2009–10 Los Angeles Clippers season

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2009–10 Los Angeles Clippers season
Head coach Kim Hughes
Arena Staples Center
Results
Record 29–53 (.354)
Place Division: 3rd (Pacific)
Conference: 12th (Western)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Prime Ticket
Radio KFWB
< 2008–09 2010–11 >

The 2009–10 Los Angeles Clippers season was the 40th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Summary[edit]

NBA Draft 2009[edit]

Main article: 2009 NBA Draft

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2009 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Team
1 1 Blake Griffin PF  United States Oklahoma

Free agency[edit]

Roster[edit]

Los Angeles Clippers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 2 United States Blake, Steve 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 172 lb (78 kg) Maryland
G 6 United States Brown, Bobby 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Cal State Fullerton
G/F 45 United States Butler, Rasual 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) La Salle
G 25 United States Collins, Mardy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Temple
G 1 United States Davis, Baron Injured 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) UCLA
F 0 United States Gooden, Drew 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Kansas
G 10 United States Gordon, Eric (IN) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Indiana
F 32 United States Griffin, Blake Injured (IN) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 251 lb (114 kg) Oklahoma
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 34 United States Outlaw, Travis Injured 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Starkville HS (MS)
G 21 United States Rush, Kareem Injured 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Missouri
F/C 8 United States Skinner, Brian 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Baylor
F 5 United States Smith, Craig Injured 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Boston College
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]

  • Guard Kareem Rush becomes the 12th former Laker to play with the crosstown rival Clippers.

Pre-season[edit]

2009 Pre-season Game Log: 0–0–0 (Home: 0–0–0 ; Road: 0–0–0)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Attendance Record Recap
1 October 20 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel) Los Angeles Clippers

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
c-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695 34–7 23–18 13–3
x-Phoenix Suns 54 28 .659 3 32–9 22–19 12–4
Los Angeles Clippers 29 53 .354 28 21–20 8–33 5–11
Golden State Warriors 26 56 .317 31 18–23 8–33 5–11
Sacramento Kings 25 57 .305 32 18–23 7–34 5–11
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695
2 y-Dallas Mavericks 55 27 .671 2
3 x-Phoenix Suns 54 28 .659 3
4 y-Denver Nuggets 53 29 .646 4
5 x-Utah Jazz 53 29 .646 4
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 .610 7
7 x-San Antonio Spurs 50 32 .610 7
8 x-Oklahoma City Thunder 50 32 .610 7
9 Houston Rockets 42 40 .512 15
10 Memphis Grizzlies 40 42 .488 17
11 New Orleans Hornets 37 45 .451 20
12 Los Angeles Clippers 29 53 .354 28
13 Golden State Warriors 26 56 .317 31
14 Sacramento Kings 25 57 .305 32
15 Minnesota Timberwolves 15 67 .183 42


Game log[edit]

2009–10 game log
2009–10 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Season[edit]

Awards, records and milestones[edit]

Awards[edit]

Week/Month[edit]

All-Star[edit]

  • Chris Kaman selected as a reserve center for the Western Conference All-Stars. Kaman was chosen as a replacement for the injured Brandon Roy on the roster.

Season[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Injuries and surgeries[edit]

Player Injury Date Injury Type
Blake Griffin October 23, 2009 Stress fracture in left knee (out for the season)
Kareem Rush November 18, 2009 ACL tear in right knee (out for the season)

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

July 17, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Memphis Grizzlies
July 20, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Minnesota Timberwolves
August 12, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To New Orleans Hornets
  • Future 2nd round draft pick
January 26, 2010
To Los Angeles Clippers
To New Orleans Hornets
  • 2014 2nd round draft pick
February 16, 2010
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Portland Trail Blazers
February 17, 2010
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Washington Wizards
February 17, 2010
As part of a three-team trade with the Washington Wizards To Cleveland Cavaliers

Free agents[edit]

Re-signed[edit]

Player Signed Contract
Steve Novak September 12, 2009 One-year deal
Brian Skinner September 17, 2009 One-year deal

Additions[edit]

Player Signed Former Team
Kareem Rush September 30, 2009 Philadelphia 76ers
JamesOn Curry January 22, 2010 Springfield Armor (NBDL)

Subtractions[edit]

Player Reason Left New Team
Jason Williams Released, July 24 Orlando Magic
Mike Taylor Waived, July 31 Memphis Grizzlies
Alex Acker Free Agency, August 1 Olimpia Milano (Italian League)
Fred Jones Free Agency, August 1 Pallacanestro Biella (Italian League)
Mark Madsen Waived, August 21 Utah Flash (NBDL) (assistant coach)
Kareem Rush Waived, January 22 Detroit Pistons
JamesOn Curry Waived, January 26 Springfield Armor (NBDL)
Ricky Davis Waived, February 16 Türk Telekom B.K. (Turkish League)

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