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2008–09 Utah Jazz season

season Utah Jazz
Head coach Jerry Sloan
Arena EnergySolutions Arena
Results
Record 48–34 (.585)
Place Division: 3rd (Northwest)
Conference: 8th (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round
(eliminated 1–4)

Local media
Television FSN Utah, KJZZ
Radio KFNZ, KBEE

The 2008–09 Utah Jazz season was the 35th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the 30th since the team moved from New Orleans to Salt Lake City for the 1979–80 season.

Contents

  • Key dates 1
  • Offseason 2
  • Draft picks 3
  • Roster 4
  • Regular season 5
    • Standings 5.1
    • Game log 5.2
  • Playoffs 6
    • West First Round 6.1
  • Player statistics 7
    • Legend 7.1
    • Season 7.2
    • Playoffs 7.3
  • Awards and records 8
    • Awards 8.1
    • Records 8.2
  • Transactions 9
    • Trades 9.1
    • Free Agents 9.2
      • Subtractions 9.2.1
  • See also 10
  • References 11

Key dates

Offseason

Besides the draft, the only significant move that the Jazz made in the offseason was to trade third-string point guard Jason Hart to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for veteran journeyman point guard Brevin Knight on July 23.

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 23 Kosta Koufos Center  Greece Ohio State
2 44 Ante Tomić Power forward/Center  Croatia KK Zagreb
2 53 Tadija Dragićević Power forward  Serbia Red Star Belgrade

Roster

Regular season

Standings

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yDenver Nuggets 54 28 .659 33–8 21–20 12–4 82
xPortland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 34–7 20–21 11–5 82
xUtah Jazz 48 34 .585 6 33–8 15–26 10–6 82
Minnesota Timberwolves 24 58 .293 30 11–30 13–28 3–13 82
Oklahoma City Thunder 23 59 .280 31 15–26 8–33 4–12 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 log

Playoffs

West First Round

(1) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (8) Utah Jazz

ABC
April 19
3:00 p.m.
Recap
Utah Jazz 100, Los Angeles Lakers 113
Scoring by quarter: 19–30, 21–32, 33–24, 27–27
Pts: Carlos Boozer 27
Rebs: Carlos Boozer 9
Asts: Deron Williams 17
Pts: Kobe Bryant 24
Rebs: Pau Gasol 9
Asts: Kobe Bryant 8
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 18,997
Referees: Derrick Stafford, Ed Malloy, Joe Crawford
TNT
April 21
10:30 p.m.
Recap
Utah Jazz 109, Los Angeles Lakers 119
Scoring by quarter: 29–41, 26–25, 23–23, 31–30
Pts: Deron Williams 35
Rebs: Carlos Boozer 10
Asts: Deron Williams 10
Pts: Kobe Bryant 26
Rebs: Gasol, Bryant 6 each
Asts: Ariza, Bryant 9 each
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 18,997
Referees: Marc Davis, Sean Corbin, Monty McCutchen
TNT
April 23
10:30 p.m.
Recap
Los Angeles Lakers 86, Utah Jazz 88
Scoring by quarter: 17–26, 22–17, 29–17, 18–28
Pts: Lamar Odom 21
Rebs: Lamar Odom 14
Asts: Kobe Bryant 6
Pts: Carlos Boozer 23
Rebs: Carlos Boozer 22
Asts: Deron Williams 9
EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Attendance: 19,911
Referees: Bennett Salvadore, Mike Callahan, Eric Lewis
April 25
9:00 p.m.
Recap
Los Angeles Lakers 108, Utah Jazz 94
Scoring by quarter: 20–25, 40–28, 28–16, 20–25
Pts: Kobe Bryant 38
Rebs: Lamar Odom 15
Asts: Lamar Odom 6
Pts: Williams, Boozer 23 each
Rebs: Carlos Boozer 16
Asts: Deron Williams 13
EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Attendance: 19,911
Referees: Bill Spooner, Mark Wunderlich, Joe Derosa
TNT
April 27
10:30 p.m.
Recap
Utah Jazz 96, Los Angeles Lakers 107
Scoring by quarter: 26–26, 17–30, 20–26, 33–25
Pts: Paul Millsap 16
Rebs: Mehmet Okur 8
Asts: Deron Williams 6
Pts: Kobe Bryant 31
Rebs: Lamar Odom 15
Asts: Odom, Bryant, Ariza, Gasol 4 each
Los Angeles win series, 4–1
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 18,997
Referees: Gary Zielinski, James Capers, Steve Javie

Last Playoff Meeting: 2008 Western Conference Semifinals (Los Angeles won 4-2)

Player statistics

Legend

Season

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Deron Williams 68 68 36.8 .471 .310 .849 2.9 10.7 1.07 .29 19.4
Mehmet Okur 72 72 33.5 .485 .446 .817 7.7 1.7 .75 .74 17.0
Carlos Boozer 37 37 32.4 .490 .000 .698 10.4 2.1 1.05 .19 16.2
Ronnie Brewer 81 80 32.2 .508 .259 .702 3.7 2.2 1.70 .37 13.7
Paul Millsap 76 38 30.1 .534 .000 .699 8.6 1.8 1.03 .96 13.5
Andrei Kirilenko 67 10 27.3 .449 .274 .785 4.8 2.6 1.24 1.15 11.6
C.J. Miles 72 72 22.5 .459 .352 .876 2.3 1.5 .64 .21 9.1
Kyle Korver 78 2 24.0 .438 .386 .882 3.3 1.8 .60 .38 9.0
Kosta Koufos 48 7 11.8 .508 .000 .706 2.9 .4 .25 .65 4.7
Matt Harpring 63 2 11.0 .461 .000 .764 2.0 .4 .46 .14 4.4
Ronnie Price 52 17 14.2 .379 .311 .756 1.3 2.1 .75 .10 4.0
Morris Almond 25 1 10.2 .407 .294 .808 1.4 .3 .16 .16 3.7
Brevin Knight 74 0 12.7 .349 .000 .750 1.2 2.6 .92 .05 2.4
Kyrylo Fesenko 21 1 7.4 .583 .000 .333 1.8 .2 .33 .71 2.1
Jarron Collins 26 3 7.7 .457 .000 .727 1.4 .3 .08 .04 1.5

Playoffs

Awards and records

Awards

Records

Transactions

Trades

July 23, 2008
To Utah Jazz
Brevin Knight
To Los Angeles Clippers
Jason Hart

Free Agents

Subtractions

Player Left Team
Dee Brown July 10, 2008 Washington Wizards

See also

References

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