Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

1991-1992 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
50 Matt Bullard PF 6-10 215 1 Iowa 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Sleepy Floyd PG 6-3 170 9 Georgetown 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
35 Dan Godfread C 6-10 250 1 Evansville 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Gerald Henderson G 6-2 175 13 VCU 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 20 United States
7 Carl Herrera F 6-9 215 0 Houston 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 3 Trinidad and Tobago / Venezuela
  Dave Jamerson G 6-5 190 1 Ohio 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
6 Avery Johnson PG 5-10 175 3 Southern 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
1 Buck Johnson F 6-7 190 5 Alabama 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
11 Vernon Maxwell G 6-4 180 3 Florida 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
34 Hakeem Olajuwon C 7-0 255 7 Houston 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Nigeria / United States
15 Tree Rollins C 7-1 235 14 Clemson 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
30 Kenny Smith PG 6-3 170 4 North Carolina 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
13 Larry Smith PF 6-8 215 11 Alcorn State 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
33 Otis Thorpe PF 6-9 225 7 Providence 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  John Turner F 6-9 245 0 Phillips 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
20 Kennard Winchester GF 6-5 210 1 Averett 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1991-1992 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 T. Rollins
Rotation       M. Bullard  
Rotation       C. Herrera  
Rotation       J. Turner  
Lim PT A. Johnson        

1991-1992 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz55-27-
2San Antonio Spurs47-358
3Houston Rockets42-4013
4Denver Nuggets24-5831
5Dallas Mavericks22-6033
6Minnesota Timberwolves15-6740

1991-1992 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Otis Thorpe Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1992)
Hakeem Olajuwon Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1992)

1991-1992 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Hakeem Olajuwon 70 37.7 21.6 12.1 2.2 1.8 4.3 2.7
Otis Thorpe 82 37.3 17.3 10.5 3.0 0.6 0.5 2.9
Vernon Maxwell 80 33.8 17.1 3.0 4.1 1.3 0.3 2.2
Kenny Smith 81 33.8 14.0 2.2 6.9 1.3 0.1 2.8
Sleepy Floyd 82 20.3 9.1 1.8 2.9 0.7 0.3 1.6
Buck Johnson 80 27.5 8.6 3.9 2.0 0.9 0.6 1.3
Matt Bullard 80 16.0 6.4 2.8 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.7
Avery Johnson 49 15.8 5.1 0.9 3.4 0.8 0.1 1.3
Carl Herrera 43 13.2 4.4 2.3 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.9
Dave Jamerson 48 7.9 4.0 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.5
Tree Rollins 59 11.8 2.0 2.9 0.3 0.2 1.1 0.3
John Turner 42 8.2 2.8 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.8
Larry Smith 45 17.8 2.3 5.7 0.7 0.5 0.2 1.0
Gerald Henderson 8 4.2 1.5 0.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.5
Kennard Winchester 4 4.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dan Godfread 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1991-1992 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.

John Turner was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1991 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. John Turner signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 3, 1991.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Carl Herrera, the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 1990 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Miami Heat on June 27, 1990. Carl Herrera signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on October 2, 1991.

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. Vernon Maxwell signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 12, 1991.

Kenny Smith was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Atlanta Hawks on June 27, 1990. Kenny Smith re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 23, 1991.

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 with the Houston Rockets on August 22, 1990. Matt Bullard re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 11, 1991.

Avery Johnson signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on January 10, 1992. Avery Johnson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 20, 1992. Avery Johnson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 30, 1992.

Tree Rollins signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 11, 1991.

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

1991-1992 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)
Rudy Tomjanovich Head Coach 1991-1992 N/A
Steve Patterson General Manager 1989-1990 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A
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