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Hardwood Knocks, Episode 76: Diving Into Kyrie Irving Trades, Cavaliers Future with Fear The Sword’s Justin Rowan

iTunes | BlogTalkRadio | Stitcher | Google Play (coming soon) Kyrie Irving has requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers. So…now what? There are a lot of layers to this story. Where might Kyre Irving end up? Which types of trades are most appealing to the Cavaliers? Who should they target in return? Is Irving a good fit for the …

How Valuable is Kyrie Irving?

You may know him best as Uncle Drew or for his incredible handles and anklebreakers. Maybe you know him from one of the biggest shots in NBA history—the dagger during Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Regardless, Kyrie Irving has ascended near the top of the NBA ranks through his dazzling play and success …

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 …

Dear NBA Coaches: Please Stop Running So Many Isolations

Isolation plays are the running game of the NBA: stale and ineffective. Only the unimaginative rely on the clear-out, mano-a-mano action. It’s a common play in gyms all across the world, but pickup basketball is where it should stay. I know, I know. Your best player brings the ball up the court and notices he has a …