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1971-1972 Houston Rockets The 1971-1972 Houston Rockets
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1971-1972 Houston Rockets Roster
Name Jersey Pos Height Weight Age College
ELVIN HAYES 44 Forward 6-9 235 25 Houston, 1968
STU LANTZ 22 Guard 6-3 175 25 Nebraska, 1968
CALVIN MURPHY 23 Guard 5-10 165 23 Niagara, 1970
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 45 Forward 6-8 220 22 Michigan, 1970
CLIFF MEELY 25 Forward 6-8 220 24 Colorado, 1971
GREGORY SMITH 4 Forward 6-5 200 24 Western Kentucky, 1968
MIKE NEWLIN 14 Guard 6-5 200 22 Utah, 1971
JIM DAVIS 30 Center 6-9 225 29 Colorado, 1964
LARRY SIEGFRIED 20 Guard 6-3 192 32 Ohio State, 1964
DON ADAMS 10 Forward 6-6 210 23 Northwestern, 1970
DICK GIBBS 40 Forward 6-5 210 22 Texas-El Paso, 1971
CURTIS PERRY 54 Forward 6-7 220 23 SW Missouri State, 1970
JOHNNY EGAN 21 Guard 5-11 180 32 Providence, 1961
JOHN VALLELY 33 Shooting Guard 6-3 180 22 California-Los Angeles, 1970
MCCOY MCLEMORE 18 Forward 6-7 235 29 Drake, 1964
DICK CUNNINGHAM 34 Center 6-10 245 25 Murray State, 1968

1971-1972 Houston Rockets Player Stats
Name G Min/G FGM-FGA FG% FT% 3P% REB REB/G Asst/G Stl/G Blk/G PPG
ELVIN HAYES 82 42.2 832-1,918 43.38 64.88 -- 1,197 14.60 3.29 0.00 0.00 25.16
STU LANTZ 81 38.2 557-1,279 43.55 83.77 -- 345 4.26 4.16 0.00 0.00 18.53
CALVIN MURPHY 82 31.0 571-1,255 45.50 89.03 -- 258 3.15 4.79 0.00 0.00 18.18
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 78 34.5 500-1,010 49.50 72.27 -- 923 11.83 1.50 0.00 0.00 15.03
CLIFF MEELY 77 23.6 315-776 40.59 67.51 -- 507 6.58 1.55 0.00 0.00 9.91
GREGORY SMITH 54 28.1 212-473 44.82 63.64 -- 322 5.96 2.94 0.00 0.00 9.15
MIKE NEWLIN 82 18.2 256-618 41.42 75.00 -- 228 2.78 1.65 0.00 0.00 7.56
JIM DAVIS 12 15.0 18-54 33.33 68.42 -- 44 3.67 0.42 0.00 0.00 5.17
LARRY SIEGFRIED 10 22.3 18-46 39.13 85.71 -- 10 1.00 2.00 0.00 0.00 4.80
DON ADAMS 3 13.7 6-19 31.58 50.00 -- 8 2.67 1.00 0.00 0.00 4.33
DICK GIBBS 64 11.8 90-265 33.96 83.33 -- 140 2.19 0.80 0.00 0.00 3.67
CURTIS PERRY 25 14.2 38-115 33.04 50.00 -- 122 4.88 0.88 0.00 0.00 3.52
JOHNNY EGAN 38 11.5 42-104 40.38 81.25 -- 26 0.68 1.34 0.00 0.00 2.89
JOHN VALLELY 40 6.4 49-128 38.28 68.00 -- 21 0.53 0.70 0.00 0.00 2.88
MCCOY MCLEMORE 17 8.6 19-43 44.19 75.00 -- 39 2.29 0.59 0.00 0.00 2.76
DICK CUNNINGHAM 63 11.4 67-174 38.51 69.81 -- 243 3.86 0.90 0.00 0.00 2.71

1971-1972 NBA Standings
ATLANTIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Boston 56 26 0.683 5-0
New York 48 34 0.585 5-0
Philadelphia 30 52 0.366 1-4
Buffalo 22 60 0.268 0-4
CENTRAL
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Baltimore 38 44 0.463 3-2
Atlanta 36 46 0.439 1-4
Cincinnati 30 52 0.366 0-4
Cleveland 23 59 0.280 2-2
MIDWEST
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Milwaukee 63 19 0.768 5-0
Chicago 57 25 0.695 5-1
Phoenix 49 33 0.598 3-1
Detroit 26 56 0.317 3-3
PACIFIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
LA Lakers 69 13 0.841 5-1
Golden State 51 31 0.622 5-1
Seattle 47 35 0.573 3-3
Houston 34 48 0.415 ---
Portland 18 64 0.220 2-4

1971-1972 Houston Rockets Playoff Results
The Rockets failed to make the 1972 NBA Playoffs




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