Houston Rockets: Top 5 coaches in franchise history

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Head coach Rudy Tomjanovich of the Houston Rockets

Head coach Rudy Tomjanovich of the Houston Rockets (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

The Houston Rockets’ franchise has been in existence for 52 years and has 14 coaches to date. Here’s a look back at the top five coaches in franchise history.

The Houston Rockets had their annual media day on Friday and most of the player’s focus was centered around winning a championship this season, and rightfully so. The Rockets are viewed as legitimate title contenders this season, and have made the playoffs in 33 years out of the 52 years the team has been in existence, boasting two championships as well.

The Rockets have been gifted with many great coaches along the way, which is not surprising considering the success the team has had over the years. They even recently had former coaching legend Rudy Tomjanovich inducted into the Houston Sports Hall of Fame, and you’d have to think the Basketball Hall of Fame will come calling soon for Rudy T.

But there have been other great coaches aside from Tomjanovich as well. Here are the top five coaches in team history!

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