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The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Phil Jackson to Help Pistons Hire New Head Coach

Phil Jackson to Help Pistons Hire New Head Coach

Phil Jackson is back in the NBA. Sort of. According to Keith Langlois of NBA.com, Jackson has agreed to advise the Detroit Pistons on their latest head-coaching search: Tom Gores’ vow to use every available resource to restore the Pistons to greatness has led him to Phil Jackson, who has agreed to serve in an [...]

May 3, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Andre Miller Throws George Karl Under Bus After Nuggets Loss

Andre Miller Throws George Karl Under Bus After Nuggets Loss

Mark Jackson totally outcoached George Karl in the first round of the NBA playoffs…so says Denver Nuggets point guard Andre Miller. Wait, what? Miller threw Karl under the bus after the Golden State Warriors beat the Nuggets in Game 6 of their first-round series to advance to the semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs. Yes, [...]

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CBS Chicago Wants Bulls Fans to Convince Derrick Rose to Return

CBS Chicago Wants Bulls Fans to Convince Derrick Rose to Return

Derrick Rose has yet to return for the Chicago Bulls, and that makes CBS Chicago has officially taken exception to his absence. Per their website (h/t Larry Brown Sports), CBS Chicago is encouraging fans to write an open letter to the former NBA MVP: t’s been over one year since Derrick Rose’s ACL tear and [...]

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Is Dwight Howard Really a Flight Risk for the Lakers?

Is Dwight Howard Really a Flight Risk for the Lakers?

Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers have entered unchartered territory. Never before has Howard, an unrestricted free agent, had the option of choosing where he will play. Not like this. Even when he forced his way out of Orlando, he wasn’t sent to his first destination of choice (Brooklyn Nets). For the Lakers, they’re [...]

May 1, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Mark Jackson Says Nuggets Sent ‘Hit Men’ at Warriors

Mark Jackson Says Nuggets Sent ‘Hit Men’ at Warriors

The Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors series just got a whole lot more interesting. As if this matchup wasn’t competitive enough, Warriors head coach Mark Jackson added some fuel to the fire by asserting that Denver sent “hit men” at sharp-shooter Stephen Curry (via Royce Young of CBSSports.com): They were the more physical team, [...]

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Chicago Bulls Think Brooklyn Nets are ‘Gutless’

Chicago Bulls Think Brooklyn Nets are ‘Gutless’

The Chicago Bulls wanted the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Badly. Why? Because they were beatable. They weren’t the Miami Heat or the Indiana Pacers or even the New York Knicks. They were the Nets. They were gutless. They were heartless. They did not pose a threat. Or so says [...]

April 30, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

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 [...]

April 29, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 6

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 [...]

April 29, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

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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