Summary and Awards / Teams
Season: Standings / Streaks / ...
Playoffs: Brackets / Series / ...

NBA 2005-06 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 2005-2006 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
2006 NBA Champion
Miami Heat
2006 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Miami Heat
4 - 2
Dallas Mavericks
Finals MVP
Dwyane Wade
Miami Heat

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Detroit Pistons
64-18 (.780)
Season MVP
Steve Nash
Phoenix Suns
Defensive Player
Ben Wallace
Detroit Pistons
Rookie of the Year
Chris Paul
New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets
Coach of the Year
Avery Johnson
Dallas Mavericks
All-Star Game MVP
LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers
Most Improved Player
Boris Diaw
Phoenix Suns
6th Man of the Year
Mike Miller
Memphis Grizzlies
Clutch Player of the Year
Scoring Leader
Kobe Bryant
Los Angeles Lakers
35.4 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Kevin Garnett
Minnesota Timberwolves
12.7 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Steve Nash
Phoenix Suns
10.5 assists per game
Steals Leader
Gerald Wallace
Charlotte Bobcats
2.5 steals per game
Blocks Leader
Marcus Camby
Denver Nuggets
3.3 blocks per game

* Note: until 2011, Metta World Peace's name was Ron Artest.