2008-09

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 2008-09 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 2008-2009 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
2009 NBA Champion
Los Angeles Lakers
2009 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Los Angeles Lakers
4 - 1
Orlando Magic
Finals MVP
Kobe Bryant
Los Angeles Lakers

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Cleveland Cavaliers
66-16 (.805)
Season MVP
LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers
Defensive Player
Dwight Howard
Orlando Magic
Rookie of the Year
Derrick Rose
Chicago Bulls
Coach of the Year
Mike Brown
Cleveland Cavaliers
All-Star Game MVP
Kobe Bryant
Los Angeles Lakers
Shaquille O'Neal
Phoenix Suns
Most Improved Player
Danny Granger
Indiana Pacers
6th Man of the Year
Jason Terry
Dallas Mavericks
Scoring Leader
Dwyane Wade
Miami Heat
30.2 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Dwight Howard
Orlando Magic
13.8 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Chris Paul
New Orleans Hornets
11.0 assists per game
Steals Leader
Chris Paul
New Orleans Hornets
2.8 steals per game
Blocks Leader
Dwight Howard
Orlando Magic
2.9 blocks per game