2004–05 Memphis Grizzlies season

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2004–05 Memphis Grizzlies season
Head coach Mike Fratello
Arena FedExForum
Results
Record 45–37 (.549)
Place Division: 4th (Southwest)
Conference: 8th (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round
(eliminated 0-4)
Local media
Television FSN South
Radio WREC
< 2003–04 2005–06 >

The 2004–05 Memphis Grizzlies season was the team's tenth in the NBA.[1] Their first game was on November 3, 2004 against the Washington Wizards. The Grizzlies lost 91–103. This led to a four-game losing streak. The Grizzlies got their first home win on November 10, 2004 against the Los Angeles Lakers. The score was 110–87. The Grizzlies last game was at home on April 20, 2005 against the Dallas Mavericks. The Grizzlies lost by a score of 88–108. They made the playoffs after finishing fourth in the NBA Southwest Division. The Grizzlies lost all four of their playoff games against the Phoenix Suns. They ended the season 45–37.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2004 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School
2 49 Sergei Lishouk C/PF  Ukraine

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:2004-05 NBA Midwest standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Phoenix Suns 62 20 .756
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 59 23 .720 3
3 y-Seattle SuperSonics 52 30 .634 10
4 x-Dallas Mavericks 58 24 .707 4
5 x-Houston Rockets 51 31 .622 11
6 x-Sacramento Kings 50 32 .610 12
7 x-Denver Nuggets 49 33 .598 13
8 x-Memphis Grizzlies 45 37 .549 17
9 Minnesota Timberwolves 44 38 .537 18
10 Los Angeles Clippers 37 45 .451 25
11 Los Angeles Lakers 34 48 .415 28
12 Golden State Warriors 34 48 .415 28
13 Portland Trail Blazers 27 55 .329 35
14 Utah Jazz 26 56 .317 36
15 New Orleans Hornets 18 64 .220 44
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(1) Phoenix Suns vs. (8) Memphis Grizzlies

April 24
7:30 pm
Memphis Grizzlies 103, Phoenix Suns 114
Scoring by quarter: 29–39, 22–20, 28–28, 25–27
Pts: Mike Miller 19
Rebs: Shane Battier 9
Asts: Jason Williams 5
Pts: Shawn Marion 26
Rebs: Shawn Marion 13
Asts: Steve Nash 13
America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 18,422
Referees: Bennett Salvatore, Bob Delaney, Sean Corbin
April 27
7:30 pm
Memphis Grizzlies 103, Phoenix Suns 108
Scoring by quarter: 31–29, 23–31, 23–22, 26–26
Pts: Pau Gasol 28
Rebs: Pau Gasol 16
Asts: Pau Gasol 5
Pts: Amar'e Stoudemire 34
Rebs: Shawn Marion 13
Asts: Steve Nash 15
America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 18,422
Referees: Blane Reichelt, Eddie F. Rush, Joe DeRosa
April 29
8:00 pm
Phoenix Suns 110, Memphis Grizzlies 90
Scoring by quarter: 31–30, 26–17, 26–20, 27–23
Pts: Amar'e Stoudemire 30
Rebs: Shawn Marion 13
Asts: Steve Nash 8
Pts: Lorenzen Wright 14
Rebs: Battier, Swift, Wright 8 each
Asts: Jason Williams 6
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Attendance: 18,119
Referees: Joe Forte, Steve Javie, Tim Donaghy
May 1
7:00 pm
Phoenix Suns 132, Memphis Grizzlies 115
Scoring by quarter: 39–20, 24–36, 28–26, 32–33
Pts: Joe Johnson 25
Rebs: Shawn Marion 11
Asts: Steve Nash 9
Pts: Pau Gasol 28
Rebs: Dahntay Jones 5
Asts: Jason Williams 8
Phoenix wins the series, 4–0
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Attendance: 17,243
Referees: Ken Mauer, Mark Wunderlich, Ron Garretson

Last Playoffs meeting: This is the first meeting between the Suns 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]