Tuesday 22nd May 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Billy Donovan to Remain Head Coach in OKC

Billy Donovan to Remain Head Coach in OKC

There is no sugarcoating the fact that the Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t not live up to expectations this season. After blockbuster moves to acquire Paul George and Carmelo Anthony this summer, many thought they would be the biggest threat to the Warriors throne in the western conference and maybe the NBA. Fast forward 7 months [...]

May 3, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Knicks Leaning Toward Fizdale for Next Head Coach

Knicks Leaning Toward Fizdale for Next Head Coach

The New York Knicks have spoken to and interviewed everyone and their mother during their head coaching search this summer (seriously, ask your mom) and according to reports, may be zeroing in on former Memphis Grizzlies coach and Miami Heat assistant, David Fizdale. Fizdale is well known and liked around the league by players and [...]

May 3, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Jamal Crawford Opting Out of Final Year of Contract With T’Wolves

Jamal Crawford Opting Out of Final Year of Contract With T’Wolves

Because of what anticipates to be a very tight market in free agency this summer, many players around the league are opting into the final year of their contracts including Jeremy Lin, Wes Matthews, Cory Joseph and Wes Johnson, but Jamal Crawford has never been one to follow a crowd. The 38-year-old shooter has decided [...]

May 3, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Suns Hire Igor Kokoskov as New Head Coach

Suns Hire Igor Kokoskov as New Head Coach

In a coaching search that in some ways started all the way back in October (the Suns fired former head coach Earl Watson after an 0-3 start) and led to anywhere from 10 to 12 interviews, the Phoenix Suns have decided to hire Igor Kokoskov to be their next head coach. It is pretty crazy [...]

May 3, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rumor: PG-13 is Leaving Oklahoma City

Rumor: PG-13 is Leaving Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City didn’t come anywhere close to meeting expectations in the 2017-18 season after acquiring Paul George and Carmelo Anthony in the off-season, losing in six games in the 1st round to the Utah Jazz. That is not exactly what anybody envisioned happening and makes Paull George’s free agency decision that much more interesting [...]

May 2, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Celtics Fans Chant “Not a Rookie” at Ben Simmons During Game 1, Mitchell Likes It

Celtics Fans Chant “Not a Rookie” at Ben Simmons During Game 1, Mitchell Likes It

Boston sports fans are known as some of the most passionate and aggressive sports fans in the country (and they love to tell you about it). They were out in full force on Monday night to support the Celtics in Game 1 of their 2nd round series with the 76ers and may have contributed just [...]

May 1, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Greek Freak: Jabari Parker ‘Ain’t Going Nowhere’

Greek Freak: Jabari Parker ‘Ain’t Going Nowhere’

The Bucks have some decisions to make this summer as they try and find the right path to take in order to build a contender around their 23-year-old superstar, Giannis Antetokounmpo. The biggest decision they will have is whether or not to bring back former No. 2 pick and oft-injured forward Jabari Parker, and how [...]

May 1, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kerr: Curry Probable for Game 2

Kerr: Curry Probable for Game 2

Anybody who had some doubts or concerns about the Warriors coming into their 2nd round match-up with the red-hot Pelicans were reminded by the 2nd quarter of Game 1 that these are still the Warriors and the team with the highest ceiling in the NBA without question. Now after a decisive Game 1 win and [...]

May 1, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 1

Oladipo Already Gearing Up for Off-Season Workouts

Oladipo Already Gearing Up for Off-Season Workouts

Victor Oladipo changed the narrative on his career this season from mild disappointment as a former No.2 pick and overpaid player to likely All-NBA player and one of the more exciting young players in the NBA. After a 2017-18 regular season in which he averaged 23.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists on 47% shooting [...]

April 30, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Wall Wants Wizards to Add Athleticism, Depth This Off-Season

Wall Wants Wizards to Add Athleticism, Depth This Off-Season

It will be a long off-season for the Washington Wizards. After being on the cusp of the eastern conference finals multiple times in the past few seasons, they took a step back this season finishing as the No. 8 seed in the eastern conference at 43-39 and losing to the Toronto Raptors in 6 games. [...]

April 30, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0