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2003-2004 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
15 John Amaechi C 6-10 270 5 Penn State 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
32 Torraye Braggs F 6-8 245 3 Xavier 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States
13 Kelvin Cato C 6-11 255 6 Iowa State 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
43 Ben Davis FC 6-9 240 5 Arizona 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
1 Alton Ford PF 6-9 275 2 Houston 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
3 Steve Francis G 6-3 195 4 Maryland 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
4 Reece Gaines G 6-6 210 0 Louisville 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
7 Adrian Griffin G-F 6-5 217 5 Seton Hall 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 Eddie Griffin F 6-10 220 2 Seton Hall 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
5 Juwan Howard PF 6-9 240 9 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
21 Jim Jackson SG 6-6 220 11 Ohio State 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
31 Mark Jackson PG 6-1 180 16 St. John's 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
10 Tyronn Lue G 6-0 170 5 Nebraska 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
3 Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 6 Mt. Zion Christian Academy (North Carolina) 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
11 Yao Ming C 7-6 310 1 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 1 China
5 Cuttino Mobley G 6-4 190 5 Rhode Island 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
9 Bostjan Nachbar F 6-10 220 1 Benetton Treviso (Italy) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Slovenia
25 Moochie Norris G 6-1 175 6 West Florida 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
33 Charles Oakley PF 6-8 225 18 Virginia Union 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
35 Scott Padgett F 6-9 240 4 Kentucky 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
52 Eric Piatkowski G-F 6-7 210 9 Nebraska 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
2 Mo Taylor F 6-9 265 6 Michigan 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
30 Clarence Weatherspoon PF 6-6 240 11 Southern Mississippi 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
29 Mike Wilks G 5-10 185 2 Rice 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

Houston Depth Chart Historical Houston Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Steve Francis
16.6p 5.5r 6.2a
Cuttino Mobley
15.8p 4.5r 3.2a
Jim Jackson
12.9p 6.1r 2.8a
Kelvin Cato
6.1p 6.8r 1.0a
Yao Ming
17.5p 9.0r 1.5a
R Mark Jackson
2.5p 1.7r 2.8a
 
 
E. Piatkowski
4.1p 1.5r 0.5a
Mo Taylor
11.5p 5.1r 1.4a
 
 
R  
 
 
 
B. Nachbar
3.1p 1.6r 0.7a
C. Weatherspoon
5.6p 4.2r 0.5a
 
 
L Mike Wilks
1.9p 0.6r 0.7a
Adrian Griffin
0.6p 1.0r 0.5a
 
 
Scott Padgett
3.4p 2.4r 0.4a
 
 

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


Midwest Conference Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Minnesota Timberwolves58-24-
2San Antonio Spurs57-251
3Dallas Mavericks52-306
4Memphis Grizzlies50-328
5Houston Rockets45-3713
6Denver Nuggets43-3915
7Utah Jazz42-4016

Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Yao Ming All-NBA Third Team (2004)
Yao Ming Player Of The Week (03/07/04)
Yao Ming Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2004)
Steve Francis Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2004)
Yao Ming Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2004)
Cuttino Mobley Three Point Shootout Participant (2004)

Houston Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Yao Ming 82 32.8 17.5 9.0 1.5 0.3 1.9 2.5
Steve Francis 79 40.4 16.6 5.5 6.2 1.8 0.4 3.7
Cuttino Mobley 80 40.4 15.8 4.5 3.2 1.3 0.4 2.2
Jim Jackson 80 39.0 12.9 6.1 2.8 1.1 0.3 2.2
Mo Taylor 75 27.8 11.5 5.1 1.4 0.6 0.6 2.0
Kelvin Cato 69 25.3 6.1 6.8 1.0 0.8 1.4 1.2
Clarence Weatherspoon 37 17.6 5.6 4.2 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.7
Eric Piatkowski 49 14.3 4.1 1.5 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.6
Scott Padgett 58 9.4 3.4 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.4
Torraye Braggs 11 12.0 3.1 3.1 0.5 0.4 0.2 1.1
Bostjan Nachbar 45 11.5 3.1 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.5
Moochie Norris 30 13.4 2.7 1.0 1.6 0.5 0.1 1.0
Mark Jackson 42 13.7 2.5 1.7 2.8 0.4 0.0 1.3
Mike Wilks 26 5.6 1.9 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.3
Alton Ford 9 4.6 1.7 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.3
Charles Oakley 7 3.6 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1
Adrian Griffin 19 7.0 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2

Houston Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

Cuttino Mobley was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Cuttino Mobley signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999. Cuttino Mobley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 2, 2000.

Bostjan Nachbar was selected as the #15 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Bostjan Nachbar signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 11, 2002.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Steve Francis, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Vancouver Grizzlies on August 27, 1999. Steve Francis signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 15, 1999. Steve Francis signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on August 26, 2002.

Acquired via Trade

Kelvin Cato was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on October 2, 1999. Kelvin Cato signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 27, 1999.

Clarence Weatherspoon was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on December 30, 2003.

Acquired via Free Agency

Adrian Griffin signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 7, 2003.

Jim Jackson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 2, 2003.

Mark Jackson signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on January 15, 2004. Mark Jackson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 25, 2004.

Scott Padgett signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 28, 2003.

Eric Piatkowski signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 26, 2003.

Mo Taylor signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 25, 2000. Mo Taylor re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 7, 2001.

Mike Wilks signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 8, 2003.

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
Carroll Dawson General Manager 1996-1997 N/A
Jeff Van Gundy Head Coach 2003-2004 Head Coach (New York Knicks, 1995 to 2002)
Andy Greer Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 2001 to 2003)
Patrick Ewing Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (Washington Wizards, 2002 to 2003)
Steve Clifford Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 2001 to 2003)
Tom Thibodeau Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 1996 to 2003)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Keith Jones Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A