2004 Seattle Storm season

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2004 Seattle Storm season
Head Coach Anne Donovan
Arena KeyArena
Attendance 7,899 per game
Results
Record 18–16
(.529)
Place 3rd (Western)
Playoff Finish Won WNBA Finals
Seattle Storm seasons
< 2003 2005 >

The 2004 WNBA season was the 5th season for the Seattle Storm. They captured their first title in franchise history, bringing a title back to Seattle for the first time since 1979 when the Seattle SuperSonics, the Storm's former sister team, brought a title to Seattle by beating the Washington Bullets.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Pick Player Nationality School/Club Team
19 Trina Frierson  United States Louisiana Tech

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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Los Angeles Sparks x 25 9 .735 15–2 10–7 16–6
Seattle Storm x 20 14 .588 5.0 13–4 7–10 13–9
Minnesota Lynx x 18 16 .529 7.0 11–6 7–10 12–10
Sacramento Monarchs x 18 16 .529 7.0 10–7 8–9 12–10
Phoenix Mercury o 17 17 .500 8.0 10–7 7–10 11–11
Houston Comets o 13 21 .382 12.0 9–8 4–13 7–15
San Antonio Silver Stars o 9 25 .265 16.0 6–11 3–14 6–16

Season Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 20 Minnesota 88-85 Win 1-0
May 22 Los Angeles 93-67 Win 2-0
May 28 @ Phoenix 76-84 Loss 2-1
June 1 @ Los Angeles 70-73 Loss 2-2
June 3 Phoenix 72-45 Win 3-2
June 5 @ Sacramento 65-63 Win 4-2
June 11 Connecticut 68-63 Win 5-2
June 15 @ New York 86-62 Win 6-2
June 18 @ Houston 69-63 Win 7-2
June 19 @ San Antonio 74-61 Win 8-2
June 22 Houston 57-63 Loss 8-3
June 26 New York 62-67 Loss 8-4
July 1 San Antonio 76-52 Win 9-4
July 3 Sacramento 75-61 Win 10-4
July 7 @ Washington 69-72 Loss 10-5
July 8 @ Charlotte 67-70 Loss 10-6
July 10 @ Detroit 65-70 Loss 10-7
July 12 San Antonio 75-59 Win 11-7
July 15 @ Sacramento 66-63 Win 12-7
July 17 Washington 85-83 Win 13-7
July 22 Indiana 59-54 Win 14-7
July 24 Houston 67-63 Win 15-7
July 27 @ Houston 55-80 Loss 15-8
July 30 @ Minnesota 70-55 Win 16-8
August 1 Charlotte 87-55 Win 17-8
September 1 Sacramento 65-73 Loss 17-9
September 3 @ Los Angeles 81-82 Loss 17-10
September 4 @ Phoenix 55-63 Loss 17-11
September 8 Detroit 86-67 Win 18-11
September 10 @ Minnesota 61-64 Loss 18-12
September 12 @ Connecticut 64-71 Loss 18-13
September 13 @ Indiana 76-70 Win 19-13
September 15 Phoenix 73-58 Win 20-13
September 18 Los Angeles 80-83 Loss 20-14

Playoff Results[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Result Record
Western Conference Semifinals
1 September 25 @ Minnesota 70-58 Win 1-0
2 September 27 Minnesota 64-54 Win 2-0
Western Conference Finals
1 October 1 @ Sacramento 72-74 (OT) Loss 2-1
2 October 3 Sacramento 66-54 Win 3-1
3 October 5 Sacramento 82-62 Win 4-1
WNBA Finals
1 October 8 @ Connecticut 64-68 Loss 2-2
2 October 10 Connecticut 67-65 Win 3-2
3 October 12 Connecticut 74-60 Win 4-2

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; REB= Rebounds; AST= Assists; STL = Steals; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points; AVG = Average

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Lauren Jackson 31 207 51 31 62 634
Sue Bird 34 106 184 51 5 439
Betty Lennox 32 159 79 34 3 358
Sheri Sam 34 139 82 53 6 310
Kamila Vodichkova 34 168 55 32 12 273
Janell Burse 29 96 19 23 36 141
Tully Bevilaqua 34 26 29 38 2 79
Adia Barnes 34 63 31 23 2 67
Alicia Thompson 23 24 9 6 0 52
Simone Edwards 23 56 5 8 3 48
Michelle Greco 13 10 8 3 0 29
Trina Frierson 5 5 0 0 0 7

Roster[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

  • Won WNBA Western Conference Semifinals (2-0) over Minnesota Lynx
  • Won WNBA Western Conference Finals (2-1) over Sacramento Monarchs
  • Won WNBA Finals (2-1) over Connecticut Sun [2]

Awards and honors[edit]

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