2000 Orlando Miracle season

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2000 Orlando Miracle season
Head Coach Carolyn Peck
Arena TD Waterhouse Centre
Attendance 7,363 per game
Results
Record 16–16
(.500)
Place 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Lost in Eastern Conference Semifinals
Team Leaders
Points Taj McWilliams (13.7)
Rebounds Taj McWilliams (7.6)
Assists Shannon Johnson (5.3)
Orlando Miracle seasons
< 1999 2001 >

The 2000 WNBA season was their 2nd in the league. The Miracle made to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, only to lose to the Cleveland Rockers in three games.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

[1]

Roster[edit]

Orlando Miracle roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight From
C 28 Brazil dos Santos, Cintia 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Brazil
G 15 Czech Republic Hamzova, Romana 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 152 lb (69 kg) Czech Republic
F/C 7 United States Hicks, Jessie 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Maryland
G 31 United States Johnson, Adrienne 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 154 lb (70 kg) Ohio State
G 14 United States Johnson, Shannon 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) 152 lb (69 kg) South Carolina
G/F 12 United States McCain, Tiffany 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 167 lb (76 kg) Kentucky
F 10 United States McGhee, Carla 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 179 lb (81 kg) Tennessee
F/C 11 United States McWilliams, Taj (C) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 184 lb (83 kg) St. Edward's College
G 50 United States Powell, Elaine 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Louisiana State
G/F 6 United States Roland, Jannon 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 157 lb (71 kg) Purdue
G/F 42 United States Sales, Nykesha (C) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Connecticut
G 5 United States Smith, LaCharlotte 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Mississippi State
Head coach
Assistant coaches




Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (IN) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
New York Liberty x 20 12 .625 14–7
Cleveland Rockers x 17 15 .531 13–8 3.0
Orlando Miracle x 16 16 .500 13–8 4.0
Washington Mystics x 14 18 .438 13–8 6.0
Detroit Shock o 14 18 .438 10–11 6.0
Miami Sol o 13 19 .406 9–12 7.0
Indiana Fever o 9 23 .281 7–14 11.0
Charlotte Sting o 8 24 .250 5–16 12.0

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2000 Game Log: Preseason

Regular season[edit]

2000 Game Log: Regular Season

Playoffs[edit]

In the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, the Miracle had to face the Cleveland Rockers. Since the Rockers had the better record, the series would be played with game 1 at Orlando, game 2 at Cleveland, and game 3 (if needed) at Cleveland. The Miracle won the first game, but the Rockers won the next two and took the series.

  • For the first time in franchise history, the Miracle advanced to the postseason.
1999 Game Log: Regular Season

Depth[edit]

Template:2000 Orlando Miracle depth chart

Player stats[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]