■Time: September 12 - 26
■Place: Taipei, Shanghai, Macao, Hangzou, Suzou, Guangdong
Shanghai Sharks, Beijing Shogang, Guangdong Tigers, Yulon, Dacin Construction, ASPAC, Hong Kong YungLung, Samsung Thunders, Isuzu Gigacats
A 3-game final series between regular season champ and runner-upwill be held in Shnaghai after the 28-game regular season.
* Shanghai Sharks, CBA, China - Runner-ups in 2000-01 and 1999-00 CBA season.
* Beijing Shogang, CBA, China - 2000-01 3rd place in CBA.
* Guangdong Tigers, CBA, China - 2000-01 6th place in CBA.
* Isuzu Gigacats, JBL, Japan - 6-time JBL champions, including 1988, 1995-98 and 2000.
* Samsung Thunders, KBL, South Korea - 2000-01 KBL champion.
* Yulon, A-League, Taiwan - 2000 and 2001 A-League champion...2000 CBA Millennium Series champ...CBA (now defuncted) 1994-95 champion.
* Dacin Construction, A-League, Taiwan - 2001 4th place in A-League.