Thursday 21st November 2019,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

NBA Sends Out Updated Salary Cap Projections

NBA Sends Out Updated Salary Cap Projections

The cold and harsh winter that many free agents have dealt with these past two summers after teams went on spending sprees in the 2016 off-season may finally be coming to an end. This also means that the head-scratching contracts may be returning very soon. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (where are you [...]

September 18, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Butler to Meet With T’Wolves Management to Discuss Future

Butler to Meet With T’Wolves Management to Discuss Future

There is no secret that Jimmy Butler isn’t exactly pleased with Timberwolves management and his fellow NBA All-Star teammate Karl Anthony-Towns. Throw in the fact that he turned down a four-year extension this summer and can opt out of the final year of his contract next summer and you have a very interesting situation brewing [...]

September 17, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Towns Won’t Sign Contract Until Butler Situation Sorted Out

Towns Won’t Sign Contract Until Butler Situation Sorted Out

The proverbial you-know-what is hitting the fan in Minnesota at the moment. There seem to be separate factions developing in the locker room and front office and neither of their two All-Star players appear to be very happy with the current state of the team. As has been previously reported, Jimmy Butler is meeting with [...]

September 17, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Alan Williams Signs Two-Way Contract With Nets

Alan Williams Signs Two-Way Contract With Nets

At 6’6″ and 260 pounds, Alan Williams is not your typical NBA player, especially in 2018. He was able to work his way from undrafted rookie and camp invite to a valued role as a roational big man for the Suns in his second season though and took full advantage with limited opportunity, averaging 7.4 [...]

September 17, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

We Get One More Year of D-Wade

We Get One More Year of D-Wade

By any sort of analysis or calculation, Dwyane Wade is a first ballot hall of fame player and one of the 50 best players in league history. A 3x NBA champion, 1x NBA Finals MVP, a 12-time All-NBA performer and an 12x NBA All-Star, Wade has made an indelible mark on the league and the [...]

September 17, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

2018 Lottery Class Rookie/ Career Predictions

2018 Lottery Class Rookie/ Career Predictions

We are about a month out from the 2018 NBA Draft class making their NBA debuts after being highly touted prep, collegiate and international players. Soon we will start to see who some of the stars of tomorrow may be. Who from this class will have the best rookie season and who will have the [...]

September 17, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Isaiah Thomas Says He is the Best PG in the League

Isaiah Thomas Says He is the Best PG in the League

It wasn’t that long ago that Isaiah Thomas was averaging 30 points per game for the top-seeded Celtics in the eastern conference and was an All-NBA performer. Since then he has played for two other teams and will suit up for his third with the Denver Nuggets this season after signing a one-year, minimum contract. [...]

September 14, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Gordon Hayward Declares Himself 100% Healthy

Gordon Hayward Declares Himself 100% Healthy

Signs have been pointing to Gordon Hayward being 100% physically healed and ready to return from his severe lower leg injury that he suffered on opening night last season. Now you can see Hayward say so himself. While he physically may be fine, timing and touch wise it will take a little while into the [...]

September 14, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Westbrook Undergoes Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, Out At Least Four Weeks

Westbrook Undergoes Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, Out At Least Four Weeks

Russell Westbrook will miss the entire preseason and likely the first few games of the regular season after undergoing an arthroscopic knee surgery on Wednesday. While not a huge issue in reality as missing a couple games to start the season shouldn’t greatly affect the Thunder’s season, any time a star player starts to need [...]

September 13, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Dirk Says Doncic is Better Than Him at the Age of 19

Dirk Says Doncic is Better Than Him at the Age of 19

Luka Doncic comes into the NBA with more hype than any other European ever has entering the league and is as accomplished as any European player entering the NBA as a reigning EuroLeague MVP at age 19 He also just happens to be starting his career as teammates with the great European basketball player in [...]

September 13, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0