2000–01 NBL season

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2000–01 NBL season
League National Basketball League
Sport Basketball
Duration 23 October 2000 – 31 March 2001
4 – 17 April 2001 (Finals)
22 – 29 April 2001 (Grand Finals)
Number of teams 11
TV partner(s)
NBL season
Champions Wollongong Hawks
Premiers Wollongong Hawks
Season MVP Robert Rose
NBL seasons

The 2000–01 NBL season was the 23rd season of competition since its establishment in 1979. A total of 11 teams contested the league. The regular season was played between 23 October 2000 and 31 March 2001, and was followed by a post-season featuring the top four in 4 April 2001 until 29 April 2001.

Regular season[edit]

The home and away season took place over 24 rounds between 23 October 2000 and 31 March 2001 with finals starting 4 April 2001 until 17 April 2001 and grand final on 22-29 April 2001.

Round 1[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
20 October Wollongong Hawks 97–115 West Sydney Razorbacks WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
20 October Brisbane Bullets 80–95 Victoria Titans Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
21 October Perth Wildcats 84–92 Adelaide 36ers Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
21 October Melbourne Tigers 122–103 Canberra Cannons Hisense Arena box score report
21 October Townsville Crocodiles 120–85 Cairns Taipans Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
22 October Victoria Titans 110–93 West Sydney Razorbacks Hisense Arena box score report
22 October Canberra Cannons 98–104 Sydney Kings AIS Arena box score report

Round 2[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
27 October Victoria Titans 81–88 Wollongong Hawks Hisense Arena box score report
28 October Brisbane Bullets 93–115 Townsville Crocodiles Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
28 October Canberra Cannons 88–86 Cairns Taipans AIS Arena box score report
28 October Adelaide 36ers 92–81 Sydney Kings Adelaide Arena box score report
29 October Victoria Titans 106–98 Cairns Taipans Hisense Arena box score report
29 October Melbourne Tigers 111–118 Wollongong Hawks Hisense Arena box score report
30 October West Sydney Razorbacks 94–114 Adelaide 36ers Penrith Sports Sadium box score report
30 October Perth Wildcats 119–100 Sydney Kings Perth Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 3[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
3 November Sydney Kings 110–84 Perth Wildcats Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
3 November Adelaide 36ers 112–83 Canberra Cannons Adelaide Arena box score report
3 November Townsville Crocodiles 112–96 West Sydney Razorbacks Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
4 November Victoria Titans 108–113 Melbourne Tigers Hisense Arena box score report
4 November Wollongong Hawks 106–79 Brisbane Bullets WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
4 November Cairns Taipans 99–103 West Sydney Razorbacks Cairns Convention Centre box score report
5 November Perth Wildcats 99–71 Canberra Cannons Perth Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 4[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
10 November Cairns Taipans 87–96 Perth Wildcats Cairns Convention Centre box score report
11 November Canberra Cannons 91–124 Adelaide 36ers AIS Arena box score report
11 November Victoria Titans 112–92 Brisbane Bullets Hisense Arena box score report
11 November Sydney Kings 113–101 West Sydney Razorbacks Sydney Superdome box score report
11 November Townsville Crocodiles 106–98 Perth Wildcats Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
12 November Melbourne Tigers 111–93 Brisbane Bullets Hisense Arena box score report
13 November Wollongong Hawks 120–117 Adelaide 36ers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 5[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
17 November West Sydney Razorbacks 101–112 Victoria Titans State Sports Centre box score report
17 November Adelaide 36ers 121–105 Townsville Crocodiles Adelaide Arena box score report
18 November Brisbane Bullets 97–88 Canberra Cannons Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
18 November Perth Wildcats 121–108 Townsville Crocodiles Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
18 November Canberra Cannons 88–102 Wollongong Hawks AIS Arena box score report
18 November Melbourne Tigers 119–129 Sydney Kings Hisense Arena box score report

Round 6[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
24 November West Sydney Razorbacks 91–92 Perth Wildcats State Sports Centre box score report
24 November Brisbane Bullets 94–91 Sydney Kings Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
25 November Adelaide 36ers 102–81 Canberra Cannons Adelaide Arena box score report
25 November Wollongong Hawks 99–104 Perth Wildcats WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
25 November Cairns Taipans 86–97 Melbourne Tigers Cairns Convention Centre box score report
26 November Townsville Crocodiles 120–106 Melbourne Tigers Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 7[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
1 December Wollongong Hawks 111–98 Brisbane Bullets Shoalhaven Basketball Stadium box score report
1 December Adelaide 36ers 113–90 West Sydney Razorbacks Adelaide Arena box score report
1 December Townsville Crocodiles 94–111 Victoria Titans Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
2 December Cairns Taipans 81–98 Victoria Titans Cairns Convention Centre box score report
2 December Perth Wildcats 124–105 West Sydney Razorbacks Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
2 December Melbourne Tigers 121–115 Adelaide 36ers Hisense Arena box score report
3 December Canberra Cannons 92–78 Brisbane Bullets AIS Arena box score report

Round 8[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
8 December Perth Wildcats 116–98 Brisbane Bullets Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
8 December West Sydney Razorbacks 93–101 Cairns Taipans State Sports Centre box score report
9 December Sydney Kings 129–113 Melbourne Tigers Sydney Superdome box score report
9 December Wollongong Hawks 105–97 Cairns Taipans WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
9 December Adelaide 36ers 90–74 Brisbane Bullets Adelaide Arena box score report
11 December Victoria Titans 104–90 Townsville Crocodiles Hisense Arena box score report

Round 9[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
14 December Sydney Kings 96–90 Adelaide 36ers Sydney Superdome box score report
15 December Canberra Cannons 92–101 Melbourne Tigers AIS Arena box score report
15 December Brisbane Bullets 90–95 Adelaide 36ers Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
15 December Wollongong Hawks 90–116 Townsville Crocodiles WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
16 December Perth Wildcats 103–95 Victoria Titans Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
16 December West Sydney Razorbacks 112–118 Townsville Crocodiles State Sports Centre box score report

Round 10[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
21 December Canberra Cannons 97–112 Perth Wildcats Albury Basketball Stadium box score report
22 December Sydney Kings 93–86 Cairns Taipans Sydney Superdome box score report
23 December West Sydney Razorbacks 114–92 Brisbane Bullets State Sports Centre box score report
23 December Melbourne Tigers 116–126 Perth Wildcats Hisense Arena box score report
23 December Wollongong Hawks 111–109 Canberra Cannons WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
23 December Adelaide 36ers 109–93 Cairns Taipans Adelaide Arena box score report
26 December Victoria Titans 100–82 Sydney Kings Hisense Arena box score report

Round 11[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
29 December West Sydney Razorbacks 107–109 Melbourne Tigers State Sports Centre box score report
30 December Victoria Titans 138–99 Canberra Cannons Hisense Arena box score report
30 December Wollongong Hawks 116–103 Sydney Kings WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
30 December Cairns Taipans 98–89 Brisbane Bullets Cairns Convention Centre box score report
31 December Townsville Crocodiles 92–90 West Sydney Razorbacks Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
31 December Adelaide 36ers 91–104 Perth Wildcats Adelaide Arena box score report

Round 12[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
5 January Victoria Titans 107–95 West Sydney Razorbacks Hisense Arena box score report
5 January Adelaide 36ers 116–75 Cairns Taipans Adelaide Arena box score report
5 January Brisbane Bullets 102–96 Sydney Kings Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
6 January Perth Wildcats 109–83 Cairns Taipans Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
6 January Canberra Cannons 88–86 Brisbane Bullets AIS Arena box score report
6 January Melbourne Tigers 104–116 Adelaide 36ers Hisense Arena box score report
6 January Townsville Crocodiles 100–105 Wollongong Hawks Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 13[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
12 January Cairns Taipans 109–112 Wollongong Hawks Cairns Convention Centre box score report
13 January Brisbane Bullets 80–80 Wollongong Hawks Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
13 January Perth Wildcats 132–112 Melbourne Tigers Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
13 January Canberra Cannons 92–107 Townsville Crocodiles AIS Arena box score report
13 January Sydney Kings 92–128 Victoria Titans Sydney Superdome box score report

Round 14[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
17 January Victoria Titans 119–96 Brisbane Bullets Ballarat Stadium box score report
19 January Wollongong Hawks 130–99 Melbourne Tigers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
19 January Townsville Crocodiles 109–105 Sydney Kings Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
20 January Perth Wildcats 107–100 Victoria Titans Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
20 January West Sydney Razorbacks 107–101 Adelaide 36ers State Sports Centre box score report
20 January Cairns Taipans 91–94 Townsville Crocodiles Cairns Convention Centre box score report

Round 15[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
23 January Melbourne Tigers 125–96 Townsville Crocodiles Bendigo Basketball Stadium box score report
25 January Cairns Taipans 86–115 Adelaide 36ers Cairns Convention Centre box score report
26 January Canberra Cannons 85–116 Victoria Titans AIS Arena box score report
26 January Sydney Kings 108–88 Perth Wildcats Sydney Superdome box score report
27 January Brisbane Bullets 88–106 Perth Wildcats Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
27 January West Sydney Razorbacks 121–93 Melbourne Tigers State Sports Centre box score report
27 January Wollongong Hawks 79–92 Victoria Titans WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
27 January Townsville Crocodiles 111–94 Adelaide 36ers Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 16[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
2 February Brisbane Bullets 104–109 Townsville Crocodiles Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
2 February Cairns Taipans 97–113 West Sydney Razorbacks Cairns Convention Centre box score report
3 February Melbourne Tigers 84–86 Victoria Titans Hisense Arena box score report
3 February Adelaide 36ers 104–98 Wollongong Hawks Adelaide Arena box score report
4 February Sydney Kings 116–93 Canberra Cannons Sydney Superdome box score report

Round 17[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
9 February West Sydney Razorbacks 97–81 Canberra Cannons State Sports Centre box score report
9 February Wollongong Hawks 96–93 Adelaide 36ers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
10 February Sydney Kings 132–104 Wollongong Hawks Sydney Superdome box score report
10 February Adelaide 36ers 82–89 Victoria Titans Adelaide Arena box score report
10 February Cairns Taipans 116–107 Perth Wildcats Cairns Convention Centre box score report
10 February Townsville Crocodiles 112–92 Canberra Cannons Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
11 February Melbourne Tigers 117–103 Brisbane Bullets Hisense Arena box score report

Round 18[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
16 February Victoria Titans 100–87 Perth Wildcats Hisense Arena box score report
16 February West Sydney Razorbacks 84–112 Wollongong Hawks State Sports Centre box score report
17 February Canberra Cannons 84–100 Victoria Titans AIS Arena box score report
17 February Sydney Kings 112–106 Brisbane Bullets Sydney Superdome box score report
17 February Townsville Crocodiles 107–98 Cairns Taipans Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
18 February Melbourne Tigers 117–120 Wollongong Hawks Geelong Arena box score report

Round 19[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
21 February Melbourne Tigers 99–90 Cairns Taipans Hisense Arena box score report
23 February Cairns Taipans 109–92 Canberra Cannons Cairns Convention Centre box score report
24 February Brisbane Bullets 114–80 Canberra Cannons Cairns Convention Centre box score report
24 February Perth Wildcats 104–106 Wollongong Hawks Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
24 February West Sydney Razorbacks 90–99 Sydney Kings State Sports Centre box score report
24 February Adelaide 36ers 99–92 Victoria Titans Adelaide Arena box score report
25 February Melbourne Tigers 96–102 Townsville Crocodiles Hisense Arena box score report

Round 20[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
2 March Victoria Titans 96–115 Sydney Kings Hisense Arena box score report
2 March West Sydney Razorbacks 103–122 Wollongong Hawks State Sports Centre box score report
3 March Brisbane Bullets 110–115 Perth Wildcats Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
3 March Canberra Cannons 74–89 Cairns Taipans AIS Arena box score report
3 March Sydney Kings 100–97 Melbourne Tigers Sydney Superdome box score report
3 March Adelaide 36ers 85–91 Townsville Crocodiles Adelaide Arena box score report

Round 21[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
9 March Cairns Taipans 113–118 Sydney Kings Cairns Convention Centre box score report
10 March Brisbane Bullets 75–92 West Sydney Razorbacks Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
10 March Perth Wildcats 120–85 Adelaide 36ers Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
10 March Victoria Titans 133–124 Melbourne Tigers Hisense Arena box score report
10 March Sydney Kings 86–119 Wollongong Hawks Sydney Superdome box score report
10 March Townsville Crocodiles 122–88 Canberra Cannons Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
12 March Melbourne Tigers 106–108 Perth Wildcats Hisense Arena box score report

Round 22[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
16 March Townsville Crocodiles 126–63 Brisbane Bullets Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
17 March West Sydney Razorbacks 101–122 Sydney Kings State Sports Centre box score report
17 March Wollongong Hawks 121–86 Canberra Cannons WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
17 March Adelaide 36ers 109–112 Melbourne Tigers Adelaide Arena box score report
17 March Cairns Taipans 90–86 Brisbane Bullets Cairns Convention Centre box score report

Round 23[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
23 March Perth Wildcats 110–75 West Sydney Razorbacks Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
23 March Sydney Kings 123–126 Townsville Crocodiles Sydney Superdome box score report
24 March Victoria Titans 121–72 Cairns Taipans Hisense Arena box score report
24 March Wollongong Hawks 88–93 Townsville Crocodiles WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
25 March Canberra Cannons 100–107 West Sydney Razorbacks AIS Arena box score report

Round 24[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
29 March Melbourne Tigers 125–101 West Sydney Razorbacks Hisense Arena box score report
30 March Canberra Cannons 83–93 Perth Wildcats AIS Arena box score report
30 March Townsville Crocodiles 138–107 Sydney Kings Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
31 March Brisbane Bullets 94–103 Melbourne Tigers Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
31 March Victoria Titans 113–98 Adelaide 36ers Hisense Arena box score report
31 March Sydney Kings 146–97 Canberra Cannons Sydney Superdome box score report
31 March Cairns Taipans 101–104 Wollongong Hawks Cairns Convention Centre box score report

Ladder[edit]

This was the ladder at the end of season, before the finals. In all, 154 games were played, 28 for each team. The top six teams qualified for the finals series.

Team Played Won Lost Home Away % Win %
1 Victoria Titans 28 22 6 12-3 10-3 113.4 79
2 Townsville Crocodiles 28 22 6 12-2 10-4 109.2 79
3 Perth Wildcats 28 21 7 11-2 10-5 108.4 75
4 Wollongong Hawks 28 21 7 9-5 12-2 105.7 75
5 Sydney Kings 28 17 11 11-3 6-8 103.0 61
6 Adelaide 36ers 28 16 12 11-3 6-8 106.4 57
7 Melbourne Tigers 28 13 15 7-8 6-7 99.5 46
8 West Sydney Razorbacks 28 9 19 4-10 5-9 94.9 32
9 Cairns Taipans 28 6 22 4-10 2-12 91.0 21
10 Brisbane Bullets 28 4 24 4-9 0-15 89.0 14
11 Canberra Cannons 28 3 25 3-11 0-14 82.8 11

Finals Series[edit]

Quarter Finals[edit]

(best-of-three series)

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
4 April Sydney Kings 127–109 Townsville Crocodiles Sydney Superdome box score report
4 April Wollongong Hawks 97–90 Perth Wildcats WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
5 April Adelaide 36ers 96–101 Victoria Titans Adelaide Arena box score report
6 April Townsville Crocodiles 121–113 Sydney Kings Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
7 April Perth Wildcats 106–95 Wollongong Hawks Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
7 April Victoria Titans 83–96 Adelaide 36ers Hisense Arena box score report
8 April Townsville Crocodiles 122–114 Sydney Kings Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
9 April Victoria Titans 103–115 Adelaide 36ers Hisense Arena box score report
10 April Perth Wildcats 88–98 Wollongong Hawks Perth Entertainment Centre box score report

Semi Finals[edit]

(best-of-three series)

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
12 April Adelaide 36ers 83–84 Wollongong Hawks Adelaide Arena box score report
13 April Victoria Titans 106–97 Townsville Crocodiles Hisense Arena box score report
14 April Wollongong Hawks 100–111 Adelaide 36ers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
15 April Townsville Crocodiles 98–82 Victoria Titans Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
16 April Wollongong Hawks 109–108 Adelaide 36ers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
17 April Townsville Crocodiles 101–97 Victoria Titans Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report

Grand Final[edit]

(best-of-three series)

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
22 April Wollongong Hawks 104–101 Townsville Crocodiles WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
28 April Townsville Crocodiles 114–97 Wollongong Hawks Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
29 April Wollongong Hawks 94–97 Townsville Crocodiles WIN Entertainment Centre box score report

2000–01 NBL statistics leaders[edit]

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Andrew Gaze Melbourne Tigers 29.1
Rebounds per game Mark Bradtke Melbourne Tigers 14.1
Assists per game Darryl Mcdonald Victoria Titans 7.9
Steals per game Darryl Mcdonald Victoria Titans 2.7
Blocks per game Simon Dwight West Sydney Razorbacks 3.1
Free throw percentage Andrew Gaze Melbourne Tigers 91.4%
Three-point field goal percentage Jason Smith Victoria Titans 47.4%

NBL awards[edit]

External links[edit]