Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2014-2015 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
1 Trevor Ariza SF 6-8 215 10 UCLA 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
2 Patrick Beverley PG 6-1 185 2 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
10 Tarik Black PF 6-9 250 0 Kansas 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Corey Brewer GF 6-9 186 7 Florida 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0 201 1 Murray State 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
15 Clint Capela PF 6-10 240 0 Chalon-Sur-Saone (France) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Switzerland
30 Troy Daniels G 6-4 205 1 VCU 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Joey Dorsey FC 6-9 275 3 Memphis 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
32 Francisco Garcia GF 6-7 195 9 Louisville 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 23 Dominican Republic
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 5 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
12 Dwight Howard C 6-11 265 10 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
3 Nick Johnson SG 6-3 202 0 Arizona 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
6 Terrence Jones PF 6-9 255 2 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
32 K.J. McDaniels GF 6-6 205 0 Clemson 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
20 Donatas Motiejunas C 7-0 222 2 Universo De'Longhi Treviso (Italy) 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Lithuania
16 Kostas Papanikolaou PF 6-8 225 0 Olympiacos (Greece) 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 18 Greece
9 Pablo Prigioni G 6-3 185 2 Real Madrid (Spain) 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted Argentina
88 Alexey Shved G 6-6 187 2 Dynamo Moscow (Russia) 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Russia
5 Josh Smith PF 6-9 225 10 Oak Hill Academy (Virginia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
31 Jason Terry G 6-2 185 15 Arizona 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States

2014-2015 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Terry J. Harden T. Ariza T. Jones D. Howard
Rotation P. Prigioni N. Johnson C. Brewer J. Smith C. Capela
Rotation       K. Papanikolaou J. Dorsey
Lim PT P. Beverley K. McDaniels   D. Motiejunas  

2014-2015 Southwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Houston Rockets56-26-
2Memphis Grizzlies55-271
3San Antonio Spurs55-271
4Dallas Mavericks50-326
5New Orleans Pelicans45-3711

2014-2015 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Harden All-NBA First Team (2015)
James Harden Player Of The Month (Dec 14, Jan 15)
James Harden Player Of The Week (12/15/14, 12/29/14, 04/06/15)
James Harden Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2015)
Kostas Papanikolaou Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2015)
James Harden Three Point Shootout Participant (2015)
Patrick Beverley Skills Challenge Participant (2015)
Patrick Beverley Skills Challenge Champion (2015)

2014-2015 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Harden 81 36.8 27.4 5.7 7.0 1.9 0.7 4.0
Trevor Ariza 82 35.7 12.8 5.6 2.5 1.9 0.2 1.7
Donatas Motiejunas 71 28.7 12.0 5.9 1.8 0.8 0.5 1.7
Corey Brewer 56 25.1 11.9 3.6 1.7 1.1 0.3 1.4
Josh Smith 55 25.5 12.0 6.0 2.6 0.9 1.2 2.4
Dwight Howard 41 29.8 15.8 10.5 1.2 0.7 1.3 2.8
Patrick Beverley 56 30.8 10.1 4.2 3.4 1.1 0.4 1.5
Jason Terry 77 21.3 7.0 1.6 1.9 0.9 0.2 1.0
Terrence Jones 33 27.0 11.7 6.7 1.1 0.5 1.8 1.1
Joey Dorsey 69 12.4 2.7 4.0 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.6
Kostas Papanikolaou 43 18.5 4.2 2.7 2.0 0.7 0.3 1.3
Isaiah Canaan 25 14.8 6.2 1.3 1.2 0.6 0.0 0.9
Tarik Black 25 15.7 4.2 5.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.8
Nick Johnson 28 9.4 2.6 1.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.7
Pablo Prigioni 24 16.7 3.0 1.6 2.8 1.1 0.0 0.6
Troy Daniels 17 6.4 2.7 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3
Francisco Garcia 14 14.3 3.2 1.2 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.7
Clint Capela 12 7.5 2.7 3.0 0.2 0.1 0.8 0.4
Alexey Shved 9 6.6 3.2 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.6
K.J. McDaniels 10 3.3 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1

2014-2015 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Clint Capela was selected as the #25 pick in the First Round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Clint Capela signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 23, 2014.

Nick Johnson was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Nick Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 25, 2014.

Terrence Jones was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Terrence Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2012.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Donatas Motiejunas, the #20 pick in the First Round of the 2011 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Minnesota Timberwolves on June 23, 2011. Donatas Motiejunas signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 3, 2012.

Draft Rights to Kostas Papanikolaou, the #18 pick in the Second Round of the 2012 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on July 10, 2013. Kostas Papanikolaou signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 29, 2014.

Acquired via Trade

Trevor Ariza was acquired in a sign and trade by the Houston Rockets from the Washington Wizards on July 14, 2014.

Corey Brewer was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 19, 2014.

James Harden was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 27, 2012. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 31, 2012.

K.J. McDaniels was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Philadelphia Sixers on February 19, 2015.

Pablo Prigioni was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on February 19, 2015.

Jason Terry was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Sacramento Kings on September 17, 2014.

Acquired via Free Agency

Patrick Beverley signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 7, 2013.

Joey Dorsey signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 18, 2014.

Dwight Howard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 13, 2013.

Josh Smith signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on December 26, 2014.

2014-2015 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
Scott Andrews Chief Strategy Officer, VP 2012-2013 N/A
John Croley VP of Corporate Development 2012-2013 Vice President of Business Development (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1998 to 2012)
Kevin McHale Head Coach 2011-2012 Head Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2008 to 2009)
Chris Finch Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Head Coach (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2009 to 2011)
Greg Buckner Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
J.B. Bickerstaff Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2007 to 2011)
T.R. Dunn Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2011 to 2014)
Gersson Rosas Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 Vice President of Player Personnel (Houston Rockets, 2009 to 2012)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 2014)
Eli Witus VP of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Basketball Operations Analyst (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2013)
Gianluca Pascucci Director of Player Personnel 2013-2014 Assistant General Manager (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2013)
Monte McNair Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Director of Basketball Operations (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2012)
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
Jim Paulis Personnel Scout 2012-2013 Personnel Scout (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2011 to 2012)
Jason Staudt Advance Scout 2012-2013 Video Coordinator (Milwaukee Bucks, 2005 to 2013)
Jesse Mermuys Director of Player Development 2012-2013 Advance Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2009 to 2012)
Derrick Alston Player Development Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Josh Powell Player Development Coach 2014-2015 N/A
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
Craig Ackerman Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)