Thursday 21st June 2018,
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Ryan Bawek

Hawks No. 1 Off-Season Priority is to Re-Sign Millsap

Hawks No. 1 Off-Season Priority is to Re-Sign Millsap

The Hawks have been a franchise seemingly on the cusp of a tear-down and rebuild for almost three years now, as a team occupying the space of a team good enough to win a playoff series, but not a real contender. When the Hawks dealt Kyle Korver a month and a half ago, many around [...]

March 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Joel Embiid Shut Down for Season

Joel Embiid Shut Down for Season

It looks like the magic that was Joel Embiid’s rookie season in Philadelphia has officially come to an end. The team released a statement Wednesday saying that “The Process” will be sidelined for the rest of the 2016-17 season while doctors try to help him recover from his meniscus issue. Here is an excerpt from [...]

March 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Top NBA Draft Prospect Charged with Misdeameanor Property Damage

Top NBA Draft Prospect Charged with Misdeameanor Property Damage

Josh Jackson is by most metrics a top three draft prospect of the 2017 NBA Draft. Jackson is a 6’8″ 210 lb. freshman for the Kansas Jayhawks that is averaging 16.3 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game on 50 percent shooting in just over 30 minutes per game. He is highly regarded by [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kyle Lowry To Undergo Wrist Surgery, Hopes to Return for Playoffs

Kyle Lowry To Undergo Wrist Surgery, Hopes to Return for Playoffs

Things were starting to look up for the Toronto Raptors as they had rebounded from their worst stretch of basketball in a year and a half and were the clear winners of the trade deadline, adding two pieces in Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker to help vault them back into eastern conference contention. That was [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Warriors Intend to Sign Calderon When Waived by Lakers

Warriors Intend to Sign Calderon When Waived by Lakers

The buyout market continues to be more active and interesting than the final 24 hours of the trade deadline was, as another title contender is looking to add a veteran guard to their roster. It appears the latest buyout asset projected to hit the market will be Los Angeles Lakers veteran point guard Jose Calderon, [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Joakim Noah Could Miss Remainder of Season

Joakim Noah Could Miss Remainder of Season

A signing that looked suspect and an impending albatross the moment the ink dried definitely doesn’t look any better today. Yesterday the Vertical tweeted that New York Knicks center Joakim Noah will potentially miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season or at the least the next 3 to 4 weeks to undergo knee surgery. Noah [...]

February 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Knicks to Waive Brandon Jennings

Knicks to Waive Brandon Jennings

Yahoo and The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski (the famous purveyor of the “Woj Bomb” for his ability to break news) reported Monday morning that the New York Knicks will be waiving backup point guard Brandon Jennings. As you can see in the tweet above, the move was made in order to acquire recently waived point guard [...]

February 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospect Lonzo Ball’s Stock Being Hurt By Father

Top 2017 NBA Draft Prospect Lonzo Ball’s Stock Being Hurt By Father

UCLA point guard and super freshman or “Diaper Dandy” as Dick Vitale has referred to them for years, Lonzo Ball is, by any measure, one of the top three prospects in the 2017 NBA Draft. He is a 6’6″ playmaking point guard with the sort of size, court vision and general basketball I.Q. and awareness [...]

February 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Ben Simmons Out for Season

Ben Simmons Out for Season

After months of discussion about if and when 2016 No. 1 NBA Draft pick and potential future phenom Ben Simmons would debut in his rookie season, it appears we finally got our answer Friday and it is not the ideal one from a fan perspective. Ben Simmons will be out for the remainder of the [...]

February 24, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Cavaliers Experiencing Possible Buyout Bonanza

Cavaliers Experiencing Possible Buyout Bonanza

NBA trade deadline day came and went Thursday with little intrigue and almost none of the players who were most rumored of actually being dealt across the league were. The biggest name to switch teams was former Philadelphia 76ers young big man and now the newest Maverick Nerlens Noel. There is one interesting result of [...]

February 24, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0