1979-80 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 41-41
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated San Antonio Spurs 2-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-0
Coach: Del Harris (41-41)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 413,572, Avg. 10,087 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Houston Rockets Roster
1979-80 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 41 wins and 41 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-5.

The Rockets tossed in 9,084 points and allowed 9,070. Moses Malone scored a team-best 2,119 points for Houston, and Calvin Murphy contributed 18 or more per game, too. Moses Malone accounted for 1,190 boards. Allen Leavell dished out 417 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Calvin Murphy added 143 steals.

Del Harris coached the team. The 1979-80 Houston Rockets lost in the conference semifinals.

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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
Moses MaloneC-F828231401549778607835635736171190147801073002102119
Calvin MurphyG767526761267624251302271688215029914391622691520
Robert ReidF-G765423048614193020815314030144124413257164281991
Rudy TomjanovichF625018347783707922147118132226358109321098161880
Rick BarryF7228181677132522173153143531832362688028152182866
Allen LeavellG773121236563301932211805712718441712728205197843
Major JonesF821115453921883110861147234381675067112186438
Mike DunleavyG51710363191482031341112674100210404110120410
Tom HendersonG665115513231542077563477111274554102107364
Billy PaultzC-F3721980292138008243921732657022395786319
Dwight JonesF-C2102781195000362731417211452048127
John ShumateF-C290332643400443325547923892739101
Alonzo BradleyF22096481711962463308941
Rudy WhiteG9010624130013100995508836
Paul MokeskiC-F12011333110097141529216102429

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Moses MaloneC-F828238.350.
Calvin MurphyG767535.
Robert ReidF-G765430.348.
Rudy TomjanovichF625029.647.627.880.
Rick BarryF722825.
Allen LeavellG773127.650.315.881.
Major JonesF821118.848.033.356.
Mike DunleavyG51720.346.415.
Tom HendersonG665123.547.
Billy PaultzC-F372126.547.352.
Dwight JonesF-C21013.
John ShumateF-C29011.453.
Alonzo BradleyF2204.435.4100.
Rudy WhiteG9011.854.
Paul MokeskiC-F1209.433.377.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Moses MaloneC-F72751387410433342559774162218181
Calvin MurphyG7265108584213134610261101629131
Robert ReidF-G72661025210262214415526671928126
Rudy TomjanovichF71856424711391228401020142158
Tom HendersonG72034622101512511164274111956
Allen LeavellG7149381040211921012246061239
Rick BarryF6793312123660661511101133
Billy PaultzC-F712840130074122133813111330
Dwight JonesF-C67018110096814224024828
Mike DunleavyG6451262065235135061117
Alonzo BradleyF4159611531231100216

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Moses MaloneC-F739.353.
Calvin MurphyG737.953.750.0100.
Robert ReidF-G738.
Rudy TomjanovichF726.437.514.369.
Tom HendersonG729.
Allen LeavellG721.326.
Rick BarryF613.236.425.0100.
Billy PaultzC-F718.332.557.
Dwight JonesF-C611.761.
Mike DunleavyG67.550.
Alonzo BradleyF43.866.7100.


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