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Reacting to a dominant Game 1 Rockets performance against the Thunder and previewing Game 2 with Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS).   Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

Previewing the Rockets/Thunder 1st Round Matchup with Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) and Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS):   -Who or what are the X Factors in this series? -What do the Rockets need to do to be successful? -Most Important Player in this Series? -Giving our Final Predictions   Also, one last reflection on the Houston Rockets' regular season.   Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

With Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS) debating:   -Ryan Anderson's injury and his importance -Should the Rockets rest James Harden? -MVP race update - Has the race changed at all? -Mike D'Antoni's merit for the Coach of The Year Award   Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

With Jorge Flores (@jorgecflores22) and Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS) debating the Daryl Morey's merit for the Executive of The Year Award and why the Fast and Furious franchise is iconic. Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

With Taylor Pate (@taylorlpate) and Paul Michie-Derrick (@RocketIntellect) talking:   -Discussing the Pelicans loss -The MVP Race and Harden's chances -Preferred Playoff matchups   Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

With Ben DuBose (host of Locked on Rockets/@BenDuBose on Twitter) talking:   -What did the Lou Williams trade signal for the Rockets? -Has the KD injury opened up a path to contention for the Rockets? -Has Daryl Morey made a fundamental shift in how he's built the roster?   Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

Salman Ali (@RedNationHoops), Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose), Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS), and Paul (@RocketIntellect) react to the DeMarcus Cousins trade that rocked All-Star Weekend. Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

Salman (@RedNationHoops) gets together with Kyle Chilek (@K_Chile22) and Taylor Pate (@taylorlpate) to discuss needs the Rockets should address going into the trade deadline and play a fun game of "Who Says No?". Listen to The Red Nation Hoops Podcast on iTunes or Google Play Music.

With co-host Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS) and special guest Oliver Maroney (@OMaroneyNBA / Formerly of BasketballInsiders.com). Discussing: -Favorite stories in the NBA -Sneaky teams to watch -Source of the Rockets struggles -Trade targets for the Rockets -Playoff ceiling for Houston -How do the Rockets match up with the Warriors? -MVP favorite

Dissecting what has been a rough stretch for James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Is the source of concern fatigue, travel, defense, injury, depth, or a combination of all of these factors? We take a short dive-in and try to figure out how Houston can bounce back and respond going forward.

Answering your Twitter and email questions with Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS) and Taylor Pate (@taylorlpate):   -Who will the Rockets target at the trade deadline? -What are the Rockets current roster needs? -Mike D'Antoni's impact on Nene? -How many awards can the Rockets win this season (COTY, SMOTY, MVP, EOTY, etc

In this episode we discuss:   - Clint Capela's injury and how it impacts the Rockets moving forward - The Rockets pursuit of Sacramento's Kosta Koufos - What happened to K.J. McDaniels? - Are the Rockets the favorites to make the Western Conference Finals? - How do the Rockets matchup with the Clippers and can they beat them? - Do the Rockets have an extra gear for the playoffs? - James Harden's historic triple double - Is James Harden the frontrunner for MVP? How does he stack up with Russell Westbrook?

Salman Ali (@RedNationHoops) and Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS) debate:   -How good are the Rockets and can they legitimately compete for the NBA championship? -Is Mike D'Antoni the Coach of the Year? -Is James Harden the frontrunner for MVP? -How good has Patrick Beverley been this season? -How the Rockets stack up with other Western Conference teams

In this episode we discuss: - An update to the D-Mo Situation + our thoughts on it - How the Rockets have exceeded all expectations (even ours) - The Rockets surging defense + How good can this team be? - Patrick Beverley's growth as a player - How this season is in many ways redemption for many of the Houston Rockets (Eric Gordon, Ryan Anderson, Mike D'Antoni, James Harden, etc..)