Houston Rockets Regular Season Rosters

2020-2021 Houston Rockets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
  Sterling Brown G 6-6 232 3 Southern Methodist 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States RFA-2020
5 Bruno Caboclo PF 6-9 218 6 Pinheiros/Sky (Brazil) 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 20 Brazil UFA-2020
3 Chris Clemons PG 5-9 180 1 Campbell 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2021; RFA-2022
10 Eric Gordon G 6-4 215 12 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2024
13 James Harden SG 6-5 220 11 Arizona State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
4 Danuel House F 6-7 215 4 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2022
  Mason Jones G 6-5 200 0 Arkansas 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States N/A
16 Ben McLemore SG 6-5 195 7 Kansas 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2021
0 David Nwaba G 6-4 219 4 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States N/A
  Jae'sean Tate F 6-4 230 0 Ohio State 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States N/A
17 P.J. Tucker SF 6-6 245 9 Texas 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States UFA-2021
0 Russell Westbrook G 6-3 200 12 UCLA 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States PO-2022; UFA-2023
  Christian Wood PF 6-10 214 4 UNLV 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2020
  Kenny Wooten PF 6-8 235 1 Oregon 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2021
   Two-Way player

2020-2021 Houston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Harden B. McLemore D. House P. Tucker B. Caboclo
Rotation R. Westbrook D. Nwaba E. Gordon C. Wood  
Rotation     S. Brown    
Lim PT C. Clemons M. Jones J. Tate K. Wooten  

Houston Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
K.J. Martin F 2020 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
Yusuf Sanon SG 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 14 Ukraine
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
DeMarre Carroll F (U) Non-Bird United States
Tyson Chandler C (U) Non-Bird United States
Michael Frazier G (U) Early Bird United States
William Howard F (U) Non-Bird France
Thabo Sefolosha GF (U) Non-Bird Switzerland
Trevon Duval PG (U) Non-Bird United States
Kenneth Faried F (U) Non-Bird United States
Tarik Black PF (U) Non-Bird United States

Houston Rockets Future Free Agent Details

2020 2021 2022 2024
Jeff Green (UFA)
Thabo Sefolosha (UFA)
Tyson Chandler (UFA)
DeMarre Carroll (UFA)
Austin Rivers (PO)
Michael Frazier (RFA)
William Howard (RFA)
Bruno Caboclo (UFA)
P.J. Tucker (UFA)
Ben McLemore (UFA)
Isaiah Hartenstein (UFA)
Chris Clemons (TO)
Russell Westbrook (PO)
James Harden (PO)
Robert Covington (UFA)
Danuel House (UFA)
Chris Clemons (RFA)
Eric Gordon (UFA)

Houston Rockets Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20211-4 Own; or least favorable of HOU 5-30, MIA and OKC and two most favorable to OKC (via MIA to PHX to PHL to LAC to OKC; via OKC swap of OKC or MIA for HOU); DET 17-30; POR 15-30Own or swap for PHL
2022Own; DET 17-30 if not already settled; POR 15-30 if not already settledTo CLE
2023Own; DET 19-30 if not already settled; POR 15-30 if not already settled31-32 Own; or least favorable of HOU 33-60, DAL and MIA; more favorable of (i) HOU 33-60 and (ii) less favorable of DAL and MIA to BOS (via MIA to DAL; via MEM swap of DAL or MIA for HOU)
20241-4 Own; 5-30 to OKC; DET 19-30 if not already settled; POR 15-30 if not already settledTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024; GOS (via ATL)
20251-10 Own; 11-30 Own or OKC (via OKC swap for HOU or LAC); DET 14-30 if not already settled; POR 15-30 if not already settledTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2024
20261-4 Own; 5-30 to OKC; DET 12-30 if not already settled; POR 15-30 if not already settledTo OKC if HOU does not convey 1st round pick to OKC in 2026
2027Own; DET 10-30 if not already settled; POR 15-30 if not already settledTo DET; DET if DET has not conveyed 1st round pick to HOU by 2027; POR if POR has not conveyed 1st round pick to HOU by 2027

Houston Rockets Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2021 first round draft pick from Detroit
Detroit's 1st round pick to Houston protected for selections 1-16 in 2021, 1-16 in 2022, 1-18 in 2023, 1-18 in 2024, 1-13 in 2025, 1-11 in 2026 and 1-9 in 2027; if Detroit has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Detroit by 2027, then Detroit will instead convey its 2027 2nd round pick to Houston [Detroit-Houston, 11/24/2020]

2021 first round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 1st round pick to Houston protected for selections 1-14 in 2021, 1-14 in 2022, 1-14 in 2023, 1-14 in 2024, 1-14 in 2025, 1-14 in 2026 and 1-14 in 2027; if Portland has not conveyed a 1st round pick to Houston by 2027, then Portland will instead convey its 2027 2nd round pick to Houston [Houston-Portland, 11/22/2020]

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]

2024 second round draft pick from Golden State
Golden State's 2024 2nd round pick to Houston (via Atlanta) [Atlanta-Golden State, 6/20/2019; Atlanta-Denver-Houston-Minnesota, 2/5/2020]

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 the three (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 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]

2023 second round draft pick to Boston (swap, Dallas or Miami incoming)
Oklahoma City will receive the more favorable of Dallas' 2023 2nd round pick and Miami's 2023 2nd round pick; Boston will receive the more favorable of (i) Houston's 2023 2nd round pick protected for selections 31-32 and (ii) the less favorable of the Dallas pick and the Miami pick and Houston will receive the least favorable of the three (via Miami to Dallas; via Memphis' right to swap Dallas or Miami for Houston) (if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then Boston will receive the less favorable of the Dallas pick and the Miami pick and Houston's obligation to Boston will be extinguished) [Dallas-Miami, 7/7/2017; Dallas-Memphis, 7/8/2019; Houston-Memphis, 2/6/2020; Boston-Memphis-Portland, 11/20/2020; Dallas-Detroit-Oklahoma City, 11/27/2020]

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 Houston's 2025 1st round pick protected for selections 1-10 or the L.A. Clippers' 2025 1st round pick (if the Houston pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyable, then 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]

2027 second round draft pick to Detroit
Houston's 2027 2nd round pick to Detroit [Detroit-Houston, 11/24/2020]

2020-2021 Houston Rockets Roster Composition

2020-2021 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, General Manager 2004-2005 N/A
Scott Andrews VP 2012-2013 N/A
Stephen Silas Head Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Dallas Mavericks, 2018 to 2020)
Elston Turner Lead Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Assistant Coach (Sacramento Kings, 2018 to 2019)
Brett Gunning Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2012 to 2015)
Dan Hartfield Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (2018 to 2019)
Matt Brase Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2015 to 2018)
Jeff Hornacek Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Head Coach (2017 to 2018)
John Lucas Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2009 to 2010)
Rick Higgins Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Associate Coach (Orlando Magic, 2018 to 2020)
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)
Scott Manley Assistant General Manager 2019-2020 Vice President of Arena Operations (Houston Rockets, 2003 to )
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)
Ariana Andonian Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Fan-Hal Koung Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Jeremy Hassler Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Marko Radovanovic Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Andres Cardenas Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Ed Kupfer Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Ed Pinckney Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Head Coach (2017 to 2018)
Jason Roman Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Mahmoud Abdelfattah Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2018 to 2019)
Tara Boening Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Thibaud Fraisse Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Travis Stockbridge Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Willie Cruz Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Will Dunn Video Coordinator 2019-2020 N/A
Rick Liem Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
Steve Scheinthal General Counsel, Executive VP 2017-2018 N/A
John Lucas III Player Development Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (2018 to 2019)
Jason Biles Director of Athletic Performance, Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Director of Performance Rehabilitation (Houston Rockets, 2010 to 2019)
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
Alfred Mansour Team Doctor 2019-2020 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 TV Broadcaster 2017-2018 Radio Broadcaster (Houston Rockets, 2008 to 2019)
Matt Thomas Radio Broadcaster 2017-2018 N/A
John Paul Stevenson Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Memphis Grizzlies, 2001 to 2006)