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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

With Klay and KD out, is Houston the 2019-20 West favorite?

6/14/2019
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Friday's show offers takeaways from Toronto's NBA Finals triumph and looks ahead to the 2019-20 season. With Kevin Durant (Achilles) and Klay Thompson (ACL) out for most or all of next season, Ben explores whether Houston is now the West favorite and what that changes about Daryl Morey's offseason strategy. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:39

Ripple effects from Durant's Achilles injury

6/12/2019
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Wednesday's show explores the ripple effects from Kevin Durant's Game 5 Achilles injury on the Warriors and the rest of the NBA, and of course what both may mean for the Rockets moving forward. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:43

Potential Houston fits in AD trade talks and Team USA

6/10/2019
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Monday’s show reacts to news of New Orleans moving forward on Anthony Davis trade talks and where Houston may fit in, as well as James Harden, Eric Gordon, and PJ Tucker all earning invitations to Team USA’s training camp in August for the 2019 World Cup. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:20

On new D'Antoni extension talks and Toronto's success

6/8/2019
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Saturday's show reacts to a new round of extension talks with Mike D’Antoni and the urgency for owner Tilman Fertitta to get a deal done. Other topics include the 3-1 NBA Finals lead by the Raptors and what Toronto is doing vs. Golden State that Houston did not, headlined by Marc Gasol, Serge Ibaka, and Pascal Siakam severely outplaying Clint Capela. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:20

Reaction to NYT rumors on Capela, Gordon, and Tucker

6/5/2019
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Wednesday’s show reacts to Marc Stein’s report that Houston plans to trade at least one of Clint Capela, Eric Gordon, and PJ Tucker in 2019. Ben explains why Capela is most likely and Tucker least, along with more insight on James Harden’s title window. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:54

On the D'Antoni turmoil, Morey's Instagram hints, and more

6/4/2019
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Houston Chronicle reporter Hunter Atkins joins Ben on Monday's show. Topics include the ongoing leaks from Mike D'Antoni's agent and the Houston front office regarding unsuccessful contract extension talks; Daryl Morey's IG comments about keeping Chris Paul; lessons from the NBA Finals; and much more. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:13

Why contract extension talks broke down with D'Antoni

5/31/2019
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Friday's show addresses news of the Rockets and Mike D'Antoni breaking off contract extension talks and what the rationale is for both sides, as well as the longer-term implications of the move as it pertains to luring assistant coaches and free agents. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:49

Reaction to Woj story on aggressive trade proposals

5/29/2019
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Thursday’s show offers reaction to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Houston GM Daryl Morey is aggressively shopping center Clint Capela; open to trading guard Chris Paul; and stalled out in extension talks with coach Mike D’Antoni. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:23

NBA Finals storylines from a Houston perspective

5/28/2019
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Wednesday's show previews the NBA Finals from a Houston perspective, including free agency benefits if Toronto wins; the advantages of pushing back on narratives if Golden State wins; and a key Xs and Os matchup to watch as it pertains to Clint Capela's future viability. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:52

Offseason trade primer, and why CP3 deals don't make sense

5/27/2019
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Tuesday's show explores offseason trade considerations, including a need for filler salaries and why trade exceptions may help; how re-signing Iman Shumpert and/or Gerald Green could aid future flexibility; and why Chris Paul trade proposals don't make sense. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:14

More staff changes, and the D'Antoni question

5/25/2019
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With four more members of Houston's coaching staff not retained, Saturday's show explores the rationale behind the moves. Ben also explains why holding Mike D'Antoni to a one-year contract could be increasingly problematic as Daryl Morey works to fill the vacancies. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:04

Extension rumors, WCF lessons, Harden's appreciation, and more

5/23/2019
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In a new "Week in Review" series, Mike Mitchell joins Ben to recap the week's news and rumors. Topics include potential contract extensions for Mike D'Antoni and Eric Gordon; the exit of Jeff Bzdelik; lessons from Golden State's WCF sweep of Portland; growing appreciation for James Harden; and free agency storylines to watch for. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:46

Playoff and free agency storylines relevant to Houston

5/22/2019
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Wednesday’s show explores relevant playoff and free agency storylines to Houston. Topics include Golden State sweeping Portland; growing appreciation for James Harden; and ripple effects of Kevin Durant's potential exit and why the Clippers are a scary scenario. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:14

On Bzdelik's exit and extension talks for D'Antoni, Gordon

5/20/2019
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Monday's show offers reaction to the news of assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik not having his contract renewed, as well as analysis on recent rumors surrounding possible contract extensions for head coach Mike D'Antoni and guard Eric Gordon. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:50

Reaction to first offseason interviews by Morey, D'Antoni

5/17/2019
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Friday's show features reaction to the first offseason interviews by GM Daryl Morey and head coach Mike D'Antoni, along with analysis of remaining NBA playoff storylines and how they could impact Houston. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:39

On D'Antoni, CP3's aging curve, Jimmy Butler, and more

5/15/2019
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Houston Chronicle reporter Hunter Atkins joins Ben to explore the pivotal offseason ahead for Houston. Topics on Wednesday's show include Chris Paul's aging curve; the talent and size gap between Houston and Golden State; the future of Mike D'Antoni in Houston; a potential Jimmy Butler pursuit; and much more. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:51

On CP3's contract, D'Antoni's future, and Playoff Harden

5/13/2019
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Monday's show explores faulty narratives regarding Chris Paul's contract and why it's not all that prohibitive to the Rockets; the still uncertain future of coach Mike D'Antoni; and the misguided criticism of James Harden in the playoffs. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:40

Game 6: On the end of 2018-19 and what comes next

5/11/2019
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Saturday's show breaks down the series-ending loss to Golden State in Game 6, what we learned from the playoffs about James Harden, and why the offseason should be a very active one in Houston. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:34

Game 5: On Durant's injury and a blown opportunity

5/9/2019
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Thursday's recap of the 104-99 loss in Game 5 explores what went wrong for Houston after Kevin Durant exited with a calf injury; what KD's probable absence means for the series moving forward; and why Chris Paul and Clint Capela (6/24 FG) deserve the "blame" over James Harden (31/8, 63% FG). #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:44

Game 5 preview with Roosh Williams

5/8/2019
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Roosh Williams and Ben look ahead to Wednesday's Game 5. Topics include the sense of urgency for the Rockets; James Harden’s postseason breakout; improvements by PJ Tucker and the defense; the potential for a CP3 signature game; and whether Golden State has any adjustments left. #Rockets #NBA #Warriors Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:52