2000 Washington Mystics season

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2000 Washington Mystics season
Head Coach Nancy Darsch
Darrell Walker (interim)
Arena MCI Center
Attendance 15,258 per game
Results
Record 14–18
(.438)
Place 4th (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Lost First Round (2-0) to New York Liberty
Washington Mystics seasons
< 1999 2001 >

The 2000 WNBA season was the 3rd season for the Washington Mystics. The team clinched their first WNBA Playoff berth, eventually losing in a sweep to the New York Liberty.

Offseason[edit]

Nyree Roberts and Rita Williams were both tabbed by the Indiana Fever in the 2000 WNBA Expansion Draft.

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
1 2 Tausha Mills (C)  United States Alabama (from Chicago Condors, ABL
2 18 Tonya Washington (G/F)  United States Florida

Regular season[edit]

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

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 31 Orlando 92-66 Win 1-0
June 3 @ Cleveland 49-72 Loss 1-1
June 4 New York 79-67 Win 2-1
June 7 Houston 54-81 Loss 2-2
June 8 @ Miami 73-51 Win 3-2
June 13 @ New York 57-56 Win 4-2
June 17 @ Utah 67-70 Loss 4-3
June 19 Detroit 80-55 Win 5-3
June 21 Miami 55-57 Loss 5-4
June 23 Sacramento 69-84 Loss 5-5
June 24 @ Detroit 76-70 Win 6-5
June 26 Los Angeles 72-74 Loss 6-6
June 30 Phoenix 57-66 Loss 6-7
July 1 @ Charlotte 78-74 Win 7-7
July 3 @ Seattle 60-55 Win 8-7
July 6 @ Los Angeles 70-79 Loss 8-8
July 8 @ Sacramento 56-78 Loss 8-9
July 9 @ Portland 58-75 Loss 8-10
July 12 Indiana 58-81 Loss 8-11
July 13 @ Miami 60-48 Win 9-11
July 15 Charlotte 73-76 Loss 9-12
July 20 Indiana 85-74 Win 10-12
July 21 Orlando 61-59 Win 11-12
July 24 New York 64-78 Loss 11-13
July 26 @ Charlotte 80-87 Loss 11-14
July 29 Minnesota 85-87 Loss 11-15
August 1 @ Houston 60-68 Loss 11-16
August 3 @ Indiana 75-71 Win 12-16
August 4 Detroit 96-72 Win 13-16
August 6 @ Cleveland 60-77 Loss 13-17
August 7 @ Orlando 57-65 Loss 13-18
August 9 Cleveland 60-48 Win 14-18

Playoffs[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Result Record
Eastern Conference Semifinals
1 August 12 New York 63-72 Loss 0-1
2 August 14 @ New York 57-78 Loss 0-2

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Chamique Holdsclaw 32 240 80 47 18 561
Nikki McCray 32 56 85 45 5 497
Vicky Bullett 32 183 42 64 47 342
Murriel Page 32 208 64 23 32 314
Tausha Mills 31 80 9 10 8 130
Andrea Nagy 23 63 118 17 8 97
Keisha Anderson 30 46 75 25 3 75
Markita Aldridge 29 24 28 9 4 63
Beth Cunningham 21 21 12 2 0 59
Tonya Washington 19 14 5 2 0 26
Michelle Campbell 5 2 1 0 1 6
Renee Robinson 2 0 0 1 0 4
Heather Owen 11 9 2 0 0 2

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