Monday 18th June 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Steve Nash Wants Dwight Howard to Stay with Lakers

Steve Nash Wants Dwight Howard to Stay with Lakers

Dwight Howard has a decision to make and Steve Nash believes he knows what Superman will do. Nash wants Howard to remain with the Los Angeles Lakers. Despite Dwight’s first season in Hollywood being described by the big man himself as a “nightmare,” Nash is confident that he’ll return. Why? Because he believes Los Angeles [...]

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Tony Parker and Spurs Didn’t Revel in Beating Lakers

Tony Parker and Spurs Didn’t Revel in Beating Lakers

Tony Parker feels your pain, Los Angeles. The San Antonio Spurs absolutely manhandled the depleted Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the NBA playoffs, sweeping the boys in purple and gold. It wasn’t a competitive sweep either. San Antonio’s average margin of victory through four games was 16.3 points. The team has got [...]

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Dwight Howard Calls Season with Lakers a ‘Nightmare’

Dwight Howard Calls Season with Lakers a ‘Nightmare’

Somebody pinch Dwight Howard, because he must be dreaming. Following the San Antonio Spurs’ sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the NBA playoffs, Superman called his first, and potentially only, season in Hollywood a “nightmare” (via Brett Pollakoff of NBC Sports’ ProBasketballTalk): “It was like a nightmare,” Howard said. “It [...]

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NBA Trade Rumors: Would Bulls Be Interested in Kevin Love?

NBA Trade Rumors: Would Bulls Be Interested in Kevin Love?

Kevin Love would be a good fit on the Chicago Bulls. Cue the speculation. Since it was first reported that Love was “unsure” about his standing with the Minnesota Timberwolves, rumors of his future and what it will hold have run rampant. As one of the NBA’s premier rebounders and floor spacers, Love would be [...]

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Carmelo Anthony Says Knicks Sweeping Celtics Would Be ‘Super-Duper’

Carmelo Anthony Says Knicks Sweeping Celtics Would Be ‘Super-Duper’

Carmelo Anthony wants the New York Knicks to exact revenge on the Boston Celtics. Badly. In 2011, Boston swept New York in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Two years later, the Knicks have the opportunity to return the favor. And Carmelo Anthony is excited. Strike that, he’s more than excited. He’s “super-duper-happy-excited” about [...]

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James Harden and Rockets Remain Confident Against Thunder

James Harden and Rockets Remain Confident Against Thunder

It’s not easy trailing the Oklahoma City Thunder 2-0, but James Harden and the Houston Rockets haven’t given up hope. Houston fell to Oklahoma City in tightly contested 105-102 battle. The Rockets were down by as many as 15 in the fourth quarter, but came storming back to take the lead. But both Kevin Durant [...]

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Dwight Howard Says Kobe Bryant Can Keep Tweeting

Dwight Howard Says Kobe Bryant Can Keep Tweeting

Kobe Bryant can keep tweeting during Los Angeles Lakers games. Dwight Howard said so. Following a Twitter binge during the Lakers’ loss to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1, Bryant swore off in-game tweeting because it was becoming too much of a distraction. The media was making too big a deal about it during [...]

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Carmelo Anthony ‘Relies’ on Knicks Teammates More Than We Realize

Carmelo Anthony ‘Relies’ on Knicks Teammates More Than We Realize

Merely days after being called an overrated ball hog by the Boston Globe, Carmelo Anthony said he “relies” on his New York Knicks teammates more than most realize. Following New York’s Game 2 win over the Boston Celtics, in which he had just one assist, ‘Melo essentially rejected the notion of him being selfish. “I [...]

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Cavaliers Fantasize About Trading for LaMarcus Aldridge

Cavaliers Fantasize About Trading for LaMarcus Aldridge

Mike Brown returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers wouldn’t be as big a story as LaMarcus Aldridge being traded to them. No, I’m not penning just random thoughts (though I do sometimes). The Cavaliers have or had Aldridge on the brain at one point or another. Per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Cavaliers have fantasized [...]

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Boston Globe Ignorance: Carmelo Called ‘Overrated Ball Hog’

Boston Globe Ignorance: Carmelo Called ‘Overrated Ball Hog’

Carmelo Anthony is overrated. He’s also a ball hog. Or at least, that’s the prevailing narrative coming from The Boston Globe. On Monday, more than 24 hours after the New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics 85-78 in Game 1 in the first round of the NBA playoffs, The Boston Globe‘s Dan Shaughnessy had a [...]

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