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Ryan Bawek

NBA Greatest Players of All-Time Tourney: Part 4

NBA Greatest Players of All-Time Tourney: Part 4

Welcome to part four of our six-part series to assess the greatest player in NBA history debate. We are truly in rarefied air now as we are down to the final eight and four dream match-ups that pit the two greatest players at any position against one another for ultimate supremacy. The four regional finals [...]

April 26, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Greatest Players of All-Time Tournament Bracket: Round 3

NBA Greatest Players of All-Time Tournament Bracket: Round 3

Welcome to part three of our six-part series to figure out the greatest player in NBA history. We are down to the final 16 in hypothetical dream bracket of NBA greats that spans all generations and eras. Last round saw some truly special talents get eliminated (including some that are amongst the top 16 players [...]

April 7, 2015 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

2015 NBA Championship Odds May Surprise You

2015 NBA Championship Odds May Surprise You

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March 31, 2015 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Greatest Players of All-Time Tournament Bracket: Round 2

NBA Greatest Players of All-Time Tournament Bracket: Round 2

Welcome to part two or round two of our six-part series of the greatest player in NBA history. In the spirit of March Madness there were a few token upsets seeding wise in part one including your dependable 12 over 5 upsets as 12th seeded Kevin Durant got by 5th seeded Elgin Baylor in the [...]

March 25, 2015 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Round 1- Bracket: Who is the Greatest Player in NBA History?

Round 1- Bracket: Who is the Greatest Player in NBA History?

Because March Madness is upon us and all of the craziness, emotion and excitement that is the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, I thought it would be an appropriate time to rev up the ever-popular and passionate discussion of who are the greatest players in NBA history. With that in mind I put together a 64 [...]

March 19, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Lost in the Desert: How the Phoenix Suns once promising rebuild lost its way

Lost in the Desert: How the Phoenix Suns once promising rebuild lost its way

The final 20 minutes of the 2015 NBA Trade deadline were pure unadulterated insanity, a mixture of euphoria for NBA fanatics who obsess over trade rumors and player movement (me) and paranoia and panic for NBA GM’s and players. What seemed a few days prior to be a snoozer of trade deadline with what was [...]

February 24, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

5 Observations Heading into All-Star Weekend and the Stretch Run of the 2014-15 NBA Season

5 Observations Heading into All-Star Weekend and the Stretch Run of the 2014-15 NBA Season

Now that All-Star Weekend is upon us and we will have a little extra down time with the NBA’s new “bye week” taking effect this week with no regular action from Feb. 12-20, I think this is an appropriate time to share some observations of the first 50 games of the season and what it [...]

February 12, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Why This Year is ‘Different’ in the NBA

Why This Year is ‘Different’ in the NBA

As we sit here in Mid-January and the midpoint of the NBA season, it has become pretty apparent that this isn’t your typical year in the NBA with a few clear-cut championship favorites and the league’s top superstars and franchises dominating. It is almost impossible to pick a championship favorite and the league’s top stars [...]

January 16, 2015 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Quarter Season Report and Commentary

NBA Quarter Season Report and Commentary

Now that we are about a quarter of the way through the season and less than three weeks from Christmas Day, which many consider to be the unofficial start of the season for most NBA fans and the time when the action and intensity begins to pick up in the long 82-game season, it seems [...]

December 9, 2014 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Impact of Thunder Injuries

Impact of Thunder Injuries

There is no denying it, the Oklahoma City Thunder are in deep trouble. With the injury to Westbrook Thursday night against the Clippers, the Thunder will now be without their top two superstars for the next 20 games more than likely. Immediate Impact: Losing your top two players is extremely difficult for any franchise to [...]

October 31, 2014 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0