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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

On the James Ennis signing and latest Carmelo rumors

7/11/2018
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Wednesday's show features reaction to Houston's signing of 28-year-old swingman James Ennis to a minimum contract, along with news of the Rockets remaining in strong position to add Carmelo Anthony. Our Ben DuBose is joined by Karthik Prasad for analysis. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:48

On Luc Mbah a Moute's departure, Carmelo's looming addition, and Summer League

7/9/2018
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Monday’s show explores the departure of forward Luc Mbah a Moute and the sudden need for more perimeter defense; the seemingly imminent addition of Carmelo Anthony; and early Summer League standouts, such as Isaiah Hartenstein and De'Anthony Melton. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:46

On Houston's alleged interest in Carmelo Anthony

7/6/2018
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Friday's show explores reports of the Rockets' interest in pending free agent Carmelo Anthony, including analysis from Sirius XM and NBA TV's Brian Geltzeiler (@hoopscritic) about why many of Anthony's problems in Oklahoma City might not be the case in Houston. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:52

On minor deals, Summer League play, and slow markets for Capela, Mbah a Moute

7/5/2018
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Thursday's show explores the slow markets in free agency for Clint Capela and Luc Mbah a Moute; the addition of guard Michael Carter-Williams; confirmed contracts for rookie forwards Vincent Edwards and Gary Clark; upcoming Summer League games; and a Nick Young rumor. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:18

Why Golden State adding Boogie doesn't change Houston's approach

7/3/2018
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Tuesday's show explores why the Warriors' addition of Boogie Cousins for the Taxpayer MLE (~$5.3M) doesn't significantly change the outlook for the Rockets or their approach, with analysis on potential negative scenarios for Golden State and why Cousins wasn't a fit in Houston. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:22

Exploring the silence in the Clint Capela, Taxpayer MLE markets for Houston

7/2/2018
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Monday’s show explores the relative silence surrounding Clint Capela and possible Taxpayer MLE (~$5.3M annual salary) targets for Houston on Day 2 of free agency, along with analysis of LeBron James’ move to the Lakers and its impact on the Rockets. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:06

On the loss of Trevor Ariza and new deals for CP3, Green

7/1/2018
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Sunday morning's show features reaction to a busy first night of free agency, including the re-signings of Chris Paul and Gerald Green and the shocking departure of veteran forward Trevor Ariza to Phoenix. How can the Rockets replace his production? Tune in! #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:03

With LeBron and PG likely off the board, what's next for the Rockets?

6/29/2018
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With LeBron James and Paul George each opting out, it’s unlikely either will join the Rockets. What’s next? Friday’s show explores the options, including the status of Houston’s own free agents (CP3, Capela, Ariza) and whether to extend Eric Gordon. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:38

What ESPN's story on LeBron, Kawhi, and LA means for Houston

6/27/2018
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Wednesday's show explores potential ripple effects for LeBron James and the Rockets from ESPN's "Pressure mounting on Lakers to acquire Kawhi Leonard from Spurs" story, including why the emphasis on Friday's opt-in deadline could bode well for Houston. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency #LeBron Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:19

On James Harden’s MVP win and his personal growth

6/26/2018
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In Tuesday's show, Ben reflects on the MVP award presented to James Harden on Monday night and explains its historic significance — including why fans should feel much more positively about Harden in June 2018 relative to June 2017. #Rockets #NBA #MVP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:49

Draft guru Patrick Oxford scouts the newest Rockets

6/24/2018
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NBA Draft expert Patrick Oxford (@HoopsMetrOX) breaks down the five newest Rockets, including Round 2 draftees De'Anthony Melton (USC guard) and Vince Edwards (Purdue forward), as well as undrafted rookies Rob Gray (Houston guard), Trevon Duval (Duke guard), and Gary Clark (Cincinnati forward). #Rockets #NBA #NBADraft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:01

Houston drafts USC guard De'Anthony Melton, Purdue forward Vince Edwards

6/22/2018
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Thursday's show features immediate reaction to Houston's selection of USC guard De'Anthony Melton with their No. 46 pick in the second round of the NBA draft and a trade for Purdue forward Vince Edwards at No. 52 overall, including analysis from Sports Illustrated draft expert Jeremy Woo on the Melton pick. Tune in: #Rockets #NBA #NBADraft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:40

On draft strategies, finances, and ripple effects from trades elsewhere

6/20/2018
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Wednesday's show explores potential ripple effects in Houston from the Howard-Mozgov swap and other trade rumors ahead of Thursday’s NBA draft. Other topics include draft strategies, finances, and the importance of the draft’s passing for Houston’s trade offers. #Rockets #NBA #NBADraft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:38

How recent Kawhi, Ariza, and LeBron reports may impact Houston

6/17/2018
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Sunday's show explores how the latest NBA offseason rumors could impact the 2018-19 Rockets, headlined by Kawhi Leonard's desire for a trade out of San Antonio; the large contract reportedly sought by Trevor Ariza; and several alleged LeBron James sightings around Houston. #Rockets #NBA #LeBron Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:11

On LeBron and PG, potential secondary targets, and draft talk

6/14/2018
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In Thursday's show, Ben discusses the news (or lack thereof) surrounding potential free agents LeBron James and Paul George, possible targets for the Rockets if both go elsewhere, and en early look at draft considerations for Houston with the No. 46 overall pick. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:42

On the latest Ryan Anderson rumor and LeBron's next steps

6/11/2018
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In Monday’s show, Ben explains the latest report of the Rockets aggressively looking to trade or even buy out Ryan Anderson while also previewing the potential next steps for LeBron James after Cleveland’s loss to Golden State in the NBA Finals. #Rockets #NBA #LeBron Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:48

Weekly roundup: On the LeBron, DeAndre Jordan rumors and Harden's MVP

6/8/2018
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In Friday's show, our Ben DuBose explores the latest round of rumors linking potential free agents LeBron James and DeAndre Jordan to the Rockets, along with thoughts on James Harden's MVP awards and why the publicity could bode well for Houston and GM Daryl Morey entering the offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:32

Even at the max, why re-signing CP3 and Capela is essential

6/5/2018
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In Tuesday's show, Ben reiterates why free agents Chris Paul and Clint Capela are must re-signs for the Rockets with or without LeBron James — and even if each demands a "max" contract. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:01

What's next if LeBron or Paul George doesn't happen?

6/4/2018
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In Monday’s show, Ben explores Houston’s 2018 offseason options below the previously discussed top tier of free agents (LeBron James, Paul George) — along with the possible roles of Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson in pursuing such talent. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:17

Deconstructing the flawed narratives against LeBron to Houston

6/2/2018
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In Saturday's show, Ben explores key flaws in three of the arguments most commonly used (basketball fit, West vs. East, and making a decision before July) against LeBron James joining the Rockets this summer. #Rockets #NBA #LeBron Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:25