Monday 15th October 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Mark Jackson Calls Kevin Durant a Role Model

Mark Jackson Calls Kevin Durant a Role Model

Everybody loves Kevin Durant. By “everybody,” I seriously mean (almost) everybody. Prior to the Golden State Warriors’ loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Warriors head coach Mark Jackson essentially called Durant a role model. Coach Mark Jackson: “When I look at Kevin Durant, you look at a guy you want to point your kids to [...]

April 12, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki to ‘Tag-Team’ Free Agents This Summer

Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki to ‘Tag-Team’ Free Agents This Summer

To put the Dallas Mavericks back on top, there needs to be a plan. And don’t worry, because Mark Cuban has one. Much to the surprise of, well, no one, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has vowed that the team will be better next season. How does he intend to do that, you ask? Well, by [...]

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Philadelphia 76ers Want Doug Collins Out

Philadelphia 76ers Want Doug Collins Out

Sorry Allen Iverson, this time, we’re not talking about practice. We’re talking about Doug Collins future with the Philadelphia 76ers. Or lack thereof. Per Bob Ford of The Inquirer, the Sixers want their head coach of the past three seasons gone: According to multiple league sources, the 76ers organization privately hopes that coach Doug Collins [...]

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Knicks Sign James Singleton, Cut Kurt Thomas

Knicks Sign James Singleton, Cut Kurt Thomas

The New York Knicks needed bodies to supplement their depleted front line with, and their not-so-extensive search brought them to James Singleton. Frank Isola of the New York Daily News first reported that the Knicks were interested in the 31-year-old Singleton, who has spent five seasons in the league with three different teams. Knicks close [...]

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Kobe Bryant Invokes Confidence in Pau Gasol

Kobe Bryant Invokes Confidence in Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol has a friend in Kobe Bryant. A good one. A mere few days removed from essentially calling himself and Pau an unstoppable offensive duo, Kobe took his support of the seven footer up a notch. Following the Los Angeles Lakers’ win over the New Orleans Hornets, Bryant called Gasol his “dude” and asserted [...]

April 10, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

There Is No Rift Between Derrick Rose and Chicago Bulls

There Is No Rift Between Derrick Rose and Chicago Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have just five games to play and Derrick Rose continues to sit on the sidelines. Something must be wrong. And there is. It’s Rose’s knee. Not his relationship with the organization. With the former NBA MVP still out of action, fans and pundits have grown impatient. He’s cleared to play and we’ve [...]

April 10, 2013 Anklesnap Dan Favale 0

Will Hornets Actually Trade Eric Gordon This Summer?

Will Hornets Actually Trade Eric Gordon This Summer?

Max contracts usually solve everything, just not in the case of Eric Gordon. After receiving a four-year deal worth $58 million from the New Orleans Hornets this past summer, Gordon has pouted, been injured and, most recently, engaged in a shouting match with head coach Monty Williams. Oh, and he’s essentially been put back on [...]

April 9, 2013 Anklesnap Dan Favale 0

Is Metta World Peace Returning to Lakers Too Soon?

Is Metta World Peace Returning to Lakers Too Soon?

Pretty much everything we know about the Los Angeles Lakers’ Metta World Peace defies sheer logic, so it should come as no surprise that he’s planning on returning to the court soon. Really soon. Like now. Okay, it’s still surprising. Per Sam Amick of USA Today,World Peace plans to suit up and ultimately play in [...]

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Would Dirk Consider Leaving the Mavericks After Next Season?

Would Dirk Consider Leaving the Mavericks After Next Season?

Don’t stop me if you’ve heard this one before, because I know you have. With the Dallas Mavericks unlikely to make the NBA playoffs this season, and Dirk Nowitzki eligible to become a free agent after next year, it’s about time we turned his future in Big D into a hot mess. Okay, it really [...]

April 8, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kyrie Irving Won’t Discuss Coach Byron Scott’s Future With Cavs

Kyrie Irving Won’t Discuss Coach Byron Scott’s Future With Cavs

More fuel has been added to the “Fire Byron Scott” fire in Cleveland. When asked if he supports the Cleveland Cavaliers’ head coach, Kyrie Irving declined to go into any detail (via Tom Reed of The Plain Dealer): There’s ample speculation about the future of coach Byron Scott with the Cavaliers, but his star player [...]

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