Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2014-2015 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
1 Trevor Ariza SF 6-8 220 10 UCLA 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States UFA-2018
2 Patrick Beverley PG 6-1 185 2 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States RFA-2015
33 Corey Brewer GF 6-9 185 7 Florida 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States PO-2014; UFA-2015
0 Isaiah Canaan G 6-0 188 1 Murray State 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States RFA-2016
15 Clint Capela PF 6-10 245 0 Chalon-Sur-Saone (France) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Switzerland TO-2016; TO-2017; RFA-2018
8 Joey Dorsey F 6-9 275 3 Memphis 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States UFA-2016
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 5 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States UFA-2018
12 Dwight Howard C 6-11 265 10 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2016; UFA-2017
3 Nick Johnson SG 6-3 200 0 Arizona 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States RFA-2017
6 Terrence Jones PF 6-9 252 2 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States RFA-2016
20 Donatas Motiejunas C 7-0 222 2 Benetton Treviso (Italy) 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Lithuania RFA-2016
16 Kostas Papanikolaou PF 6-8 225 0 Olympiacos (Greece) 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 18 Greece RFA-2015; TO-2015; RFA-2016
88 Alexey Shved G 6-6 187 2 Dynamo Moscow (Russia) 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Russia RFA-2015
5 Josh Smith PF 6-9 225 10 Oak Hill Academy (Virginia) 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States UFA-2015
31 Jason Terry G 6-2 180 15 Arizona 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States UFA-2015

2014-2015 Rockets Depth Chart

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

Rockets 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
Maarty Leunen F 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States
Brad Newley SF 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 24 Australia
Axel Hervelle F 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 22 Belgium
Venson Hamilton F 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States / Spain

2014-2015 Rockets Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Harden Player Of The Month (Dec 14)
James Harden Player Of The Week (12/15/14, 12/29/14)
James Harden Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2015)

2014-2015 Rockets Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Harden 46 36.4 27.3 5.6 6.8 2.0 0.8 4.0
Trevor Ariza 46 35.8 12.4 5.3 2.2 2.0 0.2 1.6
Dwight Howard 32 32.2 16.3 11.0 1.4 0.7 1.4 3.1
Donatas Motiejunas 46 28.1 11.0 6.0 1.7 0.7 0.5 1.7
Patrick Beverley 34 31.2 11.2 4.6 3.2 1.2 0.4 1.4
Jason Terry 43 21.9 7.7 1.5 2.1 1.0 0.2 1.2
Corey Brewer 20 23.7 11.7 2.4 1.9 1.4 0.3 1.1
Josh Smith 19 23.4 10.6 5.1 2.1 1.0 1.0 2.7
Kostas Papanikolaou 36 19.8 4.5 3.1 2.1 0.7 0.3 1.4
Isaiah Canaan 23 15.6 6.7 1.4 1.3 0.6 0.0 1.0
Tarik Black 25 15.7 4.2 5.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.8
Joey Dorsey 36 11.3 1.9 3.8 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.7
Terrence Jones 5 27.6 13.2 7.0 1.4 0.8 1.8 1.6
Nick Johnson 17 10.7 3.2 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.7
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
Alexey Shved 9 6.6 3.2 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.6
Clint Capela 5 3.5 0.0 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.6

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2015 2014 2016 2017 2018
Corey Brewer (UFA)
Jason Terry (UFA)
Josh Smith (UFA)
Patrick Beverley (RFA)
Alexey Shved (RFA)
Kostas Papanikolaou (TO)
Corey Brewer (PO)
Dwight Howard (PO)
Joey Dorsey (UFA)
Donatas Motiejunas (RFA)
Terrence Jones (RFA)
Isaiah Canaan (RFA)
Clint Capela (TO)
Kostas Papanikolaou (RFA)
Nick Johnson (RFA)
Clint Capela (TO)
Trevor Ariza (UFA)
James Harden (UFA)
Clint Capela (RFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20151-14 Own; 15-30 to LAL; NOP 4-19To PHL; NYK; less favorable of DEN and MIN (via MIN to POR)
20161-10 Own; 11-30 to LAL if not already settled; NOP 4-19 if not already settled31-45 Own; 46-60 to MIN; NYK (via POR to SAC then removal of protection from NYK)
20171-10 Own; 11-30 to LAL if not already settled; NOP 4-19 if not already settledOwn; POR
20181-5 Own; 6-30 to LAL if not already settled; NOP 4-19 if not already settledOwn
20191-5 Own; 6-30 to LAL if not already settled; NOP 4-24 if not already settledOwn
20201-3 Own; 4-30 to LAL if not already settled; NOP 4-24 if not already settledOwn; NOP if NOP has not conveyed 1st round pick to HOU by 2020
2021To LAL if not already settledOwn; NOP if NOP has not conveyed 1st round pick to HOU by 2020

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Credits Debits

2015 first round draft pick from New Orleans
New Orleans' 1st round pick to Houston protected for selections 1-3 and 20-30 in 2015, 1-3 and 20-30 in 2016, 1-3 and 20-30 in 2017, 1-3 and 20-30 in 2018, 1-3 and 25-30 in 2019 and 1-3 and 25-30 in 2020; if New Orleans has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Houston by 2020, then New Orleans will instead convey its 2020 2nd round pick and 2021 2nd round pick to Houston [Houston-New Orleans-Washington, 7/15/2014]

2015 second round draft pick from Minnesota
Minnesota will convey the less favorable of its 2015 2nd round pick and Denver's 2015 2nd round pick to Houston (via Portland) [Denver-Minnesota-New York, 2/22/2011; Minnesota-Portland, 6/27/2011; Houston-Portland, 7/10/2013]

2015 second round draft pick from New York
New York's 2015 2nd round pick to Houston [Houston-New York, 7/11/2012]

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

2015 first round draft pick to L.A. Lakers
Houston's 1st round pick to the L.A. Lakers protected for selections 1-14 in 2015, 1-10 in 2016, 1-10 in 2017, 1-5 in 2018, 1-5 in 2019 and 1-3 in 2020 and unprotected in 2021 [Houston-L.A. Lakers, 7/13/2014]

2015 second round draft pick to Philadelphia
Houston's 2015 2nd round pick to Philadelphia [Houston-Minnesota-Philadelphia, 12/19/2014]

2016 second round draft pick to Minnesota
Houston's 2016 2nd round pick to Minnesota protected for selections 31-45 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston's obligation to Minnesota will be extinguished) [Houston-Minnesota-Philadelphia, 12/19/2014]

2014-2015 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Isaiah Canaan was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 2013 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Isaiah Canaan signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 13, 2013.

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 24, 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.

Alexey Shved was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Philadelphia Sixers on December 19, 2014.

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
Thaddeus Brown Chief Executive Officer 2002-2003 N/A
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Scott Andrews Chief Strategy Officer, VP 2012-2013 N/A
Daryl Morey Managing Director of Basketball Operations, General Manager 2007-2008 Assistant General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations, Head Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to )
Gersson Rosas Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 General Manager (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2009 to 2013)
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)
John-Blair Bickerstaff Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Josh Powell Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
T.R. Dunn Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2011 to 2014)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Barbara Arnold Director of Player Development 2008-2009 N/A
Jesse Mermuys Director of Player Development 2012-2013 Advance Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2009 to 2012)
Gianluca Pascucci Director of Player Personnel 2012-2013 N/A
Monte McNair Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Director of Basketball Operations (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2012)
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)
John Cho Video Coordinator 2008-2009 N/A
Joel Blank Director of Broadcasting, Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A
Clyde Drexler TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 Special Assistant to the General Manager (Denver Nuggets, 2001 to 2002)
Matt Bullard TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 N/A
Craig Ackerman Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A