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1979-1980 Houston Rockets The 1979-1980 Houston Rockets
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1979-1980 Houston Rockets Roster
Name Jersey Pos Height Weight Age College
MOSES MALONE 24 Center 6-10 220 24 (None) Petersburg, Virginia HS, 1974
CALVIN MURPHY 23 Guard 5-10 165 31 Niagara, 1970
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 45 Forward 6-8 220 30 Michigan, 1970
ROBERT REID 50 Forward 6-8 205 24 St. Mary's, 1977
RICK BARRY 2 Forward 6-8 215 35 Miami, 1965
ALLEN LEAVELL 30 Guard 6-2 190 22 Oklahoma City, 1979
BILLY PAULTZ 5 Center 6-11 240 31 St. John's, 1970
MIKE DUNLEAVY 10 Guard 6-3 180 25 South Carolina, 1976
DWIGHT JONES 13 Forward/Center 6-10 220 27 Houston, 1974
TOM HENDERSON 6 Point Guard 6-3 190 27 Hawaii, 1974
MAJOR JONES 11 Forward/Center 6-9 225 26 Albany State, 1976
RUDY WHITE 32 Guard 6-2 195 26 Arizona State, 1975
JOHN SHUMATE 34 Forward 6-9 235 27 Notre Dame, 1974
PAUL MOKESKI 54 Center 7-0 250 22 Kansas, 1979
ALONZO BRADLEY 22 Forward 6-7 195 25 Texas Southern, 1977

1979-1980 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 38.3 778-1,549 50.23 71.90 0.00 1,190 14.51 1.79 0.98 1.30 25.84
CALVIN MURPHY 76 35.2 624-1,267 49.25 89.74 4.00 150 1.97 3.93 1.88 0.12 20.00
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 62 29.6 370-778 47.56 80.27 27.85 358 5.77 1.76 0.52 0.16 14.19
ROBERT REID 76 30.3 419-861 48.66 73.56 0.00 441 5.80 3.21 1.74 0.75 13.04
RICK BARRY 72 25.2 325-771 42.15 93.46 33.03 236 3.28 3.72 1.11 0.39 12.03
ALLEN LEAVELL 77 27.6 330-656 50.30 81.45 15.79 184 2.39 5.42 1.65 0.36 10.95
BILLY PAULTZ 37 26.5 138-292 47.26 52.44 -- 265 7.16 1.89 0.59 1.05 8.62
MIKE DUNLEAVY 51 20.3 148-319 46.39 82.84 15.00 100 1.96 4.12 0.78 0.08 8.04
DWIGHT JONES 21 13.2 50-119 42.02 75.00 -- 72 3.43 0.52 0.19 0.24 6.05
TOM HENDERSON 66 23.5 154-323 47.68 72.73 0.00 111 1.68 4.15 0.83 0.06 5.52
MAJOR JONES 82 18.8 188-392 47.96 56.48 33.33 381 4.65 0.82 0.61 0.82 5.34
RUDY WHITE 9 11.8 13-24 54.17 76.92 -- 9 1.00 0.56 0.56 0.00 4.00
JOHN SHUMATE 29 11.4 34-64 53.13 75.00 -- 79 2.72 0.79 0.28 0.31 3.48
PAUL MOKESKI 12 9.4 11-33 33.33 77.78 -- 29 2.42 0.17 0.08 0.50 2.42
ALONZO BRADLEY 22 4.4 17-48 35.42 66.67 100.00 6 0.27 0.14 0.14 0.00 1.86

1979-1980 NBA Standings
ATLANTIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Boston 61 21 0.744 6-0
Philadelphia 59 23 0.720 4-2
Washington 39 43 0.476 4-2
New York 39 43 0.476 3-3
New Jersey 34 48 0.415 3-3
CENTRAL
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Atlanta 50 32 0.610 2-4
Houston 41 41 0.500 ---
San Antonio 41 41 0.500 3-3
Cleveland 37 45 0.451 2-4
Indiana 37 45 0.451 2-4
Detroit 16 66 0.195 1-5
MIDWEST
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Milwaukee 49 33 0.598 1-1
Kansas City 47 35 0.573 2-0
Chicago 30 52 0.366 1-1
Denver 30 52 0.366 1-1
PACIFIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
LA Lakers 60 22 0.732 2-0
Seattle 56 26 0.683 1-1
Phoenix 55 27 0.671 1-1
Portland 38 44 0.463 1-1
San Diego 35 47 0.427 0-2
Golden State 24 58 0.293 1-1

1979-1980 Houston Rockets Playoff Results
First Round: Beat the San Antonio Spurs 2 games to 1
Semifinals: Swept by the Boston Celtics 4 games to 0




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