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Totally unguarded conversations about sports, culture and basketball nostalgia.

NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

Presented by Hennessy.

Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson & Darius Miles The Players' Tribune

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Totally unguarded conversations about sports, culture and basketball nostalgia.

NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

Presented by Hennessy.

    Julius "Dr. J" Erving

    Julius "Dr. J" Erving

    It’s the Season 6 finale of Knuckleheads, y’all! And we’ve got a real one to close it out for you. One of the greatest ever to do it. New York legend. Rucker Park hero. Philadelphia superstar. The high-flying hooper every kid wanted to be, a man who made his mark on the sport forever with a name the game will never forget, it’s JULIUS ... DR.J ... ERVING! Nothing but love for our OG. Make an appointment with the Doctor and tune in for this very special episode of Knuckleheads.
    Current state of basketball and player resemblances [3:00]
    Legendary dunking, being one of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players, nickname origin [9:15]
    UMASS and Rucker Park [23:45]
    ABA to NBA transition, first dunk contest, biggest rivalries [30:49]
    Effortless swagger, endorsements, racism over time [53:20]
    Being MJ’s favorite player, Wilt Chamberlain, almost playing for the Bucks [1:04:55]

    About Our Hosts:

    NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Joakim Noah

    Joakim Noah

    We’re proud to bring the relentless Paris-to-New York-to Florida-to-Chicago Baller with a capital B, our man Joakim Noah, onto this week’s show to let it rip. His hoops career started in the U.S., carried him to Paris and then back to the U.S., where he dominated for a legendary Gators squad. Noah drops knowledge on what it was like winning back-to-back NCAA championships. He then discusses his move to Chicago and playing with Derrick Rose in his prime. Chicago has this man’s back for life. Huge competitor. Huge heart. This week it’s all Joakim Noah on Knuckleheads. Tune in. 

     
    Back-to-back championships at the University of Florida [5:07]]
    Playing with Derrick Rose in Chicago. Prime D Rose [28:48]
    Why his time in New York wasn’t what he thought it would be [33:00]
    Why Cleveland never forgets [55:01]
    His favorite five NBA players [1:10:15]

     

    About Our Hosts:

    NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

    Other places to find Knuckleheads: 

    Subscribe on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_oEpHy1IGw
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Lisa Leslie

    Lisa Leslie

    We’ve got Lisa Leslie, Miss Smoooooth herself, on this week’s show to chop it up with the guys L.A. style! A hoops journey that starts with her scoring 101 points in a high school basketball game — in 16 minutes of a high school game — and ends with her name in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. She’s a fierce competitor at everything she does — from basketball to backgammon — a two-time WNBA champion and legend in her own right ...  this week it’s the Lisa Leslie story on Knuckleheads. Tune in. 
    Playing with Magic Johnson in L.A., scoring 101 points, choosing USC [6:30]
    Playing overseas, 1996 Olympic Team, first ever WNBA game [21:25]
    Tina Thompson, L.A. Sparks, back-to-back WNBA champions [36:00]
    Candace Parker, coming back after having a baby, Hall of Fame [57:00]
    Acting career, first dunk in the WNBA, friendship with Kobe [1:17:10]

    About Our Hosts:

    NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

    Other places to find Knuckleheads: 
    Subscribe on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_oEpHy1IGw
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knuckleheadspodcast/?hl=en
    Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Knuckleheadspod/

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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Oscar Robertson

    Oscar Robertson

    The BIG O is in the building! Oscar Robertson, Mr. Triple Double himself joins this week’s episode of Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles. The LEGEND and one the greatest players to ever grace the court talks about everything from being the first Black player at Cincinnati to dominating the league for both the Cincinnati Royals and then the Milwaukee Bucks. The Big O made his imprint not just on basketball but truly on all of sports, tune in! 
    Having an undefeated, all-Black team and winning the state championship in Indiana [2:50]
    Going to Cincinnati and making the Final Four [10:08]
    Knowing he’d be the No. 1 pick in the draft [22:32]
    Winning the MVP and thoughts on Russell Westbrook’s triple doubles [27:01]
    Going to the Milwaukee Bucks and playing with Kareem [36:33]

    About Our Hosts:

    NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

    Other places to find Knuckleheads: 
    Subscribe on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_oEpHy1IGw
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knuckleheadspodcast/?hl=en
    Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Knuckleheadspod/

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    • 59 min
    Juwan Howard

    Juwan Howard

    Chi-Town hooper turned Michigan legend, we’ve got THE Juwan Howard on this week’s episode of Knuckleheads. And this one? This one’s for the culture, y’all. How the Fab Five assembled and the origin of their signature swag. Getting drafted and playing with Chris Webber again. Winning a ring after 17 years in the league and just needing to feel that champs’ champagne in his eyes – no goggles. And finally getting back to Michigan, where he’s determined to capture the NCAA title that eluded the Fab Five back in the day. It’s story time from one of our favorite OGs. Don’t miss. 
    Young Chicago ballers and playing AAU with Chris Webber [6:50]
    University of Michigan, Fab Five culture, Duke vs. Michigan [18:55]
    Getting drafted to Washington, rookie year with C-Webb, and his 100-million-dollar contract [44:00]
    How he kept the best haircut in the game, Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki. [57:15]
    Tracy McGrady, Juwan’s signature jump hook, winning an NBA Championship [1:03:25]
    The Juwan Howard Foundation, coaching at Michigan, the Miami Heat and Udonis Haslem [1:28:00]

    About Our Hosts:

    NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

    Other places to find Knuckleheads: 
    Subscribe on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_oEpHy1IGw
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knuckleheadspodcast/?hl=en
    Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Knuckleheadspod/

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    • 1 hr 46 min
    Chris Mullin

    Chris Mullin

    The NYC blacktop myth maker. Cleanest hi-top fade in the game. The C of Run T.M.C. The NBA Jam three-point cheat code himself, Chris Mullin. Certified Brooklyn legend. Golden State Warrior. Dream Team member. And all-around one of the best dudes you will ever meet in the game. Mully talks about NYC hoops, and why the Big East was, at one time, bigger than some NBA games. Cancel whatever you have to do, get comfortable and listen in on this one. Pure hoops history lesson.
    Playing in NYC as a white boy from Brooklyn [13:45]
    NBA being less popular than the Big East [26:10]
    Run T.M.C. [33:25]
    Getting dunked on by Vince Carter [44:00]
    Wanting to play for the Knicks? [1:06:17]
    What he bought with his first bag [1:16:40]

    About Our Hosts:

    NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

    Other places to find Knuckleheads: 
    Subscribe on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_oEpHy1IGw
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knuckleheadspodcast/?hl=en
    Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Knuckleheadspod/

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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