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The Best Detroit Pistons To Have Their Numbers Retired

Updated August 16, 2019 512 votes 68 voters 1.2k views10 items

List RulesVote up the best Detroit Pistons players to have their legendary number retired for all time.

These Detroit Pistons players have all had their numbers retired. After making a big impact while playing for the team, players such as Isiah Thomas and Dennis Rodman had their jerseys retired. But not every player in the NBA gets their number retired, it is an honor bestowed upon the best players of a franchise. Which of these athletes are the greatest Detroit Pistons players? This list is only for Detroit Pistons players with retired jerseys. Coaches and managers have had their numbers retired as well but we're here to determine the best Detroit Pistons players that have had their number retired for all time.

Although these are undoubtedly great players, not all of them have been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite having their numbers honored. The Detroit Pistons players that have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame are noted below. Vote up the Detroit Pistons players with retired numbers that you think made the biggest contribution to the team.

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  • Photo: Bennet Raglin / Getty Images

    Number: 11

    Years with franchise: 1981–1994

    Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

    58
    1
    Did he deserve it?
  • Number: 4

    Years with franchise: 1985–1999

    Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

    48
    2
    Did he deserve it?
  • Number: 3

    Years with franchise: 2000–2006, 2009–2012​​​​​​​

    52
    8
    Did he deserve it?
  • Photo: Bryan Bedder / Getty Images

    Number: 1

    Years with franchise: 2013–2014, 2002–2008

    50
    7
    Did he deserve it?