1980-81 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-42
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 12-9 Lost finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 2-1
Conference Semifinals - Defeated San Antonio Spurs 4-3
Conference Finals - Defeated Kansas City Kings 4-1
Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-2
Coach: Del Harris (40-42)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 385,354, Avg. 9,399 in 41 home dates
1980-81 Houston Rockets Roster
1980-81 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 40 wins and 42 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-9.

The Rockets netted 8,878 points and allowed 8,851. Moses Malone tossed in a team-best 2,222 points for Houston and contributed 1,180 rebounds. Allen Leavell dished out 384 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Robert Reid added 163 steals, while Moses Malone blocked 150 shots.

Del Harris coached the team. The 1980-81 Houston Rockets lost in the 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
Moses MaloneC-F808032451545806318046094747061180141831503082232222
Robert ReidF-G82822963111353640303229164419583344163661983251301
Calvin MurphyG76112014107452817421520633548722211161292091266
Mike DunleavyG743516096323101611861562890118268642137165777
Allen LeavellG79321686548258172149124301041343849715189160642
Rudy TomjanovichF5238126456326351128265781302088119658121603
Billy PaultzC-F812916595172623015375111280391105287289182599
Calvin GarrettF7035163841518831625085179264132501090167427
Tom HendersonG66451411332137309578307410430753493111352
Bill WilloughbyF-C551111452871500064497415322764183174102349
Major JonesF6812100325211710101649613823441182357112298
John StroudF90883411004376139104725
Lee JohnsonF1008023700536142010571717

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Moses MaloneC-F808040.652.233.375.75.98.814.
Robert ReidF-G828236.
Calvin MurphyG761126.549.223.595.
Mike DunleavyG743521.749.16.383.
Allen LeavellG793221.347.111.883.
Rudy TomjanovichF523824.346.723.579.
Billy PaultzC-F812920.550.
Calvin GarrettF703523.445.333.380.
Tom HendersonG664521.441.
Bill WilloughbyF-C551120.852.376.
Major JonesF681214.846.
John StroudF909.832.475.
Lee JohnsonF1008.030.460.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Moses MaloneC-F21955432207202081481251803053513345954562
Calvin MurphyG1954028714272605871724572604269344
Robert ReidF-G2186830313920926156861429850244480339
Billy PaultzC-F2172024611110483253941473513272769254
Mike DunleavyG2047215269156383393342681513059177
Tom HendersonG21615132591028231441551041713439141
Bill WilloughbyF-C19417116421040302857852214192342114
Allen LeavellG1721777300017155121744184202675
Calvin GarrettF1311721900873121565161025
Major JonesF1288211000527111853221522
Rudy TomjanovichF831913064246000236

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Moses MaloneC-F2145.547.
Calvin MurphyG1928.449.528.696.
Robert ReidF-G2141.345.
Billy PaultzC-F2134.345.
Mike DunleavyG2023.645.440.
Tom HendersonG2129.344.
Bill WilloughbyF-C1921.936.
Allen LeavellG1712.839.
Calvin GarrettF139.042.987.
Major JonesF127.347.640.
Rudy TomjanovichF83.911.


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