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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: Three straight! Harden, Capela, Green lead tough win at Memphis

12/16/2018
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Houston won its third straight game on Saturday in Memphis, led by another triple-double from James Harden (32/12/10). Our recap explores Harden's historic greatness and more, including Clint Capela's interior presence(26/10) and more hot shooting from Gerald Green (4/4 on 3s). #Rockets #NBA #Grizzlies #GreenHouseEffect Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:21

On trade season opening + Harden officiating controversy

12/14/2018
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Friday's show explores the unofficial December 15 opening of "trade season" around the NBA, including why the Rockets aren't likely to have any imminent major moves but .could make minor deals involving Michael Carter-Williams and/or Carmelo Anthony. The show also explains why the newest James Harden officiating controversy should be a non-story, as far as Houston is concerned. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:45

RECAP: King James? Harden bests LeBron as Houston wins second straight

12/14/2018
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Thursday's show breaks down Houston's 126-111 win over LeBron's Lakers, led by a historic 50-point triple-double from James Harden; another night of big bench showings from Danuel House, Nene, and Gerald Green; and why beating good teams like Portland and Los Angeles shows the Rockets' upside. #Rockets #NBA #LeBron #Lakers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:49

RECAP: Bench ignites crucial rally vs. Portland; Ennis injured

12/11/2018
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Houston snapped its 3-game slide Tuesday with a home win vs. Portland. Our recap explores key bench efforts from Nene, Gerald Green, and Danuel House; reduced turnovers by Chris Paul (1) and James Harden (2); and another hamstring strain for James Ennis. #Rockets #NBA #Blazers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:18

On starting Eric Gordon, Knight's looming return, and trade rumors

12/10/2018
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Monday's off-day show analyzes reports surrounding Eric Gordon's likely promotion to the Houston starting lineup; the seemingly imminent return of guard Brandon Knight and what it means for the remainder of the current rotation; and new trade rumors linking the Rockets to J.R. Smith and the Lakers to ex-Rocket Trevor Ariza. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:31

RECAP: Houston collapses in Dallas to wrap winless road trip

12/9/2018
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The Rockets (11-14) blew an 8-point lead with under 3:00 left in Dallas to cap a winless road trip. Sunday's recap breaks down the key storylines, including late errors by Chris Paul, James Harden, and Eric Gordon, and why outside help isn't likely to arrive for at least a few days. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:22

RECAP: Jazz silence Rockets as roster moves become imperative

12/7/2018
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Even with Rudy Gobert ejected early, the Rockets (11-13) were shockingly lifeless in a 118-91 loss Thursday at Utah. Our recap explores what went wrong, Gary Clark's new contract, and why external acquisitions are likely a necessity at this stage. #Rockets #NBA #Jazz Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:28

Trade by Friday? Our preview of the possibilities

12/6/2018
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With Jonathan Feigen and Dave Hardisty reporting that Houston is planning to execute a trade this week, Thursday's show looks at the criteria for GM Daryl Morey — including what waiving Danuel House indicates; how the deal likely includes Brandon Knight or Marquese Chriss; and why to keep expectations low. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:36

Roller coaster: On Houston's uneven play, CP3's issues, and roster upgrades

12/4/2018
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Karthik Prasad joins Ben to dissect Houston’s rocky 11-12 start. Topics include why the team is so streaky; Chris Paul’s recent issues (1/8 FGs, 5 TOs in Monday’s loss); waiving Danuel House; and possible trade or buyout options (Marvin Williams, Trevor Ariza). #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:45

RECAP: Rockets run out of gas in collapse at Minnesota

12/3/2018
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James Harden scored 29, but Houston (11-12) blew a 19-point lead in a 103-91 loss at Minnesota. Our recap breaks it all down, led by a team rebounding deficiency (42-34) and poor shooting by Chris Paul, P.J. Tucker, and Eric Gordon (combined 6-of-28 FG). #Rockets #NBA #Wolves Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:00

RECAP: Harden's 30 leads second straight blowout; House plays over Clark

12/2/2018
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Sunday’s episode recaps the 121-105 win by Houston (11-11) over Chicago, led by 30 points on 16 shots from James Harden and a balanced effort with seven players in double figures. The show also explores Mike D'Antoni's decision to play Danuel House over Gary Clark and the upcoming road trip to Minnesota, Utah, and Dallas. #Rockets #NBA #Bulls Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:18

RECAP: Paul returns in San Antonio as Rockets regain form

12/1/2018
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Chris Paul (14/10) returned from injury to help Houston snap its losing streak with a 136-105 rout in San Antonio. Our recap explores CP3’s impact on James Harden (23/10, 2 TOs) and Eric Gordon (26 points, 0 TOs); continued growth by Clint Capela (27/12 + 4 blocks), and the understated importance of Nene’s looming return. #Rockets #NBA #Spurs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:38

Days, weeks, or months? The timeline of potential roster changes

11/30/2018
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Friday's show dissects what the struggling Rockets (9-11) can do to boost the roster midseason, including the potential of signing a current free agent (Nick Young, Corey Brewer?); the importance of Dec. 15 for trades; and why bigger moves may have to wait until February. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:26

RECAP: Losing streak hits four in defenseless loss to Dallas

11/28/2018
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Despite a triple double (25/17/11) from James Harden, the defensive woes continued for depth-less Houston (9-11) in a 128-108 loss to Dallas. Wednesday's postgame show reflects how the Rockets got here, and why the cause (and solution) is more complex than many make it seem. #Rockets #NBA #Mavs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:29

RECAP: Harden, Gordon's offense not enough as Wizards score 135

11/26/2018
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James Harden had 54 and 13 while Eric Gordon (36) hit a career-high 8 three-pointers... and it still wasn't enough vs. lowly Washington (8-12). Our recap explores Monday's 135-131 loss by Houston (9-10), led by a new wave of issues with defense and late-game turnovers. #Rockets #NBA #Wizards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:53

Rebounding, depth issues exposed in road B2B losses

11/25/2018
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The 5-game win streak came to a halt with weekend losses at Detroit and Cleveland. Our recap explores the trends, including a lack of rebounding after Clint Capela; not having a fourth guard to fill in for Chris Paul; and turnover problems from James Harden. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:17

RECAP: Be thankful for Harden, Capela, Paul as streak hits 5

11/21/2018
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Houston (9-7) extended its winning streak to 5 games on Wednesday with a 126-124 victory at home vs. Detroit. Our postgame show explores the highlights, including a career game for Clint Capela (27/15) against Andre Drummond, another MVP night from James Harden (43/9), and more consistency from Chris Paul (20 points, 8/16 FG). #Rockets #NBA #Pistons Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:10

Matt Thomas on the recent turnaround, Bzdelik's return, and Carmelo's exit

11/20/2018
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Broadcaster and PA voice Matt Thomas breaks down the Rockets after 4 straight wins and 7 of 9, led by improved play from Chris Paul and James Harden; needing more from Eric Gordon and Gerald Green off the bench; the looming return of assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik; and Carmelo Anthony’s exit. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:58

RECAP: Big 3 of Harden, CP3, Capela spark rout of Kings

11/18/2018
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Facing Sacramento (8-8) on Saturday, Houston (8-7) won its 4th in a row and 7th in 9 games behind dominance from the "Big 3" of MVP James Harden (34/8), Chris Paul (24/9, 75% on 3s), and Clint Capela (23/16/5). Our recap breaks down all the key takeaways, including how Golden State's latest loss continues to shrink the gap in the battle for Western Conference supremacy. #Rockets #NBA #Kings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:01

Final thoughts on Carmelo Anthony's time in Houston

11/16/2018
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With Houston declaring its intention to part ways with Carmelo Anthony, Friday's show explores why the future Hall of Famer was let go and when he might formally leave. Topics include why the decision isn’t “scapegoating” Anthony for Houston’s slow start. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:30