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Locked on Rockets, part of the Locked on Podcast Network, offers a daily look inside the Houston Rockets and the NBA. The show is hosted by Ben DuBose, a reporter with the Rockets' flagship station SportsTalk 790.

Locked on Rockets, part of the Locked on Podcast Network, offers a daily look inside the Houston Rockets and the NBA. The show is hosted by Ben DuBose, a reporter with the Rockets' flagship station SportsTalk 790.
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Locked on Rockets, part of the Locked on Podcast Network, offers a daily look inside the Houston Rockets and the NBA. The show is hosted by Ben DuBose, a reporter with the Rockets' flagship station SportsTalk 790.

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English

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Episodes

RECAP: Houston comes out flat in blowout opening loss

10/17/2018
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Wednesday's show recaps Houston's stunning 131-112 loss in the home season opener vs. New Orleans, including why listless efforts by stars James Harden (-23), Chris Paul (-19), and Clint Capela (-14) were more to blame than new role players or Xs and Os. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:55

Previewing Houston's season opener with Locked on Pelicans

10/16/2018
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Locked on Pelicans host Jake Madison joins our Ben DuBose to preview Houston's opener vs. New Orleans while exploring key themes for each franchise, including the fate of Anthony Davis and Houston’s ability to play three-guard lineups (CP3, Harden, Gordon). #Rockets #NBA #Pelicans Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:49

2018-19 West preview, from a Houston perspective

10/15/2018
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With the NBA season tipping off Tuesday, Monday's show explores the various tiers of the Western Conference in 2018-19 and potential challengers to the Rockets — headlined by a look at the most threatening "Tier 2" teams after Houston and Golden State. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:49

RECAP: Rotation comes into focus in rout at Memphis

10/13/2018
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Saturday's show recaps Houston's rout in Memphis, led by James Ennis (11 points, 4-of-6 FG) earning a starting spot; another successful night with P.J. Tucker and Carmelo Anthony as backup 5s; and the importance of a healthy preseason for Chris Paul (14/11, 3-of-5 on 3s). #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:07

Around the NBA: On the Butler standstill, Harden's MVP chances, and buyouts

10/12/2018
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In Friday's show, our Ben DuBose explores the Houston angles from several league-wide topics, including the Jimmy Butler standoff in Minnesota; James Harden's status in early MVP hot lists; and what to watch for with potential buyout candidates (Trevor Ariza?). #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:58

Primary preseason takeaways + Jimmy Butler update

10/10/2018
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With the preseason 80% complete and the regular season just one week away, Karthik Prasad joins Ben DuBose to break down the primary Houston takeaways. Topics include a strong start for Carmelo Anthony; encouraging signs from James Ennis; a surge from rookie Gary Clark; and the latest regarding potential trade target Jimmy Butler in Minnesota. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:52

RECAP: Rockets roll past Sharks as Harden, Tucker flex

10/9/2018
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P.J. Tucker was brilliant (22 points, 8-of-13 FG) in his second game returning from back soreness, while James Harden (37 points, 13-of-18 FG, +39) was back in MVP form. Our recap analyzes Tuesday’s romp over Shanghai, including several injury updates. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:28

RECAP: Carmelo takes over late as Houston grinds past Spurs

10/7/2018
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Sunday's show recaps Houston's 108-93 win in San Antonio, headlined by a dominant closing stretch from Carmelo Anthony; minor injuries to Clint Capela (hand) and Eric Gordon (foot); and improved team defense amid the returns of Capela and P.J. Tucker. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:29

Indiana recap: On Chriss' struggles, success with Carmelo at center, and more

10/5/2018
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Friday's show explores the key takeaways from Houston's 110-100 loss to Indiana in the second game of the preseason, including another strong game from Michael Carter-Williams (15/5/5), struggles inside for Marquese Chriss (-13 in 21 minutes, 2-of-8 FG), and success with Carmelo Anthony (16 points, 6-of-9 FG) at center. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:37

Matt Bullard on CP3's strong start, MCW's potential, and Melo

10/4/2018
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Television analyst Matt Bullard joins Ben DuBose to break down an encouraging start to Houston's preseason, including a strong debut from Chris Paul, encouraging signs from Michael Carter-Williams and Carmelo Anthony, officiating quirks, and much more. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:19

Memphis recap: On Melo's successful debut, a lighter Eric Gordon, and more

10/2/2018
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Tuesday's show offers reaction to Houston's 131-115 win over Memphis in the preseason opener, headlined by brilliance from Chris Paul (22/9 in 26 minutes) and a successful debut for good friend Carmelo Anthony (13 points, 3-of-6 on 3s in 23 minutes); a strong bench showing from Eric Gordon (13 points, 3-of-5 on 3s, +16 in 27 minutes); and flashes from new role players Michael Carter-Williams (19 points, 5-of-6 FG in 21 minutes) and Marquese Chriss (11 points, 4 rebounds, +20 in 17...

Duration:00:28:59

On Hartenstein vs. Chriss, an opening for Carter-Williams, and Butler tidbits

10/1/2018
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Monday's show explores a potential battle for backup center minutes between Isaiah Hartenstein and Marquese Chriss; an early preseason opportunity for Michael Carter-Williams; and the latest on trade talks with Minnesota for Jimmy Butler. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:57

Is Houston in the driver’s seat for Jimmy Butler?

9/28/2018
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Friday’s show breaks down new reports on Houston's “strong effort” to trade for Jimmy Butler, along with analysis of the rave reviews drawn by newcomer James Ennis at training camp. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:16

Craig Ackerman on Gordon potentially starting, Melo's role, preseason storylines

9/26/2018
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“Voice of the Rockets” Craig Ackerman joins Ben DuBose to dissect the major Houston storylines entering preseason play, including the potential of starting Eric Gordon, important weeks for Michael Carter-Williams and Marquese Chriss, the role of Carmelo Anthony, and more. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:13

Media Day highlights

9/24/2018
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Monday's show recaps the highlights from Rockets Media Day, including candid commentary from Carmelo Anthony regarding his role, high praise for the leadership of P.J. Tucker, and an extended chat with owner Tilman Fertitta regarding his luxury-tax philosophy. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:09

Jimmy Butler FAQs

9/23/2018
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With Woj listing Houston as a potential trade suitor for Minnesota's Jimmy Butler, our Ben DuBose explains the reasons for the Rockets' interest and the mechanisms (Eric Gordon?) at Daryl Morey's disposal to bring the All-Star swingman to Houston. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:10

Training camp preview: On new roster additions, Jimmy Butler, and more

9/22/2018
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Chris Gordy and Adam Clanton preview next week's Media Day and training camp, with topics including new roster additions such as Brandon Knight and James Ennis; a long-awaited interview from Carmelo Anthony; the potential pursuit of Jimmy Butler, and thoughts from NBATV's Sekou Smith on Houston's offseason. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:34

On Bzdelik's retirement, Rosas interviewing with Philly, and more

9/18/2018
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Chris Gordy and Ross Villarreal fill in for Ben, with topics including the retirement of top Rockets assistant Jeff Bzdelik; visits from No. 2 basketball executive Gersson Rosas to Philadelphia; and rumors surrounding Corey Brewer and Houston, Chris Paul's potential usage, and more. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:21

Houston takeaways from SI's Top 100 NBA Players list

9/13/2018
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Thursday's show features an update on the start of training camp and reaction to SI's Top 100 NBA Players list, including the rankings of key Rockets (Harden #4, Paul #8, Capela #35, Gordon at #49) and the rarity of that type of foundation in the NBA. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:14

Exploring new offseason commentary from Daryl Morey

9/11/2018
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Tuesday's show explores new comments from GM Daryl Morey regarding the acquisition of Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss, the Rockets' summer workouts in the Bahamas, and the potential for further roster moves in the weeks and months ahead. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:41