Home ArenaCobo Arena
223,382 attendance
5,448 average
Head CoachH. Brown
B. Kauffman
General Manager Bob Kauffman
Owner Bill Davidson
The Pistons string of 4 straight playoff appearances comes to an end as they struggle to finish in 4th place with a disappointing record of 38-44. It would also mark the Pistons final season at the Cobo Arena as they were set to move into the Pontiac Silverdome.


1977-78 Playoffs

Eliminated from Playoffs

1977-78 Standings

38-44 (.463) 4th place


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Western Midwest W L Pct GB
2 Nuggets 48 34 .585 -
6 Bucks 44 38 .537 4.0
Bulls 40 42 .488 8.0
Pistons 38 44 .463 10.0
Pacers 31 51 .378 17.0
Kings 31 51 .378 17.0

1977-78 Draft Picks

2 / 36 Ben Poquette
3 / 58 John Irving
4 / 80 Bruce King
5 / 102 Jim Kennedy
6 / 124 Herb Nobles
7 / 144 Robert Lewis
8 / 163 Tim Appleton




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