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2008-2009 Phoenix Suns 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
17 Lou Amundson PF 6-9 225 2 UNLV 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
10 Leandro Barbosa G 6-3 194 5 Bauru (Brazil) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 28 Brazil
22 Matt Barnes GF 6-7 226 6 UCLA 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
19 Raja Bell SG 6-5 204 9 Florida International 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
11 Dee Brown G 6-0 185 1 Illinois 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
3 Boris Diaw PF 6-8 250 5 Pau-Orthez (France) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 21 France
1 Goran Dragic G 6-3 190 0 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 15 Slovenia
3 Jared Dudley F 6-7 225 1 Boston College 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
33 Grant Hill SF 6-8 225 14 Duke 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
15 Robin Lopez FC 7-0 265 0 Stanford 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
13 Steve Nash G 6-3 178 12 Santa Clara 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Canada / South Africa
32 Shaquille O'Neal C 7-1 325 16 LSU 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
  Sasha Pavlovic GF 6-7 235 5 KK Buducnost VOLI (Montenegro) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 19 Serbia
23 Jason Richardson GF 6-6 225 7 Michigan State 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
44 Courtney Sims FC 6-10 245 1 Michigan 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Sean Singletary PG 6-0 185 0 Virginia 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
1 Amar'e Stoudemire FC 6-11 245 6 Cypress Creek High School (Florida) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
4 Stromile Swift F-C 6-9 225 8 LSU 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
29 Alando Tucker F 6-6 205 1 Wisconsin 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States
  Ben Wallace FC 6-9 240 12 Virginia Union 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

Phoenix Depth Chart Historical Phoenix Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Steve Nash
15.7p 3.0r 9.7a
J. Richardson
16.4p 4.5r 1.9a
Grant Hill
12.0p 4.9r 2.3a
A. Stoudemire
21.4p 8.1r 2.0a
S. O'Neal
17.8p 8.4r 1.7a
R Goran Dragic
4.5p 1.9r 2.0a
L. Barbosa
14.2p 2.6r 2.3a
Matt Barnes
10.2p 5.5r 2.8a
Lou Amundson
4.2p 3.6r 0.4a
Robin Lopez
3.2p 2.0r 0.1a
R  
 
 
 
Jared Dudley
5.5p 3.0r 0.8a
 
 
 
 
L  
 
 
 
Alando Tucker
4.6p 1.0r 0.4a
 
 
Stromile Swift
3.0p 2.5r 0.2a

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


Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers65-17-
2Phoenix Suns46-3619
3Golden State Warriors29-5336
4Los Angeles Clippers19-6346
5Sacramento Kings17-6548

Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Shaquille O'Neal All-NBA Third Team (2009)
Amar'e Stoudemire Player Of The Week (11/10/08)
Amar'e Stoudemire Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2009)
Shaquille O'Neal Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2009)
Shaquille O'Neal All-Star MVP (2009)

Phoenix Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Amar'e Stoudemire 53 36.8 21.4 8.1 2.0 0.9 1.1 2.8
Shaquille O'Neal 75 30.0 17.8 8.4 1.7 0.7 1.4 2.2
Jason Richardson 58 33.1 16.4 4.5 1.9 1.1 0.4 1.2
Steve Nash 74 33.6 15.7 3.0 9.7 0.7 0.1 3.4
Leandro Barbosa 70 24.4 14.2 2.6 2.3 1.2 0.1 1.3
Grant Hill 82 29.8 12.0 4.9 2.3 1.1 0.7 1.5
Matt Barnes 77 27.0 10.2 5.5 2.8 0.7 0.3 1.7
Raja Bell 22 32.4 9.6 2.9 1.3 0.6 0.1 0.8
Boris Diaw 22 24.4 8.3 3.8 2.1 0.5 0.4 1.7
Jared Dudley 48 15.2 5.5 3.0 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.7
Alando Tucker 30 9.4 4.6 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.5
Goran Dragic 55 13.2 4.5 1.9 2.0 0.5 0.1 1.3
Lou Amundson 76 13.7 4.2 3.6 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.7
Robin Lopez 60 10.2 3.1 2.0 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.5
Stromile Swift 13 9.3 3.0 2.5 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.7
Sean Singletary 13 9.4 2.6 1.2 0.9 0.5 0.0 0.4
Dee Brown 2 14.1 2.5 0.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 1.5
Courtney Sims 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

Phoenix Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Robin Lopez was selected as the #15 pick in the First Round of the 2008 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Robin Lopez signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 3, 2008.

Amar'e Stoudemire was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Amar'e Stoudemire signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 5, 2002. Amar'e Stoudemire signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on October 3, 2005.

Alando Tucker was selected as the #29 pick in the First Round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Alando Tucker signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 6, 2007.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Leandro Barbosa, the #28 pick in the First Round of the 2003 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the San Antonio Spurs on June 26, 2003. Leandro Barbosa signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 16, 2003. Leandro Barbosa signed a multi-year extension with the Phoenix Suns on August 4, 2006.

Draft Rights to Goran Dragic, the #15 pick in the Second Round of the 2008 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the San Antonio Spurs on June 26, 2008. Goran Dragic signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 22, 2008.

Acquired via Trade

Jared Dudley was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Charlotte Hornets on December 10, 2008.

Shaquille O'Neal was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Miami Heat on February 6, 2008.

Jason Richardson was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Charlotte Hornets on December 10, 2008.

Acquired via Free Agency

Lou Amundson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 14, 2008.

Matt Barnes signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 22, 2008.

Grant Hill signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 11, 2007.

Steve Nash signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 14, 2004.

Stromile Swift signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 4, 2009.

Phoenix Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Robert Sarver Owner 2004-2005 N/A
Jerry Colangelo Chairman 2004-2005 Owner (Phoenix Suns, 1987 to 2004)
Rick Welts Chief Operating Officer, President 2002-2003 N/A
David Griffin Senior VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Director of Player Personnel (Phoenix Suns, 2001 to 2007)
Terry Porter Head Coach 2008-2009 Head Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 2003 to 2005)
Alvin Gentry Head Coach, Interim Head Coach, Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Head Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2000 to 2003)
Dan Majerle Assistant Coach 2008-2009 N/A
Igor Kokoskov Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (Detroit Pistons, 2003 to 2008)
Bill Cartwright Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Head Coach (Chicago Bulls, 2001 to 2004)
Amin Elhassan Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2008-2009 Basketball Operations Assistant (Phoenix Suns, 2007 to 2008)
John Shumate Scout 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2009 to 2013)
Noel Gillespie Advance Scout 2010-2011 Advance Scout (Phoenix Suns, 2008 to 2010)
Aaron Nelson Head Athletic Trainer 2000-2001 N/A
Mike Elliott Assistant Athletic Trainer 2004-2005 N/A
Steve Kerr General Manager, President of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Consultant (Phoenix Suns, 2004 to 2007)