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                      ***** Houston Rockets *****
 
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 Team Founded:  1967-68
 Team History:
                1967-71 - San Diego Rockets
                1971- Present - Houston Rockets
 
 Arena Address:
 Toyota Center
 1510 Polk Street
 Houston, TX 77002
 
 Opened:  October 10, 2003
 First Official Game:  October 30, 2003, 102-85, win over the Denver Nuggets
 Arena Capacity:  18,300
 
 Owner:  Leslie J. Alexander
 General Manager: Carroll Dawson
 Head Coach: Kevin McHale
                           Coaching History:
 
 Term               Coach                        Reg.Season      Playoff
 1967-70            Jack McMahon                  61-129          2- 4
                    (Replaced after 26 games in 1969-70 Season)
                    Alex Hannum                   18- 38
 1970-71            Alex Hannum                   40- 42
 1971-73            Tex Winter                    51- 78
                    (Replaced after 47 games in 1972-73 Season)
                    John Egan                     16- 19
 1973-76            John Egan                    113-133          3- 5
 1976-79            Tom Nissalke                 124-122          6- 8
 1979-83            Del Harris                   141-187         15-16
 1983-88            Bill Fitch                   216-194         21-18
 1988-92            Don Chaney                   164-134          2- 9
                    (Replaced after 52 games in 1991-92 Season)
                    Rudy Tomjanovich              16- 14
 1992-2003          Rudy Tomjanovich             502-383         51-41
 2003-2007          Jeff Van Gundy               182-146          7-12
 2007-2011          Rick Adelman                 193-135          9-10
 2011-present       Kevin McHale                  79- 69          2- 4
 
 Retired Numbers: (3)
 
 23 - Calvin Murphy
 24 - Moses Malone
 45 - Rudy Tomjanovich
 
 Rockets in the Hall of Fame: (9)
 
 1986 - Rick Barry
 1990 - Elvin Hayes
 1993 - Calvin Murphy
 2001 - Moses Malone
 2004 - Clyde Drexler
 2006 - Charles Barkley
 2008 - Hakeem Olajuwon
 2010 - Scottie Pippen
 2012 - Ralph Sampson
 
 POST-SEASON APPEARANCES:
 
 Championships: (2) 1993, '94
 Division Titles: (4) 1977, '86, '93, '94
 
 Most Valuable Player                   Rookie of the Year
 --------------------                   ------------------
 (Maurice Podoloff Trophy)              (Eddie Gotlieb Trophy)
 1979 - Moses Malone                    1984 - Ralph Sampson
 1982 - Moses Malone
 1994 - Hakeem Olajuwon
 
 Coach of the Year                      Executive of the Year
 -----------------                      ---------------------
 (Red Auerbach Trophy)
 1977 - Tom Nissalke                    1977 - Ray Patterson
 1991 - Don Chaney
 
                            Yearly Records:
 
                        Reg. Season                Playoffs
 Year    Location      W   L   Pct.  Pos.  Div.    W   L   Pct.
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 1967-68 San Diego    15  67  .183   (6)   West
 1968-69 San Diego    37  45  .451   (3)   West    2   4   .333
 1969-70 San Diego    27  55  .329   (7)   West
 1970-71 San Diego    40  42  .488   (3)   Pac
 1971-72 Houston      34  48  .415   (4)   Pac
 1972-73 Houston      33  49  .402   (3)   Cent
 1973-74 Houston      32  50  .390   (3)   Cent
 1974-75 Houston      41  41  .500   (2)   Cent    3   5   .375
 1975-76 Houston      40  42  .488   (3)   Cent
 1976-77 Houston      49  33  .598   (1)   Cent    6   6   .500
 1977-78 Houston      28  54  .341   (6)   Cent
 1978-79 Houston      47  35  .573   (2)   Cent    0   2   .000
 1979-80 Houston      41  41  .500   (2)   Cent    2   5   .286
 1980-81 Houston      40  42  .488   (3)   Mid    12   9   .571
 1981-82 Houston      46  36  .561   (3)   Mid     1   2   .333
 1982-83 Houston      14  68  .171   (6)   Mid
 1983-84 Houston      29  53  .354   (6)   Mid
 1984-85 Houston      48  34  .585   (2)   Mid     2   3   .400
 1985-86 Houston      51  31  .622   (1)   Mid    13   7   .650
 1986-87 Houston      42  40  .512   (3)   Mid     5   5   .500
 1987-88 Houston      46  36  .561   (4)   Mid     1   3   .250
 1988-89 Houston      45  37  .549   (2)   Mid     1   3   .250
 1989-90 Houston      41  41  .500   (5)   Mid     1   3   .250
 1990-91 Houston      52  30  .634   (3)   Mid     0   3   .000
 1991-92 Houston      42  40  .512   (3)   Mid
 1992-93 Houston      55  27  .671   (1)   Mid     6   6   .500
 1993-94 Houston      58  24  .707   (1)   Mid    15   8   .652 NBA Champs
 1994-95 Houston      47  35  .573   (3)   Mid    15   7   .682 NBA Champs
 1995-96 Houston      48  34  .585   (3)   Mid     3   7   .300
 1996-97 Houston      57  25  .695   (2)   Mid     9   7   .563
 1997-98 Houston      41  41  .500   (4)   Mid     2   3   .400
 1998-99 Houston*     31  19  .620   (3)   Mid     1   3   .250
 1999-00 Houston      34  48  .415   (6)   Mid
 2000-01 Houston      45  37  .549   (5)   Mid
 2001-02 Houston      28  54  .351   (5)   Mid
 2002-03 Houston      43  39  .524   (5)   Mid
 2003-04 Houston      45  37  .549   (5)   Mid     1   4   .200
 2004-05 Houston      51  31  .622   (3)   S/West  3   4   .428
 2005-06 Houston      34  48  .415   (5)   S/West
 2006-07 Houston      52  30  .634   (3)   S/West  3   4   .428
 2007-08 Houston      55  27  .671   (3)   S/West  2   4   .333
 2008-09 Houston      53  29  .646   (2)   S/West  7   6   .538
 2009-10 Houston      42  40  .512   (3)   S/West
 2010-11 Houston      43  39  .524   (5)   S/West
 2011-12 Houston*     34  32  .515   (4)   S/West
 2012-13 Houston      45  37  .549   (3)   S/West  2   4   .333
 
 * - strike-shortened season
 
 Overall Regular Season Record:  1901 - 1823  (.510)
 Overall Post Season Record:      118 -  125  (.486)
 
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Schedule

Saturday, April 19Full Scoreboard
Brooklyn «94Final | Box
Toronto87
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One. Brooklyn leads series, 1-0.
Golden State «109Final | Box
LA Clippers105
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game One. Golden State leads series, 1-0.
Atlanta131st Qtr 6:16 | Box
Indiana9ESPN, YES, TSN
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
Memphis 4/19 9:30 PM ET
Oklahoma City ESPN, SportSouth
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
1st
NOR 0
DUR 0
 
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
CLE 0
TOR 5
Final
DET 5
ANA 2
Final
BOS 4
BAL 2
Final
KAN 5
MIN 4
Final
CHC 8
CIN 4
Final
OAK 4
HOU 3
 
2nd
PIT 0
MIL 0
 
1st
NYM 0
ATL 0
 
1st
TAM 0
NYY 0
 
1st
MIA 0
SEA 0
 
8:05pm Tonight
TEX
CWS
8:10pm Tonight
LOS
ARI
8:10pm Tonight
COL
PHI
8:40pm Tonight
SDP
SFG
Final
TOR 87
BRK 94
Final
LAC 105
GSW 109
1st
IND 9
ATL 13
 
9:30pm Tonight
OKC
MEM
Final
STL 4
CHI 3
1st
PIT 0
CLB 0
 
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
1st
NOR 0
DUR 0