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2008–09 Atlanta Hawks season

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The 2008–09 Atlanta Hawks season was the 63rd season of the franchise, 60th in the National Basketball Association (NBA). It ended on Monday, May 11, 2009 with a loss at home to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second-round of the playoffs.

2008–09 Atlanta Hawks season
Head coachMike Woodson
Owner(s)Atlanta Spirit LLC
ArenaPhilips Arena
Results
Record47–35 (.573)
PlaceDivision: 2nd (Southeast)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Conference Semifinals
(Lost to Cavaliers 0–4)

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

Key datesEdit

Contents

Draft picksEdit

The Hawks did not have any draft picks in the 2008 NBA draft.

RosterEdit

Atlanta Hawks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 10   Bibby, Mike 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Arizona
G 12   Claxton, Speedy 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 166 lb (75 kg) Hofstra
G/F 1   Evans, Maurice 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Texas
G 3   Gardner, Thomas 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Missouri
F/C 15   Horford, Al 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Florida
F 50   Hunter, Othello 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Ohio State
G/F 2   Johnson, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Arkansas
F/C 44   Jones, Solomon 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) South Florida
G 4   Law, Acie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Texas A&M
F/C 33   Morris, Randolph 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 266 lb (121 kg) Kentucky
G 22   Murray, Flip 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Shaw
C 27   Pachulia, Zaza 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Republic of Georgia
F 5   Smith, Josh 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Oak Hill Academy HS (VA)
G 6   West, Mario 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Georgia Tech
F 24   Williams, Marvin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster NotesEdit

  • Othello Hunter was born and raised in the U.S., but is also a Liberian citizen.

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Southeast Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Orlando Magic 59 23 .720 32–9 27–14 14–2 82
x-Atlanta Hawks 47 35 .573 12 31–10 16–25 11–5 82
x-Miami Heat 43 39 .524 16 28–13 15–26 9–7 82
Charlotte Bobcats 35 47 .427 24 23–18 12–29 5–11 82
Washington Wizards 19 63 .232 40 13–28 6–35 1–15 82
# 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
2015–16 season schedule

Player statisticsEdit

LegendEdit

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

SeasonEdit

  • Shaded block denotes team leader(s) in that statistic.
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Mike Bibby 28 28 34.0 .458 .432 .776 3.6 5.0 1.4 0.1 15.9
Maurice Evans 28 4 23.8 .411 .370 .750 3.7 0.9 0.6 0.1 7.5
Al Horford 26 26 33.0 .516 .000 .719 8.5 2.7 0.6 1.7 10.9
Joe Johnson (basketball) 28 28 39.8 .450 .354 .820 4.8 5.6 1.1 0.5 22.6
Solomon Jones 21 0 13.5 .578 .000 .774 3.0 0.3 0.1 0.9 3.7
Acie Law 24 0 10.3 .393 .250 .714 1.3 1.8 0.2 0.0 3.0
Ronald Murray 28 0 20.1 .407 .353 .746 1.9 1.4 1.1 0.2 8.7
Zaza Pachulia 26 11 18.1 .416 .000 .662 5.8 0.7 0.3 0.3 5.2
Josh Smith 16 16 34.1 .426 .273 .671 7.2 2.9 1.5 1.9 13.0
Marvin Williams 27 27 35.3 .474 .388 .800 6.3 1.6 0.8 0.6 13.8

Free agentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=3525609
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-26. Retrieved 2008-08-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Basketball/NCAA/2008/08/15/6467236-ap.html