Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe host the Locked On Knicks podcast, giving you a daily look inside the New York Knicks and the NBA with all the latest news, insight and expertise. From Clyde-isms, to Mitchell Robinson highlights, to rampant draft and free agency speculation, Alex and Gavin have you covered every day on Locked On Knicks, part of the Locked On Podcast Network.
Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman on Deni Av...
Alex and Gavin are rejoined by Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman (@NBADraftWass on Twitter) to break down a number of prospects available around all three of the Knicks' picks, including Deni Avdija, Isaac Okoro, Devin Vassell, Nico Mannion, and more.
Professor Shwin Grades Some Trades
Alex and Gavin are joined by friend of the pod ShwinnyPooh to grade their ideal free agency signings and trades.
Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman on Killian...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report (@NBADraftWass on Twitter) to talk about some of the potential Knicks lottery picks, including why Wass thinks Cole Anthony could potentially be a better fit for the Knicks than Killian Hayes, and how New York is an intriguing destination for potential top-3 pick Anthony Edwards.
A Trade For Joel Embiid
The boys are back! Discussing what a hypothetical trade for Joel Embiid would like and a few more potential acquisitions.
Thibs is official, and Woody's back!!
Alex and Gavin break down Tom Thibodeau's introductory press conference, including some quotes that, at least on the surface, inspired some confidence. Then the guys welcome Mike Woodson back to the Knicks, who is reportedly returning "in a capacity."
The Seven Most Interesting Players In The Bubbl...
Gavin and Alex are joined by Sportico's Lev Akabas to discuss the seven most interesting players in the NBA bubble.
Nate Duncan on RJ Barrett, the Knicks' young co...
Alex and Gavin are rejoined by Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA on Twitter) of the Dunc'd On and Hollinger & Duncan podcasts to talk about RJ Barrett, and what expectations should be going forward for the soon-to-be sophomore. Also, they talk about the Knicks' young core, and pontificate a little about the NBA bubble.
Nate Duncan on the Knicks' Thibodeau choice
Alex and Gavin are joined by Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA on Twitter) of the Dunc'd On and Hollinger & Duncan podcasts, to talk about all things Tom Thibodeau, including whether Thibs was "the safe choice," what type of players he requires, and more.
WFAN's John Schmeelk On All Things Tom Thibodeau
Gavin is joined by WFAN's John Schmeelk to talk through all aspects of the Tom Thibodeau hire.
Jason Kidd Hysteria And Orlando Power Rankings
Gavin goes solo to break down the Jason Kidd rumors and rank every team in Orlando.
Hip-hop, The Decision, and 2021 free agency tal...
Alex and Gavin finish their discussion with Locked On Knicks theme song mastermind Mimar Sinan (@MimarSinanMusic on Twitter), touching on his musical career, looking back on The Decision, and looking ahead to 2021 free agency.
Talkin' Knicks with LOK theme creator Mimar Sinan
Alex and Gavin are joined by the great Mimar Sinan (@mimarsinanmusic on Twitter), creator of the last two Locked On Knicks theme songs, and get into a wide-ranging discussion from Mimar's early days as a Knicks fan to why he and the guys have hope for the Knicks in the present day.
A Second Term For Prez: Point Guard Extravaganza
Gavin and Alex are one again joined by Posting And Toasting Draft Guy, Prez to break down the rest of his top point guards in the 2020 NBA Draft.
Posting And Toasting Draft Guru Prezidente On L...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Posting And Toasting's in house Draft Guru Prezidente to break down the top two point guards in the 2020 draft.
Thibs' type and bubble talk with Jonathan Macri...
Alex and Gavin finish their conversation with Jonathan Macri of Knicks Film School (@JCMacriNBA on Twitter) about Tom Thibodeau's coaching candidacy in New York, plus talk about the NBA bubble and all of their questions, concerns, and observations about it so far.
Reading the tea leaves with Jonathan Macri of K...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jonathan Macri of Knicks Film School (@JCMacriNBA on Twitter) to break down a new front office hiring for the Knicks and read the tea leaves on recent reporting around Tom Thibodeau's coaching candidacy.
Knicks Film School's Jeremy Cohen On Anti-Semit...
Gavin is joined by Knicks Film School's Jeremy Cohen to discuss DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts and how the NBA can best educate players going forward.
Breaking down Mitch's historic rookie season wi...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jack Huntley of Posting and Toasting (@Knicks_Nuance on Twitter) to break down Mitchell Robinson's historic sophomore season on offense, including contextualizing his insanely high points per possession and trying to imagine an ideal roster for his skills.
The New York Post's Marc Berman On Leon Rose An...
The boys are joined by The New York Post's Marc Berman to discuss the coaching search and Leon Rose's first few months on the job.
Delete Eight Mock Draft crossover with Locked O...
Alex talks with Doug Branson of Locked On Hornets about their seventh and eighth overall picks in the Locked On NBA Delete Eight Mock Draft, featuring the lottery teams left out of the NBA bubble.
Psychologist Napoleon Wells On Treating Racism ...
Gavin and Alex are joined by Psychologist Napoleon Wells to talk about treating racism as a psychological disorder and the concrete ways to help the BLM movement.
Jason Kidd's Candidacy With Locked On Bucks' Ka...
Gavin is joined by Locked On Bucks host Kane Pittman to discuss if Jason Kidd is worth hiring to be the Knicks' next head coach.
Trier/Kadeem gone, Allen/Pinson in; Plus coach ...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' weekend free agent moves, jetting Allonzo Trier and Kadeem Allen to make room for Jared Harper and Theo Pinson. Plus, coaching profiles for Chris Fleming and Pat Delany from the hosts of Locked On Bulls and Locked On Magic.
Jared Harper scouting report with Locked On Auburn
Alex goes on with the hosts of Locked On Auburn, Michael Pappas and Zac Blackerby, to discuss the Knicks' newest two-way contract pickup, Jared Harper. The guys go over Harper's cult hero status in Auburn, his strengths and weaknesses, and why he could potentially be a great fit for the Knicks.
World Wide Wes is official, and talking Thibs w...
Alex and Gavin break down the somewhat bombshell news of William "World Wide Wes" Wesley's official hire by the Knicks and what it means for the team. Then, they're joined by Ben Beecken (@bbeecken on Twitter) of Locked On Wolves to break down Tom Thibodeau's time in Minnesota.
Bleacher Report's Sean Highkin On Covering Tom ...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Bleacher Report's Sean Highkin to discuss his time covering Tom Thibodeau and what he'd bring to the Knicks.
Popovich coaching tree candidate breakdown with...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jeff Garcia of Locked On Spurs (@JeffGSpursZone) to break down some of the up-and-coming coaching candidates that the Knicks are interested in from Gregg Popovich's San Antonio Spurs staffs of the present and past — Ime Udoka, Becky Hammon, Will Hardy, and Mike Brown.
The Athletic's Mike Vorkunov On Kenny Atkinson ...
Alex and Gavin are once again joined by The Athletic's Mike Vorkunov to break down Kenny Atkinson and Mike Miller's cases to be the Knicks full time head coach and then get into who stands out amongst the rest of a crowded field.
The Athletic's Mike Vorkunov On Leon Rose And T...
Gavin and Alex are joined by The Athletic's Mike Vorkunov to break down Leon Rose's first few months on the job and the Knicks pursuit of Tom Thibodeau.
Draft Primer with Spencer Pearlman, Part Two
Alex and Gavin are joined again by Spencer Pearlman of The Stepien (@SKPearlman on Twitter) for more draft talk, getting into some late lottery players and beyond, including Obi Toppin, Deni Avdija, Kira Lewis, Cole Anthony, Desmond Bane, and more!
Draft Primer with Spencer Pearlman, Part One
Alex and Gavin are joined by Spencer Pearlman of The Stepien (@SKPearlman on Twitter) to kick off their 2020 draft coverage and get into some of the prospects the Knicks should be looking at with their picks in this year's draft. In this episode... LaMelo Ball, Killian Hayes, and a surprise European big man who Spencer holds in very high regard.
A New Hire, Some Momentum For Kenny Atkinson An...
Alex and Gavin talk the hire of a precocious neophyte, some possible momentum for Kenny Atkinson and a player led Zoom meeting debating the merits of the NBA's restart plan.
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
In an eye-opening discussion, Ross Jackson (Locked On Saints) Aaron Freeman (Locked on Falcons) Tony Wiggins (Locked On Jaguars) John Hickman (Locked On Texans) Chris Carter (Locked On Steelers) Keith Pompey (Locked On 76ers) Coty Davis (Locked On Texans) and Your Boy Q (Locked On Raiders) come together for a special Locked On Podcast Network Black Lives Matter Roundtable. These eight Locked On hosts share their first-hand experiences as black men in America. When was the first time they clocked racism in their lives? What are the pet peeves they experience as a black man? In the wake of George Floyd's killing, does this movement feel different than those of the past? What needs to happen for this moment in time to have a lasting impact on society and to result in real gains for social justice? And, will these experiences change the next generation?
Should Melo be brought back? Plus nap spots, ch...
Alex and Gavin finish off your mailbag questions, including whether the Knicks should bring Carmelo Anthony back for a goodbye tour next season, how Drazen Petrovic would've translated to the modern NBA, the most blown up Knicks non-story, favorite nap spots and burger joints, and which year they'd have converted to a Knicks championship.
Royal Rumble: Charles Oakley vs. The World
Alex and Gavin take on a fresh mailbag, including if the team can win a title with James Dolan and who would win the ultimate Knicks Royal Rumble.
Black Lives Matter
Gavin and Alex take a step away from basketball to talk about the roots and depth of systemic racism in America the need to do more and the most effective ways to do it.
The NBA is back! (But not the Knicks, and that'...
Alex and Gavin break down the NBA's plan to return this summer, including the viability of trying to keep the comeback coronavirus-free, as well as discussing some of the more bizarre extra scenarios in play for the top teams.
2010 Redux: Gallo Love And Building Around LeBron
The boys flash back to 2010 to talk movies, what-ifs and the brilliance of a young Danilo Gallinari.
Thibs vs. Atkinson, and a look back at the Y2K ...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' rumored interest in Tom Thibodeau and Kenny Atkinson (as well as incumbent interim Mike Miller) for their head coaching spot, then take a look back in time to the year 2000 and the Knicks of that year.
NBA back? And a trip back in time to 1990
Alex and Gavin discuss the rumors of the NBA returning at Disney World, plus take a look back in time at the year 1990 as part of a Locked On Network-wide blast from the past.
Mailbag: Could any Knicks All-Decade team beat ...
Alex and Gavin finish off the mailbag questions from ages ago, debating if any Knicks All-Decade team could beat the dynasty Warriors, which departed star got most shafted by the team, and how much an all-time Knicks US team would be an all-time Knicks world team by.
Locked On Knicks (5.20.20) - Perrin and Zanin h...
Alex and Gavin break down the Walt Perrin and Frank Zanin hires by the Knicks, then get into finishing up the mailbag, going into the best and worst front offices since 2000 and whether the Knicks' 2010s All-Decade team could win a title.
Locked On Knicks (5.18.20)-All-Time Draft: Whic...
Gavin and Alex are once again joined by the Locked On Nets boys to finish their All-Time Draft review.
Locked On Knicks (5.15.20)-All Time Draft Recap
Gavin got bored so he brought seven of his best friends together to do an All-Time NBA Draft and then he brought Alex and the Locked On Nets guys on to break it all down.
Locked On Knicks (5.13.20)-Melo As A Net And A ...
Alex and Gavin are once again joined by Matthew Miranda to get into two final hypotheticals.
Locked On Knicks (5.11.20)-Jordan To The Knicks?
Gavin and Alex welcome back on Matthew Miranda of Posting and Toasting to break down how history would have swung if the Knicks could have beaten the Bulls in 1993 and if Pat Ewing had stayed healthy through the 1999 Finals.
Locked On Knicks (5.9.20)-Knicks Hypotheticals:...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Matthew Miranda of Posting and Toasting to discuss two hypotheticals that could have forever altered the Knicks trajectory in the 70's and 80's.
Locked On Knicks (5.7.20)-Top Five Free Agents
Gavin and Alex share their top five free agents the Knicks should sign this offseason.
Locked On Knicks (5.6.20)-Mailbag: Days Of Futu...
Alex and Gavin are back with part one of a mailbag discussing moments that could have changed the Knicks future.
Locked On Knicks (5.4.20) - Top Moments of the ...
Alex and Gavin are rejoined by Seth Rosenthal, video producer at SB Nation and founder of Knicks blog Posting and Toasting, to finish their discussion on the top 5 moments of the 2000s and 2010s. Today? The top three, including Melo, Lin, and the most magical Knicks season in recent memory.
Locked On Knicks (5.1.20) - Top Moments of the ...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Seth Rosenthal, video producer at SB Nation and founder of Posting and Toasting, to break down their favorite Knicks moments of the 2000s and 2010s. In today's episode, honorable mentions (Jamal Crawford, David Lee, Nate Robinson, etc.) and the Nos. 5 and 4 moments. Also, did Isiah Thomas somehow secretly make the 2000s Knicks more fun?
Locked On Knicks (4.30.20)-Perry Back And 20th ...
Gavin and Alex are back to discuss Scott Perry staying on as the Knicks GM and the highlights of the 20th Century for the Knicks.
Locked On Knicks (4.27.20) - When the Garden Wa...
Alex and Gavin finish their long discussion with Harvey Araton, former Knicks beat writer and author of "When the Garden Was Eden." In today's concluding episode: Inside Harvey's time spent with Walt Frazier (minus the "Clyde" persona) in St. Croix, whether James Dolan would've made a better owner in the 1960s and '70s, and the role that sports play in unifying us during tough times as a city and nation.
Locked On Knicks (4.24.20) - When the Garden Wa...
Alex and Gavin are rejoined by Harvey Araton, author of "When the Garden Was Eden," to continue in the third part of their four-part discussion. In today's episode: the DeBusschere and Monroe trades, whether two title was the right amount for this team, and how Harvey approached covering the Knicks as a journalist after being a fan for so long.
Locked On Knicks (4.23.20)-Best Moments Of The ...
Gavin and Alex are once again joined by Ashwin Ramdath aka the legendary Shwinny Pooh to break down the top two moments of the season.
Locked On Knicks (4.22.20)-Best Moments Of The ...
The boys are joined by Ashwin Ramdath aka the legendary Shwinny Pooh to discuss some of the best moments of the Knicks 2019-20 season.
Locked On Knicks (4.20.20) - When the Garden Wa...
Alex and Gavin are joined again by Harvey Araton, former Knicks beat writer and author of When the Garden Was Eden, to discuss the 1970 and 1973 championship Knicks teams. Today: Willis Reed's legacy, comparing those Knicks to current players, whether Reed's Game 7 moment could happen in the social media era, and whether Clyde's Game 7 performance is underappreciated.
Locked On Knicks (4.17.20) - When The Garden Wa...
Alex and Gavin are joined by legendary writer Harvey Araton, who covered the Knicks beat for the NY Post, NY Daily News, and New York Times for decades, and wrote "When The Garden Was Eden," to discuss the 1970 and 1973 Knicks in this wide-ranging discussion. In today's episode, a heavy focus on the Captain, Willis Reed.
Locked On Knicks (4.15.20)-Pat O'Keefe On The F...
The boys welcome on Knicks Radio Host Pat O'Keefe for wide ranging conversation on the New York Knicks.
Locked On Knicks (4.13.20) - '94 Finals team re...
Alex and Gavin finish their discussion with ESPN/538's Chris Herring about the 1993-94 Knicks Finals team, including the Patrick Ewing/Hakeem Olajuwon matchup, the OJ Simpson chase, and more.
Locked On Knicks (4.10.20) - '94 Finals team re...
Alex and Gavin are joined by ESPN and 538's Chris Herring, who is currently working on a book titled “Blood on the Hardwood: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks,” to discuss the 1993-94 Knicks Finals team in part one of a two-part discussion.
Locked On Knicks (4.9.20)-Mailbag Part Three: L...
The boys address the key areas Leon Rose will have to succeed and whether or not he can pull it off.
Locked On Knicks (4.8.20)-Mailbag Part Two: Ran...
The boys are back to breakdown whether or not Frank will start next year and rank their favorite Knicks on this years team.
Locked On Knicks (4.6.20) - '99 Finals team ret...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Marc Berman of the New York Post (@NYPost_Berman on Twitter) to look back on the 1998-99 Knicks Finals team, in part one of a Locked On network-wide series about the best years in every team's history.
Locked On Knicks (4.3.20) - Quarantine Mailbag ...
Alex and Gavin get into your quarantine mailbag questions, including just how good Iggy Brazdeikis can be, one player each of them is dying to sign this offseason, and their five worst individual Knick seasons since 2012-13.
Locked On Knicks (4.1.20) - Offseason Goals Par...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Andrew Claudio (@AndrewJClaudio_ on Twitter) of the Final Score podcast to break down offseason goals for Moe Harkless, Allonzo Trier, and RJ Barrett.
Locked On Knicks (3.30.20)-All-NBA Teams
Gavin is joined by Locked on Nets Co-Hosts Marcus Barahal and Josh Bass to debate their All-NBA teams.
Locked On Knicks (3.26.20) - Offseason Goals Pa...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jeremy Cohen of Knicks Film School (@TheCohencidence on Twitter) to break down offseason goals for four Knicks - Wayne Ellington, Dennis Smith Jr., Damyean Dotson, and Frank Ntilikina.
Locked On Knicks (3.25.20)-NBA Awards Part Two
Gavin is once again joined by the Locked on Nets crew to break down more NBA Awards.
Locked On Knicks (3.23.20)-NBA Awards Part One
Gavin is back with the Locked On Nets crew to debate the MVP and ROY race.
Locked On Knicks (3.20.20) - Offseason Goals Pa...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jonathan Macri of Knicks Film School (@JCMacriNBA on Twitter) to break down offseason goals for Iggy Brazdeikis, Reggie Bullock, and Mitchell Robinson.
Locked On Knicks (3.19.20)-Ranking Each Team's ...
Gavin is joined by Locked on Nets Host Marcus Barahal one last time to rank the top seven futures in the league.
Locked On Knicks (3.17.20)-Ranking Each Team's ...
Gavin is back with Locked On Nets' Marcus Barahal to debate what qualities they most value in a franchise.
Locked On Knicks (3.13.20)-Ranking Each Team's ...
Gavin is joined by Locked On Nets Host Marcus Barahal to rank the futures of the back half of the league.
Locked On Knicks (3.12.20) - NBA season suspend...
Alex and Gavin discuss the NBA suspending its season amid rising concern over coronavirus, and also discuss the Knicks' win over that Hawks that could prove to be their last game of the season.
Locked On Knicks (3.11.20)-The Frank Game
Alex and Gavin talk Frank going off, Bobby Portis' future on the Knicks and Mike Miller's Mismanaged Rotation.
Locked On Knicks (3.10.20) - Swirling rumors of...
Alex and Gavin break down the weekend rumors, including Leon Rose's alleged desire to trade for Chris Paul, and Kenny Atkinson's stunning firing from the Nets and whether he'd be a fit with the Knicks.
Locked On Knicks (3.9.20) - A Tale of Two Games
Alex and Gavin break down two wildly different home games over the weekend — a laugher on Friday against OKC that left fans chanting "sell the team," and a resounding home win Sunday night featuring the young core going off.
Locked On Knicks (3.5.20)-Who Has The Best Future?
Gavin puts the Knicks future into context.
Locked On Knicks (3.4.20)-Shake Gate
Alex and Gavin talk through the stupidity of the Spike Lee story and why the Knicks just can't help themselves.
Locked On Knicks (3.3.20)-Game Of The Year
Gavin and Alex break down what went into RJ's career night, Mitch rag-dolling the Rockets and Frank's two way masterpiece in the Knicks best win of the season.
Locked On Knicks (3.2.20) - Eatin' watermelon w...
Alex is joined by Jonathan Macri of Knicks Film School (@JCMacriNBA on Twitter), to talk Knicks-Bulls, RJ getting frozen out, Mitch starting, Leon Rose, and the Macri family grocery order.
Locked On Knicks (2.28.20)-Youth In Revolt
Gavin and Alex posit it's time for Mitchell Robinson to start and sweeping changes across the board.
Locked On Knicks (2.26.20)-Andrea Bargnani Tren...
Gavin and Alex are back with part two of the mailbag.
Locked On Knicks (2.25.20)-Rockets Blast Knicks...
Gavin and Alex break down a loss to the Rockets and answer your questions!
Locked On Knicks (2.22.20) - Some good signs vs...
Alex goes Lone Wolfe to break down the Knicks' loss to the Pacers Friday night, and all does not look bad after the first game post-All-Star.
Locked On Knicks (2.19.20) - Post-All-Star Knic...
Alex and Gavin finish breaking down their goals for the Knicks after the All-Star break, including playing the kids more and getting two Knicks lotto picks figured out.
Locked On Knicks (2.18.20) - All-Star recap and...
Alex and Gavin break down RJ Barrett's Rising Stars performance and a very eventful All-Star game, then start getting into their goals for the Knicks post-All-Star break.
Locked On Knicks (2.13.20)-What's Funny About T...
Alex and Gavin break down the loss to the Wizards and find humor in the Steve Stoute interview.
Locked On Knicks (2.10.20) - Should the vets ke...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' weekend split against the Pistons and Hawks, and debate the merits of playing the veterans in the name of wins and team culture vs. playing the youth the rest of the way out.
Locked On Knicks (2.8.20)-Muggles Win! And A Mo...
Gavin goes solo to break down a win over the Magic and an alternative Marcus Morris trade.
Locked On Knicks (2.6.20)-Morris To The Clips A...
The boys are back breaking down the Marcus Morris trade and CAA's finest taking over the Knicks.
Locked On Knicks (2.6.20) - Trade Bag Part 4: I...
Alex and Gavin break down the rest of your trades in this marathon final installment of the pre-deadline trade mailbag.
Locked On Knicks (2.5.20) - Trade Bag Episode I...
Alex and Gavin continue breaking down your mock trades, in part three of a massive four-part trade mailbag.
Locked On Knicks (2.4.20)-Goodbye Steve Mills
Alex and Gavin break down the implications of Steve Mills getting fired on the eve of the trade deadline, make the case that Marcus Morris could swing the title and break down a rollicking win over the Cavs.
Locked On Knicks (2.3.20) - D-Lo? Schroder? Plu...
Alex and Gavin break down some of the most recent trade rumors surrounding the Knicks, including D'Angelo Russell, Dennis Schroder, Marcus Morris' trade value, and a number of players on the Magic. Plus, the guys break down the win over the Pacers Saturday and give their takes about the Super Bowl.
Locked On Knicks (1.31.20)-TBP2: Talking Oursel...
The boys are back breaking down more of your suggested trades.
Locked On Knicks (1.30.20) - Trade Mailbag inst...
Alex and Gavin start in on the trade mailbag featuring your submitted trades, but not before briefly going over an embarrassing night for the Knicks on and off the court against Memphis at home.
Locked On Knicks (1.29.19)-Why?
Gavin and Alex dissect a bad loss to Charlotte, some inexcusable rotation decisions and the most fun destination for Marcus Morris.
Locked On Knicks (1.28.19) - Kobe's legacy, as ...
Alex and Gavin break down Kobe Bryant's legacy after his untimely death over the weekend, including Alex's account of being in the building for the Knicks' game against the Nets on Sunday as the league mourned.