1999–2000 CBA season
|League||Chinese Basketball Association|
|Duration||November 21, 1999 – March 19, 2000|
|Season champions||Bayi Rockets|
|Season MVP||Wang Zhizhi|
|Promoted from Second Division||Nanjing Army Thunder
|Relegated to Second Division||Nanjing Army Thunder
|Finals champions||Bayi Rockets|
The 1999–2000 CBA season is the fifth CBA season.
The season ran from November 21, 1999 to March 19, 2000. Nanjing Army Thunder and Hubei Mailyard were promoted from the Second Division. Vanguard from the Second Division was merged with Beijing Olympians and the club was known as Vanguard Beijing Olympians for the next several seasons.
Regular Season Standings
|#||1999–2000 CBA season|
|2||Guangdong Southern Tigers||15||7||.682||6||10–1||5–6|
|4||Shandong Flaming Bulls||13||9||.591||8||9–2||4–7||SD 1-1(169-161) BJ|
|6||Vanguard Beijing Olympians||12||10||.545||9||9–2||3–8||VB 3-1
|9||Jilin Northeast Tigers||10||12||.455||11||8–3||2–9|
|11||Nanjing Army Thunder||1||21||.091||20||1–10||0–11||NA 1-1(197-185) HB|
|Top 8 teams advance to the Playoffs|
|Bottom 4 teams advance to the Relegation Round|
The top 8 teams in the regular season advanced to the playoffs.
Teams in bold advanced to the next round. The numbers to the left of each team indicate the team's seeding in regular season, and the numbers to the right indicate the number of games the team won in that round. Home court advantage belongs to the team with the better regular season record; teams enjoying the home advantage are shown in italics.
Best of 3
Best of 5
Best of 5
|4||Shandong Flaming Bulls||0|
|4||Shandong Flaming Bulls||2|
|6||Vanguard Beijing Olympians||0|
|2||Guangdong Southern Tigers||2|
|2||Guangdong Southern Tigers||1|
The bottom 4 teams played the relegation round by round-robin.
Nanjing Army Thunder and Hubei Mailyard were relegated to the Second Division.