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
Totals847410197807262346532489235517461190248136712227654555135419738765


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC757536.850.820.070.24.27.211.42.91.93.43.03.923.4
Rodney McCrayF-G818138.755.20.077.92.34.87.15.41.10.72.62.114.4
Robert ReidF-G756334.641.732.776.80.63.23.94.31.00.31.43.113.7
Jim PetersenF-C825629.351.10.072.72.24.66.81.50.51.21.93.311.3
Ralph SampsonC-F433230.848.90.062.42.06.68.72.80.91.32.93.915.6
Steve HarrisG74315.941.90.085.41.01.32.31.40.50.21.01.58.3
Dirk MinniefieldG635223.546.632.470.90.41.62.15.31.00.12.32.67.7
Allen LeavellG531122.241.131.684.00.30.91.24.21.00.21.22.47.8
Lewis LloydG-F321421.553.214.375.60.41.11.52.80.60.21.62.212.4
Mitchell WigginsG321924.643.70.075.42.31.84.22.41.40.11.62.611.1
Cedric MaxwellF46018.254.80.077.31.62.44.01.60.30.11.01.77.2
Dave FeitlC6218.043.60.074.60.61.31.90.40.10.10.61.33.7
Buck JohnsonF6038.746.80.069.00.60.81.50.70.30.30.61.43.8
Richard AndersonF-C5106.142.425.075.90.51.11.50.60.10.10.40.72.8
Conner HenryG1805.124.29.170.00.00.40.40.40.20.00.50.41.3
Averages84741023.447.727.574.11.42.94.32.60.80.71.62.310.3

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
Totals103247583341143834626714129443525262721762581097

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC1038.961.50.074.23.97.411.32.51.34.33.64.429.2
Ralph SampsonC-F1033.051.450.081.42.76.18.82.10.21.23.14.718.6
Rodney McCrayF-G1043.656.40.079.63.25.18.35.60.50.92.62.115.7
Allen LeavellG1038.441.125.081.70.61.92.57.21.90.32.84.214.1
Robert ReidF-G1043.136.111.865.20.63.03.64.81.00.32.73.612.9
Jim PetersenF-C1018.754.966.71.43.24.60.60.50.21.02.66.8
Cedric MaxwellF1017.752.90.074.31.12.23.31.70.40.00.81.76.2
Steve HarrisG910.137.20.083.30.30.40.80.60.30.00.31.74.1
Dirk MinniefieldG83.450.00.0100.00.30.00.30.30.10.00.51.01.8
Richard AndersonF-C51.033.350.0100.00.20.00.20.00.00.00.20.21.0
Buck JohnsonF52.033.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.40.20.8
Dave FeitlC61.3100.00.00.20.20.00.00.00.00.00.3
Averages84724.049.318.677.21.42.94.22.40.60.71.72.510.7


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