Monday 21st August 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

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

Knicks Sign Michael Beasley

Knicks Sign Michael Beasley

The Knicks had the No. 1 pick of the 2008 NBA Draft class last year in Derrick Rose, and now they have decided to sign the No. 2 pick of the 2008 draft Michael Beasley. Beasley is 28 now and has been a pretty huge disappointment in his NBA career thus far. After showing some [...]

August 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Cavaliers Release New Uniforms

Cavaliers Release New Uniforms

The Cleveland Cavaliers roster projects to look a little different next season as 25-year-old superstar point guard will likely be playing elsewhere, now apparently their duds will be new as well. While most teams have opted to not make any real changes with their uniforms with the switch to Nike for the 2017-18 season (save [...]

August 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Beverley Asked Rockets to Trade Him

Beverley Asked Rockets to Trade Him

Just over a month ago the first true bomb shell of the NBA off-season was the Clippers trading Chris Paul to the Rockets in exchange for Lou Williams, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, a 1st round pick and Patrick Beverley. While Williams came in and made an impact for the Rockets after the trade deadline last [...]

August 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Jordan Ranks Kobe Ahead of LeBron

Jordan Ranks Kobe Ahead of LeBron

Ah yes, the perfect fodder for the slow days of the NBA off-season in August. Stories about all-time greats giving their two cents and ranking other great players and why they feel one player is better than another. Today’s public player ranking comes from none other than Michael Jordan himself. When asked by Bay Area [...]

August 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Pacers Unveil New Uniforms for 2017-18

Pacers Unveil New Uniforms for 2017-18

With the transition to Nike as the major NBA jersey and apparel sponsor starting with the 2017-18 season, many teams are unveiling slightly altered versions of their uniforms from the season before. One team that has decided to use the opportunity to completely change and update their look is the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers at [...]

August 1, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

McGrady: “Everyone Can Win Championship, Not Everyone Can Make Hall of Fame”

McGrady: “Everyone Can Win Championship, Not Everyone Can Make Hall of Fame”

Tracy McGrady didn’t have the longevity of some of the other NBA greats such as Tim Duncan or Karl Malone, but for a period in the early to mid 2000s he was like a supernova that captivated the NBA and fans around the world with his elite athleticism, skill and scoring ability for a player [...]

July 31, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Brandon Jennings Signs with Chinese Team

Brandon Jennings Signs with Chinese Team

In general, the 2017 free agency market has not been very kind to most players outside of the top few tiers of the league, but it has especially been tepid for two groups of free agents in particular: centers and veteran point guards. Derrick Rose has to essentially sign the minimum to join the Cavaliers [...]

July 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Javale McGee Re-Signs With Warriors

Javale McGee Re-Signs With Warriors

Well it is basically official at this point, the greatest team potentially of all-time is returning all of their key contributors next season in addition to adding three more solid role players to add in the fold in Jordan Bell, Omri Casspi and Nick Young. After testing the free agency market in hopes of a [...]

July 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron Could be Angling for Josh Jackson in Irving Trade

LeBron Could be Angling for Josh Jackson in Irving Trade

Despite all of the drama and turmoil surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer including a change in leadership in the front office, Kyrie Irving’s trade request and the rumors surrounding his own departure in a year, LeBron James by all accounts has sat back and not involved himself in off-season decisions, opting instead to let [...]

July 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0