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Ryan Bawek

Bucks Acquire Terrance Jones Off Waivers

Bucks Acquire Terrance Jones Off Waivers

The Bucks got another talented, young forward to add to their collection on Thursday by signing recently waived Pelicans power forward Terrance Jones. With the proliferation of injuries that have rocked the Bucks at the forward position this season with Jabari Parker tearing his ACL, Khris Middleton missing the first two-thirds of the season with [...]

March 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Jimmer Fredette Hoping for NBA Comeback

Jimmer Fredette Hoping for NBA Comeback

Much like some others players in recent NBA history, Michael Beasley, Wilson Chandler, J.R. Smith, Stephon Marbury (he never left), Jimmer Fredette has used a stint in the Chinese Basketball Association to rejuvenate his career. Fredette was a national sensation in college at BYU, averaging 29-4-3 his senior season and winning the National Player of [...]

March 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Hawks No. 1 Off-Season Priority is to Re-Sign Millsap

Hawks No. 1 Off-Season Priority is to Re-Sign Millsap

The Hawks have been a franchise seemingly on the cusp of a tear-down and rebuild for almost three years now, as a team occupying the space of a team good enough to win a playoff series, but not a real contender. When the Hawks dealt Kyle Korver a month and a half ago, many around [...]

March 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Joel Embiid Shut Down for Season

Joel Embiid Shut Down for Season

It looks like the magic that was Joel Embiid’s rookie season in Philadelphia has officially come to an end. The team released a statement Wednesday saying that “The Process” will be sidelined for the rest of the 2016-17 season while doctors try to help him recover from his meniscus issue. Here is an excerpt from [...]

March 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Top NBA Draft Prospect Charged with Misdeameanor Property Damage

Top NBA Draft Prospect Charged with Misdeameanor Property Damage

Josh Jackson is by most metrics a top three draft prospect of the 2017 NBA Draft. Jackson is a 6’8″ 210 lb. freshman for the Kansas Jayhawks that is averaging 16.3 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game on 50 percent shooting in just over 30 minutes per game. He is highly regarded by [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kyle Lowry To Undergo Wrist Surgery, Hopes to Return for Playoffs

Kyle Lowry To Undergo Wrist Surgery, Hopes to Return for Playoffs

Things were starting to look up for the Toronto Raptors as they had rebounded from their worst stretch of basketball in a year and a half and were the clear winners of the trade deadline, adding two pieces in Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker to help vault them back into eastern conference contention. That was [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Warriors Intend to Sign Calderon When Waived by Lakers

Warriors Intend to Sign Calderon When Waived by Lakers

The buyout market continues to be more active and interesting than the final 24 hours of the trade deadline was, as another title contender is looking to add a veteran guard to their roster. It appears the latest buyout asset projected to hit the market will be Los Angeles Lakers veteran point guard Jose Calderon, [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Joakim Noah Could Miss Remainder of Season

Joakim Noah Could Miss Remainder of Season

A signing that looked suspect and an impending albatross the moment the ink dried definitely doesn’t look any better today. Yesterday the Vertical tweeted that New York Knicks center Joakim Noah will potentially miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season or at the least the next 3 to 4 weeks to undergo knee surgery. Noah [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Knicks to Waive Brandon Jennings

Knicks to Waive Brandon Jennings

Yahoo and The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski (the famous purveyor of the “Woj Bomb” for his ability to break news) reported Monday morning that the New York Knicks will be waiving backup point guard Brandon Jennings. As you can see in the tweet above, the move was made in order to acquire recently waived point guard [...]

February 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospect Lonzo Ball’s Stock Being Hurt By Father

Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospect Lonzo Ball’s Stock Being Hurt By Father

UCLA point guard and super freshman or “Diaper Dandy” as Dick Vitale has referred to them for years, Lonzo Ball is, by any measure, one of the top three prospects in the 2017 NBA Draft. He is a 6’6″ playmaking point guard with the sort of size, court vision and general basketball I.Q. and awareness [...]

February 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0