1976–77 Houston Rockets season

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1976–77 Houston Rockets season
Central Division Champions
Head coach Tom Nissalke
Arena The Summit
Results
Record 49–33 (.598)
Place Division: 1st (Central)
Conference: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Finals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1976-77 NBA season was the Rockets' 10th season in the NBA and 6th season in the city of Houston.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1976 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1976-77 NBA Central standings Template:1976-77 NBA East standings

z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

The Rockets had a first round bye.

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) Houston Rockets vs. (3) Washington Bullets: Rockets win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Houston: Washington 111, Houston 101
  • Game 2 @ Houston: Houston 124, Washington 118 (OT)
  • Game 3 @ Washington: Washington 93, Houston 90
  • Game 4 @ Washington: Houston 107, Washington 103
  • Game 5 @ Houston: Houston 123, Washington 115
  • Game 6 @ Washington: Houston 108, Washington 103

East Conference Finals[edit]

(1) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (2) Houston Rockets: 76ers win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 128, Houston 117
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 106, Houston 97
  • Game 3 @ Houston: Houston 118, Philadelphia 94
  • Game 4 @ Houston: Philadelphia 107, Houston 95
  • Game 5 @ Philadelphia: Houston 118, Philadelphia 115
  • Game 6 @ Houston: Philadelphia 112, Houston 109

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Playoffs[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]