Cite
 

2000-01 WNBA Playoffs

First Round (Best of 3)

  East  
Aug. 16 Charlotte 53 Cleveland 46
Aug. 18 Cleveland 69 Charlotte 51
Aug. 20 Charlotte 72 Cleveland 64
  Charlotte Sting wins series, 2-1
     
Aug. 17 New York 62 Miami 46
Aug. 19 Miami 53 New York 50
Aug. 21 New York 72 Miami 61
  New York Liberty wins series, 2-1
  West  
Aug. 18 Los Angeles 64 Houston 59
Aug. 20 Los Angeles 70 Houston 58
  Los Angeles Sparks win series, 2-0
     
Aug. 17 Sacramento 89 Utah 65
Aug. 19 Sacramento 71 Utah 66
  Sacramento Monarchs win series, 2-0

Conference Finals (Best of 3)

  East  
Aug. 24 New York 61 Charlotte 57
Aug. 26 Charlotte 62 New York 53
Aug. 27 Charlotte 48 New York 44
  Charlotte Sting win series, 2-1
     
  West  
Aug. 24 Los Angeles 74 Sacramento 73
Aug. 26 Sacramento 80 Los Angeles 60
Aug. 27 Los Angeles 93 Sacramento 62
  Los Angeles Sparks win series, 2-1

Championship Series (Best of 3)

 

Los Angeles wins series, 2 games to 0

W-L Avg Leading Scorer
Charlotte 0-2 60.0 Stinson (12.0 ppg)
Los Angeles 2-0 78.5 Leslie (24.0 ppg)
Date Winner Home Court
Aug. 30 Sparks, 75-66 at Charlotte
Sept. 1 Sparks, 82-54 at Los Angeles
Finals MVP: Lisa Leslie, LA Sparks center, (24.0 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 5.0 apg)

 

WNBA Annual Awards Women's National Basketball Association WNBA 2001 Attendance