2005 Minnesota Lynx season

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2005 Minnesota Lynx season
Coach Suzie McConnell Serio
Arena Target Center
Attendance 6,673 per game
Results
Record 14–20 (.412)
Place 6th (Western)
Playoff finish Did Not Qualify

The 2005 WNBA season was the seventh for the Minnesota Lynx. The Lynx missed the playoffs for the first time in three years. It also marked the final season for original franchise superstar Katie Smith, as she was traded to the Detroit Shock during the season.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality School/Club Team
1 11 Kristen Mann (F)  United States UC-Santa Barbara
2 17 Jacqueline Batteast (F)  United States Notre Dame
3 37 Monique Bivins (G)  United States Alabama

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT GB Home Road Conf.
Sacramento Monarchs x 25 9 .735 15–2 10–7 17–5
Seattle Storm x 20 14 .588 5.0 14–3 6–11 13–9
Houston Comets x 19 15 .559 6.0 11–6 8–9 11–11
Los Angeles Sparks x 17 17 .500 8.0 11–6 6–11 12–10
Phoenix Mercury o 16 18 .471 9.0 11–6 5–12 12–10
Minnesota Lynx o 14 20 .412 11.0 11–6 3–14 9–13
San Antonio Silver Stars o 7 27 .206 18.0 5–12 2–15 3–19

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 22 @ Houston 65-79 Loss 0-1
May 25 Los Angeles 68-65 Win 1-1
May 29 Sacramento 66-67 Loss 1-2
June 3 @ Washington 71-74 Loss 1-3
June 4 Charlotte 73-67 Win 2-3
June 7 @ Houston 62-58 Win 3-3
June 11 Washington 78-60 Win 4-3
June 15 @ Seattle 86-81 (OT) Win 5-3
June 17 @ Sacramento 50-67 Loss 5-4
June 18 @ Los Angeles 56-69 Loss 5-5
June 22 Phoenix 75-59 Win 6-5
June 24 @ Indiana 55-57 Loss 6-6
June 26 Seattle 73-70 Win 7-6
June 28 San Antonio 63-53 Win 8-6
June 30 @ Connecticut 56-71 Loss 8-7
July 7 @ Charlotte 58-66 Loss 8-8
July 13 Detroit 71-61 Win 9-8
July 15 @ New York 64-60 Win 10-8
July 17 Connecticut 53-72 Loss 10-9
July 19 Indiana 66-45 Win 11-9
July 24 New York 47-59 Loss 11-10
July 26 @ San Antonio 71-78 Loss 11-11
July 29 Phoenix 65-69 Loss 11-12
July 31 @ Sacramento 54-67 Loss 11-13
August 3 @ Phoenix 64-70 Loss 11-14
August 7 Los Angeles 76-72 Win 12-14
August 9 San Antonio 76-72 Win 13-14
August 11 @ Detroit 66-72 (OT) Loss 13-15
August 12 Seattle 66-72 Loss 13-16
August 16 Houston 73-62 Win 14-16
August 18 @ Seattle 60-76 Loss 14-17
August 21 @ Phoenix 69-83 Loss 14-18
August 23 @ Los Angeles 63-74 Loss 14-19
August 27 Sacramento 52-61 Loss 14-20

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Nicole Ohlde 34 194 78 21 22 382
Katie Smith 23 55 61 25 2 306
Svetlana Abrosimova 31 107 60 48 6 304
Vanessa Hayden 31 163 23 15 68 246
Stacey Lovelace 34 107 31 24 11 209
Tamika Raymond 34 171 39 30 2 197
Kristi Harrower 34 82 96 38 1 156
Amber Jacobs 33 19 68 19 4 121
Amanda Lassiter 31 46 23 14 4 107
Chandi Jones 10 33 30 13 3 81
Kristen Mann 24 35 11 8 1 71
Tynesha Lewis 11 5 7 3 1 28
Susan King Borchardt 3 1 1 0 1 3
Jacqueline Batteast 8 5 3 0 1 0
Nuria Martinez 1 0 0 0 0 0
Stacey Thomas 1 2 0 0 0 0

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