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: 29 days 7 hours 13 minutes


2022 NBA Trade Deadline Targets for Every Eastern Conference Team

With the unofficial starts of NBA trade season just around the corner, Adam and Dan are coming up with a handful of potential targets for every team. First up: All 15 Eastern Conference squads...


 2021-12-10  1h25m

Where Do the Denver Nuggets Go From Here?

Dan is joined by T.J. McBridge (@TJMcBrideNBA) from Mile High Sports to break down the short- and long-term outlook of the Denver Nuggets. They discuss Michael Porter Jr.'s potential season-ending injury, the Nuggets' shorthanded rotation, Nikola Jokic's MVP case, possible trade targets, Denver's defense, the team's future beyond this season and much more. TIMESTAMPS⬇️ ???? 0:32 - Intro ???? 3:14 - State of the Nuggets ???? 6:42 - Jamal Murray/Michael Porter Jr...


 2021-12-07  43m

MAILBAG: Kemba, John Wall Trades, Underrated Players, Draymond Green, NBA Trades

MAIL TIME. Our latest trip down You Asked, We Answered Lane covers potential John Wall trades, the Denver Nuggets' future following the Michael Porter Jr...


 2021-11-30  1h0m

Pressing Questions: Kings, Dubs, Nuggets, Cavs, Clippers, NBA Playoff Predictions, Devin Booker/Suns

Dan is joined by Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes (@gt_hughes) to tackle the biggest questions they each have as the NBA nears the quarter-mark of the 2021-22 season. Their maze of inquiries covers playoff predictions for the Eastern Conference, the Sacramento Kings' future following Luke Walton's exit, the Toronto Raptors' direction, the Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets, the Orlando Magic's starting five, the Phoenix Suns and Devin Booker and much, MUCH more...


 2021-11-24  1h23m

MAILBAG: Guilty Pleasure Teams, Luke Walton/Kings, DeMar DeRozan, New Foul Rules, Jonas Valanciunas

In the second part of a super-duper-mega mailbag, Adam and Dan discuss Jonas Valanciunas' impact on the New Orleans Pelicans; the news about the Sacramento Kings being displeased with Luke Walton; their favorite guilty-pleasure league pass watches; DeMar DeRozan's MVP case; how the new foul rules could impact team-building in the future; the way analytics are presented to fans; and much more...


 2021-11-16  1h16m

MAILBAG: Hawks Woes, KAT's Future, Hornets Trade Targets, Spurs, Clippers, Nuggets

MAIL TIME! In Part One of our TWO-PART SUPER-DUPER-MEGA MAILBAG, your questions have us covering Karl-Anthony Towns' future with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Atlanta Hawks' recent struggles, trade targets for the Charlotte Hornets' center rotation, impressions of the San Antonio Spurs, the Los Angeles Clippers' offense, Ben Simmons news, Will Barton's leap, the Denver Nuggets' title stock and more! TIMESTAMPS⬇️ ???? 0:16 - Intro ???? 1:46 - What's wrong with the Hawks? ???? 13:56 - Center...


 2021-11-12  1h2m

2021-22 NBA Awards Ladder: Who Leads the MVP Field?

Adam and Dan build their NBA awards ladders now that every team has played around 10 games for the season. Please note these are not meant to be predictions, but more of a snapshot of where the awards races stands if the 2021-22 campaign ended today. We have top five candidates for the MVP race, plus a top-three ladder for Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved Player, Executive of the Year and Coach of the Year...


 2021-11-10  1h27m

Robert Sarver Allegations, 1 Interesting Stat for Every NBA Team

Hardwood Knocks reacts to the explosive report from ESPN that alleges Phoenix Suns managing partner Robert Sarver has created a racist and misogynistic work environment over the course of his 17-year tenure. After that, Dan relays one stat—but really more—for every NBA team he finds interesting or will be watching for the rest of the season...


 2021-11-05  1h17m

MAILBAG: The Knicks!, Jokic/MPJ, Jimmy Butler, Miles Bridges, Evan Mobley, Raptors Rookies

MAIL TIME! This week's dive into listener questions will cover the New York Knicks' hot start (loss to the Toronto Raptors not withstanding), Scottie Barnes, Evan Mobley, Jimmy Butler, Nikola Jokic, Michael Porter Jr...


 2021-11-02  1h14m

Truth or Trash?!? - Suns, Harden, Lakers, Grizzlies, Hornets, Cavs, More

It's time for our second annual NBA 'Truth or Trash?!?' Sure, it's basically rebranded 'Fact or Fiction," but who cares? Dan is joined by Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes (@gt_hughes) to discuss a bunch of surprising early-season trends and whether they should be viewed as new normals (truth!) or fleeting blips on the radar (trash!)...


 2021-10-29  1h31m