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2008–09 Memphis Grizzlies season

The 2008–09 Memphis Grizzlies season was their 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.

2008–09 Memphis Grizzlies season
Head coachMarc Iavaroni
Lionel Hollins
General managerChris Wallace
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Results
Record24–58 (.293)
PlaceDivision: 5th (Southwest)
Conference: 12th (Western)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFox Sports South, SportSouth
RadioWRBO
< 2007–08 2009–10 >

Key datesEdit

Contents

Draft picksEdit

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

RosterEdit

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

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

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 logEdit

2008–09 game log
2015–16 season schedule

Awards and recordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

Free agentsEdit

ReferencesEdit