2008–09 New York Knicks season

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2008–09 New York Knicks season
Head coach Mike D'Antoni
General manager Donnie Walsh
Owner(s) Cablevision
Arena Madison Square Garden
Results
Record 32–50 (.390)
Place Division: 5th (Atlantic)
Conference: 14th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television MSG Network, MSG Plus
Radio WEPN
< 2007–08 2009–10 >

The 2008–09 New York Knicks season was the 63rd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2008 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Team
1 6 Gallinari, DaniloDanilo Gallinari Forward  Italy Olimpia Milano (Italy) 1988

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Roster[edit]

New York Knicks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G/F 21 United States Chandler, Wilson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) DePaul
G 5 United States Crawford, Joe 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Kentucky
C 34 United States Curry, Eddy 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 285 lb (129 kg) Thornwood High School
G 1 United States Duhon, Chris 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Duke
SF 8 Italy Gallinari, Danilo Injured 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Italy
F/C 7 United States Harrington, Al 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) SPHS (NJ)
SG 0 United States Hughes, Larry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Saint Louis
F/C 20 United States Jeffries, Jared 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Indiana
F/C 42 United States Lee, David 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Florida
G 32 United States Mobley, Cuttino Injured 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Rhode Island
G/F 23 United States Richardson, Quentin 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 235 lb (107 kg) DePaul
G 4 United States Robinson, Nate 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Washington
C 18 Senegal Sene, Mouhamed 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Senegal
C 44 United States Sims, Courtney 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Michigan
F/C 9 United States Wilcox, Chris 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Maryland
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



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

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756 35–6 27–14 15–1
x-Philadelphia 76ers 41 41 .500 21 24–17 17–24 6–10
New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 28 19–22 15–26 8–8
Toronto Raptors 33 49 .402 29 18–23 15–26 6–10
New York Knicks 32 50 .390 30 20–21 12–29 5–11
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Cleveland Cavaliers 66 16 .805
2 y-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756 4
3 y-Orlando Magic 59 23 .720 7
4 x-Atlanta Hawks 47 35 .573 19
5 x-Miami Heat 43 39 .524 23
6 x-Philadelphia 76ers 41 41 .500 25
7 x-Chicago Bulls 41 41 .500 25
8 x-Detroit Pistons 39 43 .476 27
9 Indiana Pacers 36 46 .439 30
10 Charlotte Bobcats 35 47 .427 31
11 New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 32
12 Milwaukee Bucks 34 48 .415 32
13 Toronto Raptors 33 49 .402 33
14 New York Knicks 32 50 .390 34
15 Washington Wizards 19 63 .232 47

Game log[edit]

2008–09 game log
2008–09 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: [7]

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Wilson Chandler 82 70 33.4 .431 .328 .795 5.4 2.1 0.87 0.91 14.4
Mardy Collins 9 0 8.3 .348 .000 .444 0.9 1.1 0.22 0.00 2.2
Jamal Crawford 11 11 35.6 .432 .455 .761 1.5 4.4 0.82 0.00 19.6
Joe Crawford 2 0 11.5 .300 .250 1.000 2.0 0.5 0.50 0.00 4.5
Eddy Curry 3 0 4.0 1.000 .000 .333 1.3 0.0 0.00 0.00 1.7
Chris Duhon 79 78 36.8 .422 .391 .856 3.1 7.2 0.91 0.09 11.1
Danilo Gallinari 28 2 14.7 .448 .444 .963 2.0 0.5 0.50 0.14 6.1
Al Harrington 68 51 35.0 .446 .362 .804 6.3 1.4 1.19 0.32 20.7
Larry Hughes 25 14 27.5 .390 .385 .794 2.6 2.4 1.44 0.20 11.2
Jerome James 2 0 5.0 .375 .000 .000 1.5 0.0 0.50 0.50 3.0
Jared Jeffries 56 36 23.4 .440 .083 .611 4.1 1.4 0.84 0.59 5.3
David Lee 81 74 34.9 .549 .000 .755 11.7 2.1 0.99 0.27 16.0
Demetris Nichols 2 0 4.5 .400 .000 .500 1.0 0.0 0.00 0.50 2.5
Zach Randolph 11 11 35.3 .434 .292 .821 12.5 1.4 1.18 0.27 20.5
Quentin Richardson 72 51 26.3 .393 .365 .761 4.4 1.6 0.65 0.10 10.2
Anthony Roberson 23 0 11.0 .379 .338 1.000 0.7 0.8 0.43 0.04 4.7
Nate Robinson 74 11 29.9 .437 .326 .841 3.9 4.1 1.28 0.08 17.2
Malik Rose 18 0 8.9 .268 .000 .727 1.7 0.6 0.06 0.06 1.7
Cheikh Samb 2 0 4.0 .000 .000 .000 1.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Mouhamed Sene 1 0 6.0 .500 .000 1.000 5.0 0.0 0.00 1.00 3.0
Courtney Sims 1 0 11.0 .500 .000 .000 4.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 6.0
Tim Thomas 36 1 21.5 .461 .421 .806 3.1 1.3 0.61 0.28 9.6
Chris Wilcox 25 0 13.2 .529 .000 .509 3.3 0.6 0.32 0.20 5.4

†Statistics with the New York Knicks

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

July 28, 2008
To Denver Nuggets
Renaldo Balkman
To New York Knicks
Taurean Green
Bobby Jones
2010 second round draft pick
August 29, 2008
To Houston Rockets
Frederic Weis
To New York Knicks
Patrick Ewing, Jr.
November 21, 2008
To Golden State Warriors
Jamal Crawford
To New York Knicks
Al Harrington
November 21, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
Zach Randolph
Mardy Collins
To New York Knicks
Tim Thomas
Cuttino Mobley
February 19, 2009
To Chicago Bulls
Jerome James
Anthony Roberson
Tim Thomas
To New York Knicks
Larry Hughes
February 19, 2009
To Oklahoma City Thunder
Malik Rose
To New York Knicks
Chris Wilcox

Free Agents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Knicks: Tickets
  2. ^ "Clippers Acquire Zach Randolph and Mardy Collins From Knicks". NBA.com. Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  3. ^ Hu, Janny (November 22, 2008). "No small miracle - Crawford deal good for all sides". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  4. ^ "Sources: Knicks trade for Bulls' Hughes". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  5. ^ "Source: Knicks swap Rose for Wilcox". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  6. ^ http://www.nba.com/draft2008/
  7. ^ "Roster and Statistics". Basketball-Reference.