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1957 - Present
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1957-58
  • April 3, 1957 - Acquired Harry Gallatin, Dick Atha, Nat Clifton from New York for Mel Hutchins and No. 1, 1957 draft choice; also acquired Dick McGuire from New York in exchange for No. 1, 1958 draft choice.
  • May 14, 1957 - Acquired Ed Kalafat from Minneapolis in exchange for Walt (Corky) Devlin.
  • September 12, 1957 - Acquired Walter Dukes from Minneapolis in exchange for Larry Foust.
  • December 10, 1957 - Acquired Phil Jordan from New York and Tom Marshall from Cincinnati.
  • December 28, 1957 - Acquired Joe Holup from Syracuse.
  • June 10, 1958 - Acquired Earl Lloyd and Dick Farley from Syracuse in exchange for cash.

1958-59
  • February 7, 1959 - Acquired Ed Conlin from Syracuse in exchange for George Yardley.
  • March 31, 1959 - Acquired Archie Dees and No. 2, 1959 draft choice from Cincinnati in exchange for Phil Jordan.

1959-60
  • November 10, 1959 - Sold Barney Cable to Syracuse.
  • April 16, 1960 - Acquired Bob Ferry from St. Louis in exchange for Ed Conlin. Acquired rights to Don Ohl from Philadelphia.

1961-62
  • December 1, 1961 - Sold Shellie McMillon to St. Louis.

1962-63
  • August 28, 1962 - Sold George Lee to San Francisco.
  • August 29, 1962 - Acquired Darral Imhoff and cash from New York in exchange for Gene Shue.

1963-64
  • October 28, 1963 - Acquired Larry Staverman from Baltimore in exchange for Kevin Loughery.
  • December 15, 1963 - Traded John Egan to New York and Larry Staverman to Cincinnati in exchange for Donnis Butcher, Bob Duffy and Hub Reed.
  • April 16, 1964 - Sold Darrall Imhoff to Los Angeles.
  • June 16, 1964 - Acquired Terry Dischinger, Rod Thorn and Don Kojis from Baltimore in exchange for Bailey Howell, Don Ohl, Bob Ferry, Les Hunter and Wally Jones.

1964-65
  • May 8, 1965 - Acquired rights to Bill Chmielewski from Cincinnati.

1965-66
  • December 24, 1965 - Acquired Charles Vaughn and John Tresvant from St. Louis in exchange for Rod Thorn.
  • December 28, 1965 - Acquired John Barnhill from St. Louis in exchange for Joe Caldwell.

1966-67
  • January 14, 1967 - Traded Ray Scott to Baltimore in three-way deal which was to have brought Rud LaRusso to Pistons from Los Angeles. When La Russo didn’t report, Detroit was awarded Lakers No. 1 draft pick in 1968.

1967-68
  • October 2, 1967 - Traded Reggie Harding to Chicago in exchange for future draft choice.
  • November 27, 1967 - Acquired Len Chappell from Cincinnati in exchange for draft pick.
  • January 29, 1968 - Acquired Happy Hairston and Jim Fox from Cincinnati in exchange for John Tresvant and Tom VanArsdale.

1968-69
  • December 8, 1968 - Acquired Bud Olsen on waivers from Boston.
  • December 17, 1968 - Acquired McCoy McLemore from Phoenix in exchange for Jim Fox.
  • December 19, 1968 - Acquired Walt Bellamy and Howard Komives from New York in exchange for Dave DeBusschere.
  • January 1, 1969 - Acquired Dave Gambee from Milwaukee in exchange for Rich Niemann.

1969-70
  • November 3, 1969 - Acquired Erwin Mueller from Seattle in exchange for second-round draft pick.
  • November 26, 1969 - Acquired Bill Hewitt and third-round draft choice from Los Angeles in exchange for Happy Hairston.
  • February 1, 1970 - Acquired Bob Quick and second-round draft choice from Baltimore in exchange for Eddie Miles. Acquired John Arthurs from Milwaukee in deal that sent Walt Bellamy to Atlanta.

1970-71
  • March 30, 1971 - Traded Otto Moore to Phoenix in exchange for No. 1 draft choice.

1971-72
  • December 10, 1971 - Acquired Jim Davis from Houston in exchange for No. 1 draft choice.

1972-73
  • July 31, 1972 - Acquired Fred Foster in the three-way deal from Philadelphia, in which Terry Dischinger went to Portland and Portland sent draft choice to Philadelphia.
  • August 1, 1972 - Acquired Stu Lantz from Houston in exchange for Jimmy Walker.
  • September 30, 1972 - Traded Howie Komives to Buffalo in exchange for 1973 second-round draft choice.
  • October 31, 1972 - Acquired Don Adams from Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Pistons’ 1973 No. 2 draft choice.
  • November 10, 1972 - Acquired John Mengelt from Kansas City-Omaha in exchange for Pistons second-round draft pick acquired from Buffalo in Howie Komives deal.
  • April 15, 1973 - Acquired George Trapp from Atlanta in exchange for Pistons’ 1973 first-round draft pick.

1973-74
  • December 26, 1974 - Acquired Howard Porter from New York in exchange for Pistons’ 1975 first-round draft choice.

1974-75
  • July 29, 1974 - Pistons founder Fred Zollner sells the team to a group of 12 partners headed by William Davidson.
  • May 28, 1975 - Acquired Earl Williams from Phoenix in exchange for 1976 second-round draft choice.

1975-76
  • August 28, 1975 - Acquired Kevin Porter from Washington Bullets in exchange for Dave Bing and Pistons’ 1977 first-round draft choice.
  • September 24, 1975 - Acquired Archie Clark from Seattle SuperSonics in exchange for 1978 first-round draft choice.

1976-77
  • October 20, 1976 - Acquired Ralph Simpson from Denver Nuggets in three-way deal which sent Curtis Rowe to Boston and Paul Silas to Denver.

1977-78
  • November 7, 1977 - Acquired Al Skinner and two second-round draft choices (1978 and 1979) from New Jersey in exchange for Kevin Porter and Howard Porter.
  • November 23, 1977 - Acquired John Shumate and Gus Gerard and Milwaukee’s number one draft choice in 1979 or 1980 from Buffalo in exchange for Marvin Barnes.
  • December 15, 1977 - Relieved Herb Brown of his coaching duties. General Manager Bob Kauffman is named interim head coach.
  • February 1, 1978 - Acquired Jim Price and Denver’s number one draft choice in 1979 in exchange for Ralph Simpson.
  • May 1, 1978 - Named Dick Vitale as head coach.

1978-79
  • September 8, 1978 - Acquired Kevin Porter from New Jersey in exchange for Eric Money.
  • October 10, 1978 - Acquired Rickey Green from Golden State in exchange for a future draft choice.
  • October 19, 1978 - Acquired Earl Tatum from Boston in exchange for Chris Ford and a future draft choice.
  • October 23, 1978 - Acquired Otis Howard from Milwaukee in exchange for a future draft choice.
  • February 15, 1979 - Acquired Jim Brewer from Cleveland in exchange for future considerations.
  • April 12, 1979 - Sent Earl Tatum to Cleveland to complete Brewer trade.
  • June 25, 1979 - Traded No. 5 first-round pick and cash to Milwaukee in exchange for No. 4 pick in 1979 draft.

1979-80
  • July 12, 1979 - Received Washington No. 1 draft picks in 1980 and 1982 in exchange for free agent signing of Kevin Porter.
  • August 27, 1979 - Traded Andre Wakefield to Phoenix in exchange for future draft pick.
  • September 6, 1979 - Sent Detroit No. 1 pick in 1980 and Washington No. 1 pick in 1980 to Boston (along with free agent M.L. Carr) in exchange for Bob McAdoo.
  • September 18, 1979 - Traded Jim Brewer to Portland in exchange for future draft pick.
  • November 1979 - Sent 1980 second-round pick and cash to Utah to complete veteran free agent signings of Ben Poquette and James McElroy.
  • November 8, 1979 - Dick Vitale resigns as head coach and Richie Adubato is named acting head coach.
  • December 4, 1979 - Richie Adubato is named head coach for remainder of the 1979-80 season.
  • January 24, 1980 - Acquired Ron Lee and 1980 second- and third-round picks from Atlanta in exchange for James McElroy.
  • February 4, 1980 - Acquired Kent Benson and 1980 first-round pick from Milwaukee in exchange for Bob Lanier.

1980-81
  • October 1, 1980 - Acquired Wayne Robinson from L.A. Lakers for 1981 second-round draft pick.
  • October 7, 1980 - Acquired Paul Mokeski from Houston for 1982 second-round draft pick.
  • November 13, 1980 - Signed veteran free agent Larry Wright and compensated Washington with 1981
  • third-round and 1983 - second-round draft picks.
  • June 11, 1981 - Acquired Edgar Jones from New Jersey for future considerations.

1981-82
  • August 26, 1981 - Traded Larry Drew to Kansas City in exchange for second-round draft choices in 1982 and 1984.
  • September 25, 1981 - Traded negotiating rights to Brad Branson to Dallas in exchange for future draft considerations.
  • October 1, 1981 - Acquired Jeff Judkins from Utah in exchange in exchange for a 1982 third-round pick and future considerations.
  • November 21, 1981 - Acquired Vinnie Johnson from Seattle in exchange for Greg Kesler.
  • February 16, 1982 - Acquired Ken Carr, Bill Laimbeer from Cleveland in exchange for Phil Hubbard, Paul Mokeski and 1982 first- and second-round draft picks.
  • June 23, 1982 - Traded Ken Carr to Portland in exchange for 1982 first-round pick.
  • August 2, 1982 - Acquired third-round pick in 1983, 1984 or 1985 for waiving right of first refusal in Portland’s signing of free agent Jeff Judkins.

1982-83
  • September 23, 1982 - Acquired Tom Owens from Indiana in exchange for future draft pick.
  • October 6, 1982 - Sent Steve hayes to Cleveland in exchange for future draft pick.
  • February 10, 1983 - Acquired 1983 second- and 1984 third-round picks from San Antonio in exchange for Edgar Jones.
  • February 13, 1983 - Acquired Ray Tolbert from Seattle for second-round picks in 1984 and 1985.
  • March 18, 1983 - Dave Bing’s #21 jersey retired.

1983-84
  • August 18, 1983 - Acquired Petur Gudmundsson from Portland in exchange for third-round 1984 pick (originally Portland’s).
  • October 17, 1983 - Acquired David Thirdkill from Phoenix Suns in exchange for two second-round draft picks (1985 and 1986) acquired from the Clippers in exchange for Ricky Pierce.
  • November 12, 1983 - Signed free agent Earl Cureton and traded two second-round draft picks (1989 and 1990) to the Philadelphia 76ers for their waiving the right of first refusal.
  • June 18, 1984 - Acquired Dan Roundfield from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Cliff Levingston, the rights to Antoine Carr and two second-round draft picks (1986 and 1987).

1984-85
  • June 17, 1985 - Acquired Rick Mahorn and Mike Gibson from the Washington Bullets in exchange for Dan Roundfield.

1986-87
  • August 21, 1986 - Acquired Adrian Dantley and two second-round draft picks (1987 and 1990) from Utah in exchange for Kelly Tripucka and Kent Benson.
  • August 22, 1986 - Acquired Sidney Green from Chicago in exchange for Earl Cureton and a 1987 second-round draft pick.
  • January 29, 1987 - Acquired Kurt Nimphius from the L.A. Clippers in exchange for a first- and second-round draft pick in 1987.
  • June 22, 1987 - Acquired WIlliam Bedford from Phoenix for Detroit’s 1988 first-round draft pick.

1987-88
  • October 28, 1987 - Acquired Ron Moore and a 1988 second-round draft choice from the New York Knicks in exchange for Sidney Green.
  • November 26, 1987 - Acquired Darryl Dawkins from the Utah Jazz in exchange for a second-round draft choice (1988) and an undisclosed amount of cash.
  • February 24, 1988 - Acquired James Edwards from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Ron Moore and a second-round draft pick (1991).

1988-89
  • February 15, 1989 - Acquired Mark Aguirre from the Dallas Mavericks for Adrian Dantley and Detroit’s number-one draft choice in 1991.
  • June 27, 1989 - Traded guard Micheal Williams and draft rights to forward Kenny Battle to the Phoenix Suns for draft rights to forward Anthony Cook.

1989-90
  • July 17, 1989 - Signed free agent Scott Hastings.

1990-91
  • September 28, 1990 - Traded the rights to Anthony Cook to Denver in exchange for a 1992 second-round draft choice.

1991-92
  • August 13, 1991 - Acquired Orlando Woolridge from Denver in exchange for Scott Hastings and Detroit’s 1992 secondround draft choice. Traded James Edwards to the L.A. Clippers in exchange for Jeff Martin and the Clippers’ second-round draft choice in 1995.
  • September 4, 1991 - Acquired Darrell Walker from the Washington Bullets in exchange for two second-round draft choices.
  • June 24, 1992 - Acquired Olden Polynice on draft day from the L.A. Clippers in exchange for William Bedford and Detroit's first-round pick, Don MacLean.

1992-93
  • September 8, 1992 - Acquired Isaiah Morris along with a number-one draft choice and a conditional second-round pick in 1993 in exchange for John Salley.
  • September 30, 1992 - Signed restricted free agent Terry Mills.
  • November 15, 1992 - Acquired Mark Randall and Gerald Glass from Minnesota in exchange for Lance Blanks and Brad Sellers.
  • January 9, 1993 - Bob Lanier’s #16 jersey retired.
  • February 25, 1993 - Acquired Alvin Robertson from Milwaukee in exchange for Orlando Woolridge.

1993-94
  • September 8, 1993 - Signed unrestricted free agent Greg Anderson.
  • October 1, 1993 - Traded Dennis Rodman, with future draft considerations, to San Antonio in exchange for Sean Elliott and David Wood.
  • October 7, 1993 - Forward Mark Aguirre placed on waivers.
  • October 16, 1993 - Pistons sign Allan Houston.
  • October 19, 1993 - First-round draft pick Lindsey Hunter signs with the Pistons.
  • November 1, 1993 - Signed Danny O’Sullivan and Tracy Moore.
  • December 14, 1993 - Tracy Moore is waived and Todd Murphy is signed.
  • January 5, 1994 - Waived Todd Murphy.
  • January 21, 1994 - Veteran free agent Charles Jones is signed to a 10-day contract.
  • February 5,1994 - Vinnie Johnson’s #15 retired.
  • February 10, 1994 - Signed Charles Jones to a season contract.
  • February 20, 1994 - Acquired Pete Chilcutt and future considerations from Sacramento in exchange for Olden Polynice.

1994-95
  • July 19, 1994 - Traded Sean Elliott to San Antonio for Bill Curley (who was its 1994 first-round pick) and a 1997 secondround choice.
  • July 25, 1994 - Acquired Eric Leckner from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for a second-round draft pick in 1996 or 1997.
  • July 29, 1994 - Signed unrestricted free agent Rafael Addison.
  • August 1, 1994 - Acquired Mark West from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for a second-round draft pick in 1996.
  • October 6, 1994 - Signed Ivano Newbill as unrestricted free agent.
  • October 10, 1994 - Signed Johnny Dawkins as unrestricted free agent.
  • November 19, 1994 - Acquired Mark Macon and Marcus Liberty from Denver for Alvin Robertson.
  • December 12, 1994 - Signed free agent Walter Bond.
  • December 29, 1994 - Waived Walter Bond.
  • December 30, 1994 - Signed free agents Mike Peplowski and Negele Knight.
  • January 4, 1995 - Waived Mike Peplowski.
  • January 10, 1995 - Signed Mike Peplowski to 10-day contract.
  • January 19, 1995 - Waived Mike Peplowski.
  • February 4, 1995 - Bill Laimbeer’s #40 retired.
  • March 6, 1995 - Placed Johnny Dawkins on waivers.
  • April 18, 1995 - Waived Ivano Newbill.
  • April 19, 1995 - Waived Rafael Addison.
  • June 24, 1995 - Lost Oliver Miller to Toronto in expansion draft.
  • June 27, 1995 - Traded the eighth pick in the first round of the 1995 NBA Draft to Portland in exchange for the 18th pick and the 19th pick of the first round along with the 29th pick (58th overall) of the second round.

1995-96
  • September 20, 1995 - Acquired Otis Thorpe from the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Randolph Childress.
  • September 20, 1995 - Re-signed free agent Eric Leckner.
  • January 5, 1996 - Released Stephen Bardo and Rodney Zimmerman.
  • January 31, 1996 - Signed Michael Curry to a 10-day contract.
  • February 12, 1996 - Signed Michael Curry to a 10-day contract.
  • February 17, 1996 - Isiah Thomas’ #11 retired.
  • February 22, 1996 - Signed Michael Curry for the remainder of the season.
  • April 11, 1996 - Released Mark Macon.
  • June 26, 1996 - Selected Jerome Williams with the 26th pick in the 1996 NBA Draft.
  • June 29, 1996 - Acquired Ron Riley from Seattle in exchange for a 1997 second-round draft choice.

1996-97
  • July 15, 1996 - Re-signed free agents Michael Curry and Don Reid.
  • July 15, 1996 - Acquired Stacey Augmon and Grant Long from Atlanta in exchange for two protected number-one draft choices and two number-two draft choices.
  • August 5, 1996 - Signed free agent Rick Mahorn.
  • August 7, 1996 - Re-signed free agent Otis Thorpe.
  • August 13, 1996 - Signed first-round draft choice Jerome Williams.
  • September 6, 1996 - Signed free agent Litterial Green.
  • September 17, 1996 - Signed free agent Kenny Smith.
  • November 21, 1996 - Waived Kenny Smith.
  • January 24, 1997 - Acquired Aaron McKie, Randolph Childress and Reggie Jordan from Portland in exchange for Stacey Augmon.
  • January 25, 1997 - Retired the #2 in honor of Chuck Daly.
  • February 18, 1997 - Waived Reggie Jordan.

1997-98
  • July 30, 1997 - Re-signed free agent Joe Dumars.
  • August 7, 1997 - Traded Otis Thorpe to the Vancouver Grizzlies for a first-round draft choice.
  • August 8, 1997 - Re-signed free agent Lindsey Hunter.
  • August 16, 1997 - Signed free agent Brian Williams and renounced the rights to Litterial Green.
  • August 25, 1997 - Signed free agent Malik Sealy.
  • October 9, 1997 - Waived Randolph Childress.
  • December 18, 1997 - Acquired Jerry Stackhouse, Eric Montross and a second-round draft choice from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Theo Ratliff, Aaron McKie and a first-round draft choice.
  • January 17, 1998 - Signed Steve Henson to a 10-day contract.
  • January 27, 1998 - Signed Steve Henson to a second 10-day contract.
  • February 9, 1998 - Signed Steve Henson for the remainder of the season.

1998-99
  • January 22, 1999 - Renounced rights to Malik Sealy, Grant Long and Rick Mahorn. Waived Charles O’Bannon. Re-signed Joe Dumars and Jerry Stackhouse. Acquired Christian Laettner from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Scott Pollard and a first-round draft choice. Signed free agent Loy Vaught to a multi-year contract. Signed Jud Buechler to a one-year contract.
  • March 9, 1999 - Waived Steve Henson and Corey Beck.
  • March 14, 1999 - Signed Khalid Reeves to a 10-day contract.
  • March 24, 1999 - Signed Khalid Reeves to a second 10-day contract.
  • April 3, 1999 - Signed Khalid Reeves for the remainder of the season.

1999-00
  • August 2, 1999 - Re-signed Michael Curry and Jud Buechler to multi-year contracts.
  • September 20, 1999 - Signed Terry Mills.
  • September 21, 1999 - Acquired Derek Harper from the L.A. Lakers in exchange for the draft rights to Melvin Levett.
  • September 27, 1999 - Signed Pooh Richardson.
  • October 4, 1999 - Signed free agents Marcus Brown, Michael Hawkins, Jermaine Jackson, Jimmy King, Mikki Moore and Ricky Moore.
  • October 5, 1999 - Signed free agent Willie Mitchell.
  • October 13, 1999 - Waived Ricky Moore.
  • October 25, 1999 - Waived Jimmy King, Michael Hawkins and Willie Mitchell.
  • October 29, 1999 - Waived Pooh Richardson.
  • November 13, 1999 - Waived Marcus Brown. Signed John Crotty.
  • March 6, 2000 - Relieved Head Coach Alvin Gentry of his coaching duties. Named George Irvine interim head coach.
  • March 9, 2000 - Waived Don Reid.
  • June 6, 2000 - Named Joe Dumars President of Basketball Operations. Named George Irvine head coach.
  • June 29, 2000 - Drafted Mateen Cleaves with the 14th pick and Brian Cardinal with the 44th pick in the 2000 NBA draft.

2000-01
  • August 3, 2000 - Acquired Chucky Atkins and Ben Wallace in exchange for Grant Hill in a sign-and-trade with Orlando.
  • August 11, 2000 - Re-signed Jud Buechler and Mikki Moore. Signed Torraye Braggs.
  • August 22, 2000 - Acquired Billy Owens from Milwaukee in exchange for Lindsey Hunter.
  • August 29, 2000 - Acquired Cedric Ceballos and John Wallace along with Eric Murdock and cash from Dallas in exchange for Christian Laettner and Terry Mills.
  • August 31, 2000 - Named Dave Twardzik and Mike Sanders as assistant coaches.
  • September 6, 2000 - Signed first-round draft choice Mateen Cleaves.
  • September 12, 2000 - Waived Eric Murdock.
  • October 2, 2000 - Signed free agents Brian Cardinal, Rosell Ellis, Matt Fish, Antonio Smith, Donald Williams and David Vanterpool.
  • October 11, 2000 - Waived Matt Fish.
  • October 17, 2000 - Acquired Dana Barros and Ansu Sesay from Dallas in exchange for Loy Vaught.
  • October 18, 2000 - Waived Ansu Sesay.
  • October 21, 2000 - Waived Rosell Ellis and Donald Williams.
  • October 28, 2000 - Waived David Vanterpool and Antonio Smith.
  • November 20, 2000 - Signed free agent Joe Smith, waived Torraye Braggs and placed Billy Owens (recurring back spasms) on the injured list.
  • November 26, 2000 - Acquired second-round draft choice from Miami for Cedric Ceballos.
  • February 22, 2001 - Acquired Corliss Williamson, Tyrone Corbin, Kornel David and a future first-round draft choice from Toronto in exchange for Jerome Williams and center Eric Montross.
  • February 23, 2001 - Waived Tyrone Corbin.
  • April 19, 2001 - Fired head coach George Irvine and assistant coaches Dave Twardzik, Mo McHone and Mike Sanders.
  • May 15, 2001 - Named John Hammond as director of player personnel and Bob Ociepka as an assistant coach.
  • May 25, 2001 - Named Rick Carlisle as head coach.
  • June 28, 2001 - Selected Rodney White with the ninth pick in the 2001 NBA Draft and Mehmet Okur with the 38th pick in the 2001 NBA Draft.

2001-02
  • July 9, 2001 - Named Tony Brown and Kevin O’Neill as assistant coaches.
  • July 18, 2001 - Renounced the rights to Kornel David, Joe Dumars, Derek Harper, Dana Barros, Billy Owens and Corliss Williamson. Traded Jud Buechler and John Wallace to Phoenix in exchange for Cliff Robinson. Traded a 2002 second-round draft choice to Toronto for the rights to Zeljko Rebraca.
  • July 24, 2001 - Re-signed Corliss Williamson. Signed Zeljko Rebraca and Ratko Varda to contracts.
  • August 2, 2001 - Signed first-round draft choice Rodney White.
  • September 7, 2001 - Acquired Jon Barry and a future first-round draft pick from Sacramento in exchange for Mateen Cleaves. Re-signed Dana Barros.
  • September 10, 2001 - Re-signed Brian Cardinal and signed free agent Victor Alexander.
  • September 28, 2001 - Signed free-agents Reggie Geary, Nate Green and Ricky Price.
  • October 15, 2001 - Waived Nate Green and Ricky Price.
  • October 25, 2001 - Waived Reggie Geary.
  • October 29, 2001 - Signed free agent Damon Jones.
  • May 21, 2002 - Promoted John Hammond to Vice President of Basketball Operations.
  • May 29, 2002 - Promoted Scott Perry to Director of Player Personnel and George David to Director of Scouting.
  • June 27, 2002 - Selected Tayshaun Prince with the 23rd pick in the 2002 NBA Draft.

2002-03
  • July 17, 2002 - Signed free agent Chauncey Billups.
  • August 5, 2002 - Finalized buyout agreement with Mikki Moore.
  • August 21, 2002 - Signed 2001 second-round draft choice Mehmet Okur.
  • September 11, 2002 - Acquired Hubert Davis, Richard Hamilton and Bobby Simmons from Washington in exchange for Brian Cardinal, Jerry Stackhouse and Ratko Varda.
  • September 30, 2002 - Signed free agents Ricky Moore, Gabe Muoneke and Anthony Pelle.
  • September 24, 2002 - Requested waivers on Bobby Simmons.
  • October 1, 2002 - Acquired Mengke Bateer, Don Reid and a future first-round draft choice from Denver in exchange for Rodney White.
  • October 3, 2002 - Acquired a 2003 second-round draft choice from San Antonio in exchange for Mengke Bateer.
  • October 9, 2002 - Requested waivers on Anthony Pelle.
  • October 10, 2002 - Signed free agent Juan Sanchez.
  • October 25, 2002 - Waived Ricky Moore and Gabe Muoneke.
  • February 5, 2003 - Signed free agent Danny Manning.
  • March 11, 2003 - Signed Clifford Robinson to a contract extension through 2004-05.
  • May 31, 2003 - Relieved Head Coach Rick Carlisle of his coaching duties.
  • June 2, 2003 - Named Larry Brown as head coach.
  • June 26, 2003 - Selected Darko Milicic with the second pick, Carlos Delfino with the 25th pick and Andreas Glyniadakis with the 58th pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.

2003-04
2003-04 Transactions
05/31/03Head Coach Rick Carlisle steps downPress Release
06/02/03Named Larry Brown as Head CoachPress Release
07/26/03Signed free agent Elden CampbellPress Release
08/07/03Named John Kuester, Mike Woodson, Dave Hanners, Herb Brown and Igor Stefan Kokoskov as assistant coachesPress Release
08/12/03Signed restricted free agent Richard HamiltonPress Release
08/21/03Acquired Bob Sura from Golden State in exchange for Clifford Robinson and Pepe SanchezPress Release
08/28/03Acquired Lindsey Hunter from Toronto in exchange for Michael CurryPress Release
09/12/03Signed first-round draft pick Darko MilicicPress Release
09/23/03Signed free agent Darvin HamPress Release
09/29/03Signed free-agents Ronald Dupree, Chris Garner, Rod Grizzard, A.J. Guyton, Justin Hamilton and Tang Hamilton.Press Release
10/04/03Waived Chris Garner and Rod Grizzard.No Release
10/09/03Waived A.J. Guyton and Tang HamiltonPress Release
10/11/03Signed Derrick Zimmerman.Press Release
10/22/03Waived Justin Hamilton and Derrick Zimmerman.Press Release
10/23/03Waived Ronald DupreePress Release
10/28/03Signed Tremaine Fowlkes and placed Lindsey Hunter on the injured listPress Release
11/09/03Placed Chucky Atkins on the Injured List, activated Lindsey HunterPress Release
11/18/03Placed Zeljko Rebraca on Injured List, activated Darvin HamPress Release
11/29/03Placed Lindsey Hunter on Injured List, activated Hubert DavisPress Release
12/09/03Placed Hubert Davis and Darvin Ham on Injured List, activated Chucky Atkins and Zeljko RebracaPress Release
12/29/03Placed Tremaine Fowlkes on Injured List, activated Darvin HamPress Release
01/20/04Requested waivers on guard Hubert Davis.Press Release
02/19/04Acquired Rasheed Wallace from Atlanta and Mike James from Boston as part of a three-way deal that sends Chucky Atkins and Lindsey Hunter to Boston and Bobby Sura, Zeljko Rebraca and Celtics Chris Mills to Atlanta.Press Release
02/20/04Activated forward Tremaine FowlkesPress Release
02/26/04Signed Lindsey Hunter to a contract and placed Mehmet Okur on the Injured List.Press Release
03/10/04Activated forward/center Mehmet Okur and placed forward Tremaine Fowlkes on the Injured List.Press Release
04/13/04Activated forward Tremaine Fowlkes and placed guard Chauncey Billups on the Injured List.No Release


2004-05
2004-05 Transactions
06/24/04Selected Rickey Paulding with the 54th pick in the 2004 NBA DraftPress Release
07/14/04Signed 2003 First Round Pick Carlos DelfinoPress Release
07/16/04Signed Free Agent Antonio McDyessPress Release
07/21/04Signed Free Agent Ronald DupreePress Release
07/23/04Re-Signed Rasheed WallacePress Release
07/23/04Completed Coaching Staff with Gar Heard, Phil Ford and Pat SullivanPress Release
08/04/04Signed Horace JenkinsPress Release
08/04/04Acquired Derrick Coleman and Amal Mccaskill from PhiladelphiaPress Release
08/09/04Re-Signed Darvin HamPress Release
08/13/04Re-Signed Lindsey HunterPress Release
10/01/04Signed Nigel Dixon, Smush Parker and Terrence ShannonPress Release
10/18/04Waived Nigel Dixon and Terrence ShannonPress Release
11/01/04Placed Dupree, Jenkins and Parker on the injured list
11/19/04Placed Carlos Delfino on the injured list; Activated Smush ParkerPress Release
11/30/04Activated Carlos Delfino; Placed Derrick Coleman on the injured list
12/03/04Activated Jenkins; Placed Parker on the injured list
12/11/04Activated Ronald Dupree; Placed Carlos Delfino on the injured listPress Release
12/29/04Activated Smush Parker; Placed Horace Jenkins on the injured list
01/04/05Released Guard William "Smush" ParkerPress Release
01/05/05Signed Anthony Goldwire to 10-Day ContractPress Release
01/05/05Released Derrick ColemanPress Release
01/15/05Signed Anthony Goldwire to Second 10-Day ContractPress Release
01/21/05Acquired Arroyo in exchange for Campbell and a future first-round pickPress Release
02/04/05Activated Horace JenkinsPress Release
03/04/05Signed Free Agent Elden Campbell, Placed Jenkins on Injured ListPress Release
03/13/05Activated guard Carlos Delfino; Place Ham on Injured ListPress Release


2005-06
2005-06 Transactions
06/28/05Selected Jason Maxiell with the 26th pick in the 2005 NBA DraftPress Release
07/07/05Signed 2005 First Round Pick Jason MaxiellPress Release
07/19/05Relieved Larry Brown of coaching dutiesPress Release
07/21/05Named Flip Saunders head coachPress Release
07/28/05Exercised team option on Darko MilicicPress Release
08/11/05Signed 2005 Second Round Picks Amir Johnson and Alex AckerPress Release
08/12/05Signed Sidney Lowe and Don Zierden, retained Igor KokoskovPress Release
08/24/05Signed restricted free-agent Maurice Evans to offer sheetPress Release
08/26/05Signed forward Dale Davis to a multi-year contractPress Release
09/06/05Signed guard Maurice Evans to a contractPress Release
09/26/05Pistons Name Ron Harper as Assistant CoachPress Release
10/03/05Glyniadakis and Sanchez added to training camp rosterPress Release
10/06/05Bill Pope promoted to Assistant Coach/Advance ScoutPress Release
10/12/05Waived guard Alejandro SanchezPress Release
10/16/05Waived guard Todd DayPress Release
10/25/05Waived center Andreas GlyniadakisPress Release
10/31/05Signed Tayshaun Prince To Contract ExtensionPress Release
10/31/05Opening Night Roster Finalized; Dupree Traded to MinnesotaPress Release
01/12/06Carlos Arroyo suspended for one gamePress Release
02/07/06Pistons Activate Guard Lindsey HunterPress Release
02/15/06Pistons Acquire Future First Round Draft Choice and Center Kelvin Cato From the Orlando Magic in Exchange for Darko Milicic and Carlos ArroyoPress Release
02/27/06Pistons Assign Johnson to NBA Development LeaguePress Release
03/01/06Pistons Sign Free Agent Guard Tony DelkPress Release
03/02/06Pistons Assign Acker To FayettevillePress Release
04/03/06Detroit's Rasheed Wallace SuspendedPress Release


2006-07
2006-07 Transactions
06/29/06Acquired draft rights to Cheick Samb in exchange for Maurice Evans and selected Will Blalock with the 60th pick in the 2006 NBA DraftPress Release
07/06/06Summer League roster setPress Release
07/07/06Cleaves added to Summer League rosterPress Release
08/23/06Terry Porter named assistant coachPress Release
09/12/06Dave Cowens named assistant coachPress Release
10/19/06Pistons waive Rick Rickert and Rob GriffinPress Release
10/20/06Pistons Exercise Team Options on Carlos Delfino and Jason MaxiellPress Release
01/08/07Pistons Assign Amir Johnson to Sioux Falls SkyforcePress Release
01/16/07Pistons Sign Free-Agent Forward/Center Chris WebberPress Release
01/22/07Pistons Recall Amir Johnson from Sioux Falls SkyforcePress Release
02/27/07Pistons Assign Will Blalock and Amir Johnson to Sioux Falls Skyforce
03/09/07Pistons Recall Will Blalock from Sioux Falls SkyforcePress Release
03/26/07Will Blalock Reassigned to Sioux Falls SkyforcePress Release
04/13/07Pistons Recall Amir Johnson from Sioux Falls SkyforcePress Release


2007-08
2007-08 Transactions
06/15/07Pistons Trade Delfino to RaptorsPress Release
06/28/07Pistons Select Stuckey, Afflalo and Mejia in DraftPress Release
06/29/07Pistons Name Michael Curry Assistant CoachPress Release
07/11/07Pistons Re-Sign Guard Chauncey BillupsPress Release
07/13/07Pistons Re-Sign Forward/Center Amir JohnsonPress Release
07/17/07Pistons Sign Center Cheick SambPress Release
07/23/07Pistons Ink Forward Antonio McDyess to Contract ExtensionPress Release
07/24/07Pistons Sign Second-Round Pick Sammy MejiaPress Release
08/16/07Pistons Sign Free Agent Guard/Forward Jarvis HayesPress Release
12/14/07Pistons Trade Nazr Mohammed to Bobcats for Primoz Brezec and Walter Herrmann, waive Ronald DupreePress Release
12/21/07Pistons Recall Cheikh Samb from Fort Wayne Mad AntsPress Release
01/29/08Pistons Re-Assign Cheikh Samb to NBA Development League Affiliate Fort Wayne Mad AntsPress Release
02/21/08Pistons Acquire Juan Dixon from Toronto in Exchange for Primoz BrezecPress Release
02/22/08Pistons Request Waivers on Guard Ronald MurrayPress Release
03/04/08Pistons Sign Center Theo RatliffPress Release
06/03/08Flip Saunders Not To Return As Pistons’ CoachPress Release


2008-09
2008-09 Transactions
06/10/08Pistons Name Michael Curry Head CoachPress Release
07/30/08Pistons Sign Free Agent Guard Will BynumPress Release
08/04/08Pistons Sign Free Agent Kwame BrownPress Release
08/05/08Pistons Exercise Team Option on Guards Rodney Stuckey and Arron AfflaloPress Release
08/06/08Pistons Sign Second Round Draft Choice Walter SharpePress Release
08/11/08Pistons Re-Sign Forward Walter HerrmannPress Release
09/29/08Pistons Sign Free Agent Guard Alex AckerPress Release
10/31/08Pistons Sign Forward Jason Maxiell to Contract ExtensionPress Release
11/03/08Pistons Acquire Allen Iverson from Denver in Exchange for Chauncey Billups, Antonio McDyess and Cheikh SambPress Release
12/09/08Pistons Sign Free Agent Antonio McDyessPress Release
02/16/09Pistons Acquire Conditional 2013 Second Round Draft Pick from the Los Angeles Clippers in Exchange for Alex Acker and 2011 Second Round Draft PickPress Release
04/29/09Pistons Exercise Team Option on Contract of Will BynumPress Release
06/23/09Pistons Acquire Fabricio Oberto in Three-Team Trade with San Antonio and MilwaukeePress Release
06/25/09Pistons Select Austin Daye with 15th Pick in 2009 NBA DraftPress Release
06/30/09Michael Curry Relieved of Pistons’ Coaching DutiesPress Release

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