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Blue Wire Buckets: Episode 2 Selection

4/17/2019
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Dan & Andy join Carter Rodriguez for an episode of Blue Wire Buckets, Blue Wire's roundtable NBA Playoffs podcast. Here's a segment from the most recent episode of Blue Wire Buckets.

Duration:00:05:28

239 - Predicting Every First-Round Playoff Series, NBA Coaching Carousel

4/12/2019
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Ready for the NBA playoffs? Well, not so fast! Hardwood Knocks must first dissect the NBA's coaching and front-office carousels, and all the recent changes and upheaval in Sacramento, Memphis, Phoenix, Chicago and Cleveland. But yes, after that, it's on to the postseason, with in-depth previews and predictions for all eight first-round matchups. bluewirepods.com

Duration:01:12:09

238 - Magic Johnson Resigns from Lakers, NBA Awards Picks

4/10/2019
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Welcome to the only end-of-the-NBA-regular-season podcast you need. In the aftermath of Magic Johnson resigning as president of the Lakers, Hardwood Knocks talks about where LeBron and company go from here. After that, they go deep on the NBA's year-end superlatives, submitting their votes for each of the individual awards as well as All-NBA teams, All-Defense squads and All-Rookie lineups. Ready? Set? Let's party!

Duration:01:16:04

237 - Ranking NBA’s Top 10, Plus Kemba Walker's Free Agency

4/5/2019
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Lineups, lineups, lineups...and more! Hardwood Knocks wraps up its ranking of the NBA's top 25 lineups this season by discussing and breaking down the final 10 lineups. Andy and Dan also cannonball into some off-the-rails analysis of Kevon Looney, Paul George, Kemba Walker's free agency, Derrick Favors and a bunch of other awesomely cool stuff. And if you haven't checked out Part 1 of our top-25 lineup series, which features Nos. 25 through 11, be sure to do that, too! bluewirepods.com

Duration:01:03:41

236 - Ranking the NBA's Top 25 Lineups for the 2018-19 Season (Part 1)

3/29/2019
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Hardwood Knocks' lineup rankings are back, baby! With the NBA's 2018-19 regular season drawing to a close, Andy and Dan discuss the best five-man combinations of the year. These rankings were determined objectively and are, obviously, gospel. (Just kidding!) In Part 1, they discuss Nos. 25 through 11. Be sure to tune in for Part 2 next week when they break down the top 10 lineups of the season. To the rankings machine!

Duration:01:05:29

235 - Mailbag: Top 5 NBA Players, Best Passing Big Men, & Mike Conley

3/25/2019
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In the latest Hardwood Knocks, Dan & Andy host a listener mailbag. The topics discussed include the top five current NBA players, the best passing big man of all time, and what the Grizzlies decide to do with Mike Conley.

Duration:00:54:37

234 - All-NBA Underrated Teams for the 2018-19 Season

3/19/2019
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Who are the most underappreciated players in the NBA this season? Hardwood Knocks has you covered. Andy and Dan build their All-NBA-style squads for this year's most underrated performers. Two backcourt candidates. Three frontcourt candidates. A team for the East, and a team for the West. Did they forget anyone? Probably not. They're perfect. Just kidding. But even if you disagree, let's make sure to give all of these players more love for the rest of 2018-19. bluewirepods.com

Duration:01:10:37

233 - MAILBAG: All-NBA Centers, LeBron Trades, Jokic vs. PG13, Cam Reddish's Potential

3/15/2019
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Hardwood Knocks' latest jaunt around the NBA includes assessing the Warriors' vulnerability; discussing Nikola Jokic's MVP case; forecasting Donovan Mitchell's ceiling; picking this year's All-NBA centers; kicking around some never-gonna-happen LeBron James trade ideas; looking at Cam Reddish's NBA potential; talking some free agency; and so much friggin' more!

Duration:00:57:13

232 - Lakers Future, NBA's Biggest Surprises and Disappointments

3/13/2019
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Lakers talk anyone? Hardwood Knocks analyzes their disappointing 2018-19 season from every angle, including head coach Luke Walton's future, the health of the kiddies, the status of their best Anthony Davis trade package and their capacity to poach marquee free agents. After that, they steer into the NBA's five biggest surprises and letdowns of the year, using preseason over/under projections as our guide.

Duration:01:04:17

231 - Biggest Question Facing Every Western Conference Team (Plus Report Cards!)

3/6/2019
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Report Card SZN rolls onward at Hardwood Knocks! Andy and Dan drop their quarterly grades for the Western Conference. As part of that evaluation, they also tackle and talk about the biggest question each squad faces for the closing kick of the 2018-19 season. Fair warning: Phoenix Suns fans should proceed with extreme caution. bluewirepods.com

Duration:01:29:15

230 - Biggest Question Facing Every Eastern Conference Team (Plus Report Cards)

3/1/2019
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It's Report Card SZN again! With the NBA season more than 75 percent of the way gone, Andy and Dan drop their quarterly grades for every Eastern Conference team while highlighting the biggest question they have for each one entering the stretch run. As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically anywhere podcasts are offered. And as 50 Cent's biopic suggests: Follow Andy Bailey (@AndrewDBailey), Dan Favale (@danfavale), the show...

Duration:05:27:03

229 - MAILBAG: Kyrie Takez, Giannis vs. AD, Zion's Trade Value, Free Agency

2/22/2019
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The latest Hardwood Knicks mailbag includes all sorts of goodies. Dan and Andy discuss Kyrie Irving’s view of the media; Zion Williamson’s trade value; Mitchell Robinson’s ceiling and whether he could be the next Rudy Gobert; James Harden vs. Kobe Bryant; Giannis Antetokounmpo vs. Anthony Davis; D’Angelo Russell vs. Kemba Walker; Nikola Jokic's MVP case; underrated free agents; and so much more! As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically...

Duration:03:44:03

228 - Best NBA Fits for Zion Williamson

2/18/2019
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All-Star-break filler alert! With the NBA on winter vacation following Sunday's superstar-fest, Hardwood Knocks calls upon NBA Math's Arjun Baradwaj (@arjunebug21) to help them rank their favorite fits for Duke's Zion Williamson. These totally arbitrary and subjective selections are based on lottery odds, Zion's potential role, ownership rankings, possible repercussions of his arrival and just general personal preferences. As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes....

Duration:04:43:22

227 - MAILBAG: East Arms Race, MVP Picks, Ja Morant, Bucks, Kyrie Irving

2/15/2019
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MAIL TIME! In their latest mailbag, Andy and Dan cover everything from the Eastern Conference arms and the MVP ladder, to the Grizzlies' rebuild and the Kings' playoff chances—along with so much more! As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically anywhere podcasts are offered. And as 50 Cent's biopic suggests: Follow Andy Bailey (@AndrewDBailey), Dan Favale (@danfavale), the show (@HardwoodKnocks) and NBA Math (@NBA_Math) on Twitter or die...

Duration:03:59:22

226 - Trade Deadline Fallout: Playoffs, Free Agency, Buyout Market, Durant, Anthony Davis

2/8/2019
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On the heels of a hyperactive trade deadline, Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes (@gt_hughes) joins Hardwood Knocks discuss all the long-term and short-term ramifications of what just happened. As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically anywhere podcasts are offered. And as 50 Cent's biopic suggests: Follow Andy Bailey (@AndrewDBailey), Dan Favale (@danfavale), the show (@HardwoodKnocks) and NBA Math (@NBA_Math) on Twitter or die trying.

Duration:01:29:45

225 - More Lakers/AD Drama, Trade-Deadline Primer for West's Playoff Teams

2/5/2019
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In the fourth and final installment of Hardwood Knocks' trade-deadline primer, Andy and Dan rap about the latest Lakers-Anthony Davis drama before diving into a complete preview for the Western Conference's projected playoff teams—the Jazz, Spurs, Blazers, Thunder, Clippers, Rockets, Warriors and Nuggets. As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically anywhere podcasts are offered. And as 50 Cent's biopic suggests: Follow Andy Bailey...

Duration:04:47:25

224 - Trade-Deadline Primer for East's Playoff Teams, Rodney Hood Trade

2/4/2019
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In Part 3 of their NBA trade-deadline primer, Andy and Dan break down Rodney Hood getting dealt to the Blazers, talk about the Lakers' latest drama and discuss how the Knicks could wind up with Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant AND Anthony Davis. After that, hypothetical trades abound, as they analyze what to expect at the deadline from the East's playoff projected playoff teams: Toronto Raptors, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics and...

Duration:06:06:42

223 - Porzingis Trade Reaction, Trade-Deadline Preview Part 2: West's Lottery Teams

2/1/2019
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To kick off Part 2 of their four-part trade-deadline preview, Andy and Dan react to the Knicks trading Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks. After that, it's hypothetical trades galore, as they break down what to expect from the seven projected Western Conference lottery teams at the deadline: the Mavericks, Lakers, Grizzlies, Timberwolves, Pelicans, Kings and Suns. As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically anywhere podcasts are offered....

Duration:04:50:12

222 - Trade-Deadline Preview for Eastern Conference Lottery Teams

1/31/2019
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In Part 1 of their four-part trade-deadline preview, Andy and Dan break down what to expect from the seven projected Eastern Conference lottery teams: the Pistons, Wizards, Magic, Hawks, Bulls, Cavaliers and Knicks. With salary-cap outlooks, asset overviews and fake trades galore, you don't want to miss this series. As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically anywhere podcasts are offered. And as 50 Cent's biopic suggests: Follow Andy...

Duration:04:37:10

221 - Anthony Davis Trade Packages, Pelicans Future, Lakers/Celtics Dilemma

1/28/2019
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With Anthony Davis informing the Pelicans he won't re-sign with them, Andy and Dan explore a bunch of potential trade packages and landing spots. They also discuss the Pelicans' next move, trades for New Orleans' other players, which teams should NOT make a play for Davis, and whether the Celtics really will have the best offer if this situation spills into the offseason. As always, please subscribe to and rate Hardwood Knocks on iTunes. You can also find us basically anywhere podcasts are...

Duration:04:37:08