Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets 2022: News, Schedule, Roster, Score, Injury Report

The Houston Rockets owned by Tilman Fertitta are part of the NBA's Southwest Division in the Western Conference. Their base is at the city's Toyota Center where they moved ahead of the 2003 season. 

The team was established as an expansion team in 1967. They were originally based in San Diego and competed in the NBA as the San Diego Rockets. They won just 15 games in their debut season. However, in a remarkable turnaround, they made the Playoffs in the next year. 

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In 1971, they moved to Houston. Here, the team did not finish with a winning record until the 1976-77 season. The Houston Rockets reached the Eastern Conference Finals that year. 

In 1981, the Houston Rockets became only the second team to reach the NBA Finals with a losing record. As of this season, only the Houston Rockets and the Minneapolis Lakers (1954-1955) have made it to the Playoffs with a losing record. 

In 1995, the Houston Rockets were seeded six in the Playoffs and became the lowest seed to lift the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy. Four players have claimed the NBA MVP award while wearing the Houston Rockets Colors. They are Moses Malone (1979, 1982), Hakeem Olajuwon (1984), and James Harden (2018). 

The team is currently under the leadership of Rafael Stone, who serves as the general manager. Head coach Stephen Silas is new to his role, and getting used to the environment.

Achievements and History

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Founded

1967

Conference

Western

Division 

Southwest

General Manager 

Rafael Stone

Head Coach 

Stephen Silas

Arena 

Toyota Center

Championships (2)

(1994,1995)

Conference Titles (4)

(1981, 1986, 1994, 1995)

Division Titles (8)

(1977, 1986, 1993, 1994, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020)

Website

www.nba.com/rockets

Houston Rockets 2021-22 Roster

No.

PlayerPosHtWt

Birth Date

8Jae'Sean TateSF6-4230October 28, 1995
0Jalen GreenSG6-4178February 9, 2002
27Daniel TheisC6-8245April 4, 1992
25Garrison MathewsSG6-5215October 24, 1996
35Christian WoodC6-10214September 27, 1995
2David NwabaSF6-5219January 14, 1993
3Kevin Porter Jr.PG6-4203May 4, 2000
10Eric GordonSG6-3215December 25, 1988
15Daishen NixSG6-5224February 13, 2002
21Trevelin QueenSG6-6190February 25, 1997
28Alperen SengunC6-9235July 25, 2002
14D.J. AugustinPG5-11183November 10, 1987
16Usman GarubaPF6-8220March 9, 2002
6Kenyon Martin Jr.SF6-6215January 6, 2001
7Armoni BrooksSG6-3195June 5, 1998
9Josh ChristopherSG6-5215December 8, 2001

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