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2006–07 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration October 31, 2006 – April 18, 2007
TV partner/s ABC, TNT, ESPN, NBA TV
Draft
Top draft pick Andrea Bargnani
Picked by Toronto Raptors
Regular season
Season MVP Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas)
Top scorer Kobe Bryant (L.A. Lakers)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Cleveland Cavaliers
  Eastern runners-up Detroit Pistons
Western champions San Antonio Spurs
  Western runners-up Utah Jazz
Finals
Finals champions San Antonio Spurs
  Runners-up Cleveland Cavaliers
Finals MVP Tony Parker (San Antonio)
NBA seasons

← 2005–06

2007–08 →

The 2006–07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. The regular season began on November 1, 2006 and ran through June 14, 2007. The league fielded 30 teams, each playing an 82 game regular season schedule. The top eight seeds from each conference reached the NBA Playoffs, which began on April 21, 2007 and ended on June 14, 2007. The San Antonio Spurs were crowned the champions after sweeping the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.

Contents

Notable occurrences

Final standings

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Toronto Raptors-y (3) 47 35 .573 -
New Jersey Nets-x (6) 41 41 .500 6
Philadelphia 76ers 35 47 .427 12
New York Knicks 33 49 .402 14
Boston Celtics 24 58 .293 23
Central Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Detroit Pistons-z (1) 53 29 .646 -
Cleveland Cavaliers-x (2) 50 32 .610 3
Chicago Bulls-x (5) 49 33 .598 4
Indiana Pacers 35 47 .427 18
Milwaukee Bucks 28 54 .341 25
Southeast Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Miami Heat-y (4) 44 38 .537 -
Washington Wizards-x (7) 41 41 .500 3
Orlando Magic-x (8) 40 42 .488 4
Charlotte Bobcats 33 49 .402 11
Atlanta Hawks 30 52 .366 14

Western Conference

Northwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Utah Jazz-y (4) 51 31 .622 -
Denver Nuggets-x (6) 45 37 .549 6
Portland Trail Blazers 32 50 .390 19
Minnesota Timberwolves 32 50 .390 19
Seattle SuperSonics 31 51 .378 20
Southwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Dallas Mavericks -z (1) 67 15 .817 -
San Antonio Spurs-x (3) C 58 24 .707 9
Houston Rockets-x (5) 52 30 .634 15
NO/OKC Hornets 39 43 .476 28
Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 .268 45
Pacific Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Phoenix Suns-y (2) 61 21 .744 -
Los Angeles Lakers-x (7) 42 40 .512 19
Golden State Warriors-x (8) 42 40 .512 19
Los Angeles Clippers 40 42 .488 21
Sacramento Kings 33 49 .402 28
  • x - Clinched playoff berth
  • y - Clinched division title
  • z - Clinched top conference record
  • (1) - (8) - Playoff seedings
  • C - NBA Champions[8]

Statistics leaders

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers 31.6
Rebounds per game Kevin Garnett Minnesota Timberwolves 12.8
Assists per game Steve Nash Phoenix Suns 11.6
Steals per game Baron Davis Golden State Warriors 2.14
Blocks per game Marcus Camby Denver Nuggets 3.3
Field goal percentage Mikki Moore New Jersey Nets 60.81%
Free throw percentage Kyle Korver Philadelphia 76ers 91.4%
Three-point field goal percentage Jason Kapono Miami Heat 51.4%

NBA awards

See also

References

  1. ^ NBA All-Star Game, nba.com/allstar2007, accessed April 25, 2007.
  2. ^ Miller, Smith go to Sixers in deal for Iverson, sports.espn.go.com, December 20, 2006, accessed April 25, 2007.
  3. ^ All-Time Winning Streaks, nba.com, March 13, 2007, accessed May 1, 2007.
  4. ^ Associated Press. Kobe scores 50 (again), leads Lakers past Hornets, scores.espn.go.com, March 23, 2007, accessed May 1, 2007.
  5. ^ Associated Press. Gelston, Dan, Toronto 94, Philadelphia 85, sports.yahoo.com, April 6, 2007, accessed April 25, 2007.
  6. ^ Warriors Make History, Close Out Mavs, nba.com, May 7, 2007, accessed November 16, 2007.
  7. ^ Parker, Spurs Close Out Cavs for Fourth Title, nba.com, June 15, 2007, accessed June 15, 2007.
  8. ^ 2006-07 DIVISION STANDINGS, nba.com, accessed July 1, 2007.
  9. ^ "Dirk Nowitzki Wins 2006-07 MVP Award", nba.com, May 15, 2007, accessed May 15, 2007.
  10. ^ a b c Roy Headlines 2006-07 NBA T-Mobile All-Rookie Team, nba.com, May 8, 2007, accessed May 12, 2007.
  11. ^ Nuggets’ Camby Wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, nba.com, April 27, 2007, accessed April 27, 2007.
  12. ^ Phoenix’s Barbosa Wins 2006-07 NBA Sixth Man Award, nba.com, April 23, 2007, accessed April 25, 2007.
  13. ^ Golden State’s Ellis Wins 2006-07 NBA Most Improved Player Award, nba.com, April 26, 2007, accessed April 26, 2007.
  14. ^ Sam Mitchell Named 2006-07 Coach of the Year, nba.com/raptors, April 24, 2007, accessed April 24, 2007.
  15. ^ Raptors’ Bryan Colangelo Named Executive of the Year, nba.com, May 14, 2007, accessed May 15, 2007.
  16. ^ Chicago's Deng wins sportsmanship award, nba.com, May 3, 2007, accessed May 8 2007.
  17. ^ a b c Phoenix Duo Highlights All-NBA First Team, nba.com, May 10, 2007, accessed May 12, 2007.
  18. ^ a b San Antonio Teammates Bowen and Duncan Top 2006-07 NBA All-Defensive Team Selections, nba.com, April 30, 2007, accessed May 12, 2007.

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