Monday 18th December 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Indiana to Host NBA All-Star Game in 2021

Indiana to Host NBA All-Star Game in 2021

It is official, the NBA All-Star Game is returning to the state of basketball for the first time since 1985. Indiana will be hosting the 2021 All-Star Game. Adam Silver will announce the decision in a press conference on Wednesday afternoon. The No. 1 reason Indiana got the nod (at least I hope so) is [...]

December 13, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Tony Allen Out 3 to 4 Weeks

Tony Allen Out 3 to 4 Weeks

It appears the New Orleans Pelicans have been hit with the injury bug once again. This time with the Grindfather and the gritty, tough defensive extraordinaire Tony Allen. Allen will miss the next three to four weeks with a fibula fracture. Allen joins Solomon Hill, Alexis Ajinca and Anthony Davis (for the moment) on the [...]

December 13, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Marcus Morris Misses Extended Time to Let Knee Heal

Marcus Morris Misses Extended Time to Let Knee Heal

Marcus Morris has had a hard time being on the floor for the Boston Celtics this season. After serving a suspension to start the year and recovering from a knee injury Morris has appeared in 16 games, nine of which as a starter for the Celtics, Morris is back on the shelf. That leaves his [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Shaq Told Rick Barry He Would Rather Shoot 0% From Line Than Shoot Underhanded

Shaq Told Rick Barry He Would Rather Shoot 0% From Line Than Shoot Underhanded

Shaquille O’Neal is infamous for a lot of things, his once in a generation combination of size, power and athleticism, his larger than life personality and his status as more than likely one of the 10 to 15 greatest players to ever play the game of basketball. One other thing he is infamous for and [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dion Waiters Refuses to Come Off the Bench

Dion Waiters Refuses to Come Off the Bench

Dion Waiters has never been one to lack confidence or hold his tongue for that matter. Waiters’ efficiency is down a little bit this season after career-highs in a contract year for the Heat in 2016-17 (shocker) and there is some chatter whether the team would be better suited bringing him off the bench. Waiters [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Matt Barnes Announces His Retirement From NBA

Matt Barnes Announces His Retirement From NBA

Matt Barnes has been controversial his entire NBA career. The classic guy that you loved to play with but hated to play against. Barnes played for nine different teams in 14 NBA seasons. Because of his inability to catch on with an NBA roster thus far this season, Barnes announced his retirement from the NBA [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Bradley Beal Was Not Happy With Finish of Clips-Wizards Game

Bradley Beal Was Not Happy With Finish of Clips-Wizards Game

The Los Angeles Clippers got a much needed home win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night, 113-112. Not without some controversy though. The Wizards got the ball trailing by one with 1.2 seconds left and inbounded the ball to Bradley Beal, who made what appeared to be a game-winning shot, but after the buzzer [...]

December 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kevin Garnett Wants to Be Part of Group to Buy T’Wolves From Glen Taylor

Kevin Garnett Wants to Be Part of Group to Buy T’Wolves From Glen Taylor

In case you were unaware, Kevin Garnett doesn’t have the best relationship with Minnesota Timberwolves Owner Glen Taylor and the organization these days. Garnett has a rift with Taylor because when he was traded back to the T’Wolves in 2015 he was promised a role with Flip Saunders in the front office upon his retirement [...]

December 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Michael Beasley Fouls Out in 10 Minutes, Gets Standing Ovation

Michael Beasley Fouls Out in 10 Minutes, Gets Standing Ovation

Michael Beasley doesn’t have a very large role for the Knicks and as such he doesn’t get many opportunities for minutes on most nights. He decided to make the very most (or least depending on how you view it) of his limited time on Sunday by fouling out as soon as possible. He picked up [...]

December 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA to Place G-League Team in Mexico City

NBA to Place G-League Team in Mexico City

The NBA’s push to become a more global product continues as some big news broke on the day that the 2017 Mexico games began with the match-up of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Brooklyn Nets. There will be an NBA G-League team in Mexico City. Here is a quote from Marc Stein of the New [...]

December 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0