Tuesday 17th October 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Karl Anthony-Towns Confident He Can Become Best Player in NBA

Karl Anthony-Towns Confident He Can Become Best Player in NBA

At 21 years old (soon to be 22) Karl Anthony Towns is already one of the top 20 players in the NBA and shows all of the ability, work ethic and mentality to be one of the truly special players in this league. He was the player that received the most All-NBA votes last season [...]

October 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Fultz Tweaking, Struggling With Jumpshot

Fultz Tweaking, Struggling With Jumpshot

As the No.1 pick in what was, one would project, a very deep NBA Draft class, the 76ers have invested a lot in Markelle Fultz and are counting on him to be a cornerstone of their franchise. Fultz is known for his effortless ability to score in a variety of ways including from deep as [...]

October 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Ditches East-West Format for All-Star Game

NBA Ditches East-West Format for All-Star Game

The NBA All-Star has grown very stale in recent years as players and fans seem uninterested and the game has not been the exciting culmination of a fun weekend that it used to be. The NBA is about to change that and is completely switching the manner in which teams will be made for the [...]

October 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Sets Salary Cap for 2018-19, 2019-20 Season

NBA Sets Salary Cap for 2018-19, 2019-20 Season

The reason why the NBA free agency market can be steaming hot like it was in 2016 when players like Timofey Mozgov were getting $16 million per season contracts, or frost bite inducing cold like it was in the 2017 off-season when Nerlens Noel could garner nothing more than the qualifying offer is pretty simple: [...]

September 29, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Passes Lottery Reform for 2019

NBA Passes Lottery Reform for 2019

While it has been rumored and ballyhooed about for quite some time now, it appears some NBA lottery has officially passed starting with the 2018-19 NBA season according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The reform is put in place to discourage tanking and evens the playing for the No.1 pick for the top three teams, as [...]

September 29, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Tim Duncan Has Raised $3 Million in Hurricane Irma Relief for the U.S. Virgin Islands

Tim Duncan Has Raised $3 Million in Hurricane Irma Relief for the U.S. Virgin Islands

Tim Duncan has always been a highly effective and quiet leader behind the scenes and out of the public eye as he was not only the Spurs best player for almost 15 years on the court, but the heart and soul of the organization as a whole. He is leading and making a difference behind [...]

September 29, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dwyane Wade Joins Cavaliers With One-Year, $2.3 Million Deal

Dwyane Wade Joins Cavaliers With One-Year, $2.3 Million Deal

Reunited and it feels so good, reunited like I knew we would… LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are back together on a basketball court once again, if only for a year. After being bought out by the Bulls, Wade didn’t take long to agree to a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Cavaliers. LeBron lost [...]

September 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Suns Re-Sign Warren to Four-Year, $50 Million Deal

Suns Re-Sign Warren to Four-Year, $50 Million Deal

T.J. Warren has somewhat of a throwback NBA game, he does most of his damage from mid-range and excels in the open court. He is what I refer to as an “offensive opportunist” as a guy who has a knack for being around the ball and putting himself in positions on the floor that set [...]

September 26, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Cavs Project Isaiah Thomas Back By January

Cavs Project Isaiah Thomas Back By January

In a summer full of blockbuster trades, the one that may affect the NBA championship picture the most is the deal between the Celtics and Cavaliers that was finalized last month and featured Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas as the centerpieces moving from the Cavs to the Celtics and vice versa. The main complication that [...]

September 26, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Suns Williams Could Miss Entire Season After Meniscus Tear

Suns Williams Could Miss Entire Season After Meniscus Tear

Alan Williams is the very rare story of an undrafted player who was able to make his hometown team and establish himself as a valuable player for the organization he grew up rooting for. Williams made an immediate impact and carved out a role last season for the Suns, averaging 7.4 points and 6.2 rebounds [...]

September 26, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0