Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2021-2022 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
14 D.J. Augustin G 6-0 183 13 Texas 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2023
7 Armoni Brooks SG 6-3 195 1 Houston 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2024; UFA-2025
9 Josh Christopher G 6-5 215 0 Arizona State 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
5 Dante Exum PG 6-5 214 7 Australian Institute of Sport (Australian Capital Territory) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Australia UFA-2024
16 Usman Garuba C 6-8 220 0 Real Madrid (Spain) 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 23 Spain TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
10 Eric Gordon G 6-3 215 13 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2024
0 Jalen Green SG 6-6 178 0 NBA G League Ignite 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
4 Danuel House F 6-6 215 5 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2022
33 Anthony Lamb PF 6-6 225 1 Vermont 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2022
6 K.J. Martin F 6-7 215 1 IMG Academy (Florida) 2020 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States TO-2023; UFA-2024
15 Daishen Nix GF 6-5 224 0 NBA G League Ignite 2021 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2022
2 David Nwaba G 6-5 219 5 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2023; UFA-2024
3 Kevin Porter, Jr. SF 6-4 203 2 USC 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States TO-2022; RFA-2023
28 Alperen Sengun C 6-9 235 0 Besiktas Icrypex (Turkey) 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Turkey TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
8 Jae'sean Tate F 6-4 230 1 Ohio State 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2022; RFA-2023
27 Daniel Theis C 6-8 245 4 Ratiopharm Ulm (Germany) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Germany TO-2024; UFA-2025
1 John Wall PG 6-4 210 11 Kentucky 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
35 Christian Wood PF 6-10 223 5 UNLV 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2023
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2021-2022 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Wall E. Gordon J. Tate D. Theis C. Wood
Rotation K. Porter, Jr.   D. House K. Martin  
Rotation A. Brooks   D. Nwaba    
Rotation D. Augustin   D. Exum    
Lim PT   M. Foster D. Nix A. Lamb U. Garuba
Lim PT   J. Green     A. Sengun
Lim PT   J. Christopher      

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
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
Michael Frazier G (U) Early Bird United States

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2022 2023 2024 2025
John Wall (PO)
Danuel House (UFA)
Anthony Lamb (RFA)
Kevin Porter, Jr. (TO)
Daishen Nix (RFA)
Jae'sean Tate (TO)
D.J. Augustin (UFA)
Christian Wood (UFA)
David Nwaba (TO)
Usman Garuba (TO)
Jalen Green (TO)
Josh Christopher (TO)
Alperen Sengun (TO)
Jae'sean Tate (RFA)
Kevin Porter, Jr. (RFA)
K.J. Martin (TO)
Eric Gordon (UFA)
Daniel Theis (TO)
Dante Exum (UFA)
Armoni Brooks (TO)
Usman Garuba (TO)
Jalen Green (TO)
Josh Christopher (TO)
Alperen Sengun (TO)
Usman Garuba (RFA)
Jalen Green (RFA)
Josh Christopher (RFA)
Alperen Sengun (RFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2022Two most favorable of HOU, BRK and MIA 15-30 then other to MIA (via HOU swap of HOU or BRK for MIA)To CLE; Less favorable of DEN and PHL (via MIN swap of PHL for DEN; via MIA) if MIA 1-14 in 2022
2023Own or swap for BRK; MIL31-32 to IND; or more favorable of (i) HOU 33-60 and (ii) less favorable of DAL and MIA to BOS then other to IND (via MIA to DAL; via MEM swap of DAL or MIA for HOU)
20241-4 Own; 5-30 to OKC; BRKTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024; BRK; GOS 31-55 (via ATL)
20251-10 Own or swap for BRK; 11-30 Own or swap for BRK if HOU 11-30 is less favorable than LAC; or more favorable of (i) BRK and (ii) less favorable of HOU 11-30 and OKC then other to BRK; and more favorable of HOU 11-30 and OKC to OKC if HOU 11-30 is more favorable than LAC (via OKC swap for HOU 11-30 or LAC; via HOU swap of HOU or OKC for BRK)To OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024
20261-4 Own; 5-30 to OKC; BRKTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2026
2027Own or swap for BRKThree most favorable of HOU, OKC, IND and MIA to OKC then other to UTH (via HOU to DET to OKC)
2028OwnOwn

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2022 first round draft pick(s) from Brooklyn and/or Miami
Houston will receive the two most favorable of its 2022 1st round pick, Brooklyn's 2022 1st round pick and Miami's 2022 1st round pick protected for selections 1-14 and Miami will receive the least favorable of the three (via Houston's right to swap Houston or Brooklyn for Miami); if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then Houston will instead receive its pick and the Brooklyn pick and the less favorable of Denver's 2022 2nd round pick and Philadelphia's 2022 2nd round pick (via Miami) [Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021; Houston-Miami, 3/25/2021]

2023 first round draft pick from Brooklyn (swap, Houston outgoing)
Houston has the right to swap its 2023 1st round pick for Brooklyn's 2023 1st round pick [Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021]

2023 first round draft pick from Milwaukee
Milwaukee's 2023 1st round pick to Houston [Houston-Milwaukee, 3/19/2021]

2024 first round draft pick from Brooklyn
Brooklyn's 2024 1st round pick to Houston [Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021]

2024 second round draft pick from Brooklyn
Brooklyn's 2024 2nd round pick to Houston [Brooklyn-Houston, 10/6/2021]

2024 second round draft pick from Golden State
Golden State's 2024 2nd round pick to Houston (via Atlanta) protected for selections 56-60 or to Cleveland (via Atlanta to Houston) protected for selections 31-55 (Golden State's obligation to Houston or Cleveland will thereafter be extinguished) [Atlanta-Golden State, 6/20/2019; Atlanta-Denver-Houston-Minnesota, 2/5/2020; Cleveland-Houston, 1/22/2021]

2025 first round draft pick from Oklahoma City or Brooklyn (swap, Houston outgoing to Oklahoma City or Brooklyn)
Oklahoma City has the right to swap its 2025 1st round pick for Houston's 2025 1st round pick protected for selections 1-10 or the L.A. Clippers' 2025 1st round pick; Houston then has the right to swap its pick or the Oklahoma City pick for Brooklyn's 2025 1st round pick; if the Houston pick falls within its protected range, then Houston's obligation to Oklahoma City will be extinguished and Houston will instead receive the more favorable of its pick and the Brooklyn pick and Brooklyn will receive the less favorable of the two [L.A. Clippers-Oklahoma City, 7/10/2019; Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019; Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021]

2026 first round draft pick from Brooklyn
Brooklyn's 2026 1st round pick to Houston [Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021]

2027 first round draft pick from Brooklyn (swap, Houston outgoing)
Houston has the right to swap its 2027 1st round pick for Brooklyn's 2027 1st round pick [Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021]

2022 second round draft pick to Cleveland
Houston's 2022 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Houston-Sacramento, 2/7/2019]

2023 second round draft pick to Boston or Indiana
Oklahoma City will receive the more favorable of Dallas' 2023 2nd round pick and Miami's 2023 2nd round pick (Oklahoma City may convey this pick to New York (see Oklahoma City Outgoing)); Boston will receive the more favorable of (i) Houston's 2023 2nd round pick protected for selections 31-32 and (ii) the less favorable of the Dallas pick and the Miami pick and Indiana will receive the least favorable of the three (via Miami to Dallas; via Memphis' right to swap Dallas or Miami for Houston); if the Houston pick falls within its protected range, then Houston's obligation to Boston will be extinguished and Boston will instead receive the less favorable of the Dallas pick and the Miami pick and Indiana will instead receive the Houston pick [Dallas-Miami, 7/7/2017; Dallas-Memphis, 7/8/2019; Houston-Memphis, 2/6/2020; Boston-Memphis-Portland, 11/20/2020; Dallas-Detroit-Oklahoma City, 11/27/2020; Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021]

2024 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Houston's 2024 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-4; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston will instead convey its 2024 2nd round pick and 2025 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2026 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Houston's 2026 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-4; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston will instead convey its 2026 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2027 second round draft pick to Oklahoma City or Utah
Oklahoma City will receive the three most favorable of its 2027 2nd round pick, Houston's 2027 2nd round pick, Indiana's 2027 2nd round pick and Miami's 2027 2nd round pick and Utah will receive the least favorable of the four (via Houston to Detroit to Oklahoma City) [Detroit-Houston, 11/24/2020; Detroit-Oklahoma City, 3/13/2021; Indiana-Oklahoma City, 11/25/2020; Miami-Oklahoma City, 3/17/2021; Oklahoma City-Utah, 7/30/2021]

2021-2022 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Josh Christopher was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Josh Christopher signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 6, 2021.

Usman Garuba was selected as the #23 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Usman Garuba signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 15, 2021.

Jalen Green was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Jalen Green signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 4, 2021.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to K.J. Martin, the #22 pick in the Second Round of the 2020 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Sacramento Kings on November 25, 2020. K.J. Martin signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on November 30, 2020.

Draft Rights to Alperen Sengun, the #16 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 30, 2021. Alperen Sengun signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 6, 2021.

Acquired via Trade

D.J. Augustin was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Milwaukee Bucks on March 19, 2021.

Dante Exum was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 16, 2021. Dante Exum re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 17, 2021.

Kevin Porter, Jr. was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 22, 2021.

Daniel Theis was acquired in a sign and trade by the Houston Rockets from the Chicago Bulls on August 7, 2021.

John Wall was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Washington Wizards on December 2, 2020.

Christian Wood was acquired in a sign and trade by the Houston Rockets from the Detroit Pistons on November 24, 2020.

Acquired via Free Agency

Armoni Brooks signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 14, 2021.

Marcus Foster signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 13, 2021.

Eric Gordon signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016. Eric Gordon re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 3, 2019.

Danuel House signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 13, 2019. Danuel House re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 16, 2019.

David Nwaba signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on June 23, 2020. David Nwaba re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 8, 2021.

Jae'sean Tate signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on November 25, 2020.

2021-2022 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tilman Fertitta Owner 2017-2018 Advisory Director (Houston Rockets, 2014 to 2017)
Rafael Stone General Counsel, General Manager 2004-2005 N/A
Gretchen Sheirr President of Business Operations 2020-2021 Chief Operating Officer (Houston Rockets, 2019 to 2021)
Scott Andrews VP 2012-2013 N/A
Stephen Silas Head Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Dallas Mavericks, 2018 to 2020)
DeSagana Diop Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Player Development Coach (Texas Legends, 2014 to 2020)
Jeff Hornacek Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Head Coach (2017 to 2018)
John Lucas Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2009 to 2010)
Rick Higgins Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Associate Coach (Orlando Magic, 2018 to 2020)
Will Weaver Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Head Coach (Sydney, 2019 to 2020)
Eli Witus Executive VP of Basketball Operations, Assistant General Manager 2018-2019 Vice President of Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2013 to 2019)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 2014)
Chris Wallace Director of Scouting 2021-2022 Senior Advisor (Memphis Grizzlies, 2019 to 2021)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Fan-Hal Koung Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Jeremy Hassler Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Marko Radovanovic Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Ed Kupfer Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Ed Pinckney Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Head Coach (2017 to 2018)
Jason Roman Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Mahmoud Abdelfattah Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2018 to 2019)
Travis Stockbridge Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Willie Cruz Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Antwan Floyd Basketball Operations 2020-2021 Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (Coastal Carolina, 2014 to 2017)
Dan Hartfield Basketball Operations 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2019 to 2020)
Dylan Jones Basketball Operations 2020-2021 Inside Sales (Los Angeles Clippers, 2018 to 2020)
Jim Paulis Basketball Operations 2020-2021 General Manager (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2017 to 2019)
Robbie Keck Basketball Operations 2020-2021 N/A
Scott Kneller Basketball Operations 2020-2021 N/A
Matt Bullard Basketball Operations 2021-2022 TV Broadcaster (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2021)
Will Dunn Video Coordinator 2019-2020 N/A
Javier Pesquera Scout 2021-2022 N/A
Ross Homan Scout 2021-2022 N/A
Rick Liem Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
Steve Scheinthal General Counsel, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
John Lucas III Player Development Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (2018 to 2019)
Jason Biles Director of Athletic Performance, Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Director of Performance Rehabilitation (Houston Rockets, 2010 to 2019)
Joe Rogowski Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (Orlando Magic, 2006 to 2013)
Javair Gillett Trainer 2015-2016 N/A
Motoki Fujii Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Alfred Mansour Team Doctor 2019-2020 N/A
Dr. Jason James Team Doctor 2020-2021 N/A
Dr. Rehal Bhojani Team Doctor 2020-2021 N/A
Dr. Steven Flores Team Physician 2013-2014 N/A
Dr. Walter Lowe Team Physician 2013-2014 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A
Cayleigh Griffin TV Broadcaster 2019-2020 N/A
Craig Ackerman TV Broadcaster, Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
Matt Thomas Radio Broadcaster 2017-2018 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)
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