TOP CROWDS IN DETROIT

At The Palace:
Sold out 245 consecutive games at The Palace from the building’s opening on 11/5/88 through 12/10/93. The
Palace has hosted 596 sellouts in its 20 years. The building’s capacity was increased from 21,454 to 22,076
in the summer of 1997. Dating back to January 19, 2004, the Pistons have recorded 235 consecutive sellouts
(playoffs included) including all 41 home games this past season.

At Pontiac Silverdome:
Regular Season — 61,983, vs. Boston, January 29, 1988.
All-Star Game — 31,745, Feb. 4, 1979.
Playoffs — *41,732, vs. L.A. Lakers, June 16, 1988.

At Cobo Arena:
Regular Season (single game) — 11,468, Pistons vs. Milwaukee, Feb. 9, 1971.
Regular Season (doubleheader) — 11,028, Pistons vs. San Francisco, Boston vs. Los Angeles, Feb. 12, 1963
Playoffs — 11,499, Pistons vs. Chicago, April 1, 1974.

At Olympia:
Regular Season — 13,121, Pistons vs. Minneapolis, Philadelphia vs. St. Louis, Dec. 4, 1959.
All-Star Game — 10,541, Jan. 23, 1959.

At Joe Louis Arena:
Regular Season — 22,136, Pistons vs. Boston, March 31, 1985.
Playoffs — 21,208, Pistons vs. New York, April 27, 1984.

Biggest Road or Neutral Floor Crowd Pistons Have Ever Played Before:
41,136 in doubleheader at Astrodome in Houston, Texas, Feb. 4, 1969. Detroit played Cincinnati while Boston opposed San Diego in doubleheader.

Biggest Pistons Crowd for Game in Road City:
29,056 at Minnesota (Metrodome), January 27, 1990.

Biggest Opening Night Crowd:
27,563 vs. Boston, October 26, 1984.

*NBA Record.

ALL-TIME LARGEST CROWDS

40,000-Plus Attendance
61,983 vs. Boston, Jan. 29, 1988
52,745 vs. Atlanta, Feb. 21, 1987
47,692 vs. Atlanta, Mar. 30, 1988
44,180 vs. Philadelphia, Feb. 15, 1986
43,816 vs. Philadelphia, Feb. 16, 1985

30,000-Plus Attendance
#39,188 vs. L.A. Lakers, June 12, 1988

#38,912 vs. Boston, June 3, 1988
38,873 vs. Chicago, Feb. 1, 1987
37,462 vs. Boston, Feb. 28, 1988
37,712 vs. Milwaukee, Apr. 5,1987
37,279 vs. Boston, Jan. 10, 1987
35,884 vs. Atlanta, Feb. 12, 1988
35,407 vs. Milwaukee, Mar. 31, 1984
35,364 vs. San Antonio, Feb. 11, 1984
34,523 vs. Boston, Dec. 4, 1984
#34,297 vs. L.A. Lakers, June 12, 1988
#33,896 vs. Boston, Mar. 8, 1987
33,854 vs. Cleveland, Mar. 12, 1988
30,743 vs. San Antonio, Nov. 27, 1987
30,281 vs. Chicago, Mar. 4, 1987
30,177 vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 16, 1985
30,104 vs. L.A. Lakers, Mar. 4, 1984
30,091 vs. Boston, Apr. 13, 1984

Playoff Games
41,732 vs. L.A. Lakers, June 16, 1988
39,188 vs. L.A. Lakers, June 12, 1988
38,912 vs. Boston, June 3, 1988
34,297 vs. L.A. Lakers, June 14, 1988

#Playoff Game

AT OLYMPIA
YEAR GAMES TOTAL AVERAGE
1957-58 28 134,411 4,789
1958-59 30 119,351 3,978
1959-60 31 178,007 5,742
1960-61 31 164,230 5,298

AT COBO ARENA
YEAR GAMES TOTAL AVERAGE
1961-62 30 143,081 4,769
1962-63 30 144,150 3,806
1963-64 30 100,386 3,346
1964-65 30 121,239 4,011
1965-66 30 120,013 4,000
1966-67 30 193,782 6,459
1967-68 32 224,164 7,005
1968-69 38 201,433 5,301
1969-70 38 167,648 4,412
1970-71 41 283,913 6,925
1971-72 41 188,763 4,604
1972-73 41 212,094 5,190
1973-74 41 300,565 7,331
1974-75 41 307,180 7,492
1975-76 41 251,352 6,130
1976-77 41 303,792 7,410
1977-78 41 223,382 5,448

AT PONTIAC SILVERDOME
YEAR GAMES TOTAL AVERAGE
1978-79 41 389,936 9,510
1979-80 41 333,233 8,128
1980-81 41 228,349 5,569
1981-82 41 406,317 9,910
1982-83 41 522,063 12,733
1983-84* 41 652,865 15,923
1984-85* 41 691,540 16,867
1985-86* 41 695,239 16,957
1986-87* 41 908,240 22,152
1987-88* 41 1,066,505 26,012

AT THE PALACE
YEAR GAMES SELLOUTS TOTAL AVERAGE
1988-89 41 41 879,614 21,454
1989-90 41 41 879,614 21,454
1990-91 41 41 879,614 21,454
1991-92 41 41 879,614 21,454
1992-93 41 41 879,614 21,454
1993-94 41 18 785,187 19,151
1994-95 41 14 719,090 17,538
1995-96 41 10 730,573 17,819
1996-97 41 29 820,585 20,014
1997-98 41 17 794,567 19,380
1998-99 25 3 444,585 17,783
1999-00 41 5 678,470 16,548
2000-01 41 3 607,323 14,813
2001-02 41 15 760,807 18,556
2002-03* 41 24 839,278 20,470
2003-04* 41 29 872,902 21,290
2004-05* 41 41 905,116 22,076
2005-06* 41 41 905,116 22,076
2006-07 41 41 905,116 22,076
2007-08* 41 41 905,116 22,076
2008-09* 41 36 896,971 21,877
2009-10 41 11 768,826 18,752

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