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1995-96 Houston Rockets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 48-34
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 3-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 4-0
Coach: Rudy Tomjanovich (48-34)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 667,685, Avg. 16,285 in 41 home dates
1995-96 Houston Rockets Statistics
1995-96 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1995-96 season with a record of 48 wins and 34 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-5.

The Rockets tossed in 8,404 points and allowed 8,261. Hakeem Olajuwon scored a team-best 1,936 points for Houston and racked up 784 rebounds. Clyde Drexler dished out 302 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Robert Horry added 116 steals, while Hakeem Olajuwon swatted 207 opponent shot attempts.

Rudy Tomjanovich coached the team. The 1995-96 Houston Rockets lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Melvin BookerGAugust 20, 19726'1"185MissouriPascagoula, MS USA
Tim BreauxFSeptember 19, 19706'6"215WyomingBaton Rouge, LA USA
Chucky BrownFFebruary 29, 19686'7"214North Carolina StateNew York, NY USA
Mark BryantF-CApril 25, 19656'9"245Seton HallGlen Ridge, CA USA
Sam CassellGNovember 18, 19696'3"185Florida StateBaltimore, MD USA
Pete ChilcuttF-CSeptember 14, 19686'10"230North CarolinaSumter, SC USA
Clyde DrexlerG-FJune 22, 19626'7"210HoustonNew Orleans, LA USA
Mario ElieG-FNovember 26, 19636'5"205American InternationalNew York, NY USA
Alvin HeggsFDecember 12, 19676'8"225TexasJacksonville, FL USA
Robert HorryFAugust 25, 19706'9"220AlabamaAndalusia, AL USA
Jaren JacksonG-FOctober 27, 19676'4"190GeorgetownNew Orleans, LA USA
Henry JamesFJuly 29, 19656'8"220St. Mary's (TX)Centreville, AL USA
Charles JonesF-CApril 3, 19576'9"215Albany State (GA)McGehee, AR USA
Sam MackF-GMay 26, 19706'7"218HoustonChicago, IL USA
Tracy MooreG-FDecember 28, 19656'4"200TulsaOklahoma City, OK USA
Hakeem OlajuwonCJanuary 21, 19636'10"250HoustonLagos, NGR
Eldridge RecasnerGDecember 14, 19676'3"190WashingtonNew Orleans, LA USA
Kenny SmithGMarch 8, 19656'3"170North CarolinaQueens, NY USA


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