The 2005–06 Los Angeles Lakers season was the 57th in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and 60th overall. The Los Angeles Lakers finished in third place of the Pacific Division and as the seventh seed of the Western Conference playoffs. The season ended with the team being eliminated in seven games against the Phoenix Suns after holding a 3-1 series lead.
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... On June 14, 2005, the Lakers hired head coach Phil Jackson ... On August 2, 2005, the Lakers traded guard/forward Caron Butler and guard Chucky Atkins to the Washington Wizards in exchange for forward Kwame Brown and guard Laron Profit ... The Lakers traded guard Kareem Rush to the Charlotte Bobcats for two future second round draft picks (Ronny Turiaf and TBA) ...
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Till I took up poaching, as you shall quickly hear:
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