For Ball We Know - NBA Podcast

For Ball We Know - NBA Podcast

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Nate and Ahop are two NBA junkies that love talking hoop. Join them as they talk all things NBA! Stick around for the end of each podcast for our patented Hip-Hoop and NCAA segments that alternate each week! WARNING: There may be some HOT hoop takes that could leave us with some hostile listeners.
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Episode 59: Happy 4th of Kawhi?
Nate and Ahop have a BIG announcement to make in this shorter episode. But don't worry, the fellas cover all the free agency drama too. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow    
27:47
July 5, 2019
Episode 58: Will the City Switch Sides?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with the shoe KING. Follow us on Instagram to see the kicks every week (@ForBallWeKnow). The Knicks are doing dumb Knick things again, something needs to be said about their owner. Next, a role player is speaking out about random nonsense, the guys go through it and question why now? The NBA awards were this week, the fellas take you through them and tell you where they were right and wrong. This week on NCAA Nate guides you through NBC Sports' way to early preseason poll. To finish, Nate and Ahop discuss what LA team could be taking over this summer in free agency. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK ICE of the Week:  https://www.tmz.com/2019/06/20/jaxson-hayes-sideshow-bob-chain/    
1:04:55
June 28, 2019
Episode 57: LaVoodoo Ball?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with the....Simpsons??? Just follow us on Instagram and you will understand (@ForBallWeKnow). Next, the Celtics need some sage brush to get the ghosts and ghouls away from their franchise. Later, we re-discover that NBA players are greedy as we go through some players who opted out for more money, specifically Khris Middleton. The NBA draft was this week, the guys run through the lottery real quick with some small opinions. This week on Hip-Hoop with Ahop he brings us a Drake bar from "30 for 30 Freestyle". To finish, the guys give their picks for the NBA awards which air on the night of June 24th. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK ICE of the Week:  https://www.tmz.com/2019/06/20/jaxson-hayes-sideshow-bob-chain/    
1:26:10
June 21, 2019
Episode 56: NBA Champs: Raptors or Injuries?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some kicks that might be cursed (make sure to check the instagram @ForBallWeKnow on Fridays for the pics of the shoes). Next, a legend that we have all hated for a moment in time because of how good he was, retires. The Cavs did something dope but they're still going to suck next year. Later, Kyrie to Brooklyn is looking more and more possible. This week on NCAA Nate talks about the state of the 3 point line in the NCAA, some exciting stuff. To finish, the guys talk about what KD's injury means for his payday this summer. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1137176031410905088  FBWK Honorable Mention: https://twitter.com/SLAMKicks/status/1139339014736109569 
1:03:31
June 14, 2019
Episode 55: Raptors or Kittens?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some kicks that they did not see coming (make sure to check the instagram @ForBallWeKnow on Fridays for the pics of the shoes). Next, Kawhi may be quiet but he sure does have some loud lawyers. The fellas get into some free agency talk and D-LO's name has been popping up everywhere. Later, the Warriors injury problems are hurting their chances for the title. This week on Hip-Hoop Ahop bring YET ANOTHER new artist in Anime and his song "reel it in". To finish, the guys talk about where Kawhi will end up after the summer is over. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1136457827780894720 
51:11
June 7, 2019
Episode 54: Dark Knights in LA?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some ok kicks with this soft weak (make sure to check the instagram @ForBallWeKnow on Fridays for the pics of the shoes). Magic Johnson still in his feelings and still talking about everyone and their mama. Next, the NBA will be exploring some different playoff options this offseason. Later, Houston might have a problem for real. This week on NCAA Nate talks RJ Hampton and what this means for College Basketball. To finish, the guys talk about their finals predictions along with a recap of Game 1. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1134274791223939072 
1:06:09
May 31, 2019
Episode 53: Who's Got All-NBA Money?
*****Sorry this episode is long, but it's SO good***** Nate and Ahop start the pod with some fire kicks (make sure to check the instagram @ForBallWeKnow on Fridays for the pics of the shoes). Magic Johnson has a pain in his back, and he exposes the reason. Next, KD back on Twitter and that's not good for him. Later, the guys lay out the All-NBA teams. After, the fellas go over the WCF. This week on Hip-Hoop with Ahop we look into Biggie Smalls (And Puff Daddy) in the song Victory. To finish, the guys talk about ways to make the All-NBA voting better. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1130286606357864448 
1:28:56
May 24, 2019
Episode 52: KD, or Not KD?
*****THANK YOU FOR 1 FULL YEAR OF FBWK***** Nate and Ahop start the pod with some general news from the past week. Some late night drama for two players, both separate incidences. The NBA switched up how the draft lottery is done, find out who is picking where. Next, the fellas go through all the games from this past week. We are finally on to the conference finals, should be some great games. This week on NCAA the NCAA might actually be doing something good, but is it their idea or are they being forced? After that, we finish with some KD talk about his future. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1127706621646270465 
1:11:15
May 17, 2019
Episode 51: C's See Ghosts?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some general news from the past week. This includes offseason surgery for two guys that are always under the knife. With more news means more Lakers talk, LA is full of the latest drama. Next, the fellas go through all the games from this past week. Some games were close, but there were some big blow outs as well. This week on Hip-Hoop Ahop brings a song from The Game tilted "The Documentary 2". After that, we finish with some Curry talk and why he is no longer good. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1125974979466661888  
1:19:45
May 10, 2019
Episode 50: Mary Jane in his Veins?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some general news from the past week. This includes a scary incident for an NBA executive, Mary Jane issues, and old man jams. Next, the fellas quickly run through the last few games of the remaining first round series. Then, the second round has begun and the guys are seeing some uncharacteristic scores from certain teams. This week on NCAA we dive back into the NCAA Basketball Scandal, but this time it gets even more confusing. After that, we finish with some KD talk and where he fits in on the Warriors. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1119046776948961280
1:16:37
May 3, 2019
Episode 49: Ricky Rubi-NO?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some general news from last week. This includes a 6 year vet who can't get over being drafted late first round, a new NBA scandle, and more. Next, the fellas breakdown every single playoff series and all the games that happened in the last week. Look out for another 3-1 situation with the Warriors, one could only hope. This week on Hip-Hoop Ahop brings us some very fitting bars from none other than Dame D.O.L.L.A. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1119046776948961280
1:24:24
April 26, 2019
Episode 48: Kyle Lowsy or Single-Point Simmons?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some news from last week that was mentioned a little bit. Next, this episode is mainly focused on the NBA playoffs and the analysis of the games. In the breakdown there were some surprises from teams that won that you wouldn't think would win. This week on NCAA Nate recaps the championship game really quickly followed by who is declaring for the draft. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  Luka: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1116087008563224577  Wade: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1115719403339960321
1:05:51
April 19, 2019
Episode 47: Magic Made Himself Disappear? | The Truth Lies?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some news that will make you feel old, guys be ending their careers. Next, an old head tries to make himself relevant again in a sad effort. Later, the end of the season brings a lot of changes to the front office, find out which teams made moves. The end of the pod focuses on playoff predictions. This week Ahop hits you with some Nipsey Hussle in Hip-Hoop with "Hussle and Motivate” RIP Nip. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week:  Luka: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1116087008563224577  Wade: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1115719403339960321
1:09:07
April 12, 2019
Episode 46: Hussle Westbrook?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some old head news. Next, some superstars throw some hilarious tantrums. Later, history was made this week and it's nuts. Lastly, a major NBA star could be in hot water but it's hard to tell this early. Nate had some bold predictions last week, did they pan out? Tune into NCAA at the end to find out along with Final Four talk. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1113580639389921281 
1:00:21
April 5, 2019
Episode 45: I Thought We Were An NBA Podcast?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some shoe news that you might've saw coming. Next, a dinosaur gets a great honor from one NBA team. Later, a young up and coming star is showing his worth in two crazy games. This weeks Hip-Hoop with Ahop is a song with a lot of artists on it including: Wale feat. Teedra Moses, Rick Ross, Pill, and Meek Mill on a song called "Self-Made." It's still March so we throw in a surprise at the end for ya'll. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1111096903872274432
51:32
March 29, 2019
Episode 44: BrokeBuck Mountain?
DISCLAIMER* For some reason Nate talks over Ahop some of the time. This is due to the audio being out of sync not his blatant disrespect for Ahop. So just know that. Nate and Ahop start the pod with general NBA news, including a guy from the CBA (CBABL?) returning to the league. Next, the fellas get into some key injury news for teams in the playoffs. Then, notable games from this last week are discussed and there were some great ones. This week NCAA is focused largely around March Madness and madness it is. Love you guys. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1107436680305430528 
1:03:24
March 22, 2019
Episode 43: YIKES?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with a twist that will have you confused, but maybe excited. To start the NBA news, the NBA was very angry this week the guys explain. Later, Charles Barkley weighs in on our Kyrie/KD media debate. This week Hip-Hoop was nowhere to be found and we are sorry. To make it up to you the episode has some good depth to it and great FBWK points. Love you guys.  Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1104919321409736704
26:43
March 15, 2019
Episode 42: 'Pet Rock' Walton?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some interesting GOAT talk that might not be what you're thinking. Next, should the Warriors be worried heading into the playoffs? Later, LeBron moved his way up even further in the NBA history books, but what about the Lakers?. This week Nate brings us Bubble talk as March Madness is approaching quickly. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/SoleCollector/status/1103456206537011201 
1:02:33
March 8, 2019
Episode 41: What is Zo Problematic in LA?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some shocking news about the Lakers and their issues. Next, what's going on with AD? Is there more to the situation than we know about? Later, the guys bring up some NBA history breaking along with GOAT talk. This week Ahop has a new face on Hip-Hoop as he breaks down Travis Scotts verse in "First Off" by Future. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1099109267230072832
1:08:34
March 1, 2019
Episode 40: G-League All-Starz?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with a review of the All-Star weekend and where the guys were right and wrong. Next, there are some big storylines heading into the "second half" of the season. Later, the fellas talk about injuries that are still in effect and what players coming back to their teams could mean. Lastly, Nate hits a very important subject on this weeks NCAA about money along with one and done's. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1097290614499086336 
1:05:24
February 22, 2019
Episode 39: Can We Just Be Friends?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with an apology. Next, the guys go through why the Warriors are a bunch of babies. Then, the NBA refs get trashed publicly and try not to hold an L but they hold it so freaking hard . Later, the fellas take you through their first half of the season "ICYMI" players. Lastly, Ahop hits you with a track by North Carolina's own J Cole titled "Knock on Wood." Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1094418559340560386 FBWK BHM Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1094308810519429120 
1:06:18
February 15, 2019
Episode 38: Peliconspiracy?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with the announcements of the dunk contest and 3 point contest participants (we forgot the All-Star draft cause we are human). Next, online bullying is still alive and well, also unwarranted. New injuries have happened this weekend, the guys dive into those. Lastly, there is no NCAA this week because the bulk of the episode is about the crazy end to the trade deadline. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1092503402855260161 FBWK BHM Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1092612095580037120
1:06:18
February 8, 2019
Episode 37: Don’t Y’all See That His Jersey Says “noLA”?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with the final members of each All-Star team. Next, there were some big NBA trades this week and FBWK will be talking about them and all possible scenarios. Later, an injury that ended last week and one that ended this week, how will they help/hurt their respective teams. Lastly, Hip-Hoop has another new artist to the show in Big KRIT with his song "Glorious" listen along as Ahop talks about the artist and his song. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1091008351553626112 
1:05:02
February 1, 2019
Episode 36: (h)Are(den) You Not Entertained?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with new information regarding the All-Star game coming up in February. Next, there are some injuries to report and unfortunately it's a long list. Later, some players futures might be in jeopardy with their teams. Lastly, the fellas discuss why everyone in the league is so angry this week. To end with, Nate announces the NCAA McDonald's All-American teams. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://www.kicksonfire.com/concepts-x-nike-kyrie-5-ikhet-debuts-on-christmas-day/ 
1:13:36
January 25, 2019
Episode 35: Houston Do We Have a Problem?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some exciting news about the podcast and where it's going. Next, we look at the updated All-Star voting and wonder why it's so wack. Later, there could be some really big issues with this Houston team. To end with, Ahop hits you with A Tribe Called Quests song "Dis Generation" Feat. Busta Rhymes, on this weeks Hip-Hoop. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners). Follow the brand new #FBWK Instagram account: @forballweknow FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1085016343768911872
58:46
January 18, 2019
Episode 34: The Freak or The Teeth?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some not so "new" all-star voting results. Next, we look at traveling again and who can travel and who can't. Later, who has the edge on the MVP race? The guys debate. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1083222109680218112
1:01:00
January 11, 2019
Episode 33: New Year New Drama?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some GOAT news and drama tied to it. Next, a lot of NBA players seem to have big ego's, who would've guessed that? Later, a new player joins a special list that is mind blowing to think about. Hip-Hoop will be doing a 2018 special and it is fantastic (search #FBWK on Spotify or Apple Music for the official 2018 playlist). Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1078833370250072065 Honorable mention: https://twitter.com/SLAMKicks/status/1080511652884303873
1:13:54
January 4, 2019
Episode 32: Want a Sprite Cranberry?
Nate and Ahop start the pod (quickly, our bad) with a rundown of the Christmas games that happened this past week. Next, the guys go over some news and rumors happening in the league. Later, NCAA is a quick overview of who is a contender and who is a pretender as the NCAA is on Christmas break. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week:  https://www.instagram.com/p/Brv90agjl4W/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link FBWK Kicks of the Week Honorable Mention:  https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1076605408222068737
34:33
December 28, 2018
Episode 31: How Many Steps Could a Harden Back if a Harden Could Step Back?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with a look at two performances this past week that were historic in nature. Next, the next Russ and KD is who? Later, the guys explain why James Harden has so many air miles. Hip-Hoop this week is from non other than Jay-Z and Jeezy in two songs that have similar lines. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1075225904635408384 
1:06:47
December 21, 2018
Episode 30: But is the Moon Flat?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some sad news about a specific franchise and their fans. Next, the warriors team as a whole is making off the court headlines. Later, the end of an era has arrived and it was a great way to finish it off. NCAA this week is a quick breakdown of the top 25 and some predictions as well. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1072161971989069825 Honorable mention: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1072686849632727047
59:42
December 14, 2018
Episode 29: Markelle Fultz - Nerves or Nervous?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some of the most interesting games of the past week. Next, trade rumors are starting to pickup, who is safe? Later, the guys break down a very early mock draft from B/R. Hip Hoop this week is from another new artist that Ahop found named J.I.D. with his song "Westbrook." Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1069403976574083072
1:02:29
December 7, 2018
Episode 28: A New Superman?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with shoe game talk, including a surprising (but not really) shoe deal. Next, Steph is coming back soon, but what does this mean for the dubs? Later, the guys bring up some potential issues in LA, have we seen them before? NCAA this week will focus on updates for players we have covered before the season tipped off. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1067604393493708801
1:06:13
November 30, 2018
Episode 27: Hashtag “FreeKemba”?
SPECIAL THANKSGIVING EPISODE: Nate and Ahop start the pod with some recaps of this weeks games. Next, there's a team that is surprising everyone but no one knows that they're doing this. Some more NBA drama has surfaced and like usual FBWK is all over it! Hip-Hoop this week gives us nostalgia from the artist Wale with his song "It's Complicated." Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1065056179573989376
1:04:31
November 21, 2018
Episode 26: Will T-Wolves Have it MAID Without Butler?
Nate and Ahop start the pod break down the biggest news of the week, and season, thus far. After that, the guys will break down some big drama from the week that could effect one team as a whole. Later, FBWK jumps into some scores from the week that are rather interesting to note. NCAA is very exciting this week because the first "Freshman Report" is in, see how the Freshman are doing. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1062842606613278721 Honorable mention: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1061485760153559040 https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1061848009649111040
1:06:27
November 16, 2018
Episode 25: LeZion?
Nate and Ahop start the pod with some exciting news regarding the All-Star game. Next, Steve Kerr had some interesting things to say this week that caught a lot of people's attention. Hassan Whiteside has a career game, but just how good was it? Hip-Hoop this week gets an awesome twist to it, tune in to the end of the pod. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1060392964407676928
1:04:31
November 9, 2018
Episode 24: If I Told You that a Flower Bloomed in a Dark Room, Would You Trust it?
Nate and Ahop talk about the wild Halloween night game that one specific player had. Next, there is more drama in the NBA between the Clippers and Thunder. The Cavs are shaking things up, but some of it is out of their hands. The NCAA breakdown this week is over the preseason AP Top 25. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1057416410673094656
1:05:30
November 2, 2018
Episode 23: Caris La-Who?
Nate and Ahop bring up Stephen Curry and his shots at MVP to start the episode. Next, there is big drama already in the first week of the NBA. A surprise player is making his name known out in Brooklyn, Nate and Ahop try to find out who he actually is. After that, Hip-Hoop this week is a song from another new artist found by Ahop with the name of REASON and his song “Drive Slow / Taste Like Heaven." Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://twitter.com/brkicks/status/1055301224524906501
1:04:49
October 26, 2018
Episode 22: Is He Really Coming Off the Bench, P?
Nate and Ahop once start with some much anticipated NBA recap from the first week of hoops. There were some surprising outcomes from games to start the season, the guys go through what those were and why. Next, substantial performances from the first two nights of ball are touched on. After that, we go into this weeks NCAA segment with some breaking news. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 FBWK Kicks of the Week: https://thesportsdaily.com/2018/10/15/jayson-tatums-wild-opening-night-sneakers-honor-his-son/
54:26
October 19, 2018
Episode 21: The Best Time to Fire is One Week Prior?
Nate and Ahop once again start the podcast off with some more NBA news. A bright young star goes down that the guys were really looking forward to watching. Next, a franchise made a very interesting move this week before the season starts. After that, we bring hip hoop in with Kurtis Blow and his song "Basketball". Don't forget to stick around after hip-hoop for the FBWK 2018-19 NBA season predictions. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter/Instagram Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:13:54
October 12, 2018
Episode 20: Curry: Top 3 Hooper or Delicious Indian Dish?
Nate and Ahop take a back seat to NBA news (for the most part) to talk about more in depth stories. The episode starts with a look at the beginning of the preseason and who impressed. Next, the guys look into the GM survey that comes out every year, they highlight the most important parts of the survey as well. After that, NBA and social media are looked at with a very captivating B/R article. NCAA focuses on the big college basketball scandal this week, with some new details. To finish the fellas will compare their top 10 NBA players going into the season with the likes of ESPN and Sports Illustrated. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:18:16
October 5, 2018
Episode 19: Cavs 2019 Eastern Conference Champs?
Nate and Ahop have a long and informational episode this week. The episode starts with more news out of Minnesota, good and bad. Next, the guys bring up Melo and his starting spot, or bench role? Later, the NBA changed some rules and FBWK has the breakdown. Hip-Hoop this weeks brings out a somewhat controversial rapper in Russ and his song "Kill Them All." To finish, the For Ball We Know segment includes Melo and how the guys think he will fare this season. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:09:01
September 28, 2018
Episode 18: Why the T-Wolves "Wiggin" Out?
Nate and Ahop are back with a very crazy and petty episode 18! Space Jam is coming back and the guys discuss what it might be like. Next, a petty segment took place on the Twitter-sphere. Damian Lillard is back in the news and it is amazing. NCAA this week oddly enough features none other than Stephon Marbury. To finish, the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment loops back around to the beginning of the show in a interesting, but maybe correct, take. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 Damin Lillard Video: https://twitter.com/Dame_Lillard/status/1041068734561968128
1:06:39
September 21, 2018
Episode 17: Being Rich and Famous is Hard?
Nate and Ahop are back with episode 17! The NBA season is getting closer and closer, but the NBA news never ends. The guys talk about the past and why we are feeling nostalgic with the current Timberwolves team. A deep dive into the GOAT's by position will be discussed next. Lastly, the Hip-Hoop with Ahop segment is sure to leave some laughs and cringing smiles as we listen to "It Ain't Easy" by KD and Lebron. To finish, the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment involves the hall of fame and how it should or should not be ran. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:04:59
September 14, 2018
Episode 16: I.T. Wants to Know: Are You a Joke?
Nate and Ahop are amped for the season so we can get some more content. The guys did have some good news about a potential finesse involving the Lakers. Next, like the title says, I.T. calling out people as "jokes." Later, the hall of fame is brought up along with some pettiness that surrounds it. It's another NCAA week and Nate will be giving an update on the NCAA's biggest scandal to date. To finish, the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment involves the hall of fame and how it should or should not be ran. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
58:01
September 7, 2018
Episode 15: NBA Saving the Sole?
Nate and Ahop continue the grind of limited offseason news. The fellas start by saying farewell to a future Hall of Famer. The guys then bring us some big NBA shoe news for the league. Later, talks of a WNBA vs. NBA player resurface from 2016. Hip Hoop coming in hot with a new song from this week "Album of the Year " by J. Cole. To finish, the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment brings us back to shoes as we question the NBA on their retention of the new rule. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
56:23
August 31, 2018
Episode 14: NBA or NASCAR?
Nate and Ahop are back with another offseason episode and this one was full of stories. The guys begin with the NBA rookie survey and compare it to older surveys. Next, on the more serious side of things we dive into mental health in the NBA. Later, some older NBA and Ex-NBA players are brought into the mix. It's a NCAA week and Nate will be taking you through which pure shooters to watch this year. To finish, the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment is not so one sided as it sometimes is, Ahop does not agree with Nate's opinion on Demarcus Cousins. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:07:28
August 24, 2018
Episode 13: LAbron or LAvar?
Nate and Ahop begin this episode by jumping right into the NBA offseason drama. Some outlandish comments came to surface from a specific NBA players father. Next, the guys talk about some lady named Jennifer who poked her head into the spotlight. The FBWK team has noticed some business moves that are being made all over the NBA, wait until you hear what happened this week. It's a Hip-Hoop week with Ahop and he is bringing you some Childish Gambino with his awesome song titled "Hero." Lastly, during the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment we discuss two similar players, and which one actually deserved their MVP trophy. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:05:41
August 17, 2018
Episode 12: What About Me? What About Kobe!?
Nate and Ahop begin this episode with some unfortunate politics that must be discussed, but this is not a politics pod remember that. Next up we hit some free agency news with some players that can have big seasons if they put in the work. Houston has a smell wave coming through but when is it coming is the question. We're getting closer to teh season and the guys go over the newly released scheduled games. NCAA with Nate is back this week and it has a different spin on it than usual. During the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment we discuss Kobe Bean Bryant. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:15:36
August 10, 2018
Episode 11: Dray-Mama Drama?
****It's your favorite day of the week! For Ball We Know FRIDAY!**** Nate and Ahop begin with some normal offseason NBA news that is a little less exciting than usual. Lebron James then shows us why he is for sure the GOAT off the court. After that, the show heats up a little bit with some Dray-Mama Drama. Nate gets excited about some news that will most likely lose him some money in the future. This week Hip-Hoop is straight from the NBA 2k16 soundtrack as Ahop takes us through the famous Drake line in "0-100/the catchup." During the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment a Hall of Famer points out to us what may have been the right answer all along, in regards to GOAT debates. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:03:22
August 3, 2018
Episode 10: Why is Everyone So Sensitive?
Nate and Ahop begin this episode with discussions of newly extended and signed players. After that, talks about summer Melo begin to stir up, but we are not falling for it this time. Instead of the lakers, we have an instagram portion of the show dedicated to Demar and some others. This week we have NCAA with Nate and are trying something new with Hip-Hoop. During the For Ball We Know (unpopular opinion) segment we discuss an aging players chance of going to play in China. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 ***Sorry for the late upload. Life happens sometimes.
1:03:24
July 27, 2018
Episode 9: Will the Kawhining Ever End?
Nate and Ahop start off by ranting about the horrible timing of Isaiah Thomas. After the rant, the guys will be catching up on recent NBA happenings around the league. The lakers, once again, steal a portion of the news. Later, the fellas talk about why the Kawhining is so absurd. Ahop introduces us to one of his favorite artists at the moment "YBN Cordae" with his song "Fighting Temptations." This weeks unpopular opinion is about the man of the day, Kawhi and what his future might hold. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:11:15
July 20, 2018
Episode 8: A Hard KNOX Life for the Knicks?
Nate and Ahop return with some more summer league play from the young players out in Vegas and Orlando. The guys talk about some early disappointments and also surprises in these games. Later, the free agency is brought up with some questions on what restricted free agent deals are for. To continue, the dudes catch up on this past weeks deals that were signed. This is a NCAA week and Nate brings a player him and Ahop are very high on and another one that can go either way. Ahop keeps us guessing by introducing another artist in Lil Wayne with his song "Kobe Bryant." This weeks unpopular opinion mentions Mr. Bryant and how his city may have turned on him. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21 DISCLAIMER: Yes, we know IT went to the Nuggets. Happened minutes after we finished recording.
1:08:06
July 13, 2018
Episode 7: Real Life Monstars?
Nate and Ahop start off the pod with a brief summer league update on a few of this years top picks. Getting into some drama, the guys will be talking about the big signings this week and how fair they are. The Lakers steal a big part of the show, because of course they do. Ahop brings us a song from the Lebron "decision" days by Big Sean and Chiddy Bang titled "Too fake." This week the unpopular opinion will make you think about the future of the league and how playoffs work. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:11:03
July 6, 2018
Episode 6: Are the NBA Awards a Lottery too?
Nate and Ahop discuss how NBA twitter works and how deep it goes. Next, the fellas will be talking about recent signings and releases that are happening around the league. The NBA awards show is quickly ran through and we give our thoughts on each award winner. Nate and NCAA are back this week, talking about a PG who is looking to make his way up draft leaderboards and a SG who is already at the top of them. Ahop takes us deep inside some Kendrick Lamar lyrics, with possible shade at Drake, in the song "The Heart Part 4." This week the unpopular opinions reflect the recent NBA awards show. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! (help us get a few more listeners) #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:15:54
June 29, 2018
Episode 5: Top 14 Picks? Why 14?
Nate and Ahop breakdown each lottery pick of the 2018 NBA draft. But first the fellas bring you some offseason drama with teammates, free agency, and shoes. Then the guys are in complete shock at the number one pick (still in shock, wow). Ahop breaks down an old school song with "Shooting Hoops." This week the unpopular opinions are geared towards the Kawhi Leonard drama. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:11:28
June 22, 2018
Episode 4: What is Life Without Ball?
Nate and Ahop discuss what happened in Game 4 and the newly crowned champs. The guys talk about life after the finals and what it's like to not have any games on. However, there are some off court happenings that the fellas discuss. Nate brings up some more NCAA talent that will be fun to watch in the upcoming college season. Ahop breaks down a Kanye classic with "Big Brother." This week the unpopular opinions are made up from "legendary" moments from one of the best to do it. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! #FBWK Pointless Hand Switching Move: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7vsjOHq5E0 Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:10:26
June 15, 2018
Episode 3: can CLE get in gear with some work under the HOOD?
Nate and Ahop recap the third game of the NBA Finals. They then begin to talk about the Cavs effort. Nate brings up how FBWK saw that Rodney Hood would be an important piece for the Cavs. The off-season is coming and the fellas are very excited and begin talking about potential signings. Ahop takes us through some lines of J Cole's "Dead Presidents II.” Nate's unpopular opinion, For Ball He Knows, is a little outlandish. The longest podcast yet, sorry we are trying to not go over an hour. Enjoy and don't forget to subscribe, review, and rate the podcast! #FBWK Twitter Handles: @nathanallison34 @a_hop21
1:15:45
June 8, 2018
Episode 1: The Conference Finals are Competitive?
The first episode of the For Ball We Know podcast! Nate and Ahop recap game 5 of the eastern conference finals and game 4 of the western conference finals. They also give their predications for how the both series will end and a preview to the NBA finals. Later, free agency and off court social media drama will be discussed. Lastly, Ahop will introduce his segment called "Hip-Hoop with Ahop" where he will be bringing you a great line from Drake about basketball and breaking down what it means. Thank you for choosing the #FBWK podcast and don't forget to subscribe to find out INSTANTLY when a new episode drops.
1:04:42
May 25, 2018
Coming Soon: For Ball We Know - NBA Podcast
For Ball We Know: two homies who love hoop. Tune in for commentary on all things NBA-- game recaps, free agent moves, interviews, off-court antics, debating who's the GOAT, and even a segment on hoop in hip-hop. Join us once a week for some hot hoop takes!
01:27
May 17, 2018
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