2005–06 New Jersey Nets season

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2005–06 New Jersey Nets season
Division Champions
Head coach Lawrence Frank
Arena Continental Airlines Arena
Results
Record 49–33 (.598)
Place Division: 1st
Conference: 3rd
Playoff finish Lost Conference Semifinals
Local media
Television YES Network, WLNY, WWOR
Radio WFAN
< 2004–05 2006–07 >

The 2005-06 New Jersey Nets season was the team's 39th season in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 42-40 output from the previous season. They bested it by seven wins, finishing 49-33 and qualifying for the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season.[1]

Roster[edit]

2005-06 New Jersey Nets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
SG 15 United States Carter, Vince 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) North Carolina
C 35 United States Collins, Jason 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Stanford
SF 24 United States Jefferson, Richard 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Arizona
PG 5 United States Kidd, Jason 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 204 lb (93 kg) California
C 12 Serbia Krstić, Nenad 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 267 lb (121 kg) Serbia
PG 0 United States McInnis, Jeff 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 179 lb (81 kg) North Carolina
SF 31 United States Murray, Lamond 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 236 lb (107 kg) California
PF 7 Slovenia Nachbar, Boštjan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 221 lb (100 kg) Slovenia
PF 34 United States Padgett, Scott 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Kentucky
C 10 Croatia Planinić, Zoran 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Croatia
SG 30 United States Robinson, Cliff 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Connecticut
PF 41 United States Thomas, John 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Minnesota
PG 11 United States Vaughn, Jacque 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Kansas
PF 21 United States Wright, Antoine 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Texas A&M
PF 2 United States Zimmerman, Derrick 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Mississippi State
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Roster

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 - 29–12 20–21 10–6
Philadelphia 76ers 38 44 .463 6 23–18 15–26 10–6
Boston Celtics 33 49 .402 12 21–20 12–29 10–6
Toronto Raptors 27 55 .329 14 15–26 12–29 6–10
New York Knicks 23 59 .280 23 15–26 8–33 4–12


Transactions[2][edit]

Trades[edit]

August 9, 2005 To Golden State Warriors
Marc Jackson
To Philadelphia 76ers
2006 second-round pick
February 23, 2006 To Dallas Mavericks
Boštjan Nachbar
To New Orleans Hornets
Marc Jackson
Linton Johnson

Free Agents[edit]

Additions
Player Date signed Former team
Jeff McInnis August 11 Minnesota Timberwolves
Linton Johnson September 1 Dallas Mavericks
Lamond Murray September 8 Atlanta Hawks
Scott Padgett September 8 Los Angeles Lakers
Derrick Zimmerman October 4 Austin Toros (D-League)
John Thomas April 18 Brooklyn Nets
Subtractions
Player Date signed New Team
Ron Mercer August 15 Indiana Pacers
Billy Thomas October 27 Phoenix Suns
Scott Padgett June 30 Los Angeles Lakers

References[edit]