2008–09 Golden State Warriors season

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2008–09 Golden State Warriors season
Head coach Don Nelson
General manager Chris Mullin
Owner(s) Chris Cohan
Arena Oracle Arena
Results
Record 29–53 (.354)
Place Division: 3rd (Pacific)
Conference: 10th (Western)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 2007–08 2009–10 >

The 2008–09 Golden State Warriors season was the 63rd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School / club team
1 14 Anthony Randolph[1][2] PF  United States Louisiana State
2 49 Richard Hendrix[1] PF  United States Alabama

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
c-Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 .793 36–5 29–12 14–2 82
Phoenix Suns 46 36 .561 19 28–13 18–23 11–5 82
Golden State Warriors 29 53 .354 36 21–20 8–33 6–10 82
Los Angeles Clippers 19 63 .232 46 11–30 8–33 2–14 82
Sacramento Kings 17 65 .207 48 11–30 6–39 7–9 82
# 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
Total: 29–53 (Home: 21–20; Road: 8–32)
2015–16 season schedule

Roster[edit]

2008–2009 Golden State Warriors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G/F 7 United States Azubuike, Kelenna 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Kentucky
G/F 18 Italy Belinelli, Marco 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Italy
C 15 Latvia Biedriņš, Andris 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Latvia
G 6 United States Crawford, Jamal 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Michigan
F 33 United States Davidson, Jermareo 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Alabama
G 8 United States Ellis, Monta 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Lanier HS (MS)
G/F 1 United States Jackson, Stephen 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Butler CC
F 31 United States Kurz, Rob 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 232 lb (105 kg) Notre Dame
G/F 50 United States Maggette, Corey 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Duke
G 22 United States Morrow, Anthony 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Georgia Tech
F/C 4 United States Randolph, Anthony 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 205 lb (93 kg) LSU
C 21 France Turiaf, Ronny 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 249 lb (113 kg) Gonzaga
G 23 United States Watson, C. J. 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Tennessee
F/C 32 United States Wright, Brandan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

July 22, 2008
To Golden State Warriors
Marcus Williams[3]
To New Jersey Nets
Future first-round pick
November 21, 2008
To Golden State Warriors
Jamal Crawford[4]
To New York Knicks
Al Harrington

Free agency[edit]

Re-signed[edit]

Player Signed
Monta Ellis[5] 6-year contract worth $67 million
Kelenna Azubuike[6] 3-year contract worth $9 million
Andris Biedriņš[7] 6-year contract worth $54 million

Additions[edit]

Player Signed Former team
Corey Maggette[8] 5-year contract worth $50 million Los Angeles Clippers
Ronny Turiaf[9] 4-year contract worth $17 million Los Angeles Lakers
Anthony Morrow 2-year contract worth $1.7 million Georgia Tech
Rob Kurz[10] 1-year contract Notre Dame
DeMarcus Nelson[10] 1-year contract Duke
Jermareo Davidson[11] for remainder of the season Idaho Stampede

Subtractions[edit]

Player Reason left New team
Baron Davis[12] 5-year contract worth $65 million Los Angeles Clippers
Mickaël Piétrus 4-year contract worth $21 million Orlando Magic
Patrick O'Bryant 2-year contract worth $3 million Boston Celtics
Matt Barnes[13] 1-year contract worth $926,678 Phoenix Suns
DeMarcus Nelson[11] Waived KK Zagreb
Marcus Williams Waived Memphis Grizzlies

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Warriors add Anthony Randolph and Richard Hendrix in 2008 draft". nba.com/warriors. June 26, 2008. Retrieved June 26, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Warriors sign first round pick Anthony Randolph to contract". nba.com/warriors. July 15, 2008. Retrieved July 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Warriors acquire guard Marcus Williams from New Jersey". nba.com/warriors. July 22, 2008. Retrieved July 22, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Warriors acquire guard Jamal Crawford from New York Knicks". nba.com/warriors. November 21, 2008. Retrieved November 21, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Warriors re-sign guard Monta Ellis to multi-year contract". nba.com/warriors. July 24, 2008. Retrieved July 24, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Warriors match Clippers’ offer for Kelenna Azubuike". nba.com/warriors. July 24, 2008. Retrieved July 24, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Warriors re-sign center Andris Biedrins to multi-year contract". nba.com/warriors. July 27, 2008. Retrieved July 27, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Warriors sign free agent Corey Maggette". nba.com/warriors. July 10, 2008. Retrieved July 10, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Warriors signing of free agent Ronny Turiaf finalized". nba.com/warriors. July 19, 2008. Retrieved July 19, 2008. 
  10. ^ a b "Warriors sign three free agents". nba.com/warriors. September 9, 2008. Retrieved September 9, 2008. 
  11. ^ a b "Warriors sign Jermareo Davidson of NBA D-League to 10-day contract". nba.com/warriors. January 5, 2009. Retrieved January 5, 2009. 
  12. ^ "Clippers sign free agent Baron Davis". nba.com/clippers. July 10, 2008. Retrieved June 10, 2008. 
  13. ^ "Suns to sign free-agent forward Matt Barnes". nba.com/suns. July 20, 2008. Retrieved July 20, 2008. 

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