2008–09 ACB season

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2008-09 ACB season
League Liga ACB
Sport Basketball
Duration October 4, 2008 - May 10, 2009
Number of games 256 (regular season)
19 (playoffs)
Number of teams 17
TV partner(s) Televisión Española
Regular Season
Season champions TAU Cerámica
Season MVP Spain Felipe Reyes (Real Madrid)
Top scorer Serbia Igor Rakočević (TAU Cerámica)
Playoffs
ACB Finals
Champions FC Barcelona
ACB Finals MVP Spain Juan Carlos Navarro
ACB seasons

The 2008–09 ACB season is the 26th season of the Liga ACB. The 272-game regular season (16 home games for each of the 17 teams) began on Saturday, October 4, 2008, and ended on Sunday, May 10, 2009.[1] The top four teams earned berths in the Euroleague competition for 2009–10, the international basketball competition for European professional teams.

Team standings[edit]

Direct access to Euroleague 2009–10
Clinched playoff berth
Eliminated from playoffs contention
Relegated


Team standings after 34 games.[2]

Playoffs[edit]

Main article: 2009 ACB Playoffs

Stats leaders[edit]

[3]

Points[edit]

Rank Name Team PPG
1. Serbia Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica 19.4
2. United States Brad Oleson Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 18.0
3. Argentina Paolo Quinteros CAI Zaragoza 17.4
4. United States Taquan Dean CB Murcia 16.7
5. United States Pooh Jeter ViveMenorca 16.3

Rebounds[edit]

Rank Name Team RPG
1. United States Curtis Borchardt CB Granada 9.9
2. Spain Felipe Reyes Real Madrid 8.9
3. United States Nik Caner-Medley Cajasol Sevilla 8.0
4. United States Andrew Panko Bruesa GBC 6.8
5. Turkey Ersan İlyasova Regal Barcelona 6.8

Assists[edit]

Rank Name Team APG
1. Spain Javier Rodríguez Ricoh Manresa 6.1
2. Spain Ricky Rubio DKV Joventut 5.8
3. United States Chris Thomas CB Murcia 5.0
4. Latvia Kristaps Valters Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 4.8
5. Argentina Pablo Prigioni TAU Cerámica 4.7

Awards[edit]

Regular Season MVP[edit]

MVP Week by Week[edit]

Date Player Team Efficiency
1 Spain Saúl Blanco Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 33
2 United States Brad Oleson Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (2) 39
3 Spain Felipe Reyes Real Madrid 40
4 Italy Andrea Pecile Cajasol 26
5 Spain Felipe Reyes (2) Real Madrid (2) 34
6 United States Tom Wideman MMT Estudiantes 29
7 United States Chris Thomas CB Murcia 32
8 United States Marcus Haislip Unicaja 31
9 Serbia Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica 33
10 Serbia Igor Rakočević (2) Tau Cerámica (2) 32
11 Brazil Tiago Splitter
Spain Saúl Blanco (2)
Tau Cerámica (3)
Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (3)
33
12 United States Pooh Jeter ViveMenorca 31
13 United States Curtis Borchardt CB Granada 35
14 United States Curtis Borchardt (2) CB Granada (2) 41
15 Spain Felipe Reyes (3)
Spain Fran Vázquez
Real Madrid (3)
Regal Barcelona
32
16 Canada Carl English Kalise Gran Canaria 37
17 Argentina Paolo Quinteros CAI Zaragoza 33
18 United States Brad Oleson (2)
United States Curtis Borchardt (3)
Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (4)
CB Granada (3)
32
19 Brazil Tiago Splitter (2) Tau Cerámica (4) 36
20 Serbia Igor Rakočević (3) Tau Cerámica (5) 39
21 United States Curtis Borchardt (4) CB Granada (4) 41
22 United States Pete Mickeal Tau Cerámica (6) 28
23 United States Marcus Haislip (2)
United States Brad Oleson (3)
Unicaja (2)
Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (5)
33
24 United States Lamont Barnes CB Murcia (2) 31
25 Belgium Axel Hervelle Real Madrid (4) 36
26 Spain Fran Vázquez (2) Regal Barcelona (2) 36
27 Spain Fran Vázquez (3) Regal Barcelona (3) 45
28 United States Clay Tucker Cajasol (2) 39
29 Spain Felipe Reyes (4) Real Madrid (5) 34
30 Senegal Boniface N'Dong Unicaja (3) 31
31 United States Jimmie Hunter CB Granada (5) 34
32 United States Jimmie Hunter (2) CB Granada (6) 41
33 France Jérôme Moïso DKV Joventut 38
34 Spain Guillem Rubio Ricoh Manresa 35

MVP Month by Month[edit]

Month Player Team Efficiency
October Spain Felipe Reyes Real Madrid 30,8
November Serbia Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica 26,2
December United States Curtis Borchardt CB Granada 34,3
January Canada Carl English Kalise Gran Canaria 24,3
February United States Brad Oleson Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 30,5
March Spain Fran Vázquez Regal Barcelona 28,75
April United States Jimmie Hunter CB Granada (2) 21,2

All-ACB Team[edit]

Position Player Team
PG Argentina Pablo Prigioni Tau Cerámica
SG Serbia Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica
SF Spain Juan Carlos Navarro Regal Barcelona
C Spain Fran Vázquez Regal Barcelona
C Spain Felipe Reyes Real Madrid

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