Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

2001-2002 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
7 Kenny Anderson PG 6-0 168 10 Georgia Tech 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
4 Tony Battie PF 6-11 230 4 Texas Tech 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
30 Mark Blount C-F 7-0 250 2 Pittsburgh 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States
5 Kedrick Brown GF 6-7 222 0 Northwest Florida State College 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
11 Randy Brown PG 6-2 190 10 New Mexico State 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
  Omar Cook PG 6-2 190 0 St. John's 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States / Montenegro
7 Tony Delk G 6-1 189 5 Kentucky 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
40 Joseph Forte SG 6-4 194 0 North Carolina 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
12 Chris Herren G 6-2 197 2 Fresno State 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
31 Joe Johnson SG 6-7 240 0 Arkansas 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
0 Walter McCarty F 6-10 230 5 Kentucky 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
5 Roshown McLeod F 6-8 221 3 Duke 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
9 Milt Palacio G 6-3 195 2 Colorado State 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States / Norway
34 Paul Pierce SF 6-7 235 3 Kansas 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
52 Vitaly Potapenko C-F 6-10 280 5 Wright State 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 12 Ukraine
54 Rodney Rogers F 6-7 235 8 Wake Forest 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
20 Erick Strickland G 6-3 210 5 Nebraska 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
88 Antoine Walker F 6-9 265 5 Kentucky 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
55 Eric Williams F 6-8 220 6 Providence 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States

2001-2002 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Anderson P. Pierce E. Williams A. Walker T. Battie
Rotation T. Delk   R. Rogers   W. McCarty
Rotation E. Strickland       M. Blount
Lim PT O. Cook J. Forte K. Brown   V. Potapenko
Lim PT     R. McLeod    

2001-2002 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New Jersey Nets52-30-
2Boston Celtics49-333
3Orlando Magic44-388
4Philadelphia Sixers43-399
5Washington Wizards37-4515
6Miami Heat36-4616
7New York Knicks30-5222

2001-2002 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Paul Pierce All-NBA Third Team (2002)
Antoine Walker Player Of The Month (Dec 01)
Paul Pierce Player Of The Month (Dec 01, Apr 02)
Paul Pierce Player Of The Week (12/02/01, 04/07/02)
Antoine Walker Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2002)
Paul Pierce Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2002)
Joe Johnson Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2002)
Paul Pierce Three Point Shootout Participant (2002)

2001-2002 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Paul Pierce 82 40.3 26.1 6.9 3.2 1.9 1.0 2.9
Antoine Walker 81 42.0 22.1 8.8 5.0 1.5 0.5 3.1
Kenny Anderson 76 32.0 9.6 3.6 5.3 1.9 0.1 1.6
Erick Strickland 79 20.8 7.7 2.7 2.3 0.7 0.0 1.2
Tony Battie 74 24.6 6.9 6.5 0.5 0.8 0.9 0.7
Eric Williams 74 23.6 6.4 3.0 1.5 1.0 0.1 1.3
Vitaly Potapenko 79 17.0 4.6 4.4 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.8
Joe Johnson 48 20.9 6.3 2.9 1.5 0.7 0.2 0.6
Rodney Rogers 27 23.2 10.7 4.0 1.5 0.6 0.4 1.6
Walter McCarty 56 12.8 3.8 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.4
Tony Delk 22 25.9 7.4 3.6 2.3 1.0 0.3 0.9
Milt Palacio 41 12.6 3.7 1.2 1.3 0.5 0.1 0.6
Mark Blount 44 9.4 2.1 1.9 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.5
Kedrick Brown 29 8.4 2.2 1.7 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.2
Joseph Forte 8 4.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.4
Randy Brown 1 6.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

2001-2002 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Kedrick Brown was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Kedrick Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on July 9, 2001.

Joseph Forte was selected as the #21 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Joseph Forte signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on July 10, 2001.

Paul Pierce was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Paul Pierce signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on January 21, 1999. Paul Pierce signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 2001.

Antoine Walker was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Antoine Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 2, 1996. Antoine Walker signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on January 22, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Kenny Anderson was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Toronto Raptors on February 18, 1998.

Tony Battie was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Los Angeles Lakers on January 21, 1999. Tony Battie signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on October 15, 1999.

Tony Delk was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns on February 20, 2002.

Walter McCarty was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the New York Knicks on October 22, 1997. Walter McCarty signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on February 1, 1999.

Roshown McLeod was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Philadelphia Sixers on August 3, 2001.

Vitaly Potapenko was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 11, 1999. Vitaly Potapenko signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on March 13, 1999.

Rodney Rogers was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns on February 20, 2002.

Eric Williams was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Denver Nuggets on August 3, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mark Blount signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 2000.

Omar Cook signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on April 16, 2002.

Erick Strickland signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on November 1, 2001.

2001-2002 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Paul Gaston Owner, Principal Owner 1991-1992 N/A
Jim O'Brien Head Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (Boston Celtics, 1997 to 2001)
Dick Harter Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Indiana Pacers, 1997 to 2000)
Frank Vogel Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Video Coordinator (Boston Celtics, 1996 to 2001)
Lester Conner Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Boston Celtics, 1998 to 1999)
Chris Wallace General Manager 1997-1998 Scout (Miami Heat, 1993 to 1997)
Jamie Young Video Coordinator 2000-2001 N/A
Leo Papile Director of Player Personnel 1997-1998 N/A
Frank Burke Director of Basketball Administration 1997-1998 N/A
Ed Lacerte Head Athletic Trainer 1987-1988 N/A