2008–09 ACB season

The 2008–09 ACB season is the 26th season of the Liga ACB. The 272-game regular season (16 home games for each of the 17 teams) began on Saturday, October 4, 2008, and ended on Sunday, May 10, 2009.[1] The top four teams earned berths in the Euroleague competition for 2009–10, the international basketball competition for European professional teams.

2008-09 ACB season
LeagueLiga ACB
SportBasketball
DurationOctober 4, 2008 - May 10, 2009
Number of games256 (regular season)
19 (playoffs)
Number of teams17
TV partner(s)Televisión Española
Regular Season
Season championsTAU Cerámica
Season MVPSpain Felipe Reyes (Real Madrid)
Top scorerSerbia Igor Rakočević (TAU Cerámica)
Playoffs
ACB Finals
ChampionsFC Barcelona
Finals MVPSpain Juan Carlos Navarro
ACB seasons

Team standingsEdit

Direct access to Euroleague 2009–10
Clinched playoff berth
Eliminated from playoffs contention
Relegated

Team standings after 34 games.[2]

# Teams GP W L PF PA Diff
1 Tau Cerámica 32 28 4 2865 2464 +401
2 Regal Barcelona 32 26 6 2601 2278 +323
3 Unicaja 32 24 8 2668 2325 +343
4 Real Madrid 32 23 9 2690 2528 +162
5 DKV Joventut 32 22 10 2647 2525 +122
6 Kalise Gran Canaria 32 20 12 2566 2487 +79
7 Pamesa Valencia 32 16 16 2452 2416 +36
8 iurbentia Bilbao 32 15 17 2451 2492 -41
9 Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 32 15 17 2669 2639 +30
10 Ricoh Manresa 32 14 18 2382 2503 -121
11 CB Granada 32 12 20 2369 2516 -147
12 Bruesa GBC 32 11 21 2448 2589 -141
13 MMT Estudiantes 32 11 21 2473 2586 -113
14 Cajasol 32 10 22 2429 2641 -212
15 CB Murcia 32 9 23 2347 2636 -289
16 ViveMenorca 32 8 24 2281 2481 -200
17 CAI Zaragoza 32 8 24 2383 2615 -232

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PlayoffsEdit

Stats leadersEdit

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PointsEdit

Rank Name Team PPG
1.   Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica 19.4
2.   Brad Oleson Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 18.0
3.   Paolo Quinteros CAI Zaragoza 17.4
4.   Taquan Dean CB Murcia 16.7
5.   Pooh Jeter ViveMenorca 16.3

ReboundsEdit

Rank Name Team RPG
1.   Curtis Borchardt CB Granada 9.9
2.   Felipe Reyes Real Madrid 8.9
3.   Nik Caner-Medley Cajasol Sevilla 8.0
4.   Andrew Panko Bruesa GBC 6.8
5.   Ersan İlyasova Regal Barcelona 6.8

AssistsEdit

Rank Name Team APG
1.   Javier Rodríguez Ricoh Manresa 6.1
2.   Ricky Rubio DKV Joventut 5.8
3.   Chris Thomas CB Murcia 5.0
4.   Kristaps Valters Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 4.8
5.   Pablo Prigioni TAU Cerámica 4.7

AwardsEdit

Regular Season MVPEdit

MVP Week by WeekEdit

Date Player Team Efficiency
1   Saúl Blanco Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 33
2   Brad Oleson Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (2) 39
3   Felipe Reyes Real Madrid 40
4   Andrea Pecile Cajasol 26
5   Felipe Reyes (2) Real Madrid (2) 34
6   Tom Wideman MMT Estudiantes 29
7   Chris Thomas CB Murcia 32
8   Marcus Haislip Unicaja 31
9   Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica 33
10   Igor Rakočević (2) Tau Cerámica (2) 32
11   Tiago Splitter
  Saúl Blanco (2)
Tau Cerámica (3)
Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (3)
33
12   Pooh Jeter ViveMenorca 31
13   Curtis Borchardt CB Granada 35
14   Curtis Borchardt (2) CB Granada (2) 41
15   Felipe Reyes (3)
  Fran Vázquez
Real Madrid (3)
Regal Barcelona
32
16   Carl English Kalise Gran Canaria 37
17   Paolo Quinteros CAI Zaragoza 33
18   Brad Oleson (2)
  Curtis Borchardt (3)
Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (4)
CB Granada (3)
32
19   Tiago Splitter (2) Tau Cerámica (4) 36
20   Igor Rakočević (3) Tau Cerámica (5) 39
21   Curtis Borchardt (4) CB Granada (4) 41
22   Pete Mickeal Tau Cerámica (6) 28
23   Marcus Haislip (2)
  Brad Oleson (3)
Unicaja (2)
Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada (5)
33
24   Lamont Barnes CB Murcia (2) 31
25   Axel Hervelle Real Madrid (4) 36
26   Fran Vázquez (2) Regal Barcelona (2) 36
27   Fran Vázquez (3) Regal Barcelona (3) 45
28   Clay Tucker Cajasol (2) 39
29   Felipe Reyes (4) Real Madrid (5) 34
30   Boniface N'Dong Unicaja (3) 31
31   Jimmie Hunter CB Granada (5) 34
32   Jimmie Hunter (2) CB Granada (6) 41
33   Jérôme Moïso DKV Joventut 38
34   Guillem Rubio Ricoh Manresa 35

MVP Month by MonthEdit

Month Player Team Efficiency
October   Felipe Reyes Real Madrid 30,8
November   Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica 26,2
December   Curtis Borchardt CB Granada 34,3
January   Carl English Kalise Gran Canaria 24,3
February   Brad Oleson Alta Gestión Fuenlabrada 30,5
March   Fran Vázquez Regal Barcelona 28,75
April   Jimmie Hunter CB Granada (2) 21,2

All-ACB TeamEdit

Position Player Team
PG   Pablo Prigioni Tau Cerámica
SG   Igor Rakočević Tau Cerámica
SF   Juan Carlos Navarro Regal Barcelona
C   Fran Vázquez Regal Barcelona
C   Felipe Reyes Real Madrid

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ACB Calendar". Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2008-12-15.
  2. ^ "ACB.COM". Archived from the original on 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2008-12-17.
  3. ^ "Basketball News, Scores, Stats, Analysis, Standings".
  4. ^ Felipe Reyes, MVP de la temporada 2008-09 ACB.com Archived 2017-11-10 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)

External linksEdit