2006 Seattle Storm season

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2006 Seattle Storm season
CoachAnne Donovan
ArenaKeyArena
Attendance8,568 per game
Results
Record18–16 (.529)
Place4th (Western)
Playoff finishLost First Round (2-1) to Los Angeles Sparks
Team Leaders
PointsLauren Jackson 19.5 ppg
ReboundsLauren Jackson 7.7 rpg
AssistsSue Bird 6.1 apg

The 2006 WNBA season was the seventh for the Seattle Storm. The Storm barely made the playoffs as the 4th seed, which they later lost to the Los Angeles Sparks in three games.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality School/Club Team
1 11 Barbara Turner (G)  United States Connecticut
2 25 Dalila Esche (F)  United States Florida
3 39 Erin Grant (G)  United States Texas Tech

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 15–5
Sacramento Monarchs x 21 13 .618 4.0 14–3 7–10 10–10
Houston Comets x 18 16 .529 7.0 12–5 6–11 11–9
Seattle Storm x 18 16 .529 7.0 9–8 9–8 10–10
Phoenix Mercury o 18 16 .529 7.0 10–7 8–9 8–12
San Antonio Silver Stars o 13 21 .382 12.0 6–11 7–10 10–10
Minnesota Lynx o 10 24 .294 15.0 8–9 2–15 6–14

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 21 Los Angeles 90-67 Win 1-0
May 23 Houston 59-84 Loss 1-1
May 25 @ Phoenix 94-81 Win 2-1
May 31 @ Sacramento 66-87 Loss 2-2
June 2 Phoenix 97-87 Win 3-2
June 4 San Antonio 87-89 Loss 3-3
June 7 Chicago 86-73 Win 4-3
June 9 @ Connecticut 81-85 Loss 4-4
June 11 @ Indiana 62-69 Loss 4-5
June 14 @ Minnesota 74-66 Win 5-5
June 15 @ Chicago 74-61 Win 6-5
June 17 @ Sacramento 74-76 Loss 6-6
June 21 Phoenix 80-87 Loss 6-7
June 23 San Antonio 87-57 Win 7-7
June 25 @ Houston 74-84 Loss 7-8
June 27 Sacramento 68-53 Win 8-8
June 28 @ Los Angeles 75-67 Win 9-8
July 1 Minnesota 92-75 Win 10-8
July 9 Indiana 62-74 Loss 10-9
July 14 New York 86-66 Win 11-9
July 16 Connecticut 83-92 Loss 11-10
July 18 Sacramento 61-74 Loss 11-11
July 20 @ Charlotte 72-86 Loss 11-12
July 22 @ New York 89-54 Win 12-12
July 23 @ Washington 73-71 Win 13-12
July 25 @ Phoenix 91-85 Win 14-12
July 28 Detroit 67-77 Loss 14-13
July 30 Los Angeles 70-71 Loss 14-14
August 1 @ Minnesota 77-75 Win 15-14
August 3 Washington 86-78 Win 16-14
August 5 Charlotte 87-81 Win 17-14
August 8 @ Detroit 81-79 Win 18-14
August 10 @ San Antonio 65-75 Loss 18-15
August 12 @ Houston 72-89 Loss 18-16

Playoffs[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Result Record
Western Conference Semifinals
1 August 18 Los Angeles 84-72 Win 1-0
2 August 20 @ Los Angeles 70-78 Loss 1-1
3 August 22 @ Los Angeles 63-68 Loss 1-2

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Lauren Jackson 30 230 48 24 51 585
Betty Lennox 34 137 73 36 5 465
Sue Bird 34 102 162 61 5 389
Janell Burse 27 178 22 17 25 300
Iziane Castro Marques 34 72 47 23 2 246
Barbara Turner 34 86 48 13 6 216
Tiffani Johnson 32 124 17 10 17 150
Tanisha Wright 33 60 41 11 2 124
Shaunzinski Gortman 20 48 17 11 2 56
Wendy Palmer 5 38 3 5 3 47
Edwige Lawson-Wade 26 21 29 15 1 43
Ashley Robinson 17 44 7 6 8 21
Cisti Greenwalt 5 8 0 0 0 2
Kaayla Chones 3 0 0 0 0 0

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