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's back injury, the playoff version of Harden & Houston's bid for the NBA All-Star Game in the near future.
Our guests this week are Chronicle Houston Cougars Beat Writer Joseph Duarte & ESPN 97.5's Nick Sharara. What areas do the Rockets need to fill at the trade deadline? Nick (1:30) looks for holes in RedNation & wonders if Brock (31:45) isn't still the Texans starting QB next year. What does Major Applewhite's 1st recruiting class look like? Duarte (40:53) tells us if the #HTownTakeover is still alive & let's us know if Kelvin Sampson can finally take the Cougars dancing in March. Plus, Robert & Nick wonder if Kevin Durant is out of touch with NBA fans.
Is Kellen Mond Texas A&M's next great QB? Rivals.com's Courtney Roland tells about their Signing Day hall in what most experts are calling a top 10 Freshman class. We also ask her about Gary Kubiak's rumored return to College Station & the Aggies run of Super Bowl rings in recent years.
Our guests this week are Longhorns Insider & CBS Austin Sports Director Bob Ballou & Rivals.com Aggies Insider Courtney Roland. Did Tom Herman fall short in his 1st UT recruiting class? Ballou (17:58) looks at Herman's 1st few weeks in Austin & UT's disappointing basketball season. Are the Rockets just a mediocre NBA team? Robert & R.G. (1:39) debate their sluggish recent play, look at Yao Ming's latest honor & wonder if the Oilers retain their greatest all-time choke job title. Do the Aggies have a new QB in this year's recruiting class? Roland (45:30) analyzes what some are calling a top 10 Freshman class & we ask her about Kubiak's rumored return to College Station. Who thinks the Astros are the best team in the AL? Robert & R.G. (36:21) talk 'Stros & preview Spring Training.
Is it too early to panic about the Rockets recent play? Ben explains why the Rockets are struggling, looks at Harden's 3 point shooting, Trevor Ariza's importance & Capela's comeback from injury. We also ask him who the 2nd most important player behind Harden is & talk #RoadRyan.
Our guests this week are Locked on Rockets Host Ben DuBose & Root Sports Astros Broadcaster Todd Kalas. Should we get in full Rockets panic mode? We ask Ben (1:30) about Capela's comeback, Harden's turnovers, Ryan Anderson's home woes & if we'll see K.J. McDaniels in a Rockets uniform in March. What was it like to grow up with a legendary baseball voice? Todd (56:56) tells us about his days in Houston with his dad Harry. What is our biggest pet peeve about the national media's coverage of Houston? Robert & R.G. (26:00) talk Super Bowl week, the Astros espionage settlement & watching the 2 best players in their sport this past week.
How did Jeff Bagwell react to getting into the MLB Hall of Fame? McTaggart shares some stories from Bagwell's career, looks at the potential Astros opening day lineup, reacts to Luhnow's statement, talks about the new Astros Spring Training home & remembers Yordano Ventura.