Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Rosters

2001-2002 Dallas Mavericks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
9 Tariq Abdul-Wahad SF 6-6 223 4 San Jose State 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 11 France
3 Charlie Bell G 6-3 200 0 Michigan State 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Muggsy Bogues PG 5-3 136 14 Wake Forest 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
44 Shawn Bradley C 7-6 235 8 Brigham Young 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States / Germany
1 Greg Buckner G-F 6-4 210 3 Clemson 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States
  Omar Cook PG 6-2 190 0 St. John's 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States / Montenegro
  Khalid El-Amin G 5-10 200 1 Connecticut 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
42 Evan Eschmeyer C 6-11 255 2 Northwestern 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
4 Michael Finley G-F 6-7 225 6 Wisconsin 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
44 Adrian Griffin G-F 6-5 217 3 Seton Hall 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
10 Tim Hardaway PG 6-0 175 12 UTEP 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
1 Donnell Harvey F 6-8 220 1 Florida 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
55 Juwan Howard PF 6-9 240 7 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
6 Avery Johnson PG 5-10 175 13 Southern 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
45 Raef LaFrentz F 6-11 245 3 Kansas 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
6 Danny Manning F 6-10 230 13 Kansas 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
2 Darrick Martin G 5-11 170 7 UCLA 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Eduardo Najera F 6-8 235 1 Oklahoma 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 9 Mexico
13 Steve Nash G 6-3 178 5 Santa Clara 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Canada / South Africa
2 Johnny Newman SF 6-7 190 15 Richmond 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
41 Dirk Nowitzki PF 7-0 245 3 DJK Wurzburg (Germany) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 9 Germany
31 Nick Van Exel PG 6-1 170 8 Cincinnati 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
16 Zhizhi Wang C 7-1 255 1 Bayi Nanchang (China) 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 7 China
  Ruben Wolkowyski F 6-10 270 1 Estudiantes de Olavarria (Argentina) 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted Argentina / Poland

2001-2002 Dallas Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Nash M. Finley E. Najera D. Nowitzki R. LaFrentz
Rotation N. Van Exel G. Buckner J. Newman   Z. Wang
Rotation   A. Griffin     S. Bradley
Lim PT A. Johnson   T. Abdul-Wahad D. Manning E. Eschmeyer

2001-2002 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs58-24-
2Dallas Mavericks57-251
3Minnesota Timberwolves50-328
4Utah Jazz44-3814
5Houston Rockets28-5430
6Denver Nuggets27-5531
7Memphis Grizzlies23-5935

2001-2002 Dallas Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dirk Nowitzki All-NBA Second Team (2002)
Steve Nash All-NBA Third Team (2002)
Steve Nash Player Of The Week (12/16/01)
Dirk Nowitzki Player Of The Week (01/27/02)
Dirk Nowitzki Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2002)
Steve Nash Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2002)
Steve Nash Three Point Shootout Participant (2002)

2001-2002 Dallas Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dirk Nowitzki 76 38.0 23.4 9.9 2.4 1.1 1.0 1.9
Steve Nash 82 34.6 17.9 3.1 7.7 0.6 0.0 2.8
Michael Finley 69 39.9 20.6 5.2 3.3 0.9 0.4 1.7
Juwan Howard 53 31.3 12.9 7.4 1.8 0.5 0.6 1.5
Tim Hardaway 54 23.6 9.6 1.8 3.7 0.7 0.1 1.4
Adrian Griffin 58 23.8 7.2 3.9 1.8 1.3 0.2 0.7
Eduardo Najera 62 21.9 6.5 5.5 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.6
Nick Van Exel 27 28.0 13.2 3.1 4.2 0.5 0.1 1.5
Zhizhi Wang 55 10.9 5.6 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.5
Raef LaFrentz 27 29.1 10.8 7.4 1.1 0.9 2.2 1.3
Greg Buckner 44 20.1 5.8 3.9 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.6
Shawn Bradley 53 14.3 4.1 3.3 0.4 0.5 1.2 0.5
Johnny Newman 47 15.4 4.2 1.0 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.4
Danny Manning 41 13.5 4.0 2.6 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.6
Evan Eschmeyer 31 9.6 2.0 3.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5
Avery Johnson 17 8.9 3.2 0.3 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.5
Donnell Harvey 18 9.0 2.1 2.6 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4
Darrick Martin 3 7.3 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.3
Tariq Abdul-Wahad 4 6.0 0.0 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.8
Charlie Bell 2 1.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2001-2002 Dallas Mavericks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Zhizhi Wang was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Zhizhi Wang signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on April 4, 2001.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Eduardo Najera, the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 2000 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Dallas Mavericks from the Houston Rockets on June 28, 2000. Eduardo Najera signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 7, 2000.

Draft Rights to Dirk Nowitzki, the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Dallas Mavericks from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 24, 1998. Dirk Nowitzki signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks on January 21, 1999. Dirk Nowitzki signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on October 22, 2001.

Acquired via Trade

Tariq Abdul-Wahad was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Denver Nuggets on February 21, 2002.

Shawn Bradley was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the New Jersey Nets on February 17, 1997. Shawn Bradley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on August 8, 2001.

Michael Finley was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Phoenix Suns on December 26, 1996. Michael Finley signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on October 1, 1997. Michael Finley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on July 23, 2001.

Avery Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Denver Nuggets on February 21, 2002.

Raef LaFrentz was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Denver Nuggets on February 21, 2002.

Steve Nash was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Phoenix Suns on June 24, 1998. Steve Nash signed a multi-year extension with the Dallas Mavericks on January 25, 1999.

Nick Van Exel was acquired in a trade by the Dallas Mavericks from the Denver Nuggets on February 21, 2002.

Acquired via Free Agency

Greg Buckner signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks on January 6, 2000. Greg Buckner re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on January 16, 2000. Greg Buckner re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on January 26, 2000. Greg Buckner re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on August 5, 2000.

Evan Eschmeyer signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on August 25, 2001.

Adrian Griffin signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on July 27, 2001.

Danny Manning signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on August 2, 2001.

Johnny Newman signed a contract as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on November 27, 2001.

2001-2002 Dallas Mavericks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mark Cuban Owner 1999-2000 N/A
Terdema Ussery Chief Executive Officer 1997-1998 N/A
Floyd Jahner Chief Financial Officer, VP 2001-2002 N/A
Don Nelson Head Coach, General Manager 1997-1998 Head Coach (New York Knicks, 1995 to 1996)
Charlie Parker Assistant Coach 1996-1997 Head Coach (USC, 1994 to 1996)
Donnie Nelson Head Coach, Assistant Coach 1997-1998 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 1994 to 1997)
Del Harris Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1994 to 1999)
Larry Riley Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Director of Player Development (Memphis Grizzlies, 1994 to 2000)
Gary Boren Free Throw Coach 1997-1998 Free Throw Coach (New York Knicks, 1995 to 1997)
Keith Grant Assistant General Manager 1999-2000 Vice President of Basketball Operations (Dallas Mavericks, 1996 to 1999)
Reggie Johnson Video Coordinator 1995-1996 N/A
Jason White Assistant Video Coordinator 2000-2001 N/A
Dick Baker Scout 2001-2002 N/A
George Killebrew Executive VP 1991-1992 N/A
Dwayne Wilson Equipment Manager 1995-1996 N/A
Brad Davis Player Development Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (Dallas Mavericks, 1992 to 1995)
Greg Dreiling Player Development Coach 2001-2002 N/A
Roger Hinds Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 Strength and Conditioning Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1992 to 1996)
Don Kalkstein Director of Sports Psychology 2000-2001 N/A
Dr. Tarek O. Souryal Team Physician 2000-2001 N/A
Matt Pinto Radio Broadcaster 1997-1998 N/A