1999–2000 Houston Rockets season

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1999–2000 Houston Rockets season
Head coach Rudy Tomjanovich
Arena The Summit
Results
Record 34–48 (.415)
Place Division: 6th (Midwest)
Conference: 11th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1998–99 2000–01 >

The 1999-2000 NBA season was the Rockets' 33rd season in the NBA and 29th season in the city of Houston.[1] The 1999-00 Rockets season ended with a record of 34-48. Houston's first game was at home against the Milwaukee Bucks on November 2, 1999. The Rockets lost 93-98. This led to a 5-game losing streak. Houston's first win was against the Los Angeles Lakers on November 12, 1999. The game's score was 97-81. The Rockets last game was at home against the Vancouver Grizzlies, now known as the Memphis Grizzlies, on April 19, 2000. Houston lost 92-96. Houston didn't make the playoffs after finishing 6th in the NBA Midwest Division. This was also Charles Barkley's final year of his career.

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1999 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 22 Kenny Thomas PF/SF  United States New Mexico
2 40 Tyrone Washington  United States Mississippi State
2 50 Venson Hamilton  United States Nebraska

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Utah Jazz 55 27 .671 31–10 24–17 14–10
x-San Antonio Spurs 53 29 .646 2 31–10 22–19 16–8
x-Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 .610 5 26–15 24–17 18–6
Dallas Mavericks 40 42 .488 15 22–19 18–23 12–12
Denver Nuggets 35 47 .427 20 25–16 10–31 10–14
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 21 22–19 12–29 8–16
Vancouver Grizzlies 22 60 .268 33 12–29 10–31 6–18

Template:1999-2000 NBA West standings

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

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

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]