2002–03 Sacramento Kings season

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2002–03 Sacramento Kings season
Pacific Division Champions
Head coach Rick Adelman
Arena ARCO Arena
Results
Record 59–23 (.720)
Place Division: 1st (Pacific)
Conference: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish West Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 3-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 2001–02 2003–04 >

The 2002-03 NBA season was the Kings' 54th season in the NBA and 18th in Sacramento.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2002 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 28 Dan Dickau  United States Gonzaga
2 57 Corsley Edwards  United States Central Connecticut State

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:2002-03 NBA Pacific standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-San Antonio Spurs 60 22 .732
2 y-Sacramento Kings 59 23 .720 1
3 x-Dallas Mavericks 60 22 .732
4 x-Minnesota Timberwolves 51 31 .622 9
5 x-Los Angeles Lakers 50 32 .610 10
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 .610 10
7 x-Utah Jazz 47 35 .573 13
8 x-Phoenix Suns 44 38 .537 16
9 Houston Rockets 43 39 .524 17
10 Seattle SuperSonics 40 42 .488 20
11 Golden State Warriors 38 44 .463 22
12 Memphis Grizzlies 28 54 .341 32
13 Los Angeles Clippers 27 55 .329 33
14 Denver Nuggets 17 65 .207 43


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

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(2) Sacramento Kings vs. (7) Utah Jazz Last Playoff Meeting: 2002 Western Conference First Round (Sacramento won 3-1)

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(UTA-SAC)

Venue TV Time Recap
1 April 19 Utah 90 Sacramento 96 0–1 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
2 April 21 Utah 95 Sacramento 108 0–2 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:00 EDT/7:00PT Recap
3 April 26 Sacramento 104 Utah 108 1–2 Delta Center, Salt Lake City ESPN 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
4 April 28 Sacramento 99 Utah 82 1–3 Delta Center, Salt Lake City TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
5 April 30 Utah 91 Sacramento 111 1–4 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
Sacramento wins series 4–1

West Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) Sacramento Kings vs. (3) Dallas Mavericks Last Playoff Meeting: 2002 Western Conference Semifinals (Sacramento won 4-1)

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(SAC-DAL)

Venue TV Time Recap
1 May 6 Sacramento 124 Dallas 113 1-0 American Airlines Center, Dallas ESPN 9:30 EDT/8:30CT Recap
2 May 8 Sacramento 110 Dallas 132 1–1 American Airlines Center, Dallas ESPN 9:30 EDT/8:30CT Recap
3** May 10 Dallas 141 Sacramento 137 1–2 ARCO Arena, Sacramento ESPN 9:30 EDT/6:30PT Recap
4 May 11 Dallas 83 Sacramento 99 2–2 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
5 May 13 Sacramento 93 Dallas 112 2–3 American Airlines Center, Dallas TNT 9:30 EDT/8:30CT Recap
6 May 15 Dallas 109 Sacramento 115 3–3 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
7 May 17 Sacramento 99 Dallas 112 3–4 American Airlines Center, Dallas TNT 8:30 EDT/7:30CT Recap
Dallas wins series 4–3

**Required double-overtime.

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]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]