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The Locked On Rockets Podcast, hosted by Houston native and credentialed media member Jackson Gatlin, is the BEST and ONLY daily (Mon-Fri) Houston Rockets basketball podcast. Every day Jackson shares the latest news, speculation and analysis on Jalen Green, Alperen Sengun, Jabari Smith Jr., Kevin Porter Jr., Jae'Sean Tate, Josh Christopher, Tari Eason, the Draft, Free Agency and the rest of the NBA. Previous guests include former Rockets Matt Bullard and Vernon Maxwell, legendary broadcaster Bill Worrell, current players Armoni Brooks, Jae'Sean Tate and more.


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Paolo Banchero Houston Rockets NBA Draft Profil...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses Paolo Banchero's NBA Draft profile, highlighting strengths (interior scoring, playmaking) and weaknesses (outside shooting, defense), possible NBA comps, how his skills will translate to the NBA level, fit with the Houston Rockets and more.
38 min
102
Chet Holmgren Houston Rockets NBA Draft Profile...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses Chet Holmgren's NBA Draft profile, highlighting strengths (shot-blocking, off-ball defense) and weaknesses (strength, physicality), possible NBA comps, how his skills will translate to the NBA level, fit with the Houston Rockets and more.
32 min
103
Houston Rockets In Play For Chet Holmgren? Late...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) tackles the latest rumors and speculation regarding the top of the NBA Draft from insiders like Kevin O'Connor and Sam Vecenie as it relates to the Houston Rockets, followed by discussing Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder deciding to step down and how that could both positively AND negatively effect the Rockets + NBA Finals Game 2 Celtics-Warriors thoughts, officiating and more.
35 min
104
Can The Houston Rockets Trade Up For The #1 Pic...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Philip Rossman-Reich (@philiprr_OMD) to discuss what the Rockets attempting to trade UP to the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA Draft would look like and what Orlando's approach is currently with the #1 pick. Then, Jackson shares thoughts on Game 1 of the NBA Finals between Celtics-Warriors and how what we're seeing in the Finals can relate back to Houston as we navigate the early stages of a rebuild. Lastly, Jackson runs a segment from Locked On Sports Today in which host Peter Bukowski interviews seven time champion and Houston Rockets legend Robert Horry about the NBA Finals and more.
39 min
105
Houston Rockets Interest In Jaden Ivey Real Or ...
37 min
106
Jabari Smith Houston Rockets NBA Draft Profile ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) dives into Jabari Smith Jr.'s NBA Draft profile, highlighting strengths (shooting, on-ball defense) and weaknesses (ball handling, inside finishing), possible NBA comps, how his skills will translate to the NBA level, fit with the Houston Rockets and more.
30 min
107
Assessing Rockets Center Christian Wood's Trade...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses Christian Wood's trade market value using a handful of suggested trade ideas suggested by Houston Rockets beat writer Kelly Iko, picking apart each trade and gauging whether or not the NBA trade landscape seems to want to give Houston fair value back + how the Rockets view Daishen Nix and his potential moving forward with this team.
25 min
108
Fan Talk Friday Houston Rockets Red Rowdie Edit...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined for a special edition of Fan Talk Friday by three Houston Rockets Red Rowdies Alex (@RowdyDirt), Clarence (@ClutchAnd1) and Michael (@LH_MGuidry) to discuss what it's like being a part of the most die-hard fans in the entire NBA, how they joined the Red Rowdies, favorite memories, a peak behind the curtain at what auditions are like, what make the Rowdies so special, who they hope is still available at pick No. 3 when the Rockets are on the board in the NBA Draft, and the group plays a game of "safest jersey" to wrap things up.
41 min
109
Rockets Broadcaster Ryan Hollins On First Seaso...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Houston Rockets broadcaster and former player Ryan Hollins (@TheRyanHollins) to reflect on his first season in the booth with the Rockets, working alongside Craig Ackerman and Cayleigh Griffin, favorite moments from the season, thoughts on the top prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft, are concerns about Alperen Sengun fitting with another big overblown, how important is this first offseason for guys like Jalen Green, Josh Christopher, Al-P and more.
40 min
110
Could The Houston Rockets Trade Up To Pick #7 W...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses recent reporting on the Houston Rockets assistant coaching search + reports that Kyrie Irving MAY NOT return to the Brooklyn Nets and what that means for the future of the Nets picks the Rockets own. Then, Jackson joins Mike Richman (@mikegrich) from Locked On Blazers to discuss how the Rockets could trade up for the No. 7 overall pick in this year's NBA Draft, the players they would likely be willing to part with and why, how different versions of the trade would look and more.
32 min
111
Houston Rockets Jalen Green Interview With Bill...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses Jalen Green's appearance on the Bill Simmons podcast covering topics like the recent All-Rookie drama, his rookie year, players Green modeled his game after growing up, goals for next season and more + reviews of Usman Garuba and Bruno Fernando's seasons with the Houston Rockets.
36 min
112
Rockets NBA Draft Combine Interviews & Workouts...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the reporting coming out of the NBA Draft Combine with draft prospects the Rockets have either interviewed or had workouts with + a listener mailbag with questions like potential trade up targets in the draft, Jae'Sean Tate's role moving forward, interesting names at pick No. 17 and more.
37 min
113
Jalen Green Earns All-Rookie 1st Team + Houston...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reacts to Jalen Green being selected to the All-Rookie 1st team, the pettiness from Green that followed shortly after the announcement, then shares thoughts on General Manager Rafael Stone's media availability from right after the NBA Draft Lottery where the Houston Rockets learned they would be picking No. 3 overall in this year's NBA Draft,
36 min
114
Houston Rockets Receive 3rd Overall Pick In 202...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reacts to the Houston Rockets receiving the third overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft Lottery, then breaks down what a top-3 pick means for the organization, likelihood of actually using the pick vs. trading the pick, how Paolo Banchero may not be a lock to fall down to number three and a couple different ways Jabari Smith or Chet Holmgren may still be available to Houston + thoughts on the Rockets assistant coaching staff changes with the departure of Will Weaver and Jeff Hornacek, including a familiar name that is almost a lock to replace one of them on the bench next to head coach Stephen Silas.
33 min
115
NBA Draft Lottery Is Here! Where Will The Houst...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the ritual he will use to bring good luck to the Houston Rockets ahead of NBA Draft Lottery 2022, then shares the Locked On Network's in-house Tankathon mock draft, explaining his reasoning for who he took with pick No. 3, what direction he expects the Rockets to go if they land top-3 or fall down to picks No. 4 or 5, a possible trade hypothetical that could be beneficial if the Rockets pick does unfortunately fall and more.
31 min
116
Draft Combine, Rockets Offseason Workouts + Alp...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses a variety of topics, including the 2022 NBA Draft Combine participants list, whether or not the combine will shed light on any of the "red flags" of the top draft prospects, how the current Houston Rockets players are already preparing for next season, Eric Gordon's impact as a veteran presence, Alperen Sengun, Josh Christopher, Usman Garuba and Daishen Nix's plans to attend Summer League, lottery sims and more.
30 min
117
ICYMI: Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Prospects...
ICYMI: Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by the founder of TeaAndRockets.com Nathan Fogg (@NathanFogg1) to discuss strengths, weaknesses and assess preliminary draft stock of the three G League prospects in this year's NBA Draft: Jaden Hardy. Dyson Daniels and MarJon Beauchamp.
37 min
118
Houston Rockets Season Review: Alperen Sengun |...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by NBA writer/reporter for Hersey NBA Sergen Kumas (@sergenkumas) to discuss Alperen Sengun's rookie campaign with the Houston Rockets, expectations coming into the season for the Turkish big man and former MVP, how the Rockets utilized him and opened room in the rotation for him, best games of the season, areas of needed improvement, what position suits Sengun best and more.
38 min
119
Houston Rockets Season Review: Christian Wood |...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reviews Christian Wood's second season with the Houston Rockets, how the expectations have changed for him since his first campaign in Houston, his best game of the season and how it could be an indicator that there IS a long-term future here alongside Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green, how roster construction and proper team-building could actually mask some of the areas of frustration with CWood and more.
31 min
120
Houston Rockets Season Review: Jae'Sean Tate | ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) looks back on Jae'Sean Tate's second season with the Houston Rockets, expectation and role for Tate coming into the year, areas of growth and struggles as the season went along, best/worst games, fit with other players moving forward and more.
33 min
121
Houston Rockets Season Review: Kevin Porter Jr....
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reflects on Kevin Porter Jr.'s second campaign with the Houston Rockets, expectations coming into the season, areas of growth, best/worst stretches of the year, the pivotal turning point in the season, an active player comparison for KPJ's role on this Rockets team, how KPJ plays alongside Jalen Green and more.
33 min
122
ICYMI: Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Prospects...
ICYMI: Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by one of the hosts of Locked On NBA Draft Richard Stayman (@MavsDraft) to discuss current top-4 big board projections, how Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero and Jaden Ivey compare to one another, what makes Jabari so special, floor/ceiling of the top prospects in this year's NBA Draft, lack of "Superstar" potential at the top of the draft and more.
38 min
123
Houston Rockets NBA Draft Big Board Spots 6-10 ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by founder of Clutchfans.net Dave Hardisty (@clutchfans) for Part 2 of a two-part series discussing Houston Rockets Big Board targets 6-10 in the event the Rockets decide to possibly trade DOWN using their top pick or trade UP using some combination of the No. 17 pick from Brooklyn, players or future assets. The two follow-up Part 1 focusing on Arizona's Bennedict Mathurin, Memphis' Jalen Duren, LSU's Tari Eason and the G League Ignite's Dyson Daniels.
37 min
124
Houston Rockets NBA Draft Big Board Spots 6-10 ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by founder of Clutchfans.net Dave Hardisty (@clutchfans) for Part 1 of a two-part series discussing Houston Rockets Big Board targets 6-10 in the event the Rockets decide to possibly trade DOWN using their top pick or trade UP using some combination of the No. 17 pick from Brooklyn, players or future assets. The two start by discussing draft philosophy and the approach the Rockets should take the deeper they get into the draft, then focus on their consensus sixth and seventh big board prospects, Duke's AJ Griffin and Iowa's Keegan Murray.
33 min
125
Duke Blue Devils In Rockets Red? NBA Draft Pros...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Locked On Blue Devils Host JJ Jackson (@_JJ_Jackson_) to discuss Paolo Banchero, AJ Griffin and Mark Williams, the three top prospects coming out of Duke University in this year's 2022 NBA Draft.
31 min
126
Houston Rockets Season Reviews: Daishen Nix & T...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by staff writer for SBNation's The Dreamshake and credentialed RGV Vipers reporter Lachard Binkley (@BinkleyHoops) to discuss the seasons by the two Rockets G Leaguers, Daishen Nix and Trevelin Queen. Expectations, growth, roles moving forward, play at both the G League and NBA levels and more.
34 min
127
Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Prospects Tyty W...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by the founder of TeaAndRockets.com Nathan Fogg (@NathanFogg1) to discuss some of the potential 2022 NBA Draft prospects that may be available for the Houston Rockets around pick No. 17, focusing on Kentucky's Tyty Washington, international prospect Nikola Jovic and LSU's Tari Eason.
39 min
128
Fan Talk Friday: Rockets Rebuilding Timeline? O...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by three guests for another edition of Locked On Rockets fan talk Friday tackling a variety of Rockets topics. First, D.J. (@dmac21bucs) joins to discuss the Rockets general rebuilding timeline, and how delaying cap space until 2024 might present better opportunities for Houston. Then, Wes (@WesC512) joins to tackle the philosophy of angling more toward an offensive identity or defensive identity as the Rockets work to build their way back to contender status. Lastly, Tiz (@TizianoCuce) joins to discuss the WORST CASE scenario of the Rockets falling to pick No. 5 in this year's NBA Draft, the guys that make sense at No. 5 for Houston, and some interesting names that pick No. 17 could be used on.
48 min
129
Jabari Smith or Paolo Banchero? Houston Rockets...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by NBA Draft Expert and host of Locked On NBA Big Board Rafael Barlowe (@Barlowe500) to discuss Jabari Smith vs. Paolo Banchero, what each guy bring's to the table, why Rafael likes Banchero at No. 1 overall in this year's draft to the Houston Rockets, how each of these prospects fits alongside certain members of the Rockets young core and more.
39 min
130
Houston Rockets Season Review: Jalen Green | Be...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) explores Jalen Green's rookie year, highlighting expectations coming into his first NBA season, best and worst stretches, pivotal turning points, developments in his game as the season went along and more.
34 min
131
Houston Rockets Season Reviews: John Wall & Dav...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) dives into season reviews for David Nwaba and John Wall. For Nwaba, focusing on his transition from rotational player to garbage-time veteran, best game of the season and future role with the team, then for Wall debating the different pathways available to the Rockets of moving on from him this summer or next deadline via trade or buyout, possible teams that could pursue him and more.
31 min
132
Houston Rockets 2022 Exit Interviews: Head Coac...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) shares the Houston Rockets 2022 exit interview for Head Coach Stephen Silas then provides a "big question" for him as we move into the Rockets offseason, as well as takeaways from the final media availability for the season.
34 min
133
Houston Rockets 2022 Exit Interviews: General M...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) shares the Houston Rockets 2022 exit interview for General Manager Rafael Stone then provides a "big question" for him as we move into the Rockets offseason, as well as takeaways from the final media availability for the season.
32 min
134
Houston Rockets 2022 Exit Interviews: Josh Chri...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) shares the Houston Rockets 2022 exit interviews for Josh Christopher & Kevin Porter Jr. then provides a "big question" for each player as we move into the Rockets offseason, as well as takeaways from their final media availability for the season.
33 min
135
Bill Simmons Says "F--k Jalen Green" As Rockets...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks about the current debate around the NBA All-Rookie teams that exploded when Bill Simmons' said "F--k Jalen Green" on his latest podcast, discarding the Rockets star rookie as "empty stats" and using New Orleans' Herb Jones to prop up the agenda of "winning" basketball in regards to voting. Faulty logic, shifting goalposts, and more debunked on today's show + Jackson's picks for All-Rookie first and second team.
33 min
136
Houston Rockets 2022 Exit Interviews: Jalen Gre...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) shares the Houston Rockets 2022 exit interviews for Jalen Green, KJ Martin & Usman Garuba then provides a "big question" for each player as we move into the Rockets offseason, as well as takeaways from their final media availability for the season.
30 min
137
Houston Rockets 2022 Exit Interviews: Alperen S...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) shares the Houston Rockets 2022 exit interviews for Alperen Sengun and Jae'Sean Tate, then provides a "big question" for each player as we move into the Rockets offseason, as well as takeaways from their final media availability for the season.
27 min
138
Jalen Green Drops CAREER-HIGH 41 Points In Rock...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reacts to the Rockets final game of the NBA season in which Jalen Green finished his rookie campaign in with an EXCLAMATION POINT, earning a new career-high by dropping 41 points and becoming the ONLY rookie with a 40-point game this season. Jalen's showtime performance and how far he's come from the beginning of the season, favorite moments from this Rockets season, highlights from die-hard international Rockets fan Paulo Alves trip to Houston and more.
30 min
139
Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Target Chet Holm...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Andy Patton (@ScoreZagsScore) from Locked On Zags to do a deep dive on Chet Holmgren as one of the top prospects in this year's 2022 NBA Draft. The two focus on offensive and defensive strengths and weaknesses, where they see Holmgren landing on the draft board, floor and ceiling evaluation's of Chet's talent, concerns over his frame and more. What is Holmgren's best offensive skill? Does Chet have superstar potential? How many ways can he impact the game defensively? What does taking a lesser role at Gonzaga say about Chet's desire to win? Where do we rank Holmgren's basketball IQ?
36 min
140
Rockets Film Room: Josh Christopher's Scoring E...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) for another edition of Locked On Rockets Film Room to discuss Josh Christopher's growth on both sides of the ball this season. Offensively, how Jaygup utilizes mid-range, but almost exclusively inside the paint, finishing ability inside and more, defensively, Christopher's ball pressure and pick and roll defense being able to impact the game. The two then discuss the new "Iverson Cut" the Rockets have incorporated into their offensive sets as of late for Jalen Green and Josh Christopher before Alykhan reveals to Rockets fans which team he ACTUALLY roots for.
44 min
141
Jalen Green Scores 30+ AGAIN, KPJ Balancing Rol...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reacts to the Rockets loss against the Brooklyn Nets, in which Kevin Porter Jr. had his most productive offensive game of the season (36 points) but struggled to get other's involved offensively in the early stages of the game, Jalen Green scores 30 for the FIFTH CONSECUTIVE game, joining an elite group of Hall of Famers as just the 10th rookie in NBA History to do so, Alperen Sengun's involvement in the Rockets offense and Houston now controlling it's own fate regarding the NBA Draft Lottery and finishing as the worst team in the NBA this season.
31 min
142
Rockets Backcourt Questions With Jalen Green & ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by HTX Chop Shop Contributor Frank (@ftank58) to discuss how Jalen Green and Kevin Porter Jr. have played off each other this season, differences between now and pre-All-Star Break, do the advanced stats back up the eye test when it comes to the Rockets young backcourt + is the Garrison Mathews honeymoon period over?
42 min
143
CHAOS ROCKETS: Jalen Green & Josh Christopher C...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks the CHAOS ROCKETS in a wild game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, in which Jalen Green and Josh Christopher BOTH go OFF for 30-point games, making NBA history, Alperen Sengun bullies Karl Anthony-Towns on the glass, KJ Martin SportsCenter top-10 moment, Stephen Silas gets EJECTED due to some heinous officiating, Usman Garuba showing some flashes over the weekend and a pair of wins that have made the Tankathon race to the bottom a two-man game between Houston and Orlando.
31 min
144
Josh Christopher's Impressive Play And Growth +...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks about Josh Christopher's impressive play this season, carving out a role in the Rockets rotation after spending time at the G League level to refine his game, and how Jaygup's play style (and numbers) remind him of another fairly impressive NBA two-way guard + an overview of some of the variables to consider when looking at the Rockets timeline for rebuilding upon the end of this season.
33 min
145
Jalen Green & Kevin Porter Jr. ON FIRE Against ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reacts to the historic pair of games from Jalen Green and Kevin Porter Jr. against the Sacramento Kings, with the Rockets ultimately falling 121-118 and keeping hope alive of a guaranteed top-5 pick in this year's NBA Draft. Jalen ties his career-high with 32 points, including multiple insane highlight reel dunks, KPJ notches the first (official) triple-double (30/12/12) of his career and joins some elite company under the age of 22, the Rockets backcourt being included in records alongside legends like Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson, Usman Garuba gets the starting nod in place of the injured Alperen Sengun, the LEGEND of Bruno Fernando grows as the big man posts 17/10 in 22 minutes off the bench, and lastly a tankathon hypothetical regarding the Brooklyn Nets pick owed to Houston.
31 min
146
Rockets Future With Christian Wood & Jae'Sean T...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by founder of clutchfans.net Dave Hardisty (@clutchfans) to discuss the Rockets upcoming decisions regarding Christian Wood and Jae'Sean Tate, how those two DO or DON'T fit into the Rockets long-term rebuilding plans, the idea of consolidating assets this offseason, followed by a discussion of the top-4 prospects in the NBA Draft (Chet Holgren, Jabari Smith, Paolo Banchero, Jaden Ivey) and which player Jackson & Dave think makes the most sense for the Rockets to take take No. 1 overall.
40 min
147
Rockets Bench Vets, Jalen Green & Kevin Porter ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the Rockets 123-120 loss against the San Antonio Spurs with KJ Martin ALMOST forcing overtime with a last-second three-pointer that just barely rimmed out. Jalen Green and Kevin Porter Jr. both go OFF, with Jalen now leading all rookies in 30-point performances and showing moments of his future superstardom, KPJ getting to the rim more effectively than in recent weeks, solid all-around night for Alperen Sengun starting in place of Christian Wood, Josh Christopher ELECTRIC off the Rockets bench, scoring at will inside and in the mid-range, Daishen Nix and Usman Garuba with some legitimate non-garbage time run and more.
34 min
148
Jalen Green & Alperen Sengun Shine In Wins Agai...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the Rockets back-to-back wins against a completely depleted Portland Trailblazers team over the weekend, in which Jalen Green showed off his strength as a true three-level scorer + an area of his offensive game that isn't getting enough attention, Alperen Sengun with a CAREER-HIGH 27 points, continuing to show what he can do when given enough time on the floor, the implications these two wins will have on lottery standings come the end of the season, the race to the bottom of the standings taking a look at the records of the Orlando Magic & Detroit Pistons, a catch 22 situation with the Brooklyn game later this season and more.
37 min
149
Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Prospects: Curre...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by one of the hosts of Locked On NBA Draft Richard Stayman (@MavsDraft) to discuss current top-4 big board projections, how Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, Paolo Banchero and Jaden Ivey compare to one another, what makes Jabari so special, floor/ceiling of the top prospects in this year's NBA Draft, lack of "Superstar" potential at the top of the draft and more.
38 min
150
Rockets Outworked By Mavericks, Alperen Sengun ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks about the Rockets getting outworked in the second half against the Luka Doncic-less Dallas Mavericks, officiating throughout the game, physicality of both teams, Alperen Sengun being the Rockets bright spot (again), Stephen Silas' thoughts on the success of the double-big lineup post NBA All-Star break, Brooklyn Pick Watchâ„¢ heats up and more.
34 min
151
Christian Wood TAKEOVER As Rockets Rally From D...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks about the Rockets HUGE comeback win down 23 to beat the Washington Wizards, rallying around Christian Wood and his EIGHT made threes on his way to a career-high 39 points, including a huge poster on Kristaps Porzingis that ignited his play in the second half. Second half comeback, an important lineup decision made by Stephen Silas that helped keep the Rockets momentum going late in the game, Jalen Green's best "all-around" performance of the season, maybe Christian Wood can be a long-term fit but NOT at the five and more.
32 min
152
Alperen Sengun Masterclass, Rockets Body Langua...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reacts to the Rockets 122-98 loss against the Memphis Grizzlies, which was made better by the ALPEREN SENGUN MASTERCLASS in the third quarter, giving the Rockets some much-needed life after a lethargic first half, including multiple dunks and highlight plays, Kevin Porter Jr. & Christian Wood being pulled much earlier than usual in the third quarter due to lack of energy, Jalen Green's streak of double-figure scoring games is broken, KJ Martin & Dennis Schroder with solid contributions off the bench, Jabari Smith stock falling, but Jaden Ivey stock rising?
33 min
153
Christian Wood Dominates As Rockets Fall Short ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by social media manager for SBNation's The Dreamshake and one of the hosts of Rockets Safe Spaces on Twitter Zeke (@itzjustzeke) to discuss the Rockets tough 121-118 loss against the Indiana Pacers. Breaking down the final play of the night drawn up for Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green, Christian Wood's masterclass performance, Alperen Sengun's defense and foul-drawing off the bench, SHOWTIME Rockets highlights throughout the night and more.
44 min
154
Rockets Jalen Green Jumps Into Top-5 For ROTY |...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses Jalen Green's jump into the top-5 for the Rookie of the Year race, what it says about JG's development, and his chances to come away with the award, then dives into a Jae'Sean Tate vs. KJ Martin discussion, what each guy brings to the table, eye test + numbers and more, and lastly shares thoughts on Chet Holmgren's performance in Gonzaga's win against Georgia State and his primary concern with Chet going into the NBA Draft.
33 min
155
Jalen Green & Kevin Porter Jr. Get Buckets In R...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks about the Rockets fun, competitive 129-112 loss against the best team in the NBA Phoenix Suns. Jalen Green's understanding of the "big picture" when looking at the Suns and thinking about the Rockets future & becoming the Rockets No. 1 option, bench unit helping fight back into the game, chemistry between Alperen Sengun, KJ Martin & Josh Christopher, highlight plays across the board for Jalen, Kevin Porter Jr. and Al-P, stories from Jaygup and Sengun during Rockets Social Media Night and more.
36 min
156
The Legend Of Bruno Fernando, Rockets Effort Ag...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks about the Houston Rockets weekend slate of games with disappointing showings against the I45 rival Dallas Mavericks and the New Orleans Pelicans. Interior defense allows Dwight Powell, Jonas Valunciunas and Jaxon Hayes to have career games against the Rockets, early game deficits leading to a concerning lack of effort, the LEGEND of Bruno Fernando is born in garbage time against Dallas, the fundamental dilemma with Christian Wood, Stephen Silas' philosophy and approach to garbage time minutes and more.
35 min
157
Rockets Film Room: Jalen Green's Mid-Range Game...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by The Athletic's Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) for another edition of Locked On Rockets Film to break down and discuss Jalen Green utilizing the mid-range more post All-Star break and WHY he's started taking those types of shots, Green's growth as a pick and roll ball handler & decision maker, how different Rockets bigs screen for different types of advantages and breaking down the play "EMPTY" the Rockets like to run for Jalen Green.
33 min
158
ROOKIE TAKEOVER As Jalen Green, Alperen Sengun ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses QUITE POSSIBLY THE GAME OF THE YEAR for the Rockets as Jalen Green, Alperen Sengun and Josh Christopher all have career nights in a 139-130 win against LeBron James & the LA Lakers. Jalen Green becoming the number one option and closing out the Lakers in the fourth quarter and overtime on the way to his career-high 32 points, Alperen Sengun with career-highs in points, rebounds and minutes and playing bully-ball with LeBron, Josh Christopher with a huge spark off the bench, Kevin Porter Jr. with the impact across the board flirting with a triple-double (10/8/10), KJ Martin making his presence felt with his first start this season and more.
37 min
159
Kevin Porter Jr. & Jalen Green Start Game Hot, ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks the Rockets facing the Miami Heat on the second night of a back-to-back with no Eric Gordon, Christian Wood or Dennis Schroder. Jalen Green and Kevin Porter Jr. started the game off HOT, but faded as the game wore on, Alperen Sengun looked solid starting in place of Wood, but needs more post-up touches, Garrison Mathews struggled and didn't look right after turning his ankle early in this one, KJ Martin continues to be a solid presence off the bench with some better looking drives as of late, Daishen Nix with non-garbage time minutes and Josh Christopher breaks out of what has been a pre-All-Star break shooting slump.
32 min
160
Jalen Green, Kevin Porter Jr. & Christian Wood ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks the Rockets huge win against a very good Memphis Grizzlies team and the impressive performances across the board from Jalen Green, Kevin Porter Jr. and Christian Wood. Jalen continues to unlock and show off his mid-range game + impacting the game on the glass and with his playmaking, KPJ's 19-point third quarter on his way to 29 for the game, Wood with arguably the best game of his career getting it done on both ends of the floor, Alperen Sengun having Jaren Jackson Jr. in HELL, Jae'Sean Tate with a couple of crucial buckets late as the Grizzlies were making their run and more.
33 min
161
Rockets-Clippers Notes: Jalen Green Mid-Range E...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks takeaways from Rockets-Clippers in which the Rockets gave up a 40 point quarter on their way to their second blowout in three games against the LA Clippers. Jalen Green discusses using the mid-range to open up the rest of his game, Alperen Sengun talks minutes with Jalen and their two-man game, Al-P's impact on the game for Jalen compared to Jae'Sean Tate, KJ Martin & Christian Wood, KJ Martin's shooting making an uptick and more.
29 min
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Dennis Schroder's Impact + Rockets Rookie Grade...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Roosh Williams (@RooshWilliams) to discuss Dennis Schroder's impact across his five games as a member of the Houston Rockets, followed by evaluating and grading rookies Jalen Green, Alperen Sengun and Josh Christopher to this point in the season and many of the variables impacting their development so far.
51 min
163
Jalen Green & Alperen Sengun Big Games As Rocke...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the Rockets weekend slate of games, first on the road against the Orlando Magic then at home against the LA Clippers, coming up just short in both games. Jalen Green's impressive night in Orlando, especially his stretch in the fourth quarter to close the gap, Christian Wood's free throw struggles, Jalen Green not able to get anything going against the Clippers due to Ivica Zubac inside and struggling with his outside shot, including a chance to tie the game up in the final seconds, Alperen Sengun with an impressive display against LA, scoring 14 points in 10 minutes of run and more.
35 min
164
Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Prospects Jaden ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by the founder of TeaAndRockets.com Nathan Fogg (@NathanFogg1) to discuss strengths, weaknesses and assess preliminary draft stock of the three G League prospects in this year's NBA Draft: Jaden Hardy. Dyson Daniels and MarJon Beauchamp.
37 min
165
Rockets Final Season Stretch Expectations For R...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by the hosts of the Summit State Of Mind Podcast, brothers Justin (@JP_Mirabueno) & Kenny (@summitcommish) Mirabueno to discuss the roots of their Rockets fandom and how they got into the podcasting scene, each person's favorite rookie this season and why, expectations for said rookie selections for the final 1/3 of the season, a series of over/under predictions regarding Jalen Green's scoring, Kevin Porter Jr.'s three-ball, and the Rockets final record plus a BOLD prediction involving two of the Rockets young players.
44 min
166
Tanking Teams! Best Players, Draft Plans & More...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) takes part in a Locked On NBA TANKERS roundtable with the hosts from Locked On Magic, Thunder and Pacers to discuss the state of their respective franchises, who will be the next team to ESCAPE the bottom of the standings, who is doing the best job of rebuilding so far, thoughts on the upcoming NBA Draft and more.
51 min
167
Rockets At NBA All-Star 2022 | Jae'Sean Tate & ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by member of Pelicans county Chris McGehee (@ChrisBMcGehee) for their annual tradition of discussing the NBA All-Star Weekend festivities. The newly revamped Rising Stars challenge, where Jalen Green had the best individual performance of any player, on any time, Jae'Sean Tate's game-winning layup and hard-nosed defense on display, Alperen Sengun ALWAYS, the catastrophe that was Saturday night with a new Skills Challenge that fell flat and a dunk contest where Jalen Green unfortunately struggled, followed by the weekend being saved by an incredible All-Star game.
42 min
168
Dennis Schroder Leadership, Alperen Sengun Care...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the Rockets competitive game against the best team in the NBA Phoenix Suns, falling just short at the end of regulation in an attempt to push it to overtime. Dennis Schroder's impact on both sides of the floor, Alperen Sengun with the best game of his career going toe-to-toe with Deandre Ayton, Jalen Green looking good early, but not getting involved enough later on in the game, KJ Martin providing a spark (and some monster dunks) off the bench and more.
37 min
169
Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Prospects Patric...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by the Founder of TeaAndRockets.com Nathan Fogg (@NathanFogg1) to discuss strengths, weaknesses and assess preliminary draft stock of Wisconsin's Patrick Baldwin Jr., Memphis' Jalen Duren, and Duke's AJ Griffin.
40 min
170
Dennis Schroder Makes Rockets Debut, But At The...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the Rockets blowout loss against the Utah Jazz, in which Dennis Schroder made his Rockets debut, but at the cost of Josh Christopher's minutes. What benefit does Schroder provide to the second unit, why Christopher's minutes shouldn't be cut back, how the Rockets distribute touches across the team, Jalen Green's defense and touches compared to other NBA rookies, solid night's for Kevin Porter Jr. and KJ Martin and more.
31 min
171
Rockets GM Rafael Stone's Media Presser | Denni...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses takeaways from Rockets' General Manager Rafael Stone's Friday press conference to address the Daniel Theis-Dennis Schroder trade with the Boston Celtics. Schroder's fit and role with this young Rockets team, Daishen Nix's growth and timeline for (possible) NBA run, Eric Gordon's commitment to Houston, general feelings of the direction of the rebuild and more.
35 min
172
Rockets Trade Deadline | Daniel Theis Out, But ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) reacts to the Rockets mostly underwhelming trade deadline activity, sending Daniel Theis to the Boston Celtics for Dennis Schroder, Enes Freedom, and Bruno Fernando. Reasons the Rockets didn't participate in any other deadline deals, why Eric Gordon not being moved makes *some* sense, Rafael Stone setting a value precedent and sticking to it, the Brooklyn Nets moving on from James Harden and some quick-hitting thoughts on Rockets-Raptors, including Kevin Porter Jr.'s dynamic play, Jalen Green's solid evening and Christian Wood's playmaking.
41 min
173
NBA Trade Deadline! Houston Rockets Watchlist: ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by the Podfather, Rockets Wire Editor Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) to share and discuss final thoughts as the Rockets head into the 2022 NBA Trade Deadline. Is what the Brooklyn Nets decide to do with James Harden more important that anything Houston does? The reason why NOT moving Eric Gordon isn't the end of the world. Could the Miami Heat be setting up a play for Christian Wood? Will the LA Lakers cave and send Russell Westbrook back to the Rockets in exchange for John Wall?
44 min
174
Kevin Porter Jr. ON FIRE From Three, But Not En...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks the Rockets loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, in which Kevin Porter Jr. was on FIRE from long distance, finishing 7/12 from three on the night, but unfortunately wasn't enough to secure the win. KPJ's growth as a shooter, which unlocks the rest of his game, Jalen Green's offensive decision-making, Christian Wood's usage rate and icing the team out offensively, big trades around the NBA including CJ McCollum to New Orleans, Domantas Sabonis to the Sacramento Kings and how those trades impact the Rockets going into the NBA Trade Deadline.
32 min
175
Josh Christopher Career Night, Rockets Starting...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks a variety of topics in a "melting pot" episode, focusing on Josh Christopher's career night against the San Antonio Spurs and overall consistent play, Jalen Green's growth as a defender, Alperen Sengun getting the starting nod against the New Orleans Pelicans, but not being utilized properly, Christian Wood killing offensive flow, Caris LeVert traded to the Cavaliers, removing a buyer from the Eric Gordon market and more.
38 min
176
Rockets New Team Plane, Jalen Green & Alperen S...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks is joined by Roosh Williams (@RooshWilliams) to discuss the Rockets new team plane and how the organization has handled the rebuild thus far, the impressive outings from Jalen Green and Alperen Sengun against Evan Mobley and the Cleveland Cavaliers, and a quick check-in on James Harden, the Brooklyn Nets, and how their potential implosion changes the outlook of the James Harden trade.
49 min
177
Jalen Green, Kevin Porter Jr. & Christian Wood ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks the Rockets big-time win against the Cleveland Cavaliers and all of the storylines from the game. Rockets responding and closing out the game STRONG after Cavs cut the lead to 105-102, Jalen Green looking the part of No. 2 overall pick posting 21/5/5 and dropping 20+ for the first time since early January, Kevin Porter Jr. staying composed and playing clutch down the stretch against his former team, Christian Wood and Alperen Sengun sharing the floor together in the return of the double-big lineup and more.
33 min
178
Houston Rockets NBA Trade Deadline | Speculatio...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Dave Hardisty (@clutchfans) and David Weiner (@BimaThug) to discuss Rockets trade rumors and speculation centered on Eric Gordon, Christian Wood, John Wall & more heading into the 2022 NBA Trade Deadline.
50 min
179
Rockets Lose To Steph Curry's 40, But Encouragi...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses the Rockets 122-108 loss against the Golden State Warriors, in which Steph Curry turned back the clock to 2019 and exploded in the fourth quarter just like Game 6 of the WCSF. Despite the Curry takeover, some encouraging signs from Jalen Green's play and level of confidence, Christian Wood's strong start and quality switching defense, Kevin Porter Jr. continuing to showcase his playmaking skills, matching his career-high for assists in a half of play, and the Rockets reserve unit of KJ Martin, Garrison Mathews and Josh Christopher providing consistent punch off the bench.
29 min
180
Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Prospects Benned...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks is joined by the Founder of TeaAndRockets.com Nathan Fogg (@NathanFogg1) to discuss strengths, weaknesses and assess preliminary draft stock of Arizona's Bennedict Mathurin, Baylor's Kendall Brown and Wisconsin's Johnny Davis.
37 min
181
Rockets Big Picture Takeaways From Spurs Loss O...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks big picture takeaways from the Rockets blowout loss against the San Antonio Spurs, focusing on Kevin Porter Jr.'s growth as a point guard while still highlighting the main area of concern for KPJ moving forward, Stephen Silas' comments on playing Alperen Sengun and Christian Wood together and what that might mean for their respective futures with the Rockets, and Jalen Green's continued struggles and why it's not time to hit the panic button.
32 min
182
Houston Rockets NBA Trade Deadline | Lakers Int...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by RocketsTwitter OG and good friend of the show Karthik Prasad (@stanfordkp) to discuss the most recent reporting surrounding the Rockets plans for this upcoming NBA Trade Deadline. John Wall being linked to both the LA Clippers AND LA Lakers, multiple suitors inquiring about Eric Gordon, Christian Wood NOT being actively shopped and the possible return for some of the veterans on the roster in Daniel Theis, David Nwaba and DJ Augustin.
40 min
183
Tough, But Encouraging Houston Rockets Loss Aga...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Apollo HOU Contributor and one of the hosts of Rockets Safe Spaces on Twitter Brad LeBlanc (@BraddeauxNBA) to discuss the heartbreaking last-second loss against the Golden State Warriors as Steph Curry sinks the first buzzer-beater of his career. Jae'Sean Tate and Kevin Porter Jr. slowing down Curry, Warriors third quarter run, Porter Jr. continuing to facilitate at a high level, KJ Martin and Garrison Mathews takeover in the fourth, second-unit ball movement, Jalen Green's struggles and more.
37 min
184
Talking Houston Rockets With Modern Family's Ri...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by huge Rockets fan and Modern Family star Rico Rodriguez (@StarringRico) to discuss the beginnings of his Rockets fandom, thoughts on the Rockets exciting crop of rookies so far, adjusting expectations from the James Harden era to now, personal Rockets Mount Rushmore, growing up a child actor, time on the set of Modern Family and more.
38 min
185
Kevin Porter Jr. CLUTCH THREE Secures Rockets 1...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Roosh Williams (@RooshWilliams) and Ryan Hollins (@TheRyanHollins) to discuss the Rockets impressive road win 116-111 over the Utah Jazz. Kevin Porter Jr. dialed in and finishing the night with eight assists and just one turnover + the CLUTCH three late in the game, huge bench contributions including Armoni Brooks breaking out of his shooting slump and Garrison Mathews tying a season-high 23 points, Stephen Silas' decision to keep Jalen Green on the bench to closeout this game and more.
52 min
186
Rockets Film Room On Josh Christopher's Growth,...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by The Athletic's Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) for another edition of Locked On Rockets Film Room to discuss Josh Christopher's growth and trust from the coaching staff, Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green being staggered on the floor again, and to break down two of the Rockets most commonly run plays, "Wiper" and "Cash".
39 min
187
Seven Possible Rockets Trades Including Eric Go...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) goes through a list of seven possible Houston Rockets trades for Eric Gordon, Christian Wood, John Wall and more as the NBA Trade Deadline is just a couple weeks away. Who on the Rockets doesn't make it past the deadline?
31 min
188
Jalen Green, Eric Gordon Secure Win As Rockets ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks the Rockets splitting the weekend mini series on the road against the Sacramento Kings with takeaways from both games. Jalen Green finding ways to impact the game besides scoring, including the CLUTCH offensive rebound to seal the win, Kevin Porter Jr. dialed in and focused, renewed effort and focus defensively in the second meeting, Stephen Silas' management of players in foul trouble, the return of Garry Bird, Green's touches in the fourth quarter and how Alperen Sengun looked in his first two games back.
30 min
189
Rockets Defense, Eric Gordon And Clutch Kevin P...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by host of The Launch Pad Podcast and Rockets Safe Spaces on Twitter Paulo Alves (@PauloAlvesNBA) to discuss the Rockets 128-124 win on the road against the San Antonio Spurs. Eric Gordon's masterclass performance and reminder why every playoff team should be asking about him right now, Stephen Silas going BACK to staggering Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green's minutes, Green's rebounding and transition play, the Rockets renewed defensive focus, especially in the second half and top of the fourth quarter, KPJ's late-game heroics and Dejounte Murray *almost* taking the game back down the stretch.
36 min
190
Possible Rockets Trades, Kevin Porter Jr. And J...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by the Podfather and Rockets Wire Editor Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) to discuss how the Kevin Porter Jr. point guard experiment may be impacting Jalen Green, Stephen Silas' role in developing Rockets players, the recent defensive regression and trade possibilities for Eric Gordon and Christian Wood.
40 min
191
Should The Rockets Be Staggering Kevin Porter J...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Will aka Biased Houston (@BiasedHouston) to discuss the Rockets 111-91 loss against the Philadelphia 76ers and the big-picture themes at play during the game. Double-big lineup makes a comeback with Daniel Theis starting alongside Christian Wood, Joel Embiid explodes in the first quarter, why so few double-teams? Quiet offensive night for Wood, Kevin Porter Jr.'s offensive struggles continue, is it starting to hurt Jalen Green and should Stephen Silas be staggering minutes for the backcourt duo?
42 min
192
Josh Christopher Shines, But Houston Rockets De...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by host of The Launch Pad Podcast and Rockets Safe Spaces on Twitter, Don Knock (@DonKnock) to discuss the Rockets 141-123 blowout loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves, focusing on Josh Christopher's stellar night and individual work with Stephen Silas, the Rockets defensive woes leading to so many hard to watch games, Kevin Porter Jr. and Jalen Green's offensive struggles, lack of minutes for the backcourt duo at the end of blowouts and more.
44 min
193
Rockets John Wall Situation, Kevin Porter Jr.'s...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) to discuss his opinion's on the Rockets decision to have John Wall sit out and the belief that Wall would NOT be detrimental to the development of Kevin Porter Jr., the situation surrounding Porter Jr.'s halftime incident and how the team has handled the process, Porter Jr.'s role in the organization moving forward and more.
59 min
194
Houston Rockets 2022 NBA Draft Targets Jaden Iv...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by founder of the Tea And Rockets Blog Nathan Fogg (@NathanFogg1) for another round of draft content focusing on how NDA Draft big boards are an ever-changing process, Jalen Duren's fall out of the top-end of the draft, Jaden Ivey and Jabari Smith.
37 min
195
Rockets Beat Wizards Off Kevin Porter Jr. GAME ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) is joined by Roosh Williams (@RooshWilliams) to discuss the Rockets 114-111 win against the Washington Wizards off of Kevin Porter Jr.'s GAME WINNING shot in his first game back from being suspended. KPJ's clutch play down the stretch despite a rough-ish overall game, how big this moment is for KPJ, Stephen Silas and the rest of the team, Christian Wood bouncing back with 22/11, Jalen Green learning to be more decisive in how he attacks defenses, Garrison Mathews takes THREE charges and now leads the team in that category and more.
40 min
196
Rockets Suspensions, Garrison Mathews' Return, ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks Stephen Silas' handling of the Kevin Porter Jr. and Christian Wood situations, followed by discussing the Rockets loss against the Sixers. Garrison Mathews returning to the lineup in a big way, Jalen Green's offensive struggles and more.
32 min
197
Jalen Green Goes Off Despite Rockets Halftime D...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks the reported halftime drama regarding Kevin Porter Jr., Christian Wood and the Rockets coaching staff, leading to KPJ leaving the game at halftime. Despite the drama, Jalen Green has a career night, making it to the free throw line an impressive 14 times on his way to 29 points. What led to the halftime dispute, how should Porter Jr. and Wood be handled and more.
28 min
198
Five Rockets New Year's Resolutions Going Into ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) discusses FIVE Rockets New Year's resolutions as the 2021 year comes to an end and we prepare for 2022. Jalen Green as the primary ball handler, Alperen Sengun's fouling, double-big lineups and more.
28 min
199
Should The Rockets Trade Christian Wood Or Plan...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks Kevin Porter Jr.'s growth as a playmaker and the ongoing debate surrounding Alperen Sengun's minutes before diving into whether or not the Rockets should consider trading Christian Wood or keeping him long-term. What type of return would be required? Is Wood worth max money at the end of his current deal? Can Wood and Sengun coexist together?
33 min
200
Kevin Porter Jr. Returns, Jalen Green Goes Off ...
Host Jackson Gatlin (@JTGatlin) talks Kevin Porter Jr.'s impressive return to the Rockets lineup (22 points, 9 assists), Jalen Green's fourth quarter explosion (14 points), struggling to defend the Lakers with LeBron at the five, David Nwaba's defensive efforts on LeBron, Josh Christopher earning a spot in the rotation moving forward and more.
31 min