Thursday 19th October 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

The 2016 NBA Playoffs Haven’t Been Very Close

The 2016 NBA Playoffs Haven’t Been Very Close

As I watched the Cavaliers completely obliterate and embarrass the ever confusing and bi-polar Toronto Raptors in Cleveland in Game 5, it became pretty clear to me that this has potentially been the most lopsided postseason in NBA history. There have been eight games decided by 30 or more points in the 2016 NBA Playoffs [...]

May 26, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Draymond Green Guarantees Win in Game 5

Draymond Green Guarantees Win in Game 5

Despite the Warriors recent struggles and losing by an average of 26 points in Games 3 and 4 in Oklahoma City, Draymond Green has complete confidence that the Warriors will respond in Game 5 at home and bring the series back to Oklahoma City for a Game 6. He told The Undefeated’s Marc Spears Thursday [...]

May 26, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Thunder Putting Together Most Impressive Run to NBA Finals Ever

Thunder Putting Together Most Impressive Run to NBA Finals Ever

The Oklahoma City Thunder have won six of their past 7 playoff games by an average of 15 points per victory. That’s an impressive stat or accomplishment for an NBA team in the increased stakes and high level of competition of the NBA Playoffs. When you consider that run of dominance has come against two [...]

May 26, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Knicks Hire Jeff Hornacek to be New Head Coach

Knicks Hire Jeff Hornacek to be New Head Coach

News came down Wednesday evening that the New York Knicks and President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson made the decision to hire Jeff Hornacek as their head coach. The news comes as a bit of a surprise for Knicks fans and many who were covering the situation as many assumed Phil Jackson would take the [...]

May 19, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Who Has More Potential Anthony Davis or Karl-Anthony Towns?

Who Has More Potential Anthony Davis or Karl-Anthony Towns?

With Karl-Anthony Towns deserving acknowledgment as the unanimous rookie of the year for the 2015-16 season and the NBA Draft heating up after Tuesday night’s lottery, a debate came into my mind. If I could pick any big man in the NBA to start my franchise with and have as the cornerstone of my franchise [...]

May 19, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Mike D’Antoni Emerging as Lead Candidate for Rockets Job

Mike D’Antoni Emerging as Lead Candidate for Rockets Job

According to numerous reports from the major outlets and the Houston Chronicle, Mike D’Antoni appears to be the leading candidate to land the Houston Rockets head coaching position. Other candidates who have interviewed recently include Frank Vogel and Jeff Van Gundy. Gundy is no longer being considered according to Adrian Wojnarowski: The Rockets have been [...]

May 19, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron’s Eastern Conference Dominance Reaching New Heights

LeBron’s Eastern Conference Dominance Reaching New Heights

After a whole lot of nothing occurred at the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night in which no team moved in the pre-draft lottery in it’s 31 year history, the Cavaliers looked like they haven’t missed a beat and put an old school tail whooping on the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference [...]

May 18, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Interesting Stats About The Thunder’s Win in Game 1

Interesting Stats About The Thunder’s Win in Game 1

Game 1 was everything we could have asked for and more in the Western Conference Finals as the stars came out to shine and the Oklahoma City Thunder came back from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors and steal home court. As always there was a little controversy (the Westbrook travel) [...]

May 17, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Pacers Hire of Nate McMillan is a Perplexing Move

Pacers Hire of Nate McMillan is a Perplexing Move

Larry Bird’s unexpected and uneventful coaching search came to an end Monday morning as the Pacers have announced they are promoting assistant coach Nate McMillan to their head coaching position. McMillan had been a Pacers assistant for 3 seasons after being let go as the head coach of the Blazers after the 2012-13 season. McMillan [...]

May 16, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Warriors-Thunder is the Series Everybody Really Wanted

Warriors-Thunder is the Series Everybody Really Wanted

Game 1 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals tips off tonight in Oakland, as the two most talented and fast-paced teams in the NBA square off in an epic showdown for the right to play for an NBA championship. The matchup is a slight surprise as almost everyone acknowledged that the Golden State Warriors and [...]

May 16, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0