Wednesday 23rd August 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Prokhorov “Warmed” To Idea of Selling Majority Stake of Nets

Prokhorov “Warmed” To Idea of Selling Majority Stake of Nets

Things haven’t really turned out to well for Mihail Prokhorov as owner of the Brooklyn Nets. He bought the team in 2010 and made it clear that his extreme passion for basketball, his risk-taking nature and desire to be No. 1, and his seemingly endless pockets and resources would lead the Nets to the promised [...]

July 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Cavaliers Trying to Shed Salary in Irving Trade

Cavaliers Trying to Shed Salary in Irving Trade

As each day passes and the Cavaliers demands in return for Kyrie Irving seemingly get higher and higher, it feels less and less likely that Irving is suiting up for another team next season. So now in addition to requesting a really good veteran that can help them win now, a young star for the [...]

July 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Silver: Seattle on Short List for Expansion Franchises

Silver: Seattle on Short List for Expansion Franchises

There hasn’t been a NBA game played in the city of Seattle since April 14, 2008. That was over nine years ago and it’s a complete shame for the league as Seattle has always had a passionate and rabid fan base. As we all know the franchise moved to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder. [...]

July 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Brandon Knight Tears ACL, Could Miss Entire 2017-18 Season

Brandon Knight Tears ACL, Could Miss Entire 2017-18 Season

The past few years have been rough for Brandon Knight. Formerly a top five recruit in the country in his high school class of 2010, the No. 8 pick in the 2011 NBA Draft for the Detroit Pistons and once seen as the point guard of the future for the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, [...]

July 26, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

DeMar DeRozan is Focused on Improving Three-Point Shot This Summer

DeMar DeRozan is Focused on Improving Three-Point Shot This Summer

DeMar DeRozan has developed himself into one of the best 25 players in the NBA and one of the NBA’s three best shooting guards over the past few years by utilizing his elite athletic gifts and mid-range game to get to the free throw line at will and become a top notch scorer in the [...]

July 25, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron Will Not Waive No-Trade Clause

LeBron Will Not Waive No-Trade Clause

The 2017 off-season has been a nightmare for the Cleveland Cavaliers. They let a good general manager walk, they were unable to land either Jimmy Butler or Paul George in a trade, they have done virtually nothing to improve as a team, rumors run rampant that LeBron James could leave in free agency again in [...]

July 24, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

John Wall Agrees to Super Max Extension With Wizards

John Wall Agrees to Super Max Extension With Wizards

While the fact that John Wall took his time deciding on accepting the four-year, $169 million max extension with the Washington Wizards threw off some alarm bells around the league on whether or not he was intending to bolt in the 2018 free agency, Wall agreed to sign the massive contract with the Wizards over [...]

July 24, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

T’Wolves, Wiggins Working on Extension

T’Wolves, Wiggins Working on Extension

According to a report from ESPN.com Thursday morning, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Andrew Wiggins are working on a five-year, $148 million extension. The organization and Head Coach Tom Thibodeau announced they were working on an extension Wednesday, but the numbers for a potential deal weren’t reported until this morning. According to NBA rule, in order [...]

July 20, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Chicago Billboard Calls for GM Gar Foreman’s Firing

Chicago Billboard Calls for GM Gar Foreman’s Firing

Not long ago seen as a championship contenders and one of the best run franchises in the NBA, the Chicago Bulls have fallen on hard times and a series of questionable personnel decisions have led to a lot of angst among fans. That anger has reached a new level apparently, as a new #FireGarPax (referring [...]

July 20, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Casualties of NBA Free Agency 2017

Casualties of NBA Free Agency 2017

We are about three weeks into free agency and almost all big names are off the board and only one real big trade piece (that everyone is aware of) in Carmelo Anthony is still on the market. That got me thinking about the casualties of the 2017 free agency period from a player perspective and [...]

July 20, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0