Tuesday 20th February 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Steph Curry Ruled Out for Game 3 Saturday

Steph Curry Ruled Out for Game 3 Saturday

It became official Friday that despite Curry’s belief and desire that he would make his playoff return in Game 3 of the Warriors 2nd round series against the Blazers he is being ruled out for the game. He has missed the past three postseason games after spraining his MCL in his right knee in the [...]

May 6, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Will Chris Bosh Ever Step Foot on an NBA Court Again?

Will Chris Bosh Ever Step Foot on an NBA Court Again?

The last couple seasons have been a trying time for Chris Bosh. The 11-time NBA All-Star and two-time NBA champion has had his season cut short each of the past two seasons because of very serious blood clotting issues in his legs. He has not suited up since before the 2016 NBA All-Star break and [...]

May 6, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kyle Lowry Has Been the Worst Shooter in Playoff History

Kyle Lowry Has Been the Worst Shooter in Playoff History

Any way you slice it, Kyle Lowry’s shooting efficiency has fallen off of a cliff this postseason. He has been unable to find his touch or rhythm through 9 playoff games and you can tell it is starting to effect him mentally. It’s starting to feel like we are watching the sequel to the critically-acclaimed, [...]

May 6, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Frank Vogel Out As Pacers Coach

Frank Vogel Out As Pacers Coach

It was revealed Thursday morning the Indiana Pacers and President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird, have decided to not not renew Frank Vogel’s contract as head coach of the team. This is a head scratching move as Vogel is regarded in many circles as a top 10 coach in the NBA and has a lot [...]

May 5, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kyle Lowry Got Some Extra Practice Time After Game 1

Kyle Lowry Got Some Extra Practice Time After Game 1

Kyle Lowry has struggled mightily this postseason, there is no way to sugarcoat it. He went 3-for-13 last night in the Raptors 102-96 Game 1 loss to the Miami Heat at home, even though he hit this miracle shot to send the game to overtime… He has shot 34-for-111 this postseason from the field, 30.6%, [...]

May 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Don’t Expect NBA Basketball in Seattle Again for Quite Some Time

Don’t Expect NBA Basketball in Seattle Again for Quite Some Time

Seattle City Council voted on Tuesday a vital measure to the hopes or likelihood of the NBA ever returning to Seattle and the result was not good news for those pining to see the Sonics return to the community. The council voted 5-4 against giving a large chunk of real estate on Occidental Avenue South [...]

May 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Steven Adams is the Most Interesting Man in the NBA

Steven Adams is the Most Interesting Man in the NBA

Steven Adams made his mark on Game 2 of the Spurs-Thunder Western Conference semifinal series Monday night injecting life and toughness into the Thunder by scoring 12 points to go along with 17 rebounds in 37 minutes including numerous thunderous (see what I did there?) dunks. He has developed into an extremely valuable ‘doin the [...]

May 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron and Jordan’s Playoff Stats Are Eerily Similar

LeBron and Jordan’s Playoff Stats Are Eerily Similar

Say what you want about LeBron James but he has been one of the more consistent playoff performers throughout his NBA career with an incredible amount of longevity. King James registered his 120th playoff victory Monday night over the Hawks, elevating him past the one any only Michael Jordan in that category. When you take [...]

May 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dirk to Opt Out of Contract

Dirk to Opt Out of Contract

Now that the marathon known as the NBA season is winding down, the 22 franchises who have packed their bags for the summer and the players who play for those franchises have started to look forward to the 2016 off season. 18-year veteran and greatest Dallas Maverick of all time Dirk Nowitzki has announced that [...]

May 2, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Don’t Expect Many Series to Get to Game 7

Don’t Expect Many Series to Get to Game 7

We are nearing the end of an eventful and injury riddled first round of the postseason as the four elite teams in the NBA have already advanced while the other four series are up for grabs. We are treated to four Game 6’s over the next two days including Game 6 of the Hawks and [...]

April 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0