Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters
2008-2009 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster
2008-2009 Suns Depth Chart
|Starters||S. Nash||J. Richardson||G. Hill||A. Stoudemire||S. O'Neal|
|Rotation||G. Dragic||L. Barbosa||M. Barnes||L. Amundson||R. Lopez|
|Lim PT||A. Tucker||S. Swift|
2008-2009 Pacific Division Standings
|1||Los Angeles Lakers||65-17||-|
|3||Golden State Warriors||29-53||36|
|4||Los Angeles Clippers||19-63||46|
2008-2009 Suns 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)
2008-2009 Suns Season Stat Leaders
2008-2009 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
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.
|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.
2008-2009 Phoenix Suns Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|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||Assistant Coach (New Jersey Nets, 2004 to 2008)|
|Amin Elhassan||Assistant Director of Basketball Operations||2008-2009||Basketball Operations Assistant (Phoenix Suns, 2007 to 2008)|
|John Shumate||Scout||2010-2011||Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2009 to 2010)|
|Noel Gillespie||Advance Scout||2008-2009||Video Scouting Coordinator (Phoenix Suns, 2004 to 2008)|
|Aaron Nelson||Head Athletic Trainer||2000-2001||N/A|
|Mike Elliott||Assistant Athletic Trainer||2004-2005||N/A|
|Erik Phillips||Assistant Athletic Trainer||2008-2009||N/A|
|Steve Kerr||General Manager, President of Basketball Operations||2007-2008||Consultant (Phoenix Suns, 2004 to 2007)|