2002 Cleveland Rockers season

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2002 Cleveland Rockers season
Coach Dan Hughes
Arena Gund Arena
Attendance 9,318 per game
Results
Record 10–22 (.313)
Place 7th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Did Not Qualify
Team Leaders
Points Penny Taylor (13.0)
Rebounds Chasity Melvin (6.1)
Assists Jennifer Rizzotti (3.3)

The 2002 WNBA season was the 6th season for the Cleveland Rockers.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
1 8 Deanna Jackson (F)  United States Alabama
2 24 Brandi McCain (G)  United States Florida
2 31 Angie Welle (C)  United States Iowa State
4 63 Marché Strickland (G)  United States Maryland

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 Houston 65-69 (OT) Loss 0-1
June 6 Detroit 72-55 Win 1-1
June 8 @ Orlando 99-103 (3OT) Loss 1-2
June 11 @ Miami 65-74 Loss 1-3
June 14 Washington 63-69 Loss 1-4
June 15 @ Indiana 79-68 Win 2-4
June 19 Orlando 62-66 Loss 2-5
June 21 New York 80-69 Win 3-5
June 23 @ Washington 45-63 Loss 3-6
June 25 Miami 71-50 Win 4-6
June 27 Sacramento 73-50 Win 5-6
June 28 @ New York 67-58 Win 6-6
June 30 Utah 62-79 Loss 6-7
July 2 Portland 64-68 Loss 6-8
July 5 Seattle 65-73 Loss 6-9
July 6 @ Charlotte 67-78 Loss 6-10
July 8 @ Indiana 57-68 Loss 6-11
July 11 @ Sacramento 69-71 Loss 6-12
July 12 @ Seattle 62-58 Win 7-12
July 17 @ Minnesota 58-48 Win 8-12
July 20 Los Angeles 50-63 Loss 8-13
July 22 @ New York 52-73 Loss 8-14
July 24 Charlotte 66-73 (OT) Loss 8-15
July 25 @ Charlotte 83-73 Win 9-15
July 28 Orlando 70-76 (OT) Loss 9-16
August 1 @ Detroit 68-66 Win 10-16
August 3 Detroit 57-68 Loss 10-17
August 6 @ Houston 54-67 Loss 10-18
August 7 @ Phoenix 57-59 Loss 10-19
August 9 @ Miami 59-65 Loss 10-20
August 11 Washington 54-60 Loss 10-21
August 13 Indiana 56-60 Loss 10-22

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Chasity Melvin 32 194 57 28 18 399
Merlakia Jones 32 176 72 44 4 391
Penny Taylor 30 158 68 37 11 391
Ann Wauters 28 140 39 16 21 314
Jennifer Rizzotti 26 70 85 23 3 178
Rushia Brown 28 75 27 21 8 112
Mery Andrade 32 56 67 29 6 91
Brandi McCain 31 26 41 11 3 83
Deanna Jackson 18 27 6 2 1 55
Tracy Henderson 23 34 3 3 7 35
Tricia Bader Binford 18 7 15 6 1 14
Lucienne Berthieu 5 4 0 0 0 8
Paige Sauer 1 2 0 1 0 0

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