Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

2001-2002 Boston Celtics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Kenny Anderson PG 6-0 168 Oct 9, 1970 31 Georgia Tech 10 1991 Rnd 1, Pick 2, New Jersey Nets
Tony Battie PF 6-11 230 Feb 11, 1976 26 Texas Tech 4 1997 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Denver Nuggets
Mark Blount C-F 7-0 250 Nov 30, 1975 26 Pittsburgh 2 1997 Rnd 2, Pick 26, Seattle SuperSonics
Kedrick Brown G-F 6-7 222 Mar 18, 1981 21 Northwest Florida State College 0 2001 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Boston Celtics
Omar Cook PG 6-2 190 Jan 28, 1982 20 St. John's 0 2001 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Orlando Magic
Tony Delk PG 6-1 189 Jan 28, 1974 28 Kentucky 5 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Charlotte Hornets (1988)
Joseph Forte SG 6-4 194 Mar 23, 1981 21 North Carolina 0 2001 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Boston Celtics
Walter McCarty PF 6-10 230 Feb 1, 1974 28 Kentucky 5 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 19, New York Knicks
Roshown McLeod PF 6-8 221 Nov 17, 1975 26 Duke 3 1998 Rnd 1, Pick 20, Atlanta Hawks
Paul Pierce SF 6-7 235 Oct 13, 1977 24 Kansas 3 1998 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Boston Celtics
Vitaly Potapenko C-F 6-10 280 Mar 21, 1975 27 Wright State 5 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Cleveland Cavaliers
Rodney Rogers SF 6-7 235 Jun 20, 1971 30 Wake Forest 8 1993 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Denver Nuggets
Erick Strickland PG 6-3 210 Nov 25, 1973 28 Nebraska 5 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Antoine Walker PF 6-9 265 Aug 12, 1976 25 Kentucky 5 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Boston Celtics
Eric Williams PF 6-8 220 Jul 17, 1972 29 Providence 6 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Boston Celtics

2001-2002 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 New Jersey Nets #8 Indiana Pacers NJN in 5
First Round #2 Detroit Pistons #7 Toronto Raptors DET in 5
First Round #3 Boston Celtics #6 Philadelphia Sixers BOS in 5
First Round #4 Charlotte Hornets #5 Orlando Magic CHA in 4
Second Round #1 New Jersey Nets #4 Charlotte Hornets NJN in 5
Second Round #2 Detroit Pistons #3 Boston Celtics BOS in 5
Conference Finals #1 New Jersey Nets #3 Boston Celtics NJN in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Sacramento Kings #8 Utah Jazz SAC in 4
First Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #7 Seattle SuperSonics SAS in 5
First Round #3 Los Angeles Lakers #6 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 3
First Round #4 Dallas Mavericks #5 Minnesota Timberwolves DAL in 3
Second Round #1 Sacramento Kings #4 Dallas Mavericks SAC in 5
Second Round #3 Los Angeles Lakers #2 San Antonio Spurs LAL in 5
Conference Finals #1 Sacramento Kings #3 Los Angeles Lakers LAL in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #3 Los Angeles Lakers #1 New Jersey Nets LAL in 4

2001-2002 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Paul Pierce 16 42.0 24.6 8.6 4.1 1.7 1.2 3.8
Antoine Walker 16 43.9 22.1 8.6 3.2 1.5 0.4 3.4
Kenny Anderson 16 35.0 12.0 3.1 4.8 1.3 0.0 1.8
Rodney Rogers 16 24.6 8.9 5.5 2.1 1.0 0.4 1.2
Eric Williams 16 30.4 7.8 4.4 1.3 1.6 0.2 0.7
Tony Battie 16 27.7 6.1 7.6 0.8 0.6 1.9 0.7
Tony Delk 14 16.2 4.7 2.4 1.1 0.6 0.4 1.1
Walter McCarty 14 13.9 3.1 2.4 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3
Erick Strickland 12 9.8 2.9 1.1 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.8
Mark Blount 4 9.8 1.5 1.8 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.2
Kedrick Brown 2 1.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0

2001-2002 Boston Celtics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Philadelphia Leaders
Apr 21, 2002
v.
Philadelphia
W, 92-82 TD Garden
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 31. Paul Pierce
REB: 11. Paul Pierce
AST: 5. K. Anderson
PTS: 20. A. Iverson
REB: 11. D. Mutombo
AST: 5. Eric Snow
Apr 25, 2002
v.
Philadelphia
W, 93-85 TD Garden
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 25. Paul Pierce
REB: 10. A. Walker
AST: 4. A. Walker
PTS: 29. A. Iverson
REB: 13. D. Coleman
AST: 7. A. Iverson
Apr 28, 2002
@
Philadelphia
L, 108-103 Wells Fargo Center
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 29. Paul Pierce
REB: 11. R. Rogers
AST: 7. Paul Pierce
PTS: 42. A. Iverson
REB: 11. D. Mutombo
AST: 5. Eric Snow
May 1, 2002
@
Philadelphia
L, 83-81 Wells Fargo Center
Opening Round
2-2 PTS: 25. A. Walker
REB: 8. Paul Pierce
AST: 8. K. Anderson
PTS: 28. A. Iverson
REB: 14. D. Mutombo
AST: 11. Eric Snow
May 3, 2002
v.
Philadelphia
W, 120-87 TD Garden
Opening Round
3-2 PTS: 46. Paul Pierce
REB: 9. A. Walker
AST: 6. Paul Pierce
PTS: 31. A. Iverson
REB: 8. M. Harpring
AST: 4. A. Iverson

2001-2002 Boston Celtics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Detroit Leaders
May 5, 2002
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Detroit
L, 96-84 The Palace of Auburn Hills
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 20. A. Walker
REB: 10. Paul Pierce
AST: 5. Paul Pierce
PTS: 30. C. Robinson
REB: 12. Ben Wallace
AST: 8. J. Stackhouse
May 8, 2002
@
Detroit
W, 77-85 The Palace of Auburn Hills
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 22. Paul Pierce
REB: 11. Tony Battie
AST: 5. K. Anderson
PTS: 25. J. Stackhouse
REB: 16. Ben Wallace
AST: 4. C. Atkins
May 10, 2002
v.
Detroit
W, 66-64 TD Garden
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 19. Paul Pierce
REB: 10. Tony Battie
AST: 5. Paul Pierce
PTS: 19. J. Stackhouse
REB: 21. Ben Wallace
AST: 5. C. Robinson
May 12, 2002
v.
Detroit
W, 90-79 TD Garden
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 30. A. Walker
REB: 17. Paul Pierce
AST: 6. Paul Pierce
PTS: 24. C. Robinson
REB: 21. Ben Wallace
AST: 9. Damon Jones
May 14, 2002
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Detroit
W, 81-90 The Palace of Auburn Hills
Conference Semi Finals
4-1 PTS: 18. Paul Pierce
REB: 13. A. Walker
AST: 6. K. Anderson
PTS: 22. C. Atkins
REB: 16. Ben Wallace
AST: 5. C. Robinson

2001-2002 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders New Jersey Leaders
May 19, 2002
@
New Jersey
L, 104-97 Izod Center
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 27. A. Walker
REB: 11. Tony Battie
AST: 6. K. Anderson
PTS: 18. Jason Kidd
REB: 13. Jason Kidd
AST: 11. Jason Kidd
May 21, 2002
@
New Jersey
W, 86-93 Izod Center
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 26. A. Walker
REB: 14. Paul Pierce
AST: 7. K. Anderson
PTS: 23. Jason Kidd
REB: 16. Jason Kidd
AST: 10. Jason Kidd
May 25, 2002
v.
New Jersey
W, 94-90 TD Garden
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 28. Paul Pierce
REB: 12. A. Walker
AST: 4. A. Walker
PTS: 19. K. Kittles
REB: 11. T. MacCulloch
AST: 11. Jason Kidd
May 27, 2002
v.
New Jersey
L, 92-94 TD Garden
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 31. Paul Pierce
REB: 9. A. Walker
AST: 4. A. Walker
PTS: 22. K. Kittles
REB: 10. K. Van Horn
AST: 9. Jason Kidd
May 29, 2002
@
New Jersey
L, 103-92 Izod Center
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 24. Paul Pierce
REB: 13. A. Walker
AST: 6. K. Anderson
PTS: 21. K. Kittles
REB: 12. Jason Kidd
AST: 7. Jason Kidd
May 31, 2002
v.
New Jersey
L, 88-96 TD Garden
Conference Finals
2-4 PTS: 18. K. Anderson
REB: 9. A. Walker
AST: 7. K. Anderson
PTS: 16. K. Martin
REB: 13. Jason Kidd
AST: 13. Jason Kidd