Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

1990-1991 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
50 Matt Bullard PF 6-10 215 0 Iowa 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Adrian Caldwell PF 6-8 265 1 Lamar 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Dave Feitl C 6-11 235 3 UTEP 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
21 Sleepy Floyd PG 6-3 170 8 Georgetown 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Dave Jamerson G 6-5 190 0 Ohio 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
1 Buck Johnson F 6-7 190 4 Alabama 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
  Roy Marble GF 6-6 190 1 Iowa 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
11 Vernon Maxwell G 6-4 180 2 Florida 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
34 Hakeem Olajuwon C 7-0 255 6 Houston 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Nigeria / United States
  Jim Rowinski FC 6-8 250 3 Purdue 1984 Rnd 4 Pick 16 United States
30 Kenny Smith PG 6-3 170 3 North Carolina 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
13 Larry Smith PF 6-8 215 10 Alcorn State 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
33 Otis Thorpe PF 6-9 225 6 Providence 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
20 Kennard Winchester GF 6-5 210 0 Averett 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  David Wood PF 6-9 227 2 Nevada 1987 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
42 Mike Woodson GF 6-5 195 10 Indiana 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States

1990-1991 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Smith V. Maxwell B. Johnson O. Thorpe H. Olajuwon
Rotation S. Floyd D. Jamerson   L. Smith  
Rotation       D. Wood  
Lim PT   K. Winchester   M. Bullard D. Feitl
Lim PT       A. Caldwell  

1990-1991 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs55-27-
2Utah Jazz54-281
3Houston Rockets52-303
4Orlando Magic31-5124
5Minnesota Timberwolves29-5326
6Dallas Mavericks28-5427
7Denver Nuggets20-6235

1990-1991 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Hakeem Olajuwon All-NBA Third Team (1991)
Otis Thorpe Player Of The Week (02/03/91)
Kenny Smith Player Of The Week (03/17/91)
Hakeem Olajuwon All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1991)
Kenny Smith Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1991)

1990-1991 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Otis Thorpe 82 37.1 17.5 10.3 2.4 0.9 0.2 2.6
Vernon Maxwell 82 35.0 17.0 2.9 3.7 1.5 0.2 2.1
Kenny Smith 78 34.6 17.7 2.1 7.1 1.4 0.1 3.0
Hakeem Olajuwon 56 36.8 21.2 13.8 2.3 2.2 3.9 3.1
Sleepy Floyd 82 22.6 12.3 1.9 3.9 1.2 0.2 1.7
Buck Johnson 73 31.2 13.6 4.5 1.9 1.1 0.6 1.7
David Wood 82 17.3 5.3 3.0 1.1 0.7 0.2 1.1
Larry Smith 81 23.7 3.3 8.8 1.1 1.0 0.3 1.1
Kennard Winchester 64 9.5 3.7 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.5
Dave Feitl 52 7.2 2.6 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5
Dave Jamerson 37 5.5 3.1 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.5
Adrian Caldwell 42 8.2 1.8 2.4 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.7
Mike Woodson 11 11.4 4.8 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.6
Matt Bullard 18 3.5 2.2 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2

1990-1991 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Buck Johnson was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Buck Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 30, 1986. Buck Johnson signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on December 22, 1988.

Hakeem Olajuwon was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Hakeem Olajuwon signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 1, 1984. Hakeem Olajuwon signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on August 1, 1988.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Dave Jamerson, the #15 pick in the First Round of the 1990 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Miami Heat on June 27, 1990. Dave Jamerson signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on October 11, 1990.

Acquired via Trade

Sleepy Floyd was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Golden State Warriors on December 13, 1987. Sleepy Floyd re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 2, 1990.

Vernon Maxwell was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the San Antonio Spurs on February 21, 1990. Vernon Maxwell re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 1, 1990.

Kenny Smith was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Atlanta Hawks on June 27, 1990.

Otis Thorpe was acquired in a sign and trade by the Houston Rockets from the Sacramento Kings on October 11, 1988.

Acquired via Free Agency

Matt Bullard signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 22, 1990.

Adrian Caldwell signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on August 2, 1989. Adrian Caldwell re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 5, 1990.

Dave Feitl signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 6, 1990.

Larry Smith signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 11, 1989.

Kennard Winchester signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 11, 1990.

David Wood signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 6, 1990.

1990-1991 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Charlie Thomas Owner 1982-1983 N/A
Don Chaney Head Coach 1988-1989 Head Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 1984 to 1987)
Steve Patterson General Manager 1989-1990 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A