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Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson & Darius Miles

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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.

182 Episodes

NBA Playoffs Tap In

The playoffs are getting better and better, as Jalen Brunson and the Knicks continue to lock down in crunch time to keep the Garden shaking. Q and D Tap In to look at that series, touch on the craziness of Ant Ed and the Timberwolves dominating the defending champs, as well as why they’re both hoping the OKC-Dallas series goes seven. The guys explain what makes Minnesota so special on defense and why SGA and his crew are finding success early against a veteran-heavy Mavs team. The playoffs are rollin, Tap in! 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 9 May 2024

KH Classic: Kobe Bryant

The Lakers unveiled Kobe Bryant’s statue and in honor of that we’re throwing it back to one of our best episodes ever — with Bean, himself. Kobe looks back on being the first guard to jump to the NBA out of high school, what it was like playing as a teenager in the league, and his first All-Star Game — matching up against MJ. He also discusses why he switched from wearing number 8 to number 24 and what it was like on the Lakers after Shaq left. There was no one like Kobe Bryant, and we will never forget the energy and love he showed us during this episode. We miss you, Bean. RIP. Draft night, Hornets trading him to the Lakers (5:01) Deciding to go straight from high school to the NBA (8:03) Dropping 61 in MSG against the Knicks (33:23) His daughter Gianna’s love for basketball (37:26) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 13 February 2024

KH Classic: TimThomas

We rockin’ with another classic this week, with the OG tall-guy point forward, Tim Thomas. The New Jersey legend looks back on being ranked No. 1 in the country over Kobe during their senior year of high school, choosing to go to Villanova before the league, and how he became good friends with 50 Cent. Truly one of the greatest high school hoopers of all time and a certified bucket — Tap in! Relationship with Kobe at an early age (10:15) 1996 McDonald’s All-American Game (13:03) Going to Villanova instead of straight to the league (16:36) Playing for the Knicks and playing for his favorite team (24:29) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 February 2024

KH Classic: Tim Thomas

We rockin’ with another classic this week, with the OG tall-guy point forward, Tim Thomas. The New Jersey legend looks back on being ranked No. 1 in the country over Kobe during their senior year of high school, choosing to go to Villanova before the league, and how he became good friends with 50 Cent. Truly one of the greatest high school hoopers of all time and a certified bucket — Tap in! Relationship with Kobe at an early age (10:15) 1996 McDonald’s All-American Game (13:03) Going to Villanova instead of straight to the league (16:36) Playing for the Knicks and playing for his favorite team (24:29) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 February 2024

KH Classic: Larry Johnson

This week we’re throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes, when we rocked out with “Grandmama” aka Larry Johnson. The UNLV legend sat down and covered everything from winning a national championship against Duke, to the iconic commercial that coined his nickname, to his time on the Hornets and Knicks. Grandmama was a straight-up bucket! Tune in! Winning an NCAA championship against Duke (13:05) Tupac, Snoop Dogg and UNLV’s impact on the culture (17:45) Signing with Converse — Grandmama commercials and favorite shoes (24:13) Going to New York, playing for the Knicks (49:32) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 30 January 2024

KH Classic: Udonis Halsem

Our guy, Udonis Haslem, is up in the Miami rafters forever! This past weekend UD got his jersey retired by his hometown team and we were there to witness it. In his honor, we’re throwing it back to Season 1, when we chopped it up in front of his shark tank. UD is one of the true OG’s of the league and we went deep with him about everything from D-Wade’s rookie year, all-time Pat Riley stories, and why the big 3 took money off their contracts to make sure they could keep UD on the squad. A 305 legend. Tap in! Udonis going to France and then coming back to U.S., signing with the Heat (14:37) Pat Riley, the Godfather, stories (19:40) Udonis’s role as a veteran in the league (51:24) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 23 January 2024

Haley Jones

This week on Knuckleheads we got family in the building, none other than the national champion and now Atlanta Dream guard, Haley Jones. The former Stanford baller hops on to talk about her podcast Sometimes I Hoop, her transition to the WNBA, and what she’s looking forward to in this women’s college season. She also looks back on her success at Stanford, winning Most Outstanding Player of the tournament, and how it prepped her for the W. Tune in! Dominating high school hoops, winning National Player of the Year (5:50) Choosing Stanford, freshman year and covid (12:28) 2021 March Madness, Stanford winning the tournament (15:05) Haley’s podcast Sometimes I Hoop (25:18) Her rookie year playing in the W for the Atlanta Dream (42:40) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 16 January 2024

KH Classic: Kyrie Irving and Jayson Tatum

We’re starting off the year with a big time Knuckleheads Classic, throwing it back to one of our earliest episodes,featuring a young young Jayson Tatum and his then teammate Kyrie Irving. In this ep these two Duke legends shared some of their best Coach K stories, and told how Kobe impacted both of their games, as well as what their expectations were for that 2019 Celtics team. And you know Darius had to connect with Jayson on their St. Louis roots! These two superstars have had a lot go on since we chopped it up with them, but both are killing it for their respective teams this season. Tap in to this classic! Going to Duke, Coach K’s impact (15:30) Kyrie developing his insane layup package (37:26) Kobe’s influence on both Jayson and Kyrie (43:22) Originally aired on March 12,2019 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 9 January 2024

Damon Stoudamire

This week on the pod, it’s Georgia Tech’s own … Damon Stoudamire! The guys unpack Damon’s NBA career – from winning Rookie of the Year as a seventh pick in the draft to putting on the hometown jersey in Portland. Damon gets into his unique transition from player to coach and why he left coaching in the NBA for Georgia Tech. Tune in for Darius Miles’ favorite PG he ever played with! Growing up in Portland, seeing Big Dog and C Webb in AAU (3:30) Almost choosing Louisville, playing for Arizona, sharing POY with Ed O’Bannon (11:15) Draft night and workout stories (23:45) Mighty Mouse nickname, growth of Canadian hoops, Portland Trail Blazers (33:40) Player-to-coach transition, beating Duke on his first attempt, bringing Bonzi Wells onto his staff (54:28) Small guard philosophies (1:15:22) 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 Follow on InstagramSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 26 December 2023

Aaron Gordon

We got a champ in the building today! Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon joins Q and D on Knuckleheads this week. The Dunk Contest star looks back on dominating California high school hoops, playing at Arizona, and his time with the Magic. AG speaks on his iconic Dunk Contests and not winning, and on his favorite dunk. He also talks about the Nuggets’ championship run last season and what it was like to be a huge part of that. AG got a big ring on his finger now — tune in! California hoop scene, winning Mr. Basketball twice (3:50) Getting Drafted by the Magic, going through a rebuild and being the main guy (15:48) Dunk Contests, not winning and his favorite dunk (18:02) Getting traded to Denver, first impressions of Nikola Jokic (25:25) Nuggets winning the 2023 NBA title (33:33) Celebrating the championship in the streets, the parade and going to Serbia (38:21) Coach Mike Malone and his impact on Aaron (1:01:27) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 12 December 2023

Vin Baker

It’s all about Vin Baker this week! The best-kept secret out of Connecticut joins the pod to talk about his journey from University of Hartford to 4x NBA All-Star to Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach. Vin looks back on his years facing off against some of the NBA’s greatest centers, being an original member of Jordan Brand, winning a championship as a coach, the power of vulnerability and overcoming addiction. Tune in for the full story! Old Saybrook, summer hoops in Florida, UConn camp University of Hartford, ‘America’s Best-Kept Secret’ article, NBA draft experience Playing against Pat Ewing, Zo, Olajuwan, etc. Glenn Robinson’s $100 mil, Jordan Brand, Seattle Supersonics Gary Payton, NY Knicks, taking mental health seriously Getting hired by the Bucks, Giannis and Dame, winning a championship 2000 Olympics and Vince Carter’s dunk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 5 December 2023

Jason Richardson

We got one of the greatest dunkers ever on the pod this week, as Jason Richardson joins Q and D on Knuckleheads. J Rich looks back on growing up in Michigan, his iconic alley-oop in the Arthur Hill-Saginaw rivalry game, and why he ended up at Michigan State. He talks about winning dunk contests and names his top five greatest dunkers ever. J Rich is one of the wildest high flyers in NBA history — tune in! Growing up in Saginaw, crazy high school rivalry (7:10) Going to Michigan State, winning the NCAA title his freshman year (16:08) First All-Star weekend and winning his first Dunk Contest (26:23) We Believe Golden State Warriors (35:00) Playing with Steve Nash in Phoenix (41:42) How proud he is of Draymond Green (52:51) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 28 November 2023

Carlos Arroyo

We got a Puerto Rican legend in the building this week, as Carlos Arroyo joins Q and D on Knuckleheads. ’Los looks back on how hard it was to come out of Puerto Rico as a hooper, dominating when he came to the states in high school, and how he ended up at FIU. He recounts going OFF against Team USA to beat them in the ’04 Olympics and what it was like going to the finals with the ‘05-’06 Pistons. Also, keep your eye out for his growing music career. Tune in! Growing up in Puerto Rico, why basketball was his sport there (3:54) Going to FIU, putting himself on the map (11:58) Making the NBA, playing with Vince Carter on the Raptors (16:45) Utah Jazz, learning from Jerry Sloan and John Stockton (20:02) Beating Team USA in the 2004 Olympics (39:37) Going to the Heat, being there for LeBron’s first season (44:02) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 14 November 2023

Shane Battier

We’re back this week with 2x NBA champion and Duke legend, Shane Battier! The trio gets into Battier’s high school career at Detroit Country Day, his stint as a ball boy for the Pistons, and his illustrious career at Duke. They break down Shane’s unique approach to defense, his back-to back-championships with Miami, and the “game within the game” that he relished playing with Kobe. Tune in! Making a name for himself at Country Day (4:00) Deciding between Duke and UNC (12:10) NBA draft and playing for Hubie Brown (35:45) Defensive mindset and guarding Kobe (45:00) Miami Heat culture shock (58:00) The Heat’s 22-game win streak and Shane’s speech (1:03:00) Ray Allen’s shot in Game 6 and winning back-to-back Finals (1:06:30) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 7 November 2023

DeAndre Jordan

Ahead of the 2023 season, we got a world champ in the building! Clippers legend and now Nuggets big man, DeAndre Jordan, joins Q and D on Knuckleheads. One of the greatest in-game dunkers looks back on growing up in Texas, what it was like forming Lob City with Blake Griffin and CP3, and how he was surprised when he became All-NBA First Team. DeAndre looks back on some of his biggest dunks and chops it up about finally winning a championship with Denver last season. World champ for the Nuggets but a Clipper for life — tune in! Surprisingly not making McDonald’s All-American and choosing Texas A&M (7:27) Having to wait to the 2nd round on draft night and going to the Clippers (12:45) Chris Paul coming to L.A. and the creation of Lob City (20:35) Doc Rivers’ impact on the Clippers and DeAndre’s career (24:25) The free agency saga, deciding to go back to the Clippers instead of the Mavs (34:58) Playing with KD and Kyrie in Brooklyn (45:44) The Nuggets, winning a chip and playing with Nikola Jokic (49:10) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 24 October 2023

Myles Turner

Indiana stand up!! Pacers big man, Myles Turner, joins Knuckleheads to chop it up with Q and D. Myles looks back on his time growing up in Texas, going to UT, and why he decided to leave after his first year. He talks getting drafted by Larry Bird, what it was like playing with Paul George, and how he feels about this current Pacers team, now that he’s the OG in the building. One of the most underrated defenders in the league, live on location from XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas — tune in! Texas hoops, being the No. 2-ranked player in the country (7:20) Getting drafted by the Pacers and meeting Larry Bird (28:55) Playing with Paul George early in his career (37:42) Tyrese Haliburton’s impact (38:54) Being the veteran on the Pacers and their future outlook (46:47) Myles’s crazy Lego collection (49:10) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 17 October 2023

Dorell Wright

This week on Knuckleheads we got one of the OG’s of South Central L.A. hoops, Dorell Wright. D Wright chops it up with Q and D about starting basketball late and still getting drafted out of high school. He recalls being a rookie when Shaq got to the Heat, why he and D Wade were so tight, and what it was like to learn from Pat Riley. Dorell looks back on the early years of Steph and Klay, and what led up to his leading the league in threes during his Golden State tenure. D Wright is straight family — tune in! Senior year of high school, growing up with Russell Westbrook (7:57) Getting drafted out of high school to the Miami Heat (18:55) Heat winning 2006 NBA Finals (28:52) Leading the league in threes with Golden State (54:54) Being on the Trail Blazers during the start of Dame’s career (1:04:32) Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade (1:17:05) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 10 October 2023

NBA Tap In w/ Amar'e Stoudemire

The Knuckleheads are tapping in for an NBA preview with special guest, Amar’e Stoudemire! The guys discuss Amare’s upcoming induction into the Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor, all the trade madness, NBA Media Day, and predictions for the season. Tap in! Phoenix keeping KD and Book, adding Bradley Beal and Jusuf Nurkić (3:18) Dame to the Bucks, why did Miami trade fall through? (6:48) Boston gaining Jrue Holiday, losing Robert Williams (12:20) Anthony Davis needs a big year, Lakers deep team (15:00) Philly’s James Harden situation (19:26) Can CP and Steph start the game together? (35:09) Way too early MVP, ROY, Coach of the Year, and Finals predictions (41:22) Young Amar’e dunk on Olowokandi, Phoenix memories, Suns appreciation (51:45) WNBA Finals predictions (59:05) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 9 October 2023

WNBA Finals Tap In

The WNBA Finals are set! The New York Liberty will face the Las Vegas Aces on Sunday for Game 1 after some hard fought battles in the semis. Q and D touch on Connecticut’s toughness and talent, the good experience for Dallas and why the future looks bright for both the Sun and the Wings. The guys give love to the unanimous Rookie of the Year (Aliyah Boston), discuss the importance of Chelsea Gray and Betnijah Laney in this series, and have a disagreement about which team will walk away victorious. Tune in!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 October 2023

Cheryl Miller

This week on Knuckleheads we got straight hoop royalty. One of the greatest legends of the women’s game, Cheryl Miller, joins Q and D. Cheryl chops it up about dominating in Los Angeles as a high schooler, scoring 105 points in a game, and why she ended up choosing USC. She gets into her time with Team USA at the Olympics, her relationship with Pat Summitt, and why she’s so grateful for the WNBA even though she didn’t get a chance to play in it. Cheryl Miller is one of them ones, you don’t want to miss this episode. Tune in! Growing up and hooping with Reggie Miller as youngin’s (9:50) Scoring a record 105 points in a high school game! (14:20) Going to USC, dominating in college, winning back-to-back championships (19:20) Performing at the Grammys with Donna Summer, meeting Michael Jackson (28:02) Winning a gold medal with Team USA and Pat Summitt (31:26) The creation of the WNBA (39:25) Transitioning to the media, covering the NBA (48:24 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 3 October 2023

Caron Butler

Racine's own Caron Butler in the building! This week on Knuckleheads CB joins Q and D to go through it all. They chop it up about Darius and Caron’s early AAU battles, Caron reflects on his time in and out of jail during high school and overcoming that, and his unorthodox path to UConn. Caron talks about his relationship with Kobe when he played on the Lakers and what was so special about those Wizards teams with Gilbert Arenas and Antawn Jamison. We live on location from XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas — tune in! Going to juvenile detention, playing in AAU with an ankle monitor (8:14) Growing up in Racine, finding a way out with basketball (15:13) Dominating freshman year at UConn, Coach Calhoun’s impact (23:49) Playing for Pat Riley and the Heat his first two years (39:16) Getting traded to the Lakers, Caron’s relationship with Kobe (50:41) Wizards teams, what it was like to playing with Gilbert and Antawn (58:24) Going to Dallas, getting hurt and the Mavs winning the Championship on Dirk’s back (1:04:26) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 26 September 2023

WNBA Playoffs Tap In

The WNBA semifinals are underway! We’ve got the Liberty and Sun facing off in the East and the Aces and Wings facing off in the West. Connecticut and Vegas took home wins, while New York and Dallas have some adjustments to make before Tuesday's matchups. Q and D discuss how Jonquel Jones could be key for the Liberty, why the Wings will need to pick their poison when it comes to defending the Aces, and who might win the highly debatable MVP race. Tune in! Alyssa Thomas, DeWanna Bonner, Rebecca Allen show up night one at Barclays. Stewie gets tough defense. Jonquel Jones mismatch. (0:55) Aces take game one with ease. A'ja dominates. Dallas needs to take away a piece of Vegas' offense. (9:55) Satou's MIP award. MVP race between AT, A'ja and Stewie. Shoutout Natasha Cloud who left it all on the floor. (19:20) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 26 September 2023

Ticha Penicheiro

WNBA playoffs are in full swing, so why not bring you some W royalty this week? Ticha Penicheiro joins the show to chop it up about growing up as a hooper in Portugal, playing at Old Dominion against some of Pat Summit’s best Tennessee teams, and her experiences in the early years of the WNBA. All the flowers to TP! Live on location from XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas — tune in! Hooping in Portugal, watching Magic Johnson, going pro as a teen (1:25) Choosing Old Dominion, ROY, learning about Nancy Lieberman (4:40) Championship vs. Tennessee, WNBA emergence, draft process (12:25) Sacramento Monarchs, playing with Ruthie Bolton and Yolanda Griffith and getting a ring (16:40) Wheaties box, team folding, joining the LA Sparks (19:21) W25, HOF, and becoming an agent (25:35) Playing overseas and changes in the WNBA (33:30) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 19 September 2023

Lamar Odom

This week we got one y’all been waiting on since the jump. Our original teammate and good friend, Lamar Odom joins Knuckleheads. The Clippers and Lakers legend goes through it all: what it was like growing up in Queens, running the city with an AAU team filled with future pros, and how he ended up at Rhode Island for school. L.O. gets into those early 2000s Clippers teams, his culture shock when he went to Miami and then got traded to L.A. for Shaq. He goes into his relationship with Kobe and what it was like to win two championships with the Lakers. Lamar Odom, everyone — tune in!! New York City hoops, dominating AAU with Ron Artest (5:30) Clippers years, Lamar and D’s iconic SLAM cover (17:09) Getting traded from Miami for Shaq to the Lakers, being back in L.A. (29:33) Lamar and Kobe’s relationship, Lamar becoming sixth man on Lakers (31:00) Playing in the Lakers-Celtics rivalry in NBA Finals, championship parade (37:37) Playing for Team USA, Kevin Durant ballin’ (45:38) The Blackout Game in NYC, 2003 (59:04) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 12 September 2023

Nneka Ogwumike

It's Cali’s finest on the show today, y’all! Nneka Ogwumike has been tearing up the league since 2012. WNBA Champion, MVP, 8x All-Star - it’s all on the resume! Q and D trace Nneka’s basketball journey from becoming “The Ogwumike sisters” back in Cypress, Texas, to helping break UConn’s 90 game winning streak while at Stanford, to winning a championship against Maya Moore in 2016. Tune in to hear more from the WNBPA president who deserves all the flowers for her impact on the women’s game! Cypress, Texas, KG influence, basketball growth (1:40) Her sisters, choosing Stanford over Duke, Tara Vanderveer (11:45) UConn rivalry, Chiney to Stanford, March Madness (21:45) 2012 WNBA Draft, Candace Parker, ROY (28:15) Overseas, 2016 Sparks/Lynx series, Olympic snub (34:33) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 5 September 2023

God Shammgod

We got New York in the building today! One of the greatest ball handlers of all time, God Shammgod, joins Q and D this week on Knuckleheads. He gets down to the creation of his iconic move, who his favorite New York hoopers are, and of course his best Rucker Park stories. Shammgod gets into being in the gym with Kyrie every day and looks back on what it was like teaching Kobe how to dribble. Live on location from XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas, tune in! NYC hoops, Cam and Mase teaching him how to ball (4:25) Nate “Tiny” Archibald coaching him in middle school (11:35) Creating The Shammgod crossover move (14:41) Stephon Marbury and them killing on the circuit together (2:15) Teaching Kobe how to dribble (28:04) Going to Providence, NCAA run (36:59) Training with Kyrie on the Mavericks, their dribbling duels in practice (52:44) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 29 August 2023

Jameer Nelson

Chester, PA, stand up!! This week on Knuckleheads Magic legend Jameer Nelson joins Q and D to talk about his journey from no-name recruit to NBA All-Star. Jameer looks back on being ranked 100th in his class, how he ended up going to St. Joe’s and taking home all of the premium college awards during his four years there. Jameer gets into his time with the Magic, their run to the Finals in 2009, and what was so special about those Orlando teams. Don’t sleep on Jameer Nelson — too many people have. Tune in! Going to St. Joe’s, dominating there and getting all the college awards (11:33) Draft process, getting drafted by the Magic (18:01) Playing with Dwight Howard and their success (29:43) 2009 Magic Finals run, getting hurt and coming back to play (51:19) Q and Jameer’s time together in Orlando, that team’s culture (56:11) Playing in Denver with Jamal Murray and Jokic before their jump to stardom (1:07:08) Stan Van Gundy (1:15:42) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 22 August 2023

Danny Ainge

We back this week with NBA royalty, as Celtics legend and current Jazz exec Danny Ainge joins Q and D on Knuckleheads. This man has done it all, played major league baseball, won multiple NBA championships as a player and constructed some all-time great hoops teams, and he gets into it all. Danny recalls his first time meeting Larry Bird and why Dennis Johnson is one of the more underrated players ever. He also discusses the formation of the Celtics’ Big 3 in 2008 and why he didn’t think getting Kevin Garnett was a possibility. Live on location from XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas, you won’t want to miss this one! Going to BYU, playing basketball and baseball (5:58) Playing for the Blue Jays, deciding on basketball (11:46) Getting drafted by the Celtics (16:34) Larry Bird (23:55) Celtics-Lakers rivalry (28:26) ‘86 Celtics and why they were the best team he played on (39:30) Playing for the Phoenix Suns with Charles Barkley (48:55) The backstory of forming of the Big 3; KG, Pierce and Ray (1:00:45) Evolution and history of the NBA (1:11:35) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 15 August 2023

Mike Bibby

Mike Bibby is in the building!! One of the original, original Jordan Brand members hops on Knuckleheads to chop it up with Q and D. He gets into winning the tournament with Arizona, as well as what it was like getting drafted by Vancouver to play for the Grizzlies. Mike relives those legendary 2000s Kings teams, playing with C Webb and why he thinks they should’ve had at least one championship during that stretch. And of course … he lists his all-time five favorite Jordan PE’s. We back live on location from XS Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas! ’96 McDonalds game, playing against Kobe (8:20) Winning NCAA tournament his freshman year at Arizona (11:30) Getting drafted to the Vancouver Grizzlies (16:09) Going to the Kings with C Webb, Vlade and Peja (25:57) Lakers-Kings rivalry (38:56) Bibby’s legendary Jordan collection (40:30) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 8 August 2023

NBA Draft Edition: Jett Howard

We got family on the pod today to close out the 2023 NBA Draft week on the Knuckleheads pod. Young Jett Howard stops by to chop it up with the guys about growing up with Juwan Howard as a father, hooping at IMG, how he almost didn’t go to Michigan, playing Young Melo in in the movie Shooting Stars, and all things draft process. Tune in to hear from Orlando’s No. 11 pick! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 23 June 2023

NBA Draft Edition: Jalen Hood-Schifino

New Lakers guard Jalen Hood-Schifino drops by our 2023 Knuckleheads Draft Special. The Indiana standout chops it up with Q and D about going away for high school and how that prepared him for the next levels. He touches on his time at Indiana and who he’s ready to match up with, and hints at his smooth draft night fit. Get to know the newest Laker! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 23 June 2023

NBA Draft Edition: Jordan Hawkins

UConn’s own Jordan Hawkins hops on the pod to talk all things NBA draft with the guys. The Husky sharpshooter discusses the road to his NCAA title with UConn, what the draft process has been like so far, and how legendary it was to get a ring the same year as his cousin Angel Reese. Tune in to hear more from this up-and-coming hooper!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 22 June 2023

NBA Draft Edition: Cason Wallace

It’s 2023 draft day and Cason Wallace stops by the Knuckleheads to chop it up with Q and D. The two-way guard talks about how his brother put the game in him, why he almost chose Tennessee over Kentucky, and how the Wildcat fan base will prep him for the league. He gives us a hint on whether he’ll hug or handshake Commissioner Silver and who just he wants to match up with in the league. Tune in!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 22 June 2023

NBA Draft Edition: Anthony Black

We got another Knuckleheads Draft Edition on the day of the 2023 NBA draft. Q and D sit down with Arkansas guard and projected lottery pick Anthony Black. Anthony talks about learning from NBA coaches in college, being recruited for football in high school, and the fit he’s bringing on draft night. Tap in! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 22 June 2023

NBA Draft Edition: Tony Parker Special

We live on location from the Spotify studios in NYC for NBA draft week — and joined by Sir Tony Parker live from Cannes. Q and D touch on the draft this week, while France’s own Victor Wembanyama talks with Tony to get his thoughts on his fellow Frenchman and future Spur. Tony explains why he thinks San Antonio is the perfect fit for Victor, and also discusses his own draft process, which included a fall all the way to pick 28, where he landed with the Spurs. Tony touches on other draftees and looks forward to his Hall of Fame ceremony at the end of the summer. It’s a Tony Parker draft special, with France on top of everyone’s mind. Tune in! See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 21 June 2023

NBA Draft Edition - Taylor Hendricks

Ahead of the 2023 NBA Draft, Q and D sit down with UCF standout and projected lottery pick, Taylor Hendricks. They discuss Hendricks' one year at UCF, how hoops runs in the family, and some rapid fire basketball trivia to close out. Stay tuned for more draftees on the pod!See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 20 June 2023

NBA Draft Edition: Taylor Hendricks

Ahead of the 2023 NBA Draft, Q and D sit down with UCF standout and projected lottery pick, Taylor Hendricks. They discuss Hendricks' one year at UCF, how hoops runs in the family, and some rapid fire basketball trivia to close out. Stay tuned for more draftees on the pod!See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 20 June 2023

NBA Playoffs Tap In: Finals Edition

We are here … the 2023 NBA Finals is about to get underway and we’re tappin’ in to cover it. Q and D touch on what the Heat had to do to overcome the Celtics’ comeback, what they expect to be the key matchups in this Finals between the Heat and the Nuggets, and why they think this series is going to be much tighter than everyone thinks. Tune in to hear their predictions … which just may surprise you. There’s nothing like the Finals, tap in! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 31 May 2023

Playoff NBA Tap In

Q and D are tappin’ in before two critical Game 6s coming up tonight between the Knicks and Heat, and the Lakers and Warriors. The guys touch on Denver eliminating Phoenix and where the Suns will go from here. They also give major props to Jayson Tatum after his comeback performance in last night's Celtics-Sixers game. Tap in as we get deeper into the playoffs! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 12 May 2023

KH Classic: Candace Parker

We got another classic for y’all this week on Knuckleheads, and for this one we’re throwing it back to the Queen of Chicago, Candace Parker, who sat down with Q and D back in Season 3. Since we chopped it up with the Aces’ new superstar has been killin’ it on the court, winning a championship for her home city in ’21, as well as off the court, where she’s been dominating the TV game and going head to head with Shaq. Candace continues to ball out. Tap in to this classic! Growing up in Chicago, ’90s Bulls Tennessee, playing for the legend, Pat Summit Being a mom and a baller in the WNBA Winning the 2016 NBA title with the L.A. Sparks Originally aired on March 17, 2020 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 Follow on InstagramSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 2 May 2023

NBA Playoffs Tap In

Knuckleheads is back for a Tap In as we roll into Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs. Q and D touch on the Lakers advancing last night, as well as, their expectations for Game 7 in the Kings - Warriors series. They also look back on the rest of the first round, including the Heat's dismantling of the Bucks and look forward to what should be an exciting second round. Tap in! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 29 April 2023

KH Classic: Jimmy Butler

After his historic 56 point performance last night, we’re throwing it back on Knuckleheads to our very first episode ever with none other than Jimmy Butler. The Heat’s superstar has delivered time and again for Miami in recent years. Q and D sat down with him before he ever donned Miami colors, right before his 76ers ran into the eventual champions, the Raptors, in 2019. A lot has happened to Jimmy since. Tap in to this classic! Going to JUCO then Marquette (5:54) His struggles growing up in Texas, coming up as an unknown prospect (20:08) 2011-12 Bulls creating his fiery mentality (23:09) Being in Paris when he was traded from Chicago to Minnesota (46:05) Originally aired on February 19, 2019 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 25 April 2023

Markelle Fultz

We got a good one this week, the former No. 1 overall pick and current Magic star Markelle Fultz joins Q and D on Knuckleheads. He looks back on growing up in the DMV area, going to Washington and putting himself on the map there. He also touches on working through his early injuries in the NBA and how challenging cutting out the noise can be. Markelle been through it but is still on the up and a big reason the Magic are turning things around. Tune in! DMV hoops, making a name at DeMatha High School (6:30) Choosing to go to Washington (14:50) Dominating freshman season at UW (20:10) Getting picked No. 1 overall by Philadelphia (25:00) Dealing with injuries in the NBA and false media reports (31:54) Coming to Olrando, bright future for the Magic (42:45) 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 18 April 2023

Paolo Banchero

We Live on location as the favorite for NBA Rookie of the Year, Paolo Banchero, chops it up on Knuckleheads. The Magic’s young star talks Seattle Hoops, his experience at Duke, and what it was like to play during Coach K’s last season. Paolo explains how he joined the Jordan Brand and why the Magic’s future is promising. Don’t miss this one. Seattle hoops, growing up watching Seattle legends [2:21] Choosing Duke over Washington [12:00] Coach K’s impact on his game [19:41] Coach K’s last home game vs. UNC [22:29] Getting picked No. 1 overall in the 2022 draft [32:31] Jamal Crawford story and why Paolo Signed with Jordan [41:50] Rookie year, Orlando’s core of players and what’s next [46:20] 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 4 April 2023

Stan Van Gundy

Stan is SPITTIN’ this week on the pod! Legendary coach Stan Van Gundy sits down with the guys to talk about his rise up the basketball coaching ranks, the Heat vs. Knicks rivalry, coaching some of the biggest names in the game, and his unique insights from over 20 years on the sidelines. Tune in! Seeing the game through a coaching lens and how strategy plays into the game (3:24) First job at Castleton University, assisting Stu Jackson at Wisconsin, jumping to the NBA (29:10) Heat vs. Knicks rivalry, getting Tim Hardaway and Alonzo Mourning (38:06) Pat Riley pedigree, coaching Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem (51:08) Head coaching in Orlando, Dwight Howard, coaching against LeBron (1:06:58) Relationship with Jeff, KD’s viral tweet, starting five out of all the players he’s coached (1:24:34) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 21 March 2023

Tyrese Haliburton

This week it’s all buckets on Knuckleheads as we got the young star, Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton, choppin’ it up with Q and D. Tyrese looks back on his rise from mid-major recruit to NBA All-Star, playing AAU with Tyler Herro, and why he’s settled in so well in the NBA. We got one of the NBA’s next greats — tune in! Growing up in Wisconsin, dominating the hoop scene with Tyler Herro [3:39] Going to Iowa State, putting his name on the map [12:45] Getting drafted by the Kings [19:00] Playing alongside De’Aaron Fox [33:50] Being surprised when he got traded to the Pacers [39:00] All-Star 2023, his first All-Star experience [49:50] 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 7 March 2023

Hedo Turkoglu

Turk is in the building!! This week on Knuckleheads Hedo Turkolgu stops by. The Turkish basketball GOAT and Orlando Magic star looks back on his journey from Europe to the states. He talks about being a part of the crazy Kings-Lakers series as a young player, his play taking off in Orlando, and what it was like to walk around Turkey after playing in the 2009 NBA Finals. Turk brings it — tune in! Coming from Turkey to the NBA [9:45] The Kings-Lakers early 2000s rivalry [24:24] Going to Orlando, Stan Van Gundy stories [38:45] Magic stopping a Kobe vs. Lebron Finals in 2009 [1:00:46] European players dominating the NBA today [1:10:10] President of Turkish Basketball Association [1:15:34] Dwight’s dominance, getting robbed of Top 75 [1:26:40] 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2023

Hedo Türkoğlu

Turk is in the building!! This week on Knuckleheads Hedo Turkolgu stops by. The Turkish basketball GOAT and Orlando Magic star looks back on his journey from Europe to the states. He talks about being a part of the crazy Kings-Lakers series as a young player, his play taking off in Orlando, and what it was like to walk around Turkey after playing in the 2009 NBA Finals. Turk brings it — tune in! Coming from Turkey to the NBA [9:45] The Kings-Lakers early 2000s rivalry [24:24] Going to Orlando, Stan Van Gundy stories [38:45] Magic stopping a Kobe vs. Lebron Finals in 2009 [1:00:46] European players dominating the NBA today [1:10:10] President of Turkish Basketball Association [1:15:34] Dwight’s dominance, getting robbed of Top 75 [1:26:40] 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2023

Dominique Wilkins

In honor of the Dunk Contest, this week we got The Human Highlight Reel and one of the greatest — if not, the greatest — dunkers ever, Dominique Wilkins, rolls in’ through on Knuckleheads. Nique speaks on some playground legends who showed him the rock, dominating every level of basketball, and becoming one of the faces of Atlanta. You won’t want to miss this NBA legend’s look back. Tune in! Winning 56 games in a row in high school, being an All-American [ ] Choosing Georgia over Carolina schools [15ish ] Getting drafted by the Jazz but traded to the Hawks and instantly dominating in the NBA [22:30ish] Rivalry with Larry Bird, Celtics-Hawks series [25:15ish] The Dunk King, winning the Dunk Contests [33:02] Going head-to-head against MJ [ ] Averaging 30 ppg, not winning MVP [ ] 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 Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 21 February 2023

Grant Hill

We know y’all have been waiting for this one! One of the purest hoopers of all time, and NBA Hall of Famer, Grant Hill joins Knuckleheads. He chops it up with Darius and Q about his crazy rise to become one of the best players in the country and about going to Duke and building his legacy there. The guys also get into how Grant navigated the league, from his early success to how he overcame his injuries. Recruiting process, choosing Duke over UNC, Georgetown [9:05] Beating UNLV and winning a national championship with the Blue Devils [22:38] First experience of the Duke-UNC rivalry [28:00] Taking NBA by storm, being leading vote getter for All-Star as a rookie [39:40] Playing pickup against MJ during Space Jam filming [53:21] Going to the Magic, almost playing there with Tim Duncan [1:02:09] Dealing with injuries, mental toll that takes [1:05:25] His relationship with Coach K, Duke legacy [1:43:27] 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. KH Digital Collectibles: This season, we’re giving away a limited number of digital collectibles each episode in the form of POAPs. All you have to do is be one of the first 25 people to find the secret word within each episode and then go to the POAP app to claim your prize while supplies last. If you need help learning how to claim your POAP, check out the steps here. Or join our Telegram Community and we can help you out there. Other places to find Knuckleheads: Subscribe on Youtube Follow on Instagram Follow on FacebookSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 24 January 2023

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