2008–09 Memphis Grizzlies season

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2008–09 Memphis Grizzlies season
Head coach Marc Iavaroni
Lionel Hollins
General manager Chris Wallace
Arena FedExForum
Results
Record 24–58 (.293)
Place Division: 5th (Southwest)
Conference: 12th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

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

The 2008–09 Memphis Grizzlies season will be the 14th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Memphis Grizzlies finished 2 games ahead of their 2007–08 output, and finished 12th in the Western Conference as opposed to 14th.

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 5 Kevin Love Forward-Center American UCLA
1 28 Donté Greene Small Forward American Syracuse

Roster[edit]

Memphis Grizzlies roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F 00 United States Arthur, Darrell 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Kansas
G/F 7 United States Buckner, Greg 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Clemson
G 11 United States Conley, Mike 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Ohio State
C 33 Spain Gasol, Marc 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Spain
F 22 United States Gay, Rudy 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Connecticut
C 15 Iran Haddadi, Hamed 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Iran
G/F 55 Serbia Jarić, Marko 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 198 lb (90 kg) Serbia
G 32 United States Mayo, O. J. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Southern California
F/C United States Mihm, Chris Injured (IN) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Texas
F 3 United States Miles, Darius 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) East St. Louis HS (IL)
F/C 31 Serbia Miličić, Darko 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Serbia
G/F 13 United States Ross, Quinton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) SMU
F/C 21 United States Warrick, Hakim 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 219 lb (99 kg) Syracuse
G United States Wilks, Mike Injured (IN) 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Rice
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]

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-San Antonio Spurs 54 28 .659 28–13 26–15 10–6
x-Houston Rockets 53 29 .646 1 33–8 20–21 9–7
x-Dallas Mavericks 50 32 .610 4 32–9 18–23 7–9
x-New Orleans Hornets 49 33 .598 5 28–13 21–20 9–7
Memphis Grizzlies 24 58 .284 30 16–25 8–33 5–11
# 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
2015–16 season schedule

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Free agents[edit]

References[edit]