2005–06 Houston Rockets season

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2005–06 Houston Rockets season
Head coach Jeff Van Gundy
Arena Toyota Center
Results
Record 34–48 (.415)
Place Division: 5th
Playoff finish did not qualify
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The 2005-06 Houston Rockets season was the team's 39th in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 51-31 output from the previous season. They came up seventeen games shy of tying it, finishing 31-48, and failing to qualify for the playoffs for the first time in three seasons.[1]

Roster[edit]

Houston Rockets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
PG 12 United States Alston, Rafer 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fresno State
SG 10 United States Bogans, Keith 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Kentucky
PF 40 United States Bowen, Ryan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Iowa
PG 9 United States Brunson, Rick 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Temple
SG 14 United States Frahm, Richie 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Gonzaga
PF 44 United States Hayes, Chuck 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Kentucky
SF 2 United States Head, Luther 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Illinois
PF 5 United States Howard, Juwan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Michigan
PF 15 Poland Lampe, Maciej 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 275 lb (125 kg) Poland
SF 1 United States McGrady, Tracy 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Mt. Zion (HS)
C 55 Democratic Republic of the Congo Mutombo, Dikembe 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Georgetown
C 4 United States Swift, Stromile 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) LSU
SG 7 United States Wesley, David 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Baylor
C 11 China Yao Ming 7 ft 6 in (2.29 m) 310 lb (141 kg) China
Head coach




Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Roster

Standings[edit]

Southwest Division
Team W L PCT. GB
San Antonio Spurs 63 19 .768 -
Dallas Mavericks 60 22 .732 3
Memphis Grizzlies 49 33 .598 14
New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 38 44 .463 25
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 29

Awards[edit]

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