Tuesday 22nd January 2019,
The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Phil Jackson Won’t Coach Clippers Because It’s ‘Creepy’

Phil Jackson Won’t Coach Clippers Because It’s ‘Creepy’

Phil Jackson won’t be coaching the Los Angeles Clippers because, well, that would be creepy. The Clippers agreed to part ways with head coach Vinny Del Negro—whose contract was up—on Tuesday, paving the way for them to hire anyone they wanted—so long as Donald Sterling was willing to actually pay them and Chris Paul approved. [...]

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Dwight Howard Not Happy with Mike D’Antoni

Dwight Howard Not Happy with Mike D’Antoni

To no one’s surprise, Dwight Howard isn’t happy. Superman is often found smirking and joking around, but he’s not genuinely happy. Not with the Los Angeles Lakers, specifically Mike D’Antoni. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com, Howard’s exit interview with general manager Mitch Kupchak comprised of him expressing extreme dissatisfaction with D’Antoni and all he [...]

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Carmelo Anthony Wants J.R. Smith Back With Knicks

Carmelo Anthony Wants J.R. Smith Back With Knicks

Carmelo Anthony doesn’t want J.R. Smith to go anywhere. The NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Year is likely to opt out of the second year of his contract to explore unrestricted free agency. He’s made it clear he wants to remain with the New York Knicks, but there’s no telling what the offseason could [...]

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Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony May Need Knee Surgery

Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony May Need Knee Surgery

There is some good news for the New York Knicks. Carmelo Anthony, who had his knee drained during the regular season, will not require knee surgery over the offseason. For the Knicks, who have no cap flexibility and an aging roster, that’s huge. They can’t afford having ‘Melo go under the knife. Not after falling [...]

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Dwight Howard Could Spurn Lakers for Rockets

Dwight Howard Could Spurn Lakers for Rockets

Dwight Howard is in no rush. Though the Los Angeles Lakers undoubtedly hope that Howard would make a decision about his future without taking too much time, the big man reportedly has no intention of expediting the process. He’s prepared to do his due diligence and take his time. And his “due diligence” will include [...]

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Is Dwight Howard Still Interested in Brooklyn Nets?

Is Dwight Howard Still Interested in Brooklyn Nets?

This just won’t go away. No matter what the numbers or sheer logic say, the Dwight Howard to Brooklyn Nets rumors just won’t subside. At all. Brooklyn was Howard’s preferred destination of choice when he was with the Orlando Magic, but when the two sides were unable to strike an accord, Dwight ended up with [...]

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David Lee, Stephen Curry Thank Warriors Fans After Loss to Spurs

David Lee, Stephen Curry Thank Warriors Fans After Loss to Spurs

For the Golden State Warriors, this is just the beginning. Golden State fell to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, putting an end to their Cinderella-esque postseason run. But this isn’t it. And the Warriors want Dubs Nation to know that. With a young core in place, the Warriors [...]

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Stan Van Gundy Unsure if Dwight Howard Would Play for Him

Stan Van Gundy Unsure if Dwight Howard Would Play for Him

Can you honestly say you’re surprised? The Atlanta Hawks are reportedly after Stan Van Gundy to be their next head coach in hopes that his presence will give them a shot at signing free-agent superstar Dwight Howard. Though the Los Angeles Lakers remain the favorite to retain the NBA’s best center, he is also considered [...]

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Joakim Noah and Bulls Defend Derrick Rose After Loss to Heat

Joakim Noah and Bulls Defend Derrick Rose After Loss to Heat

It’s almost over, but not quite. Now that the Miami Heat have eliminated the Chicago Bulls from the NBA playoffs, the Derrick Rose chatter can stop. Criticism can cease. The “will he or won’t he” game desist. It’s finally over. Except it’s not. Chicago went down against Miami swinging. Down 22-4 early in the first [...]

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Dirk Nowitzki Endorses Signing of Chris Paul and Dwight Howard

Dirk Nowitzki Endorses Signing of Chris Paul and Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard and Chris Paul have Dirk Nowitzki’s approval. Which should come as no surprise. After missing the playoffs, the Dallas Mavericks are going to be doing some serious name chasing this summer, and what better names to chase than the two best free agents available? Speaking on Dallas’ offseason plans, Nowitzki endorsed the Mavericks [...]

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