Did Lakers make playoffs in 2005?

The team finished the season with a 5-game winning streak, the longest of the season, and an overall 45-37 record. The Lakers finished third in the Pacific Division and qualified for the playoffs as the 7th seed in the Western Conference.

Did the Lakers make the playoffs in 2004?

The 2004 NBA playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association’s 2003–04 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern Conference champion Detroit Pistons defeating the Western Conference champion Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1 in the NBA Finals.

Did the 04 Lakers win?

The Pistons shocked the basketball world by defeating the Lakers 4-1 in the 2004 Finals.

What was the 2004 Lakers roster?


No. Player Pos
34 Shaquille O’Neal C
12 Jannero Pargo PG
20 Gary Payton PG
21 Kareem Rush SG

Who coached Lakers in 2005?

But after a 2005 season in which Rudy Tomjanovich lasted only 41 games as Lakers coach before quitting from stress and the team missed the playoffs, Buss hired Jackson again. Jackson signed a three-year deal worth $10 million a season.

Who won the 2004 championship?

Detroit Pistons2004 NBA Finals / Champion

Who won the 2005 championship?

San Antonio Spurs2005 NBA Finals / Champion

What happened to the 03/04 Lakers?

Despite all the distractions and turmoil, the Lakers won the Pacific Division with a 56-26 record, handled the Houston Rockets in the first round in five games and avenged their loss the previous year to the Spurs in six games.

Who coached the Lakers in 2004?

Phil Jackson
Phil Jackson coached the Lakers in 2003-04.

Phil Jackson 2000-2004 287-123
Kurt Rambis 1999 24-13
Bill Bertka 1999 1-0
Del Harris 1995-1999 224-116