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2001–02 Atlanta Hawks season

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2001–02 Atlanta Hawks season

Atlanta Hawks season
Head coach Lon Kruger
Arena Philips Arena
Record 33–49 (.402)
Place Division: 6th (Central)
Conference: 12th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

The 2001-02 NBA season was the Hawks' 53rd season in the NBA and 34th season in Atlanta.[1] The Hawks selected Pau Gasol as their third pick in the 2001 NBA Draft. However, Gasol was traded along with Lorenzen Wright and Brevin Knight to the Memphis Grizzlies for Shareef Abdur-Rahim. The Hawks finished sixth in the Central Division with a 33-49 record. Abdur-Rahim led them with 21.2 points, 9.0 rebounds per game, and was selected for the 2002 NBA All-Star Game.


Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 3 Pau Gasol PF/C  Spain Cincinnati
2 33 Terence Morris SF  United States Maryland


Regular season

Season standings

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Detroit Pistons 50 32 .610 26–15 24–17 20–8
x-Charlotte Hornets 44 38 .537 6 21–20 23–18 17–11
x-Toronto Raptors 42 40 .512 8 24–17 18–23 17–11
x-Indiana Pacers 42 40 .512 8 25–16 17–24 13–15
Milwaukee Bucks 41 41 .500 9 25–16 16–25 17–11
Atlanta Hawks 33 49 .402 17 23–18 10–31 11–17
Cleveland Cavaliers 29 53 .354 21 20–21 9–32 12–16
Chicago Bulls 21 61 .256 29 14–27 7–34 5–23

z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Player statistics



Awards and records



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