* Address: 1510 Polk Street, Houston
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 18,000
* Opened: 6 October 2003
* Main use: Basketball
* Tenants: Houston Rockets (basketball)
Extra stadium info – Toyota Center
The arena is known as the home of the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. The Rockets won the NBA championship in 1994 for the first time in their history after defeating the New York Knicks. The next year, they won their second NBA championship after defeating the Orlando Magic. In 2002, the Chinese basketball star Yao Ming signed with the Houston Rockets, where he became the tallest player in the NBA. He became one of the first Asian athletes with 1 million followers on his main social media page.