Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
4 Charles Barkley PF 6-6 252 14 Auburn 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
50 Matt Bullard PF 6-10 215 7 Iowa 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
55 Antoine Carr PF 6-9 225 14 Wichita State 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  John Coker C 7-0 253 3 Boise State 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Michael Dickerson SG 6-5 190 0 Arizona 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
11 Bryce Drew SG 6-2 185 0 Valparaiso 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
32 Othella Harrington F-C 6-9 235 2 Georgetown 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
8 Eddie Johnson SF 6-7 215 16 Illinois 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
7 Sam Mack SF 6-7 220 5 Houston 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
12 Matt Maloney PF 6-3 192 3 Pennsylvania 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Pig Miller F 6-9 225 4 Michigan State 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
5 Cuttino Mobley G 6-4 190 0 Rhode Island 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
34 Hakeem Olajuwon C 7-0 255 14 Houston 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Nigeria / United States
33 Scottie Pippen SF 6-8 228 11 Central Arkansas 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
20 Brent Price PG 6-1 165 6 Oklahoma 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
1 Rodrick Rhodes G-F 6-6 225 1 USC 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
53 Stanley Roberts C 7-0 285 7 LSU 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
  Roy Rogers, Jr. F 6-10 235 2 Alabama 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States

1998-1999 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Mobley M. Dickerson S. Pippen C. Barkley H. Olajuwon
Rotation B. Price   S. Mack O. Harrington S. Roberts
Rotation       A. Carr  
Lim PT B. Drew M. Maloney E. Johnson M. Bullard  
Lim PT       P. Miller  

1998-1999 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs37-13-
2Utah Jazz37-130
3Houston Rockets31-196
4Minnesota Timberwolves25-2512
5Dallas Mavericks19-3118
6Denver Nuggets14-3623
7Vancouver Grizzlies8-4229

1998-1999 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Hakeem Olajuwon All-NBA Third Team (1999)
Scottie Pippen All-NBA Defensive First Team (1999)
Michael Dickerson All-Rookie Second Team (1999)
Cuttino Mobley All-Rookie Second Team (1999)

1998-1999 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Hakeem Olajuwon 50 35.7 18.9 9.5 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.8
Scottie Pippen 50 40.2 14.5 6.5 5.9 2.0 0.7 3.2
Charles Barkley 42 36.3 16.1 12.3 4.6 1.0 0.3 2.4
Michael Dickerson 50 31.2 10.9 1.7 1.9 0.5 0.2 1.3
Cuttino Mobley 49 29.7 9.9 2.3 2.5 0.9 0.5 1.6
Othella Harrington 41 22.0 9.8 6.0 0.4 0.1 0.6 1.5
Brent Price 40 20.1 7.3 1.9 2.8 0.8 0.0 1.6
Sam Mack 25 20.2 9.2 1.7 1.3 0.6 0.1 0.5
Bryce Drew 34 13.0 3.5 0.9 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.9
Matt Bullard 41 10.1 2.9 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.3
Pig Miller 29 8.6 2.4 2.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Antoine Carr 18 8.4 2.6 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.5
Matt Maloney 15 12.4 1.4 0.7 1.4 0.3 0.0 0.9
Stanley Roberts 6 5.5 2.3 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.7
Eddie Johnson 3 6.0 4.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.7
Rodrick Rhodes 3 11.0 3.0 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 1.7

1998-1999 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Michael Dickerson was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Michael Dickerson signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

Bryce Drew was selected as the #16 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Bryce Drew signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

Othella Harrington was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Othella Harrington signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on September 30, 1996. Othella Harrington re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 23, 1997. Othella Harrington re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

Cuttino Mobley was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Cuttino Mobley signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

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. Hakeem Olajuwon signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on March 15, 1993. Hakeem Olajuwon signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on July 15, 1996.

Acquired via Trade

Charles Barkley was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Phoenix Suns on August 19, 1996. Charles Barkley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 21, 1999.

Sam Mack was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Vancouver Grizzlies on March 11, 1999.

Scottie Pippen was acquired in a sign and trade by the Houston Rockets from the Chicago Bulls on January 22, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Matt Bullard signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on October 1, 1996. Matt Bullard re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 8, 1997. Matt Bullard re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 21, 1999.

Antoine Carr signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

Eddie Johnson signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on March 3, 1997. Eddie Johnson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 12, 1997. Eddie Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

Matt Maloney signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on September 30, 1996. Matt Maloney re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 15, 1997. Matt Maloney re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

Pig Miller signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 23, 1999.

Brent Price signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 30, 1996.

Stanley Roberts signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 4, 1999.

1998-1999 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Leslie Alexander Owner 1993-1994 N/A
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Rudy Tomjanovich Head Coach 1991-1992 N/A
Jim Boylen Assistant Coach 1992-1993 Assistant Coach (Michigan State, 1987 to 1992)
Carroll Dawson General Manager 1996-1997 N/A
Carroll Dawson General Manager 1996-1997 N/A
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Mike Wells Video Coordinator 1996-1997 Assistant Video Coordinator (Houston Rockets, 1995 to 1996)
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Keith Jones Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A