Thursday 19th January 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Rockets Owner to Donate $4 Million to Local Charities

Rockets Owner to Donate $4 Million to Local Charities

It’s always nice to hear about people who are in the giving spirit this time of year and one of the most generous examples of that appears to be Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander. He has pledged to donate $4 million to eight undetermined Houston area charities. Prospective charities can enter for a chance to [...]

December 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

The Warriors Biggest Competition in the West Isn’t Who You Think

The Warriors Biggest Competition in the West Isn’t Who You Think

The Golden State Warriors are chugging along at the top of the western conference and NBA standings as we head toward the NBA’s Christmas day spectacular. When you ask most fans or prognosticators who the Warriors’ biggest threat in the western conference is, the majority will say the Spurs, followed by the Clippers, and maybe [...]

December 20, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Blake Griffin to Miss Several Weeks with Minor Knee Procedure

Blake Griffin to Miss Several Weeks with Minor Knee Procedure

The already faltering Los Angeles Clippers got some unfortunate news Monday morning as their star forward Blake Griffin will undergo a minor knee procedure and miss several weeks. According to The Vertical, the Clippers expect Griffin to return at some point in January. This is a huge blow to a 20-8 Clippers team. The Clippers [...]

December 19, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Timberwolves in the Market for Front Court Depth

Timberwolves in the Market for Front Court Depth

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach let it be known on ESPN’s True Hoop podcast that his team is in search of some depth in the front court. Cole Aldrich and Jordan Hill should be very offended at the moment. The T’Wolves rely heavily on Karl Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng in the front court. Nemanja Bejilica, [...]

December 15, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dirk Could Retire in 2017

Dirk Could Retire in 2017

After having a bit of a renaissance season in 2015-16 and leading an undermanned Mavericks team to the playoffs once again, the 2016-17 season has not been too kind to 39-year-old Dirk Nowitzki or the 6-18 Dallas Mavericks. Dirk is dealing with a nagging and debilitating Achilles injury that has caused him to miss 19 [...]

December 14, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Magic CEO Thinks Team Will Win NBA Title by 2030

Magic CEO Thinks Team Will Win NBA Title by 2030

Feel free to file this one in the random declaration with little merit file. When being interviewed by the Orlando Sentinel for a story about what downtown Orlando may look like in 2030, Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins decreed that the Magic would have at least one NBA championship by the year 2030. “I certainly [...]

December 14, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

We May Have Been a Year Early on the Timberwolves

We May Have Been a Year Early on the Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves or the Timber-Pups as I like to call them, were every NBA prognosticator and fan’s “sexy” pick to make the leap to becoming a winning team and a new postseason entrant. With seemingly having the best young collection of talent in the NBA and a well-established coach who is known for his [...]

December 13, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Boston Celtics Team Plane Received Bomb Threat on way to Oklahoma City

Boston Celtics Team Plane Received Bomb Threat on way to Oklahoma City

According to a report from Masslive.com Reporter Jay King, the Celtics team plane received a bomb threat on their trip to Oklahoma City for a game against the Thunder on Sunday. The team became aware of the threat during their flight Saturday night, but landed safely in Oklahoma City before losing a tight one to [...]

December 13, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Mark Cuban Still Doesn’t Think Russell Westbrook is a Superstar

Mark Cuban Still Doesn’t Think Russell Westbrook is  a Superstar

Mark Cuban is known as being one of the most successful, outspoken and interesting entrepreneurs in the world. He is also the passionate and very present owner of the Dallas Mavericks and very much a fabric of the NBA for the past 16 years or so. Being such a massive success in business and as [...]

December 12, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Marc Gasol Playing Best Basketball of his Career to Carry an Injury Ravaged Grizzlies Team

Marc Gasol Playing Best Basketball of his Career to Carry an Injury Ravaged Grizzlies Team

The Grizzlies came into the 2016-17 season with renewed hope after an injury ravaged 2015-16 season led to many believing the Grit and Grind era could be over and it was time for a rebuild. Then the Grizzlies briefly made Mike Conley the highest played player in NBA history and gave $24 million per season [...]

December 9, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0