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Hardwood Knocks – Episode 75 – NBA Offseason Winners and Losers and Holy Moly the OKC Thunder

iTunes | BlogTalkRadio | Stitcher | Google Play (coming soon) Guess what? No, seriously, guess. Hurry up. You’re taking too long. Screw it, we’ll just tell you: The NBA offseason is old enough for us to—wait for it—pass judgement from the comfort of our lavish (read: regular) recording studios (read: respective living rooms)! In the latest edition of …

How About We Don’t Trash Celtics, Danny Ainge Just Because Thunder Won Paul George Trade?

  About 139 minutes before the NBA’s free-agency period “officially” began, ESPN.com’s Ramona Shelburne brought word the Oklahoma City Thunder had flipped Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis to the Indiana Pacers for future Los Angeles Laker Paul George. So, naturally, people were, and are, and will forever remain, pissed at the Boston Celtics and team president Danny Ainge. If they’re …

For New York Knicks, First Rule of Trading Carmelo Anthony Is Remembering You Don’t Have to

On the eve of the NBA playoffs, Phil Jackson stood before reporters answering for the New York Knicks’ latest lost season without actually doing so. Questions were lobbied, and he responded to them extensively, with the aplomb and privilege of an executive that hasn’t overseen the Association’s third-worst winning percentage during his three full seasons …