2001-02

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 2001-02 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 2001-2002 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
2002 NBA Champion
Los Angeles Lakers
2002 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Los Angeles Lakers
4 - 0
New Jersey Nets
Finals MVP
Shaquille O'Neal
Los Angeles Lakers

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Sacramento Kings
61-21 (.744)
Season MVP
Tim Duncan
San Antonio Spurs
Defensive Player
Ben Wallace
Detroit Pistons
Rookie of the Year
Pau Gasol
Memphis Grizzlies
Coach of the Year
Rick Carlisle
Detroit Pistons
All-Star Game MVP
Kobe Bryant
Los Angeles Lakers
Most Improved Player
Jermaine O'Neal
Indiana Pacers
6th Man of the Year
Corliss Williamson
Detroit Pistons
Scoring Leader
Allen Iverson
Philadelphia 76ers
31.4 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Ben Wallace
Detroit Pistons
13.0 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Andre Miller
Cleveland Cavaliers
10.9 assists per game
Steals Leader
Allen Iverson
Philadelphia 76ers
2.8 steals per game
Blocks Leader
Ben Wallace
Detroit Pistons
3.5 blocks per game