2002 Washington Mystics season

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2002 Washington Mystics season
Head Coach Marianne Stanley
Arena MCI Center
Attendance 16,202 per game
Results
Record 17–15
(.531)
Place 3rd (East)
Playoff Finish Lost Conference Finals
Washington Mystics seasons
< 2001 2003 >

The 2002 WNBA season was the fifth for the Washington Mystics.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
First Round 3rd Pick Overall Stacey Dales-Schuman  Canada
First Round 4th Pick Overall Asjha Jones Forward  United States University of Connecticut
Third Round 33rd Pick Overall LaNisha Cartwell
Third Round 36th Pick Overall Teresa Geter

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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
June 1 Orlando 93-82 Win 1-0
June 3 @ Phoenix 65-71 Loss 1-1
June 4 @ Utah 97-89 Win 2-1
June 7 Indiana 89-68 Win 3-1
June 9 Miami 76-67 Win 4-1
June 13 Houston 70-64 Win 5-1
June 14 @ Cleveland 69-63 Win 6-1
June 18 Detroit 75-67 Win 7-1
June 19 @ Charlotte 64-78 Loss 7-2
June 21 @ Miami 65-60 Win 8-2
June 23 Cleveland 63-45 Win 9-2
June 25 @ Sacramento 87-86 (OT) Win 10-2
June 27 @ Los Angeles 69-73 Loss 10-3
June 28 @ Portland 66-72 Loss 10-4
June 30 Charlotte 56-55 Win 11-4
July 3 @ Minnesota 64-63 Win 12-4
July 6 @ Indiana 45-50 Loss 12-5
July 8 @ Orlando 63-51 Win 13-5
July 9 Phoenix 68-54 Win 14-5
July 13 New York 53-67 Loss 14-6
July 18 Detroit 63-59 Win 15-6
July 20 Utah 73-83 Loss 15-7
July 25 @ Detroit 58-64 Loss 15-8
July 27 Seattle 71-80 Loss 15-9
July 30 Orlando 55-70 Loss 15-10
August 2 Portland 65-67 Loss 15-11
August 4 @ Miami 50-55 Loss 15-12
August 6 Indiana 55-64 Loss 15-13
August 8 @ New York 65-54 Win 16-13
August 9 New York 66-74 Loss 16-14
August 11 @ Cleveland 60-54 Win 17-14
August 13 @ Charlotte 57-67 Loss 17-15
August 15 (First Round, G1) Charlotte 74-62 Win 1-0
August 17 (First Round, G2) @ Charlotte 62-59 Win 2-0
August 22 (East Finals, G1) New York 79-74 Win 3-0
August 24 (East Finals, G2) @ New York 79-96 Loss 3-1
August 25 (East Finals, G3) @ New York 57-64 Loss 3-2

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; MIN= Minutes; REB= Rebounds; AST= Assists; STL = Steals; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points; AVG = Average

Playoffs[edit]

  • Won WNBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-0) over Charlotte Sting
  • Lost WNBA Eastern Conference Finals (2-1) to New York Liberty

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

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