Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2001-2002 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
10 Tierre Brown G 6-2 189 0 McNeese State 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
13 Kelvin Cato C 6-11 255 4 Iowa State 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
52 Jason Collier F-C 7-0 260 1 Georgia Tech 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
3 Steve Francis G 6-3 195 2 Maryland 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
33 Eddie Griffin F 6-10 220 0 Seton Hall 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
14 Dan Langhi FC 6-11 220 1 Vanderbilt 2000 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
5 Cuttino Mobley G 6-4 190 3 Rhode Island 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
44 Terence Morris F 6-9 221 0 Maryland 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
25 Moochie Norris G 6-1 175 4 West Florida 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
41 Glen Rice SF 6-8 228 12 Michigan 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
2 Mo Taylor F 6-9 265 4 Michigan 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
21 Kenny Thomas F 6-7 245 2 New Mexico 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
18 Oscar Torres GF 6-6 210 0 Marinos (Venezuela) 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted Venezuela
42 Walt Williams SF 6-8 219 9 Maryland 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
43 Kevin Willis C 7-0 245 17 Michigan State 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States

2001-2002 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Norris S. Francis C. Mobley K. Thomas K. Cato
Rotation T. Brown   G. Rice E. Griffin K. Willis
Rotation     W. Williams T. Morris J. Collier
Rotation     O. Torres    
Rotation     D. Langhi    
Lim PT     M. Taylor    

2001-2002 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs58-24-
2Dallas Mavericks57-251
3Minnesota Timberwolves50-328
4Utah Jazz44-3814
5Houston Rockets28-5430
6Denver Nuggets27-5531
7Memphis Grizzlies23-5935

2001-2002 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Eddie Griffin All-Rookie Second Team (2002)
Steve Francis Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2002)
Steve Francis Slam Dunk Contest Participant (2002)

2001-2002 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Cuttino Mobley 74 42.1 21.7 4.1 2.5 1.5 0.5 2.4
Steve Francis 57 41.1 21.6 7.0 6.4 1.2 0.4 3.9
Kenny Thomas 72 34.5 14.1 7.2 1.9 1.2 0.9 2.0
Moochie Norris 82 27.4 8.1 3.0 4.9 1.0 0.0 1.9
Eddie Griffin 73 26.0 8.8 5.7 0.7 0.2 1.8 0.6
Kelvin Cato 75 25.5 6.6 7.0 0.4 0.5 1.3 0.7
Walt Williams 48 23.3 9.4 3.4 1.4 0.4 0.2 1.1
Oscar Torres 65 16.5 6.0 1.9 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.8
Kevin Willis 52 16.7 6.1 5.8 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.8
Terence Morris 68 16.3 3.8 3.1 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.7
Glen Rice 20 30.3 8.6 2.4 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.2
Tierre Brown 40 10.1 3.1 1.1 1.8 0.5 0.1 1.0
Dan Langhi 34 12.8 3.1 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Jason Collier 25 14.6 4.2 3.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.5

2001-2002 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Cuttino Mobley was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Cuttino Mobley signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999. Cuttino Mobley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 2, 2000.

Kenny Thomas was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Kenny Thomas signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 13, 1999.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Jason Collier, the #15 pick in the First Round of the 2000 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 28, 2000. Jason Collier signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 17, 2000.

Draft Rights to Steve Francis, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Vancouver Grizzlies on August 27, 1999. Steve Francis signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 15, 1999.

Draft Rights to Eddie Griffin, the #7 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the New Jersey Nets on June 27, 2001. Eddie Griffin signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 19, 2001.

Draft Rights to Dan Langhi, the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 2000 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Dallas Mavericks on June 28, 2000. Dan Langhi signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 17, 2000.

Draft Rights to Terence Morris, the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 2001 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Atlanta Hawks on June 27, 2001. Terence Morris signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 9, 2001.

Acquired via Trade

Kelvin Cato was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on October 2, 1999. Kelvin Cato signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 27, 1999.

Glen Rice was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on August 10, 2001.

Walt Williams was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on October 2, 1999.

Kevin Willis was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Denver Nuggets on October 22, 2001.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tierre Brown signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 26, 2001.

Moochie Norris signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on February 8, 2000. Moochie Norris re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 18, 2000. Moochie Norris re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 28, 2000. Moochie Norris re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 9, 2001.

Mo Taylor signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 25, 2000. Mo Taylor re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 7, 2001.

Oscar Torres signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 10, 2001.

2001-2002 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)
Mike Wells Assistant Coach 1999-2000 Video Coordinator (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 1999)
Dean Cooper Assistant Coach 2012-2013 Director of Player Development (Portland Trail Blazers, 2010 to 2012)
Melvin Hunt Assistant Coach 2001-2002 Video Coordinator (Houston Rockets, 1999 to 2001)
Carroll Dawson General Manager 1996-1997 N/A
Carroll Dawson General Manager 1996-1997 N/A
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Jay Namoc Equipment Manager 1994-1995 N/A
Keith Jones Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
David Macha Strength and Conditioning Coach 1996-1997 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A