Monday 18th December 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute to Miss 2-3 Weeks

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute to Miss 2-3 Weeks

While it doesn’t really show up in the box score, Luc Richard Mbah A Moute is a very useful NBA player that provides value to the Houston Rockets. Mbah a Moute averages 6.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 25 minutes per game for the Rockets on 45% shooting, but the skill he provides the Rockets [...]

December 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA “City” Jerseys Leak on 2K18

NBA “City” Jerseys Leak on 2K18

As you know, the NBA switched to Nike as its major apparel sponsor this past off-season and a series of new uniforms have been unveiled for all 30 NBA teams, there are four jerseys for each franchise: Swingman, Association, Statement and Icon. These include the normal home white and team color away jerseys, along with [...]

December 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Mirza Teletovic Out With Blockages in Lungs

Mirza Teletovic Out With Blockages in Lungs

It has been a rough few months for Mirza Teletovic and it just got worse. While team doctors were examining Teletovic during his recovery from arthroscopic surgery to repair cartilage in his knee, pulmonary embolisms were discovered in both of Teletovic’s lungs. This essentially is a result a blood clotting, usually from the legs and [...]

December 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Lakers Longshot to Sign LeBron

Lakers Longshot to Sign LeBron

The 2018 NBA off-season is always only a rumor away and that is especially true with the league’s premier talent being on the market: LeBron James. LeBron was essentially labeled as a goner this past off-season after all of the drama surrounding the Cavaliers and the Kyrie Irving trade saga and LeBron’s noticeable disappearance during [...]

December 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Pippen Says LeBron Has “Probably Passed” Jordan

Pippen Says LeBron Has “Probably Passed” Jordan

Ah yes, feels like a bit of deja vu with Scottie Pippen commenting on the debate between King James and Air Jordan. In an appearance on ESPN’s First Take (the perfect sort of show for this sort of headline grabbing material), Pippen explained how he would statistically put LeBron over Jordan. See the quote here: [...]

December 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Clint Capela on Warriors: I Expect to Beat Them

Clint Capela on Warriors: I Expect to Beat Them

The Houston Rockets have been the best team in the NBA thus far this season. James Harden is playing at an MVP level once again and Chris Paul adds another layer of intensity and play-making to a team rife with shooters and guys who can fill up a stat sheet. As good as the Rockets [...]

December 14, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Marc Gasol Won’t Demand, But Would Potentially Accept a Trade

Marc Gasol Won’t Demand, But Would Potentially Accept a Trade

Things have gone downhill in a hurry for the Memphis Grizzlies. They have lost 16 of their last 17 games and have gone from 7-4 to last place in the western conference at 8-20. One of their stars is out recovering from Achilles and heel soreness, but the other has been slogging away with the [...]

December 14, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rival Executives Still Expect George to Leave Thunder for Lakers

Rival Executives Still Expect George to Leave Thunder for Lakers

Paul George has been way more open than most NBA players about his desires in his upcoming free agency and his dream to play for his hometown team: the Los Angeles Lakers. George made this abundantly clear to the Indiana Pacers, but at least did so with enough time for the Pacers to deal George [...]

December 14, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Barkley: Lavar Exploiting Sons

Barkley: Lavar Exploiting Sons

LaVar Ball isn’t viewed as a very likable guy to many in the basketball world. The classic stage dad (or court dad in this case I suppose) that tries to feed off of the fame of his sons and capitalize on it for his own benfit and fame, even at the detriment to his sons. [...]

December 14, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Popovich Says He Was Guilty of “Over Coaching” Aldridge

Popovich Says He Was Guilty of “Over Coaching” Aldridge

Gregg Popovich by some people’s estimation (including mine) is the greatest coach in NBA history. He also can be a little rough around the edges and hard on his players though, and if you aren’t open to criticism and being chewed out every now and then you may not enjoy Popovich as a coach. It [...]

December 13, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0