2004 Seattle Storm season

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2004 Seattle Storm season
Coach Anne Donovan
Arena KeyArena
Attendance 7,899 per game
Results
Record 18–16 (.529)
Place 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish Won WNBA Finals

The 2004 WNBA season was the fifth season for the Seattle Storm. They captured their first title in franchise history, bringing a title back to Seattle for the first time since 1979 when the Seattle SuperSonics, the Storm's former sister team, brought a title to Seattle by beating the Washington Bullets.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Pick Player Nationality School/Club Team
19 Trina Frierson  United States Louisiana Tech

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Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Los Angeles Sparks x 25 9 .735 15–2 10–7 16–6
Seattle Storm x 20 14 .588 5.0 13–4 7–10 13–9
Minnesota Lynx x 18 16 .529 7.0 11–6 7–10 12–10
Sacramento Monarchs x 18 16 .529 7.0 10–7 8–9 12–10
Phoenix Mercury o 17 17 .500 8.0 10–7 7–10 11–11
Houston Comets o 13 21 .382 12.0 9–8 4–13 7–15
San Antonio Silver Stars o 9 25 .265 16.0 6–11 3–14 6–16

Season Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 20 Minnesota 88-85 Win 1-0
May 22 Los Angeles 93-67 Win 2-0
May 28 @ Phoenix 76-84 Loss 2-1
June 1 @ Los Angeles 70-73 Loss 2-2
June 3 Phoenix 72-45 Win 3-2
June 5 @ Sacramento 65-63 Win 4-2
June 11 Connecticut 68-63 Win 5-2
June 15 @ New York 86-62 Win 6-2
June 18 @ Houston 69-63 Win 7-2
June 19 @ San Antonio 74-61 Win 8-2
June 22 Houston 57-63 Loss 8-3
June 26 New York 62-67 Loss 8-4
July 1 San Antonio 76-52 Win 9-4
July 3 Sacramento 75-61 Win 10-4
July 7 @ Washington 69-72 Loss 10-5
July 8 @ Charlotte 67-70 Loss 10-6
July 10 @ Detroit 65-70 Loss 10-7
July 12 San Antonio 75-59 Win 11-7
July 15 @ Sacramento 66-63 Win 12-7
July 17 Washington 85-83 Win 13-7
July 22 Indiana 59-54 Win 14-7
July 24 Houston 67-63 Win 15-7
July 27 @ Houston 55-80 Loss 15-8
July 30 @ Minnesota 70-55 Win 16-8
August 1 Charlotte 87-55 Win 17-8
September 1 Sacramento 65-73 Loss 17-9
September 3 @ Los Angeles 81-82 Loss 17-10
September 4 @ Phoenix 55-63 Loss 17-11
September 8 Detroit 86-67 Win 18-11
September 10 @ Minnesota 61-64 Loss 18-12
September 12 @ Connecticut 64-71 Loss 18-13
September 13 @ Indiana 76-70 Win 19-13
September 15 Phoenix 73-58 Win 20-13
September 18 Los Angeles 80-83 Loss 20-14

Playoff Results[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Result Record
Western Conference Semifinals
1 September 25 @ Minnesota 70-58 Win 1-0
2 September 27 Minnesota 64-54 Win 2-0
Western Conference Finals
1 October 1 @ Sacramento 72-74 (OT) Loss 2-1
2 October 3 Sacramento 66-54 Win 3-1
3 October 5 Sacramento 82-62 Win 4-1
WNBA Finals
1 October 8 @ Connecticut 64-68 Loss 2-2
2 October 10 Connecticut 67-65 Win 3-2
3 October 12 Connecticut 74-60 Win 4-2

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; REB= Rebounds; AST= Assists; STL = Steals; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points; AVG = Average

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Lauren Jackson 31 207 51 31 62 634
Sue Bird 34 106 184 51 5 439
Betty Lennox 32 159 79 34 3 358
Sheri Sam 34 139 82 53 6 310
Kamila Vodichkova 34 168 55 32 12 273
Janell Burse 29 96 19 23 36 141
Tully Bevilaqua 34 26 29 38 2 79
Adia Barnes 34 63 31 23 2 67
Alicia Thompson 23 24 9 6 0 52
Simone Edwards 23 56 5 8 3 48
Michelle Greco 13 10 8 3 0 29
Trina Frierson 5 5 0 0 0 7

Playoffs[edit]

  • Won WNBA Western Conference Semifinals (2-0) over Minnesota Lynx
  • Won WNBA Western Conference Finals (2-1) over Sacramento Monarchs
  • Won WNBA Finals (2-1) over Connecticut Sun [2]

Awards and honors[edit]

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