Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

1995-1996 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
9 Melvin Booker G 6-1 185 1 Missouri 1994 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Tim Breaux F 6-7 215 1 Wyoming 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
52 Chucky Brown SF 6-7 214 6 NC State 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
2 Mark Bryant PF 6-9 245 7 Seton Hall 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
10 Sam Cassell G 6-3 185 2 Florida State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
32 Pete Chilcutt F 6-10 230 4 North Carolina 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
15 Emanual Davis SG 6-4 195 1 Delaware State 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Clyde Drexler SG 6-7 210 12 Houston 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
17 Mario Elie SG 6-5 210 5 American International 1985 Rnd 7 Pick 21 United States
55 Alvin Heggs PF 6-8 225 0 Texas 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
25 Robert Horry PF 6-9 220 3 Alabama 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
12 Jaren Jackson SG 6-4 190 4 Georgetown 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Henry James PF 6-8 220 5 St. Mary's (TX) 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
27 Charles A. Jones FC 6-9 215 14 Albany State (GA) 1979 Rnd 8 Pick 18 United States
7 Sam Mack SF 6-7 220 2 Houston 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Tracy Moore SG 6-4 200 5 Tulsa 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
34 Hakeem Olajuwon C 7-0 255 11 Houston 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Nigeria / United States
3 Eldridge Recasner SG 6-3 190 1 Washington 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
30 Kenny Smith PG 6-3 170 8 North Carolina 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States

1995-1996 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Smith C. Drexler C. Brown R. Horry H. Olajuwon
Rotation S. Cassell M. Elie S. Mack M. Bryant P. Chilcutt
Lim PT M. Booker E. Recasner T. Breaux C. Jones  
Lim PT   T. Moore      

1995-1996 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs59-23-
2Utah Jazz55-274
3Houston Rockets48-3411
4Denver Nuggets35-4724
5Minnesota Timberwolves26-5633
6Dallas Mavericks26-5633
7Vancouver Grizzlies15-6744

1995-1996 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Hakeem Olajuwon All-NBA Second Team (1996)
Hakeem Olajuwon Player Of The Week (03/03/96)
Hakeem Olajuwon All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1996)
Hakeem Olajuwon Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1996)
Clyde Drexler Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1996)

1995-1996 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Hakeem Olajuwon 72 38.8 26.9 10.9 3.6 1.6 2.9 3.4
Clyde Drexler 52 38.4 19.3 7.2 5.8 2.0 0.5 2.6
Sam Cassell 61 27.6 14.5 3.1 4.6 0.9 0.1 2.6
Robert Horry 71 37.1 12.0 5.8 4.0 1.6 1.5 2.3
Chucky Brown 82 24.6 8.6 5.4 1.1 0.6 0.5 1.1
Mark Bryant 71 22.4 8.6 4.9 0.7 0.4 0.3 1.2
Kenny Smith 68 23.8 8.5 1.4 3.6 0.7 0.0 1.5
Mario Elie 45 30.8 11.1 3.4 3.1 1.0 0.2 1.3
Eldridge Recasner 63 20.2 6.9 2.3 2.7 0.4 0.1 1.0
Sam Mack 31 28.0 10.8 3.2 2.5 0.7 0.3 0.9
Pete Chilcutt 74 8.8 2.7 2.1 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3
Tim Breaux 54 10.6 3.0 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.6
Tracy Moore 8 23.8 11.4 2.8 0.8 0.2 0.0 1.0
Melvin Booker 11 11.9 4.0 0.8 1.9 0.5 0.1 1.1
Henry James 7 8.3 4.3 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.6
Charles A. Jones 46 6.5 0.3 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.1
Jaren Jackson 4 8.2 2.0 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
Alvin Heggs 4 3.5 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1995-1996 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Sam Cassell was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 1993 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Sam Cassell signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 17, 1993.

Robert Horry was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1992 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Robert Horry signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 18, 1992.

Hakeem Olajuwon was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Hakeem Olajuwon signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 1, 1984. Hakeem Olajuwon signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on August 1, 1988. Hakeem Olajuwon signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on March 15, 1993.

Acquired via Trade

Clyde Drexler was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on February 14, 1995. Clyde Drexler signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 24, 1995.

Mario Elie was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 2, 1993. Mario Elie re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 4, 1994.

Kenny Smith was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Atlanta Hawks on June 27, 1990. Kenny Smith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 23, 1991.

Acquired via Free Agency

Melvin Booker signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 5, 1996. Melvin Booker re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 15, 1996. Melvin Booker re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 27, 1996.

Tim Breaux signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 26, 1994.

Chucky Brown signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on February 1, 1995. Chucky Brown re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 14, 1995. Chucky Brown re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 25, 1995. Chucky Brown re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 4, 1995.

Mark Bryant signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 28, 1995.

Pete Chilcutt signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on November 29, 1994. Pete Chilcutt re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 27, 1995.

Charles A. Jones signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 1, 1995. Charles A. Jones re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on April 22, 1995. Charles A. Jones re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 4, 1995.

Sam Mack signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on February 12, 1996. Sam Mack re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 22, 1996. Sam Mack re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 3, 1996.

Tracy Moore signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 13, 1996. Tracy Moore re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 23, 1996. Tracy Moore re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on April 2, 1996.

Eldridge Recasner signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 25, 1995.

1995-1996 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Leslie Alexander Owner 1993-1994 N/A
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Rudy Tomjanovich Head Coach 1991-1992 N/A
Jim Boylen Assistant Coach 1992-1993 Assistant Coach (Michigan State, 1987 to 1992)
Bob Weinhauer General Manager 1994-1995 N/A
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Mike Wells Assistant Video Coordinator 1995-1996 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Jay Namoc Equipment Manager 1994-1995 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A