1999–2000 San Antonio Spurs season

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1999–2000 San Antonio Spurs season
Head coach Gregg Popovich
Arena Alamodome
Results
Record 53–29 (.646)
Place Division: 2nd (Midwest)
Conference: 4th (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round
(eliminated 1-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1998–99 2000–01 >

The 1999-2000 NBA season was the Spurs' 24th season in the NBA, 27th season as the Spurs, and the 33rd season as a franchise.[1] San Antonio finished second in the Midwest Division with a 53-29 record. In the playoffs, the Spurs played without Tim Duncan, who went injured at the final month of regular season, and lost four games in the first round to the Phoenix Suns.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1999 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 29 Leon Smith PF  United States Martin Luther King HS (IL)
2 57 Manu Ginobli SG  Argentina

Roster[edit]

Starter

Backup

Reverse

Inactive

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Utah Jazz 55 27 .671 31–10 24–17 14–10
x-San Antonio Spurs 53 29 .646 2 31–10 22–19 16–8
x-Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 .610 5 26–15 24–17 18–6
Dallas Mavericks 40 42 .488 15 22–19 18–23 12–12
Denver Nuggets 35 47 .427 20 25–16 10–31 10–14
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 21 22–19 12–29 8–16
Vancouver Grizzlies 22 60 .268 33 12–29 10–31 6–18
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Los Angeles Lakers 67 15 .817
2 y-Utah Jazz 55 27 .671 12
3 x-Portland Trail Blazers 59 23 .720 8
4 x-San Antonio Spurs 53 29 .646 14
5 x-Phoenix Suns 53 29 .646 14
6 x-Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 .610 17
7 x-Seattle SuperSonics 45 37 .549 22
8 x-Sacramento Kings 44 38 .537 23
9 Dallas Mavericks 40 42 .488 27
10 Denver Nuggets 35 47 .427 32
11 Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 33
12 Vancouver Grizzlies 22 60 .268 45
13 Golden State Warriors 19 63 .232 48
14 Los Angeles Clippers 15 67 .183 52


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(4) San Antonio Spurs vs. (5) Phoenix Suns Last Playoff Meeting: 1998 Western Conference First Round (San Antonio won 3-1)

April 22
Phoenix Suns 72, San Antonio Spurs 70
April 25
Phoenix Suns 70, San Antonio Spurs 85
April 29
San Antonio Spurs 94, Phoenix Suns 101
May 2
San Antonio Spurs 78, Phoenix Suns 89
Phoenix wins series, 3-1

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Chucky Brown
Antonio Daniels
Derrick Dial
Tim Duncan
Mario Elie
Sean Elliott
Jaren Jackson
Avery Johnson
Steve Kerr
Jerome Kersey
Terry Porter
David Robinson
Malik Rose
Felton Spencer
Samaki Walker

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Antonio Daniels
Derrick Dial
Mario Elie
Sean Elliott
Jaren Jackson
Avery Johnson
Jerome Kersey
Terry Porter
David Robinson
Malik Rose
Samaki Walker

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]