Sunday 17th December 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Anthony Davis Wants to Win in New Orleans

Anthony Davis Wants to Win in New Orleans

Despite Anthony Davis leading the NBA in scoring at 31.7 points per game and playing at an MVP level, the injury-riddled Pelicans lack depth and are once again struggling out of the gate; 4-10 to start the season. It is still very early and the Pelicans are 2-0 since Jrue Holiday returned to the lineup, [...]

November 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Pistons to Move to Downtown Detroit Next Season

Pistons to Move to Downtown Detroit Next Season

According to a report from the Associated Press Monday evening, the Detroit Pistons appear to have an agreement to move from the Palace at Auburn Hills to a new arena in downtown Detroit for the 2017-18 season. The Pistons will be joining the Detroit Red Wings in the new Little Caesars Arena, this will be [...]

November 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Steve Kerr Fined 25K for Criticizing Officials

Steve Kerr Fined 25K for Criticizing Officials

Despite his trademark smile and the perception that he is a very polite, unassuming coach, Steve Kerr has always been very outspoken and unafraid to share his opinion on something, no matter the repercussions. He was at it again Sunday on a Bay Area radio show. He spoke about how poorly the officials have been [...]

November 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Wizards Are Under a Spell This Season

Wizards Are Under a Spell This Season

The 2016-17 season has gotten off to a nightmarish start for the Washington Wizards. Bradley Beal is having injury issues yet again and has struggled to come anywhere close to the $128 million extension when he is on the court this season, averaging 15-2-2 on 36 percent shooting from the field and 29 percent from [...]

November 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Spurs to Retire Duncan’s Number on December 18

Spurs to Retire Duncan’s Number on December 18

The San Antonio Spurs are now 11 games into the post Tim Duncan era, a world in which they had not known since the 1996-97 season. They are 8-3 and mostly doing Spursian things but it still doesn’t feel right to not have Number 21 patrolling the middle and showing very little emotion outside of [...]

November 16, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Vince Carter is Turning Back the Clock this Season

Vince Carter is Turning Back the Clock this Season

Vince Carter is the oldest player in the NBA at 39 years old (he will turn 40 in January) and is experiencing what many consider his swan song in his 19th season in the league. A likely hall of fame player as a member of the prestigious 24,000 point club and quite possibly the best [...]

November 16, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 8

Reality of Durant’s Departure Setting in for Westbrook, Thunder

Reality of Durant’s Departure Setting in for Westbrook, Thunder

Independence Day 2016 will always live in infamy for the NBA and especially the Oklahoma City Thunder. That’s the day their leader, hero and face of their franchise exercised his independence as a free agent to join the rival Golden State Warriors, leaving his partner in crime Russell Westbrook and the organization he had called [...]

November 16, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Andrew Bogut Says NBA is Full of Shallow and Two-Faced People

Andrew Bogut Says NBA is Full of Shallow and Two-Faced People

When Andrew Bogut was asked about his departure from the Warriors prior to Wednesday’s game against the Mavs in which they were trounced 116-95, he had a bone to pick. He told USA Today that anonymous comments questioning his durability came from the many “shallow personalities” in the NBA. “But that’s how it is,” Bogut [...]

November 10, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Could LeBron Become the Leading Scorer in NBA History

Could LeBron Become the Leading Scorer in NBA History

In Saturday night’s game in Philadelphia against the 76ers, LeBron James passed Hakeem Olajuwon to become a top 10 scorer in NBA history. After scoring 23 points in the Cavaliers first loss of the season to the Hawks last night, LeBron now has 26, 993 career points. So at 31 years and 11 months old [...]

November 9, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Lakers to Honor 86′-87 Team By Wearing Hardwood Classic Jerseys for 3 Games

Lakers to Honor 86′-87 Team By Wearing Hardwood Classic Jerseys for 3 Games

It has been 20 years since the Los Angeles Lakers 1986-87 season in which they won 67 games in the regular season and defeated the Boston Celtics in their rubber match of their NBA Finals rivalry to win their fourth championship of the decade. The Lakers have decided the best way to honor that all-time [...]

November 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0