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2006 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Miami Heat

Finals MVP: Dwyane Wade (34.7/7.8/3.8)

2006 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Dwyane Wade (654)
TRB: Dirk Nowitzki (268)
AST: Steve Nash (204)
WS: Dirk Nowitzki (5.4)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-2): Miami Heat over Dallas Mavericks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-2): Miami Heat over Detroit Pistons (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-2): Dallas Mavericks over Phoenix Suns (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Detroit Pistons over Cleveland Cavaliers (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1): Miami Heat over New Jersey Nets (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Dallas Mavericks over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Phoenix Suns over Los Angeles Clippers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (4-2): Cleveland Cavaliers over Washington Wizards (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (4-1): Detroit Pistons over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (4-2): Miami Heat over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (4-2): New Jersey Nets over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-0): Dallas Mavericks over Memphis Grizzlies (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-1): Los Angeles Clippers over Denver Nuggets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-3): Phoenix Suns over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (4-2): San Antonio Spurs over Sacramento Kings (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 Phoenix Suns 20 4900 801 1661 .482 184 470 .391 617 1191 .518 358 431 .831 153 580 733 468 113 87 231 438 2144 107.2
2 Los Angeles Clippers 12 2930 476 969 .491 54 143 .378 422 826 .511 262 321 .816 132 415 547 249 60 71 186 287 1268 105.7
3 San Antonio Spurs 13 3195 474 963 .492 78 199 .392 396 764 .518 314 404 .777 106 377 483 227 85 72 173 308 1340 103.1
4 Washington Wizards 6 1490 212 472 .449 37 115 .322 175 357 .490 149 200 .745 69 166 235 105 41 33 77 136 610 101.7
5 Los Angeles Lakers 7 1730 264 582 .454 50 150 .333 214 432 .495 126 165 .764 77 221 298 120 45 22 105 160 704 100.6
6 Dallas Mavericks 23 5620 831 1842 .451 110 347 .317 721 1495 .482 522 645 .809 280 701 981 351 152 99 295 587 2294 99.7
7 Chicago Bulls 6 1440 204 458 .445 47 119 .395 157 339 .463 135 182 .742 53 183 236 110 34 23 95 155 590 98.3
8 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1200 189 401 .471 26 62 .419 163 339 .481 84 107 .785 53 132 185 105 30 12 66 134 488 97.6
9 Sacramento Kings 6 1465 208 469 .443 31 94 .330 177 375 .472 137 173 .792 74 156 230 92 45 15 78 156 584 97.3
10 Miami Heat 23 5545 801 1666 .481 146 439 .333 655 1227 .534 466 711 .655 219 748 967 402 161 105 357 553 2214 96.3
11 New Jersey Nets 11 2640 377 834 .452 59 192 .307 318 642 .495 223 293 .761 110 315 425 243 76 28 140 293 1036 94.2
12 Detroit Pistons 18 4320 578 1338 .432 124 333 .372 454 1005 .452 370 511 .724 204 494 698 336 116 74 214 367 1650 91.7
13 Cleveland Cavaliers 13 3170 437 999 .437 55 172 .320 382 827 .462 246 322 .764 162 387 549 210 85 55 188 320 1175 90.4
14 Indiana Pacers 6 1440 187 422 .443 40 117 .342 147 305 .482 122 163 .748 50 174 224 107 36 27 95 149 536 89.3
15 Denver Nuggets 5 1200 163 429 .380 15 68 .221 148 361 .410 96 132 .727 70 139 209 99 34 21 59 116 437 87.4
16 Memphis Grizzlies 4 985 120 266 .451 15 48 .313 105 218 .482 82 113 .726 33 104 137 56 19 15 64 110 337 84.3
League Average 11 2704 395 861 .459 67 192 .349 328 669 .491 231 305 .758 115 331 446 205 71 47 151 267 1088 97.8

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 18 4320 609 1313 .464 79 243 .325 530 1070 .495 296 410 .722 186 528 714 312 104 77 257 428 1593 88.5
2 Miami Heat 23 5545 758 1766 .429 143 441 .324 615 1325 .464 468 626 .748 229 670 899 403 150 67 328 591 2127 92.5
3 Indiana Pacers 6 1440 202 451 .448 28 97 .289 174 354 .492 126 158 .797 63 166 229 140 43 19 71 151 558 93.0
4 Cleveland Cavaliers 13 3170 427 978 .437 84 232 .362 343 746 .460 278 387 .718 150 366 516 225 87 70 166 273 1216 93.5
5 Denver Nuggets 5 1200 171 370 .462 23 64 .359 148 306 .484 110 137 .803 42 170 212 112 28 29 87 135 475 95.0
6 New Jersey Nets 11 2640 362 777 .466 79 217 .364 283 560 .505 243 337 .721 91 332 423 193 74 41 163 264 1046 95.1
7 Dallas Mavericks 23 5620 801 1703 .470 122 354 .345 679 1349 .503 476 669 .712 201 679 880 371 141 110 330 562 2200 95.7
8 Memphis Grizzlies 4 985 139 307 .453 21 59 .356 118 248 .476 94 110 .855 55 117 172 73 27 18 51 112 393 98.3
9 San Antonio Spurs 13 3195 466 1021 .456 60 174 .345 406 847 .479 319 396 .806 153 362 515 184 84 55 163 346 1311 100.8
10 Chicago Bulls 6 1440 219 472 .464 47 139 .338 172 333 .517 123 177 .695 67 192 259 116 41 32 95 157 608 101.3
11 Washington Wizards 6 1490 224 489 .458 30 86 .349 194 403 .481 131 172 .762 77 189 266 103 46 26 93 161 609 101.5
12 Los Angeles Clippers 12 2930 453 1042 .435 92 271 .339 361 771 .468 225 291 .773 132 330 462 291 79 50 133 269 1223 101.9
13 Phoenix Suns 20 4900 805 1695 .475 108 321 .336 697 1374 .507 402 506 .794 252 654 906 348 119 85 271 433 2120 106.0
14 Sacramento Kings 6 1465 230 449 .512 48 111 .432 182 338 .538 133 169 .787 52 181 233 132 36 34 80 137 641 106.8
15 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1200 182 376 .484 45 105 .429 137 271 .506 127 170 .747 55 146 201 121 31 22 53 100 536 107.2
16 Los Angeles Lakers 7 1730 274 562 .488 62 154 .403 212 408 .520 141 158 .892 40 210 250 156 42 24 82 150 751 107.3
League Average 11 2704 395 861 .459 67 192 .349 328 669 .491 231 305 .758 115 331 446 205 71 47 151 267 1088 97.8

Miscellaneous Stats

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 Miami Heat 23 16 7 .696 14.6 8.4 106.2 102.0 90.3 .427 .264 .525 .153 .246 .280 .470 .138 .766 .265
2 Dallas Mavericks 23 14 9 .609 14.8 8.2 110.2 105.7 88.9 .350 .188 .481 .122 .292 .283 .506 .142 .777 .280
3 Detroit Pistons 18 10 8 .556 11.2 6.8 107.9 104.2 84.9 .382 .249 .478 .120 .279 .277 .494 .147 .726 .225
4 Phoenix Suns 20 10 10 .500 10.8 9.2 113.7 112.5 92.3 .259 .283 .538 .111 .190 .216 .507 .124 .697 .237
5 Cleveland Cavaliers 13 7 6 .538 5.0 8.0 103.7 107.4 85.8 .322 .172 .465 .141 .307 .246 .480 .126 .721 .284
6 San Antonio Spurs 13 7 6 .538 7.5 5.5 114.0 111.6 88.3 .420 .207 .533 .132 .226 .326 .486 .120 .711 .312
7 Los Angeles Clippers 12 7 5 .583 7.5 4.5 111.6 107.7 93.1 .331 .148 .519 .143 .286 .270 .479 .102 .759 .216
8 New Jersey Nets 11 5 6 .455 5.1 5.9 106.5 107.6 88.4 .351 .230 .487 .127 .249 .267 .517 .150 .776 .313
9 Los Angeles Lakers 7 3 4 .429 2.0 5.0 106.5 113.6 91.7 .284 .258 .497 .138 .268 .216 .543 .115 .847 .251
10 Sacramento Kings 6 2 4 .333 1.3 4.7 108.8 119.5 87.9 .369 .200 .477 .125 .290 .292 .566 .133 .750 .296
11 Chicago Bulls 6 2 4 .333 2.4 3.6 104.2 107.4 94.4 .397 .260 .497 .150 .216 .295 .514 .147 .732 .261
12 Washington Wizards 6 2 4 .333 3.0 3.0 109.4 109.2 89.8 .424 .244 .488 .121 .267 .316 .489 .141 .683 .268
13 Indiana Pacers 6 2 4 .333 2.2 3.8 103.2 107.5 86.5 .386 .277 .491 .161 .231 .289 .479 .120 .734 .279
14 Milwaukee Bucks 5 1 4 .200 1.1 3.9 110.2 121.1 88.5 .267 .155 .504 .128 .266 .209 .544 .105 .706 .338
15 Denver Nuggets 5 1 4 .200 1.2 3.8 95.0 103.2 92.0 .308 .159 .397 .108 .292 .224 .493 .168 .768 .297
16 Memphis Grizzlies 4 0 4 .000 0.4 3.6 99.0 115.5 82.9 .425 .180 .479 .169 .220 .308 .487 .125 .654 .306
League Average 11.1 5.6 5.6 .500 5.5 5.6 108.2 108.2 89.2 .354 .223 .498 .132 .259 .268 .498 .132 .741 .268

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 983
2. Dwyane Wade-MIA 959
3. Antoine Walker-MIA 862
4. Shawn Marion-PHO 849
5. Jason Terry-DAL 844
Field Goals
1. Dwyane Wade-MIA 219
2. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 196
3. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 178
4. Shawn Marion-PHO 163
  Jason Terry-DAL 163
Field Goal Attempts
1. Dwyane Wade-MIA 441
2. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 419
3. Jason Terry-DAL 369
4. Shawn Marion-PHO 333
5. Richard Hamilton-DET 310
3-Pt Field Goals
1. Tim Thomas-PHO 48
  Antoine Walker-MIA 48
3. Raja Bell-PHO 40
4. James Posey-MIA 35
5. Rasheed Wallace-DET 32
  Steve Nash-PHO 32
  Chauncey Billups-DET 32
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1. Antoine Walker-MIA 148
2. Tim Thomas-PHO 108
3. Jason Terry-DAL 101
4. Jason Williams-MIA 95
5. Chauncey Billups-DET 94
Free Throws
1. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 205
2. Dwyane Wade-MIA 202
3. Chauncey Billups-DET 105
4. Richard Hamilton-DET 97
5. Tim Duncan-SAS 94
Free Throw Attempts
1. Dwyane Wade-MIA 250
2. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 229
3. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 182
4. Tim Duncan-SAS 131
5. LeBron James-CLE 118
Offensive Rebounds
1. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 75
2. Ben Wallace-DET 60
3. Shawn Marion-PHO 57
4. Erick Dampier-DAL 55
5. Elton Brand-LAC 51
Defensive Rebounds
1. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 221
2. Shawn Marion-PHO 176
3. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 150
4. Josh Howard-DAL 130
5. Ben Wallace-DET 129
Total Rebounds
1. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 268
2. Shawn Marion-PHO 233
3. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 225
4. Ben Wallace-DET 189
5. Josh Howard-DAL 171
Assists
1. Steve Nash-PHO 204
2. Dwyane Wade-MIA 132
3. Chauncey Billups-DET 117
4. Jason Kidd-NJN 106
5. Boris Diaw-PHO 104
Steals
1. Dwyane Wade-MIA 51
2. Shawn Marion-PHO 37
3. Jason Terry-DAL 26
4. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 25
5. Ben Wallace-DET 24
Blocks
1. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 34
2. Elton Brand-LAC 31
3. DeSagana Diop-DAL 28
4. Zydrunas Ilgauskas-CLE 27
5. Dwyane Wade-MIA 26
Turnovers
1. Dwyane Wade-MIA 90
2. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 85
3. Steve Nash-PHO 67
4. LeBron James-CLE 65
5. Boris Diaw-PHO 55
Personal Fouls
1. Tim Thomas-PHO 90
2. Josh Howard-DAL 85
3. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 84
4. DeSagana Diop-DAL 81
5. Udonis Haslem-MIA 79
Points
1. Dwyane Wade-MIA 654
2. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 620
3. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 424
4. Jason Terry-DAL 416
5. Shawn Marion-PHO 407
  Steve Nash-PHO 407
Field Goal Pct
1. Alonzo Mourning-MIA .703
2. Anderson Varejao-CLE .620
3. DeSagana Diop-DAL .615
4. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA .612
5. Bonzi Wells-SAC .609
3-Pt Field Goal Pct
1. Maurice Evans-DET .636
2. Toni Kukoc-MIL .625
  Bonzi Wells-SAC .625
4. Sasha Vujacic-LAL .600
5. Danny Granger-IND .562
Free Throw Pct
1. Kevin Martin-SAC 1.000
  Lindsey Hunter-DET 1.000
  Smush Parker-LAL 1.000
  Sasha Vujacic-LAL 1.000
5. Drew Gooden-CLE .944
Minutes Per Game
1. Gilbert Arenas-WAS 47.3
2. LeBron James-CLE 46.5
3. Kobe Bryant-LAL 44.9
  Lamar Odom-LAL 44.9
5. Caron Butler-WAS 43.7
Points Per Game
1. Gilbert Arenas-WAS 34.0
2. LeBron James-CLE 30.8
3. Vince Carter-NJN 29.6
4. Dwyane Wade-MIA 28.4
5. Kobe Bryant-LAL 27.9
Rebounds Per Game
1. Bonzi Wells-SAC 12.0
2. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 11.7
3. Shawn Marion-PHO 11.7
4. Lamar Odom-LAL 11.0
  Marcus Camby-DEN 11.0
Assists Per Game
1. Steve Nash-PHO 10.2
2. Jason Kidd-NJN 9.6
3. Kirk Hinrich-CHI 7.7
4. Andre Miller-DEN 7.2
5. Chauncey Billups-DET 6.5
Steals Per Game
1. Larry Hughes-CLE 2.2
2. Dwyane Wade-MIA 2.2
3. Gilbert Arenas-WAS 2.2
4. Smush Parker-LAL 2.1
5. Caron Butler-WAS 2.0
Blocks Per Game
1. Marcus Camby-DEN 2.8
2. Elton Brand-LAC 2.6
3. Jermaine O'Neal-IND 2.3
4. Zydrunas Ilgauskas-CLE 2.1
5. Tim Duncan-SAS 1.9
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Tim Duncan-SAS 30.4
2. Michael Redd-MIL 28.4
3. Dwyane Wade-MIA 26.9
4. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 26.8
5. Vince Carter-NJN 26.8
True Shooting Pct
1. Alonzo Mourning-MIA .721
2. Brent Barry-SAS .719
3. Andres Nocioni-CHI .674
4. Anderson Varejao-CLE .664
5. Bonzi Wells-SAC .656
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Alonzo Mourning-MIA .703
2. Brent Barry-SAS .697
3. Bruce Bowen-SAS .648
4. Bonzi Wells-SAC .638
5. Anderson Varejao-CLE .620
Offensive Rebound Pct
1. Erick Dampier-DAL 14.2
2. Drew Gooden-CLE 13.2
3. Elton Brand-LAC 12.5
4. Antonio McDyess-DET 12.4
5. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 12.3
Defensive Rebound Pct
1. Marcus Camby-DEN 31.8
2. Corey Maggette-LAC 29.4
3. Drew Gooden-CLE 28.1
4. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 28.0
5. Bonzi Wells-SAC 26.6
Total Rebound Pct
1. Drew Gooden-CLE 20.7
2. Bonzi Wells-SAC 18.3
3. Antonio McDyess-DET 18.0
4. Ben Wallace-DET 18.0
5. Marcus Camby-DEN 17.9
Assist Pct
1. Steve Nash-PHO 40.3
2. Andre Miller-DEN 40.2
3. Jason Kidd-NJN 38.9
4. Kirk Hinrich-CHI 36.3
5. T.J. Ford-MIL 31.2
Steal Pct
1. Lindsey Hunter-DET 3.9
2. Larry Hughes-CLE 3.3
3. Bobby Simmons-MIL 3.1
4. Smush Parker-LAL 3.0
5. Dwyane Wade-MIA 2.8
Block Pct
1. Alonzo Mourning-MIA 8.9
2. Zydrunas Ilgauskas-CLE 6.5
3. Marcus Camby-DEN 6.3
4. DeSagana Diop-DAL 5.7
5. Jermaine O'Neal-IND 5.3
Turnover Pct
1. Kevin Martin-SAC 2.9
2. Lamond Murray-NJN 4.9
3. Raja Bell-PHO 5.2
4. Metta World Peace-SAC 5.2
5. Marcus Camby-DEN 5.7
Usage Pct
1. Vince Carter-NJN 33.8
2. LeBron James-CLE 33.5
3. Dwyane Wade-MIA 31.7
4. Gilbert Arenas-WAS 31.4
5. Carmelo Anthony-DEN 31.2
Offensive Rating
1. Brent Barry-SAS 135.5
2. Anderson Varejao-CLE 134.3
3. Kevin Martin-SAC 133.5
4. Michael Redd-MIL 130.3
5. Vladimir Radmanovic-LAC 127.0
Defensive Rating
1. Alonzo Mourning-MIA 95.1
2. Marcus Camby-DEN 96.6
3. Ben Wallace-DET 99.0
4. Dwyane Wade-MIA 99.6
5. DeSagana Diop-DAL 99.7
Offensive Win Shares
1. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 3.8
2. Dwyane Wade-MIA 2.8
3. Steve Nash-PHO 2.5
4. Tim Duncan-SAS 2.0
5. Chauncey Billups-DET 1.8
Defensive Win Shares
1. Dwyane Wade-MIA 2.0
2. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 1.6
3. Shaquille O'Neal-MIA 1.5
4. Antoine Walker-MIA 1.4
5. Ben Wallace-DET 1.4
Win Shares
1. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL 5.4
2. Dwyane Wade-MIA 4.8
3. Shawn Marion-PHO 2.7
4. Chauncey Billups-DET 2.7
5. Tim Duncan-SAS 2.6
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Dirk Nowitzki-DAL .263
2. Tim Duncan-SAS .252
3. Dwyane Wade-MIA .240
4. Elton Brand-LAC .227
5. Gilbert Arenas-WAS .217