Spurs Repeat As NBA Champs In Ea Sports NBA Live 06 Simulation

Spurs
Repeat As NBA Champs In EA Sports NBA Live 06 Simulation

Allen Iverson Named NBA MVP; Kobe Bryant Wins
Scoring Title

November 3, 2005 — The San Antonio Spurs
captured their second straight NBA championship by defeating the Miami Heat in
five games in an Electronic Arts NBA LIVE 06 videogame simulation of the entire
2005-06 NBA season that began this week.

In the NBA LIVE 06 simulation the Spurs posted an
NBA-best 60-22 record and reached The Finals after sweeping the Phoenix Suns in
the Western Conference Finals. Forward Tim Duncan was chosen the Finals MVP. The
Heat defeated the Detroit Pistons in seven games in the Eastern Conference
Finals.

Last year, San Antonio posted a 59-23 regular
season record and defeated the Denver Nuggets, Seattle Sonics, Suns and Pistons
to claim the NBA championship.

Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson won his
second MVP award after finishing second in scoring with 26.7 ppg, second in
assists with 8.6 apg, and second in steals with 2.4 spg, leading the 76ers to a
56-26 record in the NBA Live 06 simulation. Philadelphia coach Maurice Cheeks
was chosen Coach of the Year.

In the NBA LIVE 06 simulation guard Kobe Bryant
of the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA scoring title by averaging 27.3 ppg but he
wasn’t able to lead the Lakers (40-42) back into the playoffs. The Sacramento
Kings grabbed the final playoff spot in the West with a 42-40 record.

Cleveland’s LeBron James led the Cavaliers to a
15 win improvement over last season and to the best regular season record in the
Eastern Conference at 57-25. James finished third in scoring with 24.1 ppg.

Utah forward Andrei Kirilenko was named Defensive
Player of the Year, guard Chris Paul of New Orleans was Rookie of the Year,
swingman Shane Battier of Memphis was Sixth Man and guard Sebastian Telfair was
the Most Improved Player.

Nine teams posted 50 or more wins in the NBA LIVE
06 simulation, including the Cavaliers, 76ers, Heat (55-27) and New Jersey Nets
(50-32) in the East and the Spurs, Nuggets (54-28), Suns (53-29), Dallas
Mavericks (52-30) and Houston Rockets (51-31) in the West.

With unprecedented player graphics, true-to-life
details and major gameplay advancements, NBA LIVE 06 on Xbox 360 elevates the
sport of basketball to a whole new level.

The official videogame website can be found at

www.easports.com/nbalive06
.


 Additional Results include:


 


2005-2006 NBA Final Regular
Season


 


Regular Season Awards


MVP

– Allen Iverson,
Philadephia


Coach of the Year

– Maurice Cheeks, Philadelphia


Defensive Player


Andrei

Kirilenko, Utah


Rookie of the Year

– Chris Paul, New Orleans


Sixth Man

– Shane Battier, Memphis


Most Improved Player

– Sebastian Telfair, Portland


 


Regular Season Scoring
Leaders


 


PLAYER – Points per game


Kobe Bryant – 27.3


Allen Iverson – 26.8


LeBron James – 24.1


Ray Allen – 23.7          


Yao Ming – 22.5          


Vince Carter – 22.4


Tim Duncan – 21.8


Rashard Lewis – 21.7


Kevin Garnett – 21.4


Peja Stojakovic – 21.1


 


 


Western Conference Standings


Team – W-L record


1. San Antonio – 60-22


2.  Denver – 54-28


3.  Phoenix – 53-29


4.  Dallas – 52-30


5.  Houston – 51-31


6.  Memphis – 44-38


7.  Golden State – 44-38


8.  Sacramento – 42-40


9.  Minnesota – 41-41


10. LA Lakers – 40-42


11. Portland – 34-38


12. Seattle – 33-39


13. Utah – 33-39


14. LA Clippers – 32-50


15. New Orleans – 24-58


 


Eastern Conference Standings


Team – W-L record


1. Cleveland – 57-25


2.  Philadelphia – 56-26


3.  Miami – 55-27


4.  N.J. Nets – 50-32


5.  Detroit – 49-33


6.  Indiana – 48-34


7.  Orlando – 38-44


8.  N.Y. Knicks – 37-45


9.  Chicago – 36-46


10. Washington – 35-47


11. Boston – 34-48


12. Toronto – 31-51


13. Milwaukee – 28-61


14. Atlanta – 27-55


15. Charlotte – 17-65


 


 


2006 NBA Playoffs & Results


 


NBA Finals:

San Antonio defeats Miami, 4-1


MVP
:  
Tim Duncan – San Antonio Spurs


 


Eastern Conference


First Round


(1) Cleveland  defeats (8) New York,  4-2


(5) Detroit  defeats (4) New Jersey,  4-2 


(3) Miami  defeats (6) Indiana,  4-3


(2) Philadelphia defeats (7) Orlando, 4-1


 


Second Round


(5) Detroit  defeats (1) Cleveland,  4-2


(3) Miami defeats (2) Philadelphia, 4-1


 


Eastern Conference Finals


(3) Miami defeats (5) Detroit, 4-3


 


 


Western Conference


First Round


(1) San Antonio defeats (8) Sacramento, 4-0


(4) Dallas defeats (5) Houston, 4-3


(3) Phoenix defeats (6) Memphis, 4-0


(2) Denver defeats (7) Golden State, 4-0


 


Second Round


(1) San Antonio  defeats (4) Dallas, 4-0


(3) Phoenix defeats (2) Denver, 4-3


 


Western Conference Finals


(1) San Antonio  defeats (3) Phoenix, 4-0