2019年6月28日

The 1994–95 NBA season was the Rockets’ 28th season from the National Basketball Association, also 24th year in Houston. [1] After winning their first tournament, the Rockets went on to win their first nine games of this season. But with greater competition from the West, direction felt a change was required to win another title. On February 14, the Rockets traded Otis Thorpe to the Portland Trail Blazers for All-Star guard Clyde Drexler, a former teammate of Hakeem Olajuwon in the University of Houston. However, after the transaction, the Rockets fought in the second half of the season posting a list of 17–18 in their way to finishing third in the Midwest Division with a 47–35 record. Olajuwon was selected for the 1995 NBA All-Star Game. In the movie, the Rockets confronted the 3rd-seeded Utah Jazz in the first round. The Jazz would take a two –1 series lead, but the Rockets went on to win the series in five matches. In the semifinals, they faced the Phoenix Suns for the second consecutive year. The Rockets managed to defeat the Suns in seven matches ahead of the Western Conference Finals. In the Texas Western Conference, they confronted the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs. Both teams lacked home court advantage in the series, only winning on the road until the Rockets won Game 6 at The Summit and advanced to the NBA Finals. In the Finals, they drifted the Orlando Magic in four consecutive games, and won their second consecutive championship. Following this season, Vernon Maxwell signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers, and Tracy Murray left at the 1995 NBA Expansion Draft. Read more: sports-opinionated.com