Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters

2000-2001 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
40 Corie Blount PF 6-9 240 7 Cincinnati 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
3 Rex Chapman SG 6-4 185 12 Kentucky 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
15 Vinny Del Negro SG 6-4 185 10 NC State 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
00 Tony Delk G 6-1 189 4 Kentucky 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
14 Chris Dudley C 6-11 235 13 Yale 1987 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States
17 Mario Elie SG 6-5 210 10 American International 1985 Rnd 7 Pick 21 United States
21 Ruben Garces FC 6-9 245 0 Providence 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted Panama
24 Tom Gugliotta PF 6-10 240 8 NC State 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
1 Penny Hardaway PG 6-7 195 7 Memphis 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
32 Jason Kidd PG 6-4 210 6 California 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
31 Shawn Marion F 6-7 228 1 UNLV 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
23 Paul McPherson G 6-4 210 0 DePaul 2000 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Elliot Perry PG 6-0 150 9 Memphis 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
30 Cliff Robinson PF 6-10 225 11 Connecticut 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
54 Rodney Rogers F 6-7 235 7 Wake Forest 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
55 Daniel Santiago C 7-0 256 0 Saint Vincent College 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States / Puerto Rico
25 Jake Tsakalidis C 7-2 285 0 AEK Athens (Greece) 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Greece / Georgia

2000-2001 Phoenix Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Kidd M. Elie S. Marion C. Robinson J. Tsakalidis
Rotation T. Delk V. Del Negro R. Rogers T. Gugliotta D. Santiago
Rotation E. Perry       C. Dudley
Lim PT   P. Hardaway      

2000-2001 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers56-26-
2Sacramento Kings55-271
3Phoenix Suns51-315
4Portland Trail Blazers50-326
5Seattle SuperSonics44-3812
6Los Angeles Clippers31-5125
7Golden State Warriors17-6539

2000-2001 Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jason Kidd All-NBA First Team (2001)
Shawn Marion Player Of The Week (02/25/01)
Jason Kidd Player Of The Week (04/01/01)
Jason Kidd All-NBA Defensive First Team (2001)
Jason Kidd Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2001)
Shawn Marion Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2001)

2000-2001 Phoenix Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Shawn Marion 79 36.2 17.3 10.7 2.0 1.7 1.4 1.6
Cliff Robinson 82 33.5 16.4 4.1 2.9 1.1 1.0 2.3
Jason Kidd 77 39.8 16.9 6.4 9.8 2.2 0.3 3.7
Tony Delk 82 27.9 12.3 3.2 2.0 0.9 0.2 1.2
Rodney Rogers 82 26.6 12.2 4.4 2.2 1.2 0.6 1.9
Tom Gugliotta 57 20.3 6.4 4.5 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.9
Mario Elie 68 22.1 4.4 2.3 1.9 0.9 0.2 0.9
Jake Tsakalidis 57 16.6 4.5 4.2 0.3 0.2 1.0 1.2
Vinny Del Negro 36 14.6 4.9 1.4 1.8 0.6 0.1 0.5
Daniel Santiago 54 10.8 3.1 1.9 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.9
Elliot Perry 43 10.7 3.2 1.0 1.7 0.4 0.0 0.7
Paul McPherson 33 9.4 3.4 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.7
Chris Dudley 53 11.6 1.4 3.5 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5
Corie Blount 30 12.9 1.8 2.8 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.6
Penny Hardaway 4 28.0 9.8 4.5 3.8 1.5 0.2 0.8
Ruben Garces 10 6.2 1.6 2.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.5

2000-2001 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Shawn Marion was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Shawn Marion signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 29, 1999.

Jake Tsakalidis was selected as the #25 pick in the First Round of the 2000 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Jake Tsakalidis signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on October 2, 2000.

Acquired via Trade

Vinny Del Negro was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Golden State Warriors on January 26, 2001.

Chris Dudley was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the New York Knicks on September 20, 2000.

Penny Hardaway was acquired in a sign and trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Orlando Magic on August 5, 1999.

Jason Kidd was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on December 26, 1996. Jason Kidd signed an extension with the Phoenix Suns on May 16, 2000.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tony Delk signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 2, 2000.

Mario Elie signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 16, 2000.

Tom Gugliotta signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 24, 1999.

Elliot Perry signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on January 17, 2001. Elliot Perry re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 27, 2001. Elliot Perry re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on February 6, 2001.

Cliff Robinson signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on August 25, 1997. Cliff Robinson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on January 25, 1999. Cliff Robinson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 1, 1999.

Rodney Rogers signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 3, 1999.

Daniel Santiago signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 1, 2000.

2000-2001 Phoenix Suns Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jerry Colangelo Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 2004-2005 Owner (Phoenix Suns, 1987 to 2004)
Scott Skiles Head Coach 1999-2000 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 1997 to 1999)
Phil John Weber Assistant Coach 1999-2000 N/A
Bryan Colangelo General Manager 1999-2000 General Manager (Phoenix Suns, 1995 to 1999)
Julie Fie VP of Basketball Communications 1998-1999 Media Relations (Phoenix Suns, 1992 to 1998)
Todd Quinter Scout 1993-1994 Video Coordinator (Phoenix Suns, 1986 to 1993)
John Shumate Scout 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2009 to 2010)
Jay Gaspar Equipment Manager 2000-2001 N/A
Aaron Nelson Head Athletic Trainer 2000-2001 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Phoenix Suns, 1993 to 2000)
Al McCoy Radio Broadcaster 1972-1973 N/A