2001-02 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 2002

NBA Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  4  New Jersey Nets (E)  0

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

Main players: Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Robert Horry (Los Angeles Lakers), Jason Kidd, Kenyon Martin, Keith Van Horn (New Jersey Nets).

Best players for the 2001-02 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs).

All-NBA first team: Jason Kidd (New Jersey Nets), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), Tracy McGrady (Orlando Magic), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Shaquille O'Neal (Los Angeles Lakers).

All-NBA second team: Gary Payton (Seattle SuperSonics), Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers), Chris Webber (Sacramento Kings), Kevin Garnett (Minnesota Timberwolves), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks).

All-NBA third team: Steve Nash (Dallas Mavericks), Paul Pierce (Boston Celtics), Ben Wallace (Detroit Pistons), Jermaine O'Neal (Indiana Pacers), Dikembe Mutombo (Philadelphia 76ers).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsAllen IversonSG/PGPhiladelphia 76ers31.4
ReboundsBen WallaceC/PFDetroit Pistons13.0
BlocksBen WallaceC/PFDetroit Pistons3.5
AssistsAndre MillerPG/SGCleveland Cavaliers10.9
StealsAllen IversonSG/PGPhiladelphia 76ers2.8
EfficiencyShaquille O'NealCLos Angeles Lakers29.7
3-point field goalsRay AllenSGMilwaukee Bucks229

NBA Sixth Man: Corliss Williamson (Detroit Pistons).

Most Improved Player: Jermaine O'Neal (Indiana Pacers).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 2001-02 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Tim Duncan820.59.32/18.3450.80.01/0.128.36.83/8.5579.90.20.00.00.00.00.3
Kevin Garnett810.58.14/17.3047.10.46/1.4332.24.43/5.5380.10.10.10.00.00.00.3
Dirk Nowitzki760.57.89/16.5547.71.83/4.6139.75.79/6.7985.30.10.00.00.00.00.3
Tracy McGrady760.59.41/20.8745.11.36/3.7236.65.46/7.3074.80.10.10.00.00.00.3
Elton Brand800.56.65/12.6352.70.00/0.000,04.86/6.5574.20.10.00.00.00.00.2
Gary Payton820.58.99/19.2446.70.90/2.8831.33.26/4.0979.70.10.10.00.00.00.3
Paul Pierce820.58.62/19.4944.22.56/6.3440.46.34/7.8480.90.10.00.00.00.00.3
Kobe Bryant800.59.36/19.9646.90.41/1.6524.86.10/7.3682.90.10.10.00.00.00.3
Karl Malone800.57.94/17.4945.40.11/0.3135.56.36/7.9979.60.10.10.00.00.00.3
Andre Miller810.55.85/12.9045.30.27/1.0725.24.51/5.5281.70.10.10.00.00.00.2

More awards

Citizenship award: Alonzo Mourning (Miami Heat).

Sportsmanship award: Steve Smith (San Antonio Spurs).