1999 Washington Mystics season

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1999 Washington Mystics season
Head Coach Nancy Darsch
Arena MCI Center
Attendance 15,306 per game
Results
Record 12–20
(.375)
Place 5th (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Did Not Qualify
Washington Mystics seasons
< 1998 2000 >

The 1999 WNBA season was the second for the Washington Mystics. In the 1999 WNBA Draft, Chamique Holdsclaw was selected by the Washington Mystics 1st overall. In her first season, she was named the Rookie of the Year and was a starter in the inaugural WNBA All-Star Game. She averaged 16.9 points and 7.9 rebounds per game in her first season.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 1 Chamique Holdsclaw  United States Tennessee
2 13 Shalonda Enis  United States Alabama
3 25 Andrea Nagy Template:Hungary FIU
4 37 Jennifer Whittle || Australia

[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
New York Liberty x 18 14 .563 12–8
Detroit Shock x 15 17 .469 12–8 3.0
Charlotte Sting x 15 17 .469 12–8 3.0
Orlando Miracle o 15 17 .469 9–11 3.0
Washington Mystics o 12 20 .375 10–10 6.0
Cleveland Rockers o 7 25 .219 5–15 11.0

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
June 10 Charlotte 73-83 Loss 0-1
June 12 @ Houston 63-88 Loss 0-2
June 14 @ New York 83-61 Win 1-2
June 18 Detroit 69-76 Loss 1-3
June 19 @ Orlando 68-73 Loss 1-4
June 22 Phoenix 76-79 Loss 1-5
June 25 Houston 69-72 Loss 1-6
June 26 @ Cleveland 65-76 Loss 1-7
June 30 @ Charlotte 68-63 Win 2-7
July 2 Sacramento 74-79 Loss 2-8
July 6 New York 71-63 Win 3-8
July 8 Utah 65-81 Loss 3-9
July 10 @ Detroit 83-78 Win 4-9
July 12 Charlotte 74-71 Win 5-9
July 16 Detroit 68-78 Loss 5-10
July 17 @ Charlotte 56-63 Loss 5-11
July 19 Orlando 52-77 Loss 5-12
July 21 Cleveland 68-85 Loss 5-13
July 23 @ Minnesota 60-55 Win 6-13
July 25 @ Phoenix 59-72 Loss 6-14
July 26 @ Utah 61-73 Loss 6-15
July 29 @ Sacramento 54-70 Loss 6-16
July 31 @ Los Angeles 64-81 Loss 6-17
August 2 @ Detroit 75-70 Win 7-17
August 5 Orlando 72-68 Win 8-17
August 7 @ Cleveland 63-62 Win 9-17
August 8 Cleveland 80-45 Win 10-17
August 11 New York 59-56 Win 11-17
August 14 Los Angeles 55-53 Win 12-17
August 15 @ Orlando 54-81 Loss 12-18
August 17 @ New York 54-66 Loss 12-19
August 21 Minnesota 45-48 Loss 12-20

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Note: GP= Games played; MIN= Minutes; REB= Rebounds; AST= Assists; STL = Steals; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points; AVG = Average

Player GP MIN FG REB AST STL BLK PTS
Nikki McCray 32 1043 193 86 78 34 1 561
Chamique Holdsclaw 30 1061 202 246 74 37 27 525
Muriel Page
Shalonda Enis
Andrea Nagy

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  • Chamique Holdsclaw ranked sixth in the WNBA in Free Throws, 116
  • Nikki McCray, ranked fifth in the WNBA in Free Throws, 129 [3]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]