2005–06 Memphis Grizzlies season

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2005–06 Memphis Grizzlies season
Head coach Mike Fratello
Arena FedExForum
Results
Record 49–33 (.598)
Place Division: 3rd (Southwest)
Conference: 5th (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round
(eliminated 0-4)
Local media
Television FSN South
Radio WREC
< 2004–05 2006–07 >

The 2005-06 Memphis Grizzlies season was the team's 11th in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 45-37 output from the previous season. They bested it by four games, finishing 49-33, and qualified for the playoffs for the third straight season.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2005 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School
1 19 Hakim Warrick PF  United States Syracuse

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Southwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
San Antonio Spurs 63 19 .768 -
Dallas Mavericks 60 22 .732 3
Memphis Grizzlies 49 33 .598 14
New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 38 44 .463 25
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 29

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(4) Dallas Mavericks vs. (5) Memphis Grizzlies

April 23
8:00 pm
Memphis Grizzlies 93, Dallas Mavericks 103
Scoring by quarter: 22–28, 29–32, 27–23, 15–20
Pts: Pau Gasol 24
Rebs: Jake Tsakalidis 8
Asts: Gasol, Jackson 4 each
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 31
Rebs: Erick Dampier 12
Asts: Jason Terry 4
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 20,340
Referees: Dick Bavetta, Sean Corbin, Joe Forte
April 25
8:00 pm
Memphis Grizzlies 79, Dallas Mavericks 94
Scoring by quarter: 31–32, 12–24, 13–20, 23–18
Pts: Pau Gasol 16
Rebs: Pau Gasol 7
Asts: Pau Gasol 5
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 31
Rebs: Dampier, Howard, Terry 6 each
Asts: Jason Terry 9
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 20,612
Referees: James Capers, Bennett Salvatore, Tom Washington
April 29
5:30 pm
Dallas Mavericks 94, Memphis Grizzlies 89 (OT)
Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 21–23, 22–15, 16–15, OT: 18–13
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 36
Rebs: Dampier, Griffin, Nowitzki 9 each
Asts: Dirk Nowitzki 5
Pts: Chucky Atkins 20
Rebs: Lorenzen Wright 10
Asts: Eddie Jones 5
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Attendance: 17,871
Referees: Tony Brothers, Joe Crawford, Derrick Stafford
May 1
8:00 pm
Dallas Mavericks 102, Memphis Grizzlies 76
Scoring by quarter: 26–23, 22–16, 31–22, 23–15
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 27
Rebs: Josh Howard 9
Asts: Stackhouse, Terry 5 each
Pts: Pau Gasol 25
Rebs: Shane Battier 7
Asts: Chucky Atkins 4
Dallas wins the series, 4–0
FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Attendance: 15,104
Referees: Bob Delaney, Steve Javie, David Jones

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