2001–02 San Antonio Spurs season

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2001–02 San Antonio Spurs season
Midwest Division Champions
Head coach Gregg Popovich
Arena Alamodome
Results
Record 58–24 (.707)
Place Division: 1st (Midwest)
Conference: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish West Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 1-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 2001-02 NBA season was the Spurs' 26th season in the NBA, the 29th in San Antonio and 35th season as a franchise.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2001 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 28 Tony Parker PG  France
2 55 Robertas Javtokas C  Lithuania
2 57 Bryan Bracey F  United States Oregon

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:2001-02 NBA Midwest standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Sacramento Kings 61 21 .744
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 58 24 .707 3
3 x-Los Angeles Lakers 58 24 .707 3
4 x-Dallas Mavericks 57 25 .695 4
5 x-Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 .610 11
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 .598 12
7 x-Seattle SuperSonics 45 37 .549 16
8 x-Utah Jazz 44 38 .537 17
9 Los Angeles Clippers 39 43 .476 22
10 Phoenix Suns 36 46 .439 25
11 Houston Rockets 28 54 .341 33
12 Denver Nuggets 27 55 .329 34
13 Memphis Grizzlies 23 59 .280 38
14 Golden State Warriors 21 61 .256 40


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

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(2) San Antonio Spurs vs. (7) Seattle SuperSonics Last Playoff Meeting: 1982 Western Conference Semifinals (San Antonio won 4-1)

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(SAS-SEA)

Venue TV Time (EST) TV Commentators
1 April 20 Seattle 89 San Antonio 110 1-0 Alamodome NBC 5:30 Mike Breen & P.J. Carlesimo
2 April 22 Seattle 98 San Antonio 90 1-1 Alamodome TNT 9:30 Kevin Harlan, John Thompson & Danny Ainge
3 April 27 San Antonio 102 Seattle 75 2-1 KeyArena NBC 5:30 Tom Hammond & Matt Guokas
4 May 1 San Antonio 79 Seattle 91 2-2 KeyArena TNT 10:30
5 May 3 Seattle 78 San Antonio 101 3-2 Alamodome TNT 9:30
San Antonio wins series 3–2

West Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) San Antonio Spurs vs. (3) Los Angeles Lakers Last Playoff Meeting: 2001 Western Conference Finals (Los Angeles won 4-0)

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(LAL-SAS)

Venue TV Time
1 May 5 San Antonio 80 Los Angeles 86 1-0 Staples Center NBC 5:30et/2:30pt
2 May 7 San Antonio 88 Los Angeles 85 1-1 Staples Center TBS 10:30et/7:30pt
3 May 10 Los Angeles 99 San Antonio 89 2-1 Alamodome TNT 9:30et/8:30ct
4 May 12 Los Angeles 87 San Antonio 85 3-1 Alamodome NBC 5:30et/4:30ct
5 May 14 San Antonio 87 Los Angeles 93 4-1 Staples Center TBS 10:30et/7:30pt
Los Angeles wins series 4–1

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]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Bruce Bowen
Antonio Daniels
Tim Duncan
Sean Elliott
Danny Ferry
Stephen Jackson
Adam Keefe
Amal McCaskill
Tony Parker
Terry Porter
David Robinson
Malik Rose
Steve Smith

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Bruce Bowen
Mark Bryant
Antonio Daniels
Tim Duncan
Danny Ferry
Tony Parker
Cherokee Parks
Terry Porter
David Robinson
Malik Rose
Charles Smith
Steve Smith

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]