Saturday 19th August 2017,
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Ryan Bawek

Paul Pierce to Have No. 34 Jersey Retired Next Season

Paul Pierce to Have No. 34 Jersey Retired Next Season

Paul Pierce played 15 seasons for the Boston Celtics after being taken 10th by them in the 1998 NBA Draft. In those 15 seasons, he essentially averaged 22 points, six rebounds and four assists, made four All-NBA appearances, 10 All-Star appearances and won an NBA Finals MVP award in 2008. Pierce ended his career as [...]

August 18, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dikembe Mutombo Putting Together Group to Buy Rockets

Dikembe Mutombo Putting Together Group to Buy Rockets

The Toyota Center, the home of the Houston Rockets, may soon be known as the house of Mutombo as former Rocket and hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo is putting together a group to purchase the team from Leslie Alexander. Mutombo played the final five seasons of his 19 season NBA career as a Houston Rocket [...]

August 18, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 1

Kevin Durant Won’t Visit White House

Kevin Durant Won’t Visit White House

As we have learned throughout his NBA career and especially in the last few years, Kevin Durant is very open and outspoken with his opinion on things and what he disagrees with. He, like many around the country, is in stark opposition to the political and personal beliefs and actions of the current President of [...]

August 18, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Enes Kanter Still Not Permitted to Travel for Mexico City Game This Season

Enes Kanter Still Not Permitted to Travel for Mexico City Game This Season

Enes Kanter has been one of the outspoken players in the NBA over the past year or so about the current president of the United States and his disapproval of the state of affairs in his home country of Turkey. Because of this, Turkish officials revoked his passport in a ridiculous series of events in [...]

August 17, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Who Has to Travel the Most for the 2017-18 NBA Season? The Answer May Surprise You

Who Has to Travel the Most for the 2017-18 NBA Season? The Answer May Surprise You

The NBA season is the most grueling travel wise of any major professional sport as an 82 game trek around the country can result in a ton of miles and travel fatigue. Unlike the Major League Baseball where teams typically play three games in a location before having to bolt town, NBA teams often have [...]

August 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Must Watch Games for 2017-18 Season

Must Watch Games for 2017-18 Season

Rejoice NBA fans and start planning many road trips! The 2017-18 NBA schedule was officially released on Monday. Some of these games are subject to change as the NBA has enabled all networks that carry their product to use flex scheduling to select the optimal games as the season heats up and playoff spots are [...]

August 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Releases Opening Week & Christmas Day Schedule

NBA Releases Opening Week & Christmas Day Schedule

While according to most sources, the entire NBA schedule for 2017-18 will be released on Monday, August 14 or Tuesday August 15, the NBA decided to provide a tasy appetizer to fans with the release of the national TV schedule for the opening week and the Christmas Day slate of games. As you can expect(and [...]

August 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Randolph Charged With Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Sell

Randolph Charged With Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Sell

Zach Randolph is a guy that was known for having a questionable reputation in his earlier days in the NBA in Portland and New York before going to Memphis and turning his career around. Now that Randolph is no longer the heart and soul of the Grit and Grind Grizzlies and now a member of [...]

August 10, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Tony Parker Expects to Return in January

Tony Parker Expects to Return in January

The San Antonio Spurs opted not to add an impact point guard this off-season despite the fact that their incumbent starting point guard is 35 and will be coming off of a torn quadriceps. Parker suffered the injury during game 5 of the 2017 western conference semi-finals against the Rockets and is now targeting a [...]

August 10, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA to Play Two Games in Mexico City in 2017-18

NBA to Play Two Games in Mexico City in 2017-18

The NBA will continue its international series in the 2017-18 season with the announcement of two games in Mexico City in addition to a game in London between the Celtics and 76ers. The Nets will play the Thunder on December 7th and the Heat on December 9. Having a few regular season games in Mexico [...]

August 10, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0