2005 New York Liberty season

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2005 New York Liberty season
Head Coach Pat Coyle
Arena Madison Square Garden
Attendance 10,140 per game
Results
Record 18–16
(.529)
Place 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Lost First Round (2-0) to Indiana Fever
New York Liberty seasons
< 2004 2006 >

The 2005 WNBA season was the 9th for the New York Liberty. The Liberty advanced to the playoffs, but they were quickly swept by the Indiana Fever in the Conference Semifinals.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality School/Club Team
1 10 Loree Moore (G)  United States Tennessee
2 23 Tabitha Pool (F)  United States Michigan
3 36 Rebecca Richman (C)  United States Rutgers

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Connecticut Sun x 26 8 .765 14–3 12–5 13–7
Indiana Fever x 21 13 .618 5.0 14–3 7–10 14–6
New York Liberty x 18 16 .529 8.0 10–7 8–9 9–11
Detroit Shock x 16 18 .471 10.0 12–5 4–13 11–9
Washington Mystics o 16 18 .471 10.0 10–7 6–11 9–11
Charlotte Sting o 6 28 .176 20.0 5–12 1–16 4–16

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 22 Detroit 71-78 Loss 0-1
May 26 Indiana 59-67 Loss 0-2
June 1 @ Washington 77-68 Win 1-2
June 3 @ Detroit 66-68 (OT) Loss 1-3
June 5 Washington 61-58 Win 2-3
June 10 @ Indiana 59-62 Loss 2-4
June 12 Detroit 72-69 Win 3-4
June 18 Phoenix 65-54 Win 4-4
June 21 San Antonio 77-59 Win 5-4
June 25 @ Charlotte 61-67 Loss 5-5
June 30 Sacramento 50-61 Loss 5-6
July 2 @ San Antonio 57-69 Loss 5-7
July 5 @ Los Angeles 67-55 Win 6-7
July 7 Connecticut 89-79 Win 7-7
July 12 @ Houston 68-65 (OT) Win 8-7
July 15 Minnesota 60-64 Loss 8-8
July 19 @ Seattle 78-87 Loss 8-9
July 21 @ Phoenix 80-70 Win 9-9
July 22 @ Sacramento 73-63 Win 10-9
July 24 @ Minnesota 59-47 Win 11-9
July 27 Houston 69-71 Loss 11-10
July 28 @ Connecticut 70-73 Loss 11-11
July 31 Indiana 67-53 Win 12-11
August 2 Connecticut 65-72 Loss 12-12
August 6 Seattle 79-67 Win 13-12
August 7 @ Detroit 67-72 Loss 13-13
August 10 Los Angeles 74-69 Win 14-13
August 12 @ Charlotte 82-74 (2OT) Win 15-13
August 14 Charlotte 73-65 Win 16-13
August 16 Washington 72-66 Win 17-13
August 20 @ Connecticut 64-58 Win 18-13
August 23 @ Washington 69-82 (OT) Loss 18-14
August 25 Charlotte 66-78 Loss 18-15
August 27 @ Indiana 50-75 Loss 18-16

Playoffs[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Result Record
Eastern Conference Semifinals
1 August 30 Indiana 51-63 Loss 0-1
2 September 1 @ Indiana 50-58 Loss 0-2

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Becky Hammon 34 114 146 60 2 473
Ann Wauters 28 184 41 18 23 383
Vickie Johnson 34 118 92 23 2 353
Shameka Christon 34 92 41 33 19 311
Elena Baranova 33 227 59 25 46 288
Crystal Robinson 32 100 58 21 5 234
La'Keshia Frett 33 38 18 12 4 98
Cathrine Kraayeveld 17 27 5 4 8 69
Erin Thorn 21 14 13 4 0 56
Loree Moore 24 27 19 10 0 22
DeTrina White 13 22 0 4 3 16
Tamara Moore 7 7 6 0 0 11
Edwige Lawson-Wade 2 2 0 0 0 2
Amisha Carter 3 2 0 0 0 0
Jennifer Smith 2 0 0 0 0 0

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