2008–09 Atlanta Hawks season

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2008–09 Atlanta Hawks season
Head coach Mike Woodson
Owner(s) Atlanta Spirit LLC
Arena Philips Arena
Results
Record 47–35 (.573)
Place Division: 2nd (Southeast)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 4-0)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports South, SportSouth, WPCH
Radio WQXI
< 2007–08 2009–10 >

The 2008–09 Atlanta Hawks season was the 63rd season of the franchise, 60th in the National Basketball Association (NBA). It ended on Monday, May 11, 2009 with a loss at home to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second-round of the playoffs.

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2008 NBA Draft

The Hawks did not have any draft picks in the 2008 NBA Draft.

Roster[edit]

Atlanta Hawks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 10 United States Bibby, Mike 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Arizona
G 12 United States Claxton, Speedy 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 166 lb (75 kg) Hofstra
G/F 1 United States Evans, Maurice 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Texas
G 3 United States Gardner, Thomas 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Missouri
F/C 15 Dominican Republic Horford, Al 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Florida
F 50 Liberia Hunter, Othello 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Ohio State
G/F 2 United States Johnson, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Arkansas
F/C 44 United States Jones, Solomon 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) South Florida
G 4 United States Law, Acie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Texas A&M
F/C 33 United States Morris, Randolph 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 266 lb (121 kg) Kentucky
G 22 United States Murray, Flip 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Shaw
C 27 Georgia (country) Pachulia, Zaza 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Republic of Georgia
F 5 United States Smith, Josh 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Oak Hill Academy HS (VA)
G 6 United States West, Mario 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Georgia Tech
F 24 United States Williams, Marvin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Wally Blase

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

Roster Notes[edit]

  • Othello Hunter was born and raised in the U.S., but is also a Liberian citizen.

Depth Chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Al Horford Zaza Pachulia Solomon Jones Randolph Morris
PF Josh Smith Othello Hunter
SF Marvin Williams Maurice Evans
SG Joe Johnson Flip Murray Thomas Gardner Mario West
PG Mike Bibby Acie Law Speedy Claxton

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Southeast Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Orlando Magic 59 23 .720 32–9 27–14 14–2 82
x-Atlanta Hawks 47 35 .573 12 31–10 16–25 11–5 82
x-Miami Heat 43 39 .524 16 28–13 15–26 9–7 82
Charlotte Bobcats 35 47 .427 24 23–18 12–29 5–11 82
Washington Wizards 19 63 .232 40 13–28 6–35 1–15 82
# 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
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

Season[edit]

  • Shaded block denotes team leader(s) in that statistic.
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Mike Bibby 28 28 34.0 .458 .432 .776 3.6 5.0 1.4 0.1 15.9
Maurice Evans 28 4 23.8 .411 .370 .750 3.7 0.9 0.6 0.1 7.5
Al Horford 26 26 33.0 .516 .000 .719 8.5 2.7 0.6 1.7 10.9
Joe Johnson (basketball) 28 28 39.8 .450 .354 .820 4.8 5.6 1.1 0.5 22.6
Solomon Jones 21 0 13.5 .578 .000 .774 3.0 0.3 0.1 0.9 3.7
Acie Law 24 0 10.3 .393 .250 .714 1.3 1.8 0.2 0.0 3.0
Ronald Murray 28 0 20.1 .407 .353 .746 1.9 1.4 1.1 0.2 8.7
Zaza Pachulia 26 11 18.1 .416 .000 .662 5.8 0.7 0.3 0.3 5.2
Josh Smith 16 16 34.1 .426 .273 .671 7.2 2.9 1.5 1.9 13.0
Marvin Williams 27 27 35.3 .474 .388 .800 6.3 1.6 0.8 0.6 13.8

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

Free Agents[edit]

See also[edit]

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