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The Houston Rockets were founded in 1967. The team played in San Diego for four years before relocating to Houston. The Rockets became part of the NBA in 1969 and won 15 games their first season. The Rockets play in the NBA’s Southwest Division along with the Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Hornets and San Antonio Spurs. Among their most famous players include Calvin Murphy, Clyde Drexler, Elvin Hayes, Hakeem Olajuwon, Kenny Smith, Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Robert Horry, Rodney McCray, Rudy Tomjanovich, Shane Battier, Steve Francis, Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming. For information about booking basketball motivational speakers and basketball player appearances, including Houston Rockets appearances, Houston Rockets endorsements and Houston Rockets speaking engagements, contact Sports Speakers 360 today!
Houston Rockets Appearances

Jeremy Lin

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Jeremy Lin is a guard with the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. Lin is the first Americans of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the league. 

Mike D'Antoni

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Mike D'Antoni is the current head coach of the Houston Rockets. He previously coached the LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns, NY Knicks & Denver Nuggets and has twice been named NBA Coach of the Year. 

Ralph Sampson

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Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson played in the NBA from 1983-1992 and is best remembered for his time with the Houston Rockets. He also enjoyed a legendary college career at the U. of Virginia. 

Shane Battier

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Shane Battier played in the NBA from 2001-2014 and won two titles with the Miami Heat. He also starred in college at Duke and helped the Blue Devils to the 2001 NCAA championship. 

Kenny Smith

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$10,001 - $20,000

Kenny Smith played in the NBA from 1987-97 and enjoyed most of his success with the Houston Rockets, winning two titles. He's currently an NBA analyst on TNT. 

Jeff Van Gundy

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Jeff Van Gundy previously served as head coach of the Houston Rockets and New York Knicks and currently works for ESPN as an NBA analyst. 

Clyde Drexler

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Clyde Drexler, a former NBA guard, played for the Portland Trailblazers & Houston Rockets. He was part of the 1992 Olympic Dream Team and was twice inducted into the Hall of Fame. 

James Harden

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James Harden is a guard who currently plays for the NBA's Houston Rockets. He is a seven-time All-Star selection and was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2018. 

Rudy Tomjanovich

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$10,001 - $20,000

Hall of Famer Rudy Tomjanovich is a retired basketball coach and player who coached the Houston Rockets to two consecutive NBA championships. As a player with the Rockets, he was five times names an All-Star. 

Hakeem Olajuwon

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$20,001 - $30,000

Hakeem Olajuwon played center for the Houston Rockets for all but one season from 1984 to 2002. He led the Rockets to back-to-back NBA championships in 1994 and 1995. 

Robert Horry

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$5,001 - $10,000

Forward Robert Horry played 17 seasons in the NBA and won seven titles, the most of anyone not playing on the 1960s Boston Celtics teams. 

Russell Westbrook

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Russell Westbrook is a point guard who currently plays for the Houston Rockets. He previously played for the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2008-2019, where he was named the NBA MVP in 2017. 

Elvin Hayes

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$2,501 - $5,000

Hall of Fame forward/center Elvin Hayes played for the Washington Bullets and Houston Rockets and is a member of the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.