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1980-1981 Houston Rockets The 1980-1981 Houston Rockets
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1980-1981 Houston Rockets Roster
Name Jersey Pos Height Weight Age College
TOM HENDERSON 6 Point Guard 6-3 190 28 Hawaii, 1974
MIKE DUNLEAVY 10 Guard 6-3 180 26 South Carolina, 1976
ALLEN LEAVELL 30 Guard 6-2 190 23 Oklahoma City, 1979
CALVIN MURPHY 23 Guard 5-10 165 32 Niagara, 1970
MAJOR JONES 11 Forward/Center 6-9 225 27 Albany State, 1976
CALVIN GARRETT 0 Forward 6-7 190 24 Austin Peay, Oral Roberts, 1980
LEE JOHNSON 1 Forward 6-11 210 23 East Texas State, 1979
BILL WILLOUGHBY 32 Forward 6-8 205 23 (None) Morrow, Englewood, N.J HS, 1975
JOHN STROUD 42 Forward 6-7 215 22 Mississippi, 1980
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 45 Forward 6-8 220 31 Michigan, 1970
ROBERT REID 50 Forward 6-8 205 25 St. Mary's, 1977
BILLY PAULTZ 5 Center 6-11 240 32 St. John's, 1970
MOSES MALONE 24 Center 6-10 220 25 (None) Petersburg, Virginia HS, 1974

1980-1981 Houston Rockets Player Stats
Name G Min/G FGM-FGA FG% FT% 3P% REB REB/G Asst/G Stl/G Blk/G PPG
TOM HENDERSON 66 21.4 137-332 41.27 82.11 0.00 104 1.58 4.65 0.80 0.06 5.33
MIKE DUNLEAVY 74 21.7 310-632 49.05 83.87 6.25 118 1.59 3.62 0.86 0.03 10.50
ALLEN LEAVELL 79 21.3 258-548 47.08 83.22 11.76 134 1.70 4.86 1.23 0.19 8.13
CALVIN MURPHY 76 26.5 528-1,074 49.16 95.81 23.53 87 1.14 2.92 1.46 0.08 16.66
MAJOR JONES 68 14.8 117-252 46.43 63.37 0.00 234 3.44 0.60 0.26 0.34 4.38
CALVIN GARRETT 70 23.4 188-415 45.30 80.65 33.33 264 3.77 1.89 0.71 0.14 6.10
LEE JOHNSON 10 8.0 7-23 30.43 60.00 -- 20 2.00 0.10 0.00 0.50 1.70
BILL WILLOUGHBY 55 20.8 150-287 52.26 76.56 -- 227 4.13 1.16 0.33 0.56 6.35
JOHN STROUD 9 9.8 11-34 32.35 75.00 -- 13 1.44 1.00 0.11 0.00 2.78
RUDY TOMJANOVICH 52 24.3 236-563 41.92 79.27 23.53 208 4.00 1.56 0.37 0.12 10.56
ROBERT REID 82 36.1 536-1,111 48.24 75.58 0.00 583 7.11 4.20 1.99 0.80 15.87
BILLY PAULTZ 81 20.5 262-517 50.68 49.02 0.00 391 4.83 1.30 0.35 0.89 7.40
MOSES MALONE 80 40.6 806-1,545 52.17 75.75 33.33 1,180 14.75 1.76 1.04 1.88 27.78

1980-1981 NBA Standings
ATLANTIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Boston 62 20 0.756 2-0
Philadelphia 62 20 0.756 2-0
New York 50 32 0.610 2-0
Washington 39 43 0.476 2-0
New Jersey 24 58 0.293 0-2
CENTRAL
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Milwaukee 60 22 0.732 2-0
Chicago 45 37 0.549 1-1
Indiana 44 38 0.537 1-1
Atlanta 31 51 0.378 1-1
Cleveland 28 54 0.341 0-2
Detroit 21 61 0.256 1-1
MIDWEST
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
San Antonio 52 30 0.634 3-3
Houston 40 42 0.488 ---
Kansas City 40 42 0.488 4-2
Denver 37 45 0.451 2-4
Utah 28 54 0.341 2-4
Dallas 15 67 0.183 0-6
PACIFIC
TEAM W L PERC. VS. HOU
Phoenix 57 25 0.695 4-1
LA Lakers 54 28 0.659 3-2
Portland 45 37 0.549 2-3
Golden State 39 43 0.476 3-2
San Diego 36 46 0.439 4-1
Seattle 34 48 0.415 1-4

1980-1981 Houston Rockets Playoff Results
First Round: Beat the Los Angeles Lakers 2 games to 1
Semifinals: Beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3
Conference Finals: Beat the Kansas City Kings 4 games to 1
NBA Finals: Lost to the Boston Celtics 4 games to 2




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