Sunday 18th February 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Kings Sign Ty Lawson

Kings Sign Ty Lawson

After a long off-season, Ty Lawson has finally found a home for the 2016-17 season in Sacramento. Lawson had a very rough season and saw his value as a player crater for reasons on and off the court. Lawson struggled mightily after being dealt to the Houston Rockets in the off-season and after being released [...]

August 29, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

New Orleans Officially New Host of 2017 NBA All-Star Game

New Orleans Officially New Host of 2017 NBA All-Star Game

According to a report from the Associated Press, the NBA has officially decided to move the 2017 NBA All-star Game and Weekend to New Orleans. This will be the 3rd time New Orleans has hosted the game since 2008, also hosting the event just three years ago in 2014. As you may remember the 2017 [...]

August 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

DeAndre Jordan Thinks a Gold Medal Means More Than an NBA Ring

DeAndre Jordan Thinks a Gold Medal Means More Than an NBA Ring

DeAndre Jordan shared a pretty interesting opinion while being interviewed by the media in Rio on Wednesday. He said that in his view, winning a an Olympic gold medal is a bigger accomplishment than winning an NBA championship ring. When you take a step back and analyze the statement at a base level you can [...]

August 17, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Playing for Team USA Actually Increases Production Following Season

Playing for Team USA Actually Increases Production Following Season

Popular, ESPN affiliated statistical analysis website Fivethirtyeight posted some interesting numbers about the affect an Olympic basketball experience has on NBA stars in their regular season. Many assume, and understandably so, that players who add in the grind of a month long Olympic experience to shorten their already brief offseason would end up hampered by [...]

August 17, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron Finally Becomes Highest Paid Player in the NBA

LeBron Finally Becomes Highest Paid Player in the NBA

LeBron James has possibly had the best first 13 seasons to a career in NBA history. He has won four NBA MVP Awards, 3 NBA titles, 3 NBA Finals MVP awards, 10 All-NBA 1st Teams and has scored more points in the NBA than anyone since he entered in 2003. Despite all of this success, [...]

August 12, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Spain and Their NBA Stars Are Struggling in Rio

Spain and Their NBA Stars Are Struggling in Rio

Coming into the Rio Olympics, the only team that was viewed as having any real shot to put a scare into the U.S. Men’s Olympic team was the Spanish National Team. Boasting an abundance of NBA talent and high level European experience and having lost to the Americans in the gold medal game in 2008 [...]

August 10, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Michael Jordan: Russell Westbrook Is Me 30 Years Ago

Michael Jordan: Russell Westbrook Is Me 30 Years Ago

His airness has been a little more outspoken lately with his stance on the police shooting issue currently affecting our country and his opinions on the current NBA product. With that in mind, Michael Jordan has named which player reminds him most of himself in the NBA today and it is not who you would [...]

August 8, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Russell Westbrook Signs 3-Year Extension with OKC

Russell Westbrook Signs 3-Year Extension with OKC

Today is the first exciting and uplifting day for Oklahoma City Thunder fans in quite some time, as Russell Westbrook has decided to make a commitment (kind of) to be the face of the Thunder’s franchise moving forward. This is a huge sigh of relief for the Thunder organization as the nightmarish haze they have [...]

August 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

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