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Houston Rockets
Conference Western Conference
Division Southwest Division
Founded 1967
History San Diego Rockets
1967–1971
Houston Rockets
1971–present
Arena Toyota Center
City Houston, Texas
Team colors Red, Silver, Black
                 
Owner(s) Leslie Alexander
General manager Daryl Morey
Head coach Kevin McHale
D-League affiliate Rio Grande Valley Vipers
Championships 2 (1994, 1995)
Conference titles 4 (1981, 1986, 1994, 1995)
Division titles 4 (1977, 1986, 1993, 1994)
Retired numbers 6 (22, 23, 24, 34, 45, CD)
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The Houston Rockets are a team in the National Basketball Association in Houston, Texas. They play their home games at the Toyota Center. They began playing in the NBA in 1967 and were originally known as the San Diego Rockets from 1967 to 1971.

Hakeem Olajuwon was a star player for the Rockets. He lead them to their first NBA championship in 1994. They repeated as champions in 1995. Yao Ming was also a star player for the Rockets.

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