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2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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Record: 65-17, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Phil Jackson (65-17)

PTS/G: 106.9 (3rd of 30) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 99.3 (13th of 30)
SRS: 7.11 (3rd of 30) ▪ Pace: 94.3 (5th of 30)
Off Rtg: 112.8 (3rd of 30) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.7 (6th of 30)
Expected W-L: 61-21 (3rd of 30)

Arena: STAPLES Center ▪ Attendance: 778,877 (8th of 30)

NBA 2009 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (1-4) versus Orlando Magic  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (2-4) versus Denver Nuggets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Houston Rockets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (1-4) versus Utah Jazz  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.
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August 14, 2008

Signed Josh Powell as a free agent.

October 22, 2008

Waived Joe Crawford.

Waived Coby Karl.

February 7, 2009

Traded Vladimir Radmanovic to the Charlotte Bobcats for Shannon Brown and Adam Morrison.

February 18, 2009

Traded Chris Mihm to the Memphis Grizzlies for a 2013 2nd round draft pick. Los Angeles did not receive the 2nd round draft pick because it was top 55 protected.

March 6, 2009

Assigned Sun Yue to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

March 16, 2009

Recalled Sun Yue from the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

March 19, 2009

Assigned Sun Yue to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

April 20, 2009

Recalled Sun Yue from the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

June 25, 2009

Drafted Toney Douglas in the 1st round (29th pick) of the 2009 NBA Draft.

Drafted Patrick Beverley in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 2009 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chinemelu Elonu in the 2nd round (59th pick) of the 2009 NBA Draft.

Traded Toney Douglas to the New York Knicks for cash and a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Andrew Goudelock was later selected).

Traded Patrick Beverley to the Miami Heat for cash and a 2011 2nd round draft pick (Ater Majok was later selected).