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The 2008–09 New York Knicks season was the 63rd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

2008–09 New York Knicks season
Head coachMike D'Antoni
General managerDonnie Walsh
Owner(s)Cablevision
ArenaMadison Square Garden
Results
Record33–49 (.402)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionMSG Network, MSG Plus
RadioWEPN
< 2007–08 2009–10 >

Contents

Key datesEdit

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Team
1 6 Danilo Gallinari Forward   Italy Olimpia Milano (Italy) 1988

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RosterEdit

New York Knicks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G/F 21   Chandler, Wilson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) DePaul
G 5   Crawford, Joe 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Kentucky
C 34   Curry, Eddy 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 285 lb (129 kg) Thornwood HS (IL)
G 1   Duhon, Chris 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Duke
SF 8   Gallinari, Danilo   6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Italy
F/C 7   Harrington, Al 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) St. Patrick HS (NJ)
SG 0   Hughes, Larry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Saint Louis
F/C 31   Hunter, Chris 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Michigan
F/C 20   Jeffries, Jared 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Indiana
F/C 42   Lee, David 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Florida
G 32   Mobley, Cuttino   6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Rhode Island
G/F 23   Richardson, Quentin 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 235 lb (107 kg) DePaul
G 4   Robinson, Nate 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Washington
C 18   Sene, Mouhamed 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Senegal
F/C 9   Wilcox, Chris 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Maryland
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

StandingsEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756 35–6 27–14 15–1
x-Philadelphia 76ers 41 41 .500 21 24–17 17–24 6–10
New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 28 19–22 15–26 8–8
Toronto Raptors 33 49 .402 29 18–23 15–26 6–10
New York Knicks 32 50 .390 30 20–21 12–29 5–11
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Cleveland Cavaliers 66 16 .805
2 y-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756 4
3 y-Orlando Magic 59 23 .720 7
4 x-Atlanta Hawks 47 35 .573 19
5 x-Miami Heat 43 39 .524 23
6 x-Philadelphia 76ers 41 41 .500 25
7 x-Chicago Bulls 41 41 .500 25
8 x-Detroit Pistons 39 43 .476 27
9 Indiana Pacers 36 46 .439 30
10 Charlotte Bobcats 35 47 .427 31
11 New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 32
12 Milwaukee Bucks 34 48 .415 32
13 Toronto Raptors 33 49 .402 33
14 New York Knicks 32 50 .390 34
15 Washington Wizards 19 63 .232 47

Game logEdit

2008–09 game log
2008–09 season schedule

Player statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game Source: [7]

SeasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Wilson Chandler 82 70 33.4 .431 .328 .795 5.4 2.1 0.87 0.91 14.4
Mardy Collins 9 0 8.3 .348 .000 .444 0.9 1.1 0.22 0.00 2.2
Jamal Crawford 11 11 35.6 .432 .455 .761 1.5 4.4 0.82 0.00 19.6
Joe Crawford 2 0 11.5 .300 .250 1.000 2.0 0.5 0.50 0.00 4.5
Eddy Curry 3 0 4.0 1.000 .000 .333 1.3 0.0 0.00 0.00 1.7
Chris Duhon 79 78 36.8 .422 .391 .856 3.1 7.2 0.91 0.09 11.1
Danilo Gallinari 28 2 14.7 .448 .444 .963 2.0 0.5 0.50 0.14 6.1
Al Harrington 68 51 35.0 .446 .362 .804 6.3 1.4 1.19 0.32 20.7
Larry Hughes 25 14 27.5 .390 .385 .794 2.6 2.4 1.44 0.20 11.2
Jerome James 2 0 5.0 .375 .000 .000 1.5 0.0 0.50 0.50 3.0
Jared Jeffries 56 36 23.4 .440 .083 .611 4.1 1.4 0.84 0.59 5.3
David Lee 81 74 34.9 .549 .000 .755 11.7 2.1 0.99 0.27 16.0
Demetris Nichols 2 0 4.5 .400 .000 .500 1.0 0.0 0.00 0.50 2.5
Zach Randolph 11 11 35.3 .434 .292 .821 12.5 1.4 1.18 0.27 20.5
Quentin Richardson 72 51 26.3 .393 .365 .761 4.4 1.6 0.65 0.10 10.2
Anthony Roberson 23 0 11.0 .379 .338 1.000 0.7 0.8 0.43 0.04 4.7
Nate Robinson 74 11 29.9 .437 .326 .841 3.9 4.1 1.28 0.08 17.2
Malik Rose 18 0 8.9 .268 .000 .727 1.7 0.6 0.06 0.06 1.7
Cheikh Samb 2 0 4.0 .000 .000 .000 1.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Mouhamed Sene 1 0 6.0 .500 .000 1.000 5.0 0.0 0.00 1.00 3.0
Courtney Sims 1 0 11.0 .500 .000 .000 4.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 6.0
Tim Thomas 36 1 21.5 .461 .421 .806 3.1 1.3 0.61 0.28 9.6
Chris Wilcox 25 0 13.2 .529 .000 .509 3.3 0.6 0.32 0.20 5.4

†Statistics with the New York Knicks

Awards and recordsEdit

AwardsEdit

RecordsEdit

TransactionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Knicks: Tickets
  2. ^ "Clippers Acquire Zach Randolph and Mardy Collins From Knicks". NBA.com. Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-19.
  3. ^ Hu, Janny (November 22, 2008). "No small miracle – Crawford deal good for all sides". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2009-02-19.
  4. ^ "Sources: Knicks trade for Bulls' Hughes". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-19.
  5. ^ "Source: Knicks swap Rose for Wilcox". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-19.
  6. ^ http://www.nba.com/draft2008/
  7. ^ "Roster and Statistics". Basketball-Reference.