Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2019-2020 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
5 Bruno Caboclo PF 6-9 218 5 Pinheiros/Sky (Brazil) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Brazil UFA-2020
77 DeMarre Carroll F 6-8 215 10 Missouri 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States UFA-2020
19 Tyson Chandler C 7-1 240 18 Dominguez High School (California) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States UFA-2020
3 Chris Clemons PG 5-9 180 0 Campbell 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2021; RFA-2022
33 Robert Covington F 6-9 225 6 Tennessee State 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2022
21 Michael Frazier G 6-4 200 1 Florida 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2020
10 Eric Gordon G 6-4 215 11 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2024
22 Jeff Green F 6-9 235 11 Georgetown 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States UFA-2020
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 10 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
4 Danuel House F 6-7 215 3 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2022
42 William Howard F 6-8 207 0 BCM Gravelines (France) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted France RFA-2020
16 Ben McLemore SG 6-5 195 6 Kansas 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2021
0 David Nwaba G 6-4 219 3 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States N/A
25 Austin Rivers SG 6-4 200 7 Duke 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States PO-2020; UFA-2021
18 Thabo Sefolosha GF 6-7 220 13 Pallacanestro Biella (Italy) 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 13 Switzerland UFA-2020
17 P.J. Tucker SF 6-6 245 8 Texas 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States UFA-2021
0 Russell Westbrook G 6-3 200 11 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
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2019-2020 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Westbrook J. Harden B. McLemore D. House P. Tucker
Rotation A. Rivers   E. Gordon R. Covington  
Rotation     T. Sefolosha J. Green  
Rotation       D. Carroll  
Lim PT C. Clemons M. Frazier D. Nwaba W. Howard T. Chandler
Lim PT         B. Caboclo

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Sergio Llull PG 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 4 Spain
Tadija Dragicevic PF 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 23 Serbia
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

Houston Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Trevon Duval PG (U) Non-Bird United States
Kenneth Faried F (U) Non-Bird United States
Tarik Black PF (U) Non-Bird United States

2019-2020 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Harden Player Of The Month (Dec 19)
James Harden Player Of The Week (11/11/19, 11/18/19)
Russell Westbrook Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2020)

2019-2020 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Harden 61 36.7 34.4 6.4 7.4 1.7 0.9 4.5
Russell Westbrook 53 35.9 27.5 8.0 7.0 1.7 0.3 4.5
Ben McLemore 63 22.8 9.8 2.2 0.9 0.6 0.2 0.7
Danuel House 58 30.0 10.2 4.2 1.3 1.1 0.6 0.8
Clint Capela 39 32.8 13.9 13.8 1.2 0.8 1.8 1.6
Austin Rivers 60 23.4 8.4 2.4 1.6 0.7 0.2 0.6
Eric Gordon 34 28.6 14.5 1.9 1.5 0.6 0.4 1.1
P.J. Tucker 64 34.4 7.1 6.9 1.6 1.1 0.5 1.0
Robert Covington 14 32.6 12.8 7.9 1.3 1.1 2.5 1.4
Chris Clemons 29 8.7 4.9 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.6
Isaiah Hartenstein 23 11.6 4.7 3.9 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.7
Jeff Green 10 20.1 10.4 3.2 1.2 0.9 0.5 0.9
Thabo Sefolosha 41 10.6 2.2 2.3 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.4
Gary Clark 18 11.8 3.9 2.2 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.1
DeMarre Carroll 6 15.9 6.7 2.7 1.2 0.3 0.3 1.0
Tyson Chandler 26 8.4 1.3 2.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3
Michael Frazier 8 8.2 1.8 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2
Bruno Caboclo 5 5.5 2.0 1.8 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.4
Ryan Anderson 2 7.0 2.5 3.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.5
William Howard 2 6.6 0.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2020 2021 2022 2024
Jeff Green (UFA)
Thabo Sefolosha (UFA)
Tyson Chandler (UFA)
DeMarre Carroll (UFA)
Austin Rivers (PO)
Michael Frazier (RFA)
William Howard (RFA)
Bruno Caboclo (UFA)
P.J. Tucker (UFA)
Ben McLemore (UFA)
Isaiah Hartenstein (UFA)
Chris Clemons (TO)
Russell Westbrook (PO)
James Harden (PO)
Robert Covington (UFA)
Danuel House (UFA)
Chris Clemons (RFA)
Eric Gordon (UFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2020To DENMore favorable of HOU and GOS to DAL; more favorable of (i) MIA and (ii) less favorable of HOU and GOS to ATL then other to SAC (via MIA to BOS to CLE to SAC; via DAL swap of GOS for HOU; via GOS or HOU to SAC); MEM 56-60 (via CHI)
20211-4 Own; or least favorable of HOU 5-30, MIA and OKC and two most favorable to OKC (via MIA to PHX to PHL to LAC to OKC; via OKC swap of OKC or MIA for HOU)Own or swap for PHL
2022OwnTo CLE
2023Own31-32 Own; or least favorable of HOU 33-60, DAL and MIA; more favorable of (i) HOU 33-60 and (ii) less favorable of DAL and MIA to MEM (via MIA to DAL; via MEM swap of DAL or MIA for HOU)
20241-4 Own; 5-30 to OKCTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024; GOS (via ATL)
20251-10 Own; 11-30 Own or OKC (via OKC swap for HOU or LAC)To OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024
20261-4 Own; 5-30 to OKCTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2026

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2020 second round draft pick from Memphis
Memphis' 2020 2nd round pick to Houston (via Chicago) protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Memphis' obligation to Houston will be extinguished) [Chicago-Memphis, 1/3/2019; Chicago-Houston, 1/7/2019]

2021 second round draft pick from Philadelphia (swap, Houston outgoing)
Houston has the right to swap its 2021 2nd round pick for Philadelphia's 2021 2nd round pick [Houston-Philadelphia, 2/7/2019]

2024 second round draft pick from Golden State
Golden State's 2024 2nd round pick to Houston (via Atlanta) [Atlanta-Golden State, 6/20/2019; Atlanta-Denver-Houston-Minnesota, 2/5/2020]

2020 first round draft pick to Denver
Houston's 2020 1st round pick to Denver [Atlanta-Denver-Houston-Minnesota, 2/5/2020]

2020 second round draft pick to Dallas, Atlanta or Sacramento
Dallas will receive the more favorable of Golden State's 2020 2nd round pick and Houston's 2020 2nd round pick; Atlanta will receive the more favorable of (i) Miami's 2020 2nd round pick and (ii) the less favorable of the Golden State pick and the Houston pick and Sacramento will receive the least favorable of the three (via Miami to Boston to Cleveland to Sacramento; via Dallas' right to swap Golden State for Houston; via Golden State or Houston to Sacramento) [Boston-Miami, 7/27/2015; Dallas-Golden State, 7/7/2016; Boston-Cleveland, 8/22/2017; Cleveland-Sacramento-Utah, 2/8/2018; Dallas-Houston, 8/2/2018; Cleveland-Houston-Sacramento, 2/7/2019; Atlanta-Sacramento, 2/6/2020]

2021 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City (swap, Oklahoma City or Miami incoming)
Oklahoma City will receive the two most favorable of its 2021 1st round pick, Miami's 2021 1st round pick and Houston's 2021 1st round pick protected for selections 1-4 and Houston will receive the least favorable of the three (via Miami to Phoenix to Philadelphia to L.A. Clippers to Oklahoma City; via Oklahoma City's right to swap Oklahoma City or Miami for Houston) (if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then Houston's obligation to Oklahoma City will be extinguished) [Miami-New Orleans-Phoenix, 2/19/2015; Philadelphia-Phoenix, 6/21/2018; L.A. Clippers-Philadelphia, 2/6/2019; L.A. Clippers-Oklahoma City, 7/10/2019; Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2022 second round draft pick to Cleveland
Houston's 2022 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Houston-Sacramento, 2/7/2019]

2023 second round draft pick to Memphis (swap, Dallas or Miami incoming)
Dallas will receive the more favorable of its 2023 2nd round pick and Miami's 2023 2nd round pick; Memphis will receive the more favorable of (i) Houston's 2023 2nd round pick protected for selections 31-32 and (ii) the less favorable of the Dallas pick and the Miami pick and Houston will receive the least favorable of the three (via Memphis' right to swap Dallas or Miami for Houston) (if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then Houston's obligation to Memphis will be extinguished) [Dallas-Miami, 7/7/2017; Dallas-Memphis, 7/8/2019; Houston-Memphis, 2/6/2020]

2024 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Houston's 2024 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-4; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston will instead convey its 2024 2nd round pick and 2025 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2025 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City (swap, Oklahoma City incoming)
Oklahoma City has the right to swap its 2025 1st round pick for Houston's 2025 1st round pick protected for selections 1-10 or the L.A. Clippers' 2025 1st round pick (if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then Houston's obligation to Oklahoma City will be extinguished) [L.A. Clippers-Oklahoma City, 7/10/2019; Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2026 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Houston's 2026 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-4; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston will instead convey its 2026 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2019-2020 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Acquired via Trade

Bruno Caboclo was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Memphis Grizzlies on February 6, 2020.

Robert Covington was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 5, 2020.

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. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on July 7, 2017.

Russell Westbrook was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 16, 2019.

Acquired via Free Agency

DeMarre Carroll signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 20, 2020.

Tyson Chandler signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 18, 2019.

Chris Clemons signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on December 27, 2019.

Eric Gordon signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016. Eric Gordon re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 3, 2019.

Jeff Green signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on February 18, 2020. Jeff Green re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 28, 2020.

Danuel House signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 13, 2019. Danuel House re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 16, 2019.

Ben McLemore signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 23, 2019.

David Nwaba signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on June 23, 2020.

Austin Rivers signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on December 24, 2018. Austin Rivers re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 16, 2019.

Thabo Sefolosha signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 23, 2019.

P.J. Tucker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2017.

2019-2020 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tilman Fertitta Owner 2017-2018 Advisory Director (Houston Rockets, 2014 to 2017)
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
Gretchen Sheirr Chief Revenue Officer 2017-2018 Vice President of Sales and Services (Houston Rockets, 2010 to 2017)
Rafael Stone General Counsel, Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2004-2005 N/A
Scott Andrews VP 2012-2013 N/A
Mike D'Antoni Head Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2015 to 2016)
Elston Turner Lead Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2018 to 2019)
Brett Gunning Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2015)
Dan Hartfield Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (2018 to 2019)
Matt Brase Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2015 to 2018)
Eli Witus Executive VP of Basketball Operations, Assistant General Manager 2018-2019 Vice President of Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2013 to 2019)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 2014)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Jim Adessa Director of Program Development 2017-2018 Game Presentation Manager (Houston Rockets, 2013 to 2017)
Ariana Andonian Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Fan-Hal Koung Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Irving Roland Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Player Development Assistant (Phoenix Suns, 2013 to 2018)
Jeremy Hassler Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Marko Radovanovic Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Mitch Vanya Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Video Coordinator (Houston Rockets, 2012 to 2013)
Will Dunn Video Coordinator 2019-2020 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Rick Liem Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
Steve Scheinthal General Counsel, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
Monte McNair Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Director of Basketball Operations (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2012)
Daryl Morey General Manager, Managing Director of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Assistant General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
John Lucas III Player Development Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (2018 to 2019)
Jason Biles Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Director of Performance Rehabilitation (Houston Rockets, 2010 to )
Joe Rogowski Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (Orlando Magic, 2006 to 2013)
Javair Gillett Trainer 2015-2016 N/A
Motoki Fujii Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Dr. Steven Flores Team Physician 2013-2014 N/A
Dr. Walter Lowe Team Physician 2013-2014 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
Craig Ackerman Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
Matt Thomas Radio Broadcaster 2017-2018 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)