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2007-2008 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
12 Rafer Alston G 6-2 175 8 Fresno State 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
31 Shane Battier F 6-8 220 6 Duke 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
0 Aaron Brooks G 6-0 161 0 Oregon 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
40 Jackie Butler C 6-10 250 3 Coastal Christian Academy (Virginia) 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Steve Francis G 6-3 195 8 Maryland 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
25 Gerald Green GF 6-8 210 2 Gulf Shores Academy (Texas) 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
50 Adam Haluska G 6-5 210 0 Iowa 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
19 Mike Harris F 6-6 242 0 Rice 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Chuck Hayes PF 6-6 250 2 Kentucky 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Luther Head G 6-3 185 2 Illinois 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
8 Bobby Jackson G 6-1 185 10 Minnesota 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
7 Mike James G 6-2 188 6 Duquesne 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bobby Jones F 6-7 215 1 Washington 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
14 Carl Landry F 6-9 248 0 Purdue 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
15 John Lucas PG 5-11 166 2 Oklahoma State 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 10 Mt. Zion Christian Academy (North Carolina) 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
11 Yao Ming C 7-6 310 5 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 1 China
55 Dikembe Mutombo C 7-2 260 16 Georgetown 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Democratic Republic of the Congo
20 Steve Novak F 6-10 235 1 Marquette 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
9 Justin Reed F 6-8 240 3 Ole Miss 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
4 Luis Scola PF 6-9 240 0 Laboral Kutxa (Spain) 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 27 Argentina
13 Kirk Snyder F-G 6-6 225 3 Nevada 2004 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
3 Bob Sura G 6-5 200 12 Florida State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
6 Bonzi Wells G-F 6-5 210 9 Ball State 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
30 Justin Williams C 6-10 260 1 Wyoming 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Loren Woods C 7-1 245 5 Arizona 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States

Houston Depth Chart Historical Houston Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Rafer Alston
13.1p 3.5r 5.3a
Tracy McGrady
21.6p 5.1r 5.9a
Shane Battier
9.3p 5.1r 1.9a
Chuck Hayes
3.0p 5.4r 1.2a
Yao Ming
22.0p 10.8r 2.3a
R Steve Francis
5.5p 2.3r 3.0a
Bobby Jackson
8.8p 2.7r 2.4a
Luther Head
7.6p 1.8r 1.9a
Luis Scola
10.3p 6.4r 1.3a
D. Mutombo
3.0p 5.1r 0.1a
R Aaron Brooks
5.2p 1.1r 1.7a
 
 
 
 
Carl Landry
8.1p 4.9r 0.5a
 
 
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Mike Harris
3.6p 3.2r 0.2a
Steve Novak
3.9p 1.0r 0.2a
Loren Woods
0.9p 0.1r 0.3a

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Southwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New Orleans Pelicans56-26-
2San Antonio Spurs56-260
3Houston Rockets55-271
4Dallas Mavericks51-315
5Memphis Grizzlies22-6034

Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Yao Ming All-NBA Third Team (2008)
Tracy McGrady All-NBA Third Team (2008)
Yao Ming Player Of The Month (Jan 08)
Yao Ming Player Of The Week (11/11/07)
Tracy McGrady Player Of The Week (11/04/07, 03/09/08)
Shane Battier All-NBA Defensive Second Team (2008)
Luis Scola All-Rookie First Team (2008)
Carl Landry All-Rookie Second Team (2008)
Luis Scola Rookie Of The Month (Feb 08)
Yao Ming Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2008)
Luis Scola Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2008)

Houston Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Yao Ming 55 37.2 22.0 10.8 2.3 0.5 2.0 3.3
Tracy McGrady 66 37.0 21.6 5.1 5.9 1.0 0.5 2.4
Rafer Alston 74 34.1 13.1 3.5 5.3 1.3 0.2 2.2
Luis Scola 82 24.7 10.3 6.4 1.3 0.7 0.2 1.3
Shane Battier 80 36.3 9.3 5.1 1.9 1.0 1.1 1.0
Bonzi Wells 51 22.0 9.2 5.1 1.6 1.0 0.5 1.5
Bobby Jackson 26 19.2 8.8 2.7 2.4 0.5 0.1 1.1
Carl Landry 42 16.9 8.1 4.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.6
Luther Head 73 18.9 7.6 1.8 1.9 0.6 0.1 1.0
Mike James 33 16.3 6.5 1.6 1.6 0.5 0.1 0.9
Gerald Green 1 3.6 6.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Steve Francis 10 19.9 5.5 2.3 3.0 0.9 0.5 1.4
Aaron Brooks 51 11.9 5.2 1.1 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.9
Steve Novak 35 7.5 3.9 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Kirk Snyder 9 9.0 3.8 1.3 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.4
Mike Harris 17 9.4 3.6 3.2 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.5
Dikembe Mutombo 39 15.9 3.0 5.1 0.1 0.3 1.2 0.4
Justin Williams 1 6.3 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Chuck Hayes 79 19.9 3.0 5.4 1.2 1.1 0.5 0.8
Bobby Jones 4 2.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Loren Woods 7 2.4 0.9 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Houston 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.

Luther Head was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Luther Head signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 1, 2005.

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.

Steve Novak was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Steve Novak signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 26, 2006.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Carl Landry, the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 2007 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Seattle SuperSonics on June 28, 2007. Carl Landry signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on October 2, 2007.

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.

Acquired via Trade

Rafer Alston was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Toronto Raptors on October 4, 2005.

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

Bobby Jackson was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New Orleans Pelicans on February 21, 2008.

Tracy McGrady was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Orlando Magic on June 28, 2004. Tracy McGrady signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on November 1, 2004.

Dikembe Mutombo was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Chicago Bulls on September 8, 2004. Dikembe Mutombo re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 26, 2005. Dikembe Mutombo re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 1, 2007.

Acquired via Free Agency

Steve Francis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 19, 2007.

Mike Harris signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 8, 2008. Mike Harris re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 18, 2008. Mike Harris re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 28, 2008.

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.

Loren Woods signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 21, 2008. Loren Woods re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 31, 2008. Loren Woods re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on April 11, 2008.

Houston 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
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 )
Sam Hinkie VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Special Assistant to the General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
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)
Gersson Rosas Director of Scouting 2007-2008 Personnel Scout (Houston Rockets, 2004 to 2007)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Kenny Atkinson Director of Player Development 2007-2008 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 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