San Diego Rockets Regular Season Rosters

1970-1971 San Diego Rockets Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Don Adams SF 6-6 210 0 Northwestern 1970 Rnd 8 Pick 1 United States
John Block FC 6-9 207 4 USC 1966 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 9 Providence 1961 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Dick Gibbs GF 6-5 210 0 UTEP 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
Elvin Hayes FC 6-9 235 2 Houston 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Toby Kimball PF 6-6 220 4 Connecticut 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
Stu Lantz G 6-3 175 2 Nebraska 1968 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Calvin Murphy PG 5-9 165 0 Niagara 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Mike Newlin GF 6-4 200 0 Utah 1971 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Curtis Perry FC 6-7 220 0 Missouri State 1970 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Larry Siegfried G 6-3 190 7 Ohio State 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Rudy Tomjanovich F 6-8 218 0 Michigan 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
John Q. Trapp SF 6-7 210 2 UNLV 1968 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Bernie Williams G 6-3 175 1 La Salle 1969 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States

1970-1971 San Diego Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Lantz L. Siegfried D. Adams J. Trapp E. Hayes
Rotation C. Murphy B. Williams R. Tomjanovich J. Block  
Rotation       T. Kimball  
Rotation       C. Perry  
Lim PT J. Egan        

1970-1971 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers48-34-
2San Francisco Warriors41-417
3San Diego Rockets40-428
4Seattle SuperSonics38-4410
5Portland Trail Blazers29-5319

1970-1971 San Diego Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Calvin Murphy All-Rookie First Team (1971)
Elvin Hayes Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1971)

1970-1971 San Diego Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Elvin Hayes 82 44.3 28.7 16.6 2.3
Stu Lantz 82 37.8 20.6 5.0 4.2
Calvin Murphy 82 24.6 15.8 3.0 4.0
Don Adams 82 29.0 11.4 7.1 2.1
John Q. Trapp 82 25.4 9.6 6.2 1.7
John Block 73 20.1 9.6 6.1 1.3
Larry Siegfried 53 31.6 8.0 3.9 6.5
Rudy Tomjanovich 77 13.8 5.3 4.9 0.9
Bernie Williams 56 12.6 5.2 1.5 2.0
Toby Kimball 80 13.8 3.4 5.1 0.8
Johnny Egan 36 11.5 2.0 0.9 1.5
Curtis Perry 18 5.6 2.9 1.7 0.3

1970-1971 San Diego Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Don Adams was selected as the #1 pick in the 8 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Don Adams signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 22, 1970.

Elvin Hayes was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Elvin Hayes signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on May 1, 1968.

Stu Lantz was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Stu Lantz signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1968.

Calvin Murphy was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Calvin Murphy signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1970.

Curtis Perry was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Curtis Perry signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1970.

Rudy Tomjanovich was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Rudy Tomjanovich signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1970.

John Q. Trapp was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. John Q. Trapp signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1968.

Bernie Williams was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Bernie Williams signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1969.

Acquired via Trade

Johnny Egan was acquired in a trade by the San Diego Rockets from the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 9, 1970.

Larry Siegfried was acquired in a trade by the San Diego Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on May 12, 1970.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

John Block was taken in the 1967 Expansion Draft by the San Diego Rockets from the Los Angeles Lakers on May 1, 1967.

Toby Kimball was taken in the 1967 Expansion Draft by the San Diego Rockets from the Boston Celtics on May 1, 1967.