1987-88 Houston Rockets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-36
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Dallas Mavericks 3-1
Coach: Bill Fitch (46-36)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 681,051, Avg. 16,611 in 41 home dates
1987-88 Houston Rockets Roster
1987-88 Houston Rockets Results

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 46 wins and 36 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The Rockets tossed in 8,935 points and allowed 8,821. Hakeem Olajuwon scored a team-best 1,805 points for Houston and racked up 959 rebounds. Allen Leavell dished out 405 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Hakeem Olajuwon added 162 steals and swatted a team-best 214 opponent shot attempts.

Bill Fitch coached the team. The 1987-88 Houston Rockets lost in the conference first round.

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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 OlajuwonC797928251385712405483813026579591631622142433241805
Purvis ShortF-G811119499864742152402067115122216258141181971159
Rodney McCrayF-G818026897463594036728823239963126457511441661006
Allen LeavellG805421506662918819251218221261484051249130162819
Sleepy FloydG595518346682885213215185511542053666810156144774
Joe Barry CarrollC-F6316159671532310151113110286396943781121149759
Jim PetersenF-C69501793488249611531141452914361063640119203613
Robert ReidF-G62319803561653413635038871256727541118393
Buck JohnsonF702879298155819167779116849302654127378
World FreeG58068235014335810080143044602034974374
Ralph SampsonC-F1919705271119628563581141723717336263303
Cedric MaxwellF7108481718020143110741051796022125475270
Lester ConnerG52339910850704132201838593813331132
Steve HarrisG1410199863410161512921178261583
Andre TurnerG1209934127114104482371121335
Richard AndersonF-C1205326111565498174101432
Totals882410196807354346529169248319361239253037691936712502134318658935


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC797935.851.40.069.53.88.312.12.12.12.73.14.122.8
Purvis ShortF-G811124.148.123.885.80.91.92.72.00.70.21.52.414.3
Rodney McCrayF-G818033.248.10.078.52.94.97.83.30.70.61.82.012.4
Allen LeavellG805426.943.721.686.90.31.61.95.11.60.11.62.010.2
Sleepy FloydG595531.143.125.086.00.92.63.56.21.20.22.62.413.1
Joe Barry CarrollC-F631625.345.20.074.81.74.56.31.50.61.31.92.412.0
Jim PetersenF-C695026.051.016.774.52.14.26.31.50.50.61.72.98.9
Robert ReidF-G623115.846.338.279.40.61.42.01.10.40.10.71.96.3
Buck JohnsonF70212.652.012.573.61.11.32.40.70.40.40.81.85.4
World FreeG58011.840.922.980.00.20.50.81.00.30.10.81.36.4
Ralph SampsonC-F191937.143.933.374.13.16.09.11.90.91.73.33.315.9
Cedric MaxwellF71011.946.80.076.91.01.52.50.80.30.20.81.13.8
Lester ConnerG5237.746.30.078.00.40.30.71.10.70.00.60.62.5
Steve HarrisG141014.239.50.093.80.90.61.51.20.60.10.41.15.9
Andre TurnerG1208.335.314.371.40.30.30.71.90.60.11.01.12.9
Richard AndersonF-C1204.442.340.080.00.80.71.40.30.10.00.10.32.7
Averages88241022.347.123.778.01.42.94.32.20.80.61.52.110.1

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC416298561043382047677911914150
Sleepy FloydG415461268422193473480121075
Joe Barry CarrollC-F41164718001088111923151244
Robert ReidF-G4114331573323121582031335
Rodney McCrayF-G415931121012815122794371232
Jim PetersenF-C4982312001277142161241131
Purvis ShortF-G47126710884591104822
Allen LeavellG43819762440339206620
Buck JohnsonF420320021224010415
Lester ConnerG11000022011110002
Cedric MaxwellF415210000101100012
World FreeG212201000112100320
Totals4396034515625911897641121767932175790418

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Hakeem OlajuwonC440.557.10.088.45.011.816.81.82.32.82.33.537.5
Sleepy FloydG438.542.650.086.40.81.01.88.52.00.03.02.518.8
Joe Barry CarrollC-F429.038.380.02.02.84.80.50.80.31.33.011.0
Robert ReidF-G428.545.542.966.70.83.03.82.00.50.00.83.38.8
Rodney McCrayF-G439.838.70.066.73.83.06.82.31.00.81.83.08.0
Jim PetersenF-C424.552.258.31.83.55.31.50.30.51.02.87.8
Purvis ShortF-G417.826.90.0100.01.01.32.30.30.30.01.02.05.5
Allen LeavellG49.536.833.3100.00.00.80.82.30.50.01.51.55.0
Buck JohnsonF45.066.750.00.50.51.00.00.30.01.00.31.3
Lester ConnerG11.0100.00.01.01.01.01.00.00.00.02.0
Cedric MaxwellF43.850.00.30.00.30.30.00.00.00.30.5
World FreeG26.00.00.00.50.51.00.50.00.01.51.00.0
Averages88222.345.236.082.21.52.64.11.80.70.41.32.19.7


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