Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
1 Trevor Ariza SF 6-8 215 11 UCLA 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States UFA-2018
8 Michael Beasley PF 6-9 235 7 Kansas State 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States UFA-2017
2 Patrick Beverley PG 6-1 185 3 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States UFA-2019
33 Corey Brewer GF 6-9 186 8 Florida 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2018
15 Clint Capela PF 6-10 240 1 Chalon-Sur-Saone (France) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Switzerland TO-2017; RFA-2018
7 Sam Dekker SF 6-9 230 0 Wisconsin 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States TO-2017; TO-2018; RFA-2019
0 Andrew Goudelock G 6-3 200 2 Charleston 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States UFA-2017
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 6 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States UFA-2018
35 Montrezl Harrell F 6-8 240 0 Louisville 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States RFA-2018
12 Dwight Howard C 6-11 265 11 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017
6 Terrence Jones PF 6-9 252 3 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States RFA-2016
32 K.J. McDaniels GF 6-6 205 1 Clemson 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States RFA-2017; TO-2017; UFA-2018
20 Donatas Motiejunas C - 222 3 Universo De'Longhi Treviso (Italy) 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Lithuania RFA-2016
5 Josh Smith PF 6-9 225 11 Oak Hill Academy (Virginia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States UFA-2016
31 Jason Terry G 6-2 185 16 Arizona 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States UFA-2016

2015-2016 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Beverley J. Harden T. Ariza D. Motiejunas D. Howard
Rotation J. Terry   C. Brewer M. Beasley  
Lim PT   K. McDaniels S. Dekker J. Smith C. Capela
Lim PT   A. Goudelock   M. Harrell  
Lim PT       T. Jones  

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
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 G 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 4 Spain
Brad Newley SF 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 24 Australia
Axel Hervelle F 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

2015-2016 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Harden Player Of The Month (Apr 16)
James Harden Player Of The Week (11/09/15)
James Harden Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2016)
Clint Capela Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2016)
James Harden Three Point Shootout Participant (2016)

2015-2016 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Harden 82 38.1 29.0 6.1 7.5 1.7 0.6 4.6
Trevor Ariza 81 35.3 12.7 4.5 2.3 2.0 0.3 1.4
Dwight Howard 71 32.1 13.7 11.8 1.4 1.0 1.6 2.3
Patrick Beverley 71 28.7 9.9 3.5 3.4 1.3 0.4 1.3
Corey Brewer 82 20.4 7.2 2.4 1.3 1.0 0.2 1.0
Clint Capela 77 19.1 7.0 6.4 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.8
Marcus Thornton 47 18.8 10.0 2.4 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.9
Terrence Jones 50 20.9 8.7 4.2 0.8 0.5 0.8 1.0
Jason Terry 72 17.5 5.9 1.1 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.7
Ty Lawson 53 22.2 5.8 1.7 3.4 0.8 0.1 1.5
Michael Beasley 20 18.1 12.8 4.9 0.8 0.6 0.5 1.2
Donatas Motiejunas 37 14.8 6.2 2.9 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.2
Josh Smith 23 18.3 6.6 2.9 2.1 0.7 0.6 1.6
Montrezl Harrell 39 9.7 3.6 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4
K.J. McDaniels 37 6.4 2.4 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5
Andrew Goudelock 8 6.2 2.8 0.2 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.9
Chuck Hayes 2 11.9 2.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.5
Sam Dekker 3 2.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2016 2017 2018 2019
Jason Terry (UFA)
Josh Smith (UFA)
Dwight Howard (PO)
Donatas Motiejunas (RFA)
Terrence Jones (RFA)
Michael Beasley (UFA)
Andrew Goudelock (UFA)
Sam Dekker (TO)
Clint Capela (TO)
K.J. McDaniels (TO)
Corey Brewer (UFA)
Trevor Ariza (UFA)
James Harden (UFA)
Montrezl Harrell (UFA)
Clint Capela (RFA)
Sam Dekker (TO)
Patrick Beverley (UFA)
Sam Dekker (RFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2016To DENOwn; NYK (via POR to SAC then removal of protection from NYK)
2017OwnTo NYK; DEN; POR
2018OwnOwn
2019OwnMost favorable of HOU, CLE and ORL to ORL then others to NYK (via ORL swap for CLE or HOU)
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2016 second round draft pick from New York
New York's 2016 2nd round pick to Houston (via Portland to Sacramento then removal of protection from New York) [New York-Portland, 7/15/2012; New Orleans-Portland-Sacramento, 7/10/2013; New York-Sacramento, 8/6/2014; Houston-Sacramento, 9/17/2014]

2017 second round draft pick from Denver
Denver's 2017 2nd round pick to Houston [Denver-Houston, 7/20/2015]

2017 second round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 2017 2nd round pick to Houston [Houston-Portland, 7/10/2013]

2016 first round draft pick to Denver
Houston's 2016 1st round pick to Denver [Denver-Houston, 7/20/2015]

2017 second round draft pick to New York
Houston's 2017 2nd round pick to New York [Houston-New York, 2/19/2015]

2019 second round draft pick to New York
Orlando has the right to swap its 2019 2nd round pick for Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick or Houston's 2019 2nd round pick (via New York); if Orlando exercises this swap right, then New York will receive the Orlando pick and the less favorable of the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick; if Orlando does not exercise this swap right, then New York will receive the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2019 second round draft pick from Cleveland" on New York Incoming

2019 second round draft pick to Orlando
Orlando has the right to swap its 2019 2nd round pick for Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick or Houston's 2019 2nd round pick (via New York); if Orlando exercises this swap right, then New York will receive the Orlando pick and the less favorable of the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick; if Orlando does not exercise this swap right, then New York will receive the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2019 second round draft pick from Cleveland" on Orlando Incoming

2015-2016 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.

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.

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. Corey Brewer re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2015.

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. K.J. McDaniels re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 20, 2015.

Josh Smith was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Los Angeles Clippers on January 22, 2016.

Jason Terry was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Sacramento Kings on September 17, 2014. Jason Terry re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 24, 2015.

Acquired via Free Agency

Michael Beasley signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 4, 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.

Andrew Goudelock signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 9, 2016.

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

2015-2016 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 Head Coach, 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)
Brett Gunning Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2015)
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)