2001–02 Boston Celtics season

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2001–02 Boston Celtics season
Head coach Jim O'Brien
Arena Fleet Center
Results
Record 49–33 (.598)
Place Division: 2nd (Atlantic)
Conference: 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Finals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports Net New England
Radio WWZN
< 2000–01 2002–03 >

The 2001–02 Boston Celtics season was the 56th season of the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA). This season featured the team's first playoff appearance since the 1994-95 season.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2001 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 10 Joe Johnson SG  United States Arkansas
1 11 Kedrick Brown SF/SG  United States Okaloosa-Walton
1 21 Joseph Forte SG  United States North Carolina

Roster[edit]

Boston Celtics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 7 United States Anderson, Kenny 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 168 lb (76 kg) 1970–10–09 Georgia Tech
F/C 4 United States Battie, Tony 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1976–02–11 Texas Tech
C 30 United States Blount, Mark 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1975–11–30 Pittsburgh
G 42 United States Brown, Kedrick 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 222 lb (101 kg) 1981–03–18 Okaloosa-Walton Community College
G 11 United States Brown, Randy (to PHX) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1968–05–22 New Mexico State
G 28 United States Delk, Tony (from PHX) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 189 lb (86 kg) 1974–01–28 Kentucky
G 40 United States Forte, Joseph 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 194 lb (88 kg) 1981–03–23 North Carolina
G 31 United States Johnson, Joe (to PHX) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1981–06–29 Arkansas
F 0 United States McCarty, Walter 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1974–02–01 Kentucky
G 9 United States Palacio, Milt (to PHX) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1978–02–07 Colorado State
F 34 United States Pierce, Paul (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1977–10–13 Kansas
C 52 Ukraine Potapenko, Vitaly 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 280 lb (127 kg) 1975–03–21 Wright State University
F 54 United States Rogers, Rodney (from PHX) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1971–06–20 Wake Forest
G 20 United States Strickland, Erick 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1973–11–25 University of Nebraska
F 8 United States Walker, Antoine (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 224 lb (102 kg) 1976–08–12 Kentucky
F 55 United States Williams, Eric 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1972–07–17 Providence
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Roster

[1]

Depth chart[edit]

C - Tony Battie

PF - Antoine Walker

SF - Eric Williams

SG - Paul Pierce

PG - Kenny Anderson

Bench:

SF/PF - Rodney Rogers PG/SG - Tony Delk SF - Walter McCarty PG - Erick Strickland C - Mark Blount C - Vitaly Potapenko SF - Kedrick Brown SG - Joe Forte [2]

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-New Jersey Nets 52 30 .634 33–8 19–22 16–8
x-Boston Celtics 49 33 .598 3 27–14 22–19 17–7
x-Orlando Magic 44 38 .537 8 27–14 17–24 12–12
x-Philadelphia 76ers 43 39 .524 9 22–19 21–20 14–11
Washington Wizards 37 45 .451 15 22–19 15–26 12–13
Miami Heat 36 46 .439 16 18–23 18–23 10–14
New York Knicks 30 52 .366 22 19–22 11–30 4–20


Game log[edit]

2001-02 Game Log

Total: 49-33 (Home: 27-14; Road: 22-19)

2001-02 Schedule

Playoffs[edit]

2002 playoff game log
2002 playoff schedule

References[edit]

See also[edit]