2002 WNBA Playoffs

First Round (Best of 3)

Aug. 16at Indiana 73New York 55
Aug. 18at New York 84Indiana 65
Aug. 20at New York 75Indiana 60
 New York Liberty win series, 2-1
Aug. 15at Washington 74Charlotte 62
Aug. 17Washington 62at Charlotte 59
 Washington Mystics win series, 2-0
Aug. 15Los Angeles 78at Seattle 61
Aug. 17at Los Angeles 69Seattle 59
 Los Angeles Sparks win series, 2-0
Aug. 17at Utah 66Houston 59
Aug. 18at Houston 832 OTUtah 77
Aug. 20Utah 75at Houston 72
 Utah Starzz win series, 2-1

Conference Finals (Best of 3)

Aug. 22at Washington 79New York 74
Aug. 24at New York 96Washington 79
Aug. 25at New York 64Washington 57
 New York Liberty wins series, 2-1
Aug. 22Los Angeles 75at Utah 67
Aug. 24at Los Angeles 103Utah 77
 Los Angeles Sparks win series, 2-0

Championship Series (Best of 3)


Los Angeles wins series, 2 games to 0

W-LAvgLeading Scorer
Los Angeles2-070.0Mabika & Leslie (16.0)
New York0-264.5Hammon (13.5)
DateWinnerHome Court
Aug. 29Sparks, 71-63at New York
Aug. 31Sparks, 69-66at Los Angeles
Finals MVP: Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles, C, (16.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 2.0 bpg)


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Women's National Basketball Association, 2002 Season