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2008-2009 Cleveland Cavaliers Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
1 Daniel Gibson G 6-2 200 2 Texas 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
21 J.J. Hickson PF 6-9 242 0 North Carolina State 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
11 Zydrunas Ilgauskas C 7-3 260 12 BC Aisciai-Atletas (Lithuania) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Lithuania
00 Darnell Jackson F 6-8 241 0 Kansas 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
23 LeBron James F 6-8 250 5 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
24 Trey Johnson SF 6-5 218 0 Jackson State 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Tarence Kinsey GF 6-6 185 2 South Carolina 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Shaquille O'Neal C 7-1 325 16 LSU 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
3 Sasha Pavlovic GF 6-7 235 5 KK Buducnost VOLI (Montenegro) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 19 Serbia
32 Joe Smith F 6-10 225 13 Maryland 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
20 Eric Snow G 6-3 190 13 Michigan State 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
10 Wally Szczerbiak F 6-7 240 9 Miami (OH) 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States / Spain
17 Anderson Varejao C 6-11 260 4 FC Barcelona Regal (Spain) 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 1 Brazil
4 Ben Wallace FC 6-9 240 12 Virginia Union 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
13 Delonte West G 6-3 180 4 Saint Joseph's 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
31 Jawad Williams F 6-9 225 0 North Carolina 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Mo Williams G 6-1 195 5 Alabama 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
55 Lorenzen Wright F-C 6-11 255 12 Memphis 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States

Cleveland Depth Chart Historical Cleveland Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Mo Williams
17.8p 3.4r 4.1a
Delonte West
11.7p 3.2r 3.5a
LeBron James
28.4p 7.6r 7.2a
Ben Wallace
2.9p 6.5r 0.8a
Z. Ilgauskas
12.9p 7.5r 1.0a
R Daniel Gibson
7.8p 2.1r 1.8a
Sasha Pavlovic
4.6p 1.9r 1.1a
W. Szczerbiak
7.0p 3.1r 1.1a
A. Varejao
8.6p 7.2r 1.0a
 
 
R  
 
 
 
 
 
Joe Smith
6.5p 4.8r 0.8a
 
 
R  
 
 
 
 
 
J.J. Hickson
4.0p 2.7r 0.1a
 
 
L  
 
 
 
Tarence Kinsey
2.0p 0.8r 0.2a
D. Jackson
1.9p 1.7r 0.2a
L. Wright
1.3p 1.4r 0.2a
L  
 
 
 
Jawad Williams
1.2p 0.2r 0.0a
 
 
 
 

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Cleveland Cavaliers66-16-
2Chicago Bulls41-4125
3Detroit Pistons39-4327
4Indiana Pacers36-4630
5Milwaukee Bucks34-4832

Cleveland Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
LeBron James Most Valuable Player (2009)
LeBron James All-NBA First Team (2009)
LeBron James Player Of The Month (Nov 08, Jan 09, Mar 09, Apr 09)
LeBron James Player Of The Week (11/10/08, 11/17/08, 12/29/08, 01/26/09, 02/09/09, 03/16/09, 03/23/09)
LeBron James All-NBA Defensive First Team (2009)
LeBron James Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2009)
Mo Williams Eastern All-Star Replacement Selection (2009)
Mo Williams Skills Challenge Participant (2009)

Cleveland Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
LeBron James 81 37.7 28.4 7.6 7.2 1.7 1.1 3.0
Mo Williams 81 35.0 17.8 3.4 4.1 0.9 0.1 2.2
Zydrunas Ilgauskas 65 27.2 12.9 7.5 1.0 0.4 1.3 1.4
Delonte West 64 33.6 11.7 3.2 3.5 1.5 0.2 1.4
Anderson Varejao 81 28.5 8.6 7.2 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.0
Daniel Gibson 75 23.9 7.8 2.1 1.8 0.6 0.2 0.8
Wally Szczerbiak 74 20.6 7.0 3.1 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.7
Joe Smith 21 19.6 6.5 4.8 0.8 0.3 0.7 0.5
Sasha Pavlovic 66 16.0 4.6 1.9 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.7
J.J. Hickson 62 11.4 4.0 2.7 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.7
Ben Wallace 56 23.5 2.9 6.5 0.8 0.9 1.3 0.6
Tarence Kinsey 50 5.5 2.0 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.4
Darnell Jackson 51 8.4 1.9 1.7 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3
Lorenzen Wright 18 6.9 1.3 1.4 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.5
Jawad Williams 10 2.0 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Trey Johnson 4 3.5 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

Cleveland Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Daniel Gibson was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Daniel Gibson signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 7, 2006. Daniel Gibson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 15, 2008.

J.J. Hickson was selected as the #19 pick in the First Round of the 2008 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. J.J. Hickson signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 10, 2008.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Zydrunas Ilgauskas signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 1, 1996. Zydrunas Ilgauskas signed a multi-year extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 29, 1999. Zydrunas Ilgauskas re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 26, 2005.

LeBron James was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 3, 2003. LeBron James signed a multi-year extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 18, 2006.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Darnell Jackson, the #22 pick in the Second Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Miami Heat on June 26, 2008. Darnell Jackson signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 8, 2008.

Draft Rights to Anderson Varejao, the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 2004 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Orlando Magic on July 23, 2004. Anderson Varejao signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 18, 2004. Anderson Varejao re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 7, 2007.

Acquired via Trade

Sasha Pavlovic was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Charlotte Hornets on June 23, 2004. Sasha Pavlovic re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 31, 2007.

Wally Szczerbiak was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on February 21, 2008.

Ben Wallace was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Chicago Bulls on February 21, 2008.

Delonte West was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics on February 21, 2008. Delonte West re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 12, 2008.

Mo Williams was acquired in a trade by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Milwaukee Bucks on August 13, 2008.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tarence Kinsey signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 1, 2008.

Joe Smith signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 5, 2009.

Jawad Williams signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 12, 2009. Jawad Williams re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 23, 2009. Jawad Williams re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 9, 2009.

Lorenzen Wright signed a contract as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 5, 2008.

Cleveland Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Gilbert Owner 2005-2006 Majority Owner (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2004 to )
Kerry Bubolz President of Business Operations 2003-2004 N/A
Danny Ferry General Manager 2005-2006 N/A
Lance Blanks Assistant General Manager 2005-2006 Director of Scouting (San Antonio Spurs, 2002 to 2005)
Mike Brown Head Coach 2013-2014 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2011 to 2013)
Melvin Hunt Assistant Coach 2005-2006 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2004 to 2005)
Wes Wilcox Director of Player Personnel 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2006 to 2008)
Trent Redden Director of College Personnel 2006-2007 N/A
Steve Hetzel Video Coordinator 2006-2007 Assistant Video Coordinator (San Antonio Spurs, 2005 to 2006)
Max Benton Head Athletic Trainer 2001-2002 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Denver Nuggets, 1995 to 2001)