Washington Wizards Regular Season Rosters

2000-2001 Washington Wizards Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
4 Courtney Alexander SG 6-5 205 0 Fresno State 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
52 Calvin Booth C 6-11 230 1 Penn State 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
24 Hubert Davis SF 6-5 183 8 North Carolina 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
54 Obinna Ekezie C 6-9 270 1 Maryland 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 8 Nigeria
32 Richard Hamilton SG 6-7 193 1 Connecticut 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
5 Juwan Howard PF 6-9 240 6 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
54 Popeye Jones PF 6-8 250 7 Murray State 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
51 Gerard King F 6-9 230 3 Nicholls State 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Christian Laettner PF 6-11 245 8 Duke 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
13 Felipe Lopez SF 6-5 199 2 St. John's 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Dominican Republic
8 Tyrone Nesby SF 6-6 225 2 UNLV 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Cherokee Parks C 6-11 235 5 Duke 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
7 Laron Profit G-F 6-5 204 1 Maryland 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
2 Mitch Richmond SG 6-5 215 12 Kansas State 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
34 Michael Smith F 6-8 230 6 Providence 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
40 Mike Smith F 6-8 195 0 Louisiana-Monroe 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
1 Rod Strickland PG 6-3 175 12 DePaul 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
36 Etan Thomas C 6-9 256 0 Syracuse 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
22 David Vanterpool G 6-5 200 0 St. Bonaventure 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
35 Loy Vaught PF 6-9 230 10 Michigan 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
55 Jahidi White FC 6-9 290 2 Georgetown 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
12 Chris Whitney PG 6-0 168 7 Clemson 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States

2000-2001 Washington Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Whitney M. Richmond R. Hamilton M. Smith J. White
Rotation   D. Vanterpool M. Smith P. Jones  
Rotation   L. Profit      
Lim PT   H. Davis   L. Vaught C. Laettner
Lim PT   C. Alexander   T. Nesby E. Thomas

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 Washington Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Courtney Alexander All-Rookie Second Team (2001)
Courtney Alexander Rookie Of The Month (Apr 01)
Richard Hamilton Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2001)

2000-2001 Washington Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Richard Hamilton 78 32.3 18.1 3.1 2.9 1.0 0.1 2.6
Juwan Howard 54 36.7 18.2 7.0 2.9 0.9 0.4 3.1
Mitch Richmond 37 32.9 16.2 2.9 3.0 1.2 0.2 2.3
Jahidi White 68 23.7 8.6 7.7 0.3 0.5 1.6 2.0
Chris Whitney 59 26.0 9.5 1.8 4.2 0.9 0.1 1.7
Courtney Alexander 27 33.7 17.0 3.0 1.5 1.1 0.1 2.0
Tyrone Nesby 48 25.5 8.4 2.7 1.4 0.9 0.3 1.1
Rod Strickland 33 30.9 12.2 3.2 7.0 1.3 0.1 2.5
Felipe Lopez 47 23.6 8.1 3.4 1.6 0.9 0.4 1.2
Christian Laettner 25 29.3 13.2 6.1 2.3 1.2 0.8 2.7
Michael Smith 79 20.4 3.8 7.1 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.8
Gerard King 45 15.7 4.8 2.9 0.7 0.3 0.2 1.0
Calvin Booth 40 16.0 4.5 4.3 0.6 0.4 2.0 0.9
Popeye Jones 45 14.2 3.6 4.9 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.5
Hubert Davis 15 28.7 10.2 2.0 3.3 0.4 0.0 1.7
Laron Profit 35 17.3 4.3 1.8 2.5 1.0 0.3 1.3
David Vanterpool 22 18.7 5.5 1.7 3.0 1.0 0.1 1.7
Obinna Ekezie 29 9.4 3.5 2.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5
Loy Vaught 14 11.2 3.9 3.6 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.6
Mike Smith 17 10.6 3.0 1.3 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.4
Cherokee Parks 13 13.7 3.7 3.1 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.8

2000-2001 Washington Wizards Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Richard Hamilton was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Richard Hamilton signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on September 7, 1999.

Jahidi White was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Jahidi White signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on January 21, 1999. Jahidi White re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on August 11, 2000.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Laron Profit, the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 1999 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Washington Wizards from the Orlando Magic on September 22, 1999. Laron Profit signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on September 28, 1999. Laron Profit re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on August 11, 2000.

Acquired via Trade

Courtney Alexander was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Dallas Mavericks on February 22, 2001.

Hubert Davis was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Dallas Mavericks on February 22, 2001.

Popeye Jones was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Denver Nuggets on September 25, 2000.

Christian Laettner was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Dallas Mavericks on February 22, 2001.

Tyrone Nesby was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Los Angeles Clippers on November 28, 2000.

Mitch Richmond was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Sacramento Kings on May 14, 1998. Mitch Richmond re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on August 24, 1999.

Etan Thomas was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Dallas Mavericks on February 22, 2001.

Loy Vaught was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Dallas Mavericks on February 22, 2001.

Acquired via Free Agency

Michael Smith signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on October 1, 1999.

Mike Smith signed a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 2, 2001.

David Vanterpool signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on March 6, 2001. David Vanterpool re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 16, 2001. David Vanterpool re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 26, 2001.

Chris Whitney signed a contract with the Washington Wizards on March 3, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 13, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on March 23, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 23, 1996. Chris Whitney re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 11, 1997. Chris Whitney re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on August 11, 2000.

2000-2001 Washington Wizards Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Abe Pollin Owner 1964-1965 N/A
Ted Leonsis Minority Owner 1999-2000 N/A
Leonard Hamilton Head Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Larry Drew Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1999 to 2000)
Michael Jordan President of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2000-2001 N/A
Rod Higgins Assistant General Manager 2000-2001 N/A
Darrell Walker Director of Player Personnel 2000-2001 Head Coach (Washington Wizards, 1999 to 2000)
Fred Whitfield Director of Player Personnel 2000-2001 N/A
Tim Connelly Scout 2000-2001 Assistant Video Coordinator (Washington Wizards, 1999 to 2000)
Kevin Johnson Head Athletic Trainer 1994-1995 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Indiana Pacers, 1990 to 1994)