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2001 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal (33.0/15.8/4.8)

2001 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Allen Iverson (723)
TRB: Dikembe Mutombo (316)
AST: Allen Iverson (134)
WS: Kobe Bryant (3.8)

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League Playoffs

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Finals (4-1): Los Angeles Lakers over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-3): Philadelphia 76ers over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-0): Los Angeles Lakers over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Milwaukee Bucks over Charlotte Hornets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Philadelphia 76ers over Toronto Raptors (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-0): Los Angeles Lakers over Sacramento Kings (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-1): San Antonio Spurs over Dallas Mavericks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (3-0): Charlotte Hornets over Miami Heat (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-1): Milwaukee Bucks over Orlando Magic (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-1): Philadelphia 76ers over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-2): Toronto Raptors over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-2): Dallas Mavericks over Utah Jazz (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-0): Los Angeles Lakers over Portland Trail Blazers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): Sacramento Kings over Phoenix Suns (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): San Antonio Spurs over Minnesota Timberwolves (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Los Angeles Lakers 16 3865 612 1309 .468 98 254 .386 514 1055 .487 332 491 .676 229 542 771 365 147 92 224 363 1654 103.4
2 Orlando Magic 4 985 156 359 .435 32 82 .390 124 277 .448 67 98 .684 54 121 175 88 32 25 45 106 411 102.8
3 Sacramento Kings 8 1920 277 688 .403 40 114 .351 237 574 .413 187 229 .817 121 260 381 134 65 42 133 194 781 97.6
4 Charlotte Hornets 10 2400 339 781 .434 44 120 .367 295 661 .446 235 314 .748 132 299 431 197 86 46 121 209 957 95.7
5 Milwaukee Bucks 18 4345 630 1450 .434 121 316 .383 509 1134 .449 341 426 .800 231 575 806 395 106 123 234 429 1722 95.7
6 Philadelphia 76ers 23 5545 783 1859 .421 88 262 .336 695 1597 .435 470 618 .761 325 684 1009 459 185 113 285 475 2124 92.3
7 Toronto Raptors 12 2880 423 954 .443 71 181 .392 352 773 .455 189 250 .756 143 322 465 269 94 73 163 257 1106 92.2
8 Dallas Mavericks 10 2400 322 808 .399 61 172 .355 261 636 .410 217 256 .848 122 288 410 170 59 55 116 234 922 92.2
9 San Antonio Spurs 13 3120 434 989 .439 72 198 .364 362 791 .458 250 349 .716 139 428 567 255 79 78 181 269 1190 91.5
10 Utah Jazz 5 1200 165 389 .424 18 55 .327 147 334 .440 100 129 .775 63 147 210 116 26 26 61 134 448 89.6
11 New York Knicks 5 1200 167 357 .468 20 59 .339 147 298 .493 91 117 .778 39 143 182 78 31 19 73 121 445 89.0
12 Portland Trail Blazers 3 720 96 229 .419 16 61 .262 80 168 .476 59 78 .756 29 84 113 49 19 14 45 64 267 89.0
13 Phoenix Suns 4 960 136 358 .380 17 68 .250 119 290 .410 65 91 .714 54 123 177 85 39 23 55 94 354 88.5
14 Indiana Pacers 4 960 131 329 .398 25 73 .342 106 256 .414 62 75 .827 47 112 159 83 19 18 50 94 349 87.3
15 Minnesota Timberwolves 4 960 123 318 .387 12 40 .300 111 278 .399 70 86 .814 44 126 170 74 30 23 51 97 328 82.0
16 Miami Heat 3 720 89 217 .410 16 50 .320 73 167 .437 41 58 .707 22 83 105 50 15 15 56 76 235 78.3
League Average 9 2136 305 712 .429 47 132 .357 258 581 .445 174 229 .757 112 271 383 179 65 49 118 201 831 93.6

Opponent Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Minnesota Timberwolves 4 960 127 296 .429 24 58 .414 103 238 .433 76 105 .724 40 132 172 76 21 18 56 82 354 88.5
2 Charlotte Hornets 10 2400 333 777 .429 64 174 .368 269 603 .446 164 214 .766 106 303 409 218 57 69 150 249 894 89.4
3 Los Angeles Lakers 16 3865 531 1300 .408 64 236 .271 467 1064 .439 324 423 .766 189 464 653 265 120 92 224 379 1450 90.6
4 Toronto Raptors 12 2880 406 902 .450 49 137 .358 357 765 .467 234 299 .783 129 344 473 218 89 58 166 263 1095 91.3
5 San Antonio Spurs 13 3120 453 1100 .412 67 181 .370 386 919 .420 222 293 .758 177 416 593 264 107 71 154 300 1195 91.9
6 New York Knicks 5 1200 173 399 .434 23 57 .404 150 342 .439 92 126 .730 61 135 196 98 41 26 70 110 461 92.2
7 Philadelphia 76ers 23 5545 801 1813 .442 159 398 .399 642 1415 .454 365 474 .770 273 670 943 513 150 157 310 522 2126 92.4
8 Indiana Pacers 4 960 136 321 .424 13 44 .295 123 277 .444 89 113 .788 58 131 189 84 30 23 44 86 374 93.5
9 Utah Jazz 5 1200 154 370 .416 38 103 .369 116 267 .434 123 143 .860 49 145 194 75 19 27 65 114 469 93.8
10 Milwaukee Bucks 18 4345 623 1493 .417 90 248 .363 533 1245 .428 361 496 .728 261 529 790 373 139 86 207 375 1697 94.3
11 Dallas Mavericks 10 2400 354 775 .457 53 136 .390 301 639 .471 198 274 .723 125 330 455 234 57 53 135 240 959 95.9
12 Sacramento Kings 8 1920 288 677 .425 31 115 .270 257 562 .457 173 247 .700 112 257 369 164 78 45 117 191 780 97.5
13 Phoenix Suns 4 960 137 341 .402 22 57 .386 115 284 .405 96 120 .800 64 141 205 71 30 21 70 85 392 98.0
14 Miami Heat 3 720 103 223 .462 15 35 .429 88 188 .468 81 102 .794 36 95 131 55 37 12 42 62 302 100.7
15 Portland Trail Blazers 3 720 117 257 .455 16 60 .267 101 197 .513 61 86 .709 44 102 146 76 30 6 35 67 311 103.7
16 Orlando Magic 4 985 147 350 .420 23 66 .348 124 284 .437 117 150 .780 70 143 213 83 27 21 48 91 434 108.5
League Average 9 2136 305 712 .429 47 132 .357 258 581 .445 174 229 .757 112 271 383 179 65 49 118 201 831 93.6

Shooting data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist

Team Shooting

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
2-Pt Field Goals 3-Pt Field Goals
% of FGA by Distance FG% by Distance Dunks Corner Heaves
Rk Team G MP FG% Dist. 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P %Ast'd %FGA Md. %Ast'd %3PA 3P% Att. Md.
1 Charlotte Hornets 10 2400 .434 11.5 .846 .319 .110 .193 .224 .154 .446 .542 .372 .404 .383 .367 .546 .049 30 .818 .167 .550 1 0
2 Dallas Mavericks 10 2400 .399 12.3 .787 .265 .150 .210 .162 .213 .410 .533 .372 .312 .374 .355 .483 .033 23 .721 .105 .333 0 0
3 Indiana Pacers 4 960 .398 13.7 .778 .161 .213 .204 .201 .222 .414 .792 .214 .299 .439 .342 .566 .021 7 .920 .219 .375 0 0
4 Los Angeles Lakers 16 3865 .468 10.9 .806 .316 .213 .118 .159 .194 .487 .649 .401 .348 .385 .386 .547 .080 93 .857 .228 .483 2 0
5 Miami Heat 3 720 .410 14.7 .770 .203 .115 .111 .341 .230 .437 .364 .240 .458 .541 .320 .548 .009 1 .625 .140 .429 0 0
6 Milwaukee Bucks 18 4345 .434 13.1 .782 .197 .170 .288 .128 .218 .449 .561 .398 .411 .427 .383 .574 .037 43 .851 .171 .481 7 0
7 Minnesota Timberwolves 4 960 .387 13.1 .874 .189 .179 .195 .311 .126 .399 .517 .351 .387 .364 .300 .577 .009 2 .833 .525 .333 1 0
8 New York Knicks 5 1200 .468 11.6 .835 .291 .137 .221 .185 .165 .493 .625 .429 .392 .455 .339 .415 .008 2 .850 .203 .500 2 0
9 Orlando Magic 4 985 .435 12.7 .772 .281 .125 .131 .234 .228 .448 .644 .333 .277 .369 .390 .476 .036 12 .906 .183 .533 0 0
10 Philadelphia 76ers 23 5545 .421 11.8 .859 .239 .199 .221 .201 .141 .435 .631 .292 .415 .367 .336 .554 .026 36 .841 .240 .476 5 0
11 Phoenix Suns 4 960 .380 13.1 .810 .212 .170 .145 .282 .190 .410 .513 .328 .404 .386 .250 .580 .014 5 .941 .265 .278 1 0
12 Portland Trail Blazers 3 720 .419 14.0 .734 .227 .135 .122 .249 .266 .476 .635 .355 .464 .404 .262 .450 .009 2 .813 .197 .417 0 0
13 Sacramento Kings 8 1920 .403 11.3 .834 .302 .188 .108 .237 .166 .413 .577 .295 .338 .331 .351 .435 .041 24 .775 .289 .364 1 0
14 San Antonio Spurs 13 3120 .439 11.4 .800 .329 .139 .158 .175 .200 .458 .578 .409 .410 .312 .364 .528 .066 59 .889 .364 .472 1 0
15 Toronto Raptors 12 2880 .443 13.7 .810 .225 .113 .172 .300 .190 .455 .567 .435 .378 .423 .392 .605 .023 16 .789 .166 .500 3 0
16 Utah Jazz 5 1200 .424 9.7 .859 .401 .136 .123 .198 .141 .440 .596 .245 .271 .364 .327 .680 .067 20 .889 .255 .429 0 0
League Average 8.9 2142 .429 12.2 .815 .263 .164 .185 .203 .185 .445 .591 .352 .383 .387 .357 .542 .039 23 .834 .220 .449 1.5 0.0

Shooting data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist

Opponent Shooting

Playoff teams are marked with an asterisk (*)
2-Pt Field Goals 3-Pt Field Goals
% of FGA by Distance FG% by Distance Dunks Corner
Rk Team G MP FG% Dist. 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P %Ast'd %FGA Md. %Ast'd %3PA 3P%
1 Charlotte Hornets 10 2400 .429 13.7 .776 .218 .129 .219 .211 .224 .446 .503 .370 .429 .451 .368 .621 .031 18 .797 .155 .444
2 Dallas Mavericks 10 2400 .457 10.0 .825 .405 .121 .130 .168 .175 .471 .586 .298 .386 .385 .390 .625 .079 52 .868 .368 .500
3 Indiana Pacers 4 960 .424 12.6 .863 .178 .249 .212 .224 .137 .444 .719 .325 .500 .306 .295 .577 .006 2 1.000 .273 .417
4 Los Angeles Lakers 16 3865 .408 12.2 .818 .262 .175 .157 .225 .182 .439 .594 .317 .417 .369 .271 .456 .032 33 .813 .225 .396
5 Miami Heat 3 720 .462 12.2 .843 .283 .103 .175 .283 .157 .468 .619 .391 .359 .413 .429 .477 .036 6 .867 .114 .500
6 Milwaukee Bucks 18 4345 .417 11.6 .834 .289 .155 .190 .200 .166 .428 .586 .329 .342 .359 .363 .557 .041 49 .844 .218 .537
7 Minnesota Timberwolves 4 960 .429 11.5 .804 .318 .145 .155 .186 .196 .433 .585 .419 .391 .218 .414 .524 .064 18 .917 .345 .500
8 New York Knicks 5 1200 .434 13.3 .857 .253 .120 .133 .351 .143 .439 .535 .458 .358 .393 .404 .533 .023 8 .783 .070 .500
9 Orlando Magic 4 985 .420 11.8 .811 .246 .186 .274 .106 .189 .437 .640 .354 .323 .405 .348 .500 .054 18 .913 .167 .364
10 Philadelphia 76ers 23 5545 .442 13.1 .780 .200 .188 .219 .174 .220 .454 .620 .344 .401 .448 .399 .592 .038 52 .836 .201 .525
11 Phoenix Suns 4 960 .402 11.0 .833 .314 .194 .114 .211 .167 .405 .561 .273 .359 .319 .386 .461 .041 12 .818 .281 .375
12 Portland Trail Blazers 3 720 .455 12.0 .767 .315 .187 .066 .198 .233 .513 .667 .438 .294 .412 .267 .624 .066 16 .813 .200 .250
13 Sacramento Kings 8 1920 .425 11.9 .830 .251 .202 .136 .241 .170 .457 .588 .416 .391 .393 .270 .525 .040 25 .935 .252 .310
14 San Antonio Spurs 13 3120 .412 11.7 .835 .276 .160 .212 .187 .165 .420 .546 .381 .330 .369 .370 .554 .043 40 .746 .293 .396
15 Toronto Raptors 12 2880 .450 12.0 .848 .257 .151 .235 .205 .152 .467 .625 .346 .420 .411 .358 .499 .019 13 .816 .234 .438
16 Utah Jazz 5 1200 .416 13.8 .722 .232 .143 .146 .200 .278 .434 .616 .358 .315 .365 .369 .379 .038 13 .816 .058 .500
League Average 8.9 2142 .429 12.2 .815 .263 .164 .185 .203 .185 .445 .591 .352 .383 .387 .357 .542 .039 23 .834 .220 .449

Miscellaneous Stats

Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Los Angeles Lakers 16 15 1 .938 13.8 2.2 111.6 97.9 92.0 .375 .194 .505 12.8 33.0 .254 .433 13.1 74.1 .249
2 Philadelphia 76ers 23 12 11 .522 11.4 11.6 105.7 105.8 87.0 .332 .141 .445 11.8 32.7 .253 .486 13.3 71.5 .201
3 Milwaukee Bucks 18 10 8 .556 9.9 8.1 107.8 106.2 88.3 .294 .218 .476 12.5 30.4 .235 .447 10.8 68.8 .242
4 San Antonio Spurs 13 7 6 .538 6.3 6.7 102.2 102.6 89.6 .353 .200 .475 13.7 25.0 .253 .442 11.1 70.7 .202
5 Charlotte Hornets 10 6 4 .600 7.2 2.8 108.0 100.9 88.6 .402 .154 .462 11.6 30.3 .301 .470 14.7 73.8 .211
6 Toronto Raptors 12 6 6 .500 6.4 5.6 106.0 105.0 86.9 .262 .190 .481 13.3 29.4 .198 .477 13.8 71.4 .259
7 Dallas Mavericks 10 4 6 .400 3.7 6.3 104.2 108.4 88.5 .317 .213 .436 11.2 27.0 .269 .491 13.1 69.7 .255
8 Sacramento Kings 8 3 5 .375 4.0 4.0 101.5 101.3 96.2 .333 .166 .432 14.4 32.0 .272 .448 13.0 69.9 .256
9 Utah Jazz 5 2 3 .400 1.7 3.3 103.8 108.6 86.3 .332 .141 .447 12.0 30.3 .257 .468 13.1 75.0 .332
10 New York Knicks 5 2 3 .400 1.9 3.1 101.3 105.0 87.8 .328 .165 .496 15.2 22.4 .255 .462 13.3 70.1 .231
11 Phoenix Suns 4 1 3 .250 0.8 3.2 92.2 102.1 96.0 .254 .190 .404 12.1 27.7 .182 .434 15.1 65.8 .282
12 Minnesota Timberwolves 4 1 3 .250 1.0 3.0 93.5 100.9 87.7 .270 .126 .406 12.5 25.0 .220 .470 14.1 75.9 .257
13 Indiana Pacers 4 1 3 .250 1.1 2.9 100.3 107.5 87.0 .228 .222 .436 12.1 26.4 .188 .444 10.6 65.9 .277
14 Orlando Magic 4 1 3 .250 1.3 2.7 107.9 113.9 92.8 .273 .228 .479 10.1 27.4 .187 .453 10.3 63.4 .334
15 Portland Trail Blazers 3 0 3 .000 0.3 2.7 97.3 113.4 91.4 .341 .266 .454 14.6 22.1 .258 .486 10.6 65.6 .237
16 Miami Heat 3 0 3 .000 0.1 2.9 87.5 112.4 89.6 .267 .230 .447 18.8 18.8 .189 .496 13.6 69.7 .363
League Average 8.9 4.4 4.4 .500 4.5 4.4 104.5 104.5 89.3 .322 .185 .462 12.7 29.3 .244 .462 12.7 70.7 .244

Playoff Leaders