2001–02 ABA season

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2001–02 ABA season
League American Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 2001 - March 2002
Regular season
2002 ABA Playoffs
' champions' Southern California Surf
   runners-up Phoenix Eclipse
' champions' Kansas City Knights
   runners-up Las Vegas Slam
2002 ABA Championship
Finals champions Kansas City Knights
  Runners-up Southern California Surf
2002 ABA Championship MVP Pete Mickeal
ABA seasons

The 2001–02 ABA season was the second season of the American Basketball Association. The regular season started in November 2001 and the year ended with the championship game in March 2002 featuring the Kansas City Knights and Southern California Surf. Kansas City defeated Southern California, 118-113 in the championship game[1] to win their first ABA title.

Following the season, the league took a year off for reorganization. Play was picked up in the 2003 season.

Regular Season Standings[edit]

Team W L Win %
Kansas City Knights 35 5 .865
Southern California Surf 23 14 .622
Phoenix Eclipse 19 15 .559
Detroit Dogs 11 17 .393
Kentucky Pro Cats 12 21 .363
Indiana Legends 10 22 .313
Las Vegas Slam 7 20 .259

Postseason Results[edit]

  Semifinals Finals ABA Championship
                           
  2  Southern California Surf 124  
5  Kentucky Pro Cats 111  
  2  Southern California Surf 93  
    3  Phoenix Eclipse 90  
3  Phoenix Eclipse 112
  4  Detroit Dogs 97  
    2  Southern California Surf 113
  1  Kansas City Knights 118
  1  Kansas City Knights bye  
        
1  Kansas City Knights 110
    7  Las Vegas Slam 101  
6  Indiana Legends 94
  7  Las Vegas Slam 115  


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