Wednesday 18th October 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Dante Exum Could Miss Season for Jazz

Dante Exum Could Miss Season for Jazz

Dante Exum has had a really hard time making his imprint in the NBA, and because of his inexperience and some injuries, has not come close to living up to the expectations of being the No. 5 pick of the 2014 NBA Draft. This was supposed to be a big year for 22-year-old Exum as [...]

October 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Nuggets, Gary Harris Agree to Four-Year, $84 Million Extension

Nuggets, Gary Harris Agree to Four-Year, $84 Million Extension

Gary Harris had a very good season for the Nuggets last year, showing he may be one of the best young shooting guards in the NBA with his ability to score the basketball and shoot the three-point shot efficiently. The Nuggets are re-paying him (that is an understatement) to the tune of a new four-year, [...]

October 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

T-Mac Joins Magic Front Office

T-Mac Joins Magic Front Office

As a basketball fan in my late 20s, there was no player in my formative years in the early 2000s that had a greater affect on me and entertained me more than Tracy McGrady. While he had his moments in Houston (13 points in 35 seconds to beat the Spurs anyone?), he was never more [...]

October 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Batum Out 8 to 12 Weeks With Torn Elbow Ligament

Batum Out 8 to 12 Weeks With Torn Elbow Ligament

The Charlotte Hornets had a disappointing season in 2016-17. A year after being a surprise 48 win team that was tantalizingly close to winning their first playoff series in franchise history in 2016 (remember these are the former Bobcats), they took a huge step back last season winning only 36 games and finishing 11th in [...]

October 6, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Norman Powell Signs $42 Million Extension With Raptors

Norman Powell Signs $42 Million Extension With Raptors

Norman Powell has been a pleasant surprise for the Toronto Raptors in the 2nd round of the 2015 NBA Draft. He is a solid athlete with the capability of knocking down a corner three and provides good depth for the Raptors on the wing, the team is rewarding him for it with a four-year, $42 [...]

October 6, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 1

Hornacek: Noah Playing Shockingly Well

Hornacek: Noah Playing Shockingly Well

Joakim Noah’s production and perception around the league has fallen off a cliff the past few seasons because of a slew of injuries and his body breaking down. The process started a few years ago but that didn’t stop the Knicks from offering what at the moment is a horrific four-year, $72 million contract last [...]

October 6, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Taj Gibson Will Become 1st NBA Player to Wear No. 67

Taj Gibson Will Become 1st NBA Player to Wear No. 67

Taj Gibson is one of the key veteran additions for the Minnesota Timberwolves that the organization hopes will help them reach the postseason for the first time since 2004. Gibson isn’t really a standout on the court or in the box score per se to the average NBA fan as nothing jumps off the page [...]

October 5, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Annual NBA GM Survey Released for 2017-18

Annual NBA GM Survey Released for 2017-18

Every year since 2002, the NBA has anonymously surveyed all 30 NBA general managers to get the consensus prediction on things such as which team will win the NBA championship in the coming season, who will win MVP ,top four teams in each conference, who you would start a franchise with and more. Overall general [...]

October 5, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 1

Morris Brothers Found Not Guilty in Assault Trial

Morris Brothers Found Not Guilty in Assault Trial

The Morris brothers, Marcus and Markieff, and the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics organizations will not have to worry about any fallout from the assault charges filed against them stemming from an incident in Phoenix in 2015 as they were acquitted of all charges according to a Maricopa County Superior Court. As alluded to previously, [...]

October 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Jaylen Brown Says Trading Thomas Changes Whole Dynamic, Culture of Celtics

Jaylen Brown Says Trading Thomas Changes Whole Dynamic, Culture of Celtics

The 2017-18 Boston Celtics will look a lot different than the 2016-17 Boston Celtics that were the No. 1 seed in the eastern conference and made the eastern conference finals. 11 of the 15 players on the Celtics roster will be new, including four of their five starters. One of the few players that was [...]

October 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0