2004–05 Houston Rockets season

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2004–05 Houston Rockets season
Head coach Jeff Van Gundy
Arena Toyota Center
Results
Record 51–31 (.622)
Place Division: 3rd (Midwest)
Conference: 5th (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round
(eliminated 3-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 2003–04 2005–06 >

The 2004-05 NBA season was the Rockets' 38th season in the NBA and 34th season in the city of Houston.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2004 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-San Antonio Spurs 59 23 .720 38–3 21–20 10–6
x-Dallas Mavericks 58 24 .707 1 29–12 29–12 11–5
x-Houston Rockets 51 31 .622 8 26–15 25–16 10–6
x-Memphis Grizzlies 45 37 .549 14 26–15 19–22 7–9
New Orleans Hornets 18 64 .220 41 11–30 7–34 2–14
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(4) Dallas Mavericks vs. (5) Houston Rockets

April 23
4:30 pm
Houston Rockets 98, Dallas Mavericks 86
Scoring by quarter: 26–16, 26–24, 18–23, 28–23
Pts: Tracy McGrady 34
Rebs: Mutombo, Yao 8 each
Asts: Tracy McGrady 6
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 21
Rebs: Josh Howard 10
Asts: Nowitzki, Terry 3 each
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 20,678
Referees: Dan Crawford, James Capers, Ken Mauer
April 25
8:30 pm
Houston Rockets 113, Dallas Mavericks 111
Scoring by quarter: 34–30, 26–26, 24–32, 29–23
Pts: Yao Ming 33
Rebs: McGrady, Yao 8 each
Asts: Tracy McGrady 10
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 26
Rebs: Erick Dampier 9
Asts: Jason Terry 6
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 20,884
Referees: Dan Crawford, Greg Willard, Mark Wunderlich
April 28
8:30 pm
Dallas Mavericks 106, Houston Rockets 102
Scoring by quarter: 32–27, 22–22, 24–34, 28–19
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 28
Rebs: Dampier, Nowitzki, Terry 6 each
Asts: Daniels, Terry 4 each
Pts: Tracy McGrady 28
Rebs: Bob Sura 11
Asts: McGrady, Sura 6 each
Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 18,199
Referees: Bernie Fryer, Jess Kersey, Scott Foster
April 30
4:30 pm
Dallas Mavericks 97, Houston Rockets 93
Scoring by quarter: 26–22, 22–29, 29–26, 20–16
Pts: Jason Terry 32
Rebs: Dirk Nowitzki 7
Asts: Dirk Nowitzki 6
Pts: Tracy McGrady 36
Rebs: Dikembe Mutombo 7
Asts: Tracy McGrady 5
Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 18,211
Referees: Dick Bavetta, Jim Clark, Luis Grillo
May 2
7:00 pm
Houston Rockets 100, Dallas Mavericks 103
Scoring by quarter: 22–24, 22–28, 24–24, 32–27
Pts: Yao Ming 30
Rebs: Tracy McGrady 9
Asts: Tracy McGrady 6
Pts: Dirk Nowitzki 23
Rebs: Dirk Nowitzki 13
Asts: Jason Terry 7
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 20,894
Referees: Bennett Salvatore, Joe DeRosa ,Tony Brothers
May 5
8:30 pm
Dallas Mavericks 83, Houston Rockets 101
Scoring by quarter: 26–18, 19–34, 25–17, 13–32
Pts: Jerry Stackhouse 21
Rebs: Dirk Nowitzki 13
Asts: Nowitzki, Terry 4 each
Pts: Tracy McGrady 37
Rebs: Dikembe Mutombo 10
Asts: Tracy McGrady 7
Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 18,215
Referees: Eddie F. Rush, Joe Forte, Sean Corbin
May 7
7:00 pm
Houston Rockets 76, Dallas Mavericks 116
Scoring by quarter: 20–32, 24–27, 20–33, 12–24
Pts: Yao Ming 33
Rebs: Yao Ming 10
Asts: Tracy McGrady 7
Pts: Jason Terry 31
Rebs: Dirk Nowitzki 14
Asts: Armstrong Stackhouse 4 each
Dallas wins the series, 4–3
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 20,884
Referees: Bill Spooner, Ron Garretson, Steve Javie
Regular season series

Both teams were tied 2–2 in the regular-season series:

December 2, 2004
Houston Rockets 106, Dallas Mavericks 113 (OT)
December 11, 2004
Dallas Mavericks 102, Houston Rockets 78
January 12, 2005
Houston Rockets 124, Dallas Mavericks 114
March 6, 2005
Dallas Mavericks 69, Houston Rockets 90

Last Playoffs meeting: 1988 Western Conference First Round (Dallas won 3–1)

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]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]