Ep. 121: Eric Gordon extension and Nene re-signs w/ Forrest Walker


Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS) review Eric Gordon's 4-year, $75.6 million contract extension for the Rockets as well as going over Nene returning for the team. The two also lightly preview the 2019-20 season for the Rockets.


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Ep. 120: Did the Rockets get better? w/ Matt Moore


Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and The Action Network's Matt Moore (@HPbasketball) analyze the Rockets offseason, the Russell Westbrook trade, and more from all angles.

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Ep. 119: Reflecting on Houston's offseason, Chris Paul's tenure with the Rockets, and more w/ Craig Ackerman


Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and special guest Craig Ackerman (@ca_rockets) reflect on Houston's offseason and how Russell Westbrook may fit in with the Rockets, discuss Chris Paul's tenure with the Rockets, where Houston stacks up in the new and improved Western Conference, and more.

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Ep. 118: Analyzing the Russell Westbrook/Chris Paul trade


Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and special guest Adam Spolane (@AdamSpolane) break down all angles of the stunning Russell Westbrook/Chris Paul trade from a Las Vegas airport.

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Ep. 117: Rockets Offseason Review w/ Kelly Iko


Salman Ali (@RedNationHoops) and The Athletic's Kelly Iko (@KellyIkoNBA) break down Houston's offseason from an undisclosed Las Vegas hotel room. Topics include:

-Their failed Jimmy Butler pursuit
-The signings of Danuel House, Austin Rivers, and Gerald Green
-Deals that Houston missed on
-What the Rockets still need
-The status of Iman Shumpert
-Where do the Rockets rank in the new and improved Western Conference?
-Is continuity good?
-Addressing fan disappointment


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Ep. 116: The Calm Before The Storm w/ Adam Spolane


Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and special guest Adam Spolane (@AdamSpolane) discuss the ever evolving Jimmy Butler situation heading into free agency, all the associated risks of Houston's pursuit, possible free agency targets for the Rockets, and more.

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Ep. 115: Rockets to pursue Jimmy Butler, Chris Paul and James Harden reported tension, and more w/ Adam Spolane


Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and Adam Spolane (@AdamSpolane) discuss the Rockets pursuit of Jimmy Butler via sign-and-trade with the Philadelphia 76ers, the reported tension between Chris Paul and James Harden, tools the Rockets have this summer to make moves, who they should keep, and more.

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