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2008-2009 Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Roster
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Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Born Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Daniel Gibson SG/PG 6-2 200 Feb 27, 1986 23 Texas 2 2006 Rnd 2, Pick 12, Cleveland Cavaliers
J.J. Hickson PF/C 6-9 242 Sep 4, 1988 20 North Carolina State 0 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 19, Cleveland Cavaliers
Zydrunas Ilgauskas C 7-3 260 Jun 5, 1975 33 BC Aisciai-Atletas (Lithuania) 12 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 20, Cleveland Cavaliers
Darnell Jackson PF 6-8 241 Nov 7, 1985 23 Kansas 0 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 22, Miami Heat
LeBron James SF/PF 6-8 250 Dec 30, 1984 24 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 5 2003 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers
Tarence Kinsey SG 6-6 185 Mar 21, 1984 25 South Carolina 2 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Sasha Pavlovic SG/SF 6-7 235 Nov 15, 1983 25 KK Buducnost VOLI (Montenegro) 5 2003 Rnd 1, Pick 19, Utah Jazz
Joe Smith F 6-10 225 Jul 26, 1975 33 Maryland 13 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Golden State Warriors
Wally Szczerbiak F 6-7 240 Mar 5, 1977 32 Miami (OH) 9 1999 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Minnesota Timberwolves
Anderson Varejao C/PF 6-11 260 Sep 28, 1982 26 FC Barcelona Regal (Spain) 4 2004 Rnd 2, Pick 1, Orlando Magic
Ben Wallace C/PF 6-9 240 Sep 10, 1974 34 Virginia Union 12 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Delonte West SG/PG 6-3 180 Jul 26, 1983 25 Saint Joseph's 4 2004 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Boston Celtics
Jawad Williams F 6-9 225 Feb 19, 1983 26 North Carolina 0 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Mo Williams PG 6-1 195 Dec 19, 1982 26 Alabama 5 2003 Rnd 2, Pick 18, Utah Jazz
Lorenzen Wright F-C 6-11 255 Nov 4, 1975 33 Memphis 12 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Los Angeles Clippers

Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round Orlando Magic #6 Philadelphia Sixers Orlando in 6
First Round #1 Cleveland Cavaliers #8 Detroit Pistons Cleveland in 4
First Round #2 Boston Celtics #7 Chicago Bulls Boston in 7
First Round #3 Orlando Magic #6 Philadelphia Sixers Orlando in 6
First Round #4 Atlanta Hawks #5 Miami Heat Atlanta in 7
Second Round #1 Cleveland Cavaliers #4 Atlanta Hawks Cleveland in 4
Second Round #2 Boston Celtics Orlando Magic Orlando in 7
Second Round #2 Boston Celtics #3 Orlando Magic Orlando in 7
Conference Finals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers #3 Orlando Magic Orlando in 6
Conference Finals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers Orlando Magic Orlando in 6
Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #8 Utah Jazz L.A. Lakers in 5
First Round #2 Denver Nuggets #7 New Orleans Pelicans Denver in 5
First Round #3 San Antonio Spurs #6 Dallas Mavericks Dallas in 5
First Round #4 Portland Trail Blazers #5 Houston Rockets Houston in 6
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Houston Rockets L.A. Lakers in 7
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #6 Dallas Mavericks Denver in 5
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #2 Denver Nuggets L.A. Lakers in 6
NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Orlando Magic L.A. Lakers in 5

Cleveland Playoff Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Daniel Gibson 14 12.3 3.4 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.5
Mo Williams 14 38.6 16.3 3.2 4.1 0.7 0.1 2.1
Sasha Pavlovic 11 8.3 2.1 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.3
LeBron James 14 41.4 35.3 9.1 7.3 1.6 0.9 2.7
Anderson Varejao 14 30.0 6.9 6.4 0.6 1.3 1.1 1.1
Ben Wallace 14 12.6 1.1 2.7 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2
Delonte West 14 42.2 13.8 3.5 4.1 1.4 0.5 2.4
Joe Smith 13 16.7 5.5 3.7 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.5
Wally Szczerbiak 12 12.9 3.6 2.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.8
Zydrunas Ilgauskas 14 29.1 10.5 7.8 1.2 0.4 0.9 0.6
Tarence Kinsey 9 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Darnell Jackson 5 5.0 0.4 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue/Game Type Record Cleveland Leaders Detroit Leaders
Apr 18, 2009
VS
Detroit
W, 102-84 Quicken Loans Arena
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 38. LeBron James
REB: 10. Z. Ilgauskas
AST: 7. LeBron James
PTS: 20. R. Stuckey
REB: 9. R. Wallace
AST: 4. R. Stuckey
Apr 21, 2009
VS
Detroit
W, 94-82 Quicken Loans Arena
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 29. LeBron James
REB: 13. LeBron James
AST: 7. Mo Williams
PTS: 17. R. Hamilton
REB: 11. A. McDyess
AST: 6. R. Stuckey
Apr 24, 2009
@
Detroit
W, 68-79 The Palace of Auburn Hills
Opening Round
3-0 PTS: 25. LeBron James
REB: 11. LeBron James
AST: 9. LeBron James
PTS: 15. R. Hamilton
REB: 8. R. Hamilton
AST: 6. R. Hamilton
Apr 26, 2009
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Detroit
W, 78-99 The Palace of Auburn Hills
Opening Round
4-0 PTS: 36. LeBron James
REB: 13. LeBron James
AST: 8. LeBron James
PTS: 26. A. McDyess
REB: 10. A. McDyess
AST: 7. R. Hamilton

Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue/Game Type Record Cleveland Leaders Atlanta Leaders
May 5, 2009
VS
Atlanta
W, 99-72 Quicken Loans Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 34. LeBron James
REB: 10. LeBron James
AST: 9. Delonte West
PTS: 22. Josh Smith
REB: 8. Al Horford
AST: 8. Mike Bibby
May 7, 2009
VS
Atlanta
W, 105-85 Quicken Loans Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 27. LeBron James
REB: 8. A. Varejao
AST: 5. LeBron James
PTS: 16. M. Evans
REB: 12. Z. Pachulia
AST: 4. M. Evans
May 9, 2009
@
Atlanta
W, 82-97 Philips Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-0 PTS: 47. LeBron James
REB: 12. LeBron James
AST: 8. LeBron James
PTS: 21. Joe Johnson
REB: 5. Joe Johnson
AST: 5. Mike Bibby
May 11, 2009
@
Atlanta
W, 74-84 Philips Arena
Conference Semi Finals
4-0 PTS: 27. LeBron James
REB: 11. A. Varejao
AST: 8. LeBron James
PTS: 26. Josh Smith
REB: 8. Josh Smith
AST: 7. Joe Johnson

Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue/Game Type Record Cleveland Leaders Orlando Leaders
May 20, 2009
VS
Orlando
L, 106-107 Quicken Loans Arena
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 49. LeBron James
REB: 10. Z. Ilgauskas
AST: 8. LeBron James
PTS: 30. D. Howard
REB: 13. D. Howard
AST: 14. H. Turkoglu
May 22, 2009
VS
Orlando
W, 96-95 Quicken Loans Arena
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 35. LeBron James
REB: 15. Z. Ilgauskas
AST: 5. LeBron James
PTS: 23. R. Lewis
REB: 18. D. Howard
AST: 4. D. Howard
May 24, 2009
@
Orlando
L, 99-89 Amway Arena
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 41. LeBron James
REB: 9. Z. Ilgauskas
AST: 9. LeBron James
PTS: 24. D. Howard
REB: 10. H. Turkoglu
AST: 7. H. Turkoglu
May 26, 2009
@
Orlando
L, 116-114 Amway Arena
Conference Finals
1-3 PTS: 44. LeBron James
REB: 12. LeBron James
AST: 7. LeBron James
PTS: 27. D. Howard
REB: 14. D. Howard
AST: 8. H. Turkoglu
May 28, 2009
VS
Orlando
W, 112-102 Quicken Loans Arena
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 37. LeBron James
REB: 14. LeBron James
AST: 12. LeBron James
PTS: 29. H. Turkoglu
REB: 10. D. Howard
AST: 4. Rafer Alston
May 30, 2009
@
Orlando
L, 103-90 Amway Arena
Conference Finals
2-4 PTS: 25. LeBron James
REB: 8. A. Varejao
AST: 7. LeBron James
PTS: 40. D. Howard
REB: 14. D. Howard
AST: 5. H. Turkoglu