1971-72 Houston Rockets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 34-48
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Tex Winter (34-48)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 203,599, Avg. 4,966 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Houston Rockets Statistics
1971-72 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 34 wins and 48 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

Houston scored 8,993 points and allowed 9,121. Elvin Hayes tossed in a team-best 2,063 points for the Rockets, while Stu Lantz and Calvin Murphy netted 18 or more per game also. Elvin Hayes contributed 1,197 boards. Calvin Murphy dished out 393 assists for the squad.

Tex Winter coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Don AdamsFNovember 27, 19476'6"210NorthwesternAtlanta, GA USA
Dick CunninghamCJuly 11, 19466'10"240Murray StateCanton, OH USA
Jim DavisC-FDecember 18, 19416'9"225ColoradoMuncie, IN USA
Johnny EganGJanuary 31, 19395'11"180ProvidenceHartford, CT USA
Dick GibbsF-GDecember 20, 19486'5"200UTEPAmes, IA USA
Elvin HayesF-CNovember 17, 19456'9"235HoustonRayville, LA USA
Stu LantzGJuly 13, 19466'3"175NebraskaUniontown, PA USA
McCoy McLemoreF-CApril 3, 19426'7"230DrakeHouston, TX USA
Cliff MeelyF-CJuly 10, 19476'8"215ColoradoRosedale, MS USA
Calvin MurphyGMay 9, 19485'9"165NiagaraNorwalk, CT USA
Mike NewlinG-FJanuary 2, 19496'4"200UtahPortland, OR USA
Curtis PerryFSeptember 13, 19486'7"220Southwest MissouriWashington, DC USA
Larry SiegfriedFMay 22, 19396'1"190Ohio StateShelby, OH USA
Greg SmithFJanuary 28, 19476'5"195Western KentuckyPrinceton, KY USA
Rudy TomjanovichFNovember 24, 19486'8"218MichiganHamtramck, MI USA
John VallelyGOctober 3, 19486'3"180UCLA



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