Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters
1979-1980 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster
1979-1980 Houston Depth Chart
|Starters||C. Murphy||T. Henderson||R. Reid||R. Tomjanovich||M. Malone|
|Rotation||A. Leavell||R. Barry|
|Rotation||M. Dunleavy, Sr.||M. Jones|
|Lim PT||B. Paultz||P. Mokeski|
1979-1980 Central Division Standings
|3||San Antonio Spurs||41-41||9|
1979-1980 Houston Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Moses Malone||All-NBA Second Team (1980)
|Moses Malone||Player Of The Month (Nov 79)
|Rick Barry||Player Of The Week (02/10/80)
|Moses Malone||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1980)
1979-1980 Houston Season Stat Leaders
|Mike Dunleavy, Sr.||51||20.3||8.0||2.0||4.1||0.8||0.1||2.2|
1979-1980 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.
Robert Reid was selected as the #18 pick in the Second Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Robert Reid signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1977. Robert Reid re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1979.
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
Moses Malone was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Buffalo Braves on October 24, 1976.
Billy Paultz was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the San Antonio Spurs on January 17, 1980.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Rick Barry signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on June 17, 1978.
Tom Henderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 16, 1979.
Major Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 10, 1979.
1979-1980 Houston Rockets Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|George J. Maloof, Sr.||Owner||1979-1980||N/A|
|Del Harris||Head Coach||1979-1980||N/A|
|Herb Brown||Assistant Coach||1979-1980||Head Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1976 to 1978)|
|Ray Patterson||General Manager||1972-1973||General Manager (Milwaukee Bucks, 1970 to 1972)|