Saturday 24th February 2018,
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Ryan Bawek

Russell Westbrook Has One of the Best Months in NBA History

Russell Westbrook Has One of the Best Months in NBA History

Russell Westbrook is an untamed beast on a basketball court, combining his gazelle like speed and grace with the explosiveness of a kangaroo and the agression of a lion to annihilate his foes on the NBA hardwood. He has been stuffing stat sheets to Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson levels this season with an incredible [...]

March 29, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Are the Cavs Vulnerable in the Improved Eastern Conference?

Are the Cavs Vulnerable in the Improved Eastern Conference?

The Cavaliers are always going to be the subject of much scrutiny whether legitimate or manufactured as long as LeBron James is in town. With a dominating win over an upper echelon team like Oklahoma City, chatter is that the big three in Cleveland is finally gelling and could be a serious championship contender. But [...]

March 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Blake Griffin Medically Cleared, Will Begin Serving Suspension

Blake Griffin Medically Cleared, Will Begin Serving Suspension

The Los Angeles Clippers released a statement over the weekend that star power forward Blake Griffin has been medically cleared and will begin serving his four-game suspension for punching an equipment manager. The Clippers 105-90 victory over the Nuggets Sunday that clinched them a playoff spot was the first of Griffin’s four-game suspension and he [...]

March 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

The Grizzlies Have Tied an Interesting NBA Record

The Grizzlies Have Tied an Interesting NBA Record

It is no secret that the Grizzlies have been hampered by the injury bug this season and every single one of their core players: Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, Mike Conley and Tony Allen, have missed significant time throughout the 2015-16 season. Gasol will end up missing 30 games, Conley around 25, Z-Bo will end up [...]

March 25, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Taj Gibson is Tired of Losing to “Trash” Teams

Taj Gibson is Tired of Losing to “Trash” Teams

After the Bulls 106-94 loss in New York Thursday night, which dropped them out of a playoff spot and to 36-35 on the season, Bulls power forward Taj Gibson let out his frustrations. When asked by a reporter after the game if he was disappointed with the Bulls recent performance losing back to back games [...]

March 25, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

There Should Be More of a Buzz Coming Out of Charlotte

There Should Be More of a Buzz Coming Out of Charlotte

While everybody else has focused on the Warriors historical pursuit, potential drama in “The Land” and the shortcomings of the Thunder, Clippers and Rockets, the Hornets have quietly been playing really good basketball. On January 30, the Hornets were 22-25 and sitting in 9th place in the Eastern Conference. Today they are 41-30 and a [...]

March 24, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

How Nike Lost Steph Curry to Under Armour

How Nike Lost Steph Curry to Under Armour

Three years ago the NBA world was a different landscape, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant ruled the basketball merchandise world and were far and away the NBA’s most popular players. Stephen Curry was seen as a second-tier marketable athlete in spite of leading the Golden State Warriors to the western conference semi-finals and [...]

March 23, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Tony Allen Played Out of Character Last Night

Tony Allen Played Out of Character Last Night

The wounded bears as they should now be referred to (previously known as the Grizzlies) lost a tough game in Los Angeles last night to the Lakers 107-100. Other than some usual Kobe fadeaways, Lance Stephenson antics and Metta World Peace getting ejected there wasn’t too much to find interesting between one of the worst [...]

March 23, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

The Spurs Have Everybody’s Number

The Spurs Have Everybody’s Number

Even though they lost to the Charlotte Hornets last night, the San Antonio Spurs accomplished a pretty incredible and mind-boggling feat over the past week. And I’m not referring to holding the Golden State Warriors to only 79 points in a victory. With their win over the Blazers at home last Thursday night, they now [...]

March 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Anthony Davis Has Played With Torn Labrum Past 3 Seasons; Will Miss Olympics

Anthony Davis Has Played With Torn Labrum Past 3 Seasons; Will Miss Olympics

There is a lot of mystery and interest surrounding Anthony Davis and his health lately. The Pelicans superstar was officially shut down for the season Sunday, because of a lingering shoulder issue we were told was a possible hyper-extended knee in the Pelicans loss to the Blazers Friday night. He also could be in line [...]

March 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0