1999–2000 CBA season

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1999–2000 CBA season
League Chinese Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 21, 1999 – March 19, 2000
TV partner(s) CCTV-5
Regular Season
Season champions Bayi Rockets
Season MVP China Wang Zhizhi
Promoted to Second Division Nanjing Army Thunder
Hubei Mailyard
Relegated to Second Division Nanjing Army Thunder
Hubei Mailyard
Playoffs
Finals
Champions Bayi Rockets
  Runners-up Shanghai Sharks
Finals MVP China Wang Zhizhi
CBA seasons

The 1999–2000 CBA season was the fifth CBA season.[1]

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.[2]

Regular Season Standings[edit]

# 1999–2000 CBA season
Team W L PCT GB Home Road Tiebreaker
1 Bayi Rockets 21 1 .955 - 11–0 10–1
2 Guangdong Southern Tigers 15 7 .682 6 10–1 5–6
3 Shanghai Sharks 14 8 .636 7 8–3 6–5
4 Shandong Flaming Bulls 13 9 .591 8 9–2 4–7 SD 1-1(169-161) BJ
5 Beijing Ducks 13 9 .591 8 10–1 3–8
6 Vanguard Beijing Olympians 12 10 .545 9 9–2 3–8 VB 3-1
LN 2-2
JS 1-3
7 Liaoning Hunters 12 10 .545 9 6–5 6–5
8 Jiangsu Dragons 12 10 .545 9 7–4 5–6
9 Jilin Northeast Tigers 10 12 .455 11 8–3 2–9
10 Zhejiang Cyclones 8 14 .364 13 6–5 2–9
11 Nanjing Army Thunder 1 21 .091 20 1–10 0–11 NA 1-1(197-185) HB
12 Hubei Mailyard 1 21 .091 20 1–10 0–11
Key to colors
     Top 8 teams advance to the Playoffs
     Bottom 4 teams advance to the Relegation Round

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Playoffs[edit]

The top 8 teams in the regular season advanced to the playoffs.

In the Final series, Bayi Rockets defeated Shanghai Sharks (3-0), and claimed its 5th straight CBA championship.[1][2]

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.

Quarterfinals
Best of 3
Semifinals
Best of 5
Finals
Best of 5
                 
1 Bayi Rockets 2
8 Jiangsu Dragons 0
1 Bayi Rockets 3
4 Shandong Flaming Bulls 0
4 Shandong Flaming Bulls 2
6 Vanguard Beijing Olympians 0
1 Bayi Rockets 3
3 Shanghai Sharks 0
2 Guangdong Southern Tigers 2
7 Liaoning Hunters 1
2 Guangdong Southern Tigers 1
3 Shanghai Sharks 3
3 Shanghai Sharks 2
5 Beijing Ducks 0

Relegations[edit]

The bottom 4 teams played the relegation round by round-robin.

Nanjing Army Thunder and Hubei Mailyard were relegated to the Second Division.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1999-2000赛季CBA大事记:台北郑志龙亮相". 网易体育. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d 搜狐体育. "Data Source". Retrieved 2011-11-29. 

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