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ROCKETS VS. PISTONS OVERALL RECORD
Houston Rockets 67   --   71 Detroit Pistons
REG SEASON: 67-71 PLAYOFFS 0-0

Rockets vs. Pistons Regular Season
YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT   YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1968 San Diego 2 - 5 Detroit   1969 San Diego 3 - 3 Detroit
1970 San Diego 3 - 3 Detroit   1971 San Diego 2 - 4 Detroit
1972 Houston 3 - 3 Detroit   1973 Houston 3 - 1 Detroit
1974 Houston 1 - 3 Detroit   1975 Houston 2 - 2 Detroit
1976 Houston 2 - 2 Detroit   1977 Houston 2 - 2 Detroit
1978 Houston 1 - 3 Detroit   1979 Houston 2 - 2 Detroit
1980 Houston 5 - 1 Detroit   1981 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
1982 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit   1983 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit
1984 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   1985 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
1986 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   1987 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
1988 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   1989 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
1990 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   1991 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit
1992 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit   1993 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
1994 Houston 2 - 0 Detroit   1995 Houston 2 - 0 Detroit
1996 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   1997 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
1998 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   1999 Houston 0 - 0 Detroit
2000 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   2001 Houston 2 - 0 Detroit
2002 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   2003 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit
2004 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   2005 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit
2006 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit   2007 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
2008 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   2009 Houston 2 - 0 Detroit
2010 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit   2011 Houston 2 - 0 Detroit
2012 Houston 1 - 0 Detroit   2013 Houston 2 - 0 Detroit
2014 Houston 2 - 0 Detroit   2015 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
2016 Houston 0 - 2 Detroit   2017 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit
2018 Houston 1 - 1 Detroit    

Rockets vs. Pistons Playoff History
The Rockets franchise has never faced the Pistons franchise in the playoffs

Top Performances: Rockets VS. Pistons

1999-2000 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 109, Rockets 105 : Too Little, Too Late
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 6, 2000 IN DETROIT
    Late 11-2 Rocket charge just falls short as Pistons win 109-105
  • Rockets 107, Pistons 102 : Rockets Hold Off Pistons
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 15, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Anderson, Mobley, Thomas lead Rockets past Detroit 107-102

2000-2001 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 107, Pistons 97 : Bringing Down the StackHouse
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 4, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Rocket guards combine for 68 to combat Stackhouse's 46 in 107-97 win
  • Rockets 103, Pistons 90 : All Pistons Firing
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 8, 2001 IN DETROIT
    Mobley, Dream lead team effort, Houston burns Detroit 103-90

2001-2002 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 105, Rockets 77 : Skid Hits Double Digits
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 9, 2001 IN DETROIT
    Pistons destroy Rockets by 28, hand Houston 10th straight defeat
  • Rockets 99, Pistons 97 : Lightin' Up, Francis!
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 3, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Stevie scores 36 in return, nails game winner with 0.2 seconds left

2002-2003 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 98, Rockets 74 : Pistons Pummel Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 24, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Offense is garbage again as Wallace-led Detroit overpowers Houston
  • Pistons 96, Rockets 83 : Rough Time in MoTown
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 4, 2003 IN DETROIT
    Hamilton, Billups, strong defense overwhelm Rockets in Detroit

2003-2004 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 86, Pistons 80 : Yao, Francis Team Up On Pistons
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 6, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Yao grabs career high 20 boards, Francis dishes 11 dimes in big win over Detroit
  • Pistons 85, Rockets 66 : Disastrous Offense Results in Defeat
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 7, 2004 IN DETROIT
    Pistons hold poor-shooting Rockets to 66 points in 19-point drumming in Detroit

2004-2005 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 87, Rockets 79 : McGrady Debuts, Rockets Fall
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 2, 2004 IN DETROIT
    T-Mac shoots 6-18 in debut as Rockets fall to defending champs in Detroit
  • Pistons 93, Rockets 72 : Rockets Hit Another New Low
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 30, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Houston scores just 72 in front of home fans, falls to McDyess-led Pistons

2005-2006 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 78, Rockets 70 : Pistons Put Clamp On Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 18, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets fall to Pistons 78-70, lose McGrady again to back injury
  • Pistons 99, Rockets 97 : Just Short in Detroit
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 22, 2006 IN DETROIT
    Head, Howard miss in final seconds as Rockets nearly stun Pistons in 99-97 loss

2006-2007 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 104, Rockets 92 : Simply Can't Finish
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 18, 2006 IN DETROIT
    Rockets let tight game slip away in final quarter as Pistons cruise 104-92
  • Rockets 91, Pistons 85 : Rockets Hold On To Beat Pistons
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 22, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Yao's 27 points, crucial block stalls Pistons run in 91-85 Rockets home win

2007-2008 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 80, Pistons 77 : Back to Defense
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 12, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Adelman goes almost exclusively to last year's players in 80-77 win over Pistons
  • Pistons 94, Rockets 82 : Stars Fall, Rockets Lose
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 23, 2007 IN DETROIT
    T-Mac leaves (again) with knee injury, Pistons drive past Rockets 94-82

2008-2009 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 108, Pistons 105 : Rockets Outgun Pistons
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 25, 2009 IN DETROIT
    T-Mac returns -- Scola, Artest lead offensive barrage in 108-105 win
  • Rockets 106, Pistons 101 : Yao Rescues Rockets in Double OT
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Yao Ming's 31 points, 15 rebounds fuel Rockets past Pistons in two overtimes

2009-2010 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 107, Pistons 96 : Rockets Dump Pistons
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 15, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    T-Mac makes small minute return, but Brooks, Scola steal show in 107-96 win
  • Pistons 110, Rockets 107 : Looking Lottery Bound
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 7, 2010 IN DETROIT
    Late crash in regulation in Detroit costs Rockets game in OT, hurts playoff push

2010-2011 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 97, Pistons 83 : Scola Blasts Pistons in McGrady's Return
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 7, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Luis Scola goes off for 35 and 12 in Rockets 97-83 win over McGrady, Pistons
  • Rockets 108, Pistons 100 : Rookie Patterson Leads Rockets Past Pistons
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 22, 2011 IN DETROIT
    Patrick Patterson scores career high 20 as Rockets knock off Pistons 108-100

2011-2012 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 97, Pistons 80 : Rockets Rout Pathetic Pistons
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 17, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Six Rockets score in double figures in 97-80 win over lowly Detroit

2012-2013 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 105, Pistons 96 : Harden Explodes In Houston Debut
    BOX SCORE | OCTOBER 31, 2012 IN DETROIT
    Newest Rocket goes for 37, 12 assists, 6 boards, 4 steals in 105-96 win
  • Rockets 96, Pistons 82 : Rockets Torch Hapless Pistons
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 10, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    22-1 run late puts game away as Rockets end 3-game slide with 96-82 win

2013-2014 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 114, Pistons 97 : Dwight Dominates Pistons
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 21, 2013 IN DETROIT
    With Rockets crippled by injuries, Howard goes for 35 and 19 in Rocket win
  • Rockets 118, Pistons 110 : Rockets Run Over Pistons
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 1, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Starters all step up as Rockets take care of business with 118-110 win

2014-2015 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 114, Rockets 101 : Defense Crumbles in Detroit
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 31, 2015 IN DETROIT
    Rockets can't contain the paint nor DJ Augustin in 114-101 loss
  • Rockets 103, Pistons 93 : Rockets Blow Past Pistons
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 6, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Harden's triple-double, Jones' energy fuels Rockets to 103-93 home win

2015-2016 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 116, Rockets 105 : INCONSISTENT EFFORT
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 30, 2015 IN DETROIT
    Rockets can't overcome horrible first half, fall 116-105 in Detroit
  • Pistons 123, Rockets 114 : Pistons Pound Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 20, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Dwight goes down with ankle sprain, Rockets go down to Pistons 123-114

2016-2017 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Rockets 99, Pistons 96 : Rockets Eek Out Win in Detroit
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 21, 2016 IN DETROIT
    Ugly game, poor shooting but Harden, Rockets take third straight victory
  • Pistons 114, Rockets 109 : Not Sharp At All
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 7, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets not clicking, collapse in fourth in 114-109 home loss to Pistons

2017-2018 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PISTONS:

  • Pistons 108, Rockets 101 : Firing Blanks in Detroit
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 6, 2018 IN DETROIT
    Ugly second half does Rockets win in 108-101 loss to Pistons
  • Rockets 100, Pistons 96 : Dropping Detroit In Overtime
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 22, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Harden struggles but leads the way in OT as Rockets escape with 7th straight win

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