Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

1999-2000 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
40 Shandon Anderson GF 6-6 208 3 Georgia 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
4 Charles Barkley PF 6-6 252 15 Auburn 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
50 Matt Bullard PF 6-10 215 8 Iowa 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
13 Kelvin Cato C 6-11 255 2 Iowa State 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
15 Bill Curley F 6-9 220 5 Boston College 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
11 Bryce Drew SG 6-2 185 1 Valparaiso 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
3 Steve Francis G 6-3 195 0 Maryland 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
9 Devin Gray F 6-7 240 2 Clemson 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
30 Thomas Hamilton C 7-2 330 4 King College Prep High School (Illinois) 1994 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Don MacLean PF 6-10 235 7 UCLA 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
12 Matt Maloney PF 6-3 192 4 Pennsylvania 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Tony Massenburg PF 6-9 220 7 Maryland 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
9 Pig Miller F 6-9 225 5 Michigan State 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
5 Cuttino Mobley G 6-4 190 1 Rhode Island 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
25 Moochie Norris G 6-1 175 2 West Florida 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
34 Hakeem Olajuwon C 7-0 255 15 Houston 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Nigeria / United States
6 Carlos Rogers FC 6-11 220 5 Tennessee State 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
21 Kenny Thomas F 6-7 245 0 New Mexico 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
42 Walt Williams SF 6-8 219 7 Maryland 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States

1999-2000 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Francis S. Anderson W. Williams K. Thomas K. Cato
Rotation B. Drew C. Mobley D. Gray C. Barkley H. Olajuwon
Rotation M. Norris     M. Bullard C. Rogers
Rotation       P. Miller  
Rotation       T. Massenburg  

1999-2000 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Utah Jazz55-27-
2San Antonio Spurs53-292
3Minnesota Timberwolves50-325
4Dallas Mavericks40-4215
5Denver Nuggets35-4720
6Houston Rockets34-4821
7Vancouver Grizzlies22-6033

1999-2000 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Steve Francis Player Of The Week (01/24/00)
Steve Francis Rookie Of The Year (2000)
Steve Francis All-Rookie First Team (2000)
Steve Francis Rookie Of The Month (Dec 99, Mar 00, Apr 00)
Steve Francis Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2000)
Cuttino Mobley Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2000)
Steve Francis Slam Dunk Contest Participant (2000)

1999-2000 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Steve Francis 77 36.1 18.0 5.3 6.6 1.5 0.4 4.0
Cuttino Mobley 81 30.8 15.8 3.6 2.6 1.1 0.4 2.3
Shandon Anderson 82 32.9 12.3 4.7 2.9 1.2 0.4 2.4
Walt Williams 76 24.5 10.9 4.0 2.1 0.6 0.6 1.5
Kenny Thomas 72 25.0 8.2 6.1 1.6 0.8 0.3 1.6
Kelvin Cato 65 24.3 8.7 6.0 0.4 0.5 1.9 1.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 44 23.8 10.3 6.2 1.4 0.9 1.6 1.7
Carlos Rogers 53 20.8 8.0 5.2 0.8 0.3 0.6 1.2
Bryce Drew 72 18.0 5.8 1.4 2.2 0.6 0.0 0.9
Matt Bullard 56 18.3 6.8 2.5 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.6
Charles Barkley 20 31.0 14.4 10.4 3.1 0.7 0.2 2.2
Moochie Norris 30 16.7 6.9 2.3 3.1 0.8 0.0 1.0
Pig Miller 35 13.6 3.7 4.7 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.5
Thomas Hamilton 22 12.4 3.7 4.1 0.7 0.2 0.6 1.3
Devin Gray 21 5.9 2.3 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Tony Massenburg 10 10.9 4.6 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.9
Bill Curley 4 12.5 3.0 2.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 1.0

1999-2000 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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.

Kenny Thomas was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Kenny Thomas signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on August 13, 1999.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Steve Francis, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Vancouver Grizzlies on August 27, 1999. Steve Francis signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on September 15, 1999.

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. Charles Barkley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on October 4, 1999.

Kelvin Cato was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on October 2, 1999. Kelvin Cato signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 27, 1999.

Tony Massenburg was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Vancouver Grizzlies on August 27, 1999.

Carlos Rogers was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on October 2, 1999.

Walt Williams was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Portland Trail Blazers on October 2, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Shandon Anderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 29, 1999.

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.

Devin Gray signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on January 7, 2000. Devin Gray re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 17, 2000. Devin Gray re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 27, 2000.

Pig Miller signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on January 6, 2000. Pig Miller re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 16, 2000. Pig Miller re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on January 26, 2000.

Moochie Norris signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on February 8, 2000. Moochie Norris re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 18, 2000. Moochie Norris re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on February 28, 2000.

1999-2000 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Leslie Alexander Owner 1993-1994 N/A
Carroll Dawson General Manager 1996-1997 N/A
Carroll Dawson General Manager 1996-1997 N/A
Rudy Tomjanovich Head Coach 1991-1992 N/A
Jim Boylen Assistant Coach 1992-1993 Assistant Coach (Michigan State, 1987 to 1992)
Mike Wells Assistant Coach 1999-2000 Video Coordinator (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 1999)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Keith Jones Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
David Macha Strength and Conditioning Coach 1996-1997 N/A
Dean Cooper Video Coordinator 1999-2000 N/A
Melvin Hunt Video Coordinator, Scout 1999-2000 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Jay Namoc Equipment Manager 1994-1995 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A