Thursday 19th January 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Round 1- Bracket: Who is the Greatest Player in NBA History?

Round 1- Bracket: Who is the Greatest Player in NBA History?

Because March Madness is upon us and all of the craziness, emotion and excitement that is the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, I thought it would be an appropriate time to rev up the ever-popular and passionate discussion of who are the greatest players in NBA history. With that in mind I put together a 64 [...]

March 19, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Lost in the Desert: How the Phoenix Suns once promising rebuild lost its way

Lost in the Desert: How the Phoenix Suns once promising rebuild lost its way

The final 20 minutes of the 2015 NBA Trade deadline were pure unadulterated insanity, a mixture of euphoria for NBA fanatics who obsess over trade rumors and player movement (me) and paranoia and panic for NBA GM’s and players. What seemed a few days prior to be a snoozer of trade deadline with what was [...]

February 24, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

5 Observations Heading into All-Star Weekend and the Stretch Run of the 2014-15 NBA Season

5 Observations Heading into All-Star Weekend and the Stretch Run of the 2014-15 NBA Season

Now that All-Star Weekend is upon us and we will have a little extra down time with the NBA’s new “bye week” taking effect this week with no regular action from Feb. 12-20, I think this is an appropriate time to share some observations of the first 50 games of the season and what it [...]

February 12, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Why This Year is ‘Different’ in the NBA

Why This Year is ‘Different’ in the NBA

As we sit here in Mid-January and the midpoint of the NBA season, it has become pretty apparent that this isn’t your typical year in the NBA with a few clear-cut championship favorites and the league’s top superstars and franchises dominating. It is almost impossible to pick a championship favorite and the league’s top stars [...]

January 16, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Quarter Season Report and Commentary

NBA Quarter Season Report and Commentary

Now that we are about a quarter of the way through the season and less than three weeks from Christmas Day, which many consider to be the unofficial start of the season for most NBA fans and the time when the action and intensity begins to pick up in the long 82-game season, it seems [...]

December 9, 2014 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Impact of Thunder Injuries

Impact of Thunder Injuries

There is no denying it, the Oklahoma City Thunder are in deep trouble. With the injury to Westbrook Thursday night against the Clippers, the Thunder will now be without their top two superstars for the next 20 games more than likely. Immediate Impact: Losing your top two players is extremely difficult for any franchise to [...]

October 31, 2014 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Predictions for the 2014-15 NBA Season

Predictions for the 2014-15 NBA Season

With just over a week until the much anticipated 2014-15 NBA season gets underway (thank you Baby Jesus) it is the optimal time to bust out the crystal ball (or trash can) and make some predictions. Will LeBron bring the Larry O’Brien Trophy to “The Land?” Will Duncan get ring number six? Who will win [...]

October 20, 2014 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 1

6 Big Questions Heading Into the 2014-15 NBA Season

6 Big Questions Heading Into the 2014-15 NBA Season

The NBA preseason is in full swing and opening night of the 2014-15 NBA season is two weeks away. A lot has changed in the mere four months since the Spurs finished off their annihilation of the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals (#RIPHeatles), and there is plenty of excitement and anticipation heading into the [...]

October 15, 2014 Anklesnap Blogs, Lists, Ryan Bawek 0

Offseason Grades for all 30 NBA Teams

Offseason Grades for all 30 NBA Teams

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October 3, 2014 Ryan Bawek Lists, Ryan Bawek 0

The Best “Big Threes” in NBA History

The Best “Big Threes” in NBA History

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August 26, 2014 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 1