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1996-1997 Houston Rockets The 1996-1997 Houston Rockets
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1996-1997 Houston Rockets Roster
Name Jersey Pos Height Weight Age College
HAKEEM OLAJUWON 34 Center 6-11 250 33 Houston, 1984
CHARLES BARKLEY 4 Power Forward 6-5 255 33 Auburn, 1984
CLYDE DREXLER 22 Shooting Guard 6-7 222 34 Houston, 1983
MARIO ELIE 17 Guard/Forward 6-5 225 32 American International, 1985
EDDIE JOHNSON 8 Guard/Forward 6-7 215 37 Illinois, 1981
KEVIN WILLIS 42 Power Forward 7-0 245 34 Michigan State, 1984
MATT MALONEY 12 Point Guard 6-3 200 24 Pennsylvania, 1995
SAM MACK 5 Guard/Forward 6-7 212 26 Houston, 1992
BRENT PRICE 20 Point Guard 6-1 185 27 Oklahoma, 1992
EMANUAL DAVIS 15 Point Guard 6-5 195 28 Delaware State, 1991
OTHELLA HARRINGTON 32 Power Forward 6-9 235 22 Georgetown, 1996
MATT BULLARD 50 Forward 6-10 228 29 Iowa, 1990
RANDY LIVINGSTON 3 Point Guard 6-5 209 21 Louisiana State, 1996
TRACY MOORE 9 Guard 6-4 220 29 Tulsa, 1988
SEDALE THREATT 2 Shooting Guard 6-2 185 35 West Virginia Tech, 1983
ELMER BENNETT 6 Guard 6-1 167 26 Notre Dame, 1992
JOE STEPHENS 41 Forward 6-7 210 23 Arkansas-Little Rock, 1996
CHARLES JONES 27 Forward/Center 6-9 215 39 Albany State, 1979

1996-1997 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 78 36.6 727-1,426 50.98 78.70 31.25 716 9.18 3.03 1.50 2.22 23.21
CHARLES BARKLEY 53 37.9 335-692 48.41 69.40 28.29 716 13.51 4.68 1.30 0.47 19.17
CLYDE DREXLER 62 36.6 397-899 44.16 75.00 35.52 373 6.02 5.71 1.92 0.58 17.97
MARIO ELIE 78 34.4 291-585 49.74 89.61 41.96 235 3.01 3.97 1.18 0.15 11.65
EDDIE JOHNSON 24 25.3 101-226 44.69 85.37 38.83 98 4.08 1.46 0.42 0.04 11.54
KEVIN WILLIS 75 26.2 350-728 48.08 69.31 14.29 561 7.48 0.95 0.56 0.43 11.23
MATT MALONEY 82 29.1 271-615 44.07 76.34 40.42 160 1.95 3.70 1.00 0.01 9.35
SAM MACK 52 17.4 105-262 40.08 83.33 33.10 106 2.04 1.12 0.56 0.12 5.62
BRENT PRICE 25 15.6 44-105 41.90 100.00 32.08 29 1.16 2.60 0.68 0.00 5.04
EMANUAL DAVIS 13 17.7 24-54 44.44 62.50 44.44 22 1.69 2.00 0.69 0.15 5.00
OTHELLA HARRINGTON 57 15.1 112-204 54.90 60.49 0.00 198 3.47 0.32 0.21 0.39 4.79
MATT BULLARD 71 14.4 114-284 40.14 73.53 36.61 117 1.65 0.94 0.30 0.25 4.51
RANDY LIVINGSTON 64 15.3 100-229 43.67 64.62 40.91 94 1.47 2.42 0.61 0.19 3.92
TRACY MOORE 27 8.8 33-85 38.82 70.97 25.58 26 0.96 0.74 0.19 0.00 3.67
SEDALE THREATT 21 15.9 28-74 37.84 75.00 40.00 24 1.14 1.90 0.71 0.14 3.33
ELMER BENNETT 4 4.0 2-6 33.33 83.33 33.33 1 0.25 1.00 0.50 0.00 2.50
JOE STEPHENS 2 4.5 1-5 20.00 0.00 33.33 3 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00 1.50
CHARLES JONES 12 7.8 2-5 40.00 0.00 -- 13 1.08 0.25 0.17 0.33 0.33

1996-1997 NBA Standings
ATLANTIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Miami 61 21 0.744 2-0
New York 57 25 0.695 1-1
Orlando 45 37 0.549 2-0
Washington 44 38 0.537 0-2
New Jersey 26 56 0.317 0-2
Philadelphia 22 60 0.268 0-2
Boston 15 67 0.183 0-2
CENTRAL
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Chicago 69 13 0.841 1-1
Atlanta 56 26 0.683 1-1
Charlotte 54 28 0.659 2-0
Detroit 54 28 0.659 1-1
Cleveland 42 40 0.512 0-2
Indiana 39 43 0.476 1-1
Milwaukee 33 49 0.402 1-1
Toronto 30 52 0.366 1-1
MIDWEST
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Utah 64 18 0.780 2-2
Houston 57 25 0.695 ---
Minnesota 40 42 0.488 0-4
Dallas 24 58 0.293 0-4
Denver 21 61 0.256 1-3
San Antonio 20 62 0.244 1-3
Vancouver 14 68 0.171 1-3
PACIFIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Seattle 57 25 0.695 1-3
LA Lakers 56 26 0.683 1-3
Portland 49 33 0.598 2-2
Phoenix 40 42 0.488 2-2
LA Clippers 36 46 0.439 1-3
Sacramento 34 48 0.415 0-4
Golden State 30 52 0.366 0-4

1996-1997 Houston Rockets Playoff Results
First Round: Swept the Minnesota Timberwolves 3 games to 0
Semifinals: Beat the Seattle Supersonics 4 games to 3
Conference Finals: Lost to the Utah Jazz 4 games to 2




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