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2005–06 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 1, 2005 – April 19, 2006
TV partner/s ABC, TNT, ESPN, NBA TV
Draft
Top draft pick Andrew Bogut
Picked by Milwaukee Bucks
Regular season
Season MVP Steve Nash (Phoenix)
Top scorer Kobe Bryant (L.A. Lakers)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Miami Heat
  Eastern runners-up Detroit Pistons
Western champions Dallas Mavericks
  Western runners-up Phoenix Suns
Finals
Finals champions Miami Heat
  Runners-up Dallas Mavericks
Finals MVP Dwyane Wade (Miami)
NBA seasons

← 2004–05

2006–07 →

The 2005–06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. It began on November 1, 2005 and ran through April 19, 2006. The Miami Heat were crowned NBA champions, defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals, 4–2.

Contents

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division
Team W L PCT. GB
New Jersey Nets-y (3) 49 33 .598 -
Philadelphia 76ers 38 44 .463 11
Boston Celtics 33 49 .402 16
Toronto Raptors 27 55 .329 22
New York Knicks 23 59 .280 26
Central Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Detroit Pistons-z (1) 64 18 .780 -
Cleveland Cavaliers-x (4) 50 32 .610 14
Indiana Pacers-x (6) 41 41 .500 23
Chicago Bulls-x (7) 41 41 .500 23
Milwaukee Bucks-x (8) 40 42 .488 24
Southeast Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Miami Heat-y (2) C 52 30 .634 -
Washington Wizards-x (5) 42 40 .512 10
Orlando Magic 36 46 .439 16
Charlotte Bobcats 26 56 .317 26
Atlanta Hawks 26 56 .317 26

Western Conference

Northwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Denver Nuggets-y (3) 44 38 .537 -
Utah Jazz 41 41 .500 3
Seattle SuperSonics 35 47 .427 9
Minnesota Timberwolves 33 49 .402 11
Portland Trail Blazers 21 61 .256 23
Southwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
San Antonio Spurs-z (1) 63 19 .768 -
Dallas Mavericks-x (4) 60 22 .732 3
Memphis Grizzlies-x (5) 49 33 .598 14
NO/OKC Hornets 38 44 .463 25
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 29
Pacific Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Phoenix Suns-y (2) 54 28 .659 -
Los Angeles Clippers-x (6) 47 35 .573 7
Los Angeles Lakers-x (7) 45 37 .549 9
Sacramento Kings-x (8) 44 38 .537 10
Golden State Warriors 34 48 .415 20
  • x - Clinched playoff berth
  • 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 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers 35.4
Rebounds per game Kevin Garnett Minnesota Timberwolves 12.7
Assists per game Steve Nash Phoenix Suns 10.5
Steals per game Gerald Wallace Charlotte Bobcats 2.5
Blocks per game Marcus Camby Denver Nuggets 3.29
FG% Shaquille O'Neal Miami Heat 60.0%
FT% Steve Nash Phoenix Suns 92.1%
3FG% Richard Hamilton Detroit Pistons 45.8%

NBA awards

References

See also

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