May 23, 5 days ago

Ep. 191: Astros Urgent Issues, Fixing the Rockets

Ep. 191: Astros Urgent Issues, Fixing the Rockets

Can the Astros afford to wait for the Trade Deadline to deal for pitching? Robert & R.G. (1:19) discuss their window to win a championship & if Musgrove is in worse shape than Fiers. How does the ’98 Astros lineup compare to this one? A…

May 17, 2 weeks ago

Former Rockets Beat Writer Robert Falkoff

Former Rockets Beat Writer Robert Falkoff

What are the similarities between James Harden’s Rockets’ career & Hakeem Olajuwon’s? Longtime Rockets Beat Writer Robert Falkoff, who covered Dream, looks at the Beard’s Championship window, D’Antoni’s playoff…

May 17, 2 weeks ago

Ep. 190: Harden Implosion, Astros are the Best in Baseball

Ep. 190: Harden Implosion, Astros are the Best in Baseball

What are the similarities between James Harden’s Rockets’ career & Hakeem Olajuwon’s? Longtime Rockets Beat Writer Robert Falkoff (50:38), who covered Dream, looks at the Beard’s Championship window, D’Antoni’s…

May 10, 3 weeks ago

KPRC’s Adam Wexler

KPRC’s Adam Wexler

KPRC’s Adam Wexler breaks down the Spurs series, James Harden, Patrick Beverley’s impact, Capela stepping up, NBA playoff blowouts & the Texans draft….

May 10, 3 weeks ago

Ep. 189: Surviving Without Nene, Putting Out Fiers

Ep. 189: Surviving Without Nene, Putting Out Fiers

How do the Rockets survive without Nene? KPRC’s Adam Wexler (1:25) breaks down the Spurs series, a tougher James Harden, Patrick Beverley’s impact, Capela stepping up, NBA playoff blowouts & the Texans Draft. Do the Astros have an ans…

May 2, 4 weeks ago

Ep. 188: State Rivalries and Deshaun Watson Fever [Podcast]

Ep. 188: State Rivalries and Deshaun Watson Fever [Podcast]

Is the Spurs match-up better than the Thunder? Robert & R.G. (1:25) break down the Rockets playoff run & wonder if the Rockets are built more for the postseason than San Antonio. Is it too early to worry about the Astros starting pitchers not…

Apr 26, 1 month ago

Locked on Rockets Host Ben DuBose

Locked on Rockets Host Ben DuBose

How worried should the Rockets be about Capela & Ryan Anderson’s playoff performance? Ben breaks down the good & bad so far in the Thunder series & gives us a little inside into Andre Roberson’s reaction to the Rockets hacking…

Apr 25, 1 month ago

Ep. 187: Rockets Doing the Nene, Old School Keuchel

Ep. 187: Rockets Doing the Nene, Old School Keuchel

Our guests this week are Locked on Rockets Host Ben DuBose & longtime Astros broadcaster Greg Lucas. Is the Rockets 3-1 lead over OKC safe? Ben DuBose (1:40) tells us if Capela & Anderson can give Harden & the Rockets enough help to move …

Mar 29, 2 months ago

ESPN 97.5 FM Host Joel Blank

ESPN 97.5 FM Host Joel Blank

Is James Harden playing his best basketball ever this month? Joel Blank, host of ‘The Usual Suspects’ on ESPN 97.5, talks Harden, Sam Dekker’s playing time, Vernon Maxwell on Twitter & potential playoff match-ups….

Mar 29, 2 months ago

Ep. 185: Harden’s March Madness, Astros Trade Chips, McNair on Brock

Ep. 185: Harden’s March Madness, Astros Trade Chips, McNair on Brock

ESPN 97.5’s Joel Blank, AstrosFuture.com‘s Jimmy Price & Sugar Land Skeeters’ Voice Ira Leibman join us in this week’s show. Is James Harden playing his best basketball right now? Joel Blank (1:51) talks Harden, Sam Dekker…

Mar 22, 2 months ago

Resting Rockets, Better for Romo, Alyson Footer Visits

Resting Rockets, Better for Romo, Alyson Footer Visits

MLB.com Correspondent Alyson Footer (1:26) talks Astros, World Baseball Classic & her brushes with Bill Murray, John Cusack & Eddie Vedder.  Is it too early to think about resting Rockets’ players?  Robert & R.G. (23:53) look at s…

Mar 14, 2 months ago

Focused Harden, Romo Limbo, March Madness [Podcast]

Focused Harden, Romo Limbo, March Madness [Podcast]

What was it like playing with Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax, Hank Aaron, Nolan Ryan & Larry Dierker? Original Colt 45 & Astro Bob Aspromonte (31:00) tells us about the legends he crossed paths with & shares his thoughts on the current Ast…

Mar 9, 3 months ago

Ex Rocket Rodney McCray [Podcast]

Ex Rocket Rodney McCray [Podcast]

What was like to play with Hakeem Olajuwon & win a championship with Michael Jordan? How did it feel to win a title at Louisville & what did he learn from Coach Denny Crum? How did he handle guarding Larry Bird, James Worthy & Dominique W…

Mar 9, 3 months ago

Spur in the Rockets Side, Cutler Rumor, Rodney McCray [Podcast]

Spur in the Rockets Side, Cutler Rumor, Rodney McCray [Podcast]

We’ve got a 50 minute conversation with ex-Rocket Rodney McCray, who was a huge part of the ’86 Finals run. McCray (22:26) shares stories about Hakeem, the Sampson miracle shot, John Lucas, Larry Bird, James Worthy, ‘Dr. Dunkenstein…

Mar 1, 3 months ago

Sweet Lou Williams, Texans Free Agency, Oscars [Podcast]

Sweet Lou Williams, Texans Free Agency, Oscars [Podcast]

Sports Exchange Rockets Beat Writer Moisekapenda Bower is our guest this week. Can Lou Williams take some of the work load off Harden & Ariza? We ask Bower (1:15) about the ways Lou can help, Capela’s importance, the ideal 1st round playoff…

Feb 20, 3 months ago

ESPN Rockets Beat Writer Calvin Watkins [Podcast]

ESPN Rockets Beat Writer Calvin Watkins [Podcast]

Are there any trades brewing for the Rockets as we approach the deadline & how does the DeMarcus Cousins deal affect Houston? We ask Watkins about a couple huge storylines as we come out of the All-Star Break. He also has thoughts on Eric Gordon&…