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Hardwood Knocks

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Hardwood Knocks is an NBA Math podcast where Bleacher Report columnist Andy Bailey and NBA Math deputy editor Dan Favale analyze the ins, outs, ups, downs—heck, even diagonals—of the NBA.

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The Jimmy Butler trade-request saga is rolling along, so the fellas from Hardwood Knocks feel compelled to tackle it from all angles. The latest from ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski has Timberwolves coach-president Tom Thibodeau... more

Hardwood Knocks is once again joined by Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes (@gt_hughes) to break down the entire Pacific Division, in addition to discussing the impact Russell Westbrook's latest knee surgery could have on the... more

MAAAAAIL TIME. Hardwood Knocks takes a break from the division-preview grind to answer a bunch of listener-posed questions that take them around the entire NBA and then back again. The topics of this edition's inquiries include potential... more

It's the Southwest's turn to be put under the Hardwood Knocks microscope. Andy and Dan go deep on the offseason and outlooks for the Rockets, Pelicans, Spurs, Mavericks and Grizzlies. They also take a dive into potential breakout and trade... more

And now, we return you to your regularly scheduled dose of NBA Preview #SZN! Hardwood Knocks continues its primer for the Association's upcoming festivities by rolling through the Northwest Division. This time, Andy and Dan are talking... more

The Rockets are sending Ryan Anderson and De'Anthony Melton to the Suns for Marquese Chriss and Brandon Knight, according to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski. What's more, Houston doesn't have any plans to waive and... more

NBA preview #SZN is upon us! Hardwood Knocks tips off its division-by-division breakdown with the ever-awesome Adam Spinella (@Spinella14), the Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Washington & Jefferson college, in addition to a... more

Hardwood Knocks plows through another extensive bag of mail that takes them down rabbit holes indulging both nostalgia and future forecasts. Which players will make their first All-Star team in 2019? Will Jamal Murray or OG... more

Let's get back to journeying off the beaten path, shall we? In the second part of this two-podcast series, Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes (@gt_hughes) is back with Dan to rap about ll their totally arbitrary, definitely fake, categorically... more

Who needs those regular, run-of-the-mill, also-ran, officially official NBA awards, am I right? Hardwood Knocks journeys off the beaten path for its latest trick. In Part I of this two-podcast series, Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes... more