Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2016-2017 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
3 Ryan Anderson PF 6-10 240 8 California 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States UFA-2020
1 Trevor Ariza SF 6-8 215 12 UCLA 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States UFA-2018
2 Patrick Beverley PG 6-1 185 4 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States UFA-2019
8 Bobby Brown PG 6-2 175 2 Cal State Fullerton 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2017
15 Clint Capela PF 6-10 240 2 Chalon-Sur-Saone (France) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Switzerland RFA-2018
7 Sam Dekker SF 6-9 230 1 Wisconsin 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States TO-2018; RFA-2019
10 Eric Gordon G 6-4 215 8 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2020
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 7 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
5 Montrezl Harrell F 6-8 240 1 Louisville 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States RFA-2018
42 Maybyner Nene C 6-11 250 14 Vasco da Gama (Brazil) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Brazil UFA-2017
21 Chinanu Onuaku C 6-10 245 0 Louisville 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States RFA-2019
17 Isaiah Taylor G 6-3 170 0 Texas 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2019
12 Lou Williams G 6-1 175 11 South Gwinnett High School (Georgia) 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States UFA-2018
14 Troy Williams SF 6-7 210 0 Indiana 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2017
30 Kyle Wiltjer PF 6-10 240 0 Gonzaga 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Canada / United States RFA-2018

2016-2017 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Beverley J. Harden T. Ariza R. Anderson C. Capela
Rotation   E. Gordon     M. Nene
Rotation   L. Williams      
Lim PT B. Brown I. Taylor T. Williams S. Dekker M. Harrell
Lim PT       K. Wiltjer C. Onuaku

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Isaiah Hartenstein PF 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States / Germany
Zhou Qi C 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 13 China
Alessandro Gentile SF 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 23 Italy
Marko Todorovic C 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 15 Montenegro
Jon Diebler SF 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
Sergio Llull PG 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 4 Spain
Axel Hervelle PF 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 22 Belgium
Sergei Lishouk FC 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 20 Ukraine
Venson Hamilton F 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States / Spain

2016-2017 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Harden All-NBA First Team (2017)
James Harden Player Of The Month (Dec 16)
James Harden Player Of The Week (11/14/16, 12/19/16, 01/02/17, 03/27/17)
Patrick Beverley All-NBA Defensive First Team (2017)
Eric Gordon Sixth Man Of The Year (2017)
James Harden Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2017)
Eric Gordon Three Point Shootout Participant (2017)
Eric Gordon Three Point Champion (2017)

2016-2017 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Harden 81 36.4 29.1 8.2 11.2 1.5 0.5 5.7
Eric Gordon 75 31.0 16.2 2.7 2.5 0.6 0.5 1.6
Ryan Anderson 72 29.4 13.6 4.5 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.8
Trevor Ariza 80 34.7 11.7 5.7 2.2 1.8 0.2 0.9
Clint Capela 65 23.9 12.6 8.1 1.0 0.5 1.2 1.4
Patrick Beverley 67 30.7 9.5 5.9 4.2 1.5 0.4 1.5
Maybyner Nene 67 17.9 9.1 4.2 1.0 0.8 0.6 1.1
Montrezl Harrell 58 18.3 9.1 3.8 1.1 0.3 0.7 0.8
Sam Dekker 77 18.4 6.5 3.7 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.5
Lou Williams 23 25.7 14.8 3.0 2.4 0.7 0.4 1.7
Corey Brewer 58 15.9 4.2 2.0 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.6
K.J. McDaniels 29 7.3 2.8 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3
Bobby Brown 25 4.9 2.5 0.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.2
Tyler Ennis 31 6.3 1.9 0.6 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.8
Troy Williams 6 23.1 9.7 4.0 1.0 0.5 0.2 1.0
Chinanu Onuaku 5 10.3 2.8 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.8
Kyle Wiltjer 14 3.1 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4
Isaiah Taylor 4 13.0 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2017 2018 2019 2020
Maybyner Nene (UFA)
Bobby Brown (UFA)
Troy Williams (RFA)
Lou Williams (UFA)
Trevor Ariza (UFA)
Sam Dekker (TO)
Clint Capela (RFA)
Kyle Wiltjer (RFA)
Montrezl Harrell (UFA)
James Harden (PO)
Patrick Beverley (UFA)
Sam Dekker (RFA)
Chinanu Onuaku (UFA)
Isaiah Taylor (RFA)
Eric Gordon (UFA)
Ryan Anderson (UFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2018OwnOwn; least favorable of CHA, MEM and MIA (via MEM)
2019OwnMost favorable of HOU, ORL, CLE and POR to ORL; two least favorable of HOU, ORL and CLE to NYK; less favorable of (i) POR and (ii) most favorable of HOU, ORL and CLE to DET (via ORL swap for CLE or HOU (via CLE and HOU to NYK); via POR to ORL to DET)
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn
2023OwnOwn
2024OwnOwn

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2018 second round draft pick from Charlotte, Memphis or Miami (least favorable)
Memphis will receive the two most favorable of its 2018 2nd round pick, Charlotte's 2018 2nd round pick and Miami's 2018 2nd round pick and Houston will receive the least favorable of these three picks (via Memphis) [Charlotte-Memphis-Miami, 2/16/2016; Houston-Memphis, 6/22/2017]

2019 second round draft pick to Orlando, New York or Detroit
Orlando will receive the most favorable of its 2019 2nd round pick, Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick, Houston's 2019 2nd round pick and Portland's 2019 2nd round pick; New York will receive the two least favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick; Detroit will receive the less favorable of (i) the Portland pick and (ii) the most favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick (via Orlando's right to swap for Cleveland or Houston (via Cleveland and Houston to New York); via Portland to Orlando to Detroit) [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015; Orlando-Portland, 6/23/2016; Detroit-Orlando, 6/29/2016]

2016-2017 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.

Sam Dekker was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Sam Dekker signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 20, 2015.

Montrezl Harrell was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Montrezl Harrell signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 18, 2015.

Chinanu Onuaku was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Chinanu Onuaku signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 19, 2016.

Acquired via Trade

Trevor Ariza was acquired in a sign and trade by the Houston Rockets from the Washington Wizards on July 14, 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. James Harden re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016.

Lou Williams was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Los Angeles Lakers on February 23, 2017.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ryan Anderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016.

Patrick Beverley signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on January 7, 2013. Patrick Beverley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2015.

Bobby Brown signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on December 16, 2016.

Eric Gordon signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016.

Maybyner Nene signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 19, 2016.

Isaiah Taylor signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 27, 2017.

Troy Williams signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 10, 2017. Troy Williams re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 20, 2017.

Kyle Wiltjer signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 23, 2016.

2016-2017 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)
Mike D'Antoni Head Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2015 to )
Greg Buckner Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
T.R. Dunn Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2011 to 2014)
Brett Gunning Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2015)
Roy Rogers Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
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)
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)
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)