1976-77 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-33
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 6-6 Lost conference finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Washington Bullets 4-2
Conference Finals - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 4-2
Coach: Tom Nissalke (49-33)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 347,920, Avg. 8,486 in 41 home dates
1976-77 Houston Rockets Roster
1976-77 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1976-77 season with a record of 49 wins and 33 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-6.

The Rockets racked up 8,726 points and surrendered 8,594. Rudy Tomjanovich tossed in a team-best 1,753 points for Houston, while Calvin Murphy scored 17 or more per game, too. Moses Malone contributed 1,071 boards. John Lucas dished out 463 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Calvin Murphy added 144 steals, and Moses Malone blocked 181 shots.

Tom Nissalke coached the team. The 1976-77 Houston Rockets lost in the conference finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rudy TomjanovichF818031301437733342287172512684172572701981753
Calvin MurphyG82802764121659630727254118172386144802811464
Moses MaloneC-F807025008103894403054376341071896718102741083
Mike NewlinG-F823421198503873042695315120432060302261043
John LucasG8256253181438817113555164219463125190174911
Kevin KunnertC-F8156205068533312693210459669154351050361759
John JohnsonF79241738696319132947519126616347240199732
Dwight JonesF-C74101239338167126101981862844838190175435
Tom OwensC-F461462135687652479514218413096188
Ed RatleffF-G37253316170422624537743206045166
Rudy WhiteG46036810647251513284135111039109
Goo KennedyF-C32127758318314375167504565
Dave WohlG1406217744145150001818
Phil HicksF2072000101110010

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rudy TomjanovichF818038.651.
Calvin MurphyG828033.749.
Moses MaloneC-F807031.348.
Mike NewlinG-F823425.845.588.
John LucasG825630.947.778.
Kevin KunnertC-F815625.348.673.
John JohnsonF792422.045.871.
Dwight JonesF-C741016.749.480.
Tom OwensC-F46110.050.468.
Ed RatleffF-G37214.443.561.
Rudy WhiteG4608.044.360.
Goo KennedyF-C3218.753.437.
Dave WohlG1404.441.2100.
Phil HicksF203.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rudy TomjanovichF1245721210737292441652473036243
Calvin MurphyG1242021310230287121975192047232
Moses MaloneC-F125181628191638411920371321042225
John LucasG124301397534264293383244033176
Mike NewlinG-F123161437528218263453150037171
Kevin KunnertC-F1232810451231248591071428051114
Dwight JonesF-C1224663282318133851158303274
John JohnsonF12146612415107222994002058
Goo KennedyF-C6351052248120000612
Rudy WhiteG123100101010002
Tom OwensC-F371000022010010

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rudy TomjanovichF1238.150.578.
Calvin MurphyG1235.047.993.
Moses MaloneC-F1243.
John LucasG1235.854.
Mike NewlinG-F1226.352.475.
Kevin KunnertC-F1227.349.
Dwight JonesF-C1220.544.478.
John JohnsonF1212.239.366.
Goo KennedyF-C65.850.0100.
Rudy WhiteG12.
Tom OwensC-F32.


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