Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2004-2005 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
42 Vin Baker PF 6-11 240 11 Hartford 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
12 Andre Barrett PG 5-10 173 0 Seton Hall 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
20 Jon Barry SG 6-4 195 12 Georgia Tech 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
40 Ryan Bowen F 6-9 218 5 Iowa 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States
32 Torraye Braggs F 6-8 245 4 Xavier 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 28 United States
4 Reece Gaines G 6-6 210 1 Louisville 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
  Zendon Hamilton C 6-11 250 5 St. John's 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
33 David Hawkins G 6-4 220 0 Temple 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Juwan Howard PF 6-9 240 10 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
21 Jim Jackson SG 6-6 220 12 Ohio State 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
7 Mike James G 6-2 188 3 Duquesne 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
10 Brandin Knight G 6-0 180 1 Pittsburgh 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
10 Tyronn Lue G 6-0 170 6 Nebraska 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
3 Tracy McGrady GF 6-8 210 7 Mt. Zion Christian Academy (North Carolina) 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
11 Yao Ming C 7-6 310 2 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 1 China
55 Dikembe Mutombo C 7-2 260 13 Georgetown 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Democratic Republic of the Congo
9 Bostjan Nachbar F 6-10 220 2 Universo De'Longhi Treviso (Italy) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Slovenia
25 Moochie Norris G 6-1 175 7 West Florida 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
35 Scott Padgett F 6-9 240 5 Kentucky 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
31 Rod Strickland PG 6-3 175 16 DePaul 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
3 Bob Sura G 6-5 200 9 Florida State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
2 Mo Taylor F 6-9 265 7 Michigan 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
17 Charlie Ward G 6-2 190 10 Florida State 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
30 Clarence Weatherspoon PF 6-6 240 12 Southern Mississippi 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
7 David Wesley G 6-0 190 11 Baylor 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Derrick Zimmerman G 6-3 195 1 Mississippi State 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States

2004-2005 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Sura D. Wesley T. McGrady S. Padgett Y. Ming
Rotation M. James J. Barry   R. Bowen D. Mutombo
Lim PT M. Norris     C. Weatherspoon  
Lim PT C. Ward     J. Howard  
Lim PT       T. Braggs  
Lim PT       V. Baker  

2004-2005 Southwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs59-23-
2Dallas Mavericks58-241
3Houston Rockets51-318
4Memphis Grizzlies45-3714
5New Orleans Hornets18-6441

2004-2005 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tracy McGrady All-NBA Third Team (2005)
Tracy McGrady Player Of The Week (01/16/05, 02/06/05, 03/13/05, 04/17/05)
Tracy McGrady Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2005)
Yao Ming Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2005)

2004-2005 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tracy McGrady 78 40.8 25.7 6.2 5.7 1.7 0.7 2.6
Yao Ming 80 30.6 18.3 8.4 0.8 0.4 2.0 2.5
Bob Sura 61 31.5 10.3 5.5 5.2 1.1 0.1 2.4
David Wesley 54 34.1 10.9 2.6 2.9 1.1 0.1 1.1
Juwan Howard 61 26.6 9.6 5.7 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.3
Jon Barry 53 23.2 7.0 2.6 2.6 0.9 0.1 1.0
Mike James 27 25.6 12.4 3.2 2.9 0.9 0.1 1.0
Dikembe Mutombo 80 15.2 4.0 5.3 0.1 0.2 1.3 0.6
Jim Jackson 24 41.2 13.3 4.8 3.6 1.0 0.0 2.3
Mo Taylor 38 23.8 7.8 4.3 1.4 0.4 0.3 1.7
Scott Padgett 66 14.3 4.2 2.8 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.5
Tyronn Lue 21 22.8 6.0 1.9 2.8 0.4 0.0 1.1
Clarence Weatherspoon 40 13.1 3.1 3.0 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4
Ryan Bowen 66 9.1 1.7 1.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1
Charlie Ward 14 25.7 5.4 2.8 3.1 1.1 0.0 1.3
Andre Barrett 27 11.6 2.1 0.7 1.6 0.5 0.0 0.6
Bostjan Nachbar 16 12.8 3.1 1.9 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.3
Rod Strickland 16 12.2 1.8 1.7 2.4 0.2 0.1 1.0
Reece Gaines 10 10.8 2.6 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.4
Moochie Norris 6 6.5 1.3 0.7 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.3
Torraye Braggs 7 3.4 0.9 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Vin Baker 3 4.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.7
Brandin Knight 1 3.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2004-2005 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Yao Ming was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Yao Ming signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on October 8, 2002.

Acquired via Trade

Vin Baker was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on February 24, 2005.

Jon Barry was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Atlanta Hawks on December 23, 2004.

Juwan Howard was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Orlando Magic on June 28, 2004.

Mike James was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Milwaukee Bucks on February 24, 2005.

Tracy McGrady was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Orlando Magic on June 28, 2004. Tracy McGrady signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on November 1, 2004.

Dikembe Mutombo was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Chicago Bulls on September 8, 2004.

Moochie Norris was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on February 24, 2005.

Clarence Weatherspoon was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New York Knicks on December 30, 2003.

David Wesley was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the New Orleans Pelicans on December 27, 2004.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ryan Bowen signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on September 29, 2004.

Torraye Braggs signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on March 19, 2005.

Scott Padgett signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on October 28, 2003. Scott Padgett re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 19, 2004.

Bob Sura signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 9, 2004.

Charlie Ward signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 9, 2004.

2004-2005 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
Jeff Van Gundy Head Coach 2003-2004 Head Coach (New York Knicks, 1995 to 2002)
Andy Greer Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 2001 to 2003)
Mike Longabardi Assistant Coach 2003-2004 N/A
Patrick Ewing Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (Washington Wizards, 2002 to 2003)
Steve Clifford Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 2001 to 2003)
Tom Thibodeau Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 1996 to 2003)
Jim Sann Assistant Coach 2004-2005 N/A
Dean Cooper Director of Scouting 2004-2005 Personnel Scout (Houston Rockets, 2003 to 2004)
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
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Gersson Rosas Video Coordinator, Personnel Scout 2004-2005 N/A
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Rafael Stone General Counsel 2004-2005 N/A
Jay Namoc Equipment Manager 1994-1995 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A
Joel Blank Radio Broadcaster 2003-2004 N/A