2005–06 Utah Jazz season

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2005–06 Utah Jazz season
Head coach Jerry Sloan
Arena EnergySolutions Arena
Results
Record 41–41 (.500)
Place Division: 2nd (Northwest)
Conference: 9th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ
Local media
Television FSN Utah, KJZZ
Radio KSOP-AM and FM
< 2004–05 2006–07 >

The 2005-06 Utah Jazz season was the team's 32nd in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 26-56 output from the previous season. They managed to improve by 15 games, finishing 41-41, but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third straight season.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2005 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 3 Deron Williams  United States Illinois
2 34 C.J. Miles  United States
2 51 Robert Whaley  United States Walsh

Roster[edit]

Utah Jazz roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
PF 5 United States Boozer, Carlos 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 258 lb (117 kg) Duke
SG 23 United States Brown, Devin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Texas-San Antonio
PF 31 United States Collins, Jarron 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 248 lb (112 kg) Stanford
SG 10 Croatia Giriček, Gordan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Croatia
SF 15 United States Harpring, Matt 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Georgia Tech
C 43 United States Humphries, Kris 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Minnesota
SF 47 Russia Kirilenko, Andrei 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Russia
PG 25 United States McLeod, Keith 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Bowling Green
SF 34 United States Miles, C. J. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 231 lb (105 kg) Skyline (HS)
C 13 Turkey Okur, Mehmet 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 290 lb (132 kg) Turkey
C 00 United States Ostertag, Greg 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 280 lb (127 kg) Kansas
SG 30 United States Owens, Andre 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Houston
PG 3 Belize Palacio, Milt 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Colorado State
C 54 United States Whaley, Robert 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Walsh
PG 8 United States Williams, Deron 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Illinois
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Denver Nuggets 44 38 .537 - 26–15 18–23 10–6
Utah Jazz 41 41 .500 3 22–19 19–22 11–5
Seattle SuperSonics 35 47 .427 9 22–19 13–28 10–6
Minnesota Timberwolves 33 49 .402 11 24–17 9–32 6–10
Portland Trail Blazers 21 61 .256 23 15–26 6–35 3–13
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-San Antonio Spurs 63 19 .768 -
2 y-Phoenix Suns 54 28 .659 9
3 y-Denver Nuggets 44 38 .537 19
4 x-Dallas Mavericks 60 22 .732 3
5 x-Memphis Grizzlies 49 33 .598 14
6 x-Los Angeles Clippers 47 35 .573 16
7 x-Los Angeles Lakers 45 37 .549 18
8 x-Sacramento Kings 44 38 .537 19
9 Utah Jazz 41 41 .500 22
10 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 38 44 .463 25
11 Seattle SuperSonics 35 47 .427 28
12 Golden State Warriors 34 48 .415 29
13 Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 29
14 Minnesota Timberwolves 33 49 .402 30
15 Portland Trail Blazers 21 61 .256 42


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

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]