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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episode 373: Top 10 Milwaukee Bucks of the Decade

Come on down, Milwaukee Bucks fans! Your team is next up in our decade-ranking series. With input from you, dear listeners, Adam and Dan rank the top 10 players to suit up for the Bucks since the 2010-11 season. No spoilers here: We know where Giannis Antetokounmpo land. Everything after him—or at least the top three—is up in the air. Names like Brandon Jennings, Eric Bledsoe, Malcolm Brogdon, Brook Lopez, Larry Sanders, Ersan Ilyasova and more are all hard to place...


 2020-07-07  57m

episode 372: Top 10 Miami Heat of the Decade

Ready or not, it's time to rank the top 10 Miami Heat players of the past decade. The tippy-top of this exercise is fairly consensus, but plenty of questions remain: Does Dwyane Wade have a case to beat out LeBron James? Will Jimmy Butler make the cut on this list? What about Ray Allen? And Justise Winslow? How high has Bam Adebayo climbed? How low as Hassan Whiteside fallen? Let's rank.


 2020-07-03  49m

episode 371: NBA Player Archetypes, The Raptors' Title Defense, Siakam vs. Tatum

Hardwood Knocks is joined by Yasmin (@carmelohdrama), a co-host of the Dishes & Dimes podcast and the author of The Neon Playbook journal, to talk about the latest in NBA bubble happenings, player archetypes and all things Raptors, including: Pascal Siakam vs. Jayson Tatum, OG Anunoby's development, Toronto's title defense, Fred VanVleet's free agency, the deification of Kyle Lowry and the Giannis Antetokounmpo-sized elephant in the room.


 2020-07-01  1h2m

episode 370: Top 10 Memphis Grizzlies of the Decade

Come on down, Memphis Grizzlies! You're the next subject of our "Ranking the top 10 players of the decade for every NBA team!" series. Adam and Dan thoroughly enjoyed recording this one, and while we're ultra-biased, we highly recommend this pod for non-Grizzlies fans (and obviously Grizz faithful), just because of how many quality players this team has churned out. You all know Marc Gasol, Mike Conley, Zach Randolph and Tony Allen made the cut...


 2020-06-29  56m

episode 369: 1996 NBA Re-Draft: 6-Man Rotation Edition

Woo buddy, was the 1996 NBA draft class loaded or what? Kobe Bryant. Steve Nash. Allen Iverson. Ray Allen. Jermaine O'Neal. The undrafted Ben Wallace. The list goes on and on and on. For the 24th anniversary of this historically great class, Adam and Dan each drafted a six-man rotation. The goal here is to build the best team, which means the best player available doesn't always enter into the equation. We're angling for fit—and to beat the other...


 2020-06-26  34m

episode 368: Biggest Question Facing NBA's Non-Bubble Teams

Jabari Ali Davis (@JabariDavisNBA) from the Dunks and Discourse podcast stops by for an ultra-packed episode. First, he and Dan discuss the NBA's latest return-to-play news. Then, they discuss the reaction to Kyrie Irving's "Let's not play" stance, and whether the players can make a bigger difference by heading to Disney World or sitting out. After that, we get to the meat and potatoes of the podcast: Our biggest question for each of the NBA's eight non-bubble teams moving forward...


 2020-06-22  1h20m

episode 367: Top 10 Los Angeles Lakers of the Decade

The Los Angeles Lakers are next up in Hardwood Knocks' decade-ranking series. Along with Adam Fromal (@fromal09), Dan goes through the top 10 Lakers dating back to the 2010-11 season, as determined not only by our thoughts, but the votes of our listeners. We all know where Kobe Bryant lands, but what about LeBron James? Does Anthony Davis make the cut? What about Lamar Odom? Or Andrew Bynum? It's been a weird decade in Lakers basketball. Let's talk about it.


 2020-06-18  49m

episode 366: The NBA’s Ultimate All-Time 1-on-1 Tournament

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 2020-06-16  1h10m

episode 365: Top 10 Los Angeles Clippers of the Decade

Hardwood Knocks' decade-ranking series is back! As per usual, Dan is joined by Adam Fromal (@fromal09) to discuss which 10 players make the cut. The Los Angeles Clippers are the next team to enter our pressure-cooker, and with the help of our wonderful listeners, we've identified the best of the best from this past decade, beginning with the 2010-11 season...


 2020-06-12  57m

episode 364: Winners/Losers of NBA's Return + Concern for the Brooklyn Nets

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 2020-06-10  1h12m