Tuesday, September 17, 2019

It’s a Hard Knicks Life: It’s a Hard Knicks Game + Debating the Starting Frontcourt + Voicemails!

On today’s show, Craig (aka Axe) and Barry talk about both Mitchell Robinson and Julius Randle being on the Team USA Training Camp roster, who should be the starting front court on opening night, play the “It’s a Hard Knicks Game” with 4 contestants who will put their Knicks knowledge to the test, and your voicemails! Please visit www.patreon.com/hardknickslife for exclusive content and access to the show.

VFL Grant Williams shows out in Las Vegas Summer League.

The former Tennessee Volunteer and no. 22 overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft now Boston Celtic is fitting in very nice with his new squad.

The Sixers addressed some major issues this offseason

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Ben Simmons officially signs $170 million max contract

The Sixers are showing faith in Simmons to enter next season with an improved jump shot and to show confidence using it in games. It's a risk worth taking.

It’s a Hard Knicks Life: Marcus Morris Signing + Knicks Depth + Oakley Speaks AGAIN + Summer League Standouts

On today’s show, Craig (aka Axe) and Barry talk about the Marcus Morris one-year deal, the depth of the Knicks with all this summer’s signings, is there such a thing as too much depth, Charles Oakley’s latest disparaging comments, summer league standouts, the Vegas over/under, and your voicemails! Please visit www.patreon.com/hardknickslife for exclusive content and access to the show.

Zhaire Smith will play a significant role this season

Zhaire Smith has looked impressive during Summer League. He will play a critical role off the bench this season for Brett Brown.

Early expectations for the New York Knicks

The New York Knicks matched their franchise-worst season record of 17-65 last season so technically the only way is up now. Right?

76ers will miss JJ Redick

Redick was a great fit next to Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons due to his ability to shoot and stretch the floor. The Sixers will miss his production.

It’s a Hard Knicks Life: What Happens in Vegas? Ignas Brazdeikis!

On today’s show, Craig (aka Axe) and Barry talk about the start of Las Vegas Summer League, how the 2nd year Knicks have looked (Knox, Trier, & Robinson), and how the rookies have looked (Brazdeikis & Barrett). They’ll also discuss the Kawhi Leonard move to the Clippers and whether or not the Knicks should be exploring a trade for Russell Westbrook. Please visit www.patreon.com/hardknickslife for exclusive content and access to the show.

The Sixers are all in on Ben Simmons

The 76ers offered Simmons a five-year max contract worth $170 million. The team is showing faith in him to enter next season with an improved jump shot.
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