2004–05 Lega Basket Serie A

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Lega Basket Serie A
Season 2004–05
Champions Climamio Bologna
2nd title
Runners-up Armani Jeans Milano
Semifinalists Benetton Treviso
Lottomatica Roma
Relegated Sicc Cucine Jesi
Scavolini Pesaro
Teams 18
Games played 34
Dates October 3, 2004 – June 5, 2005
Top seed Benetton Treviso
Awards
MVP Italy Massimo Bulleri
Finals MVP Italy Gianluca Basile
Statistical leaders
Points United States Drew Nicholas
22.8
Rebounds United States Casey Shaw
9.4
Assists United States Tyson Wheeler
4.7

The 2004–05 Lega Basket Serie A season, known as the Serie A TIM for sponsorship reasons, was the 83rd season of the Lega Basket Serie A, the highest professional basketball league in Italy.

The regular season ran from October 3, 2004 to May 2005, 18 teams played 34 games each. The top 8 teams made the play-offs whilst the lowest ranked team, Sicc Cucine Jesi and the bankrupt club Scavolini Pesaro, were relegated to the Legadue.

Climamio Bologna won their second title by winning the playoff finals series against Armani Jeans Milano.

Regular Season 2004/05[edit]

Rank Team GP W L PF PA Coach
1 Benetton Treviso 34 28 6 2,836 2,457 Italy Ettore Messina
2 Climamio Bologna 34 25 9 2,897 2,619 Croatia Jasmin Repeša
3 Montepaschi Siena 34 25 9 2,875 2,593 Italy Carlo Recalcati
4 Armani Jeans Milano 34 24 10 2,680 2,486 Italy Lino Lardo
5 Vertical Vision Cantù 34 22 12 2,911 2,745 Italy Stefano Sacripanti
6 Lottomatica Roma 34 18 16 2,761 2,728 Italy Piero Bucchi (first 17 games, 9-8)

Italy Guido Saibene (next 1 game, 0-1)
Serbia Svetislav Pešić (last 16 games, 9-7)

7 Sedima Roseto 34 16 18 2,692 2,844 Croatia Neven Spahija
8 Pompea Napoli 34 16 18 2,885 2,943 Italy Andrea Mazzon (first 7 games, 3-4)

Italy Maurizio Bartocci (next 1 game, 0-1)
Italy Attilio Caja (next 11 games, 5-6)
Italy Maurizio Bartocci (last 15 games, 8-7)

9 Scavolini Pesaro 34 15 19 2,709 2,753 United States Phil Melillo (first 13 games, 7-6)

Italy Marco Crespi (last 21 games, 8-13)

10 Navigo.it Teramo 34 15 19 2,709 2,753 Italy Cesare Pancotto
11 Villaggio Solidago Livorno 34 14 20 2,815 2,893 Italy Walter De Raffaele
12 Air Avellino 34 14 20 2,737 2,995 Republic of Macedonia Zare Markovski
13 Bipop Carire Reggio Emilia 34 13 21 2,657 2,576 Italy Fabrizio Frates
14 Casti Group Varese 34 13 21 2,736 2,891 Italy Giulio Cadeo (first 8 games, 3-5)

Italy Gianni Molina (next 1 game, 0-1)
Argentina Ruben Magnano (last 25 games, 10-15)

15 Snaidero Cucine Udine 34 13 21 2,675 2,834 Slovenia Teoman Alibegović
16 Lauretana Biella 34 12 22 2,747 2,831 Italy Alessandro Ramagli
17 Eurofiditalia Reggio Calabria 34 12 22 2,720 2,950 Italy Alessandro Giuliani (first 27 games, 7-20)

Italy Antonio Zorzi (last 7 games, 5-2)

18 Sicc Cucine Jesi 34 11 23 2,751 2,899 Italy Luigi Gresta (first 18 games, 5-13)

Montenegro Slobodan Subotić (last 16 games, 6-10)

Teams marked in green qualified for the playoffs. Teams marked in red were relegated to Serie A2. Scavolini Pesaro has gone bankrupt after the season and moved to Serie B, sparing Reggio Calabria relegation.

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Finals

Individual leaders[edit]

Statistics are for the regular season.

Scoring[edit]

Rank Name Nation Team PPG
1. Drew Nicholas United States Villaggio Solidago Livorno 22.8
2. Jamel Thomas United States Navigo.it Teramo 20.2
3. Charles Smith United States Scavolini Pesaro 19.6
4. Mike Penberthy United States Pompea Napoli 19.2
5. Norman Nolan United States Casti Group Varese 18.9
6. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf United States Sedima Roseto 18.7
7. Preston Shumpert United States Villaggio Solidago Livorno 18.1
8. Duane Woodward United States Sedima Roseto 17.2
9. Raymond Tutt United States Sicc Cucine Jesi 16.7
10. Mario Austin United States Lauretana Biella 16.7

Assists[edit]

Rank Name Nation Team APG
1. Tyson Wheeler United States Navigo.it Teramo 4.7
2. Misan Nikagbatse Germany Sedima Roseto 4.0
3. Cookie Belcher United States Lauretana Biella 3.8
4. Sani Bečirovič Slovenia Casti Group Varese 3.8
5. Duane Woodward United States Sedima Roseto 3.6
6. Gianmarco Pozzecco Italy Climamio Bologna 3.5
7. Kiwane Garris United States Bipop Carire Reggio Emilia 3.4
8. Nate Green United States Air Avellino 3.4
9. Jerry McCullough United States Armani Jeans Milano 3.2
10. Tyus Edney United States Lottomatica Roma 2.9

Rebounds[edit]

Rank Name Nation Team RPG
1. Casey Shaw United States Italy Eurofiditalia Reggio Calabria 9.4
2. Brooks Sales United States Navigo.it Teramo 9.0
3. Chris Massie United States Air Avellino 8.6
4. James Singleton United States Armani Jeans Milano 8.4
5. Jacob Jaacks United States Lauretana Biella 8.2
6. Damon Williams United States Air Avellino 8.2
7. Aloysius Anagonye United States Villaggio Solidago Livorno 8.1
8. Joseph Blair United States Armani Jeans Milano 8.0
9. Denis Marconato Italy Benetton Treviso 7.5
10. Mason Rocca United States Italy Pompea Napoli 7.4

See also[edit]