Washington Wizards Regular Season Rosters

2001-2002 Washington Wizards Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
4 Courtney Alexander SG 6-5 205 1 Fresno State 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
5 Kwame Brown C 6-11 290 0 Glynn Academy (Georgia) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
24 Hubert Davis SF 6-5 183 9 North Carolina 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
32 Richard Hamilton SG 6-7 193 2 Connecticut 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
33 Brendan Haywood C 7-0 263 0 North Carolina 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
54 Popeye Jones PF 6-8 250 8 Murray State 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
23 Michael Jordan SG 6-6 215 13 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
44 Christian Laettner PF 6-11 245 9 Duke 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
10 Tyronn Lue G 6-0 170 3 Nebraska 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
8 Tyrone Nesby SF 6-6 225 3 UNLV 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Bobby Simmons F 6-6 235 0 DePaul 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
36 Etan Thomas C 6-9 256 1 Syracuse 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
35 Loy Vaught PF 6-9 230 11 Michigan 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
55 Jahidi White FC 6-9 290 3 Georgetown 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
12 Chris Whitney PG 6-0 168 8 Clemson 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States

2001-2002 Washington Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Whitney M. Jordan R. Hamilton C. Laettner J. White
Rotation T. Lue H. Davis B. Simmons P. Jones B. Haywood
Rotation   C. Alexander   T. Nesby K. Brown
Rotation         E. Thomas

2001-2002 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New Jersey Nets52-30-
2Boston Celtics49-333
3Orlando Magic44-388
4Philadelphia Sixers43-399
5Washington Wizards37-4515
6Miami Heat36-4616
7New York Knicks30-5222

2001-2002 Washington Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Richard Hamilton Player Of The Week (12/16/01)
Brendan Haywood Rookie Of The Month (Dec 01)
Michael Jordan Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2002)
Brendan Haywood Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2002)

2001-2002 Washington Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Michael Jordan 60 34.9 22.9 5.7 5.2 1.4 0.4 2.7
Richard Hamilton 63 35.0 20.0 3.4 2.7 0.6 0.2 2.1
Chris Whitney 82 26.5 10.2 1.9 3.8 0.9 0.1 1.0
Tyronn Lue 71 20.5 7.8 1.7 3.5 0.7 0.0 1.4
Popeye Jones 79 24.3 7.0 7.3 1.6 0.6 0.2 1.1
Courtney Alexander 56 23.7 9.8 2.6 1.5 0.6 0.1 1.1
Tyrone Nesby 70 21.3 6.3 4.5 1.3 0.9 0.3 0.7
Christian Laettner 57 25.3 7.1 5.3 2.6 1.1 0.4 1.5
Jahidi White 71 19.0 5.4 6.3 0.2 0.4 1.1 0.9
Hubert Davis 51 24.1 7.2 1.5 2.1 0.5 0.1 0.9
Brendan Haywood 62 20.4 5.1 5.2 0.5 0.3 1.5 0.8
Kwame Brown 57 14.4 4.5 3.5 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.8
Etan Thomas 47 13.1 4.3 3.9 0.1 0.4 0.7 0.6
Bobby Simmons 30 11.4 3.7 1.7 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.5

2001-2002 Washington Wizards Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Kwame Brown was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Kwame Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on July 13, 2001.

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 Brendan Haywood, the #20 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Washington Wizards from the Orlando Magic on August 1, 2001. Brendan Haywood signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on August 2, 2001.

Draft Rights to Bobby Simmons, the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 2001 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Washington Wizards from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 27, 2001. Bobby Simmons signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on July 27, 2001.

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. Popeye Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 18, 2001.

Christian Laettner was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Dallas Mavericks on February 22, 2001. Christian Laettner signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on July 19, 2001.

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

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

Acquired via Free Agency

Michael Jordan signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on September 28, 2001.

Tyronn Lue signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 18, 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.

2001-2002 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
Doug Collins Head Coach 2001-2002 Head Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1995 to 1998)
Larry Drew Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1999 to 2000)
Brian James Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Assistant Coach (Toronto Raptors, 2000 to 2001)
Rod Higgins Assistant General Manager 2000-2001 N/A
Tim Connelly Scout 2000-2001 Assistant Video Coordinator (Washington Wizards, 1999 to 2000)
Darrell Walker Scout 2001-2002 Director of Player Personnel (Washington Wizards, 2000 to 2001)
Fred Whitfield Director of Player Personnel 2000-2001 N/A
Duane Ferrell Player Development 2001-2002 N/A
Steve Stricker Head Athletic Trainer 2001-2002 N/A