Monday 01st May 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Westbrook Reaches 40 Triple-Doubles, Is He Having Greatest Season of All-Time?

Westbrook Reaches 40 Triple-Doubles, Is He Having Greatest Season of All-Time?

Russell Westbrook is putting together one of the greatest individual seasons in the NBA’s 70 year history. He will finish this season averaging a triple-double and is now on the cusp of tying and more than likely breaking Oscar Robertson’s record, a record of 41 triple-doubles in a single season once seen as unbreakable. Westbrook [...]

April 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Derrick Rose to Miss Remainder of Season With Torn Meniscus

Derrick Rose to Miss Remainder of Season With Torn Meniscus

Things have gotten even more murky for New York Knicks point guard and former league MVP (the youngest in league history in 2011) Derrick Rose. As a player already heading into free agency and in search of his first new contract since his career started taking a turn for the worse when he suffered a [...]

April 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Houston Rockets Set New Record for Three-Pointers Made in a Season

Houston Rockets Set New Record for Three-Pointers Made in a Season

For those who haven’t noticed, the Mike D’Antoni and James Harden experiment is going quite well in Houston. The Rockets are 51-24, James Harden is having one of the more impressive seasons for any NBA player in the past 20 years, Eric Gordon is actually healthy and contributing and not just an albatross and the [...]

March 31, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron Moves to 7th on All-Time Scoring List

LeBron Moves to 7th on All-Time Scoring List

LeBron James has accomplished quite a bit in his almost 14 seasons in the NBA, championships, league MVPs, 1st Team All-NBA nods, and he is still only 32. He added another notch to his belt Thursday night as he climbed one rung higher on the ladder that is the NBA’s all-time scoring list, passing Shaquille [...]

March 31, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Russell Has Highest Scoring Triple-Double in NBA History

Russell Has Highest Scoring Triple-Double in NBA History

The 2016-17 season has been the most statistically illuminating and eye-popping season in NBA history, at least in the past 50 years or so. You have guys accomplishing triple-doubles at a rate that far exceeds any other year in NBA history, and numerous players around the league filling up a stat sheet to unprecedented levels. [...]

March 30, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Lance Stephenson Returns to Pacers

Lance Stephenson Returns to Pacers

It has been a long, frustrating journey through the NBA abyss for “Born Ready” Lance Stephenson ever since he decided to leave the Indiana Pacers and sign a three-year, $27 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets in the summer of 2014. After being a breakout star and valuable play maker for a Pacers team that [...]

March 30, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Wizards Clinch 1st Division Title Since 1979

Wizards Clinch 1st Division Title Since 1979

2017 has been very good to the Washington Wizards. The Wiz have been 30-12 since the new year began, and have undergone a complete transformation from being a huge disappointment rife with chemistry issues that started 2-8, to a 46-28 division-winner and possible No. 1 seed in the eastern conference. Pretty incredible this is their [...]

March 30, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Cavs in an Unfamiliar Position

Cavs in an Unfamiliar Position

With the Cavaliers most recent drubbing in San Antonio Monday night, losing 103-74, they are now in 2nd place in the eastern conference. This is the first time they haven’t been at the top of the eastern conference since November 8th, 2015. The Celtics are currently in 1st place, a half game ahead of the [...]

March 29, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Pistons May Shut Down Reggie Jackson

Pistons May Shut Down Reggie Jackson

The 2016-17 season has been somewhat of a lost season for Reggie Jackson. After having the best year and a half of his career after being dealt to the Pistons before the 2015 NBA trade deadline, Jackson missed the first 20 games of the 2016-17 season with chronic knee pain and has been unable to [...]

March 29, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kobe Calls for Co-MVPs This Season, Introduces New Segment on ESPN

Kobe Calls for Co-MVPs This Season, Introduces New Segment on ESPN

As we all know, the race for league MVP this season has been an epic two-horse race almost from the very beginning, as Russell Westbrook and James Harden have each been having all-time great seasons. That makes the decision for who should be honored as the league’s most valuable player extremely difficult, and former league [...]

March 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0