As we get deeper into the offseason, there are a lot of questions regarding the state of the Houston Rockets. Will the team move on from Russell Westbrook after he requested a trade? Is it time to rebuild and trade James Harden? SI’s Chris Mannix spoke to new Rockets head coach Stephen Silas on The Crossover podcast about the challenges he faces ahead.
(Listen to the latest Crossover podcast here. The following transcript has been edited and condensed for clarity.)
This interview was conducted before the report of Russell Westbrook's trade request.