jennings (sign and trade)
To Milwaukee Bucks
Brandon Knight
Viacheslav Kravtsov
Khris Middleton

Free agentsEdit

Additions
Player Date signed Former team
Josh Smith July 10 Atlanta Hawks
Chauncey Billups July 16 Los Angeles Clippers
Will Bynum July 16 Re-signed
Luigi Datome July 16 Virtus Roma (Italy)
Josh Harrellson August 21 Chongqing Fly Dragon (NBL China)
Subtractions
Player Reason Left Date left New team
Kim English Waived July 11 Montepaschi Siena
José Calderón Free Agency July 11 Dallas Mavericks
Jason Maxiell Free Agency July 18 Orlando Magic

ReferencesEdit