Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters
1977-1978 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster
1977-1978 Houston Depth Chart
|Starters||C. Murphy||J. Lucas||R. Tomjanovich||D. Jones||M. Malone|
|Rotation||R. White||M. Newlin||K. Kunnert|
|Rotation||R. Reid||C. Kupec|
|Lim PT||M. Dunleavy, Sr.||Z. Abdul-Aziz|
1977-1978 Central Division Standings
|1||San Antonio Spurs||52-30||-|
|5||New Orleans Jazz||39-43||13|
1977-1978 Houston Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Moses Malone||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1978)
1977-1978 Houston Season Stat Leaders
|Mike Dunleavy, Sr.||11||9.3||4.1||0.8||2.0||0.7||0.1||0.8|
1977-1978 Houston Rockets Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
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.
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.
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Alonzo Bradley, the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1977 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Indiana Pacers on December 22, 1977. Alonzo Bradley signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on December 25, 1977.
|Acquired via Trade
Dwight Jones was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Atlanta Hawks on June 7, 1976.
Kevin Kunnert was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Buffalo Braves on February 1, 1974.
Moses Malone was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Buffalo Braves on October 24, 1976.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Zaid Abdul-Aziz signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 2, 1978.
Mike Dunleavy, Sr. signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 10, 1978.
C.J. Kupec signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 29, 1977.
1977-1978 Houston Rockets Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Tom Nissalke||Head Coach||1976-1977||Head Coach (San Antonio Spurs, 1973 to 1975)|
|Ray Patterson||General Manager||1972-1973||General Manager (Milwaukee Bucks, 1970 to 1972)|