2002 Detroit Shock season

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2002 Detroit Shock season
Head Coach Greg Williams
Bill Laimbeer (interim)
Arena The Palace of Auburn Hills
Attendance 5,886 per game
Results
Record 9–23
(.281)
Place 8th (Eastern)
Playoff Finish Did Not Qualify
Detroit Shock seasons
< 2001 2003 >

The 2002 WNBA season was the 5th season for the Detroit Shock. The team went 0-13 in their first thirteen games, finishing with a franchise worst 9-23.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
1 2 Swin Cash (F)  United States Connecticut
2 18 Lenae Williams (G/F)  United States DePaul
2 20 Ayana Walker (F)  United States Louisiana Tech
2 21 Jill Chapman (C)  United States Indiana
2 22 Kathy Wembe (G)  Belgium Belgium
3 47 Ericka Haney (G/F)  United States Notre Dame

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
New York Liberty x 18 14 .563 11–10
Charlotte Sting x 18 14 .563 12–9
Washington Mystics x 17 15 .531 12–9 1.0
Indiana Fever x 16 16 .500 12–9 2.0
Orlando Miracle o 16 16 .500 13–8 2.0
Miami Sol o 15 17 .469 11–10 3.0
Cleveland Rockers o 10 22 .312 7–14 8.0
Detroit Shock o 9 23 .281 6–15 9.0

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
May 30 @ Orlando 66-80 Loss 0-1
June 1 @ Indiana 62-79 Loss 0-2
June 2 Indiana 65-78 Loss 0-3
June 5 @ New York 59-60 Loss 0-4
June 6 @ Cleveland 55-72 Loss 0-5
June 9 New York 63-70 Loss 0-6
June 11 @ Los Angeles 80-90 Loss 0-7
June 13 @ Phoenix 67-70 Loss 0-8
June 15 @ Portland 60-67 Loss 0-9
June 18 @ Washington 67-75 Loss 0-10
June 21 Orlando 59-80 Loss 0-11
June 26 Charlotte 73-80 Loss 0-12
June 28 Miami 74-78 (OT) Loss 0-13
June 30 Sacramento 71-60 Win 1-13
July 1 @ Minnesota 80-85 (OT) Loss 1-14
July 6 @ Houston 40-61 Loss 1-15
July 8 @ Utah 76-94 Loss 1-16
July 10 New York 66-63 Win 2-16
July 12 Minnesota 72-69 Win 3-16
July 18 @ Washington 59-63 Loss 3-17
July 20 Miami 69-48 Win 4-17
July 23 Utah 75-86 Loss 4-18
July 25 Washington 64-58 Win 5-18
July 27 @ Charlotte 74-66 Win 6-18
July 28 Seattle 59-72 Loss 6-19
August 1 Cleveland 66-68 Loss 6-20
August 3 @ Cleveland 68-57 Win 7-20
August 4 Phoenix 91-75 Win 8-20
August 6 Charlotte 65-76 Loss 8-21
August 9 Indiana 55-54 Win 9-21
August 11 @ Orlando 58-71 Loss 9-22
August 13 @ Miami 56-61 Loss 9-23

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Swin Cash 32 222 86 37 31 474
Deanna Nolan 32 87 62 27 12 277
Astou Ndiaye-Diatta 32 162 39 17 12 275
Wendy Palmer 16 96 20 13 2 184
Ayana Walker 32 118 17 12 34 162
Dominique Canty 28 69 83 21 4 160
Elaine Powell 15 63 60 23 8 148
Barbara Farris 32 94 16 12 9 143
Edwina Brown 28 82 58 25 7 115
Lenae Williams 27 19 4 4 0 73
Kelly Santos 12 32 7 3 9 44
Stacy Clinesmith 12 5 17 1 1 27
Jill Chapman 19 26 0 3 2 22
Begona Garcia 8 4 9 3 0 8
Oksana Zakaluzhnaya 3 0 0 0 1 2

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