2000–01 New Jersey Nets season

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2000–01 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Byron Scott
Owner(s) Lewis Katz
Arena Continental Airlines Arena
Results
Record 26–56 (.317)
Place Division: 6th (Atlantic)
Conference: 12th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 2000–01 NBA season was the Nets' 25th season in the NBA.[1] The Nets' ended the season with a record of 26–56, worse than last season's record of 31–51. Their first game was at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 31, 2000. The Nets lost 82–86. Their first win was an away game three days later against the Chicago Bulls. The score was 92–82. The Nets last game was at home against the same team. New Jersey lost 94–100. For the third year in a row the Nets did not make the playoffs after finishing 6th in the NBA Atlantic Division. Point guard Stephon Marbury was selected for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game. Shooting guard Kerry Kittles injured his knee and was out for the entire season.

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2000 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 1 Kenyon Martin PF  United States Cincinnati
2 36 Soumaila Samake  Mali

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Philadelphia 76ers 56 26 .683 29–12 27–14 18–6
x-Miami Heat 50 32 .610 6 29–12 21–20 15–10
x-New York Knicks 48 34 .585 8 30–11 18–23 16–9
x-Orlando Magic 43 39 .524 13 26–15 17–24 14–10
Boston Celtics 36 46 .439 20 20–21 16–25 11–13
New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 30 18–23 8–33 8–16
Washington Wizards 19 63 .232 37 12–29 7–34 3–21
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


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

Game log[edit]

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]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

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