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07.24.18 - Fizdale Latvian Vacation

In episode #52, Craig and Barry talk about the latest off-season news and rumors for the New York Knicks with NBA Insider Jared Zwerling, talk about the Fizdale’s trip to Latvia to meet the Porzingis Family, say goodbye to Michael Beasley, and it’s official - Barry is un-boxed.


07.16.18 - Summer of Savage

In episode #51 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry welcome special guests Butch Stockton and Knicks Film School. Butch Stockton, Mitchell Robinson’s former Basketball Coach at Chalmette High School in Louisiana, tells us about the first time he saw Mitchell, gives us some insight into his potential, his personality, and tells us some of the craziest things he’s seen from “Savage.” With @KnickFilmSchool, we break down Summer League and look ahead for the Knicks. Oh,...


07.09.18 - What Happens in Vegas

In episode #50 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry celebrate the 50th episode with some celebrity congratulations, discuss Fizdale’s recent comments about position-less basketball, the start of summer league, strong debuts from Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson, check in on Frank Ntilikina, and the latest in Knicks news.


07.02.18 - Free Agency, Let's Get It On

In episode #49 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry discuss the start of NBA free agency, the Knicks signing of “Super Mario” Hezonja, LeBron James heading west to join the Los Angeles Lakers, the appearance of Steve Mills on the Stephen A. Smith Radio Show, exclusive comments from Allonzo Trier after hearing episode 48, and look ahead to the start of Vegas Summer League.


06.25.18 - It’s a Hard Knox Life

In episode #48 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry discuss last week’s NBA Draft, the Knicks selection of Kevin Knox at #9, the Boos, the second round selection of former Top 15 recruit Mitchell Robinson and his unusual backstory, the 2-way contract with the undrafted G out of Arizona, Allonzo Trier, whose PED suspensions marred his college career and knocked him out of the draft, and more!


06.12.18 - Shirts & Skins

In episode #47 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry discuss the Knicks 2-year plan, what to expect this off-season and next off-season, can the Knicks lure a big-time free agent next off-season, the latest news and rumors, and speak to our resident College Basketball expert to get his thoughts and predictions for the top prospects in this year’s draft.


06.05.18 - The Draft: 2 Weeks Away

In episode #46 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry speak to the very well-connected and knowledgeable Jesus Rodriguez about Knicks draft options, how Perry and Mills are feeling about Trae Young, why Michael Porter, Jr. is falling on many draft boards, and the latest on Kristaps Porzingis and what the Knicks’ plan for their unicorn is. We also take a trip down memory lane for some historic moments in Knicks history that happened on this day - the 1999 Larry Johnson...


06.01.18 - [un]Suspended

In episode #45 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry speak to Chris Iseman, NBA and Knicks writer for The Bergen Record, speak to “Ron Baker’s Hair” about Ron Baker exercising his player option for next season, and discuss the latest posts & training videos on social media from Frank Ntilikina, Enes Kanter, and Kristaps Porzingis.


05.21.18 - Off-Season Awakening

In episode #43 of the “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” podcast, Craig and Barry relive the 1985 draft lottery, discuss the 2018 lottery results, potential draft targets for the Knicks at the #9 position, Kristaps Porzingis’ progress in Spain during his rehab for his torn ACL, Fizdale’s meeting with Janis Porzingis, Fiddle’s plans for relationship building with Porzingis, the most recent ‘Game of Zones’ bashing the Knicks, and a few questions from fans.


05.08.18 - Welcome Fiz

In Episode 42 of “It’s a Hard Knicks Life,” Barry is back and Craig questions his loyalty to the Knicks and to the show. Once grievances are aired, Barry and Craig discuss Enes Kanter’s message for King James, the deafening off-season silence of Kristaps Porzingis, and they break down the introductory press conference of the Knicks’ new Head Coach - David Fizdale.


05.03.18 - Fizzle My Shizzle

Episode 41 covers the hiring of the Knicks new Head Coach, David Fizdale, his coaching history, Fizdale's mysterious firing from Memphis, the Knicks extended coaching search, we revisit the epic rant by Fizdale after a playoff loss to San Antonio, audio from LeBron James about Fizdale, and Craig is very upset with his missing co-host Barry who had better things to do with his time tonight.


03.27.18 - The End is Near

In Episode 40, Barry and Craig discuss Trey Burke’s breakout game against Charlotte, the young guys finally getting playing time, the Hornacek Rebellion, next season’s coaching possibilities, and we are sponsored by the "It’s a Hard Knicks Life" Drinking Game.


03.09.18 - Caller Takeover

In Episode 39, Craig and Barry take calls from some loyal listeners, the calls don’t exactly go as planned, we talk Porzingis and the start of his rehab, Frank Ntilikina’s first start, Knicks vs Kings, Hornacek’s “selective accountability,” and Mudiay in the starting role, and we repeat that “It’s a Hard Knicks Life” does NOT endorse drug use.


02.27.18 - The Rule of Three

In Episode 38, Barry D and Craig Howard discuss the post All-Star youth movement featuring Trey Burke, Emmanuel Mudiay, and Frank Ntilikina, Jeff’s work with Mudiay on his 3 point shot starting to pay off, the phase-out of Jarrett Jack, whether or not Courtney Lee will be the next one phased out, the Joakim Noah situation, Beasley’s struggles since the Porzingis injury, whether or not the Knicks should sign Kristaps Porzingis to an extension this summer, and the current lottery standings.


02.14.18 - French Connection

In Episode 37, Barry and Craig discuss the successful ACL surgery undergone by Kristaps Porzingis, a timetable for his return to NBA action, the Willy Hernangomez trade, the Emmanuel Mudiay trade, french phrases heard at practice between Mudiay and Ntilikina, Mudiay’s double-double debut, the tank standings, and we respond to Twitter questions.


02.06.18 - Nightmare at Madison Square

In Episode 36, “Nightmare at Madison Square,” we talk about the devastating season-ending ACL injury to Kristaps Porzingis - we got the news as we recorded, Hornacek’s shortcomings, the loss to the Bucks, we revisit the Steve Mills blog post from before the season, and we discuss the upcoming trade deadline.


01.30.18 - The "Kings" of New York

Episode 35 is our first totally raw, unedited show... Go essentially behind the scenes as Barry and Craig fumble and stumble their way through a delightful show which includes talk about: the Knicks season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets, the murky point guard situation, the Joakim Noah drama, the Kanter versus Dudley Twitter trash talk, and the upcoming February 8th trade deadline.


12.29.17 - The Long Road

In Episode 32, Barry joins us again as a special co-host and has to defend himself against some very upset listeners, we talk about this devastating stretch of losses lately against Detroit, Philly, and Chicago, and the most recent loss against San Antonio.


12.19.17 - Melo's Not So Triumphant Return

In Episode 31, “Melo’s Not So Triumphant Return,” we look back at the Knicks epic win against Carmelo Anthony and the Oklahoma City Thunder in Melo’s first return to Madison Square Garden since being traded this off-season, the Knicks’ letdown in the following game against the Charlotte Hornets to snap their 4 game win streak, and we are joined by a very special co-host, Barry.


12.13.17 - Happy Ntilikinukkah

In Episode 30, we talk about the Knicks recent stretch having won 3 of our last 4 games, Frank Ntilikina getting more comfortable on the offensive end, and a rare win on National TV with our young stars (Porzingis and Ntilikina) out-dueling the Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers. Happy Ntilikinukkah.