If it takes a while, don't worry -- it's the last time the Rockets hoisted the Larry O'Brien Trophy.
REMEMBER WHEN: Don Nelson gets a close shave after losing bet
At the beginning of the 1994-95 season, the Rockets hardly looked like a contender with a mid-season trade and injuries.
Video: Houston celebrates its first championship in 1994
In the Western Conference Finals, the Rockets would prove to be too much for David Robinson and the San Antonio Spurs. After defeating the Spurs 4-2, the Rockets would face a young Orlando Magic team led by All-Star center Shaquille O'Neal.
The Magic didn't stand a chance stopping Hakeem Olajuwon and the Rockets.
ROCKETS PLAYOFF RUN:
* Houston defeated Utah (3-2) in first round
* Houston defeated Phoenix (4-3) in Western Conference semifinals
* Houston defeated San Antonio (4-2) in Western Conference Finals
* Houston defeated Orlando (4-0) in the NBA Finals
How was life in the city of Houston back in 1995?
- Houston Oilers were still Houston's football team and played in the Astrodome
- Rockets played in The Summit
- No Houston Dynamo soccer team
- No Houston Comets WNBA team
- Tropical Storm Dean caused damage across parts of the Houston area
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