2004 Washington Mystics season

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2004 Washington Mystics season
Head Coach Michael Adams
Arena MCI Center
Attendance 12,615 per game
Results
Record 17–17
(.500)
Place 4th (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Lost First Round (2-1) to Connecticut Sun
Washington Mystics seasons
< 2003 2005 >

The 2004 WNBA season was the 7th for the Washington Mystics. The franchise drafted Alana Beard as the 2nd pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft, who later led the team to the playoffs for the first time in two years.

Offseason[edit]

Dispersal Draft[edit]

Based on the Mystics' 2003 record, they would pick 2nd in the Cleveland Rockers dispersal draft. The Mystics picked Chasity Melvin.

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
1 2 Alana Beard (G)  United States Duke
2 15 Kaayla Chones (C)  United States North Carolina State
2 28 Evan Unrau (F)  United States Missouri

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Connecticut Sun x 18 16 .529 10–7 8–9 14–6
New York Liberty x 18 16 .529 11–6 7–10 10–10
Detroit Shock x 17 17 .500 1.0 8–9 9–8 11–9
Washington Mystics x 17 17 .500 1.0 11–6 6–11 9–11
Charlotte Sting o 16 18 .471 2.0 10–7 6–11 8–12
Indiana Fever o 15 19 .441 3.0 10–7 5–12 8–12

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 22 Charlotte 68-71 Loss 0-1
May 23 @ Indiana 68-67 Win 1-1
May 25 Los Angeles 79-95 Loss 1-2
May 28 @ Minnesota 62-73 Loss 1-3
June 2 @ Detroit 65-63 Win 2-3
June 4 Connecticut 63-72 Loss 2-4
June 11 Detroit 60-74 Loss 2-5
June 13 New York 62-60 Win 3-5
June 17 San Antonio 76-60 Win 4-5
June 20 @ Connecticut 65-75 Loss 4-6
June 22 @ Detroit 78-72 Win 5-6
June 27 @ Houston 67-72 Loss 5-7
June 30 @ Connecticut 69-78 Loss 5-8
July 1 Indiana 69-64 Win 6-8
July 7 Seattle 72-69 Win 7-8
July 8 @ New York 71-54 Win 8-8
July 10 @ Charlotte 65-67 Loss 8-9
July 15 Charlotte 68-54 Win 9-9
July 17 @ Seattle 83-85 (OT) Loss 9-10
July 18 @ Sacramento 71-81 Loss 9-11
July 21 @ Los Angeles 76-96 Loss 9-12
July 23 Minnesota 65-61 Win 10-12
July 24 @ Charlotte 41-70 Loss 10-13
July 28 Detroit 65-73 Loss 10-14
July 30 Connecticut 69-68 Win 11-14
August 1 Phoenix 82-62 Win 12-14
September 1 Indiana 58-75 Loss 12-15
September 4 @ Indiana 42-69 Loss 12-16
September 7 Sacramento 67-63 (OT) Win 13-16
September 9 New York 71-59 Win 14-16
September 12 Houston 75-63 Win 15-16
September 15 @ San Antonio 84-73 Win 16-16
September 17 @ Phoenix 74-67 Win 17-16
September 19 @ New York 75-79 Loss 17-17
September 25
First Round, G1
Connecticut 67-59 Win 1-0
September 27
First Round, G2
@ Connecticut 70-80 Loss 1-1
September 29
First Round, G3
@ Connecticut 56-76 Loss 1-2

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Alana Beard 34 143 91 69 34 446
Chamique Holdsclaw 23 191 56 39 18 437
Chasity Melvin 34 131 37 15 18 293
Stacey Dales 31 64 78 20 3 254
Murriel Page 33 140 36 25 16 184
Nakia Sanford 31 154 18 18 16 169
Coco Miller 33 63 43 18 3 160
Tamicha Jackson 25 37 45 20 1 135
Aiysha Smith 29 69 15 17 12 115
Kiesha Brown 26 50 42 13 2 104
Kaayla Chones 13 17 4 1 4 28
Shaunzinski Gortman 4 4 2 0 1 0

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