Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2022-2023 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
00 Sterling Brown G 6-5 219 5 Southern Methodist 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States UFA-2023
7 Trey Burke G 6-0 185 9 Michigan 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States UFA-2023
32 Marquese Chriss PF 6-9 240 6 Washington 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2023
9 Josh Christopher G 6-5 215 1 Arizona State 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
17 Tari Eason F 6-8 216 0 LSU 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States TO-2024; TO-2025; RFA-2026
20 Bruno Fernando C 6-9 240 3 Maryland 2019 Rnd 2 Pick 4 Angola UFA-2023
16 Usman Garuba C 6-8 220 1 Real Madrid (Spain) 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 23 Spain TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
10 Eric Gordon G 6-3 215 14 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2024
4 Jalen Green SG 6-6 178 1 NBA G League Ignite 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
12 Trevor Hudgins G 6-0 180 0 Northwest Missouri State 2022 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2023
51 Boban Marjanovic C 7-4 290 7 KK Vrsac Swisslion (Serbia) 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Serbia UFA-2023
6 K.J. Martin F 6-7 215 2 IMG Academy (Florida) 2020 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States TO-2023; UFA-2024
24 Garrison Mathews SG 6-5 215 3 Lipscomb 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2024; UFA-2025
15 Daishen Nix GF 6-5 224 1 NBA G League Ignite 2021 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2024; UFA-2025
2 David Nwaba G 6-5 219 6 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2023; UFA-2024
3 Kevin Porter, Jr. SF 6-4 203 3 USC 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States RFA-2023
28 Alperen Sengun C 6-9 235 1 Besiktas Icrypex (Turkey) 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 16 Turkey TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
1 Jabari Smith II F 6-10 220 0 Auburn 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States TO-2024; TO-2025; RFA-2026
8 Jae'sean Tate F 6-4 230 2 Ohio State 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2024; UFA-2025
0 TyTy Washington, Jr. PG 6-3 197 0 Kentucky 2022 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States TO-2024; TO-2025; RFA-2026
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2022-2023 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Porter, Jr. J. Green E. Gordon J. Tate A. Sengun
Rotation T. Burke J. Christopher G. Mathews K. Martin M. Chriss
Rotation     D. Nwaba    
Rotation     S. Brown    
Rotation     D. Nix    
Lim PT T. Washington, Jr. T. Hudgins T. Eason   U. Garuba
Lim PT     J. Smith II   B. Marjanovic
Lim PT         B. Fernando

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
Anthony Lamb PF (U) Non-Bird United States
Michael Frazier G (U) Early Bird United States

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2023 2024 2025 2026
Boban Marjanovic (UFA)
Trey Burke (UFA)
Sterling Brown (UFA)
David Nwaba (TO)
Marquese Chriss (UFA)
Bruno Fernando (UFA)
Kevin Porter, Jr. (RFA)
Usman Garuba (TO)
Jalen Green (TO)
Josh Christopher (TO)
Trevor Hudgins (RFA)
Alperen Sengun (TO)
K.J. Martin (TO)
Eric Gordon (UFA)
Jae'sean Tate (TO)
Garrison Mathews (TO)
Tari Eason (TO)
TyTy Washington, Jr. (TO)
Jabari Smith II (TO)
Daishen Nix (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)
Tari Eason (TO)
TyTy Washington, Jr. (TO)
Jabari Smith II (TO)
Tari Eason (RFA)
TyTy Washington, Jr. (RFA)
Jabari Smith II (RFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2023More favorable of HOU and BRK; more favorable of (i) PHL and (ii) less favorable of BRK and HOU to BRK then other to UTH (via HOU swap for BRK; via PHL to BRK); MIL31-32 to IND; more favorable of (i) HOU 33-60 and (ii) less favorable of DAL and MIA to BOS [may be conveyed by BOS to IND] 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; MIN
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 SAN (via HOU to DET to OKC; via UTH to SAN); MIN
2028OwnOwn
2029OwnOwn

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2023 first round draft pick from Brooklyn (swap, Houston outgoing to Brooklyn or Utah)
Houston will receive the more favorable of its 2023 1st round pick and Brooklyn's 2023 1st round pick; Brooklyn will receive the more favorable of (i) the less favorable of its pick and the Houston pick and (ii) Philadelphia's 2023 1st round pick and Utah will receive the least favorable of the three (via Houston's right to swap for Brooklyn; via Philadelphia to Brooklyn) [Brooklyn-Cleveland-Houston-Indiana, 1/16/2021; Brooklyn-Philadelphia, 2/10/2022; Brooklyn-Utah, 6/30/2022]

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 protected for selections 56-60 or to Cleveland protected for selections 31-55 (Golden State's obligation to Houston or Cleveland will thereafter be extinguished) (via Atlanta to Houston) [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]

2025 second round draft pick from Minnesota
Minnesota's 2025 2nd round pick to Houston [Houston-Minnesota, 6/24/2022]

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]

2027 second round draft pick from Minnesota
Minnesota's 2027 2nd round pick to Houston [Houston-Minnesota, 6/24/2022]

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; 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; 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; Oklahoma City may convey the pick it receives to Denver or Charlotte (see Oklahoma City Outgoing) and Boston may convey the pick it receives to Indiana (see Boston Outgoing) (via Miami to Dallas; via Memphis' right to swap Dallas or Miami for Houston) [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 San Antonio
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 San Antonio will receive the least favorable of the four (via Houston to Detroit to Oklahoma City; via Utah to San Antonio) [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; Portland-San Antonio-Utah, 2/9/2022]

2022-2023 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.

Tari Eason was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 2022 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Tari Eason signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 1, 2022.

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.

Jabari Smith II was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 2022 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Jabari Smith II signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 1, 2022.

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.

Draft Rights to TyTy Washington, Jr., the #29 pick in the First Round of the 2022 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Minnesota Timberwolves on June 24, 2022. TyTy Washington, Jr. signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 1, 2022.

Acquired via Trade

Sterling Brown was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 2022.

Trey Burke was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 2022.

Marquese Chriss was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 2022.

Bruno Fernando was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Boston Celtics on February 10, 2022. Bruno Fernando re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 26, 2022.

Boban Marjanovic was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Dallas Mavericks on June 24, 2022.

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

Acquired via Free Agency

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.

Garrison Mathews signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on December 18, 2021.

Daishen Nix signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 14, 2022.

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 with the Houston Rockets on November 25, 2020. Jae'sean Tate re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2022.

2022-2023 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)
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)
Lionel Hollins Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 2019 to 2021)
Mahmoud Abdelfattah Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Head Coach (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2019 to 2022)
Mike Batiste Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Player Development Manager (Washington Wizards, 2021 to 2022)
Will Dunn Assistant Coach 2022-2023 Assistant Coach (2021 to 2022)
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
Willie Cruz Director of Athletic Performance 2022-2023 Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2019 to 2022)
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
Travis Stockbridge 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)
Scott Kneller Basketball Operations 2020-2021 N/A
Matt Bullard Basketball Operations 2021-2022 TV Broadcaster (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2021)
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
Robbie Keck Coaching Associate, Director of Player Development 2022-2023 Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2020 to 2022)
Orhun Gungoren Player Development 2022-2023 N/A
John Lucas III Player Development Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (2018 to 2019)
Jason Biles 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)