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2004 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Detroit Pistons

Finals MVP: Chauncey Billups (21.0/3.2/5.2)

2004 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Kobe Bryant (539)
TRB: Ben Wallace (328)
AST: Chauncey Billups (136)
WS: Shaquille O'Neal (3.9)

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League Playoffs

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Finals (4-1): Detroit Pistons over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-2): Detroit Pistons over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-2): Los Angeles Lakers over Minnesota Timberwolves (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Detroit Pistons over New Jersey Nets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2): Indiana Pacers over Miami Heat (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-2): Los Angeles Lakers over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Minnesota Timberwolves over Sacramento Kings (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (4-1): Detroit Pistons over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (4-0): Indiana Pacers over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (4-3): Miami Heat over New Orleans Hornets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (4-0): New Jersey Nets over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-1): Los Angeles Lakers over Houston Rockets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-1): Minnesota Timberwolves over Denver Nuggets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-1): Sacramento Kings over Dallas Mavericks (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-0): San Antonio Spurs over Memphis Grizzlies (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P 2P 2PA 2P FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Dallas Mavericks 5 1200 191 482 .396 25 87 .287 166 395 .420 91 118 .771 102 159 261 103 46 33 68 108 498 99.6
2 Sacramento Kings 12 2905 423 995 .425 70 201 .348 353 794 .445 226 298 .758 131 397 528 274 113 44 172 253 1142 95.2
3 Minnesota Timberwolves 18 4345 611 1387 .441 106 274 .387 505 1113 .454 327 419 .780 174 582 756 347 119 93 270 437 1655 91.9
4 Denver Nuggets 5 1200 186 436 .427 22 65 .338 164 371 .442 59 84 .702 72 144 216 102 39 14 71 121 453 90.6
5 San Antonio Spurs 10 2400 335 762 .440 69 189 .365 266 573 .464 154 239 .644 126 297 423 194 77 42 155 228 893 89.3
6 New Jersey Nets 11 2715 339 801 .423 49 180 .272 290 621 .467 243 333 .730 117 353 470 225 95 59 204 286 970 88.2
7 Los Angeles Lakers 22 5330 727 1639 .444 109 340 .321 618 1299 .476 376 614 .612 224 661 885 498 161 93 278 503 1939 88.1
8 Detroit Pistons 23 5620 722 1754 .412 97 319 .304 625 1435 .436 462 629 .734 296 735 1031 447 184 164 342 518 2003 87.1
9 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1200 162 389 .416 24 72 .333 138 317 .435 80 108 .741 56 140 196 103 41 21 82 112 428 85.6
10 Indiana Pacers 16 3840 491 1202 .408 95 285 .333 396 917 .432 291 397 .733 173 501 674 286 139 100 217 376 1368 85.5
11 Houston Rockets 5 1225 159 372 .427 23 76 .303 136 296 .459 82 114 .719 48 174 222 86 26 18 84 114 423 84.6
12 Boston Celtics 4 960 115 282 .408 21 63 .333 94 219 .429 87 108 .806 37 127 164 70 26 20 79 81 338 84.5
13 Miami Heat 13 3120 397 972 .408 48 174 .276 349 798 .437 251 333 .754 148 396 544 212 98 53 184 317 1093 84.1
14 New York Knicks 4 960 123 320 .384 17 58 .293 106 262 .405 73 101 .723 49 105 154 78 37 16 65 112 336 84.0
15 Memphis Grizzlies 4 960 123 290 .424 15 51 .294 108 239 .452 73 94 .777 38 100 138 58 38 20 57 100 334 83.5
16 New Orleans Hornets 7 1680 205 534 .384 41 130 .315 164 404 .406 113 145 .779 86 210 296 135 43 32 120 146 564 80.6
League Average 10 2479 332 789 .421 52 160 .324 280 628 .445 187 258 .723 117 318 435 201 80 51 153 238 902 88.0

Opponent Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P 2P 2PA 2P FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Detroit Pistons 23 5620 678 1729 .392 108 390 .277 570 1339 .426 392 544 .721 250 683 933 427 183 117 358 597 1856 80.7
2 Indiana Pacers 16 3840 462 1164 .397 59 192 .307 403 972 .415 314 405 .775 172 506 678 271 104 101 249 367 1297 81.1
3 New Orleans Hornets 7 1680 213 527 .404 28 110 .255 185 417 .444 131 178 .736 84 216 300 114 57 28 106 164 585 83.6
4 Miami Heat 13 3120 385 951 .405 77 229 .336 308 722 .427 244 330 .739 148 397 545 244 82 65 206 284 1091 83.9
5 New Jersey Nets 11 2715 341 871 .392 48 162 .296 293 709 .413 213 291 .732 137 324 461 213 97 64 176 291 943 85.7
6 San Antonio Spurs 10 2400 320 707 .453 41 127 .323 279 580 .481 181 271 .668 88 293 381 179 80 52 149 227 862 86.2
7 Los Angeles Lakers 22 5330 705 1669 .422 113 363 .311 592 1306 .453 396 550 .720 254 693 947 394 145 75 320 529 1919 87.2
8 Houston Rockets 5 1225 169 394 .429 23 67 .343 146 327 .446 89 140 .636 50 152 202 122 50 20 52 108 450 90.0
9 Minnesota Timberwolves 18 4345 626 1458 .429 97 284 .342 529 1174 .451 307 447 .687 212 545 757 417 135 62 227 391 1656 92.0
10 Denver Nuggets 5 1200 173 376 .460 32 65 .492 141 311 .453 95 131 .725 46 155 201 100 34 30 82 108 473 94.6
11 Sacramento Kings 12 2905 429 1036 .414 68 199 .342 361 837 .431 215 279 .771 176 398 574 238 98 76 179 272 1141 95.1
12 New York Knicks 4 960 137 288 .476 17 63 .270 120 225 .533 96 129 .744 37 137 174 89 38 20 76 90 387 96.8
13 Memphis Grizzlies 4 960 146 288 .507 31 65 .477 115 223 .516 67 101 .663 46 122 168 87 30 25 65 81 390 97.5
14 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1200 184 400 .460 27 84 .321 157 316 .497 96 126 .762 65 161 226 120 48 40 70 103 491 98.2
15 Dallas Mavericks 5 1200 186 421 .442 33 90 .367 153 331 .462 86 121 .711 63 176 239 111 50 23 82 109 491 98.2
16 Boston Celtics 4 960 155 338 .459 29 74 .392 126 264 .477 66 91 .725 49 123 172 92 51 24 51 91 405 101.3
League Average 10 2479 332 789 .421 52 160 .324 280 628 .445 187 258 .723 117 318 435 201 80 51 153 238 902 88.0

Shooting data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist

Team Shooting

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
2-Pt Field Goals 3-Pt Field Goals
% of FGA by Distance FG% by Distance Dunks Corner Heaves
Rk Team G MP FG% Dist. 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P %Ast'd %FGA Md. %Ast'd %3PA 3P% Att. Md.
1 Boston Celtics 4 960 .408 12.7 .777 .323 .110 .131 .213 .223 .429 .527 .355 .378 .350 .333 .553 .046 12 .857 .206 .538 1 0
2 Dallas Mavericks 5 1200 .396 11.0 .820 .317 .191 .110 .201 .180 .420 .510 .391 .226 .412 .287 .488 .023 11 .880 .253 .364 0 0
3 Denver Nuggets 5 1200 .427 12.1 .851 .310 .089 .149 .303 .149 .442 .600 .282 .308 .394 .338 .530 .057 23 .682 .108 .143 2 0
4 Detroit Pistons 23 5620 .412 11.4 .818 .332 .131 .164 .192 .182 .436 .560 .306 .413 .327 .304 .595 .063 97 .773 .270 .384 2 0
5 Houston Rockets 5 1225 .427 12.6 .796 .255 .180 .134 .226 .204 .459 .674 .313 .360 .393 .303 .493 .043 16 .826 .303 .391 1 0
6 Indiana Pacers 16 3840 .408 12.5 .763 .292 .135 .161 .176 .237 .432 .575 .358 .352 .322 .333 .508 .045 48 .895 .270 .377 1 0
7 Los Angeles Lakers 22 5330 .444 12.0 .793 .306 .148 .135 .204 .207 .476 .643 .409 .357 .352 .321 .639 .067 103 .945 .253 .256 4 0
8 Memphis Grizzlies 4 960 .424 10.7 .824 .324 .210 .114 .176 .176 .452 .596 .393 .394 .294 .294 .407 .048 13 .933 .294 .200 1 0
9 Miami Heat 13 3120 .408 12.3 .821 .302 .116 .135 .267 .179 .437 .534 .434 .382 .358 .276 .479 .038 34 .938 .172 .367 4 0
10 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1200 .416 11.5 .815 .355 .085 .144 .231 .185 .435 .486 .455 .286 .444 .333 .601 .057 22 .833 .375 .370 0 0
11 Minnesota Timberwolves 18 4345 .441 13.5 .802 .215 .136 .173 .278 .198 .454 .594 .344 .454 .399 .387 .519 .028 37 .802 .270 .378 5 0
12 New Jersey Nets 11 2715 .423 11.7 .775 .373 .096 .091 .215 .225 .467 .582 .325 .397 .360 .272 .628 .079 57 .878 .228 .293 2 0
13 New Orleans Hornets 7 1680 .384 13.4 .757 .262 .103 .152 .240 .243 .406 .550 .273 .358 .336 .315 .622 .036 18 .805 .138 .278 0 0
14 New York Knicks 4 960 .384 12.0 .819 .281 .144 .153 .241 .181 .405 .533 .304 .408 .312 .293 .613 .025 8 .765 .241 .357 0 0
15 Sacramento Kings 12 2905 .425 12.5 .798 .298 .139 .075 .285 .202 .445 .562 .341 .360 .394 .348 .592 .047 43 .929 .343 .348 2 0
16 San Antonio Spurs 10 2400 .440 12.7 .752 .252 .176 .136 .188 .248 .464 .609 .433 .337 .392 .365 .515 .035 22 .826 .328 .355 0 0
League Average 10.3 2491 .421 12.2 .797 .297 .135 .139 .226 .203 .445 .576 .362 .376 .366 .324 .560 .049 35 .857 .259 .345 1.6 0.0

Shooting data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist

Opponent Shooting

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
2-Pt Field Goals 3-Pt Field Goals
% of FGA by Distance FG% by Distance Dunks Layups Corner
Rk Team G MP FG% Dist. 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P %Ast'd %FGA Md. %FGA Md. %Ast'd %3PA 3P%
1 Boston Celtics 4 960 .459 12.5 .781 .322 .107 .130 .222 .219 .477 .651 .250 .409 .373 .392 .532 .059 20 .234 38 .862 .203 .467
2 Dallas Mavericks 5 1200 .442 11.0 .786 .356 .164 .083 .183 .214 .462 .580 .348 .343 .390 .367 .523 .059 23 .285 62 .939 .400 .444
3 Denver Nuggets 5 1200 .460 13.4 .827 .218 .133 .154 .322 .173 .453 .610 .300 .517 .380 .492 .525 .029 11 .162 31 .813 .308 .600
4 Detroit Pistons 23 5620 .392 12.0 .774 .343 .102 .124 .205 .226 .426 .530 .379 .298 .353 .277 .586 .060 95 .264 202 .861 .326 .299
5 Houston Rockets 5 1225 .429 12.2 .830 .277 .145 .150 .259 .170 .446 .642 .368 .424 .294 .343 .685 .056 21 .190 43 .957 .224 .333
6 Indiana Pacers 16 3840 .397 11.9 .835 .299 .137 .177 .222 .165 .415 .494 .369 .374 .368 .307 .553 .043 44 .229 112 .814 .188 .472
7 Los Angeles Lakers 22 5330 .422 12.9 .783 .252 .150 .159 .221 .217 .453 .641 .315 .385 .382 .311 .512 .040 61 .194 188 .805 .292 .340
8 Memphis Grizzlies 4 960 .507 11.8 .774 .288 .191 .128 .167 .226 .516 .627 .509 .405 .417 .477 .557 .056 13 .253 42 .742 .308 .400
9 Miami Heat 13 3120 .405 12.8 .759 .264 .140 .162 .193 .241 .427 .586 .361 .364 .310 .336 .575 .040 34 .188 89 .870 .197 .356
10 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1200 .460 10.8 .790 .385 .115 .120 .170 .210 .497 .584 .370 .479 .397 .321 .624 .098 35 .273 53 .815 .321 .444
11 Minnesota Timberwolves 18 4345 .429 12.8 .805 .286 .116 .106 .297 .195 .451 .592 .343 .329 .400 .342 .626 .049 65 .218 167 .887 .218 .258
12 New Jersey Nets 11 2715 .392 12.0 .814 .302 .138 .165 .209 .186 .413 .540 .308 .410 .302 .296 .594 .034 27 .232 104 .813 .210 .324
13 New Orleans Hornets 7 1680 .404 12.5 .791 .319 .093 .106 .273 .209 .444 .548 .449 .429 .326 .255 .465 .038 19 .245 63 1.000 .209 .348
14 New York Knicks 4 960 .476 11.4 .781 .375 .108 .111 .188 .219 .533 .648 .355 .563 .389 .270 .617 .104 27 .247 38 .882 .127 .250
15 Sacramento Kings 12 2905 .414 12.2 .808 .266 .164 .133 .244 .192 .431 .533 .394 .341 .395 .342 .501 .027 27 .215 107 .838 .291 .328
16 San Antonio Spurs 10 2400 .453 11.2 .820 .308 .191 .146 .175 .180 .481 .642 .415 .359 .371 .323 .502 .062 42 .250 95 .951 .252 .188
League Average 10.3 2491 .421 12.2 .797 .297 .135 .139 .226 .203 .445 .576 .362 .376 .366 .324 .560 .049 35 .227 90 .857 .259 .345

Miscellaneous Stats

Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Detroit Pistons 23 16 7 .696 17.1 5.9 99.3 92.0 86.1 .359 .182 .439 14.4 30.2 .263 .423 15.4 74.6 .227
2 Los Angeles Lakers 22 13 9 .591 11.8 10.2 100.8 99.8 86.6 .375 .207 .477 12.7 24.4 .229 .456 14.3 72.2 .237
3 Minnesota Timberwolves 18 10 8 .556 9.0 9.0 101.9 101.9 89.8 .302 .198 .479 14.7 24.2 .236 .463 12.1 73.3 .211
4 Indiana Pacers 16 10 6 .625 10.9 5.1 98.9 93.7 86.5 .330 .237 .448 13.6 25.5 .242 .422 15.6 74.4 .270
5 Sacramento Kings 12 7 5 .583 6.0 6.0 101.0 100.9 93.4 .299 .202 .460 13.2 24.8 .227 .447 13.4 69.3 .208
6 New Jersey Nets 11 7 4 .636 6.6 4.4 96.4 93.7 88.9 .416 .225 .454 17.7 26.5 .303 .419 15.0 72.0 .245
7 San Antonio Spurs 10 6 4 .600 6.2 3.8 102.4 98.8 87.2 .314 .248 .485 15.2 30.1 .202 .482 15.3 77.1 .256
8 Miami Heat 13 6 7 .462 6.6 6.4 97.3 97.1 86.4 .343 .179 .433 14.1 27.2 .258 .445 15.8 72.8 .257
9 New Orleans Hornets 7 3 4 .429 2.6 4.4 92.5 95.9 87.1 .272 .243 .422 16.7 28.5 .212 .431 14.9 71.4 .249
10 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1 4 .200 0.6 4.4 95.3 109.3 89.9 .278 .185 .447 15.8 25.8 .206 .494 13.3 68.3 .240
11 Houston Rockets 5 1 4 .200 1.5 3.5 94.5 100.5 87.7 .306 .204 .458 16.6 24.0 .220 .458 10.2 77.7 .226
12 Denver Nuggets 5 1 4 .200 1.8 3.2 99.2 103.6 91.4 .193 .149 .452 13.1 31.7 .135 .503 15.9 75.8 .253
13 Dallas Mavericks 5 1 4 .200 2.7 2.3 103.4 102.0 96.3 .245 .180 .422 11.3 36.7 .189 .481 14.7 71.6 .204
14 Memphis Grizzlies 4 0 4 .000 0.4 3.6 97.1 113.4 86.0 .324 .176 .450 14.7 23.8 .252 .561 16.4 68.5 .233
15 New York Knicks 4 0 4 .000 0.5 3.5 90.4 104.1 92.9 .316 .181 .411 15.1 26.3 .228 .505 18.1 73.9 .333
16 Boston Celtics 4 0 4 .000 0.3 3.7 92.1 110.4 91.7 .383 .223 .445 19.3 23.1 .309 .501 11.9 72.2 .195
League Average 10.3 5.1 5.1 .500 5.2 5.1 98.8 98.8 88.4 .328 .203 .454 14.5 27.0 .237 .454 14.5 73.0 .237

Playoff Leaders