Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2018-2019 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
33 Ryan Anderson PF 6-10 240 10 California 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States UFA-2020
  Michael Carter-Williams PG 6-6 190 5 Syracuse 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States UFA-2019
  James Ennis GF 6-7 210 4 Long Beach State 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
10 Eric Gordon G 6-4 215 10 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2020
14 Gerald Green GF 6-7 205 11 Gulf Shores Academy (Texas) 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2019
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 9 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
6 R.J. Hunter G 6-5 185 3 Georgia State 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States UFA-2019
42 Maybyner Nene C 6-11 250 16 Vasco da Gama (Brazil) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Brazil PO-2019; UFA-2020
21 Chinanu Onuaku C 6-10 245 2 Louisville 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States RFA-2019
3 Chris Paul PG 6-0 175 13 Wake Forest 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States PO-2021; UFA-2022
9 Zhou Qi C 7-1 210 1 Xinjiang Guanghui (China) 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 13 China TO-2020; UFA-2021
4 P.J. Tucker SF 6-6 245 7 Texas 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States UFA-2021
   Two-Way player

2018-2019 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Paul J. Harden P. Tucker R. Anderson C. Onuaku
Rotation M. Carter-Williams E. Gordon G. Green   M. Nene
Rotation     J. Ennis    
Lim PT   R. Hunter     Z. Qi

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
De'Anthony Melton SG 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
Vince Edwards SF 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
Isaiah Hartenstein PF 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States / Germany
Alessandro Gentile SF 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 23 Italy
Marko Todorovic C 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 15 Montenegro
Jon Diebler SF 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
Sergio Llull PG 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 4 Spain
Axel Hervelle PF 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 22 Belgium
Sergei Lishouk FC 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 20 Ukraine
Venson Hamilton F 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States / Spain

Houston Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Tarik Black PF (U) Non-Bird United States
Markel Brown SG (U) Non-Bird United States
Clint Capela PF (R) Bird Switzerland
Joe Johnson SG (U) Non-Bird United States

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2019 2020 2021 2022
Gerald Green (UFA)
Maybyner Nene (PO)
Michael Carter-Williams (UFA)
James Ennis (PO)
R.J. Hunter (UFA)
Chinanu Onuaku (UFA)
Eric Gordon (UFA)
Ryan Anderson (UFA)
Zhou Qi (TO)
Chris Paul (PO)
P.J. Tucker (UFA)
James Harden (PO)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2019OwnMost favorable of HOU, ORL, CLE and POR to ORL; second most favorable of HOU, ORL and CLE to SAC then least favorable to NYK; less favorable of (i) POR and (ii) most favorable of HOU, ORL and CLE to LAC (via ORL swap for CLE or HOU (via CLE and HOU to NYK); via NYK to SAC; via POR to ORL to DET to LAC)
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn
2023OwnOwn
2024OwnOwn
2025OwnOwn

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing
No picks incoming

2019 second round draft pick to Orlando, Sacramento, New York or L.A. Clippers
Orlando will receive the most favorable of its 2019 2nd round pick, Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick, Houston's 2019 2nd round pick and Portland's 2019 2nd round pick; Sacramento will receive the second most favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick and New York will receive the least favorable of these three picks; L.A. Clippers will receive the less favorable of (i) the Portland pick and (ii) the most favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick (via Orlando's right to swap for Cleveland or Houston (via Cleveland and Houston to New York); via New York to Sacramento; via Portland to Orlando to Detroit to L.A. Clippers) [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015; Orlando-Portland, 6/23/2016; Detroit-Orlando, 6/29/2016; New York-Sacramento, 7/14/2017; Detroit-L.A. Clippers, 1/29/2018]

2018-2019 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Chinanu Onuaku was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Chinanu Onuaku signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 19, 2016.

Zhou Qi was selected as the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Zhou Qi signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2017.

Acquired via Trade

James Harden was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 27, 2012. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 31, 2012. James Harden re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on July 7, 2017.

Chris Paul was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 28, 2017. Chris Paul re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 7, 2018.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ryan Anderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016.

Michael Carter-Williams signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2018.

James Ennis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 13, 2018.

Eric Gordon signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016.

Gerald Green signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on December 28, 2017. Gerald Green re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2018.

Maybyner Nene signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on July 19, 2016. Maybyner Nene re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2017.

P.J. Tucker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2017.

2018-2019 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Leslie Alexander Owner 1993-1994 N/A
Thad Brown Chief Executive Officer 2006-2007 Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Houston Rockets, 2002 to 2006)
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Scott Andrews Chief Strategy Officer, VP 2012-2013 N/A
John Croley VP of Corporate Development 2012-2013 Vice President of Business Development (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1998 to 2012)
Mike D'Antoni Head Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2015 to )
T.R. Dunn Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2011 to 2014)
Brett Gunning Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2015)
Roy Rogers Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 2014)
Eli Witus VP of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Basketball Operations Analyst (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2013)
Monte McNair Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Director of Basketball Operations (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2012)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Daryl Morey General Manager, Managing Director of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Assistant General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
John Cho Video Coordinator 2008-2009 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Jesse Mermuys Director of Player Development 2012-2013 Advance Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2009 to 2012)
Josh Powell Player Development Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Motoki Fujii Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A
Clyde Drexler TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2001 to 2002)
Matt Bullard TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 N/A
Joel Blank Radio Broadcaster 2003-2004 N/A
Craig Ackerman Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)