Tuesday, May 31, 2005

2004-05 REGULAR SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Greg Buckner

- from the official site of the Denver Nuggets

Played in 70 games, starting 41 times … Averaged 6.2 ppg, tying his career-best (also in ’00-01) … Also averaged 3.0 rpg, a career-high 1.9 apg and 1.07 spg in 21.7 minutes … Ranked 17th in the NBA in steals per 48 minutes (2.37) … Shot a career-best .528 (160-303) from the field and a career-high .405 (49-121) from three-point range … Ended the season making 21 of his last 43 (.488) … Made 49 treys after making 44 in his first five seasons combined … Scored in double figures 15 times with one game of 20+ … Led the Nuggets in scoring once … Had a season-high four steals five times … Tied a career high with six assists (third time) vs. Atlanta on 3/1 … Missed 12 games due to injury: five due to a 3rd metacarpal fracture in his right hand (4/2-4/6; 4/13-4/15), two (2/16-2/23) due to a left foot strain and five due to a right groin strain (12/31-1/9) … Enjoyed his best month in March, averaging 7.5 ppg, 3.4 rpg and 1.79 spg in 14 contests … Scored 12 points in a season-high 43 minutes vs. Phoenix on 12/20 … Scored a career-high 28 points (10-13 FG, 2-4 3FG, 6-8 FT), grabbed a season-high nine rebounds and collected four steals in 32 minutes vs. Dallas on 11/21 … Previous high was 25 vs. Boston on 3/18/00 … Field goals made were a career high, while field goal and free-throw attempts tied career bests.

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