New Jersey Nets Regular Season Rosters

2000-2001 New Jersey Nets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
11 Sherman Douglas PG 6-0 180 11 Syracuse 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
42 Evan Eschmeyer C 6-11 255 1 Northwestern 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
14 Jamie Feick F 6-9 255 4 Michigan State 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
  Kevin Freeman F 6-7 235 0 Connecticut 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Eddie Gill PG 6-0 190 0 Weber State 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
13 Kendall Gill SG 6-5 195 10 Illinois 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
12 Lucious Harris SG 6-5 190 7 Long Beach State 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
24 Stephen Jackson GF 6-8 220 3 Butler CC 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
30 Kerry Kittles G 6-5 179 4 Villanova 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
33 Stephon Marbury G 6-2 180 4 Georgia Tech 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
6 Kenyon Martin F 6-9 240 0 Cincinnati 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
22 Jim McIlvaine C 7-1 240 6 Marquette 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
20 Johnny Newman SF 6-7 190 14 Richmond 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
2 Kevin Ollie G 6-4 195 4 Connecticut 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Doug Overton SG 6-3 190 9 La Salle 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
1 Elliot Perry PG 6-0 150 9 Memphis 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
45 Soumaila Samake C 7-0 230 0 Cincinnati Stuff (United States) 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 7 Mali
50 Vladimir Stepania C 7-0 235 2 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 27 Georgia
31 Mark Strickland PF 6-9 210 6 Temple 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Jamel Thomas F 6-6 215 1 Providence 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Keith Van Horn F 6-10 220 3 Utah 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
34 Aaron Williams F-C 6-9 220 6 Xavier 1993 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

2000-2001 New Jersey Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Marbury L. Harris K. Van Horn K. Martin E. Eschmeyer
Rotation E. Gill K. Gill J. Newman J. Feick A. Williams
Rotation S. Douglas   S. Jackson   J. McIlvaine
Rotation     J. Thomas   V. Stepania
Rotation         S. Samake
Lim PT D. Overton K. Kittles   M. Strickland  

2000-2001 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers56-26-
2Miami Heat50-326
3New York Knicks48-348
4Orlando Magic43-3913
5Boston Celtics36-4620
6New Jersey Nets26-5630
7Washington Wizards19-6337

2000-2001 New Jersey Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Stephon Marbury Player Of The Week (11/12/00)
Kenyon Martin All-Rookie First Team (2001)
Kenyon Martin Rookie Of The Month (Nov 00, Mar 01)
Stephon Marbury Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2001)
Kenyon Martin Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2001)
Stephen Jackson Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2001)

2000-2001 New Jersey Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Stephon Marbury 67 38.2 23.9 3.1 7.6 1.2 0.1 2.9
Johnny Newman 82 25.0 10.9 2.1 1.4 0.8 0.1 1.3
Aaron Williams 82 28.5 10.2 7.2 1.1 0.7 1.4 1.6
Keith Van Horn 49 35.4 17.0 7.1 1.7 0.8 0.4 2.1
Kenyon Martin 68 33.4 12.0 7.4 1.9 1.1 1.7 2.0
Lucious Harris 73 28.4 9.4 3.9 1.8 1.0 0.2 0.9
Stephen Jackson 77 21.5 8.2 2.7 1.8 1.1 0.2 1.7
Sherman Douglas 59 18.6 5.7 1.3 2.4 0.6 0.1 1.3
Kendall Gill 31 28.8 9.1 4.2 2.8 1.5 0.2 1.5
Evan Eschmeyer 74 18.0 3.4 4.9 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.7
Doug Overton 12 26.3 6.9 2.0 4.4 0.2 0.0 1.2
Vladimir Stepania 29 9.7 2.8 3.8 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.7
Mark Strickland 9 22.4 5.7 4.6 0.8 0.4 0.3 1.1
Soumaila Samake 34 6.6 1.4 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.1
Eddie Gill 8 19.0 4.9 1.1 3.0 0.5 0.1 1.2
Jim McIlvaine 18 10.7 1.6 1.9 0.2 0.4 0.8 0.5
Kevin Ollie 19 8.5 1.2 1.2 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.5
Jamie Feick 6 24.8 3.7 9.3 0.8 1.3 0.5 1.2
Jamel Thomas 5 11.2 2.6 1.8 0.0 0.6 0.0 1.2

2000-2001 New Jersey Nets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Evan Eschmeyer was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Evan Eschmeyer signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on August 10, 1999.

Kerry Kittles was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Kerry Kittles signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on August 30, 1996. Kerry Kittles signed a multi-year extension with the New Jersey Nets on March 13, 1999.

Kenyon Martin was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2000 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Kenyon Martin signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on August 22, 2000.

Soumaila Samake was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 2000 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Soumaila Samake signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on September 6, 2000.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Keith Van Horn, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New Jersey Nets from the Philadelphia Sixers on June 25, 1997. Keith Van Horn signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets on July 25, 1997. Keith Van Horn signed a multi-year extension with the New Jersey Nets on August 5, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Kendall Gill was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on January 19, 1996. Kendall Gill re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on August 11, 2000.

Lucious Harris was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Philadelphia Sixers on June 25, 1997.

Stephon Marbury was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 11, 1999. Stephon Marbury signed a multi-year extension with the New Jersey Nets on March 12, 1999.

Jim McIlvaine was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Seattle SuperSonics on January 21, 1999.

Johnny Newman was acquired in a trade by the New Jersey Nets from the Los Angeles Clippers on September 23, 1999. Johnny Newman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on August 11, 2000.

Acquired via Free Agency

Sherman Douglas signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on October 21, 1999.

Jamie Feick signed a contract with the New Jersey Nets on March 22, 1999. Jamie Feick re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on April 1, 1999. Jamie Feick re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on April 11, 1999. Jamie Feick re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on August 3, 1999.

Stephen Jackson signed a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on October 2, 2000.

Doug Overton signed a contract with the New Jersey Nets on March 22, 2001. Doug Overton re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on April 1, 2001. Doug Overton re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on April 11, 2001.

Vladimir Stepania signed a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on December 15, 2000.

Mark Strickland signed a contract with the New Jersey Nets on March 28, 2001. Mark Strickland re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on April 7, 2001. Mark Strickland re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on April 17, 2001.

Jamel Thomas signed a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on April 6, 2001.

Aaron Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets on August 10, 2000.

2000-2001 New Jersey Nets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tom Barrise Assistant Coach 1995-1996 Advance Scout (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1992 to 1995)
Rich Dalatri Strength and Conditioning Coach 1997-1998 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1992 to 1997)