Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

* Roster changes since the last day of the previous season.

2017 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Patrick Beverley
  • Traded (HOU to LAC) on Jun 28, 2017
Bobby Brown
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2017
Free Agent
Sam Dekker
  • Traded (HOU to LAC) on Jun 28, 2017
Montrezl Harrell
  • Traded (HOU to LAC) on Jun 28, 2017
Lou Williams
  • Traded (HOU to LAC) on Jun 28, 2017
Troy Williams
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2017
Free Agent
Kyle Wiltjer
  • Traded (HOU to LAC) on Jun 28, 2017
  • Waived (LAC) on Jul 15, 2017
  • Free Agent (LAC) on Jul 17, 2017
Free Agent
Added
Tarik Black
  • Signed Contract on Jul 17, 2017
Shawn Long
  • Traded (PHI to HOU) on Jun 28, 2017
Luc Mbah a Moute
  • Signed Contract on Jul 19, 2017
Cameron Oliver
  • Undrafted in 2017
Rookie
Chris Paul
  • Traded (LAC to HOU) on Jun 28, 2017
Zhou Qi
  • Drafted #43 in 2016 (Round 2, Pick 13)
    Xinjiang Guanghui (China)
Rookie
Tim Quarterman
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Jun 28, 2017
P.J. Tucker
  • Signed Contract on Jul 6, 2017
Jarrod Uthoff
  • Traded (DAL to HOU) on Jun 29, 2017

Re-signed
James Harden
  • Contract Extension on Jul 7, 2017
Maybyner Nene
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2017

2016 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Michael Beasley
  • Traded (HOU to MIL) on Sep 22, 2016
Andrew Goudelock
  • Waived (HOU) on Jul 9, 2016
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 11, 2016
Free Agent
Dwight Howard
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2016
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Jul 12, 2016
Terrence Jones
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2016
  • Signed Contract (NOP) on Jul 22, 2016
Donatas Motiejunas
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2016
Free Agent
Josh Smith
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2016
Free Agent
Jason Terry
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2016
  • Signed Contract (MIL) on Aug 22, 2016
Added
Ryan Anderson
  • Signed Contract on Jul 9, 2016
Bobby Brown
  • Signed Contract on Sep 23, 2016
Free Agent
Tyler Ennis
  • Traded (MIL to HOU) on Sep 22, 2016
Eric Gordon
  • Signed Contract on Jul 9, 2016
Maybyner Nene
  • Signed Contract on Jul 19, 2016
Chinanu OnuakuRookie
Kyle Wiltjer
  • Undrafted in 2016
Rookie

Re-signed
James Harden
  • Contract Renegotiation on Jul 9, 2016

2015 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Joey Dorsey
  • Traded (HOU to DEN) on Jul 20, 2015
  • Waived (DEN) on Aug 18, 2015
  • Free Agent (DEN) on Aug 20, 2015
Free Agent
Nick Johnson
  • Traded (HOU to DEN) on Jul 20, 2015
  • Waived (DEN) on Oct 24, 2015
  • Free Agent (DEN) on Oct 26, 2015
Free Agent
Kostas Papanikolaou
  • Traded (HOU to DEN) on Jul 20, 2015
  • Waived (DEN) on Sep 25, 2015
  • Free Agent (DEN) on Sep 27, 2015
Free Agent
Pablo Prigioni
  • Traded (HOU to DEN) on Jul 20, 2015
  • Waived (DEN) on Jul 20, 2015
  • Free Agent (DEN) on Jul 22, 2015
  • Signed Contract (LAC) on Aug 4, 2015
Josh Smith
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2015
  • Signed Contract (HOU to LAC) on Jul 16, 2015
Added
Sam Dekker
  • Drafted #18 in 2015 (Round 1, Pick 18)
    Wisconsin
Rookie
Montrezl HarrellRookie
Ty Lawson
  • Traded (DEN to HOU) on Jul 20, 2015
Marcus Thornton
  • Signed Contract on Jul 24, 2015

Re-signed
Patrick Beverley
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2015
Corey Brewer
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2015
K.J. McDaniels
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2015
Jason Terry
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2015

2014 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Omer Asik
  • Traded (HOU to NOP) on Jul 15, 2014
Omri Casspi
  • Traded (HOU to NOP) on Jul 15, 2014
  • Waived (NOP) on Jul 23, 2014
  • Free Agent (NOP) on Jul 25, 2014
  • Signed Contract (SAC) on Sep 18, 2014
Robert Covington
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 25, 2014
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 27, 2014
Free Agent
Jordan Hamilton
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2014
  • Signed Contract (HOU to TOR) on Aug 15, 2014
  • Waived (TOR) on Oct 25, 2014
  • Waiver Claim (TOR to UTA) on Oct 27, 2014
Jeremy Lin
  • Traded (HOU to LAL) on Jul 13, 2014
Chandler Parsons
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2014
  • Signed Contract (HOU to DAL) on Jul 15, 2014
Josh Powell
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 24, 2014
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 26, 2014
Free Agent
Added
Trevor Ariza
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing on Jul 14, 2014
Tarik Black
  • Undrafted in 2014
Rookie
Clint Capela
  • Drafted #25 in 2014 (Round 1, Pick 25)
    Chalon-Sur-Saone (France)
Rookie
Joey Dorsey
  • Signed Contract on Jul 18, 2014
Free Agent
Nick Johnson
  • Drafted #42 in 2014 (Round 2, Pick 12)
    Arizona
Rookie
Kostas Papanikolaou
  • Drafted #48 in 2012 (Round 2, Pick 18)
    Olympiacos (Greece)
Rookie
Jason Terry
  • Traded (SAC to HOU) on Sep 17, 2014

Re-signed
Troy Daniels
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2014
Francisco Garcia
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2014

2013 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
James Anderson
  • Waived (HOU) on Jul 11, 2013
  • Waiver Claim (HOU to PHI) on Jul 13, 2013
Carlos Delfino
  • Waived (HOU) on Jun 30, 2013
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 2, 2013
  • Signed Contract (MIL) on Jul 17, 2013
Tim Ohlbrecht
  • Waived (HOU) on Jul 11, 2013
  • Waiver Claim (HOU to PHI) on Jul 13, 2013
  • Waived (PHI) on Oct 15, 2013
  • Free Agent (PHI) on Oct 17, 2013
Free Agent
Thomas Robinson
  • Traded (HOU to POR) on Jul 10, 2013
Royce White
  • Traded (HOU to PHI) on Jul 13, 2013
  • Waived (PHI) on Oct 24, 2013
  • Free Agent (PHI) on Oct 26, 2013
Free Agent
Added
Ronnie Brewer
  • Signed Contract on Aug 27, 2013
Isaiah CanaanRookie
Omri Casspi
  • Signed Contract on Jul 15, 2013
Robert Covington
  • Undrafted in 2013
Rookie
Dwight Howard
  • Signed Contract on Jul 13, 2013

Re-signed
Aaron Brooks
  • Waived on Jun 30, 2013
Francisco Garcia
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2013

2012 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Earl Boykins
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2012
Free Agent
Chase Budinger
  • Traded (HOU to MIN) on Jun 26, 2012
Marcus Camby
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2012
  • Sign & Traded (HOU to NYK) on Jul 11, 2012
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing (HOU to NYK) on Jul 11, 2012
Samuel Dalembert
  • Traded (HOU to MIL) on Jun 27, 2012
Goran Dragic
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2012
  • Signed Contract (HOU to PHX) on Jul 19, 2012
Courtney Fortson
  • Waived (HOU) on Sep 21, 2012
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Sep 25, 2012
  • Signed Contract (LAC) on Sep 28, 2012
  • Waived (LAC) on Oct 7, 2012
  • Free Agent (LAC) on Oct 9, 2012
Free Agent
Courtney Lee
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2012
  • Sign & Traded (HOU to BOS) on Jul 20, 2012
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing (HOU to BOS) on Jul 20, 2012
Kyle Lowry
  • Traded (HOU to TOR) on Jul 11, 2012
Kevin Martin
  • Traded (HOU to OKC) on Oct 27, 2012
Luis Scola
  • Amnesty Waiver (HOU) on Jul 13, 2012
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 15, 2012
  • Amnesty Waiver Claim (PHX) on Jul 15, 2012
Diamon Simpson
  • Waived (HOU) on Sep 6, 2012
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Sep 10, 2012
Free Agent
Added
Cole Aldrich
  • Traded (OKC to HOU) on Oct 27, 2012
Omer Asik
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Jul 20, 2012
Daequan Cook
  • Traded (OKC to HOU) on Oct 27, 2012
Carlos Delfino
  • Signed Contract on Aug 20, 2012
Toney Douglas
  • Traded (NYK to HOU) on Jul 11, 2012
James Harden
  • Traded (OKC to HOU) on Oct 27, 2012
Terrence Jones
  • Drafted #18 in 2012 (Round 1, Pick 18)
    Kentucky
Rookie
Jeremy Lin
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Jul 14, 2012
Scott Machado
  • Undrafted in 2012
Rookie
Donatas Motiejunas
  • Drafted #20 in 2011 (Round 1, Pick 20)
    Universo De'Longhi Treviso (Italy)
Rookie
Royce WhiteRookie

2011 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Marqus Blakely
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Apr 13, 2011
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 19, 2011
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 21, 2011
Free Agent
Marcus Cousin
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 24, 2011
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 24, 2011
Free Agent
Chuck Hayes
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2011
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAC) on Dec 9, 2011
  • Voided Signing (SAC) on Dec 19, 2011
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAC) on Dec 23, 2011
Brad Miller
  • Traded (HOU to MIN) on Jun 23, 2011
Yao Ming
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2011
  • Retired on Jul 20, 2011
Free Agent
Added
Jeff Adrien
  • Signed Contract on Dec 20, 2011
Samuel Dalembert
  • Signed Contract on Dec 26, 2011
Jonny Flynn
  • Traded (MIN to HOU) on Jun 23, 2011
Marcus Morris
  • Drafted #14 in 2011 (Round 1, Pick 14)
    Kansas
Rookie
Chandler Parsons
  • Drafted #38 in 2011 (Round 2, Pick 8)
    Florida
Rookie

2010 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
David Andersen
  • Traded (HOU to TOR) on Jul 28, 2010
Trevor Ariza
  • Traded (HOU to NOP) on Aug 11, 2010
Mike Harris
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 18, 2010
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 20, 2010
Free Agent
Alexander Johnson
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 18, 2010
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 20, 2010
Free Agent
Added
Courtney Lee
  • Traded (NJN to HOU) on Aug 11, 2010
Brad Miller
  • Signed Contract on Jul 20, 2010
Patrick Patterson
  • Drafted #14 in 2010 (Round 1, Pick 14)
    Kentucky
Rookie
Ish Smith
  • Undrafted in 2010
Rookie

Re-signed
Kyle Lowry
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2010
Luis Scola
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2010

2009 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Brent Barry
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 23, 2009
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 27, 2009
Free Agent
Dikembe Mutombo
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2009
Free Agent
Von Wafer
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2009
Free Agent
James White
  • Traded (HOU to DEN) on Sep 22, 2009
  • Waived (DEN) on Oct 21, 2009
  • Free Agent (DEN) on Oct 23, 2009
Free Agent
Metta World Peace
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2009
  • Signed Contract (HOU to LAL) on Jul 8, 2009
Added
David Andersen
  • Drafted #36 in 2002 (Round 2, Pick 8)
    Virtus Lavoro Bologna (Italy)
Rookie
Trevor Ariza
  • Signed Contract on Jul 8, 2009
Chase Budinger
  • Drafted #44 in 2009 (Round 2, Pick 14)
    Arizona
Rookie
Pops Mensah-Bonsu
  • Signed Contract on Aug 26, 2009
Jermaine Taylor
  • Drafted #32 in 2009 (Round 2, Pick 2)
    UCF
Rookie

2008 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Mike Harris
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 22, 2008
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 24, 2008
Free Agent
Bobby Jackson
  • Traded (HOU to SAC) on Aug 14, 2008
Dikembe Mutombo
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2008
Free Agent
Steve Novak
  • Traded (HOU to LAC) on Aug 6, 2008
Loren Woods
  • Waived (HOU) on Aug 14, 2008
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Aug 18, 2008
Free Agent
Added
Brent Barry
  • Signed Contract on Jul 10, 2008
Joey Dorsey
  • Drafted #33 in 2008 (Round 2, Pick 3)
    Memphis
Rookie
Von Wafer
  • Signed Contract on Sep 29, 2008
Metta World Peace
  • Traded (SAC to HOU) on Aug 14, 2008

Re-signed
Carl Landry
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 29, 2008

2007 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Juwan Howard
  • Traded (HOU to MIN) on Jun 11, 2007
  • Waived (MIN) on Oct 29, 2007
Free Agent
John Lucas
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 29, 2007
Free Agent
Vassilis Spanoulis
  • Traded (HOU to SAS) on Jul 12, 2007
  • Waived (SAS) on Aug 23, 2007
  • Free Agent (SAS) on Aug 27, 2007
Free Agent
Bob Sura
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 29, 2007
Free Agent
Jake Tsakalidis
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2007
Free Agent
Added
Aaron Brooks
  • Drafted #26 in 2007 (Round 1, Pick 26)
    Oregon
Rookie
Steve Francis
  • Signed Contract on Jul 19, 2007
Mike James
  • Traded (MIN to HOU) on Jun 11, 2007
Carl Landry
  • Drafted #31 in 2007 (Round 2, Pick 1)
    Purdue
Rookie
Luis Scola
  • Drafted #55 in 2002 (Round 2, Pick 27)
    Laboral Kutxa Baskonia (Spain)
Rookie

Re-signed
Chuck Hayes
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2007
Dikembe Mutombo
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2007

2006 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Keith Bogans
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2006
  • Signed Contract (HOU to ORL) on Jul 13, 2006
Ryan Bowen
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 27, 2006
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 31, 2006
Free Agent
Rick Brunson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2006
  • Signed Contract (HOU to PHI) on Sep 26, 2006
  • Waived (PHI) on Oct 25, 2006
  • Free Agent (PHI) on Oct 27, 2006
Free Agent
Richie Frahm
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2006
Free Agent
Maciej Lampe
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2006
Free Agent
Stromile Swift
  • Traded (HOU to MEM) on Jul 12, 2006
David Wesley
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2006
  • Signed Contract (HOU to CLE) on Sep 5, 2006
Added
Shane Battier
  • Traded (MEM to HOU) on Jul 12, 2006
John Lucas
  • Signed Contract on Jul 28, 2006
Free Agent
Steve Novak
  • Drafted #32 in 2006 (Round 2, Pick 2)
    Marquette
Rookie
Scott Padgett
  • Signed Contract on Oct 2, 2006
Kirk Snyder
  • Traded (NOP to HOU) on Jul 14, 2006
Vassilis Spanoulis
  • Drafted #50 in 2004 (Round 2, Pick 21)
    Maroussi BC (Greece)
Rookie
Bonzi Wells
  • Signed Contract on Oct 2, 2006

2005 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Vin Baker
  • Amnesty Waiver (BOS) on Aug 15, 2005
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 7, 2005
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 11, 2005
Free Agent
Torraye Braggs
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2005
Free Agent
Mike James
  • Traded (HOU to TOR) on Oct 4, 2005
Scott Padgett
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2005
  • Signed Contract (HOU to NJN) on Sep 8, 2005
Charlie Ward
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 12, 2005
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 14, 2005
  • Retired on Nov 1, 2005
Free Agent
Clarence Weatherspoon
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Aug 17, 2005
  • Amnesty Waiver (HOU) on Aug 17, 2005
  • Retired on Nov 1, 2005
Free Agent
Added
Rafer Alston
  • Traded (TOR to HOU) on Oct 4, 2005
Derek Anderson
  • Signed Contract on Aug 23, 2005
Lonny Baxter
  • Signed Contract on Sep 8, 2005
Free Agent
Dion Glover
  • Signed Contract on Sep 30, 2005
Free Agent
Luther Head
  • Drafted #24 in 2005 (Round 1, Pick 24)
    Illinois
Rookie
Stromile Swift
  • Signed Contract on Aug 2, 2005

Re-signed
Jon Barry
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2005
Ryan Bowen
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2005
Yao Ming
  • Contract Extension on Aug 31, 2005
Dikembe Mutombo
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2005

2004 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Kelvin Cato
  • Traded (HOU to ORL) on Jun 28, 2004
Steve Francis
  • Traded (HOU to ORL) on Jun 28, 2004
Adrian Griffin
  • Traded (HOU to CHI) on Sep 8, 2004
Mark Jackson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2004
  • Retired on Nov 1, 2004
Free Agent
Cuttino Mobley
  • Traded (HOU to ORL) on Jun 28, 2004
Eric Piatkowski
  • Traded (HOU to CHI) on Sep 8, 2004
Mike Wilks
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2004
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing (HOU to CHI) on Sep 7, 2004
  • Sign & Traded (HOU to CHI) on Sep 8, 2004
  • Free Agent (CHI) on Oct 20, 2004
  • Waived (CHI) on Oct 20, 2004
  • Signed Contract (SAS) on Oct 26, 2004
Added
Andre Barrett
  • Undrafted in 2004
Rookie
Ryan Bowen
  • Signed Contract on Sep 29, 2004
Reece Gaines
  • Traded (ORL to HOU) on Jun 28, 2004
Juwan Howard
  • Traded (ORL to HOU) on Jun 28, 2004
Tyronn Lue
  • Traded (ORL to HOU) on Jun 28, 2004
Tracy McGrady
  • Traded (ORL to HOU) on Jun 28, 2004
Dikembe Mutombo
  • Traded (CHI to HOU) on Sep 8, 2004
Bob Sura
  • Signed Contract on Aug 9, 2004
Charlie Ward
  • Signed Contract on Aug 9, 2004

Re-signed
Scott Padgett
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2004

2003 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Jason Collier
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (HOU to MIN) on Sep 29, 2003
  • Waived (MIN) on Oct 23, 2003
  • Free Agent (MIN) on Oct 27, 2003
Free Agent
Juaquin Hawkins
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (HOU to GSW) on Sep 29, 2003
  • Waived (GSW) on Oct 14, 2003
  • Free Agent (GSW) on Oct 16, 2003
Free Agent
Tito Maddox
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (HOU to CLE) on Sep 29, 2003
  • Waived (CLE) on Oct 12, 2003
  • Free Agent (CLE) on Oct 15, 2003
Free Agent
Terence Morris
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2003
Free Agent
James Posey
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2003
  • Signed Contract (HOU to MEM) on Aug 9, 2003
Glen Rice
  • Traded (HOU to UTA) on Sep 30, 2003
  • Waived (UTA) on Oct 3, 2003
  • Free Agent (UTA) on Oct 7, 2003
  • Signed Contract (LAC) on Oct 10, 2003
Added
John Amaechi
  • Traded (UTA to HOU) on Sep 30, 2003
Torraye Braggs
  • Signed Contract on Sep 8, 2003
Free Agent
Ben Davis
  • Signed Contract on Sep 8, 2003
Free Agent
Adrian Griffin
  • Signed Contract on Aug 7, 2003
Jim Jackson
  • Signed Contract on Oct 2, 2003
Scott Padgett
  • Signed Contract on Oct 28, 2003
Eric Piatkowski
  • Signed Contract on Jul 26, 2003
Mike Wilks
  • Signed Contract on Sep 8, 2003

2002 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Tierre Brown
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2002
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 26, 2002
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 28, 2002
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 30, 2002
Free Agent
Dan Langhi
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2002
  • Signed Contract (HOU to PHX) on Sep 27, 2002
Oscar Torres
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2002
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 26, 2002
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 24, 2002
  • Waiver Claim (HOU to GSW) on Oct 29, 2002
Walt Williams
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2002
  • Signed Contract (HOU to DAL) on Oct 18, 2002
Kevin Willis
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2002
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAS) on Aug 23, 2002
Added
Juaquin Hawkins
  • Signed Contract on Sep 27, 2002
Free Agent
Tito MaddoxRookie
Pete Mickeal
  • Signed Contract on Sep 25, 2002
Free Agent
Yao Ming
  • Drafted #1 in 2002 (Round 1, Pick 1)
    Shanghai Dongfang (China)
Rookie
Bostjan Nachbar
  • Drafted #15 in 2002 (Round 1, Pick 15)
    Universo De'Longhi Treviso (Italy)
Rookie

Re-signed
Steve Francis
  • Contract Extension on Aug 26, 2002

2001 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Shandon Anderson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Sign & Traded (HOU to NYK) on Aug 10, 2001
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing (HOU to NYK) on Aug 10, 2001
Matt Bullard
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Signed Contract (CHA) on Aug 13, 2001
Sean Colson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Signed Contract (TOR) on Sep 27, 2001
  • Waived (TOR) on Oct 12, 2001
  • Free Agent (TOR) on Oct 16, 2001
Free Agent
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Sign & Traded (HOU to TOR) on Aug 2, 2001
  • Sign & Trade Contract Signing (HOU to TOR) on Aug 2, 2001
Carlos Rogers
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2001
  • Signed Contract (IND) on Sep 5, 2001
Added
Tierre Brown
  • Undrafted in 2001
Rookie
Eddie GriffinRookie
Terence Morris
  • Drafted #33 in 2001 (Round 2, Pick 5)
    Maryland
Rookie
Glen Rice
  • Traded (NYK to HOU) on Aug 10, 2001
Oscar Torres
  • Undrafted in 1998
Rookie
Kevin Willis
  • Traded (DEN to HOU) on Oct 22, 2001

Re-signed
Moochie Norris
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2001
Mo Taylor
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 2001

2000 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Charles Barkley
  • Retired on Apr 20, 2000
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2000
Free Agent
Bryce Drew
  • Traded (HOU to CHI) on Sep 28, 2000
Devin Gray
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2000
Free Agent
Tony Massenburg
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2000
  • Signed Contract (HOU to VAN) on Aug 8, 2000
Pig Miller
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 2000
  • Signed Contract (HOU to ATL) on Oct 2, 2000
Added
Jason CollierRookie
Dan LanghiRookie
Mo Taylor
  • Signed Contract on Aug 25, 2000

Re-signed
Cuttino Mobley
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 2000

1999 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Antoine Carr
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Aug 27, 1999
Michael Dickerson
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Aug 27, 1999
Othella Harrington
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Aug 27, 1999
Eddie Johnson
  • Retired on Oct 4, 1999
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 4, 1999
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 6, 1999
Free Agent
Sam Mack
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1999
Free Agent
Matt Maloney
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 1, 1999
Free Agent
Pig Miller
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1999
  • Signed Contract (HOU to DAL) on Oct 4, 1999
  • Waived (DAL) on Oct 8, 1999
  • Free Agent (DAL) on Oct 12, 1999
  • Signed Contract (MIN) on Oct 16, 1999
  • Waived (MIN) on Oct 21, 1999
  • Free Agent (MIN) on Oct 25, 1999
Free Agent
Scottie Pippen
  • Traded (HOU to POR) on Oct 2, 1999
Brent Price
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Aug 27, 1999
Stanley Roberts
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1999
  • Signed Contract (HOU to PHI) on Oct 19, 1999
Added
Shandon Anderson
  • Signed Contract on Sep 29, 1999
Kelvin Cato
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Oct 2, 1999
Steve Francis
  • Drafted #2 in 1999 (Round 1, Pick 2)
    Maryland
Rookie
Thomas Hamilton
  • Signed Contract on Sep 21, 1999
Free Agent
Tony Massenburg
  • Traded (VAN to HOU) on Aug 27, 1999
Carlos Rogers
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Oct 2, 1999
Kenny ThomasRookie
Walt Williams
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Oct 2, 1999

Re-signed
Charles Barkley
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1999

1998 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Emanual Davis
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1998
Free Agent
Clyde Drexler
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1998
Free Agent
Mario Elie
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1998
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAS) on Jan 21, 1999
Charles A. Jones
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1998
Free Agent
Rodrick Rhodes
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Mar 11, 1999
Roy Rogers, Jr.
  • Traded (HOU to CHI) on Jan 22, 1999
  • Waived (CHI) on Feb 1, 1999
  • Free Agent (CHI) on Feb 3, 1999
  • Signed Contract (CLE) on Feb 4, 1999
  • Waived (CLE) on Feb 17, 1999
  • Free Agent (CLE) on Feb 19, 1999
Free Agent
Joe Stephens
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1998
  • Signed Contract (HOU to UTA) on Jan 21, 1999
  • Waived (UTA) on Feb 2, 1999
  • Free Agent (UTA) on Feb 4, 1999
Free Agent
Serge Zwikker
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1998
Free Agent
Added
Antoine Carr
  • Signed Contract on Jan 23, 1999
Michael Dickerson
  • Drafted #14 in 1998 (Round 1, Pick 14)
    Arizona
Rookie
Bryce DrewRookie
Sam Mack
  • Traded (VAN to HOU) on Mar 11, 1999
Pig Miller
  • Signed Contract on Jan 23, 1999
Cuttino MobleyRookie
Scottie Pippen
  • Sign & Traded (CHI to HOU) on Jan 22, 1999
Stanley Roberts
  • Signed Contract on Feb 4, 1999

Re-signed
Charles Barkley
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1998
Matt Bullard
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1998
Othella Harrington
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1998
Eddie Johnson
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1998
Matt Maloney
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1998

1997 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Randy Livingston
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1997
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Oct 1, 1997
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 30, 1997
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 3, 1997
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Nov 7, 1997
  • Waived (ATL) on Nov 20, 1997
  • Free Agent (ATL) on Nov 24, 1997
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Dec 9, 1997
  • Waived (ATL) on Dec 19, 1997
  • Free Agent (ATL) on Dec 23, 1997
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Jan 10, 1998
  • Free Agent (ATL) on Jan 20, 1998
Free Agent
Sam Mack
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1997
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Oct 22, 1997
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Oct 28, 1997
Sedale Threatt
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1997
Free Agent
Kevin Willis
  • Traded (HOU to TOR) on Jun 9, 1998
Added
Rodrick Rhodes
  • Drafted #24 in 1997 (Round 1, Pick 24)
    USC
Rookie
Roy Rogers, Jr.
  • Traded (TOR to HOU) on Jun 9, 1998
Joe Stephens
  • Signed Contract on Jul 25, 1997
Free Agent
Serge ZwikkerRookie

Re-signed
Matt Bullard
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1997
Emanual Davis
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1997
Othella Harrington
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1997
Eddie Johnson
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1997
Charles A. Jones
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1997
Matt Maloney
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1997

1996 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Melvin Booker
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1996
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Oct 1, 1996
  • Waived (ATL) on Oct 28, 1996
  • Free Agent (ATL) on Oct 30, 1996
  • Signed Contract (DEN) on Dec 12, 1996
  • Waived (DEN) on Dec 28, 1996
  • Free Agent (DEN) on Jan 2, 1997
  • Signed Contract (GSW) on Mar 19, 1997
  • Free Agent (GSW) on Mar 29, 1997
  • Signed Contract (GSW) on Mar 30, 1997
  • Free Agent (GSW) on Apr 9, 1997
  • Signed Contract (GSW) on Apr 9, 1997
Chucky Brown
  • Traded (HOU to PHX) on Aug 19, 1996
  • Traded (PHX to MIL) on Dec 4, 1996
Mark Bryant
  • Traded (HOU to PHX) on Aug 19, 1996
Sam Cassell
  • Traded (HOU to PHX) on Aug 19, 1996
  • Traded (PHX to DAL) on Dec 26, 1996
  • Traded (DAL to NJN) on Feb 17, 1997
  • ETO Option (NJN) on Jun 30, 1997
Robert Horry
  • Traded (HOU to PHX) on Aug 19, 1996
  • Traded (PHX to LAL) on Jan 10, 1997
Tracy Moore
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1996
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Jul 15, 1996
  • Waived (HOU) on Mar 1, 1997
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Mar 5, 1997
Free Agent
Eldridge Recasner
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1996
  • Signed Contract (ATL) on Sep 27, 1996
Kenny Smith
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1996
  • Signed Contract (DET) on Sep 17, 1996
  • Waived (DET) on Nov 23, 1996
  • Free Agent (DET) on Nov 27, 1996
  • Signed Contract (ORL) on Dec 18, 1996
  • Waived (ORL) on Jan 6, 1997
  • Free Agent (ORL) on Jan 8, 1997
  • Signed Contract (DEN) on Jan 24, 1997
  • Free Agent (DEN) on Feb 3, 1997
  • Signed Contract (DEN) on Feb 3, 1997
Added
Charles Barkley
  • Traded (PHX to HOU) on Aug 19, 1996
Matt Bullard
  • Signed Contract on Oct 1, 1996
Othella HarringtonRookie
Eddie Johnson
  • Signed Contract on Mar 3, 1997
Randy Livingston
  • Drafted #42 in 1996 (Round 2, Pick 13)
    LSU
Rookie
Matt Maloney
  • Signed Contract on Sep 30, 1996
Free Agent
Brent Price
  • Signed Contract on Jul 30, 1996
Sedale Threatt
  • Signed Contract on Mar 1, 1997
Kevin Willis
  • Signed Contract on Aug 14, 1996

Re-signed
Mario Elie
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1996
Charles A. Jones
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1996
Sam Mack
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1996
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Contract Extension on Jul 15, 1996

1995 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Tim Breaux
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Jun 19, 1996
Pete Chilcutt
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1995
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 27, 1995
  • Traded (HOU to VAN) on Jun 19, 1996
Carl Herrera
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1995
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAS) on Sep 28, 1995
Tracy Murray
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1995
  • Signed Contract (HOU to TOR) on Oct 31, 1995
Added
Melvin Booker
  • Signed Contract on Mar 5, 1996
Free Agent
Mark Bryant
  • Signed Contract on Sep 28, 1995
Emanual Davis
  • Signed Contract on Jun 26, 1996
Free Agent
Sam Mack
  • Signed Contract on Feb 12, 1996
Free Agent
Tracy Moore
  • Signed Contract on Mar 13, 1996
Free Agent
Eldridge Recasner
  • Signed Contract on Sep 25, 1995
Free Agent

Re-signed
Chucky Brown
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1995
Clyde Drexler
  • Contract Extension on Oct 24, 1995
Charles A. Jones
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1995

1994 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Scott Brooks
  • Traded (HOU to DAL) on Feb 23, 1995
Matt Bullard
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1994
Free Agent
Earl Cureton
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1994
Free Agent
Chris Jent
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1994
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Oct 4, 1994
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 1, 1994
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 5, 1994
Free Agent
Vernon Maxwell
  • Waived (HOU) on Jun 30, 1995
Free Agent
Richard Petruska
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1994
Free Agent
Eric Riley
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 14, 1994
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 16, 1994
  • Signed Contract (LAC) on Dec 18, 1994
Larry Robinson
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 14, 1994
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 18, 1994
Free Agent
Otis Thorpe
  • Traded (HOU to POR) on Feb 14, 1995
Added
Tim Breaux
  • Undrafted in 1992
Rookie
Chucky Brown
  • Signed Contract on Feb 1, 1995
Free Agent
Pete Chilcutt
  • Signed Contract on Nov 29, 1994
Clyde Drexler
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Feb 14, 1995
Charles A. Jones
  • Signed Contract on Mar 1, 1995
Tracy Murray
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Feb 14, 1995

Re-signed
Mario Elie
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1994

1993 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Sleepy Floyd
  • Waived (HOU) on Aug 2, 1993
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Aug 9, 1993
  • Signed Contract (SAS) on Aug 13, 1993
Winston Garland
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1993
Free Agent
Dave Jamerson
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 1, 1993
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 3, 1993
  • Signed Contract (UTA) on Nov 12, 1993
  • Waived (UTA) on Nov 26, 1993
  • Free Agent (UTA) on Nov 30, 1993
  • Signed Contract (NJN) on Mar 23, 1994
  • Free Agent (NJN) on Apr 2, 1994
  • Signed Contract (NJN) on Apr 3, 1994
  • Free Agent (NJN) on Apr 13, 1994
Free Agent
Tree Rollins
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1993
  • Signed Contract (ORL) on Jan 10, 1994
  • Free Agent (ORL) on Jan 20, 1994
  • Signed Contract (ORL) on Jan 21, 1994
  • Free Agent (ORL) on Jan 31, 1994
  • Signed Contract (ORL) on Jan 31, 1994
Terry Teagle
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1993
Free Agent
Kennard Winchester
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1993
Free Agent
Added
Sam CassellRookie
Earl Cureton
  • Signed Contract on Apr 21, 1994
Free Agent
Mario Elie
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Aug 2, 1993
Chris Jent
  • Undrafted in 1992
Rookie
Richard Petruska
  • Drafted #46 in 1993 (Round 2, Pick 19)
    UCLA
Rookie
Eric Riley
  • Drafted #33 in 1993 (Round 2, Pick 6)
    Michigan
Rookie
Larry Robinson
  • Signed Contract on Apr 1, 1994
Free Agent

1992 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Avery Johnson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1992
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAS) on Nov 19, 1992
Buck Johnson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1992
  • Signed Contract (HOU to WAS) on Sep 22, 1992
Larry Smith
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1992
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAS) on Aug 10, 1992
John Turner
  • Waived (HOU) on Aug 26, 1992
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Aug 28, 1992
Free Agent
Added
Scott Brooks
  • Traded (MIN to HOU) on Sep 25, 1992
Winston Garland
  • Signed Contract on Nov 12, 1992
Robert Horry
  • Drafted #11 in 1992 (Round 1, Pick 11)
    Alabama
Rookie
Terry Teagle
  • Signed Contract on Apr 22, 1993
Kennard Winchester
  • Signed Contract on Oct 8, 1992

Re-signed
Matt Bullard
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1992
Carl Herrera
  • Qualifying Offer Extended on Jun 30, 1992
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Contract Extension on Mar 15, 1993
Tree Rollins
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1992

1991 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Adrian Caldwell
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1991
Free Agent
Dave Feitl
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1991
  • Signed Contract (HOU to NJN) on Oct 5, 1991
  • Waived (NJN) on Nov 8, 1991
  • Free Agent (NJN) on Nov 12, 1991
  • Signed Contract (NJN) on Nov 13, 1991
Kennard Winchester
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1991
  • Signed Contract (BOS) on Sep 25, 1991
  • Waived (BOS) on Oct 30, 1991
  • Free Agent (BOS) on Nov 1, 1991
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Nov 1, 1991
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 11, 1991
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 13, 1991
  • Signed Contract (NYK) on Nov 14, 1991
David Wood
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1991
  • Signed Contract (HOU to GSW) on Dec 7, 1991
  • Voided Signing (GSW) on Dec 10, 1991
Free Agent
Added
Carl Herrera
  • Drafted #30 in 1990 (Round 2, Pick 3)
    Houston
Rookie
Avery Johnson
  • Signed Contract on Jan 10, 1992
Tree Rollins
  • Signed Contract on Oct 11, 1991
John Turner
  • Drafted #20 in 1991 (Round 1, Pick 20)
    Phillips
Rookie

Re-signed
Matt Bullard
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1991
Vernon Maxwell
  • Contract Extension on Oct 12, 1991
Kenny Smith
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1991

1990 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Anthony Bowie
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1990
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1990
  • Signed Contract (MIN) on Sep 1, 1990
  • Waived (MIN) on Oct 29, 1990
  • Free Agent (MIN) on Oct 31, 1990
Free Agent
Byron Dinkins
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1990
  • Signed Contract (SAS) on Nov 6, 1990
  • Waived (SAS) on Dec 17, 1990
  • Free Agent (SAS) on Dec 19, 1990
  • Signed Contract (IND) on Jan 17, 1991
  • Free Agent (IND) on Jan 27, 1991
Free Agent
Lewis Lloyd
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1990
Free Agent
John Lucas
  • Traded (HOU to ATL) on Sep 27, 1990
  • Waived (ATL) on Oct 2, 1990
  • Free Agent (ATL) on Oct 4, 1990
  • Retired on Oct 5, 1990
Free Agent
Mitchell Wiggins
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1990
Free Agent
Mike Woodson
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 4, 1990
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 6, 1990
  • Signed Contract (CLE) on Dec 13, 1990
Added
Matt Bullard
  • Undrafted in 1990
Rookie
Dave Feitl
  • Signed Contract on Oct 6, 1990
Free Agent
Dave Jamerson
  • Drafted #15 in 1990 (Round 1, Pick 15)
    Ohio
Rookie
Kennard Winchester
  • Undrafted in 1988
Rookie
David Wood
  • Signed Contract on Aug 6, 1990
Free Agent

Re-signed
Adrian Caldwell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1990
Sleepy Floyd
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1990
Vernon Maxwell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1990

1989 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Walter Berry
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1989
Free Agent
Derrick Chievous
  • Traded (HOU to CLE) on Feb 21, 1990
Allen Leavell
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 12, 1989
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 16, 1989
Free Agent
Tim McCormick
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Oct 1, 1989
  • Traded (HOU to ATL) on Jun 27, 1990
Chuck Nevitt
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1989
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 26, 1989
  • Waived (HOU) on Jan 11, 1990
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jan 15, 1990
Free Agent
Purvis Short
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1989
  • Signed Contract (HOU to NJN) on Sep 20, 1989
Added
Anthony Bowie
  • Traded (SAS to HOU) on Aug 15, 1989
Adrian Caldwell
  • Undrafted in 1989
Rookie
Byron Dinkins
  • Undrafted in 1989
Rookie
Lewis Lloyd
  • Signed Contract on Sep 21, 1989
Free Agent
John Lucas
  • Signed Contract on Aug 17, 1989
Vernon Maxwell
  • Traded (SAS to HOU) on Feb 21, 1990
Kenny Smith
  • Traded (ATL to HOU) on Jun 27, 1990
Larry Smith
  • Signed Contract on Jul 11, 1989
Mitchell Wiggins
  • Signed Contract on Sep 25, 1989
Free Agent

1988 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Joe Barry Carroll
  • Traded (HOU to NJN) on Nov 2, 1988
Lester Conner
  • Traded (HOU to NJN) on Nov 2, 1988
World B. Free
  • Waived (HOU) on Jul 15, 1988
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 22, 1988
Free Agent
Cedric Maxwell
  • Traded (HOU to WAS) on Oct 7, 1988
  • Waived (WAS) on Oct 31, 1988
  • Free Agent (WAS) on Nov 2, 1988
Free Agent
Rodney McCray
  • Traded (HOU to SAC) on Oct 11, 1988
Jim Petersen
  • Traded (HOU to SAC) on Oct 11, 1988
  • Signed Contract (SAC) on Feb 1, 1989
Robert Reid
  • Traded (HOU to CHA) on Jul 15, 1988
Added
Walter Berry
  • Signed Contract on Feb 2, 1989
Derrick Chievous
  • Drafted #16 in 1988 (Round 1, Pick 16)
    Missouri
Rookie
Tim McCormick
  • Traded (NJN to HOU) on Nov 2, 1988
Chuck Nevitt
  • Signed Contract on Oct 26, 1988
Otis Thorpe
  • Sign & Traded (SAC to HOU) on Oct 11, 1988
Mike Woodson
  • Signed Contract on Jul 19, 1988

Re-signed
Buck Johnson
  • Contract Extension on Dec 22, 1988
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Contract Extension on Aug 1, 1988

1987 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Richard Anderson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1987
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 1, 1987
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 7, 1987
  • Waiver Claim (HOU to POR) on Dec 9, 1987
Anthony Bowie
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 5, 1987
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 9, 1987
Free Agent
Dave Feitl
  • Traded (HOU to GSW) on Nov 5, 1987
  • Traded (GSW to WAS) on May 8, 1988
Steve Harris
  • Traded (HOU to GSW) on Dec 13, 1987
Dirk Minniefield
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1987
  • Signed Contract (HOU to GSW) on Nov 5, 1987
  • Waived (GSW) on Nov 25, 1987
  • Free Agent (GSW) on Nov 27, 1987
  • Signed Contract (BOS) on Dec 17, 1987
Ralph Sampson
  • Traded (HOU to GSW) on Dec 13, 1987
Added
Joe Barry Carroll
  • Traded (GSW to HOU) on Dec 13, 1987
Lester Conner
  • Signed Contract on Oct 9, 1987
Sleepy Floyd
  • Traded (GSW to HOU) on Dec 13, 1987
World B. Free
  • Signed Contract on Oct 1, 1987
Free Agent
Purvis Short
  • Traded (GSW to HOU) on Nov 5, 1987

Re-signed
Allen Leavell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1987
Rodney McCray
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1987
Robert Reid
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1987

1986 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Craig Ehlo
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1986
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Oct 3, 1986
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 30, 1986
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 3, 1986
  • Signed Contract (CLE) on Jan 13, 1987
  • Free Agent (CLE) on Jan 23, 1987
  • Signed Contract (CLE) on Jan 23, 1987
Lewis Lloyd
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jan 14, 1987
  • Waived (HOU) on Jan 14, 1987
Free Agent
Hank McDowell
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1986
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Oct 3, 1986
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 28, 1986
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 30, 1986
  • Signed Contract (MIL) on Nov 17, 1986
  • Waived (MIL) on Dec 9, 1986
  • Free Agent (MIL) on Dec 11, 1986
Free Agent
Granville Waiters
  • Traded (HOU to CHI) on Oct 23, 1986
Mitchell Wiggins
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jan 13, 1987
  • Waived (HOU) on Jan 13, 1987
Free Agent
Added
Richard Anderson
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Oct 3, 1986
Free Agent
Anthony Bowie
  • Drafted #66 in 1986 (Round 3, Pick 19)
    Oklahoma
Rookie
Dave Feitl
  • Drafted #43 in 1986 (Round 2, Pick 19)
    UTEP
Rookie
Buck Johnson
  • Drafted #20 in 1986 (Round 1, Pick 20)
    Alabama
Rookie
Cedric Maxwell
  • Traded (LAC to HOU) on Jan 16, 1987
Dirk Minniefield
  • Traded (CLE to HOU) on Dec 8, 1986

Re-signed
Allen Leavell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1986
Jim Petersen
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1986
Ralph Sampson
  • Contract Extension on Aug 1, 1986

1985 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Lionel Hollins
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1985
Free Agent
John Lucas
  • Waived (HOU) on Mar 14, 1986
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Mar 18, 1986
Free Agent
Larry Micheaux
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1985
Free Agent
Eric Turner
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 22, 1985
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 24, 1985
Free Agent
Added
Steve Harris
  • Drafted #19 in 1985 (Round 1, Pick 19)
    Tulsa
Rookie
Granville Waiters
  • Traded (IND to HOU) on Aug 1, 1985

Re-signed
Lewis Lloyd
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1985
Hank McDowell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1985

1984 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
James Bailey
  • Traded (HOU to SAS) on Oct 4, 1984
  • Traded (SAS to NYK) on Oct 24, 1984
Phil Ford
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1984
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 25, 1984
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 18, 1984
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 20, 1984
Free Agent
Elvin Hayes
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1984
Free Agent
Caldwell Jones
  • Traded (HOU to CHI) on Aug 10, 1984
Major Jones
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 23, 1984
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 25, 1984
  • Signed Contract (DET) on Nov 7, 1984
Terry Teagle
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1984
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 26, 1984
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 23, 1984
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 25, 1984
  • Signed Contract (DET) on Nov 7, 1984
  • Waived (DET) on Nov 20, 1984
  • Free Agent (DET) on Nov 22, 1984
  • Signed Contract (GSW) on Mar 11, 1985
  • Signed Contract (GSW) on May 29, 1985
Wally Walker
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1984
Free Agent
Added
Lionel Hollins
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Sep 23, 1984
Free Agent
John Lucas
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Sep 12, 1984
Hank McDowell
  • Traded (LAC to HOU) on Aug 29, 1984
Larry Micheaux
  • Signed Contract on Dec 28, 1984
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Drafted #1 in 1984 (Round 1, Pick 1)
    Houston
Rookie
Jim Petersen
  • Drafted #51 in 1984 (Round 3, Pick 4)
    Minnesota
Rookie
Eric Turner
  • Drafted #32 in 1984 (Round 2, Pick 8)
    Michigan
Rookie
Mitchell Wiggins
  • Traded (CHI to HOU) on Aug 10, 1984

Re-signed
Craig Ehlo
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1984
Allen Leavell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1984
Robert Reid
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1984

1983 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Joe Bryant
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1983
Free Agent
Tom Henderson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1983
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 30, 1983
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 10, 1983
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 12, 1983
Free Agent
Calvin Murphy
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 27, 1983
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 29, 1983
Free Agent
Chuck Nevitt
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 29, 1983
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 1, 1983
Free Agent
Jeff Taylor
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 27, 1983
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 31, 1983
Free Agent
Added
Craig EhloRookie
Phil Ford
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Sep 30, 1983
Lewis Lloyd
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Aug 25, 1983
Rodney McCrayRookie
Ralph Sampson
  • Drafted #1 in 1983 (Round 1, Pick 1)
    Virginia
Rookie

Re-signed
James Bailey
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1983
Allen Leavell
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1983
Robert Reid
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1983

1982 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Mike Dunleavy, Sr.
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1982
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAS) on Oct 16, 1982
Calvin Garrett
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 12, 1982
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 14, 1982
Free Agent
Moses Malone
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1982
  • First Refusal Notice (PHI to HOU) on Sep 13, 1982
  • Signed Contract (HOU) on Sep 14, 1982
  • Traded (HOU to PHI) on Sep 15, 1982
Jawann Oldham
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 26, 1982
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 28, 1982
  • Signed Contract (CHI) on Feb 16, 1983
Billy Paultz
  • Waived (HOU) on Apr 4, 1983
  • Waiver Claim (HOU to SAS) on Apr 6, 1983
Larry Spriggs
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 20, 1982
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 22, 1982
  • Signed Contract (CHI) on Mar 2, 1983
  • Free Agent (CHI) on Mar 12, 1983
  • Signed Contract (CHI) on Mar 12, 1983
  • Free Agent (CHI) on Mar 22, 1983
  • Signed Contract (CHI) on Mar 22, 1983
Bill Willoughby
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1982
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SAS) on Oct 18, 1982
  • Waived (SAS) on Feb 10, 1983
  • Free Agent (SAS) on Feb 12, 1983
  • Signed Contract (NJN) on Mar 25, 1983
Added
James Bailey
  • Traded (NJN to HOU) on Nov 10, 1982
Caldwell Jones
  • Traded (PHI to HOU) on Sep 15, 1982
Chuck Nevitt
  • Drafted #63 in 1982 (Round 3, Pick 17)
    NC State
Rookie
Jeff TaylorRookie
Terry Teagle
  • Drafted #16 in 1982 (Round 1, Pick 16)
    Baylor
Rookie
Wally Walker
  • Traded (SEA to HOU) on Oct 5, 1982

1981 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
John Stroud
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 26, 1981
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 28, 1981
Free Agent
Rudy Tomjanovich
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1981
Free Agent
Added
Joe Bryant
  • Traded (SDC to HOU) on Jun 28, 1982
Jawann Oldham
  • Signed Contract on Aug 28, 1981
Free Agent
Larry Spriggs
  • Drafted #81 in 1981 (Round 4, Pick 12)
    Howard
Rookie

Re-signed
Calvin Murphy
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1981

1980 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Rick Barry
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1980
Free Agent
Paul Mokeski
  • Traded (HOU to DET) on Oct 7, 1980
Added
Calvin GarrettRookie
Elvin Hayes
  • Traded (WAS to HOU) on Jun 8, 1981
John Stroud
  • Drafted #27 in 1980 (Round 2, Pick 4)
    Ole Miss
Rookie
Bill Willoughby
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Nov 24, 1980

1979 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Alonzo Bradley
  • Expansion Draft (HOU to DAL) on May 28, 1980
Jacky Dorsey
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 12, 1979
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 14, 1979
Free Agent
Dwight Jones
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 28, 1979
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 30, 1979
  • Signed Contract (CHI) on Dec 5, 1979
Mike Newlin
  • Traded (HOU to NJN) on Oct 12, 1979
Slick Watts
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 11, 1979
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 13, 1979
Free Agent
Rudy White
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 7, 1979
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 9, 1979
Free Agent
Added
Tom Henderson
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Jul 13, 1979
Major Jones
  • Signed Contract on Sep 10, 1979
Free Agent
Allen LeavellRookie
Paul Mokeski
  • Drafted #42 in 1979 (Round 2, Pick 20)
    Kansas
Rookie
Billy Paultz
  • Traded (SAS to HOU) on Jan 17, 1980

Re-signed
Robert Reid
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1979

1978 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Tom Barker
  • Waived (HOU) on Dec 15, 1978
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Dec 17, 1978
  • Signed Contract (BOS) on Jan 19, 1979
  • Free Agent (BOS) on Jan 29, 1979
  • Signed Contract (BOS) on Jan 29, 1979
  • Free Agent (BOS) on Feb 8, 1979
  • Signed Contract (BOS) on Feb 8, 1979
  • Traded (BOS to NYK) on Feb 12, 1979
C.J. Kupec
  • Traded (HOU to MIL) on Jul 26, 1978
  • Waived (MIL) on Oct 1, 1978
  • Free Agent (MIL) on Oct 3, 1978
Free Agent
John Lucas
  • Traded (HOU to GSW) on Sep 5, 1978
Buster Matheney
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 10, 1978
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 12, 1978
Free Agent
Ed Ratleff
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1978
Free Agent
Added
Slick Watts
  • Traded (NOJ to HOU) on Sep 21, 1978

Re-signed
Mike Dunleavy, Sr.
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1978

1977 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
John Johnson
  • Voided Players Traded (BOS to HOU) on Oct 18, 1977
  • Voided Trade Assignment (HOU to BOS) on Oct 18, 1977
  • Traded (HOU to SEA) on Oct 22, 1977
Goo Kennedy
  • Waived (HOU) on Sep 8, 1977
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Sep 15, 1977
Free Agent
Kevin Kunnert
  • Signed Contract (HOU to BOS) on Jun 9, 1978
Tom Owens
  • Traded (HOU to POR) on Aug 10, 1977
Added
Tom Barker
  • Signed Contract on Jun 8, 1978
Rick Barry
  • Offer Sheet Signing on Jun 10, 1978
Alonzo BradleyRookie
Jacky Dorsey
  • Signed Contract on May 11, 1978
Mike Dunleavy, Sr.
  • Signed Contract on Mar 10, 1978
C.J. Kupec
  • Signed Contract on Sep 29, 1977
Buster Matheney
  • Drafted #28 in 1978 (Round 2, Pick 6)
    Utah
Rookie
Robert ReidRookie

1976 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Ron Riley
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1976
Free Agent
Dave Wohl
  • Traded (HOU to NYN) on Jan 8, 1977
Added
Goo KennedyRookie
John Lucas
  • Drafted #2 in 1976 (Round 1, Pick 1)
    Maryland
Rookie
Moses Malone
  • 1975 Supplemental Draft, New Orleans Jazz

    1976 ABA Dispersal Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 5, Portland Trail Blazers
Rookie

1975 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Zaid Abdul-Aziz
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1975
  • Signed Contract (HOU to SEA) on Jan 31, 1976
Gus Bailey
  • Traded (HOU to ATL) on Jun 7, 1976
Jim Blanks
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 20, 1975
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 22, 1975
Free Agent
Steve Hawes
  • Traded (HOU to POR) on Nov 13, 1975
Cliff Meely
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 27, 1975
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 29, 1975
  • Signed Contract (LAL) on Jan 20, 1976
Joe C. Meriweather
  • Traded (HOU to ATL) on Jun 7, 1976
Owen Wells
  • Waived (HOU) on Sep 29, 1975
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 1, 1975
Free Agent
Added
John Johnson
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Nov 13, 1975
Dwight Jones
  • Traded (ATL to HOU) on Jun 7, 1976
Tom OwensRookie
Rudy WhiteRookie

1974 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
George E. Johnson
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1974
Free Agent
Added
Jim BlanksRookie
Steve HawesRookie
Joe C. MeriweatherRookie
Owen Wells
  • Drafted #77 in 1974 (Round 5, Pick 5)
    Detroit
Rookie

1973 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Jack Marin
  • Traded (HOU to BUF) on Feb 1, 1974
Paul McCracken
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 27, 1973
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 29, 1973
Free Agent
Stan McKenzie
  • Waived (HOU) on Nov 7, 1973
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Nov 9, 1973
Free Agent
Eric McWilliams
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1973
Free Agent
Otto Moore
  • Traded (HOU to KCK) on Nov 11, 1973
Jimmy Walker
  • Traded (HOU to KCK) on Oct 29, 1973
Added
Gus Bailey
  • Drafted #23 in 1974 (Round 2, Pick 5)
    UTEP
Rookie
Kevin Kunnert
  • Drafted #12 in 1973 (Round 1, Pick 12)
    Iowa
Rookie
Ed RatleffRookie
Ron Riley
  • Traded (KCK to HOU) on Nov 11, 1973
Dave Wohl
  • Traded (BUF to HOU) on Feb 1, 1974

1972 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Dick Cunningham
  • Traded (HOU to MIL) on Sep 18, 1972
Johnny Egan
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1972
Free Agent
Dick Gibbs
  • Traded (HOU to KCK) on Nov 2, 1972
  • Traded (KCK to SEA) on May 14, 1973
Stu Lantz
  • Traded (HOU to DET) on Aug 1, 1972
McCoy McLemore
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1972
Free Agent
James Silas
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 9, 1972
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Oct 11, 1972
Free Agent
Greg Smith
  • Traded (HOU to POR) on Oct 27, 1972
John Vallely
  • Free Agent (HOU) on Jul 1, 1972
Free Agent
Added
Zaid Abdul-Aziz
  • Traded (SEA to HOU) on Sep 18, 1972
George E. Johnson
  • Signed Contract on Feb 1, 1973
Free Agent
Paul McCracken
  • Undrafted in 1972
Rookie
Stan McKenzie
  • Traded (POR to HOU) on Oct 27, 1972
Eric McWilliamsRookie
Jimmy Walker
  • Traded (DET to HOU) on Aug 1, 1972

Re-signed
Jack Marin
  • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1972

1971 Houston Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Don Adams
  • Traded (HOU to ATL) on Nov 9, 1971
John Block
  • Traded (HOU to MIL) on Sep 12, 1971
Elvin Hayes
  • Traded (HOU to WAS) on Jun 23, 1972
Toby Kimball
  • Traded (HOU to MIL) on Jul 30, 1971
Curtis Perry
  • Traded (HOU to MIL) on Dec 9, 1971
Larry Siegfried
  • Traded (HOU to ATL) on Nov 9, 1971
John Q. Trapp
  • Waived (HOU) on Oct 12, 1971
  • Waiver Claim (HOU to LAL) on Oct 13, 1971
Bernie Williams
  • Free Agent (SDR) on Jul 1, 1971
Free Agent
Added
Dick Cunningham
  • Traded (MIL to HOU) on Sep 12, 1971
Jack Marin
  • Traded (WAS to HOU) on Jun 23, 1972
McCoy McLemore
  • Signed Contract on Dec 10, 1971
Cliff Meely
  • Drafted #12 in 1971 (Round 1, Pick 7)
    Colorado
Rookie
Otto Moore
  • Traded (PHX to HOU) on Apr 7, 1972
James SilasRookie
Greg Smith
  • Traded (MIL to HOU) on Dec 9, 1971
John Vallely
  • Traded (ATL to HOU) on Nov 9, 1971

1970 San Diego Rockets Offseason Recap

Lost
Art Williams
  • Traded (SDR to BOS) on Sep 10, 1970
Added
Don AdamsRookie
Johnny Egan
    Dick Gibbs
    • Drafted #54 in 1971 (Round 3, Pick 14)
      UTEP
    Rookie
    Calvin Murphy
    • Drafted #18 in 1970 (Round 2, Pick 1)
      Niagara
    Rookie
    Mike Newlin
    • Drafted #29 in 1971 (Round 2, Pick 7)
      Utah
    Rookie
    Curtis PerryRookie
    Rudy Tomjanovich
    • Drafted #2 in 1970 (Round 1, Pick 2)
      Michigan
    Rookie

    1969 San Diego Rockets Offseason Recap

    Lost
    Rick Adelman
    • Expansion Draft (SDR to POR) on May 11, 1970
    Harry Barnes
    • Free Agent (SDR) on Jul 1, 1969
    Free Agent
    Jim Barnett
    • Traded (SDR to POR) on May 12, 1970
    Hank Finkel
    • Traded (SDR to BOS) on Aug 22, 1969
    Don Kojis
    • Traded (SDR to SEA) on Apr 15, 1970
    Pat Riley
    • Expansion Draft (SDR to POR) on May 11, 1970
    Added
    Larry Siegfried
      Bernie Williams
      • Drafted #22 in 1969 (Round 2, Pick 6)
        La Salle
      Rookie

      1968 San Diego Rockets Offseason Recap

      Lost
      Bud Acton
      • Free Agent (SDR) on Jul 1, 1968
      Free Agent
      Tyrone Britt
      • Free Agent (SDR) on Jul 1, 1968
      Free Agent
      Nick Jones
      • Free Agent (SDR) on Jul 1, 1968
      Free Agent
      Jim Ware
      • Free Agent (SDR) on Jul 1, 1968
      Free Agent
      Added
      Rick AdelmanRookie
      Harry BarnesRookie
      Stu Lantz
      • Drafted #23 in 1968 (Round 3, Pick 1)
        Nebraska
      Rookie
      John Q. Trapp
      • Drafted #15 in 1968 (Round 2, Pick 1)
        UNLV
      Rookie

      1967 San Diego Rockets Offseason Recap

      Lost
      John Barnhill
      • Expansion Draft (SDR to PHX) on May 6, 1968
      Dave Gambee
      • Expansion Draft (SDR to MIL) on May 6, 1968
      Johnny Green
      • Traded (SDR to PHI) on Jan 10, 1968
      Freddie Lewis
      • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1967
      Free Agent
      Jon McGlocklin
      • Expansion Draft (SDR to MIL) on May 6, 1968
      Wayne Molis
      • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1967
      Free Agent
      Paul Neumann
      • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1967
      Free Agent
      Chico Vaughn
      • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1967
      Free Agent
      Gerry Ward
      • Free Agent on Jul 1, 1967
      Free Agent
      Added
      Bud Acton
      • Undrafted in 1967
      Rookie
      Tyrone Britt
      • Undrafted in 1967
      Rookie
      Elvin Hayes
      • Drafted #1 in 1968 (Round 1, Pick 1)
        Houston
      Rookie
      Nick Jones
      • Drafted #31 in 1967 (Round 3, Pick 12)
        Oregon
      Rookie
      Art Williams
      • Undrafted in 1967
      Rookie