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The Rockets were founded in 1967 in San Diego, and after being bought by Robert Breitbard for 1.75 million US$, they joined the NBA as an expansion team for the 1967-1968 Season.
Hakeem Olajuwan leads the NBA all time in steals for a Center in the Playoffs.
Tracy McGrady once scored 13 points in 33 seconds.
The team played in San Diego, California for four years, before being moved to Houston.
The San Diego franchise nickname became the “Rockets” due to the local development of the famed Atlas missile/booster rocket program.
Hakeem Olajuwan is the only player along with Michael Jordan to be named Finals MVP two straight years.
The Rockets have had a stellar 9 players that have made the NBA All-Rookie first team!
The Rockets have an impressive total of 8 players in the NBA Hall of Fame!
Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo (known simply as “Dikembe Mutombo” to most) speaks seven languages fluently.
At the age of 41, Dikembe Mutombo was named the oldest player ever to grab 20 or more rebounds in one game.
The 2014 Houston Rockets Summer Basketball Camps are back for their best season ever! Join us at one of our convenient camp sessions where we will offer expert instruction, fantastic giveaways and NBA excitement. (Hurry….many sessions will sell out quickly)
Join the National Basketball Academy and the Houston Rockets for one of the nation’s premier basketball clinic programs offered right here in Houston. Our expert coaches will help you take your game to the next level. You’ll also experience all the fun and excitement of NBA basketball via various giveaways, contests and special surprises!
Experience the excitement of the National Basketball Academy league program! These leagues provide players a chance to improve their skills in fun, competitive environment. Scorekeepers and officials provided.
Learn more and register for upcoming tournaments at the National Basketball Academy.