Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2019-2020 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
15 Clint Capela PF 6-10 240 5 Chalon-Sur-Saone (France) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Switzerland UFA-2023
  Tyson Chandler C 7-1 240 18 Dominguez High School (California) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States UFA-2020
2 Chris Chiozza PG 6-0 175 1 Florida 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2020; RFA-2021
6 Gary Clark SF 6-8 225 1 Cincinnati 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2021
  Chris Clemons PG 5-9 180 0 Campbell 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States N/A
  Deyonta Davis PF 6-11 237 3 Michigan State 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States UFA-2020
5 Michael Frazier G 6-4 200 1 Florida 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2020; RFA-2021
10 Eric Gordon G 6-4 215 11 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2020
14 Gerald Green GF 6-7 205 12 Gulf Shores Academy (Texas) 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2020
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 10 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
55 Isaiah Hartenstein PF 7-0 249 1 Zalgiris (Lithuania) 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States / Germany RFA-2021
4 Danuel House F 6-7 207 3 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2022
  William McDowell-White PG 6-5 185 0 Baunach Young Pikes (Germany) 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia N/A
  Shamorie Ponds SG 6-1 180 0 St. John's 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States N/A
25 Austin Rivers SG 6-4 200 7 Duke 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States PO-2020; UFA-2021
4 P.J. Tucker SF 6-6 245 8 Texas 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States UFA-2021
  Russell Westbrook G 6-3 200 11 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023

2019-2020 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Westbrook J. Harden E. Gordon P. Tucker C. Capela
Rotation A. Rivers     D. House T. Chandler
Rotation       G. Clark D. Davis
Lim PT C. Chiozza M. Frazier     I. Hartenstein
Lim PT C. Clemons S. Ponds      
Lim PT W. McDowell-White        

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Marko Todorovic C 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 15 Montenegro
Sergio Llull PG 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 4 Spain
Tadija Dragicevic PF 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 23 Serbia
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
Trevon Duval PG (U) Non-Bird United States
Vince Edwards SF (U) Non-Bird United States
Kenneth Faried F (U) Non-Bird United States
Maybyner Nene C (U) Bird Brazil
Iman Shumpert G (U) Bird United States
Tarik Black PF (U) Non-Bird United States
Markel Brown SG (U) Non-Bird United States
Joe Johnson SG (U) Non-Bird United States

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2020 2021 2022 2023
Gerald Green (UFA)
Tyson Chandler (UFA)
Eric Gordon (UFA)
Austin Rivers (PO)
Deyonta Davis (UFA)
Michael Frazier (TO)
Chris Chiozza (TO)
P.J. Tucker (UFA)
Michael Frazier (RFA)
Chris Chiozza (RFA)
Isaiah Hartenstein (UFA)
Gary Clark (RFA)
Russell Westbrook (PO)
James Harden (PO)
Danuel House (UFA)
Clint Capela (UFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2020OwnHOU 31-39 to SAC then GOS to DAL; or more favorable of HOU 40-60 and GOS to DAL then other to SAC (via DAL swap of GOS for HOU); MEM 56-60 (via CHI)
20211-4 Own; least favorable of HOU 5-30, OKC and MIA; two most favorable to OKC (via MIA to PHX to PHL to LAC to OKC; via OKC swap of OKC or MIA for HOU)Own or swap for PHL
2022OwnTo CLE
2023OwnOwn
20241-4 Own; 5-30 to OKCTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024
20251-10 Own; 11-30 Own or OKC (via OKC swap for LAC or HOU)To OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024
20261-4 Own; 5-30 to OKCTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2026

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2020 second round draft pick from Memphis
Memphis' 2020 2nd round pick to Houston (via Chicago) protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Memphis' obligation to Houston will be extinguished) [Chicago-Memphis, 1/3/2019; Chicago-Houston, 1/7/2019]

2021 second round draft pick from Philadelphia (swap, Houston outgoing)
Houston has the right to swap its 2021 2nd round pick for Philadelphia's 2021 2nd round pick [Houston-Philadelphia, 2/7/2019]

2020 second round draft pick to Dallas or Sacramento
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 Sacramento 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, then Dallas will instead receive the Golden State pick and Sacramento will instead receive the Houston pick [Dallas-Golden State, 7/7/2016; Dallas-Houston, 8/2/2018; Cleveland-Houston-Sacramento, 2/7/2019]

2021 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City (swap, Oklahoma City or Miami incoming)
Oklahoma City will receive the two most favorable of its 2021 1st round pick, Miami's 2021 1st round pick and Houston's 2021 1st round pick protected for selections 1-4 and Houston will receive the least favorable of these three picks (via Miami to Phoenix to Philadelphia to L.A. Clippers to Oklahoma City; via Oklahoma City's right to swap Oklahoma City or Miami for Houston); if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then (i) Oklahoma City will receive the Oklahoma City pick and the Miami pick and (ii) Oklahoma City's swap right and Houston's obligation to Oklahoma City will be extinguished [Miami-New Orleans-Phoenix, 2/19/2015; Philadelphia-Phoenix, 6/21/2018; L.A. Clippers-Philadelphia, 2/6/2019; L.A. Clippers-Oklahoma City, 7/10/2019; Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2022 second round draft pick to Cleveland
Houston's 2022 2nd round pick to Cleveland [Cleveland-Houston-Sacramento, 2/7/2019]

2024 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Houston's 2024 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-4; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston will instead convey its 2024 2nd round pick and 2025 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2025 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City (swap, Oklahoma City incoming)
Oklahoma City has the right to swap its 2025 1st round pick for the L.A. Clippers' 2025 1st round pick or Houston's 2025 1st round pick protected for selections 1-10 (if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then Oklahoma City's right to swap for Houston and Houston's obligation to Oklahoma City will be extinguished) [L.A. Clippers-Oklahoma City, 7/10/2019; Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2026 first round draft pick to Oklahoma City
Houston's 2026 1st round pick to Oklahoma City protected for selections 1-4; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Houston will instead convey its 2026 2nd round pick to Oklahoma City [Houston-Oklahoma City, 7/16/2019]

2019-2020 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

2019-2020 Houston Rockets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tilman Fertitta Owner 2017-2018 Advisory Director (Houston Rockets, 2014 to 2017)
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
Gretchen Sheirr Chief Revenue Officer 2017-2018 Vice President of Sales and Services (Houston Rockets, 2010 to 2017)
Rafael Stone General Counsel, Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2004-2005 N/A
Scott Andrews VP 2012-2013 N/A
Mike D'Antoni Head Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2015 to 2016)
Elston Turner Lead Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2018 to 2019)
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)
Eli Witus Executive VP of Basketball Operations, Assistant General Manager 2018-2019 Vice President of Basketball Operations (Houston Rockets, 2013 to 2019)
Keith Jones Senior VP of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Head Athletic Trainer (Houston Rockets, 1996 to 2014)
Anthony Nila Director of International Scouting 1992-1993 N/A
Jim Adessa Director of Program Development 2017-2018 Game Presentation Manager (Houston Rockets, 2013 to 2017)
Devan Blair Basketball Operations 2016-2017 N/A
Ariana Andonian Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Fan-Hal Koung Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Irving Roland Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Player Development Assistant (Phoenix Suns, 2013 to 2018)
Jeremy Hassler Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Marko Radovanovic Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Mitch Vanya Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Video Coordinator (Houston Rockets, 2012 to 2013)
John Cho Video Coordinator 2008-2009 N/A
Brent Johnson Personnel Scout 1994-1995 N/A
Rick Liem Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
Steve Scheinthal General Counsel, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
Monte McNair Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 Director of Basketball Operations (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2012 to 2012)
Daryl Morey General Manager, Managing Director of Basketball Operations 2007-2008 Assistant General Manager (Houston Rockets, 2005 to 2007)
Jesse Mermuys Director of Player Development 2012-2013 Advance Scout (Denver Nuggets, 2009 to 2012)
Josh Powell Player Development Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Jason Biles Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Director of Performance Rehabilitation (Houston Rockets, 2010 to )
Joe Rogowski Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (Orlando Magic, 2006 to 2013)
Javair Gillett Trainer 2015-2016 N/A
Motoki Fujii Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Dr. Steven Flores Team Physician 2013-2014 N/A
Dr. Walter Lowe Team Physician 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
Craig Ackerman Radio Broadcaster 2008-2009 N/A
Matt Thomas Radio Broadcaster 2017-2018 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)