2008–09 Minnesota Timberwolves season

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2008–09 Minnesota Timberwolves season
Head coach Kevin McHale
Owner(s) Glen Taylor
Arena Target Center
Results
Record 24–58 (.293)
Place Division: 4th (Northwest)
Conference: 11th (Western)
Playoff finish Did Not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports North, KSTC
Radio KFAN
< 2007–08 2009–10 >

The 2008–09 Minnesota Timberwolves season was the 20th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The team finished the season coached by Kevin McHale.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2008 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 3 O. J. Mayo (traded to Memphis) SG United States USC (fr.)
2 31 Nikola Peković PF Montenegro Panathinaikos (Greece) 1986
2 34 Mario Chalmers (traded to Miami) PG United States Kansas (jr.)

Roster[edit]

Minnesota Timberwolves roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
SF 22 United States Brewer, Corey Injured 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Florida
G 1 United States Brown, Bobby 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Cal State Fullerton
F 14 United States Cardinal, Brian 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Purdue
F 10 United States Carney, Rodney 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 204 lb (93 kg) Memphis
C 34 United States Collins, Jason 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Stanford
G 4 United States Foye, Randy Injured 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Villanova
G/F 8 United States Gomes, Ryan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Providence
F/C 25 United States Jefferson, Al Injured 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 256 lb (116 kg) Prentiss HS (MS)
F/C 42 United States Love, Kevin 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) UCLA
F/C 35 United States Madsen, Mark 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Stanford
G/F 33 United States Miller, Mike 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Florida
PG 12 United States Ollie, Kevin 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Connecticut
F/C 5 United States Smith, Craig 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Boston College
PG 3 United States Telfair, Sebastian 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Abraham Lincoln HS (NY)
F/C 23 United States Williams, Shelden 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Duke
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



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

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yDenver Nuggets 54 28 .659 33–8 21–20 12–4 82
xPortland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 34–7 20–21 11–5 82
xUtah Jazz 48 34 .585 6 33–8 15–26 10–6 82
Minnesota Timberwolves 24 58 .293 30 11–30 13–28 3–13 82
Oklahoma City Thunder 23 59 .280 31 15–26 8–33 4–12 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
  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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roster and Statistics". Basketball-Reference.