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Ryan Bawek

LeBron States His Motivation Moving Forward in His Career

LeBron States His Motivation Moving Forward in His Career

As part of a long-form piece on Sports Illustrated that was published Tuesday morning and written by Sports Illustrated writer Lee Jenkins, the man who broke LeBron’s return to Cleveland in 2014, King James let it be known his desire for immortality. During a Nike summer camp for high school athletes in which LeBron is [...]

August 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

“Flip” Murray Attempting NBA Comeback

“Flip” Murray Attempting NBA Comeback

According to a story from the Basketball Insiders Reporter Alex Kennedy, former Seattle Sonic, Cleveland Cavalier and Atlanta Hawk (among a million other teams) Rondald “Flip” Murray is attempting to make an NBA comeback. Murray will be 37 on Friday and hasn’t appeared in an NBA game since 2010 as a member of the Chicago [...]

July 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Is Amar’e Stoudemire a Hall of Famer?

Is Amar’e Stoudemire a Hall of Famer?

After a 13 year career that included a great deal of early success and an expansive highlight reel followed by years rife with injuries and missed time, Amar’e Stoudemire decided it was time to call it quits Wednesday afternoon at the age of 33. Beyond reminiscing about the good ole days when Amar’e was the [...]

July 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rudy Gay is Tired of Trade Rumors

Rudy Gay is Tired of Trade Rumors

Rudy Gay is one of those players who seems to always be in the thick of NBA trade rumors and chatter and has been “on the block” for the Kings for at least the past year it seems. He is a talented combo forward that can give you 20-6-4 on any given night but does [...]

July 27, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Amar’e Stoudemire Announces Retirement

Amar’e Stoudemire Announces Retirement

After 14 NBA seasons and a very successful career which included six NBA All-Star appearances and five All-NBA appearances (1x All-NBA 1st Team) Amar’e Stoudemire has decided to hang them up at the age of 33. Stoudemire announced his retirement Tuesday and to the surprise of some, signed a one-day contract to retire as a [...]

July 27, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

C.J. McCollum Signs Four-Year Extension with Blazers

C.J. McCollum Signs Four-Year Extension with Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers were the NBA’s darlings last season. The team surprised everybody by winning 45 games and making the western conference semi-finals. There were a lot of ways Portland could have went this offseason with their near $60 million under the cap, and they have decided to go all in on locking up [...]

July 25, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Michael Jordan Speaks Out on Police Shootings

Michael Jordan Speaks Out on Police Shootings

For being one of the most successful and richest African-American business men in this country and the world, and quite possibly the most influential African-American male on earth, Michael Jordan typically doesn’t get involved with any controversial political issues that are affecting the African-American community. Jordan usually opts to stay quiet for fear (one would [...]

July 25, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

How the NBA Can Surpass the NFL in Popularity and Become a Global League

How the NBA Can Surpass the NFL in Popularity and Become a Global League

After an incredible seven-game NBA Finals series between the league’s two biggest stars that captured the attention and imagination of the nation and another wild free agency period that kept the NBA at the top of the sports news cycle for a month, it is becoming exceedingly clear that the NBA may be as popular [...]

July 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Moving 2017 All-Star Game Out of Charlotte; New Orleans Likely Destination

NBA Moving 2017 All-Star Game Out of Charlotte; New Orleans Likely Destination

There have been rumblings for months that the NBA would pull the 2017 All-Star Game and festivities out of Charlotte if North Carolina legislators don’t change their recently enacted laws that discriminate against the LGBT community. According to The Vertical Reporter and Editor Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA made good on their word and has decided [...]

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

Jeremy Lin Has Another New Hairstyle

Jeremy Lin Has Another New Hairstyle

Jeremy Lin has been going through somewhat of a mid-career crisis, as once a subdued Harvard graduate with a short and clean cut haircut in the his early NBA days and during the great Lin-sanity of 2012, Lin has cycled through a number of crazy hairstyles in the past year or so. Now it appears [...]

July 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Offbeat, Ryan Bawek 0