NBA 2K19: 2004-2005 Phoenix Suns Player Ratings and Roster

Led by the great Steve Nash, this Phoenix Suns squad never quite realized their true potential.


With an extremely impressive record of 62-20 in the regular season, the 1st place Phoenix Suns at the time were a bit of a let down come the playoffs. After dispatching the Mavericks and the Grizzlies, they collapsed in a 1-4 series against the Spurs. Nevertheless, they had an amazing season, one that would put them on the map for times to come.

Starting Lineup

Steve Nash, PG (94)

Age: 31

Position: PG

Height: 6’3”

Traits: All-Around Superstar

Best stats: Passing, Layups, Ball Handling

The 04-05 season was one that saw the name Steve Nash go down in history. Nicknamed Nashty, Nash put up incredible numbers. Averaging 15.5 points per game, he also had a staggering 11.5 assists per game, just .1 off of his all-time high. With a .557 eFG%, he was nigh unstoppable at the time.

Amar’e Stoudemire, PF/C (88)

Age: 22

Position: Power Forward, Center

Height: 6’10”

Traits: Low Post Star

Best stats: Dunks, Post Offense, Strength

The little tyrant of the court, Stoudemire was definitely anything but small. Alongside Nash, Stoudemire made sure that the offensive side of the Suns was always able to perform. Averaging an impressive 26.0 points per game, .560 eFG%. He even managed to get 1 block a game on average, helping him become the low post star that he is recognized as.

Shawn Marion, SF/PF (85)

Age: 27

Position: Small Forward, Power Forward

Height: 6’7”

Traits: Two-Way Star

Best stats: Vertical, Layups, Lateral Quickness

Not to be forgotten in the lineup, Marion was able to push his way through and help the team to a win throughout most of the year. Averaging a solid 19.4 points per game, he made it difficult for the defense of the opponents, keeping a 11.3 average rebounds per game. Not only that, he would average around 2.0 steals per game, as well as 1.5 blocks per game. This would soon earn him the nickname the Matrix.

Joe Johnson, SF/SG (80)

Age: 24

Position: Small Forward, Shooting Guard

Height: 6’7”

Traits: Sharpshooter

Best stats: Stamina, 3pt, Layups

Although not the flashiest of players on the roster, Joe Johnson was able to hold his own to help the team make it to the playoff finals. Averaging 17.1 points per game, he only had a mediocre 5.3 rebounds per game, as well as 1 steal per game averaged. Not great, but not bad. A solid player.

Quentin Richardson, SG/SF (77)

Age: 25

Position: Shooting Guard, Small Forward

Height: 6’8”

Traits: Two-Way Guard

Best stats: 3pt, Stamina, Vertical

Although his stats are not as up to par as the others, Quentin was still able to pull his own weight when it counted. He averaged a less than stellar 14.9 points per game, and held a 6.1 average for rebounds. He did get 1.2 average steals per game, making him a decent defensive star, but it was more about making sure the others were able to shine.

NBA 2K19 2004-2005 Phoenix Suns Roster

Name

OVR

Position

Height

Age

Steve Nash

94

PG

6’3”

31

Amar’e Stoudemire

88

PF

6’10”

23

Shawn Marion

85

SF

6’7”

27

Joe Johnson

80

SF

6’7”

24

Quentin Richardson

77

SG

6’6”

25

Steven Hunter

73

C

7’0”

24

Jim Jackson

71

SG

6’6”

35

Leandro Barbosa

71

SG

6’3”

23

Bo Outlaw

68

PF

6’8”

35

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