Houston Rockets Worst Losses Ever

This list shows the NBA games with the largest margins of defeat in Rockets history, in the Regular Season and the Playoffs.

RS = Season / PL = Playoffs

Rockets All-Time Worst Losses - Top 50
Regular Season and Playoffs

Point
Margin
Game
Details
56
L
136
-
80  
1986-87 (RS) / Dec 6, 1986 / at Houston
53
L
129
-
76  
1982-83 (RS) / Feb 1, 1983 / at Chicago
42
L
156
-
114  
1967-68 (RS) / Mar 1, 1968 / at San Diego
L
129
-
87  
1967-68 (RS) / Nov 30, 1967 / at San Diego
40
L
118
-
78  
2008-09 (PL) / May 12, 2009 / at Los Angeles /
Western Conference Semifinals
L
116
-
76  
2004-05 (PL) / May 7, 2005 / at Dallas /
Western Conference First Round
L
111
-
71  
1998-99 (RS) / Mar 7, 1999 / at Portland
39
L
114
-
75  
2016-17 (PL) / May 11, 2017 / at Houston /
Western Conference Semifinals
L
115
-
76  
2001-02 (RS) / Feb 20, 2002 / at Milwaukee
L
124
-
85  
1982-83 (RS) / Mar 2, 1983 / at New Jersey
L
142
-
103  
1971-72 (RS) / Nov 10, 1971 / at Houston
38
L
120
-
82  
1994-95 (RS) / Feb 6, 1995 / at Portland
L
128
-
90  
1981-82 (RS) / Jan 15, 1982 / at San Antonio
37
L
117
-
80  
1988-89 (RS) / Mar 8, 1989 / at Utah
L
130
-
93  
1982-83 (RS) / Jan 19, 1983 / at Denver
36
L
113
-
77  
2001-02 (RS) / Nov 19, 2001 / at Sacramento
L
152
-
116  
1968-69 (RS) / Oct 27, 1968 / at Los Angeles
35
L
115
-
80  
2014-15 (PL) / May 23, 2015 / at Houston /
Western Conference Finals
L
120
-
85  
1995-96 (RS) / Jan 25, 1996 / at Washington
L
131
-
96  
1985-86 (RS) / Jan 19, 1986 / at Dallas
L
123
-
88  
1977-78 (RS) / Jan 29, 1978 / at Portland
L
139
-
104  
1970-71 (RS) / Feb 24, 1971 / at Milwaukee
34
L
109
-
75  
2005-06 (RS) / Feb 16, 2006 / at Phoenix
L
114
-
80  
1997-98 (RS) / Jan 19, 1998 / at Houston
33
L
114
-
81  
2015-16 (PL) / Apr 27, 2016 / at Golden State /
Western Conference First Round
L
128
-
95  
2014-15 (PL) / May 10, 2015 / at Los Angeles /
Western Conference Semifinals
L
114
-
81  
2013-14 (RS) / Dec 20, 2013 / at Indiana
L
99
-
66  
2009-10 (RS) / Feb 9, 2010 / at Miami
L
108
-
75  
1995-96 (PL) / May 4, 1996 / at Seattle /
Western Conference Semifinals
L
128
-
95  
1982-83 (RS) / Oct 29, 1982 / at Seattle
L
119
-
86  
1975-76 (RS) / Jan 29, 1976 / at Kansas City
L
130
-
97  
1972-73 (RS) / Oct 21, 1972 / at Houston
32
L
122
-
90  
1999-00 (RS) / Mar 30, 2000 / at Minnesota
L
109
-
77  
1997-98 (RS) / Mar 29, 1998 / at Miami
L
130
-
98  
1991-92 (RS) / Apr 15, 1992 / at Utah
L
121
-
89  
1991-92 (RS) / Dec 30, 1991 / at Cleveland
L
114
-
82  
1990-91 (RS) / Mar 30, 1991 / at Orlando
L
123
-
91  
1980-81 (RS) / Dec 21, 1980 / at Milwaukee
L
116
-
84  
1977-78 (RS) / Dec 11, 1977 / at Seattle
L
124
-
92  
1968-69 (RS) / Feb 23, 1969 / at Atlanta
31
L
130
-
99  
2015-16 (RS) / Jan 27, 2016 / at San Antonio
L
117
-
86  
2013-14 (RS) / Dec 29, 2013 / at Oklahoma City
L
133
-
102  
2009-10 (RS) / Apr 4, 2010 / at Indiana
L
130
-
99  
2009-10 (RS) / Nov 25, 2009 / at Houston
L
101
-
70  
2001-02 (RS) / Apr 16, 2002 / at Denver
L
128
-
97  
1983-84 (RS) / Dec 21, 1983 / at San Diego
L
127
-
96  
1982-83 (RS) / Nov 12, 1982 / at Los Angeles
L
132
-
101  
1977-78 (RS) / Nov 10, 1977 / at Houston
L
128
-
97  
1971-72 (RS) / Mar 5, 1972 / at Houston
L
140
-
109  
1969-70 (RS) / Feb 16, 1970 / neutral at Houston, TX
L
134
-
103  
1967-68 (RS) / Mar 5, 1968 / at Philadelphia