Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters
1980-1981 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster
1980-1981 Houston Depth Chart
|Starters||C. Murphy||T. Henderson||R. Reid||B. Paultz||M. Malone|
|Rotation||M. Dunleavy, Sr.||M. Jones||B. Willoughby|
|Rotation||A. Leavell||R. Tomjanovich||C. Garrett|
|Lim PT||J. Stroud|
1980-1981 Midwest Division Standings
|1||San Antonio Spurs||52-30||-|
|3||Kansas City Kings||40-42||12|
1980-1981 Houston Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Moses Malone||All-NBA Second Team (1981)
|Calvin Murphy||Player Of The Month (Feb 81)
|Moses Malone||Player Of The Week (03/15/81)
|Mike Dunleavy, Sr.||Player Of The Week (12/07/80)
|Robert Reid||Player Of The Week (03/29/81)
|Moses Malone||Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1981)
1980-1981 Houston Season Stat Leaders
|Mike Dunleavy, Sr.||74||21.7||10.5||1.6||3.6||0.9||0.0||1.9|
1980-1981 Houston Rockets Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Calvin Murphy was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Calvin Murphy signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1970.
Robert Reid was selected as the #18 pick in the Second Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Robert Reid signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1977. Robert Reid re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1979.
Rudy Tomjanovich was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. Rudy Tomjanovich signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets on September 1, 1970.
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Calvin Garrett, the #3 pick in the 3 Round of the 1979 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Chicago Bulls on June 10, 1980. Calvin Garrett signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1980.
|Acquired via Trade
Moses Malone was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Buffalo Braves on October 24, 1976.
Billy Paultz was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the San Antonio Spurs on January 17, 1980.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Tom Henderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 16, 1979.
Major Jones signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 10, 1979.
Bill Willoughby signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on November 27, 1980.
1980-1981 Houston Rockets Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Del Harris||Head Coach||1979-1980||N/A|
|Ray Patterson||General Manager||1972-1973||General Manager (Milwaukee Bucks, 1970 to 1972)|