1993–94 Houston Rockets season

1993–94 Houston Rockets season

NBA season
team = Houston Rockets
misc = NBA Champions
end_year = 1994
wins = 58
losses = 24
division = Midwest
division_place = 1
conf_place = 2
coach = Rudy Tomjanovich
arena = Compaq Center
owners = Leslie Alexander
television =
radio =
playoffs = NBA Champions
bbr_team = HOU

The Houston Rockets won their first NBA title in franchise history.


NBA Draft

NBA Finals

1994 NBA Finals Roster

Head Coach: Rudy Tomjanovich
Hakeem Olajuwon
Otis Thorpe
Vernon Maxwell
Robert Horry
Mario Elie
Sam Cassell
Chris Jent
Carl Herrera
Scott Brooks
Larry Robinson
Matt Bullard
Richard Petruska
Earl Cureton
Eric Riley
Kenny Smith

eries Summary

"Rockets win series 4-3"

Game 5 Telecast interrupted by O.J. Simpson car chase

During Game 5 (June 17, 1994) most NBC affiliates (with the noted exception being WNBC-TV out of New York) split the coverage of the game between NFL Hall of Famer O.J. Simpson's slow speed freeway chase with the LAPD. At the time, Simpson had been an NFL analyst on NBC. A visibly confused and distraught Bob Costas (NBC's anchor for their NBA Finals coverage) said during the telecast from Madison Square Garden that the Simpson situation was "not just tragic but now surreal."

Award Winners

* Hakeem Olajuwon – NBA Most Valuable Player
* Hakeem Olajuwon – NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
* Hakeem Olajuwon – NBA Defensive Player of the Year
* Hakeem Olajuwon – All-NBA First Team
* Hakeem Olajuwon – All-NBA Defensive First Team

NBA All-Star Game


* [http://www.databasebasketball.com/teams/teamyear.htm?yr=1993&tm=HOU&lg=N Rockets on Database Basketball]
* [http://www.basketball-reference.com/teams/HOU/1994.html Rockets on Basketball Reference]

name = Houston Rockets 1993-94 NBA champions
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title = Houston Rockets 1993-94 NBA Champions
list1 =

1 Brooks !7 Herrera !10 Cassell !11 Maxwell !17 Elie !21 Jent !25 Horry !30 Smith !33 Thorpe !34 Olajuwon (Finals MVP) !35 Cureton !50 Bullard !Coach Tomjanovich

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