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The Houston Rockets began life as the San Diego Rockets and entered the NBA as an expansion team for the 1967-68 season. Wins were scarce and attendance poor. In 1971 an ownership group known as Texas Sports Investment bought the team and moved it to Houston,
Houston has lost in the opening round the past four times they have made the playoffs; to the Lakers in 2004, the Dallas Mavericks in 2005 and twice to the Utah Jazz, in 2007 and 2008. Management is determined to get the team deep into the playoffs in 2009 and made several crucial moves in the 2008 off-season with many of the moves favoring playoff experience over youth. In the 2008 NBA Draft the Rockets drafted Nicolas Batum. A draft day 3-way trade saw Batum go to the Portland Trail Blazers for the draft rights to Darrell Arthur, which the Rockets traded to the Grizzlies for Donte Greene and a later pick. The team also picked up Brent Barry from the San Antonio Spurs, traded Bobby Jackson and Donte Greene and a first round 2009 draft pick to the Sacramento Kings for Ron Artest, Patrick Ewing Jr. and Sean Singletary. On August 25 the Rockets sent Singletary to the Suns for D.J. Strawberry. On August 29 they sent
The Houston Rockets are in the Southwest Division of the 3-division Western Conference of the National Basketball Association.