1979–80 Houston Rockets season

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1979–80 Houston Rockets season
Head coach Del Harris
Arena The Summit
Results
Record 41–41 (.500)
Place Division: 2nd (Central)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 0-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1979-80 NBA season was the Rockets' 13th season in the NBA and 9th season in the city of Houston.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1979 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Template:1979-80 NBA Central standings Template:1979-80 NBA East standings

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

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(4) Houston Rockets vs. (5) San Antonio Spurs: Rockets win series 2-1

  • Game 1 @ Houston: Houston 95, San Antonio 85
  • Game 2 @ San Antonio: San Antonio 106, Houston 101
  • Game 3 @ Houston: Houston 141, San Antonio 120

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (4) Houston Rockets: Celtics win series 4-0

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 119, Houston 101
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Boston 95, Houston 75
  • Game 3 @ Houston: Boston 100, Houston 81
  • Game 4 @ Houston: Boston 138, Houston 121

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]