Wednesday 26th September 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Anthony Davis Chooses LeBron’s Agent Rich Paul to Represent Him

Anthony Davis Chooses LeBron’s Agent Rich Paul to Represent Him

Let the conjecture and rumor mill for Anthony Davis’s future begin. The 25-year-old superstar announced that he signed with Rich Paul and Klutch Sports (the agency that LeBron James has a business stake in which kind of feels like a conflict of interest) over the weekend. While not necessarily a dead ringer, a star athlete [...]

September 24, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Towns Agrees to Five-Year Extension With T’Wolves

Towns Agrees to Five-Year Extension With T’Wolves

There has been one word to describe the Minnesota Timberwolves this off-season: drama. While some of the other elite talents from the 2015 NBA Draft class have agreed to extensions (Towns went No. 1), Towns turned down the Wolves max offer of five years, $158 million when it was first offered back in July. We [...]

September 24, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Isaiah Thomas Not Expected to be Ready for Training Camp

Isaiah Thomas Not Expected to be Ready for Training Camp

Isaiah Thomas signed a one-year, $2 million deal to be with the Nuggets this off-season after struggling through a rough season that saw him miss a good chunk of games, struggle to get his feel and quickness back while recovering from a hip injury and ultimately being traded. Thomas has not shown the ability to [...]

September 21, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Space Jam 2 is Happening

Space Jam 2 is Happening

While from a critically acclaimed movie, Space Jam was a one of a kind film that used the immense popularity of the game of basketball and it’s growth, led by its biggest star ever to lead the Looney Toons to lead an underdog team to beat the alien invaders and save our planet. Cheesy but [...]

September 20, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

76ers Rookie Zhaire Smith Expected to Return Around Christmas

76ers Rookie Zhaire Smith Expected to Return Around Christmas

You have basically been able to count on three things in the NBA over the past half decade plus, LeBron James will be in the NBA Finals, the Sacramento Kings will be bad and the 76ers 1st round pick will miss part or all of his rookie season. The last part is no different for [...]

September 19, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

76ers Hire Elton Brand as General Manager

76ers Hire Elton Brand as General Manager

The general manager search for the Philadelphia 76ers has been a long one this summer. General Manager Bryan Colangelo stepped down early this summer after the scandal and backlash surrounding his wife (and him let’s be honest) maintaining anonymous Twitter accounts that bashed and shared personal information on players around the league. More experienced candidates [...]

September 19, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kevin Love Launches “Love Fund” to Focus on Mental Health Issues

Kevin Love Launches “Love Fund” to Focus on Mental Health Issues

Mental health has always been something seen as taboo in society and not openly discussed, this is especially true in professional sports as any sign of vulnerability or perceived mental weakness does not vibe with the machismo that surrounds professional athletes and their expectations. This issue was first brought up in recent years with former [...]

September 19, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Sends Out Updated Salary Cap Projections

NBA Sends Out Updated Salary Cap Projections

The cold and harsh winter that many free agents have dealt with these past two summers after teams went on spending sprees in the 2016 off-season may finally be coming to an end. This also means that the head-scratching contracts may be returning very soon. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (where are you [...]

September 18, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Butler to Meet With T’Wolves Management to Discuss Future

Butler to Meet With T’Wolves Management to Discuss Future

There is no secret that Jimmy Butler isn’t exactly pleased with Timberwolves management and his fellow NBA All-Star teammate Karl Anthony-Towns. Throw in the fact that he turned down a four-year extension this summer and can opt out of the final year of his contract next summer and you have a very interesting situation brewing [...]

September 17, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Towns Won’t Sign Contract Until Butler Situation Sorted Out

Towns Won’t Sign Contract Until Butler Situation Sorted Out

The proverbial you-know-what is hitting the fan in Minnesota at the moment. There seem to be separate factions developing in the locker room and front office and neither of their two All-Star players appear to be very happy with the current state of the team. As has been previously reported, Jimmy Butler is meeting with [...]

September 17, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0