Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2018-2019 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
7 Carmelo Anthony F 6-8 240 15 Syracuse 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States UFA-2019
15 Clint Capela PF 6-10 240 4 Chalon-Sur-Saone (France) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Switzerland UFA-2023
1 Michael Carter-Williams PG 6-6 190 5 Syracuse 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States UFA-2019
0 Marquese Chriss PF 6-10 230 2 Washington 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2019
6 Gary Clark SF 6-8 225 0 Cincinnati 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2021
12 Vince Edwards SF 6-8 225 0 Purdue 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States RFA-2019
7 James Ennis GF 6-7 210 4 Long Beach State 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States PO-2019; UFA-2020
10 Eric Gordon G 6-4 215 10 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2020
14 Gerald Green GF 6-7 205 11 Gulf Shores Academy (Texas) 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2019
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 9 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
55 Isaiah Hartenstein PF 7-0 249 0 Zalgiris (Lithuania) 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States / Germany RFA-2021
4 Danuel House F 6-7 207 2 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2019
2 Brandon Knight G 6-3 195 7 Kentucky 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States UFA-2020
42 Maybyner Nene C 6-11 250 16 Vasco da Gama (Brazil) 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Brazil PO-2019; UFA-2020
3 Chris Paul PG 6-0 175 13 Wake Forest 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States PO-2021; UFA-2022
4 P.J. Tucker SF 6-6 245 7 Texas 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States UFA-2021
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2018-2019 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Paul E. Gordon J. Harden P. Tucker C. Capela
Rotation   G. Green J. Ennis D. House M. Nene
Lim PT B. Knight   C. Anthony   M. Chriss
Lim PT M. Carter-Williams   G. Clark   I. Hartenstein
Lim PT     V. Edwards    

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Marko Todorovic C 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 15 Montenegro
Jon Diebler SF 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
Sergio Llull PG 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 4 Spain
Maarty Leunen F 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States
Axel Hervelle PF 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 22 Belgium
Sergei Lishouk FC 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 20 Ukraine
Venson Hamilton F 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States / Spain

Houston Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Tarik Black PF (U) Non-Bird United States
Markel Brown SG (U) Non-Bird United States
Joe Johnson SG (U) Non-Bird United States

2018-2019 Houston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Harden Player Of The Week (12/17/18)

2018-2019 Houston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Harden 26 36.3 31.5 5.8 8.2 2.2 0.5 5.6
Clint Capela 29 33.8 17.2 11.7 1.4 0.6 2.1 1.7
Eric Gordon 26 32.8 15.0 2.3 1.8 0.5 0.4 1.4
Chris Paul 24 34.2 15.8 4.2 8.2 2.2 0.3 3.0
P.J. Tucker 29 34.9 8.0 6.0 0.9 1.1 0.4 0.9
James Ennis 23 25.2 8.0 2.7 0.6 0.9 0.4 0.6
Gerald Green 25 17.3 7.2 2.4 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.6
Carmelo Anthony 10 29.4 13.4 5.4 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.8
Danuel House 11 20.4 7.3 3.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.6
Gary Clark 22 16.9 3.4 2.9 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.1
Michael Carter-Williams 15 9.4 4.3 0.9 1.3 0.6 0.4 0.7
Isaiah Hartenstein 21 8.2 2.1 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.6
Maybyner Nene 8 14.2 5.1 3.4 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.4
Marquese Chriss 9 5.9 2.1 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.6
Vince Edwards 1 3.7 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Brandon Knight 3 5.3 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Zhou Qi 1 0.9 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Gerald Green (UFA)
Maybyner Nene (PO)
Carmelo Anthony (UFA)
Michael Carter-Williams (UFA)
Danuel House (RFA)
James Ennis (PO)
Marquese Chriss (UFA)
Vince Edwards (RFA)
Eric Gordon (UFA)
Brandon Knight (UFA)
Chris Paul (PO)
P.J. Tucker (UFA)
Isaiah Hartenstein (RFA)
Gary Clark (RFA)
James Harden (PO)
Clint Capela (UFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2019OwnMost favorable of HOU, ORL, CLE and POR to ORL; second most favorable of HOU, ORL and CLE to SAC then least favorable to NYK; less favorable of (i) POR and (ii) most favorable of HOU, ORL and CLE to LAC (via ORL swap for CLE or HOU (via CLE and HOU to NYK); via NYK to SAC; via POR to ORL to DET to LAC)
2020Own31-39 Own; less favorable of HOU 40-60 and GOS then other to DAL (via DAL swap of GOS for HOU) or GOS to DAL if HOU 31-39
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn
2023OwnOwn
2024OwnOwn
2025OwnOwn

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing
No picks incoming

2019 second round draft pick to Orlando, Sacramento, New York or L.A. Clippers
Orlando will receive the most favorable of its 2019 2nd round pick, Cleveland's 2019 2nd round pick, Houston's 2019 2nd round pick and Portland's 2019 2nd round pick; Sacramento will receive the second most favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick and New York will receive the least favorable of these three picks; L.A. Clippers will receive the less favorable of (i) the Portland pick and (ii) the most favorable of the Orlando pick, the Cleveland pick and the Houston pick (via Orlando's right to swap for Cleveland or Houston (via Cleveland and Houston to New York); via New York to Sacramento; via Portland to Orlando to Detroit to L.A. Clippers) [Cleveland-New York-Oklahoma City, 1/5/2015; Houston-New York, 2/19/2015; New York-Orlando, 7/9/2015; Orlando-Portland, 6/23/2016; Detroit-Orlando, 6/29/2016; New York-Sacramento, 7/14/2017; Detroit-L.A. Clippers, 1/29/2018]

2020 second round draft pick to Dallas (swap, Golden State incoming)
Dallas will receive the more favorable of Golden State's 2020 2nd round pick and Houston's 2020 2nd round pick protected for selections 31-39 and Houston will receive the less favorable of these two picks (via Dallas' right to swap Golden State for Houston); if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then Dallas will instead receive the Golden State pick and Houston's obligation to Dallas will be extinguished [Dallas-Golden State, 7/7/2016; Dallas-Houston, 8/2/2018]

2018-2019 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Clint Capela was selected as the #25 pick in the First Round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Clint Capela signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 23, 2014. Clint Capela re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 27, 2018.

Isaiah Hartenstein was selected as the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 2017 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. Isaiah Hartenstein signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets on July 25, 2018.

Acquired via Trade

Marquese Chriss was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Phoenix Suns on August 31, 2018.

James Harden was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 27, 2012. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on October 31, 2012. James Harden re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016. James Harden signed a multi-year extension with the Houston Rockets on July 7, 2017.

Brandon Knight was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Phoenix Suns on August 31, 2018.

Chris Paul was acquired in a trade by the Houston Rockets from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 28, 2017. Chris Paul re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 7, 2018.

Acquired via Free Agency

Carmelo Anthony signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on August 13, 2018.

Michael Carter-Williams signed a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2018.

Gary Clark signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on December 6, 2018.

James Ennis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 13, 2018.

Eric Gordon signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2016.

Gerald Green signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on December 28, 2017. Gerald Green re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 9, 2018.

Maybyner Nene signed a contract with the Houston Rockets on July 19, 2016. Maybyner Nene re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2017.

P.J. Tucker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Houston Rockets on July 6, 2017.

2018-2019 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Leslie Alexander Owner 1993-1994 N/A
Thad Brown Chief Executive Officer 2006-2007 Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Houston Rockets, 2002 to 2006)
Marcus Jolibois Chief Financial Officer 1994-1995 N/A
Scott Andrews Chief Strategy Officer, VP 2012-2013 N/A
John Croley VP of Corporate Development 2012-2013 Vice President of Business Development (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1998 to 2012)
Mike D'Antoni Head Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2015 to )
T.R. Dunn Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2011 to 2014)
Brett Gunning Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2015)
Roy Rogers Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 2014)
Eli Witus VP of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Basketball Operations Analyst (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2013)
Monte McNair Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Director of Basketball Operations (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2012)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Daryl Morey General Manager, Managing Director of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Assistant General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
John Cho Video Coordinator 2008-2009 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Jesse Mermuys Director of Player Development 2012-2013 Advance Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2009 to 2012)
Josh Powell Player Development Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Motoki Fujii Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Bill Worrell TV Broadcaster 1983-1984 N/A
Clyde Drexler TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 Assistant Coach (Denver Nuggets, 2001 to 2002)
Matt Bullard TV Broadcaster 2005-2006 N/A
Joel Blank Radio Broadcaster 2003-2004 N/A
Craig Ackerman Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)