Tuesday 25th September 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Daryl Morey Believes Marquese Chriss, Brandon Knight are Good Fits for Rockets

Daryl Morey Believes Marquese Chriss, Brandon Knight are Good Fits for Rockets

More than a few people are perplexed by the Houston Rockets’ offseason. General manager Daryl Morey isn’t one of them. Obviously. The prevailing belief is the Rockets, who came within one victory of taking down the Golden State Warriors, got worse. They lost Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute. They signed Carmelo Anthony, Michael [...]

September 12, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Devin Booker Out Indefinitely with Hand Injury, Will Miss Start of Phoenix Suns’ Training Camp

Devin Booker Out Indefinitely with Hand Injury, Will Miss Start of Phoenix Suns’ Training Camp

Basketball never sleeps, which unfortunately means injuries don’t either. As first reported by 98.7 FM Arizona’s John Gambadoro, Devin Booker needs to have surgery to repair an injured right hand and will be out indefinitely (via 98.7 FM Arizona’s Kellan Olson): Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker will undergo hand surgery on Monday and is [...]

September 10, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Rumor: Minnesota Timberwolves Have Officially ‘Launched’ Their Pursuit of Luol Deng

Rumor: Minnesota Timberwolves Have Officially ‘Launched’ Their Pursuit of Luol Deng

You knew this was coming. On the heels of Luol Deng agreeing to a buyout with the Los Angeles Lakers, he’s found himself a primary suitor for his services. And surprise-surprise, it’s the Minnesota Timberwolves. Per The New York Times‘ Marc Stein, the Timberwolves have officially ‘launched’ their recruitment of another one of coach-president Tom Thibodeau’s [...]

September 6, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Pau Gasol Doesn’t Have Plans to Retire From NBA Anytime Soon

Pau Gasol Doesn’t Have Plans to Retire From NBA Anytime Soon

Pau Gasol may be 38 years old and entering his 18th NBA season, but he has no imminent plans to retire. Not as of now anyway. So don’t put your money at legal betting sites on Gasol leaving the league just yet. Speaking with France’s AFP, the 7-footer noted that he’s not thinking about walking [...]

September 6, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kevin Knox Says Knicks Head Coach David Fizdale Wants Him to ‘Stay in Attack Mode’

Kevin Knox Says Knicks Head Coach David Fizdale Wants Him to ‘Stay in Attack Mode’

New York Knicks rookie Kevin Knox had the unconditional green light during his time in the NBA’s summer league. Though that freedom doesn’t always carry over to the regular season, his stands to be an exception. If you are into visiting online betting sites, you’ll want to lay odds that Kevin Knox has the green [...]

September 5, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

LeBron James Comes Out in Support of Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Campaign

LeBron James Comes Out in Support of Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Campaign

Nike created waves earlier this week by making NFL free agent Colin Kaepernick the face of its #JustDoIt campaign. Since then, plenty of professional athletes have come out in support of both the quarterback and the brand. LeBron James is, officially, now one of them. From the Associated Press (via NOLA.com): Closing his remarks, he [...]

September 5, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Miami Heat Have Yet to Talk Contract Extension with Justise Winslow

Miami Heat Have Yet to Talk Contract Extension with Justise Winslow

The dance between the Miami Heat and Justise Winslow has yet to begin. Winslow, 22, is slated for restricted free agency next summer. His future with the Heat has long been considered up in the air. They’re slated to be a tax team next year, and his offensive value, despite shooting above the league average [...]

September 4, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Chris Bosh Still Determined to Make NBA Comeback

Chris Bosh Still Determined to Make NBA Comeback

Chris Bosh has not yet given up on a potential NBA return. Blood clot issues have prevented the 34-year-old from taking the court in an official capacity since February of 2016. And while the assumption has been that his career is over, Bosh isn’t ready to go there right now. As he told Yahoo Sports’ [...]

September 4, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kemba Walker Downplays Draw of Playing in New York, Reiterates He’s Comfortable with Hornets

Kemba Walker Downplays Draw of Playing in New York, Reiterates He’s Comfortable with Hornets

Kemba Walker was born and attended high school in New York. He’s a free agent this summer. Both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets will have cap space. You do the math. Actually, on second thought, don’t do the math. Walker has already declared his allegiance to the Charlotte Hornets once this summer, and [...]

August 30, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Lance Stephenson Is Open to Eventually Rejoining Indiana Pacers

Lance Stephenson Is Open to Eventually Rejoining Indiana Pacers

Lance Stephenson has yet to officially take the court for the Los Angeles Lakers, but he’s already being asked to comment about a potential return to the Indiana Pacers. From the Indianapolis Star‘s Dana Benbow: Stephenson was in his light pink T-shirt and rose-colored shorts – the color of love. He loves Indy. It’s that first [...]

August 30, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0