2000–01 Toronto Raptors season

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2000–01 Toronto Raptors season
Second postseason appearance
Head coach Lenny Wilkens
Owner(s) Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Arena Air Canada Centre
Results
Record 47–35 (.573)
Place Division: 2nd (Central)
Conference: 5th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Second Round
(eliminated 3–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television CTV Sportsnet, TSN, The Score, CIII
Radio CFRB
< 1999–00 2001–02 >

The 2000–01 NBA season was Toronto's sixth season in the team's franchise.[1] Basketball Hall of Fame member Lenny Wilkens became the fourth head coach in franchise history. Toronto finished with a 47–35 record (second in the Central Division).

In their second playoff appearance, the Raptors would win their first and only playoff series by defeating the New York Knicks in five games in the first round. The Raptors, however, would lose in seven games to the Philadelphia 76ers in their first and to date only appearance in the conference semifinals.

NBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 21 Morris Peterson Guard/Forward  United States Michigan State
2 46 DeeAndre Hulett Guard  United States College of the Sequoias

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Milwaukee Bucks 52 30 .634 31–10 21–20 19–9
x-Toronto Raptors 47 35 .573 5 27–14 20–21 18–10
x-Charlotte Hornets 46 36 .561 6 28–13 18–23 20–8
x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 11 26–15 15–26 15–13
Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 20 18–23 14–27 16–12
Cleveland Cavaliers 30 52 .366 22 20–21 10–31 11–17
Atlanta Hawks 25 57 .305 27 18–23 7–34 9–19
Chicago Bulls 15 67 .183 37 12–29 7–34 10–20


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Philadelphia 76ers 56 26 .683
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 52 30 .634 4
3 x-Miami Heat 50 32 .610 6
4 x-New York Knicks 48 34 .585 8
5 x-Toronto Raptors 47 35 .573 9
6 x-Charlotte Hornets 46 36 .561 10
7 x-Orlando Magic 43 39 .524 13
8 x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 15
9 Boston Celtics 36 46 .439 20
10 Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 24
11 Cleveland Cavaliers 30 52 .366 26
12 New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 30
13 Atlanta Hawks 25 57 .305 31
14 Washington Wizards 19 63 .232 37
15 Chicago Bulls 15 67 .183 42


Game log[edit]

2000–01 game log
2000–01 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

2001 playoff game log
2001 playoff schedule

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

Regular season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Vince Carter 75 75 39.7 .460 .408 .765 5.5 3.9 1.52 1.09 27.6
Chris Childs* 26 0 21.2 .372 .286 .840 2.5 4.6 .85 .31 4.5
Keon Clark* 46 0 21.0 .522 .000 .585 5.4 .8 .35 2.39 9.0
Tyrone Corbin 15 1 7.8 .237 .000 .500 .9 .3 .13 .00 1.3
Dell Curry 71 1 13.5 .424 .428 .843 1.2 1.1 .38 .11 6.0
Antonio Davis 78 77 35.0 .433 .000 .754 10.1 1.4 .28 1.94 13.7
Eric Montross* 12 1 6.8 .353 .000 .200 2.4 .3 .25 .25 1.1
Tracy Murray* 38 1 11.9 .399 .363 .750 1.6 .4 .21 .16 5.4
Mamadou N'diaye 3 0 3.3 .250 .000 1.000 .7 .0 .00 .00 1.3
Charles Oakley 78 77 35.5 .388 .224 .836 9.5 3.4 .97 .62 9.6
Morris Peterson 80 49 22.6 .431 .382 .717 3.2 1.3 .79 .25 9.3
Michael Stewart 26 0 4.7 .324 .000 .611 1.1 .1 .15 .12 1.3
Alvin Williams 82 34 29.2 .430 .306 .752 2.6 5.0 1.50 .32 9.8
Jerome Williams* 26 0 14.5 .516 .000 .778 4.0 .5 .69 .38 5.0

* Statistics include only games with the Raptors

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Vince Carter 12 12 44.9 .436 .410 .784 6.5 4.7 1.67 1.67 27.3
Chris Childs 12 9 31.7 .411 .417 .870 3.2 6.5 1.00 .25 9.1
Keon Clark 11 0 9.4 .367 .000 .650 2.1 .5 .18 .27 3.2
Dell Curry 12 0 15.2 .422 .378 .833 1.2 .8 .50 .08 6.5
Antonio Davis 12 12 40.4 .500 .000 .811 11.1 1.9 .83 1.83 16.4
Eric Montross 5 0 6.2 .400 .000 .000 2.0 .2 .00 .60 .8
Tracy Murray 2 0 2.5 .333 .000 .000 .0 .0 .50 .00 1.0
Charles Oakley 12 12 32.6 .435 .375 .824 6.3 1.8 1.00 .58 9.3
Morris Peterson 8 3 13.8 .514 .444 .750 1.5 1.9 .75 .00 5.4
Michael Stewart 2 0 2.0 .000 .000 .000 .5 .0 .00 .00 .0
Alvin Williams 12 12 40.5 .431 .357 .680 2.9 4.2 1.25 .67 13.8
Jerome Williams 11 0 14.9 .500 .000 .500 4.1 .8 .91 .55 3.2

Award winners[edit]

  • Vince Carter, NBA All-Star Game Appearance, Starter
  • Antonio Davis, NBA All-Star Game Appearance
  • Vince Carter, All-NBA Second Team
  • Morris Peterson, All-NBA Rookie First Team

References[edit]

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