2005 Detroit Shock Roster

Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
Team Record: 16-18
Finishing 4th in the WNBA's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost first round

First Round - Lost to Connecticut Sun 2-0
Coach: Bill Laimbeer (16-18)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 159,356, Avg. 9,374 in 17 home dates
2005 Detroit Shock Statistics

The Detroit Shock of the Women's National Basketball Association ended the 2005 season with a record of 16 wins and 18 losses, finishing fourth in the WNBA's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Shock racked up 2,247 points and conceded 2,287. Deanna Nolan netted a team-leading 524 points for Detroit, while Cheryl Ford contributed 322 rebounds. Deanna Nolan dished out 121 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Deanna Nolan added 55 steals.

Bill Laimbeer coached the team. The 2005 Detroit Shock lost in the first round of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Kara BraxtonF-CFebruary 18, 19836'6"210Georgia
Swin CashFSeptember 22, 19796'1"162ConnecticutMcKeesport, PA USA
Barbara FarrisC-FSeptember 10, 19766'3"200Tulane
Cheryl FordFJune 6, 19816'3"198Louisiana TechHomer, LA USA
Niele IveyGSeptember 24, 19775'7"149Notre Dame
Chandi JonesG-FMarch 25, 19825'9"150Houston
Sheila LambertGJuly 21, 19805'7"125BaylorSeattle, WA USA
Deanna NolanG-FAugust 25, 19795'9"147Georgia
Plenette PiersonF-CAugust 30, 19816'2"181Texas Tech
Elaine PowellGAugust 9, 19755'8"150Louisiana State
Ruth RileyCAugust 28, 19796'5"198Notre DameRansom, KS USA
Katie SmithG-FJune 4, 19745'11"174Ohio StateLancaster, OH USA
Andrea StinsonGNovember 25, 19675'10"158North Carolina State
Stacey ThomasFAugust 29, 19785'10"154Michigan
Ayana WalkerFSeptember 10, 19796'3"142Louisiana Tech

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