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2004–05 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 2, 2004 – April 20, 2005
TV partner/s ABC, TNT, ESPN, NBA TV
Draft
Top draft pick Dwight Howard
Picked by Orlando Magic
Regular season
Season MVP Steve Nash (Phoenix)
Top scorer Allen Iverson (Philadelphia)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Detroit Pistons
  Eastern runners-up Miami Heat
Western champions San Antonio Spurs
  Western runners-up Phoenix Suns
Finals
Finals champions San Antonio Spurs
  Runners-up Detroit Pistons
Finals MVP Tim Duncan (San Antonio)
NBA seasons

← 2003–04

2005–06 →

The 2004–05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). It began on November 2, 2004 and ended June 23, 2005. The season ended with the San Antonio Spurs defeating defending champion Detroit Pistons 4–3 in the NBA Finals.

Contents

Notable occurrences

Final standings

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Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Boston Celtics-y (3) 45 37 .549 -
Philadelphia 76ers-x (7) 43 39 .524 2
New Jersey Nets-x (8) 42 40 .512 3
Toronto Raptors 33 49 .402 12
New York Knicks 33 49 .402 12
Central Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Detroit Pistons-y (2) 54 28 .659 -
Chicago Bulls-x (4) 47 35 .573 7
Indiana Pacers-x (6) 44 38 .537 10
Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 .512 12
Milwaukee Bucks 30 52 .366 24
Southeast Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Miami Heat-z (1) 59 23 .720 -
Washington Wizards-x (5) 45 37 .549 14
Orlando Magic 36 46 .439 23
Charlotte Bobcats 18 64 .220 41
Atlanta Hawks 13 69 .159 46

Western Conference

Northwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Seattle SuperSonics-y (3) 52 30 .634 -
Denver Nuggets-x (7) 49 33 .598 3
Minnesota Timberwolves 44 38 .537 8
Portland Trail Blazers 27 55 .329 25
Utah Jazz 26 56 .317 26
Southwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
San Antonio Spurs-y C (2) 59 23 .720 -
Dallas Mavericks-x (4) 58 24 .707 1
Houston Rockets-x (5) 51 31 .622 8
Memphis Grizzlies-x (8) 45 37 .549 14
New Orleans Hornets 18 64 .220 41
Pacific Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Phoenix Suns-z (1) 62 20 .756 -
Sacramento Kings-x (6) 50 32 .610 12
Los Angeles Clippers 37 45 .451 25
Los Angeles Lakers 34 48 .415 28
Golden State Warriors 34 48 .415 28
  • x - Clinched playoff spot.
  • y - Clinched division title.
  • z - Clinched top conference record.
  • (1) – (8) - Playoff seedings
  • C - NBA Champions

Statistics leaders

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Allen Iverson Philadelphia 76ers 30.7
Rebounds per game Kevin Garnett Minnesota Timberwolves 13.5
Assists per game Steve Nash Phoenix Suns 11.5
Steals per game Larry Hughes Washington Wizards 2.9
Blocks per game Andrei Kirilenko Utah Jazz 3.3
FG% Shaquille O'Neal Miami Heat 60.0%
FT% Reggie Miller Indiana Pacers 93.3%
3FG% Fred Hoiberg Minnesota Timberwolves 48.3%

NBA awards

See also


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