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The following are the basketball events of the year 2002 throughout the world.   Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...

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This article is under construction. Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Euroleague is a high-calibre professional basketball league with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was devised by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. ... For information about the ABA that began in 2000 see American Basketball Association (21st century). ... The Womens National Basketball Association or WNBA is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... Eurobasket is a bi-annual basketball competition held between the nations of Europe (including Israel), Eurobasket Women (also known as Eurowomen is the womens competition. ...

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Championships

World Championship

The 2002 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball tournament held by the International Basketball Federation in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA from August 29 to September 8, 2002. ... Yugoslavia was generally regarded as the second-leading force in international basketball, behind only the United States of America. ... Dirk Werner Nowitzki (last name pronounnned Noh-VIT-skee) (born June 19, 1978 in Würzburg, West Germany) is a German basketball player for the United States National Basketball Associations (NBA) Dallas Mavericks. ... Sean Pero MacPherson Cameron (born 6 May 1974) is a New Zealand professional basketball player. ... Emanuel David Ginobili (Spanish: Ginóbili) (born July 28, 1977 in Bahía Blanca, Argentina), better known as Manu Ginobili, is an Argentine basketball player. ... Predrag Peja Stojaković (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Пеђа Стојаковић; Anglicised: Peja Stojakovic; Greek: Πρέντρακ Στογιάκοβιτς) (born June 9, 1977) is a Serbian basketball player for the NBAs New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets[1]. He is one of the leagues top small forwards and a prolific scorer, especially from three-point range. ... Yao Ming (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) (born September 12, 1980 in Shanghai, China) is a Chinese professional basketball player and a center in the National Basketball Association. ...

Professional

The 2002 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 2001-2002 NBA season. ... Lakers logo 1966-1991 Lakers alternate logo 2002- The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team, based in Los Angeles, California, who play in the National Basketball Association. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... Timothy (Tim) Theodore Duncan (born April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. ... The 2002-03 NBA season is the 57th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Euroleague is a high-calibre professional basketball league with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... Panathinaikos Athlitikos Omilos (Greek: Παναθηναϊκός Αθλητικός Όμιλος,  ), widely known both as Panathinaikos or PAO, is a Greek sports club based in Athens, Greece. ... Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna is a prominent Italian basketball club, based in Bologna. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... The Los Angeles Sparks are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The New York Liberty is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in New York City. ... Lisa Leslie (born July 7, 1972) is a Womens National Basketball Association player currently playing for the Los Angeles Sparks. ...

College

The 2002 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of mens NCAA Division I college basketball. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... Indiana University, founded in 1820, is a nine-campus university system in the state of Indiana. ... The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a mens college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... The University of Memphis is a public American research university located in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The University was founded under the auspices of the General Education Bill, enacted by the Tennessee Legislature in 1909. ... The NCAA Division II Mens Basketball Championship has been conducted since 1957. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Kentucky Wesleyan College is a private Methodist college in Owensboro, Kentucky. ... The NCAA holds an annual tournament to determine the Division III Mens Basketball Championship. ... Otterbein College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Westerville, Ohio. ... Elizabethtown College is a small liberal-arts college located in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania in Lancaster County. ... The NAIA Mens Basketball National Championship has been held yearly since 1937, when it was established by James Naismith, to crown a national champion for smaller colleges and universities. ... The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, or USAO, is a public liberal arts institution located in Chickasha, southwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. It was founded in 1908 as the Oklahoma Industrial Institute and College for Girls. ... Oklahoma Baptist University is a Christian liberal arts university and is sadly located in Shawnee, Oklahoma. ... The NAIA Mens Basketball National Championship has been held yearly since 1937, when it was established by James Naismith, to crown a national champion for smaller colleges and universities. ... The NCAA Womens Division I Championship is an annual basketball tournament for women. ... It has been suggested that Torrey Life Science be merged into this article or section. ... The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... Divsion II women basketball champions for the NCAA 1982 Cal Poly Pomona 93-74 Tuskegee 1983 Virginia Union 73-60 Cal Poly Pomona 1984 Central Missouri State 80-73 Virginia Union 1985 Cal Poly Pomona 80-69 Central Missouri State 1986 Cal Poly Pomona 70-63 North Dakota State 1987... California State Polytechnic University, Pomona California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is a public, nationally-ranked, coeducational university situated at the western corner of the city of Pomona, a suburb of Los Angeles, California, and is adjacent to the Kellogg Interchange. ... // MISSION: Southeastern Oklahoma State University provides an environment of academic excellence that enables students to reach their highest potential. ... NCAA Division III Womens Basketball Past Champions 1982 Elizabethtown 67-66 (OT) UNC Greensboro 1983 North Central 83-71 Elizabethtown 1984 Rust 51-49 Elizabethtown 1985 Scranton 68-59 New Rochelle 1986 Salem St. ... The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) is one of fifteen institutions in the University of Wisconsin System and grants baccalaureate and masters degrees. ... St. ... National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Womens Basketball Championship Division I The NAIA National Womens Basketball Championship is held in Jackson,TN and is played at Oman Arena. ... National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Womens Basketball Championship Division I The NAIA National Womens Basketball Championship is held in Jackson,TN and is played at Oman Arena. ...

Awards and Honors

Professional

The National Basketball Association first named a Most Valuable Player after the 1955-56 NBA season. ... Timothy (Tim) Theodore Duncan (born April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. ... The National Basketball Associations Rookie of the Year Award, first given after the 1952-1953 NBA season, is given to the top first-year player in the league. ... Pau Gasol Sáez (born July 6, 1980, in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona province) is a 70 (2. ... The National Basketball Associations Defensive Player of the Year Award has been handed out since 1983. ... For the British MP, see Ben Wallace (UK politician). ... The person recognized as the NBA Coach of the Year receives the Red Auerbach Trophy. ... Richard Preston Carlisle (pronounced KAHR-lye-uhl) (born October 27, 1959 in Ogdensburg, New York) is a former basketball player and current coach of the NBAs Indiana Pacers. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The WNBA Most Valuable Player is an annual award is given by the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) to the WNBA player who is the most valuable league-wide to her individual team in regular season competition. ... Sheryl Denise Swoopes (born March 25, 1971) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Houston Comets in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... WNBA Defensive Player of the Year ... Sheryl Denise Swoopes (born March 25, 1971) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Houston Comets in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... The WNBA Rookie of the Year Award is given each year to the best rookie in the WNBA. Rookie of the Year Awards (1997 - Present) 1997 - No award 1998 - Tracy Reid, Charlotte Sting 1999 - Chamique Holdsclaw, Washington Mystics 2000 - Betty Lennox, Minnesota Lynx 2001 - Jackie Stiles, Portland Fire 2002 - Tamika... Tamika Catchings (born on July 21, 1979) is an American Womens National Basketball Association player who plays for the Indiana Fever. ... WNBA coach of the year ... The Washington Mystics are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Washington, DC. They started play in 1998, the second year of the WNBA and are one of the WNBAs first expansion franchises. ...

Collegiate

The Naismith College Player of the Year award, named for basketball inventor James Naismith, is given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to college basketballs top male and female player. ... Jason Jay Williams (born September 10, 1981 in Plainfield, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The school, founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, moved to Durham in 1892. ... Suzanne Brigit Bird (born October 16, 1980) is a professional womens basketball player. ... It has been suggested that Torrey Life Science be merged into this article or section. ... The John R. Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding mens and womens college basketball players. ... Naismith Collage Coach of the Year Award is an award given to one mens and one womens NCAA Division I collegiate coach each season since 1987. ... Ben Howland Photo by Lou Delgado Ben Howland (born May 28, 1957 in Lebanon, Oregon) is an American college head coach of mens basketball. ... The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Geno Auriemma (born March 23, 1954 in Montella, Italy) is the head coach of the University of Connecticut (UConn) Huskies womens basketball team. ... Wade Trophy is an award presented annually to the best womens college basketball player in NCAA Division I. The Wade Trophy, named after the late, three-time national champion, Delta State University coach Lily Margaret Wade. ...

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