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1971-72 Houston Rockets Roster and Stats

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Record: 34-48, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tex Winter (34-48)

PTS/G: 109.7 (7th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.2 (10th of 17)
SRS: -1.22 (9th of 17) ▪ Pace: 114.7 (4th of 17)
Off Rtg: 95.4 (14th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.8 (8th of 17)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (10th of 17)

Arena: Hofheinz Pavilion ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
10 Don Adams SF 6-6 210 November 27, 1947 1 Northwestern University
34 Dick Cunningham C 6-10 245 July 11, 1946 3 Murray State University
30 Jim Davis C 6-9 225 December 18, 1941 4 University of Colorado
21 Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 January 31, 1939 10 Providence College
40 Dick Gibbs SF 6-5 210 December 20, 1948 R University of Texas at El Paso
44 Elvin Hayes C 6-9 235 November 17, 1945 3 University of Houston
22 Stu Lantz SG 6-3 175 July 13, 1946 3 University of Nebraska
18 McCoy McLemore SF 6-7 230 April 3, 1942 7 Drake University
25 Cliff Meely PF 6-8 215 July 10, 1947 R University of Colorado
23 Calvin Murphy PG 5-9 165 May 9, 1948 1 Niagara University
14 Mike Newlin SG 6-4 200 January 2, 1949 R University of Utah
54 Curtis Perry C 6-7 220 September 13, 1948 1 Missouri State University
20 Larry Siegfried PG 6-3 190 May 22, 1939 8 Ohio State University
4 Greg Smith SF 6-5 195 January 28, 1947 3 Western Kentucky University
45 Rudy Tomjanovich PF 6-8 218 November 24, 1948 1 University of Michigan
33 John Vallely SG 6-3 185 October 3, 1948 1 University of California, Los Angeles

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 82 19730 3590 8277 .434 3590 8277 .434 1813 2424 .748 4433 1777 1992 8993 109.7
Lg Rank 14 5 2 16 12 11 9 4 15 6 7 7
Opponent 82 19730 3542 7817 .453 3542 7817 .453 2037 2737 .744 4298 1945 1944 9121 111.2
Lg Rank 14 7 7 9 13 13 7 13 9 10 10 10

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 37 45 -1.56 0.35 -1.22 95.4 96.8 114.7 .293 .434 .219 .453 .261 Hofheinz Pavilion
Lg Rank 10 10 10 4 9 14 8 4 16 16 14 9 11

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elvin Hayes 26 82 3461 832 1918 .434 832 1918 .434 399 615 .649 1197 270 233 2063
2 Stu Lantz 25 81 3097 557 1279 .435 557 1279 .435 387 462 .838 345 337 211 1501
3 Rudy Tomjanovich 23 78 2689 500 1010 .495 500 1010 .495 172 238 .723 923 117 193 1172
4 Calvin Murphy 23 82 2538 571 1255 .455 571 1255 .455 349 392 .890 258 393 298 1491
5 Cliff Meely 24 77 1815 315 776 .406 315 776 .406 133 197 .675 507 119 254 763
6 Greg Smith 25 54 1519 212 473 .448 212 473 .448 70 110 .636 322 159 167 494
7 Mike Newlin 23 82 1495 256 618 .414 256 618 .414 108 144 .750 228 135 233 620
8 Dick Gibbs 23 64 757 90 265 .340 90 265 .340 55 66 .833 140 51 127 235
9 Dick Cunningham 25 63 720 67 174 .385 67 174 .385 37 53 .698 243 57 76 171
10 Johnny Egan 33 38 437 42 104 .404 42 104 .404 26 32 .813 26 51 55 110
11 Curtis Perry 23 25 355 38 115 .330 38 115 .330 12 24 .500 122 22 47 88
12 John Vallely 23 40 256 49 128 .383 49 128 .383 17 25 .680 21 28 37 115
13 Larry Siegfried 32 10 223 18 46 .391 18 46 .391 12 14 .857 10 20 21 48
14 Jim Davis 30 12 180 18 54 .333 18 54 .333 26 38 .684 44 5 18 62
15 McCoy McLemore 29 17 147 19 43 .442 19 43 .442 9 12 .750 39 10 15 47
16 Don Adams 24 3 41 6 19 .316 6 19 .316 1 2 .500 8 3 7 13

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elvin Hayes 26 82 42.2 10.1 23.4 .434 10.1 23.4 .434 4.9 7.5 .649 14.6 3.3 2.8 25.2
2 Stu Lantz 25 81 38.2 6.9 15.8 .435 6.9 15.8 .435 4.8 5.7 .838 4.3 4.2 2.6 18.5
3 Rudy Tomjanovich 23 78 34.5 6.4 12.9 .495 6.4 12.9 .495 2.2 3.1 .723 11.8 1.5 2.5 15.0
4 Calvin Murphy 23 82 31.0 7.0 15.3 .455 7.0 15.3 .455 4.3 4.8 .890 3.1 4.8 3.6 18.2
5 Greg Smith 25 54 28.1 3.9 8.8 .448 3.9 8.8 .448 1.3 2.0 .636 6.0 2.9 3.1 9.1
6 Cliff Meely 24 77 23.6 4.1 10.1 .406 4.1 10.1 .406 1.7 2.6 .675 6.6 1.5 3.3 9.9
7 Larry Siegfried 32 10 22.3 1.8 4.6 .391 1.8 4.6 .391 1.2 1.4 .857 1.0 2.0 2.1 4.8
8 Mike Newlin 23 82 18.2 3.1 7.5 .414 3.1 7.5 .414 1.3 1.8 .750 2.8 1.6 2.8 7.6
9 Jim Davis 30 12 15.0 1.5 4.5 .333 1.5 4.5 .333 2.2 3.2 .684 3.7 0.4 1.5 5.2
10 Curtis Perry 23 25 14.2 1.5 4.6 .330 1.5 4.6 .330 0.5 1.0 .500 4.9 0.9 1.9 3.5
11 Don Adams 24 3 13.7 2.0 6.3 .316 2.0 6.3 .316 0.3 0.7 .500 2.7 1.0 2.3 4.3
12 Dick Gibbs 23 64 11.8 1.4 4.1 .340 1.4 4.1 .340 0.9 1.0 .833 2.2 0.8 2.0 3.7
13 Johnny Egan 33 38 11.5 1.1 2.7 .404 1.1 2.7 .404 0.7 0.8 .813 0.7 1.3 1.4 2.9
14 Dick Cunningham 25 63 11.4 1.1 2.8 .385 1.1 2.8 .385 0.6 0.8 .698 3.9 0.9 1.2 2.7
15 McCoy McLemore 29 17 8.6 1.1 2.5 .442 1.1 2.5 .442 0.5 0.7 .750 2.3 0.6 0.9 2.8
16 John Vallely 23 40 6.4 1.2 3.2 .383 1.2 3.2 .383 0.4 0.6 .680 0.5 0.7 0.9 2.9

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Elvin Hayes 26 82 3461 8.7 20.0 .434 8.7 20.0 .434 4.2 6.4 .649 12.5 2.8 2.4 21.5
2 Stu Lantz 25 81 3097 6.5 14.9 .435 6.5 14.9 .435 4.5 5.4 .838 4.0 3.9 2.5 17.4
3 Rudy Tomjanovich 23 78 2689 6.7 13.5 .495 6.7 13.5 .495 2.3 3.2 .723 12.4 1.6 2.6 15.7
4 Calvin Murphy 23 82 2538 8.1 17.8 .455 8.1 17.8 .455 5.0 5.6 .890 3.7 5.6 4.2 21.1
5 Cliff Meely 24 77 1815 6.2 15.4 .406 6.2 15.4 .406 2.6 3.9 .675 10.1 2.4 5.0 15.1
6 Greg Smith 25 54 1519 5.0 11.2 .448 5.0 11.2 .448 1.7 2.6 .636 7.6 3.8 4.0 11.7
7 Mike Newlin 23 82 1495 6.2 14.9 .414 6.2 14.9 .414 2.6 3.5 .750 5.5 3.3 5.6 14.9
8 Dick Gibbs 23 64 757 4.3 12.6 .340 4.3 12.6 .340 2.6 3.1 .833 6.7 2.4 6.0 11.2
9 Dick Cunningham 25 63 720 3.3 8.7 .385 3.3 8.7 .385 1.8 2.6 .698 12.2 2.8 3.8 8.6
10 Johnny Egan 33 38 437 3.5 8.6 .404 3.5 8.6 .404 2.1 2.6 .813 2.1 4.2 4.5 9.1
11 Curtis Perry 23 25 355 3.9 11.7 .330 3.9 11.7 .330 1.2 2.4 .500 12.4 2.2 4.8 8.9
12 John Vallely 23 40 256 6.9 18.0 .383 6.9 18.0 .383 2.4 3.5 .680 3.0 3.9 5.2 16.2
13 Larry Siegfried 32 10 223 2.9 7.4 .391 2.9 7.4 .391 1.9 2.3 .857 1.6 3.2 3.4 7.7
14 Jim Davis 30 12 180 3.6 10.8 .333 3.6 10.8 .333 5.2 7.6 .684 8.8 1.0 3.6 12.4
15 McCoy McLemore 29 17 147 4.7 10.5 .442 4.7 10.5 .442 2.2 2.9 .750 9.6 2.4 3.7 11.5
16 Don Adams 24 3 41 5.3 16.7 .316 5.3 16.7 .316 0.9 1.8 .500 7.0 2.6 6.1 11.4

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Elvin Hayes 26 82 3461 19.4 .471 .434 .321 15.6 11.7 0.8 6.5 7.3 .101
2 Stu Lantz 25 81 3097 15.0 .506 .435 .361 5.0 14.9 3.6 3.8 7.4 .114
3 Rudy Tomjanovich 23 78 2689 16.6 .526 .495 .236 15.5 6.0 3.8 4.6 8.4 .150
4 Calvin Murphy 23 82 2538 18.1 .522 .455 .312 4.6 22.6 4.8 3.5 8.3 .157
5 Cliff Meely 24 77 1815 12.1 .442 .406 .254 12.6 8.9 -1.1 2.9 1.8 .048
6 Greg Smith 25 54 1519 11.6 .474 .448 .233 9.6 13.6 0.3 2.3 2.7 .085
7 Mike Newlin 23 82 1495 10.6 .455 .414 .233 6.9 12.2 -0.3 1.9 1.6 .050
8 Dick Gibbs 23 64 757 6.9 .400 .340 .249 8.4 8.5 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.006
9 Dick Cunningham 25 63 720 10.8 .433 .385 .305 15.3 9.7 -0.3 1.3 1.0 .068
10 Johnny Egan 33 38 437 7.3 .466 .404 .308 2.7 14.3 0.0 0.5 0.5 .056
11 Curtis Perry 23 25 355 7.9 .350 .330 .209 15.5 7.7 -0.8 0.6 -0.2 -0.022
12 John Vallely 23 40 256 9.1 .414 .383 .195 3.7 15.2 -0.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.020
13 Larry Siegfried 32 10 223 6.0 .460 .391 .304 2.0 10.8 0.0 0.2 0.2 .044
14 Jim Davis 30 12 180 9.6 .438 .333 .704 11.0 3.4 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .035
15 McCoy McLemore 29 17 147 11.8 .487 .442 .279 12.0 8.7 0.1 0.2 0.3 .095
16 Don Adams 24 3 41 4.5 .327 .316 .105 8.8 9.6 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.116