2009–10 Washington Wizards season

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2009–10 Washington Wizards season
Head coach Flip Saunders
Owner(s) Abe Pollin
Arena Verizon Center
Results
Record 26–56 (.317)
Place Division: 5th (Southeast)
Conference: 14th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Did Not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television CSN Mid-Atlantic, The CW Washington, News Channel 8
Radio 106.7 The Fan
< 2008–09 2010–11 >

The 2009-10 Washington Wizards season was the 49th season of the Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

  • June 25, 2009 - The 2009 NBA Draft took place in New York City.
  • July 8, 2009 - The free agency period started.
  • January 6, 2010 - Commissioner David Stern suspended guard Gilbert Arenas indefinitely following his actions involving the use of guns in the team locker room.[1]
  • January 27, 2010 - Commissioner Stern suspends Arenas and Javaris Crittenton for the remainder of the season as a result of the use of guns in a team locker room.[2]

Summary[edit]

NBA Draft 2009[edit]

Main article: 2009 NBA Draft

Free agency[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2009 NBA Draft

Roster[edit]

Washington Wizards roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 0 United States Arenas, Gilbert (S) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Arizona
F/C 7 United States Blatche, Andray 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 248 lb (112 kg) South Kent School
G 12 United States Boykins, Earl 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) 133 lb (60 kg) Eastern Michigan
G 8 United States Crittenton, Javaris (S) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Georgia Tech
G 15 United States Foye, Randy Injured (IN) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Villanova
G/F 5 United States Howard, Josh Injured (IN) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Wake Forest
G 9 United States Jackson, Cedric 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Cleveland State
G 2 United States Livingston, Shaun 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Peoria Central HS (IL)
G/F 20 United States Martin, Cartier 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Kansas State
F/C 34 United States McGee, JaVale 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 237 lb (108 kg) Nevada
G/F 6 United States Miller, Mike 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Florida
F/C 21 Argentina Oberto, Fabricio 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Argentina
G/F 3 United States Ross, Quinton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Southern Methodist
F 22 United States Singleton, James 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Murray State
F 14 United States Thornton, Al 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Florida State
G 1 United States Young, Nick 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Southern California
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]

Southeast Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Orlando Magic 59 23 .720 34–7 25–16 10–6
x-Atlanta Hawks 53 29 .646 6 34–7 19–22 8–8
x-Miami Heat 47 35 .573 12 24–17 23–18 9–7
x-Charlotte Bobcats 44 38 .537 15 31–10 13–28 10–6
Washington Wizards 26 56 .317 33 15–26 11–30 3–13
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Cleveland Cavaliers 61 21 .744
2 y-Orlando Magic 59 23 .720 2
3 x-Atlanta Hawks 53 29 .646 8
4 y-Boston Celtics 50 32 .610 11
5 x-Miami Heat 47 35 .573 14
6 x-Milwaukee Bucks 46 36 .561 15
7 x-Charlotte Bobcats 44 38 .537 17
8 x-Chicago Bulls 41 41 .500 20
9 Toronto Raptors 40 42 .488 21
10 Indiana Pacers 32 50 .390 29
11 New York Knicks 29 53 .354 32
12 Detroit Pistons 27 55 .329 34
13 Philadelphia 76ers 27 55 .329 34
14 Washington Wizards 26 56 .317 35
15 New Jersey Nets 12 70 .146 49


Game log[edit]

2009–10 game logTotal: 26-56 (Home: 15–26; Road: 11–30)
2009–10 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Gilbert Arenas
32
32
36.5
41.1
34.8
73.9
4.2
7.2
1.2
0.2
22.6
Antawn Jamison
41
41
38.9
45.0
34.5
70.0
8.8
1.3
1.0
0.2
20.5
Caron Butler
47
47
39.4
42.2
26.3
87.7
6.7
2.3
1.4
0.3
16.9
Josh Howard
4
3
22.8
43.5
27.3
75.0
3.3
1.0
0.7
0.5
14.5
Andray Blatche
81
36
27.9
47.8
29.5
74.4
6.3
2.1
1.0
0.8
14.1
Mike Miller
54
50
33.4
50.1
48.0
82.4
6.2
3.9
0.7
0.2
10.9
Al Thornton
24
16
28.1
46.3
35.3
69.4
4.3
1.2
0.8
0.5
10.7
Randy Foye
70
38
23.8
41.4
34.6
89.0
1.9
3.3
0.4
0.1
10.1
Brendan Haywood
49
48
32.9
56.1
0.0
64.6
10.3
0.4
0.3
2.0
9.8
Shaun Livingston
26
18
25.6
53.5
0.0
87.5
2.2
4.4
0.4
0.3
9.2
Nick Young
74
23
19.2
41.8
40.6
80.0
1.4
0.6
0.3
0.1
8.6
Alonzo Gee
11
2
16.5
48.3
77.8
62.1
2.9
0.6
0.6
0.1
7.4
Earl Boykins
67
1
16.7
42.7
31.7
86.5
1.1
2.6
0.3
0.0
6.6
JaVale McGee
60
19
16.1
50.8
0.0
63.8
4.1
0.2
0.2
1.6
6.4
Cartier Martin
8
0
14.3
37.5
38.9
88.9
2.6
0.9
0.3
0.1
6.4
James Singleton
32
3
23.9
38.4
13.3
83.9
6.9
0.7
0.5
1.1
6.1
Mike James
4
0
11.5
30.0
33.3
50.0
0.8
1.3
0.7
0.0
4.5
Cedric Jackson
4
0
9.8
36.4
33.3
75.0
0.8
1.5
0.0
0.0
3.0
Paul Davis
2
0
4.0
50.0
0.0
50.0
0.0
1.5
0.0
0.5
2.5
DeShawn Stevenson
40
13
12.1
28.2
17.7
72.0
1.6
1.1
0.2
0.1
2.2
Quinton Ross
25
0
10.4
30.9
12.5
50.0
0.9
0.2
0.2
0.0
1.5
Fabricio Oberto
57
20
11.4
62.5
0.0
76.5
1.8
0.9
0.1
0.1
1.5
Mike Harris
5
0
2.8
33.3
0.0
100.0
0.8
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.8
Dominic McGuire
41
0
5.9
37.5
0.0
0.0
1.5
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.7

Awards, records and milestones[edit]

Awards[edit]

Week/Month[edit]

All-Star[edit]

Season[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Injuries and surgeries[edit]

  • Forward Antawn Jamison missed the first 9 games due to a shoulder injury.
  • Forward Mike Miller missed 28 games due to various injuries.
  • Forward Josh Howard played in only 4 games before tearing his ACL and missed the rest of the season.
  • Guard Randy Foye missed the last 11 games of the season after it was found he required wrist surgery.

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

Date
Details
February 13, 2010 To Dallas Mavericks
Caron Butler
Brendan Haywood
DeShawn Stevenson
To Washington Wizards
Josh Howard
Drew Gooden
James Singleton
Quinton Ross
February 18, 2010 To Cleveland Cavaliers
Antwan Jamison
To Washington Wizards
Zydrunas Ilgauskas
Emir Preldžić
2010 NBA Draft 1st round pick
February 18, 2010 To Los Angeles Clippers
Drew Gooden
To Washington Wizards
Al Thornton
February 18, 2010 To Sacramento Kings
Dominic McGuire
To Washington Wizards
Future considerations