Monday 27th March 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

T’Wolves to Unveil New Logo, Court Design, Uniforms for 2017-18

T’Wolves to Unveil New Logo, Court Design, Uniforms for 2017-18

The 2016-17 season hasn’t transpired like the Timberwolves or many NBA fans or prognosticators had projected as many thought the T’Wolves were ready for a big leap forward into the postseason. As of March 23, they are 28-42 and 13th in the western conference, virtually guaranteed to miss the postseason for a 13th straight season, [...]

March 24, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Iverson, Ice Cube’s ‘Big 3’ League Reaches Broadcast Deal With Fox Sports

Iverson, Ice Cube’s ‘Big 3’ League Reaches Broadcast Deal With Fox Sports

As I am sure most basketball fans have heard by now, Allen Iverson and Ice Cube have partnered to create the “Big 3” League, which is a competitive 3-on-3 basketball league to be played around the country over the summer and feature a number of retired NBA players as players and coaches. Some names involved [...]

March 23, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Joel Embiid Likely to Undergo Off-Season Knee Surgery

Joel Embiid Likely to Undergo Off-Season Knee Surgery

For those of you (I’m included) who are nervous about Joel Embiid’s injury history and concerned about his ability to stay healthy enough to be able to develop into the generational force he showed he can be this season, this doesn’t provide any comfort. This will be Embiid’s 3rd surgery in 3 NBA seasons, not [...]

March 23, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Batum Was Suffering From “Excruciating Migraines”

Batum Was Suffering From “Excruciating Migraines”

Hornets forward and human Swiss Army Knife Nicolas Batum missed a few games this past week with what we now know were “excruciating” migraine headaches. Batum underwent a CT scan on his brain last week after reporting suffering multiple extreme migraine headaches. They apparently started the morning of March 12, after the Hornets overtime game [...]

March 22, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Jerry Krause Passes Away at 77

Jerry Krause Passes Away at 77

There have been very few general managers who had the level of success in professional sports (even less had Michael Jordan) as Jerry Krause. Krause was the general manager of the Chicago Bulls from 1985 through 2003, including winning six championships during the 1990s with Jordan and Pippen leading the Bulls teams. He passed away [...]

March 22, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Thunder’s Stache Brothers, Roberson Make MVP Video for Westbrook

Thunder’s Stache Brothers, Roberson Make MVP Video for Westbrook

We are all aware of Russell Westbrook’s mind-numbing resume for MVP this season as he is averaging a triple-double (31-10-10) and has an incredible 35 triple-doubles thus far this season. While that more than speaks for itself, some of his teammates are still doing their part to campaign for their leader for the NBA’s top [...]

March 21, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rondo Planning 2008 Celtics Reunion, Ray Allen Not Invited

Rondo Planning 2008 Celtics Reunion, Ray Allen Not Invited

There have been many a story detailing the deep bond and connection that was formed with the core of the Boston Celtics of the late 2000s that won an NBA title in 2008 and were one win away from a second title in 2010. Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and Kendrick Perkins [...]

March 21, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

T’Wolves Add Omri Casspi

T’Wolves Add Omri Casspi

The Lance Stephenson experiment is over in Minnesota and the T’Wolves have now acquired former King and noted rare DeMarcus Cousins buddy, Omri Casspi. Casspi’s stay in New Orleans was about as brief as Andrew Bogut’s in Cleveland as Casspi broke his thumb in his first game with the Pelicans, which caused the Pelicans to [...]

March 20, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Karl Malone Does Not Approve of Resting Players

Karl Malone Does Not Approve of Resting Players

Karl Malone is one of the most accomplished players in NBA history as the second leading scorer in league history and his durability over his 19 seasons was the stuff of legend. He played at least 80 games in 17 of his 19 seasons, and throughout his career he played in 95 percent of his [...]

March 20, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Chandler Parsons Officially Out For Season With Meniscus Tear

Chandler Parsons Officially Out For Season With Meniscus Tear

If you want to know what was potentially the worst free agent signing this past summer with all of the funny money that was thrown around, you have to look no further than the Memphis Grizzlies and Chandler Parsons. The Grizzlies gave Parsons a massive four-year, $94 million contract this summer despite all of his [...]

March 20, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0