Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2009-2010 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
13 David Andersen FC 7-0 242 0 Virtus Lavoro Bologna (Italy) 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 8 Australia
1 Trevor Ariza SF 6-8 215 5 UCLA 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
3 Hilton Armstrong C 6-11 235 3 Connecticut 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
31 Shane Battier F 6-8 220 8 Duke 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
0 Aaron Brooks G 6-0 161 2 Oregon 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
10 Chase Budinger GF 6-7 215 0 Arizona 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
5 Will Conroy G 6-2 195 1 Washington 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
43 Brian Cook PF 6-9 234 6 Illinois 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
8 Joey Dorsey FC 6-9 275 1 Memphis 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
19 Mike Harris F 6-6 242 1 Rice 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Chuck Hayes PF 6-6 240 4 Kentucky 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
27 Jordan Hill PF 6-10 240 0 Arizona 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
20 Jared Jeffries PF 6-11 240 7 Indiana 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
30 Alexander Johnson F 6-9 240 2 Florida State 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
14 Carl Landry F 6-9 248 2 Purdue 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
7 Kyle Lowry PG 6-0 205 3 Villanova 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
12 Kevin Martin SG 6-7 199 5 Western Carolina 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
3 Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 12 Mt. Zion Christian Academy (North Carolina) 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
21 Pops Mensah-Bonsu F 6-9 235 2 George Washington 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted England / Ghana
11 Yao Ming C 7-6 310 7 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 1 China
4 Luis Scola PF 6-9 241 2 Laboral Kutxa Baskonia (Spain) 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 27 Argentina
8 Jermaine Taylor G 6-5 205 0 UCF 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
2 Garrett Temple G 6-6 195 0 LSU 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

2009-2010 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Brooks T. Ariza S. Battier L. Scola C. Hayes
Rotation K. Lowry J. Taylor C. Budinger   D. Andersen
Lim PT   K. Martin M. Harris J. Jeffries Y. Ming
Lim PT     A. Johnson J. Hill  

2009-2010 Southwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Dallas Mavericks55-27-
2San Antonio Spurs50-325
3Houston Rockets42-4013
4Memphis Grizzlies40-4215
5New Orleans Hornets37-4518

2009-2010 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Aaron Brooks Most Improved Player (2010)

2009-2010 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Aaron Brooks 82 35.6 19.6 2.6 5.3 0.8 0.2 2.8
Luis Scola 82 32.6 16.2 8.6 2.1 0.8 0.3 2.0
Trevor Ariza 72 36.5 14.9 5.6 3.8 1.8 0.6 2.2
Carl Landry 52 27.2 16.1 5.5 0.8 0.5 0.9 1.7
Chase Budinger 74 20.1 8.9 3.0 1.2 0.5 0.1 0.6
Kyle Lowry 68 24.3 9.1 3.6 4.5 0.9 0.1 1.7
Shane Battier 67 32.4 8.0 4.7 2.4 0.8 1.1 1.0
Kevin Martin 24 35.8 21.2 2.9 2.2 1.0 0.1 2.4
David Andersen 63 14.1 5.8 3.3 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.6
Chuck Hayes 82 21.6 4.4 5.7 1.7 0.9 0.5 0.9
Jordan Hill 23 16.2 6.4 5.0 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.8
Jermaine Taylor 31 9.8 4.1 1.5 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.6
Jared Jeffries 18 18.4 4.9 3.6 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.8
Garrett Temple 9 13.1 5.0 1.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.6
Mike Harris 8 10.3 3.1 2.5 0.4 0.5 0.1 1.1
Brian Cook 15 3.0 1.4 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.4
Tracy McGrady 6 7.6 3.2 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.2
Joey Dorsey 7 7.8 1.6 3.6 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.6
Hilton Armstrong 9 4.5 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.0 0.6
Will Conroy 5 7.2 1.2 0.6 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.8
Pops Mensah-Bonsu 4 3.2 1.2 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

2009-2010 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Aaron Brooks was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Aaron Brooks signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 7, 2007.

Yao Ming was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Yao Ming signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on October 8, 2002. Yao Ming signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on August 31, 2005.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to David Andersen, the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 2002 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Atlanta Hawks on July 14, 2009. David Andersen signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 22, 2009.

Draft Rights to Chase Budinger, the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 2009 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Detroit Pistons on June 25, 2009. Chase Budinger signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 13, 2009.

Draft Rights to Luis Scola, the #27 pick in the Second Round of the 2002 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the San Antonio Spurs on July 12, 2007. Luis Scola signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 14, 2007.

Draft Rights to Jermaine Taylor, the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 2009 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Washington Wizards on June 25, 2009. Jermaine Taylor signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 5, 2009.

Acquired via Trade

Shane Battier was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Memphis Grizzlies on July 12, 2006.

Jordan Hill was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on February 18, 2010.

Jared Jeffries was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on February 18, 2010.

Kyle Lowry was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Memphis Grizzlies on February 19, 2009.

Kevin Martin was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Sacramento Kings on February 18, 2010.

Acquired via Free Agency

Trevor Ariza signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 8, 2009.

Mike Harris signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 24, 2010.

Chuck Hayes signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on January 18, 2006. Chuck Hayes re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 28, 2006. Chuck Hayes re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 3, 2007.

Alexander Johnson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on April 9, 2010.

2009-2010 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Leslie Alexander Owner 1993-1994 N/A
Thad Brown Chief Executive Officer 2006-2007 Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Houston Rockets, 2002 to 2006)
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Chris Dacey Chief Strategy Officer, VP 2008-2009 N/A
Rick Adelman Head Coach 2007-2008 Head Coach (Sacramento Kings, 1998 to 2006)
Elston Turner Assistant Coach 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2000 to 2006)
Jack Sikma Assistant Coach 2007-2008 N/A
R.J. Adelman Assistant Coach 2007-2008 N/A
T.R. Dunn Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2011 to 2014)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations, Head Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 2014)
Gersson Rosas VP of Player Personnel 2009-2010 Director of Player Personnel (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2009)
Sam Hinkie VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Special Assistant to the General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
Arturas Karnisovas Director of Global Scouting and International Affairs 2008-2009 N/A
Gerald Madkins Director of Scouting 2008-2009 Scout (Oklahoma City Thunder, 2007 to )
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Daryl Morey General Manager, Managing Director of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Assistant General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
John Cho Video Coordinator 2008-2009 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Pat Zipfel Advance Scout 2007-2008 Advance Scout (Portland Trail Blazers, 2004 to 2007)
Brett Gunning Director of Player Development 2008-2009 N/A
Keith Garnett Assistant Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Charlotte Hornets, 2005 to 2007)
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A
Clyde Drexler TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2001 to 2002)
Matt Bullard TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 N/A
Joel Blank Radio Broadcaster 2003-2004 N/A
Adam Wexler Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
Craig Ackerman Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)