Hardwood Knocks: An NBA Podcast

Hardwood Knocks is a totally, completely, wholly lit basketball podcast in which Bleacher Report's Adam Fromal and Dan Favale analyze the ins, outs, ups, downs and heck, even diagonals of the NBA.


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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 25 days 9 hours 48 minutes


Sixers' Ben Simmons Problem, Bucks-Nets, Kawhi, CP3, LeBron, Pelicans & Wizards Coaching Jobs

Hardwood Knocks tackles the fallout from the Philadelphia 76ers' epic collapse(s) against the Atlanta Hawks; asks whether a Ben Simmons trade is inevitable; discusses the injuries to Kawhi Leonard and Mike Conley; breaks down the impact of Chris Paul entering the NBA's health and safety protocols; addresses LeBron James' comments about this season and the seeming uptick in injuries; takes stock of the New Orleans Pelicans' decision to fire Stan Van Gundy; and breaks down the league's most...



MAIL TIME: Nikola Jokic Rant, Bucks/Nets, Suns Core, Joel Embiid vs Jokic, Jazz vs PHX

MAIL TIME. Hardwood Knocks' latest bag was FULL of mail. We talked Nikola Jokic; Jokic vs. Joel Embiid; Milwaukee Bucks-Brooklyn Nets; the Phoenix Suns' success; the Utah Jazz's performance vs. the Los Angeles Clippers; possible Buddy Hield and Malcolm Brogdon trades; efficient rookies; Anthony Edwards and the Minnesota Timberwolves; an off-beat build-your-team exercise; and much, MUCH more...



Nate Bjorkgren Fired, Indiana Pacers Outlook with Caitlin Cooper

Dan talks with the GOAT, Caitlin Cooper (@C2_Cooper) from Indy Cornrows, about the Indiana Pacers' future. They discuss everything from Nate Bjorkgren's failures and the LIVE reaction to his firing, to the makeup of the roster and Caris LeVert's play post-trade from the Nets, to T.J. McConnell, Doug McDermott, T.J. Warren, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner, potential trades and much, much more. TIMESTAMPS⬇️ ???? The Bjorkgren experience (2:46) ???? Does the roster need to change? (12:43) ???? T.J...



MAILBAG: Boston Celtics Deep Dive, Future of Dame/McCollum, Jazz, Suns, Nets-Bucks

MAIL TIME. Dan brings on Alex Kungu (@Kungu_NBA) to discuss the state of the Boston Celtics, including Danny Ainge's legacy, Brad Stevens' promotion, head coaching candidates, Marcus Smart's value, Kemba Walker trades, Aaron Nesmith, Romeo Langford, Payton Pritchard, Robert Williams III, the direction of the franchise and much more...



episode 467: Celtics Drama, Knicks Postmortem, Hawks-Sixers, Embiid Injury, NBA Tanking with Jake Fischer

The NBA news cycle rages on, so Hardwood Knocks does, too. First, Adam and Dan discuss the Boston Celtics' front office overhaul, offering their thoughts on Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens, the head coach search and the future of the franchise. After that, they dive into Joel Embiid's latest injury and what that means for the Philadelphia 76ers-Atlanta Hawks series. From there, they offer up some closing thoughts on the New York Knicks season...



episode 466: MAILBAG: Hawks-Knicks, John Collins, Collin Sexton, Anthony Davis Injury, LeBron, DeRozan

MAIL TIME! Our latest listener-directed shindig covers the Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks first-round series; Julius Randle's future; John Collins' free agency; the Lakers-Suns series; Anthony Davis' injury; LeBron James; a look at how the Milwaukee Bucks stack up against the New York Knicks; Collin Sexton; DeMar DeRozan; and the San Antonio Spurs...



episode 465: NBA Playoff Takeaways for Clippers/Kawhi, Celtics, Jazz, Knicks, Hawks, Mavs, Heat, Bucks

Adam and Dan zoom out on the 2021 NBA playoffs with some big-picture takeaways for the Los Angeles Clippers, Ty Lue, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard; Dallas Mavericks; New York Knicks; Atlanta Hawks and Trae Young; Boston Celtics; Milwaukee Bucks; and Miami Heat, Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro and Jimmy Butler. They also kick off the pod with some thoughts on the fans who hurled racial slurs at Ja Morant's family, poured popcorn on Russell Westbrook and spit on Trae Young...




episode 463: 2021 NBA Playoff Predictions

Seven of the eight first-round NBA playoff series are set: Sixers vs. Wizards, Nets vs. Celtics, Bucks vs. Heat, Knicks vs. Hawks, Suns vs. Lakers, Nuggets vs. Blazers and Clippers vs. Mavericks. Dan is joined by Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes (@gt_hughes) to preview ALL OF THEM. We also discuss the Jazz's potential first-round matchup with the Warriors or Grizzlies, and how we expect that to shake out...



episode 462: 2021 All-NBA and All-Defense Picks

Dan and Adam drop their officially official All-NBA and All Defense picks. Officially. And let's just say, some tough cuts were made. TIMESTAMPS⬇️ ???? All-Defense First Team (4:40) ???? All-Defense Second Team (8:44) ???? All-NBA First Team (18:30) ???? All-NBA Second Team (20:04) ???? All-NBA Third Team - Guards (27:02) ???? All-NBA Third Team - Forwards (32:59) ???? All-NBA Third Team - Center (38:31)