2008–09 Los Angeles Clippers season

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2008–09 Los Angeles Clippers season
Head coach Mike Dunleavy, Sr.
Arena Staples Center
Results
Record 19–63 (.232)
Place Division: 4th (Pacific)
Conference: 14th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Prime Ticket, KTLA
Radio KSPN
< 2007–08 2009–10 >

The 2008–09 Los Angeles Clippers season was the 39th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). This season marks the team's 25th season in the city of Los Angeles.

Key dates[edit]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2008 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 7 Eric Gordon Shooting guard  United States Indiana
2 35 DeAndre Jordan Center  United States Texas A&M

Roster[edit]

Los Angeles Clippers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 3 United States Acker, Alex 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Pepperdine
C 23 United States Camby, Marcus 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Massachusetts
G 25 United States Collins, Mardy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Temple
G 1 United States Davis, Baron 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) UCLA
F 31 United States Davis, Ricky 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Iowa
G 10 United States Gordon, Eric 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Indiana
G 6 United States Hart, Jason 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Syracuse
G 2 United States Jones, Fred 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Oregon
F/C 9 United States Jordan, DeAndre 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Texas A&M
C 35 Germany Kaman, Chris 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Central Michigan
F 20 United States Novak, Steve 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Marquette
F 50 United States Randolph, Zach 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Michigan State
C 34 Senegal Samb, Cheikh 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Senegal
F/C 8 United States Skinner, Brian 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Baylor
G 4 United States Taylor, Mike 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Iowa State
F 12 United States Thornton, Al 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Florida State
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)

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

Roster Notes[edit]

  • This is Jason Hart's second tour of duty with the franchise. He previously played for the team in 2006-2007.
  • This is also Brian Skinner's second tour of duty with the franchise as well. He previously played for the team from 1998 to 2001.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
c-Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 .793 36–5 29–12 14–2 82
Phoenix Suns 46 36 .561 19 28–13 18–23 11–5 82
Golden State Warriors 29 53 .354 36 21–20 8–33 6–10 82
Los Angeles Clippers 19 63 .232 46 11–30 8–33 2–14 82
Sacramento Kings 17 65 .207 48 11–30 6–39 7–9 82
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 .793
2 y-Denver Nuggets 54 28 .659 11
3 y-San Antonio Spurs 54 28 .659 11
4 x-Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 11
5 x-Houston Rockets 53 29 .646 12
6 x-Dallas Mavericks 50 32 .610 15
7 x-New Orleans Hornets 49 33 .598 16
8 x-Utah Jazz 48 34 .585 17
9 Phoenix Suns 46 36 .561 19
10 Golden State Warriors 29 53 .354 36
11 Minnesota Timberwolves 24 58 .293 41
12 Memphis Grizzlies 24 58 .293 41
13 Oklahoma City Thunder 23 59 .280 42
14 Los Angeles Clippers 19 63 .232 46
15 Sacramento Kings 17 65 .207 48

Game log[edit]

2008–09 game log
2012–13 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Legend[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 Source: [1]
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

June 26, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Portland Trail Blazers
  • 2009 second-round draft pick
July 15, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Denver Nuggets
  • 2010 2nd round draft pick (38th pick)
July 23, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Utah Jazz
August 6, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Houston Rockets
  • A future second-round draft pick
November 21, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To New York Knicks
January 1, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Toronto Raptors
  • A future second-round draft pick
January 5, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Denver Nuggets
  • A future second-round draft pick
February 16, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Detroit Pistons
  • 2013 second-round draft pick

Free agents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]