These Houston Rockets players have all had their numbers retired. After making a big impact while playing for the team, players such as Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon had their jerseys retired. But not every player in the NBA gets their number retired, it is an honor bestowed upon the best players of a franchise. Which of these athletes are the greatest Houston Rockets players? This list is only for Houston Rockets players with retired jerseys. Coaches and managers have had their numbers retired as well but we're here to determine the best Houston Rockets players that have had their number retired for all time.
Although these are undoubtedly great players, not all of them have been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite having their numbers honored. The Houston Rockets players that have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame are noted below. Vote up the Houston Rockets players with retired numbers that you think made the biggest contribution to the team.
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Years With Franchise: 1984–2001
Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.291Did he deserve it?
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Years With Franchise: 2002–2011
Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.245Did he deserve it?
Years With Franchise: 1976–1982
Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.191Did he deserve it?
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Years With Franchise: 1970–1981172Did he deserve it?