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Hosts Salman Ali and Forrest Walker talk Houston Rockets with guests from around the NBA.

Red Nation Hoops: A Houston Rockets Pod Blue Wire

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    • 4.8 • 45 Ratings

Hosts Salman Ali and Forrest Walker talk Houston Rockets with guests from around the NBA.

    Rockets Free Agency in Review w/ Adam Spolane

    Rockets Free Agency in Review w/ Adam Spolane

    Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and special guest Adam Spolane (@AdamSpolane) discuss:
     
    -Why did so many teams waste money?
    -Thoughts on the Christian Wood sign-and-trade
    -Rockets take bets on David Nwaba, Sterling Brown, and Jae'Sean Tate
    -How important is James Harden's buy-in for Houston's outlook next season?
    -Is DeMarcus Cousins a good bet for Houston?
    -Overall thoughts on the Rockets' offseason
     
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    • 38 min
    James Harden wants out w/ David Hardisty (@clutchfans)

    James Harden wants out w/ David Hardisty (@clutchfans)

    Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and ClutchFans founder David Hardisty (@clutchfans) discuss:
     
    -The state of the franchise
    -How it got here
    -Biggest "What ifs?" along the way
    -James Harden's request to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets
    -How should the Rockets approach blowing it up?
     
    Plus: Reacting to the Robert Covington trade (last 10 minutes)
     
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Russell Westbrook wants out of Houston (w/ Dan Favale)

    Russell Westbrook wants out of Houston (w/ Dan Favale)

    Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and  Bleacher Report's Dan Favale (@DanFavale) discuss James Harden not being happy with the Rockets organization, Russell Westbrook wanting out, how it got to this point, and possible Russell Westbrook trades.
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Reacting to Rafael Stone and Stephen Silas press conference

    Reacting to Rafael Stone and Stephen Silas press conference

    Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and The Athletic's Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) react to the press conference of new Rockets GM Rafael Stone and head coach Stephen Silas and discuss the potential ramifications on how the Rockets operate in free agency and play next season.
     
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    • 40 min
    Daryl Morey signs with 76ers, Stephen Silas hired by Rockets, and more w/ Adam Spolane

    Daryl Morey signs with 76ers, Stephen Silas hired by Rockets, and more w/ Adam Spolane

    Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and special guest Adam Spolane (@AdamSpolane) discuss:
     
    -NBA to start in December. Is that too early?
    -Daryl Morey signs with Philadelphia 76ers
    -Why this is an indictment on Rockets' ownership
    -What led to Morey feeling unhappy in Houston?
    -Reaction to Stephen Silas hired to coach the Rockets
    -What does Houston have to do differently offensively and how can Silas help?
    -What do the Rockets have to do to rebuild trust with their fans this summer?
     
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    • 57 min
    2020 Houston Rockets Offseason Preview w/ Michael Shapiro

    2020 Houston Rockets Offseason Preview w/ Michael Shapiro

    Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) and Sports Illustrated's Michael Shapiro (@mshap2) discuss:
    -Why is the Rockets' coaching search taking so long?
    -Why is Houston's offseason is difficult to predict this year?
    -Should Houston explore a rebuild?
    -What players do the Rockets want to keep from their current roster?
    -What free agents should they aim to bring back?
    -What gets Houston over the edge in their title chase?
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    • 46 min

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