Saturday 26th May 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Knicks Won’t Trade Carmelo Anthony Before Deadline

Knicks Won’t Trade Carmelo Anthony Before Deadline

Carmelo Anthony is a member of the New York Knicks and that’s not going to change—at least not until this summer. A source told Yahoo! Sports’ Marc J. Spears “there is ‘no chance’ the Knicks will deal Carmelo Anthony, who owns a contract opt-out this summer, before the trade deadline.” Although it’s been said before, [...]

February 10, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Pistons May Pursue Lionel Hollins As Next Head Coach

Pistons May Pursue Lionel Hollins As Next Head Coach

Mo Cheeks is out for the Detroit Pistons, so could Lionel Hollins be in? In true NBA, we-don’t-care-what-day-it-is fashion, the Pistons fired their head coach on Sunday. Cheeks’ dismissal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski and surprised, well, just about everyone. It’s not that Cheeks was doing a good job—he wasn’t. The Pistons [...]

February 10, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Roy Hibbert Didn’t Think Paul George Should Do Dunk Contest

Roy Hibbert Didn’t Think Paul George Should Do Dunk Contest

Ladies and gentleman, meet Roy Hibbert, All-Star behemoth and resident party pooper. Indiana Pacers teammate Paul George accepted an invite to participate in the NBA All-Star Weekend’s dunk competition, going against Hibbert’s wishes. “I don’t think Paul should do it to tell you the truth,” Hibbert said, per the Indianapolis Star‘s Candace Buckner. “He’s doing [...]

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LeBron James Knows He Has ’30 Options’ In Free Agency

LeBron James Knows He Has ’30 Options’ In Free Agency

Oh, joy. The Miami Heat are still trying to win their third consecutive title, yet the LeBron James free agency talk is already in full swing. It has been for quite some time, which was to be expected because 1) he left the Cleveland Cavaliers in extravagant fashion in 2010 and 2) he’s LeBron James. [...]

February 6, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Knicks Told Tom Thibodeau They Want Him to Coach Team

Knicks Told Tom Thibodeau They Want Him to Coach Team

Do the New York Knicks know what tampering is? Okay, just checking. Because this sounds a lot like tampering. While on ESPN New York 98.7 FM, Stephen A. Smith made it clear that the Knicks want Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau to be their next head coach. He also made it clear that they’ve [...]

February 6, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Tyson Chandler Thinks Knicks Can Finish 3rd in Eastern Conference

Tyson Chandler Thinks Knicks Can Finish 3rd in Eastern Conference

Did Tyson Chandler call no take backs? Following a loss to the league-worst Milwaukee Bucks, the New York Knicks dropped to 19-29 on the season, 1.5 games out of the Eastern Conference’s playoff picture. With contests against the Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma City Thunder imminent, New York’s postseason hopes aren’t exactly rock [...]

February 4, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Dante Exum Doesn’t Want to play for Clippers

Dante Exum Doesn’t Want to play for Clippers

Don’t worry, Dante. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have your back. The NBA sphere has been abuzz with anticipation since Dante Exum, a 6’6″ guard out of Australia, declared for this summer’s draft. He’s expected to go in the top five, and scouts value him for all sorts of reasons—his improving jumper, athleticism, first step, [...]

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Knicks Made Late Push to Sign Andrew Bynum

Knicks Made Late Push to Sign Andrew Bynum

The New York Knicks slay me. No, really, they do. Nine games under .500 and still one game back of a playoff berth in an Eastern Conference so bad, the Milwaukee Bucks have won more than five games, you’d think the Knicks are a fragile bunch. Or rather, you know they’re a fragile bunch. But [...]

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Nets Reportedly After Kevin Durant in 2016

Nets Reportedly After Kevin Durant in 2016

It’s the early bird that catches the Slim Reaper. Right? RIGHT? RIGHT? The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly hoping so. According to the New York Daily News‘ Stefan Bondy, the Nets plan to chase Kevin Durant when he becomes a free agent in 2016: On Friday , the Nets will chase Kevin Durant around the Barclays [...]

January 31, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Danny Ainge Hasn’t Ruled Out Trading Rajon Rondo

Danny Ainge Hasn’t Ruled Out Trading Rajon Rondo

Some things just won’t go away. That nagging pain in your neck after doing weighted pull-ups while trying to watch Gossip Girl at the same time. Gnats at an outdoor marshmallow-roasting party in July. Drunk “scene” kids at a Cold Play concert. And last, but certainly not least, Rajon Rondo trade rumors. With the Celtics [...]

January 31, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0