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Red Orange Report 47

Red Orange Report 47

Rockets talk: 01:00
Calvin Watkins interview: 24:24
Astros talk: 57:19

When midnight strikes on July 1, where will your general manager be? Ben and Josh break down the huge sense of urgency within the Rockets and GM Daryl Morey, including the odds of luring bigger names like Al Horford, Kevin Durant, Mike Conley, Ryan Anderson and Hassan Whiteside. ESPN's Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) joins the show to share what he's heard from the Rockets and rank the likely possibilities in free agency. Josh and Ben also review Houston's recent draft and where the additions of Chinanu Onuaku, Zhou Qi, and Gary Payton II could fit in the team's future plans.

Turning to baseball, Ben and Josh are joined in studio by Grayson Skweres (@g_swkeres) to examine the resurgent Astros. They debate the legitimacy of the team's turnaround on offense and whether AJ Reed's slow start is any cause for concern. The inconsistent pitching staff is also brought into focus, including the options (or lack thereof) a