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 1h4m. Bisher sind 748 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 3 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 34 days 7 hours 28 minutes


episode 136: 137 - NBA All-Star Weekend Preview/Picks, Western Conference Playoff Predictions

Andy and Dan preview and predict the winner for every major All-Star Weekend event: Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, Slam Dunk Competition, Rising Stars Challenge and Sunday night's main attraction itself. After that, the dynamic duo takes a stab at forecasting how the Western Conference's playoff picture will unfurl, offering predictions for the No. 1 seed all the way through to the No. 10 seed and the two teams that will fall just outside the postseason bubble...


 2018-02-15  1h34m

episode 135: 136 - Raptors' Rise, Cavs' Rebirth, West's Playoff Race, NBA Draft Preview

It's mail time again at Hardwood Knocks! Co-founder of The Stepien Cole Zwicker (@colezwicker) joins Dan to go around the league and answer your questions. They cover everything from the Western Conference's playoff race and the Raptors' rise through the Eastern Conference, to the Cavaliers' apparent rebirth and the Celtics' slump, to the NBA draft and Derrick Rose's future in the NBA...


 2018-02-13  1h19m

episode 134: 135 - Trade-Deadline Wrap-up, Cavs Future, Knicks without Kristaps, Lakers Notes

Phew, well, that was something. Despite plenty of people predicting a stagnant NBA trade deadline, this year's transaction party lived up to its usual chaotic billing. The Cavaliers completely re-made their roster on the fly—without giving up their Nets pick. The Lakers now have a clear path to two max-contract slots in free agency. The Knicks may have, possibly, for once, made a good trade. The Pistons beefed up their wing rotation...


 2018-02-09  1h43m

episode 133: 134 - Eastern Conference Trade Deadline Primer: BOS/TOR/CLE/MIA/WAS/MIL/PHI/IND

Let's go, Round 2! After previewing the trade deadline for each of the Eastern Conference's projected lottery teams, Hardwood Knocks is back to talk shop about the playoff-bound squads: Celtics, Raptors, Cavaliers, Heat, Wizards, Bucks, Pacers and 76ers...


 2018-02-06  1h22m

episode 132: 133 - Nikola Mirotic Trade and Eastern Conference Trade Deadline Preview, Part I

The NBA's Feb. 8 trade deadline is bearing down upon us like a bat out of hell, and Hardwood Knocks has some thoughtz and feelz about it. Dan is joined by NBA Math's own Adam Spinella (@Spinella14) to provide a quick recap and breakdown of the Nikola Mirotic trade—spoiler: the Bulls trade a pick, because they always trade a pick—before getting into a deadline primer for the Eastern Conference's lottery teams. (Sorry, Pistons fans...


 2018-02-05  1h30m

episode 131: 132 - Blake Griffin's fit with Pistons & DeAndre Jordan's Future with Clippers

Blake Griffin is now a member of the Detroit Pistons. Yes, you read that correctly. Mere months after signing a five-year max deal to remain with the Clippers, the oft-injured All-Star was flipped to Motor City on Monday, along with Willie Reed and Brice Johnson, in exchange for Avery Bradley, Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic, a first-round pick and a second-round pick.  Take your time to digest this. We understan. It's a lot to take in...


 2018-01-30  36m

episode 130: 131 - Western Conference Trade Deadline Primer, plus Cousins & Roberson Injuries

Now that the NBA's All-Star draft is in the rear view, the league is fully immersed in the upcoming trade deadline. Teams have until Feb. 8 to make significant improvements or hold full-scale fire sales, and the Association's rumor mill is churning out material on the regular. Fear not, though, because Hardwood Knocks has your back...


 2018-01-29  2h2m

episode 129: 130 - All-Star Snubs, Cavs Rumors, Kevin Love Trade Idea, Bucks Fire Jason Kidd

Will the latest reports emanating from the Cavaliers' leaky locker room lead to a massive roster overhaul at the trade deadline? George Hill rumors are everywhere, but might Cleveland consider moving Kevin Love or try getting in on the Kemba Walker sweepstakes? Hardwood Knocks has a three-team trade idea that lands the Cavaliers everything they need to challenge the Warriors while giving Love a change of scenery...


 2018-01-24  1h21m

episode 128: 129 - Kemba Walker Trades, NBA All-Star Draft, Kyrie/Kawhi Injury, Spurs Trades

With ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski reporting the Hornets have put Kemba Walker on the chopping block, Andy and Dan suss out potential landing spots and trade packages. Should the Knicks make a play for him? What about the Spurs? Or perhaps the Cavaliers? Speaking of the Spurs, they announced on Wednesday Kawhi Leonard would be out indefinitely while dealing with a lingering quad injury...


 2018-01-19  47m

episode 127: 128 - Rockets/Clippers Fallout, DeAndre-to-HOU, NBA Award Picks, Trade Proposals

On the latest episode of Hardwood Knocks, Dan is joined by NBA Math's Tony East (@TEastNBA) to talk about the best picks for each of the NBA's year-end awards: Rookie of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Most Improved Player, Coach of the Year, Executive of the Year and MVP. But first, before anything, we must tackle the Los Angeles Clippers-Houston Rockets kerfuffle from Monday night...


 2018-01-17  1h37m