The NBA saw plenty of changes in the 2000’s, and that is apparent in each franchise’s first and last starting lineups of the decade.

This article will compare the first and final starting lineups of the 2000’s for each franchise. Lineups are listed in order of Head Coach (in bold), Center, Power Forward, Small Forward, Shooting Guard, and Point Guard.

To see the first and last starters of the 2010’s, click here. For the full current lineups and rotations, check out the NBA Depth Charts section of the website.

Atlanta Hawks

January 4, 2000
at Milwaukee Bucks
Loss, 113-116
December 30, 2009
at Cleveland Cavaliers
Loss, 101-106
Lenny WilkensMike Woodson
Dikembe MutomboAl Horford
Alan HendersonMarvin Williams
Jim JacksonJosh Smith
Isaiah RiderJoe Johnson
Bimbo ColesMike Bibby

Boston Celtics

January 3, 2000
vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Win, 105-98
December 30, 2009
at Phoenix Suns
Loss, 98-116
Rick PitinoDoc Rivers
Vitaly PotapenkoKendrick Perkins
Antoine WalkerRasheed Wallace
Paul PierceRay Allen
Adrian GriffinTony Allen
Kenny AndersonRajon Rondo

Brooklyn Nets

January 4, 2000
(as New Jersey Nets)
at Indiana Pacers
Loss, 111-116
December 30, 2009
(as New Jersey Nets)
vs. New York Knicks
Win, 104-95
Don CaseyKiki Vandeweghe
Jim McIlvaineBrook Lopez
Keith Van HornYi Jianlian
Johnny NewmanChris Douglas-Roberts
Kerry KittlesCourtney Lee
Stephon MarburyDevin Harris

Charlotte Hornets

January 4, 2000
at Phoenix Suns
Loss, 80-86
December 30, 2009
(as Charlotte Bobcats)
at Toronto Raptors
Loss, 103-107
Paul SilasLarry Brown
Elden CampbellNazr Mohammed
Derrick ColemanBoris Diaw
Anthony MasonGerald Wallace
Eddie RobinsonStephen Jackson
David WesleyRaymond Felton

Chicago Bulls

January 3, 2000
vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Loss, 63-88
December 31, 2009
at Detroit Pistons
Win, 98-87
Tim FloydVinny Del Negro
Dickey SimpkinsJoakim Noah
Elton BrandTaj Gibson
Ron ArtestLuol Deng
Corey BenjaminKirk Hinrich
B.J. ArmstrongDerrick Rose

Cleveland Cavaliers

January 3, 2000
at Boston Celtics
Loss, 98-105
December 30, 2009
vs. Atlanta Hawks
Win, 106-101
Randy WittmanMike Brown
Shawn KempShaquille O’Neal
Mark BryantJ.J. Hickson
Lamond MurrayLeBron James
Bob SuraAnthony Parker
Brevin KnightMo Williams

Dallas Mavericks

January 4, 2000
at Denver Nuggets
Loss, 96-98
December 31, 2009
at Houston Rockets
Loss, 94-97
Don NelsonRick Carlisle
Gary TrentErick Dampier
Dirk NowitzkiDirk Nowitzki
Michael FinleyShawn Marion
Erick StricklandJ.J. Barea
Hubert DavisJason Kidd

Denver Nuggets

January 3, 2000
at Utah Jazz
Loss, 89-109
December 28, 2009
at Sacramento Kings
Loss, 101-106
Dan IsselGeorge Karl
Raef LaFrentzNene
Antonio McDyessKenyon Martin
James PoseyCarmelo Anthony
Ron MercerArron Afflalo
Nick Van ExelTy Lawson

Detroit Pistons

January 3, 2000
at Orlando Magic
Win, 118-106
December 31, 2009
vs. Chicago Bulls
Loss, 87-98
Alvin GentryJohn Kuester
Terry MillsBen Wallace
Christian LaettnerJonas Jerebko
Grant HillTayshaun Prince
Jerry StackhouseRichard Hamilton
Lindsey HunterRodney Stuckey

Golden State Warriors

January 3, 2000
at Washington Wizards
Loss, 87-99
December 29, 2009
at Los Angeles Lakers
Loss, 118-124
Garry St. JeanDon Nelson
Adonal FoyleAndris Biedrins
Jason CaffeyAnthony Randolph
Antawn JamisonCorey Maggette
John StarksStephen Curry
Vonteego CummingsMonta Ellis

Houston Rockets

January 4, 2000
vs. Seattle SuperSonics
Loss, 96-103
December 31, 2009
vs. Dallas Mavericks
Win, 97-94
Rudy TomjanovichRick Adelman
Carlos RogersLuis Scola
Matt BullardChuck Hayes
Shandon AndersonShane Battier
Cuttino MobleyTrevor Ariza
Steve FrancisAaron Brooks

Indiana Pacers

January 4, 2000
vs. New Jersey Nets
Win, 116-111
December 30, 2009
vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Loss, 110-121
Larry BirdJim O’Brien
Rik SmitsSolomon Jones
Dale DavisMike Dunleavy Jr.
Jalen RoseDahntay Jones
Reggie MillerLuther Head
Mark JacksonT.J. Ford

Los Angeles Clippers

January 4, 2000
vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Loss, 98-122
December 31, 2009
vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Win, 104-88
Chris FordMike Dunleavy Sr.
Michael OlowokandiChris Kaman
Maurice TaylorMarcus Camby
Lamar OdomRasual Butler
Tyrone NesbyEric Gordon
Troy HudsonBaron Davis

Los Angeles Lakers

January 4, 2000
at Los Angeles Clippers
Win, 122-98
December 29, 2009
vs. Golden State Warriors
Win, 124-118
Phil JacksonPhil Jackson
Shaquille O’NealAndrew Bynum
A.C. GreenPau Gasol
Glen RiceLamar Odom
Kobe BryantKobe Bryant
Ron HarperDerek Fisher

Memphis Grizzlies

January 4, 2000
(as Vancouver Grizzlies)
at Miami Heat
Win, 91-87
December 30, 2009
at Indiana Pacers
Win, 121-110
Lionel HollinsLionel Hollins
Bryant ReevesMarc Gasol
Othella HarringtonZach Randolph
Shareef Abdur-RahimRudy Gay
Michael DickersonO.J. Mayo
Mike BibbyMike Conley

Miami Heat

January 2, 2000
vs. Orlando Magic
Win, 111-103 (OT)
December 31, 2009
at San Antonio Spurs
Loss, 78-108
Pat RileyErik Spoelstra
Alonzo MourningJermaine O’Neal
P.J. BrownMichael Beasley
Jamal MashburnQuentin Richardson
Dan MajerleDwyane Wade
Anthony CarterCarlos Arroyo

Milwaukee Bucks

January 3, 2000
at Philadelphia 76ers
Loss, 120-124 (OT)
December 30, 2009
at Orlando Magic
Loss, 92-117
George KarlScott Skiles
Ervin JohnsonAndrew Bogut
Scott WilliamsErsan Ilyasova
Glenn RobinsonLuc Mbah a Moute
Ray AllenMichael Redd
Sam CassellBrandon Jennings

Minnesota Timberwolves

January 4, 2000
vs. San Antonio Spurs
Win, 91-88
December 30, 2009
vs. Utah Jazz
Loss, 103-107
Flip SaundersKurt Rambis
Rasho NesterovicAl Jefferson
Kevin GarnettKevin Love
Sam MitchellDamien Wilkins
Malik SealyCorey Brewer
Terrell BrandonJonny Flynn

New Orleans Pelicans

October 30, 2002
(as New Orleans Hornets)
vs. Utah Jazz
Win, 100-75
December 30, 2009
(as New Orleans Hornets)
vs. Miami Heat
Win, 95-91
Paul SilasJeff Bower
Jamaal MagloireEmeka Okafor
P.J. BrownDavid West
Jamal MashburnPeja Stojakovic
David WesleyDevin Brown
Baron DavisChris Paul

New York Knicks

January 4, 2000
vs. Boston Celtics
Win, 96-88
December 30, 2009
at New Jersey Nets
Loss, 95-104
Jeff Van GundyMike D’Antoni
Patrick EwingDavid Lee
Larry JohnsonJared Jeffries
Latrell SprewellDanilo Gallinari
Allan HoustonWilson Chandler
Charlie WardChris Duhon

Oklahoma City Thunder

January 4, 2000
(as Seattle SuperSonics)
at Houston Rockets
Win, 103-96
December 31, 2009
vs. Utah Jazz
Win, 87-86
Paul WestphalScott Brooks
Horace GrantNenad Krstic
Vin BakerJeff Green
Ruben PattersonKevin Durant
Brent BarryThabo Sefolosha
Gary PaytonRussell Westbrook

Orlando Magic

January 2, 2000
at Miami Heat
Loss, 103-111 (OT)
December 30, 2009
vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Win, 117-92
Doc RiversStan Van Gundy
John AmaechiDwight Howard
Ben WallaceRashard Lewis
Monty WilliamsMatt Barnes
Tariq Abdul-WahadVince Carter
Darrell ArmstrongJameer Nelson

Philadelphia 76ers

January 3, 2000
vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Win, 124-120 (OT)
December 31, 2009
at Los Angeles Clippers
Loss, 88-104
Larry BrownEddie Jordan
Matt GeigerSamuel Dalembert
Tyrone HillThaddeus Young
George LynchAndre Iguodala
Allen IversonAllen Iverson
Eric SnowLou Williams

Phoenix Suns

January 4, 2000
vs. Charlotte Hornets
Win, 86-80
December 30, 2009
vs. Boston Celtics
Win, 116-98
Scott SkilesAlvin Gentry
Luc LongleyChanning Frye
Tom GugliottaAmar’e Stoudemire
Clifford RobinsonGrant Hill
Rex ChapmanJason Richardson
Jason KiddSteve Nash

Portland Trail Blazers

January 3, 2000
at Chicago Bulls
Win, 88-63
December 30, 2009
vs. Los Angeles Clippers
Win, 103-99
Mike Dunleavy Sr.Nate McMillan
Arvydas SabonisLaMarcus Aldridge
Rasheed WallaceJuwan Howard
Scottie PippenMartell Webster
Steve SmithBrandon Roy
Damon StoudamireAndre Miller

Sacramento Kings

January 4, 2000
at Cleveland Cavaliers
Win, 111-107
December 30, 2009
vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Loss, 106-116
Rick AdelmanPaul Westphal
Vlade DivacSpencer Hawes
Chris WebberJason Thompson
Corliss WilliamsonOmri Casspi
Nick AndersonDonte Greene
Jason WilliamsBeno Udrih

San Antonio Spurs

January 4, 2000
at Minnesota Timberwolves
Loss, 88-91
December 31, 2009
vs. Miami Heat
Win, 108-78
Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
David RobinsonTim Duncan
Tim DuncanDeJuan Blair
Mario ElieRichard Jefferson
Jaren JacksonKeith Bogans
Avery JohnsonTony Parker

Toronto Raptors

January 4, 2000
vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Loss, 90-114
December 30, 2009
vs. Charlotte Bobcats
Win, 107-103
Butch CarterJay Triano
Antonio DavisAndrea Bargnani
Charles OakleyChris Bosh
Vince CarterHedo Turkoglu
Doug ChristieDeMar DeRozan
Alvin WilliamsJarrett Jack

Utah Jazz

January 3, 2000
vs. Denver Nuggets
Win, 109-89
December 31, 2009
at Oklahoma City Thunder
Loss, 86-87
Jerry SloanJerry Sloan
Olden PolyniceMehmet Okur
Karl MaloneCarlos Boozer
Bryon RussellC.J. Miles
Jeff HornacekRonnie Brewer
John StocktonDeron Williams

Washington Wizards

January 3, 2000
vs. Golden State Warriors
Win, 99-87
December 29, 2009
vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Loss, 98-110
Gar HeardFlip Saunders
Jahidi WhiteBrendan Haywood
Juwan HowardAntawn Jamison
Michael SmithCaron Butler
Mitch RichmondRandy Foye
Rod StricklandGilbert Arenas