Sunday 21st January 2018,
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Ryan Bawek

Stan Van Gundy and Reggie Jackson Are Not Happy With The Pistons Defense

Stan Van Gundy and Reggie Jackson Are Not Happy With The Pistons Defense

Pistons Head Coach has never been one to shy away from sharing his unfiltered opinion whether it is concerning his team, opposing teams, the officials or even on political matters. To no one’s surprise he has no problem sharing his frustration with the Pistons defensive woes over the past month or so. Here is him [...]

January 5, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Now is the Time to Buy Marquese Chriss Stock

Now is the Time to Buy Marquese Chriss Stock

Marquesse Chriss is going to be one of those rookies from this class who will be forgotten about this season (unless you watch the Sportscenter Top 10 plays on a nightly basis). He is a player who falls in and out of regular playing time for a young Suns team that is not bad enough [...]

January 5, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

The Greek Freak is Becoming Something We’ve Never Seen Under Kidd’s Tutelage

The Greek Freak is Becoming Something We’ve Never Seen Under Kidd’s Tutelage

Seemingly every year when the NBA Draft rolls around there is at least one unknown international player with little tape to analyze and almost no exposure to many American basketball fans and in some cases even professional scouts. NBA teams must decide whether or not to take a chance on them during the first few [...]

January 5, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

It Appears That 50 Point Games is the New 40

It Appears That 50 Point Games is the New 40

When Jimmy Butler capped off another quality performance with 52 points in the Bulls 118-111 comeback victory over the Charlotte Hornets Monday night in Chicago, Butler became the 8th player in the 2016-17 season to have a 50 point game. Feel free to read that sentence again. With Butler joining Russell Westbrook, James Harden, DeMarcus [...]

January 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rudy Gobert Thinks He is the Best Center in the NBA

Rudy Gobert Thinks He is the Best Center in the NBA

Rudy Gobert has been playing the best all-around basketball of his career the past month or so, averaging 16-13-3 on a ridiculous 81 percent shooting from the field in December. He is currently also number three in the NBA in defensive plus/minus rating behind the Greek Freak and Draymond Green at +4.4. His recent success [...]

December 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

J.R. Smith to Miss Extended Time with Thumb Injury

J.R. Smith to Miss Extended Time with Thumb Injury

The defending champs suffered a big blow Wednesday morning when they found out their starting shooting guard and sharpshooter J.R. Smith will miss extended time and need surgery for a broken thumb. Smith was injured in the 2nd quarter of Tuesday night’s game in Milwaukee while trying to steal the ball from the Greek Freak. [...]

December 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rockets Owner to Donate $4 Million to Local Charities

Rockets Owner to Donate $4 Million to Local Charities

It’s always nice to hear about people who are in the giving spirit this time of year and one of the most generous examples of that appears to be Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander. He has pledged to donate $4 million to eight undetermined Houston area charities. Prospective charities can enter for a chance to [...]

December 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

The Warriors Biggest Competition in the West Isn’t Who You Think

The Warriors Biggest Competition in the West Isn’t Who You Think

The Golden State Warriors are chugging along at the top of the western conference and NBA standings as we head toward the NBA’s Christmas day spectacular. When you ask most fans or prognosticators who the Warriors’ biggest threat in the western conference is, the majority will say the Spurs, followed by the Clippers, and maybe [...]

December 20, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Blake Griffin to Miss Several Weeks with Minor Knee Procedure

Blake Griffin to Miss Several Weeks with Minor Knee Procedure

The already faltering Los Angeles Clippers got some unfortunate news Monday morning as their star forward Blake Griffin will undergo a minor knee procedure and miss several weeks. According to The Vertical, the Clippers expect Griffin to return at some point in January. This is a huge blow to a 20-8 Clippers team. The Clippers [...]

December 19, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Timberwolves in the Market for Front Court Depth

Timberwolves in the Market for Front Court Depth

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach let it be known on ESPN’s True Hoop podcast that his team is in search of some depth in the front court. Cole Aldrich and Jordan Hill should be very offended at the moment. The T’Wolves rely heavily on Karl Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng in the front court. Nemanja Bejilica, [...]

December 15, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0