2001 Orlando Miracle season

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2001 Orlando Miracle season
Head Coach Carolyn Peck
Arena TD Waterhouse Centre
Attendance 7,430 per game
Results
Record 13–19
(.406)
Place 5th (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Did Not Qualify
Team Leaders
Points Nykesha Sales (13.5)
Rebounds Taj McWilliams (7.6)
Assists Elaine Powell (3.1)
Orlando Miracle seasons
< 2000 2002 >

The 2001 WNBA season was their 3rd in the league. The Miracle missed the playoffs for the second time in franchise history. The Miracle also hosted the 2001 WNBA All-Star Game.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

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Transactions[edit]

  • May 27: The Miracle waived Denique Graves, Romana Hamzova, Shelley Sandie and Anne Thorius.
  • May 22: The Miracle waived Andrea Congreaves.
  • May 21: The Miracle waived Jannon Roland.
  • May 11: The Miracle waived Shaka Massey, LaCharlotte Smith and Tora Suber.
  • May 4: The Miracle waived Shawnetta Stewart and Tauja Catchings.
  • May 3: The Miracle signed Tora Suber and LaCharlotte Smith and waived Nakia Sanford.
  • May 1: The Miracle waived Tauja Catchings.
  • April 30: The Miracle signed Tawona Alhaleem, Tauja Catchings, Denique Graves, Shaka Massey, Nyree Roberts, Shelley Sandie, Nakia Sanford and Shawnetta Stewart.

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Roster[edit]

Orlando Miracle roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight From
G/F 44 United States Alhaleem, Tawona 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 149 lb (68 kg) DePaul
C 28 Brazil dos Santos, Cintia 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Brazil
G/F 32 United States Douglas, Katie 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Purdue
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 Injured 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 154 lb (70 kg) Ohio State
F 33 United States Johnson, Jaclyn 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 201 lb (91 kg) Kansas
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 5 United States Powell, Elaine 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Louisiana State
G/F 42 United States Sales, Nykesha (C) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Connecticut
F 21 United States Wyckoff, Brooke 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Florida 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
Cleveland Rockers x 22 10 .688 15–6
New York Liberty x 21 11 .656 13–8 1.0
Miami Sol x 20 12 .625 14–7 2.0
Charlotte Sting x 18 14 .563 15–6 4.0
Orlando Miracle o 13 19 .406 9–12 9.0
Indiana Fever o 10 22 .313 7–14 12.0
Detroit Shock o 10 22 .313 7–14 12.0
Washington Mystics o 10 22 .313 4–17 12.0

Season schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Record
June 1 Los Angeles 62-68 Loss 0-1
June 5 @ Detroit 92-71 Win 1-1
June 7 @ Utah 79-82 Loss 1-2
June 9 Charlotte 79-86 Loss 1-3
June 12 @ Seattle 63-70 Loss 1-4
June 14 @ Los Angeles 68-84 Loss 1-5
June 16 @ Phoenix 68-72 Loss 1-6
June 18 @ Indiana 72-65 Win 2-6
June 23 Washington 67-59 Win 3-6
June 25 New York 67-54 Win 4-6
June 27 Cleveland 41-65 Loss 4-7
June 30 @ New York 60-72 Loss 4-8
July 1 @ Washington 64-76 Loss 4-9
July 6 Sacramento 68-75 Loss 4-10
July 8 Detroit 73-67 Win 5-10
July 10 Miami 63-65 Loss 5-11
July 12 @ Charlotte 72-69 Win 6-11
July 13 @ Indiana 60-74 Loss 6-12
July 18 Houston 57-52 Win 7-12
July 20 @ Charlotte 65-72 Loss 7-13
July 21 Minnesota 71-49 Win 8-13
July 24 Washington 71-63 Win 9-13
July 27 @ Miami 63-71 Loss 9-14
July 29 @ Detroit 62-64 Loss 9-15
July 30 @ Cleveland 47-65 Loss 9-16
August 1 Portland 65-63 Win 10-16
August 3 @ Houston 60-72 Loss 10-17
August 5 Phoenix 78-69 Win 11-17
August 7 Cleveland 74-67 Win 12-17
August 10 @ New York 67-77 Loss 12-18
August 11 Miami 64-65 Loss 12-19
August 14 Indiana 78-72 Win 13-19

Depth[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Inactive
C Taj McWilliams-Franklin Jessie Hicks -- Cintia dos Santos
PF Brooke Wyckoff Carla McGhee -- Jaclyn Johnson
SF Nykesha Sales Katie Douglas
SG Shannon Johnson Tawona Alhaleem Adrienne Johnson
PG Elaine Powell Tiffany McCain

Player stats[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]