2000-01 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 2001

NBA Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  4  Philadelphia 76ers (E)  1

NBA Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal (Los Angeles Lakers)

Main players: Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Derek Fisher (Los Angeles Lakers), Dikembe Mutombo, Allen Iverson, Aaron McKie (Philadelphia 76ers).

Best players for the 2000-01 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers).

All-NBA first team: Jason Kidd (Phoenix Suns), Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers), Chris Webber (Sacramento Kings), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Shaquille O'Neal (Los Angeles Lakers).

All-NBA second team: Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), Tracy McGrady (Orlando Magic), Vince Carter (Toronto Raptors), Kevin Garnett (Minnesota Timberwolves), Dikembe Mutombo (Philadelphia 76ers).

All-NBA third team: Gary Payton (Seattle SuperSonics), Ray Allen (Milwaukee Bucks), Karl Malone (Utah Jazz), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsAllen IversonSG/PGPhiladelphia 76ers31.1
ReboundsDikembe MutomboCPhiladelphia 76ers13.5
BlocksTheo RatliffCPhiladelphia 76ers3.7
AssistsJason KiddPG/SGPhoenix Suns9.8
StealsAllen IversonSG/PGPhiladelphia 76ers2.5
EfficiencyShaquille O'NealCLos Angeles Lakers30.2
3-point field goalsAntoine WalkerPFBoston Celtics221

NBA Sixth Man: Aaron McKie (Philadelphia 76ers).

Most Improved Player: Tracy McGrady (Orlando Magic).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 2000-01 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Shaquille O'Neal740.510.99/19.2257.20.00/0.030.06.74/13.1451.30.20.10.00.00.00.4
Kevin Garnett810.58.69/18.2147.70.23/0.8128.44.41/5.7776.40.10.10.00.00.00.3
Tim Duncan820.58.56/17.1549.90.09/0.3327.34.99/8.0761.80.10.00.00.00.00.3
Tracy McGrady770.510.23/22.3945.70.77/2.1635.65.58/7.6273.20.10.10.00.00.00.3
Karl Malone810.48.27/16.6049.80.02/0.0633.36.62/8.3579.30.10.10.00.00.00.3
Dirk Nowitzki820.57.21/15.2147.41.84/4.7638.75.50/6.5683.80.10.00.00.00.00.3
Vince Carter750.510.16/22.0846.02.16/5.2940.85.12/6.6976.50.10.10.00.00.00.4
Shawn Marion790.57.05/14.6848.00.27/1.0426.02.96/3.6680.90.10.00.00.00.00.2
Gary Payton790.59.18/20.1445.61.29/3.4437.53.43/4.4876.60.10.10.00.00.00.3
Steve Francis800.56.88/15.2445.11.66/4.2039.54.48/5.4881.80.10.10.00.00.00.2

More awards

Citizenship award: Dikembe Mutombo (Philadelphia 76ers).

Sportsmanship award: David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs).