1986-87 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 42-40
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 5-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Portland Trail Blazers 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 4-2
Coach: Bill Fitch (42-40)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 660,175, Avg. 16,102 in 41 home dates
1986-87 Houston Rockets Roster
1986-87 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 42 wins and 40 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-5.

The Rockets tossed in 8,765 points and surrendered 8,683. Hakeem Olajuwon scored a team-best 1,755 points for Houston and racked up 858 rebounds. Rodney McCray dished out 434 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Hakeem Olajuwon added 140 steals and swatted a team-best 254 opponent shot attempts.

Bill Fitch coached the team. The 1986-87 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
Hakeem OlajuwonC757527601332677515704003155438582201402542282941755
Rodney McCrayF-G818131367834329039330619038857843488532081721170
Robert ReidF-G756325941006420162531771364724228932375211042321029
Jim PetersenF-C825624037553864020915217738055712743102152268924
Ralph SampsonC-F4332132656627730189118882843721204058126169672
Steve HarrisG7431174599251801301117199170100371674111613
Dirk MinniefieldG635214784402053411866128102130335666145166482
Allen LeavellG531111753581475718119100144761224531064126412
Lewis LloydG-F3214688310165718665133548901955269396
Mitchell WigginsG32197883501535065497459133764435082355
Cedric MaxwellF4608361881031016312672112184751354876332
Dave FeitlC62149820288107153397811722943883229
Buck JohnsonF603520201941058403850884017153781228
Richard AndersonF-C51031213959164292224557933731937144
Conner HenryG180923381111070778309724

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC757536.850.820.
Rodney McCrayF-G818138.755.
Robert ReidF-G756334.641.732.776.
Jim PetersenF-C825629.351.
Ralph SampsonC-F433230.848.
Steve HarrisG74315.941.
Dirk MinniefieldG635223.546.632.470.
Allen LeavellG531122.241.131.684.
Lewis LloydG-F321421.553.214.375.
Mitchell WigginsG321924.643.
Cedric MaxwellF46018.
Dave FeitlC6218.
Buck JohnsonF6038.746.
Richard AndersonF-C5106.142.425.
Conner HenryG1805.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC1038917911010977239741132513433644292
Ralph SampsonC-F1033014675214335276188212123147186
Rodney McCrayF-G104361015720544332518356592621157
Allen LeavellG1038410744164604961925721932842141
Robert ReidF-G1043115556172231563036481032736129
Jim PetersenF-C101875128001812143246652102668
Cedric MaxwellF101773418103526112233174081762
Steve HarrisG9914316106534753031537
Dirk MinniefieldG8278410662022104814
Richard AndersonF-C55312122101000115
Buck JohnsonF510620000000000214
Dave FeitlC68000022011000002

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC1038.961.
Ralph SampsonC-F1033.051.450.
Rodney McCrayF-G1043.656.
Allen LeavellG1038.441.
Robert ReidF-G1043.136.111.865.
Jim PetersenF-C1018.754.966.
Cedric MaxwellF1017.752.
Steve HarrisG910.
Dirk MinniefieldG83.450.00.0100.
Richard AndersonF-C51.033.350.0100.
Buck JohnsonF52.
Dave FeitlC61.3100.


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