Tuesday 17th July 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Jabari Parker Re-Injures Knee in Loss to Miami Heat

Jabari Parker Re-Injures Knee in Loss to Miami Heat

The Milwaukee Bucks just can’t seem to catch a break on the injury front. On a night when they were on a high, having Khris Middleton making his first appearance of the season after injuring his hamstring in the pre-season, the return of one of the better and more underrated young wing players in the [...]

February 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Charles Oakley Shoves Knicks Security, Arrested at MSG Wednesday Night

Charles Oakley Shoves Knicks Security, Arrested at MSG Wednesday Night

Charles Oakley played 19 seasons in the NBA, most notably 10 for the New York Knicks, and was an undersized, bruising, rebounding machine that served as the muscle for the great 1990s Knicks teams. He was infamous for being the resident tough guy and bodyguard of sorts (the sort of thing that is almost non-existent [...]

February 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Timberwolves Payne Out Indefinitely with Blood Issues

Timberwolves Payne Out Indefinitely with Blood Issues

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday morning that reserve forward Adreian Payne is out indefinitely with a blood condition. Payne is reportedly suffering from thrombocytopenia or low palet count, according to WebMD it can lead to excessive bleeding and slow blood clotting after an injury. It seems as though the issue isn’t serious and team doctors [...]

February 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dragan Bender Out for Season

Dragan Bender Out for Season

Although not surprising considering he is the youngest player in the NBA (he turned 19 in November) Suns rookie and No. 4 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, Dragan Bender has struggled to make his mark on the Suns in his rookie season. Bender has averaged 3.8 points and 2.2 rebounds in 12.7 minutes per [...]

February 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Zaza Pachulia Wants to Return to the Warriors Next Season

Zaza Pachulia Wants to Return to the Warriors Next Season

The Warriors had to do some re-tooling of their roster this off-season once Kevin Durant broke Twitter by announcing he would sign with the defending western conference champs and 73 win Warriors on Independence Day. After dealing Andrew Bogut to the Mavericks to clear space, the Warriors were in need of a veteran center and [...]

February 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Magic-Raptors Should Make Ibaka Trade Work

Magic-Raptors Should Make Ibaka Trade Work

According to an article from Basketball Insiders Reporter Steve Kyler, there have been some exploratory trade discussions between the Raptors and Magic about big man Serge Ibaka. Kyler says that the Magic, who are easily the most active team on the trade market at the moment, discussing deals for players such as Ibaka, Nikola Vucevic, [...]

February 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 1

Kobe Bryant Memorabilia Stolen From High School

Kobe Bryant Memorabilia Stolen From High School

Before Kobe Bryant was a legend on the NBA court and a five-time NBA champion, he was a legend in the rich history that is the Philadelphia high school basketball scene. Kobe averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 4.0 steals and 3.8 blocks per game as a senior at Lower Merion High School in [...]

February 7, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Some NBA GMs Want Nothing to do With DeMarcus Cousins

Some NBA GMs Want Nothing to do With DeMarcus Cousins

ESPN Reporter Kevin Arnovitz wrote a really interesting piece Friday that pondered the strenuous and unsuccessful relationship between the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins and wondered whether DeMarcus Cousins has been the Kings undoing or if the Kings dysfunctional organization has been Cousins downfall in his career thus far. The article breaks down numerous situations [...]

February 6, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Cavs Lost Around $40 Million Last Season On Paper…

Cavs Lost Around $40 Million Last Season On Paper…

According to a story from Kurt Badenhausen on Forbes from last week, the Cavaliers were $40 million in the red for the 2015-16 season, a season in which they won the NBA title. Here is an excerpt from the story: Gilbert’s massive commitment to spend whatever’s necessary to win a title led to a loss [...]

February 6, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Bucks Trade Plumlee to Hornets for Hibbert, Hawes

Bucks Trade Plumlee to Hornets for Hibbert, Hawes

Well now that we are in February, you can fully expect the trade chatter that has been constant since mid-December to actually come to life as teams try to improve their roster or give themselves more financial flexibility for whatever path they are headed toward. One domino fell and came out of left field, as [...]

February 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0