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2008-2009 Indiana Pacers 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
9 Maceo Baston FC 6-11 230 4 Michigan 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 29 United States
6 Marquis Daniels SF 6-6 200 5 Auburn 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
12 Travis Diener PG 6-1 174 3 Marquette 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States / Italy
17 Mike Dunleavy GF 6-9 230 6 Duke 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
5 T.J. Ford PG 6-0 165 5 Texas 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
10 Jeff Foster C 6-11 236 9 Texas State 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
23 Stephen Graham GF 6-6 215 3 Oklahoma State 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Danny Granger GF 6-9 228 3 New Mexico 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
55 Roy Hibbert C 7-2 290 0 Georgetown 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
1 Jarrett Jack G 6-3 200 3 Georgia Tech 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
32 Josh McRoberts PF 6-10 240 1 Duke 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
3 Troy Murphy FC 6-11 245 7 Notre Dame 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
8 Rasho Nesterovic C 7-0 255 10 Granarolo Bologna (Italy) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Slovenia
25 Brandon Rush SG 6-6 233 0 Kansas 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
11 Jamaal Tinsley PG 6-3 188 7 Iowa State 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States

Indiana Depth Chart Historical Indiana Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S T.J. Ford
14.9p 3.5r 5.3a
Jarrett Jack
13.1p 3.4r 4.1a
M. Daniels
13.6p 4.6r 2.1a
Danny Granger
25.8p 5.1r 2.7a
Troy Murphy
14.3p 11.8r 2.4a
R Travis Diener
3.7p 1.6r 2.2a
Brandon Rush
8.1p 3.1r 0.9a
Mike Dunleavy
15.1p 3.8r 2.4a
 
 
Jeff Foster
6.1p 6.9r 1.8a
R  
 
 
 
Stephen Graham
5.4p 1.8r 0.6a
 
 
R. Nesterovic
6.8p 3.4r 1.6a
R  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roy Hibbert
7.1p 3.5r 0.7a
L  
 
 
 
 
 
Josh McRoberts
2.4p 2.2r 0.5a
Maceo Baston
2.5p 1.9r 0.3a

* 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

Indiana Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Danny Granger Most Improved Player (2009)
Danny Granger Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2009)
Danny Granger Three Point Shootout Participant (2009)

Indiana Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Danny Granger 67 36.2 25.8 5.1 2.7 1.0 1.4 2.5
Mike Dunleavy 18 27.5 15.1 3.8 2.4 0.7 0.5 2.1
T.J. Ford 74 30.5 14.9 3.5 5.3 1.2 0.2 2.4
Troy Murphy 73 34.0 14.3 11.8 2.4 0.8 0.5 1.6
Marquis Daniels 54 31.5 13.6 4.6 2.1 1.1 0.5 1.7
Jarrett Jack 82 33.1 13.1 3.4 4.1 1.1 0.2 2.2
Brandon Rush 75 24.0 8.1 3.1 0.9 0.5 0.5 1.0
Roy Hibbert 70 14.4 7.1 3.5 0.7 0.3 1.1 0.8
Rasho Nesterovic 70 17.3 6.8 3.4 1.6 0.4 0.5 0.9
Jeff Foster 74 24.7 6.1 6.9 1.8 0.7 0.7 1.2
Stephen Graham 52 13.2 5.4 1.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.9
Travis Diener 55 13.1 3.7 1.6 2.2 0.5 0.1 0.4
Maceo Baston 27 8.0 2.5 1.9 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.4
Josh McRoberts 33 8.5 2.4 2.2 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4

Indiana Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Danny Granger was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Danny Granger signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 7, 2005. Danny Granger signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 31, 2008.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Jeff Foster, the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Golden State Warriors on June 30, 1999. Jeff Foster signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 13, 1999. Jeff Foster signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 29, 2002. Jeff Foster signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 8, 2008.

Draft Rights to Roy Hibbert, the #17 pick in the First Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Toronto Raptors on July 9, 2008. Roy Hibbert signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 15, 2008.

Draft Rights to Brandon Rush, the #13 pick in the First Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Portland Trail Blazers on July 9, 2008. Brandon Rush signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 15, 2008.

Jamaal Tinsley signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 19, 2001. Draft Rights to Jamaal Tinsley, the #27 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Atlanta Hawks on July 19, 2001. Jamaal Tinsley signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 29, 2004.

Acquired via Trade

Maceo Baston was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Toronto Raptors on July 9, 2008.

Marquis Daniels was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Dallas Mavericks on July 12, 2006.

Mike Dunleavy was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Golden State Warriors on January 17, 2007.

T.J. Ford was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Toronto Raptors on July 9, 2008.

Jarrett Jack was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Portland Trail Blazers on July 9, 2008.

Josh McRoberts was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Portland Trail Blazers on July 9, 2008.

Troy Murphy was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Golden State Warriors on January 17, 2007.

Rasho Nesterovic was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Toronto Raptors on July 9, 2008.

Acquired via Free Agency

Travis Diener signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on July 23, 2007.

Stephen Graham signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on July 2, 2007.

Indiana Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mel Simon Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Herbert Simon Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 1983-1984 N/A
Kevin Bower Chief Financial Officer, Director of Team Security 2002-2003 N/A
Rick Fuson Chief Operating Officer 1984-1985 N/A
Jim Morris President 2008-2009 Special Advisor to the President and Chief Executive Officer (Indiana Pacers, 2007 to 2008)
David Morway General Manager 2008-2009 Vice President of Basketball Administration (Indiana Pacers, 1998 to 2008)
Jim O'Brien Head Coach 2007-2008 Head Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2004 to 2005)
Dan Burke Assistant Coach, Director of Scouting 2012-2013 Assistant Coach (Indiana Pacers, 2006 to 2012)
Dick Harter Assistant Coach 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2004 to 2007)
Lester Conner Assistant Coach 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 2005 to 2007)
Mel Daniels Director of Player Personnel 1986-1987 N/A
Josh Corbeil Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A
Larry Bird President of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 President of Basketball Operations (Indiana Pacers, 2003 to 2012)