Monday 15th October 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Dan Favale

Atlanta Hawks Made Right Decision Not to Trade Josh Smith

Atlanta Hawks Made Right Decision Not to Trade Josh Smith

The Atlanta Hawks elected not to trade Josh Smith leading into the NBA trade deadline, inaction that both infuriated the masses yet was unavoidable. After months of uncertainty surrounding Smith’s status with the team, it was believed he and the Hawks had reached the point of no return. Rumors were being fed left and right, [...]

February 22, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 1

Houston Rockets Will Still Try to Pry Dwight Howard From LA Lakers

Houston Rockets Will Still Try to Pry Dwight Howard From LA Lakers

The Houston Rockets still have big plans. Like Dwight Howard-sized plans. After pulling off a series of trades with the Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings, the Rockets have essentially been left with a potential star in rookie Thomas Robinson and a rekindled (reaffirmed?) hope of acquiring Howard. No, the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t going to [...]

February 21, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

NBA Trade Rumors: NY Knicks Would Be Foolish to Trade for Josh Smith

NBA Trade Rumors: NY Knicks Would Be Foolish to Trade for Josh Smith

Anything can happen leading into the NBA trade deadline, but that hardly means everything we hear will. As such we must take Alex Kennedy of HOOPWROLD’s latest report that the New York Knicks are targeting Josh Smith with a grain of salt: Every year at the trade deadline, there is at least one move that [...]

February 20, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Perkins for Gortat Rumor: Is Marcin Gortat a Good Fit for OKC Thunder?

Perkins for Gortat Rumor: Is Marcin Gortat a Good Fit for OKC Thunder?

Marcin Gortat and Russell Westbrook together at last? It’s a possibility. According to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic, the Oklahoma City Thunder are talking to the Phoenix Suns about a potential Kendrick Perkings and Gortat swap: Much of the Suns’ trade talk seems to have simmered down as the Thursday 1 p.m. deadline nears, [...]

February 20, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kobe Bryant Not Helping LA Lakers Bid to Retain Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant Not Helping LA Lakers Bid to Retain Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant kneels to no one, including Dwight Howard. At a time when the Los Angeles Lakers truthfully have no idea what Howard will do when he hits unrestricted free agency this summer, I hope their counting on Kobe to do anything other than sell Howard on remaining in Tinseltown. Speaking from the NBA All-Star [...]

February 19, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 2

Will Bulls Find Suitor for Carlos Boozer?

Will Bulls Find Suitor for Carlos Boozer?

Carlos Boozer has gone from a potential amnesty candidate to the NBA player most likely to be moved by the trade deadline. Or at least that’s what Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press is hearing: Mildly surprised when I just asked league guy most likely to be moved: Expected Smith, but he answered Carlos [...]

February 19, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Does Iman Shumpert Want to Be Traded From NY Knicks?

Does Iman Shumpert Want to Be Traded From NY Knicks?

Iman Shumpert’s future with the New York Knicks doesn’t appear to be etched in stone. Though star forward Carmelo Anthony and head coach Mike Woodson have stated otherwise, the possibility of the Knicks trading Shumpert has apparently become very real. According to Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops.com, the second-year guard is increasingly unhappy with his current [...]

February 18, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

NBA Rumors: Should LA Clippers Trade DeAndre Jordan?

NBA Rumors: Should LA Clippers Trade DeAndre Jordan?

The Los Angeles Clippers aren’t messing around. With the third-best record in the Western Conference (39-17), one would assume that the trade deadline would come to pass for Los Angeles without so much as a second-glance at the calendar. But one would be apparently be wrong. Not only have the Clippers been immersed in various [...]

February 18, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

New Orleans Hornets Would Be Fools to Trade Eric Gordon

New Orleans Hornets Would Be Fools to Trade Eric Gordon

There have been some pretty absurd rumors floating around as we near the NBA’s trade deadline, but the notion that the New Orleans Hornets are shopping Eric Gordon has to be the worst. According to ESPN.com’s Chris Broussard, the Hornets have made exploratory calls around the league in order to gauge the combo guard’s trade [...]

February 15, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Could LA Clippers Steal Dwight Howard from LA Lakers?

Could LA Clippers Steal Dwight Howard from LA Lakers?

Plenty of NBA teams will try to pry Dwight Howard from the Los Angeles Lakes this summer, but the Los Angeles Clippers won’t be one of them. Or will they? Per Chris Broussard of ESPN.com, there have been some rumblings that the Clippers are willing to make some cost-cutting moves in an attempt to lure [...]

February 15, 2013 dfavale Dan Favale 0