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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h3m. Bisher sind 839 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 37 days 14 hours 47 minutes


Every NBA Team's Best Blockbuster Trade Asset

Dan recently wrote about every NBA team's best blockbuster trade asset ahead of the 2023 NBA trade deadline. He goes into more detail about his picks for every squads as well as what went into the process. Check out the article here: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/10061630-every-nba-teams-best-blockbuster-trade-asset-entering-2023-deadline ......



MAILBAG: Are the Heat Stuck?, Anfernee Simons Trade Value, Top 5 Players in the West

MAIL TIME...IN MINIATURE. Dan and Grant answer questions from listeners about the Miami Heat, the top five players in the West, Anfernee Simons, Lauri Markkanen, Pascal Siakam, team-building strategies and more. Finally, at the very end, Dan and Grant determine whether every team in the league should buy, sell or hold at the 2023 NBA trade deadline...



"That's Something! or That's Stupid!"

Dan and Grant debut "That's Something! or That's Stupid!," an idea that is the brainchild of RealSyrup2219 from Discord. (Thanks, RealSyrup2219!) In this pod, we respond to 13 statements that cover the NBA rulebook, league coverage, play styles and much more and then decide whether these proclamations are "Stupid!" or worth further discussion and implementation...



Kevin Durant Injury Fallout + Low-Hanging Fruit Feast

Dan had a craving for some low-hanging fruit, so he bounced around a little section of the the Association. First up: The impact that the Kevin Durant injury will have on the Brooklyn Nets. Then, it's on to the latest mini soap opera featuring LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. From there, he hits on the John Collins interview while providing a few of his favorite Collins destinations. And finally, he discusses Fred VanVleet and the future of the Toronto Raptors...



East Mailbag, Part 2: Pistons, Pacers, Heat, Bucks, Knicks, Magic, Sixers, Raptors, Wizards

MAIL TIME. Dan and Grant are back with Part 2 of their NBA Eastern Conference mailbag. If you haven't checked out Part 1, please do that now! In the second part of this exercise, we're tackling a BUNCH of questions on the Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards...



East Mailbag, Part 1: Hawks, Celtics, Nets, Hornets, Bulls, Cavs

MAIL TIME. Dan and Grant dive into Part 1 of their TWO-PART Eastern Conference mailbag. First up, we have the Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers. TIMESTAMPS BELOW?? 0:00 - INTRO 2:16 - Atlanta Hawks 12:48 - Boston Celtics 19:54 - Brooklyn Nets 30:43 - Charlotte Hornets 43:24 - Chicago Bulls 48:53 - Cleveland Cavaliers JOIN OUR DISCORD: bit.ly/discordhwk SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL: bit...



Can the New Orleans Pelicans Survive the Zion Williamson Injury?

Dan gets into the implications of the Zion Williamson hamstring injury and how it impacts the New Orleans Pelicans both in the short term and heading into the 2023 NBA trade deadline. JOIN OUR DISCORD: bit.ly/discordhwk SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL: bit.ly/31z7eyI FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL?? TWITTER/IG: @danfavale / @danfavale TWITTER: @gt_hughes TWITTER: @fromal09 TWITTER/IG: @HardwoodKnocks / @hardwood_knocks TIKTOK: @hardwoodknocks TWITTER: @SportsMathNet Learn more about your ad choices...


 2023-01-04  13m

Your Favorite NBA Team's 2023 New Year's Resolution

Dan reacts to Grant "Certified Fantabulous" Hughes' article on Bleacher Report that covers 2023 New Year's resolutions for every NBA team...


 2023-01-03  34m

Every NBA Team's Biggest Regret of 2022

Dan polled people who cover or follow/root for every NBA team to figure out what should be their biggest regret from the 2022 calendar year. TIMESTAMPS BELOW?? 0:15 - INTRO 4:54 - Atlanta Hawks 5:51 - Boston Celtics 6:35 - Brooklyn Nets 7:27 - Charlotte Hornets 8:18 - Chicago Bulls 9:04 - Cleveland Cavaliers 9:57 - Dallas Mavericks 11:32 - Denver Nuggets 13:04 - Detroit Pistons 13:55 - Golden State Warriors 15:05 - Houston Rockets 16:06 - Indiana Pacers 17:25 - L.A...


 2022-12-31  45m

Nikola Jokic for MVP, James Harden Rumors, Devin Booker Injury Fallout

After way too much information on the inner goings of Hardwood Knocks, Dan gets into some of the biggest-ticket items on the docket. First, he FINALLY responds to rumors that James Harden wants to return to the Houston Rockets. Then, he discusses the impact Devin Booker's injury will have on the Phoenix Suns. And after that, he lays out why Nikola Jokic should be considered the favorite to win MVP...


 2022-12-30  50m