1985-86 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 51-31
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 13-7 Lost finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Sacramento Kings 3-0
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Denver Nuggets 4-2
Conference Finals - Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 4-1
Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-2
Coach: Bill Fitch (51-31)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 604,644, Avg. 14,747 in 41 home dates
1985-86 Houston Rockets Roster
1985-86 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1985-86 season with a record of 51 wins and 31 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 13-7.

Houston poured in 9,379 points and yielded 9,165. Hakeem Olajuwon tossed in a team-best 1,597 points for the Rockets, and Ralph Sampson scored 18 or more per game, too. Ralph Sampson contributed 879 boards. John Lucas dished out 571 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Hakeem Olajuwon added 134 steals and swatted a team-best 231 opponent shot attempts.

Bill Fitch coached the team. The 1985-86 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
Hakeem OlajuwonC686824671188625005383473334487811371342311952711597
Ralph SampsonC-F797628641280624152376241258621879283991292853081491
Lewis LloydG-F828224441119592153236199155169324300102241942161386
John LucasG6565212081836514645298231331101435717751491241006
Robert ReidF-G825215788140933621416267234301222911696231986
Rodney McCrayF-G82822610629338302221711593615202925058130197847
Allen LeavellG7412119045821267241581356616723458888126583
Mitchell WigginsG780119848922212111886877215910159562155531
Jim PetersenF-C822016644111963016011314924739685385484231505
Steve HarrisG570482233103515450253257502143455257
Craig EhloG-F360199843693292317294629114152298
Hank McDowellF-C2202044224102517123749613102565
Granville WaitersC430156391310611513288410113027

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC686836.352.664.54.96.611.
Ralph SampsonC-F797636.348.813.364.13.37.911.
Lewis LloydG-F828229.852.920.
John LucasG656532.644.630.877.
Robert ReidF-G82526.346.418.
Rodney McCrayF-G828231.853.
Allen LeavellG741216.146.335.885.
Mitchell WigginsG78015.445.48.372.
Jim PetersenF-C822020.347.
Steve HarrisG5708.544.
Craig EhloG-F3605.542.933.379.
Hank McDowellF-C2209.357.
Granville WaitersC4303.633.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC20766387205101991271011352363940694387537
Ralph SampsonC-F207413011561111886661492158030357179399
Robert ReidF-G2077328812421359471370831372714274298
Lewis LloydG-F20589241116525847343266861664747281
Rodney McCrayF-G20835202108305843239511812518193745259
Mitchell WigginsG2044317989302821383876311432744199
Jim PetersenF-C2037810844003323476411121991658111
Allen LeavellG151708024157232031215409091275
Steve HarrisG15832914005255102432330
Craig EhloG-F103816810541236413420
Hank McDowellF-C1333720085448200269
Granville WaitersC1126740000235013138

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC2038.353.
Ralph SampsonC-F2037.151.8100.
Robert ReidF-G2038.743.114.379.
Lewis LloydG-F2029.548.
Rodney McCrayF-G2041.853.
Mitchell WigginsG2022.
Jim PetersenF-C2018.940.769.
Allen LeavellG1511.330.046.787.
Steve HarrisG155.548.340.
Craig EhloG-F103.850.
Hank McDowellF-C132.528.662.
Granville WaitersC112.457.


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