2001 Charlotte Sting season

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2001 Charlotte Sting season
CoachAnne Donovan
ArenaCharlotte Coliseum
Attendance6,595 per game
Results
Record18–14 (.563)
Place4th (Eastern)
Playoff finishLost WNBA Finals (2-0) to Los Angeles Sparks
Team Leaders
PointsAndrea Stinson (14.1)
ReboundsAllison Feaster (4.8)
AssistsDawn Staley (5.6)

The 2001 WNBA season was the fifth season for the franchise. The team saw themselves in the WNBA Finals for the only time in their history. They lost the finals to the Los Angeles Sparks in a sweep.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
1 2 Kelly Miller (G)  United States Georgia
2 18 Tammy Sutton-Brown (C)  Canada Rutgers
3 34 Jennifer Phillips (F)  United States Xavier
4 50 Reshea Bristol (G)  United States Arizona

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
Cleveland Rockers x 22 10 .688 15–6
New York Liberty x 21 11 .656 13–8 1.0
Miami Sol x 20 12 .625 14–7 2.0
Charlotte Sting x 18 14 .563 15–6 4.0
Orlando Miracle o 13 19 .406 9–12 9.0
Indiana Fever o 10 22 .313 7–14 12.0
Detroit Shock o 10 22 .313 7–14 12.0
Washington Mystics o 10 22 .313 4–17 12.0

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
June 2 Los Angeles 67-76 Loss 0-1
June 5 @ Phoenix 69-76 Loss 0-2
June 7 @ Sacramento 65-77 Loss 0-3
June 9 @ Orlando 86-79 Win 1-3
June 12 @ New York 70-79 Loss 1-4
June 14 Utah 59-73 Loss 1-5
June 16 Detroit 69-72 Loss 1-6
June 18 @ Seattle 52-60 Loss 1-7
June 19 @ Los Angeles 69-73 Loss 1-8
June 22 @ Portland 62-66 Loss 1-9
June 24 Sacramento 82-85 Loss 1-10
June 27 Detroit 74-50 Win 2-10
June 29 @ Indiana 75-67 Win 3-10
June 30 Cleveland 58-55 Win 4-10
July 3 New York 66-61 Win 5-10
July 6 @ Detroit 67-50 Win 6-10
July 7 Seattle 48-38 Win 7-10
July 12 Orlando 67-72 Loss 7-11
July 14 Indiana 71-58 Win 8-11
July 18 @ Miami 48-68 Loss 8-12
July 20 Orlando 72-65 Win 9-12
July 21 @ Cleveland 41-56 Loss 9-13
July 24 Indiana 75-66 Win 10-13
July 26 Washington 62-60 Win 11-13
July 29 @ Washington 42-55 Loss 11-14
July 31 Miami 63-45 Win 12-14
August 3 @ Minnesota 72-64 Win 13-14
August 4 Houston 54-49 Win 14-14
August 6 @ Washington 65-60 Win 15-14
August 10 @ Cleveland 55-53 Win 16-14
August 11 New York 80-60 Win 17-14
August 14 @ Miami 48-41 Win 18-14

Playoffs[edit]

Game Date Opponent Score Result Record
Eastern Conference Semifinals
1 August 16 Cleveland 53-46 Win 1-0
2 August 18 @ Cleveland 51-69 Loss 1-1
3 August 20 @ Cleveland 72-64 Win 2-1
Eastern Conference Finals
1 August 24 New York 57-61 Loss 2-2
2 August 26 @ New York 62-53 Win 3-2
3 August 27 @ New York 48-44 Win 4-2
WNBA Finals
1 August 30 Los Angeles 66-75 Loss 4-3
2 September 1 @ Los Angeles 54-82 Loss 4-4

Player stats[edit]

Player Minutes Field Goals Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Points
Andrea Stinson 1006 179 137 88 43 19 450
Allison Feaster 1007 126 153 46 29 10 365
Dawn Staley 1152 107 71 179 52 1 298
Tammy Sutton-Brown 602 72 129 11 21 39 196
Tonya Edwards 580 60 62 48 19 7 194
Shalonda Enis 623 66 113 14 10 5 191
Charlotte Smith 678 57 101 50 16 13 171
Clarisse Machanguana 580 63 121 17 16 16 163
Summer Erb 148 18 35 4 1 5 54
Kelly Miller 225 22 28 14 9 0 55
Keisha Anderson 102 2 15 14 6 0 12

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