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Detroit Pistons playoff history



Year Result
2001-02 Defeated Toronto, 3-2, first round
Lost to Boston, 4-1, conference semifinals
1999-2000 Lost to Miami, 3-0, first round
1998-99 Lost to Atlanta, 3-2, first round
1996-97 Lost to Atlanta, 3-2, first round
1995-96 Lost to Orlando, 3-0, first round
1991-92 Lost to New York, 3-2, first round
1990-91 Defeated Atlanta, 3-2, first round
Defeated Boston, 4-2, conference semifinals
Lost to Chicago, 4-0, conference finals
1989-90 Defeated Indiana, 3-0, first round
Defeated New York, 4-1, conference semifinals
Defeated Chicago, 4-3, conference finals
Defeated Portland, 4-1, NBA Finals
1988-89 Defeated Boston, 3-0, first round
Defeated Milwaukee, 4-0, conference semifinals
Defeated Chicago, 4-2, conference finals
Defeated LA Lakers, 4-0, NBA Finals
1987-88 Defeated Washington, 3-2, first round
Defeated Chicago, 4-1, conference semifinals
Defeated Boston, 4-2, conference finals
Lost to LA Lakers, 4-3, NBA Finals
1986-87 Defeated Washington, 3-0, first round
Defeated Atlanta, 4-1, conference semifinals
Lost to Boston, 4-3, conference finals
1985-86 Lost to Atlanta, 3-1, first round
1984-85 Defeated New Jersey, 3-0, first round
Lost to Boston, 4-2, conference semifinals
1983-84 Lost to New York, 3-2, first round
1976-77 Lost to Golden State, 2-1, first round
1975-76 Defeated Milwaukee, 2-1, first round
Lost to Golden State, 4-2, conference semifinals
1974-75 Lost to Seattle, first round
1973-74 Lost to Chicago, 4-3, conference semifinals
1967-68 Lost to Boston, 4-2, division semifinals
1962-63 Lost to St. Louis, 3-1, division semifinals
1961-62 Defeated Cincinnati, 3-1, division semifinals
Lost to LA Lakers, 4-2, division finals
1960-61 Lost to LA Lakers, 3-2, division semifinals
1959-60 Lost to Minneapolis, 2-0, division semifinals
1958-59 Lost to Minneapolis, 2-1, division semifinals
1957-58 Defeated Cincinnati, 2-0, division semifinals
Lost to St. Louis, 4-1, division finals
1956-57* Lost to St. Louis, division tiebreaker
Lost to Minneapolis, 2-0, division semifinals
1955-56* Defeated St. Louis, 3-2, division finals
Lost to Philadelphia, 4-1, NBA Finals
1954-55* Defeated Minneapolis, 3-1, division finals
Lost to Syracuse, 4-3, NBA Finals
1953-54* Lost to Rochester and Minneapolis, 4-0, round-robin
1952-53* Defeated Rochester, 2-1, division semifinals
Lost to Minneapolis, 3-2, division finals
1951-52* Lost to Rochester, 2-0, division semifinals
1950-51* Lost to Rochester, 2-1, division semifinals
1949-50* Defeated Chicago, third-place tiebreaker
Defeated Rochester, 2-0, division semifinals
Lost to Minneapolis, 2-0, division finals
* Fort Wayne Pistons
 



 

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