2004–05 New Orleans Hornets season

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2004–05 New Orleans Hornets season
Head coach Byron Scott
Owner(s) George Shinn
Arena New Orleans Arena
Results
Record 18–64 (.220)
Place Division: 5th (Southwest)
Conference: 15th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Cox Sports Television
Radio WTIX
< 2003–04 2005–06 >

The 2004–05 New Orleans Hornets season was the franchise's third season in the National Basketball Association. The Hornets moved from the Eastern Conference's Central Division to the tougher Southwest Division of the Western Conference for the season. In their first losing season since the 1991–92 season, the Hornets finished the year with a franchise-worst record of 18 wins and 64 losses. They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since the 1998–99 season, when the franchise was based in Charlotte.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2004 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 18 J.R. Smith SG  United States
2 44 Tim Pickett  United States Florida State

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-San Antonio Spurs 59 23 .720 38–3 21–20 10–6
x-Dallas Mavericks 58 24 .707 1 29–12 29–12 11–5
x-Houston Rockets 51 31 .622 8 26–15 25–16 10–6
x-Memphis Grizzlies 45 37 .549 14 26–15 19–22 7–9
New Orleans Hornets 18 64 .220 41 11–30 7–34 2–14

Template:2004-05 NBA West standings

Game log[edit]

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
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Chris Andersen
Darrell Armstrong
Lonny Baxter
P.J. Brown
Speedy Claxton
Baron Davis
Dan Dickau
Corsley Edwards
Matt Freije
Alex Garcia
Junior Harrington
Casey Jacobsen
Maciej Lampe
George Lynch
Jamaal Magloire
Bostjan Nachbar
Lee Nailon
Rodney Rogers
J.R. Smith
Jackson Vroman
David Wesley
David West

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]