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1987-1988 Houston Rockets The 1987-1988 Houston Rockets
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1987-1988 Houston Rockets Roster
Name Jersey Pos Height Weight Age College
HAKEEM OLAJUWON 34 Center 6-11 250 24 Houston, 1984
RALPH SAMPSON 50 Forward/Center 7-4 230 27 Virginia, 1983
PURVIS SHORT 10 Forward/Guard 6-7 220 30 Jackson State, 1978
SLEEPY FLOYD 11 Point Guard 6-3 175 27 Georgetown, 1982
RODNEY MCCRAY 22 Small Forward 6-8 235 26 Louisville, 1983
JOE BARRY CARROLL 2 Center/Forward 7-1 255 29 Purdue, 1980
ALLEN LEAVELL 30 Guard 6-2 190 30 Oklahoma City, 1979
JIM PETERSEN 43 Forward/Center 6-10 235 25 Minnesota, 1984
WORLD B. FREE 21 Shooting Guard 6-3 185 33 Guilford, 1975
ROBERT REID 33 Forward 6-8 205 32 St. Mary's, 1977
STEVE HARRIS 20 Guard 6-5 195 23 Tulsa, 1985
BUCK JOHNSON 1 Small Forward 6-7 190 23 Alabama, 1986
CEDRIC MAXWELL 18 Forward 6-8 225 31 North Carolina-Charlotte, 1977
ANDRE TURNER 13 Point Guard 5-11 160 22 Memphis State, 1986
RICHARD ANDERSON 40 Forward 6-10 240 26 UC Santa Barbara, 1982
LESTER CONNER 7 Guard 6-4 185 28 Oregon State, 1982

1987-1988 Houston Rockets Player Stats
Name G Min/G FGM-FGA FG% FT% 3P% REB REB/G Asst/G Stl/G Blk/G PPG
HAKEEM OLAJUWON 79 35.8 712-1,385 51.41 69.53 0.00 959 12.14 2.06 2.05 2.71 22.85
RALPH SAMPSON 19 37.1 119-271 43.91 74.12 33.33 172 9.05 1.95 0.89 1.74 15.95
PURVIS SHORT 81 24.1 474-986 48.07 85.83 23.81 222 2.74 2.00 0.72 0.17 14.31
SLEEPY FLOYD 59 31.1 288-668 43.11 86.05 25.00 205 3.47 6.20 1.15 0.17 13.12
RODNEY MCCRAY 81 33.2 359-746 48.12 78.47 0.00 631 7.79 3.26 0.70 0.63 12.42
JOE BARRY CARROLL 63 25.3 323-715 45.17 74.83 0.00 396 6.29 1.49 0.59 1.29 12.05
ALLEN LEAVELL 80 26.9 291-666 43.69 86.85 21.59 148 1.85 5.06 1.55 0.11 10.24
JIM PETERSEN 69 26.0 249-488 51.02 74.51 16.67 436 6.32 1.54 0.52 0.58 8.88
WORLD B. FREE 58 11.8 143-350 40.86 80.00 22.86 44 0.76 1.03 0.34 0.05 6.45
ROBERT REID 62 15.8 165-356 46.35 79.37 38.24 125 2.02 1.08 0.44 0.08 6.34
STEVE HARRIS 14 14.2 34-86 39.53 93.75 0.00 21 1.50 1.21 0.57 0.14 5.93
BUCK JOHNSON 70 12.6 155-298 52.01 73.63 12.50 168 2.40 0.70 0.43 0.37 5.40
CEDRIC MAXWELL 71 11.9 80-171 46.78 76.92 0.00 179 2.52 0.85 0.31 0.17 3.80
ANDRE TURNER 12 8.3 12-34 35.29 71.43 14.29 8 0.67 1.92 0.58 0.08 2.92
RICHARD ANDERSON 12 4.4 11-26 42.31 80.00 40.00 17 1.42 0.33 0.08 0.00 2.67
LESTER CONNER 52 7.7 50-108 46.30 51.22 0.00 38 0.73 1.13 0.73 0.02 2.33

1987-1988 NBA Standings
ATLANTIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Boston 57 25 0.695 1-1
New York 38 44 0.463 1-1
Washington 38 44 0.463 0-2
Philadelphia 36 46 0.439 1-1
New Jersey 19 63 0.232 1-1
CENTRAL
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Detroit 54 28 0.659 1-1
Chicago 50 32 0.610 2-0
Atlanta 50 32 0.610 1-1
Cleveland 42 40 0.512 1-1
Milwaukee 42 40 0.512 0-2
Indiana 38 44 0.463 0-2
MIDWEST
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Denver 54 28 0.659 4-2
Dallas 53 29 0.646 4-2
Utah 47 35 0.573 3-3
Houston 46 36 0.561 ---
San Antonio 31 51 0.378 4-2
Sacramento 24 58 0.293 2-4
PACIFIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
LA Lakers 62 20 0.756 4-1
Portland 53 29 0.646 1-4
Seattle 44 38 0.537 2-3
Phoenix 28 54 0.341 1-4
Golden State 20 62 0.244 0-5
LA Clippers 17 65 0.207 4-1

1987-1988 Houston Rockets Playoff Results
First Round: Lost to the Dallas Mavericks 3 games to 1




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