Saturday 26th May 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Beverley Asked Rockets to Trade Him

Beverley Asked Rockets to Trade Him

Just over a month ago the first true bomb shell of the NBA off-season was the Clippers trading Chris Paul to the Rockets in exchange for Lou Williams, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, a 1st round pick and Patrick Beverley. While Williams came in and made an impact for the Rockets after the trade deadline last [...]

August 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Jordan Ranks Kobe Ahead of LeBron

Jordan Ranks Kobe Ahead of LeBron

Ah yes, the perfect fodder for the slow days of the NBA off-season in August. Stories about all-time greats giving their two cents and ranking other great players and why they feel one player is better than another. Today’s public player ranking comes from none other than Michael Jordan himself. When asked by Bay Area [...]

August 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Pacers Unveil New Uniforms for 2017-18

Pacers Unveil New Uniforms for 2017-18

With the transition to Nike as the major NBA jersey and apparel sponsor starting with the 2017-18 season, many teams are unveiling slightly altered versions of their uniforms from the season before. One team that has decided to use the opportunity to completely change and update their look is the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers at [...]

August 1, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

McGrady: “Everyone Can Win Championship, Not Everyone Can Make Hall of Fame”

McGrady: “Everyone Can Win Championship, Not Everyone Can Make Hall of Fame”

Tracy McGrady didn’t have the longevity of some of the other NBA greats such as Tim Duncan or Karl Malone, but for a period in the early to mid 2000s he was like a supernova that captivated the NBA and fans around the world with his elite athleticism, skill and scoring ability for a player [...]

July 31, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Brandon Jennings Signs with Chinese Team

Brandon Jennings Signs with Chinese Team

In general, the 2017 free agency market has not been very kind to most players outside of the top few tiers of the league, but it has especially been tepid for two groups of free agents in particular: centers and veteran point guards. Derrick Rose has to essentially sign the minimum to join the Cavaliers [...]

July 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Javale McGee Re-Signs With Warriors

Javale McGee Re-Signs With Warriors

Well it is basically official at this point, the greatest team potentially of all-time is returning all of their key contributors next season in addition to adding three more solid role players to add in the fold in Jordan Bell, Omri Casspi and Nick Young. After testing the free agency market in hopes of a [...]

July 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron Could be Angling for Josh Jackson in Irving Trade

LeBron Could be Angling for Josh Jackson in Irving Trade

Despite all of the drama and turmoil surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer including a change in leadership in the front office, Kyrie Irving’s trade request and the rumors surrounding his own departure in a year, LeBron James by all accounts has sat back and not involved himself in off-season decisions, opting instead to let [...]

July 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

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