2004-05 NBA Player Survey Results: Experience

Is your favorite team shorter than most? Taller? Heavier? More experienced? Find out in the 2004-05 NBA Player Survey, which breaks down the roster data for all 30 teams.

CONTENTS
Most/Least Experienced Players
Average Height
Average Weight
Average Age
Average Experience
Colleges
Historical Averages; Meet "Mr. Average"


Reggie Miller returns for yet another season with the Indiana Pacers.
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2004-05 NBA PLAYER SURVEY AVERAGES (ordered by experience)
TeamExperience10 Years +Rookies
Houston6.66751
Minnesota6.61530
New York6.60031
Atlanta5.86734
Detroit5.86732
New Orleans5.60062
New Jersey5.26732
Golden State5.21432
San Antonio5.13322
Indiana4.93312
Orlando4.93313
Sacramento4.92322
Dallas4.80013
Miami4.80042
Portland4.73312
Cleveland4.71422
LA Lakers4.66731
Denver4.64311
Philadelphia4.53321
Boston4.46724
Toronto4.40023
Milwaukee4.35710
Washington3.66711
Memphis3.53302
Seattle3.42904
LA Clippers3.21403
Charlotte3.20012
Chicago3.00026
Phoenix2.57102
Utah2.14302

DIVISION AVERAGES
Southwest5.1471410
Atlantic5.0531211
Central4.575912
Southeast4.4931012
Northwest4.23959
Pacific4.114810

CONFERENCE AVERAGES
Eastern4.7093135
Western4.5142729

LEAGUE AVERAGE
NBA4.6135864


MOST EXPERIENCED PLAYERS
PlayerTeamYears
Kevin Willis Atlanta 19
Reggie Miller Indiana 17
Vlade Divac L.A. Lakers 15
Clifford Robinson Golden State 15
Elden Campbell Detroit 14
Derrick Coleman Detroit 14
Gary Payton Boston 14
Scott Williams Cleveland 14
Kenny Anderson Atlanta 13
Stacey Augmon Orlando 13
Dale Davis Golden State 13
Tony Massenburg San Antonio 13
Dikembe Mutombo Houston Steve Smith
LEAST EXPERIENCED PLAYERS
* Rookies ordered by age
PlayerTeamYears
Andris Biedrins Golden State 0
Dwight Howard Orlando 0
Josh Smith Atlanta 0
Robert Swift Seattle 0
Dorell Wright Miami 0
J.R. Smith New Orleans 0
Shaun Livingston L.A. Clippers 0
Trevor Ariza New York 0
Sebastian Telfair Portland 0
Peter Ramos Washington 0