Tuesday 22nd May 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Kobe Bristles at Idea of Leaving Lakers

Kobe Bristles at Idea of Leaving Lakers

Kobe Bryant remains loyal to the Los Angeles Lakers. Many are waiting for all hell to break loose in Los Angeles, where the Lakers are 0-4 and continuing their downward spiral. Kobe doesn’t like losing. There will come a point when he explodes, making waves in all the wrong ways, feeding a rumor mill that [...]

November 3, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Mavs Would Consider Signing Ray Allen

Mavs Would Consider Signing Ray Allen

If at some point a 39-year-old Ray Allen decides he wants to play, Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks will take notice. Although it’s been widely assumed that Allen would follow LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers, his continued absence from the basketball court is ominous—at least on that front. Perhaps he understands that the Miami Heat [...]

October 31, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Pau Gasol Says It’s Possible Marc Gasol Signs With Knicks

Pau Gasol Says It’s Possible Marc Gasol Signs With Knicks

Get your custom-made Marc Gasol New York Knicks jerseys now. Or, you know, do the smart thing and wait eight to nine months, when you’ll actually know where Gasol is playing. Impending cap space has the Knicks all aflutter about their future prospects. Not just in 2015, but 2016, when they will (probably) join the [...]

October 31, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Isaiah Thomas Wanted to Play for Lakers

Isaiah Thomas Wanted to Play for Lakers

Isaiah Thomas loves playing for the Phoenix Suns. But he would have loved playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, too. During a wide-ranging interview with Grantland’s Zach Lowe, Thomas touched upon his free-agent exploits from this past summer. When asked about the Lakers’ interest, he was candid and insightful, and said just enough to make [...]

October 30, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

LeBron and Gilbert Are Still Good, In Case You Were Wondering

LeBron and Gilbert Are Still Good, In Case You Were Wondering

Great news, Cleveland Cavaliers fans. LeBron James and Dan Gilbert are still cool. No, seriously. They’re fine. Playing nice and everything. By LeBron’s standards, they’re doing incredible, per ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin: “I think it’s really good,” James said when asked about his rapport with the Cavs’ owner. “We had one bad moment, and it just [...]

October 30, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Knicks Plan to Pursue Marc Gasol in Free Agency

Knicks Plan to Pursue Marc Gasol in Free Agency

Well, this rumor had to be started at some point. Who put money on it beginning before the season was even underway? Because you won. According to Ronald Tillery of The Commerical Appeal (via Pro Basketball Talk), the New York Knicks have eyes for Marc Gasol: The New York Knicks don’t appear positioned to be [...]

October 29, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Hornets Extend Kemba Walker for Super Cheap

Hornets Extend Kemba Walker for Super Cheap

‘Tis the season for NBA contract extensions. Not every fourth-year player will get one, but the ones who do will be ecstatic. Like Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets. According to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, the Hornets and Walker have agreed upon a four-year extension worth $48 million: The Charlotte Hornets have reached terms on a [...]

October 29, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kawhi Leonard Wants Max Extension From Spurs

Kawhi Leonard Wants Max Extension From Spurs

Retaining Kawhi Leonard won’t come cheap for the San Antonio Spurs. Entering his fourth season, 2014 NBA Finals MVP is up for a contract extension, and talks are going almost nowhere, according to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski: As Kawhi Leonard holds firm on his desire for a maximum contract, extension talks with the San Antonio [...]

October 27, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Lance Stephenson’s Move From Pacers to Hornets Was Weird

Lance Stephenson’s Move From Pacers to Hornets Was Weird

Lance Stephenson did not want to leave the Indiana Pacers. But it seems they gave him no choice. Shams Charania penned a nice piece over at RealGM, wherein he provides insight into how Stephenson eventually left the Pacers for the Charlotte Hornets. We’ll start with this: Ewing, Jordan, Walker and a stable coaching staff formed [...]

October 23, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Isaiah Thomas Not Surprised Kings Didn’t Re-sign Him

Isaiah Thomas Not Surprised Kings Didn’t Re-sign Him

Sacramento’s loss is Phoenix’s gain. Instead of re-signing the diminutive 5’9″ Isaiah Thomas over the offseason, the Kings signed and traded him to the Suns, electing to roll with free agents Darren Collison and Ramon Sessions. This surprised some. Many, even. Just not Thomas himself. Said the point guard while speaking with Basketball Insiders’ Alex [...]

October 23, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0