2006 Detroit Shock season

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2006 Detroit Shock season
Head Coach Bill Laimbeer
Arena The Palace of Auburn Hills
Attendance 9,380 per game
Results
Record 23–11
(.676)
Place 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Won WNBA Finals
Detroit Shock seasons
< 2005 2007 >

The 2006 WNBA season was the 9th for the Detroit Shock. The Shock won the WNBA Finals for the second time in franchise history.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Pick Player Nationality School
17th Ambrosia Anderson
35th Zane Teilane

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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 15–5
Detroit Shock x 23 11 .676 3.0 14–3 9–8 14–6
Indiana Fever x 21 13 .618 5.0 12–5 9–8 12–8
Washington Mystics x 18 16 .529 8.0 13–4 5–12 12–8
New York Liberty o 11 23 .324 15.0 7–10 4–13 7–13
Charlotte Sting o 11 23 .324 15.0 7–10 4–3 6–14
Chicago Sky o 5 29 .147 21.0 3–14 2–15 4–16

Season Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 20 @ Indiana 60-67 Loss 0-1
May 24 Minnesota 78-69 Win 1-1
May 27 @ Connecticut 77-73 Win 2-1
June 1 New York 64-63 Win 3-1
June 3 @ Washington 68-92 Loss 3-2
June 4 @ Chicago 81-66 Win 4-2
June 7 @ Los Angeles 78-86 Loss 4-3
June 9 @ Phoenix 79-93 Loss 4-4
June 16 Indiana 71-63 Win 5-4
June 17 Houston 71-55 Win 6-4
June 22 @ Charlotte 86-74 Win 7-4
June 24 Washington 92-86 Win 8-4
June 25 Charlotte 71-61 Win 9-4
June 27 @ San Antonio 63-59 Win 10-4
June 29 @ Indiana 56-66 Loss 10-5
June 30 @ Connecticut 70-64 Win 11-5
July 6 Phoenix 76-91 Loss 11-6
July 7 @ Minnesota 92-80 Win 12-6
July 9 @ Houston 66-60 Win 13-6
July 16 San Antonio 77-67 Win 14-6
July 19 Charlotte 67-73 Loss 14-7
July 21 Los Angeles 73-59 Win 15-7
July 22 Chicago 89-70 Win 16-7
July 26 Sacramento 91-71 Win 17-7
July 28 @ Seattle 77-67 Win 18-7
July 30 @ Sacramento 61-94 Loss 18-8
August 1 Indiana 70-66 Win 19-8
August 3 @ New York 67-75 Loss 19-9
August 4 @ Chicago 76-49 Win 20-9
August 6 New York 65-53 Win 21-9
August 8 Seattle 79-81 Loss 21-10
August 10 Chicago 82-48 Win 22-10
August 11 @ Washington 66-78 Loss 22-11
August 13 Connecticut 88-65 Win 23-11
August 17 (First Round, Game 1) @ Indiana 68-56 Win 1-0
August 19 (First Round, Game 2) Indiana 98-83 Win 2-0
August 24 (Conference Finals, Game 1) Connecticut 70-59 Win 3-0
August 26 (Conference Finals, Game 2) @ Connecticut 68-77 Loss 3-1
August 27 (Conference Finals, Game 3) @ Connecticut 79-55 Win 4-1
August 30 (WNBA Finals, Game 1) Sacramento 71-95 Loss 4-2
September 1 (WNBA Finals, Game 2) Sacramento 73-63 Win 5-2
September 3 (WNBA Finals, Game 3) @ Sacramento 69-89 Loss 5-3
September 6 (WNBA Finals, Game 4) @ Sacramento 72-52 Win 6-3
September 9 (WNBA Finals, Game 5) Sacramento 80-75 Win 7-3

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Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; FG = Field Goals; MIN= Minutes; REB= Rebounds; AST= Assists; STL = Steals; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points

Player GP MIN FG REB AST STL BLK PTS
Deanna Nolan 34 1088 172 153 124 47 11 468
Cheryl Ford 32 920 157 363 45 38 25 443
Katie Smith 398
Swin Cash 358
Ruth Riley 249
Plenette Pierson 220
Kara Braxton 146
Kedra Holland-Corn 140
Angelina Williams 41
Jacqueline Batteast 36
Elaine Powell 14
Sabrina Palie 12
Irina Osipova 2 12 0 1 0 0 0 2

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Playoffs[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]