2003–04 Memphis Grizzlies season

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2003–04 Memphis Grizzlies season
Head coach Hubie Brown
Arena Pyramid Arena
Results
Record 50–32 (.610)
Place Division: 4th (Midwest)
Conference: 6th (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round
(eliminated 0-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 2003-04 Memphis Grizzlies season was the ninth being a NBA team and the third being in Memphis.[1] Their first game was against the Boston Celtics on October 31, 2003. The Grizzlies lost 91-93.[2] Their next game was an away game against the Houston Rockets on November 1, 2003. The Grizzlies got their first win with a score of 79-71. They made the playoffs for the first time in their franchise history, after finishing 4th in the NBA Midwest Division. The Grizzlies lost however after losing four games straight against the San Antonio Spurs. They ended the season 50-32.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2003 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/From
1 13 Marcus Banks PG  United States UNLV
1 27 Kendrick Perkins C  United States Clifton J. Ozen (HS)

Roster[edit]

Memphis Grizzlies roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
SF 31 United States Battier, Shane 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Duke
PG 3 United States Bell, Troy 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Boston College
PF 16 Spain Gasol, Pau 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Spain
SF 40 United States Humphrey, Ryan 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Notre Dame
SG 30 United States Jones, Dahntay 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Duke
SG 33 United States Miller, Mike 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Florida
PF 45 United States Outlaw, Bo 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Houston
SF 41 United States Posey, James 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 217 lb (98 kg) Xavier
PF 0 United States Smith, Theron 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 261 lb (118 kg) Ball State
C 4 United States Swift, Stromile 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) LSU
C 12 Georgia (country) Tsakalidis, Jake 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 290 lb (132 kg) Republic of Georgia
PG 25 United States Watson, Earl 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 199 lb (90 kg) UCLA
SF 6 United States Wells, Bonzi 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Ball State
PG 2 United States Williams, Jason 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Florida
C 42 United States Wright, Lorenzen 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Memphis
Head coach




Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Roster

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:2003-04 NBA Midwest standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Minnesota Timberwolves 58 24 .707
2 y-Los Angeles Lakers 56 26 .683 2
3 x-San Antonio Spurs 57 25 .695 1
4 x-Sacramento Kings 55 27 .671 3
5 x-Dallas Mavericks 52 30 .634 6
6 x-Memphis Grizzlies 50 32 .610 8
7 x-Houston Rockets 45 37 .549 13
8 x-Denver Nuggets 43 39 .524 15
9 Utah Jazz 42 40 .512 16
10 Portland Trail Blazers 41 41 .500 17
11 Seattle SuperSonics 37 45 .451 21
12 Golden State Warriors 37 45 .451 21
13 Phoenix Suns 29 53 .354 29
14 Los Angeles Clippers 28 54 .341 30


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(3) San Antonio Spurs vs. (6) Memphis Grizzlies: Spurs win series 4–0

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Spurs and Grizzlies.

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]