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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 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

Key storylines as Rockets begin Bahamas workouts

9/6/2018
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What (or who) is most intriguing about this week's Rockets workouts in the Bahamas? Robert Land joins Ben DuBose to discuss that and more, including the importance of 2018-19 for James Harden, strategies to keep Chris Paul healthy, and early thoughts on replacing Trevor Ariza. The final segment of the crossover show switches gears and looks ahead to Sunday's NFL season opener between the Texans and Patriots in New England. Check out Robert's Locked on Texans show for more! #Rockets #NBA...

Duration:00:38:00

Longer-term perspective on the Knight, Chriss trade

9/3/2018
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Following the shocking Ryan Anderson trade, Monday's show explores the deal’s deeper ramifications, including luxury tax impacts, the future trade value of Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss, a potential new role for Eric Gordon, why Houston dealt De’Anthony Melton, and the importance of physicals. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:06

BREAKING: Anderson, Melton traded to Suns for Knight, Chriss

8/31/2018
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Thursday night's episode features immediate reaction to Houston's shocking trade of veteran forward Ryan Anderson and rookie guard De'Anthony Melton to the Phoenix Suns for guard Brandon Knight and young big man Marquese Chriss, #Rockets #NBA #Suns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:12

On Houston vs. Utah, and key early September NBA dates

8/30/2018
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Thursday's show explores the flaws behind a projection from ESPN's Kevin Pelton ranking Utah ahead of Houston for this coming season, along with an examination of two key September deadlines on the NBA calendar and what they mean for the Rockets. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:51

By the Numbers: Previewing the 2018-19 Rockets with Josh Lloyd

8/28/2018
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NBA writer and podcast host Josh Lloyd joins Tuesday's show to preview the 2018-19 Rockets from a fantasy basketball perspective and beyond, with hits on individuals including James Harden, Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Carmelo Anthony, and many more. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:34

On Melton's contract status, Ryan Anderson rumors, and more

8/23/2018
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Thursday's show explores the latest developments in the trade market for Ryan Anderson; the status of negotiations with second-round rookie guard De'Anthony Melton; and flawed narratives evaluating Houston's offseason. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:51

Can Carmelo Anthony still be an elite offensive player?

8/21/2018
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NBA analytics consultant Steve Shea (Carmelo Anthony: Great Shooter, Bad Shots) explains why he believes Anthony could return to being an elite offensive player with better shot selection in Houston, along with insight on why the Rockets have been more successful than most teams at convincing players to take more efficient shots. #Rockets #NBA #Carmelo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:55

Can any West team besides Golden State threaten Houston?

8/16/2018
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With the offseason mostly over, Thursday's show looks around the NBA and explores potential Western Conference threats to the 2018-19 Rockets beyond just Golden State — with particular emphasis on Oklahoma City, Utah, and the Los Angeles Lakers. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:33

Melo signs in Houston, shows willingness to come off bench

8/13/2018
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Monday's show recaps the official signing of Carmelo Anthony and a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that Anthony is expected to come off the bench in Houston this season, with insight on why Melo's change in perspective regarding a bench role is important. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:42

Instant reaction to the 2018-19 schedule release

8/10/2018
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Karthik Prasad (@stanfordkp) joins Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) for complete analysis of the 2018-19 Rockets schedule, including a home opener vs. New Orleans, a Christmas showdown with the Oklahoma City Thunder, 38 nationally televised games, and how the schedule might influence roster decisions. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:29

Carmelo Anthony commits + further offseason options

8/7/2018
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Tuesday's show explores the news of Carmelo Anthony's official commitment to Houston and the ensuing steps; more evidence that Melo's struggles in OKC weren't related to his mentality; and whether a Ryan Anderson trade could still come this offseason. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:19

On Houston's lure to Carmelo Anthony, and what he has left

8/2/2018
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After 14 months of waiting, veteran forward Carmelo Anthony finally has the opportunity to become a Houston Rocket after clearing waivers Wednesday afternoon and becoming an unrestricted free agent. So what should Houston fans expect from the former NBA scoring champion, who also boasts 10 All-Star appearances and three Olympic gold medals on his résumé? Former basketball scout and occasional league insider Jesus Rodriguez, who reported extensively in 2017 on Anthony's laser focus on...

Duration:00:35:30

Finances of a potential Ryan Anderson trade this offseason

7/31/2018
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Tuesday's show explores the potential pathways to a future Ryan Anderson trade and the financial ramifications of each, including why a trade for a contract also expiring in 2020 is the likely play. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:31

Rockets re-sign Clint Capela, lock up "Big 3" through 2022

7/27/2018
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Friday's show features immediate reaction to the news of 24-year-old center Clint Capela re-signing with the Rockets on a 5-year, $90M deal, with insight from Rockets radio network host Adam Clanton. #Rockets #NBA #NBAFreeAgency Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:49

On Carmelo's interview, using MLE for prospects, and the "Mbah a Moute test"

7/26/2018
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Thursday's show examines new comments from Carmelo Anthony about his priorities; news that prospect big man Isaiah Hartensteinsignedfor a portion of Houston's MLE; and the role of the "Mbah a Moute test" in determining the success of Daryl Morey's plan to hold most of the MLE for in-season buyouts. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:56

On Carmelo's interview, using MLE for prospects, and the "Mbah a Moute test"

7/26/2018
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Thursday's show examines new comments from Carmelo Anthony about his priorities; news that prospect big man Isaiah Hartensteinsignedfor a portion of Houston's MLE; and the role of the "Mbah a Moute test" in determining the success of Daryl Morey's plan to hold most of the MLE for in-season buyouts. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:47

Implications of a potential minimum salary for Carmelo Anthony

7/24/2018
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Monday's show explores the report from the NYT’s Marc Stein that Carmelo Anthony is planning to sign with Houston for the veteran minimum’s salary ($2.4M) instead of the Taxpayer MLE — and the ramifications that it has for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. #Rockets #NBA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:04