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1978-1979 Houston Rockets The 1978-1979 Houston Rockets
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1978-1979 Houston Rockets Roster
Name Jersey Pos Height Weight Age College
MOSES MALONE 24 Center 6-10 220 23 (None) Petersburg, Virginia HS, 1974
CALVIN MURPHY 23 Guard 5-10 165 30 Niagara, 1970
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 45 Forward 6-8 220 29 Michigan, 1970
RICK BARRY 2 Forward 6-8 215 34 Miami, 1965
ROBERT REID 50 Forward 6-8 205 23 St. Mary's, 1977
MIKE NEWLIN 14 Guard 6-5 200 29 Utah, 1971
MIKE DUNLEAVY 10 Guard 6-3 180 24 South Carolina, 1976
DWIGHT JONES 13 Forward/Center 6-10 220 26 Houston, 1974
SLICK WATTS 0 Guard 6-1 175 27 Xavier, 1973
ALONZO BRADLEY 22 Forward 6-7 195 24 Texas Southern, 1977
JACKY DORSEY 44 Forward 6-7 230 23 Georgia, 1976
E.C. COLEMAN 12 Power Forward 6-8 225 28 Houston Baptist, 1973
TOM BARKER 15 Center 6-11 225 23 Hawaii, 1976

1978-1979 Houston Rockets Player Stats
Name G Min/G FGM-FGA FG% FT% 3P% REB REB/G Asst/G Stl/G Blk/G PPG
MOSES MALONE 82 41.3 716-1,325 54.04 73.86 -- 1,444 17.61 1.79 0.96 1.45 24.77
CALVIN MURPHY 82 35.9 707-1,424 49.65 92.83 -- 173 2.11 4.28 1.43 0.07 20.24
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 74 35.7 620-1,200 51.67 76.02 -- 572 7.73 1.85 0.59 0.24 19.03
RICK BARRY 80 32.1 461-1,000 46.10 94.67 -- 277 3.46 6.28 1.19 0.48 13.53
ROBERT REID 82 27.5 382-777 49.16 70.43 -- 483 5.89 2.80 0.91 0.59 10.91
MIKE NEWLIN 76 24.1 283-581 48.71 87.24 -- 170 2.24 3.83 0.67 1.04 10.24
MIKE DUNLEAVY 74 20.1 215-425 50.59 86.41 -- 128 1.73 4.38 0.76 0.07 7.96
DWIGHT JONES 81 15.0 181-395 45.82 72.73 -- 328 4.05 0.70 0.42 0.32 5.65
SLICK WATTS 61 17.1 92-227 40.53 61.19 -- 103 1.69 3.98 1.20 0.23 3.69
ALONZO BRADLEY 34 7.2 37-88 42.05 66.67 -- 46 1.35 0.50 0.15 0.03 2.82
JACKY DORSEY 20 5.4 24-43 55.81 50.00 -- 23 1.15 0.10 0.05 0.10 2.80
E.C. COLEMAN 6 6.5 5-7 71.43 100.00 -- 7 1.17 0.17 0.33 0.00 1.83
TOM BARKER 5 3.2 3-6 50.00 100.00 -- 6 1.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.60

1978-1979 NBA Standings
ATLANTIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Washington 54 28 0.659 2-2
Philadelphia 47 35 0.573 4-0
New Jersey 37 45 0.451 1-3
New York 31 51 0.378 0-4
Boston 29 53 0.354 1-3
CENTRAL
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
San Antonio 48 34 0.585 1-3
Houston 47 35 0.573 ---
Atlanta 46 36 0.561 3-1
Cleveland 30 52 0.366 2-2
Detroit 30 52 0.366 2-2
New Orleans 26 56 0.317 0-4
MIDWEST
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Kansas City 48 34 0.585 1-3
Denver 47 35 0.573 1-3
Indiana 38 44 0.463 4-0
Milwaukee 38 44 0.463 2-2
Chicago 31 51 0.378 2-2
PACIFIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Seattle 52 30 0.634 2-2
Phoenix 50 32 0.610 2-2
LA Lakers 47 35 0.573 1-2
Portland 45 37 0.549 1-3
San Diego 43 39 0.524 1-2
Golden State 38 44 0.463 2-2

1978-1979 Houston Rockets Playoff Results
First Round: Swept by the Atlanta Hawks 2 games to 0




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