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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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Welcome back to “Hardwood Knocks in 7(ish) Minutes or Less,” a miniature version of the regular podcast in which we roll through audio versions of articles for NBA Math. This time around, Dan is joined by NBA Math founder... more

Andy and Dan relay their 2018-19 over/under predictions for all 15 Western Conference teams. Some of their picks may surprise you—cough, Timberwolves, cough also Spurs, cough, and Nuggets, cough—so be sure to file these away for... more

Get your piping-hot NBA over/under takezzzzzz here! Andy and Dan tip things off with the Eastern Conference. They roll through win-total predictions on all 15 teams, with an added emphasis on young prospects populating the... more

Since listeners sent in so many great questions the first time around, Hardwood Knocks runs it back for a second mailbag this week. Join Andy and Dan as they talk about LeBron James' legacy with the Lakers. Will his jersey be... more

MAIL TIME! Hardwood Knocks is back and better than ever with its latest mailbag. Listeners were quite generous with their responses, so Andy and Dan ended up gallivanting all over the NBA and then back again. As a sampling, this podcast's... more

Welcome to the debut of "Hardwood Knocks in 7(ish) Minutes or Less," a miniature version of the regular podcast in which we occasionally roll through audio versions of articles written for NBA Math. Dan kicks things off by taking a... more

Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green are on their way to the Raptors in exchange for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poelt and 2019 first-round pick, according to ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski. Andy and Dan break down every aspect of the trade: Did... more

Although the NBA is still waiting on some pretty big free-agency dominoes to fall, enough has happened for us to pluck out the biggest winners and losers of this year's silly season. So, you know, let's do that! Andy and Dan end up running... more

NBA Math's Founder and Editor in Chief Adam Fromal (@fromal09) joins Hardwood Knocks to talk about his super-official GOAT rankings, replete with an objective overview of the 30 greatest players ever. Afterwards, he and Dan dive... more

Andy and Dan discuss LeBron James' decision to join the Lakers, whether it marks the end of his NBA title window, and how forfeiting cap space impacts LA's pursuit of Kawhi Leonard. Afterward, they dissect DeMarcus Cousins joining... more