The 2007-08 Houston Rockets season
was their 41st season in the National Basketball Association and 37th in Houston. The Rockets won at least 50 games for the second straight season and made the playoffs also on the back of a 22 game winning streak, the second longest
in the history of the NBA. The Houston Rockets came into the 2007-2008 playoffs without Yao Ming, who was still injured. This injury contributed to the Rockets' elimination by the Utah Jazz in the first round (2-4).
Key dates prior to the start of the season:
Houston's selections from the 2007 NBA Draft
in New York
, New York
In addition, Carl Landry
was drafted as the 31st overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics
with the first pick in the 2nd round. He was traded to the Rockets for a future second round pick.
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<nowiki>*</nowiki>Total for entire season including previous team(s)
Awards and records
Starting with the January 29, 2008 win versus the Golden State Warriors
, the Rockets have won 22 consecutive games. The streak came to an end against the Boston
Celtics. The streak is the second longest winning streak