2007–08 Philadelphia 76ers season

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2007–08 Philadelphia 76ers season
Head coach Maurice Cheeks
Arena Wachovia Center
Results
Record 40–42 (.488)
Place Division: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 7th (Eastern)
Playoff finish First Round
(eliminated 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television CSN Philadelphia, WPSG
Radio WIP, WPHT
< 2006–07 2008–09 >

The 2007–08 Philadelphia 76ers season was the 69th season of the franchise, 59th in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Summary[edit]

NBA Draft 2007[edit]

On May 22, the Sixers were assigned the 12th overall selection in the NBA Draft Lottery. On June 28, The Sixers then used that pick to select forward Thaddeus Young from Georgia Tech. The Sixers also held picks 21 and 30 of the first round that they received last season in a trade with the Denver Nuggets for Allen Iverson. They used these picks to select guard Daequan Cook from Ohio State and Petteri Koponen from Finland. In the second round the Sixers selected center Kyrylo Fesenko with the 30th overall pick. During the draft, Daequan Cook was traded to the Miami Heat for also recently drafted forward Jason Smith. Petteri Koponen was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for swingman Derrick Byars. Finally, Kyrylo Fesenko was traded to the Utah Jazz for forward/center Herbert Hill.

Draft picks[edit]

Philadelphia's selections from the 2007 NBA Draft in New York, New York.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 12 Thaddeus Young Small forward  United States Georgia Tech
1 21 Daequan Cook (traded to Miami) Shooting guard  United States Ohio State
1 30 Petteri Koponen (traded to Portland) Point guard  Finland Tapiolan Honka (Finland)
2 38 Kyrylo Fesenko (traded to Utah) Center  Ukraine SK Cherkassy (Ukraine)

Roster[edit]

Philadelphia 76ers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F 20 United States Amundson, Louis 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) UNLV
C 52 United States Booth, Calvin 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Penn State
SF 25 United States Carney, Rodney 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Memphis
C 1 Canada Dalembert, Samuel 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Seton Hall
PF 30 United States Evans, Reggie 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Iowa
SG 33 United States Green, Willie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 201 lb (91 kg) Detroit
F/C 35 United States Hill, Herbert Injured 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Providence
SF 9 United States Iguodala, Andre 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Arizona
PG 7 United States Miller, Andre 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Utah
PG 12 United States Ollie, Kevin 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Connecticut
PF 42 United States Randolph, Shavlik 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Duke
C 14 United States Smith, Jason 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Colorado State
PG 23 United States Williams, Louis 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) South Gwinnett HS (GA)
SF 21 United States Young, Thaddeus 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Georgia Tech
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2007-12-29

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Reserve Inactive
C Samuel Dalembert Jason Smith Calvin Booth Herbert Hill Injured
PF Thaddeus Young Reggie Evans Louis Amundson Shavlik Randolph
SF Andre Iguodala Rodney Carney
SG Willie Green Kevin Ollie
PG Andre Miller Louis Williams

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 66 16 .805 35–6 31–10 14–2
x-Toronto Raptors 41 41 .500 25 25–16 16–25 10–6
x-Philadelphia 76ers 40 42 .488 26 22–19 18–23 7–9
New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 32 21–20 13–28 4–12
New York Knicks 23 59 .280 43 15–26 8–33 5–11


Playoffs[edit]

2008 playoff game log
2008 playoff schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Louis Amundson 16 0 4.0 .500 .000 .286 .8 .0 .06 .06 1.1
Calvin Booth 31 0 6.6 .333 .000 .600 1.2 .3 .19 .58 .8
Rodney Carney 70 6 14.8 .403 .317 .679 2.1 .5 .56 .33 5.8
Samuel Dalembert 82 82 33.2 .513 .000 .707 10.4 .5 .49 2.34 10.5
Reggie Evans 81 61 23.2 .439 1.000 .467 7.5 .8 1.06 .10 5.2
Willie Green 74 74 26.6 .436 .285 .757 2.5 2.0 .73 .30 12.4
Andre Iguodala 82 82 39.5 .456 .329 .721 5.4 4.8 2.09 .60 19.9
Andre Miller 82 82 36.8 .492 .088 .772 4.0 6.9 1.28 .07 17.0
Kevin Ollie 40 0 7.5 .420 .000 .800 .5 1.0 .25 .00 1.8
Shavlik Randolph 9 0 3.0 .286 .000 .000 1.2 .3 .11 .33 .9
Jason Smith 76 1 14.6 .455 .286 .659 3.0 .3 .29 .66 4.5
Louis Williams 80 0 23.3 .424 .359 .783 2.1 3.2 1.01 .16 11.5
Thaddeus Young 74 22 21.0 .539 .316 .738 4.2 .8 .99 .11 8.2

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Louis Amundson 2 0 5.0 .500 .000 .500 3.5 .0 .00 .00 2.5
Rodney Carney 6 0 14.0 .387 .500 .500 1.2 .8 1.17 .33 5.0
Samuel Dalembert 6 6 32.2 .422 .000 .842 9.5 .5 .33 1.67 9.0
Reggie Evans 6 0 24.7 .500 .000 .625 7.8 .5 .83 .00 6.8
Willie Green 6 6 23.7 .431 .200 .643 1.3 2.0 .83 .67 9.0
Andre Iguodala 6 6 39.0 .333 .143 .721 4.8 5.0 2.17 .17 13.2
Andre Miller 6 6 38.2 .438 .000 .636 3.2 3.3 .83 .00 15.3
Kevin Ollie 3 0 6.3 .250 .000 1.000 .3 1.0 .67 .00 1.3
Shavlik Randolph 2 0 2.0 .000 .000 .750 .0 .0 .00 .00 1.5
Jason Smith 6 0 13.7 .444 .000 1.000 2.5 .5 .17 .83 3.3
Louis Williams 6 0 22.5 .400 .222 .733 2.0 2.0 1.00 .00 12.0
Thaddeus Young 6 6 26.7 .480 .200 .857 4.5 .7 1.17 .00 10.2

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Records[edit]

  • The Sixers broke the team record of fewest points allowed in a game by only giving up 63 points to the Charlotte Bobcats on November 7, 2007.
  • Willie Green had a career-high 37 points against the Toronto Raptors on April 4, 2007.

Milestones[edit]

Transactions[edit]

The 76ers have been involved in the following transactions during the 2007-08 season.

Trades[edit]

June 28, 2007[2] To Miami Heat
Rights to Daequan Cook (2007 21st overall draft pick), second round draft pick (2009) and cash considerations
To Philadelphia 76ers
Rights to Jason Smith (2007 20th overall draft pick)
June 28, 2007[2] To Philadelphia 76ers
Rights to Derrick Byars (2007 42nd overall draft pick) and cash considerations.
To Portland Trail Blazers
Rights to Petteri Koponen (2007 30th overall draft pick)
June 28, 2007[2] To Utah Jazz
Rights to Kyrylo Fesenko (2007 38th overall draft pick)
To Philadelphia 76ers
Rights to Herbert Hill (2007 55th overall draft pick)
September 10, 2007[3] To Denver Nuggets
Steven Hunter and Bobby Jones
To Philadelphia 76ers
Reggie Evans and draft rights to Ricky Sanchez
December 29, 2007[4] To Philadelphia 76ers
Gordan Giriček and future first round pick
To Utah Jazz
Kyle Korver

Free Agents[edit]

Additions[edit]

Player Date signed Former team
Calvin Booth September 10 Washington Wizards

Subtractions[edit]

Player Date left New team
Derrick Byars October 22 Köln 99ers
Gordan Giriček February 29 Phoenix Suns

See also[edit]

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