2008–09 Los Angeles Clippers season

The 2008–09 Los Angeles Clippers season was the 39th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). This season marks the team's 25th season in the city of Los Angeles.

2008–09 Los Angeles Clippers season
Head coachMike Dunleavy, Sr.
ArenaStaples Center
Results
Record19–63 (.232)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Pacific)
Conference: 14th (Western)
Playoff finishDNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionPrime Ticket, KTLA
RadioKSPN
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Key datesEdit

Contents

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 7 Eric Gordon Shooting guard   United States Indiana
2 35 DeAndre Jordan Center   United States Texas A&M

RosterEdit

Los Angeles Clippers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 3   Acker, Alex 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Pepperdine
F/C 23   Camby, Marcus 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Massachusetts
G 25   Collins, Mardy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Temple
G 1   Davis, Baron 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) UCLA
F 31   Davis, Ricky 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Iowa
G 10   Gordon, Eric 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Indiana
G 6   Hart, Jason 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Syracuse
G 2   Jones, Fred 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Oregon
F/C 9   Jordan, DeAndre 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Texas A&M
C 35   Kaman, Chris 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Central Michigan
F 20   Novak, Steve 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Marquette
F 50   Randolph, Zach 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Michigan State
C 34   Samb, Cheikh 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Senegal
F/C 8   Skinner, Brian 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Baylor
G 4   Taylor, Mike 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Iowa State
F 12   Thornton, Al 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Florida State
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster NotesEdit

  • This is Jason Hart's second tour of duty with the franchise. He previously played for the team in 2006–2007.
  • This is also Brian Skinner's second tour of duty with the franchise as well. He previously played for the team from 1998 to 2001.

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

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 logEdit

2008–09 game log
2015–16 season schedule

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

June 26, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Portland Trail Blazers
  • 2009 second-round draft pick
July 15, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Denver Nuggets
  • 2010 2nd round draft pick (38th pick)
July 23, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Utah Jazz
August 6, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Houston Rockets
  • Option to swap 2011 second-round draft picks
November 21, 2008
To Los Angeles Clippers
To New York Knicks
January 1, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Toronto Raptors
  • Cash and 2015 second-round draft pick
January 5, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Denver Nuggets
  • Cash and 2015 second-round draft pick
February 16, 2009
To Los Angeles Clippers
To Detroit Pistons
  • 2013 second-round draft pick

Free agentsEdit

ReferencesEdit