The Rockets are 4-1 in the preseason and look absolutely terrific as their core players, led by James Harden, are shooting lights out from beyond the arc.
“This is the best team we’ve seen in the preseason by far,” said Dallas coach Rick Carlisle of the Rockets. “This is going to be one of the top teams in the league. I was looking at their third team out there and they looked like a real NBA team.”
Dave Hardisty and Lance Thompson fire up the podcast to talk about:
- The exceptional play by the Rockets’ rotation guys this preseason.
- The Omer Asik–Dwight Howard front court pairing.
- The still-wide-open competition for the starting power forward spot.
- The strong play from both Jeremy Lin and Patrick Beverley in the point guard starter battle.
- The NBA general managers survey and how Harden, Dwight and the Rockets stacked up.
- Analyst Jalen Rose’s prediction that Kevin Durant will ultimately join forces with Harden and Dwight Howard with the Houston Rockets.