2008-09 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 2009

NBA Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  4  Orlando Magic (E)  1

NBA Finals MVP: Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)

Main players: Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom (Los Angeles Lakers), Dwight Howard, Rashard Lewis, Hedo Turkoglu (Orlando Magic).

Best players for the 2008-09 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers).

All-NBA first team: Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic).

All-NBA second team: Chris Paul (New Orleans Hornets), Brandon Roy (Portland Trail Blazers), Paul Pierce (Boston Celtics), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Yao Ming (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA third team: Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Chauncey Billups (Denver Nuggets), Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets), Pau Gasol (Los Angeles Lakers), Shaquille O'Neal (Phoenix Suns).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsDwyane WadeSG/PGMiami Heat30.2
ReboundsDwight HowardCOrlando Magic13.8
BlocksDwight HowardCOrlando Magic2.9
AssistsChris PaulPGNew Orleans Hornets11.0
StealsChris PaulPGNew Orleans Hornets2.8
EfficiencyLeBron JamesSF/PFCleveland Cavaliers31.7
3-point field goalsRashard LewisPF/SFOrlando Magic220

NBA Sixth Man: Jason Terry (Dallas Mavericks).

Most Improved Player: Danny Granger (Indiana Pacers).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 2008-09 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
LeBron James810.59.74/19.9148.91.63/4.7434.47.33/9.4177.90.10.10.00.00.00.4
Chris Paul780.58.09/16.0950.30.82/2.2636.35.83/6.7286.80.10.10.00.00.00.3
Dwyane Wade790.510.81/22.0149.11.11/3.5231.57.47/9.7676.50.10.10.00.00.00.4
Dwight Howard790.57.09/12.3957.20.00/0.030.06.38/10.7559.30.20.00.00.00.00.3
Dirk Nowitzki810.59.56/19.9547.90.75/2.1035.75.99/6.7389.00.10.00.00.00.00.3
Pau Gasol810.57.31/12.9056.70.01/0.0250.04.23/5.4278.00.10.00.00.00.00.2
Chris Bosh770.57.99/16.4048.70.16/0.6425.06.55/8.0181.80.10.00.00.00.00.3
Tim Duncan750.47.44/14.7650.40.00/0.030.04.45/6.4469.10.10.00.00.00.00.3
Kobe Bryant820.49.76/20.8846.71.44/4.1035.15.89/6.8885.60.10.10.00.00.00.3
Yao Ming770.47.35/13.4054.90.01/0.01100.04.95/5.7186.70.10.00.00.00.00.3

More awards

Citizenship award: Dikembe Mutombo (Houston Rockets).

Sportsmanship award: Chauncey Billups (Denver Nuggets).