Washington Wizards Regular Season Rosters

2002-2003 Washington Wizards Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
5 Kwame Brown C 6-11 290 1 Glynn Academy (Georgia) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
35 Brian Cardinal PF 6-8 245 2 Purdue 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
12 Juan Dixon G 6-3 164 0 Maryland 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
15 Anthony Goldwire G 6-1 182 6 Houston 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
33 Brendan Haywood C 7-0 263 1 North Carolina 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
20 Larry Hughes G 6-5 184 4 Saint Louis 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
1 Jared Jeffries PF 6-11 240 0 Indiana 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
23 Michael Jordan SG 6-6 215 14 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
44 Christian Laettner PF 6-11 245 10 Duke 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
10 Tyronn Lue G 6-0 170 4 Nebraska 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
  George McCloud SF 6-6 205 12 Florida State 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
34 Charles Oakley PF 6-8 225 17 Virginia Union 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
2 Bryon Russell SG 6-7 225 9 Long Beach State 1993 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
21 Bobby Simmons F 6-6 235 1 DePaul 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
42 Jerry Stackhouse SF 6-6 218 7 North Carolina 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
36 Etan Thomas C 6-9 256 2 Syracuse 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
50 Ratko Varda C 6-10 260 1 KK Partizan (Serbia) 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted Bosnia and Herzegovina
55 Jahidi White FC 6-9 290 4 Georgetown 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States

2002-2003 Washington Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Hughes M. Jordan J. Stackhouse C. Laettner B. Haywood
Rotation T. Lue J. Dixon B. Russell J. Jeffries K. Brown
Rotation     B. Simmons J. White E. Thomas
Rotation       C. Oakley  

2002-2003 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New Jersey Nets49-33-
2Philadelphia Sixers48-341
3Boston Celtics44-385
4Orlando Magic42-407
5Washington Wizards37-4512
6New York Knicks37-4512
7Miami Heat25-5724

2002-2003 Washington Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jerry Stackhouse Player Of The Week (11/10/02)
Michael Jordan Player Of The Week (01/05/03, 03/02/03)
Michael Jordan Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2003)

2002-2003 Washington Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Michael Jordan 82 37.0 20.0 6.1 3.8 1.5 0.5 2.1
Jerry Stackhouse 70 39.3 21.5 3.7 4.5 0.9 0.4 2.8
Larry Hughes 67 31.9 12.8 4.6 3.1 1.3 0.4 2.0
Tyronn Lue 75 26.5 8.6 2.0 3.5 0.6 0.0 1.0
Christian Laettner 76 29.2 8.3 6.6 3.1 1.1 0.5 1.1
Kwame Brown 80 22.2 7.4 5.3 0.7 0.6 1.0 1.4
Brendan Haywood 81 23.8 6.2 5.0 0.4 0.4 1.5 0.8
Bryon Russell 70 19.8 4.5 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.1 0.8
Juan Dixon 42 15.4 6.4 1.7 1.0 0.6 0.1 1.0
Etan Thomas 38 13.5 4.8 4.3 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.9
Bobby Simmons 35 10.8 3.4 2.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2
Jared Jeffries 20 14.6 4.0 2.9 0.8 0.4 0.2 1.1
Charles Oakley 42 12.2 1.8 2.5 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.5
Jahidi White 16 14.4 4.2 4.6 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.6
Anthony Goldwire 5 6.8 2.6 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.8
Brian Cardinal 5 3.0 0.8 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

2002-2003 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.

Juan Dixon was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Juan Dixon signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on July 11, 2002.

Jared Jeffries was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Jared Jeffries signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Wizards on July 10, 2002.

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.

Acquired via Trade

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.

Jerry Stackhouse was acquired in a trade by the Washington Wizards from the Detroit Pistons on September 11, 2002.

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

Acquired via Free Agency

Larry Hughes signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on July 18, 2002.

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.

Charles Oakley signed a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on October 12, 2002.

Bryon Russell signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on September 10, 2002.

Bobby Simmons signed a contract as a free agent with the Washington Wizards on December 27, 2002.

2002-2003 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)
Patrick Ewing Assistant Coach 2002-2003 N/A
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