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2001-02 Houston Rockets Transactions

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Record: 28-54, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rudy Tomjanovich (28-54)

PTS/G: 92.3 (22nd of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.2 (20th of 29)
SRS: -4.31 (24th of 29) ▪ Pace: 88.2 (28th of 29)
Off Rtg: 103.1 (20th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.6 (29th of 29)
Expected W-L: 27-55 (25th of 29)

Arena: Compaq Center ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002.
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August 2, 2001

Traded Hakeem Olajuwon to the Toronto Raptors for a 2002 1st round draft pick (Bostjan Nachbar was later selected) and a 2002 2nd round draft pick (Tito Maddox was later selected).

August 10, 2001

As part of a 3-team trade, the Houston Rockets traded Shandon Anderson to the New York Knicks; the Dallas Mavericks traded Kyle Hill to the Houston Rockets; the Dallas Mavericks traded Howard Eisley to the New York Knicks; the New York Knicks traded Muggsy Bogues to the Dallas Mavericks; and the New York Knicks traded Glen Rice to the Houston Rockets. Dallas also received a trade exception from Houston.

September 10, 2001

Signed Oscar Torres as a free agent.

September 26, 2001

Signed Tierre Brown as a free agent.

October 1, 2001

Signed Damon Jones as a free agent.

October 22, 2001

Traded a 2002 2nd round draft pick (Dan Gadzuric was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks for Kevin Willis.

October 25, 2001

Waived Damon Jones.

June 26, 2002

Drafted Yao Ming in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2002 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bostjan Nachbar in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2002 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tito Maddox in the 2nd round (38th pick) of the 2002 NBA Draft.